Posts Categorised: Travel

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:
  • Travel
  • 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

    Author: Pragma / Categories:
  • Travel
  • 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