EasyJet, the low cost airline, has announced that it is to offer six daily flights to Amsterdam from Glasgow Airport until March 2012. After this period the service will drop to a daily service, providing ongoing access for Scottish residents to one of Europe's most popular travel destinations.
A new survey revealed by Travelodge has shown that a large proportion of British children head overseas for holidays. Whilst country capitals, including Cardiff and Edinburgh, fail to lure visitors, popular cities such as Madrid, Paris and New York are often visited by families with children between six and 16.
Cathay Pacific has announced a new luxury dining menu for its premium passengers. Teaming up with Swire Hotels, the airline will provide five star cuisines for Business Class and First Class passengers departing Hong Kong, offering a greater dining experience than ever before.
It has been announced that three new hotels will open in Kuala Lumpur during 2012. Offering the best in business services and luxury accommodation, the InterContinental, Grand Hyatt and Pullman will be of great benefit to those visiting this popular Malaysian city.
Read more: New Hotels Offer Kuala Lumpur Indulgence
German airline Lufthansa has revealed that its Frankfurt to Delhi and Mumbai routes are to gain First Class seating. Offering top quality and luxurious travel, the cabin class will allow travellers from the UK continuous premium quality to India whether flying for business or leisure.
For British individuals wanting to escape the winter and head on a beach holiday, Croatia could offer the ideal destination. With 1,244 islands to explore, and coastal cities such as a Split and Dubrovnik proving popular, the 8% tourism rise noted this year is expected to rise even higher.
Virgin Atlantic has revealed details of its new Economy Class dining system, which includes a welcome cocktail and a hot chocolate option for evening flights. Smaller food trays will allow more eating room, whilst popcorn and ice cream through the in-flight movie will provide an attractive lure for consumers.
Those travelling to Moscow will welcome the news that hotel prices have dropped and are expected to continue doing so. A popular business location and a city which is rising on the tourist scene, Moscow is the second most expensive place in Europe for hotels. However, with more properties opening for business, rooms are set to become more affordable.
Read more: Hotel Price Drops for Moscow Market
A new hotel property has opened in Abu Dhabi, providing guests to the region with the ideal place to stay for premium luxury and culture. Located in the commercial and cultural district of Saadiyat Island, the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi offers a private beachfront, four swimming pools and 360 premium rooms for holidaymakers and business travellers.
Read more: New Hotel Opens in Abu Dhabi
It has been revealed by KLM that new flights to South America and the Dominican Republic are now available, providing services to some of the rising cities on the tourist map. Havana, Rio, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana can all now be accessed from Amsterdam, offering British travellers ideal passage to highly sought after destinations.
Read more: New Latin Destinations for Flights with KLM
Air France has announced that it will be offering the new A380 jet on its route from Paris to Dubai. Offering Premium passengers a luxurious onboard Business Class, the upgraded daily flights will provide the perfect travel for those wanting high spec and comfortable connections to the Middle East.
Whilst Serbia isn't a hot tourist destination, those from Britain seeking newer locations to visit are increasingly looking to Eastern Europe as a possible retreat. With Square Nine having now been placed on the accommodation map by Forbes, it is likely to see increased tourism. Being in Serbia's largest city of Belgrade, visitor numbers will more than likely climb too.
Read more: Serbian City Hotel Makes Forbes List
A new hotel is to open in Santa Fe, offering guests to the region the ideal place to relax and enjoy Argentinean culture. The Hilton Garden Inn property will offer swimming pool, restaurant and complimentary gym, providing travellers with the ideal place to stay on the banks of the Parana River.
Read more: Hilton Reveals New Argentinean Hotel
United Airlines has revealed that it is to add to its Manchester to New York service by implementing a Washington DC bound service from 2012. Starting a daily direct route from May 2012, the flight will be ideal for those wanting to explore America's capital city.
Flybe franchise Loganair has revealed that a new late night service to Edinburgh is to be included on both winter and summer schedules. Allowing residents of Shetland to enjoy an evening service to Scotland's capital city, a successful trial run in 2010 sees the 7.50pm flight return for winter 2011/12.
