Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Greece hit by nationwide strike

Greece hit by nationwide strike

Thousands of workers took to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki this morning in a mass protest against new deficit-cutting measures enforced by the Greek government.

The introduction of an austerity programme designed to claw back billions of national debt by raising taxes and freezing pay has resulted in a national public sector strike organised by unions who feel the move is a ‘declaration of war against the working and middle classes’. (more…)

Eat, pray, write: become a travel writer

Eat, pray, write: become a travel writer

Ever dreamed of becoming a travel writer? DefinitiveCities.com is a call to arms for all budding or existing travel writers who want to have their work published. The idea behind the site is that people all over the world contribute to create definitive city guides from their personal stories and anecdotes. (more…)

The travel business gets ready for ILTM

The travel business gets ready for ILTM

If your local luxury travel operator disappears at the beginning of December, it’s not because they’ve booked themselves two weeks on St Kitts. It’s more likely they are attending the International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes, the event where the “players” in luxury travel do business. (more…)

Readers’ Travel Awards 2011

Readers’ Travel Awards 2011

The winners and runner-ups gathered in the Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street in central London last night to celebrate the best the travel world has to offer – from business hotels to destination spas, airlines and specialist tour operators – at the Readers’ Travel Awards 2011. (more…)

Readers Travel Awards 2010: winners revealed

Readers Travel Awards 2010: winners revealed

Earlier this year, we asked you to vote for the things you really like about travel, from business hotels to destination spas, airlines to specialist tour operators. From your responses we compiled the Readers’ Travel Awards 2010, the best the travel world has to offer, and the winners and runners-up all gathered in central London last night for celebrations at the beautiful Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street. (more…)

Borneo to be lucky?

Borneo to be lucky?

Visitors to this week’s Luxury Travel Fair will have the chance to win a dreamy five-night holiday at the exclusive Gaya Island resort in Borneo.

Readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine will be familiar with the monthly Where Are You? (more…)

Learn to be a travel writer in Morocco

Learn to be a travel writer in Morocco

Budding travel writers have the chance to hone their skills with an award-winning journalist on holiday in Morocco as part of a unique new package launched by tour operators Steppes Travel this week. (more…)

Follow the International Luxury Travel Market here

Follow the International Luxury Travel Market here

The International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes is the annual event for the global luxury travel community, where sought-after destinations, hoteliers and transportation companies showcase their latest developments. (more…)

Free tickets to the Luxury Travel Fair

Free tickets to the Luxury Travel Fair

This year’s Luxury Travel Fair is fast approaching, and we’re offering prokokos.com readers and twitter followers of @prokokos complimentary tickets (?1.20 booking fee applies).

The Fair will take place at Olympia in London, and welcomes over 100 exhibitors – from tour operators to hotels and destinations. (more…)

The Luxury Travel Fair 2011

The Luxury Travel Fair 2011

As winter looms, our thoughts are turning to sunnier climes. Find ideas, discounts, advice and free upgrades for your next trip abroad at our Luxury Travel Fair, which takes place in London on 3-6 November 2011 – tickets are free* to readers of prokokos.com and twitter followers of @prokokos. (more…)

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