Author: Paul Harrison

Cathay Pacific A350

Cathay Pacific increases Manchester Airport to Hong Kong service

Cathay Pacific has increased its five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Hong Kong to a daily flight. James Ginns, Cathay Pacific’s Regional General Manager Europe, said: “Boosting our Manchester flights into a daily service highlights the popularity of the route and the global importance of the Northern Powerhouse. “We are delighted […]

Crystal Ski Holidays named Best Ski Company at British Travel Awards

Crystal Ski Holidays has been named winner of Best Ski & Winter Sports Holiday Company in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTA). The announcement was made at a glamorous awards ceremony in London and attended by more than 1,000 travel industry professionals, including representatives from all leisure travel genres and […]

Blue Air plane

Blue Air launches Liverpool to Palma service

Blue Air has launched a new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Palma de Mallorca for summer 2018. The Blue Air flights will start in June 2018, with twice weekly departures on Wednesdays and Saturdays through to the end of September 2018 with fares from just £68.10 one-way, included […]

Jet 2 plane

Jet2 launches winter ski flights from Manchester and East Midlands

Jet2.com has announced its biggest-ever ski programme, including flights to six ski destinations from Manchester Airport this winter. Jet2 will operate up to 20 weekly flights to six top ski destinations from Manchester – Andorra (via Barcelona), Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon, Salzburg, and Turin. In addition, Jet2 will operate flights to […]

Blue Air plane

Blue Air releases summer 2018 schedule from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Blue Air have released details of the flights for summer 2018 from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The airline’s initial schedule from Liverpool with their based aircraft once again features six flights per week to Rome, four to Milan and three to Alicante, with flights operating from the end of March […]

Hamburg waterfront

48 hours in Hamburg: Avoid the Reeperbahn to grab a free ride

‘Hamburg? You’ll be going to the Reeperbahn then?” No. Really don’t bother. The Reeperbahn is Hamburg’s notorious ‘sex street’ lined with bars and brothels. There is even a sex shop above McDonald’s (cue Happy Meal gags!). In reality it’s a dual carriageway that’s crass, noisy and intimidating. Best to have […]

The swimming pool at Les Ecureuils

Les Ecureuils: Eurocamp campsite in the Vendee

Kids will love Les Ecureuils, one of a series of campsites along the west Atlantic coast in the north Vendee region of France. The site near St Hilaire-de-Riez is a real family favourite with a great swimming pool that has slides and a lazy river. Kids will also spend hours riding their bikes […]

Ferry v Plane

Ferry v Plane: Plan your journey to France

It’s never been easier to plan you own trip to France – the big decision is whether to fly or sail. There is plenty for and against both – cost, travel time, luggage allowance. Some travel companies – including Eurocamp – will often include the price of the ferry in […]

Nassfeld lift

Crystal Ski Holidays adds Nassfeld in Austria to 2017-18 winter programme

Crystal Ski Holidays has added Nassfeld in Austria to its 2017-18 programme. Nassfeld is the largest resort in the southern Austrian region of Carinthia near the Italian and Slovenian borders with a selection of mountain huts and restaurants. Nassfeld and Sonnleiten are mid-mountain lift bases, with accommodation, while there’s more […]

Seattle

Thomas Cook Airlines launches new Seattle service from the UK

Thomas Cook Airlines will fly to Seattle as part of its summer 2018 programme. The addition of the Seattle route reinforces Thomas Cook Airlines’ position as the largest long-haul carrier from Manchester, serving more USA routes than any other airline. This new destination follows the recent introduction of San Francisco (SFO) […]