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Jet off and enjoy some winter sunshine at Wyndham Dubai Marina

Jet off and enjoy some winter sunshine at Wyndham Dubai Marina

By KATIE ANN LAMB As the weather becomes wetter and colder in England, it is time to start dreaming about white sandy beaches and sunshine. If you are planning a winter escape, few destinations can beat Dubai, which offers beautiful weather, beaches and fantastic shopping. Located in the heart of the Dubai Marina near alluring […]

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The JW Marriott Venice: Enjoy Venice from a luxurious private island

The JW Marriott Venice: Enjoy Venice from a luxurious private island

Want to visit one of Europe’s busiest and most beautiful cities? Experience the culture but escape the crowds at the JW Marriott Venice, writes LAURA TOOGOOD… – It feels as though you are in a James Bond film when you arrive at the JW Marriott Venice. After touching down at Venice Airport, a chauffeur greets […]

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The Fullerton Hotel in Singapore combines luxury and history

The Fullerton Hotel in Singapore combines luxury and history

By KATIE ANN LAMB The Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, which is part of Preferred Hotels and Resorts, is a masterpiece in the world of luxury hotels. From the Palladian architecture to the outstanding service, this property provides world class accommodation and it is also a historic landmark. Transformed from The Fullerton building in 1928, the […]

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The spectacular Belmond Hotel Splendido in picturesque Portofino

The spectacular Belmond Hotel Splendido in picturesque Portofino

Experience a touch of Italian glamour at Belmond Hotel Splendido – By LAURA TOOGOOD When I initially discovered Belmond, the brand transformed my experience of luxury travel. Needless to say, I have not looked back since my first acquaintance with a Belmond property and my love of their philosophy continues to flourish. The service is […]

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Christmas in Bath at the Francis Hotel

Christmas in Bath at the Francis Hotel

Last year, The Sloaney Travel Team jetted off to explore the Christmas Markets in Dusseldorf. While Germany certainly boasts some of the best Christmas Markets in Europe, there are also plenty of brilliant versions that you can enjoy without venturing too far from home. One of the most famous in England is the Bath Christmas […]

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Château Grand Barrail in Saint-Emilion: A luxury hotel you’ll visit time and time again

Château Grand Barrail in Saint-Emilion: A luxury hotel you’ll visit time and time again

By LAURA TOOGOOD As my love of travel has developed over the years, I have found that there are not many destinations I would visit twice. Not because I don’t like the destination, in fact, more often than not I am blown away by places. Rather, I feel a second trip to familiar territory can […]

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The best of Africa: Royal Livingstone Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zambia

The best of Africa: Royal Livingstone Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zambia

By James Ellis Whether you are enjoying a massage in a tent that opens onto the banks of the mighty Zambezi River; sipping a sundowner on the riverside deck, watching the hippo and the spray rising from the Victoria Falls, known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya ( the smoke that thunders); or simply enjoying a candlelit dinner […]

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Bulgarian beauty at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

Bulgarian beauty at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

By DARREN FULLERTON When a friend suggested Bansko of all places for a summer break, my initial response was a quizzical look followed by “that’s in Bulgaria, isn’t it?!”. Although it may not be a destination that jumps to mind for many, I was looking to discover a place that would meet one key objective for […]