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London voted favourite UK city for sixth straight year

  London has won two prestigious accolades at the annual Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2016, London & Partners said in a release. The UK capital was ranked as the Best UK City for the 6th consecutive time, and […]

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Nearly three quarters of Brits choose staycation over overseas holiday

Nearly three quarters - 67 per cent - of Brits consider 'staycation' a better option and as the perfect way to explore a city for only a fraction

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UK’s air passenger charges amongst world’s highest

Travellers in the UK pay some of the world's highest taxes on flying, according to a study by UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group. The UK imposes Air

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Air India plans daily flights from Birmingham to Delhi, Amritsar

Air India has announced plans to increase frequency from four flights per week to daily services at Birmingham Airport. Starting December 21, Air India will operate the new daily

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Scotland set to cut air travel taxes under new UK deal

Starting 2015, Scotland is likely to cut taxes on passengers flying out of the country following a new tax deal with Britain, according to a report by Reuters. In

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Birmingham Airport backs second runway at Gatwick

Birmingham Airport has announced its support for a second runway at Gatwick Airport. A second runway at Gatwick is among the options short-listed by the Airports Commission for the

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VisitBritain prepares for ExploreGB – the world’s largest B2B tourism event

VisitBritain is preparing for its new annual flagship international event, ExploreGB, which will debut at Ascot Racecourse from February 25-26, 2015. ExploreGB aims to present and promote Britain and

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UK airports register record flight punctuality

UK airports have registered the best ever first quarter on-time performance with 84 percent of scheduled flights landing 'on-time', the latest CAA figures have revealed. According to the CAA

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UK beaches achieve cleanliness record

A record number of the UK's beaches have been recommended as having excellent water quality in the latest Good Beach Guide compiled by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS)

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easyJet launches new Luton – Venice service

easyJet, a UK-based airline and the largest operator at London Luton Airport, has launched the inaugural flight of its services to Venice from Luton on Thursday, February 13. To