UK consumer spend abroad rises to £35.5 billion in 2014

Spending by UK consumers abroad rose by £3.7 billion to £35.5 billion last year over 2010, according to latest calculations. This represented an 11.7% increase in the four-year period with Spain being the major benefactor. British travellers spent £6.14 billion in Spain in 2014 – the most for any country in the world � andContinue reading “UK consumer spend abroad rises to £35.5 billion in 2014”

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Piggybacking on the river boom

Craigslist By Michelle Baran Do you ever find yourself, as I often do, reflecting about a seemingly simple concept that has become incredibly successful (like Craigslist, the beyond basic classifieds website now worth hundreds of millions of dollars), and say to yourself, “Drats! Now why didn’t I think of that?!” As the river cruise market continuesContinue reading “Piggybacking on the river boom”

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Holidaymakers forced to abandon their cruise ship after it collides with oil tanker off the coast of Turkey leaving huge dent in hull.

Celestyal Crystal cruise liner collided with tanker STI Pimlico on Saturday  More than 850 passengers on board evacuated by sea boat to Gallipoli Two crew members and a passenger suffered minor injuries in incident Emergency services moved quickly to stop a fire from the oil tanker  More than 850 passengers had to be evacuated afterContinue reading “Holidaymakers forced to abandon their cruise ship after it collides with oil tanker off the coast of Turkey leaving huge dent in hull.”

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