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Britons fall short on European annual leave league

British workers average two less annual days leave per year than their European neighbours according to a recent survey, the Daily Mail has reported. The survey, carried out by on-line travel organisation, Expedia, took data from 24 countries and deducted […]

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Thomson predicts the holiday trends for 2014

Holiday company, Thomson, is expecting millions of British holidaymakers to go online during the yearend to plan their 2014 vacation. Looking ahead, Thomson has predicted the expected destination hotspots

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Travellers seek happiness factor along side costs

Travellers are beginning to consider the 'happiness' factor as importantly as price when booking travel, Travel Mole has reported, citing a separate research report. According to new research by

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BA launches digital platform for choosing holiday destinations

British Airways (BA), the UK's national carrier, has launched a digital platform that is intended to help holidaymakers to choose their ideal holiday destination, through a visual and

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Survey says British holidaymakers still haunted by work

British Airways, a UK-based airline company, has announced the results of a survey that it has carried out into British workers' ability to switch off from work while


Death knell for brochures as Virgin opens paperless travel outlets

Virgin Holidays, the travel agency arm of Richard Branson's Virgin empire, has signalled the demise of the iconic holiday brochure with the opening of the first of two

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Women’s clothes shopping adds 33 percent to cost of holiday

A new survey has revealed that shopping for clothes in readiness for an upcoming holiday adds an average of 33 percent to the holiday cost for women in

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UK travel agents back domestic holidays campaign

Several major UK travel agents are backing a government-sponsored campaign to promote domestic holidays. The 'Great Adventure' campaign gets underway today, launched by VisitEngland, the body responsible for promoting

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‘Just You’ to renew efforts in single traveller market

The 'Just You' tour operator brand aimed at single travellers is to be re-launched by All Leisure Group, a holiday company based in West Sussex, UK. All Leisure Group,

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Price cutting war good news for UK holidaymakers

A new study suggests that UK holidaymakers will be big beneficiaries of a cost cutting war at European destinations this summer. The Post Office Holiday Costs Barometer suggests that