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Check out our library of educational articles on the stunning Canadian province of Alberta

Romantic Indian Ocean

Romantic Indian Ocean

By Lauren Jarvis | February 2020

How the islands of Mauritius, Réunion, the Seychelles, the Maldives and Sri Lanka offer the perfect setting for a wedding or honeymoon.

Romantic Indochina

Romantic Indochina

By Laura Gelder | February 2020

From teak-decked colonial mansions to island paradise resorts, Indochina Indochina has plenty of romantic and luxurious places to stay.

Weddings and honeymoons

Weddings and honeymoons

By Debbie Ward | February 2020

Romance is far from dead and weddings and honeymoons remain a lucrative niche with lots of opportunities to upsell.

How to sell Ajman

How to sell Ajman

By Sasha Wood | February 2020

A tranquil enclave with the UAE’s best beaches, Ajman is an Arabian haven for holidaymakers and wildlife.



By Lauren Jarvis | February 2020

Road-tripping around the sunshine state is one way to uncover its diverse attractions.

6 of the best… Bulgaria

6 of the best… Bulgaria

By Ben West | February 2020

From lively coastal resorts to an untouched mountainous interior, here are six of the best places to visit in Bulgaria.


How to sell Boston

By Richard Williams | February 2020

Boston is a great city break destination, filled with exciting historical, cultural, sporting and culinary experiences.

Romantic African lodges

Romantic African lodges

By Jessica Pook | February 2020

Offering wild encounters in locations ranging from secluded islands to starlit plains, Africa is ripe for romance.

Introducing… Kitzbuhl

Introducing… Kitzbuhl

By Steve Hartridge | February 2020

This well known ski destination is promoting its impressive line-up of fair-weather activities like golf, hiking and mountain biking.

Luxury cruising

Luxury cruising

By Jane Archer | February 2020

Creating a moving five-star hotel is the name of the game for luxury cruise lines and while space and service is key, exclusive access is most precious.

UK wellness breaks

UK wellness breaks

By Jessica Pook | January 2020

Wellness means more than just a January detox – UK-based product now includes everything from ‘eco therapy’ to forest bathing.

South Africa

South Africa

By Laura Gelder | January 2020

Easy access, little time difference and an exchange rate that sees the pound travel further than most other places will keep South Africa in favour with British travellers in 2020.

What’s new in cruise

What’s new in cruise

By Jane Archer | January 2020

Just when you thought you’d got to grips with the world of cruise, along comes a new year with more vessels, innovations and trends.

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

By Judith Baker | January 2020

Forming half of the Caribbean’s second-largest island, Dominican Republic has the biggest lake, oldest city and much more besides.

Central America

Central America

By Mark Eveleigh | January 2020

wild jungle and even wilder inhabitants make Central America spectacularly diverse for such a compact region



By Laura Gelder | January 2020

With its pastel-coloured houses and pink beaches, Bermuda screams 'beach holiday'

Wellness holidays

Wellness holidays

By Debbie Ward | January 2020

This time of year always brings about a new surge of enthusiasm for wellness

Wyoming – 6 of the best small towns

Wyoming – 6 of the best small towns

By Laura Gelder | December 2019

Small towns is the best way to soak up the culture of the Cowboy State

2020 travel trends

2020 travel trends

By Ben Lerwill | December 2019

As a new decade beckons, we take a look at some of the trends that may define it.

Movie locations

Movie locations

By Jessica Pook | December 2019

From Downton Abbey to hanging out in Hobbiton, set-jetting is the latest travel trend.



By Lauren Jarvis | December 2019

Wildlife, beaches and immersive cultural experiences make Mexico a hot prospect for 2020.



By Sasha Wood | December 2019

Brits are still in love with the Med and there are still ‘new’ spots waiting to be discovered.



By Stuart Forster | December 2019

Expect UNESCO World Heritage-rated historic attractions and beautiful mountain scenery

Eco-friendly Caribbean

Eco-friendly Caribbean

By Jo Gardner | December 2019

The Caribbean is on the front line of climate change, here's what they're doing about it.

Worldwide waterways

Worldwide waterways

By Jeannine Williamson | November 2019

We run down the world’s top rivers for cruising from Europe to Asia, Africa to the Americas.



By David Whitely | November 2019

A profile of the Windy City and why it hits the sweet spot for big city lovers.

Middle East

Middle East

By Phoebe Smith | November 2019

The Middle East more popular than ever and new destinations are opening up.

Nature and Wildlife

Nature & Wildlife holidays

By Phoebe Smith | November 2019

There’s never been a greater focus on nature, and it's distilling into holidays too

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

By Clare Wash | November 2019

New product to sell for 2020 in the Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles and Sri Lanka


How to sell Utah

By April Waterstone | November 2019

The Beehive State has all-year-round connection the UK now, from Delta



By Steve Hartridge | November 2019

Perceptions are changing and Japan is the long-haul star of the moment

New York City

New York City

By April Waterston | October 2019

The city that never sleeps hasn't rested on its laurels either - new attractions abound!

