Posts Tagged ‘travel’

UK tourists ignorant of travel jabs

UK tourists ignorant of travel jabs

THE majority of British tourists are unaware of the vaccines they require for foreign travel, a poll has revealed.

Fifty six per cent of travellers did not know which countries they needed jabs or other medicines such as malaria tablets for. (more…)

UK airports reopen after safety ruling

UK airports reopen after safety ruling

UK airports have reopened as of 10pm Tuesday 20 April. The decision, announced by Transport Secretary Lord Adonis, came after meetings with the Civil Aviation Authority about the risk assessment of aircraft flying through an ash cloud. (more…)

A swingin night at the museum

A swingin night at the museum

More than 300 leading travel players joined other treasures of the world last night at the British Museum, for Conde Nast Traveller’s 15th Readers’ Travel Awards.

They came to Bloomsbury from all over the globe, from Rajasthan to California. (more…)

Calling all travel photographers!

Calling all travel photographers!

Bespoke tour operator Cazenove + Loyd has teamed up with photography specialist Leica to launch a ‘Travel Photographer of the Year’ competition for 2011.

Photographers are able to submit up to five photographs taken in of the three main areas that Cazenove + Loyd specialise in: Africa and the Indian Ocean, South and South East Asia, and Central and South America. (more…)

Travel photography live in London

Travel photography live in London

A timid Gurunsi boy peeks from behind a large painted wall in southern Burkina Faso. Ghoulish costumed figures walk the streets of a Mexican town on the Day of the Dead. Three children wrapped in furs huddle under a pastel sky. (more…)

Londons first travel writing festival

Londons first travel writing festival

London’s first Travel Writing Festival will take place at the Kings Place cultural hub in central London this month. The event features well-known writers and celebrities from the travel world, including TV traveller Michael Palin, chef Atul Kochhar and comedian Tony Hawks. (more…)

On the right track

On the right track

International train travel has seriously improved this year. First, Eurostar launched a new high-speed route to Provence, making it possible to reach the beaches of the Cote d’Azur in less than six hours. (more…)

Readers Travel Awards India 2010

Readers Travel Awards India 2010

Conde Nast Traveller magazine’s annual Readers’ Travel Awards are recognised internationally as a benchmark for excellence in the travel and tourism industry. Every year we invite our readers to vote online for their choice of the best the travel world has to offer. (more…)

Advice for travel to North Africa

Advice for travel to North Africa

Following disturbances in North Africa, the Foreign Office has issued the following warnings for travel to Egypt and Tunisia.

Egypt: Avoid all but essential travel

There have been violent demonstrations in Cairo, Suez, North Sinai, Rafah, the Delta region and Luxor. (more…)

Snow brings travel chaos to the UK

Snow brings travel chaos to the UK

Travel around the UK remains treacherous and in parts impossible following heavy snowfall and arctic temperatures across most of the country.

Despite 100,000 tons of snow being cleared from its runways, London’s Gatwick Airport remained closed on Thursday but was finally opened today (Friday) after two days of closure. (more…)

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