The winners of the AA Hospitality Awards 2017 revealed

The 20th annual ceremony took place in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel and is deemed the gold-standard The Gainsborough Bath Spa was named England’s top hotel, while The Goring was hailed London’s ultimate Meanwhile, The Freemasons at Wiswell, Clitheroe, was ranked as the best dining experience in all of England Edinburgh’s The Dining Room named Scotland’s…

A Go to Italian Carpets That Found the Term ‘Riviera’ –

Finale Ligure, a sun-baked city in the border of the Ligurian Sea, does not have any symphony orchestra or opera house. However, it’s a maestro of its {}: Franco Morasca, also the director of Bagni Est Finale, a no-frills, personal club on the shore that brings in centuries of Italians every summer to get a…

Puerto Rico could be out of power for months after Maria

Island of Puerto Rico is without power after Hurricane Maria swept through the U.S. territory Wednesday Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico Wednesday morning as a Cat. 4 hurricane with 155 mph winds  Dropped to Cat.2 overnight but regained its major hurricane status, rising to a Category 3 early Thursday The Turks & Caicos Islands…

Raise your glass to an all-in star

The Mail On Sunday’s Bridget McGrouther enjoyed a 48-hour journey on the liner She was impressed with the all-inclusive package, which includes casual dining   Guests can also splash out on the Haven area, which offers greater privacy  By Bridget Mcgrouther For The Mail On Sunday There was a definite buzz as I stepped aboard…

Indonesia’s sublime Bintan Island is a haven for all

The Daily Mail’s Siobhan Warwicker got close to local wildlife on Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago She stayed at the acclaimed Banyan Tree Bintan, a private resort of 64 thatched villas next to the sea  During her stay she encountered turtles, bats and even cheeky monkeys who all populate the island  By Siobhan Warwicker For The Daily Mail…

Signpost in Bluff, New Zealand discovered to be wrong

Unknown visitor from Scotland realised that tourist attraction in Bluff was wrong Local council investigated and found both direction and distances were amiss Mayor of Invercargill, Tim Shadbolt, has promised it will be amended in due time By James Draper For Mailonline It attracts 87,000 people each year – but they’ve all been deceived. It’s…

Later Maria and Irma: Caribbean Tourism, Island from Island –

Following two big hurricanes tore through the Caribbean in under fourteen days, a number of the most scenic — along with tourism-dependent — destinations are devastated. Ferocious storms are not anything new to those islands, however Hurricanes Maria and Irma were a few of the strongest Atlantic basin storms ever recorded. Cities, and a few…

My day trip to North Korea by speedboat

Dandong is a city built around peering into North Korean life  Thousands of Chinese tourists visit every year to glimpse the hermit kingdom  MailOnline Travel got a private speedboat to the shores of Sinuiji, opposite  By Katharine Buck For Mailonline MailOnline Travel’s Katharine Buck paid £20 to be taken to North Korea by speedboat (pictured)…

C4 show Electric Dreams predicts life in 50 years’ time

Concepts once confined to fantasy such as space tourism set to become a reality Health-monitoring implants to detect illness in the body are also on the horizon Research conducted by leading British futurologist Dr Ian Pearson By Martha Alexander For Mailonline It is often said that truth is stranger than fiction. But the lines between…