Travel PR handles PR for the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO), whose specialist operators take clients to a wide variety of destinations worldwide. So, when a situation such as that in Libya arises, we always find out quickly, courtesy of AITO, which operators currently have tours in that country. In this instance, there were
Monthly ArchivesFebruary 2011
Guest blogger David Stuttard talks about his forthcoming ‘With the Persians to Marathon’ tour, with our client, cultural specialist The Traveller: The story of Marathon is one of the most exhilarating and significant in human history. Two thousand five hundred years ago this year, the future of the western world hung in the balance. In
Noel Josephides, Managing Director of Sunvil Holidays, was invited to speak on Radio 4 at 12.30 pm today, 7th February, 2011, about the difference in travel advice on travelling to Egypt while demonstrations were underway given by the UK Government compared with that, for example, of the American and German governments. He was interviewed alongside travel writer Alison Rice.
Working with a few clients who feature North Africa and the Middle East, I often come across brochure text labelling somewhere “the Xth holiest city of Islam”. Recently, I started getting curious about this mystical list: having defined a holy city with Wikipedia’s help, I wondered which cities were allotted spots on such a sanctified