New Zealand for adventurers

New Zealand for adventurers

By Jo Gardner | October 2019

With its varied landscapes and a history of being first with thrilling attractions, New Zealand is still the place to go for adventure

California road trips

California road trips

By Lauren Jarvis | October 2019

Explore California’s Pacific Coast Highway, Stretching over 600 miles

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

By Jeannine Williamson | October 2019

Whether it’s a traditional market selling gingerbread or a vegan-friendly Christmas break

Adventures in Indochina

Adventures in Indochina

By Kathryn Liston | October 2019

Beyond the ancient temples Indochina offers adventurous pursuits

48 hours in… Krakow

48 hours in… Krakow

By Tamara Hinson | October 2019

How to spend a weekend in Poland's second-largest city

How to sell… Wyoming

How to sell… Wyoming

By Laura Gelder| October 2019

Wyoming is a great fit for those who’ve experienced the 'classics' like California or the Deep South

How to sell… Western Australia

How to sell… Western Australia

By David Whitley | October 2019

WA: down under for beginners or off-the-beaten track for repeaters

48 hours in… Florence

48 hours in… Florence

By Tamara Hinson | October 2019

How to spend two days in this truffle-scented city

Adventure holiday trends

Adventure holiday trends

By Debbie Ward | October 2019

What's trending now in activity and adventure holidays.



By Sarah Gilbert | September 2019

We look at how to sell Peru in three very different ways

South Florida

South Florida

By Lauren Jarvis | September 2019

What’s new for families, luxury lovers and adventure seekers

Over 50s travel trends

Over 50s travel trends

By Debbie Ward | September 2019

Adventurous, diverse and lucrative, agents should embrace this sector



by Kathryn Liston | September 2019

Cyprus offers roads and trails to explore away from the beach.


Mediterranean escapes

The Med four ways: a city break, couples holiday, family trip and touring adventure.

Cruising the Caribbean

by Jane Archer | August 2019

New ships, ports of call and shore excursions in the Caribbean.

Trends in touring

by Debbie Ward | August 2019

Forget images of herded cows, touring is all about experience.

UK Holidays

by Jessica Pook | July 2019

Home comforts, by the coast and in the country.

River cruising trends

by Jeannine Williamson | July 2019

All the latest rivers, ships and ports of call

U.S. musical trails

Sponsored feature | June 2019

Check out these all-American roadtrips themed around music

New Zealand

New Zealand

By Jo Gardner | June 2019

How to sell New Zealand to foodies, adrenaline junkies or nature lovers.

Abu Dhabi

by Lauren Jarvis | June 2019

The emirate is embracing its cultural side in impressive new attractions.



by Kathryn Liston | June 2019

Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam offer beaches, culture and increasing luxury options..

Dominican Republic

by Chloe Govan | May 2019

Beyond its glorious beaches and all-inclusive resorts.

Walking holidays

by Pheobe Smith | May 2019

Think these are for hardened hikers? Think again.

Active Thailand

by Jo Gardner | May 2019

Thailand has much to offer active visitors who want to go beyond the beaches.


by Clare Walsh | May 2019

New additions and refurbishments are transforming the property portfolio.

What is luxury travel?

by Debbie Ward | May 2019

Is it less about bling and more about experiences these days?

South Pacific

by Anna Selby | April 2019

How to sell the quintessential get-away-from-it-all destination.

Canada out of season

by Lynn Houghton | April 2019

Discover how to sell Canada in the shoulder seasons.

Family holidays

by Jo Gardner | March 2019

How to craft a holiday to please every generation.

French river cruising

by Kathryn Liston | March 2019

Vineyards, gastronomy destinations, medieval towns and more.

Cape Verde

by Laura Gelder | March 2019

Africa’s most westerly nation offers all-inclusive beach bumming and hardcore hiking.

New Zealand – in luxury

by Jo Gardner | February 2019

How to sell the rugged archipelago in its finest form.

South African safaris

by Laura Gelder | February 2019

A break-down of the different safari regions and what they offer.

Sustainable Travel

by Lauren Jarvis | February 2019

How destinations, tour operators and resorts are going green.

Sustainable Indian Ocean holidays

By Karl Cushing | January 2019

The Indian Ocean is a destination known for its luxurious resorts

Cruising Europe

by Jeannine Williamson | January 2019

Is this a Brexit-proof way of seeing Europe? Find out more here.


Canada: Christmas Activites

by Stuart Forster | December 2018

Here are some seasonal ideas to pass onto clients looking for a Canadian Christmas break, this year or next.

Western Australia

Online training

by Debbie Ward | December 2018

Learn more about online training


Top destinations for 2019

by Ben Lerwill | December 2018

Read on for a round-up of the places to sell and be seen in 2019.

Thailand's east

by Laura Gelder | December 2018

Get the latest on the land of smiles.



by Peter Ellegard | November 2018

Looking forward to 2019's Rugby World Cup and the new places it will open to travellers.

Indian Ocean update

by Clare Walsh | November 2018

New product from Mauritius, the Maldives, Seychelles, Reunion and Sri Lanka.

