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Easter break safe from BA cabin crew strike

Holidaymakers travelling with British airways could give a sigh of relief yesterday when it was revealed their will be no strike from the BA cabin crew – temporarily at least. Instead peace talks … Continue reading “Easter break safe from BA cabin crew strike”


Time to scrap Air Passenger Tax

The world’s leading private sector of travel and tourism businesses has called for the UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) to be abolished ahead of the introduction of the European Emissions Trading Scheme in … Continue reading “Time to scrap Air Passenger Tax”


Is the cost of Airport Parking and Resort Transfers Driving you up the Wall?

It’s easy to forget when planning a holiday about the extra costs of airport parking and holiday resort transfers, especially if you’re planning the holiday by booking the hotel, flights and transfers separately … Continue reading “Is the cost of Airport Parking and Resort Transfers Driving you up the Wall?”


Lost your luggage? You’re in the majority

If nothing’s ever happened to your luggage on holiday, then you’re in the distinct minority; according to a poll by travel add-ons company HolidayExtras.com. A shocking 63 per cent of British travellers have … Continue reading “Lost your luggage? You’re in the majority”


Despite Recovery Rhetoric, Proposed Flight Taxes Could Hurt UK Tourism

Britain’s tourism industry certainly hasn’t enjoyed a lucrative year. From the Icelandic volcano and its cancellation fallout to the recent stream of bankruptcies in the private travel sector, some of the nation’s leading … Continue reading “Despite Recovery Rhetoric, Proposed Flight Taxes Could Hurt UK Tourism”


The Ultimate First Class Experience: Emirates’ Private Suites Mix High Roller and High Flyer

For most travellers, long haul flights are an uncomfortable nightmare. From small seats to limited service, the average long distance flight is a task that few wish to repeat. Until last year, travellers … Continue reading “The Ultimate First Class Experience: Emirates’ Private Suites Mix High Roller and High Flyer”


Australia’s Interstate Airline Fares Tumble, Spark One-Off Flight Purchases

The cost of travelling within Australia has decreased significantly over the past five months, giving an increasingly large amount of the population access to low-cost fares and simply travel options. A study of … Continue reading “Australia’s Interstate Airline Fares Tumble, Spark One-Off Flight Purchases”


With Low-Cost Airlines Promoting No-Bag Travel, Tourists Fly Light

Over the last decade, low-cost carriers and budget airlines have expanded their reach to a point that few could have predicted. With the growing cost of travel and declining levels of consumer savings, … Continue reading “With Low-Cost Airlines Promoting No-Bag Travel, Tourists Fly Light”


‘Green’ Charges Attract Criticism from Travel Regulators, Tourists

Overseas travel operators are tricking tourists into paying unnecessary ‘green travel’ fees, only to pocked their extra spending to increase profits. A series of recent exposes have covered one of the travel industry’s … Continue reading “‘Green’ Charges Attract Criticism from Travel Regulators, Tourists”


BAA Strike Will Add to 2010 Airline Woes

Employees of BAA ( formerly British Airlines Authority) are threatening to strike, a move which could spell disaster for Britain’s tourism industry. The six airports owned and operated by BAA cover several of … Continue reading “BAA Strike Will Add to 2010 Airline Woes”


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