March 1, 2019

Changes and alterations in travel are not a challenge, they are an opportunity.

February 10, 2019

A few thoughts on why expanding Heathrow may be a complete waste of time and resources

February 1, 2019

Round The World fares - The bargain way to travel.

October 17, 2018

Can you answer an (online) travel request in less than a minute. Yes, you can.... but it will be wrong (probably)

October 5, 2018

Meta-search websites are great things and can be very helpful. As an agent, one knows a lot of wrinkles that can be actioned to get a fare for any journey that looks and feels right. A fare which represents good value for money (which is, I should add, NOT the same as...

October 2, 2018

As yet another airline that sought to fly the Atlantic bites the dust, one has to ask - why? The trail of attempted trans-Atlantic (indeed, just long-haul) failures is many and varied; as is some that just got caught in that maelstrom of me-too airlines. Too many seats...

September 14, 2018

Is cruise a sustainable way of spending your holiday? Joining 3 or almost 4,000 others on a slab-sided vessel which resembles a floating council estate. True, the on-board delights are many with all sorts of food and entertainment thrown in, but what about the devastat...

September 7, 2018

Amongst my emails this morning came a missive from British Airways:

" ... the personal and financial details of customers making or changing bookings at, and on our app were compromised"  

Why BA feel the need to use the Oxford comma incorrectly, I know not....

September 6, 2018

It is always interesting to watch the advance of technology. Or, at least, what many involved in travel tech see as "advances". Many are not "advances" at all, simply taking an old idea and giving it a brush down and spending a few squillion on advertising to make some...

September 5, 2018

Having recently been lambasted for calling travel bloggers "warts on the backside of the travel industry", it may be wise to take a few moments to clarify this rather (admittedly) wild statement.

Let me be clear, I have no time at all for those travel bloggers, who, bec...

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