Travel News

14 February 2013

Travel News: Weekend Break Abroad Tops List of Desired Valentine’s Day Gifts for UK Women

It appears that the traditional gifts of flowers and chocolates are no longer desirable for women to receive from their partners on Valentine’s Day. Instead, and as new research by an ...
14 February 2013

Travel News: Love is in the Air as UK’s First Airport Dating Show will take Place at Heathrow Today

Air New Zealand is celebrating being in love this Valentine’s Day with the UK’s first ever live dating show to be held at London Heathrow today.  Two lucky singletons will be ...
13 February 2013

Travel News: Social Media is Killing the Holiday Romance

The average length of a holiday romance is falling and social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are at fault, according to a survey of 2000 people by holiday ...
13 February 2013

Travel News: Brits are Willing to Travel 887 Miles for Their Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

You can’t put a price on love, but according to new findings you might be able to put a distance on it. The average Briton is prepared to travel 887 ...
11 February 2013

Travel News: Beckham Effect Causes Rise in Flight Bookings to Paris

As David Beckham prepares to make his potential debut for Paris St Germain this coming Sunday February 17, lastminute.com has seen a 34 per cent uplift in flight bookings to ...
9 February 2013

Travel News: Over 80s Still Enjoy International Travel with Age Being no Obstacle

Domestic and international travel doesn’t stop because of age according to customer datafrom Age UK Enterprises, the commercial arm of the Age UK charity. Data revealed that 27 per cent of ...
8 February 2013

Travel News: Edinburgh and Belfast Picked for Romance over Traditional Valentine’s Destinations

Edinburgh and Belfast have flown into the top ten list of favourite Valentine’s destinations for Gatwick Airport passengers this year, with the two British cities coming third and seventh respectively ...
7 February 2013

Travel News: Brits Spend the Least on Valentine’s Break Compared to Other Couples in Europe

If the indicator for romance is the amount you spend on a Valentine’s trip, then Brits can proudly wear their ‘least romantic in Europe’ crown for another year. Those Britons who ...
7 February 2013

Travel News: Russian Airline’s Uniform Voted Most Stylish with British Airways Taking Runner-Up Spot

Aeroflot is flying high in the style stakes after being voted Europe’s most stylish airline, according to a new poll on travel search site, Skyscanner. Despite Russians being voted as one ...
5 February 2013

Travel News: Holidays to Popular sun Destinations are Cheaper this Year than 2012

How much did you pay for your sunny getaway last year? It seems that in 2013, you’ll be getting more for your money as 77 per cent of holidays are ...
3 February 2013

Travel News: Walk the Walk Marathon to Take Place in Paris

What more could you want from a weekend in Paris, than to Power Walk a  marathon in under five hours 40 minutes and have the opportunity to see the beautiful ...
3 February 2013

Travel News: Cruisers Spend Triple in Ports than they do On-Board per Day

British cruisers spend, on average, triple the amount in ports than they do on-board; spending an average of £70.30 in ports and only £22.50 on-board, per day and per person, ...
2 February 2013

Travel News: Attenborough’s Africa Prompts Rise in Holiday Searches to the Continent

Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Africa’ is in full swing on BBC 1, and viewers have become intrigued by the continent as African holiday searches have spiked by 310 per cent since ...
2 February 2013

Travel News: Brits Vote Italian Food as Favourite but Know Little About the Cuisine

Italian chefs prepare to give the British public a pizza their mind, as research released by Italian Country Cottages reveals as many as a third of British holidaymakers are currently ...
1 February 2013

Travel News: One in Four People now Travel Uninsured

Millions are putting themselves at risk of sky high medical bills, with nearly one in four people holidaying abroad without travel insurance, representing a notable increase from one in five ...
1 February 2013

Travel News: Kelly Brook Launches Initiative Between Sky and Flybe

Kelly Brook  joined cabin crew at Southampton Airport to get a new Sky initiative off the ground, offering passengers a brand new form of in-flight entertainment on domestic flights. Passengers travelling ...
31 January 2013

Travel News: Women Wear the Trousers in Relationships When Choosing a Holiday Destination

There might not be many things that women get the upper hand on in relationships but it turns out that women do wear the trousers when it comes to deciding ...
31 January 2013

Travel News: ‘Matecations’ Rise Amongst British Holidaymakers Trying to save Money

A new money-saving trend is evident amongst British holidaymakers, as just under a third of Brits are choosing to stay at a ‘friend’s house’ when travelling abroad this year, says ...
30 January 2013

Travel News: Prince Charles and Wife Take Tube to Mark 150 Years of London Underground

Prince Charles and Camilla took their first joint trip on the London Underground today to mark the Tube network's 150th anniversary. It has been 33 years since the heir to the ...
30 January 2013

Travel News: Olympic Effect sees Brits set Sail to Weymouth

Following the Olympic and Paralympics last year, Weymouth, the host town of the sailing events has witnessed a year on year increase in holiday bookings of 26 per cent reveals Holiday ...
29 January 2013

Travel News: Friend-to-Friend Accommodation Site Launches

Launching this month, Staysatfriends.com, is a new friend-to-friend accommodation website enabling users to access one another’s accommodation all over the world by creating a private community with their friends, and ...
26 January 2013

Travel News: Three Quarters of ‘Copycat’ Holidaymakers Visit Resorts Just Because Friends Have

Over three quarters of holidaymakers experience the ‘copycat’ effect, as they visit holiday resorts abroad that their friends have previously been to and told them about, according new research by ...
25 January 2013

Travel News: Football Fans Would Pay More for Flights Showing Their Favourite Team’s Game

Over half of football fans would pay more for their flight if they were able to watch their team’s match on-board, according to research from travel search site Skyscanner. Lufthansa and Gulf ...
24 January 2013

Travel news: Online Holidays are Half the Price Compared to High Street

Online travel prices are more than 60 per cent cheaper than high street travel agents, according to new research from On the Beach. Web-savvy customers are benefitting by getting more holiday ...
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