Posts Tagged ‘ Butlins ’

Selling Butlins

Dec 1st, 2021 | By

Bourne Leisure is reported to be considering selling Butlins

Back to Butlins

Jul 16th, 2020 | By

On the traditional and most well-known names in British holiday life – Butlins – has announced that it will re-open as from July 24.

Trying to fool us

Apr 30th, 2018 | By
bemused cartoon figure

As Just about Travel has written on more than one occasion, treat any review with caution.

A seaside czar

Jul 18th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Blackpool

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) says we need a Seaside csar to help Britain’s ‘forgotten’ seaside towns fight back from ‘decades of decay’.

Saturday snippets: 9th April 2016

Apr 9th, 2016 | By

We visited florida and Germany in bumper numbers last year but strkes and Butlin’s birthday also occupy Adrian’s summary of the week.

Do holiday companies have blacklists?

Jan 17th, 2016 | By

In particular, it has been told that both Butlin’s and Pontin’s are keeping secret “blacklists” of Irish Traveller families.

Catching a bargain

Dec 29th, 2011 | By

No, not on clothes or beds or sofas. I’m talking about the holiday sales. At the moment airlines, hotels, travel agents and tour operators have them in abundance. But will they make us book?

What’s hot: October

Oct 4th, 2010 | By

Whether you’re staycation-ing or vacationing, CD Traveller tells you what’s happening in the travel world

Customer Service in Travel

Dec 13th, 2009 | By

This is the time of the year when the National Customer Service Awards are announced. In any industry service is important. Good service leads to satisfaction. Satisfaction can lead to loyalty and repeat business. No customer likes being ill treated, ignored, patronised or fobbed off with meaningless official waffle so awards that support good service are welcome. But travel and tourism doesn’t seem to have done to well in this year’s awards. Is that because they didn’t enter or they did but weren’t shortlisted for the final?

Butlins Bonanza

Nov 23rd, 2009 | By

Redcoats, buffets, bingo, bungee trampolines… it’s fair to say that Butlins has suffered from something of an image problem. But this season, the budget seaside holiday camp has had a huge new lift with the opening of the £20 million Ocean Hotel. CD Traveller reports…