U.K

  • Heathrow Airport suspends operations of two terminals

    Published on : Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Heathrow Airport has decided to temporarily close down two of its terminals. The move comes in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has adversely affected the aviation sector across the globe and result in a sharp plunge in passenger …

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  • Five Edinburgh August festivals which attract more than 4.4 million people cancelled

    Published on : Monday, April 6, 2020

    Edinburgh’s five August festivals, which were due to welcome audiences of more than 4.4 million people and 25,000 artists, have in effect been cancelled. The fringe, the world’s biggest arts festival, on Wednesday joined the city’s book, art and international …

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  • Britons continue to break lockdown rules to lie in the sun despite warnings

    Published on : Monday, April 6, 2020

    The warm weather has proven to be too tempting for the British people, many of whom have flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by flocking to parks for sunbathing. The photos have emerged of dozens of people sunbathing, some in large groups, …

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  • Major U.K. travel insurers have stopped selling travel insurance

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    Since the coronavirus pandemic sparked travel chaos around the world a significant number of major insurers in the U.K. have pulled out of the travel insurance market.   Which? the consumer organisation found out from 75 insurance providers if and …

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  • U.K. will experience more wintry showers as temperatures drop

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    More freezing showers and heavy rainfall are set to hit parts of the United Kingdom as temperatures drop below average following a spell of unseasonably warm weather. While U.K. was getting used to life in lockdown last week, sunshine struck …

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  • Hull Trains suspends all services in U.K.

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Amid the coronovirus pandemic, Hull Trains has suspended all services and turns the first UK rail operator to stop trains from 30 March until further notice.   The operator said in a statement released on the website that as a …

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  • U.K. announced £330 billion rescue package for business due to COVID 19 outbreak

    Published on : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    The British government announced that a £330 billion rescue package of loan guarantees to help U.K. businesses survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic. Speaking from Downing Street, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said government intervention was necessary “on a scale …

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  • U.S. suspends travel from most of Europe amid coronavirus fears

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    On Wednesday, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced in an official address from the Oval Office that the United States would temporarily ban travel and travellers arriving the country from most places of Europe. The decision comes in light of …

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  • The most attractive tourist destination of the UK is in Instagram

    Published on : Saturday, February 29, 2020

    Brexit has reshaped the entire perception of the world regarding Britain and influenced travel for many. Premier Inn Hotels Limited researched almost 20,000 images from authoritative Britain Instagram accounts to recognize which type of foods and attractions are featured for the maximum. After that, …

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  • Snow to sweep U.K. as temperatures plunge to -6 degree Celsius

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Severe flood warnings have been issued for the U.K. after snow and rain fell across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England, with parts of the country still recovering from the damage inflicted by Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis last weekend. …

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  • Britain expects to earn over £26billion from international tourists in 2020

    Published on : Tuesday, December 31, 2019

    Britain is set to welcome a record number of international tourists in the year 2020 and the tourism body of Britain is expecting that the international visitors can spend over £26billion. VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, is predicting that the …

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  • U.K. hotels see a surge of international visitors

    Published on : Monday, December 30, 2019

    A surge in visitors from a handful of fast-growing markets such as China, Brazil and India led to positive growth for U.K. hotels in the first half of the year. The analysis of H1 2019 by Expedia Group, shows a …

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  • U.K. suffers from widespread Christmas travel disruption, railways cancelled

    Published on : Monday, December 23, 2019

       Travellers across the U.K. and beyond are suffering widespread disruption as Britain’s rail network prepares for its annual Christmas shut down.     GWR which runs services between London Paddington and south Wales and the west of England.   …

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  • U.K. weather: Intense snow and tumultuous 70mph wind set to hit Britain

    Published on : Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    Britain is facing a week of unsettled and unpredictable weather, in which the country could be hit by snow and gales of up to 70mph. The Met Office has warned of a week of unstable weather which is making accurate …

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  • New Viking grave discoveries boost tourism in Scandinavia

    Published on : Thursday, December 12, 2019

    Whether they were explorers, traders, warriors or all three, the Vikings have a place both in the history books and popular culture like never before. Recent archaeological finds are shedding new light on the daily lives of the old Scandinavians, …

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  • Scottish Highlands will become the first area in U.K. to introduce £1-per-night levy

    Published on : Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    The Scottish Highlands has become the first area in the U.K. to introduce a ‘tourism tax’ on campers, as a £1-per-night levy is approved by the council.   Highland Council voted in favour of the controversial charge after concerns were …

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  • UK firm reveals spacious business class seats for airlines

    Published on : Saturday, December 7, 2019

    While business class seats have been getting more spacious, comfortable and private over the years, the direction of travel for economy seats has been… less luxurious. The airlines have focused on packing more passengers into narrower seats in configurations up …

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  • Temperature to further plummet in the U.K.

    Published on : Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    The temperature could plummet to as low as -10C over the next two weeks in the U.K. as freezing fog engulfs the region.       Bitterly-cold weather is in store for the U.K. starting on December 14.     …

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  • Aeroflot named as world’s leading airline to World Travel Awards 2019

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    Aeroflot has once again affirmed its position as a leader in global aviation, winning two top prizes at the Grand Final of the prestigious World Travel Awards 2019: World’s Leading Airline Brand and World’s Leading Airline – Business Class.   …

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  • Costa Cálida sees rapid rise of UK flights

    Published on : Friday, November 15, 2019

    The new Region de Murcia airport in Corvera has broken the million barrier with the figure set to rise as UK flight routes continue throughout the winter season.     The brand new airport and the gateway to the region, …

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