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Want for nothing with JA The Resort’s Ultra All Inclusive

19 February 2020

JA The Resort is the ultimate 5-star beachfront destination. Set along Dubai’s pristine shoreline on 800 metres of golden sand, bathed in year-round sunshine, the resort’s laidback yet luxurious atmosphere stretches across each of its three properties. With the help of the Ultra All Inclusive Package you’ll be able to fully appreciate and experience many of the marvellous facilities that JA The Resort offers. There are also over 40 different experiences at your fingertips (some at an additional cost). 

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North vs South: where will you choose?

17 February 2020

As destinations around the world become more accessible, we are faced with greater difficulty when deciding where our next holiday should be. With so many incredible sites, tastes and activities to experience within so many nations around the world, the challenge of choosing where to visit next is becoming increasingly difficult. To resolve this issue for you, we’ve grouped together some truly unforgettable experiences in the North and South of some of our favourite locations, so that you can experience the holiday you’ve always dreamed of.

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The Maiden voyage of P&O Cruises’ new ship Iona

14 February 2020

The wait is almost over, on 14th May P&O Cruises’ new ship Iona will embark on her maiden voyage to the Norwegian fjords and you could be onboard. Beyond the thrill of being amongst the first to sail on Iona and entering the world of wonder that awaits in the Norwegian Fjords, you’ll also be lucky enough to see a magnificent line up of artists throughout your holiday.

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Opulence and sophistication at Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu

13 February 2020

Idyllically located on a sublime stretch of private beachfront in Moraitika, nestled amidst fragrant olive groves, the lavish adults-only Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu is the latest addition to the exclusive Domes Resorts family.

 

Opulent and sophisticated, this secluded seafront oasis is set in a stunning Modernist building that was once owned by the Onassis family. Inspired by Corfu’s beautiful Venetian architecture, this fabulous 5* resort promises to deliver a relaxing and luxurious escape.

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Find your perfect escape at the beautiful Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel

21 February 2020

A fabulous 4* hotel on the beachfront in Kato Paphos, the delightful Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel is the perfect choice for both families and couples alike. You’ll find a huge array of activities and amenities to enjoy onsite, and the many local attractions of Paphos are just a short stroll away, including the picturesque harbour, world-famous archaeological sites, and terrific selection of shops, restaurants and bars.

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Exceptionally unique romantic experiences

21 February 2020

With January out of the way and Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there’s no better time to start planning the perfect romantic getaway.

In this blog, we’ll look at some unique romantic experiences that are in some of the world’s most breath-takingly beautiful locations. Whether you’re looking for a romantic adventure or an intimate escape, our specially picked experiences are sure to create lifelong memories of pure romantic bliss.

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Find your perfect luxury escape with Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts

21 February 2020

The jewel in the crown of the magnificent Meliá Hotels International, the exclusive Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts are a collection of upmarket and illustrious properties that represent the very best of the Spanish luxury concept. Combining traditional luxury with avant-garde style, Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts offer some of the world’s finest accommodation, all in the most unparalleled of surroundings.

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Wildlife Spotting onboard Rocky Mountaineer

14 February 2020

A journey onboard the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer is so much more than just a train ride through the spectacular Canadian Rockies; it’s the key to unlocking a hidden world of shifting landscapes, unparalleled natural beauty and endless wildlife viewing.

Climb onboard and indulge in the ultimate luxury as some of the world’s most awe-inspiring scenery and incredible wildlife unfold outside your unique glass-domed carriage.

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North vs South: where will you choose?

17 February 2020

As destinations around the world become more accessible, we are faced with greater difficulty when deciding where our next holiday should be. With so many incredible sites, tastes and activities to experience within so many nations around the world, the challenge of choosing where to visit next is becoming increasingly difficult. To resolve this issue for you, we’ve grouped together some truly unforgettable experiences in the North and South of some of our favourite locations, so that you can experience the holiday you’ve always dreamed of.

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The Maiden voyage of P&O Cruises’ new ship Iona

14 February 2020

The wait is almost over, on 14th May P&O Cruises’ new ship Iona will embark on her maiden voyage to the Norwegian fjords and you could be onboard. Beyond the thrill of being amongst the first to sail on Iona and entering the world of wonder that awaits in the Norwegian Fjords, you’ll also be lucky enough to see a magnificent line up of artists throughout your holiday.

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Opulence and sophistication at Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu

13 February 2020

Idyllically located on a sublime stretch of private beachfront in Moraitika, nestled amidst fragrant olive groves, the lavish adults-only Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu is the latest addition to the exclusive Domes Resorts family.

 

Opulent and sophisticated, this secluded seafront oasis is set in a stunning Modernist building that was once owned by the Onassis family. Inspired by Corfu’s beautiful Venetian architecture, this fabulous 5* resort promises to deliver a relaxing and luxurious escape.

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Ultimate Luxury Brochure

12 February 2020

Welcome to our first ultimate luxury brochure, showcasing the pinnacle in indulgent travel experiences. Expect elegant accommodation, delectable fine dining and effortlessly personal service as we take you on a journey of ultimate luxury travel.

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Marvel at the beautifully refined Almyra Hotel

21 February 2020

With exceptional facilities, sublime accommodation and award-winning cuisine, the Almyra Hotel provides guests with the ideal setting to enjoy the blissful Mediterranean.

Opening in March after a recent multi-million-pound refurbishment guided by leading French designer Joëlle Pléot, the hotel has seen its laidback luxurious Mediterranean feel elevated to another level. Decorated throughout with chic contemporary furniture, this hotel is the epitome of Mediterranean luxury.

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Honeymoons and Weddings at Secrets Resorts & Spas

13 February 2020

Taking the all-inclusive luxury holiday concept to a whole new level, each sensational Secrets resort has its own distinct character and vibe, and features the incredible Unlimited-Luxury® offering.

Think sun-soaked beaches, stylish accommodation, world-class spas, gourmet à la carte dining, unlimited premium drinks, unparalleled personal service and a whole host of indulgent facilities and amenities. Immerse yourself in a world of bespoke romance at one of Secrets’ stunning adult-only retreats.

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Unmissable romantic resorts in Abu Dhabi

03 March 2020

 

With a delightful mix of blissful weather, glorious beaches, desert adventures, spectacular wildlife reserves, offshore islands and a diverse range of exuberant activities, Abu Dhabi is tailor-made for romance.

In this blog, we’ll look at some of the world’s most romantic resorts, all of which are sure to provide you with everything you need to create intimate memories that will last a lifetime.

