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The Rise and Rise of Jumeirah Hotels

January 4, 2013

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The city of Dubai has grown at an incredible pace; what was once a small pearl fishing town has become a truly epic modern metropolis in only a few decades.  This incredible growth has been mirrored by many Dubai based companies that have come to rival some of the world’s oldest brands in a very [...]

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#MeetYouThere – Sheraton Hotel and Spa social initiative

April 24, 2012

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Sheraton Edinburgh

Sheraton Hotel & Spa are running an innovative social initiative, MeetYouThere, encouraging guests to connect through an online community of honest reviews of Sheraton Hotel facilities, services and beyond. Bloggers from around the world joined in an outreach event on April 12 at the newly refurbished Sheraton Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh. Some followed via [...]

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Lastminute.com gets back to its roots

April 5, 2012

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One of the UK’s largest online hotel, travel and leisure specialists, lastminute.com, has announced a new brand campaign which sees it return to its roots of 5* luxury for 3* prices at the last minute. lastminute.com offers customers the opportunity to book hotels, city breaks and flights, buy tickets and experience packages and make restaurant [...]

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The Strangest Hotels in Australia

March 21, 2012

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Are you bored of the same old ordinary type of hotel? Why not stay in one of these quirky accommodations? When you have flown out to Australia before, you have likely stayed in a conventional hotel in an ordinary building. These hotels can be nice, but there comes a point when they all start to [...]

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Things to do in Niagara Falls

February 6, 2012

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Niagara Falls forms the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The combination of fast-flowing rivers, several great lakes and huge water falls are just a handful of reasons why it is such a popular tourist attraction.

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Travel Time could save you money

January 24, 2012

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Finding the right hotel is just one of the many key aspects to having a wonderful holiday. Everyone’s definition of ‘perfect hotel’ is different. It could be the amenities, the aesthetics of the room or the swanky rooftop bar; or a combination of all three. For me, the location is the most important thing. I [...]

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Unusual places to Stay in the UK

October 25, 2011

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We all know what it’s like, the age-old British institution of the humble ‘Bed and Breakfast’.  Traditional and quaint, usually decorated with doilies and floral arrangements to match the garish wallpaper.  Followed up in the morning with a good ol’ full English served on delightfully patterned china, in a somewhat crowded dining room accompanied by awkward [...]

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The Big Breakfast

September 28, 2011

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What do you reckon you’d need a frying pan the size of the Millenium Dome for? What does Old Trafford and slices of toast have in common, and if you had 727 tomatoes what would you do with them? Thistle, one of the UK’s major hotel chains have put together an infographic to tell us [...]

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Wacky World Hotels

September 27, 2011

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No longer are we content to settle for a nice hotel with impeccable service, beds so comfortable you may never wake up, food you could happily eat for the rest of your life, and settings so romantic you’ll feel like you’re in a fairy tale. More and more of us are booking adventure holidays such [...]

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It’s a dogs life!

July 28, 2011

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The summer is here, it’s time for weekends away, city breaks, trips to the country…but what are you going to do with your loveable pooch?  He may be man’s best friend but travelling with a dog in tow is never easy and leaving him in a kennel with his big sad doggy eyes is just [...]

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