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Bath Business News Travel – 72:00 hours in Vancouver

September 17, 2019
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Bath 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. Bath 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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Bath Business News Travel: Joining in with single-minded guests on a solo holiday in Crete

August 15, 2019
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Bath 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. Bath 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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Bath tourism to benefit from new visitor rail pass and latest Rough Guide

June 7, 2019
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Bath tourism to benefit from new visitor rail pass and latest Rough Guide

Bath’s visitor economy has received a double boost this week with launch of the UK’s largest integrated rail and bus ticket scheme and the latest Rough Guide travel book. Great Western Railway has joined forces with a host of bus providers to unveil its Great West Way Discoverer pass, which can be used by...

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Bath’s taste for ethical food tempts upmarket furniture group to launch cafe concept in city

May 17, 2019
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Bath’s taste for ethical food tempts upmarket furniture group to launch cafe concept in city

Interiors brand Neptune today threw open the doors of its first instore café having chosen Bath as the launchpad based on its reputation as a “city of foodies”. The Provenist forms part of Neptune’s Walcot Street showroom in what was originally the city’s tramshed.  The café, which flies the flag for local food producers,...

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Bath venues and attractions win big again in region’s top tourism awards

February 8, 2019
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Bath venues and attractions win big again in region’s top tourism awards

Bath’s tourism industry emerged triumphant again last night as venues and businesses from the city went head-to-head against rivals from across the whole of the region in the coveted South West Tourism Awards.   The Roman Baths brought home three trophies, including gold – for second year in a row – for the best...

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Bath Business News Travel – 48:00 hours in Seattle

January 13, 2019
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Bath Business News Travel – 48:00 hours in Seattle

Seattle is fast becoming one of North America’s leading tech hubs and is home to global giants such as Microsoft and Amazon. It’s also one of the US’s coolest cities. Bath Business News travel editor ANNE GORRINGE went there on Aer Lingus’ latest transatlantic route – which clears US immigration at Dublin Airport on...

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Big night for Bath’s tourism industry as its hotels, attractions and venues collect top awards

November 16, 2018
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Big night for Bath’s tourism industry as its hotels, attractions and venues collect top awards

Bath tourism businesses struck gold at the region’s top awards for the industry last night with the Roman Baths picking up two major titles and the city’s top hotels also among the winners. A record number of finalists across 28 categories were announced at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards ceremony, which was...

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Bath businesses ready to do battle in the region’s top tourism sector awards

November 14, 2018
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Bath businesses ready to do battle in the region’s top tourism sector awards

Some of the Bath area’s most innovative tourism businesses will line up in the city’s Apex Hotel tomorrow to compete in this year’s Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards. Some 84 finalists – ranging from hotels, guest houses and pubs to visitor attractions, walking tours and festivals – have been shortlisted from across a...

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

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

In the second of her two exclusive reports, Bath 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

Bath 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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