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Authentic activities await at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa

04 February 2020

Featuring three outdoor pools, direct beach access, unique experiences and a variety of sumptuous restaurants, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa is sure to provide you with incredible memories that will last a lifetime. With an array of expert dancers, divers, fruit carvers, tour guides and beauticians this five-star Hotel provides guests with an exciting variety of unmissable activities

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Experience moments to treasure with YTL Hotels

05 February 2020

Indulge in a unique escape at one of YTL Hotels’ luxurious properties that embrace the culture, character and traditions of their surroundings. Featuring 5* facilities, a wealth of authentic experiences and a genuine warmth of service, these award-winning resorts offer the ultimate getaway.

Read on to discover some of our favourite properties in magical Malaysia and blissful Bali. A world-class retreat awaits…

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Sustainable Mauritian getaway at Lagoon Attitude Hotel

03 February 2020

Overlooking the divine Indian Ocean, the adult-only Lagoon Attitude Hotel boasts phenomenal facilities, expansive dining opportunities and an inviting array of unique activities to enjoy whilst you bask in the sophisticated atmosphere. Certified Travelife Gold for its continuous efforts towards social and environmental sustainability, this green resort has a Marine Lab and an educational centre that provides an environmentally conscious underwater snorkelling trail.

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Holland America Line welcomes their new ship, Ryndam

03 February 2020

2021 will be a big year for Holland America and top billing goes to the cruising expert’s new ship, Ryndam. Their newest Pinnacle-class ship will join the fleet in May 2021, when she will become one of the most innovative ships ever to sail the seven seas. With the inclusion of several Pinnacle-class exclusives, Ryndam looks set to impress across its cruise routes.  

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Indulge in all-inclusive luxury in Antigua

31 January 2020

Nestled on the stunning southern shore of the island of Antigua, Carlisle Bay Resort overlooks a dazzling beach and sparkling turquoise waters. Elegantly designed facilities beautifully complement the serene surroundings, creating a soothing atmosphere. Treat yourself to a lavish all-inclusive experience and enjoy spacious luxury suite accommodation with sea views, sumptuous cuisine and refreshing beverages.

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Why Singapore is more than just a stopover

06 February 2020

Fusing exquisite design with an enchanting natural landscape, Singapore’s innovative architecture and charming greenery make it a truly spectacular place. With world-class cuisine, phenomenal entertainment and an eclectic mix of cultures, Singapore’s unique beauty cannot be seen in only a few days.  An impressive calendar of events provides ample opportunity to discover, explore and indulge in the city’s rich history, vibrant flavours and stunning sights.

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‘Time to Sail. Time to Save’ with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

04 February 2020

Renowned for delivering an unrivalled ultra-luxury cruise experience, where every indulgence is included, Regent Seven Seas Cruises take care of everything; leaving you free to relax and enjoy life both onboard and on land to the maximum.

The unique Regent Experience has long been absolute in its inclusiveness, with return flights and transfers, unlimited shore excursions, speciality restaurants, premium drinks, Wi-Fi and gratuities all forming part of your luxurious package.

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2020’s sporting calendar

30 January 2020

2020 promises another big year in sports. Alongside all the usual domestic action we’ve got a whole host of international sporting events to look forward to. With this, the opportunity arises to combine your passion for sports and travel as you explore the world in search of the finest sporting events around and use the opportunity to experience the destinations in which they are held.

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Explore Italy’s unique beauty with Travelsphere

30 January 2020

Discover Italy’s unique landscape and unrivalled cuisine while soaking up the country’s captivating natural beauty. Across these incredible tours, you’ll indulge in Italy’s beautiful sounds, mesmerising sights and delectable food. With exuberant excursion opportunities and many included unmissable experiences, these spectacular tours are sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Escape to Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

30 January 2020

Nestled within a secluded cove in Vathi, Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas perfectly embodies true exclusive luxury. The resort’s exclusive location and phenomenal architecture seamlessly blend with the surrounding rugged natural beauty, creating a natural haven. In celebration of their 10th birthday, Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas have elevated their exquisite resort by introducing a sensational array of lounges, restaurants and suites.

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Explore Grenada’s enchanting landscape

21 February 2020

With a wide range of exuberant activities ranging from scuba diving in the blissful Caribbean Sea to hiking treks across rustic trails, Grenada provides the ideal setting for a tropical adventure. Whether you’re an experienced swashbuckler looking to challenge yourself on a stunning mountain trek or a burgeoning explorer looking to enjoy spectacular snorkelling, Grenada has something for any adventurer.

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The British Columbia Effect

29 January 2020

Scientific research has found that spending time outdoors in a natural environment provides wide-ranging health benefits: reducing the risk of diseases, easing stress levels and improving thought clarity and creativity. Of course, anyone that has spent time in British Columbia could testify to this as they’ve felt it for themselves as they surround themselves with a pristine environment, untouched by human hands.

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How to snatch extra days of holiday this year

28 January 2020

As much as we’d all like to be on holiday 365 days year, sadly that’s just not possible for most of us as we fit our globetrotting adventures around our jobs. However, there are ways to get the most out of your annual leave by booking holidays around these key dates to give you more time to enjoy your time away.

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Experience an unrivalled in-flight experience with Emirates

30 January 2020

Setting the industry standard with rigorous training and an unrivalled dedication to fulfilling customers’ desires, Emirates was once again crowned the best airline worldwide at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards in 2019 where they swept five awards. Focused on providing an unparalleled service for customers both in the air and on the ground, Emirates are committed to enriching your travel experience.

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Discover the wonders of the Indian Ocean with British Airways

29 January 2020

Dedicated to providing an exceptional service for every passenger, British Airways offer everything from a great-value economy service, to a truly luxurious First class. With the exception of Gatwick, British Airways conveniently offer regional connections from all major UK airports via Heathrow. In this blog we’ll look at the incredible classes and truly unmissable locations that British Airways has to offer.

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Explore New Zealand with G Adventures

14 February 2020

Legendary amongst travellers for its mountain landscapes, cosmopolitan cities, beautiful beaches, engrossing Maori culture and adventurous pursuits, New Zealand is worthy of a spot on any bucket list. Exploring this captivating nation in full is a difficult task but G Adventures has handpicked the country’s key spots to allow you to get a flavour for this incredible country.

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Domes Zeen Chania – A haven of pure bliss

21 January 2020

Nestled within a stunning natural landscape Domes Zeen Chania is a soulful, holistic Mediterranean haven that feels personally tailored to fit with your own idea of the dream holiday. Offering phenomenal cuisine, a sensational spa, excellent suites and incredible bespoke experiences it’s easy to see why Domes Zeen Chania is so highly rated amongst adoring guests.

 

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Unmissable 2020 Travel experiences

31 January 2020

Celebrate the beginning of a new decade by creating invaluable memories that will last a lifetime. To help make your next holiday an unforgettable one, we’ve handpicked a collection of experiences that will have you living out your travel dreams to the fullest. So, whether you seek adventure and exploration or tranquillity and relaxation, make 2020 the year you turn wanderlust into everlasting memories.

