Author: Sharon Comrie

Icelandair new fare option

Icelandair has released a new pricing structure giving passengers more fare options when booking travel. The newest fare level, Economy Light, will reward passengers who travel with less, while providing the same on-board service and amenities as usual. Economy Light passengers will be able to pre-select their seats in the same Economy Cabin as other passengers, with an allowance of up to 10kg of carry-on luggage included. As part of the new structure, Icelandair Economy Class will become Economy Standard, and Icelandair Economy Class Flex will become Economy Flex.  Both these fares still offer competitive pricing and greater flexibility, along with one checked bag and one carry-on bag...

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Air Transat launches 30th anniversary sale

Air Transat is celebrating its 30th anniversary in style with the launch of a global seat sale on flights departing up to 31st October, with prices from Glasgow starting from £316 return including in-flight meals and luggage. This offer will run until midnight on Monday 23rd October offering the lowest fares on the airline’s range of direct and connecting flights from Glasgow to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Throughout the 21-day sale, each customer booking a flight ticket will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win the cost of their flight...

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Bindlestiff Tours appoints the Greg Evans consultancy as its sales & marketing office in the UK and Ireland

The Greg Evans Consultancy is pleased to announce it has been appointed as the UK and Ireland sales and marketing office for small group adventure specialist Bindlestiff Tours. Founded in 2011, Bindlestiff Tours specialises in operating small group adventure tours in the American West with a focus on Nevada, Utah, Arizona, California, Pacific Northwest and Alaska offering a range of one to seven-day experiences. Based in Las Vegas, the company offers clients the opportunity to explore world-famous landscapes and National Parks, which are home to some of the most breath-taking scenery in the US, including Monument Valley, Yosemite, Bryce...

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New Valhalla Resort Hotel opens in North Georgia Mountains

In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the prestigious Valhalla Resort Hotel in Helen, Georgia, has opened its doors for visitors this summer. Reminiscent of an ‘Old World’ Scottish castle, the new upscale property is the first of its kind to open in the North Georgia mountains.  Featuring 25 suite rooms, Valhalla is located on five acres inside the Innsbruck Golf Community, the hotel has been designed to combine ‘old world charm and true Southern hospitality’. Amenities include the Solasta Spa and outdoor pool. The Valhalla Club offers members special privileges and discounts on lodging, dining and spa, as well as...

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G Adventures adds Sri Lanka to sailing portfolio

A tripling of demand for trips to Sri Lanka in the past year has led small-group adventure operator, G Adventures, to launch a new programme of group sailing tours along the southern coast, becoming the first travel company to do so. The seven-day ‘Sri Lanka Sailing’ trip, which travels from, and returns to, Mirissa, begins on 2nd February, 2018,  and can also be combined with a land-based itinerary in Sri Lanka to create a 14-day land and sea holidayy. After seeing growth increase three-fold for Sri Lanka tours in the past year, offering a sailing trip was the next natural step, says Vince...

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