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bmi regional hikes capacity for summer 2015, adds 60,000 extra seats

British regional airline bmi regional has announced plans to increase capacity across its network by 16 percent in summer 2015 following increased demand for its UK and European services. Key European cities like Frankfurt and Brussels will benefit from the […]

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Cruise and Maritime Voyages to launch river cruises

Ocean cruise specialist Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) is planning to start river cruises in Europe due to rising interest by voyagers. The planned river cruises on the Rhine

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Global tourism registers five percent growth, helped by Europe

Global tourism has grown by five percent in the first eight months of the year, hitting a record 747 million international tourist arrivals, Travel Weekly has reported, citing the

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EU MPs reject move to harmonise pilots’ working hours

EU MPs have rejected the move to harmonise pilots working hours across the EU, The Telegraph has reported. The harmonisation move could have effectively increased the working hours for

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Travellers urged to confirm currency requirements, use cash-cards

One-tenth of holidaymakers are unsure of the legal currency at their destination and carry the wrong currency especially when travelling on holiday to European countries, according to a

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Britons face high costs when driving in Europe

Failing to take out excess waiver insurance (EWI) can cost holidaymakers that hire cars in Europe up to £1,186. EWI reduces the excess payable for accidents or theft to

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Europe’s floods cause travel cancellations

Extensive flooding across large areas of Central Europe is causing travel chaos and the cancellation of holiday bookings. Following days of heavy rain, many of the rivers in Germany,

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British wine tourists’ favourite vineyards revealed

A recent study has highlighted the wineries most popular with British wine tourists. The study was undertaken by Kayak.co.uk, a travel metasearch engine that compares airline, hotel,

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UK drivers face continental fuel price hike

UK drivers planning to take their cars to Europe during the holiday season, or to tour the continent in a rental car, will notice a considerable increase in

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Cheaper European smartphone usage from July

Travellers to Europe after July 1 can look forward to the lowest ever data roaming charges when carrying their smartphone. Legislation passed by the European Parliament means that the