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Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘boosted’ due to Theresa May’s new ‘secret Brexit deal'

The pound benefited from a boost this weekend as rumours emerged of a Brexit breakthrough. It is believed Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a Brexit deal to keep the UK in the customs union after it leaves the EU.

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP hits six month high thanks to optimistic Brexit news

  The pound has boomed this week against the euro and succeeded in hitting a six month high as optimism concerning a Brexit deal helps sterling “retain the upper hand against the majors.” A number of analysts have begun to make hawkish bets on a Brexit deal

Princess Cruises Debuts Largest Balconies at Sea

WHY IT RATES: .Measuring 1,012 square feet (starboard side Sky Suite) and 947 square feet (port side Sky Suite), the new balconies provide private vantage of the ship’s Movie Under the Stars screenings and create the ultimate space for entertaining.

What to do in November: Best events across the UK this month

What’s on in the UK this November? James McLachlan, UK Editor for Culture Trip, recommends festivals and events in Lancaster, Cornwall, London and more. Hay Festival Winter Weekend (22-25 November) Comedy, candlelit storytelling and the cosmos arrive at Hay-on-Wye this

Christmas flights: How to get cheap tickets during festive season

Christmas flights: How to get the best bargain when travelling this season (Image: Getty) Flying at Christmas can be expensive, with the priciest day often the last Friday before, this year falling on December 21. While some people are choosing

Avalanche Strikes Hotel in the Swiss Alps, Injuring Guests

An avalanche injured several people when it crashed into a hotel in Switzerland on Thursday afternoon. According to The Local, the snowslide hit the restaurant of the Hotel Säntis in Schwägalp in the Swiss Alps around 4:30 p.m. local time

Video shows terrifying aftermath when plane's cabin pressure drops on flight to Dublin

The passengers were flying on flight 0B3755 with Blue Air when the incident occurred. During the flight, the cabin pressure appeared to drop which forced oxygen masks to fall from the overhead lockers. In the video, passengers could be seen

Disney Announces New Details for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Travelers heading to Walt Disney World Resort this spring will be able to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, starting March 6. The Flower & Garden Festival runs 90 days through June

2019 Travvy Awards Names Best Hotels & Resorts Around the World

1/17 The World’s Best Hotels and Resorts Hotels and resorts around the world continue to evolve and up their game in so many remarkable ways, from increased integration of technology to ever more innovative wellness offerings and uniquely local experiences.

Hurtigruten Appoints Global Director, Charter & Incentive Sales

WHY IT RATES: Cao has more than 30 years of sales experience, 20 of which have been within the cruise industry. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, has appointed Robert Cao as their new

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

WATCH: Flight attendant performs shocking activity on a plane

A Norwegian Air flight attendant was caught doing something very strange on the flight. The flight attendant could be seen attempting to close the overhead baggage lockers on an empty plane. Clad in a black outfit and red scarf, the

Travel Agents Believe 2019 Will Bring a Boom in Business

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the travel business. If you are a travel agent, presumably you are betting on your clients increased wealth and social media channels to inspire them to book more vacations this year.

Apple Vacations Will Offer Convenient Payments, Lowers Deposits

Apple Vacations is making paying for travel even easier and more affordable. The tour operator has joined forces with Uplift, a travel technology platform that gives users the chance to pay for travel in monthly increments. In addition, Apple Vacations

CLIA Re-Introduces Its Certification Programs for Cruise Lines

WHY IT RATES: CLIA’s certification courses provide a wealth of expert knowledge to deliver valuable education to the industry as a whole. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has re-introduced a newly expanded opportunity for cruise

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

TITANIC 2018: Of all the things to do in Belfast you MUST see the Titanic museum | Short & City breaks | Travel | Express.co.uk

Unsinkable: The Titanic Belfast will remain the toast of Belfast for many years to come (Image: Titanic Belfast) Two working ports, perhaps not quite in full flood, but still all gantries and cranes and imposing vessels filled with grapefruits and

Last chance to live Thai life: Visit Bangkok’s most iconic hotel while you can | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The Dusit Thani enjoys the perfect location in Bangkok (Image: Graham Caldwell) For almost half a century, it has treated thousands of guests to the gracious hospitality only Thailand can offer, epitomising the warmth, kindness and charm of The Land

Complete List of 2019 Travvy Awards Winners

1/21 2019 Travvy Award Winners The 2019 Travvy Awards were handed out at New York City’s Gotham Hall on Wednesday night. Read on to see which destinations, travel suppliers and industry players were recognized as the best of the best by

Gatwick Airport strike: Latest news as six days of strikes to affect passenger's flights

Gatwick Airport staff who assist passengers and disabled travellers will stage three 48-hour strikes. Up to 250 staff members are asking for an additional £1 an hour pay rise. The three strikes will take place on 20 November, 26 November