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    Kombo Beach, the Gambia

    Holidays in The Gambia, Corsica and Sardinia from £489pp with Serenity Holidays

    Serenity Holidays
    5 days ago

    Serenity Holidays is offering an exclusive 5% saving on all package holiday bookings to The Gambia, Corsica & Sardinia made by 31st December, through its following brands:

    The Gambia Experience – Offering amazing savings on winter sun holidays to The Gambia and 7-night B&B packages from £499pp, enjoy an extra 5% off any package holiday – valid for travel by April 30th, 2022.
    Book at Gambia.co.uk, 01489 866939. Quote code GAMBIA-STA

    Corsican Places – Enjoy the unspoilt scenery of the stunning island of Corsica with an extensive collection of handpicked villas, residences, apartments, and hotels in awe-inspiring locations – prices from £529pp. An extra 5% discount applies to package holidays travelling between April 1st and October 31st, 2022.
    Book at Corsica.co.uk, 01489 866931. Quote code ISLAND-STA

    Sardinian Places – Explore the breathtaking beaches and friendly towns of Sardinia with a wide choice of accommodation ranging from family villas to 5-star luxury hotels – prices from £489pp. An extra 5% discount applies to package holidays travelling between April 1st and October 31st, 2022.
    Book at SardinianPlaces.co.uk, 01489 866959. Quote code ISLAND-STA “

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    The three godmothers

    Princess Cruises reveals Godmothers of Enchanted Princess

    Princess Cruises
    7 days ago

    Captain Lynn Danaher, Dr. Vicki Ferrini and Jenifer Austin, members of The Explorers Club, will serve as the godmothers for the 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess. Since its inception in 1904, members of The Explorers Club have traversed the earth, the seas, the skies, and even the moon, on expeditions of exploration.

    The work of the three godmothers will be showcased in an original production entitled “Our World, Enchanted” as part of Enchanted Princess’ naming ceremony, scheduled to broadcast globally at 9:00pm GMT December 13, 2021, on Princess Cruises’ YouTube channel and Facebook page.

    Hosted by Princess Cruises’ celebrations ambassador Jill Whelan and Enchanted Princess’ cruise director Dan Falconer, the 45-minute show introduces viewers to the innovative features and amenities of the new MedallionClass ship and culminates in the official naming to welcome Enchanted Princess into the global fleet. It also honours the ship’s three godmothers, who have been recognised for their achievements in expeditions, oceanography and mapping the oceans.

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    Cruising Glacier Bay

    Experience a memorable cruise tour of Alaska with Holland America Line

    Holland America Line
    7 days ago

    An Alaska cruise with Holland America Line is the best way to experience breathtaking wildlife, charming coastal towns and magnificent glaciers on board uncrowded ships that get you closer to it all. They offer more options to see Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve than any other cruise line, along with special onboard programming — like National Park Service guides and engaging EXC® Talks — that brings the Great Land to life.

    A cruisetour combines an unforgettable Alaska cruise with the premier Denali experience for a comprehensive and immersive journey. Travel in the luxurious glass-domed railcars of their McKinley Explorer® to Denali National Park & Preserve — the crown jewel of Alaska’s interior. Spend up to three nights at their own McKinley Chalet Resort and venture inside the Park, where North America’s tallest mountain and a thrilling Tundra Wilderness Tour await. For even more adventure, continue into the Klondike on a Yukon & Denali Cruisetour, a Holland America Line exclusive. As an example, take a look at their D2L: 11-Day Triple Denali.

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    Enjoy a recording session in Nashville!

    Great savings on escorted tours of America's Deep South with American Sky

    American Sky
    7 days ago

    Our music lovers will enjoy this superb selection of escorted tours of America’s Deep South with American Sky where experiences include a unique recording session in Nashville and a tour of Graceland!
    3* 13 nights from £2,279 The American South – discovering the beautiful historic cities of Charleston, Savannah and Natchez, and fun music cities of New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville (saving up to £100pp)

    4* 9 nights from £2,899 Tastes and Sounds of the South – experiencing the fabulous live music of Nashville, rock n roll of Memphis including a tour of Graceland and a signature dinner in a historic plantation house (saving up to £150pp)

