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Why the same place for a holiday?

Dec 14th, 2019 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Some reasons for holidaying in the same place more than once might surprise a few destinations which think that local charms should be enough to lure us there!

Why do many of us holiday in the same place each year?

Mar 4th, 2019 | By
carnival in venice

I can’t make my mind up whether this is disappointing in that some people are not so willing to see more of the world or comforting in that they have found somewhere that fulfils all they want from a holiday.

Saturday snippets: 5th December 2015

Dec 5th, 2015 | By
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How useful are review sites? Adrian looks at some different results and then visits the “Dress of the Year” award!

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.

Saturday snippets: 9th May 2015

May 9th, 2015 | By

From roses to the Orlando Eye, Adrian takes a glance at some of the news stories you might have missed this week.

Hotel prices rise

Mar 18th, 2015 | By

It is an unhappy truism for the holidaymaker and traveller that as the economy picks up and more people travel, accommodation prices increase.

Staycations Survive the Freeze

Jan 13th, 2010 | By

One of the successes of 2009 has been the growth of the staycation. More of us took a domestic holiday than for many years. Was it going to be a one day wonder or was it something that would last into, at least, another year?
Depending on who you talk to you it’s either holding up well for this year or it was just a feature of the recession last year. Both Haven and Hoseasons have said that bookings are up for domestic holidays this year. On the other hand, and, that the staycation is well and truly over and will be replaced by overseas holidays in 2010.
Who is right?

Working on Holiday

Jul 18th, 2009 | By

Following on from the research yesterday about those over 49, there is another bit of research that has got my goat. (Poor beast; really suffering this week). has questioned 2167 travellers and found they are difficulty in switching off from work when they are on holiday. All due to the economic crisis. I can believe that some people who are pretty wrapt up in their jobs will check on things whilst they are away. A third of them will regularly log in to their
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Bath:The Most Expensive Hotel Rooms in Britain

Mar 25th, 2009 | By

Where are the most expensive hotel rooms in Britain? Most people, me included, would probably say London but according to the accommodation booking site,, the most expensive place is Bath. The average cost of a hotel room over the last three months was £119 per night whereas London was £111. London, incidentally, was the second most expensive place.The first question you ask yourself when you see information like this is,- is it accurate? use the actual price paid by people booking over the
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