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responsible tourism poll

Brits are backing responsible tourism

According to new research, 79 per cent of UK holidaymakers think that responsible tourism should be at the heart of tour operators and travel firms’ plans for the future. The survey of more than 2,000* people conducted by leading travel extras specialist, is released at the same time as the effects of plastics onContinue reading

Digital detox

Brits need a Digital Detox on holiday

Almost a third (29 per cent) of holidaymakers from the UK believe they need to take a digital detox holiday in 2018, according to recent research. The survey of more than 2,000* people, one in ten (nine per cent) of those who thought that it might be a good idea to go completely offline onContinue reading

Free hotel Cancellation

Holiday Extras rolls out Free Hotel Cancellation

Holiday Extras, the travel extras specialist, rolls out a Free Hotel Cancellation policy for all of its hotels this year;  applicable for up to 24 hours before the stay date. The move follows an in-depth test which showed that customers are more likely to purchase a hotel when they are offered the flexibility of aContinue reading

Brits Holidaying Habits Revealed

Nearly half of Brits favour long-haul holidays 40 per cent opt for two-week getaways Spain remains staple holiday destination for Brits As we enter the New Year and spend January planning and booking our next trips, new research reveals exactly the kind of breaks that holidaymakers will be taking this year. The research, undertaken byContinue reading

Holiday Extras acquires Chauntry

Holiday Extras Acquires Chauntry Software Business as Part of International Technology Expansion, the UK market leader for travel extras, today announced the acquisition of Chauntry, the global provider of booking systems to airports & car park operators The specific terms of the purchase were not disclosed.   Chauntry is the globe’s leading provider of parking booking systems and operates at over 80 airports worldwide. Processing tensContinue reading

Travel Specialist, Holiday Extras Acquires Purple Parking Brand and Website

As Part of a Pre-Packaged Deal, Market Leader Holiday Extras Steps in to Salvage PurpleParking’s Online Airport Parking Business Holiday Extras, the UK’s market leader of travel extras for the last 35 years, today announced the acquisition of Purple Parking’s brand and website, The deal has been successfully completed via a pre-packaged administration sale.Continue reading