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Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors.

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Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

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A male musk ox in Dovrefjell National Park, Trondelag, Norway. PIC: PA

Travel review: Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

Musk oxen are a triumph of nature. Sarah Marshall visits Dovrefjell National Park, where the Arctic animals have become an unusual tourist attraction.

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Travel review: Australia’s Gold Coast

As the Commonwealth Games baton begins its journey from London to Australia, Karen Bowerman visits its final Gold Coast destination.

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Holiday data has been hacked.

Travel details of 43,000 holidaymakers at risk after ABTA data hack

A cyber attack on travel trade association Abta put data records of around 43,000 people at risk of being accessed.

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Travel review: Antwerp - Belgium’s capital of cool

It’s not the obvious choice for a fashionable city break, but Belgium’s second city has a style of its own, says Nick McAvaney.

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Tavel review: Beijing direct from Manchester

With direct flights now available from Manchester, the fascinating sights of Beijing are no longer too far east says Mark Casci.

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The lush island of Sri Lanka never fails to disappoint.

Travel review: Sri Lanka - an island to treasure

After an eye-opening tour, Adam Jacot de Boinod defies anyone not to fall in love with the tropical idyll that is Sri Lanka.

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Pilgrims sit at the edge of the moat surrounding the Golden Temple of Amritsar in India's Punjab region. PIC: PA

Travel review: Amritsar

With the 70th anniversary of Indian independence approaching, Stephen McClarence explores the border region around Amritsar.

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Travel review: Oregon’s Mt Hood Territory

Europe suffered a patchy start to to the ski season so is it time to look further afield? Catherine Scott visits the little known resort of Oregon’s Mt Hood Territory.

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The view across West Hollywood, known to locals as WeHo.

Travel review: Getting to the real heart of LA

La La Land might have channeled some old-fashioned big screen glamour, but if you want to find the real Los Angeles head to West Hollywood, says Sarah Freeman.

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Revealed: Cheapest destination for UK families booking a half-term sunshine trip

Cyprus is the cheapest destination for UK families booking a half-term sunshine trip, a study has found.

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The view from the Island Girl Catamaran Tour.

Travel review: Tobago - the island spirit

Tobago has managed to retain the charm and character that other corners of the Caribbean have lost – and its taste for rum says Ruby Kitchen.

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Travel review: Switzerland

Not just the home of neutrality and Toblerone, Switzerland is also the place to go for wine, wellness and lots of fresh air, says Ella Walker.

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Walkers at the Port Sunlight River Park looking across the Mersey

Cross the Mersey

THERE was a time my only real point of reference for Wirral was that its council sponsored Tranmere Rovers when former Liverpool striker John Aldridge signed with them in 1991.

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Travel review: Galapagos - in Darwin’s footsteps

It is one of the world’s most fragile ecosystems, but Sarah Marshall discovers that the Galapagos Islands are as pristine as ever.

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SAVE £130: Flamingo Land annual pass - limited reader offer

SAVE £130: Flamingo Land annual pass - limited reader offer

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has just been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have two amazing annual pass reader offers - to save up to £135.
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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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Sorrento Back beach in Mornington Peninsula of Victoria state of Australia.

Travel review: Melbourne

The 2017 Ashes Series has recently been announced. Karen Bowerman recommends how to plan a sporting break in one of the host cities, Melbourne.

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Inside Winchester Cathedral which is one of the must see stops on any Jane Austen tour.

Travel review: Retracing Jane Austen’s life in Hampshire

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Ella Walker retraces the author’s life in Hampshire.

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