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30 Jan, 2013, 08:00 GMT Cuba Welcomes Record Number of Tourists In 2012

- Holidays to Cuba proving more and more popular as Caribbean island continues to modernise its offering to visitors - The iconic 1950s American cars ...


21 Dec, 2012, 08:00 GMT Why Book Holidays with ABTA-approved Agencies?

-Holiday Hypermarket supports the association's new awareness initiative, which encourages consumers to book with retailers that display the logo-...


04 Dec, 2012, 17:14 GMT Parent Company of Holiday Hypermarket, TUI Travel, Announces 2013 Booking Increases

-Following record wet weather in 2012, the leading holiday retailer has received increases in bookings from Northern Europeans ahead of next year's...


26 Nov, 2012, 08:00 GMT Generation Y is Travelling More Than Ever Before, say Holiday Hypermarket

-The average adult will have travelled to eight more countries by the time they're 40 in comparison with their parents- In a recent study it was...


23 Nov, 2012, 08:00 GMT The United States is a Favourite Holiday Destination for UK Lottery Winners

-Florida is a particularly popular spot for families whose numbers come up, followed by the Caribbean, Canary Islands and Dubai, according to Holiday ...


19 Nov, 2012, 08:00 GMT UNWTO Seeks to Ease Holiday Visa Restrictions Across Countries, say Holiday Hypermarket

-Tourism ministers and industry leaders have pledged to ease entry procedures for tourists- The chairman of the executive board of TUI Travel -...


06 Nov, 2012, 08:00 GMT Caption This! Holiday Hypermarket Hosts "A Doll's Life" Travel Competition

-Caption Betty and Dave's holiday snaps to win £500 of holiday money, or one of eight £100 vouchers- Holiday Hypermarket has launched a social media...


23 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST Last-Minute Travel Queries Surge on Mobile Devices

-A recent survey indicates that nearly one third of all searches for last minute holidays came via mobile this year, Holiday Hypermarket reports-...


18 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST Disabled Travellers Seek More Options, say Holiday Hypermarket

-Survey shows limited access to public places for disabled people in the UK, despite Paralympic success this year- As of 2011, there were 11 million...


17 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST How Many Times Do You Go Back Before You Buy? Holiday Hypermarket Investigates

-Research suggests customers are more comfortable shopping around, and in the future they'll be able to do it in 3D- How much research do you do...


08 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST Malta Was This Summer's Big Revelation

-As many holidaymakers fled the summer rain, the southern-European island of Malta welcomed record numbers of tourists this year- Malta was the major ...


05 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST Autumn is Prime Time for Morocco Getaways, say Holiday Hypermarket

-The warm months which follow Morocco's long hot summer are ideal to enjoy low-cost holidays to this North African country- Morocco is the hottest...


03 Oct, 2012, 08:00 BST Turkey is the Med's 2012 Success Story, Say Holiday Hypermarket

- With widespread UK recognition, an array of new flight routes and breath-taking scenery Turkey is now a hotspot for sunny getaways, Holiday...


22 Aug, 2012, 08:00 BST Viva Espana! Spain is Still Britain's Favourite Summer Holiday Destination

-Holiday Hypermarket declares Spain to be Britain's most-visited getaway this summer- Sunny destinations in Spain are the most popular holiday choice ...


20 Aug, 2012, 08:00 BST Upmarket Benidorm? There's Another Side to the Spanish Resort City, say Holiday Hypermarket

- Benidorm is shedding its 'Brits abroad' reputation to become a fashionable holiday spot this summer, Holiday Hypermarket reports- Perceptions are...


17 Aug, 2012, 09:39 BST Getting Hitched? International Destination Weddings on the Rise

-Bridal couples are on the look-out for sunnier (and cheaper) wedding venues, say Holiday Hypermarket- Holiday Hypermarket reports that the number of ...


15 Aug, 2012, 08:00 BST We're All Going on a Summer Holiday! More Brits Plan to Get Away This Summer, say Holiday Hypermarket

-Holiday Hypermarket investigate popular summer bookings, which have increased despite national events at home- Many more Britons are planning...


14 Aug, 2012, 08:00 BST Top Holiday Hypermarket Small Island Developing States Rely on Tourism

-Holiday Hypermarket respond to a recent UNWTO report about development opportunities in Small Island Developing States- Holiday Hypermarket say that ...


10 Aug, 2012, 10:39 BST Selling Like Hotcakes: Holiday Hypermarket Spanish and Portuguese Island Holiday

-Holiday Hypermarket packages to the Spanish and Portuguese Islands have increased despite the gloomy outlook for the Euro- Whether the economy is...


20 Jun, 2012, 08:00 BST Holiday Hypermarket: Spike in Greek Holidays Due to the Euro

-A combination of the coming summer and flailing Euro has led to record bookings for holidays in Greece, say Holiday Hypermarket- British travellers...


18 Jun, 2012, 09:42 BST Treasure Island: Palma in Majorca is Trumps for Holiday Hypermarket Travellers

- A top destination for Holiday Hypermarket travellers this year is Palma, Majorca, in the Balearic Islands - One of the most popular destinations...


15 Jun, 2012, 08:00 BST Holiday Hypermarket Asks: Where Does Newcastle Go On Holiday?

-Geordies head to the Spanish Islands in 2012, with Tenerife, Majorca and Gran Canaria topping the list, according to the leading travel retailer-...


13 Jun, 2012, 10:07 BST Travellers Like to Stay Connected via Mobile, say Holiday Hypermarket

-Uploading photos, finding restaurants and getting directions on GPS are just some of the reasons travellers remain glued to their phones, say...


11 May, 2012, 08:00 BST Tourism Continues to be One of the Strongest Industries in the World, say Holiday Hypermarket

- Holiday comparison community report that international tourist arrivals increased in a majority of countries in 2011 - People were eager to book...


09 May, 2012, 14:09 BST Italian Cuisine the Most Popular in Europe, According to Holiday Hypermarket YouGov Poll

-YouGov survey of over 2,000 UK residents reveals that nearly one third think Italy has the best cuisine in Europe- Holiday Hypermarket has found...