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Florence Tourists Face Fines of €500 For Snacking In The Street

Monday  08:05,   10 september 2018

Tourists could find themselves slapped with a hefty fine if they are caught snacking on the streets of one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations.  Visitors to Florence will face fines of up to to €500 if they are caught eating on the pavement >>>

Airline allows straight parents to board with kids—but not gay dads

Friday  10:55,   07 september 2018

A gay couple has claimed that they were denied early boarding with their daughter—only to see straight parents walk through with children. Jeff Cobb and his husband were flying with Taiwanese airline EVA Air from San Francisco to Thailand on... >>>

Crown jewel of Philippines, Boracay island, to re-open in October

Wednesday  17:35,   05 september 2018

After a six-month closure, the Philippines will re-open one of its crown jewels, Boracay island, at the end of October.  In April, the government shut down the beach on the direction of the Philippine president who famously called the resort island... >>>

The best museums in the world revealed: Musee d'Orsay in Paris ranked No1 by TripAdvisor, with New York attractions coming second and third and the British Museum fourth

Wednesday  15:01,   05 september 2018

The Paris attraction came top of the pile in the TripAdvisor annual Travellers’ Choice Awards for Museums narrowly beating New York's 9/11 Memorial and Museum into second place. Third is fellow Big Apple attraction The Metropolitan Museum of... >>>

Third of millennials admit they would be lost on holiday without their phone

Wednesday  14:10,   05 september 2018

No-one wants to miss an opportunity to post beach photos on Instagram either.Some 36% of 20 to 29-year-olds admitted to relying on their handsets for directions abroad, while only 7% of over 60s said they needed one on their... >>>

Number of tourists visiting Spain drops for first time in nearly a decade as holidaymakers are tempted away by cheap deals in Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt

Wednesday  09:50,   05 september 2018

Statistics show that visitor numbers to Spain are now stalling after five years of record growth. Visitor numbers fell by 4.9 per cent in July - the first fall for that key summer month since 2009. Related: The Most Stunning Coasts in the Whole... >>>

Penzance could become "spa town of Cornwall" with revamp of art-deco sea pool

Wednesday  08:15,   05 september 2018

Jubilee Pool Penzance, a triangular lido built in 1935, is set to be transformed into the UK's largest heated seawater pool, by London-based Scott Whitby Studio Scott Whitby Studio has won planning permission to upgrade the art-deco pool,... >>>

These are the European cities about to rise in popularity

Tuesday  13:56,   04 september 2018

Coming to an Instagram feed near you.After studying users' recent booking habits, the travel firm concluded that Gdańsk in Poland stole the top spot as one of the most sought after holiday destinations of the... >>>

Easyjet voted best value airline for a beach holiday, with BA and Virgin Atlantic named as the carriers that make the best ‘impression’

Monday  14:05,   03 september 2018

The rankings come from a study that quizzed British holidaymakers on their 2018 flying experiences. Singapore Airlines is the airline passengers would be most likely to recommend.A study quizzed British holidaymakers on their flying experiences in... >>>

Tourists could be fined up to £900 for taking PEBBLES as souvenirs from a Greek beach

Monday  08:30,   03 september 2018

Lalaria beach on the Greek island of Skiathos, which is only accessible by boat, is popular with holidaymakers, who have been known to fill their pockets with unique pebbles as free souvenirs. But officials on the Greek island are worried that too... >>>

Majorca urged to BAN all noisy party boats after trips slammed as 'sunshine and drunkenness in the middle of the sea'

Wednesday  14:51,   29 august 2018

The political party 'MÉS per Mallorca' says these excursions represent everything it doesn't like about mass tourism on the island.The political party 'MÉS per Mallorca' says these excursions represent everything it doesn't like about... >>>

More than 1 in 5 British people don't know Europe is a continent, according to poll

Thursday  14:00,   23 august 2018

More than 1 in 5 British people don't know Europe is a continent, according to pollRelated: What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip (Provided by Business... >>>

Ad banned for ‘misleading’ summer holiday offer

Thursday  11:00,   23 august 2018

Travel in September and October was ‘unlikely to align’ with consumers’ understanding of the term ‘summer holiday’, a watchdog ruled.A travel period between September 1 and October 31 was “unlikely to align” with consumers’ understanding of the term >>>

Dorset and Devon are the most popular English counties, but people aren't keen on Bedfordshire

Wednesday  14:00,   22 august 2018

Dorset and Devon are the most popular English counties, but people aren't keen on BedfordshireDevon and Dorset were voted as the most popular places in England, with 92 per cent of people saying they like the... >>>