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2018 News Posts

8th October 2018Is it safe to travel to Haiti?
6th August 2018Warning for British holidaymakers over increase moped and quad bike dangers
11th June 2018Uninsured holidaymaker left with £30,000 medical bill
20th April 2018New UK rule changes to help protect the British traveller
22nd January 2018How much can you end up paying if you don't have travel insurance? - The costs of not having travel insurance

2017 News Posts

7th October 2017Are you covered by your Travel Insurance if your airline was to go bust?
18th September 2017Hurricane Maria Set to Follow Hurricane Irma
7th September 2017Florida Keys being evacuated for hurricane Irma
22nd August 2017Spanish Terror Incident & the Affect on Travel
31st May 2017Travelers Warned of Potential Disruption Ahead of Azores Strikes
26th May 2017FCO Issue Warning to Travellers Crossing the Channel This Bank Holiday Weekend
17th May 2017Tunisian State of Emergency Extended For Further Month
17th May 2017A Third of Brits Would Cancel Holiday than Sit Next to Politician on Plane
16th May 2017FCO Warn Travellers of Early Forest Fires in Portugal
8th May 2017Travellers Warned by FCO of Security Strikes in Portugal
21st April 2017FCO Update French Travel Advice Page Following Paris Shooting Incident
28th March 2017Flights Disrupted Across South East Airports Again By Heavy Fog
28th March 2017Cyclone Debbie Weakens After Striking Australian North East Coast
22nd March 2017Flying With Ryanair? You May Want To Check In NOW!
22nd March 2017Warning Issued by Government Following British Adventure Tourism Deaths in Vietnam
17th March 2017Heavy Rain in Peru Causes Serious Transport Disruption
14th March 2017States of Emergency Declared as Extreme Late Winter Storm Stella Batters U.S. East Coast
9th March 2017Cancelations and Delays Continue as French Air Traffic Strike Reaches Fourth Day
23rd February 2017Heathrow Cancels Flights as Storm Doris Strikes
21st February 2017Britain to Be Battered by Gale Forces and Heavy Rain as Storm Doris Moves Across Atlantic
17th February 2017Tunisian State of Emergency Extended
16th February 2017Tropical Cyclone Dineo Storms Towards South Africa
10th February 2017Qatar Airways Takes Title of World’s Longest Flight
31st January 2017US Embassy and FCO Issue Statements Clearing Up Trump Entry Confusion
25th January 2017Thomas Cook to Restart Holidays to Gambia Following Presidential Step Down
20th January 2017Evacuation of Brits Underway Following Political Unrest in The Gambia
12th January 2017Heathrow Cancels Flights as Thundersnow set to Cause Travel Chaos
10th January 2017Travellers Stranded in Thailand After Warning Issued

