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Are you a curious holidaymaker that likes to click beyond travel agent websites, and find useful content on different destinations? If you are, then you need to visit the Airline Destinations blog. This is a travel blog that delivers on detail, both on different countries, and different types of holiday, such as skiing or adventure breaks. You can find out what to expect from destinations in . . . → Read More: Welcome

Surprising things lost in hotels by travellers from around the world

Gold Watches, vibrators, dentures… but also wives or mothers. Jetcost lists the most surprising items left behind in a hotel.

Not that long ago it was announced that the Cameroon world cup squad, of which Samuel Eto’o is a part of, when on their way to Brazil’s 2014 World Cup’s first training session, left two players behind at the hotel: defender Cédric Djeugoue and striker Fabrice . . . → Read More: Surprising things lost in hotels by travellers from around the world

Gane & Marshall launches Indo China holidays with introductory offer

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Specialist tour operator, Gane & Marshall, is celebrating the addition of Indo China to its adventure holiday portfolio by offering a ten percent discount on any of its itineraries in the region.

The Essex-based safari and adventure travel company has recently broadened its range to include bespoke holidays to Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.

Its introductory offer on tours to these destinations is valid for any booking . . . → Read More: Gane & Marshall launches Indo China holidays with introductory offer

Colombian tourism has strong surge in UK visitors, new hotels and airlift

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According to the Colombian tourism board Proexport a significant rise in airlift from the UK is set to combine with a surge in hotel development to further fuel the dramatic rise in UK visitor numbers seen in recent years.

UK arrivals grew by 13.9% year-on-year between 2012 and 2013, from 23,801 to 27,101 – double the overall market growth of 7%. With Proexport reporting that just under . . . → Read More: Colombian tourism has strong surge in UK visitors, new hotels and airlift

Setenil de las Bodegas – Beauty caught between a rock and a hard place

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During your Spanish holiday this year, why not visit somewhere which is both unique and fascinating?  Setenil de las Bodegas is just such a location.  While the town itself is your typical white Andalusian village, or Pueblo Blanco, it is rather different from the average.  The town is set in Cádiz province, at around 157 kilometers from . . . → Read More: Setenil de las Bodegas – Beauty caught between a rock and a hard place

The new Savoy Resort & Spa in the Seychelles for the ultimate water sports holiday

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The Seychelles is a number one destination for anyone looking for an active holiday filled with sun, beach and sea. These idyllic islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean offer the most beautiful beaches, the most colourful coral reefs, lush vegetation and turquoise blue water that remains at an average 26 degrees Celsius throughout the year.

Mahé’s Beau Vallon Bay is the perfect base for . . . → Read More: The new Savoy Resort & Spa in the Seychelles for the ultimate water sports holiday

New tour from Jon Baines Tours From Samarkand Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

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Jon Baines Tour dates: 13 – 26 September 2014

An opportunity to explore, and learn more about, The Golden Road to Samarkand and Turkmenistan, the Silk Road, its links to China, the Roman Empire and how it has influenced the world today.

. . . → Read More: New tour from Jon Baines Tours From Samarkand Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Ecuador: A true equatorial holiday

When people think of good holiday locations they’ll normally want to go somewhere warm with plenty of beaches to lounge on.  Some people may want to get a sense of history from their holidays and so they’ll want to visit landmarks, where as some others may be out for all the thrills and spills of an adventure holiday.  Luckily there is one place that covers all . . . → Read More: Ecuador: A true equatorial holiday

Celebrate Sankthansaften (Midsummer’s Eve) in Norway

Celebrate Sankthansaften – Norway from £1,292 pp with Sunvil Discovery

Sankthansaften (Midsummer’s Eve) is the cause of much celebration in Norway, with parties popping up all over the country to ring in the arrival of the longest day.

Ålesund is a rainbow-coloured Art Nouveau town at the heart of the fjords, which looks like it’s been tipped off the pages of a fairy story. Its community celebrates Midsummer . . . → Read More: Celebrate Sankthansaften (Midsummer’s Eve) in Norway

HomingPIN Introduces new global lost luggage system

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In an effort to reduce the millions of pounds that mislaid baggage costs the industry every year, Airline industry association IATA has chosen lost property recovery service HomingPIN as a Strategic Partner.

HomingPIN uses secure luggage tags which have a unique code linked to the owners’ contact details. Working with air transport industry specialists SITA, the system has been integrated into WorldTracer, operated by 2,200 airports globally, . . . → Read More: HomingPIN Introduces new global lost luggage system

The Palio ten-horse race

The Palio ten-horse race

The Palio ten-horse race

As Italian festivals go, the Palio ten-horse race is considered one of the biggest and most impressive.  In fact, it could be argued that it is one of the world’s most spectacular horse races.  Held in Sienais, it is mostly local people who attend with fewer tourists than you would think, despite the fame and prestige of the race.

Hedonistic Hiking, who offer . . . → Read More: The Palio ten-horse race