Staycation News

Staycations on the cards for Brits this summer

Staycations on the cards for Brits this summer

25th Jun 2014 Press Release Tourism News

Summer is officially here and that means one thing – holiday season. With this in mind, TripAdvisor can today reveal travel trends that have emerged for Brits during the peak summer travel period, based on TripAdvisor searches.

More Brits have seen the Eiffel Tower than Buckingham Palace

More Brits have seen the Eiffel Tower than Buckingham Palace

10th Sep 2013 Press Release Tourism News

The average Brit has only seen one in four of the UK’s top landmarks, a study revealed yesterday. Researchers have found that despite ‘Staycations’ becoming all the rage during the recession, millions of us have failed to visit the attractions and locations on our own doorstep.

Staycation trend boosts UK economy by £12 billion

Staycation trend boosts UK economy by £12 billion

20th May 2013 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

Despite the dismal weather and tight household budgets, 2013 is going to be a record year for the Staycation trend, as 65% of Britons opt to take their summer holiday at home this year. This is a significant increase on the past two years, when 41% and 35% of Britons respectively took a domestic break. With the average trip costing Britons £399.28 this year, (£34.19 reduction from last year), this investment will boost the UK tourism industry by £12 billion (up £3.3bn from last year).

Spain is back in vogue again

Spain is back in vogue again

24th Aug 2010 Tourism News

Spain’s sunny costas have reported an upsurge in tourist numbers this summer as its key source markets of the UK and Germany regain their appetite for the world’s third largest tourism economy.