Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Shipping industry maintains luxury cruise liners are safe

Cruise industry organisations have set about reassuring travellers who have booked or were planning to book a luxury cruise following the tragic grounding of the Costa Concordia off Italy’s Tuscan Coast. (more…)

New organic spa resort for Malaysia

New organic spa resort for Malaysia

Malaysia will be home to the world’s first organic destination spa resort when The Chateau opens in July.

Modelled on an 18th-century castle, the luxury retreat boasts an idyllic location in the Berjaya Hills – making it difficult not to unwind. (more…)

Casas del Sol: affordable chic in Koh Tao

Casas del Sol: affordable chic in Koh Tao

Casas del Sol are five new villas perched on a hillside of the tiny island of Koh Tao, with stunning sea views and equally stunning designer interiors.

The villas, which have already received more than admiring glances from style-conscious interiors experts, are priced from around 6,000THB (?120), and have a prime location on the island. (more…)

Experience cliffside luxury in Bali

Experience cliffside luxury in Bali

April marks the start of the dry season in Bali, when the waters are warm, humidity is at its lowest, and the volcanic island glows with vivacity and life after months of purifying rains. (more…)

Did you have an utterly amazing weekend?

Did you have an utterly amazing weekend?

If the answer is ‘not really’, then consider the new experiences from Epic Tomato, which squeeze a fortnight’s adventure into just three or four days.

You can leave the office on Friday and return on Monday having dug a snow-cave shelter, learnt how to ice-fish Inuit-style and stargazed from a cabin near the Eyjafjallajokull volcano (yes, that one). (more…)

See spirit bears with Mark Carwardine

See spirit bears with Mark Carwardine

Zoologist Mark Carwardine has travelled all seven continents to photograph wildlife. And alongside Stephen Fry in Last Chance to See, Carwardine has been in search of some of the planet’s most endangered species, including great blue whale, kakapo, manatee, white rhino, and gorilla. (more…)

Luxury desert spa resort opens in UAE

Luxury desert spa resort opens in UAE

Luxury desert resort Banyan Tree Al Wadi is celebrating its opening in the United Arabic Emirates this week.

The resort features 101 private pool villas in secluded gardens and surrounded by views of the desert. (more…)

A genuine tee-time treat

A genuine tee-time treat

Most golfers are obsessives. As a teenager, I would resentfully look at the box of golf balls bought for me by a relative at Christmas and indignantly think “How could they think I use those? (more…)

Butterfly conservation on Bodmin Moor

Butterfly conservation on Bodmin Moor

In a world of rising sea levels, rare and endangered species, and catastrophic destruction caused by carbon emissions, travellers are becoming increasingly aware that they should travel responsibly. (more…)

Virgin unveils its new HIP hotels

Virgin unveils its new HIP hotels

Photographed exclusively by Herbert Ypma, the brand new Virgin Holidays + HIP Hotels brochure contains some of the most spectacular hotels in the world.

Africa, the Caribbean and the Far East appear as the hottest destinations for 2011. (more…)

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