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What are some of the best places to visit in the Philippines?

The Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas), or The Philippines for short, is a multi-ethnic archipelago nation in Southeast Asia, located in the Western Pacific Ocean. It covers an area of 299,700 square kilometers and has a population

Take a deep breath and soak up the charm of Split, a coastal city in Croatia.

Split, Croatia’s second largest city and an important southern European tourist destination, derives its name from the ancient name of a common local shrub. Its historic old town centre was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The

Wild West Australia, lost in a lonely land

Choosing Western Australia as the destination of this trip is bound to be an unusual trip!   Back in 2009 we first crossed the equator and flew to the southern hemisphere.  During the four-hour flight across The territory of Australia, we

Tangier to Chefshavan, Morocco

  Morocco is located in the northwest tip of Africa, with Algeria in the east, Sahara desert in the south, the vast Atlantic Ocean in the west, and Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar in the north.  The terrain is complex,

The Top 100 Corporate Hotels for Business Travelers Revealed

Egencia, Expedia’s business travel division, has announced the winners of its annual awards program, revealing the top 100 preferred hotels around the globe. The Egencia program honors properties with the goal of recognizing those that are committed to customer service

Celebrate 45 Years of Fun with Funjet Vacations

WHY IT RATES: Travelers can save big and receive resort perks when booking a vacation this month.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Funjet Vacations is celebrating its 45th anniversary with its biggest sale of the year. Vacationers can save up to $200

Google Assistant Will Now Alert You if Your Flight is Delayed

Thanks, Google. Just in time for the busy holiday travel period, Google Assistant will begin notifying passengers if there’s a strong likelihood that their flight will be delayed. MORE Travel Technology The Future of Personal Transportation Popular Travel Apps Allegedly

5 Fun Destinations From American Airlines Vacations

1/6 More Fun in 2019 Whether you’re a travel agent or a traveler, you stand to gain from knowing about American Airlines Vacations (AAV). AAV not only puts agents front and center with its online booking site and exclusive benefits

Carnival Cruise passengers scream and cry after incident causes ship to heavily tilt

Carnival Cruise: Passenger’s “screamed and cried” as a ship tilted at sea (Image: David Crews) Carnival Cruise passengers were left panicking after the ship began to heavily tilt during its journey, according to a report. The ship tilted because of

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘boosted’ due to Theresa May’s new ‘secret Brexit deal'

The pound benefited from a boost this weekend as rumours emerged of a Brexit breakthrough. It is believed Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a Brexit deal to keep the UK in the customs union after it leaves the EU.

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP hits six month high thanks to optimistic Brexit news

  The pound has boomed this week against the euro and succeeded in hitting a six month high as optimism concerning a Brexit deal helps sterling “retain the upper hand against the majors.” A number of analysts have begun to make hawkish bets on a Brexit deal

Princess Cruises Debuts Largest Balconies at Sea

WHY IT RATES: .Measuring 1,012 square feet (starboard side Sky Suite) and 947 square feet (port side Sky Suite), the new balconies provide private vantage of the ship’s Movie Under the Stars screenings and create the ultimate space for entertaining.

Christmas flights: How to get cheap tickets during festive season

Christmas flights: How to get the best bargain when travelling this season (Image: Getty) Flying at Christmas can be expensive, with the priciest day often the last Friday before, this year falling on December 21. While some people are choosing

Disney Announces New Details for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Travelers heading to Walt Disney World Resort this spring will be able to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, starting March 6. The Flower & Garden Festival runs 90 days through June

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

Apple Vacations Will Offer Convenient Payments, Lowers Deposits

Apple Vacations is making paying for travel even easier and more affordable. The tour operator has joined forces with Uplift, a travel technology platform that gives users the chance to pay for travel in monthly increments. In addition, Apple Vacations

Travel Agents Believe 2019 Will Bring a Boom in Business

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the travel business. If you are a travel agent, presumably you are betting on your clients increased wealth and social media channels to inspire them to book more vacations this year.

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

TITANIC 2018: Of all the things to do in Belfast you MUST see the Titanic museum | Short & City breaks | Travel | Express.co.uk

Unsinkable: The Titanic Belfast will remain the toast of Belfast for many years to come (Image: Titanic Belfast) Two working ports, perhaps not quite in full flood, but still all gantries and cranes and imposing vessels filled with grapefruits and

Last chance to live Thai life: Visit Bangkok’s most iconic hotel while you can | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The Dusit Thani enjoys the perfect location in Bangkok (Image: Graham Caldwell) For almost half a century, it has treated thousands of guests to the gracious hospitality only Thailand can offer, epitomising the warmth, kindness and charm of The Land