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World's most expensive tourist-attraction fails revealed

By John Hutchinson For Mailonline When designing a tourist attraction, longevity, costings and appeal, you would think, are crucial elements to work through.However as we will ...

Egypt tourism hit by 95% decline in revenue with social unrest to blame

Reduced footfall recorded at the likes of the Great Pyramids and Tutankhamun's TombIn four years, revenue stream drops from £250 million to just £10.5 millionJob ...

Aegean cruise gives memories to treasure forever

By John Hutchinson For Mailonline As I descend the cable car from the mountainous heights of the beautiful island of Santorini, I have time to reflect on ...

James Bond fans recreate GoldenEye bungee jump from Contra Dam

Daredevil tourists pay more than £125 each to make the thrilling leapThe Contra Dam is located on the Verzasca River in Ticino, Switzerland Pierce Brosnan made ...

Jacuzzis, butlers and baby grand pianos... welcome aboard the cruise ships with the most lavish suites (and heftiest price tags)

By Rebecca Brett for MailOnline Published: 11:37 EST, 30 August 2014 | Updated: 09:29 EST, 31 August 2014 ...

Vauxhall E-type 30-98 car bought for £115 expected to sell for nearly £200,000 at auction

 Vauxhall E-type 30-98 was bought for just £115 in 1952There are only around 30 cars of its kind out there By John Hutchinson For Mailonline A rare car ...

Sri Lanka to rebuild Bridge On The River Kwai

By Sarah Gordon for MailOnline Published: 05:27 EST, 30 August 2014 | Updated: 09:35 EST, 30 August 2014 ...

Malaysia Airlines to sack 6,000 staff following twin disasters: 'We need to rebuild after these two awful incidents' says carrier

Employees will go after disappearance of MH370 and MH17 shooting downAlmost 200 cabin crew have quit in recent weeks; some too scared to flyAirline will ...

Alex Zane raves on... with his ultimate guide to Ibiza

DJ and presenter says the island is the perfect place to 'escape from it all''Even in peak season, you can find stunning, empty beaches'35-year-old says ...

Manchester United legend Gary Neville adds police station to property empire

Gary Neville and business partners to re-develop Bootle Street Police StationPart of a wider project for new bars and hotels in Deansgate, ManchesterEx-United team-mate Ryan ...

Fears over the future of 'the Pompeii of the North' as historic Roman site is put up for sale

Binchester Roman Town County Durham has been put up for sale Archaeologists fear fort could fall into hands of developersChurch Commission insist no work can ...

Incredible footage captured alongside legendary Lancaster bomber

MailOnline was granted exclusive access to film while flying alongside the Canadian Lancaster bomber Stunning footage shows the iconic aircraft soaring above the UK in what ...

Treetop Net trampoline park opens 30 FEET above the ground

Treetop Net is first for UK and is set in the lush woodland of Brockhole near Windermere, Cheshire Swing, climb, balance and fly through the ancient ...

Secret notes reveal what hotel staff REALLY think about problem holidaymakers 

Ex-front desk agent lifts the lid on what really goes on behind the scenesAlmost all incidents logged in the system and all staff made aware ...

'What an absolute disgrace': Furious parents demand answers from 'charity challenge' travel firm that continued to request payments days before going bust

Students, parents and charities say they had no idea the firm was in trouble People who booked with Student Adventures are potentially out of pocketCompany's ATOL ...

Granny cool! British biker on record-breaking 56,000-mile ride around the world celebrates becoming a grandmother... at 38 years old

Welsh rider is halfway through her 56,000-mile journey covering 42 countriesThe daring grandmother is surviving on a daily food budget of just £5 a dayThe ...

Holiday villa fraud that's hit countless British families

The Peggs paid £1,650 for holiday home booked via Owners Direct websiteBut their money went to a fraudster rather than the French villa's ownerHackers may ...

Aviation authorities on red alert for ash cloud after Iceland is forced to close airspace over Bardarbunga volcano

Skies reopened today after 'red alert' overnight sparked by fears of eruptionMagma has risen to surface on glacier next to volcano, but there has been ...

Proof Britons ARE worse than Germans for hogging sunloungers?

By Sarah Gordon for MailOnline Published: 11:26 EST, 29 August 2014 | Updated: 14:37 EST, 29 August 2014 ...

Student Adventures goes bust leaving students grounded at Gatwick

GBCE, trading as Student Adventures, has abruptly gone into administrationCompany organised thrilling treks that helped students support charities Students and charities are scrambling for answers after ...

Benedict Cumberbatch puts final touches to Madame Tussauds waxwork

Hundreds of measurements and pictures were taken to ensure accuracy The hotly anticipated wax figure will be ready in OctoberSherlock star has been closely involved in ...

Tourists line up to visit Bardarbunda, Iceland's largest volcan

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Bardarbunga volcano todayScientists have discovered 'cauldrons' that are 30 to 50 feet deepA sub-glacial eruption may have caused the ...

Molja highthouse hotel in Aalesund Norway offers couples the perfect intimate escape

Lighthouse converted into one-room hotel in Norwegian town Alesund Unique hotel has 24-hour room service and concierge50-year-old building still used as lighthouse for passing ships By Trevor ...

