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More visitors are getting away to Koh Kood

Koh Kood is emerging as Thailand’s latest destination for those who want the tropical island lifestyle without the crowds, offering mountains, waterfalls, and perfect white beaches along with minimal development and only a … Continue reading “More visitors are getting away to Koh Kood”


A great season for wildlife sightings in Scilly

Throughout the summer season The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust had a marine wildlife guide onboard Scillonian III as part of its Marine Biodiversity Project. Once a week, Paul Semmens was able to … Continue reading “A great season for wildlife sightings in Scilly”


Tour operators report 50 percent decline in inbound business for UK in Olympic year

At a press conference in London at the Grand Connaught Rooms on March 14 at 11:00 am, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will highlight three major problems that affect incoming tourism: tax, … Continue reading “Tour operators report 50 percent decline in inbound business for UK in Olympic year”


UK visa regime deters up to half a million clients a year

At a press conference in London at the Grand Connaught Rooms on March 14 at 11:00 am, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will highlight three major problems that affect incoming tourism: tax, … Continue reading “UK visa regime deters up to half a million clients a year”


DialAFlight App Signals 2011’s Biggest Mobile Trend: Smart Travel

There are already a plethora of apps catering to every conceivable aspect of modern living and the development of these often whimsical, frequently rather handy and sometimes near indispensable little applications is set … Continue reading “DialAFlight App Signals 2011’s Biggest Mobile Trend: Smart Travel”


London hotels could charge five times more during 2012 Olympics Games

Accommodation in London looks set to rocket during next year’s Olympic Games. Many hotels will be increasing their prices in view of influx of tourists and one hotel intends to charge five times … Continue reading “London hotels could charge five times more during 2012 Olympics Games”


Burgundy by high speed rail

It’s early afternoon and, as the TGV high speed train descends through a cutting into the Ouche valley, Lake Kir shimmers in the spring sun. Minutes later, little more than five hours after … Continue reading “Burgundy by high speed rail”


Happy Glamping

Camping for the glamorous has just got even more stylish so get ready for the summers festivals and the Royal wedding. Glamping is for those that like the great outdoors and their creature … Continue reading “Happy Glamping”


The perfect short break – Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the ideal city for a short break. And now there is a quick and environmentally friendly way of getting there. Abandoning the hassles of travelling by air, I decided to let … Continue reading “The perfect short break – Amsterdam”


Smile High Gig sets new record

British Airways has set a new Guinness World Records title with comedians Dara O Briain, Jack Whitehall and Jon Richardson, for hosting the ‘highest stand-up comedy gig in the world’. The smile high … Continue reading “Smile High Gig sets new record”


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