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24 Jan 2007
British travellers are planning more trips abroad in 2007, according to the latest research.A survey, carried out by American Express Insurance Services, found that British people ...
22 Jan 2007
The latest figures show that air travel is getting safer, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).Data from 2006 demonstrates that last year was the safest ...
17 Jan 2007
Over half of all Brits are already booking their summer holiday as the winter becomes just too depressing.Research from Yorkshire Bank shows that as many as 54 per cent of Britons ...
1 Dec 2006
The Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) competition has come to an end and British photographers have reigned supreme.Four out of the six awards, including the overall winner, ...
22 Nov 2006
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will no longer regulate long-haul air fares, the group has announced.The move comes as the CAA says competition in the market is so great that re...
Passengers on UK flights are becoming better behaved while in the air, according to new statistics.Figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) show reported incidents of bad be...
21 Nov 2006
A meeting held by the United Federation of Travel Agents' Association (UFTAA) has unanimously voted in favour of establishing a World Responsible Tourism Day.The initiative, which ...
8 Nov 2006
Tourism experts are expecting another recording-breaking year after figures were released for the first eight months of 2006.The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) h...
Much of Africa could see tourism revenues disappear as a result of global warming.That is according to a report by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, using ...
7 Nov 2006
Europe's tourism industry is not prepared for the ever growing number of visitors to the continent from Asia.The Global Trends Report 2006, which was launched at this year's World ...