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Is online booking now the norm for the over-55s?

Is online booking now the norm for the over-55s?

According to a new Mintel report  –  succinctly summed up by Travelmole here  –  Brits aged 55 and over are taking a record number of holidays.  Great news for our industry, obviously.  But I was really struck by a quote from Mintel’s senior analyst John Worthington,...

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Go Carbon-Free in BC

Go Carbon-Free in BC

Harbour Air and magniX to launch world’s first all-electric commercial seaplane fleet in British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver, British Columbia is taking another step towards cementing its reputation as North America’s most sustainable city with the launch of...

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What’s New in Alberta this Winter

What’s New in Alberta this Winter

Winter is coming in Alberta! The mountain towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper – home to the distinctive ski resorts of Banff Sunshine Ski Resort, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Mt. Norquay Ski Resort and Marmot Basin – are all set to open for the winter 19/20 season soon!...

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ABTA Holiday Habits Report 2019

ABTA Holiday Habits Report 2019

I’ve been trawling through the latest Holiday Habits report from ABTA this morning and here are my key takeaways: The good news for the industry is that “the research shows that Britons remain firmly committed to taking their holidays.” This is not a new trend, but...

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Flight shame?  The fight is on the ground, too.

Flight shame? The fight is on the ground, too.

“Flygskam” sounds rather like a start up Scandinavian airline. Oh, the irony. For the Swedish the concept of “flight shame”, or at least the genuine environmental concerns that gave birth to it, is leading many consumers to rethink their travel habits, according to a...

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48 hours in Moab, Utah

48 hours in Moab, Utah

When Jenni spent 48 hours in Moab, the adventure capital of Utah, there were no late nights as it was all about the early starts to make the most of the incredible scenery. She contrasted the views of Canyonlands National Park from the scenic drive overlooking the...

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Now Open: Live! By Loews – Arlington, Texas

Now Open: Live! By Loews – Arlington, Texas

27 August 2019: In an exciting development for Loews Hotels & Co, a brand-new and highly anticipated immersive destination has just opened in Arlington, Texas in the form of the first Live! By Loews hotel. The new $150 million, 14-storey flagship property is a...

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Netflix Vs. Social Media… Who is the real influencer?

Netflix Vs. Social Media… Who is the real influencer?

The Rise of Set Jetting. If, like us, you were under the impression that social media currently had the biggest influence over consumer travel, think again! Recent research carried out by marketing firm eight&four concluded that while social media still has an...

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Lisa Feels the Force!

Lisa Feels the Force!

One has to wonder why one would voluntarily stand in a queue for nearly two hours? I did that at #IPW2019 Anaheim this year so I could be one of the first of millions to experience the new Star Wars Millennium Falcon ride at @Disneyland. Was it...

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The Florida Keys & Key West: Go Green This Summer

The Florida Keys & Key West: Go Green This Summer

With the summer months fast approaching, many families are already looking at choosing their annual sunshine getaway. For those looking to swap the classic Mediterranean beach break or adrenaline-fueled theme park trip for a more exotic escape, the serene and...

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