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World Travel Awards heads to Peru

Marisa Thomas
14 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

The World Travel Awards is heading to Peru to make history as it prepares to host its first Central and South America Gala ceremony in July this year. The landmark event will take place in Lima, Peru, showcasing Lima as both a key tourist destination and a business hub in ...

The world’s scariest swimming pools

Victoria Falls Marisa Thomas
13 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

For most of us a hotel with a pool is a must when we go on holiday, but there are some resorts and locations which offer swimming pools with a little extra something to get your heart pumping. Your bog standard swimming pool provides a place to cool down, plays ...

‘Best Jobs’ finalists arrive in Australia

Ree Saunders
13 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The 18 finalists of Australia’s Best Jobs in the World competition have arrived in Australia to take part in the final interview process. The final 18 beat more than 600,000 other hopefuls to make it to the last stage of the competition. The hopeful 18 will enjoy some of Sydney’s most ...

New website names world’s safest airlines

Victoria Hampton
13 June, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

New rating site airlineratings.com has announced its scores for 425 carriers around the world. Airlines were given a mark out of seven for product, as well as a rating out of seven stars for safety. Virgin Atlantic was the only UK airline to be awarded a perfect score, scoring seven out ...

New Jersey claims low trousers are deterring tourists

Marisa Thomas
12 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

The Mayor of a town in New Jersey has claimed that people wearing low-slung trousers are putting off tourists. Ernest Troiano, mayor of Wildwood, has said he is preparing to ban the fashion trend, in a bid to make the area look smarter. If the new laws are brought in civilians ...

Lonely Planet writers to recreate original journey

Ree Saunders
12 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Two writers from the travel publisher Lonely Planet are set to recreate the original journey taken by the guide’s co-founders in 1972, to celebrate its 40th birthday. The original trip led to the start of the world-renowned travel guide, after the co-founders, Tony and Maureen Wheeler, published the first ever ...

Male train drivers in Sweden wear skirts to cool down

Ree Saunders
12 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Tourists flying to Sweden will enjoy a new sight this year, as male train drivers in Stockholm have swapped their long trousers for skirts in an attempt to cool down in the hot weather. The workers have been wearing skirts in order to get around the company’s new ban on ...

Only the brave: warzone holiday destinations

Kathy McLeman
11 June, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

Extreme tourism to warzones is by no means a new trend, nor is it one to be taken lightly, but for some travellers a trip to the beach just doesn’t cut it. Recreational travel to war zones may be a little riskier than a nice family holiday in Florida but ...

Hobbit helps boost New Zealand’s tourism again

Ree Saunders
11 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Last year saw New Zealand enjoy a surge of tourists fly to the country to check out the location of Peter Jackson’s latest film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. History is set to repeat itself as tourism officials reported a 10 per cent rise in arrivials in the first quarter ...

New warnings for Turkey and Kenya issued by FCO

Drew Hendricks
11 June, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

New advice for travellers planning on visiting Kenya and Turkey has been issued by the Foreign Office. The new warnings have come following further outbreaks of violence in both Turkey and Kenya. New travel advice was issued for tourists planning to visit Turkey just hours after the Turkish police force used tear ...

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