Archive for October 2015

New Celebrity Tours in Hollywood’s Desert Playground!

As part of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday celebrations, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has created three celebrity-focused itineraries for visitors to follow in the famous footsteps of Ol’ Blue Eyes and his iconic friends, Elvis Presley and Lucille Ball, during their stay in Palm Springs!

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Come face to face with nature at Lisbon’s terrific estuaries

Calling all nature lovers! Just an hour from the Portuguese capital, two tranquil, easily accessible estuaries teem with wildlife: the Tagus Estuary, the largest wetland in the country, is home to hundreds of different birds, while the Sado Estuary, further south, is famous for its permanent colony of bottlenose dolphins.

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New ‘Bourne’ blockbuster filmed in Tenerife!

Tenerife’s position as a top filming location for box-office blockbusters has been re-‘Bourne’, with Hollywood movie star Matt Damon recently shooting the fifth instalment of the action-packed Bourne series on the streets of the island’s capital city, Santa Cruz.

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Living in Lisbon: The Best of Both Worlds!

City centre or the suburbs? Close to the beach or near the mountains? Modern or traditional? Living in Lisbon reflects the city’s dual personality in more ways than one.

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EVA Air’s Elite Premium Economy, Economy rank in world’s top-10 best

EVA Air Elite Class and Economy service rank among the top-10 “best for economy plus and economy class travel for 2015” in AirlineRatings.com evaluations of the world’s leading airlines.

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NH Hotel Group brings 6 Michelin stars to Madrid!

NH Hotel Group is expanding its collection of Michelin-starred restaurants with the upcoming arrival of acclaimed chef Grant Achatz’s restaurant, Alinea Madrid. The fine dining establishment will join a star-studded line-up at NH Collection Eurobuilding in Madrid – increasing the hotel’s collective accolades to 6 Michelin stars!

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Adrián Hoteles rank among Spain’s best eco hotels

All three properties of Tenerife’s family-run group, Adrián Hoteles, have made it into the top 10 of Spain’s most sustainable hotels, voted by users of popular rating site TripAdvisor. The 5* Hotel Jardines de Nivaria leads the ranking, voted the best hotel for sustainability, while 4* Hotel Colón Guanahani and 5* Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel hold the third and ninth positions respectively. The three Adrián Hoteles properties are the only hotels in the Canary Islands that have made it into TripAdvisor’s eco ranking.

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007 Heaven at The Sarojin!

Luxury boutique resort, The Sarojin, is celebrating the release of the latest 007 film, Spectre, by introducing a new James Bond Experience for thrill-seekers to get shaken and stirred in southern Thailand.

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Lisbon selected as Europe’s best golf destination

Lisbon is the best golf destination in Europe. The Lisbon Golf Coast has been named Europe’s best golfing destination by IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators). The association’s 2,400 members include nearly 600 tour operators, as well as golf resorts, hotels, golf courses, airlines and tourism associations. The award is voted for by the specialist golf tour operators.

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New tours to Asia with Insider Journeys

Asia specialist tour operator, Insider Journeys, has released its new Small Group Journeys brochure for 2016-17, featuring a range of exciting new tours across Asia; superb new experiences added to some of its top-selling trips; and the inclusion of river cruising from 1 to 7 days in length on several itineraries.

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