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The travel trends

01 April 2020

We may have pressed pause on our travel plans but that doesn’t stop us dreaming about the destinations that are waiting to be explored when travel returns. So, why not take this opportunity to dream big, whether that involves learning about sustainable choices when planning your next adventure, practising yoga for your next wellness retreat or indulging in delectable cuisine from the comfort of your home inspired by delicious flavours that exist across the globe.

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Choose Dreams Resorts and Now Resorts for creating precious family memories

27 January 2020

Nestled among the finest beaches throughout Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama, Dreams Resorts & Spas and Now Resorts & Spas offer every amenity you’d expect from a world-class destination. Dedicated to providing your family with the holiday of a lifetime, the programme of kids and teens activities will engage and excite them leaving you free to revel in the beautiful golf courses and indulgent spas.

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Incredible blue travel destinations to brighten up your Blue Monday

17 January 2020

Bored of the grey skies, rain and dreary British weather? Banish the winter blues with some bright blue skies and shimmering turquoise oceans. This Blue Monday we’re going to take you through our favourite splashes of blue found anywhere in the world, to bring a smile to you on this most miserable of days and inspire your next travel getaway.

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Singapore: Where passion and possibilities meet

20 January 2020

There is much more than meets the eye in this ever-evolving city. Despite being famous for its many dazzling attractions, Singapore always projects originality through its divine food, diverse culture and enchanting array of entertainment. For some, its a city that has been loved for many years and for those that are yet to discover its true beauty, it’s a love story waiting to be written.

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The ultimate Dubai experience awaits at JA The Resorts

16 January 2020

JA The Resort is a collection of three five-star luxury hotels in Dubai: JA Beach Hotel, JA Lake View Hotel and JA Palm Tree Court. Offering unforgettable experiences for any type of guest, whether you’re on a romantic getaway, a family escape, a business trip or a quick stopover, each one of the hotels invites you to relax, unwind and reconnect with yourself in this incredible city.

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Experience extraordinary luxury with Scenic Eclipse

15 January 2020

Make this year one to remember with the World's First Discovery Yacht. Home to a wealth of world-class facilities and amenities, a helicopter and a seven-seat submarine, Scenic Eclipse takes you to places previously inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Boasting a variety of uniquely astonishing experiences, phenomenal hospitality and outstanding facilities, Scenic Eclipse are defining a new era of luxury and discovery.

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Elevate your travel with Emirates

14 January 2020

Emirates opens the door to ultimate luxury travel with their First and Business class offerings. Extending far beyond the inflight experience, travelling with Emirates begins from the moment you leave your house and carries you on a relaxed journey filled with all the luxuries and delectable dining options you could possibly wish for, before arriving you safely in your destination.

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Discover Grenada’s authentic beauty

22 January 2020

Grenada offers a lifestyle so pure and authentic that you feel instantly renewed. The enchanting islands boast silky stretches of white sandy beaches, sunken treasures adorned by corals and unspoilt landscapes undiscovered by crowds. Though small, this picturesque island is not short of luxury hotels. Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa boasts the title of ‘Number 1 Hotel in the Caribbean’ as rated by TripAdvisor in 2017 and is part of the acclaimed Relais & Châteaux collection.

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There’s something for everyone in Abu Dhabi

15 January 2020

In the heart of Arabia is the United Arab Emirates’ capital city of Abu Dhabi. This futuristic city blends sleek, modern technology and architecture with an enchanting ancient culture. The city’s unbelievable collection of attractions spans the old and the new, offering guests the chance to experience any type of holiday in one magnificent location. 

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Pamper yourself in Mauritian paradise

15 January 2020

Nestled in a cove amongst a beautiful exotic garden with spectacular views of the northern islands, Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel Mauritius is rare jewel well-hidden from prying eyes. This haven of peace provides a privileged experience like no other and is one of the very few adults-only all-inclusive 5-star resorts in Mauritius.

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Hand-picked holidays for 2020

13 January 2020

We’ve hand-picked a selection of our favourite destinations and experiences, from romantic retreats to family-friendly adventures. No matter what the occasion, we’ve got all the inspiration that you need to make your 2020 holiday the best yet.

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Where will you visit in 2020?

13 January 2020

Banish the post-Christmas blues and start planning your perfect holiday in 2020. Whether you’re looking for family friendly fun, a luxurious couple’s retreat, an exotic all-inclusive escape or an action-packed adventure, there’s something for everyone whatever your tastes and budget may be.

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Unlimited-luxury® at blissful Secrets Resorts & Spas

17 January 2020

Escape to a sophisticated, adults-only tropical paradise that combines unparalleled pampering and pleasure with Unlimited-Luxury. Choose from romantic oceanfront resorts throughout Mexico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, each featuring a world-class spa, well-appointed rooms and suites, exceptional gourmet dining, live entertainment and so much more. Fulfil your desires and save up to 40% for a limited time. 

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Travel through Rajasthan with Intrepid Travel

07 January 2020

In Northern India sits the enchanting state of Rajasthan. A land of Maharajah’s palaces, medieval forts, and the elusive Bengal tiger. Rajasthan is awash with all the vibrant colours of India and the people that make this country so special. The ultimate way to capture the essence of Rajasthan is with the helping hand of the experts in immersive travel.

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Cruise the Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer

24 January 2020

The majestic beauty of North America is truly breath-taking. Think uninterrupted vistas of soaring mountains, unending forests of evergreen pine and huge translucent glaciers calving into the ocean. The best way to experience every aspect of this grandeur is to carve your way through the Rocky Mountains on-board Rocky Mountaineer and take to the Pacific Ocean on-board a cruise ship to Alaska.

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Embark on a luxury family escape to Sani Resort

06 January 2020

Sani Resort delivers special moments with the people that matter most to you, whilst surrounded by the luxury of one of Europe’s finest holiday resorts. Nestled within 1,000 acres of natural beauty, Sani Resort presents you with five hotels in which to sculpt your dream family escape so whatever type of holiday you’ve been dreaming of, Sani is here to make it a reality.

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Barbados’ 2020 is packed full of events and festivals

09 January 2020

2020 is finally here which means we can begin to look forward to the calendar of exciting events that Barbados has in store for us. From music festivals and carnival festivities to global sporting events and quirky island oddities, 2020 looks set to be another incredible year for Barbados and you should be a part of it.

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Choose Jamaica for romance this year

02 January 2020

Palm trees swaying gently in the warm Caribbean evening breeze, stars twinkling in the vast black cloth of sky above your heads, silky sand falling between your toes and the gently lapping waves creating a soothing song. Nothing quite compares to time spent with the one you love on the island of Jamaica where a romantic selection of attractions creates intimate moments to treasure forever.

