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When cleaning fees are a drag

Hotels and car rental companies are struggling to deal with shifting winds when it comes to smoking.

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When fear of travel spreads like a virus

As soon as tourists are the slightest bit scared about a destination, they simply won't go, writes Brendan Seery.

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‘Pictures saved my bacon’

To escape unfair damages when embarking on holiday, be sure to snap a shot, writes Christopher Elliott.

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Are you a work martyr?
August 26 2014 at 13:56

About 40 percent of workers say they don't take vacation because they worry about returning to a mountain of work.

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Conquering your fear of flying
August 25 2014 at 13:40

Pop down to a rather unremarkable industrial estate in England and you might be able to conquer your terrors for good.

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Survey lists must-have holiday items
August 22 2014 at 13:23

Smartphone revealed as one of the most important items for two in five travellers to pack in their suitcases.

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London named most influential city
August 22 2014 at 13:18

American business magazine Forbes decided on the accolade - despite describing the UK as a 'second-rate power'.

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What guests want, these hotels provide
August 22 2014 at 08:11

Pet shrinks and fragrance butlers: Chris Kitching reveals the top 10 most bizarre hotel amenities.

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The world’s most liveable cities
August 21 2014 at 13:23

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running.

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Sling to your next destination
August 19 2014 at 13:44

This sleek good-looker certainly hits the G-spot for aircraft aficionados, but it's going to cost you...

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Duty-free shopping? Not anymore
August 15 2014 at 11:52

Spending on tax free shopping at leading destinations dropped for the first time since 2009.

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Had a holiday from hell?
August 15 2014 at 08:03

Victoria Bischoff has some handy hints if you encounter a holiday nightmare.

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Take selfies, not your towel
August 13 2014 at 13:53

There's no place like home but Paris is exquisite, a game drive in Kenya is sublime and Nkandla is on Karabo Tshikube's list.

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