Travel News

4 September 2013

Sacrebleu! British travellers risk misuse of hand gestures abroad

When asked about using hand gestures, it turns out that more British holiday-goers (60%) admitted to using hand-gestures to aid communication, in comparison to the French (46%) and Italians (48%) ...

4 September 2013

We Want Live Comedy Acts As In-Flight Entertainment Poll Reveals

When you are on a long-haul flight you will need to find something that will amuse or entertain you so TripAdvisor conducted a poll to see what us Britons like ...
4 September 2013

Cornwall - Most Popular Holiday Home Location in UK

Cornwall came out top destination in the UK as Britons choice for where they would most like to have a holiday home - revealed by some new site data by ...
4 September 2013

Text Beats Type on Holiday

In recent times, there has been a new trend, something so fantastic we thought books were going to become extinct.E-books came around, flaunting the prospect of allowing the  owner to download ...
3 September 2013

Holidaymakers Make ‘Tan Tourism’ a Priority

This is because some research was conducted by an travel agency based online, where a poll was done to reveal that most Britons priorities on holiday are surprisingly different to ...
30 August 2013

Only 6% of Brits know the Seven Wonders of the World

Bon Voyage found that only 6% of Brits know what the Seven Wonders of the World are. Only 21% could name two and a huge 61% could only name one! ...
25 August 2013

Brits spend 2 days of their holiday on tech devices!

Lastminute.com found that 90% of Brits on holiday spend 4 hours a day on their tech devices, which equates to two days of their holiday!   It would seem everything that a ...
22 August 2013

Top five most bizarre flight delays

Flight delays are every holiday maker’s nightmare. That dreaded moment as you wait in the airport and see the board now shows that your flight is going to be late, ...
21 August 2013

Young people spend house deposits on holidays!

Lastminute.com found that because young people today are finding it increasingly hard to make the deposit to buy a house they are spending their money on holidays to enjoy life ...
18 August 2013

All in a Day’s Work as a Holiday Rep: A Stumble Along the Amalfi Coast

My eyes stung from the salt in my sweat.  I shook my head in an effort to dislodge some of the moisture creeping down my face from my sodden fringe.  ...

17 August 2013

A gap year to boost your CV?

Following the A level results, we remind those who haven’t got the results they wanted to that a gap year could be the next move!     Contiki found that 75% of ...
10 August 2013

Parents allow underage drinking abroad

One quarter of parents let their children drink alcohol while they are away on holiday with a ‘what happens on holiday stays on holiday’ mentality. As soon as their children ...
4 August 2013

The Rookie Rep by Alessia George

The Rookie Rep is about when you work as a holiday rep and a lot of your clients want to hear all the horror stories about trips you have been ...

4 August 2013

A to Zee Across America by Kay Morris-Robertson

Kay Morris-Robertson is a first time author aged 37. She has written the book A to Zee Across America having travelled all across all 50 States alone after a series ...

31 July 2013

If I were trapped on a desert island I would want... Henry Cavill!

When you come up with your list of famous people you would like to date if you got the chance it would seem that Henry Cavill is top on most ...
31 July 2013

Travel journalist Tracey Davies says visit Ayia Napa!

Why do people settle for going to the same place for their holidays?   I suppose they are creatures of habit, they tend to go where they have a pleasant experience so ...

30 July 2013

The UK's Best Kept Travel Secrets to be revealed

Uncover the secrets to the best hotels in the UK with the 2013 Best Kept Secret Awards from LateRooms.com.  The annual hunt for the UK's hidden hotel gems is underway and ...
27 July 2013

Are you an impulse traveller?

Hotels.com revealed today that 22% of us will go on holiday this year without booking a room. 2,000 were involved in the survey which found that people’s attitudes have differed ...

26 July 2013

Heatwave causes Britain to flourish!

A website has found this week that because of the unexpected weather experienced here in Britain over the last two weeks people are searching for more holidays in this country ...

25 July 2013

Travel to Palm Springs for the best same sex marriage ceremony!

Same sex marriage has just been passed in California and to celebrate The Palm Springs Bureau has release a new website to aid LGBT couples when they are planning their ...

21 July 2013

Dare to share your room at The Queen's Head Hotel, Troutbeck?

The Queen’s Head hotel at Troutbeck in the Lake District was built in the 17th Century and housed those with tired horses or hauling wagons to the summit at Kirkstone ...

19 July 2013

Your Facebook 'check ins' reveal your favourite beaches!

Are you one of those people that checks in wherever they go? Well you are not alone; research has revealed that while people are relaxing on the beach taking in ...

18 July 2013

Don't put anything down the toilet- worst holiday guests!

Ever wondered if you are a good or a bad guest in hotels? Well data gathered by a the UK’S leading holiday home insurance provider has revealed the worst guests ...

18 July 2013

Would you come home early for your dog?

Typically called a man’s best friend, it turns out that women miss their dogs more than men do while they are on holiday. The Skyscanner research also revealed the woman ...