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Share a tip on an ancient UK site – you could win a holiday voucher

The UK abounds with reminders of its ancient history, from the stone age through to the Norman invasion. You may have visited a site such as neolithic Skara Brae in the Orkneys, or Sutton Hoo in Suffolk with its Saxon treasures. Perhaps you’ve stomped along Hadrian’s Wall, or explored an iron age fort. Many are in beautiful parts of the country and can be included on spectacular walks and cycle rides, so tell us about how such places have been...


Etihad Airways to resume direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Beijing

The airline will operate a weekly flight on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the route


Enjoy 40 per cent off on suites all summer at Dubai’s new 25hours Hotel

Sponsored: Book your summer escape… Hello, Dubai summer. It’s time for some holiday fun in the UAE. One of the most popular quick escapes from Saudi Arabia, this glitzy city is rife with adventures. And there’s no better way to immerse yourself this summer than with a relaxing stay at Dubai’s coolest new hotspot, 25hours […]


You Could Win a 10-night 'Work From Hawaii' Getaway at This Maui Resort

Bubly sparkling water is celebrating its new mocktail by giving four winners a dreamy oceanside office set-up.


Eid al Adha Holiday Announced in UAE

The government department has issued a circular to all ministries and federal entities regarding the Arafat Day and Eid al-Adha holiday in the federal government for the year 1443 AH.Read More: The Difference Between Eid el-Adha and Eid el-Fitr Read More: Prominent Traditional Eid Sweets Read M


Dubai’s Jumeirah Group debuts resort in Oman

Jumeirah Muscat Bay is set in the secluded cove of Bandar Jissah between the Hajar mountains and Gulf of Oman, and is 15 minutes away from Muscat


13 of the most beautiful 'Bachelor' wedding dresses in the show's history

The "Bachelor" franchise has led to multiple weddings. We chose some of Bachelor Nation's most beautiful wedding dresses.


Deal alert: Flights to Budapest from Los Angeles and other cities as low as $536 round-trip

Budapest isn’t one of those cities that turns up very often in fare sales, so we wanted to highlight this rare occurrence. There’s a slew of round-trip flights from Los Angeles to Hungary’s capital city available at a steep discount. We also found some quality sale fares out of Newark and Chicago as well. Just …


A US tourist in Malta has been refused a life-saving abortion, and is struggling to get permission to fly

Maltese doctors told Andrea Prudente that, due to the country's strict abortion ban, they won't intervene until her condition escalates even further.


I travel for a living and some of my favorite food is in Cabo San Lucas and Baja California Sur. Here are 12 restaurants where you should actually eat.

The Mexican peninsula is a food lover's paradise — from incredible tacos to the freshest sushi, there's a place for every taste.


You’ll soon be able to fly from Dammam to Abu Dhabi, Rome and Vienna

Wizz Air is launching the new routes at the end of September 2022… Travellers looking to fly out of Saudi Arabia will have new destinations to select from as Europe’s low-cost airline Wizz Air is introducing new routes to Europe and the UAE. From September, the carrier will commence flights to Rome and Vienna from […]


15 destinations you can travel to without a PCR test

If you’re fully vaccinated, you can travel PCR-free to destinations across the Middle East, Indian Ocean and Europe… Oman Flight time from Dubai: 1 hour 10 minutes The closest getaway from the UAE is Oman, where residents can now travel without Covid-19 entry restrictions for testing, vaccination or quarantine. Emirates, flydubai, Etihad, Wizz Air, Air […]


Eid Escape: Our pick of the best travel deals this summer

City stays, far-flung destinations and mini-breaks await this Eid… Eid al Adha is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a destination to enjoy over the four-day weekend, here are the best international travel deals… Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives Located on a pristine private coral island in the North Malé Atoll, this famed eco-resort […]


British artist brings flower power to InterContinental Dubai Festival City — Hotel Insider

To mark its 75th birthday, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is linking up with Claire Luxton for a flower-filled collaboration — and business is blooming. The British artist, with a helping hand from Mother Nature, is taking guests on a sensory journey across three properties in New York, London and Dubai, with installations of fresh flowers and p...


Bulgari to open luxury villa resort in the Maldives — with private island residence

Luxury Italian brand Bulgari will open a new private island resort in the Maldives. Scheduled to arrive in 2025, Bulgari Resort Ranfushi will be the newest addition to the Indian Ocean holiday hotspot and Bulgari Hotels & Resorts' 13th destination. The Italian-designed, all-villa resort will be located on Raa Atoll, just a 45-minute sea plane ride ...


Part apartment, part hotel: Stella Stays expands to Saudi Arabia

Stella Stays has a portfolio of managed properties across the UAE, Bahrain and Canada… Nestled in Riyadh’s As Sahafah district sits Stella Stays Riyadh Olaya Tower. The building opens its door this month and offers modern, fully equipped, tech-enabled apartments and hotel suites, a coworking space, and recreational and commercial amenities. It’s a property typical […]


Australia removes final Covid-19 travel restrictions

Two years, three months and 25 days since the World Health Organisation first declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, Australia is removing its final coronavirus-related travel restrictions. From Wednesday, visitors no longer need to show proof of vaccination when flying Down Under. The last of the Covid-19 restrictions for inbound visitors have been ...


