Following the announcement of the royal wedding date of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the UK’s fastest growing hotel chain Travelodge, this morning reported it has seen a stampede of international and British visitors to its booking website – resulting in a double digit increase in London room bookings.
Leading discount hotel specialist LateRooms.com has seen a threefold increase in London hotel bookings for late April 2011*, following the announcement of the date for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton earlier this week.
His father honeymooned in Hampshire and Balmoral with Princess Diana and at Balmoral with Camilla. But where in the world will Prince William choose for his honeymoon with Kate next summer? Both princes are known to be big fans of Botswana, and Prince William has often said his heart is in Africa – could they be heading back on safari after the wedding?
Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry on Friday April 29th at Westminster Abbey in London, Clarence House has confirmed. William proposed to Kate while on a romantic break in Kenya during October, with the engagement confirmed by royal officials last week.
When Clarence House announced that Prince William had proposed to Kate Middleton in a continent he considers his “second home”, Kenya’s travel and tourism industry received the ultimate endorsement. BTN looks at the Windsors’ special relationship with Africa, and Kenya in particular.
World wars and World Cup victories aside, nothing quite unites the nation like a royal wedding. The big question now is where Prince William and Kate Middleton might spend their honeymoon. BTN uncovers the runners and riders
Tourism chiefs across the United Kingdom are predicting huge gains from the marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton in 2011. The couple confirmed they would tie-the-knot in the “spring or summer” next year, with a concrete date yet to be set.
Following the announcement of the marriage between Prince William and Kate Middleton, VisitBritain, the national tourism board for England, Scotland and Wales, has pulled together this list of the most romantic spots for them (and you) to enjoy in the UK.
A holiday romance can be as much part of the adventure of travel as the destination itself – an invigorating break from the norm in a tropical climate. But when one of those involved is heir to the British throne, things can be a touch more serious. Here we look at those locations made famous as the backdrop to the love lives of the British royal family.
A romantic holiday in Kenya has paid dividends for Prince William, with Clarence House confirming he is to marry sweetheart Kate Middleton next year. The news follows confirmation of their engagement in October this year. William – who is second in line to the British throne - will marry in the year which would have marked the 30th anniversary of his parents’ wedding.