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Holiday in Mauritius

Visiting Mauritius for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, here takes a flying tour of the island to see what is on offer to luxury travellers from around the world For many travellers, Mauritius exists as an idea, the perfect holiday destination always just slightly out of reach. The island […]

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Visit San Clemente Palace Kempinski, Venice

A visit to Venice at some point in your life verges on the compulsory for European travellers, and even for those from further afield. The City of Bridges is one of the most famous destinations anywhere in the world, its celebrated canals firing the imaginations of generations of writers, cinematographers and holidaymakers. Indeed, its reputation has become something of a […]


Luxury Ramadan tents in the Middle East

With communities across the Middle East preparing for the start of the holy month of Ramadan from next week, the hospitality sector has been doing its part to celebrate. A number of luxury properties in the United Arab Emirates have been unveiling plans for the sumptuous Iftar buffets, allowing guests to break the fast in style. Here we take a […]

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Taste of Bingham Riverhouse, London

Kingston-upon-Thames, in the leafy suburbs of west London, may as well be in a different time zone for most residents of the capital. Its quaint rows of shops, faux-Tudor public houses, cobbled streets and verdant parks are a world away from the grimy reality of much of the city. So, what a joy to have an excuse to visit earlier […]

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Visit Rügen, Germany

For many British travellers, especially younger generations, a visit to Germany simply means heading to Berlin. The clubs, bars and galleries of the rapidly developing capital are enough for fun-seeking holidaymakers looking to spend a weekend away. But, with nearly 40 million international overnight visitors last year, Germany is one of the most popular tourism destinations anywhere in the world, […]

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airBaltic reports strong financial results for 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic has reported a profit of €5.4 million for financial 2018, up 40 per cent on last year. The carrier reported €400 million in revenue, the first time the organisation has crossed the threshold. Martin Gauss, chief executive officer of airBaltic, said: “For the sixth year in a row we are showing a strong track record on profitability. […]

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W Dubai: New taste of luxury

W Hotels Worldwide has announced the opening of W Dubai – The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah, the largest man-made island in the world. W Dubai – The Palm is the newest W Escape, the W brand’s playful spin on the traditional resort experience and is set to add a new beat to the already dynamic and pulsating city. […]

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Away brand launches in Bali

Flight Centre Travel Group’s in-house hotel management company BHMA has launched its Away brand in Bali, executing a lease agreement on resort, The Camakila Legian. The 4-star hotel will be rebranded Away Bali Legian Camakila under a long-term leasing agreement between Camakila and BHMA, marking BHMA’s 22nd operating hotel. Managing Director of BHMA, Kent Davidson, said the first operating lease […]

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Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. After thoroughly researching every property, of the 42 new hotels that were visited this year, discovered 15 exceptional properties were discovered, with only two that disappointed and ended up on the worst list. So here is the Best and Worst of 2018 (announced in reverse […]