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A guide to Singapore

17 December 2019

A gateway to Asia and beyond, Singapore is a vibrant nation full of vigour and a cosmopolitan city brimming with possibilities. It’s home to a bustling Central Business District, a famous shopping street, a thriving arts and entertainment scene, lively dining and drinking spots, and many must-see attractions. With a rich culture and heritage, Singapore is a place where passion lines every avenue.

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Voyage brochure

14 January 2020

Welcome to our new brochure, showcasing some of the finest cruises available anywhere on earth, visiting destinations in all four corners of the globe from the exotic to the enchanting and the sublime to the surreal. Picture expedition cruising to witness the Northern Lights, sailing in luxury through the Galapagos Islands, and cruising along Europe’s most scenic rivers to experience iconic cities.

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Why should you visit Michigan in spring and summer?

18 December 2019

Blessed with long days of comfortable temperatures and the nation’s longest freshwater coastline, Michigan is a spring and summer destination like no other. Often called 'The Mitten State' within the Great Lakes USA Region, it offers something for every type of visitor, be it families, nature lovers or urban city adventurers. 

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Indulge in all-inclusive luxury at the adults-only Haven Riviera Cancun

10 December 2019

Escape to an oceanfront sanctuary of luxury and sophistication at the all-suite Haven Riviera Cancun. Set on a secluded stretch of pristine shoreline close to Cancun, this adults-only hideaway exudes an air of intimate exclusivity, yet it features all the 5* amenities and personalised service that you would expect from one of the world’s finest all-inclusive resorts.

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12 days of Christmas

11 December 2019

On the twelve days of Christmas
my TC sent to me:
12 shoppers shopping
11 candles flickering
10 luxury suites
9 national parks
8 groups of dancers
7 beasts migrating
6 lakeside villages
5 stunning isles
4 pink blossoms
3 orange apes
2 Buddhist temples
and a trip to the northern lights!

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Relaxation and wellness onboard Celebrity Edge

06 December 2019

One of the newest ships in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, the ground-breaking Celebrity Edge is transforming the concept of modern luxury and enhancing it in every way possible; the result being a truly stunning ship that has set the tone for the future of contemporary 5* cruising.

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Introducing ‘Sail Your Way’ with Celebrity Cruises

29 January 2020

Thanks to the ‘Sail Your Way’ promotion, it’s now even easier than ever before to travel to over 300 exciting worldwide destinations with Celebrity Cruises. Their most flexible offer to date, ‘Sail Your Way’ has been developed in response to guest feedback asking for more options and flexibility when choosing their cruise holidays.

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Indulge in a luxury spa and wellness retreat with Six Senses

10 December 2019

Nestled in areas of stunning natural beauty, and with a commitment to the environments that they occupy, Six Senses resorts, hotels and spas focus on connecting you with the incredible surroundings you’re staying in, whilst at the same time, revitalising your body and mind.

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Outdoor Adventures in British Columbia

16 December 2019

Located on the west coast of Canada, British Columbia’s breath-taking scenery make it the perfect travel destination for lovers of the great outdoors and those with a thirst for adventure. From the scenic Pacific Ocean coastline to cosmopolitan Vancouver, British Columbia is world-renowned for its stunning landscapes that range from snow-capped mountains to glorious sandy beaches and lush sweeping forests.

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Experience something deeper when travelling with Trafalgar

06 December 2019

People young and old are opting for rich experiences over owning material things, and this is most apparent when selecting holidays. On Trafalgar trips you can connect with locals through their famous ‘Be My Guest’ experiences which started over 10 years ago. From sampling fresh, organic cuisine at a local farm in Hawaii to hearing stories of the world’s greatest boxer, Muhammad Ali from the champ’s own family members, to exploring a 15th-century organic olive oil estate in the Tuscan hills, before settling in for an aperitif, olive oil tasting and specially-crafted regional feast with the owners.

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‘Voyage to the Top of the World’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

09 December 2019

New for August 2021, join Fred. Olsen on a brand-new 28-night exploration of the Arctic that’s been specially timed to capture the seasonal highlight of the ‘Midnight Sun’ - where the sun stays above the horizon for an astonishing 24-hours.

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Rejuvenate body and mind on a relaxing wellness retreat

05 December 2019

What better way to banish the post-Christmas blues and recover from the festive overindulgence than with a soothing wellness escape? Here, we’ve chosen some of our favourite wellness retreats across the globe, so you can start 2020 refreshed, re-energised and ready to take on the new decade.

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Sandy Lane: A perfect blend of luxury and surprise

09 December 2019

Since it welcomed its first guests in 1961, Sandy Lane is Barbados’ premier address offering luxury accommodation, exquisite dining and warm Bajan hospitality. With people at the heart of the resort, it is no wonder couples and honeymooners choose Sandy Lane, time after time.

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Head for sun-soaked adventure this January

21 February 2020

The January weather at home may make you feel like wrapping up warm and staying indoors but on the other side of the world, January is the peak time for an adventure. The beautiful sunshine makes getting out and about a pleasure so forget your thermals as you discover our pick of January destinations for adventure in the sun.

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Unwind in the sun after the busy Christmas period

21 February 2020

Christmas can be a hectic time of year, what with all the gift buying, the parties, and the toing and froing between family, and can leave you feeling a little tired. So, when January arrives, you’ll be due some much-needed rest and relaxation time and where better to spend in that in one of our picks for January’s hottest relaxation destinations.

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Explore the world in style with Cathay Pacific

02 December 2019

One of the world’s leading airlines, Cathay Pacific offers impeccable service throughout their well-maintained and contemporary fleet. With an extensive range of cabins catering for all tastes, travelling with Cathay Pacific promises an exceptional flying experience for everyone to enjoy.

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Sun vs Snow this winter

27 November 2019

Can’t decide where to holiday this winter? Whether you’re looking for a snow-covered winter wonderland or a sun-drenched tropical escape, join us as we explore some of the best destinations to visit this wintertime.

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Where to spend New Year’s Eve 2019/20

21 November 2019

New Year’s Eve is a special time of year. It’s a night when we can all make new beginnings and look forward to the year ahead - possibly to some incredible travel plans we’ve made. It also happens to be the biggest party of the year and across the world cities compete to ensure that their party reigns supreme and here are some that are set to start 2020 with a bang:

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Celebrate Rocky Mountaineer’s 30th anniversary

19 November 2019

In 2020, Rocky Mountaineer celebrates 30 amazing years of service, wonder, and spirit of exploration! Join them on board for this special anniversary year to experience an adventure you won’t soon forget. Onboard the luxurious coach, you’ll meet people from all over the globe, dine on delectable dishes and spend your days travelling through unimaginable landscapes. There’s only one place you can get a glimpse of amazing—and that’s with Rocky Mountaineer.  

