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BA to trial paperless bag tagging

Victoria Hampton
26 June, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

British Airways has announced that it is to trial a new electronic bag tagging system. The new system could mean the end of paper tags on luggage for flights to the USA, Europe, and the rest of the world if the trial is successful. The current system uses paper tags to ...

Machu Picchu voted world’s best landmark

Ree Saunders
26 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

TripAdvisor has named Machu Picchu the world’s best landmark at the inaugural Travellers’ Choice Attraction Awards. The winners were chosen based on millions of reviews and opinions from travellers on TripAdvisor’s site. The Peruvian landmark claimed the top spot in the Top 10 World Landmarks category, followed by Angkor Wat, Cambodia ...

Paris Men’s Fashion Week takes to the runway

Marisa Thomas
26 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Earlier in the month London and Milan proved that fashion is no longer dominated by womenswear, putting on menswear shows that could easily rival any of the major fashion weeks. This week, the fashion circus flies to Paris to wow the crowds, and if the opening day schedule is anything ...

Courting success: Tennis holidays with the stars

Jan Moys
25 June, 2013 by Jan Moys

The start of Wimbledon has us reaching for our tennis rackets every year, and with the 2013 competition already in full swing, it seems fitting that we take a look at what great tennis holidays there are on offer. South West London isn’t the only place for great tennis this ...

Foreign Office updates advice for Egypt and Brazil

Kathy McLeman
25 June, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

The Foreign Office has updated its advice for tourists planning on travelling to either Egypt or Brazil, following protests in both countries. Protests have taken part in several of Brazil’s cities during this month and a series of large protests are now planned for Cairo, Alexandria and other Egyptian cities, ...

Google lets you explore tallest building from home

Drew Hendricks
25 June, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

Those planning on booking a holiday to Dubai can now scope out the sights before doing so, following Google Street View unveiling its newest experience. The online virtual map now offers users the chance to visit the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, right for the comfort of their own ...

Malaysia in state of emergency due to smog

Marisa Thomas
24 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Malaysia has declared a state of emergency after smog caused by illegal forest fires in Indonesia has reached hazardous levels in two districts. Residents in the coastal towns on Muar and Ledang have been advised to stay indoors, as the air pollution worsens. Nearly a hundred forest fires are still burning ...

Tourism NZ offers Aussie gay couples the chance to wed

Kathy McLeman
24 June, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

Tourism New Zealand has announced it is looking for a same-sex couple from Australia to fly to the country to marry on the first day the new Marriage Amendment Act in enforced. The tourism body has announced it is on the hunt for a gay couple willing to fly to ...

Paris winning battle against London for Chinese shoppers

Paris1 Marisa Thomas
23 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Paris is gaining an advantage over London in a battle to secure the hearts, minds, and crucially, wallets of Chinese tourists.   Increasingly, Chinese tourists are choosing to fly to France's capital for their luxury shopping trip, instead of to London. The bureaucratic difficulties that London has faced in bringing Chinese tourists ...

Brits opting out of Eurozone for holiday value

NoEur1 Nicola Chapman
23 June, 2013 by Nicola Chapman

British holidaymakers are avoiding Eurozone countries in the search for value-for-money holidays, according to figures from a leading UK travel website.   Non-Euro destinations have seen an increase in bookings of 60 per cent compared with this time one year ago, and of the top five destinations of choice for Brits in ...

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