Category Archives: Travel and tourism news

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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Breaking Concierge News – Tour De France coming back to Britain

Great news and I think in no small part, thanks to Mr Bradley Wiggins, stages of the 2014 Tour de France are coming back to Britain. This is likely to be very popular the 2007 tour here and Olympics this … Continue reading

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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 News – The independent state of Cornwall?

ABOUT CORNWALL A love affair that lasts a lifetime  It’s hard not to fall in love with Cornwall. For some it’s the happy memories of a childhood seaside holiday. For others it’s the brief fling of a teenage summer. For … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – With the Olympic’s in full swing, forgot the Summer Hols? Traditional seaside choices

Old-fashioned fun: 10 traditional UK seaside breaks Weymouth Dorset As the sailing venue for the Olympics,  boat-shaped cafes on the beach, uplighters on the seafront, upgraded deckchairs. But underneath the gloss, it’s the same old Weymouth, thank goodness. For a panoramic … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Its not too late to visit Britain during Olympics – Many Great Deals

On the back of Jay Osborne’s pink-roofed ice-cream van, there is a familiar sign that reads: “Mind that child.” Today, the warning seems a bit redundant. Here, outside London’s Natural History Museum, the third most popular museum in the country, … Continue reading

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Concierge Tourism News – Visible Technologies to bring insight to VisitBritain Olympic’s

Visible Technologies, the global leader in social media monitoring and analytics today announced a partnership with VisitBritain, the national agency responsible for developing the UK’s tourism economy. The partnership will allow VisitBritain to deploy Visible’s V•IQ platform to provide dynamic … Continue reading

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