Holidays & Travel

Visit South Devon to drive forward its Group Travel Plan for 2020

Visit South Devon is to build on the region’s recent success at the Group Leisure and Travel Awards, where Devon secured a win for ‘Best UK Destination’. Visit South Devon will implement its brand new Group Travel Plan for 2020 to continue to showcase South Devon as a key destination for groups, tour operators and coach companies. 

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Top things to do in Salem, Oregon

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:49am

Located at the heart of the Willamette Valley, Northern Oregon, the capital city of Salem is home to about 150,000 people -- making one of the largest cities in the state of Oregon. Boasting a perfect location, Salem offers scenic beauty as it is just an hour away from the ocean and an hour away too from the Cascade Mountains. 

Your Hotel Booking Guide: 3 of the Best Hotels in Hanoi

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:05pm

Planning a vacation to Hanoi, Vietnam soon? If so, then you need to check out the best hotels in the area. When planning a trip as amazing as this one, it's only right that you stay in luxury. 

But finding the best hotels in Hanoi can be a bit difficult. There are many websites that list out the best hotels to visit, and many sites are just trying to upsell you on a specific hotel so they get their cut of the deal. When it comes to your luxury vacation to Hanoi, you want to be sure that you're getting the best of the best.

Exeter Airport managing director Matt Roach with millionth passenger Lily Harris.

Exeter Airport hits one million passenger milestone

Authored by Jason Clark
Posted: Fri, 11/08/2019 - 10:54am

Exeter University student Lily Harris had an unexpected surprise when she was chosen by Exeter Airport to help celebrate its one millionth passenger milestone.

Lily, 20, had just flown in from Paris with Flybe when she was met by airport managing Director Matt Roach and presented with a bottle of champagne and flowers as a thank you for helping Exeter Airport to reach one million passengers in the last 12 months.

How Luggage Storage Facilities Can Help You?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:34pm

These days, technological advancement has taken over this world and the luggage storage service is an important part of this advancement. There are numerous people, who travel across the globe every day and therefore, the tourism industry is also experiencing steady growth every year. And this shows the importance of the right luggage storage space. Besides, often people have to travel totting their baggage to museums, restaurants, or in meetings with prospective clients and the baggage make them a bit uncomfortable at times.

Exeter Airport Managing Director Matt Roach

Even more sunshine from Exeter Airport in 2020

Authored by Jason Clark
Posted: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 10:40am

South West holidaymakers looking to fly from Exeter Airport have even more choice for sunshine destinations in Summer 2020.

The return of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands with TUI, and now twice weekly flights to the Greek Islands of Corfu and Zante, and Antalya on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, are among more than 35 international and domestic routes available from Exeter Airport.

Seaton Wetlands

British Sign Language tours introduced at two top Devon heritage attractions

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/31/2019 - 9:04pm

Seaton Tramway and Lundy Island, two very different and unique heritage attractions in Devon, have now introduced special tours aimed explicitly at Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users. 

The new filmed tours feature a BSL signer, to help BSL users get a better understanding of the information presented at both attractions, and help them feel engaged with the history of the sites. 

Dream job offers paid role to travel to 40 countries across the world with your friends

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 10/31/2019 - 12:46pm

A leading deals platform has advertised a dream job as a ‘Travel Ambassador’ for which a lucky applicant will be paid £25,000 to travel to 40 countries across the world on a 12-month contract and can even take a travel companion on each trip.

Post-Brexit travel tips

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:55am

Incredibly, more than three years after the EU referendum in 2016, we're still no nearer to knowing whether the UK will stay in the European Union. Brexit still makes the front pages every day – it's hard to remember a single political topic that's dominated the news as much in recent years.

Cofton Holidays shortlisted in FIVE categories at the Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:06am

Cofton Holidays, the multi award-winning holiday park near Dawlish, South Devon, has been shortlisted in no-less than five categories in Devon’s most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards. 

The family-run business is through to the final rounds of the Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2019, having been shortlisted for: Holiday Park of the Year; Self Catering Accommodation of the Year; Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism business of the year; Dog Friendly Business of the Year, and Café and Tea Room of the Year. 

Netflights Airport Review ranks Heathrow as the UK’s most family-friendly airport

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 10/24/2019 - 3:42pm

As October half term looms, weary families will be jetting off for a well-deserved break. To take some of the stress out of travelling with kids and help travelling families prepare for their holiday, Netflights’ new Airport Review report has assessed major UK airports to identify which is the most – and the least – family-friendly.

Heathrow Airport is where families should head to for the best pre-flight experience, according to the findings of a new report. At 88%, the airport scored highest as both the best large airport and best airport overall for families on the move.