Posts Tagged ‘ staycation ’

Taking an Easter break?

Apr 18th, 2019 | By
Gwithian Beach in Cornwall

Whilst a lot of us will be flying abroad this Easter, it might be the Easter of the staycation if figures from Visit England’s “Trip Tracker” survey are to be believed.

Saturday snippets: 13th April 2019

Apr 13th, 2019 | By

Will we holiday at home over easter or go abroad? The signs are we are doinf both!

What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world

What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now

A yurt or a treehouse?

Sep 9th, 2015 | By
Bournemouth beach

Barclays has decided that staycations are boosting small businesses around the country according to a new survey.

A staycation is no way to vacation

Aug 18th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland is yet to be convinced by the merits of a staycation

The importance of you and I

Oct 16th, 2013 | By

Last year we spent £57 billion on holidaying at home and on day-trips. Put it another way. 44% of all tourism receipts in the UK are due to us getting out and enjoying our own countries.

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

Staycations still hot

Jun 15th, 2012 | By

Times may be tough but Brits are refusing to give up their summer holiday – according to Travelodge’s annual holiday index, published earlier this week

ABTA and the staycation

Mar 13th, 2012 | By

Two days before the start of English Tourism week, Visit England launched a multi- million pound TV campaign. he same day ABTA, Association of British Travel Agents, wrote to the government bemoaning the “lop-sided” support of domestic tourism and that this promotion was a misuse of government money.

Postcard from Beijing… no 11

Aug 31st, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on why staycations in Beijing aren’t so bad

What’s hot: June 2011

Jun 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world

Staycation or Go Abroad?

Jun 14th, 2010 | By

There are signs that Britons are going further for their holidays. Last year was the year of the staycation and the government has announced that they are going to try to persuade us to holiday in the UK. But it seems we aren’t neglecting a desire to travel further afield as well. Five different destinations have announced that visitor figures from the UK are up.

What’s hot

Mar 8th, 2010 | By

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

Staycations Did Boom

Dec 14th, 2009 | By

Tourism South East, the body responsible for tourism in the south east of England that covers not only the south east but Oxfordshire as well, has been investigating whether the staycation really happened and how big it was. Figures from a number of other sources have shown that overseas holidays were down on 2008 but information on people who holidayed at home (the staycation as it has become known) has been largely hearsay.

Mini break of the month: Oxford or Cambridge?

Oct 26th, 2009 | By

Oxford and Cambridge are renowned as two of the world’s most famous university towns and consequently crowded tourist hotspots in the summer ‘high’ season. With autumn and the start of the new semester upon us, now is the time to visit if you want to soak up the history and heritage of either without jostling with throngs of other tourists. The question is Oxford or Cambridge? You decide…

One Woman and Her Dog on Holiday

Jun 22nd, 2009 | By

Last year, for mother’s day, I treated my mum to a weekend away. She cashed it in June. Poppy, my Cockapoo puppy of just 6 months, came along for the ride.

This is the first holiday I booked with my dog, and so we started slowly. There are many websites around for dog-friendly holidays, holiday cottages, B&Bs etc. What the accommodations don’t tell you is that there is often a restriction on the Number – or type – of dog(s) that you are permitted to take with you.