Posts Tagged ‘ UK ’

Forget autumn breaks

Oct 20th, 2020 | By

With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, half-term and autumn breaks seem off the agenda.



No October half-term holidays?

Sep 23rd, 2020 | By

Tthe four announcements that were made yesterday might also affect domestic tourism.



Weekly holiday review: 18th September 2020

Sep 18th, 2020 | By

Seven countries have been added to the list to which Irish reidents can visit. The UK has added teo but taken another two off.



Weekly holiday review 11th September 2020

Sep 11th, 2020 | By

The good news is that Sweden has been taken off the quarantine list so you can now travel there without the need to self-isolate



Could the UK be placed on more red lists?

Sep 7th, 2020 | By

So far British holidaymakers have really only been considering the rules imposed by the UK and the devolved nations. We need to start watching the reactions of other countries to what is happening in the UK.



The dis-United Kingdom

Sep 6th, 2020 | By

All politicians have claimed that they are acting on medical advice yet the interpretation was so different.



Close a country or a region?

Aug 5th, 2020 | By

Both Spain and Portugal have expressed annoyance due to British advice against visiting both countries.



Portugal misses out

Jul 5th, 2020 | By

Just what does Portugal have to do to get British politicians and medics to say we can holiday there?



It’s the list we’ve been waiting for

Jul 4th, 2020 | By

Travellers, holidaymakers and I will be scratching our heads as to why some are on the list and some are not



We are four, not one

Jul 2nd, 2020 | By

The UK as one destination. It is four and different rules and even laws apply.



Independence day approaches

Jun 24th, 2020 | By

Independence day could be celebrated in England. It’s the day when we can start enjoying tourism again.



Spain jumps the gun?

Jun 21st, 2020 | By

Spain has announced that it would let British residents enter the country without having quarantine restrictions. And it starts as from today.



This is a key weekend

May 16th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

If the weekend remains quiet and uneventful – in almost every way possible – that noose may be on its way to being lifted.



Quarantine-free or not?

May 16th, 2020 | By

Last weekend we were told that the French and Irish would not have to undergo quarantine restrictions when they entered the UK. This weekend – who knows!



Why the French?

May 11th, 2020 | By

The thinking could be that a few overseas visitors couldn’t affect UK residents very much as the pandemic is everywhere in our countries.



International support for tourism

May 8th, 2020 | By

But for all the power that the G20 and EU command, its statements after the virtual meeting were long on words and short on action.



Check what the Foreign Offfice says

Mar 9th, 2020 | By

Because of the coronavirus, governments are responding almost on a daily basis so travellers and holidaymakers about to depart need to look daily at what the FCO



What’s hot: February 2020

Feb 1st, 2020 | By

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



Did you know that?

Jan 16th, 2020 | By

Pre-dating the accession by the UK and Ireland to the EU, this agreement allows citizens of Great Britain and Ireland to freely travel between the two islands without a passport and without visa restrictions.



Does travel broaden the mind?

Oct 18th, 2019 | By

Saying that 95% do recognise that London is the capital is to put a positive spin on what surely every child should know?



Where the experts holiday: Sophia Constant, director at Sophia Rose Travel

Oct 8th, 2019 | By

Sophia Constant, director at Sophia Rose Travel – which specialises in organising luxury adventure travel in Africa & Latin America, talks travel



Ireland – open for business

Jul 17th, 2019 | By

Ireland will be hoping that the May figures were just a blip and that visitor numbers from both the Uk and continental Europe will continue to grow.



Spain and the UK

Mar 3rd, 2019 | By

Britons made about a fifth of all international visitors to the country in January with the second largest group, Germans, providing just under 12% of all visitors.



What’s hot: March 2019

Mar 1st, 2019 | By

The regular monthly column that keeps you abreast of some of the changes in travel starts with a story about Nicaragua



Why isn’t the UK attracting more tourists?

Jan 27th, 2019 | By
Tower of London

Sooner or later the British government and politicians from whatever party have to understand that their parliamentary shenanigans are affecting an important industry.



The tourism outlook in 2019

Jan 22nd, 2019 | By

It does look that whatever happens in the UK, the choices you and I make on where or if to holiday is going to have an international effect.



Holidays in the EU will cost us €7 every three years

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

British citizens wanting to travel to EU countries will have to apply for something called an ETIAS which will cost €7 every three years.



How was 2018?

Dec 10th, 2018 | By

It appears that tourism this year wasn’t quite as good as in 2017. Having said that it looks like growth will be up by about 5%.