Hays Travel flew to the rescue

Hays Travel flew to the rescue recently and saved 555 Thomas Cooks shops. John and Irene Hays were meant to be in Japan watching the Rugby World Cup. Instead they found themselves competing against two other bidders for the shops to salvage what was left of the...

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St Ninian’s Isle – Shetland

ST NINIAN'S ISLE - SHETLAND I visited Shetland on a fly / drive holiday in the summer of 2011 for the first time, simply because it was a place that I was just fascinated with. I wrote a blog afterwards to encapsulate what I found which was published by Promote...

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Child electrocuted on holiday in Greece

CHILD ELECTROCUTED ON HOLIDAY IN GREECE It’s quite remarkable what I hear on my travels that makes for great content for this website and my Facebook page – The Complaints Resolver. A family on a boat and sightseeing trip around Zante shared this story with me....

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5 Of The Best Of The Worst Pubs in Edinburgh

5 OF THE BEST OF THE WORST PUBS IN EDINBURGH Edinburgh has over 700 pubs to choose from to suit all tastes and budgets and whilst I can wine and dine in some of the finest watering holes, I can also sup in some of the worst as well. These are some of my favourite pubs...

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Hotel booking sites forced to end misleading sales

HOTEL BOOKING SITES FORCED TO END MISLEADING SALES - 07/02/2019 The Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") began investigating Expedia,, Agoda,, ebookers and Trivago in June 2018 over high-pressure selling tactics and misleading discount...

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Gibraltar and the apes

GIBRALTAR AND THE APES - 18/10/2018 A friend of mine relocated from the Isle of Man a few years ago to live in Southern Spain and works part-time in Gibraltar, and a random chat earlier this week gave me the inspiration to ghost write a blog for her website -...

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