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Passengers and taxpayers ‘winners’ in new Virgin Trains West Coast contract

Virgin Trains, a UK-based train operator and a subsidiary of the Virgin group of companies, has claimed in a release on its website that passengers and taxpayers are the winners after its signing of a deal with the UK’s Department […]

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Airbnb tops traditional travel providers in online user experience

Relative newcomer Airbnb is ahead of traditional travel providers such as Virgin Atlantic and Thomas Cook in providing a first class digital user experience, according to independent research

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Inbound tourism registers significant growth across Britain

Inbound tourism has grown significantly across all of Britain's regions in 2013, and will continue to grow by over 6% a year for the rest of this decade,

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Thomson and First Choice support national apprenticeship week

Thomson and First Choice, a UK-based holiday company and part of TUI UK & Ireland, will offer 130 new apprenticeship positions within the business in 2014, enabling young

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British Airways research reveals fliers’ emotions and quirks

  British Airways has published the findings of an Ipsos MORI research poll, revealing the range of emotions fliers undergo when they travel, and the quirks that make them

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Passengers unhappy with Britain’s train service, survey

More than half of Britain's rail companies have been rated poor in customer satisfaction, according to an annual survey carried out by Which? magazine. According to the annual survey

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A quarter of Brits to forgo overseas holiday this summer, survey

One in four Britons will forego an overseas holiday this summer due to financial concerns, a survey has revealed. The survey, commissioned by Travel Channel UK and Vision Critical,

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Surveyed Britons unable to name the world’s oceans and seas

Nearly three-quarters of Britons do not know the correct names of all five of the world's oceans, with only 29 percent being able to correctly recall all of

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Expedia introduces three new features

Online travel company, Expedia.com, has introduced three new features designed to help customers through the travel planning process: Flight Recommendations, Scratchpad and Itinerary Sharing. The Flight Recommendations feature analyses

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Hertz remodels London showroom

Car rental company, The Hertz Corporation, has said that it has fully remodelled its flagship London, Marble Arch location to meet the demands of the modern rental customer. Following