Alessandra Alonso, founder of Women in Travel (CIC), the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, has been recognised by NatWest WISE100 as a top 100 leading woman in social enterprise. Continue reading →
From visiting one of the largest Christmas markets in the United States to a historic and beer-filled walking tour, holidaymakers travelling to Philadelphia during the winter months can enjoy a seasonal selection of festive events and treats. Continue reading →
Christmas travellers wishing to take the festivities of home abroad with them this December, should approach with caution when packing this Christmas must-have – the Christmas Cracker. Award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels (APH.com), has researched into the airline policies for flying with Christmas crackers, uncovering that over two thirds of the most popular airlines have a strict no-cracker rule onboard. Continue reading →
Corporate travel continues to be an essential part of any business and statistics highlight the industry is continuing to grow, with the average travel spend for European businesses more than doubling between 2016 – 2019*. To help the rising number of UK business travellers prepare for international trips and to ensure they are as successful as possible, the award-winning airport parking operator, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH.com), has put together a guide highlighting the cultural customs when it comes to polite etiquette in popular destinations for business travel. Continue reading →
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From becoming a United Nations Special Ambassador for Tourism as the First Lady of Iceland, to lobbying the Moroccan government, to leading inclusion for the UK’s most popular cruise brands, these experiences have helped shape the female founding partners of the first International Women In Travel & Tourism Forum, taking place at the Radisson Blu Saga Hotel in Reykjavik in Iceland on 23-24 January 2020. Continue reading →
The Maldives welcomed its 1.5 millionth tourist of 2019 at Velana International Airport on 24th November 2019. This impressive milestone means that the Indian Ocean destination has now already surpassed the total number of visitor arrivals in 2018, when a total of 1.48 million international tourists visited. Continue reading →
Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has celebrated a decade of customer excellence after being crowned by the public as the winner of the ‘Best Airport Parking’ category at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2019, held at Battersea Evolution in London on Wednesday 27th November 2019. Continue reading →
For UK sports fans planning to visit the historical city of Kyoto during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, Kyoto Traveler’s Inn has shared four insider tips on how to live like a local. Continue reading →
The World Heritage city of Philadelphia is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, tax-free shopping and much more and with a selection of new tourism developments and hotels opening throughout 2020, now is the perfect time to book a trip to “the birthplace of America”. Continue reading →
The 40th edition of World Travel Market London was busy for GEC PR, with the team meeting with industry partners and media to update them on the exciting developments taking place with our clients. Key travel trends were also discussed during seminars at WTM, and we learnt all about the latest environmental concerns faced by the industry and the rise of conscious travel, as well as the changing role of the digital landscape in promoting destinations.