    5* 8 nights from £3,999 Southern Grace – In Nashville tour Studio B and take part in a unique recording session, enjoy a masterclass and dinner at the New Orleans School of Cooking, tour Graceland with dinner in the Presley Automobile Museum, stay in a historic plantation house and learn how to mix the Mint Julep cocktail (saving up to £200pp)

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    Cambodia

    Cambodia is open and ready to welcome you back

    Selective Asia
    10 days ago

    Our partner Selective Asia is delighted that Cambodia is the latest addition to the ‘we’re open and ready to welcome you back’ list! As South East Asia reaches its peak weather season (with surely the lowest visitor numbers in over 30 years), both Thailand and Cambodia are leading the return to normality. Cambodia’s southern islands are ready to aid those in need of a serious reboot, ‘those’ temples are receiving a fraction of the footfall that you’d normally expect to be jostling with, and the spend and contributions from visitors will help rebuild an industry and a country more dependent than ever before on tourism.

    The Selective Asia team here in the UK and in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap can’t wait to be part of the journey to help Cambodia build back better, and they are confident that the return of tourism can be a very positive force so that we can collectively avoid the mistakes made in the past. Start planning your trip now.

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    Albatross chick

    Hurtigruten Foundation Renews Support for RSPB Gough Island Project

    Hurtigruten
    12 days ago

    Hurtigruten Foundation’s renewed support for the highly respected RSPB Gough Island ongoing restoration project will help reclaim the island for the majestic seabirds, prevent extinction and support Tristan de Cunha in creating a positive long-term future for the island.
    Home to more than eight million breeding birds, the RSPB seeks to protect critically endangered species such as the Tristan Albatross from mice accidentally introduced to Gough Island by sailors in the 19th Century. Research into the decline in the islands bird population revealed that the mice were attacking nesting sites and exploiting all available food resources driving the Tristan Albatross towards extinction.
    Henrik A. Lund, Managing Director, Hurtigruten Foundation, said: “The old travel industry saying of ‘take only memories, leave nothing but footprints’ is no longer enough. At the Foundation, our focus is on creating lasting, positive impact in all the places that the Hurtigruten Group operates. This is why we are proud to support the RSPB in their restorative efforts on Gough island, converting footprints from previous centuries into a new future for an important natural habitat.” Learn more about Hurtigruten’s cruises.

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    Emerald Azzurra in Croatia

    Great Black Friday savings with Emerald Cruises

    Emerald Cruises
    14 days ago

    Award-winning cruise line, Emerald Cruises’ exclusive Black Friday offers start today for those looking to sail on a European river cruise or luxury yacht cruise in 2022. Offers include a
    Free Premium Drinks Package and savings of up to £2,000 per couple, as well as receiving €200 on board spend per cabin that can be used on purchases such as spa treatments or immersive onshore excursions. Guests can also save an additional 10% on select cabins with an Early Payment Discount by paying in full by 30 November 2021.

    For some authentic French culture away from the bustle of Paris, drift peacefully down the Rhône River from Lyon to Marseille on board Emerald Cruises’ eight-day Sensations of Lyon and Provence river cruise, calling at Chalon-sur-Saône, Beaune, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon and Arles. Based on a 9 April 2022 departure on board Emerald Liberté, prices start from £1,795 per person.

    Save an extra £200 per couple on Emerald Cruises’ yacht cruises departing in 2022 on board the brand-new luxury superyacht, Emerald Azzurra. The additional saving is applied in addition to current discounts of up to 30% on selected itineraries when paid in full by 30 November 2021. New 2022 bookings will also receive a free Premium Drinks Package.

    The prices include return UK flights or Eurostar travel, transfers, the cruise as stated, breakfast, lunch and dinner on board, a free Premium Drinks Package, selected excursions, Wi-Fi on board, port taxes and charges and all gratuities.

