Archive for November 2014

Palm Springs welcomes new Architecture and Design Center!

The city of Palm Springs unveiled its brand new Architecture and Design Center earlier this month, bringing a new art attraction to a destination renowned for its mid-century modern architecture. Also known as the Edward Harris Pavilion, the Center is the new campus of the Palm Springs Art Museum and shows how modernism bloomed in the southern Californian desert.

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Macau makes Lonely Planet’s top ten regions to visit in 2015

Macau has been chosen as one of the top 10 regions for travel in 2015 in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015 annual publication.

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Follow in Sue Perkins’ footsteps along the Mekong with Travel Indochina

Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, is offering guests the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of television presenter Sue Perkins whose new BBC2 documentary sees her embarking on a life-changing, 3,000-mile journey up the Mekong River.

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Go birdwatching… As thousands of wintering waders and waterfowl arrive at Lisbon’s Tagus Estuary

This month, thousands of waders will migrate to Lisbon’s Tagus estuary – Portugal’s largest wetland and one of the most important in Europe. Every year, over 120,000 waders, waterfowl and other aquatic birds from northern Europe settle in Lisbon to spend a milder winter along the tranquil Mouth of the Tagus River.

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Travel Indochina capitalises on growth of experiential holidays with new brochure packed with Insider Experiences

Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, has launched its new Asia Escorted Small Group Journeys brochure for 2015-16, bursting with travel inspiration for holidaymakers. The new brochure showcases 70 itineraries – including eight brand new tours – with more than 1,000 guaranteed departures to 11 countries across Asia, plus the opportunity to upgrade to 4-5 star Gold accommodation on many journeys.

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Indonesia’s new tourism project commended by British Guild of Travel Writers

Indonesia’s trailblazing decision to turn Raja Ampat’s entire aquatic territory into a sanctuary for sharks and manta rays has been honoured by the British Guild of Travel Writers. On 2nd November 2014, during a prestigious gala awards dinner at The Savoy Hotel in London, the sanctuary was bestowed with a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the category of ‘Outstanding New Tourism Project’ in recognition of its marine conservation work.

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Kids will have a whale of a time with Roni, the new mascot at the Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel

Children visiting Adrian Hoteles’ Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel in Tenerife are in for a treat, as the hotel introduces its new mascot, Roni the pilot whale. Pilot whales can be spotted year-round in Tenerife, just off the coast where the Roca Nivaria is located, and have become a firm favourite with family visitors to the island.

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What’s new and happening in Lisbon this season

Despite being one of Europe’s most ancient and historic capitals, Lisbon is constantly evolving to meet the demands of the modern traveller, adding a host of new attractions, tours and exhibitions to its already impressive repertoire.

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