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Passengers using South West Trains over May Bank Holiday weekend advised to check before travel

The South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance is encouraging passengers to check before they travel during the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.   There will be changes to services from Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th May as vital railway improvement work is carried out, including a major scheme right outside the country’s busiest station – London […]

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A ‘potted’ guide to bulb planting with DFDS Seaways and TV’s Sarah Raven

Award-winning ferry operator, DFDS Seaways has joined forces with TV gardener, writer and presenter, Sarah Raven, to create a bulb and flower market guide. Providing essential advice on the best European flower markets and gardens to visits, as well as tips on when to plant and which bulbs suit different garden types, the downloadable guide […]

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East Midlands Trains Help Customers To Celebrate St George’s Day

Customers travelling with East Midlands Trains this St George’s Day are in for a treat at stations and on trains.   As part of East Midlands Trains’ extremely popular programme of activity to surprise and delight customers, a series of events and giveaways for customers will be available across the network today (Thursday 23rd April). […]

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Tourism chiefs travelling to international dive conferences to convince world the Great Barrier Reef is still spectacular

Tourism chiefs launched a global fightback tour to convince the world that the Great Barrier Reef is not dead. Queensland marine park tourism operators are travelling to international dive conferences and expos to lessen the impact of comments criticising the state of the coral reef, including those made by US President Barack Obama and Hollywood […]

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Caribbean Tourism Organization pushes Environmentally Healthy Tourism

Richard Sealy, Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is advising associate countries to be environmentally-conscious regarding tourism products and initiatives. On April 22 every year countries around the world celebrate Earth Day, bringing environmental protection to the fore with eco-friendly events.     Source: Travelandtourworld.  

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World’s famous tourist cities

Euromonitor International’s latest data shows “Top City Destinations Ranking,” it tracks international tourist influxes for 100 major cities around the world. According to data with 25.6 million tourists each year, Hong Kong is the world’s most visited city, 7.6 percent increase from last year.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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7.9 earthquake rattles Nepal & parts of India twice

A major earthquake shook most regions of Nepal spreading terror among locals and tourists alike during its peak season. Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on the Richter scale occurred today at 11.41 am between latitude 28.1 North and Longitude 84.6 East. The epicentre was located in Nepal. As per the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicentre of […]

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International media travels the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ organised by Fáilte Ireland

Key international media with an overall audience of over 13 million arrived in Ireland this week as part of a Press Trip organised by Fáilte Ireland. The group will be taken on a journey of a lifetime along the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s first long-distance touring route. Fáilte Ireland has already invested €10 million during […]

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Canada takes lead to fight against climate change

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Québec Premier Philippe Couillard issued the following statement on climate change: “We are at the forefront of the fight against climate change and we want Canada to be a leader on this issue of critical importance. Last week, in front of international leaders and experts, including Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary […]

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easyJet commence Greek summer sunshine flights to Zakynthos from LJLA

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline today celebrated the launch of its new route to the Greek island of Zakynthos from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA).   This latest addition to easyJet’s Summer 2015 line up of destinations departs from Liverpool each Thursday lunchtime throughout the Summer and the airline is expected to fly 6,000 passengers […]

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