Top 19 travel predictions for 2019

British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead, selecting the top 19 must-see destinations for 2019. Highly-anticipated events and new routes shape the list, which includes everything from the popular party hotspot of Las Vegas, to the budding land of Osaka and the romantic retreat of the Seychelles. Durban features on Continue Reading

Taiwan: Far Eastern Plaza

Hotel Overview Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei opened in December 1994 and was comprehensively renovated in 2015, in keeping with the hotel’s elegant surroundings. Situated on the tree-lined Dunhua South Road, the hotel soars 43 storeys above Taipei’s business district and is five minutes from the Taipei World Trade Convention and Exhibition Center, 15 Continue Reading

Czech Republic: CultureWise

Given the Czech Republic’s geographical position it is hardly a surprise that Czechs are often seen as the most deal-oriented business people in east-central Europe. Often dubbed “the Germans of east-central Europe” (not a comparison the Czechs themselves find flattering), Czechs share with their western neighbours a strong sense of privacy, punctuality and a preference Continue Reading

Sri Lanka: Talalla Wellness Retreat

Talalla Retreat, the open-air resort on Sri Lanka’s southern coast, delivers every element of luxury to the high-powered, time-poor executive. Expect to be pampered with good food; spas, treatments and activities; morning yoga classes in a beachfront shala; vast bedrooms with open-air showers; attentive staff, and sunrise and sunset views from a perfect stretch of Continue Reading