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Breaking Travel News interview: Iris Wong, project committee member, Hong Kong Heritage Foundation

Breaking Travel News interview: Iris Wong, project committee member, Hong Kong Heritage 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.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Orestone Manor, Devon

Breaking Travel News investigates: Orestone Manor, Devon

Orestone Manor is an independent family run classic country house hotel. The magnificent Georgian manor house is set in the pretty South Devon coastal village of Maidencombe, with spectacular sea views over Lyme Bay and beyond. Here Anton Strack calls in for Breaking Travel News.

Breaking Travel News interview: Walter Mzembi, minister of tourism, Zimbabwe

Breaking Travel News interview: Walter Mzembi, minister of tourism, Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe prepares to commission the expanded Victoria Falls airport, doubling visitor capacity at one of the world’s most famous attractions, tourism minister Walter Mzembi here chats with Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about the facility’s transformative potential. Also on the agenda are Mzembi’s own personal ambitions to lead the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the vote of confidence this would provide for the country.

A Few Good Reasons to Visit Chandigarh

A Few Good Reasons to Visit Chandigarh

Chandigarh is the capital city of Haryana and Punjab. This is the first planned city in India and many travelers and experts consider Chandigarh to be one of the most attractive cities in India too. The city is located in a very beautiful place with a hilly landscape behind it and carefully designed straight streets on the flat surface where this amazing city is nestled. For those who didn’t know, Chandigarh is named after the famous goddess Chandi. There is an ancient temple dedicated to this goddess located about 15 km from the city and this temple is visited by thousands of people every year.

Information for your India Tour

Information for your India Tour

Traveling abroad? Want a relaxing vacation? Stay well informed and read up on the places you are visiting in advance so that you can be prepared prior to your departure. It’s so much easier to have all the information at your fingertips as you travel, to avoid sweating the small stuff along the way.