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LifeStyle: Travel

Butlin's, Haven Holidays and Center Parcs coronavirus advice: from refund rights to closures, how UK holiday parks are affected

Tuesday  16:30,   24 march 2020

Butlin's and Center Parcs have announced site closures and cancellationsButlin's, Center Parcs and Haven are among those who have announced temporary closures, cancellations or released new advice for their... >>>

Should I book a package holiday during the coronavirus crisis?

Friday  17:30,   20 march 2020

Here's what the experts sayAs the pandemic escalates across the world, airlines are grounding flights and countries are closing their borders (check the latest Foreign Office advice), forcing British holidaymakers to reconsider their holiday... >>>

The UK's best new glamping spots for 2020 revealed

Monday  12:05,   16 march 2020

From copper-clad pods to luxury eco safari... >>>

Disneyland Parks across the world to close for rest of month amid Coronavirus fears

Sunday  13:05,   15 march 2020

Theme parks in California and Florida and Disney's resort in Paris will close from this weekend.Disney Cruise Line will suspend all new departures starting Saturday through the end of the... >>>

Two NI places named in top 10 charming small towns in the UK

Thursday  12:40,   12 march 2020

The towns were ranked based on their 'charm factor' including natural scenery and general friendliness of the community , food and drink scene, history or culture. Here's the top ten: 10th. Portrush, Northern Ireland 9th. Hawkshead, Cumbria... >>>

Coronavirus crisis threatens to silence Japan's tourist boom

Wednesday  10:51,   11 march 2020

Coronavirus crisis threatens to silence Japan's tourist boomTOKYO (Reuters) - The restaurants at the Exitmelsa shopping centre in Tokyo's upscale Ginza district are usually packed with Chinese tourists. But on a recent weekday, many lunchtime... >>>

Cancelled bookings, empty rooms: coronavirus takes toll on tourism

Monday  16:45,   09 march 2020

Cancelled bookings, empty rooms: coronavirus takes toll on tourismMILAN/LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Venice hotelier Judith Boulbain has to go back almost two decades to the 9/11 attacks to recall a time when business was this... >>>

From Northern Lights chasing to cultural healing, Indigenous tourism in Canada is on the rise

Monday  10:50,   09 march 2020

Aboriginal-owned tours are helping to maintain and restore pride in traditional cultureTonight, the lights twist, throb, and wane, changing from pink, to blue, then back to green. More people cry. All try to take pictures. And some seem caught in a... >>>

5 reasons you must visit New Orleans, USA

Tuesday  15:35,   03 march 2020

5 reasons you must visit New Orleans, USAThe music here is fuelled by the influx of enslaved Africans and waves of immigrants from Europe, in more recent years, Mexico and Central America. It is the birth place of jazz. Everyone from Louis Armstrong >>>

Tenerife hotel guests heading back to UK after testing negative for coronavirus

Tuesday  13:50,   03 march 2020

Tui said 17 of its customers returned to the UK on Sunday night.Holidaymakers at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace had previously been told they would have to remain in quarantine until March 10, after at least four tourists were diagnosed with... >>>

Thorpe Park to unveil 'Black Mirror' labyrinth experience

Monday  11:25,   02 march 2020

Thorpe Park to unveil 'Black Mirror' labyrinth experienceThorpe Park has revealed that it is to open a new 'labyrinth' attraction at the theme park, the world's first 'live Black Mirror... >>>

10 pet-friendly cities in the UK where your pet is as welcomed as you are

Thursday  13:00,   27 february 2020

Looking to move with your pup? These are the areas to considerConducted by Towergate Insurance, the study analysed 25 major UK cities against 10 various criteria points to find out which locations are the best for those with pets. From affordable... >>>

Warning as Glencoe stag goes on charge after being 'offered chocolate digestive'

Wednesday  15:05,   26 february 2020

The public have been warned not to feed the deer at Glencoe after a stag reportedly charged when a visitor offered him a chocolate digestive. The deer that congregate close to the famous Kinghouse Hotel in the glen have long been a popular draw for... >>>

These are the 5 biggest travel trends for 2020

Wednesday  13:25,   26 february 2020

These are the 5 biggest travel trends for 2020To help you make the most of your time away, we've brought you Good Housekeeping's top travel trends for 2020. Whether you'd like to pick up new skills on holiday, care for the environment or practice... >>>

The Story Behind One Of Harry And Meghan's Most Viral Videos

Wednesday  14:00,   19 february 2020

The Story Behind One Of Harry And Meghan's Most Viral VideosIf you’ve watched a viral video about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry lately, there’s a very high chance it’s from the Twitter... >>>