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Family holidays help children get better grades

FH3 Nicola Chapman
11 May, 2013 by Nicola Chapman

A survey of parents carried out by The Adventure Company suggests that children who are taken on holiday achieve higher academic grades and develop more advanced social skills.   The tour company’s research, which consisted of 4,000 interviews with parents in England, revealed that 87 per cent of respondents reported that going ...

Rome apologises for €16 ice creams

Ree Saunders
10 May, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, has apologised to the British tourists who ended up paying £54 for four ice creams while on holiday in Italy. The holidaymakers made the headlines earlier this week after it emerged that they were charged 16 Euros each for ice creams last Sunday. The foursome ...

United Airlines equips 200th plane with live TV

Victoria Hampton
10 May, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

United Airlines now owns the world’s largest fleet of aircraft that offer live television. This week it equipped its 200th aircraft with live television, offering passengers a choice of over 100 channels of live programming while flying to Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe, as well as domestic flights. The airline currently ...

Brits heading abroad for cheaper music festivals

Jan Moys
10 May, 2013 by Jan Moys

The number of Brits heading overseas for music festivals is increasing, as festival prices in the UK continue to soar. Music lovers from the UK are now choosing to fly to Croatia and other destinations to get their fix of music for the summer. Though the UK offers an abundance ...

Harry Potter theme park to expand in 2014

Ree Saunders
9 May, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Orlando is set to get a brand new area for 2014. The theme park has announced it will be introducing a brand new section to the park that will replicate the book’s iconic Diagon Alley. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ...

Search for the captain of the Titanic II begins

Ree Saunders
9 May, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Earlier in the year Australian billionaire, Clive palmer, revealed his plans to rebuild the iconic ocean liner the Titanic. Set to launch in 2016, 104 years after the original voyage, the Titanic II is now looking for its perfect captain. According to Mr Palmer several applications to work on the board ...

Central America proving popular with Brits

Victoria Hampton
9 May, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Central America saw a surge in popularity last year as a record amount of Brits visited the seven Central American countries. The seven countries collectively saw a 7 per cent increase in visitors from the UK last year compared with 2011. It is not just Brits that are grabbing flights to ...

UAE joins the World Tourism Organisation

Nicola Chapman
8 May, 2013 by Nicola Chapman

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has announced that the United Arab Emirates will be rejoining the organisation 26 years after leaving it. The news was announced today at the UNWTO & Arabian Travel Market Ministerial Forum on Tourism and Aviation. The UAE and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) ...

Booze and bikinis still welcome in Egypt

Ree Saunders
8 May, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Hisham Zaazou, Egypt’s tourism minister, has said that visitors to the country looking to drink and wear bikinis are welcome in Egypt. His announcement follows Muslim groups in the country calling for a ban to be imposed on both alcohol and revealing swimwear.    THe country has been declared open to ...

Fly to Thailand for the world’s best spas

Marisa Thomas
8 May, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Thailand has won the Best Spa Destination Award at the 6th Annual GeoSpa AsiaSpa India Awards 2012-2013. This is the third year the South-East Asian country has taken home the award, previously winning the title in 2008 and 2009. The winner of the Best Spa Destination Award is decided by the ...

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