Posts Tagged ‘ Tourism ’

Manifestos and tourism

Nov 27th, 2019 | By

Admittedly, tourism and travel won’t be a major issue in this election – when is it ever – but here is what the parties say about tourism

What is tourism?

Nov 5th, 2019 | By

Just as we know have expressions like “tourism pollution” which are critical of tourism, the misuse of the word is likely to lead to even more derogatory thoughts.

Tourism, us and the economy

Jul 29th, 2019 | By

We who live in the UK spend more on tourism in the UK than all of the overseas visitors so the strategy is meant for us as well.

Do you know this man?

Jul 10th, 2018 | By

Neither Cameron nor May has given any of the culture secretaries or tourism ministers long enough to understand their brief.

Can’t cook, won’t cook

Dec 26th, 2015 | By

Kaye Holland can’t cook, won’t cook

Down the tube?

Oct 21st, 2015 | By

The Night Tube dream has morphed into a nightmare, says Kaye Holland

David Cameron and tourism

Jul 17th, 2015 | By

Five years down the line, David Cameron has returned to the subject of tourism and we may all benefit.

Where the experts holiday: Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Travel Times

Aug 7th, 2014 | By

Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Mexican travel magazine – Travel Times – talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Colin Wright, author, entrepreneur and full time traveller

Aug 3rd, 2013 | By

Author and entrepreneur Colin Wright has spent the last four years travelling full time. Here the 28 year old shares his life in travel with CD-Traveller readers

New York’s big ambition

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

The Big Apple’s mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg, and NYC & Company announced at International Pow Wow (the travel industry’s premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the United States) in Los Angeles, a new goal to generate US$70 billion in economic impact from travel and tourism by 2015

What’s hot: February 2012

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, Spain and skiing holidays both get a big thumbs up, but readers are advised to think twice before booking a bungee jump in Zambia or getting a tattoo in Bali

Measures to boost cruise tourism in the Med

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

In the aftermath of the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy on January 13, the announcements by government ministers from Turkey and Greece that they are introducing measures to give cruising in the Mediterranean a boost couldn’t have come at a better time.

Wicked Westminster

Nov 20th, 2011 | By

You’d think Westminster would want to encourage people to visit the capital during the 2012 Olympics (and help boost Britain’s economy), but the evidence suggests otherwise.

Tourism and MP’s

Oct 11th, 2011 | By

Since the last general election, issues about tourism have come up more than I seem to remember in the past. A typical debate was one covering Yorkshire that happened last month.

Cameron launches new campaign to boost UK tourist arrivals

Sep 24th, 2011 | By

So David “just call me Dave” Cameron has taken time out of issuing warnings about the very real fear of a double dip recession, to launch a new tourism campaign. Created by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the drive is called ‘GREAT’ Britain and is aimed at maximising the economic potential of the London Olympic Games whilst simultaneously using it to promote Britain abroad as place to visit and do business.

Combining Tourism and Advertising

May 2nd, 2009 | By

There is a little railway line that runs from Reading to Gatwick Airport via Guildford and Dorking. Going through countryside for most of the journey, passengers can stare out of the windows and watch the meadows, traffic as it veers by roads and sheep with advertising on their sides.Yes you read correctly and no it isn’t a late April fool’s day joke.After you leave Dorking on the way to Reigate you will pass a field where sheep have been daubed with an advertising promotion for
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Shopping Centres, Westfield & Tourism

Oct 30th, 2008 | By

I don’t like shopping.Millions do and one of the top listed things for people to do when they travel is to go shopping. Look at the numbers that used to go to New York in the early winter to take advantage of the weak dollar to Christmas shop. Look at the success of Christmas markets up and down the country. (Birmingham is said to have the largest German Christmas market outside Germany)But its not only for Christmas. When a big shopping centre opens, when outlet
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