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Welsh residents can holiday

Mar 26th, 2021 | By

Last night he Welsh government announced that self- contained accommodation can open up for business again from tomorrow, Saturday.

Smooching staycationers

Mar 25th, 2021 | By

Smooch staycationers, caress them and make them feel like only they matter.

English Heritage re-opens

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

In just one week’s time, March 29th, English Heritage properties will start to re-open again but, entry must be booked in advance.

Delay that early summer break?

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By
Blackpool Tower

The new law will ban travel until the end of June unless rescinded by the government before then.

Along the Kennet & Avon

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By

Visit it now, as all those high pressure sales people say, for next year it could be overseas visitors that will jostle on the towpaths, the pubs and the villages and towns!

Overseas summer holidays? It’s a toss-up

Mar 22nd, 2021 | By

Only a few weeks ago I was optimistic that we would have an overseas summer holiday later this year. Now I am not so sure.

The importance of being British

Mar 21st, 2021 | By
family running on beach

Even the bureaucrats in Brussels are realising how important British tourists are so this could be good news for us as visitors.

What are you doing at 6pm tonight?

Mar 20th, 2021 | By
statue of Walter Scott in Edinburgh

As well as the light show tonight you will be able to see the world premiere of a brand-new short film of the young Scott, which will projected onto Smailholm Tower.

The ‘North of England City Experience’

Mar 19th, 2021 | By

The ‘North of England City Experience’ will encourage travel between Leeds, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle and Gateshead once safe to do so.

EU travel certificates

Mar 18th, 2021 | By

In case the EU doesn’t deliver the certification process in time, Greece plans to set up a bilateral arrangement.

St Patrick’s Day 2021

Mar 17th, 2021 | By

In Ireland itself, the day will be a muted affair. The national parade itself has been cancelled and the festival is only online this year.

Scotland: April 26 is the day

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

This afternoon, the Scottish government announced that from April 26th, the travel ban will be lifted in Scotland.

Are holiday bookings strong?

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

Only 20% plan on travelling abroad, 25% plan on a staycation but 9% plan to travel both at home and abroad.

Vaccination roll-outs and travel

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

Regardless of what some are saying, the ability to show that you have been vaccinated looks like the key to international travel.

Turkey welcomes all Britons

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

The reason for this decision is because of the high vaccination rate in the UK and the fact that Turkey is also speeding up the vaccination rate of its residents.

Roasts and rambles

Mar 15th, 2021 | By

Based on Kington, a 6.5-mile ridge loop walk gives you panoramic views as far as the Brecon Beacons in the west, the Black Mountains and the Malvern Hills.

Whither tourism now?

Mar 14th, 2021 | By
North wales landscape

Sustainable tourism rather than decimation tourism may become a reality rather than an over-talked about wish.

Dream now: travel later

Mar 13th, 2021 | By
mage of Melrose Abbey

Marie Coulon from Visit Scotland is reported to have told the ITB audience that summer holidays can definitely be booked this summer.

Welsh residents can holiday in Wales

Mar 12th, 2021 | By
North wales landscape

People from outside Wales and in the other devolved nations will still have to follow the rules of their own governments meaning they cannot enter Wales.

Why are there crowds at Heathrow?

Mar 11th, 2021 | By

Judging by the noise on social media, lots of other people would like to knowwhy Heathrow has crowdsl.

All you want is Greece

Mar 11th, 2021 | By

According to the tourism minister all you want is Greece and it will put a smile back on your face again.

APD to change?

Mar 10th, 2021 | By

Boris Johnson says that he wants to cut APD (Airline Passenger Duty) on domestic flights.

Guyana prepares for Britons

Mar 10th, 2021 | By

In Guyana, you’ll find a largely unexplored country, an eco-tourism that is much less developed than in neighbouring countries and a birdlife that puts to shame those birds you’ve seen in your back garden during lockdown..

Best airports for hygiene

Mar 9th, 2021 | By
London City Airport

Hopefully when the awards are announced next year, things will be a bit more “normal.”

Do we face a pandemonium?

Mar 8th, 2021 | By
Bournemouth beach

Sub-editors or whoever CNN employ to create headlines for stories filed by their reporters had exercised their love of drama to come up with an attention grabbing headline

Declaration to Travel

Mar 7th, 2021 | By
an airport queue at Gatwick

But why didn’t the devolved governments dovetail their agreement? Unless they weren’t told of this move or don’t agree.

Cyprus: vaccinated Britons welcome from 1st of May

Mar 6th, 2021 | By

What will need to be agreed between the Cypriot and the British governments is what evidence needs to be produced to show that we have had the vaccinations.

The Pontin blacklist

Mar 5th, 2021 | By

A spokesperson of the company owning Pontins and which the EHRC quotes on its website doesn’t apologise.