As a wheelchair user myself, I have been following the Paralympics with great interest, as well as the debate and conversations that have arisen from it. The Paralympics has been hailed as the best thing to happen in raising the profile of the plight of disabled people, and as it draws to a close, the legacy will be in giving us something to aspire to.
Founder of CheapFlightsFinder.com
Shahab Siddiqui is the founder of CheapFlightsFinder.com, the world’s first website to compare up to 16 metasearch engines for cheap flights. Having been involved in the travel and technology sectors in the UK for over a decade, he launched the concept of meta-meta flight search in 2008. Whether it’s multi-city flights or one-way short haul, CheapFlightsFinder.com offers a flight finder service that helps consumers find the best deal that is most convenient for them and with a provider they trust.
The Association of British Travel Agents predicted more than 13 million Britons would head abroad during July and August, motivated by the dismal early summer weather. However, the continued impact of the recession means those holidaying abroad have significantly changed their habits so they don't break their budgets. This trend for 'recessionary travel' has become the norm, and there are a number of ways that Brits can ensure they keep costs low in the run-up to their holiday.
02/09/2012 11:47 BST
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