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Azamara Pursuit to undergo Belfast refit before maiden voyage

Azamara Pursuit to undergo Belfast refit before maiden voyage

/ January 12, 2018 10:49 am

Azamara Club Cruises has announced its third ship will be refurbished at a Belfast shipyard before setting sail on its maiden voyage in August. Azamara is buying the former MV Adonia from P&O Cruises and she will set sail with […]

Virgin launches January sale on Caribbean and US holidays

Virgin launches January sale on Caribbean and US holidays

/ January 3, 2018 12:52 pm

Virgin Holidays has launched a January sale on holidays in the Caribbean and the US. Holiday industry analysts say travellers can save up to 50 per cent on the recommended retail prices of Virgin package holidays to the likes of […]

Big Ben comes back to life and rings in London Xmas holiday

Big Ben comes back to life and rings in London Xmas holiday

/ December 26, 2017 10:20 am

Following a long shutdown, London’s iconic Big Ben clock was brought back to life in time to usher in the Christmas festive holiday. The familiar sound of Big Ben ringing out the hour was reincarnated on Saturday at 09:00 and […]

Finland Santa Claus Village reports usual influx of visitors

Finland Santa Claus Village reports usual influx of visitors

/ December 19, 2017 10:30 am

Santa Claus Village theme park in Finland has reported the usual large influx of tourists ahead of the festive season. Santa Claus’s de facto home typically welcomes 300,000 visitors over the Christmas holiday season and local media sources say this […]

Europe Christmas markets gather steam

Europe Christmas markets gather steam

/ December 11, 2017 9:48 am

Most of the annual Christmas markets in the UK and mainland Europe have already started up. For retail therapy aficionados and fun seekers the big question at this time of year is which Christmas market is going to be the […]

Crackdown on yobs and drunks turns Magaluf into family friendly hotspot

Crackdown on yobs and drunks turns Magaluf into family friendly hotspot

/ December 1, 2017 10:50 am

A crackdown on bad behaviour is paying dividends for the Spanish resort town of Magaluf. Measures introduced two years ago banned alcohol consumption on the streets and gave the Guardia Civil more powers to deal with misbehaving tourists. Magaluf authorities […]

Val Thorens scoops top resort placing at annual World Ski Awards

Val Thorens scoops top resort placing at annual World Ski Awards

/ November 22, 2017 10:33 am

Val Thorens in France has scooped up the prize for the World’s Best Ski Resort in the prestigious World Ski Awards for 2017. The results of this year’s edition of the awards were announced at ceremonies hosted at the A-Rosa […]

Skyscanner survey reveals the cheapest day to fly abroad at Xmas

Skyscanner survey reveals the cheapest day to fly abroad at Xmas

/ November 14, 2017 11:11 am

Data released by the air travel experts at Skyscanner has revealed the cheapest day to fly abroad for a Christmas holiday. Although Christmas flights are never cheap, the figures show flying on Saturday the 23 December will be relatively inexpensive […]

Japan firm Piala rewards non smokers with bonus holidays

Japan firm Piala rewards non smokers with bonus holidays

/ November 6, 2017 9:40 am

A marketing company in Japan has introduced a scheme which gives non-smokers six bonus days off every year. The recently launched holiday bonus at Piala Inc is designed to compensate employees who don’t smoke for the time their colleagues spend […]

Bubonic plague turns Madagascar into no go holiday destination

Bubonic plague turns Madagascar into no go holiday destination

/ October 25, 2017 12:34 pm

The African island of Madagascar has been turned into a pariah holiday destination by an ongoing outbreak of bubonic plague. According to the latest reports, 80 people have died from the mediaeval Black Death disease and another 600 have been […]

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