Lifestyle & Travel

Colombian tourism enjoying strong growth following surge in UK visitors, new hotels and airlift

• Proexport expects unprecedented hotel development and new airlift to further drive UK growth.

• Tourism board predicts UK market in 2014 will dramatically outperform 2013, which saw a 13.9% increase in UK visitors year-on-year compared to 2012.

The British holidaymaker’s Love of a Pocketed Hotel Freebie

A recent survey of British holidaymakers revealed that 75% of us regularly pinch something from their hotel room.

Team Sky – Cycling Under the Sea

Tour de France 2013 winner Chris Froome is the first person to cycle from the United Kingdom to France, under the sea.

COYS to auction over 90 motorcycles at Blenheim Palace

Renowned for auctioning an extensive range of classic cars, COYS are to put over 90 motorcycles under the hammer at Blenheim Palace on Friday 11th July.

Need an Excuse to Avoid That Car Parking Fine?

Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you’ve only been away from the car for a few minutes thinking you’d get away with where you’d parked it only to find the traffic warden making out that ticket when you get back?

Jaguar to Build F-TYPE Project 7: The Fastest and Most Powerful Production Jaguar

F-TYPE Project 7, the latest model in Jaguar’s acclaimed F-TYPE sports car range, is set to make its debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed on 26 June.

Serious health risks derived from prolonged sleep deprivation

Last month a group of scientists and academics published a report warning against the dangers incurred from a consistent lack of sleep.

Further misery for airlines as Court of Appeal confirms flight delay claims can be made up to six years from date of flight

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in the Dawson V Thomson Airways case, opening up an additional four years’ worth of claimable flights.

The Royal Yacht Britannia Named No. 1 in the UK

Staff at The Royal Yacht Britannia are thrilled by the news that Britannia has been named the Best Attraction in the UK in the TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2014.

Edinburgh is Britain’s thriftiest DIY city

Edinburgh is the self-declared ‘thrifty DIY’ capital of the Britain, according to new research by a leading home insurer, Zurich – with 87% saying the reason for attempting DIY is to save money.

Could a text a day keep divorce away?

A Leeds Metropolitan University Psychology Masters student is investigating the idea that sending just one affectionate text message a day to your partner could significantly improve your relationship.

Destinia Receives the First Hotel Reservation Made by Google Glass

• Rodney Loges is the first person in the world to book a hotel using wearable technology

• The Hotel Near Me app is aimed at tech savvy frequent travelers