Emirates reveals 10 tips to help beat the summer travel rush at Dubai airport

With the start of the UAE school summer holidays and Eid Al Adha just around the corner, Emirates is predicting a very busy period at Dubai International Airport. The airline said it expects more than 550,000 passengers to fly out of Dubai in June and July, on more than 2,400 scheduled weekly departures. It has already urged travellers to arrive at...


How a 5-minute trip to the airport rescued me from months of TSA PreCheck purgatory

The more I fly, the more I appreciate — and, to be honest, completely depend on — TSA PreCheck. It’s my key tool for navigating airport chaos across the country, especially in my overcrowded, always-an-eye-popping-line home airport of Newark Liberty International (EWR), not to mention the neighboring options of LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. …


2 migrants who died in a sweltering Texas truck were 'excited' to travel to the US so they could finally build their mom a house, their devastated mother said

Karen Caballero told the Associated Press that one of her sons was worried something might happen to them on their journey to America.


This brand-new hotel in Dubai offers a special 30 per cent off this Eid

Sponsored: Escape to the UAE and enjoy a relaxing holiday along with clear views of the Burj Khalifa… The Eid Al-Adha holiday may be fast approaching, but it’s still not too late to make a trip or plan a getaway to Dubai. And to take the stress out of that eleventh-hour hotel booking, choose The […]


Saudi Arabia confirms holiday dates for Eid Al-Adha 2022

Hello, long weekend… Following the sighting of the crescent moon, it has been announced that the first day of the Eid Al-Adha celebration will begin on Saturday July 9, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported citing the Kingdom’s Supreme Court. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD), the Eid Al-Adha […]


This New Costa Rica Resort Is a Nature Lover's Dream — With Rain Forest Hikes, Ocean Safaris, and a Zip Line

The property is also located between two of the country's most beautiful natural gems.


6 amazing Yas Plaza Hotels summer staycation deals to help beat the heat

Sponsored: Staycays that help you make the most of the toasty season… If you’re sticking around for the summer, you’re likely already on the hunt for the best ways to beat the scorching seasonal heat. Look no further than Yas Plaza Hotels — six top-drawer leisure hubs, with a pedigree of staying cool and offering […]


Check out these new dining deals at Hyde Hotel Dubai

Sponsored: Great Gatsby vibes for brunch at Hudson Tavern and elegant ladies’ nights at Katsuya await… When it comes to dining out in Dubai, there are two events that reign supreme: brunch and ladies’ night. Do them right, and you’ll have Dubai residents and visitors flocking in for a great time. And at the cool […]


I spent 5 days at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico for $399 — with one catch. Here's why it wasn't a scam and a deal I'll definitely book again.

Hotels in places like Mexico offer cheap deals for all-inclusive resorts if you attend a timeshare presentation. But are they too good to be true?


Flight Cancellations, Delays Linger Tuesday in Aftermath of Busy Holiday Weekend

More than 11.2 million travelers passed through U.S. airports from Thursday, June 30, through Monday, July 4.


Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to fly over 2.7 million passengers this summer

Over 1.4 million guests expected to depart from Abu Dhabi International Airport


Three million passengers are expected to travel across flydubai’s network this summer

An average of 8,500 monthly departures are scheduled across flydubai’s network from July to September


This Flight Attendant-approved Luggage Cup Holder Is the Most Genius Travel Accessory We've Ever Seen

And it’s only $14 on Amazon right now thanks to a special on-site coupon.


Coronavirus and summer travel: how to stay safe on holiday

Whether heading for a scorching Mallorca beach or dancing beneath neon flags at a music festival, millions of people will be hoping for a Covid-free summer. But it isn’t working out like that. With infections soaring once more, how can people make sure they stay safe and keep holiday plans on track? How vulnerable am I to getting Covid on a plane or train? Crowded spaces are ideal for spreading infection, and the dominant Omicron strains BA.4...


How an "Unusable" Back Yard Was Transformed Into a Pool Zone That Feels Like a Private Resort

The overhaul by Kate Anne Design Build took both recreation and proper drainage into consideration.


How I save money on expensive hotel stays by buying points

While many travelers will tell you to avoid buying points and miles, there are times when it can make a lot of sense. If there’s any way to earn points other than purchasing them, it’s better to do that. For example, if you can open an IHG credit card and earn 140,000 points from a …


Palace Beach Resort Fujairah set to open on July 1

A dreamy weekend getaway… Last year, Address Hotels & Resorts added a luxe new resort to Fujairah’s staycation scene, and they’re set to add a second one soon, as the Palace Beach Resort Fujairah is set to open its doors next month on July 1. The resort fuses Fujairah’s natural beauty with Palace’s signature Arabian […]


Share memories of a brilliant Interrail trip – you could win a holiday voucher

Interrail turned 50 this year – so it’s a perfect time to share reminiscences about European train trips you’ve made using the pass. Tell us about your best and worst experiences – you may have shared a compartment with a particularly “interesting” group of people, started a relationship, met friends for life, had extraordinary “it’s a small world” moments, or ended up in the wrong station or even country. You may just want to share details of...


