Athens among the most economical, city breaks destinations in Europe in 2024

Athens is among the top ten most economical city breaks destinations in Europe this year, travel insurance company Quotezone has revealed. In particular, the Greek capital is just one place below the top five, sixth in a row, with a tourist tax of 3 euros, while the cost of a meal is at a low […]

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SURVEY: Social media “source” of travel inspiration for Gen Z

More than a third of Gen Z consumers in the UK have a Gen Z rating. More than one in three Gen Z consumers in the UK use social media as their main ‘source’ of inspiration for their holidays, according to a new report from the Advantage Travel Partnership. The report, which was conducted by […]

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Survey: Britons increase holiday spending abroad

Britons are planning to spend more money on their holidays abroad despite the impact of ongoing high cost of living pressures, new research from the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) reveals. The average spend per person has increased by 2022 to over £59 for a short break abroad and by £231 for longer holidays […]

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Europeans put Greece third in the ranking to travel in the summer of 2024

According to the European Travel Commission’s 18th “Monitoring Sentiment for Intra-European Travel” report, Greece is considered the third most popular destination for Europeans for the upcoming summer season. Preference rates are 8% for Italy and Spain, 6% for Greece and 5% for Germany. 34% of Europeans will travel in May and June and 44% in […]

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Skyscanner: this is the most economical travel season for Americans this summer

Although inflation continues to put pressure on the budgets of American travelers, it seems that “bargain hunting” is not a top priority when it comes to summer getaways this year. New data from airline ticket search engine Skyscanner shows that 52% of US travellers said they knew there were cheaper weeks to travel this summer […]

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The Civil Aviation Authority confirmed the failure of Captivating Cuba

Specialist tour operator Captivating Cuba which holds the ATOL has announced the closure of the agency after 25 years of operation. The Civil Aviation Authority announced that the company, based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, failed on Friday. Effective this, the carrier’s website was still operating early today with no sign of a problem, but its phone […]

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Middle East & North Africa lead global luxury travel growth | Cubans spend five times as much as Americans

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is driving the growth of luxury travel, characterised by high spending and a growing preference for sustainable, eco-luxury and cultural immersion, Mastercard’s latest report ‘Affluent Travel: a Middle East Perspective’ reveals. The report, which was unveiled at Arabian Travel Market 2024, sheds light on key trends shaping […]

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Summer holidays abroad and not domestic travel due to unstable weather

According to the Barclays survey, around 39% of the 2,000 people surveyed agreed that they wanted to go on holiday to places where it is sunny rather than rainy, so a third of people choose to holiday abroad rather than take domestic trips. Resorts, hotels reveal their first decline approximately 0.7% since May  2023. In […]

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A celebration of European airports: 20th anniversary of EU enlargement and the key benefits of aviation

Europe’s airports are joining the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the EU’s biggest enlargement in two decades, presenting evidence of the virtuous circle of closer integration that is increasing demand for air travel, in turn boosting social cohesion across Europe. On 1 May 2004, ten countries joined the European Union as newly acceded Member […]

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Jonathan Heastie Named Portfolio Director for RX UK’s Travel sector

RX UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Heastie as Portfolio Director of its Travel sector. In his new role, Jonathan will lead the strategic development and growth of RX UK’s portfolio of travel brands: World Travel Market WTM and Arabian Travel Market ATM. Heastie joined RX in 2008, initially running events in […]

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