Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Vancouver

September 17, 2019
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Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Vancouver

Nestling between mountains and the Pacific Ocean on Canada’s west coast and with breath-taking scenery, Vancouver is often said to be one of the world’s most liveable cities. Swindon Business News travel editor ANNE GORRINGE went on the tourist trail to explore its beaches in the morning, hike in the mountains in the afternoon...

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Swindon Business News Travel: Joining in with single-minded guests on a solo holiday in Crete

August 15, 2019
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Swindon Business News Travel: Joining in with single-minded guests on a solo holiday in Crete

Keen to get away but your friends haven’t got any holiday left? Solo trips are one of travel industry’s fastest-growing trends. Swindon Business News travel editor Anne Gorringe headed off to Crete and a hotel specialising in individual travellers to find out what all the fuss is about…  Stripping off my walking boots, I...

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Swindon Business News Travel: Thailand – a perfect combination of city break and beach holiday

July 30, 2018
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Swindon Business News Travel: Thailand – a perfect combination of city break and beach holiday

In the second of her two exclusive reports, Swindon Business News travel editor ANNE GORRINGE flies from Moscow to Thailand for a two-day city break in Bangkok followed by a stunning 72-hour stay at a beach resort Can’t choose between a city break and a few days relaxing on a beach? Thailand offers the...

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Seattle flights take off as popularity of US security pre-clearance in Dublin soars

June 28, 2018
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Seattle flights take off as popularity of US security pre-clearance in Dublin soars

Swindon business travellers heading across the Atlantic can now use another route that takes advantage of the fast-track US security clearance at Dublin Airport. Irish airline Aer Lingus Regional has been operating its pre-clearance service on flights to the US from Dublin for several years, gradually increasing the range of business destinations to include...

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Swindon Business News Travel: Get on your ‘fat bike’ for a magical March ski trip to the Italian Dolomites

March 7, 2018
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Swindon Business News Travel: Get on your ‘fat bike’ for a magical March ski trip to the Italian Dolomites

In the second of two exclusive reports to coincide with the near record-breaking depth of snow this ski season, Swindon Business News travel editor ANNE GORRINGE discovers the delights of Val Gardena in the stunning Italian Dolomites Love skiing in winter and mountain biking in summer? This month you can do both in the...

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Swindon Business News Travel: Skiing in La Rosière, the French resort where Hannibal – and his elephants – crossed the Alps

February 21, 2018
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Swindon Business News Travel: Skiing in La Rosière, the French resort where Hannibal – and his elephants – crossed the Alps

The near record-breaking depth of snow this ski season is tempting even those who haven’t skied for years back to the Alps. In the first of two exclusive reports, Swindon Business News travel editor Anne Gorringe looks at the attractions of the high-altitude French resort of La Rosière The friendly elephant peering in through...

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Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Nantes

August 25, 2017
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Swindon Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Nantes

The former European Green Capital nestles on the Loire river in Western France, 50km inland from the Atlantic coast. And, with direct flights from Bristol Airport, it couldn’t be easier to add a couple of extra days and combine a business trip with a little sight-seeing. On a recent visit Swindon Business News travel...

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Swindon Business News Travel – 48:00 hours in Munich

March 9, 2017
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Swindon Business News Travel – 48:00 hours in Munich

As a major centre for media, finance and manufacturing, Munich is a popular destination for business travellers. And with direct flights from Bristol Airport, it’s easy to tag on an extra night’s stay to combine a work trip with a little sight-seeing. In the latest in our 48 Hours In series, Swindon Business News travel...

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Swindon Business News Travel – 24:00 hours in Paris

June 13, 2016
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Swindon Business News Travel – 24:00 hours in Paris

With plenty of direct flights from Bristol Airport, the City of Light is a popular destination for business travelers. It couldn’t be easier to combine a business trip with an overnight stay and a little sight-seeing. Swindon Business News travel editor Anne Gorringe checked out some of the latest attractions this beautiful city has...

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Swindon Business News travel: Igloo building for beginners in Switzerland

March 11, 2016
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Pic 7 - Toasting our success! The igloo is completed in time

It’s the ultimate team-building challenge. This weekend teams of friends, colleagues and ski enthusiasts will gather on a stunning mountain plateau in Switzerland for the World Igloo Building Competition. The aim? To construct – and then sleep in – your own igloo. Swindon Business News Travel Editor ANNE GORRINGE joined in. Pictured: The teams...

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