Cruise Guide 2018: Go with the flow

River cruises are growing in popularity and shedding their sedentary image. Jane Archer profiles four waterways popular with British holidaymakers The Saône rises in France, meets the Rhône at Lyon and together they flow south,…

Cruise Guide 2018: Innovation in cruise

From go-karts to wearable gizmos, cruise is one of the most innovative travel sectors. Sam Ballard looks at some of the latest developments For an industry that is traditionally seen as catering for a much…

Seven alternative destinations

Over a quarter of holidaymakers are looking to try somewhere completely new in 2018, with 27 per cent of Britons planning to visit a country they’ve never been to before. Almost a third (32 per cent)…

UK holidays: Windermere

Writers from William Wordsworth to Beatrix Potter have loved the captivating landscape of the Lakes. Anthony Pearce discovers why. There are few sights more beautiful than Lake Windermere at sunrise, when mist hangs over the…

Unpacking the new PTR

Gary Noakes takes a look at the new Package Travel Regulations that come into force this month and explains what they mean for the industry. As if agents and operators did not have enough to do…

Spotlight on: Emirates

Expansion plans are taking off for the Middle Eastern carrier. Sam Ballard highlights the regional hubs in which key connections are being made From humble beginnings to establishing itself as one of the world’s leading…

High and dry: South Africa

Esme Fox enjoys a visit to the Western Cape in the middle of the recent drought, but witnesses the impact it has had on tourism in South Africa. I do not expect to be confronted…

Destination: Raising Arizona

The Grand Canyon and other awe-inspiring sights are becoming more popular thanks to direct flights to Phoenix, says Kevin EG Perry. By the time I get to Phoenix,” sang Glen Campbell in 1967, “she’ll be rising.”…