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
For sports enthusiasts visiting Philadelphia, now is the time to soak up the incredible gameday atmosphere as the Philadelphia Eagles have advanced in the 2019 NFL Playoffs. On Sunday 13th January, fans will gather at local bars to watch the current Super Bowl champion, Philadelphia Eagles, play the New Orleans Saints in the Division Round. Continue reading
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 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.
From Wednesday 28th November until Saturday 1st December 2018, Philadelphia will serve as the first ever U.S. host city for the 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) Annual Conference. Traditionally, this conference has been held exclusively in Europe. Due to increased airlift from Europe to Philadelphia International Airport and the targeted international strategy of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (PHLCVB) Global Tourism team, Philadelphia was selected as the destination for this international conference.
With an extended winter holiday on the way for UK travellers and temperatures still exceeding 30 degrees in the Maldives, it appears even Santa is taking a break this Christmas and heading to the Maldives for some fabulously festive fun.
The Maldives Tourist Board, which celebrated its 34th participation at World Travel Market this year having first exhibited in 1984, welcomed an even larger stand and delegation than ever before with 169 delegates from 65 companies from across the Maldives tourism sector attending the show.
With passenger numbers set to double by 2036* and the Budget announcement on 29 October that e-passport gates will be extended to travellers from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, airports are looking for ways to make the process of travelling through airport security as simple and seamless as possible. Using biometric ID management at airport security checks, which uses facial recognition technology and removes the need to show a passport or boarding pass, is just one of the developments being adopted, with 63% of UK and international airports planning to invest in biometric ID management by 2020**. Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) is therefore helping savvy travellers keep up-to-date with these developments, by releasing a guide highlighting the software currently available at UK airports.