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Your October edition includes: Group Days Out to Remember, Guided Tours & Exclusive Experiences, Wales, the official preview to the Group Leisure & Travel Show and much more.

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National Express Coach

Holiday bundles unveiled as National Express enters UK leisure travel market

National Express has launched National Express Leisure, a new business focusing on the UK holiday and leisure travel market.

Canterbury Festival The Kingdom Choir

Canterbury Festival announces programme of events for October’s celebration

Canterbury Festival has announced a “bigger and bolder” programme for its fortnight of festivities across the city at venues including Canterbury Cathedral. 

Emerald Cruises launches two voyages with new group benefits aboard its latest superyacht

In the run up to the launch of Azzurra, Emerald Cruises has unveiled two new itineraries in the superyacht’s 2022 schedule, both taking guests on a voyage which includes Saudi Arabia.

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Sherwood Forest

Flashing in Sherwood, cowboys prosper and a rebellion hurting tourism


Protesters in London are harming tourism, argues our regular columnist, who also discusses rip-off Covid tests and how nudists in Sherwood Forest are baring all in the wrong places.

Marble Arch Mound, London

A loss for Liverpool, quirky artefacts and a woeful tourist attraction


Our columnist reflects on Liverpool losing its World Heritage status, quirky treasures in the Yorkshire Museum and the Marble Arch Mound.

Lady at airport terminal with mask on

Quarantine-free travel, space tourism and a face mask disaster


Our columnist gives his thoughts on quarantine-free travel, face masks and holidays to space. 

Mock Covid 19 vaccine passport app

Greece is for technophobes and a bottle of water that will cure home sickness


We hear from Grumpy Group Organiser about what has been catching his eye in the media recently, including bottled rain water and his thoughts on the Covid passport. 

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