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The August staycation

Jul 8th, 2021 | By

Cool Camping says that in August, there is an occupancy rate of 60% in its camping and glamping sites but space is available in even the most popular areas.



Guernsey makes travel easier

Jul 7th, 2021 | By
Guernsey

July 1st was the day that Guernsey allowed Britons who had received two jabs to to travel to the island without having to self-isolate or undergo testing of any sort.



Coincidence?

Jul 6th, 2021 | By
Trabant bearing the words I love Berlin

Why this change of heart by the German authorities?



The USA and the A-Z vaccine

Jul 6th, 2021 | By

As well as pushing for a travel corridor, US travel organisations should also push for the Astra-Zenica vaccine to be authorised



Visitor management

Jul 5th, 2021 | By

Primarily these are tax raising or revenue raising ideas



The Astra-Zenica jabs

Jul 4th, 2021 | By

If manufactured in Europe, the Astra-Zenica vaccine has been authorised for use by the EU. Elsewhere -no



Travel abroad? Be fully vaccinated

Jul 3rd, 2021 | By

Regardless about what people might or might not feel about travel only if you have been fully vaccinated, that is becoming the way of the world.



EU digital passport is live

Jul 2nd, 2021 | By

Although this document exists, each EU country has the right to add rules for incoming travellers to its country.



Cometh the summer, cometh the food festivals

Jul 1st, 2021 | By

This weekend it hosts a food festival at Lowther Castle near Penrith in Cumbria



First Hancock, now business travellers

Jun 30th, 2021 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

What does matter is that the rules say that everyone coming from amber list countries should self-isolate so why should there be any exceptions?



No to Britons

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

It is making it difficult for holidaymakers to have any confidence in knowing where to travel



What the Mallorcan outbreak means

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

There seems no need at the moment to move the island to the amber zone.



Cruise to Tunisia

Jun 28th, 2021 | By

MSC Cruises announced the addition of Tunisia and the port of La Goulette to its summer 2022 sailings in the Mediterranean.



Be Our Guest

Jun 27th, 2021 | By

Visit Leeds and Leeds Hotels and Venues Association offer a three night stay for the price of two at 12 leading hotels across Leeds



Switzerland opens to Britons

Jun 26th, 2021 | By
The Swiss Alps in summer

As the UK is the second most important European source market for Switzerland, this step was welcomed by the Swiss tourism industry.



Overseas travel opens up

Jun 25th, 2021 | By

Frankly whether we can holiday abroad isn’t down to the British government anymore; it is down to the destination governments.



Will overseas travel survive?

Jun 24th, 2021 | By

Yesterday was a day when the industry was trying to point out to governments the desperate plight that the industry was in.



A Welsh tourism tax

Jun 23rd, 2021 | By
North wales landscape

For the next two years as the tourism industry recovers, anything which dampens domestic tourism should be avoided.



Scots. Stay away from Manchester

Jun 22nd, 2021 | By

Are Nicola and her trusty cabinet colleagues going to vet all those heading down the M6 and swear that they are not going anywhere near the north west of England?



The longest day

Jun 21st, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

Only the imaginative take advantage of today and turn it into a way of attracting more people by staying open later, opening earlier or putting special events on.



Best tourism villages

Jun 20th, 2021 | By

Last month the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced that it wanted to recognise the uniqueness of each village



Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG

Jun 19th, 2021 | By

A favourite answer in pub quizzes, now it seems to have become the fall-back tourism story when overseas news broadcasters want a story about the UK that is a bit quirky.



The confusion of overseas travel

Jun 18th, 2021 | By

The government is considering removing the quarantine on those people holidaying in amber list countries and who have been double vaccinated.



European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards

Jun 17th, 2021 | By

The first award went to Archaeology at Home and the second to Morus Londinium: London’s Heritage through Trees.



Finding effective travel insurance policies

Jun 16th, 2021 | By

Most travel insurance policies fail to give full protections from problems caused by coronavirus.



Restrictions tighten

Jun 15th, 2021 | By

Booking any overseas holiday which would take place in the next month or two could be a real risk.



What Brits miss most about summer holidays

Jun 15th, 2021 | By

Memories mean so much but are different from person to person. What are you missing?



What is a “best beach”?

Jun 14th, 2021 | By
image of Rhossili in Gower

How can you rate a beach without considering the type of beach it is?