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Smart Tech Powers Olive Green Hotel, Greece’s First 100% Eco-friendly Venue

Smart Tech Powers Olive Green Hotel, Greece’s First 100% Eco-friendly Venue

Olive Green Hotel in Heraklion, Crete is the first Greece hotel property that incorporates sustainable, eco-friendly accommodation powered by smart technology. The latest innovation envisioned by Karatarakis Hotels SA Company, Olive Green Hotel is the result of transforming an early 1960s property that stood empty, into a hotel experience that has already received brilliant reviews.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Sri Lanka

Breaking Travel News investigates: Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, Sri Lanka

The scent of Cinnamon put Sri Lanka on the map centuries ago, in the glory days of the Spice Route. Cinnamon is a timeless classic: a versatile, well-loved spice with the power to heal, rejuvenate, inspire, and stimulate the senses. What the spice did for our history books, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts strives to do today. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole finds out more about this iconic brand.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Greek tourism returns to centre stage

Breaking Travel News investigates: Greek tourism returns to centre stage

With Greek tourism recovering from the impact of the recent recession, the Greek Tourism Expo, held this year in Athens for the third time, was an ideal place to take stock of the industry. Here Sapphire Goss visits for Breaking Travel News to discuss plans to regenerate the sector with Greek minister of tourism, Elena Kountoura.

Breaking Travel News interview: Iris Wong, Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation

Breaking Travel News interview: Iris Wong, Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation

Tai O Heritage Hotel Hong Kong, managed by Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation was recognised as Asia’s Leading Heritage Hotel by the World Travel Awards earlier this year. As the organisation continues on its mission to revitalise and maintain heritage buildings in Hong Kong, Breaking Travel News here catches up with project committee member Iris Wong to discuss what the organisation brings to hospitality in the region.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Library Bar, The Lanesborough

Breaking Travel News investigates: Library Bar, The Lanesborough

Renovated as part of The Lanesborough’s acclaimed relaunch last year, The Library Bar offers a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the capital, coming alive in the evenings with relaxed DJ sessions. Dimmed lighting, grand surrounds, and the UK’s best Cognac selection helps the Library exude old-world charm and treats guests to a truly unique evening experience. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for a visit.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa comes to London

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa comes to London

With an enviable location on the edge of the Dalaman River and Mediterranean Sea, Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa is only 15 kilometres from Dalaman International Airport. The UK remains a key market for the property, with general manager Ali Tunç Batum recently leading a delegation from the resort to London to promote the property. Breaking Travel News finds out more.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Norwegian takes off for Las Vegas

Breaking Travel News investigates: Norwegian takes off for Las Vegas

Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched the UK’s cheapest direct flight to the bright lights of Las Vegas, as the carrier continues its rapid growth in Britain. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will launch two flights from Gatwick on a Monday and Thursday each week, perfect for a weekend break. Here Eleanor Hawkins takes a trip for Breaking Travel News.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Antler Prism

Breaking Travel News investigates: Antler Prism

Antler, the great British luggage brand established since 1914, has unveiled its latest range of lightweight, hardwearing suitcases. Just in time for Christmas, the Prism and Prism Embossed suitcases have joined the Antler range and are available in charcoal, pink, orange, yellow, burgundy, purple and teal.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Escaping Brexit gloom in Las Vegas

Breaking Travel News investigates: Escaping Brexit gloom in Las Vegas

With celebrities falling like flies, a new era developing in the White House and the UK economy set for the rocks following the decision to leave the European Union, Eleanor Hawkins here decides to get away from it all in that perennial adult playground, Las Vegas. Take a tour of the city as we discover the latest shows, restaurants and attractions in this enduring wonderland.

Reader Offers unveils new ROL Cruise brand identity and website

Reader Offers unveils new ROL Cruise brand identity and website

Reader Offers Ltd, the UK’s No. 1 independent cruise retailer, has today unveiled a new ‘ROL Cruise’ brand identity.  Included in the refresh programme is a new corporate logo, a new strapline of ‘Experience the Difference’, along with the launch of an advanced website that provides customers with a richer online experience and improved access to its wide array of world-class cruise holidays.