Category Archives: Olympic Travel

Strong September figures signal post-olympics bounce

LONDON – New tourism figures issued recently confirm that Britain is well placed to build on encouraging inbound Olympic numbers. September’s International Passenger Survey figures issued by ONS reveal that visitor numbers were up by 1% (2.63m) and that visitor … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – When the Olympic sailing is over, visit beautiful Waterfront at Weymouth & Portland

The Waterfront Weymouth As one of the most picturesque harbours in Europe, Weymouth’s 17th Century Waterfront is home to some of Dorset’s finest pubs, restaurants, family attractions and architecture. Come and discover one of England’s truly special places! The harbourside … Continue reading

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Olympic Stories – London 2012: What goes on at the athletes’ Olympic village?

From hamburgers with Rafael Nadal to all-night parties, we lift the lid on life in the Olympic athletes’ quarters Boris Johnson tests out a bed during his visit to the Olympic village Photo: Scott Heavey/Getty Images Sodom and Gomorrah are not … Continue reading

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Concierge News London 2012 Olympic Games: Flame visits Shakespeare’s birthplace

The Olympic flame has been carried past Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, as the relay travelled 95 miles from Birmingham to Coventry. Peter Wyatt, 83, handed the flame over to Camilla Hadland, 19, in front of the house where the bard was … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Concierge News – Top tips for Olympic ticket holders

Leave your bags at home if you have tickets to an Olympic football match but take an empty plastic bottle with you wherever the venue. And do not even think about a picnic hamper. With a month to go to … Continue reading

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Concierge News – More in flight WiFi – Great

Delta Air Lines to offer world’s largest Wi-Fi enabled fleet Concierge News – More in flight WiFi – Great Delta Air Lines has confirmed it will begin offering in-flight internet service on its long-haul international fleet of more than 150 … Continue reading

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Thames Olympic cable car will be open by the end of June Ready for the Games

Thames Olympic cable car will be open by the end of June Ready for the Games The London cable car which will fly Olympic spectators over the Thames will open before the end of this month, Transport for London said … Continue reading

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