The following article ran in TravelWeekly on Friday 9th November: Travelzoo UK managing director announces departure by Lee Hayhurst Nov 9th 2018, UK managing director of Travelzoo Joel Brandon-Bravo has announced his departure from the business. Formerly Frommer’s Unlimited EMEA general manager, Brandon-Bravo has worked at the travel deals specialist for the last eight years. He … More Time to move on…
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
Summer’s nearly here. In this ‘always-on’ connected world and with work hours just referring to when you’re in the office, not when you’re checking emails or on social media, it’s getting harder to truly switch off. It’s important for a happy, healthy mind to properly switch off and your holiday is the best chance you … More How to switch off on holiday
…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…
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?
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.
I’ve been lucky enough to be in front of the camera a few times now. Whether it’s commenting on travel trends on BBC breakfast or Brexit on SKYNews and Bloomberg, but I’ve never been behind the camera. Or as you are about to see, trained to do so. But last week I was at the … More Reporting Live from Mallorca