Holidays & Travel

Alvor - One of The Top Destinations In The Algarve

In terms of popularity, few areas within the Algarve compare to Alvor. Packed with character, this city offers everything that you need to have a fantastic time on holiday. Small, charming streets wind their way through town, passing by some of the best dining establishments, boutiques, and bars in the area. As the day winds down, you can spot local residents relaxing at home, watching as the tourists go by.

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Cheers as Devon park's new show-stoppers take the stage

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 8:23pm

Six sensational entertainment artists gained a unanimous "Yes!" vote from cheering staff at Budleigh Salterton's Ladram Bay Holiday Park this spring.

The talented team staged a special preview of their 2019 shows for employees at the park's annual conference as the business prepared to open for the new season.

Ladram Bay says its entertainment line-up is stronger than ever this year, and will once again be relying almost exclusively on shows produced in-house.

Celebrate South Devon's super-six Easter events this April including South Devon Railway's 50th anniversary gala

Hop straight into the Easter holidays with Visit South Devon’s super-six Easter events

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:22am

South Devon is a hive of fun-filled events for all the family to enjoy during the Easter holidays. So, if you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained and the parents stress-free, Visit South Devon’s super-six Easter events could be just what you’re looking for.  There’s everything from lamb feeding, pig cuddling and goat walking, to steam festivals, superhero racing and survival in the wild days, not to mention Easter Egg hunt extravaganzas.

1.    50th Anniversary Gala at the South Devon Railway (6th – 14th April)

Exciting Prague activities to help you plan for a fun filled stag do!

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 6:54am

Are you wondering how to spend the stag party? We gathered what Prague programs are worth trying out.

Prague is a city known all around the world for it’s beautiful architecture, delicious Czech food and, conveniently, it’s great beer! 

However, Prague also offers many delights for a soon to be groom and all his friends.  

Pre wedding Prague stag do activities are fast becoming a popular option due to the sheer variety of fun things to do!

Nightlife options to explore in London

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:14am

What’s there to not like about London! As the dawn sets in, you are bound to fall in love with London all over again! 

You may be someone who loves to party hard, sit down and have a quiet time or have a sumptuous meal. Whatever be the kind of person you are, the nightlife in London opens up some many options for you to spend the night. Especially when you are a traveller, if you miss out the nightlife of London, then it means you aren’t making use of the whole package of what London has to offer!

Strap on your shoes and start exploring the London nightlife.

The best airports in the world for wellness

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:06am

New research from Netflights has revealed that Frankfurt International Airport is the ‘Best For Wellness’ in the world, thanks to impressive facilities for wellness and feeling healthy, including relaxation areas, calming yoga rooms and massage services. 

Crowded and confusing buildings, recycled air, convenience food, a swirl of germs, long periods of inactivity, stress, travelling through time zones – it is unlikely that airports would be considered cathedrals to physical or mental wellbeing. This, despite the fact they’re the gateway to rejuvenating holidays.

Digital marketing agency aims to help tourism businesses increase bookings with free masterclass

Authored by MiHi Digital
Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:43pm

A local digital marketing agency will be hosting a free event next month for tourism business owners who are looking to make the most of the region within their marketing.

The event, to be held on Tuesday 9th April 2019, will focus on how Devon and Cornwall tourism businesses can tweak their current promotional activity in order to drive extra bookings and enquiries.

Record year for tourism in South Devon and bumper start to 2019

Authored by SarahatAbsolute
Posted: Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:28am

Latest figures from Visit South Devon reveal that 2018 was an exceptional year for tourism with visitors to www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk up more than 5% on 2017.  

The first two months of 2019 have seen the upward trend continue with site visits up almost 6% on the same period last year, including a dramatic 20% leap in overseas traffic. 

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

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:02pm

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’.  

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.