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Sultans of bling: Turkey's most luxurious hotels

Turkey has been catering to the luxury market for the 118 years since the deluxe Pera Palace Hotel opened in Istanbul for the deep-pocketed passengers stepping off the Orient-Express. And that’s not counting the centuries of experience catering for the Ottoman Sultans, who demanded a level of ...  More >

Save: Four honeymoon deals

Also in this feature: Splurge: Four decadent honeymoons   1. Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Huvahendhoo, Maldives For clients looking to honeymoon in the Maldives but keep an eye on their spend, Kuoni is offering discounts of up to £360 per couple for Lily Beach, plus two ...  More >

Splurge: Four decadent honeymoons

Also in this feature: Save: Four honeymoon deals   1. Mediterranean cruise on MSC Splendida MSC Yacht Club is an exclusive enclave on board the 3,959-passenger MSC Splendida – think small, luxury yacht within a large cruise vessel. MSC Yacht Club consists of 99 ...  More >

Star column: Kimberley Walsh on her first cruise

Star column: Kimberley Walsh on her first cruise
Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh took her first cruise earlier this year, sailing from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean on board Crown Princess. The singer told Travel Weekly what she made of the experience:   This was the first time my family and I had been on a cruise so we were ...  More >

Spa breaks: News in brief - MIGRATE

Spa breaks: News in brief - MIGRATE
Portugal gets new five-star spa A new, five-star Portuguese destination spa is set to open in April this year. The Longevity Wellness Resort is nestled in the green hills of Monchique in the southern Algarve, and will have the country’s first medical spa, plus holistic and relaxation ...  More >

Spa review: Casanova Hotel, Barcelona

Spa review: Casanova Hotel, Barcelona
Massage tables sit under a canvas-draped pavilion, and the sound of spa music fills the air. Where am I? I bet your first guess wasn’t the centre of Barcelona. That’s fair enough – this Spanish city is well known for its nightlife, its world-class museums and galleries and its convenient city ...  More >

Spa breaks: Is health the new pampering?

Spa specialists have predicted that 2010 will see a seismic shift in consumers’ motivations for spa stays. Where previously clients chose treatments that would make them feel better, now they’ll be looking for programmes designed to actually make them better. “This year we’ll say goodbye ...  More >

South America: Six growth areas for 2010/11

  Costa Rica Costa Rica’s volcanoes, cloud forests and beaches have long been popular with the adventure and nature tourism markets, and a steady flow of American tourists has resulted in extremely good infrastructure. They are likely to be joined at the end of this year by increasing ...  More >

Star Clippers pulls out of Antigua

Star Clippers is pulling out of Antigua 10 days after one of its passengers was murdered on the island. The 228-passenger Royal Clipper had been due to call at Antigua every fortnight, including tomorrow (February 2), until the ship relocates to the Mediterranean in April. Instead, the vessel ...  More >

South Africa gears up for 2010 World Cup

The football World Cup is set to light up South Africa this summer, and with England – the sole representative from the UK and Ireland – tipped for a strong performance, fans are desperate to get a piece of the action. The country has prepared well, with improved facilities in Cape Town and ...  More >