Posts Tagged ‘ David Cameron ’

Postcard from Argentina: part two

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, futbol, tango and beef

David Cameron and tourism

Jul 17th, 2015 | By

Five years down the line, David Cameron has returned to the subject of tourism and we may all benefit.

The Chinese visa farce continues

Mar 26th, 2014 | By

Sadly the UK visa system is STILL failing the Chinese

Britain needs to say ni hao to the Chinese

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

Earlier this week, it was revealed that David Cameron plans to make things easier for Indian businessmen and women (along with Indian students), to visit the UK by offering a same day visa service

Visa victory

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

Hurray! David Cameron has declared he will make things easier for Indian businessmen and women, along with Indian students, to visit the UK by offering a same day visa service

The golden Games

Aug 13th, 2012 | By

Every magazine, newspaper and website today will no doubt be devoting countless column inches to London 2012 and, as the saying goes, if you can’t beat’em, join em!

Brits really can’t live without their yearly holiday abroad

Aug 3rd, 2012 | By

Despite Prime Minister, David Cameron, urging holidaymakers to stay in the UK for their summer break this year, only a quarter of us say a ‘staycation’ is the ideal holiday

Brits want to book holidays to escape 2012 events

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

A survey by ABTA has revealed that at least 12 percent of Brits are looking to escape on holiday, in order to avoid once in a lifetime events such as the London Olympics and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Travelling without insurance is risky business

Oct 14th, 2011 | By

Research by the Association of British Travel Agents has revealed that a fifth of Britons go abroad on holiday without taking out travel insurance.

Cameron launches new campaign to boost UK tourist arrivals

Sep 24th, 2011 | By

So David “just call me Dave” Cameron has taken time out of issuing warnings about the very real fear of a double dip recession, to launch a new tourism campaign. Created by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the drive is called ‘GREAT’ Britain and is aimed at maximising the economic potential of the London Olympic Games whilst simultaneously using it to promote Britain abroad as place to visit and do business.

The Holidaymaker and the PM

Aug 15th, 2010 | By

No this isn’t a salacious tabloid story but David Cameron made a speech on tourism and, as holidaymakers, we are all involved. Or should be. As I wrote a couple of days ago, I can’t remember the last time any Prime Minister paid any more than lip service to it. Yes, there was praise and comment at the appropriate time but hard-core support was limited. Will this time be any different?
Everyone travels, holidays or has a day out so everyone is affected and should be interested. But did the PM ask what we want?