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    Escape the Everyday! VisitEngland ramps up campaign to boost domestic breaks

    The post Escape the Everyday! VisitEngland ramps up campaign to boost domestic breaks appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. VisitEngland in partnership with the tourism organisations of London, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is stepping up its UK-wide ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to drive domestic day trips and overnight breaks as the summer holidays begin. The ‘Escape The Everyday’ campaign, first launched in September 2020, highlights the quality destinations, visitor attractions and experiences on offer across the UK to build back demand for domestic breaks and boost consumer confidence as restrictions lift. The summer campaign ‘Escape the Everyday – Enjoy the UK this Summer’ has a focus…

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    Another lost summer for the Brits with no European breaks in sight: WTTC

    The post Another lost summer for the Brits with no European breaks in sight: WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. UK families face yet another ‘lost summer’ thanks to the controversial traffic light system, quarantines, costly COVID-19 tests and confusing travel rules and regulations, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The global tourism body, which represents the global private travel and tourism sector, says this combination has effectively made much of Europe off-limits to holidaymakers for the second successive year, despite the success of the vaccination rollout. As well as being hugely disappointing for those yearning for a summer break, it has also brought…

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    Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out

    The post Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas last week started offering the “supermoon flight to nowhere” that will give space lovers the opportunity to see the upcoming supermoon and full lunar eclipse from a 40,000-foot point of view, and tickets sold out in record time. Tickets for the trip sold out in two and a half minutes, and a waitlist was created following the sell-out but has since been closed, Qantas wrote. “On Wednesday 26 May 2021, this exclusive one-off Supermoon Scenic Flight will depart Sydney for a two-and-a-half-hour sojourn through the southern sky,” Qantas added in…