Posts Categorised: Travel

Consumers are increasingly shifting their expenditure from shopping to socialising, posing a big challenge for landlords and retailers.
Most retail destinations, such as shopping centres, were not built with a mixed-use purpose in mind. While many have added cafés and restaurants to their mix in recent years, investment is required to adapt these spaces for

UK travel behaviours

Author: Pragma / Categories:
  • Travel
  • The travel behaviours of the UK population are changing. Having already witnessed a trend towards staycations in recent years, this summer UK tourism benefitted from the post-Brexit boom to the tune of £1.4bn. With lengthy Brexit negotiations likely to see exchange rate uncertainty continue, and an ongoing threat of terrorism in previously popular destinations

    Sun, sea and search

    Author: Pragma / Categories:
  • Travel
  • Consumers are increasingly relying upon apps and websites to suggest where they should go on holiday. But finding the right holiday online can be both frustrating and time-consuming.
    New concepts, however, are being developed to help consumers deal with an ever-expanding range of options and replicate the helpful high street travel agent.
    On the LuckyTrip

    Pushing the boat out

    Author: Pragma / Categories:
  • Travel
  • Thought by many to be an old fashioned, ‘senior’ holiday option, it might be easy to assume that the cruise market is stuck in the doldrums.
    However, recent figures from the Cruise Lines International Association show that global passenger numbers are experiencing growth across the board, expected to reach 24 million passengers this year, well

    Tow the line

    Author: Pragma / Categories:
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  • Despite the best efforts of Top Gear, the caravan sector is enjoying significant growth.
    The number of caravan holidays in England rose by 11% from 92.6m in 2014 to 102.7m last year, according to the Great Britain Tourism Survey.  Ownership is also on the rise: sales and dispatch of new touring caravans, motorhomes and caravan

    Carry on glamping

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  • Amidst the doom and gloom surrounding Brexit, one sector has seen sunshine: domestic tourism.
    The weaker pound has made our shores more attractive for foreign tourists, but a large share of the uplift has been due to Britons choosing to holiday at home rather than abroad. According to recent figures, a record-breaking 7.3 million people

    Home and away

    Author: Pragma / Categories:
  • Travel
  • The recent boom in staycations (Britons holidaying in the UK, or remaining at home) has been attributed to the recession. However, according to Visit England, the proportion of Britons holidaying abroad today remains 16% lower than before 2008, and 28.7 million domestic trips were recorded in England between January and April this year. This is