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February was a mixed bag for UK chain hotels

Growth in profit per room at hotels in the West Midlands has been fuelled by record top line performance as the region continues to...

British trade soars with Heathrow’s best cargo month in over 5...

Global British trade at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over...

Heathrow identifies the languages children should learn for future success

With Heathrow expecting a record 868,000 passengers over Easter weekend and 200,000 extra families set to travel, the UK’s hub airport today announced its...

Tea for Two – Time to Mend Fences over a Cuppa

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe having tea with His Majesty Queen Elizabeth II?  His Excellency Walter Mzembi, minister of tourism for Zimbabwe recently gave an interview...

British Airways launches nonstop London-New Orleans service

British Airways - the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom (based on fleet size), has begun nonstop service from London...

Heathrow: More trade links to Chinese economic powerhouse

China Southern Airlines has confirmed a second daily departure between Heathrow and Guangzhou starting the 1st of June of this year. The airline’s...

Corinthia Hotel London offers antidote to jetlag

With the peak business and holiday season upon us, Corinthia Hotel London’s Neuroscientist in Residence explains her 10 Top Tips on how to beat...

Travellanda HQ moves to west London

Fast growing B2B travel company expands further by relocating its London Headquarters to accommodate for expanding departments. London based Travellanda recently decided it was time...

Tour London: London & Partners launches bespoke social media campaign

London & Partners, in association with The Meetings Show, has launched a bespoke social media campaign using videos, podcasts and blogs to tour more...

Laptop ban: Why?

The ban on carry-on electronics aboard US and UK bound flights from airports in North Africa and the Middle East was the result of...

Brexit: Caution from Ryanair – Flight schedules for 2019 at risk

The Civil Aviation must be a priority in the negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union for Brexit in order to not...

Seychelles names new UK and Ireland Manager

The Seychelles Tourism Board has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Ms. Tinaz Wadia as the new Manager for their UK and Ireland Office, with immediate effect.

UK food guru: Airlines serving ‘horrible’ food

Leading children's food writer Annabel Karmel has criticised airlines for serving 'horrible' food on flights.

London consolidates its position as luxury property capital of the world

LONDON, England - According to analysis conducted by LuxuryEstate.com, London is continuing to consolidate its position as the property capital of the world.

30 rescued after amphibious tourist bus sinks in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England - A rescue operation has been carried out after an amphibious tourist bus sank with 30 people on board in the Albert Dock, Liverpool.

Britain wants Snowden blocked from boarding any plane headed for UK

LONDON, England - Britain has asked airlines worldwide to block American Edward Snowden, who leaked details of US government telephone and internet surveillance programs, from boarding any plane heade

UK spending on hotel stays this summer expected to total £27...

LONDON, England - UK holidaymakers aged 25 and older are expected to spend £27 billion+ on hotel stays this summer, whether it be for UK destinations, short or long haul travel.

UK celebrating 60th anniversary of coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON, England - Today the cities around the UK celebrated the 60th anniversary of the British monarch's coronation.

Pakistan Airlines flight accompanied by fighter jet for emergency landing in...

Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK709 headed from Lahore to the UK with 297 passengers onboard was diverted from northwestern England's Manchester Airport to Stansted when two unruly passengers

British Airways jet makes emergency landing at Heathrow

LONDON, England - A British Airways plane with 75 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Heathrow airport today after one of its engines caught fire.

UK hotel rates strong among mixed European results

Statistics from the Hotel Price Radar show a general increase in average room prices in the UK in the first few months of 2013.

UK to simplify ‘overzealous’ visas for rich Chinese visitors

UK Culture Secretary Maria Miller has ordered a fresh assault on red tape for Chinese visitors amid estimates Britain is losing out on £1.2bn a year as a result of its bureaucratic system.

UK: Argentine thugs trying to ‘strangle’ Falkland Islands by harassing cruise...

Argentina has been accused of trying to ‘strangle’ the Falkland Islands by intimidating cruise ships which stop there, it emerged yesterday.

Manchester Airport named best in UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Manchester Airport has been named by travelers as the best in the UK, according to a survey by leading global travel search site Skyscanner.

Brits scream bloody murder as airline fees soar 67 percent

An annual study by TravelSupermarket, the price comparison website, revealed those carriers whose fees for “optional” services, including checked luggage and allocated seating, have risen most sha

London hotel occupancy expected to drop during first post-Olympic summer

LONDON, England - Hotel industry experts anticipate a potential slump in London this post-Olympic summer.

Brits name the banana their number one fruit

LONDON, England - When you think about British fruit, what probably springs to mind is orchards full of apples, pears and plums.

Preferred bidder selected to develop $1 billion Manchester Airport project

A consortium led by UK-based property development company Argent has been selected as the preferred bidder to develop the $1 billion Manchester Airport City North Scheme, according to reports on Prope

While UK braves cold, warm Seychelles featured in travel magazine

The beautiful beaches of Seychelles and the lovely landscape of the islands are then spread across 12 pages in Lonely Planet Traveller’s magazine in the “Perfect Trip” section, highlighting the

Half of Britain’s beaches unsafe for swimming due to poor water...

Half of Britain's beaches have been judged unsafe for bathing following the summer washout and risk getting worse because of climate change, according to conservationists.