Travel News In Brief

Fancy a One to One Education Experience with a Marine Biologist

Inspired by the Blue Planet  Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives offers this experience plus escorted trips to see the islands 2000 species within their waters .This lavish adults-only resort on a lush private island in the Lhaviyani Atoll is a 40-minute seaplane ride from the Airport. 

The 90-villa, adults-only luxury resort is as brilliant as the ocean that laps against its beaches and more magnificent than any island you have visited. Above, below and by the water, honeymooners and guests looking for a beach break are in for a 5-star treat that holds a perfect balance between tranquillity and pizzazz: sublime accommodation, generous all-inclusive service, spa indulgences, marvellous coral reefs and lagoons . Add to the mix the jewel in the resort’s crown, the world’s largest undersea restaurant ‘5.8’, and it becomes clear why you are bound to fall in love with Hurawalhi Island Resort

Offer on Fred Olsen Cruise Line  –Free Drinks or Free Shore Tours

Royal Caribbean Cruise Sale –Buy one All Inclusive Cruise and get One Half Price .Offer ends 5th March

APT European River Cruise Sale on selected river cruises plus upgrades on flights and No Single Supplement

Singapore Airline launches Suites with full size beds in their First Class

Arctic Expedition

Hurtigruten is launching its northernmost expedition to Frank Josef Land in 2019. You will be able to set foot on the northern most archipelago in the Arctic Ocean , less than 600 nautical miles from the North Pole .Prices start from £5463pp


Travel to Italy by Rail and return by Air

12 nights from London to 3 Nights in Milan, 4 Nights in Rome and 7 nights in Sorrento Half Board starts from £1689pp. Book by the End of January and receive an upgrade to First Class Rail Travel

New Tour of India

9 days Tour Ghats and Colours. It includes Varanasi, Jaipur and Maheshwar. The highlights are watching an evening Ganga Aarti ceremony and exploring the pink city of Jaipur. This tour started at £3425pp


Fancy a Great Beach Party

Nikki Beach Worldwide will open its 14th Club in Port Ferdinand Barbados in the spring 2018.The Beach Club has a Restaurant ,Pool and Beach access with oceanfront seating for 200 guests .Yacht rental and water shuttle will be available to book .

What’s Happening in the World 

Football World Cup in Russia June 14 to July 15

Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast April 4th to 15th

Valletta  Malta has become European City of Culture

Mauritius celebrate 50th Anniversary of Independence

Royal Caribbean launches Symphony of the Seas  the World’s largest cruise ship of 6870 passengers in June

New Cruise Ships include in April  Seabourn launches Ovation , Carnival launches Horizon and Norwegian launches Bliss .In May MSC launches Seaview and in August Scenics first ocean liner Eclipse with only 228 passengers it is a ‘discovery yacht’ . Lastly in December Celebrity launches Edge with its  “Magic Carpet ” a movable platform off the side of the ship.