Tag: UK tourists

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
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UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel ... Read More

Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed
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Brits love a holiday: UK’s most visited holiday destinations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Brits love a holiday and whether we’re looking for a beach getaway or a city break, the next flight is ... Read More

Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018
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Maldives: UK tourist arrivals surged in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when ... Read More

Florida overturns International Driving Permit requirement for UK travelers
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Florida overturns International Driving Permit requirement for UK travelers

editor editor- April 12, 2013

LONDON, England - A new law in Florida which banned UK travelers from driving a car in the State unless ... Read More

Uganda welcomes record number of UK tourists
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Uganda welcomes record number of UK tourists

editor editor- August 25, 2012

The number of tourists coming to Uganda from the UK and Ireland has surpassed previous years' records despite the recent ... Read More

Gran Canaria heatwave kills two UK visitors
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Gran Canaria heatwave kills two UK visitors

editor editor- May 16, 2012

Wendy Richardson, 78, and Willoughby Chaffey, 74, had both been hiking on the Spanish island on Sunday when tragedy struck, ... Read More

UK tourists arrested, barred from US, deported over Twitter joke
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UK tourists arrested, barred from US, deported over Twitter joke

editor editor- January 31, 2012

Two pals were barred from entering the US after innocent tweets joking about "destroying America" were picked up by the ... Read More

Seychelles strengthens bonds with UK
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Seychelles strengthens bonds with UK

editor editor- January 26, 2012

The January 14, 2012 press and tour operator lunch, sponsored by Seychelles in London, has been well received by the ... Read More

Germans want parity with Brits on visa rules
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Germans want parity with Brits on visa rules

editor editor- December 9, 2011

PANAJI - German tourists visiting Goa want parity with their UK counterparts regarding relaxation in the mandatory two-month cooling period ... Read More

Top travel destinations for Brits in 2012
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Top travel destinations for Brits in 2012

editor editor- December 6, 2011

CHESTER, England - As 2011 draws to a close, all eyes are on where Brits will be heading for their ... Read More

Super-complaint about travel currency ‘rip-off’ launched in UK
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Super-complaint about travel currency ‘rip-off’ launched in UK

editor editor- September 22, 2011

Holiday-makers are ripped off every time they take out foreign currency or spend abroad, according to watchdog Consumer Focus. Read More

Millions of Brits suffering from a “holiday hangover”
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Millions of Brits suffering from a “holiday hangover”

editor editor- September 8, 2011

NEWPORT, Wales - As millions of Brits return from their summer holiday a new survey by comparison site Gocompare.com reveals ... Read More

Brits go on Mediterranean holidays for longer this summer
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Brits go on Mediterranean holidays for longer this summer

editor editor- August 23, 2011

Data from the Office for National Statistics has shown that Brits traveled for longer in 2010. Read More

Visa: Brits biggest card spenders in UAE
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Visa: Brits biggest card spenders in UAE

editor editor- August 15, 2011

When it comes to swiping plastic in the UAE, British tourists are head and shoulders above the rest, new research ... Read More

Christmas holidays: Ski vs. beach
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Christmas holidays: Ski vs. beach

editor editor- December 16, 2010

LONDON - As we continue to plunge into the depths of winter, more and more British citizens are flocking to ... Read More

British tourists biggest spenders at FIFA World Cup 2010
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British tourists biggest spenders at FIFA World Cup 2010

editor editor- June 25, 2010

According to data from VISA, British tourists in South Africa have so far been the biggest spenders during the FIFA ... Read More

UK advises tourists to observe local dress code in Goa
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UK advises tourists to observe local dress code in Goa

editor editor- March 11, 2010

PANAJI - Britain has begun advising its nationals to "observe and respect local dress and customs" while visiting Goa. Read More

June brings relief to Spain’s tourism
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June brings relief to Spain’s tourism

editor editor- July 22, 2009

MADRID - The number of foreign visitors to Spain fell 10 percent in June versus a year ago, a slight ... Read More

$7m tourism campaign pitches to UK visitors
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$7m tourism campaign pitches to UK visitors

editor editor- August 21, 2008

Tourism New Zealand will launch its biggest ever British marketing campaign next month in a bid to stem the fall ... Read More

Tourists safe after China quake
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Tourists safe after China quake

editor editor- May 16, 2008

Nineteen UK tourists who were visiting a region in China when a massive earthquake struck have been found safe, the ... Read More

Rabies alert for tourists in France
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Rabies alert for tourists in France

editor editor- March 4, 2008

British tourists are being urged to be on their guard after a case of rabies was confirmed in France. Authorities ... Read More