Christmas markets

Christmas markets

by Anna Maria Espsäter | November 2018

Chrismas markets are growing in popularity across Europe discover some of our favourites here.



by Kathryn Liston | November 2018

A product update from across the reigon covering accommodation, activities and more.


by Laura Gelder | October 2018

Germany's Rhine-side city offers old and new but promises atmosphere and attitude.

South Africa

South Africa

by Lauren Jarvis | October 2018

The best of the Rainbow Nation and what's new.

South Tyrol in winter

Sponsored feature | October 2018

Discover why skiiers lust after this region of Italy.

Cruising for the Northern Lights

by Laura Gelder | September 2018

Nature’s most spectacular show is best seen from a ship.


by Michelle Jackson | September 2018

Visitors to Peru are on the up in a big way - find out why.

South Tyrol

Sponsored feature | September 2018

Foodies will love the gastronomic offerings to be found in South Tyrol, find out why...


By Judith Baker | September 2018

Is this the star of the Silk Road? We take a look.

Middle Eastern adventures

by Adam Coulter | August 2018

The Middle East is best known for its towering hotels offering seven-star service.

Cruising Asia's rivers

by Jane Archer | July 2018

Explore the rising popularity of the Mekong plus other options like the Irrawaddy and Yangtze.

New England

by Steve Hartridge | July 2018

Coastal New England has plenty to attract visitors to this region.



by Laura Gelder | June 2018

Israel is bursting with natural, cultural and historical appeal here are our hidden gems.

Latin American adventures

by Adam Coulter | June 2018

Latin America offera world of adventure options, find out the best of them here.

Cruising Update


by Ben Lerwill | June 2018

Stay up to date on the latest product with this run-down of what’s new in Dubai.

Luxury river cruising

by Sara Macefield | June 2018

In 2019 river cruising will reach new levels of luxury thanks to enhancements on- and offboard.



By Sarah Gilbert | May 2018

From islands to highlands discover Ecuador's hidden gems.



Sponsored feature | May 2018

Think bluegrass music and bourbon whiskey and you've got a taste of Kentucky.


by Lynn Houghton | May 2018

From 'freedom sites' to food fanatics Alabama has something for everyone.


Solo Travel

by Katherine Lawrey | May 2018

Find out whytravelling alone has never been so easy.


by Laura Gelder| April 2018

Find out why the hipster capital of the USA is in high demand.


by Laura Gelder & Neal Baldwin | April 2018

Discover some of India's hidden gems, from a French seaside town to a mountain hideaway..


Canada’s hidden Rockies

by Alex Write | April 2018

Look beyond Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper to find Canada's hidden Rockies



by Laura Gelder | April 2018

With 17,000 islands to explore there's so much more to Indonesia than just Bali here are our top picks.



by Sarah Gilbert | April 2018

Find out more about the ultimate fly and flop paradise.

Theme parks

By Lauren Jarvis | April 2018

Theme parks add an extra thrill to any holiday. Here's some that clients will love.

Flights to Northeast Asia

by Ben Lerwill | March 2018

The region's hubs and their direct and in-direct links to the UK.


Indigenous Australia

by Debbie Ward | March 2018

Learn about the world's oldest living culture with this guide to Indenous Australia

River cruising for families

by Sara Macefield | March 2018

Children and mutil-generational groups are on the up.


by Stuart Forster | March 2018

Offbeat Serbia offers a European city break like no other


by Jeannine Williamson | February 2018

The latest product updates from the Sunshine State.

Luxury cruising trends

Cruising: luxury trends

by Maria Harding | February 2018

Luxury cruising is on the up. We look at the top trends for 2018.

Cook Islands

Cook Islands

by Steve Hartridge | February 2018

We look at what makes this Pacific paradise sell.


by Katherine Lawrey | January 2018

From independant to escorted, find out how touring is evolving.


The Azores

by Ben Coren | December 2017

Little is known about the Azores but it's this unspoilt charm that makes it an easy sell to the UK market.

Western Australia

Northern Thailand

by Laura Gelder | December 2017

Discover northern Thailand's rural charms


Australia: Escorted touring

By Jo Austin | December 2017

Why escorted touring is the best way to explore Australia's vast terrains

New Hampshire

by Lynn Houghton| November 2017

Discover why New Hampshire is a year-round destination.


Hokkaido, Japan

by Jessica Pook | November 2017

Venture beyond the clasic 'Golden Route' to descover Hokkaido


Sponsered feature | November 2017

History, culture, wildlife there's no reason not to visit the Yukon.


Luxury Canada

by Julie Baxter | November 2017

Looking to indulge in a little luxury? Canada has that 'wow' factor


by Lauren Jarvis | October 2017

Uncover this east coast cultural icon, easily accessible from NYC!

South Pacific

by Anna Selby | September 2017

Just which paradise island should you choose?

West Hollywood

by Steve Hartridge | September 2017

Find all the glitz and glam in this LA alternative.

Washington State

by Lisa Young | September 2017

Driving from Seattle out to the wild coast and parks.