Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Spa journeys, ancient ruins and ski school

Spa journeys, ancient ruins and ski school

Discover historic Angkor, indulge in luxurious spa treatments or take to the slopes with US skiing team member Kristen Ulmer on one of these new packages from Aman resorts…

Spa Journey in Utah

The breathtaking views from Amangiri, Aman’s desert resort, are worth the trip alone. (more…)

Branson launches submarine experience

Branson launches submarine experience

Those lucky enough to stay on Richard Branson’s exclusive Necker Island could be in with a chance of taking an underwater flight on his new submarine.

Three-man aero-submarine, the Necker Nymph, offers guests the opportunity to explore their underwater surroundings in a unique and environmentally friendly way. (more…)

Set sail from Vietnam to Cambodia

Set sail from Vietnam to Cambodia

A new river cruise from Asia experts Travel Indochina promises to be the most luxurious way to sail from Vietnam to Cambodia, travelling in a boutique-style boat.

Departing from Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), the boat sails along the Mekong River to Siem Reap, a city widely recognised as the gateway to the Temples of Angkor, where guests can explore one of Asia’s most architecturally important sites. (more…)

Gone fishing

Gone fishing

Each June, a moving mass of sardines so large that, from the sky, it appears to be an inky river flowing languidly through the deep blue ocean makes its way to the cold waters off South Africa. (more…)

Exclusive dive trip to Raja Ampat

Exclusive dive trip to Raja Ampat

A new trip lead by marine biologist Dr Andrea Marshall, star of BBC Natural World documentary ‘Andrea: Queen of mantas’, takes travellers to the depths of Indonesia to learn about manta rays. (more…)

Venice to Stockholm in Art Deco style

Venice to Stockholm in Art Deco style

Next year Orient-Express will launch a rail journey to Scandinavia for the first time in its 130-year history. Departing in April 2013, the route will run from Venice to Stockholm via Copenhagen. (more…)

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…)

Readers’ Travel Awards 2011

Readers’ Travel Awards 2011

The winners and runner-ups gathered in the Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street in central London last night to celebrate the best the travel world has to offer – from business hotels to destination spas, airlines and specialist tour operators – at the Readers’ Travel Awards 2011. (more…)

Take a bite out of South America

Take a bite out of South America

Tasting a country’s cuisine is an important part of experiencing the culture while travelling, which is why travel experts Black Tomato have created a new gastronomic tour.

“We all know Argentina as a destination renowned for its food, namely its steak and wine,” says Black Tomato founder Tom Marchant. (more…)

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