2016 News Posts

30th December 2016Brits Stranded in Cape Verde over Christmas
29th December 2016Travel Chaos after Freezing Fog Causes Delays and Cancellations
19th December 2016Christmas and New Year Call Centre Opening Times
16th December 2016£130 Million Expansion Plan Proposed by London Stansted Airport
12th December 2016Airline to Launch ‘Game-Changing’ Non-Stop Route from Australia to the UK
7th December 2016Travellers Urged to Check Winter Travel Insurance by ABTA and FCO
29th November 201676 Dead After Plane Crashes in Colombia with Brazilian Football Team On Board
23rd November 2016Hurricane Otto Set to Strike Land on Thanksgiving
22nd November 2016Japanese Earthqake Aftershock
18th November 2016New Research Shows Winter Holidays are on the Up
16th November 2016Two Elderly French Tourists Die After Being Pulled Unconscious from Great Barrier Reef
15th November 2016Rescue Workers Sent in to Evacuate Area Hit by New Zealand Earthquake
10th November 2016Policeman Wounded in Grenade Attack
9th November 2016Trump Victorious After Brutal Campaign Against Rival Clinton
8th November 2016Tunisia Waiting for Go Ahead From British Government
4th November 2016Flights and Holiday Bookings to Sharm El Sheikh Cancelled for Summer 2017
3rd November 2016French Tourism Workers to Receive English Lessons in Bid to Boost Low Visitor Numbers
24th October 2016Clearing of Migrant ‘Jungle’ Camps to Cause Delays
21st October 2016Italian Strike Starting TODAY Expected to Cause Flight Cancellations and Disruptions
17th October 2016Passengers at Risk of Criminal Prosecution
13th October 2016Flights Cancelled as Rome Airport Closes
5th October 2016Popular Tourist Destination Panicked as 100 Mini Earthquakes Threaten Volcanic Eruption
4th October 2016Strike Set to Cause Issues to Greek Flights
3rd October 2016Tourists Warned as Hurricane Matthew is Set to Power across Caribbean
28th September 2016Unauthorised Drone Grounds Flights at Dubai Airport
27th September 2016Warning Issued to Travellers over Exploding Smartphones
26th September 2016Officers Targeted in Budapest Nail Bomb Blast
23rd September 2016Council Gives Parents Go Ahead to Term Time Holidays
23rd September 2016Norway 'Letting Go’ of Tourism Ads After ‘Frozen Effect’
20th September 2016Man arrested in connection with series of attacks on New York over the weekend
17th September 2016Bali’s tourism could plummet if new alcohol law goes ahead
14th September 2016Accident on world’s biggest cruise liner leaves one dead, and four injured
14th September 2016Traveller arrested after being found with loaded gun and dog in hand luggage
13th September 2016Travellers to be charged £5 to not face long passport control queues
8th September 2016Where is the best destination in Europe? The winners of the World Travel Awards 2016 are revealed!
6th September 2016Hurricane Newton to hit Mexican Coast
5th September 2016Tourist hotspot in Spain evacuated due to unruly wildfire
5th September 2016Record number of Brits chose a staycation over bank holiday weekend
3rd September 2016Chaos for Calais as French lorry drivers plan blockade
2nd September 2016Florida battered by Hurricane Hermine
2nd September 2016Inside the lost property boxes of British airports
1st September 2016Zika fears rise in Indonesia as virus is confirmed in neighbouring Singapore
31st August 2016Concerns of an eruption as two earthquakes hit Icelandic volcano
31st August 2016New device introduced to make sure your luggage no longer goes missing
30th August 2016Brit who tried to help backpacker who was stabbed to death in Australia dies
26th August 2016New popular tourist destination added to Zika list
26th August 2016Do you regret what you got up to on holiday? New research shows a third of us do
26th August 2016Planning a holiday? Here’s what us Brits complain about the most abroad
26th August 2016Would tax on backpackers hurt Australia’s tourism?
25th August 2016Death toll following Italian earthquake rises
24th August 2016British backpacker stabbed to death in Australian hostel
24th August 2016Earthquake hits central Italy, leaving at least 21 dead
23rd August 2016Cruises top the list of illness complaints
22nd August 2016Safety warnings issued after 6 sea deaths in British waters happened over weekend
21st August 2016Long haul holidays are on the up with Brits spending more on travel
20th August 2016Manchester Airport evacuated after unattended rucksack security scare
19th August 2016Qatar Airways plane forced to make emergency landing after bird strike causes engine to set fire
19th August 2016Portal of Lowcostholidays to shut down this Friday
18th August 2016ABTA release top gap year destinations on A-Level results day
17th August 2016Travel alerts issued by FCO over extreme flooding in Thailand
16th August 2016FCO launch campaign to educate public on importance of keeping your passport safe
15th August 2016Tourists coming down with severe sickness bug after travelling to Mexico
