Archive for June 2014

Fado, jazz, pop, reggae, classical… Lisbon caters for all music tastes this summer

Lisbon and music have always had a special relationship, with fado traditionally providing the soundtrack to the city. However, the Portuguese capital is no stranger to more modern forms of musical expression and this summer visitors can head to a host of music events which cater to all tastes.

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Ho ho hot savings this Christmas with Travel Indochina

Specialist tour operator, Travel Indochina, is encouraging travellers to beat the rush and book their Christmas holidays NOW to take advantage of better availability and savings on a winter escape to Asia. And as a very early stocking filler, they are offering discounts of £100 per person on all Small Group Journeys incorporating Christmas Day, if booked by 12th July 2014.

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Palm Springs unveils new advertising campaign

The Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has launched a new advertising campaign that continues to showcase why Palm Springs is “Like no place else”. The high-profile campaign aims to encourage more visitors through a series of compelling photos and headlines that capture the destination’s relaxed character, playful attitude and year-round sunny setting in southern California.

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“Tenerife Nice People” campaign celebrates innate friendliness of islanders

Building on its reputation as one of Europe’s most friendly holiday destinations, Tenerife Tourism Corporation, in association with the Council of Tenerife, has launched a campaign calling for locals, business owners and the tourism industry to go the extra mile and impress visitors with their innate kindness.

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Jakarta introduces free city bus tours for tourists

Visitors to Jakarta have a new way of exploring the city’s many tourist sites, with five new double-decker tour buses recently introduced by the Jakarta City Government. The new bus service enables tourists to enjoy FREE hop-on-hop-off city tours through the diverse and bustling capital of Indonesia.

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The Sarojin appoints new General Manager

Luxury boutique resort, The Sarojin, is delighted to announce the appointment of Roland Svensson as General Manager. With immediate effect, Roland will be responsible for the day-to-day management of this 56-room hotel in Khao Lak, Thailand.

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Sci-fi thriller ’51 Degrees’ premiere adds to growing programme of events at Starmus Festival 2014 in Tenerife

Hot on the heels of the news that British physicist Stephen Hawking will be a keynote speaker at the Starmus Festival from 22nd-27th September in Tenerife, the event continues to strengthen its line up with the confirmation that acclaimed film director Grigorij Richters will be introducing the first private screening of his latest film, 51 Degrees.

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Summer holidays are on the horizon…! Beautiful British breaks with Four Pillars Hotels

The countdown to summer is on and Four Pillars Hotels is offering stays that promise unforgettable and great value getaways for the whole family over the school holiday period.  With bed and breakfast breaks starting from just £30 per person per night – representing 20% off best available rates – and children stay and eat breakfast for free, now is the time to book a break at one of Four Pillars Hotel’s six delightful hotels set in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

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EVA Air extends network in North America

Following the delivery of its third new Boeing 777 aircraft, EVA Air is expanding its trans-Pacific routes to North America. Effective from today, Taiwan’s leading independent airline will increase its North American services from 45 flights per week to 55 – providing more flights from North America to Taipei than any other airline.

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Stephen Hawking confirmed as headline speaker at Tenerife’s Starmus Festival this September

Acclaimed British physicist Stephen Hawking will join Nobel Prize winners, astronomers, astronauts and cosmonauts for the second edition of the Starmus Festival, to be held in Tenerife from 22nd to 27th September 2014.

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