In Brief, a roundup of the latest national and international travel news

Dementia Friendly

Next month Heathrow Airport is set to become the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Staff will have been trained and deployed as “dementia friends” and there will be quiet zones airside.


It now costs more to sleep off a drop of the “black stuff”

Dublin’s hotel rates have rocketed since this time last year with some up by 70% making the city more expensive than London, Zurich and Stockholm according to booking site HRS.


Zika in Miami

Two cases of Zika virus were reportedly discovered  in Miami Beach the most popular area for tourists, with over 48% basing themselves in the city.British tour operators are already allowing pregnant women booked to travel to Miami to choose an alternative destination .