Sailing the Great Lakes

As ABTA wrote in its end-of-year Travel Trends Report in 2019, when it named Chicago and Michigan Lake among its destinations to watch in 2020, “the Windy City has a spectacular lakeside location on one…

Rural charm and adventure await visitors in Gozo

Beautiful, wild Gozo is the smaller and quieter sister island to Malta [promotion] Thought to be Calypso’s outcrop in Homer’s epic Odyssey, Gozo is a place of mystery, intrigue and tranquility. Made up of rugged landscapes,…

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Why you should book with a travel agent

With travel becoming more complicated as a result of conflicting and constantly changing coronavirus regulations, agents can be more valuable than ever, writes Anthony Pearce In March, like many others, I was forced to cancel…

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Solo travel in the Covid age

In recent years solo travel has grown quickly and diversified hugely, with more and more people choosing to holiday alone. But post-pandemic, does it still hold the same appeal? Over the last few years, solo…

Brits embrace the staycation

New report by money.co.uk reveals Butlins and Haven among top searches, writes Anthony Pearce. Brands specialising in UK holidays saw an average 101 per cent increase in searches in May as lockdown Brits dreamt of getting away. Travel…

UK holidays and villa stays among summer trends

Advantage Holidays “beefs up” domestic product. Domestic holidays and villa breaks will be among the top trends of the summer, Advantage Travel Partnership has said. The travel agent consortia said a number of new partnerships…

The future of sustainable travel

Before Covid-19, sourcing commendable sustainable tourism products for clients had never been so easy. Here we take a look at a few countries’ sustainable tourism highlights, writes Karl Cushing. A report by ABTA, published in…