Spotlight on: If Only

Sam Ballard chats to Andy Freeth and Gordon McCreadie from the trade-only luxury operator that has doubled its number of guests in one year How do you define luxury? It is actually an incredibly personal…

Business Travel Report: Rising in the East

With new routes, infrastructure and a host of hotel openings, China is becoming the new playground for business travel, writes Jenny Southan, business travel editor.  It won’t be long until China overtakes the US as…

Five of the best: cruise ships launching in…

Read on for our guide of the best new ship's launching this year. MSC Cruises – MSC Bellissima (March) MSC Bellissima joins MSC Meraviglia in MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia-class of cruise ships. With a tonnage of 171,598 GT…

Interview: Elliott Ferguson, Destination DC

Anthony Pearce chats to Elliott Ferguson about how Washington DC is constantly evolving as a tourist destination. Washington DC is celebrated for its museums, and with good reason. Not only does the US capital house…

Ship review: Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Edge

Sue Bryant explores Celebrity’s much-hyped new ship. You’d spot the new Celebrity Edge from miles away, thanks to the Magic Carpet. The 2,198-passenger ship, which made its debut in Miami in November, is adorned with…

UK holidays: Bath

Fred Mawer pays a visit to the stunning Somerset city, which has earned its Unesco World Heritage Site status for a number of reasons. It’s an underpublicised fact that – unusually – Bath’s Unesco World Heritage…

Industry insights: ABTA’s Travel Trends 2019

Gary Noakes rounds up ABTA’s trends and destinations to look out for in 2019.  Holidays continue to be a spending priority and some exciting destinations will grab attention over the next 12 months, ABTA reveals…

Interview: James Thornton, CEO, Intrepid Group

Sam Ballard talks sustainable travel and shared value at the small group operator.  Once a niche interest, responsible travel now attracts more travellers than ever. In fact, in its Travel Trends report, ABTA has said…