Suite Saturdays: King Executive Room Ocean View @ Hilton Bali Resort

Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the King Executive Room, a 50 sq.m./538 sq.ft. room with ocean views at the Hilton Bali Resort. Image: Hilton Hotels Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel...

British Airways Will Re-Introduce Basic Hot Meals On Long Haul Flights From Sunday 25th October

After months of serving cold snacks and sandwiches even in their premium long haul services British Airways will bring back BASIC hot meals to their long haul flights from this weekend onward. BA has excused serving cold dishes with the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that...

English footie fans must take a trip to Germany’s lively north-west

IT may not boast the soaring mountains of Bavaria or trendy bars of Berlin. But Germany’s post-industrial north-west is becoming a holiday hotspot with the most unlikely of tourists — English football fans. 6Picturesque North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCredit: Alamy Before the pandemic, thousands flocked to the stadiums of North Rhine-Westphalia each week — most to stand on Borussia Dortmund’s “yellow wall”, the 25,000-strong...

Celebrate Halloween with a great day out at the home of Peppa Pig

PULLING off a fourth birthday this year for our youngest, Jessica, was always going to be hard. But Paultons Park was a pleasantly “normal” day out — or as normal as can be with Mr Skinnylegs and the other characters from the world of Peppa Pig. 3Peppa Pig and George welcome guests to a Halloween themed Paultons Park Going the distance on...

We pay a visit to the world’s best B&B in Torquay

SO much for Fawlty Towers – Torquay is now home to the world’s best B&B. Famous for John Cleese’s sitcom about a failing hotel, the Devon seaside town now hosts a family-run boutique bolthole that would blow Basil Fawlty’s mind. 5The 25 boasts a perfect run of 764 five-star reviews on TripAdvisorCredit: The 25 Boutique B&B 5The orange colour Oddicombe RoomCredit: The...

Marriott Intends To Take Over Design Hotels

Marriott in Germany yesterday informed the board of Design Hotels AG that they intend to buy out the rest of the shares they don’t own yet (5%) and then treat Design Hotels as a wholly-owned brand. Design Hotels was first majority-owned by Starwood that...

Accor’s Onefinestay Becomes ALL Participating On November 4, 2020

Accor acquired Onefinestay luxury home-sharing platform back in 2016 and combined it with two other companies in the same...

British Airways Extends “Confidence” Policy To Existing Bookings Due To Fly By 10 January, 2021

British Airways has extended their Confidence policy allowing passengers who hold older tickets with flights due to be started by 10 January 2021, allowing for date changes or a voucher request. This policy extends to customers with bookings made prior to 3 March 2020...

EU Removes Canada, Tunisia & Georgia From Allowed Entry List & Adds Singapore

On Thursday, European Council updated the list of countries where travel to the EU and Schengen-countries, including Iceland/Liechtenstein/Norway/Switzerland, should be allowed. Canada, Georgia, and Tunisia were culled from the list, and Singapore was added. Travel from Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR would be...

Simon Mall to take contactless payments (Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, etc)

Simon Mall has reached out today to let us know that beginning on Monday, October 26, 2020, malls will be able to accept mobile contactless payments, including things like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay and the sort. They will also offer e-receipts, which will be terrific for keeping...