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British student wins water-slide testing “best job in world”

Water Park Clemmie
28 April, 2013 by Clemmie

A British student named Sebastian Smith has landed himself “the best job in the world” after winning a competition run by holiday company First Choice. The job, to test water slides around the world, will pay Smith, a 22-year old Leeds University student, to travel to First Choice’s SplashWorld resorts ...

Flirt as you fly to Las Vegas with Virgin

Las Vegas Clemmie
28 April, 2013 by Clemmie

Sir Richard Branson has launched a “Guide to Getting Lucky”, in promotion of Virgin’s new “seat-to-seat delivery” service, which enables passengers on the airline’s Los Angeles to Las Vegas flights to order food or drink for an attractive fellow passenger. The service, an addition to Virgin’s in-flight entertainment system, allows ...

Something for everyone as tourism booms in South Africa

SA1 Ree Saunders
27 April, 2013 by Ree Saunders

South Africa is emerging as a major player on the world tourism map, with a growth of 10.2 per cent in international visitors over 2012, significantly higher than the overall global growth of 4 per cent. South Africa’s growth has been notable for its increase in visitors from outside Africa, ...

UAE beaches to fine tourists in bikinis

Feature Marisa Thomas
26 April, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

The Foreign Office has warned tourists travelling to certain beaches in the United Arab Emirates to cover up after new regulations have been enforced that could land unaware tourists with a hefty fine. The new rule comes three years after a British woman was arrested in a Dubai mall for ...

New York to build world’s largest ice rink

Feature Marisa Thomas
26 April, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

New York City has announced plans to build the world’s largest indoor ice facility. The $275 million plans will see a derelict Bronx armoury turned into a 750,000 square foot ice skating arena, with the hopes of making it a new attraction for the millions of visitors flying into New ...

Psy to become new face of South Korea

Feature Psy Marisa Thomas
26 April, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

K-pop sensation Psy is set to star in the new South Korean tourism adverts from next month. The Gangnam Style rapper will feature in a new series of tourism adverts aimed at highlighting the best attractions to those considering a holiday in Asia. Starting next month the viral-hit-singer will star ...

Fly to Florida for incredible sand sculptures

Feature Ree Saunders
25 April, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Amateur sand sculptors around the world are flying to Florida to take part in the annual Siesta Key's Sand Sculpting Contest taking place at Siesta Public Beach in Florida next month. On the 4th May the white sand beaches of Siesta Key will be filled with sand castles, houses, cars ...

5 'slurprising' myths dispelled for UK Coffee Week

Feature Ree Saunders
25 April, 2013 by Ree Saunders

From the 22nd till the 28th April coffee shops and lovers around the UK will be taking part in UK Coffee Week 2013. The week aims to help raise money for Project Waterfall while uniting coffee and foodservice industries up and down the country. Coffee shops across the UK will ...

American Express names most popular holiday destinations

Long Tail Boat Clemmie
25 April, 2013 by Clemmie

American Express has announced the most popular holiday destinations among Brits for 2013. Holidays in Thailand, New Zealand, Barbados and Singapore have all risen in popularity in the first three months of the year, according to the new report. The report, which is based on currency purchases, also saw Iceland ...

Lanzarote marathon offers winners their weight in wine

Wine Victoria Hampton
24 April, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Wine enthusiasts around Spain are trading in their wine glasses for running shoes to get ready for the Lanzarote Wine Run in June. The race, which is taking place in the wine region of La Geria on the island, will see contestants race to the finish line for a chance ...

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