Spotlight on: AccorHotels

Sam Ballard learns how the hospitality giant is coupling decades of experience with a start-up mentality to disrupt customer-centric travel With 4,300 hotels in 100 countries across 32 brands, AccorHotels is, by anyone’s standards, a…

Industry insights: Low-cost long haul

Gary Noakes highlights the no-frills carriers mapping routes previously the preserve of premium airlines, creating industry-wide competition as they go Last year, when British Airways launched flights to Oakland, 21 miles east of San Francisco,…

Roam Russia: Moscow and St Petersburg

The grand delights of St Petersburg and Moscow can be enjoyed year-round, underpinned by a dynamic cultural scene, writes Karl Cushing. As Russia basks in the afterglow of its successful hosting of the 2018 FIFA…

The rise of community tourism

Sustainable travel is taking off among holidaymakers, promising an authentic experience that supports host communities, finds Daniel Allen Community-based tourism (or CBT) is part of responsible tourism, providing holidays that benefit both the traveller and…

Murcia: Spain’s best kept secret

From cultural sights and sporting activities, to delicious food and a laid-back lifestyle, family-friendly Murcia ticks all the boxes for an authentic Spanish break – without the crowds. By Heidi Fuller-Love.  Murcia might be a…

Island vibes: Caribbean culture

Embrace the spirit of the Caribbean by immersing yourself in the colourful culture and irresistible energy of island life, writes Matthew Hampton.  For a taste of Caribbean culture, you don’t even need to get on…

U by Uniworld

Cruise Guide 2018: U By Uniworld

Sarah Macefield heads to Amsterdam to see how U by Uniworld is rocking the river cruise scene U by Uniworld is the latest – and coolest – new kid setting sail on the river cruise…