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An end to US pre-departure testing for fully vaccinated travelers?

An end to US pre-departure testing for fully vaccinated travelers?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with Airlines for America (A4A) and 28 US and international aviation and travel and tourism stakeholder groups, urged the US government to remove the pre-departure testing requirement for fully vaccinated air travelers flying to the US. The vaccinated traveler population adds no additional risks to the domestic ...
Family vacations at Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Family vacations at Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Surprise your family with some free time this year and take advantage of the charms of the untouched natural oasis of the Plitvice Lakes, away from hectic everyday life, business and school obligations. Crystal clear lakes hidden in the dense greenery of Plitvice Forest will be a unique experience for the whole family, while the ...
Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff

Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff

It’s being reported that Paris St. Germain footballer Lionel Messi has bought a luxury hotel and then promptly fired the staff working there. Messi’s MIM Hotels Group has bought the Hotel Marítimo de Sotogrande on the marina in San Roque – the sixth propery acquired by the group. Sotogrande is a high-end holiday destination and, ...
New plant-based menus in British Airways lounges

New plant-based menus in British Airways lounges

As part of its commitment to create a more premium experience for its customers, British Airways is set to offer a range of improvements, both on the ground and in the air. The airline has worked with its expert catering providers to introduce new plant-based menus, including a burger. The new menus will initially roll ...
Silver Nova's 71-day Grand Voyage of Central and South America

Silver Nova's 71-day Grand Voyage of Central and South America

Silversea Cruises® has launched its all-new 71-day Grand Voyage to Central and South America aboard Silversea’s latest ship Silver NovaSM. Setting sail on January 4, 2024, Silversea’s guests will journey deep into 38 destinations in 18 countries, travelling in the luxury cruise line’s trademark level of service aboard the soon-to-be-launched Silver Nova. For the first ...
Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Çırağan Palace, the home of many great love stories, is offering some exciting surprises with glorious romantic stay and dinner experiences on Valentine’s Day. Romance with a gourmet menu and live music at Tuğra Restaurant With a soul-soothing vista of the Bosphorus composing the background, the fairy-tale Tuğra Restaurant has unsurprisingly been chosen as the ...
Finnair’s new Business Class cabin

Finnair’s new Business Class cabin

Business class travel takes a leap forward with Finnair’s new Business Class cabin and the spacious new Collins Aerospace AirLounge™ seat. Finnair is the launch customer for this new and innovative seating concept that is to be rolled out across Finnair’s entire long-haul fleet of A330s and A350s. The AirLounge is not a traditional aircraft ...
The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newly-opened The Botanica Sanctuary is situated in the heart of Bogor’s Puncak, a popular tourist destination in Indonesia just a 90-minute drive from Jakarta. Guests staying at the 166-room property can enjoy breath-taking views of Mount Pangrango and the lush virgin pine forest nearby. The Botanica Sanctuary is also a five-minute drive to Taman ...
Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, scheduled to open in spring 2023. The group’s first property in Greece, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will be located on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese, and 45 minutes’ drive from Kalamata International Airport. The beachfront resort will ...
A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

The new Dubai EDITION hotel, located in the city’s Downtown district, heralds a new generation of modern luxury and pays homage to Dubai’s passion to create something entirely new. Situated a stone’s throw from the city’s world-class retail flagships, commercial district and its flourishing art, design and culture hubs, the Dubai EDITION is the brand’s ...
Unique coastal experiences in Nova Scotia

Unique coastal experiences in Nova Scotia

The gateway to Atlantic Canada, Nova Scotia, is filled to the brim with stunning natural beauty, diverse cultures, rich heritage, and warm, friendly people. The province is home to some of the most authentic, exclusive and extraordinary coastal experiences in North America – here are some of our top picks! Tidal bore rafting If you’re ...
France, Greece and Portugal are the latest European countries to relax COVID-19 travel restrictions

France, Greece and Portugal are the latest European countries to relax COVID-19 travel restrictions

France, Greece and Portugal are the latest countries to have each updated their entry requirements for fully vaccinated travellers which will come as welcome news for many UK families wanting to go away for February half-term. Here’s what you need to know for each country: France France has revealed its plans to drop testing requirements ...
Messing about in boats... a safari with a difference

Messing about in boats... a safari with a difference

There are more than 150 tripoints in the world but only one international quadripoint, and here we were, perched precariously, in the top of a 2,000 year old baobab tree, looking out over the only place in the world where four countries meet and two great African rivers join. We were on Impalila Island, on ...
5 best hotels of Ibiza

5 best hotels of Ibiza

Despite its status as the world’s nightlife capital, Ibiza is a small Spanish island with a tremendous following. Whatever your interests, you can find them in Ibiza. From exploring the island’s natural splendor, visiting Mediterranean coastal towns to learning about the culture, anything is possible here. Take advantage of the island’s extensive network of bike ...
Top 20 luxury travel gifts for him this Valentine's Day (UK edition)

Top 20 luxury travel gifts for him this Valentine's Day (UK edition)

Can’t decide what to buy your partner for Valentine’s Day? Celebrate love’s infinite power and treat that special travel enthusiast in your life with one (or more!) of our 20 Valentine’s gift. Our selection consists of gifts for him that he’ll actually want to receive, regardless of where he travels to next. Click here for ...
India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

India wants to ditch ‘offensive and embarrassing' GAY airport code

In a report tabled in parliament last month, India’s Committee on Public Undertakings has recommended to the government that the airport code for Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, be changed. The panel asked that government officials take the matter up with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). An IATA airport code is a ...