Blog Posts from March, 2015

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5* Maldives Resort Awarded Top Sustainability Accolade

March 30th, 2015

The luxury 5* Jumeirah Vittaveli, located on Bolifushi Island in the South Male Atoll of the Maldives, has been awarded the internationally renowned Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit. This accolade is the premier worldwide sustainability stamp for the tourism industry with 349 exacting standards having to be met in order to achieve the award.

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Learn From Strictly Come Dancing Experts At The BodyHoliday This June

March 30th, 2015

This June The BodyHoliday in Saint Lucia is dedicating an entire month to dancing, hoping to engage and inspire people to have fun whilst exercising at the same time. Learn the Cuban Cha Cha Cha, the Argentine Tango, the Caribbean Merengue, American Jive and the Columbian Zumba from four professional dancers, including Strictly Come Dancing stars

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Discovery, time together and smiles all round: luxury travel for families

March 30th, 2015

Embarking on a new adventure with your family in tow could be considered one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether you’re just travelling with the kids or you’ve invited your whole extended family along, you’re guaranteed to have plenty of laughs and create some everlasting memories. So we wondered, how do families view the concept of

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Travelling twosomes: how do couples define luxury?

March 27th, 2015

How do couples see luxury travel? Best at Travel investigated by asking some travelling couples to define their idea of luxury. Discover our findings. There’s nothing better than discovering an exciting new part of the world with the one you love. Whether you’re staying close to home or travelling to the other side of the globe,

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Award Winning Royal Palms In Sri Lanka

March 20th, 2015

Best At Travel are delighted to announce that the Royal Palms Beach Hotel in Sri Lanka has been awarded the Travelife Gold award, proving their sustainability in tourism. Not only that, they have also received the Trip Advisor service excellence award for the 3rd consecutive year, based  on customer reviews. Achieving a Travelife award isn’t

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St Patrick’s Day Around The World

March 17th, 2015

St Patrick’s Day is quickly becoming one of the most celebrated festivals around the world. All around the globe people are celebrating the patron saint of Ireland by donning green clothing, drinking Guinness and dyeing various rivers green…fantastic! We take a look at some of the weird and wacky traditions, both old and new, around

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St Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival 2015

March 16th, 2015

The Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival is one of the most recognised events in the Caribbean calendar, and tickets are now officially on sale. This year will celebrate 24 years of bringing great music to the island and will feature fashion shows, art exhibitions and spoken word events. Artists confirmed this year include Jimmy Cliff, Robin Thicke,

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Expert Insight: South Africa

March 13th, 2015

I can only say that I have been very privileged to have lived in South Africa for nearly 12 years of my life. It’s a Country that is not only warmed daily by the Sun but by the People too. I return every couple of years to visit friends in Cape Town but this trip

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What Does Luxury Mean To You?

March 10th, 2015

When it comes to travel, what does luxury mean to you? 5* opulence? Close proximity to the beach? A huge hotel room? Or, sipping cocktails by a roaring fireplace? The concept of luxury is subjective, and completely in the eyes of the beholder. Someone’s idea of luxury could be based on the holidays they have

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Rise Of The Female Solo Traveller

March 8th, 2015

To celebrate International Women’s Day (Sunday, 8th March 2015), we take a look at the rise of the female solo traveller. Gone are the days of speculation over a women’s social life (or lack of), and the imposing fear factor that any lone female may be in grave danger. In fact, the below infographic courtesy

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