Travel News Items
The 18 finalists for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' – three for each of the six dream jobs – have been chosen and will travel Down Under next month to spend a week undergoing the final stage of the global competition.
STA Travel has become the first UK travel company to offer customers the opportunity to book guaranteed scheduled airline fares and pay for them at a later date.
The ‘Best job in the world’, which took the world by storm in 2009, is back. This time however, Tourism Australia is recruiting for six incredible jobs, a perfect gap year experience, and each with a six-month contract and a salary package worth £67,380.
The number of gap year travellers taking part in volunteering and conservation projects is set to soar in 2013, according to youth travel specialists STA Travel.
Single people who are looking for a potential partner should talk about gap years and travel plans and show off their holiday snaps if they want to look more attractive, according to a new survey carried out by Intrepid Travel.
Three Brits are travelling across 50 American states in 30 days for a new American Airlines project – ‘The United States of Adventure’, which aims to demonstrate the scope of the airline’s network in the US.
New York is known as the city that never sleeps and according to a new survey, it would seem it's the world's leading nightlife that is keeping everyone from their beds.
The best hostel, volunteering organisation and international destination for young travellers have been announced at the British Youth Travel Awards.
The harbour side capital took the title at The Australian Traveller Readers' Choice Awards, beating last year's winner, Melbourne, by just a single vote.
Even Olympic athletes find time to go on gap years. Jennifer Pinches from the 2012 Team GB gymnastic team, who reached the finals of the competition, has just returned from volunteering in Ecuador with Camps International.
If you’re worried about your year abroad then tune in to a special ‘webinar’ next month, where a host of student travel experts will be offering their advice in a series of one-on-one interviews.
Air New Zealand unveiled its Hobbit themed aircraft at a special event over the weekend.
A US Marine has completed a 5,000-mile trek across Southeast Asia using Google Maps on his smart phone to plan his route while ‘on the road’.
A new video series that helps to inspire travel seekers find their perfect trip for 2013 will launch on the Google+ social network next week.
Those who are accepted on this much sought after hunt will get to jet off on a three week trip around the world visiting 10 far flung destinations that will remain a mystery until arrival.
Elephant Human Relations Aid in Namibia has been named the world’s best volunteering organisation at the Virgin Responsible Travel Awards.
It’s the question that’s long been dividing gap-year travellers who have explored Oceania: which is the better destination, Australia or New Zealand?
We all thought this may happen, but new research supports the fact that the travel guidebook is on its way out.
Hobbits, elves, dwarves and wizards take flight as Air New Zealand launches a safety video inspired the new movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
While food festivals are usually brimming with gourmet offerings and champagne tastings, Phuket is hosting a wholly different kind of event that will please those travellers who usually come up against many gastronomical hurdles.
In a ceremony at London’s Royal Geographic Society last Thursday (October 4), the world’s best travel guides were honoured at the Wanderlust World Guide Awards. The awards were presented by writer Bill Bryson and Zoologist and Wildlife presenter Mark Carwardine.
A new Charley Boorman travel series is set to return to our screens this Autumn - and this time the famous adventurer is taking his motorbike across South Africa.
Canada is the most recommended destination to visit according to a recent study measuring public perceptions of countries around the world.
The most popular gap year destinations are also the most expensive, according to new research from Moneycorp and gapyear.com.
Half of travellers under the age of 24 have never sent a postcard, according to a recent survey by O2.