Holidays & Travel

Cofton scoops Holiday Park of the Year title at South West Tourism Excellence Awards 

After fighting off fierce competition, multi award-winning Cofton Holidays, based near Dawlish Warren, has been awarded Gold in the Holiday Park and Village of the Year category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19. 

The family-run business scooped the prestigious accolade at the South West Tourism Awards’ glittering ceremony in Bristol – the region’s tourism awards ‘grand final’.  

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Flybe boosts 2019 summer schedule from Exeter

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 02/06/2019 - 8:25pm

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has confirmed an expansion of its 2019 Summer schedule from Exeter Airport with the addition of an extra three flights a week to Edinburgh operating on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings; together with an extra Sunday service to Amsterdam. All flights are available for booking now at www.flybe.com for travel between 31st March and 26th October 2019.

Netflights ranks the UK’s top 10 airports for pre-flight dining

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 02/03/2019 - 9:00pm

Birmingham Airport tops out across choice, price and review categories, but Newcastle’s poor vegetarian provision and negative feedback sees it come bottom of the pile.

The places daydreamers want to go the most – and how many hours at work they spend thinking about it 

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 02/01/2019 - 6:40am

New research has revealed thatover a third (36%) of bored Brits in the southwest daydream about being on holiday every working day of the week, and a majority of us imagine jetting off to the Caribbean on our travels (42%). 

The research, conducted by Travel Republic, found that almost half of holiday daydreamers in the area imagine lying on a beach (48%), walking along it (37%), and visiting landmarks (29%). And a staggering 86% said they daydream about living on a tropical island. 

Flybe boosts Christmas and New Year flying from Exeter

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 12/21/2018 - 6:26pm

Europe’s largest regional airline, is gearing up for a busy festive holiday period from Exeter Airport which includes a boost its 2018-19 Winter schedule with extra flights to meet demand on seven popular routes - Belfast City, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle and Paris.

5 Staycations to Look Forward to in 2019

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 12/17/2018 - 1:51pm

For a variety of reasons, more Brits than ever before are considering staycations in 2019. For some, it’s the inevitability of more expensive overseas trips in the wake of Brexit. For others, it’s the desire to explore the rich charms and treasures we have right there on our doorstep.

Considering how tiny the UK is, it’s a nation bursting at the seams with incredible holiday destinations. Day trips, weekend breaks, extended stays, outdoor adventures – all a quick train ride or road trip away.

Six ideal places to visit in New York state that aren't New York

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm

A visit to New York City is an almost compulsory element of any trip to the USA - even if it's just JFK or Newark airport. But visitors often forget that beyond the Big Apple, New York state itself is worth a visit. From spectacular nature to picturesque college towns, here are some of the best places to visit in New York.

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Blue Chip Holidays wins prestigious British Travel Award for third consecutive year

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:28am

Exeter based company, Blue Chip Holidays has been announced as the winner of Best Medium UK Self Catering / Cottage Holiday Company, winning gold in its category in the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards for the third year running.  The announcement was made on 28 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by more than 800 travel industry people.

Cofton Holidays announced best in Devon at Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:09am

Multi award-winning Cofton Holidays, based near Dawlish Warren, has been awarded Gold in the Holiday Park of the Year category at the Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2018.

The family-run business scooped not just one but two prestigious accolades at the awards, including Silver in the Responsible, Ethical and Sustainable Tourism category.

Why you should consider a wedding in Mykonos

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:40am

Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular these days with many couples jetting off to sunny destinations to get married. One of the most popular destinations for weddings is Mykonos which is a beautiful Greek island with some incredible views. Here, we are going to give you some reasons why you should get married in Mykonos. Keep reading if you would like to find out more.

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Summer vacations - How to make them an exciting and thrilling experience?

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:33am

The best part about the summer is the vacations that we get for a period of seven to ten days. It is that time of the year when most of us plan to go out on a holiday. It almost becomes the priority for us and at the same time is a well deserved rest after a sapping year.