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Thursday 21, July 2011

Spain the Top Destination for Brits
According to ABTA it’s not just The Only Way is Essex cast and Katie Price who are escaping the British Isles for sunshine and sangria in Marbella, but Brits have nominated Spain as their number one destination when it comes to deciding on where to go on holiday.

Thursday 21, July 2011

“Holiday incompatibility syndrome” sees married women leaving their husbands at home
Women’s online travel community, Thelma & Louise and new travel partner, have spoken out in support of the theory of “Holiday Incompatibility Syndrome”, after both companies agreed that they are seeing a growing trend for married women to take holidays without their husbands.

Tuesday 28, June 2011

3.2 million people would sacrifice a months salary for a once in a lifetime experience
Brits are willing to spend a pretty penny to have a once in a lifetime experience, according to new research from Scottish Widows that reveals the lengths that the nation will go to fulfil their ambitions.

Tuesday 28, June 2011

Rise in smartphones leads to shock holiday mobile bills
New research released has revealed that nearly two thirds (62%) of smartphone users have been burnt by a large mobile phone bill following a trip abroad.

Thursday 2, June 2011

STAY WYSE launches 5th annual survey
STAY WYSE, the global trade association for the youth travel accommodation industry, has just launched its fifth annual survey reviewing the global business operations of the Youth Travel Accommodation Sector.

Thursday 2, June 2011

HotelBook brings you the top celebrity holiday hot spots
They are rich famous, and can afford to see and do almost anything, so for this reason, the destinations where celebrities choose to holiday must be worth a visit.

Tuesday 31, May 2011

UK Outbound Numbers Flat But Expenditures Recover
UK outbound travel receipts will return to pre-global downturn levels in 2014, although the number of travellers will still be more than 10 percent lower than in 2008 – research released at WTM Vision – London today reveals.

Thursday 19, May 2011

To love and to cherish – as long as it’s on a beach
Forget love, honour and obey - all British people want from their first days of married life is sun, sea and sand.

Thursday 19, May 2011

Despite the economic crisis, Europeans are still going on holiday, and even more of them want to go away this summer
After two years of economic crisis, and despite the unfavourable economic context in 2011, 66 percent of Europeans claim that they will go on holiday this year (+2 points compared to 2010 and 2009), a figure that is fast catching up with the pre-crisis level when 67 percent of them were planning summer holidays.

Monday 9, May 2011

Expedia travellers rank Southeast Asia hotels among world’s best
Latest Insiders' Select list reveals 25 Southeast Asia hotels in top 500 based on value, service and customer rating.

Monday 9, May 2011

Balkans booming; Brits travel plans for summer revealed by Skyscanner
Flights comparison site Skyscanner digs into its data to reveal the summer travel trends, and while Spain remains the number one most popular holiday destination for British tourists, Italy, the Balkans and Greece are all rising in popularity this year.

Monday 4, April 2011

Why airports, planes and passengers send 9 out of 10 Brits into a flying rage
Nine out of ten Brits (95 percent) get hot under the collar when flying according to new research from InvisibleHand.

Friday 1, April 2011

Nine million ‘bogus’ holiday sick days taken every year
It is estimated that more than nine million sick days are being taken in the UK each year to accommodate inflexible package holiday deals – costing the economy nearly £1 billion.

Friday 1, April 2011

Half of adults take Mum on holiday
Mums may get more than flowers and chocolates this Mothers’ Day, as holiday provider and comparison site has found that more than half of us has taken our mum (or mother-in-law) on holiday with us.

Friday 25, March 2011

Holiday downsizers keep travelling despite financial pressures
Cash-strapped holidaymakers are downsizing to ensure that they can still afford their annual break, according to new research from The Co-operative Travel.


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