Eid Al Adha 2022 Deals: Staycation Offers in Dubai

With Eid al-Adha approaching, which will fall on July 9, 2022, according to what the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced yesterday, you must be looking forward to spending this long holiday in one of the luxury hotels in the number one Arab tourist destination, Dubai. We list for you the most importan


This Italian Alpine resort is using the sounds of nature to seduce summer vacationers

To promote its tourism credentials to summer vacationers, the Italian Alpine resort of Courmayeur is launching a campaign that's entirely based on sound! This original playlist is composed of sounds emanating from the flora and fauna of the region. This year, there are no glossy photographs or video ads in sight. For the mountain resort of Courmayeur Mont-Blanc, located in the Aosta Valley in northern Italy, this year's promotional campaign will...


21 holiday ideas for foodies, families, adventure enthusiasts, wellness seekers and more

Whether you want to go swimming with manta rays or driving around the British countryside in a supercar, and whether you are looking for a stress-free family holiday or a relaxing short break, here are 21 experiences and adventures for you to consider this summer. For adventurers Located in Baa Atoll, the first Unesco Biosphere Reserve in the world...


Save on summer hotel stays with these Marriott Chase Offers

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. If you have a Chase credit card, it’s a good idea to periodically check your Chase Offers. You can enroll in Chase Offers with your favorite merchants and then get statement credits when you make qualifying purchases with these merchants. If you have a Marriott …


Away Just Launched Travel Bags for Outdoor Adventures — and Shoppers Are Already Loving Them

Shop backpacks, duffels, tote bags, and accessories.


Vacationers could face fines for peeing in the sea at this Spanish resort

When nature calls, who hasn't ever taken advantage of a swim in the sea to relieve themselves of a pressing urge? But this is a physiological need that local authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo advise you to control if vacationing in the vicinity, at the risk of being hit with a €750 fine. If you're planning a vacation in the Spanish city of Vigo, in Galicia, towels and sunscreen aren't the only things you'll need to remember when heading to...


You can now check-in to a luxe Jumeirah resort in Oman

Yes please… Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts are behind some of the most beautiful properties in Dubai, and now they’ve expanded to neighbouring Oman with the opening of Jumeirah Muscat Bay. Perched on the gorgeous golden sands of a secluded cove of Bandar Jissah, Jumeirah’s first luxury resort in Oman is set to become a stunning […]


Nine special summer hotel deals around the world, from Marrakesh to Mayfair

If you're yet to firm up your summer travel plans, a special deal at a standout hotel might help you make up your mind. From the Maldives to Marrakesh, take advantage of discounted room rates, special packages and unique experiences in some of the most sought-after destinations around the world. Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Set within landscaped ga...


Summer staycation offers at Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort the family will love

Sponsored: Goodbye city life, hello fresh mountain air… That final bell to mark the start of school break is just around the corner and if you haven’t started planning some activities yet, this is your call to attention. For a staycation away from the hustle and bustle, pack up the bags head to the Le Meridien […]


14 excellent Eid Al Adha staycation deals in the UAE

Make the most of the long weekend… If you’re not travelling this Eid, don’t fret: there’s plenty of places to enjoy a getaway closer to home. Here, we present an Eid staycation for every occasion, whether it’s a family getaway, romantic desert retreat or an all-inclusive escape with your besties. You’re welcome. These are the […]


10 last-minute Eid staycation deals in Saudi Arabia you can still book

Make the most of your Eid Al-Adha holidays… If you’re not travelling this Eid, why not treat yourself to one of these Eid Al-Adha staycations? We’ve rounded up ten last-minute options around Saudi Arabia that you can still book today. Riyadh Doubletree by Hilton Riyadh Financial District Located along the Northern Ring Road, DoubleTree by […]


Twin sisters swapped passports and used each other's identities to travel abroad more than 30 times

Before getting caught, the Zhou twins from China managed to visit Japan, Russia, and Thailand while pretending to be one another.


The Newest Resort in Mexico's Stunning Punta de Mita Will Have 3 Infinity Pools and a Private Beach

Here's a first look inside the forthcoming Auberge Resorts Collection hotel, opening this fall.


Which hotel has the best free breakfast? TPG ate 10 meals to find the winner

If you’re reading this, send Pepto Bismol, because I am still full and my stomach hurts. Over the course of a week, I’ve eaten more waffles, eggs, egg products and oatmeal than one should possibly be allowed to — all for the sake of journalism. You see, as prices for everything from hotels to gas …


There’s a brand-new lounge at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh

Perfect for meeting and socialising with friends and colleagues… Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, one of the city’s finest hotels, has long been a favourite spot for locals and discerning travellers alike. Not only is the hotel home to some rather elegant suites, but it’s also a culinary delight, thanks to its top-notch restaurants. Some of […]