Features: Better Belize it

With extraordinary Mayan ruins, rich wilderness and marine life, glorious tropical islands and a hospitality industry built around sustainability, Belize could be Central America’s best-kept secret, writes Emily Eastman The road rattles and buckles beneath…

Land of ancient wonders

Greece, one of the oldest civilisations in the world, is home to 18 Unesco World Heritage Sites. Emily Eastman takes a closer look at five of them Acropolis of Athens Sitting high on a rocky…

Greece’s most luxurious islands

Roughly 6,000 islands make up the Greek archipelago. Emily Eastman looks at the ones to head for if you are after a luxury getaway Rhodes The capital of the Dodecanese has been an important location…

ABTA’s safer trips for young travellers

Emily Eastman reports on ABTA’s young holidaymakers campaign ABTA’s young holidaymakers campaign aims to inform and advise young people (aged 16–23 years old) about how to have a fun and safe holiday. In recent years there…

Rock of ages: Jordan

One of ABTA’s destinations to watch in 2019, Jordan fuses rich history, effusive hospitality and sweeping vistas. Emily Eastman travels from Amman to explore this ancient gateway to the Middle East The benches in the…

Las Vegas’s wellness revolution

Las Vegas may be holding on to its party hat, but the resort city is simultaneously seducing travellers with wellness retreats and a tantalising menu of unbeatable restaurants, writes Emily Eastman As a city in…

Ibiza

Ibiza a ‘365-day destination’

Ibiza is getting the message out that it’s open year-round, writes Emily Eastman. The Balearic island of Ibiza has activities for everyone throughout the year, according to director of tourism for Ibiza Vicent Torres Ferrer.…

Florida

Diversity without density in Florida

Discover the Palm Beaches president and CEO Jorge Pesquera says the tourism corporation is stepping up efforts to attract more tourists from the UK market, writes Emily Eastman. The Palm Beaches region – located strategically between…

Major investment in Jordan coastal resort

Aqaba, along Jordan's only stretch of coastline, will be given a face lift, writes Emily Eastman. The Jordanian coastal resort of Aqaba is getting a multi-billion-dollar makeover, according to Dr Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, managing…

Jamaica pioneers ‘Global Tourism Resilience’

Jamaica launches crisis management centre, writes Emily Eastman. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s minister of tourism, is pioneering a Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre in Kingston. The initiative seeks to build capacity and share knowledge…