Travel News

Travel news taken from the Internet and trade papers in order to help future travelers.

  • Half-term propelled London Stansted to busiest ever May

    A bumper half-term holiday week helped boost London Stansted’s May passenger numbers to a record-breaking 2.7 million. This is the busiest ever May for the airport. The monthly total was up...
  • Airports bring back 100ml liquid restrictions

    Some regional airports in the UK are temporarily reinstating restrictions on carrying liquids over 100ml in carry-on bags. The rule change began on Sunday, and affects travellers at Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, London...
  • Overtourisn protestors plan to ‘occupy the beaches’

    The group Mallorca Platja Tour is drumming up support on social media to ‘storm the beaches’ this weekend. The latest protest against tourist overcrowding could see residents pack the beaches...
  • Over 4.5 million UK passengers faced disruption in first quarter

    More than 4.6 million passengers experienced air travel disruptions in the first quarter of this year. Data from travel tech company AirHelp collated the numbers from 149,000 registered flights departing from the...
  • Stansted hails record-breaking February

    London Stansted celebrated another record-breaking month for passenger traffic in February. More than 1.92 million passengers passed through the terminal during February, beating the previous record set in February 2020...
  • Travel industry not happy with new APD hike

    Jeremy Hunt’s ‘one-off adjustment” to Air Passenger Duty on non-economy flights was the big Budget 2024 story for the travel industry. It has been slammed by the industry as another stealth...
  • Tripadvisor stops subscriptions

    Tripadvisor is closing down the Tripadvisor Plus subscription service less than three years after it was established. It officially launched in summer 2021 with a $99 annual membership fee giving discounted...