The twin island destination of Antigua and Barbuda is set to see more development in the world of tourism with an increase in UK tourist visits of 22% since this time last year, the announcement of a new Minister for Tourism following the recent elections and the completion of the new terminal at the V.C. Bird International Airport by November 2014.
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.
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.
Smirnoff has announced a pioneering new super-premium vodka - Smirnoff White - available exclusively to travellers. The liquid has been freeze filtered at -6°C which results in an exceptionally smooth taste.
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.
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.
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.
Kabbee, London’s leading minicab comparison and booking app has revealed today that a concerning 64 percent of people in the UK have caused flight delays by arriving late to the departure gate, or have completely missed an international flight.
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.
Following the successful completion of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2014, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced the performance statistics for Bahrain International Airport ( BIA ) during the event. Over 300 tons of racing equipment was received and handled in a secure and efficient manner between 30th March and 7th of April.
The majority of vacation travellers report that saving time is more important than saving money, according to a joint survey conducted by The GO Group, LLC, an international ground transportation provider and GO Airport Express, a GO Group member company based in Chicago.
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.