Archive for December 3rd, 2012


Vietnam tourism bans unsafe wooden boats

The government of Vietnam has banned wooden boats that were considered to be unsafe for tourists. The new regulation will mean that building new wooden tour boats equipped with sleeping cabins will be banned from May 1, 2013. The government […]

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia imposes ban on smoking

Travellers who smoke will no longer be able to do so in tourist locations in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi government has brought in a ban on smoking at tourist

Buckingham Palace

VisitBritain Announces 2012 Annual Review of UK Tourism

Visitor numbers to the UK are expected to increase by 3 percent in 2013, according to VisitBritain, the official tourism website for Great Britain, as it reviewed the

National Express

National Express Celebrates Buoyant Sales of Disabled Coach Card

National Express, a UK based transport company, has reported selling around 10,000 of its Disabled Coachcard in its initial year. The Coachcard was launched in October 2012, offering passengers


Holiday Inn Introduces Windows 8 App

The Holiday Inn brand of hotels, owned by UK based InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has released a travel application for the newly launched Windows 8 operating platform-based range

Sierra Maestra

Follow in the footsteps of Cuba’s revolutionaries on a walking tour

There are many reasons to visit Cuba as part of a walking holiday, but one of the most fascinating tours you can book has to be the option


Where to go for afternoon tea in Dubai

Afternoon tea is a British tradition, but if you're planning to go to Dubai anytime soon, it's well worth treating yourself to this classic cake-and-tea combination while you're