The budget carrier EasyJet has announced the addition of a new Airbus A320 plus two new medium-haul air connections from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, providing air service to holiday hotspots in Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The larger Airbus aircraft joins the fleet of the internet-based carrier current eight A319 Airbuses, which means that it will have [...]

Hilton Hotels Opens New Property in Liverpool

Posted on: October 30th, 2009 Posted by Helen Young

It now seems that Hilton Hotels has opened up its first hotel in Liverpool. This new hotel is suppose to be a main hub for tourists that are looking for many of the great things that Liverpool has to offer. The idea behind the hotel is to show tourists in the area what makes Liverpool [...]

Tax Man Knocking On Holiday Homes

Posted on: October 26th, 2009 Posted by Helen Young

Proposals targeting 60,000 Britons with a £20million levy on holiday home may have a negative impact on small businesses and on tourism, critics said. The Treasury is going ahead with plans to eliminate tax breaks for people who practice the business of renting out furnished holiday homes. The Furnished Holiday Letting Scheme at the moment [...]

Universal Studios’ New Digs In Singapore

Posted on: October 23rd, 2009 Posted by Helen Young

Using his masterful skills at special effects, Hollywood icon Steven Spielberg is branding the image of Singapore’s Universal Studios. Spielberg has applied his own personal kind of twist to the development of the new theme park, which will not threaten Disneyland Hong Kong, said the team behind the project. The Sentosa Island theme park, with [...]

UK air industry witnesses a jump in unruly passengers

Posted on: October 23rd, 2009 Posted by Helen Young

According to recent data, the air travel industry in the UK has witnessed a sharp jump in levels of disruptive passenger behaviour. Between April 1 2008 and March 31 2009, there has been 44 incidents deemed ‘serious’ reported to the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)– an increase of 31 over the previous year in the [...]

Northern Lights flight coming to Robin Hood Airport

Posted on: October 22nd, 2009 Posted by Helen Young

Robin Hood Airport, which provides air service for both Doncaster and Sheffield, has announced that the facility will offer a Northern Lights flight next year. As a natural phenomenon, the Northern Lights have always intrigued and have been extremely popular, prompting enthusiasts to travel to Norway and neighbouring northern countries to enjoy the unique spectacle. [...]