Travel destinations

You can go to Portugal

May 14th, 2021 | By

About the middle of the day, the Portuguese foreign affairs ministry confirmed that British visitors would be allowed to enter as from May 17th.

Let’s do London

May 11th, 2021 | By

With a £7 million budget, the aim is simple – to get people from the rest of the UK visiting London again.

Coventry City of Culture – 2021

May 10th, 2021 | By

In the words of the organisers, Coventry Moves will be “a playful and engaging celebration of Coventry, its stories and its people.”

Formentera – the overlooked island

May 7th, 2021 | By

There should be plenty of beach space, tables at the restaurants and cafes without having to get there early

Well dressing in Malvern

May 1st, 2021 | By

Today is the opening of the Malvern Well Dressing Festival, perhaps a sign that some things at least are returning to normal.

On the water in Southampton

Apr 28th, 2021 | By

Thought to be the largest working steamship in the UK, a trip on the Southampton based SS Shieldhall will confer on passengers a rather unusual claim.

The “open-air city”

Apr 24th, 2021 | By

Chester has decided to style itself as an “open-air city” now that people can move around a little more freely.

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.

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.

Villa Guardamangia

Apr 16th, 2021 | By

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

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.

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

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?

More birds and trees than in North America

Mar 28th, 2021 | By

With such a range it is no wonder that the country is presenting itself to the world as a unique place of biodiversity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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..

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.

World Book Day

Mar 4th, 2021 | By

I think my choice will be Phaic Tăn, “a country” somewhere in Asia which has a capital city on the Pong River called Bumpattabumpah