Travel news

International cruises re-start from the UK

Jul 30th, 2021 | By

Expect cruise companies to add a few ports in Europe to try and see how interested we would be in voyaging further afield



Here’s the shortlist

Jul 26th, 2021 | By

The shortlist for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 has been announced



Vaccination – a key to travel

Jul 24th, 2021 | By

Apparently 47% of responders to the research said that being able to travel was a key driver for many to get the vaccine.



Goodbye Balearics; hello Bulgaria

Jul 15th, 2021 | By

Taking an overseas holiday is still a nervous time rather than the relaxing one it should be.



Double jab travel rules

Jul 14th, 2021 | By

Each of the home nations will now allow those that have been double vaccinated not to have to undergo self-isolation on returning from amber list countries.



Would you launch a new airline?

Jul 12th, 2021 | By

Given that countries are still in varying states of lockdown, would you start a long-haul airline?



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



What the Mallorcan outbreak means

Jun 29th, 2021 | By

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



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.



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.



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?



Stobart Air folds

Jun 13th, 2021 | By

Another collapse which must be in part due to the pandemic, that of Stobart Air, was announced on Saturday morning.



Amelia: help or gimmick?

May 30th, 2021 | By
Wizz Air A-321

Amelia is a chatbot introduced by Wizz Air to answer travel questions and help them with their flight details.



Today’s a big day

May 24th, 2021 | By

The head of WHO in Europe, Dr Hans Kluge, said that we should rethink or avoid international travel.



Travelling overseas

May 14th, 2021 | By

Australia has imposed one of the toughest measures on international travel and it looks as though that lockdown will continue for some time.



No summer 2021 holidays on sale

May 13th, 2021 | By

That such a large company has written off the summer holiday market should tell us lesser mortals that if On the Beach has doubts shouldn’t we?



Camping show returns

May 12th, 2021 | By

The National Camping Show opens again at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from 20th-23rd of May



A new Gehry tourist attraction

May 9th, 2021 | By

Just like many of his buildings, his work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will become a tourist attraction



Green light for travel!

May 8th, 2021 | By

For us travellers and potential overseas holidaymakers, the announcement didn’t offer much hope either.



Tui throws down the gauntlet

May 6th, 2021 | By

Tui is offering COVID tests at prices that are much lower than figures that are normally quoted.



How overseas travel might re-open

May 6th, 2021 | By

The good news for those wanting to travel to Malta as soon as possible is that you will only need to show your vaccination card



Holiday bookings rise

May 2nd, 2021 | By
Gwithian Beach in Cornwall

Travel Counsellors conclude that consumers remain confident that summer holidays both overseas and at home are on the cards



Cruising can restart in US waters

May 1st, 2021 | By

From mid-July, ocean cruising can re-start from US waters.



Credit note protection

Apr 29th, 2021 | By

It means that holidaymakers and travellers whose package holiday bookings are cancelled by a tour operator or supplier you will be able to safely accept a RFN where it is suitable for them to do



Welcome back

Apr 27th, 2021 | By

On the mainland of the UK, any person can travel to any part of the three countries without encountering restrictions.



Relaxing on our waterways

Apr 26th, 2021 | By

The start of the UK season coincides with the news that bookings for UK travel in 2021 with Le Boat are already up 110% year on year and up 76% on 2019.