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New flights bring Seychelles in reach of holidaymakers

A dream holiday in the Seychelles will no longer be out of reach for many people, as Ethiopian Airlines plans to introduce new flights.

Brits worst at recycling while on holiday

UK visitors to France during the last 12 months were among the worst culprits for not recycling or recycling incorrectly while on holiday, according to a recent resort study carried out by Pierre & Va

National parks wave entrance fees September 24

Washington – This September 24, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite Americans to go for a walk, kick a ball, plant

Brits keen on visiting Spain this month

MANCHESTER, England - As the summer season draws to a close, UK travelers are creating a surge of bookings for holidays to Spain.

UK women spend more on holiday wardrobe than on trip itself

LIVERPOOL, England - As UK spending cuts start to bite, it seems there is one area where British women aren't prepared to scale back - their holiday wardrobe - with the most prolific holiday shoppers

Travel trends survey: Texting killed the postcard

No more holiday afternoons spent writing postcards - texting is the way to tell family and friends what a great time you're having, according to a survey by Cox & Kings, the luxury touring and tailor-

Brits not afraid to splash the cash… on themselves

Despite the recession, Brits are still making a huge effort with their appearance in time for summer, sometimes spending more money on looking good than on their holidays, according to a survey by mon

Global consumers: Valentine’s Day too commercialized

As Valentine's Day approaches, global consumers have very different views on the meaning behind the holiday.

Brits will spend 20 percent less on 2011 holidays

CHESTER, England - Hard-up Brits may be feeling the pinch, but when it comes to getting away the majority aren't prepared to give up their holiday, according to research from travelsupermarket.com.

Top 20 fun Christmas facts from around the world!

ROME, Italy - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Take a peek at our list of fun facts about how the most important holiday of the year is celebrated around the world.

New Shop and Dine London Tourism program provides added value to...

The recently launched Shop & Dine London program is gearing up to assist travel trade and consumers with adding value to London travel packages this holiday season.

The Sun Newspaper speaks about David Beckham’s love of Seychelles

The famous English footballer, David Beckham, seems to have discovered the perfect location on Earth where he can catch his breath and have a good rest. This is the Seychelles islands.

Seychelles Eid campaign at the Dubai Mall

The Seychelles Tourism Office in the Middle East has secured an exciting promotional competition opportunity in conjunction with Emirates Holidays and Dubai Mall, the leading shopping mall in the regi

AAA: More Americans to travel by car during Labor Day

NEW YORK - About 10% more Americans plan to travel by car during the Labor Day weekend, according to the American Automobile Association.

Poll reveals what factors make a dream holiday – Seychelles tops...

One of the UK’s leading online independent travel agents has conducted research of 1,826 people to uncover what factors would make up a dream holiday for the majority of British holidaymakers.

Wrapping your travel plans in a security blanket

(eTN) - Both Mother Nature and human nature can take on positive and negative forms, and when it turns not so positive, today’s traveler is not immune to the possible effects.

South African travel agents experience Seychelles

(eTN) - The Seychelles Tourism Board, in conjunction with their private sector partners, invited a group of over 30 leading South African travel agents to the archipelago to show them what an island h

Short holiday breaks on the rise for UK travelers

UK travelers are still taking their annual main holiday, but they are also booking more short overseas breaks – 20 percent more in the past year.

UK travelers like to try out new sports on holiday

Research has revealed that 7.1 million UK travelers have learned a sport or hobby on holiday in the past three years. That is 7.1 million potential accidents.

Tourism news: Italian tourist flow 2010 remain status quo to 2009

ITALY (eTN) - The president of the Italian Hotel Association, Mr.

Travel news: Goldtrail bankruptcy leaves 16,000 Britons stranded while on holiday

When Goldtrail, a Turkey and Greece tour operator, went into bankruptcy on Friday afternoon, July 16, 2010, suddenly 16,000 Britons abroad found themselves

UK post office says travel insurance is not where travelers should...

Recent research shows that the number of overseas holidays taken by UK residents in 2009 fell by 14.5 percent as UK holidaymakers sought ways to cut back holiday costs by either taking a staycation or

“Camp I Am” School Holiday Program showcase finale

While the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ has provided endless sporting excitement over the last month, it has also afforded South African students a month-long holiday - with most parents and caregivers unabl

Win 365 nights in any Radisson Blu Hotel around the world

Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, part of the Rezidor Hotel Group, has launched a "The Greatest Holiday in the World" competition, offering the winner an exceptional prize of 365 hotel nights in any Radi

On holiday at Matusadonha National Park and Musango Lodge

We were staying at Bumi Hills, close to the Matusadonha National Park; Matusadonha is famous for two things – rhinos and walking safaris.

Taiwan expects 40,000 Chinese visitors over New Year holiday

More than 32,000 Chinese tourists will be expected to visit Taiwan during the upcoming nine-day Lunar New Year holiday.

Heat readers vote Cape Town best holiday ever

Cape Town has received yet another accolade for best holiday destination – and this time it’s been voted for by South Africans themselves – in a heat magazine reader survey, Cape Town was voted

Tourism companies join forces to offer holiday gift to Seychelles orphans

The Maia Resort on Anse Louis, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and recently honored for excellence in service, and Qatar Airways – the self-proclaimed, five-star airline – have jointly

Porini Camps and Gamewatcher Safaris give to the needy

The Selenkay community near the Amboseli National Park benefitted from a remarkable initiative by Porini Safari Camps and Gamewatcher Safaris, which diverted their Christmas gift budget into 14 tons o