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5 Jun 2013
Food flies as extreme turbulence hits passenger plane
Incredible pictures have emerged of what happens when extreme turbulence strikes during an in-flight meal service. On a recent Sin...
31 May 2013
Brits tipping less abroad
Brits are giving smaller tips to local workers while on holiday, a new survey has revealed. For the third year in a row, around a ...
30 May 2013
Marketing campaign to boost UK tourist numbers by 422,000
VisitBritain has said that its 'GREAT' marketing campaign will give a huge boost to the UK's tourism market. A survey ...
29 May 2013
Fifth of children avoid using suncream
There is a worrying lack of awareness among children about the dangers of the sun, a new poll has found. Of the two-thirds of youn...
Don't forget to pack your toothbrush!
Packing for holiday can be a stressful experience and its seems that in the inevitable rush the night before you're due to depart t...
28 May 2013
Last call for travellers' cheques
It seems that the trusty travellers' cheque could be on its way out, with just 8% of tourists using them in the past year. Alt...
24 May 2013
Two months' work and Brits need a holiday
The average British employee lasts just 57 days at work before they feel like they need a holiday, research has revealed. Of 2,000...
23 May 2013
Brits set for bank holiday exodus
A record number of people are set to flee Britain for sunnier shores this May bank holiday weekend, with forecasters predicting disappo...
Travel industry expecting number taking staycations to fall
The number of people taking staycations in the UK has been tipped to fall by representatives from the travel industry. More than h...
Survey: Quarter of women avoiding sunny destinations because of bikini worries
More than a quarter (27%) of women would avoid booking a holiday to a sunny destination so that they don't have to be seen in a bik...