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There are many places across the world where Brits aren’t truly welcome. Sure, our incessant politeness and love of queuing endears us to strangers, but we also like to drink, and we speak loudly and exclusively in our mother tongue. Amsterdam recently launched a “stay away” campaign specifically targeted at young British tourists in an [...]
Deadly heatwaves across Europe, the US and China are not causing Brits to cancel their holidays just yet, but travel insurance firms are preparing for that trend in the future. The UK foreign office issued new travel warnings on Tuesday about the “extreme temperatures” especially in Spain, Italy and Greece – known as the Cerberus. [...]
Lawson Sargeant is bent over a scrubbed bench, fixing a tiny sail on a carved, wooden boat. It’s a fiddly and intricate business. In his workshop in Port Elizabeth, on the Caribbean island of Bequia, wooden replicas of yachts and sailing boats are lined up on turquoise-painted shelves all around the room. You might first [...]
There are certain moments in life that you will always remember. For me, one of these is paddling out to sea at night in a transparent, glow-in-the-dark kayak, while looking up at the stars off the shores of a private BVI island. Back on land, a banquet was taking place on the beach – everyone [...]
Photobooth operators Photo-Me today vowed to pay its shareholders almost £25m in the form of a special dividend after posting “extremely strong” results for the first half of 2022. The Epsom headquartered firm, that sells a range of photobooths and vending machines, said its balance sheet was bolstered by the reopening of the global economy, [...]
Even from the air, it’s obvious Aspen isn’t quite like any other town. Situated at an elevation of 2,438m and surrounded on all sides by the snow-topped Rocky Mountains, this remote enclave even requires special pilot training to land at its tiny airport, dubbed one of the most dangerous in the world thanks to its [...]
Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary warned this morning that flight prices will be higher this summer due to the high demand for European holiday destinations. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme earlier today: ”I think capacity, generally, across the summer will be down 10 per cent, 15 per cent.” “Prices will be up by, [...]
Russian aircraft are left with only a few hours to leave the US, as the White House followed in the UK and Europe’s footsteps and decided to close its airspace to Moscow from tonight. “The United States stands with our allies and partners across the world in responding to Putin’s unprovoked aggression against the people [...]
A combination of factors will determine how often we will be packing a suitcase this year. Firstly, heightened sensitivity around carbon footprints will drive businesses to be more responsible and look carefully at the number of flights employees are taking. When Zoom will suffice, that lunch in Brussels may not cut the mustard (although there [...]
No more PCR tests before arriving in England and most travel restrictions out of the window. International arrivals will instead be asked to take a lateral flow test on arrival and only to self-isolate if it comes back positive. The UK government’s recent announcements were warmly welcomed by the UK’s aviation and tourism sectors, including [...]
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