Archive | September, 2007

Over-65s target adventure holidays

[inspic=12,left,,0]The over-65s market is becoming one of the larger buying groups of adventure holidays among the older generations, a new survey has revealed. Shearings Holidays sales and marketing director Karen Gee said an online survey of 1,068 people by Omnibus revealed one in 12 of the 65-plus market are booking activity and adventure holidays. The […]

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WA Shearings rebrands as Shearings Holidays

[inspic=11,left,,0]WA Shearings has been rebranded Shearings Holidays in a bid to attract younger holidaymakers from outside its established coach-holiday customer-base. The company, originally formed after a £200 million merger of coach specialists Wallace Arnold and Shearings in January 2005, is also expanding its range of holidays under the helm of new chief executive Denis Wormwell. […]

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Tourists ‘let guard down’

[inspic=9,left,,0]UK holidaymakers are leaving themselves open to identity theft by letting their guard down when they go abroad, a new survey has found. A telephone survey of more then 2,000 people, commissioned by financial services company Capital One, discovered 45% don’t use safes provided by hotels and leave passports and personal documents out in the […]

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