Budget breaks and cruise holidays – the travel trends for 2023

The travel fever that began post-pandemic is set to continue this year despite uncertain political and financial landscapes, but we’re becoming more conscious of the cost to the environment as well as the wallet

Cruise holidays are back with a bang in 2023 with ever bigger vessels being launched

Crowded airports, cancelled flights, lost luggage and soaring hotel and airfare prices were just some of the themes of international travel last year. But no amount of chaos and discomfort managed to dampen the great getaway in 2022, after two years of going nowhere during the pandemic. Global air traffic increased to about 70 per cent of pre-pandemic levels by the third quarter of 2022 – and, despite inflationary and energy woes, it could return ...