Travel Portals -sites with everything
There are a few key sites on
travel that seem to have everything and at the same time defy
categorisation -these are the portals and directories -the starting
points for other sites. Here are a few of the better known ones.
Both the Guardian and the Independant
have good travel sections where you can search for articles on
sustainable travel (or anything else for that matter).
bookers -online travel
agent doing cheap flights, car hire, hotels, holidays, insurance
and travel information.
-wide range of travel resources -choose from over 390 destinations
online -seem to be strongest on city breaks and last minute deals.
- Go-there.co.uk -Guide to accommodation and tourist
information for all the major European tourist destinations.
- Lastminute.com -the place to go for last minute bargains on flights,
cruises, train tickets and holidays.
- Opodo -an
online travel service owned by nine of the world's leading airlines
(British Airways, Air France, Alitalia, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa,
Aer Lingus, Austrian Airlines, Finnair ) and by GDS and travel
industry technology provider, Amadeus, offering flights, hotels,
car rental and holidays.
- The Guardian
-travel pages of the UK national daily
- The Independant
-online articles, news and travel photos from the newspaper.
- Time Out Travel
-guides to more than fifty cities in Europe and beyond.
- Wikitravel -open source travel guide featuring
information on attractions, hotels, restaurants and travel tips
-we put this one in despite having considerable reservations
about the general standard of contrent on Wikipedia.
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- home | transport
| accomodation | general
information | holiday activities
| weekend breaks | contact
- Featured book:
- The Traveler's Web: An Extreme
Searchers Guide to Travel Resources on the Internet
- Randolph Hock Paperback
- April 2007
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- The Internet Shoppers' Guide
- Shiran Liyanage, Michelle Sheppard,
and Daniel Newman
- Feb 2007
- Price in UK pounds