The Blog

Mountain Hideaway or Island Escape?

12 August 2022

We’ve looked at two of Jumeirah's fabulous and most recent openings, one in the Middle East and on hand for spectacular desert adventures, and the other providing a total contrast with its blissful setting in the lush tropical-island paradise of the Maldives...

New resorts for summer 2023

09 August 2022

For those looking ahead to summer 2023, we’ve gathered the most tantalising openings that are set to delight in the coming year...

Tips for Visiting Manchester Pride

08 August 2022

It’s Manchester Pride Festival later this month, when people from across the city, region and country come together to celebrate LGBTQ+ equality and challenging discrimination...

What’s New in Qatar?

08 August 2022

State-of-the-art new developments ahead of the FIFA World Cup at the Lusail Stadium are increasing this Arabian Gulf peninsula’s rapid evolution into a major tourist destination...

Indulge with Marriott’s Luxury Collection in Europe

02 August 2022

With daytime temperatures reaching above 20 degrees right through October, there’s still plenty of time to plan your getaway to the Mediterranean this year. To help you choose where to visit, we’ve picked out some of our favourites from Marriott’s Luxury Collection that ooze class and deliver a real sense of place...

Luxury Getaways to Mexico with Meliá

01 August 2022

Regarded by many as one of the go-to names in luxury accommodation for anyone that’s looking to get an authentic experience of their host destination, Meliá’s Mexican properties certainly deliver on their promise...

Trending Destinations for Winter Sun This Year

01 August 2022

Stuck for ideas on where to visit for your dose of Vitamin D this winter? We’ve picked out some popular destinations that have piqued our interest for the coming winter...

The Garden Route

01 August 2022

Hailed by many to be one of the greatest road trips on earth, South Africa’s Garden Route manages to fit a lot into its 125-mile journey. Think cosmopolitan cities, award-winning wineries, awe-inspiring wildlife spotting, both on land and at sea, and views out across both the Atlantic and Indian Ocean...

Opulent Middle Eastern Retreats from Marriott

26 July 2022

In an area of the world where lavish surrounds and indulgent extras are the norm, this collection of properties from Marriott manage to stand out from the crowd whether for their culinary offerings, sumptuous suites or promise of unbridled relaxation amidst an urban metropolis.