Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wednesday, 29th February 2012

HolidayExtras.com harnesses power of Heroku to reboot core business

HolidayExtras.com harnesses power of Heroku cloud PaaS

Tweet UK’s market-leader for travel add-ons uses Heroku cloud PaaS to develop new website for business with annual turnover of £200 million £1.5 million investment in hassle-free customer technology HolidayExtras.com, an established, multi-million pound UK travel business, has moved to the new Heroku cloud PaaS “Cedar Stack” to drive forward … Read more

Wednesday, 29th February 2012

Kick back in style at Gatwick’s North terminal

Tweet HolidayExtras.com, the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider, is offering travellers the chance to start their holiday as cool as a cucumber at the new Gatwick Aspire lounge. This new concept lounge, operated by Servisair, opened its doors on February 8 and has been carefully designed to offer guests the … Read more

Wednesday, 29th February 2012

Honeymoon hints from HolidayExtras.com

Tweet The UK’s leading travel add-ons company can’t provide newlyweds with tips for the bedroom – but it can certainly help them choose the perfect one to stay in.  Loved-up couples can start their honeymoon a day early by booking an overnight stay at the luxurious Gatwick Hilton. And those … Read more

Wednesday, 22nd February 2012

More than half of Brits say “Holidays abroad are GREAT”

Plane taking off

Tweet As the Government pumps £4 million into the “Holidays at home are GREAT” campaign, more than half of us would like to escape the UK this year, according to a HolidayExtras.com poll. When asked if they were planning a UK-based stay in 2012, 53% of customers totally rejected the … Read more

Wednesday, 22nd February 2012

Agents can now book ancillary products in less than a minute

HolidayExtras.com's IT development team

Tweet Faster, easier booking and more products available, as part of Holiday Extras’ £1.5 million investment in web technology As agents look to maximise every opportunity to generate additional revenue, Holiday Extras has announced developments to the technology powering its websites. Partners and the travel trade will now benefit from … Read more

Wednesday, 15th February 2012

Holiday Extras’ partnership sales see huge year-on-year growth

Tweet The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company continues onwards and upwards – bookings through one partner have more than doubled compared with the previous year. Last month, Holiday Extras saw huge growth in the number of bookings made through some of its long-term partners.   One of the best performing … Read more

Wednesday, 15th February 2012

Amazon Web Services features HolidayExtras.com cloud move

HolidayExtras.com moves to AWS

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Monday, 13th February 2012

Poll reveals British drivers may be taking too many risks in winter weather

Driving in winter weather

Tweet As the weather across Britain takes a much harsher turn, a new poll by HolidayExtras.com reveals that a quarter of Brits don’t take winter driving seriously, equating to nearly 8.7 million* drivers across the country. With one in 10 (almost 3.5 million) people failing to check their car before … Read more

Thursday, 9th February 2012

Just sex please, we’re British!

Just six per cent expect to be spoiled by their sweetheart on Valentine's Day.

Tweet A quarter of us would opt for action in the bedroom over extravagant gifts this Valentine’s As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s not all doom and gloom for the budget conscious. Almost a quarter (23%) of those polled by HolidayExtras.com recently said that some good loving in the bedroom would … Read more

Tuesday, 7th February 2012

Holiday plans won’t get frozen with HolidayExtras.com

A relaxing start to the half-term holiday

Tweet With sub-zero temperatures being forecast throughout the week, the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider has a solution to stop half-term travellers’ arrangements being put on ice. HolidayExtras.com reminds families who are planning to take flight during the cold snap that an overnight stay can reduce the worry of snow … Read more