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DAA rejects Ryanair’s 1M passenger growth plan for Shannon

Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline, has confirmed that the DAA airport monopoly has turned down Ryanair’s offer to grow its Shannon traffic from 300,000p.a. to 1.3m p.a. passengers over the next five years, proving … Continue reading “DAA rejects Ryanair’s 1M passenger growth plan for Shannon”


Quicker, and more comfortable than ever before – The new bullet train

The new “bullet train” is being launched all over Japan, offering faster and more comfortable service to those traveling than ever before. The newest trains to Japan railways’ already impressive service – the … Continue reading “Quicker, and more comfortable than ever before – The new bullet train”


BA cabin crew could strike at Easter

Latest target of cabin crew representing British Airways cabin crew could be Easter. Giving the airline a week’s notice Unite has said there will be a fresh strike ballot – the fourth in … Continue reading “BA cabin crew could strike at Easter”


The rudest cities in the world – according to Foursquare

Think the people in your city are vulgar and rude? Location-based social network foursquare has hunted all over the world for the locations in which it inhabitants are the rudest. The UK’s northern … Continue reading “The rudest cities in the world – according to Foursquare”


British nationals evacuated from Libya

The vast majority of British nationals, who wished to leave Libya following the recent unrest, have now been evacuated. Many left on the commercial flights that are still running, with government charters and … Continue reading “British nationals evacuated from Libya”


Rail tickets – 50per cent of advice is wrong

Over half of all official advice given to passengers about rail tickets is incorrect, according to an investigation by a watchdog. Passengers looking to find the cheapest ticket, either from a clerk at … Continue reading “Rail tickets – 50per cent of advice is wrong”


Vacation ‘Soul Food’ is on the Way Out for Many Dieters

Say goodbye to the soul food holiday. While most of us enjoy holiday food – foreign meals, new dishes, and comforting fat-filled hotel staples, a growing number of British travellers are opting to … Continue reading “Vacation ‘Soul Food’ is on the Way Out for Many Dieters”


Adventure Tourism: Is Every Adrenaline-Packed Holiday Safe?

Following the death of twenty-one-year-old Emily Jordan, New Zealand’s well-known adventure tourism industry has undergone a complete safety review. The industry was once considered safe beyond any doubt, but has seen its regulatory … Continue reading “Adventure Tourism: Is Every Adrenaline-Packed Holiday Safe?”


Violent Crime Increases Could Hurt Tourist-Friendly San Francisco

One of the United States’ top tourism cities, the last thing San Francisco needed was a crime wave to scare away its legion of international fans. Following a series of stabbings in the … Continue reading “Violent Crime Increases Could Hurt Tourist-Friendly San Francisco”


Five Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Tour Firms are Optimistic

Five years ago, one of the United States’ most prominent tourism destinations suffered a major PR meltdown. Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans, destroying a significant portion of city property and forever associating … Continue reading “Five Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Tour Firms are Optimistic”


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