Posts Tagged ‘ Aberdeen ’

Saturday snippets: 17th February 2018

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

AS Cinese New Year gets away Adrian highlights a few places to see the festivities in the UK and Ireland

Wrexham and Belfast – as different as chalk and cheese.

May 15th, 2017 | By

This survey says that, overall, Brits rate themselves only as a mildly intrepid. The Scots are the bravest Brits (46%, compared to 33% of English 36% of Welsh, and 11% of Northern Irish respondents.

Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

Nov 29th, 2016 | By

As you might guess from the name, Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards, some of the awards are slanted towards things Scottish. And so they should be.

Hotel prices drop

Oct 11th, 2015 | By

It may only be a small drop but the Hotel Price Index issued by said that UK hotel prices dropped by 1% in the first six months of this year.

Great value weekend breaks in Aberdeen

Jun 10th, 2013 | By

Situated on the north-east coast of Scotland, the city of Aberdeen is unlike any other city in the UK. Not just because it is one of the few UK cities with a stunning beach and coastline, but because it is a fantastic city for budget getaways.

The racing pensioner and the battle-scarred veteran

May 9th, 2013 | By

The announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of £68 million in support of just six projects today gives an indication of how important these are. Usually many more than six are allotted funds and few are allotted as much as has been given today.

What’s hot: March 2012

Mar 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Croydon and coach tours of the M25 are proving (inexplicably) popular

Ryanair gets rid of loos

Oct 22nd, 2011 | By

The low budget airline that everyone loves to loathe is to get rid of a number of loos in each and every one of their aircrafts. Going forward, Ryanair planes will have only one loo on board, in a bid to make room for six extra seats.

Some airports get smaller and others…

Feb 18th, 2009 | By

There are plans for a new runway at Heathrow. Some people think there will be another one at Gatwick when the planning rules expire in about eight years time. In the meantime the crunch is hitting airports now. The extent was brought closer to everyday life with the decision of Prestwick airport to shed about 120 of its 452 workforce. To have to dismiss 25% of all your staff says something about either the downturn in air travel or the way the airport is managed.Prestwick
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