News & Views

The latest group travel news & views to help you organise great group trips.

The Portland Collection

Nottinghamshire’s Portland Collection reopens to the public

The historic Welbeck estate has reopened its Portland Collection gallery following an extended closure after the theft of its Portland Tiara last November.

ArcelorMittal Orbit at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Group dining packages with the ArcelorMittal Orbit and Busaba

Groups are being invited to make use of an exclusive new dining package in Stratford, with a two-course lunch at Busaba before enjoying views across London at the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit. 

Auckland Project team

Auckland Castle set to reopen following restoration works

The historic Auckland Castle in County Durham will reopen on 2nd November after a major three-year conservation project.


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Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner

Tina Turner Musical extends West End run and announces new children’s cast

More than 200,000 new tickets are now on sale for Tina - The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End until 27th June 2020, with a new children’s cast also revealed.

Meera Syal in Noises Off at  Lyric Hammersmith

Rehearsals begin for West End transfer of Noises Off

The full cast has been announced and started rehearsals ahead of the West End transfer of Noises Off, following a successful run at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.


Cruise review: Incredible India - a taste of Assam

Cruise writer Jeannine Williamson samples the many flavours of this famous tea-growing region on a voyage down the breath-taking Brahmaputra.

Laos River Cruise Review on Champa Pandaw

Review: Cultural immersion on Laos river cruise

From Buddhist ceremonies to stunning scenery, Jeannine Williamson finds out why Laos should be on your river cruise agenda.

Belvedere palace in Vienna%2C Austria on a sunny day

River Cruise Review: Highlights of the Danube

Jane Archer brushes up on art along the Danube on a river cruise with Titan Travel.

Highclere Castle

European Waterways announces further dates for Downton Abbey river cruise on the Thames

European Waterways is inviting groups to step in the footsteps of Downton Abbey’s cast, on a voyage along the River Thames which includes a visit to the iconic Highclere Castle.

Boudicca in Mayotte, Mamoudzou, Indian Ocean

Fred. Olsen introduces a selection of exotic fly-cruises

Groups looking to witness the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa, see flamingos in their natural habitat and experience the history and culture of Havana can book onto a selection of itineraries released by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.