Los Angeles international ad campaign targets new visitors
In 2016, 47.3 million visitors from around the world visited Los Angeles, breaking the record for the city and also marking it out as the first in the US to attract more than one million Chinese people.
Date Created: 23 February 2017
Free in-flight meals make comeback
There has been a big movement towards stopping free in-flight meals for economy class passengers but now one airline looks set to buck the trend.
Date Created: 22 February 2017
New research unveils best-kept secret destinations
Holidaymakers from the UK would be willing to spend an extra £300 on their getaway if they knew it was guaranteed to include an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime sight, according to new research.
Date Created: 21 February 2017
Qantas will offer free Netflix and Spotify in-flight
Australian airline Qantas has struck a new deal which will allow its passengers to have free access to services such as Netflix, Spotify and Australian TV app Foxtel. These are usually subscription-only so the arrangement means that thousands of hours of TV shows, film, live sports and more than 30 million songs will all be available to stream at 35,000 feet.
Date Created: 17 February 2017
New pet terminal for flying animals
One big worry for pet lovers who want to take their animals abroad could be coming to an end as the world’s first privately-owned animal terminal is unveiled.
Date Created: 16 February 2017
Croatia restaurant awarded countrys first Michelin star
Monte Restaurant in the old town of Rovinj has become the first in Croatia to be awarded a prestigious Michelin star. The most recent Michelin guide has included a restaurant in the country for the first time in a move that reflects the level of appeal to a growing number of visitors.
Date Created: 15 February 2017
Prices drop for Costa del Sol resorts this year
British holidaymakers hunting for a bargain this year should turn to the Costa del Sol, as in-resort prices for the Spanish region currently offer even better value than usual.
Date Created: 08 February 2017
Passenger numbers up for Norwegian
The growth in popularity of the airline Norwegian among Brits flying abroad has seen the ambitious carrier notch up yet another bump in passenger numbers. Transatlantic routes have helped drive up the figures as Norwegian flew more than 2.1 million passengers in January, an increase of 20% year on year.
Date Created: 07 February 2017
Heathrow expansion passes first delivery milestone
The UK government's National Policy Statement (NPS) on expansion has been welcomed by Heathrow Airport as being the first delivery milestone for a third runway at the UK hub.
Date Created: 03 February 2017
BMI regional refreshes its baggage allowance policy
Passengers flying with BMI regional will soon benefit from a new approach to the popular airline’s baggage allowance policy. The new amended policy, which will also affect seating, is aimed to make things even more simple and straightforward for those travelling with the carrier.
Date Created: 02 February 2017