Archive | July, 2007

Warner gears up for people who want more!

[inspic=7,left,,thumb]Warner Leisure Hotels is plugging holidays with a difference – ‘Experience’ breaks which could include anything from ‘Antiques Roadshow‘ style weekends to mushroom collecting. Clearly spotting an opportunity to get away from the usual pattern of its guests being out of the hotel all day, Warners wants to entice them to stay in with activity […]

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UK Holiday Group makes it ten

The Richmond Hotel in Torquay has been acquired by the UK Holiday Group, to add to its growing portfolio of properties in popular UK seaside resorts and scenic settings. We already have nine good quailty touring hotels around Britain, from the Isle of Wight to the Scottish Highlands. Now our 10th property will allow our […]

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Praise for Lake District attractions

[inspic=6,left,fullscreen,thumb]Some of The Lake District’s best attractions have been praised by the region’s tourism body Cumbria Tourism in its annual awards. The winner of Best Large Hotel was the The Lakeside Hotel (Free Night Offers), Newby Bridge, which overlooks England’s biggest lake, Lake Windermere. Large Visitor Attraction of the Year went to Tullie House Museum […]

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Bridlington in a spin with new wheel

[inspic=4,left,,thumb]A state of the art observation wheel has opened in Bridlington. At a cost of £1m, the 100ft Eye on the Bay is the first of its type anywhere along the East Coast. Situated on the Bayside Leisure Complex, the wheel is about a quarter of the size of the London Eye. Robert Atkinson, operations […]

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York wins top Euro award

[inspic=3,left,fullscreen,thumb]YORK has been named European Tourism City of the Year in the first European Cities Tourism Awards held in Athens. York beat off competition from other shortlisted cities, Gothenburg and Valencia to take the top prize.

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