Moscow Airport Sees Angry Passengers Riot

Posted on: December 31st, 2010 Posted by Abi Bray

It now seems that angry passengers rioted at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport this past Monday. This happened as freezing rain and power cuts disrupted flights for a second day in a row. A large group of passengers, many who had been stranded at the airport for more than 24 hours, stormed the passport control zone. They [...]

According to reports, British and French mobile operators are trying to strike a deal that would provide mobile phone coverage in the Channel Tunnel. The hope is to have a deal all set by the time the 2012 Olympics arrive. A large group of operators, including Orange, 3 and O2, are understood to be splitting [...]

It now seems that easyJet may be looking into launching a new low-cost tour operation outside of the UK. This is the company’s bid to save millions in VAT. EasyJet Holidays, a joint venture between easyJet and Lowcosttravelgroup, is expected to be registered in Switzerland in a bid to get away from VAT under the [...]

Reports now show that Sri Lanka has seen a significant increase in tourist arrivals in the country this year when compared to figures from last year. This is according to statistics that were published by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority. The report shows that, until November of this year, Sri Lanka had seen 569,849 [...]

Tourism offices in Wales could be axed

Posted on: December 27th, 2010 Posted by Robert Jones

Tourist information centres (TICs) in Wales could be axed as figures show that people are increasingly booking accommodation over the internet. The Wales Tourism Alliance (WTA), which represents thousands of tourism businesses in the country, said walk-in centres may no longer be needed. High street presence has already been scaled down by many Welsh councils, [...]

Britain May Run out of Grit Before Winter is Over

Posted on: December 24th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

Reports are now showing that Britain may run out of road salt this winter. Right now the government and local authorities are struggling to cope with the early onset of bad weather. This has some people worried about not having enough grit for snow storms later on this winter. A leading transport strategist, David Quarmby, [...]