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Hottest beach destinations

01 April 2020

Put a disruptive first half of 2020 behind you and look forward to some sun on one of the most fabulous stretches of beach on earth. 

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Enjoy activities in the sun this January

21 February 2020

If you enjoy activities in the sun you maybe don't think of January as the time to go away, but you'd be wrong. Across the world, there's a whole host of sun-soaked destinations that are jam-packed with exciting activities in January, so whether you like the thrill of a rollercoaster, the challenge of a hike or a bit of retail therapy, January is the perfect month to travel.

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Sumptuous Dining in the Bahamian sun

12 November 2019

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas is a playground for discerning travellers looking to experience paradise. Set on an immaculate stretch of powdery white sand in an exclusive enclave of seclusion, the resort tantalises the senses with its luxury dining and drinks options to please even the most refined palate.

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Top tips for first time skiers

13 November 2019

If it’s your first time on a skiing holiday, you’re probably excited to get to the beautiful mountainous surroundings of your ski resort. There’s no feeling like heading out on the slopes to experience the thrill of the wind whirling past you as you glide across the powdery white snow. Skiing is an extreme sport, however, so before you go, check out our top tips for first-time skiers to make sure things go as smoothly as possible.

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Experience the splendour of a voyage with Princess Cruises

02 December 2019

Princess Cruises are at the forefront of cruise industry innovations, taking passengers to the most fabulous destinations on the planet in style and comfort. From the moment your cruise departs to the moment you return, you’ll be blown away by the incredible onboard facilities and the ship’s spectacular port call destinations.

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Our favourite multi-centre escapes

01 April 2020

When it comes to getting some summer sun, a multi-centre holiday is the perfect choice. It allows you to combine several different experiences into one trip, so you get the chance to recharge your batteries through some beach-bound relaxation, as well as exploring an enchanting destination.

There’s plenty of choice for summer sun multi-centres but we’ve brought together some excellent choices that blend contrasting experiences.

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Authentic Experiences in Borneo

13 November 2019

Borneo is the third-largest island in the world and home to one of the oldest rainforests in existence. The island is a paradise for nature lovers thanks to its incredible biodiversity, which is one of the highest on the planet, it’s undulating mountain landscapes which create beautifully picturesque scenery, and it’s thriving marine wildlife which lights up Borneo’s crystal clear waters with a rainbow of vivid colours.

Here’s a list of recommendations to ensure you have an authentic experience on your next trip to Borneo.

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Safari to the seaside - twin centre escapes

13 November 2019

Safari trips are right up there with our favourite experiential holidays. Combining a spirit of adventure with spotting some of Mother Nature’s most stunning creations, what’s not to love?

After all the excitement of safari, it can sometimes leave you a little tired so there’s no better way to cap off your trip than with a few revitalising days spent by the sea, which is why we’ve brought you our favourite twin-centre safari and beach breaks.

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Choose Spain for your next all-inclusive getaway

19 November 2019

Recently voted the number one country in the world for tourists, Spain invites visitors in with its rich culture, delicious cuisine, pleasant climate and excellent attractions. Alongside these draws is the fabulous selection of luxurious all-inclusive properties which ensure that guests’ time in Spain is worry-free, so they can explore this magnificent country without restrictions. Here are a few of our recommendations for all-inclusive Spanish hotels:

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The best Christmas markets for 2019

22 November 2019

Nothing quite kick starts that magical festive feeling like a trip to the Christmas markets. The smells of hog roast and sweet treats wafting through the air, the sight of nutcrackers standing in formation on wooden stalls and the sound of carols ringing through the streets. The Christmas Markets we have here in the UK are great fun but to get the authentic experience we need to make the hop across the channel to see how our friends in Europe have been doing it for centuries.

Here are our choices for the top Christmas Markets to visit in the run-up to Christmas 2019.

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Welcome back to Jamaica

04 November 2019

Jamaica is an island many of us love for its laid-back vibe, glorious sunny weather, paradisiacal beaches, untouched tropical forests and friendly locals. The perfect place for that Caribbean getaway, but Jamaica’s beauty runs deep and is best explored at a leisurely pace, affording you the time to absorb all its quirks and continue to discover new things that keep us coming back for more.

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Feel the rhythm of Carnival

13 November 2019

Carnival is celebrated across the Caribbean right through British wintertime until the culmination on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). The concept was brought to the Caribbean by European Colonialists but following the abolition of slavery the Islands have taken ownership of the celebrations and grown them into a truly extraordinary experience of dancing, music and dazzling costumes.

Attending a Caribbean carnival should be on everyone’s to-do-list and we’ve helped you to pick out which one is right for you.

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Jungle Lake Safari in the heart of Thailand

13 November 2019

Elephant Hills offers guests the experience of a lifetime: one that for many, has simply been a dream until now. A secluded escape surrounded only by the magnificence of nature and the beautiful creatures that call it home. On their Jungle Lake Safari, guests can disconnect from the hectic pace of modern life and be at one with the stunning forest of Khao Sok and its majestic jungle inhabitants throughout a 2-night 3-day adventure tour.

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Experience the wonder of Qatar

13 November 2019

Qatar is the place to uncover an expertly curated selection of experiences to create memories that will last a lifetime. Join the celebrations, watch in awe, feast on delicious cuisine, relax in beautiful surroundings and get active however you choose. There are so many possibilities in this Middle Eastern jewel.

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Off the beaten track in Singapore

31 October 2019

A gateway to Asia and beyond, Singapore is a vibrant nation full of vigour and a cosmopolitan city brimming with possibilities. It’s home to a bustling Central Business District, a famous shopping street, a thriving arts and entertainment scene, lively dining and drinking spots, and many must-see attractions. To truly discover Singapore, go beyond the everyday attractions and really get to grips with everything this wonderful destination has to offer. Here are just some of our suggestions:

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Head stateside for a taste of sunshine over winter

01 November 2019

The USA is a destination for all 12 months of the year. Springtime across the vast prairie lands, summer out by the lake, autumn in the foliage of New England and winter spent enjoying the variety of climates that make the states the perfect place to enjoy some sun on a winter escape.

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Seven Worlds, One Planet: discovering the continents

20 November 2019

Last Sunday saw the start of Sir David Attenborough’s new series: “Seven Worlds, One Planet”, in which the legendary presenter takes us on a journey across each of the seven continents, demonstrating the natural diversity that exists between them and highlighting the importance of preserving these beautiful ecosystems.

Here at Travel Counsellors we believe that travel should be done sustainably so that people can experience the wonders of the world whilst maintaining them for future generations. Here’s a sustainable travel experience from each continent to inspire your next adventure.

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Florida, the Sunshine State

01 November 2019

Florida is a state where you can watch gorgeous pink sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico, spend days riding the most thrilling rollercoasters on earth, soak up the cool beach vibe in an Exotic city such as Miami, or take a road trip over crystal clear ocean waters as you head south through the Florida Keys.

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A guide to Abu Dhabi

29 October 2019

The bold, sophisticated city of Abu Dhabi is a modern marvel, capital of the United Arab Emirates and perfect for families of every age. Thrilling theme parks and a hugely tempting duty-free shopping zone sit alongside Abu Dhabi’s fabulous culture rooted in Islamic traditions. 

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Around the world in 8 dishes

28 November 2019

Culinary delights await all around the world, it’s one of the main reasons that we travel. Discovering new flavours in far away destinations is a real pleasure and an unforgettable dining experience can be a highlight of any holiday that’s why we’re taking you on a culinary journey around the world in eight amazing dishes.

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Explore the world with Singapore Airlines

25 October 2019

Singapore Airlines is one of the world’s premier airlines and has earned its reputation through provision of excellent service to passengers travelling around the world. With its range of cabins catering for all tastes, and a selection of lounges to expand the luxurious experience of flying, travelling with Singapore Airlines is a delightful experience for everyone to enjoy.

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Revealed: The world’s ten best countries for tourists

28 October 2019

Spain has been named the best country in the world for travel and tourism in 2019 in the World Economic Forum’s latest annual survey.

That’s an impressive title to achieve just once, but the European country has managed to bag the title every year since 2015.

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Winter sun in the Canary Islands

23 October 2019

The Canaries are islands of perennial sunshine, with rugged volcanic landscapes lined by beautiful golden sands and the crystal-clear water of the Atlantic. With average daytime temperatures of over 20C across winter months and only four days of rain, the pleasant winter climate here is perfect to lounge by the pool yet allows you to be active without feeling stifled. Here’s our pick of where to head for your winter sun in the Canaries.

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Voyage brochure

21 October 2019

Welcome to our new brochure, showcasing some of the world’s best cruises. Cruising offers a plethora of options, with something to suit every taste, budget and need. In this brochure, we’re showcasing the different types of cruising holidays available to you; there’s much more to cruising than you might expect…

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Feel the gracious welcome of Qatar

22 October 2019

Qatar welcomes travellers to enjoy its ancient culture and authentic soul with a warm and friendly embrace. More than 80 countries, including the UK, now have visa free access to Qatar, meaning there’s never been an easier time to experience its splendour. And with Qatar Airways operating flights from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Dublin; you’ll experience an unparalleled level of service as you travel there.

Qatar’s year-round magnificent sunshine makes it the perfect place to soak up some winter sun, while its location in the Middle East makes it the ideal stopover on your journey to the Far East or Oceania. Here we’ve gathered some suggestions on how to spend a two-day stopover in Qatar.

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Celebrate the festive season in the sun with Cruise & Maritime

23 October 2019

This Christmas and New Year you can look forward to gorgeous sunshine, golden beaches and inviting waters as you cruise South to the warmer climates of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands and Madeira. Your Cruise & Maritime trip will see you visit six unique islands, each with its own intriguing culture and picturesque landscape for you to enjoy. 

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Hassle-free holidaying: Why your next holiday should be all-inclusive

23 October 2019

Everyone has their preferred way to travel; perhaps you’re an avid cruiser, maybe you love to visit ultra-luxurious resorts around the world, or it could be a European getaway that you enjoy most. Whichever way you choose to travel, there’s undeniably one style of holidaying that ensures a hassle-free trip every time – all-inclusive.

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Set sail for Scandinavia with Saga

14 October 2019

From architecture to sculpture, stylish Scandinavia has it all. Discover what makes Scandinavia special as you cruise to three countries, visiting six different cities.

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Indulge in Silversea Cruises’ luxury all-inclusive package

22 October 2019

Focusing on truly elegant, luxurious cruising, the ships of the Silversea fleet are purpose built with luxury travel in mind, aiming to exceed the expectations of even the most refined travellers. Silversea’s dedication to excellence is evident in the collection of rewards it has received in recent years. One of the elements that makes a Silversea cruise so special is its all-encompassing all-inclusive Luxury element which includes everything you need for an unforgettable cruise:

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Enjoy a special suite stay with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

21 October 2019

A Royal Caribbean cruise is perfect for families looking for an extra special getaway with every little detail taken care of. Their amazing selection of family-friendly suites offer everything from spacious rooms to a dedicated stateroom attendant. 

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Short or long haul? Where to head for luxury

14 October 2019

There are luxury travel destinations all around the world, each offering an incredible experience for visitors and presenting a different flavour of the local cultures and environments that surround them. The only difficult choice for you is whether you’ll explore far and wide or you’ll stay a little closer to home when you embark on your next luxury getaway.

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Enjoy a fabulous festive season at Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion

11 October 2019

If you’re looking for an indulgent way to spend the festive season this year, then look no further than a sun-kissed stay at the award-winning Fairmont Royal Pavilion. Boasting the ultimate location on blissful Barbados’ idyllic Platinum Coast, this high-end hotel has recently undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and is setting new standards of ultra-luxury in the Caribbean and beyond.

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Discover the Caribbean with British Airways

06 December 2019

Sparkling blue seas, stunning white sandy beaches, exciting adventures, colourful culture and foodie delights, fly to the sun-drenched Caribbean with British Airways and find your own version of island paradise.

 

Here’s where you could be jetting off to:

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British Airways Premium Leisure sale

23 October 2019

The British Airways Premium leisure sale has launched and there are some fabulous offers for you to take advantage of. Jet off in style to some of the most glamorous destinations in the world and soak in the glorious sunshine as you marvel at the splendour of your surroundings.

This collection of offers for the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean are not to be missed.

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Where to head to for an unforgettable all-inclusive luxury break

12 February 2020

Here at Travel Counsellor’s we love luxury travel, and what better way to complement your opulent accommodation than with an all-inclusive plan. Enjoy your holiday stress-free, as there are no unwanted surprises or expensive bills waiting for you at check out. Here are a few of our favourite all-inclusive luxury properties:

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Be one of the first to sail on the brand-new ship, Celebrity Apex

07 October 2019

Designed to change the way you explore the world; Celebrity Apex is the second ship in the revolutionary new Edge Class series. Joining her sister ship, Celebrity Edge, in April 2020, Celebrity Apex will become Celebrity Cruises’ newest addition, with her first five sailings being direct from the home port of Southampton.

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Five reasons to take a private jet expedition around the world with TCS World Travel

10 October 2019

Machu Picchu, Easter Island, Angkor Wat and the Serengeti – these are just some of the iconic places that you can visit on one of TCS World Travel’s incredible ‘Around the World’ private jet expeditions.

In one seamless, all-inclusive journey, you can tick off a whole host of incredible bucket-list destinations; yet the magical places that you will visit are only a part of the TCS World Travel experience. Here are five more reasons why you should take one of these once-in-a-lifetime trips.

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Indulge in all-inclusive luxury at Serenity at Coconut Bay

09 October 2019

The stunning Serenity at Coconut Bay is Saint Lucia’s newest premium all-inclusive, couples-only luxury resort. An exclusive hideaway tailor-made for discerning romantics, this intimate all-villa tropical hideaway offers a new level of sophisticated adults-only, all-inclusive indulgence in the Caribbean.

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Fly in comfort and style with award-winning Thai Airways

10 October 2019

The national airline of the ‘Land of Smiles’, multi-award-winning Thai Airways offers two direct daily flights from London Heathrow to Bangkok. From there, you can fly onward to a wealth of exciting destinations within Thailand itself, and the airline’s extensive network also allows you to fly further afield within the Asia-Pacific region, to South East and North East Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand.

The modern Thai Airways’ fleet comprises a combination of both the state-of-the-art Airbus A380 and Boeing 777-300 aircraft, providing travellers with the ultimate in comfort and the latest technological advancements.

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A guide to Australia

29 October 2019

Australia's eight states and territories are home to a plethora of UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites, cities jam-packed with global icons, shorelines studded with golden beaches stretching as far as the eye can see and stunning natural attractions including tropical rainforests and colourful coral reefs.

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Enjoy exclusive experiences at East Winds, Saint Lucia

04 October 2019

Discover Saint Lucia’s best kept secret and immerse yourself in true Caribbean luxury at East Winds. With unique cottage-style suites tucked away amidst twelve acres of breath-taking tropical gardens by the sea, this tranquil all-inclusive hideaway offers a truly exceptional holiday experience.

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Best of both worlds: long haul vs short haul

09 October 2019

Deciding whether to travel long or short haul can be a tricky decision. You’re wondering which destination offers the best in whatever type of holiday you fancy.

Maybe you’re looking for the most immaculate beach or the most delicious food and want to know whether you should stay in Europe or venture further afield. To help you out, we’ve picked our favourite long and short-haul destinations for different types of trip.

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Five reasons to choose Gran Canaria for your winter sun holiday

09 October 2019

Whether you want to soak up the glorious Canarian sunshine on one of the southern coast’s golden sandy beaches, unfurl the fascinating heritage of the capital city’s charming old quarters or enjoy scenic walks and plenty of stargazing opportunities in the lesser-explored north, this diverse volcanic island offers so many exciting opportunities for all types of traveller.

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Explore South America with LATAM Airlines

04 October 2019

LATAM Airlines is Latin America’s leading airline group, operating daily direct flights from London Heathrow to its hub in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. From there, the extensive network connects you to multiple destinations within Brazil itself, and onwards to several key South American cities throughout Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

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Experience the ultimate rejuvenating escape at one of Zoetry’s Wellness & Spa Resorts

05 December 2019

At Zoetry Wellness & Spa Resorts, wellness extends far beyond the traditional health, fitness, nutrition and spa approaches. With a holistic approach that aims to heal your spirit, the resorts create an all-encompassing experience to revitalise your senses.

Zoetry has four Wellness & Spa Resorts across three countries: Zoetry Montego Bay (Jamaica), Zoetry Agua Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya (Mexico) and Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun (Mexico).

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Indulge in a slice of luxury in stunning Tenerife

16 October 2019

The beautiful Canarian island of Tenerife is one of the coolest and most attractive holiday destinations in the world for the discerning traveller. With an ever-growing array of luxury five-star resorts and boutique hotels, award-winning spas, exquisite cuisine and stunning natural landscapes, together with an excellent year-round climate, Tenerife is a veritable island of contrasts - and it’s all just four hours away.

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Tips to make your California trip truly unforgettable

27 September 2019

California welcomes visitors from across the world for a variety of different reasons. Some visit for the stunning weather, some for the delicious food, while others visit to bask in the laid-back atmosphere and soak up the cool vibes. Whatever your reason for visiting, we’ve got a few tips to make your time there extra special.

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Indulge in all-inclusive luxury at Mexico’s Moon Palace Cancun

23 September 2019

Located on Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coastline, and a short ten-minute taxi ride from Cancun International Airport, the 5* Moon Palace Cancun boasts endless entertainment options and activities, lush landscapes and world-renowned service.

Nestled amidst 123 acres of tropical garden on a seemingly endless stretch of white sandy beach, overlooking the shimmering waters of the Caribbean Sea, there’s so much for all ages to enjoy at this spectacular all-inclusive resort.

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Indulge in a slice of Antiguan luxury with an exclusive villa stay at Blue Waters Resort & Spa

23 September 2019

Tucked away in a secluded spot on Soldier’s Bay on the north-west coast of the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua, yet only a 15-minute drive from the lively capital of Saint John’s, the luxurious Blue Waters Resort & Spa is an enchanting and serene beachfront hotel.

With sunset dining, secluded powder-soft beach coves, a selection of freshwater swimming pools, exhilarating water sports, 17 acres of lush tropical gardens and a choice of world-class accommodation, the stunning Blue Waters Resort & Spa is the perfect Caribbean hideaway for private relaxation.

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A guide to California

06 November 2019

The vast and diverse U.S state of California is a land filled with iconic attractions, awe-inspiring views, world-famous wineries, first-class restaurants, breath-taking national parks and some of the planet’s best beaches. Wherever your mind wanders to when you picture California, welcome to our mini destination guide to this spectacular state.

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The great north California road trip

20 September 2019

 

The great North of California is an eclectic region where stunning natural beauty and diverse and brilliant human culture intertwine to create a compelling destination that welcomes visitors with open arms.  

From the urban metropolis of San Francisco to the picturesque landscape of South Lake Tahoe and the inviting wine region of Sonoma County, the winding highways of Northern California beckon…

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Where will you choose for the October half-term break?

18 September 2019

With the October half term fast approaching, we thought we’d bring you some inspiration for holidays that are guaranteed to pack fun for the whole family. Where will you choose?

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Discover the exciting new additions at the amazing Atlantis, The Palm

18 September 2019

Atlantis, The Palm is one of Dubai’s most opulent contemporary hotels. Set on the city’s stunning Palm Island, this dazzling resort is in a world of its own with a whole host of extraordinary features, exciting amenities and unforgettable experiences that you’ll only find somewhere as extravagant as Dubai.

Here, we take a look at two incredible new offerings that make Atlantis, The Palm even better than ever before.

