The ICE Newsroom

18 Dec

Ski resort set to welcome James Bond

Head to Austria to rub shoulders with Bond Booking a winter break in Austria could give holidaymakers the chance to rub shoulders with the stars of Spectre, the latest Bond movie, as well as a licence to ski. With filming for the 24th 007 film set to begin in and around the ski resort of

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17 Dec

One in five books flights from mobile devices

20% of Brits now book flights on their tablet or mobile Britons are becoming far more tech savvy when it comes to booking trips abroad, a new survey suggests. The Skyscanner poll showed that a fifth of Brits now order flights on their tablet or mobile. The travel search website also found a 152% worldwide

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16 Dec

Prague & Budapest best for bargain 2015 celebrations

Head to Prague or Budapest for a New Years Eve bargain Prague and Budapest are the places to go to see in 2015 in style while not breaking the bank, new figures suggest. The East European destinations were found to be among the cheapest cities in which to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Almost a quarter

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Airliner Taking Off
15 Dec

Jetset can enjoy jumbo jet hotel

Would you stay in a plane-turned-hotel? A Swedish entrepreneur has made a dramatic landing into the hotel market by converting a huge Boeing 457 jumbo jet into luxury accommodation. Oscar Dios, from Sweden, spent more than £1.5 million transforming the plane into the unique space, making ordinary airport hotels seem just a bit mundane. Dios

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12 Dec

Google shows Dubai’s streets to the world

Dubai opens its doors to the world Dubai has become the first Arabian city to be mapped out on Google Street View. It is hoped that the move will boost the number of travellers attracted to the city, which has become a rising star in world tourism. Street View allows users to experience a panoramic,

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11 Dec

Cheapest time to book flights revealed

New study reveals how to save money when booking flights The best times for holidaymakers to save money on their flight tickets have been revealed in a new study. Tuesdays are the cheapest day to purchase plane flights, preferably over 21 days prior to take-off, according to the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) and Expedia. Travellers

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gadgets used abroad
10 Dec

Survey urges Brits to leave their gadgets at home

Holidaymakers urged to ditch their gadgets British holidaymakers are being urged to take a break from their gadgets while abroad and to soak up the local culture instead.   A new survey shows that during a seven-night break, the average Briton will spend more than 20 hours on their laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Doing

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Wellington Bay
09 Dec

New Zealand world-beaters once again

New Zealand is top travel destination Hot on the heels of the news that Air New Zealand had been ranked as the world’s top airline, a new Telegraph survey has revealed New Zealand itself as the best country in the world to travel to for a holiday.   Around 90,000 people voted in the Telegraph

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Tu Hien Seagate nr Da Nang
08 Dec

Da Nang top ‘up-and-coming’ tourist destination

Da Nang tops list of rising hotspots Da Nang, near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, has been named the top ‘up-and-coming’ tourist destination to visit in 2015   With tranquil beaches, Buddhist sanctuaries and rich, culinary delights, it is set to be one of next year’s best places to visit, according to TripAdvisor research.

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05 Dec

Italian resort is the best by spa

Spa resort in Lake Garda voted top in Europe. A luxury resort on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy has been named the best spa hotel in Europe by a prestigious travel website. Conde Nast Johansens’ inaugural luxury spa awards named Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda the winner of the Europe, UK

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