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New Point A Hotel opens today

Point A Hotels has released rooms for sale in its newest hotel in Edinburgh, meaning that nearly 4000 hotel nights will be available in August. The Point A Hotel Edinburgh, 152 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EB opens today 8 July and as a special offer the hotel is offering a 20% discount for direct bookings on PointAHotels.com. 

New flights on offer to Europe with Norwegian

Norwegian this week launched more than 75,000 seats between Edinburgh and Europe this winter. Scottish consumers can now book affordable flights to Scandinavia and convenient onward connections to almost 50 destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East from £45.60 one way on the airline's website. Europe’s third...

ScotRail get VisitScotland accreditation

ScotRail staff have been coached by a customer services' company to improve the service they give to tourists WorldHost trained 118 hospitality stewards in ways to make a good first impression and 'go the extra mile' for customers.They were also taught that the company plays a vital role in Scottish tourism.

Jet2.com open booking today for 2020 flights

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has more good news for Edinburgh holidaymakers. They have just announced a BRAND NEW destination – IZMIR in Turkey - as part of their Summer 20 programme from Edinburgh Airport, which goes on sale today. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has put flights and holidays on sale to 33 destinations from Edinburgh Airport for Summer 20. The addition of...

Viking Jupiter comes to Edinburgh for the first time

Viking Cruises' brand new cruise ship dropped anchor in the Firth of Forth last week on its maiden voyage from Norway, where Viking Jupiter was officially named by star Norwegian soprano Sissel Kyrkjebo.  The ship is the sixth ocean-going ship to join Viking's fleet. Jupiter is a 'small ship' by cruise line standards...

Edinburgh Castle high up the Instagram list

According to research conducted for Expedia Edinburgh Castle is one of the most Instagrammable Sights in the UK, coming in at number 7, just ahead of Glencoe. The research totted up the number of Instagram posts and unique hashtags over the year to determine the results and found that Edinburgh Castle was photographed on the social media site 294,255 times...

Final four holiday homes available at Brigham

FINAL FOUR HOLIDAY HOMES IN CURRENT PHASE AT BRIGHAM HOLIDAY PARK – OFFERING BUYERS SUPERB INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY Brigham Holiday Park at Cockermouth in Cumbria has a final “fab four” of holiday home properties, available to buy in its current phase. These are the superb value ABI Summer Breeze at £29,999, the ABI Oakley...

Travel feature – French Leave

You can fly from Edinburgh to a dozen airports all over France, so the whole country is your oyster.  Here I suggest a menu of things to see and do in France this summer.  Grand Reims journey PHOTO Cyrille Beudot LOVELY BUBBLY Scotland...

Get out of town for the weekend to Cringletie

A perfect break in the Borders Looking for a perfect weekend break on Edinburgh's doorstep? Look no further than this fabulous Borders mansion. Cringletie House offers elegant dining, cosy nooks and 14 roomy, stylish rooms, with country walks and a sprinkling of heritage attractions nearby.  I...

Have a wild time on Unst

UNST SELF CATERING HOUSE IS A RARE FIND FOR SUMMER WILDLIFE WATCHERS!   The island of Unst in Shetland, the UK’s most northerly island, really comes into its own in May and June for bird and nature watching – possibly the best time of the year to visit. Self...

Flying with Jet2? Drop your bags the day before

At Edinburgh Airport Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have introduced a new service allowing you to check your bags in the day before your flight. This move could make your journey a bit easier on the day of travel itself, allowing you just to walk through the security area to the departure lounge. (It...

Four star luxury awaits your next weekend away

Pamela and Rui Fernandes, owners of multi award winning Garvock House Hotel in Dunfermline, have shared the story of their business success, taking what was once a retirement home for elderly ladies, and creating a stunning four star hotel. The Georgian Mansion House, set in an attractive garden, was bought by the...
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