About Ben Farbrother

Marketing Manager for Broads Travel. A self-professed geek and avid traveller of the world, exploring the wonders of as many countries and cultures as possible.

Plans unveiled for Star Wars hotel at Walt Disney World

Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced that a Star Wars-inspired resort will debut to accompany the new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' land being built at Disney's Hollywood Studios, due to open in 2019. According to Bob, this revolutionary new holiday experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves [...]

By |2017-07-17T12:14:53+00:00July 17th, 2017|Florida, Industry News, Walt Disney World|0 Comments

Five-story amusement park being added to Singapore airport

Changi Airport in Singapore has been repeatedly voted as the best in the world for its unusual amenities. It is the ideal place for a lengthy stopover, with its own butterfly garden, two movie theatres, entertainment deck and 12-metre-high slide. To take it to the next level, plans have been announced to add a [...]

By |2017-06-13T12:05:03+00:00June 13th, 2017|Industry News, Singapore|0 Comments

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ventures into European river cruising

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announced on Wednesday the launch of its new dedicated river cruise programme, due to go on sale 26th May 2017, by unveiling its new ‘European River Cruising by Fred. Olsen' brochure. Fred. Olsen River Cruises is now offering European river cruise holidays – taking in some of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, including the [...]

By |2017-05-19T10:34:01+00:00May 19th, 2017|Cruise, Industry News|0 Comments

Princess Crusies’ New Onboard Innovation

Introducing The Ocean Medallion Later this year in November, the impressive new innovation 'OCEAN' will launch on Regal Princess. With the guests at the heart of everything Princess Cruises do, the Ocean Medallion Class initiative will enhance your Princess cruise even further. Be inspired to see and do more than ever before and experience a [...]

By |2017-02-09T17:51:12+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Cruise, Industry News|0 Comments

Holland America Line Europe 2018 On Sale Now

Beginning in March of 2018, the Holland America Line Europe programme features 4 ships sailing a variety of 7- to 37-day voyages throughout Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and across the Atlantic Ocean. Plus, almost every single Europe voyage can combine with the voyage before and after it, allowing guests to see more of Europe [...]

By |2017-02-09T17:35:20+00:00March 11th, 2017|Cruise, Industry News|0 Comments

7 Reasons to Travel Solo

The following article was written by our good friends at Insight Vacations. Want to book one of their superb tours? Give one of our friendly agents a call: Lichfield: 01543 256546 Sutton Coldfield: 0121 250 2200 There are pros and cons to every type of travel. Want to travel with the family? Prepare for companionship but [...]

By |2017-02-08T15:28:15+00:00March 1st, 2017|Solo Travel|0 Comments

Golf Meets River Cruising

Many of our clients have said how much they love the AmaWaterways Active Discovery Programme of bike excursions and escorted hiking. With this in mind, AmaWaterways set themselves a task to further enhance the Active Discovery excursions… and we feel they have exceeded all expectations by partnering with LGT Solutions to develop their new [...]

By |2017-02-09T11:22:45+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Cruise|0 Comments

Oceania Cruises Announces Inaugural Voyages to Cuba

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its first three inaugural voyages from Miami to Cuba. They recently received official government approval from the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to the island, beginning March 2017. They will inaugurate calls in Cuba with one 14-day and two 10-day Caribbean cruises from Miami aboard Marina. Each of these voyages will call [...]

By |2017-02-08T17:49:30+00:00February 15th, 2017|Cruise, Industry News|0 Comments

Princess Cruises will have the largest ever season of sailing’s from UK in 2018

Princess Cruises has announced that 2018 will see its biggest ever season of cruises departing from the UK. For the first time, the line will offer over 1 million cruise nights on sailings to northern and southern Europe, a significant increase on recent years. The announcement forms part of Princess Cruises’ 2018 programme, which [...]

By |2017-02-20T14:55:52+00:00February 7th, 2017|Cruise, Industry News|2 Comments

Singapore Launches The First Driver-less Taxi Service

The first driver-less taxis in the world were launched on 25th August in Singapore. They were created by the company nuTonomy and can now be used in a restricted area of the city. In recent years, several companies, including Google have tested autonomous cars on public roads, but nuTonomy claims it will be the first to [...]

By |2016-09-12T16:04:30+00:00September 12th, 2016|Industry News, Singapore, Technology|1 Comment