New holiday destinations have been revealed in the influential World Travel Market 2011 Industry Report. With holidaymakers wanting to discover new and unexplored territory, Malaysia and Sri Lanka are just two nations that have been highlighted for big things in 2012.
Manchester Airport can expect increased interest and custom after winning the British Travel Awards Best Major UK Airport award. Fighting off competition, the airport was said to have high quality retail, innovative technology and great customer satisfaction, providing both travellers and businesses with a top quality service.
Read more: Manchester Airport Gains UK Accolade
Rocco Forte Hotels have launched their new Abu Dhabi property, offering the group's first luxury hotels outside of Europe. With 281 spacious rooms, travellers to the ever-popular Abu Dhabi will be able to relax in Arabic styled rooms whether visiting the region for business or leisure.
Read more: New Rocco Forte Hotel for Abu Dhabi
It has been revealed that British Airways will be providing a new Italian route in 2012. In addition to its Gatwick service, Heathrow will see a direct Bologna service from 29th April, offering passengers more choice in how they travel to this popular holiday destination.
Read more: New Flights with British Airways for Italy
British Airways remain at the top of rankings for global airlines, with the operator having received a number of awards in 2011 from the influential Business Traveller magazine. Having won both Best Short Haul Airline and Best Frequent Flyer Programme, readers of the publication also voted British Airways Best Airline of the Year.
Read more: Top Accolade for British Airways
It has been revealed that those travelling to Miami International Airport can expect to enjoy three new hotels over the coming months. With the location a top holiday spot for many people and with others flying in for cruises or further connections, the additional 403 guest rooms will be of great benefit to both holidaymakers and business people.
Read more: Miami Gains Three New Hotels
It has been revealed by easyJet that they are to offer a new Icelandic route from 2012. Beginning flights from 27th March 2012, the trice weekly service will leave London Luton for Reykjavik and provide the ideal passage for those wanting an escape to somewhere a little different.
Read more: New Flights to Iceland with EasyJet
A new poll of British individuals has revealed that Dubai, alongside Sydney, Orlando and Bangkok, is one of the most sought after winter retreats. With the grey and cold weather descending upon the UK, many people look to get away. With holiday priorities remaining high, thousands of people will be heading to sunnier destinations this winter.
Read more: Dubai a Top Winter Destination for Brits
It has been announced that a premium Hong Kong service is to be based at London Gatwick from March 2012. Offered by Hong Kong Airlines, two classes of Club Classic and Club Premier will be provided, giving premium leisure and business passengers an ideal new route to take advantage of.
Read more: New Flights to Hong Kong for London Gatwick
A one-off New York bound flight is to leave East Midlands Airport on Thursday 17th November 2012, showing just how feasible such a scheduled route would be. The flight, which will be operated by Jet2, has seen high demand, causing those in the region to hope for a possible scheduled service in the future.
It has been revealed that the northern peninsula of Istria in Croatia has made National Geographic Traveller's Best of the World list. With Croatia becoming a popular destination for many British holidaymakers, the stunning region of Istria is set to see rising numbers of visitors in 2012.
Read more: Istria Highlighted as Top Croatian Retreat
Low cost airline bmibaby has revealed that is to offer new Sicily and Menorca flights from East Midlands Airport and Belfast City respectively. Starting in 2012, the routes will be available for the summer season, offering travellers the ideal routes to travel to popular holiday destinations.
Read more: Bmibaby Reveals New Mediterranean Routes
It has been revealed by Yadis Hotels that they are to develop four new hotels to add to their Tunisian portfolio. Offering guests an even greater variety of choice when they visit the country, Bedouin tents, wellness spas and private beach resorts will be provided.
Read more: New Hotels Open as Tunisia Gains Popularity
The car hire industry has revealed the top five favoured spots for British individuals travelling aboard this winter. Whilst Belfast was popular for those wanting some Irish charm, hot spots including Cape Town, Faro and Tenerife were also in high demand.
