UK

  • GBTA Foundation Study Examines Booking Behaviours for German, UK and French Business Travellers

    Published on : Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    A new GBTA Foundation survey of business travellers who are based in Europe’s three largest business travel markets – Germany, the United Kingdom and France – revealed business travellers are increasingly booking direct with suppliers and embracing mobile and sharing …

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  • UK host Zambia tourism road show

    Published on : Friday, March 24, 2017

    Detailed product information to the managers and consultants are necessary to sell various Zambian products in the road show in UK. One of the biggest gatherings of various Zambian tour operators in United Kingdom, this event is expected to create …

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  • UK raises advisory which uplifts Lamu tourism

    Published on : Friday, March 17, 2017

    The Lamu County is gradually showing signs of betterment after British government pulled out its travel restrictions. The restriction orders influenced Manda Islands and Lamu to a huge extent. Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office proclaimed the raise of its travel …

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  • Tourism Ireland conducts show at ExploreGB 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Tourism Ireland had participated in ExploreGB after partnering with VisitBritain and it marks a flagship international event that had taken place in Brighton recently. It was conducted by Tourism Ireland along with 13 tourism companies.   This two-day workshop included …

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  • Norwegian Air launches £69 flights to the US

    Published on : Saturday, February 25, 2017

    The budget airline Norwegian Air has launched bargain flights from the UK to New York costing just £69. The airline has unveiled direct flights from Edinburgh and Belfast to New York and Boston.   Flights from the USA to the …

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  • Storm Doris claims one life and creates travel havoc across Britain

    Published on : Friday, February 24, 2017

    Storm Doris has battered Britain and caused travel chaos across the country. Commuters have been struggling to make their way home on the evening of the storm.   Aircraft were grounded and trains were delayed as gusts of almost 60mph …

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  • Britain set to be hotter than the Middle East in 160 years

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    February 20th is set to be the hottest in 160 years for Britain, with the advent of spring.   Temperatures are expected to reach 16°C which will be hotter than Greece, Dubai and Saudi Arabia at this time and the …

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  • Pound slump drives record tourism growth in UK in 2016

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Ever since the referendum of European Union, the slump of the sterling has motivated a greater number of tourists to the UK with overseas travellers hitting a record high in the year 2016.   As per the official statistics, UK …

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  • Airports double car park charges, leverage family holidays

    Published on : Saturday, February 11, 2017

    The airports of Britain have started leveraging family holidays by levying car parking rates that are more than double. During this point of time, a large number of families tend to travel frequently during school holidays and the summer peak …

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  • Bangladesh beats US on tourist inflow to India

    Published on : Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    The US that had so far been the traditional source for foreign arrivals in India, has lost its rank that it had held for several years to Bangladesh.   This neighbor of India is now the biggest source market for …

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  • Travellers to endure another six days of chaos due to BA cabin crew strike

    Published on : Saturday, January 28, 2017

    The air travellers are about to face another round of travel chaos as the cabin crews of British Airways and the members of the union ‘Unite’ have decided to call for another round of strike of six days in February, …

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  • Chiltern Railways needs volunteers for “ticket-free” travel trial

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    The authorities of the Chiltern Railways are presently looking for a small group of volunteers in order to pilot an innovative new approach to rail travel, which could remove the need for customers to carry rail tickets while commuting.   …

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  • Chiltern Railways joint top DFT franchise in National Rail Passenger Survey

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    The railway passengers have rated Chiltern Railways as the UK’s joint top DFT franchise operator when it comes to overall customer satisfaction, with a score of 91% in Transport Focus’ National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS). Chiltern also scored joint top …

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  • Virgin Trains labelled as most punctual railway on west coast, UK

    Published on : Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Presently Virgin Trains is celebrating a five star rating for reliability in the latest Annual Passenger Survey from ‘Which?’ on 17th January. Customers of Virgin Trains on the west coast are also experiencing record punctuality as a result of a …

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  • UK is taking serious interest in ecotourism

    Published on : Friday, January 20, 2017

    Responsible tourism and ecotourism has evolved a lot in the last few years. Organizations such as Earthwatch, Biosphere Expeditions and Blue Ventures offering wildlife research trips with a strong focus on benefiting nature. Protecting such majestic creatures as lions and …

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  • Study says Europe offers most economic holidays for UK travellers

    Published on : Saturday, January 14, 2017

    A recent study suggested that in entire World, Europe offers the most pocket friendly holiday options to the travellers from the United Kingdom. The study was conducted by the foreign currency seller ‘Post Office Travel Money’, which compared various travel …

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  • Edinburgh Airport breaks record with 12.37 million passengers in 2016

    Published on : Friday, January 13, 2017

    Edinburgh Airport has broken a new annual record for passengers at any Scottish airport with confirmation of 12,366,498 flying through the airport in 2016.     This increase of over 11 per cent from the 11.13 million passengers who used …

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  • Travellers save more than one third on Airbnb for lower tax bill

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Not only for the frugal travellers, new research shows that choosing Airbnb over traditional hotels is a tax advantage as well. Around one third of the savings the company offers customers on accommodation in London comes from having a lower …

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  • Modified holiday rental rules in UK to cost Airbnb over £325 million

    Published on : Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    The San Francisco-based travel booking firm Airbnb is about to lose over £325 million in London bookings in 2017, after holiday rental rules in UK is tightening for the rental companies by enforcing a 90-day cap on them. According to …

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