Archive of articles from 2013
UK visitor figures to the summer holiday hotspot of Tunisia are up 29 per cent, according to the Tunisian tourist office.
Norwegian Cruise Line today launched the “Norwegians Name Their Ships” contest asking fans in five countries to help select the names for the line’s two new Breakaway Plus class ships.
Today, Wednesday September 11th, budget hotel chain Travelodge will officially mark its role in the King Richard III story.
Ever wondered what it would be like to step inside the Big Brother House?
Vietnam has emerged as the summer’s biggest success story for the second consecutive year, according to Post Office Travel Money’s Fastest Growing Currencies report for June-August.
easyJet, Northern Ireland’s largest airline, has today (September 9th) celebrated its 15th anniversary at Belfast International Airport by announcing two new routes and staging a water arch salute for arriving aircraft.
Air travel – it’s a simple as book, pack, fly. Or is it? Behind the scenes, there’s a whole army of people that come together to get each customer in the air. In fact, 96 people – as research from British Airways reveals.
Italy has been announced as holidaymakers’ ‘Favourite Country’, by the readers of the prestigious travel magazine Conde’ Nast Traveller.
‘Brits abroad’ may be an often-used phrase to describe UK holidaymakers’ habits over the years, but this is all changing according to a new Post Office study.
DUKES ST JAMES LONDON has been awarded the title of ‘England's Leading Hotel 2013’ at this year’s World Travel Awards for Europe in Antalya, Turkey.
More guests have checked into Abu Dhabi's 146 hotels and hotel apartments in the first seven months of 2013 than in any other comparative period, according to figures just released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).
Yorkshire, the UK’s largest county, has overcome stiff competition from Europe’s capital cities to win the coveted award ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’ at the World Travel Awards in Antalya, Turkey – the ‘Oscars’ of the travel world.
One of Barcelona’s premier tourist attractions, Parc Güell, is to begin charging tourists an entrance fee from October 25th 2013.
British Airways is to be the only airline to offer direct flights from London to Austin, Texas in 2014.
The River Thames will spark into life this month when the annual Mayor’s Thames Festival stages an inspiring 10-day celebration of London’s iconic river through art, music, and educational events both on the water and along its banks and bridges.
Facebook has hindered Christmas Island Tourism’s PR efforts by blocking an advert for its annual Bird'n'Nature Week, featuring its famous residents – the boobies.
He’s been castaway on a Scottish island, raced across the Antarctic and trekked the Sahara – and now adventurer Ben Fogle has been appointed Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Destination Expert’, giving him the chance to share his knowledge of the world with the cruise line’s guests.
What do you get when you combine one artist, two robots and three different works of art in three different cities? A one of a kind art project initiated by the Vienna Tourist Board!
1 in 10 holidaymakers has confessed to currency confusion and taking the wrong currency on holiday, a new survey has revealed.
Can you name all Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Simpsons fans, rejoice! The world’s first Simpsons themed environment is now open at Universal Orlando Resort.
Playing bingo, snacking while sitting on a monument or feeding pigeons may seem innocent enough activities to many British citizens, but these are just some of the reasons why many people have found themselves faced with hefty fines or in some cases arrested or detained abroad.
Britain’s obsession with the burger has been given a seal of approval with today, August 27th, being christened the nation’s first National Burger Day.
Have you ever been the victim of online identity theft when you're on the move?
A travel agent is one of the eight most useless jobs, according to a new CareerCast.com report.