GO Travel Show Passport Competition Answers

These are the answers to the questions posed to visitors with their passports at the GO Travel Show!

Abacus Hotels (Stand 103):
In which two towns are our hotels just 24 miles from Thursford, ‘The largest Christmas show in the country’?
ANSWER: Kings Lynn and Hunstanton

ArcelorMittal Orbit (Stand 128):
How tall is the ArcelorMittal Orbit?
ANSWER: 114.5 metres

Ascot Racecourse (Stand 113):
What are the dates of the Royal Meeting for 2016 at Ascot Racecourse?
ANSWER: 14-18 June 2016

BBC Tours (Stand 131):
In which year was the original Broadcasting House first opened?
ANSWER: 1932

Belgium Tourist Office Brussels & Wallonia:
Where was the picture taken on the cover of the Belgium group guide ‘Why Belgium’?
ANSWER: Les Jardins D’Annevois

Black Knight Historical (Stand 155):
Which character is Ian Pycroft bringing to life at the show today?
ANSWER: Capability Brown

British Tourism & Travel Show (Stand 114):
Which former cabinet minister turned TV personality will be presenting at the British Tourism & Travel Show?
ANSWER: Michael Portillo

Caesars Entertainment (Stand 132):
Which property under the Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas portfolio will be celebrating its Golden Anniversary this year?
ANSWER: Caesars Palace

Celle Tourismus and Tryp Hotel (Stand 123):
The Ducal Palace, in the heart of Celle’s Old Town, is the former summer residence of which German king?
ANSWER: King George I

City & Village Tours (Stand 119):
Which of our day trips are most suitable for a group with lots of members in their 80s and 90s?
ANSWER: Matinee Explorer

Confederation of Passenger Transport (Stand 120):
What is the name of the boat company with which CPT are promoting a ‘Park & Glide’ scheme?
ANSWER: MBNA Thames Clipper

Continuum Attractions (Stand 136):
Which are our furthest North and furthest South attractions?
ANSWER: Real Mary’s King Close, Edinburgh and Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Daish’s Holidays (Stand 102):
What is the name of the town in North Wales where Daish’s have purchased their latest hotel?
ANSWER: Llandudno

David Urquart Travel (Stand 106):
How many passengers do you need for 4 free places with us?
ANSWER: 50+

Destination Westfield (Stand 27):
How much does our coach parking cost for groups visiting Westfield?
ANSWER: Free

Diamond Shortbreak Holidays (Stand 143):
What type of cruise are we offering in our Free Prize Draw?
ANSWER: Christmas Markets Cruise

Discover Animals (Stand 134):
How many polar bears celebrated their birthdays at the Highland Wildlife Park this Christmas?
ANSWER: Three

Dunster & Medieval Village:
How many nests are there in the Dunster dove cot?
ANSWER: 501

Visit Faversham:
Faversham, the oldest market town in Kent, is recorded in which book?
ANSWER: Doomsday

French Brothers Boats (Stand 130):
How many vessels are there in the French Brothers fleet?
ANSWER: 16

Golden Compass (Stand 139):
What special event is Golden Compass celebrating in 2016?
ANSWER: 21st Anniversary

GTO Magazine/Landor Travel Publications (Stand 157/8):
In which year was GTO magazine established?
ANSWER: 1988

Harry Shaw Group Travel (Stand 140):
Which popular pre-Christmas show was our customer Mrs Reeve from Oxon enthusiastic about?
ANSWER: Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Hastings Pier Charity:
Hastings Pier was originally opened on a wet and windy August Bank Holiday Monday in which year?
ANSWER: 1872

Kentish Lady River Cruises (Stand 133):
Which river does the Kentish Lady run its three-hour boat cruises on?
ANSWER: Medway

Discover Britain’s Delightful Towns:
When was the Shepherd Neame brewery founded in Faversham?
ANSWER: 1573

Discover Britain’s Delightful Towns:
When was Croydon Airport officially closed?
ANSWER: 1959

Discover Britain’s Delightful Towns:
Where is the largest surviving group of prefabs?
ANSWER: Excalibur Estate, Catford

Household Cavalry Museum (Stand 129):
Whose personal badge is also the badge of the Household Cavalry?
ANSWER: HM Queen Elizabeth II

InterChoice Holidays with Crown Green Bowls (Stand 156):
How many bowls make up a set?
ANSWER: Four

IOW Tours Ltd (Stand 123):
How many countries will IOW Tours groups be visiting in 2016?
ANSWER: 17

Just Go! Holidays (Stand 141):
Who is the Chairman of Just Go Holidays?
ANSWER: Luis Arteaga

‘The Sitcom Experience’ LIVE (Stand 115):
What do we always carry on doing?
ANSWER: Laughing

Melton Mowbray:
What two internationally known foods is Melton Mowbray famous for?
ANSWER: Pork Pie and Stilton Cheese

The Musical Museum (Stand 116):
What is the name of the cinema organ in the concert hall at The Musical Museum?
ANSWER: Mighty Wurlitzer

Mill Rythe Holiday Village (Stand 135):
What is the date the Bay City Rollers appear at Mill Rythe in 2016?
ANSWER: 22 May

Nausicaá (Stand 146):
Which anniversary will Nausicaá be celebrating in May 2016?
ANSWER: 25th

The Orchard Theatre, Dartford (Stand 110):
What is the name of the comedian who will be starring in The Orchard Theatre 2016 pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs?
ANSWER: Joe Pasquale

Pierre & Vacances (Stand 147):
How many properties in Europe does the French specialist Pierre & Vacances feature?
ANSWER: over 350

Planet Hollywood (Stand 107):
Which of our group set menus has the name of a famous sword?
ANSWER: Excalibur

Poole Attractions Group (Stand 124):
What is the name of the combination trip offered with City Cruises Poole and Swanage Steam Railway?
ANSWER: Sea Train Adventure

Potters Resort (Stand 104):
How many consecutive years have Potters been awarded their five-star rating?
ANSWER: 14

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! London:
Where do the real shrunken heads at Ripley’s come from?
ANSWER: The Amazon

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Stand 118):
When was Kew Gardens founded?
ANSWER: 1759

SEE Groups (Stand 111):
How many people have seen MAMMA MIA! worldwide?
ANSWER: 60 million

South Quay Travel & Leisure/Cruise & Maritime Voyages (Stand 142):
What is the name of the cruise line with which we offer our holidays?
ANSWER: Cruise & Maritime Voyages

The View from The Shard (Stand 101):
How fast do the lifts travel at The View from The Shard?
ANSWER: 6 metres per second

The Vikings:
What was the event we did recently that was broadcast live to hundreds of cinemas throughout the UK?
ANSWER: Longship Display

TLH Leisure Resort (Stand 109):
What do we call our leisure experience?
ANSWER: Aztec Leisure Experience

Voyages SNCF (Stand 144):
How many trains are deployed to run services across the French network every day?
ANSWER: Over 3,000

Warner Leisure Hotels (Stand 105):
How many sites do Warner Leisure Hotels have in the UK?
ANSWER: 13

Windsor & Maidenhead Boat Company (Stand 112):
What is the name of WMBC’s replica paddle steamer?
ANSWER: Southern Comfort

Youth Fundays (Stand 125):
What local organisation’s activities does Youth Fundays support with its proceeds?
ANSWER: Scouting in Leicestershire