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The Maldives Announces A Record-Breaking 10.2% Increase In UK Arrivals During 2018

The Maldives has announced an impressive 10.2% year-on-year increase in the total number of UK visitor arrivals in 2018, when compared with 2017. In total, 114,602 UK tourists arrived in the Indian Ocean destination from January – December 2018, compared with 103,977 in 2017. Continue reading

American Football Fans Encouraged To Head To Philadelphia For An ‘Eagle-Eyed’ Tour Of This Championship City

Following the Philadelphia Eagles’ historic win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at London’s Wembley Stadium in October, those NFL fans looking to head to the winning team’s home of Philadelphia can enjoy an ‘Eagle-Eyed’ tour of one of the most passionate sporting cities in the USA. Continue reading

Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Wins ‘Best Airport Parking’ Category For The 9th Year Running At The British Travel Awards 2018

Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has once again been announced as the winner of the ‘Best Airport Parking’ category at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2018, which were held at Battersea Evolution in London on Wednesday 28th November 2018.

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Kick Off Autumn With A September Sporting Break In Philadelphia

 

Home to the 2018 Super Bowl champions and no less than seven professional sports teams, Philadelphia is a metropolis for premier sporting events and this September, the city is set to welcome fans from across the world for an exciting month of sport.

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The Maldives Reports Another Impressive Rise In UK Visitor Figures With An 11.2% Increase During The First Six Months Of 2018

 

Latest figures from the Maldives show that the destination saw an 11.2% increase in the number of UK travellers who visited in the first six months of 2018, when compared with the same period in 2017. In total, 57,535 UK tourists arrived in the Maldives from January – June 2018, compared with 51,737 in 2017.

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Thinking of Popping the Question this Summer? Click&Boat Finds Social Media Sharing Is Driving the UK’s Hottest Hotspots Engagement Trend

Back in the days ‘before social media’, research showed that the winter months were the most popular for getting engaged, particularly Christmas Day and New Year’s Day*. However, boat rental website Click&Boat has looked at its booking data over the last three years** and found that a significant number of summer bookings have been for engagements, driven by the need for the perfect setting for a wedding proposal, a trend in turn driven by social media sharing that is turning tradition on its head.

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Are New ‘Basic Economy’ Fares On Long-Haul Flights Worth The Squeeze? Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Finds Out!

Several long-haul airlines have recently launched discounted ‘basic economy’ fares, allowing budget-conscious passengers to travel to destinations such as the USA with hand luggage only and avoid unnecessary fees. Therefore, to help savvy travellers weigh-up their long-haul options, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a table comparing the new economy ticket options available on flights from the UK, available at www.aph.com/basiceconomy.

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