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  • Rising number of Chinese tourists to Britain

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

      Britain is gradually tuning into one of the fastest growing overseas destinations with the number of Chinese tourists to Britain doubling in 2017.   Chinese online travel agency Ctrip’s report stated that , more than 60,000 people booked a …

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  • Britain to sell embassy compound for £420m in Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Diplomats and consular staff at the UK Embassy in Bangkok will move to new premises by 2019, following the sale of the existing site to a joint-venture consortium of Hongkong Land, a member of the Jardine Matheson Group, and Central …

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  • VisitBritain/VisitEngland research finds travel and spending behaviour of business delegates

    Published on : Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Business delegates are likely to double their spend in Britain if they extend their stay for leisure following their event, according to new research by tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland.         The Business Events Research; Delegate Spend and Trip …

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  • New report shows Britons travelling on trains are about 21 years old

    Published on : Monday, January 1, 2018

    According to a new investigation, Britain’s trains are the oldest since current records began. The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) statistics showed that the passengers travelling in the carriages were built in the mid 1990s.     Press Association …

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  • New Year Celebration in UK can be disrupted by Storm Dylan

    Published on : Saturday, December 30, 2017

    The New Year celebration across United Kingdom can be heavily disrupted as United Kingdom braces Storm Dylan with wet and windy weather.     The weather forecasters have warned people living in Northern Ireland and southern Scotland to expect gales …

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  • Britain all set to welcome record number of the visitors in 2018

    Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017

    BritainFor the first time ever in 2018, international visits to the UK are expected to surpass 40 million, as per the forecasts from national tourism agency VisitBritain, media reports stated here Tuesday.   Against the euro and the dollar, a …

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  • Snow and ice hits Britain, travellers warned, M1 blocked

    Published on : Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Snow and ice has hit large swathes of the UK resulting in air travel disruption and the motorists have been warned of dangerous road condition.     There were major power failure after the weather swept in overnight and the …

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  • Snow fall for couple of hours in Scotland and Crumbia made Britons to celebrate White Christmas

    Published on : Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    Britain enjoys “White Christmas” as the snow falls in some parts of Cumbria and Scotland for a couple of hours.     According to the weather official reports there was a slim chance of wintry showers on Christmas Day – …

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  • Europe’s biggest airport seeks public consultation for its expansion

    Published on : Friday, December 15, 2017

    Heathrow expansion has taken a significant step towards delivery as the airport unveiled the details of its first phase of public planning consultation on the project set for the new year.     The 10-week consultation will launch on 17th …

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  • Eel Pie Island is London’s secret tourism destination

    Published on : Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    Eel Pie Island, a tiny island full of greens on river Thames can be the perfect weekend destination to travel from the din and bustle city life.     It is an exclusive and elusive destination and the former site …

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  • Britain to impress Chinese tourists for post-Brexit scenario

    Published on : Monday, December 11, 2017

    The United Kingdom is ready to lure an increased number of Chinese tourists according to the government plans to raise the number of flights from the country by nearly 50%.   The maximum of 100 passengers flights every week that …

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  • British tourist suffered from head injuries in Palma, Majorca

    Published on : Monday, October 30, 2017

    The victim was hurled into the water and later was saved by onlookers after his friend were kicked and punched during the bid to rob them of money. The outrageous incident happened in Palma, Majorca.   when the British holidaymakers …

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  • Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority will observe on hotel booking sites

    Published on : Saturday, October 28, 2017

    The Competition and Markets Authority of Britain is observing highly in the hotel sites over the concerns that the consumers are being misled, pressured, and prevented from finding the best deals.     The Competition and Markets Authority said that …

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  • Britain to be battered with more storms

    Published on : Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    After being hit by Storm Brian, there will be another 10 to 13 named storms that will batter Britain with more gale-force and winds.   The storms are expected to reach UK this autumn and winter, and mild weather is …

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  • Britain warns travellers as plague strikes in the urban areas of East Africa’s Madagascar

    Published on : Monday, October 23, 2017

    Madagascar, an island country in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa is now suffering from deadly plague and the British government warned its tourists to stay away from Madagascar.       This medieval disease is spreading …

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  • Southend Airport sees promising passenger growth

    Published on : Friday, October 20, 2017

    One of Britain’s newest carriers is showing promising results when the other budget and smaller airlines of the country are in a turmoil.   After months of winding down with significant disruption, Monarch Airlines collapsed earlier this month. It was …

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  • Golden Week sees £29m spent by Chinese tourists

    Published on : Friday, October 20, 2017

    Thanks to the cheap pound rate, the Chinese tourists are splashing out more than £29m in shopping centres across the high streets of the UK during the Golden Week holiday.     Worldpay, the expert in payments processor found in …

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  • British Government and tour companies try to rule out holiday sickness

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Travel industry leaders and trade organisations are being asked to help the Government put together new rules designed to crack down on false holiday sickness claims.     They are asking the trade to submit evidence in the next four …

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  • Tunisia is in dearth of tourism industry

    Published on : Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Tunisia has the vast opportunity for tourism, but this place even now also is infertile with tourism growth.     Tunisia’s most important hotspot Bulla Regia has many archaeological sites of Roman times. But Tunisia’s tourism is not flourished.   …

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  • Cork sees a decrease in visitors from Britain

    Published on : Sunday, August 20, 2017

    A survey conducted by Cork Chamber of Commerce found that 77% of the respondents endorsed the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) call for a €12m annual fund to minimize the Brexit effect on tourism. West Cork has always seen a …

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