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Nearly two thirds of holidaymakers use debit cards abroad

Nearly two thirds of holidaymakers use debit cards abroad

26 June 2014 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

According to a new report on debit and credit card spending abroad, spending on debit cards is worse than spending on credit cards.  Responding to this new investigation, leading payments innovator, Ukash, which has just launched the best value Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard® card, reveals the findings of its own research into the spending behaviours of Brits abroad.

Staycations on the cards for Brits this summer

Staycations on the cards for Brits this summer

26 June 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.

Antler reveals key spring collections

Antler reveals key spring collections

30 May 2014 Focus

This spring/summer season, global premium luggage and British heritage label Antler has introduced its new casual range, the Eros Collection. The global premium travel label is also celebrating 100 years of British design and innovation with the luxury Brompton Collection for him, led by the Brompton Doctors Bag.

Mobile booking on the up in Asia, but global uptake still slow

Mobile booking on the up in Asia, but global uptake still slow

Globally, travellers are attached to their mobiles, with 91 percent saying they use their smartphones on holiday. One in three (37%) use their smartphone to find things to do, and just over a quarter (27%) are searching for hotels. Despite the increasing number of travellers using their mobile to plan and research, the trend has not yet crossed over to the booking stage.

Brits holiday spending set to fall

Brits holiday spending set to fall

27 April 2014 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

TripAdvisor, today announced the results of the third instalment of TripBarometer, the world’s largest accommodation and traveller survey. This biannual study, conducted on behalf of TripAdvisor by independent research firm Ipsos, highlights country, regional and global travel trends, according to more than 61,000 travellers and hoteliers around the world, with over 5,000 respondents from the UK.

Cruise industry continues to battle unfavorable tides

Cruise industry continues to battle unfavorable tides

13 April 2014 Press Release Cruise News

There’s an old saying that one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. While it may not be applicable across all industries in practice, from a perceptual standpoint a single brand’s negative publicity can often have repercussions for its industry competitors as well.

Samsonite brings new Pro-DLX4 range to market

Samsonite brings new Pro-DLX4 range to market

9 April 2014 Tourism News

Samonsite has launched its latest Pro-DLX4 range, perfect for business travellers in a hurry. The iconic business range is the epitome of a power briefcase for people who make things happen. Building on over 100 years of unrivalled luggage know-how, the collection is tough enough to handle the modern globetrotter’s hectic schedule, smart enough to organise his belongings effortlessly, and stylish enough to keep him looking his business best in all circumstances.