Monthly Archives: November 2006

Two Dollar pound attracts US visitors

It seems UK Christmas shoppers are being lured by impending prospect of the British Pound reaching the two dollar level – an important psychological barrier for shoppers. According to reports the favourable exchange rates are driving a flood of visitors … Continue reading

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Online holidays deals ‘misleading’

According to the UK’s Trading Standards Institute (TSI) many companies offering cheap holidays online are ‘misleading’ customers with their vacation prices. Holiday firms have been accused of applying hidden charges via compulsory extras such as taxes and fuel supplements, and … Continue reading

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Novovirus strikes another cruise ship

I can’t imagine how awful it must be. You start the cruise holiday of a lifetime only to have the ship hit by a mystery stomach bug that confines you and your loved ones as well as other passengers and … Continue reading

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Record number of UK tourists despite London bombings

More tourists than ever visited the UK during 2005 despite the July London bombings according to figure recently released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS). It appears that in 2005 a record total of 30 million tourists came … Continue reading

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Low cost airlines under pressure after Stern report

The world’s getting warmer and mankind’s rampant usage of fossile fuels is causing it. We’ll have to change our behaviour and soon if we’re to avoid a climate catasrophe that could change the Earth forever. But what about the impact … Continue reading

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US loses business travellers

It shouldn’t suprise anyone that the stringent security measures introduced at US airports are putting off business travellers, who apparently turning to Europe for no-hassle entry to conference and congress venues. The problem for many commercial travellers is getting a … Continue reading

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