Posts Tagged ‘ staycations ’

On the first weekend in August…

Aug 3rd, 2020 | By
North wales landscape

Judging by the reports of the first weekend business in August, there will be a holiday season this August after all



Fancy a citybreak?

Aug 1st, 2020 | By

Visitors to our major metropolitan areas are way down, even in London and Edinburgh, places that at this time of the year ought to be very busy.



“Ireland, make a break for it”

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Ireland will be biting their fingers to the quick in the hope that those living in Ireland will want to see more of the country first



Will there be a boom?

Jun 27th, 2020 | By

Unless the Bournemouth guinea pigs cause a second wave and the EU withdraws its air bridges agreement, there will be a summer holiday season after all.



Yes Virginia, there is a summer tourist season!

Jun 20th, 2020 | By
North wales landscape

The news from the Welsh government that some tourism can start from the 13th of July will be a significant tonic for the tourism industry.



CMA and staycations

Jun 10th, 2020 | By

This isn’t Vacation Rentals being generous or kind to its customers. It appears that the CMA reminded the company what the law was.



Kuoni bets on UK holidays

Jun 1st, 2020 | By

Launched last Friday, the holidays that Kuoni will offer vary from luxury offerings to family oriented deals.



Holidaying in the great outdoors

May 12th, 2020 | By

This looks like a good year for all those who don’t like the idea of hotels or large guest houses, those who abhor crowds and for those who want to see more of the great outdoors.



A spot of optimism

Mar 11th, 2020 | By

For travellers and holidaymakers there isn’t a lot of good news at the moment so when any comes our way it behoves us to pass it on.



ABTA’s holiday forecasts for 2020

Dec 28th, 2019 | By

ABTA says that staycations will continue to perform well and that Europe will continue to be host to the main destinations.



The big boost

Aug 21st, 2019 | By

Britons are taking 21% more (6.4 million) short- breaks in Britain than they did 10 years ago, when comparing 2018 to 2008.



A bumper year for staycations?

Jul 30th, 2019 | By

I had been expectating that this would be a good year for the home holiday industry. That may not be the case.



Boosting the UK economy by £40 billion

Jul 14th, 2019 | By

The research suggests that those taking a staycation will be spending on average £874 on a week’s holiday.



Is there a hot summer on the way?

May 27th, 2019 | By
Bournemouth beach

With bookings down apart from cruise ships and some specialist holidays a surprisingly high number of people haven’t booked their summer holidays yet.



What’s hot: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Staycations decline

Oct 11th, 2018 | By
Blackpool Tower

I suggested that people might be taking both an overseas holiday and a short breaks in the UK. But Holiday Habits suggests that the number of Britons taking a holiday in the UK has fallen from an average of 2.1 to 1.8.



Holidaying at home or abroad this year?

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Traditionally TUI (which used to be called Thomson) and Thomas Cook were companies that sold us overseas holidays. Could this now be their unmaking?



Holidaying at home in 2018

Mar 4th, 2018 | By
Bournemouth beach

According to the UK holiday park operator, Away Resorts, 55% of Brits are taking their main holiday at a UK lodge or caravan park this year.



Price rises on holidays

Dec 18th, 2016 | By
empty beach

Travelzoo warns us that package holiday prices are likely to rise by at least 10% next year. Even more concerning is that some tour operators believe the increase could be as high as 15% to 20%.



Saturday snippets: 24th September 2016

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
North wales landscape

Adrian considers the staycation summer that boomed and wnders whether we will return to three favourite British holiday destinations – Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey.



A bumper holiday at home?

Aug 26th, 2016 | By
Bournemouth beach

Subject to the weather, this could be a bumper weekend for domestic tourism in our nations.



Is Brexit making us holiday at home?

Jul 17th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

Can it be true as VoucherCodes.co.uk proclaims, that 25 million of us are going to take a UK holiday this year instead of holidaying abroad?.



Let’s holiday in Leeds

May 27th, 2016 | By

Coming on top of a study by Asda Money that says a third of us will opt for a staycation this year, research from the travel trade show, World Travel Market, suggests that people in Yorkshire are least likely to holiday this year



Another bumper, staycation year?

May 1st, 2016 | By
Gwithian Beach in Cornwall

According to Travelodge, more than half of respondents in a survey they commissioned say that they will holiday in the UK this year.



Enjoying staycations

Aug 19th, 2014 | By

Yesterday Kaye argued against holidaying at home. Adrian argues the case for enjoying an August holiday at home



What’s hot: December 2012

Dec 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Skegness is making waves, but could the era of the stay-cation be over?



Age of austerity brings British families back together

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By

‘Sharecations’ leap in popularity



Travel highlights and trends

Jan 1st, 2012 | By

The CD-Traveller team share their top 2011 travel experiences and look at the top spots for 2012