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Backstage Travel: No 1 – the concierge

Never off duty – the Mr Fixit of the hospitality world. He wears a secret-service-style earpiece and a dark suit. He has contacts all over London and he’ll go to extreme lengths to spend your money, should you wish. There’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas in London

See the giant Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, enjoy a pantomime or Christmas concert, and marvel at London’s famous Christmas lights. Celebrate Christmas in London London acquires a special sparkle around Christmas time. The weather is frosty, the Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games

Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games Do your homework There is so much to look forward to with the London 2012 Olympics. Not only is it an opportunity to see more world class sport in a blink … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – UK Olympians share their tips for tourists visiting London

There are only four days to go before the start of the Olympics so Team GB don’t have time for sightseeing but they have revealed their tips for tourists visiting London during the Games. Olympics sponsor British Airways asked the … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Negotiating the Olympic Lanes Network

The Olympic Route Network The Olympic Route Network (ORN) is a network of roads linking all competition venues and other key sites, such as Heathrow Airport. It’s a key part of London’s Host City contract for the Games and will ensure … Continue reading

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Concierge news – TripAdvisor influences £1.7bn in UK tourism spending

Internet travel giant TripAdvisor claims it is responsible for as much as £1.7 billion in travel spending in the UK alone each year. The figures accounts for as much as 2.2 per cent of the entire tourism spent in the … Continue reading

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British Travel Awards 2012

British Travel Awards update. Thanks to all the travel companies and tourism organisations that have registered for this year’s British Travel Awards. Prior to commencement of the 2012 awards programme, we took the bold decision to change the procedure for … Continue reading

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London 2012: Olympic Games flame lit in Greece

London 2012: Olympic Games flame lit in Greece The flame for the London 2012 torch relay and Olympic Games has been lit during a ceremony in Olympia, Greece. It was kindled by actress Ino Menegaki, playing a “high priestess”, who … Continue reading

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Are you travelling in 2012 as a group? Private Coach v Train

Are you travelling in 2012 as a group? 6 to 70 passengers? Perhaps to an Olympic Event around the UK? Private Coach v Train Private Coach Door to door service Pick up from your hotel Drop off direct at the … Continue reading

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Cotswolds travel guide

Cotswolds travel guide Our Cotswolds travel guide covers the top attractions and the best Cotswolds hotels, plus where to eat, drink and shop, from our resident expert Harriet O’Brien. The glorious, honey-coloured towns and villages of the Cotswolds look as … Continue reading

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