The Department for Education figures reveal just three million school days were missed by pupils last year, down by 1.4million on the year before - a drop credited to the introduction of fines. Original post: Number of days missed by holidaying pupils falls by a third in a year
A favourable exchange rate means SA holidays have effectively become cheaper, with the number of international tourists returning after their first visit steadily increasing, says a leading hotel group. See the original post here: News24.com | SA hot on trend, 'offering up to 20% cheaper breaks for international visitors'
Whether it's the soaring Swiss franc, the plummeting rouble or the sliding euro, recent currency chaos has thrown the travel sector into turmoil as holiday-makers dodge costly tourist traps and hunt for bargains. "In principle, currencies always have an impact on travel and tourism," said Taleb Rifai, head of the UN World Tourism Organisation, at the Berlin tourism fair (ITB) recently. When the ... See the original post here: Shifting currencies shake up tourism
Trident Holiday Homes has just added another few gems to its collection if holidaying at home is your choice this year, writes Catherine Halloran. One of them is The Wooden House in Kilmore Quay Co. Wexford. The iconic thatched roof comes into view the moment you arrive in the village, symbolic of everything this ... The post Weekly holiday tips and tricks appeared first on Irish Daily Star . Original post: Weekly holiday tips and tricks