Valencia, Spain’s Hidden Jewel

Peniscola port Valencia

A fantastic Costa Blanca city situated roughly at the centre of Spain’s Mediterranean coast is a thrilling temperamental big city that prides with impressive architecture, delicious cuisine, noisy festivals, a vast stretch of sandy beach, one of the biggest park areas in Europe and a lot more…

France’s SNCF Orders Trains That Are Just Too “FAT” for Comfort


Many people consider the way the French government operates peculiar at times. The idea officials there trying to fit square pegs in round holes took new impetus recently when it was desciovered new trains ordered by French train operator SNCF were actually too “fat” to fit into many train stations. The order, for some 2,000 new trains costing in excess of €15 billion euros, has to be modified, reportedly at a cost of millions.

Preferred Hotel Group™ Releases 2014 Q1 Results

The Thracian Cliffs Gold and Beach Resort - One of the Preferred luxury properties in Eastern Europe

Global sales, marketing, and distribution provider Preferred Hotel Group™ has just released their first quarter 2014 revenue results. According to the report the group generated a 19 percent increase in reservations revenue for member hotels compared to last year’s figures. Other key findings of the report show increases in enrollments, spending, and repeat stays via the iPrefer guest loyalty program, and other initiatives. Preferred also added 29 new hotels to their stable of luxury stays worldwide.

Abercrombie & Kent 2015 Dates Released

Luxury in the Skies Private Jet Travel

According to Abercrombie & Kent, luxury travel is back. Lauding a 33% increase in booking lead times, A&K has released their 2015 dates and prices for our top selling Luxury Small Group Journeys. Also, the luxury travel firm has announced two Private Jet journeys. One, an encore to Around the World by Private Jet, and a Silk Road journey featuring the founders of Abercrombie & Kent and Four Seasons, promise to be popular adventures this year.

US Lifts Tunisia Travel Constaint

Baths of Antonius in Carthage Tunisia

The US’s decision to lift the travel warning for Tunisia is a huge positive for that country and a vote of confidence for interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa. Tunisia’s recent problems with unrest aside, Tunis and other destinations there have long been on many a traveler’s “bucket list” of things to see.

Beaches of Jersey Shore Open As the Bay Side Floods

Hard stabilization at Groynes UK - Courtesy ichaelMaggs

Hurricane Sandy cut a scar into seaside communities along the New Jersey coast in October 2o12, and only now are some beach communities emerging with a prosperous touristic outlook for Summer 2014. However positive the tide may have turned for Jersey shore communities though, the sustainability of Atlantic coastline beach communities is endangered by sea […]