According to new reports, the low budget hotel giant Travelodge should be starting work on their new hotel just after Easter. Contracts have already been exchanged on the Middlepark hotel in Marine Derive, Paignton. The Middlepark Hotel will be demolished shortly after Easter. It is hoped that the new £1million, 91 bedroom Travelodge Hotel will [...]

It now appears that children will no longer be able to forgo the full body scanners at UK airports. Thanks to a new proposal that was unveiled by the UK government, kids have now been added to the list of people that do have to go through these types of scanners. This new rule came [...]

UK Hotel Industry Slips Another 3 Percent

Posted on: March 30th, 2010 Posted by Sharon Miller

According to a new survey done by BDRC, a market research agency, the golden age of business travel in the UK is finally over. The company said that the size of the UK domestic hotel market for business travelers fell last year by 3 percent to 56 million “room nights.” The 2010 Hotel Guest Survey [...]

According to reports, the internet has changed the travel industry. However, it has changed the industry for the better. Very few people still make travel agents their first call when they are thinking of heading out on a relaxing vacation. A lot of this, in part, is thanks to online companies like Expedia that offer [...]

Foreign Office Warns Brits About Driving Abroad

Posted on: March 29th, 2010 Posted by Abi Bray

According to research by the Foreign Office, a number of actions like driving on the wrong side of the road, unfamiliarity with rented vehicles and even driver fatigue all peak at the 60 minute driving point. Thus, the Foreign Office wants Brits to be careful when driving abroad. Geoff Beattie, who is a professor at [...]

Travelodge Ad Banned For Being Misleading

Posted on: March 29th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

The well known budget hotel chain, Travelodge, has just recently had one of their ad campaigns banned for being misleading. Apparently this ad campaign compared its prices to that of its rival Premier Inn. The national ad had the headline of “Travelodge. Big Cities, Small Prices.” However, the ad got into trouble when it showed [...]