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The news that Spring has probably been the coldest for the last thirty-four years made me look for a summery, hot story for this morning to cheer us up. The Caribbean provides fun and the sunshine.
This is the way that some media outlets are reporting the fact that 55 beaches have been awarded Blue Flag status. It is slightly unfair in that the rules have changed since last year
Think of Iceland and what is your first thought? Possibly the eruption a couple of years ago of Eyjafjallajökull? Whatever it was our interest was whetted and now we provide the largest number of overseas visitors to Iceland.
Yesterday, ScotRail launched its new Club 55 promotion. Regular readers will know what this means but for new readers here is a summary of the offer.
Yet more evidence has come – this time from Tesco Travel Money – that holidays are important to us and we intend to have them. And Tesco says the average spend on holidays this year that we, who took a holiday last year, is over £1,500 per person.
Apparently it is twenty years since the formation of the world wide web. The changes in our lives have been astonishing and none more so in travel.
Yesterday I was down in Portsmouth. Co-incidentally HMS Ark Royal was being positioned by tugs at a wharf before it is taken from Portsmouth for the very last time and cut up for scrap.
Never slow in grabbing headlines or sending out press releases, NYC and Company – the tourism marketing arm for New York City – is now specifically targeting us to visit the Big Apple this summer.
Next Thursday is the seventieth anniversary of the Dambusters raid on three dams in the Ruhr district of Germany. There are celebratory events taking place throughout England during the next ten days or so.
Yesterday’s headline story in Metro and other publications about the unfortunate lady who travelled to Madagascar as a part of a charity exercise and then came down with a tape worm in the brain with life-threatening implications produced an eye-catching story.
The title of this story sounds like a film doesn’t it? And this is a story where tourism meets the appeal of the cinema.
Today’s the day that the museum devoted to the Swedish group opens on an island called Djurgaarden in Stockholm.
It is bank holiday time and millions of us will take to the roads to visit attractions throughout our countries. The main reason must be due to the good weather, weather that a week or so ago we thought we wouldn’t see soon.
Reims CathedralIn our countries there is a time of the year when museums stay open at night and visitors see places in a completely new light. But in France there is the opportunity to see museums, churches and other heritage sites thoughout the summer bathed in lights or just open to view.
Two years ago, Frederic [...]
In the last two years, a third of all new jobs created in our countries have been in tourism. 2.6 million of us work in tourism. Which is one reason why when Visit Britain launches its strategy document for attracting more visitors, it pays for us to listen.
CD-Traveller has the low-down on what’s hot in the travel world, right now
Every year in May, the city of Cordoba in Andalusia celebrates its famous Courtyards Festival, a tradition in which many of the courtyards or “patios” in the historic quarter are open to visitors for a few days.
[ May 6, 2013; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
in and around Lyme Regis, Dorset. Check the programme for exact locations.
We have five pairs of Heat Holders socks – loved by the likes of former five time Olympic skier turned TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, Graham Bell – up for grabs!
The winners of the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 37th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, were announced last night at a glamorous ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House
LOVE really is in the air in America’s Capital Region this spring, as Virginia celebrates the many reasons to fall for the Virginia’s fascinating landmarks, historic towns and breathtaking countryside with 16 new giant “LOVEwork” artworks and installations
Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to a thriving programme of events, with something to attract every kind of visitor
Although Bosnia and Herzegovina is administratively divided into two entities – Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska and Brčko District – from the traveller`s point of view, it is best seen from the perspective of its five distinct regions
There are few remaining secret destinations in Europe still to be discovered by the leisure traveller, yet just a few hours from London is a new, highly affordable holiday choice – Bosnia and Herzegovina. CD-Traveller shows you the way to go
For the millions of Britons heading off this summer to holiday destinations around the world, or for those who go on regular weekend breaks to mainland Europe, taking a taxi from the airport to a city centre hotel is usually the most convenient and fastest way to travel
The world’s largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets and Europe’s first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland’s ’101 things to do before you go abroad’, revealed today to mark St George’s Day
Happy St George’s Day, from all at CD-Traveller
EKO material will replace highly toxic PVC material used in most banners and cities