CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Barbados and British Airways are in the headlines for all the right reasons but it’s bad news for residents of Stoke on Trent and Red Sea hoteliers
The quick and easy answer is to say that it does. Seaside resorts want sunshine to attract you but when you get there, the galleries, museums, piers and theatre shows want a bit of rain in the morning to encourage you to go and attend their performances in the afternoon. It was widely said that the reasons Scots don’t holiday at home is because there is little sun in the winter so they head abroad where sun is virtually guaranteed. And on a wet day, you look for things you can go to inside rather than get drenched or cold outside.
It makes sense then, to go to somewhere that combines a range of indoor and outdoor activities I would have thought. And that is what most of the UK offers. And that may contribute to the announcement from Visit Britain this morning that tourism could grow by 60% and create a quarter of a million jobs over the next few years
Over the next week, Adrian will reveal some places in Mexico you may not know but which are well worth considering if you want a holiday in almost guaranteed sunshine. He starts with an overview of the the practicalities, how much it costs and what you need when you´re there
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