It has been revealed by Monarch Airlines that a number of new flights to Greece, Croatia and Italy are to be implemented for their summer 2012 schedule. Offering new services from Manchester, Luton, Birmingham and London Gatwick, new destinations include Rome, Heraklion and Dubrovnik.
Read more: New Venice and Rome Flights with Monarch
Brazil's carrier, TAM Airlines, has revealed that its ordered 777-300ER's are to feature a new cabin configuration, with First Class, Business Class and Economy Class all having new upgrades and features. With South America being a rising star on the holiday scene, the new aircraft will see TAM build its brand to attract more passengers.
Read more: Flights With TAM Get Cabin Reconfiguration
12 new Accor hotels are to open in India in 2012, offering those travelling to this popular nation more options than ever for their choice of accommodation. Bringing both the budget brand Formule 1 and the mid-class luxury brands Sofitel and Pullman, the new properties will provide over 2,500 rooms to the tourist scene.
Read more: New Indian Hotels for Accor
Many British holidaymakers are currently looking for top skiing and snowboarding locations as the winter weather approaches. However, whilst Europe has a great number of top spots, those looking for something a little different might like to try Morocco or Lebanon for skiing with a difference.
Read more: Alternative Skiing Hotspots Revealed
Premium passengers will welcome news that Emirates is to upgrade its London Heathrow to Dubai route by adding another flight aboard its superjumbo A380. Replacing the current Boeing 777 operated EK 029 and EK 030 flights, passengers will be able to enjoy the exclusive First Class and Business Class upper deck with onboard lounges and flat beds.
Read more: Third Flight to Dubai Offered by Emirates
Lufthansa has revealed that it is to add to its Moscow services by providing a new route to Vnukovo airport, offering business travellers the ideal access to the city centre. Leaving Frankfurt, the twice-daily service will mean that passengers wanting German connections will be able to access the Russian capital with even more ease.
Christmas is only weeks away and, for many people, this is the time of year that every moment is filled with last minute shopping. The Big Apple is a famed destination for those looking for holiday gifts and with flights to New York easily accessible, a weekend Christmas shopping break could be ideal.
British Airways has revealed that winter holidays in the Caribbean are highly sought after, and with a wide range of flights to Barbados and other destinations, holidaymakers can easily gain access to this paradise location. With the lure of volcanic waters, secluded beaches and vibrant culture, those looking to getaway will find Caribbean destinations at the top of their list.
Read more: Caribbean Destinations Ideal for Winter
Ballooning excursions can be a fantastic way of getting a unique view of any holiday destination. For those who want to do something a little different, taking to the air will offer an experience of a lifetime. Spots such as Vilnius, Dubai and Lapland are ideal for this extreme activity.
Read more: Just The Flight's Five Top Ballooning Spots
Bali has been one of the worlds leading luxury destinations for many years now, but there is much to see and do there beyond spending time in the standard resort hotels and the nightlife.
Read more: Visiting Bali
Those opting for spring weddings may need a little help with the honeymoon destination. Many popular destinations in Europe may not be suitable weather-wise, but there are plenty of warmer climes to head to around the world.
Read more: Best Destinations for Spring Honeymoons
For something a little different on Valentine's Day, why not whisk a loved one away on a flight to one of North America's cities? There are several which will provide couples in love with the opportunity for the perfect romantic break.
Jet2.com is now offering cheap flights to Geneva from Belfast. Geneva is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe and is right on the edge of the Alps, giving skiing enthusiasts the opportunity to indulge in their favourite sport. However, there are many attractions in the city itself that should not be missed.
Read more: New Flights from Belfast to Geneva
Spain is one of the main destinations for European holidays and heading towards a villa holiday in Mallorca or Ibiza will ensure that families and couples can take peaceful holidays away from the crowds.
Read more: Destinations for Easter 2012
Travelling with children can be a lot harder than it looks. Finding resorts that have facilities that will keep not only mum and dad happy but children of all ages is not so easy to do.