Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

Whether you're heading out to your holiday home, visiting to view a property or just escaping from it all, we've got the latest travel and tourism information to send you on your way.

Brazil Carnival: winners

Brazil's Carnival revelry drew to a close yesterday with the anxiously awaited award for the best parade in Rio de Janeiro going to a show featuring skiers dressed like Batman and a pregnant drum queen..

Let the games begin

China's manufacturing hub of Guangzhou is to host the Asian Games in 2010, and is planning a revamp of the city's skyline in preparation.

Sheraton opens cooking school

The newly opened beachfront Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa, 445 kilometres north of Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, includes an unusual feature - a cooking school for guests on its sixth floor...

Nice to meet EU: Croatia joins European Union

It gave its name to the Dalmatian, birthed a Wimbledon tennis champion and inspired the French cravat, but Croatia finally joined the EU this week, 10 years after applying. The country has long been popular with tourists thanks to its stunning Adriatic shores, generating €6.8bn last year. Now, with property sales up in tourist hotspots last year, Croatia is aiming even higher.

Watch – London New Year’s Eve fireworks

250,000 visitors travelled into the UK capital on New Year's Eve to celebrate the arrival of 2013 with a spectacular firework display on London's South Bank.

30 percent of Brits choose same holiday every year

A recent survey from travel comparision site travelsupermarket.com has found that many British people choose to holiday in the same destination every year for their annual vacation.

Getting wiggy with it

An Air New Zealand flight to Australia was grounded today after cabin crew members were suspended for donning wigs...

Jetstar to trial ‘rent an iPad’ scheme

Jetstar will launch a trial of a new in-flight entertainment system featuring the new iPad tablet computer...

Atolls of legend

Come this Christmas, magical Penrhyn, Manihiki and Pukapuka in the northern Cook Islands will be on a regular air route out of Samoa...

‘Many reasons’ for Brits to move to Australia

There are plenty of reasons why Britons could consider relocating and buying property in Australia. This is according to Tom Blackett, a spokesman for the Australian Visa Bureau.
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2020/07/03 02:28:35am