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.

Titanic staircase rebuilt by architects

The staircase from the Titanic has been rebuilt by architects in Ireland to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. The epic construction project is Northern Ireland's largest-ever tourist project.

Antarctica ‘off-limits’ to tourists?

Visiting Antarctica used to involve a long and sometimes uncomfortable crossing of the notorious Drake Passage on a small expedition ship or icebreaker. And it was expensive. As demand from less-intrepid travellers grew, mass-market cruise ships offered more affordable and smoother ways to venture to the White Continent...

Euro 2016: Top travel tips for heading to France

Euro 2016 kicks off on Friday, bringing a month of football to France - and a whole host of visitors to boot. Making the trip this summer? Here are our top travel tips...

Olympics 2020: Dubai?

Dubai has created a committee to examine the feasibility of making a formal bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics Games - and the bid is all part of a greater initiative called ‘Dubai 2020,' which is a master plan for pushing the emirate onto the world stage...

Tottenham Court Road property prices get biggest boost from Crossrail

Tottenham Court Road property prices will receive the biggest boost from Crossrail, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. The firm’s research analyses the impact of Crossrail upon residential markets in Central London, revealing that house price growth will be uneven, led by Tottenham Court Road, Farringdon and Canary Wharf, where prices are expected to grow by 40 per cent between now and 2018.
Santorini, Greece

Greece to tax Airbnb rentals

Greece is planning to tax all Airbnb rentals in the country.

Ship or Sell When Moving Abroad?

One of the most important questions and considerations when you're moving abroad is whether to take your belongings with you. Families can easily have a whole house full of furniture before the move, and it's often difficult to work out whether it's cheaper to sell everything, and buy new items when you get there, or ship everything over.

US experts dismiss impact of Airbnb on housing market

As a growing number of cities clamp down on Airbnb short-term rental listings, agents in the US suggest that the site has little impact on the housing market.

Shell out on Harry Potter’s house

In a huge boost for Pembrokeshire tourism and much to the delight of locals, the remote Freshwater Beach has a new building - the magical Shell Cottage, which will appear in the final Harry Potter film, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'...

Stonehenge, Australia

In the latest rather, er, unique bid to boost tourism, an Australian town is planning to build a life-size replica of the famous 4,000 year-old rock formation Stonehenge - so let's check out if this is a rock-solid plan or a rather rocky road to disaster...
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2020/07/10 04:21:09am