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    The Foersterhaus zum Kramerwirt, Mayrhofen, Austria

    WIN a ski holiday for 2 in Austria with Inghams Ski

    Inghams
    18 days ago

    It’s time to return to the mountains with Inghams Ski and elevate your winter with glistening snow, long mountain lunches and to breathe in that fresh mountain air. Wake up to bluebird days and mountain views, chairlift chats and making memories. Finish the day in the spa or the bar, or with hot tub evenings under the stars. Find out how you could win the amazing prize of a 7 night ski holiday for 2 people in the Foersterhaus zum Kramerwirt, Mayrhofen, Austria on a half board basis, with charter flights and transfers. T&Cs apply – competition closes 10 December 2021.

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    The Nutcracker Photo credit Andy Ross shows Christopher Harrison as the Prince and Constance Devernay as the Snow Queen in Peter Darrells' 'The Nutcracker'

    Spend Christmas with Wendy Wu in Scotland

    Wendy Wu Tours
    21 days ago

    After 2 years of Christmas lockdowns, Wendy Wu Tours invite you for a Christmas to remember PLUS Wendy Wu will be joining the tour with her 13 year old son to celebrate with guests.
    This 9-day Christmas in Scotland tour is fully inclusive and fully escorted. Includes all meals, expert guiding, accommodation, daily tours and entrance fees. Highlights include:
    Christmas Eve performance of The Nutcracker by the Scottish Royal Ballet, best seats in the house
    Delicious Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas lunch at the Intercontinental Edinburgh followed by a festive party
    Private out-of-hours tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia, exclusive to Wendy Wu guests
    Champagne afternoon tea and overnight stay on the Fingal Yacht.

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    Cambridge

    Just Go! Holidays launches ‘Just Go! Premium’ tours

    Just Go! Holidays
    22 days ago

    Just Go! Holidays’ bespoke collection of four new tours have been created to include special treats and touches such as unique excursions and guided tours, smaller group sizes, four-star hotels with spa facilities and a dinner at a restaurant in the local area.

    Experiences include a guided tour of Cambridge University by a university Alumni and a punting tour with a student guide, a private guided tour of the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park in Ripon with a gardener, a guided tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company with cream tea at the rooftop restaurant and a traditional horse-drawn barge cruise on the Kennet and Avon Canal.

    Group sizes have been kept deliberately small and added extras are also included such as a leather ticket wallet, luggage tag and an umbrella. Tours are also escorted throughout by a dedicated tour manager and no single supplements apply.

    The Just Go! Premium collection is ideal for those who like to travel a little more independently as they allow guests to own way to the hotel to begin their tour. Parking at the hotel is also included, plus luxury coach transfers to and from every excursion.

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    Explore Edinburgh

    Just You launches new UK tour: Explore Edinburgh

    Just You Holidays for Solo Travellers
    23 days ago

    Just You Holidays for Solo Travellers’ newest UK tour for 2022 is Explore Edinburgh, a short break where you will visit iconic sites such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and learn more about the history of this fascinating city. You’ll also visit the Royal Yacht Britannia as well as enjoying an evening historic, mystery and murders walking tour of Edinburgh old town.

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    Lord of the Highlands

    Small luxury cruise operator Hebridean acquires Lord of the Highlands

    Hebridean Island Cruises
    25 days ago

    Following a multi-million pound rebuild, the 40-passenger Lord of the Highlands will join Hebridean Princess and Lord of the Glens in the company’s portfolio and will operate a selection of 5 and 7-night sailings on the Caledonian Canal, Great Glen and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland between April and October. She will set sail on her inaugural cruise in April 2022 and continue the Hebridean tradition of providing the high quality holidays afloat.
    Prices for the five-night Taste of the Highlands and Caledonian Tapestry itineraries, departing in April and October, start at £2,390 per person. Download the new brochure.

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    Beautiful beach

    Introducing Eurocamp's NEW French Riviera beachside parc

    Eurocamp
    26 days ago

    We love Eurocamp’s new beachside parc in the Bay of St Tropez! Les Prairies de la Mer offers two spacious outdoor lagoon pools, direct access to a golden sandy beach, spa, sports facilities (including a tennis academy, water sports and a choice of 6 excellent restaurants and bars. Excellent value with prices from just £425 for a week’s stay in a 2-bedroom Comfort Vista, air-con (just under £71 pp with full occupancy of 6) and £554 in a 3-bedroom Azure, air-con (less than £93 pp with full occupancy of 6 adults). Secure now with just £99 deposit per party.
    Learn more about Eurocamp.

