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There’s No Place Like Home by Ben Frith

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In its most recent ‘Best Places to Live’ report, The Times named Leeds as the best cultural place to live in the UK, beating cities like London, Bath and Manchester to come out on top! We’re a little biased of course, but we tend to agree. Our home city is almost unrecognisable from what it was […]


Around the World in Four Must-Reads, by Bianca Matley

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Travel can seem almost incomplete without a good book; lounging around the pool, following guidebooks or a novel to inspire a new trip. Before Instagram, books such as ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, ‘The Beach’, ‘The Alchemist’ and ‘On the Road’, were and are well known for acting as travel inspiration to the locations so inspiringly described […]


Where Will the Oscars Take You? by Harriet Ball and Rhys Reynolds

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Destinations to watch inspired by the big screen In case you live under a rock, the 89th Academy Awards took place last night with the film world’s glitterati turning out for the culmination of what has been one of the most exciting and surprising awards seasons yet. Although a certain ‘Best Picture’ mis-hap seems to […]


2017 in Travel, by Ben Frith

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This time last year, Reykjavik, Copenhagen and Croatia were just some of the places tipped as the top destinations of 2016, and many of us at Lucre were lucky enough to spend at least a couple of days (or more, in some cases) exploring what these locations have to offer. But twelve months is a […]


Make Skegness great again, by Emma Baylis

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http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-01-22/skegness-ranked-as-worlds-9th-worst-holiday-destination/ A report this weekend revealing that seaside resort Skegness has been ranked as one of the world’s worst holiday destinations has touched our hearts here at Lucre. Not only do a few of us recall happy memories spent on the beach (or at Butlins), but we think Skegness deserves the chance to redeem itself […]


Travel Tuesday: World Travel Market 2016, by Graham McKenzie

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TravelMole’s very own Graham McKenzie tells us his experience of WTM this year…   Well, the World Travel Market is over for another year. The global jamboree that takes place at ExCeL was, for the most part, very normal with thousands and thousands of travel professionals crowding into the east end of London to exchange […]


World Travel Market, by Philippa Barker

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The World Travel Market is the go-to B2B travel event of the year, for all companies, be it large or small. Held at London Excel from the 7th – 9th November, the event sees thousands flock to the extensive exhibition venue to explore all there is to know on the travel industry, from giant palm […]


The road to Rio – the impact of the 2016 Olympic Games

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Recently the Lucre Group hosted its first ever Rich Ideas and Insights (I&I) event, entitled The Impact of Rio, an examination of how the Rio Olympics will impact the Home & Lifestyle, Travel and Food & Drink sectors. As the latest addition to the Lucre family, I&I is about keeping our thinking fresh, making sure […]


New York, New York – travel to the Big Apple

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    We had enormous fun last week setting up a series of frankly fantastic photo-shoots for Jet2CityBreaks, around the airline’s exciting announcement that its New York breaks were back by popular demand for winter 2016. And – yes there’s more – this year there are special New Year breaks… we don’t know about you, but […]