Malaysia Airlines slashes prices on long-haul routes from London

State-owned airline giving away flights in 'My Ultimate Bucket List' promotionFlights from London to 10 destinations are selling for as little as £570Airline poised for ...

Goodbye pariah state, hello Garden of Eden: How Colombia became not just safe to visit, but an undoubted South American must-see

With 1,880 bird species and a rich biodiversity it's bliss for wildlife lovers Enjoy abundant natural beauty and arguably the best coffee in the worldNo ...

Ever wondered where the flight attendants sleep? Revealing photos give a glimpse of the parts of the plane passengers don't see

Pictures from inside cabin crew rest areas reveal hidden sleeping areasSome even offer airline employees pyjamas and entertainment systems Crew Rest Departments are often squashed into ...

www.holiday.com auctioned for estimated £20M to become priciest domain name in history

The word 'holiday' is one of the most popular search terms on the internet Its current owners, Breathe Luxury Limited are selling it after 16 years Experts ...

Inside Qatar's metropolis for 2022 FIFA World Cup

By Michael Gadd for MailOnline Published: 09:08 EST, 28 August 2014 | Updated: 12:20 EST, 28 August 2014 ...

Zambia lifts ban on safari hunting to attract tourists after losing too much revenue

Ban imposed after allegations of corruption and fears for big cat populationWildlife Authority says big game hunting makes country competitiveZambia hopes to develop its tourism ...

Ryanair passengers stranded at Derry airport for TWO HOURS because no one was manning passport control checkpoint

Passengers were forced to wait in a baggage area at City of Derry AirportThey arrived on Ryanair flights from Alicante, Spain and BirminghamBritain's Home Office ...

Are they taking the Mickey? Disney plans floating movie screens, aerial shows and flying puppets controlled by DRONES in bid to create theme parks of the future

Company has applied to use unmanned flight systems in their showsDisney says the technology will provide better choreographyMachines will also be able to hold up ...

Couple take Bobbie the toy sheep on holiday in Tenerife after finding it abandoned at Scottish train station

'Bobbie' is holidaying in Tenerife after being rescued from Kirkcaldy stationTrish and Drew Dingwall took the toy away 'as a wee treat' Woollen sheep pictured enjoying ...

Greece family holidays: Halkidiki heaven on the middle finger

Sithonia is the middle of the three' fingers' which jut from north-east GreeceA sleepy peninsula, it is less known to British tourists than the Greek ...

Swirling rivers, heart-shaped lakes and a rainbow-coloured mountain: Photographer captures breathtaking aerial images of Iceland while flying in a Cessna

Stunning aerial images capture magnificence of the countryPhotographer Lukas Gawenda shot photos while flying in a Cessna Snaps waterfalls, rivers and mountains as blurred lines and ...

Qantas and Virgin warn passengers using Knee Defenders as sales soar

Surge in sales comes after an incident occurred Sunday on United Airlines Flight 1462 from Newark to Denver in AmericaA male passenger allegedly fastened a ...

Are these A-list celebrities the worst hotel guests ever?

Mean Girl Lindsay is banned from Hollywood's exclusive Chateau Marmont Charlie Sheen stripped naked and locked his screaming girlfriend in a closet Courtney Love left used feminine hygiene ...

Student Ben Boleyn strips naked and streaks in -12C temperatures after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro

Ben Boleyn bared all atop Mount Kilimanjaro on a dare from a friendThe 18-year-old scaled the mountain to raise money for a children's hospiceHe raised ...

Snoozebox to offer World Cup fans affordable accommodation in SHIPPING CONTAINER

London-based Snoozebox has signed on to provide the hotel in Saransk Pop-up hotel is a series of modified shipping containers that can be stackedGuest rooms include ...

An ice-rink, helter-skelters and a 72ft Brachiosaurus skeleton: infographic reveals the world's most unusual airports

 Infographic reveals features of some of the world's most quirky airports Include a 72ft dinosaur skeleton, a butterfly garden and planetarium  By Emily Payne for MailOnline Published: ...

Tuscany holidays: The Conca d'Oro is a little slice of holiday heaven

The Conca d'Oro - the Golden Basin - is one of Tuscany's less-known areasSmall, idyllic villages such as Panzano are the order of the day ...

Grandmother 'abandoned' at airport for 11 hours without food

85-year-old Alice Vaticano was travelling from Newark to DenverShe was forgotten about once she was wheeled to her departure gateAirline offered an apology and vouchers ...

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Fund manager Neil Woodford sells HSBC stake over fears of 'fine inflation'

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Ecuadoran volcano called 'Throat of Fire' in local language starts spewing ash 28,000ft into air

An Ecuadorean volcano is spewing ash five miles into the air, closely monitored by experts, after an eruption this weekend. Ash from the Tunguarahua volcano, whose ...

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Homeless man ‘kills two New Zealand welfare workers’ after describing his benefit struggles in local paper

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Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Loan deal agreed with Monaco for Colombian striker

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