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Tourism bidding wars ahead of 2020 Olympic Games

Tourism bidding wars ahead of 2020 Olympic Games

Following the news Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid have been shortlisted by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Olympic Games, Breaking Travel News takes a look at just what these cities have to offer as potential mega sporting host destinations.

Travelstyle Tours Promote Green Credentials of Coach Travel

Travelstyle Tours Promote Green Credentials of Coach Travel

The Midlands based coach holidays and short breaks operator, Travelstyle Tours, recently marked their 20th year in operation with a new look website and marketing campaign. The company, established in 1992, offer coach holidays ranging from 2 day UK based weekenders to 10 day European tours.

A Guide to Motorhome Insurance: How to Stay Safe and Protected

A Guide to Motorhome Insurance: How to Stay Safe and Protected

Whether you live in your motorhome full time or only use it for an annual summer vacation, it is important to make sure your motorhome insurance covers all possibilities. Considering that a motorhome is more than just your vehicle, there are several unique factors to consider when purchasing RV insurance.

Eagles Nest hits ten year milestone

Eagles Nest hits ten year milestone

The award winning Eagles Nest in New Zealand is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a special package that will enable guests to truly experience the world’s ultimate retreat.

AHIF prepares to showcase African hospitality growth

AHIF prepares to showcase African hospitality growth

A recent study conducted by Lagos-based consultancy W Hospitality Group has revealed that hotel development in Sub-Saharan Africa by international hoteliers has leapt forward, with a massive 42 per cent increase in pipeline rooms. W Hospitality estimates that the hotel chains polled in its recent survey currently have almost 99,000 rooms operating in Africa, with around 44,300 in North Africa and 54,600 in sub-Saharan Africa.

Breaking Travel News review: Afternoon Tea at The Goring

Breaking Travel News review: Afternoon Tea at The Goring

Already famed for hosting Kate Middleton before her marriage to Prince William last year, the Goring Hotel is a landmark of the London establishment. Here Breaking Travel News features editor Anna Gouldman calls in for Afternoon Tea.

Breaking Travel News Interview: Hoyt Harper, SVP brand management, Sheraton

Breaking Travel News Interview: Hoyt Harper, SVP brand management, Sheraton

Leading hotel group Sheraton is continuing to invest heavily in new hotels and the refurbishment of its existing properties, despite the economic downturn. Global brand leader, Hoyt Harper, sits down with Breaking Travel News for a spot of tea at the Sheraton Park Lane, to discuss the brand’s recent $6 billion revitalisation effort and future expansion plans.

Benefits of Medical Tourism for Cosmetic Surgery

Benefits of Medical Tourism for Cosmetic Surgery

Healthcare costs seem to increase every single year. Most people have health insurance that does not cover all their needs. When coverage is not present, the financial impact can be devastating. A single operation that is not covered properly can result in a lifetime of debt. Worse, many procedures, including most types of cosmetic surgery, are not covered by insurance.

Forgotten Florida Destinations

Forgotten Florida Destinations

Florida has been popular with both American and international tourists for decades. The path to the theme parks in Orlando is one well trod, but Florida offers far more than just the thrills of Disney and Universal Studios. Cosmos Florida holidays give you the opportunity to explore the Sunshine State and some of its unique activities, which means you can wow friends and family with tales of a holiday out of the ordinary.

Legend rolls out new initiatives to welcome guests

Legend rolls out new initiatives to welcome guests

Despite quickly becoming one of the most beloved golf courses on the planet, the Legend Golf & Safari Resort is enhancing its offering with a raft of new initiatives, including the opening of its new conference centre, the launch of an authentic African dining facility and the addition of an airstrip on site, meaning easier access to the property for guests.

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai: A modern oasis in the desert

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai: A modern oasis in the desert

The award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, is considered among the finest properties in the Middle East. Located along Sheikh Zayed road and standing at an impressive 200 metres, the 42 storey tower is 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and five minutes from the World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa.

New hotels spell boom time for Qatari tourism

New hotels spell boom time for Qatari tourism

Qatar is fast establishing itself as a top destination in the Middle East for both business and leisure travellers. With the FIFA World Cup being held in the destination in 2022, the country is currently undergoing a sustained period of development and growth. Over 85,000 hotel rooms are set to be available by 2022 alone and progress is well under way with dozens of properties completing each week.