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Venice Bans Large Cruise Ships

From the MD's Desk A large cruise ship crashing into a Venice quayside and passenger boat in June injured 5 people and prompted officials to take a serious look at which ships are allowed into docks and canals in the city’s historic centre. Re-

Ryanair Strikes: Everything You Need To Know

Ryanair’s UK union member pilots will be striking on 22-23 August and 2-4 September, and Spanish crew are threatening to strike on 1, 2, 6, 8, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 28 September. Portuguese crew are also planning a strike from 21 August. Irish pil

Travel Alerts 19/8/2019

Wherever you go, up-to-date information is a priority! Here’s the latest summary of notifications issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – including health and safety, natural catastrophes, entry requirements, advice again

Experiential Cruises: Find Your Niche

We’ve all heard about foodie cruises with celebrity chefs leading workshops and demonstrations, and of course fine food and wine are a focus on so many cruises – even if you don’t want to immerse yourself in the process. Chef encoun

From the MD's Desk: When Strikes Affect Your Travel Plans

A British Airways pilots’ strike could disrupt thousands of summer holidays in August and September. Ryanair cabin crew are planning to go on strike for 5 days (21-25 August) but hopefully an agreement will have been reached before that happens

Travel Alerts: 5 August 2019

Every day, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issues notifications regarding health and safety, natural catastrophes, advice against travel, warnings about political activity or demonstrations, strikes, and many other global events and upda

Beating The Car Hire Cowboys

From the desk of Managing Director, Kate Huet Hiring a car on holiday gives you the freedom to travel to the places you want to visit, at a time when you want to travel. Everyone needs to be aware though of the up-sell and fear-sell that will meet y

Cruise News - Summer 2019

There’s never a dull moment in the world of cruises, and the industry is predicting even more growth over the next decade. Cruise Industry News has recently published its annual report, which includes some interesting statistics: - British crui

Travel Alerts: 23 July 2019

Every day, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issues notifications regarding health and safety, natural catastrophes, advice against travel, warnings about political activity or demonstrations, strikes, and many other global events and upda

Even More Summer Holiday Deals

If you’ve not yet booked a summer getaway, there are still some surprisingly cost-effective options to be found. The Times reports a “surge in late deals as operators feel the pinch” of fewer bookings due to Brexit worries earlier i