Guest blog by Simon Tregoning, Chairman of Classic Cottages Tourism and schools are subjects upon which most of us feel able to offer an opinion because we all went to school and most of us go on holiday. So, putting the two together, it is easy to understand the temptation faced by Government ministers to
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Here’s what some of Travel PR’s clients think are the likely travel trends to look out for this year… Sunvil Holidays Expert: Noel Josephides, Managing Director Forecast: “We predict a return to the traditional Eurozone destinations, as accommodation and local service providers have significantly lowered their prices to compete with the likes of Egypt and Turkey, and
Uh-oh. The clocks go back this weekend, putting us on a collision course with winter 2010. So that’s it then – dark nights spent huddled in front of the TV as we wish the months away until it’s time to remember to put the clocks forward again. Not necessarily. If, unlike Wayne and Coleen, you
Was 2009 the year the British fell in love with holidaying at home again, or was it a blip on the radar while we tightened our belts before jetting off to the sun in 2010?
After bringing us the likes of Simon Cowell, Osama Bin Laden, Jordan and Jedward, the Noughties are almost over. But what were the Destinations of the Decade – stunning new places that are now firmly on the tourism map – and what will be the holiday hotspots of the Twenty-Tens/Oh-tens/Teenies/Tenties/Tenners? We asked some of our expert clients:
Are Britons bored of staying at home and mopping up the garden? Or do bargain prices and swine flu fears mean the great 2009 staycation’s alive and well? Ask tour operators about the late summer market, and you get vastly differing interpretations: