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Our top 10 travel activities you can do from home

02 April 2020

Travel may have felt the brunt of the ongoing pandemic but being on lockdown doesn’t mean you can’t put in the groundwork for when the world starts turning again.

We’ve called on our 1,800+ Travel Counsellors to recommend their top home-based travel activities, and here are some of the tips they suggested.

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A message from Travel Counsellors CEO

02 April 2020

I hope you, along with your friends, family and loved ones, are keeping safe and well at this difficult time.

I wanted to personally get in touch to let you know what we’re doing here at Travel Counsellors to keep our people and our travellers safe, and to thank you for your continued support.

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The best luxury kids’ clubs, as chosen by our Travel Counsellors

12 March 2020

Keeping kids entertained while you’re away on holiday can be quite the undertaking, which is why it’s so important to have the perfect kids’ club onsite to give you a helping hand. We’ve enlisted the help of our experts to guide you in choosing your next luxury getaway with the best facilities for kids, based on their own experiences.

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Find your perfect holiday experience at the award-winning Fairmont Mayakoba

13 March 2020

Nestled within 45 acres of lush forest, criss-crossed by crystal-clear waterways and surrounded by a pristine stretch of Caribbean shoreline, the luxury AAA Five Diamond and Rainforest Alliance Certified Fairmont Mayakoba is the perfect place for an idyllic tropical retreat.  

Here are just a few of the luxurious activities and exciting experiences that await you during your stay at this award-winning Mexican hideaway:

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Redefined luxury at Porto Sani

13 March 2020

Reopening in May 2020 with sumptuous renovations, Porto Sani offers guests refined luxury suites, a brand-new spa and upgraded premium services. Boasting a unique variety of activities, sensational cuisine and phenomenal facilities, Porto Sani treats guests to the very best of Halkidiki. Lined by delightful bars, a wealth of award-winning restaurants and a plethora of private sandy beaches, this incredible resort also offers captivating Sea vistas.

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Indulge in iconic Mauritian luxury at Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

11 March 2020

Nestled on the blissful beaches of Mauritius’ spectacular Trou d’Eau Douce Bay, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is the ideal choice for those seeking the ultimate Indian Ocean holiday in paradise.

This stylish private hideaway exemplifies the true spirit of the island and promises to deliver everything that you could possibly need for a dreamy tropical escape.

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Vakkaru Maldives: a true tropical paradise

13 March 2020

Nestled within the UNESCEO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Vakkaru Maldives is a private reef island with captivating ocean views, powder-soft white sands and a vibrant house reef - rich with unique marine life. Intuitively designed to create lifelong memories, Vakkaru Maldives features sumptuous accommodation, exquisite dining and bespoke experiences.

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Experience a luxurious private island hideaway at Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

09 March 2020

One of the world’s leading luxury resorts, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is beautifully located on the exotic east coast of Mauritius, and boasts breath-taking views over Trou D’Eau Douce Bay and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

Exemplifying the true spirit of the island, this iconic 5* resort was fully renovated to exacting standards back in 2015 to offer the discerning traveller everything that they could possibly desire for an indulgent tropical escape.

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Explore the wonders of South Africa and the Indian Ocean with Emirates

09 March 2020

Discover the enchanting beauty of the Indian Ocean where you’ll enjoy unrivalled luxury, blissful beaches, and unique resorts on tropical paradise islands. For a culturally enriching experience, venture to South Africa where you’ll marvel at verdant landscapes, unmissable historical landmarks and delectable cuisine.

Boasting impeccable service, exceptional cuisine and opulent lounges, Emirates offer passengers a truly blissful journey, whatever the destination.

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Experience the wonders of the Caribbean with British Airways

09 March 2020

With sparkling blue seas, stunning white sandy beaches, exciting adventures, colourful cultures and sensational cuisine, the Caribbean has something for every type of traveller.  Fly to the sun-drenched Caribbean in style with the award-winning British Airways and find your personal island of paradise. In this blog we’ll look at some unmissable Caribbean destinations and British Airways’ exquisite cabins that will take you there in serene comfort.

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Experience unadulterated all-inclusive bliss at the brand-new Ikos Andalusia

06 March 2020

Opening its doors in May 2020, the exclusive Ikos Andalusia will feature sumptuous accommodation, delectable dining options and superb facilities; providing you with everything you need to create unforgettable holiday memories to cherish.

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Which luxury island is right for you?

05 March 2020

Boasting shimmering shorelines, luscious landscapes, sensational cuisine and unique experiences, the world’s vast array of tropical islands offer the perfect setting for an unforgettable luxury getaway.

In this blog, we’ll try to pinpoint which luxury island suits you best. Whether you desire the sparkling soft white sands of the Maldives or the verdant greenery of St. Lucia, there’s a paradise island for everyone.

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Autumn luxury in Vancouver

09 March 2020

Boasting a magnificent oceanfront setting, world-renowned hotels and a selection of charming gardens set against a spectacular mountain backdrop, Vancouver is the perfect destination for a luxury autumn escape. Fusing the excitement and energy of a cosmopolitan city with the invigorating appeal of the great outdoors, Vancouver’s selection of world-class restaurants, scenic parks and cultural experiences make it a city like no other.

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Discover an idyllic hideaway at Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

04 March 2020

Nestled into a hillside overlooking a secluded private beach cove, close to the historic Cretan town of Agios Nikolaos, the luxurious Daios Cove is the embodiment of exclusive luxury.

Seamlessly blending into its incredible rugged natural surroundings, this stylish retreat is renowned for its unique architecture, coupled with a chic and minimalistic interior design.

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Uncover the unique beauty of St. Regis Mauritius Resort

06 March 2020

Placed amidst a tranquil lagoon overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort is ideally located for the perfect beachfront getaway. Boasting five-star accreditation, this sumptuous resort is renowned for its colonial Manor House, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the world renowned Le Morne Peninsula in the South-West of Mauritius.

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What makes Vancouver’s autumns so perfect for adventure?

03 March 2020

Boasting a magnificent oceanfront setting and a spectacular mountain backdrop, Vancouver is a city like no other. Seamlessly combining the excitement and energy of a cosmopolitan city with the invigorating appeal of the great outdoors, Vancouver’s eclectic array of restaurants, parks and cultural experiences provide all the ingredients needed for the perfect autumn getaway.

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Newly refined luxury in Greece

02 March 2020

Reopening in May 2020 with supreme renovations, Porto Sani provides guests with refined luxury suites, a brand-new spa and upgraded premium services. Boasting a unique variety of unmissable activities, sensational cuisine and phenomenal facilities, Porto Sani treats guests to the very best of Halkidiki. Lined by a delightful variety of bars and a wealth of phenomenal restaurants, this incredible resort also boasts captivating ocean vistas.

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Malta: a family haven

04 March 2020

The uniquely beautiful Maltese Islands boast over 300 days of sunshine each year and are just a short three-hour flight away from the UK, making Malta a spectacular destination to visit anytime of the year. The surrounding tranquil waters are the ideal environment for snorkelling, kayaking and swimming, whilst the verdant landscape provides ample opportunity for sensational rock climbing, hiking and mountain-biking, making Malta the perfect destination for everyone in the family.

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Create amazing family memories at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

28 February 2020

Dive into a world of epic adventure at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, where the family-friendly Hacienda section is an action-packed paradise for all ages to enjoy.

Here are just a few reasons why you should choose this fabulous 5* resort for your next family holiday:

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Find your own slice of Caribbean paradise with Essential Detail

02 March 2020

Essential Detail’s represent a stunning portfolio of exquisite boutique-style hotels are perfectly set in some of the most unspoilt locations in the sun-drenched Caribbean. Intimate and privately owned, these breath-taking properties are renowned for their individuality, impeccable service, world-class accommodation and delectable cuisine. Whatever type of holiday you’re looking for, whether it’s a fun-filled family getaway or a romantic couple’s escape, Essential Detail will have a boutique hotel to suit your preferences.

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Explore southern Africa with British Airways

26 February 2020

Breathtaking natural landscapes, iconic wildlife, gorgeous sunshine and modern cosmopolitan cities – despite all of this, southern Africa is still a destination that eludes many tourists from the UK but for those who make the journey, the rewards are vast. With British Airways you can discover this naturally blessed region of the world and add some adventure to your travels.

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Best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

26 February 2020

Home to a delightful variety of luscious gardens and parks, fascinating museums and incredible markets, the city of Montreal is the perfect place to spend a blissful Spring getaway. Take a rejuvenating stroll around the Montreal Botanical Garden, marvel at the stunning Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal or peruse locally sourced goods at the tantalising Jean Talon Market in the city’s little Italy district.

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Unlock the door to tropical paradise with Marriott International

27 February 2020

Marriott International’s properties are some of the most tried and trusted in the industry, with each one masterfully capturing the essence of the destination in which they are found, inviting guests to enjoy an authentic local experience, whilst staying in comfort and class. In this blog we’re going to take a look at the iconic brand’s Mauritian properties, to find out which one is perfect for your next Mauritian escape.

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Enjoy exclusive savings with Azamara Exploration Sale

25 February 2020

Book your unforgettable voyage with Azamara Club Cruises by the 28th February 2020 and receive $500 onboard credit on selected sailings. Plus, combine this with the Great Big 2020 Sale and you could also enjoy sensational savings of up to 40%*.

Azamara Club Cruises are famous amongst cruise enthusiasts for providing intimate yet luxurious sailing experiences.

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Uncover a paradise hideaway at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

24 February 2020

Sitting on St. Lucia’s sublime western coastline, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort is nestled amidst over 100 acres of lush tropical rainforest. Framed by the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage- listed Piton mountains, this award-winning Caribbean retreat promises to deliver an unforgettable island experience; all in the most stunning of surroundings.

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Best destinations for solo travel

04 March 2020

Whether you’re eager for an unforgettable long-haul adventure or simply wanting a revitalising personal getaway, holidaying solo can be one of the most rewarding ways to travel. With an ever-expanding list of hotels, resorts and attractions catering to the rapidly growing number of solo travellers, there has never been a better time to make your next trip an individual journey to remember. 

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Authentic beauty at Paradise Island Villas

05 March 2020

Combining the privacy of villa accommodation with the charm and facilities of a boutique 5-star hotel, Paradise Island Villas takes the concept of discreet luxury and personal service to another level. This family-owned and run luxury villa hotel sits on the historic island of Crete within lush, landscaped grounds, in an air of purity and tranquillity.

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Exploring North America with British Airways

19 February 2020

When you’re planning your transatlantic travels, look no further than British Airways. Flying to 31 cities across Canada, mainland USA and the Pacific Island state of Hawaii, British Airways can carry you to any North American adventure you desire, whether that’s beachside sophistication in the west, fast-paced city excursions in the east or wildlife spotting up in the Rockies.

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Princess Cruises’ brings adventure to the sea with Camp Discovery

20 February 2020

Princess Cruises partnership with Discovery™ looks set to once and for all banish any chances of holiday boredom for kids with the new Camp Discovery. The programme of engaging activities and wonder-filled centres is both fun and educational, inviting kids to learn a breadth of useful skills and knowledge while they have fun on the high seas and in port.

 

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What's new in Qatar for 2020?

18 February 2020

Boasting a vibrant array of entertainment, a wealth of captivating architecture and a rich variety of charming cultural and historical attractions, Qatar is a truly unmissable destination for any type of traveller. With enhanced infrastructure and a plethora of unique attractions and magnificent hotels set to open in 2020, there’s never been a better time to visit Qatar.

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Six Premium Economy cabins to bring a touch of luxury to any flight

11 March 2020

Many airlines have now elevated the in-flight experience, making it an enjoyable part of any holiday that’s something to savour rather than fear. One way that you can ensure your next flight is that extra bit more comfortable, is by choosing to fly in one of our favourite Premium Economy cabins in which extra care and attention is paid, ensuring each passenger arrives rested and raring to go.

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The world’s best pancake destinations

18 February 2020

Universally adored, Shrove Tuesday AKA Pancake Day provides everyone with the perfect excuse to indulge in a delectable variety of pancakes. From the classic crepe to the spherical Aebleskiver, the humble pancake is enjoyed in countless different ways across every continent. In this blog we’ll look at some unmissable travel destinations that also boast a uniquely delicious spin on the ancient recipe.

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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

02 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

02 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. Picture your toes sinking into silky soft sand as crystal clear waters lap against the shores and the sun heats your skin.

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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

02 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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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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