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MANX BASED ONLINE HOLIDAY WEBSITE HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY AWARDS “TRAVEL WEBSITE developed, and based on the Isle of Man has been selected from thousands of travel websites in the British Isles to be nominated for the “Travel Website of the year”.

The 2009 Agent Achievement Awards will be held in London at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in April. The industry awards are awarded for different categories within the travel industry, one being the Travel Website of the Year. part of the Freedom Travel Group is a fully bookable travel website. Over ninety-five percent of its website visits are from the United Kingdom and Ireland, with over a million visits in the past year.

Managing Director Jan Wozniak of stated,
“The website is clear, concise, and easy to use as "ONE STOP SHOP", where you can package all your travel requirements from taxis to worldwide flights in one go. We can present your "TRAVEL EXPERIENCE" in a complete package, and the site is "LIVE" in real-time allowing you to snap up last minute deals up to 48 hours prior to departure.” had taken the freedom development team over twelve months from planning, to going live, since then with increased website visitors daily.

Other websites within the group are a business travel booking website, and well known for direct holiday flights from, and to the Isle of Man....

For more information about or to arrange an Interview, please e-mail or tel: 696505 Notes:

Posted at 12:30 13 February 2009


This weeks Manx Radio Top Ten Holidays .

  1. TENERIFE | 1st September 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £469 per person
  2. CYPRUS | 21st may 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £439 per person
  3. BULGARIA | 5th August 2008 | 7 Nights| Half Board | From £419 per person
  4. ALGARVE | 3rd July 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £409 per person
  5. MADEIRA | 12th May 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £359 per person
  6. GRAN CANARIA | 4th October 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £539 per person
  7. COSTA DEL SOL | 19th June 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £349 per person
  8. MAJORCA | 20th May 2008 | 7 Nights | Half Board | From £319 per person
  9. TURKEY | 14th October 2008 | 7 Nights | Bed & Breakfast | From £279 per person
  10. CRETE | 5th October 2008 | 7 Nights | Half Board | From £299 per person

These offers are subject to availability terms and conditions apply …. They will sell fast…. So don’t miss out! All offers are based on 2 sharing.

Posted at 11:31 02 May 2008

FlyGlobespan launch Florida Winter 2008/2009

FlyGlobespan has announced details of its Winter Programme to Florida which starts on 4th November 2008 and will run until 28th April 2008.

Prices start from £159 per person from Glasgow International Airport.

Packages are now available on Freedom Travel Holidays.

Posted at 10:26 02 May 2008

New Summer Routes from Leeds Bradford Airport has launched its first flight to Hamburg from Leeds Bradford airport.

The airline is also launching flights to Madrid, Sardinia, Cyprus, Crete, Avignon, Jersey and La Rochelle from the Yorkshire airport.

Posted at 10:16 02 May 2008 reaches 100,000 customers have announced that they have just reached a major milestone with the 100,000th customer having flown on one of the company’s seven routes from the Isle of Man.

The company now books customers on routes to Belfast (City and International), Blackpool, Leeds, Gloucester (M5), Nottingham East Midlands and Jersey.

“When we launched the business from scratch in July 2006 we offered three routes, and around 72 services each week”, says communications director, James Filleul. “That’s grown in less than two years to seven routes which have seen more than 100,000 passengers, and our new summer timetable offers at least 184 flights every week for our customers to choose from, and fares from just £15 (online single including tax)”. has also just seen the fleet boosted by the arrival of a new aircraft, a nineteen seat Dornier 228.

Posted at 14:56, 01 May 2008

Flybe Launch new route

Flybe have announced the launch of a new year round service from Guernsey to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

The four times weekly flights start on 11th July and prices start from £29.99 one way.

You can book these new routes today online either flight only or search a tailor made package online with

Posted at 14:56, 01 May 2008

New Easyjet Routes from Manchester and London Gatwick

Easyjet have launched new from both Manchester & London Gatwick to Mykonos and Montpellier. Weekly services to Ajacco and Bastia will also start from Sunday.

Manchester will also see flights to Malaga and a twice weekly service to Crete starting tomorrow.

You can book these new routes today online either flight only or search a tailor made package online with

Posted at 13:18, 01 May 2008

FlyMonarch adds new winter destinations & Increases flight to the Canaries

Monarch has laucned its winter schedule from London Luton, London Gatwick, Birmgimhagm International and manchester Airports.

The 2008/2009 winter season will see a new winter service to Larnaca from Gatwick and manchester wilth three flights per week.

Also returning to the schedule is Manchester to Gibraltat with three flights per week and flying to Tenerife and Lanzarote has doubled from London Gatwick with even more flights from Luton, Birmingham and Manchester to the Canaries compared to the same time last winter.

You can book these new routes today at

Posted at 13:10, 01 May 2008

Passenger Increase for Flybe

Passenger numbers for this May Bank Holiday are up by a fifth on last year.

Seat sales across the network were 19.5% up over 2007 and that the biggest increases were all within the UK & Channel Islands.

The most popular route is Belfast-Manchester, followed by London Gatwick to Jersey and Guernsey.

Chief commercial officer Mike Rutter said the figures showed that travellers were becoming more aware of the benefits of regional airports.

Posted at 13:10, 01 May 2008

Thomas Cook adds Skiathos and Hurghada

Birmingham International airport summer programme will see new direct flights to Skiathos in Greece and Hurghada in Egypt.

Frank Pullman, managing director of Thomas Cook Airlines, said: “We have analysed demand for flights in the region and because we have a fleet of 42 aircraft, we have been able to adapt our schedule so that we can offer more choice with exciting new destinations."

Thomas Cook operates flights from Birmingham International to 36 destinations, including Alicante, Bourgas in Bulgaria and Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt.

Posted at 12:48, 01 May 2008

Jet2 adds new destinations from Newcastle has added Corfu and Rhodes to its growing number of services from Newcastle airport.

Rhodes will start on 04th June and Corfu follows on 30th June 2008. Both starting from £69.99 including taxes.

Philip Meeson, chief executive of, said: “Both destinations have lacked direct, scheduled and, importantly, low cost services from Newcastle and we’re delighted to be launching them.”

Flights and low cost packages are available through

Posted at 12:30, 01 May 2008

Low Cost Add On’s to Increase

Ryanair is raising cost of hold luggage and airport check from Monday (05th May 08).

Increases will see baggage fee’s climb up to £8 from £6 and check in fees will go up from £3 to £4.

The Airline commented to say that the charges are aimed to encourage passengers to check-in online, but it was widely seen as a move to offset the impact of rising fuel costs. Ryanair has warned its profits could fall as much as 50% this year.

Posted at 12:10, 01 May 2008

Freedom Travel Friday Frolic with Manx Radio

Every month Freedom Travel Holidays & Manx Radio will be giving you the chance to win with their Freedom Travel Friday Frolic. Make sure you visit on the day and find the location of the 6 Freedom Travel cartoon characters which will be hidden throughout the website.

Each weekday show on Manx Radio will have a special character that you will need to find, you will then be given 30 minutes to find the character and call the studio.

The first person to air with the correct answer will get a choice of 6 boxes; each box will contain a different Freedom Travel prize. This will mean there will be 6 winners per month, every month for 1 year. Make sure you listen to Brindley Breakfast, Williams in the Morning, Talking Heads, The Afternoon Extra, and The Back Page & The Late Show.

Posted at 12:10, 25 Feb 2008

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