TUI UK today reveals its summer 2020 holiday programme starting on 1 August from Exeter Airport, with flights to Spain, Greece and Turkey.
The UK’s largest holiday company is ready to take people on holiday again to 5 destinations between 1 and 7 August, including Lanzarote, Corfu, Dalaman, Palma and Zakynthos. Heraklion, Paphos and Tenerife will be added to the programme between August and October, with a total of 8 destinations accessible from Exeter by early October.
The first flight to depart Exeter Airport on 1 August will be to Palma, Majorca at 6:25.
Social media influencers must place more emphasis on promoting affordable staycations in place of extravagant holidays abroad to help curb climate change, experts advise.
According to EU recommendations, the maximum amount of CO2 that can be generated per person from flying is 0.6 tonnes. However, the average person currently generates 8.4 tonnes of carbon emissions each year - exceeding the target level 14 times over.
Air travel is detrimental to the environment now more than ever as the number of airline passengers worldwide has doubled over the past two decades. This...
Devon County Council has sent an all-party message to holidaymakers and second home owners: Stay away from the South West during the current crisis.
And the council is calling for much tougher penalties to be imposed on people who flout the rules.
Council leader John Hart said he was planning to meet the leaders and chief executives of all Devon's district councils to discuss co-ordinated enforcement action against holiday providers who continue to take bookings.
"As we head to Easter, we want to send a very clear message to holidaymakers and second home owners...
Europe’s largest outdoor accommodation provider Pitchup.com has revealed that Devon’s caravanning and camping sites saw a 15% increase in bookings in 2019, in comparison to 2018. Devon is now Pitchup.com ’s second best selling UK destination behind neighbouring Cornwall, with camping and caravanning bookings through the site bringing in more than £2.8 million to the local economy, equating to a whopping £5.9 million in overall visitor spend  .
Lady’s Mile Holiday Park , near Dawlish, topped the UK’s bestseller list. With almost 3,700 bookings made in 2019 equating to a 27%...
Holidaymakers longing to escape to the sun have a huge choice of destinations on their doorstep with the launch of Exeter Airport’s annual destination guide.
Fly Exeter 2020 features 36 destinations in 13 countries, with hundreds more worldwide through major hubs including Manchester, Dublin, Paris and Amsterdam.
New for 2020 is the welcome return of the Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh, and increased frequency to the Greek islands of Corfu and Zante, and the Antalya region on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, with twice weekly flights.
Castle Drogo will be open for Christmas for the first time since a major conservation project began seven years ago to make the building watertight.
Although the building work now has the end in sight, there is still much work to be done to restore the castle’s grounds and interiors back into the Drewe’s family home, which is likely to continue into 2020. However, the building is now watertight, meaning that Christmas can return to the castle once again.
From Saturday 30 November until Monday 23 December, Castle Drogo will be open and decorated for Christmas, inspired by...