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Moped and quad bike warning for UK tourists

Image copyright Getty Images British tourists are being warned against using mopeds or quad bikes abroad – after a series of accidents and deaths. The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) said holidaymakers should only…

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Will EU healthcare for tourists survive Brexit?

Image copyright Alamy If you are getting ready to go on holiday to another EU country or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, you are likely to be packing your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) along…


England v India: Kuldeep, Rohit & Kohli lead tourists to victory at Trent Bridge

England captain Morgan caught on 19 First one-day international, Trent Bridge England 268 (49.5 overs): Buttler 53, Stokes 50, Kuldeep 6-25 India 269-2 (40.1 overs): Rohit 137*, Kohli 75 India won by eight wickets; go…




England v Pakistan: Tourists lead by 166 runs in first Test at Lord’s

Ben Stokes, who dropped a catch on Thursday, had a chance put down off his own bowling on Friday First Test, Lord’s (day two) England 184: Cook 70, Abbas 4-23, Hasan 4-51 Pakistan 350-8: Babar…


Isles of Scilly observatory plan to attract ‘astro-tourists’

Image copyright Bruce Frank Image caption Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way, pictured from St Martin’s An observatory is set to be built at a “perfect stargazing spot” which has one…


Taxing times for Europe’s tourists

Image copyright Getty Images Edinburgh councillors have hit the headlines by reviving plans to introduce a tourism tax for the city. The local authority is drawing up proposals which could involve tourists paying a “transient…


DR Congo: Search for British tourists kidnapped in Virunga National Park

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Virunga National Park director said the tourist’s vehicle was ambushed by gunmen A search is continuing for two British tourists who were kidnapped in a national park in…


Why are tourists flocking to Scotland?

Image copyright Getty Images For the sixth year running, Scotland has outperformed the rest of the UK in attracting visitors to its tourist attractions. Edinburgh is the top UK destination outside London – but the…


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