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10 kid-friendly hotels in London for your next family vacation

London offers plenty of kid-friendly activities, and these family-friendly hotels are the perfect places to use as a vacation base. Family vacations require careful planning for a fun and memorable experience. Finding accommodation that could meet the family’s needs will be the first step, and this is especially difficult with …

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Best luxury hotels in South Africa 2022

It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world; from the Garden Route to Table Mountain, Kruger National Park, the Cape of Good Hope and the winelands of Stellenbosch, South Africa will take your breath away. You’ll need several weeks to cover plenty of ground in this …

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Best luxury hotels in Johannesburg 2022

South Africa’s largest city (technically a megacity), Johannesburg is a bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis. Known as the City of Gold, it was created at the end of the 19th century, following the discovery of precious metals in the region, and became a financial, cultural and commercial superpower in the country. As …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Delhi 2022

Of great cultural, historical and political importance, Delhi is India’s largest city. It is also one of the oldest cities in the world and became the national capital in 1912 when administrative power was transferred from Calcutta. Besides being a city, it is a union territory and made up of …

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Caribbean restaurant chains, ranked from worst to best

Little did Jimmy Buffet know that his 1977 hit, Margaritaville, would become a wildly popular chain of tropical-inspired restaurants, as well as themed resorts (via Southern Living). Margaritaville has 32 restaurants worldwide, including locations in the United States as well as the Caribbean, such as Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and Grand …

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Best luxury hotels in Rio de Janeiro 2022

Home of the 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is a city used to welcoming the world. Rio’s iconic Copacabana and Ipanema beaches are celebrated in classic songs and are playgrounds for the rich and famous. A colorful and vibrant place with wild nightlife, delicious indigenous cuisine and a passionate approach …

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17 new stellar hotels that match their geography

Opening a new hotel, especially in an ongoing pandemic, is an act of optimism, an invitation that says: “come see us, be our guest”. Hundreds of new spots to stay debuted in 2021 and early 2022. From campgrounds under the stars in Maine to eco-lodges in the African wilderness, they …

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Best Luxury Hotels in New Orleans 2022

The Big Easy is one of the most iconic cities on the planet. It is a cultural melting pot, with French, Creole and African influences which have earned it being hailed as the cradle of jazz. Each year, the city of Louisiana hosts an inimitable Mardi Gras showcasing its reputation …

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The biggest innovators in travel and hotels 2021

Every year I try to take a step back and take stock of the things I have seen on the road. I have managed to maintain a fairly aggressive travel pace this year, checking out many different products, fitting new airline tires and freeing myself from a lot of my …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Washington 2021

An essential stop on any visit to the East Coast of the United States, Washington is the nation’s seat of power. Home to the White House, Capitol Hill, the National Mall, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, its tourist route is one of the most iconic in the world. …

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Best luxury hotels in Chiang Mai 2021

Due to its inland location, Chiang Mai’s ‘New Town’ is often bypassed by sea-seeking tourists. Yet it is here that some of the country’s most revered temples reside, landscapes atmospheres and incredible wildlife. It has a fascinating history – it was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom – with …

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A new standard for sustainable luxury hotels has arrived

Greenwashing: It’s one of those new words that almost sound like it needs to be tied to something good. But, just like other things that sound good and are actually really bad (shots of cinnamon whiskey, owning an exotic pet), greenwashing is something that we always need to make a …

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Best luxury hotels in the Azores 2022

The location of the Azores ensures that they continue to be less visited by tourists. They comprise nine islands dotted in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, collectively forming part of a geopark created during a volcanic eruption in 1766. As such, there are many fascinating craters to explore, as …

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Lagos hotels for foreigners

Posted November 28, 2021 Lagos is without a doubt one of the fastest growing territories on the planet. Its capital of the same name is the sixth largest city on the planet and the most populous in Africa, with more than 24 million inhabitants. Formerly known as Eko and still …

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Best Luxury Hotels in St Barths 2021

The French-speaking Caribbean island has long been popular with the rich and famous. Celebrities who vacationed here recently include Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Spencer Matthews and Vogue Williams, Amy Schumer, Sir Paul McCartney and Lionel Ritchie. St Barth – or St Barth as it is also called – is …

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Best luxury hotels in Bora Bora 2021

The islands of French Polynesia are incredibly ambitious vacation destinations, including Bora Bora, the idyll of the South Pacific with its white sands, palm trees and pure aquamarine coastline. It’s a long way off for those traveling from the UK, so it’s often referred to as the trip of a …

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Ocean Drive Madrid, member of the OD Hotels group, opens its doors in February 2022

Ocean Drive Madrid is a new designer boutique hotel that opens in Madrid on February 25, 2022. Like its sister hotels under the OD Hotels brand, it will strive to truly connect its guests to where they stay. Located in Plaza de Isabel II, opposite the Opera Palace, a short …

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Best Luxury Hotels in St Anton am Arlberg –

This Austrian Tyrolean village is a gateway to the beautiful Arlberg ski area, a region partly responsible for the design of sport. The village also offers a slice of authentic mountain life, as well as some of the best afternoons in the world. It’s both charming and lively, offering plenty …

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Best luxury hotels in Gstaad 2021

Many celebrities have been spotted on vacation in this Swiss seaside resort. Gstaad is located in the Bernese Oberland region of the Alps and is one of the most exclusive ski resort towns in Europe. It’s unusual in that it retains an old-world feel, while dripping with luxury and amenities …

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Best luxury hotels in Zermatt 2021

