Spotlight on: Saga

Saga CEO Robin Shaw tells Sam Ballard how the line is altering perceptions, to great effect. When it comes to making announcements in the cruise industry, it takes a lot to turn heads. The industry…

Chasing thrills: the rise of adventure travel

‘Adventure’ is a broad term, but with operators worldwide tailoring tours, there’s something for everyone, writes Anthony Pearce. One man’s adventure is another’s stroll in the park. “Adventure travel can mean different things to different…

Toronto: Under the surface

Diverse breaks in Canada’s largest city are booming. James Litston discovers what makes Toronto tick. Admiring skyline views is an essential part of many a city break, but few vantage points are quite so immersive…

The long-haul business class revolution

Comfier seats, Michelin-star food and bigger in-flight entertainment screens, there’s a host of improvements in long-haul business class. By Jenny Southan.  Passengers flying business class may only make up around 12 per cent of an airline’s…

UK holidays: Margate

The seaside town has reinvented itself with an irresistible blend of the ultra modern and super kitsch, writes Sam Ballard.  Sitting on Kent’s pretty coast, and known colloquially as Shoreditch-on-Sea, Margate is arguably one of…

City guide: Osaka

Japan’s second city is coming into its own with a heady mix of high culture, thriving nightlife and the tastiest street food, writes Cathy Adams. Osaka is a classic second city. Less sprawling than megalopolis…

Spotlight on: Riviera Travel

With a philosophy of simplicity and creating memorable experiences, Riviera is prospering, as MD David Clemson tells Sam Ballard. When it comes to running a tour operator, it’s important to get the basics right. Product,…