Travelzoo launches #SoloSeptember industry initiative to reduce costs for solo travellers

Back in June, I was a speaker at the ABTA Solo Travel Conference in London. It coincided with a global study we’d carried out at Travelzoo into solo travel. We frequently had complaints from our members that the supplement for those wanting to book our deals, but travel alone, was prohibitive. To better understand the … More Travelzoo launches #SoloSeptember industry initiative to reduce costs for solo travellers

The future of travel must address consumer concerns…

…if Hyperloops, driverless cars, drones and supersonic planes are to be adopted. At ITBBerlin, the world’s largest travel conference this week, it was my honour to deliver a mainstage presentation on consumer perceptions towards the future of travel. Before me on stage was Dirk Ahlborn, CEO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies setting out his company’s vision of … More The future of travel must address consumer concerns…

ITV Tonight – Bargain Holidays: What’s the Truth?

In December TONIGHT, Britain’s most popular current affairs programme approached me to help with a show about holidays to air in January. The first part was to be the package holiday expert and try to find a summer break for a family of four, travelling in peak summer, for £1,000. And the second was to discuss … More ITV Tonight – Bargain Holidays: What’s the Truth?

Working with The Apprentice: why James and Sarah deserved the joint win.

The Apprentice finished this week as if you didn’t know, with a shock draw. Sir’Allan, or more correctly as he now prefers to be known – Lord Sugar – somewhat controversially choosing to invest in both candidates. Even though this was the first time in 13 years that this has happened I wasn’t surprised. However, … More Working with The Apprentice: why James and Sarah deserved the joint win.