Archive | December, 2008

Scientists says 2009 summer will be hot

Good news for anyone planning a holiday in France, Spain or Italy: scientists in America are predicting a sizzling summer in 2009.  They have seen signs that summer weather activity will return to normal next year and they expect a warmer, more settled summer.     � [...more]

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Siblu Exclusif at The France Show, stand L251

We’ll be starting the New Year with a bang by exhibiting at the fantastic France Show from 9-11 January. The show has moved to Earls Court for 2009 as the organisers are expecting 30,000 visitors. There are free tickets for anyone who wants to see us on stand L251 in the lifestyle section. Simply follow this [...] [...more]

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Pampered campers

How can siblu spoil you on holiday? Well there’s a new Health & Wellbeing Spa at Le Bois Masson, near to St Jean de Monts in the Vendée. The Spa has a sauna, steam room and there are a huge range of relaxing massages available if you like your holiday parcs a little more laid back. [...] [...more]

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What’s new for kids in 2009

Every year our siblu parcs launch of whole host of new activities for children and families. Details of these are confirmed in the early part of each new year, but there are some new activities that I’ve already found out about. Free football tournaments: 12 siblu parcs are introducing free siblu soccer tournaments for all ages. [...] [...more]

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Sunshine (from France) on a rainy day (in the UK)

A claim often heard around Charente Maritime, and peddled by the siblu team, is that the region has its own micro-climate which brings as much sunshine as the sunny south. Well, France’s weather service recently reported on the phenomenen and confirmed that the region really does have its own micro-climate. By measuring the hours of sunshine across [...] [...more]

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Our search for Mum of the Year ends today

Today is the last day to enter our search for Mum of the Year. Since launching this campaign with Netmums we have had more than 1,000 entries. Throughout the campaign we have been asking mums about the amount of voluntary work they do to help families and friends. The results are fascintating. On average, mums give up [...] [...more]

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The cheapest ferries are booked through siblu

I recently discovered that the number of people travelling with siblu and booking ferries through us was lower in 2008 than in 2007. This is surprising, because booking a ferry though siblu is actually the cheapest way to pay for your ferry crossing. The drop in ferry bookings could mean a couple of things: our customers are [...] [...more]

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Advertising old fashioned camping holidays

Thanks for your feedback on our advert designs. Your comments led to the first ever discussion about siblu on Flickr. Okay it was small, but very exciting for me. In time, we are hoping to build a community where people will converse about all things France, swap ideas, ask questions… Our blog, Flickr, they’re our first [...] [...more]

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Stellar service

Praise be, there are still lots of examples of outstanding customer service in the world! In our latest brand forum question we asked you to tell us which is most important to you: facilities or customer service? Judging by the mix of your responses you expect both from your holiday (and quite right too), but we [...] [...more]

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