15th August 2016EuroStar strikes called off
15th August 2016JFK airport evacuated after gunshots reported
14th August 2016Brits name what causes them to stress the most when going abroad
13th August 2016What do your holiday photos say about you as a person…?
13th August 2016Bagging the best sun beds on holiday could now bag you a fine
12th August 2016Tourists shun France after terror security fears
11th August 2016Popular Thai tourist hotspots targeted with fatal blasts
10th August 2016Workers of the EuroStar to strike this weekend and Bank Holiday weekend
9th August 2016Monarch offer re-bookings and refunds after postponing further flights to Sharm El-Sheikh
8th August 2016Swiss city uses Pokémon GO craze to boost tourism levels
6th August 2016Warning issued to holidaymakers after quad bike accidents increase
5th August 2016Do you need to worry about Zika in Rio this summer?
3rd August 2016How is the weakening pound having an affect on your summer holiday?
2nd August 2016Brits to holiday in new hotspots Cuba and Bulgaria after ditching Turkey
31st July 2016Spending abroad is costing Brits £380 million in hidden card fees
30th July 2016Britain's new Aviation Minister to examine alcohol sales at airports
29th July 2016Wife causes airport to go into lockdown after making bomb hoax
28th July 2016Brits who have belongings stolen on holiday aren’t claiming from insurance new reports suggest
27th July 2016Knifeman wanted after stabbing two Brits in Tenerife
26th July 2016Dover ferry port in chronic traffic jam chaos
21st July 2016Holidaymakers prefer to travel with their phone rather than loved one or family member
18th July 2016Tourism surge causes Mallorca to struggle
13th July 2016Heard of Google Street View - but have you heard of Sheep View?
12th July 2016Tui coach crashes injuring more than 10 in Majorca
8th July 2016Are Brits putting their foreign holidays on hold because of Brexit?
5th July 2016Is Airbnb ruining cities by putting too much strain upon them?
1st July 2016German tourist falls to his death after attempting to take selfie at Machu Picchu
30th June 2016Warnings from officials over balcony injuries as peak holiday season approaches
29th June 2016Travel plans disrupted after Terror Attack at International Turkish Airport kills 41, and leaves 239 wounded
28th June 2016Is Brexit the reason many holidaymakers are unable to apply for an EHIC?
27th June 2016Remembering The Tunisian Terror Attack One Year On
24th June 2016Britain votes OUT of the EU
23th June 2016Medical tourism is on the up - but this time the tables have turned
21st June 2016Etihad release the world's most expensive airline ticket - costing a whopping £55,000
16th June 2016Could luggage labels at check-in be scrapped?
13th June 2016State of emergency declared in Florida, after gunman opens fire in gay night club killing 50
10th June 2016Many Brits are too afraid to hire a car abroad
9th June 2016Millennials are the most inclined to travel uninsured
7th June 2016Iceland to implement new laws on taxing landlords who rent on Airbnb
5th June 2016US warn that Euro 2016 could be the next terror target
3rd June 2016Flooding causes top Paris tourist attractions to close
2nd June 2016French Air Traffic Strikes Lifted
1st June 2016Celebrity Designer is fined after assaulting member of Virgin cabin crew
31st May 2016Increase in British Foreign Travel
28th May 2016Term time holiday bookings rocket due to court case victory
27th May 2016First ever World Cruise with Viking Cruise
12th April 2016Egypt’s new Tourist Minister announces plans to boost tourism
11th April 2016Flybe challenges British Airways dominance at Heathrow
29th March 2016Hijacked EgyptAir plane lands in Cyprus
29th March 2016Storm Katie blows in causing flights to be diverted
21st March 2016No survivors in FlyDubai Boeing crash
15th March 2016Britain’s worst airport for summer delays
2nd February 2016British tourist killed by elephant in Thailand
27th January 2016Zika Virus (ZIKV) Update
10th January 2016Thomsons cancel summer programme to Tunisia

2015 News Posts

27th December 2015British Tourism Authority appoints new interim director
20th December 2015Online Travel Agents introduce low deposit deals
26th March 2015Report predicts India tourism growth in 2015
13th March 2015Irish tourism boosted by depreciating Euro
12th March 2015Guam to get first resort in over 15 years
11th March 2015Lightning tourism lights up Venezuela
2nd March 2015India looks to increase visas on arrival to 150 countries

2014 News Posts

23rd April 2014Eurostar reports business travel boost
28th April 2014Bloody Mary is officially the best in flight cocktail
29th April 2014Peruvian ceviche named world's best food
30th April 2014The strangest items holidaymakers pack in their suitcases
29th May 2014Parents push for term-time holiday changes
23rd May 2014Thailand latest: how does the coup affect tourists?