Where are Britons booking holidays this summer and next year?

Britons are pushing back foreign holiday plans for a long-haul ‘blow out’ in 2022 as they go on staycations this year instead – with UK accommodation already 85 per cent full for this summer, travel experts revealed today. Others are focusing on this Christmas and New Year for a multi-generational big family holiday abroad – … Read more

Coronavirus: NHS drops gender question from vaccine booking so as not to distress trans people

Germany and France waded into the EU Covid vaccine row today to back threats to block exports of the AstraZeneca jab to the UK. Chancellor Angela Merkel came out in favour of an EU-first policy and the threat of a ban on exports to third countries like Britain that has been advocated by European Commission … Read more

Travel and festival booking spend surged after roadmap revealed

Spending on holidays surged by 109 per cent in the week after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his roadmap out of lockdown, new research has revealed. Bookings soared with spending rising by 102 per cent at travel agencies and 122 per cent at airlines, compared to the week of spending prior, according to card data … Read more

Travel and festival booking spend surged after roadmap revealed

Spending on holidays surged by 109 per cent in the week after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his roadmap out of lockdown, new research has revealed. Bookings soared with spending rising by 102 per cent at travel agencies and 122 per cent at airlines, compared to the week of spending prior, according to card data … Read more

Allora: AI hotel booking system says it helps guests find their perfect stay

A hotel booking engine, powered by Artificial Intelligence, says it is transforming the way travellers find their perfect stay online as well as enabling hoteliers to upsell.   Allora, created by hotel data firm, Avvio, is a system used exclusively by hotels on its websites, not travellers, to find out exactly what they want when booking stays. … Read more

Hundreds of teachers in London ‘book Covid vaccine through NHS booking link sent on Whatsapp’

Hundreds of teachers in London ‘book Covid vaccine through NHS booking link sent on Whatsapp’ – as parts of the country begin jabbing over-60s Staff member at London school said they were able to book a Covid-19 jab They added they were not in the top priority groups for the vaccines rollout Labour has repeatedly … Read more

Hundreds of teachers in London ‘book Covid vaccine through NHS booking link sent on Whatsapp’

Hundreds of teachers in London ‘book Covid vaccine through NHS booking link sent on Whatsapp’ – as parts of the country begin jabbing over-60s Staff member at London school said they were able to book a Covid-19 jab They added they were not in the top priority groups for the vaccines rollout Labour has repeatedly … Read more

The Holiday Guru tackles Covid travel refund issues and offers tips on booking a getaway to Ithaca

The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. This week he offers advice around refunds from easyJet, Eurotunnel – and more.  Q. We visited Kefalonia in Greece in 2019 and were intrigued by the neighbouring island of Ithaca. We want to book a package this summer. Any tips? Lisa Smith, Norwich, Norfolk. … Read more

Holiday booking blitz: Britons race to secure trips to popular spots like Costa Del Sol and Menorca

Britons have raced to secure trips to popular spots like Costa Del Sol and Menorca in the hopes of reduced coronavirus restrictions by the summer, MailOnline can reveal. Reservations on rental cottages in the UK are 63 per cent higher than last year as others take the more cautious approach of planning a staycation amid … Read more

Jacinda Ardern speaks out after The Wiggles arranged New Zealand concerts without booking quarantine

‘It’s common sense’: Jacinda Ardern issues a ‘strong warning’ after The Wiggles advertised New Zealand concert dates without first securing placements in hotel quarantine By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:03 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 05:03 GMT, 22 January 2021 Jacinda Arden has issued a ‘strong warning’ amid The Wiggles’ upcoming … Read more