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Explore the world in luxury with Oman Air

25 September 2019

As the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air flies to over 50 destinations in 27 countries worldwide. Direct flights operate from both London Heathrow and Manchester to Muscat, and there are also plenty of convenient onward connections to a range of exciting destinations across the Middle East, the Indian Ocean, Indian Sub-Continent and the Far East.

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Explore Europe Brochure

04 October 2019

Welcome to our new brochure, showcasing some of Europe’s most beautiful and diverse destinations. Join us on a journey of discovery as we regale the culinary delights, action-packed cities and spectacularly stunning landscapes found within the fabulous destinations we offer just a short flight away.

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Explore Worldwide Brochure

04 October 2019

Welcome to our new worldwide brochure, showcasing some of the most beautiful and diverse places in the world. Join us on a journey of discovery as we regale the culinary delights, action-packed cities and spectacularly stunning landscapes found within the fabulous destinations we offer across the globe.

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Experience the best of the west

20 September 2019

To live the California dream and see all that the amazing state has to offer, there’s no better way than to take to the road for an unforgettable road trip.

From the hustle and bustle of LA to the phenomenal natural wonder of Yosemite national park, this itinerary will show you the best of the west.

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Coastal cruising through the Golden state

20 September 2019

Think of California and chances are you conjure up pictures of spectacular coastline, immaculate golden beaches, bustling seaside towns and of course, glorious sunshine.

 

California is home to some of the world’s premier coastal destinations and the best way to see them without missing the stunning vistas in between is by taking a once in a lifetime road trip and cruising down the Pacific coast.

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7 California food trends you have to try

08 January 2020

California is often the epicentre of any hot new trends and when it comes to food, that’s no different.

Given North America’s position at the forefront of western culture, it’s no surprise that the food scene is constantly evolving and emanating outwards for the rest of us to follow.

Let’s take a look at some of the food trends that took off within ‘the Golden State’.

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MSC Cruises reveals the most Magnificent EX-UK season ever

12 September 2019

MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line, have unveiled brand-new itineraries for Summer 2021 sailing from Southampton. The 24 sailings from May to October will see the introduction of cruises ranging from 2 to 14 nights with brand new varied itineraries. These will include the Canary Islands & Madeira, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Baltic Capitals, with most of the 24 sailings beginning on a Saturday ensuring guests can make the most of their holiday experience.

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Discover what's new on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas

19 September 2019

Give in to total temptation and prepare for an extraordinary holiday onboard a new-look Allure of the Seas® from Barcelona in 2020. Complete with a plethora of family activities, exciting nightlife and world-class dining options, not to mention the cultural delights that await onshore, the Allure of the Seas may be too much to resist.

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A guide to Ras Al Khaimah

16 September 2019

Unique in its character and the experiences it offers, Ras Al Khaimah is globally connected yet authentic, mixing gorgeous beaches, mountains and desert scenery with luxury resorts all in one place. Whether you want to relax, indulge, actively explore or discover the heritage and ancient traditions – or a blend of some or all of these – Ras Al Khaimah offers a combination of activities and experiences available nowhere else in the UAE.

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Jamaica, the land we love

12 September 2019

Their national anthem is ‘Jamaica, Land We Love’, and with an array of beautiful beaches, the breath-taking Blue Mountains and an infectious vibe, it’s no wonder Ian Fleming found his inspiration for the James Bond novels here.

Here’s just a few of our luxury resorts, which we invite you to discover…

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The Michelin star state: Where to find the finest dining in California

13 September 2019

California recently became the first US state to publish its own Michelin dining guide, comprising 657 Michelin-recommended restaurants, of which 90 have been awarded Michelin stars.

This kind of says all you need to know about the state’s commitment to high-quality food and fine dining experiences. But we’ve taken the time to highlight some of the very best spots for the finest of dining…

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Hot spots for drinks on your Californian adventure

13 September 2019

California produces some of the most brilliant beverages around, from delicious wines and artisan beers to flavourful cocktails and exquisite spirits.

To complement the tremendous taste, it’s important to have a setting to match and there’s certainly no shortage of that in the Golden State, so we’ve brought together a few of our favourite spots to enjoy a tipple during a Californian adventure.

 

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A whole world of dining in one state

13 September 2019

Ever since the goldrush of the mid-19th century, California has been a dream destination that has drawn settlers from far and wide to its beautiful golden shores.

With them came recipes from far and wide turning California into a veritable melting pot of delicious and diverse flavours. Now the Golden State is home to a superb selection of cuisines, and we’ve narrowed it down to the best of them for you to try.

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Enjoy the thrill of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

11 September 2019

Between November 29th and December 1st, Abu Dhabi will host the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix on its stunningly modern Yas Marina circuit. As the final race on the F1 calendar, we expect the excitement to be palpable as we await to see a new champion crowned. The best place to catch the exhilaration is in Abu Dhabi so we’ve gathered some tips to make your F1 trip truly incredible.

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Indulgent tropical haven at Vakkaru Maldives

11 September 2019

Located within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere reserve, this island sanctuary is blessed with uninterrupted ocean views, unexplored dive sites and amazing fishing spots. The tropical haven offers guests a tranquil environment in which to indulge and relax in chic island style.

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Escape to the beautiful Algarve

03 September 2019

Stretching from the Spanish border to the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal’s sun-drenched Algarve coast is the perfect holiday destination; whatever your interests and tastes may be. It’s also a super convenient location to get to, with flight times of roughly two and a half hours from the UK. Home to glorious beaches, spectacular scenery, exhilarating activities, delicious food and so much more besides, the Algarve is all things to all people.

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Time to check in with TC Ted

05 September 2019

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day so we thought we should take the time to check in with everyone’s favourite cuddly toy, TC Ted, for an update on his globetrotting adventures.

This summer has seen Ted undertake a mission to make travel more sustainable and travellers have been helping him achieve that, one trip at a time.

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News and Advice

Introducing our app: myTC

26 June 2019

Your Travel Counsellor in app form! We know how important your Travel Counsellor is to you for all of your travel plans.

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Is my holiday financially protected?

07 August 2019

Having the peace of mind that no matter what, your holiday is safe is priceless. But the minefield of financial protection is not easily negotiated, so we’re trying to make it clearer to help preserve your precious holiday funds. Read on for tips and advice on financial protection for your next holiday.

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Weddings Inspiration

Palace Resorts Wedding Inspirations

02 October 2017

Palace Resorts is the ideal location for your wedding day, honeymoon or both. With wedding resorts in Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Mexico and Ocho Rios Jamaica, your choices are endless.

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Top Fifteen Wedding Destinations

02 October 2017

Our list of the top fifteen wedding destinations and what they have to offer

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