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Toronto a Top Destination for 2012

Travel publisher Hg2 has put together a list of top travel destinations for 2012, and has highlighted Toronto as a particularly good choice thanks to the opening of some new accommodation options.

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Cape Town Cuts Cost of ‘Your Best Summer Ever’

Cape Town has initiated a new scheme intended to pull in more visitors over the next few months, offering a range of special offers and discounts to make a trip to the sought-after destination more affordable than ever.

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Vegas Best for Carefree Holidays

Stressed out workers needing a relaxing, carefree holiday should head to US leisure-Mecca Las Vegas, according to Oscar Goodman – former mayor of the city and chair of the local tourism authority. Mr Goodman highlighted the possibility of getting away from it all in Vegas, leaving troubles and worries far behind and getting caught up [...]

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Legoland Florida Announces New Water Park

Despite having opened a mere six weeks ago, the new Legoland park in Florida has announced its plans to extend the current site and add a water park in 2012.

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Brazil Welcomes Record Visitor Numbers

Brazil, by far the largest country in South America and an international hotspot for culture, sport and media, has recently logged a record month for its tourism industry, with almost 800,000 international visitors.

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Royal Arrival Will Boost Falklands Tourism

The arrival of Prince William to the Falkland Islands will “boost the profile of the destination” according to the local tourism board.

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Japanese Tourist Agency Drives Golfing Holidays

  The Japanese National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) has launched a campaign focusing on golfing holidays. An exhibition at the International Golf Travel Market in Belek, Turkey was the initial step the organisation took, promoting the nation’s 2,400 golf courses and holiday packages to more than 1,200 attendees earlier this month. In August, Peter Walton of [...]

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New 7 Wonders of Nature Revealed

The results of a public vote earlier this month have revealed the provisional winners of the New7Wonders of Nature campaign, led by the Zurich-based New Open World Corporation.

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10 Fiercest Derbies in UK Football

There’s nothing that sparks up a fiercer clash in football than the meeting of two local teams for a derby, and fans wishing to sample the best of UK football could do much worse than travelling to catch one of these games.

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Liverpool FC Teams up with Turkey

Liverpool Football Club has teamed up with the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office to make the country the club’s official partner destination.

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Tunisia and Egypt “Exceptionally Good Value” This Winter

Brits looking for a budget winter sun getaway over the coming months are being encouraged to consider holidays to Egypt and Tunisia, both of which the Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) has described as offering “exceptionally good value for money.”

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Vancouver Even More Appealing for UK Visitors

After being showcased during the Winter Olympics in 2010, as well as regularly finding itself near the top of lists of the ‘best places to live’ lists that appear every year, Vancouver needs little help in promoting itself as a fantastic holiday destination.

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Spain Gets Europe’s Fastest Rollercoaster

Spain is set to become the home of Europe’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster, after construction began on a new attraction at the PortAventura theme park in the north-east of the country.

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Chicago Promises a Dazzling Festive Experience

Travellers looking for a festive US city break are being encouraged to consider Chicago, which is set to offer a range of Christmassy experiences which will leave visitors “dazzled”.

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UK Offers ‘One of Autumn’s Great Wild Spectacles’

Nature lovers from all over the world are being encouraged to pay a visit to the UK this month to experience what the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) have described as “one of autumn’s great spectacles.”

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San Francisco Hosts Richard Serra Exhibition

The Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco is hosting a significant exhibition of the influential sculptor Richard Serra, making the city a perfect city break destination for culture vultures looking for a holiday in the next few months.

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