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UK Foreign Office updates travel advisory for Kenya

UK Foreign Office updates travel advisory for Kenya

/ February 21, 2018 11:51 am

The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) last week updated its travel advisory and security risk assessments for Kenya. The advisory says Brits should not travel to areas within 60kms of the eastern border with Somalia unless they absolutely have […]

Eurostar trains prepare for Amsterdam departures

Eurostar trains prepare for Amsterdam departures

/ February 12, 2018 9:21 am

Eurostar has confirmed the addition of London to Amsterdam train services to timetables. The first service on the new cross-channel route will depart on the 4 April 2018. When introduced, direct trains will run twice a day in the London […]

Macedonia Skopje Airport to be rebranded to make Greece happy

Macedonia Skopje Airport to be rebranded to make Greece happy

/ February 2, 2018 12:36 pm

The prime-minister of the Republic of Macedonia says the nation’s main air airport will be renamed to put an end to a diplomatic standoff with neighbouring Greece. Zoran Zaev told reporters last week Skopje’s Alexander the Great Airport would be […]

The Telegraph releases list of great global rail journeys

The Telegraph releases list of great global rail journeys

/ January 24, 2018 9:43 am

The Telegraph last week released its 2018 edition of the planet’s top 60 train journeys. The table features 10 recommended journeys from the world’s six main geographical regions. These transport travellers to locations ranging from the Scottish lochs and the […]

Sir Richard Branson says tri airport Hyperloop link right for London

Sir Richard Branson says tri airport Hyperloop link right for London

/ January 16, 2018 12:09 pm

Senior Virgin Group directors claim the ultra-high-speed Hyperloop is the right link choice for London’s three main airports. The group says Hyperloop pods capable of speeds as high as 670 mph would whisk passengers between the three airports in minutes. […]

Egypt tourist bureau in the UK pushes for relaunch of Sharm flights

Egypt tourist bureau in the UK pushes for relaunch of Sharm flights

/ January 8, 2018 10:45 am

The head of the Egypt Tourist Authority in the UK claims the time is ripe for the resumption of flights to Sharm el-Sheikh Airport. Newspapers in London reported Amr El-Ezabi as saying if Russia was prepared to restore flight connections […]

Club Eurostar frequent traveller scheme launches

Club Eurostar frequent traveller scheme launches

/ December 29, 2017 11:04 am

The operator of the international Eurostar train service launched an airline-style frequent traveller programme earlier this month. Club Eurostar works in the same way as the airline version too and comes with different membership tiers, access to premium lounges and […]

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines offers free cruise add ons

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines offers free cruise add ons

/ December 20, 2017 11:59 am

Cruise operator Fred Olsen recently inaugurated a range of packages which give voyagers extra discounts and special deals. The offerings are available on bespoke cruises from destinations from Monaco to the Amazon and can be booked right through until the […]

Bad weather grounds British Airways flights at Heathrow Airport

Bad weather grounds British Airways flights at Heathrow Airport

/ December 12, 2017 11:11 am

There was no easing of the woes for British Airways passengers yesterday as the airline was forced to cancel scores more flights. The problems originally kicked in early on Sunday when worse than forecast weather covered Heathrow Airport and its […]

St Maarten welcomes first cruise ship after Hurricane Irma

St Maarten welcomes first cruise ship after Hurricane Irma

/ December 5, 2017 9:54 am

Almost three months to the day after Hurricane Irma wreaked devastation, St Maarten has welcomed its first cruise ship. Authorities in the Dutch-Caribbean enclave pulled out all the stops to welcome the Viking Sea when she arrived in port yesterday. […]

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