Monthly Archives: February 2012

Holiday Atol protection to be expanded from 30 April by BBC News

Up to six million UK holidaymakers will get extra protection from 30 April if an operator collapses. The government has confirmed that the Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Atol) scheme will be expanded. Package holidays are already covered by the scheme. … Continue reading

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Queen’s jubilee tour dates revealed (UKPA)

The Queen will begin her Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK by visiting the city of Leicester, Buckingham Palace has announced. The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh will travel to every region of the country as they celebrate the … Continue reading

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Don’t set off on your trip of a lifetime without proper travel cover and easy access to cash en route By JO THORNHILL

Taking a gap year remains a popular option for school-leavers despite higher university fees from September this year. But gone are the days of touring South-East Asian beaches for months on end. The new generation of ‘gappers’ take shorter, more … Continue reading

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Stars back London Olympics to leave lasting legacy By Darren Witcoop (AFP)

LONDON — The great and good of world sport believe the 2012 London Olympics is primed to go down as one of the best Games in history. The ringing endorsements at Monday’s Laureus World Sports Awards in the British capital … Continue reading

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Team Travel website launched for the Olympics by Beth Williamson

As a way of helping to keep congestion to a minimum during the Olympic Games this summer, Transport for London has unveiled a new website which will allow passengers to use an interactive map, select travel dates and see just … Continue reading

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Tour and Travel Oscars

World Travel Awards issues call for nominations World Travel Awards – viewed as the Oscars of the travel industry – is issuing a call to those organisations that aspire to be the best in their sector to participate in its … Continue reading

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Olympic travel awareness campaign launched

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people in London and across the UK to plan ahead if they are looking to travel while the Olympic Games are underway. The sporting event begins in under six months and the government, … Continue reading

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