Scandinavia - a historic and cultural region of Northern Europe - is often dismissed as a tourist destination due to its climate. Which is a shame, as it has a selection of unique sights and landmarks to visit that are amazing enough to be unforgettable - and some of them are only available during the winter.
Situated half-way between the Finnish city of Turku and Swedish capital Stockholm, the Åland Islands are that rarest of travel curiosities - an undiscovered gem. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for a visit to see just what it is that makes them so special.
Few names carry more cachet than Bill Bensley’s when it comes to resort design in Asia. His latest project, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, continues to build on his already impressive legacy with a property that delivers enriching experiences and intuitive service that every JW Marriott guest comes to expect.
Scandic Paasi is known for its excellent service and central location, with all the most popular sights in Helsinki just a short walk way. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night to see what this one-of-a-kind hotel brings to the Finnish hospitality scene.
Hotel Katajanokka is a privately-owned lifestyle hotel, renovated with loving care in the historic premises of a former Helsinki county prison. Inside the red brick walls guests will find a magic world of contrasts – with serene comfort, stylish design and a hint of Nordic luxury. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night.
There’s nothing on the planet quite like Central Park. Sure, there are other parks in other cities around the world and many of them are breathtaking in their own way. But there’s just something about Central Park (and New York City in general) that’s completely different than any other city on the planet – and that’s a big reason why so many people flood Central Park each and every day, even if they are visiting from halfway around the world.
Thursday 13th April marks the unveiling of Carl F. Bucherer’s new collection of timepieces at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa in the presence of Mr. Sascha Moeri, CEO of Carl F. Bucherer, Mr. Sanjiv Ramdanee, CEO of Maradiva and SKR Luxury Ltd and VVIPs guests.
New London-based travel startup CompareThatCruise.com launches today, offering the UK’s first ever price comparison site for cruises.
People choose to travel and explore the world for a huge range of reasons. Some want to get away from it all and find a quiet destination off the beaten track, others are looking to explore the most famous cultural heritage sites of the world. Yet when it comes to it, leisure travel is all about enjoyment, and for many travelers, the most important thing is to visit a spot where they can relax and be guaranteed a good night out. Let’s look at some of the best places in Europe that guarantee a great holiday with a fantastic nightlife you will never forget.
Kempinski Hotels is celebrating 120 years of delivering rich and meaningful experiences to its guests, with the launch of Stage for Young Artists supporting the next generation of musicians. Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, and now manages a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels and residences in 30 countries.
Today’s pensioners have greater freedom of choice than ever before when it comes to funding a better retirement.
In what is viewed by many as shocking news for the young apartment sharing startup, Amsterdam and London will now be putting more restrictions on how Airbnb operates within their borders. Amsterdam for instance will be limiting the total number of days guests can stay in an Airbnb rental to 60 days.