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    ABC's new 2022 Canal Boat Holidays brochure available now

    ABC Boat Hire
    29 days ago

    If you’re considering a boating holiday next year, take a browse through ABC Boat Hire’s new brochure for 2022. Explore the UK’s amazing waterways and get close to nature on a relaxing holiday, cruising at leisure and visiting waterside pubs, villages and cities along the way. Learn more about their canal boat holidays, their locations and the types of boats they have available. Brochure available online or by post.

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    Amsterdam waterways

    Save up to £1,500pp on a Luxury European cruise with APT in 2022-23

    APT
    about 1 month ago

    Book by 31 December 2021 and experience APT Luxury on an outstanding sailing on the Danube in 2022 and 2023 – from Amsterdam to Budapest – and save up to £1,500pp. Enjoy special privileged experiences such as enjoying lunch as you ride into Budapest aboard the ornately decorated Grand Empress steam train on the Magnificent Europe cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest or vice versa. 15 days now from £3,395pp including flights.

    Call 0800 012 6686 to book. See other offers here.

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    New Brochure

    Travel Editions new 2022 Preview brochure available now

    Travel Editions
    about 1 month ago

    Travel Editions have released their 2022 range of cultural, short-breaks and extended escorted tours in the UK and Europe. In addition to their popular favourites, new tours include William Morris – A Great Victorian a 2-night tour visiting his restored country home Kelmscott Manor, Buscot Park and Morris’ Oxford : Girona – 2,000 years of Art and Culture – a 3-night tour exploring this fascinating area of Spain ; The Nature of Northern Greece – a 7-night tour discovering the relatively unknown natural beauty of this part of Greece. Request your brochure here.

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    Great News! Lucketts 2022 trips are available to book now

    Lucketts Travel
    about 1 month ago

    Whether you’re wishing for a seaside escape or a European adventure, Luckett’s unmissable trips have been carefully curated with you in mind. From family fun days out through to holidays like no other, they’ve got you covered.
    Amazing new trips for next year include a brand new VIP holiday A VIP Experience of Culinary Cornwall where you’ll travel on board their VIP coach. They can’t wait to welcome you so be sure to browse their website for all their upcoming trips.

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    Craig y Glyn, Snowdonia & The Lyn Peninsular

    Bring the family together this Christmas with Original Cottages

    Original Cottages
    about 1 month ago

    If your current home cannot accommodate large family get-togethers why not book a spacious cottage in a lovely destination? Original Cottages still has some availability this Christmas. 51 Esplanade is a 3-storey 4 bedroom/4 bathroom home overlooking the Fowey Estuary in Cornwall that sleeps up to 8 people. Enjoying sea views, spacious Neptune’s Cove in Ilfracombe, North Devon sleeps up to 12 people. Sitting close to Llanbedrog’s National Trust beach, Craig y Glyn also sleeps up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms.

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    Treat yourself to a Solos Festive getaway

    Solos Holidays
    about 2 months ago

    If you’re facing Christmas or NewYear alone, or simply fancy a pre-Christmas treat, take a look at Solos Holidays Festive brochure. As well as UK & City breaks, there’s a tempting collection of golfing holiday, skiing trips, winter sunshine escapes and walking weeks, all in the company of like-minded people and led by friendly and approachable tour leaders. All their breaks include a festive meal and great company in a variety of locations – the perfect way to round off the year and/or welcome in 2022.

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    Sailing with Silversea

    Early booking savings of up to 20% on Silversea's 2022/3 voyages

    Silversea
    about 2 months ago

    Whether you dream of a luxurious voyage in lavish surroundings or a thrilling expedition to the most remote places on the planet, by planning ahead now, you can save up to 20% on selected sailings in 2022 and 2023 (excluding World Cruises). With voyages to over 900 breathtaking destinations on all seven continents, the choice is as remarkable as the cruises themselves. Just book and pay in full by 30 November 2021 to secure your Early Booking Savings. Fares include ocean-view suites, wines and spirits throughout the ship, free WiFi, included gratuities, a butler for every suite and more.

    Offer expires 30 November 2021. Terms and conditions apply.

    Call 020 7340 0700 or visit website for details.