Monthly Archives: February 2015

27 Feb

Business travel trends revealed

More British businesspeople are travelling to the world’s fastest-growing economies to secure new deals, a study reveals. The American Express Global Business Travel study of  rail and flight bookings includes Johannesburg in South Africa (fourth), Shanghai in China (eighth), and the Indian city of Mumbai (10th) in the top 10 destinations around the world for

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24 Feb

Three new destinations for easyJet

EasyJet expands its services No-frills airline easyJet is to take holidaymakers to three new destinations from this summer. Travellers will be able to fly to Pula in Croatia and Preveza in Greece from London Gatwick, and to Monastir in Tunisia from Stansted. With the new services, there will be more than 170,000 easyJet flights to

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18 Feb

World’s ‘best beaches’ revealed

The best beaches in the world and in Europe based on the reviews of travellers are in Brazil and Italy respectively, TripAdvisor says. Baia do Sancho in the Fernando de Noronha islands in Brazil is the best beach on the planet, while Italy’s Rabbit beach at Lampedusa is the best in Europe and the third

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11 Feb

World holiday puts focus on romance

Holiday in the world’s most romantic spots With Valentine’s Day fast approaching a holiday taking in some of the world’s most romantic spots could prove to be the ideal – if pricey – gift. Meanwhile, the results of a poll carried out by the firm offering the trip, suggests Paris has lost its title of

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10 Feb

Top world attractions of tomorrow listed

Holidaymakers needing a bit of motivation to save up their travel money may find the inspiration they’re looking for in a new list of the world’s most eye-catching forthcoming attractions. Compiled by, a home-exchange website, the list features 50 attractions around the world, including six in the US, three in Dubai and nine in

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06 Feb

Eiffel Tower revealed as world’s top selfie spot

More selfies have been taken by holidaymakers at the Eiffel Tower than any other tourist attraction in the world, according to a new study. AttractionTix, a website that offers deals on tickets for global attractions, compiled the data of photos of popular sites for tourists on social media with the word selfie tagged to them

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05 Feb

Passengers choose new design for planes

Easyjet asks passengers to help mark their 20th birthday Families will soon be jetting off for their foreign holiday aboard easyJet planes bearing a bright new design chosen by thousands of passengers and crew members. Customers and staff were asked to select a design to help the airline mark its 20th birthday, which will be

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03 Feb

Flooding fails to deter revellers at Venice Carnival

Seasonal flooding hits Venice Carnival Rising tides didn’t prevent tourists and travellers flocking to see the annual Venice Carnival. The renowned event, which began on Sunday, was a wetter than usual affair, with seasonal flooding hitting the city. But Venice, nicknamed the City of Water, is accustomed to the flooding, known locally as “acqua alta”,

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