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Surge in Chinese tourists is passport to real growth

Surge in Chinese tourists is passport to real growth

Ireland has a great opportunity to grow its of this lucrative market and in order to do so, there are four essential ingredients. Firstly, Dublin Airport – in conjunction with Tourism Ireland – has worked hard in making the case for direct flights from China. In June, the first non-stop ...

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The German, Irish and Polish passport seekers

The German, Irish and Polish passport seekers

Three people living in Scotland tell the BBC why they are on a mission to seek citizenship of a European Union country in order to get hold of a non-British passport. ‘A Polish passport would be my third’ Media captionAntony Kozlowski wants the “freedom” to travel in Europe when he ...

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Australians will need ETIAS visas for Europe in 2020

Australians will need ETIAS visas for Europe in 2020

In its efforts to control illegal immigration to Europe and increase security measures against terrorism the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is adding another layer of approvals to the existing Schengen Agreement. With its implementation, the new system will also apply to Australians travelling in Europe from 2020 ...

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Common travel scams: dodgy wifi, baby-lobbing gypsies & more

Common travel scams: dodgy wifi, baby-lobbing gypsies & more

The baby-lobbing gypsy Travellers to the European hotspots France, Spain or Italy, my advice is to leave your lightning fast reflexes at home. Gypsy women can lurk in some of the tourist hubs of many European capital cities, waiting for an unsuspecting tourist with arms full of valuables at which ...

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Ask the travel expert: Do hotels in Rome charge a tourism tax over and above the tariff?

Ask the travel expert: Do hotels in Rome charge a tourism tax over and above the tariff?

Rakshit Desai, Managing Director, FCM Travel Solutions India, Flight Centre Travel Group Australia’s Indian subsidiary, answers your questions on Travel — howtos, trends, recommendations and more. Send in your questions to: askrakshit@in.fcm.travel. I am travelling to Egypt around Easter. Do recommend some ‘mustvisit’ places we could include in our itinerary. ...

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