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Discounted Malta holidays

Apr 20th, 2021 | By

Malta plans to give foreign visitors a gift of up to € 200 euros each if they stay at least three days on Malta or Gozo this summer.



The cost of PCR tests

Apr 19th, 2021 | By

In the ten days since Shapps gave his interview only Randox has cut its prices.



Rameses II and 21 mummies go on display

Apr 18th, 2021 | By
the pyramids of Egypt

Today, April 18th sees a new display open at the four year old National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in the Fustat district of Cairo.



Save us from politicians with ideas

Apr 17th, 2021 | By

Sadiq Khan has pledged to rename London overground train routes



Villa Guardamangia

Apr 16th, 2021 | By

the Villa Guardamangia served as home to the Queen and Prince Philip from 1949-1951.



Vaccines may not be the key to easy travel

Apr 16th, 2021 | By

Some people believe that having a vaccination and acquiring a certificate will make overseas travel more like normal.



Time to holiday in Jersey?

Apr 15th, 2021 | By

Jersey is all set to re-open to let travellers from the UK holiday there after April 26th.



Cutting domestic flights

Apr 14th, 2021 | By

A move by the French Assembly to ban domestic flights under two-and-a-half hours will have an effect if it finally passes into law.



Improving airport customer service

Apr 13th, 2021 | By
Incheon airport, South Korea

That two British airports are making the effort to reach level 4 status demonstrates they still have customer service and satisfaction at the top of their thinking.



Camel watching in Qatar

Apr 12th, 2021 | By

Today camels perform a more modern role; as an important contributor’s to Qatar’s tourism.



Whale watching off Tenerife

Apr 11th, 2021 | By
grey whale in between two tourist boats

The area has also been awarded Responsible Watching certification, a distinction granted by the World Cetacean Alliance



Travelling abroad after May 17th

Apr 10th, 2021 | By

I was more optimistic about overseas travel a month or so ago. Now I think a domestic holiday is a more relaxing option.



The overseas travel rules

Apr 9th, 2021 | By

Now that the government’s Global Travel Taskforce has reported, the news is not what many would have liked to hear.



Endangered European heritage sites

Apr 9th, 2021 | By

For the last seven years, independent experts advise Europa Nostra about endangered heritage sites in Europe. Seven more were added yesterday.



Why have a British tourism minister?

Apr 8th, 2021 | By

We have in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office individual ministers covering the Middle East and Africa, Africa, South Asia and the Commonwealth, Asia, the Pacific.



Is virtual reality a fad?

Apr 8th, 2021 | By

Maybe the time has come for VR. Just not for grouches like me who prefer the real thing.



The crowded British coastline

Apr 7th, 2021 | By

It is beginning to look like cruise companies have decided that the UK represents a goldmine (or lifeline) for their business in the early summer.



Holiday traffic lights

Apr 6th, 2021 | By

In effect you should only travel to “green” countries unless you can afford to miss work for ten days by being quarantined.



Cheaper fares across the pond?

Apr 5th, 2021 | By

“Aceman” said that on his jetBlue flight a tannoy message made reference to London flights starting later this year.



A British-Maltese travel bubble?

Apr 4th, 2021 | By

From the beginning of June, Malta will open up to holidaymakers from the UK that have been vaccinated.



Umbrellas and worry beads

Apr 3rd, 2021 | By

What do you think people returning from the UK have taken home as a souvenir?



Visit now while crowds stay away

Apr 2nd, 2021 | By

Go out and visit when you are able. The attractions need as much support to continue their work as they can gather.



Easter – St John Passion

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

From today until 5th April, classical music lovers from all over the world are invited to enjoy the performance of the St John Passion in Leipzig’s St Thomas Church



Having a happy Easter

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

A happy Easter will be one where we folow the rules otherwise lockdowns might last even longer.



Tolo for a summer break

Apr 1st, 2021 | By

Tolo will appeal to a variety of holidaymakers. Being largely undeveloped, bragging rights for those who travel will appeal to some



Who hasn’t been on a pier?

Mar 31st, 2021 | By

A promotion under a new coastal booking combine – England’s Coast – is reminding us just how important piers have been and should still be



Incentivising visits to the Maldives

Mar 30th, 2021 | By

The question then is bound to be whether the loyalty system is appealing enough to attract people to join and then go to the effort of boosting their status?



Will May 17th be the day?

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
image of Rhossili in Gower

Could it be that they are planning to say on the 5th that the May 17th date which was seen as the earliest day we could travel abroad is now to be pushed back into June or later?