Tag Archives: Tourist

‘Tat on the pavement’ and tourist buses are turning Edinburgh’s Old Town into a ‘mess’

Edinburgh’s Old Town has come under fire recently – by a local group named ‘The Old Town Community Council’ (OTCC). The community council claims that the Unesco World Heritage Centre is turning into an “unsustainable mess” due to tourist buses and lorries bringing down the area’s tone. It has even complied a 13-page report on what it think… Daily Express ...

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Holiday scam warning: Do THIS at the hotel to avoid falling into the common tourist trap

With a recent Travel Republic survey having found that 93 per cent of Britons repeat the same holidays, travellers are flocking to the same destinations year on year. Having highlighted which restaurants are ‘safe’ or which offer the most similarity to menus back in the UK, certain areas in Europe are always densely populated. As such, these are key areas ...

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News: White appointed director of tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board

Donovan White has been Named as director of tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board following an extensive local and international search. His appointment was announced by the Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett.  White, a Jamaican national, whose term as head of the country’s tourism marketing agency will commence officially on February 15th, brings with him many years of marketing ...

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Canary Islands to introduce tourist tax? Tenerife and Ibiza could soon cost even MORE

The Canary Islands, which includes popular British holiday destinations such as Tenerife and Gran Canaria are considering implementing a tourist tax. Costing €3 a night, it could bring in as much as €120 million to the island according to reports. Mallorca and Ibiza have already introduced such taxes in a bid to bring in more money to the island, after ...

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Black Death Plague latest: Holidaymakers will now be screened at airports – tourist update

More than 1,300 cases have been reported in Madagascar since the start of the outbreak.  Last week, the World Health Organisation figures showed two thirds of those with the plague are suspected to be pneumonic, which is described as the “deadliest and most rapid from of plague”.  Addressing media, Professor Lucille Blumberg, South African National Institute of Communicable Diseases Deputy ...

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News: Anguilla Tourist Board says paradise island is open for business

The Anguilla Tourist Board today announced that the 35-square mile Caribbean island, known for its white sandy beaches and warm hospitality, is officially ‘open for business’ once again and ready to welcome UK travellers.  Following Hurricane Irma, which caused extensive damage with 185 miles per hour category five winds just one month ago, the island has made a remarkable and ...

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