Travel destinations

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

St David’s Day 2021

Mar 1st, 2021 | By

This year there will be no village hall get-together, no outside events, no theatre, no choirs rehearsing for eisteddfods or concert performances. What there is will be online.

Summer holiday destinations

Feb 28th, 2021 | By

I have been a little surprised at the destinations that seem to be topping the lists of travel agency and tour operator bookings.

Visiting Penzance

Feb 26th, 2021 | By

It is planned to open up the waterfront in Penzance and to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists whilst also encouraging green transport.

Clacton-on-Sea celebrations

Feb 20th, 2021 | By

Measuring over 30 metres high and 20 metres wide , the wheel will be situated within the grounds of the Clacton Pavilion with views across the seafront and the town.

The Great Sussex Way

Feb 18th, 2021 | By

With all this to attract staycationers, weekenders and day-trippers, what does the phrase “The Great Sussex Way” suggest to you?

Thailand in 2021

Feb 16th, 2021 | By
thailand island

Entry into Thailand will require visitors to present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations (both doses) plus any other visa requirements.

Campervan holidays boom

Feb 15th, 2021 | By

Last year saw an eruption in interest for campervan (and caravan) holidays as staycations boomed not just in the Uk but throughout Europe.

Jersey sunshine

Feb 13th, 2021 | By

In this current time when staycations are booming, jersey has all the benefits of a staycation but it is different.

Hong Kong super-fans

Feb 12th, 2021 | By

The super-fan promotion is the first part of the recovery plan that the tourist authority is implementing to try and keep Hong Kong in the minds of potential visitors

Holidaying in Tanzania

Feb 2nd, 2021 | By

Last week the Tanzanian president said that vaccines may be part of a foreign plot to spread illness and steal Africa’s wealth.

Ireland and Germany: no-go and no-leave

Jan 28th, 2021 | By

It looks as though both Ireland and Germany will join Israel, New Zealand and Australia in becoming no-go areas and no-leave areas

Restore your balance

Jan 26th, 2021 | By

This is the strapline of the new promotion by Visit Jersey.

Cornwall looks forward to a tourist boom

Jan 16th, 2021 | By

Visit Cornwall must be delighted to have get such multi-million publicity. Whether the locals are so pleased is another matter.

Naomi Campbell promotes Kenya

Jan 14th, 2021 | By

Whilst she has already brought a lot of publicity to Kenya, the tourist authority must be hoping that she will sing its praises over the next couple of years.

Planning on an Irish trip? Get a PCR test first.

Jan 6th, 2021 | By

Until vaccination uptake is widespread in countries it looks as though PCR testing is going to be the litmus test of whether you can travel or not.