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Blog archive - 07 May, 2012

Travel News Roundup

7 May 2012
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It has been a miserable couple of weeks for London’s airports in particular Heathrow with reported queues at immigration Border Controls being as long as 2 to 4 hours for non-EU visitors. It is set to be potentially worse on 10th May when up to 4,600 immigration officials plan to go on strike...

Preferred Hotel Group Summer Sale

7 May 2012
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This month we would like to offer our readers the opportunity to stay at 12 European Preferred Hotels this summer with prices starting at just €104 a night.

James Bond themed cruise on The Thames

7 May 2012
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Marking the 50th anniversary of 007 hitting our screens, Our Man On The Ground is delighted to be able to offer our readers the opportunity to cruise the River Thames in the Sunseeker that was actually used in the opening chase sequence of the James Bond film The World is Not Enough, starring Pierce Brosnan.

Training to be First Class Cabin Crew on British Airways

British Airways celebrates 85 years of in-flight service this year and I was recently invited along with five other journalists to see what it is actually like to train to be First Class Cabin Crew in their Heathrow training headquarters at Waterside.

Read how I got on...