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This week's travel trends

(Friday 20 March) Here’s a snapshot of the world of travel: Travel restrictions continue to increase worldwide In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, the Foreign Office has advised the public against all non-essential travel for 30 days. At the moment, it isn’t urging UK nationals abroad to return to the UK but suggests taking notice of the fast-moving situation …

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This week’s top travel trends

(Thursday 7 November) Here are our favourite trends that have emerged this week: Cheapest locations for a Christmas staycation Snaptrip, an online marketplace for holiday rentals, has revealed the cheapest Christmas staycations for families and couples in the wake of the annual Global Travel Forecast, which reported on the rising costs of flights, hotels and transport. According to the findings, …

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New to the newsstands

(Friday 1 November): Here are the publications to look out for in the next couple of weeks: National Geographic Traveller (UK) December 2019 issue — out on 7 November With travellers becoming increasingly conscious of their carbon footprint, we’re embarking on a host of no-fly adventures — whether that’s riding the rails, setting off on foot or hitting the open …

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10 travel trends for 2020

(Thursday 31 October) With new travel trends taking shape all the time and a host of new adventurous itineraries in the pipeline, 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for travellers. From tackling overtourism and discovering non-traditional cruises to putting pets at the forefront and addressing the industry’s environmental impact, this week we round-up the industry experts’ top …

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This week’s top travel trends

(Thursday 24 October) Here are the trends that caught our eye this week: Best travel destinations for 2020 Bhutan, the South Asian kingdom aiming to become the first fully organic nation, is the number-one country to visit next year, according to Lonely Planet. Meanwhile, the Central Asian Silk Road, now more accessible than ever, claims the spot as top region, …

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New to the newsstands

(Friday 18 October) Here are the publications to look out for in the next couple of weeks: The Good Life — out on Sunday 20 October with The Sunday Telegraph Inside this supplement, we take a look at investment opportunities and how they might be impacted by Brexit. There’s also a focus on the importance of making a Will and …

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This week’s top travel trends

(Thursday 17 October): Here are our favourite trends of the week: The rise of themed adventures According to the Intrepid Adventure Index, travellers are increasingly booking trips in which they can indulge their passions. The company’s food adventures have been one of its fastest-growing ranges, with interest in Eastern European cuisine proving especially popular. Families are also choosing to travel …

AITO Awards 2019 winners.

National Geographic Traveller (UK) writers celebrated at the 2019 AITO Awards

National Geographic Traveller (UK) writers brought home three prizes at yesterday’s AITO Awards, including in-house assistant editor, Tamsin Wressell, who won the prestigious Young Travel Writer of the Year Award. The award celebrates travel writing talent for the under-30s, and Tamsin won this for her Can we save the coral reefs? report. Separately, Adrian Phillips brought home the Travel of …

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This week’s top travel trends

(Thursday 10 October) Here are this week’s hottest travel trends: Europe named top long-haul destination for Southeast Asian travellers Europe is the most aspirational long-haul destination for Southeast Asian travellers, according to research from the European Travel Commission. While traditional destinations like the UK and Italy remain hotspots, the fastest future growth will be to new destinations, especially in Central …