At the foot of the Matterhorn lies Zermatt, a beautiful and peaceful idyll, in part thanks to its car-free policy. In winter, it is a snow lover’s paradise with 360 km of slopes, the longest slopes in Europe and the Zermatt Snowpark for freestylers and snowboarders (the Olympians are known …

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Best luxury hotels in Aspen 2021

At approximately 8,000 feet above sea level, Aspen takes you to new heights. As the Rocky Mountain resort in Colorado is so high, it regularly receives fresh snowfall, perfect for skiing. It’s a favorite haunt for celebrities – famous names who have vacationed here include Mariah Carrey, Rita Ora, Elton …

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Best luxury hotels in Boston in 2021

The capital of Massachusetts is one of the most historic regions in the United States. Home of the Boston Tea Party, Cheers, Freedom Trail and baked beans, “Athens of America” is a wonderful and original break. Visit in the fall to experience the rich fall color palette, or in the …

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Minor Hotels to debut in Egypt with Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites

Minor Hotels, hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 527 hotels and resorts in 55 countries across Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, is pleased to announce its upcoming debut in Egypt with the launch of a new Oaks property. Scheduled to …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Sweden 2021

The Scandinavian nation offers wonderful vacation opportunities for the discerning traveler. Its capital, Stockholm, is a fascinating, stylish and trendy destination for a city break, as are many of its other coastal cities, such as Malmö and Gothenburg. The climates of the far north of Sweden offer glimpses of the …

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Construction begins on new hotels and restaurants at Epic Central in Grand Prairie

Construction of a large, city-owned investment in Grand Prairie with two new hotels, a convention center and a food court is underway. City leaders and private partners on Thursday celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of Epic Central, a 172-acre park nestled along George W. Bush Tollway and Arkansas …

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Best luxury hotels in Courchevel 2021

The largest ski area in the world has one of the longest winter sports seasons in the Alps. Courchevel is in fact made up of four resorts (Courchevel 1850, Moriond 1650, Courchevel Village 1550 and Courchevel Le Praz 1300) linked by ski lifts, slopes and a road. And it’s not …

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Best luxury hotels in Belgrade 2021

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on the planet, this prehistoric colony played a vital role through the eras of the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Serbian and Austrian empires. Those interested in the colorful history of the region can visit the many museums dedicated to its history. It is also …

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Best luxury hotels in Zagreb 2022

Croatia’s tourism industry has exploded over the past few decades. Yet it is the coastal areas that have so far received the majority of holidaymakers. As a result, hidden gems can still be found inland, especially in the country’s capital, Zagreb. And you won’t be surrounded by tourists, like you …

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Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Located in the diplomatic district of Djibouti, the hotel presents the new vision of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts designed to foster community, togetherness and productivity Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today unveiled newly transformed spaces at the Sheraton Djibouti. The 185-room hotel …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Bucharest 2021

The capital of Romania is a city of contrasts and continuous visible changes. Once described as the Paris of the East, the many Art Deco and Art Nouveau buildings are breathtaking. Yet these stand alongside a range of brutalist architectures, as well as visible signs of war and revolution, mixed …

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The Hotel Awards: 39 of the world’s best new hotels in 2021

WELLNESS WONDER: the best wellness retreat Need to disconnect in style? These venues will cater for our every whim, offering everything your mind and body could wish for, from divine massages to cutting-edge health programs. WINNER Les Sources de Cheverny, FranceWhat could be better than admiring the castles of the …

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Best Luxury Hotels in Egypt 2021

An ancient civilization that connects North Africa with the Middle East, Egypt contains some of the world’s greatest wonders and most iconic monuments. Some visit here to explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the Tombs of the Pharaohs. Others come for the dazzling seaside resorts, …

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Best luxury hotels in Switzerland 2022

This mountainous country may be tiny, but ranks among the most innovative nations in the world. In addition to its stunning Alpine towns and villages, cities like Zurich, Geneva and Vienna feature incredible architecture and consistently high standards of living. Heidi’s home and birthplace of the Red Cross is also …

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Double-branded hotel on historic church site progresses

Corrections and Clarifications: A previous version of this story incorrectly listed the university’s name near the Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Indianapolis Canal IUPUI. The university is Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Construction of a new two-brand hotel near Canal Walk will soon be completed on the site of …

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Africa’s newest hotels for design lovers in 2021

Travel to Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana and Morocco to discover the most stylish designer stays set to debut across Africa in the coming year. The soon to be opened Kisawa Sanctuary Spa in Mozambique. Kisawa Shrine Kisawa Sanctuary, Mozambique Kisawa’s founder, Nina Flohr, is behind the creative direction of this …

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Radisson Hotel Group plans five new hotels in Africa : Travel Weekly

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the addition of five hotels to its African portfolio with openings in Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana. The Radisson Blu Hotel Abuja City Center in Nigeria is scheduled to open in 2024. Located in the heart of the central business district of Nigeria’s federal capital, …

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10 Best Luxury Hotels in West Africa You Must Visit

For a developing region like West Africa, luxury has a cost; although it may be a little pricey, it’s fair to conclude that every ounce of money spent is worth it. The current niche is sophistication, and every hotel development or management consciously follows the path to be relevant and …

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7/10 best hotels in Africa in Cape Town

Every year Travel and leisure release them The best prices in the world aimed at recognizing excellence in specific areas and their list of ’10 Best Urban Hotels in Africa’ really highlighted the excellent offer of city hotels in Cape Town. The list includes 10 of Africa’s best city hotels, …

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