HTW on the Radio

HolidayTravelWatch is all about ensuring quality holidays for everyone. Therefore, using mass media like radio to get the message across is a favourite path.

As travel experts, we are often called on by national and local radio stations to talk on hot topics relating to the travel industry. He also undertakes regular radio interviews as an integral part of the general campaigning and lobbying which we undertake at HolidayTravelWatch, never being afraid to tackle the contentious issues.

You can listen to some of our more recent radio broadcasts here. 

Should I Use A Travel Agent

Death of a Saleman? In this latest Radio interview, Frank talks about the findings from the latest HolidayTravelWatch Annual Survey. Today he talks about how holidaymakers book their holidays and what they think about booking their holidays with travel agents. Our survey revealed an important shift in how people book holidays and indeed what they think about travel agents! We found that 80... READ MORE 11 March 2015

Stay Safe on the Slopes

Christmas will soon be upon us, and while many people are looking forward to spending time with family and friends, others are already contemplating getting away from it all by jetting off for a fun-filled mini-break on the ski slopes. HolidayTravelWatch was interested to know whether reports of high profile celebrity accidents had put people off going on skiing or snowboarding holidays, and o... READ MORE 21 December 2014

Illness On Holiday

Some of us will only get to take one holiday a year yet, when we travel abroad for that precious week or two in the sun, we will put up with rude staff, poor quality food, unexpected changes to flight times, and even illness, without a word of complaint. According to the latest HolidayTravelWatch research, one in ten holidaymakers has experienced short-term sickness and although most people... READ MORE 1 November 2014

Flight Delays

Fight for your rights when flights are delayed Airlines are routinely ignoring the basic rights of passengers when flights are delayed or cancelled according to new research by HolidayTravelWatch, the independent consumer champion for quality holidays.  Yet these rights are enshrined in EC legislation, so it’s important that consumers speak up and fight for their entitlement. According to E... READ MORE 21 August 2014

Travel Insurance and Your Rights

Travel insurance and your rights if you fall ill abroad Each year around 1.5million UK holidaymakers suffer illness while on a package holiday abroad yet few know what to do to remedy the situation, according to the latest trends research by HolidayTravelWatch, the independent consumer champion for quality holidays. One in 10 people fall ill during a cruise and HolidayTravelWatch’s research s... READ MORE 1 August 2014

Cruise Safety

Speak up about safety issues on board cruise ships New research from HolidayTravelWatch, the holiday complaints specialist, highlights that all is not well on our ‘cities on the high seas’, with ten per cent of Brits saying they had witnessed questionable safety procedures on board, while one in 20 admitted experiencing harassment. Issues highlighted by the research included lifeboat drills... READ MORE 5 June 2014

The Changing Holidaymaker

Squeeze on family finances restricts holiday options Despite the improving economic outlook, families are continuing to feel the pinch and are compromising by cutting back on what they spend on their summer break, according to new research by HolidayTravelWatch, the independent consumer champion for quality holidays. More than a third are planning to spend less than £500 on their holiday th... READ MORE 1 May 2014

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