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Five total lifesavers to pack

March 14, 2012

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OK, so packing’s not the hardest thing in the world. Of course toiletries go on the list, possibly a swimsuit, and definitely clothes for where you’re going. But what about the little things that end up being total lifesavers? Well, in the interest of making your trip as worry-free as possible, here are five suggestions [...]

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Your Thomas Cook holidays “are safe” says boss

November 28, 2011

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Last week we learned that Thomas Cook owes nearly £1bn to lenders and had to raise £200m to keep itself afloat. Thomas Cook have successfully secured extra funding with their banking investors to strengthen the balance sheet. The new deal means the company now has a £200m credit facility available until April 2013. Thomas Cook was [...]

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Tripadvisor – Helpful Angels or Pedantic Devils?

November 1, 2011

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Tripadvisor.com is a travel website that gives customers a platform from which to share travel information, they can post reviews on hotels, B&B’s, restaurants and attractions – along with other more general information, as well as posting questions in the many interactive forums. Tripadvisor is a behemoth of user-generated content and something of a pioneer, [...]

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Travel Tweets

October 5, 2011

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There are many different avenues that you can choose to go down when trying to find out information about destinations, accommodation, local knowledge or must see attractions. As most of us are now  searching for this information online I thought that having a look at what twitter has to offer would-be travellers. There are a myriad [...]

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How will the Kiwayu attack affect the Kenyan tourist industry?

September 14, 2011

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News networks around the globe have been eagerly reporting the story of David and Judith Tebutt, who were brutally attacked at the weekend in Kenya. Mr Tebutt was shot dead, while his wife was kidnapped and believed to be taken over the Somali border.

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