Monthly Archives: September 2014

11 Sep

Surge in popularity of solo cruises

Surge in popularity of solo cruises Cruisers are increasingly choosing to sail to all four corners of the globe solo, new research reveals. Attitudes regarding solo trips are changing among UK travellers, according to Cruise Critic, with more people deciding to go alone as a ‘lifestyle choice’ rather than holidaying with partners, friends or family.

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10 Sep

447 pics in our holiday travel ‘albums’

How many pics do you take and post on holiday? Holiday photo presentations are proving no less long-winded after the digital photographic revolution, a new poll suggests. Tourists venturing abroad are returning with an average 447 photographs to delight their friends and family with, the survey of 2,176 holidaymakers by sunshine.co.uk finds. Nearly half of

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05 Sep

Star wedding captivates travellers

Brangelina’s wedding boosts travel to the South of France A travel website is reporting a massive surge in searches for the French village where movie star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got hitched last month. The ‘Brangelina’ wedding took place at Correns in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur area of the south of France. During the

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04 Sep

Why we’re ready for another holiday

41% of holidaymakers only wait six months to book another holiday Higher stress levels are  pushing more of us towards another holiday. “Jump on a plane at the drop a hat”, a survey suggests. According to research by online travel agency sunshine.co.uk, a combination of stress-filled lives and the availability of cheap travel deals means

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03 Sep

Holiday blues make September gloomy

Holiday blues make September gloomy The thought that the next foreign holiday is a long way off has ensured September takes the unwanted crown of most depressive month, according to a new survey. More than a quarter (27%) of the parents questioned in British Airways Holidays’ poll say that the start of autumn feels just

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03 Sep

South East Asia the place for bargains

South East Asia the place where your money goes a long way The most affordable hotel rooms are to be found in South East Asia, according to a survey. A study by Hotels.com found that in the first half of 2014, Britons had to pay an average of £34 per night in Phnom Penh, Cambodia,

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