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Plan Ahead For Three Phenomenal New Cultural Experiences In Philadelphia This Autumn

There is no better time to start planning ahead for a future visit to the city of Philadelphia, with exciting new offerings beginning this Autumn from celebrated arts and cultural institutions ready to welcome back UK travellers. Continue reading

Sun, Sea, Sand And Surf – Plan Ahead And Catch The Perfect Wave At These Maldives Surf Spots

Daring travellers on the lookout for future adventures should start planning for a surf trip to the Maldives, where they can experience sensational swells and a true surfer’s paradise away from the crowds. Continue reading

Visit Maldives Launches ‘I’m Vaccinated’ Microsite Providing Travellers Up To Date Information On Its Vaccination Progress

Visit Maldives has launched a new microsite providing travellers with the most up to date information on the country’s COVID-19 vaccination process within the tourism industry, as part of its wider ‘I’m Vaccinated’ campaign.

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7 Tips for Travelling Abroad Post Pandemic

Following the government announcement last week that double vaccinated travellers returning from amber list countries will no longer need to quarantine, things are looking more positive for the travel industry over the summer with travel companies reporting a surge in bookings and enquiries.

The global travel industry has however changed dramatically from 16 months ago and rules and regulations are now in place to ensure travellers looking to visit destinations outside of the UK, do so safely and comfortably.

Sarah Salord, Company Director at GEC PR, has put together seven tips to help holidaymakers plan ahead and make the journey as easy and smooth as possible.

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Five Benefits Of A Summer Staycation: My Insights From An Idyllic Holiday In Beautiful Devon

Blog post by Eliza Barrett-Holman, GEC PR Account Executive

In the midst of the January lockdown, my family and I booked a late May Bank Holiday staycation to Devon to coincide with my younger brother’s 21st birthday celebrations. Not quite the big trip to the USA that we were hoping for, but it certainly gave us something to look forward to whilst at home.

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Philadelphia Expands Impressive Cultural Offering With Four New Museum Experiences In 2021

Philadelphia is already home to an impressive number of cultural activities, indoors and out, and the opening of four new museum experiences this year brings even more choice to travellers planning a visit to the City of Brotherly Love.

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APH.com Launches Partnership With CannyApp Offering APH Customers 3% Cashback On Foreign Exchange Spending

The award-winning airport parking operator, Airport Parking & Hotels (APH.com), has today launched an exciting new partnership with CannyApp, the prepaid Cashback Mastercard® for the overseas traveller, offering APH customers 3% cashback on all foreign exchange spending.

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SWAROVSKI OPTIK And Simon Barnes Reveal British Wildlife Pilgrimage Spots For Summer Staycations

Leading long-range optic specialists, SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has teamed up with journalist, author and wildlife enthusiast Simon Barnes to help staycationers discover the best places in the UK to spot wildlife this summer.

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How IWTTF 2021 proved that when it comes to connecting, virtual CAN beat in-person events

Blog post by Fiona Anderson, Company Director at GEC PR

When GEC PR’s client Women in Travel CIC decided to run its global International Women in Travel and Tourism Forum event virtually this year, I must admit, I was apprehensive.  The inaugural IWTTF that took place in Iceland in January 2020, was an in-person event, and the connections and authentic, frank debating that happened there would, I thought, be difficult to beat. Women and men from 18 countries had hedged their bets against the stormy Icelandic weather to make it there and certainly there was a sense of ‘triumph over adversity’ about getting there. Swapping tales about cancelled flights were conversational icebreakers that helped the bonding process as we discussed diversity, inclusion and our localised and global experiences of those issues.

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