Monthly Archives: March 2015

27 Mar

EasyJet raises financial forecast

No frills holiday flyer easyJet says it could make a profit for the first half of the year, ahead of increased oil price and exchange rate pressures. It had predicted it would lose between £10 million and £30 million before tax between the start of October last year and the end of this month. But

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25 Mar

Marrakech ‘best holiday destination’

Still not chosen where to go on holiday this year? There is no better location to travel to in the world than Marrakech, a travel survey suggests. TripAdvisor has listed the top 10 global destinations based on tourist reviews, and this year the Moroccan city beat Siem Reap in Cambodia to the top spot. The

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24 Mar

Marriage is one big holiday for couple

A US couple are literally going that extra mile to prove their love for one another. In doing so, Rhiann Woodyard and Cheetah Platt have solved the age-old dilemma of where and how to get married. Instead of focusing on just one foreign destination, the pair intend to get wed in as many different places

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23 Mar

First Lady soaks up Japanese culture

Holidaymakers often like to pack in as much as they can on their last day in a foreign country and US First Lady Michelle Obama was no different on the final day of her visit to Japan. She chose to take in traditional culture in the city of Kyoto, joining the audience of a Noh

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19 Mar

Mexican streets shut for Bond film

A few lucky holidaymakers heading to Mexico City could see James Bond star Daniel Craig in action as parts of the city are to be closed off this month to allow filming for the latest blockbuster Spectre to take place. Some of the historic streets in the central district of the Mexican capital that are

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19 Mar

Warning over foreign language skills

There are not enough students learning languages in UK secondary schools, as learning a foreign tongue is not considered to be as important as understanding science and maths, a new study reveals. Being able to read and speak other languages like French and Spanish can really enhance holiday experiences and also be useful for commerce

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13 Mar

Traffic boost for Glasgow Airport

Traffic boost for Glasgow Airport Glasgow Airport enjoyed its busiest February in eight years, new figures show, as international passenger numbers soared. More than 510,000 travellers passed through its doors during the month, up 13.9% year-on-year, thanks in part to the thousands of football fans that descended on the city to watch Celtic’s Europa League

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09 Mar

Cardiff flyers offered new travel routes

Holidaymakers flying abroad will be offered a choice of 11 destinations in which to spend their travel money, from a budget airline’s new British base. Flybe will start offering its Cardiff Airport service in June. Passengers on foreign trips will be able to fly into Paris, Milan, Munich, Dusseldorf and Faro. Routes to Jersey, Edinburgh,

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