Latest Travel City Direct Stories

2011-07-20 06:40:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways has revealed that more families than ever are choosing to fly from Gatwick airport as they jet off on holiday this year. The airline has already seen a ten per cent increase in family bookings compared to last year and the trend is set to continue through the summer. In July and August, British Airways will serve around 7,000 child meals on its long haul and European flights from Gatwick, and cabin...

2011-03-30 12:18:00

CRAWLEY, England, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways flights to the popular Spanish city of Malaga have returned to Gatwick Airport. The flights have now moved back from Heathrow and have doubled in frequency, with up to four daily flights on selected days. This will increase to 27 flights a week from June 2011. Malaga is the gateway to the southern Spanish sun resorts and the daily flights are timed to give customers maximum flexibility when making their travel plans. As...

2010-08-26 05:46:00

CRAWLEY, England, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways launches its great big sale with thousands of flights in all cabins and hundreds of holidays on offer. The twenty day sale offers discounted flights to over 100 destinations worldwide as well as 100's of holidays for various travel departures from August 26, 2010 right through to June 30, 2011. To launch the sale, model Nell McAndrew posed on a big deck chair (the size of a double-decker bus) outside Tower Hill in London wearing...

2010-08-25 03:30:00

CRAWLEY, England, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today sees the launch of a brand new website specifically designed to answer the many questions posed by parents planning holidays to Walt Disney World with babies and toddlers. FloridaBaby.co.uk has been developed by Travel City Direct, the Florida family holiday specialists, and contains hints and tips on travelling with children, an interactive customer forum, and seven entertaining information videos. These videos feature interviews with...

2008-09-18 15:00:25

By DEBORAH ANDERSON HUNDREDS of Scots holidaymakers caught up in the latest airline collapse flew home unaware of the fl ights fi asco. They jetted into Glasgow from Orlando, Florida, after being transferred to an alternative airline because the firm they booked with were linked to giants XL, which went bust on Friday. Many had booked their Florida holidays with Travel City Direct and flew out with the firm, but it was one of the companies involved in the XL chaos. While travellers at...

2008-09-16 18:00:00

By Robin Turner STAFF who lost their jobs when holiday firm XL collapsed plan to sue their former bosses, the Western Mail can reveal today. Around 150 staff at XL subsidiary Travel City Direct in Swansea's Enterprise Zone which sold XL holiday packages lost their jobs when the firm announced it had gone into administration on Friday. They are among around 1,700 cabin crew, engineers, baggage handlers, sales staff and check-in staff across the UK to have lost their jobs. Former Travel...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.