The transport study is the latest in a series of VisitBritain’s foresight editions, which look at the significant issues affecting the inbound tourism industry. The latest report, released today, reveals that now just over half (53%) of all visitors to Britain get around the country using a bus, tube or tram, followed closely by one-in-three who book a taxi (32%). Train trips, outside of towns and cities, have become the third most popular way of getting around with only 28% of international visitors doing so. Read More >
Joe Hockey has made an abject apology to “the disadvantaged” for his “insensitive” and “hurtful” comments about their driving habits and fuel consumption.
The prime minister has distanced himself from controversial remarks by the treasurer, Joe Hockey, that poor people “don’t have cars or actually don’t drive very far”.
It’s already hard for a transportation network company out there, yet Uber apparently wants to make it harder for the pink mustache plushies of Lyft through a high-stakes game of Ding-Dong-Ditch.Read More >