Tag: uk tourism

Plane taking off

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

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 prospect stating that an overseas holiday

London prepares for the Olympics

Brits worry riots will affect tourism and the Olympics

As the country debates whether sentencing has been too harsh following the August riots, a new survey by HolidayExtras.com has found that the majority of Brits (63%) think the recent unrest will have a negative effect on UK tourism and that it puts the UK in a bad light. Interestingly, it seems that younger age