Holidays & Travel

Mexico leads hospitality sector recovery in Latin America

According to a report published by eRevMax, data indicates that advance hotel bookings in Mexico reached 76% late last year as traveller numbers begin steadily rising and stable growth returns with the COVID-19 pandemic displaying a V-shaped recovery.

Leisure travel optimism is back in Mexico

eRevMax says it has been tracking key metrics and reservation trends for its properties across markets and noted Mexican reservations saw a sharp fall in between March and April last year at the beginning of the pandemic, but it is now witnessing a strong recovery that began in June 2020....

New Devon holiday resort will bring California to the West Country

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:21pm

Bookings are now being taken for the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

Currently in development following major planning permission being secured, and set to open to its first guests in Autumn 2021, the exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa will be home to a selection of high-end holiday accommodation, carefully nestled around its 17 lakes to create one of the most beautiful escapes in the country.

Exclusive Accommodation at Clawford Lakes...

Manistee Hiawatha Forest - The marvels of non-pollution

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Sat, 06/05/2021 - 6:19am

The Manistee Hiawatha National Forest is overwhelmingly green, breathtakingly beautiful and makes sense, the way it moves in quiet synchronous music.

The beauty of pure nature

The forest never wonders what's next, or how, or when change will come. Nature has its way here. There are no clocks clanging your very existence, or ticking out the cadence of your life. Time moves differently in the forest.

Serenity & Nature

Rivers run rampantly throughout the forest, feeding small lakes, echoing freshwater springs. All you can hear is birds, squirrels, and...

The Devon Coast has one of the most EV-friendly road trip routes in the UK

It’s likely that this summer will largely be spent in the UK, so what better way to make the most of it than packing up the car and heading for some of the beautiful scenery the British Isles has to offer?

Based on recent figures, it is also likely that many will be loading up the Sat Nav ahead of their journey in an electric vehicle (EV). Official government figures from the start of 2021 put over 150,000 zero-emission battery electric vehicles on the UK's roads - an increase of almost 100,000 since 2019. Plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles have also seen a...

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 10:58am
2021 is the year of the Staycation and Britons will be splashing £31 billion on holidaying on British shores this year

We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week, is certainly the song for this summer, as 71% of the nation is planning to take a summer holiday and 85% of these holidaymakers are holidaying on British shores. With the average Staycation costing around £769.70 - collectively Britons will be splashing £31 billion on their Staycation this year.

Making the 2021 top Staycation destination ranking is Devon which is a firm favourite with British...

The best seaside spots for a staycation

The best seaside spots for a staycation

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 8:20am

Here in Devon we’re blessed with some of the best beaches and most stunning stretches of coastline in the country. But if you’re only travelling somewhere a short drive away, it doesn’t exactly feel like a holiday.

With Britain’s hotels opening up again, and many of our favourite seaside pastimes back up and running, we’re looking a little further afield than our green and pleasant county to some staycation hotspots a little further afield…

Blackpool

It’s long been a hotspot for holidaymakers and today that’s no different. Known for its iconic tower, Blackpool is full of...

Three Loganair services make debut to boost Exeter connectivity with North East and Scotland

A fourth to Norwich will follow Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh in July

Loganair, the UK's largest regional airline, has commenced three services that have re-established Devon's connectivity with the North East and with Scotland's two largest cities.

The direct flights to and from Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh add to the restoration of domestic connectivity to and from Exeter lost through the collapse of Flybe in March 2020.

A fourth direct route to Norwich, originally planned for September, will now commence on 12 July – a sign of rising confidence in domestic...

8 Ways to make your flight more comfortable

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 05/18/2021 - 12:07pm

Many novice travelers are wondering how to make a long haul flight comfortable and whether it is possible at all. Some direct flights may take up to 15 hours. Due to climatic changes at altitude (low pressure, dry air) and prolonged sitting, the human body is under severe stress. How to ease the difficulties and make your flight more comfortable? Let us take a look at 8 practical tips.

Choose Night Flights

If most of the flight takes place at night, it is much easier for the body to relax and fall asleep. Thus, the body logically prepares for sleep, and you get better...

Why you should visit Cambodia

You must have heard about a country named Cambodia and have even seen a picture or two here and there on social media platforms, especially of full-time travellers. However, have you ever given a thought to visiting this beautiful, small country? before planning to visit this wonderful place, you should check Cambodia Online Visa . Well, this article is going to give you all the reasons for travelling to this beautiful country.

#1: Angkor Wat

If you have not heard of Angkor Wat, you are definitely missing out on some knowledge. It is the largest monument related to...

Top 5: The most popular holiday destinations

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:54pm

Offering perfect places to spend your leisure time, below you can discover the best places for those who want a warm beach to relax on.

Italy

Home to hundreds of beaches that are atypical of the traditional sandy beaches, what distinguishes its coastline from other places is the attractive natural scenery that the Italian peninsula has to offer.

Amalfi Coast: One look at the coast will make you think you've found Eden on earth. Considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its cliffs allow you to appreciate the vibrant vegetation and multicoloured metropolises that coexist...

Guide to renting 4X4 cars for safari in Uganda

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sat, 05/01/2021 - 9:29am

Uganda is fast becoming a preferred tourist destination, due to its political stability, serenity and abundant natural endowment, with a wide range of wildlife species offering an experience that is worthy sharing.

Uganda is one of the most endowed East Africa safari destinations. Most of the holidaymakers come mainly to enjoy gorilla trekking experiences . These are offered only in the country’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in addition to the big game safaris.

Uganda hosts nearly half of the 1063 mountain gorillas plus several...

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