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Gran Hotel Miramar reopening crowns Malaga's resurgence

Gran Hotel Miramar reopening crowns Malaga's resurgence

An ancient Andalucian city that gave birth to Pablo Picasso, but is often overlooked as the gateway to the Costa del Sol, Malaga is transforming itself into a flourishing cultural hub.

Summer music breaks at The Capital and The Levin Hotels, Knightsbridge

Summer music breaks at The Capital and The Levin Hotels, Knightsbridge

As London tunes up for a summer of music, The Capital and The Levin hotels are the perfect pitch at the heart of Knightsbridge, ideally placed for promenading, rock & roll in the Park and classical recitals in the West End and further afield.

Sydney transformed by its urban green spaces

Sydney transformed by its urban green spaces

Sydney's newest developments are transforming the already picturesque city into one of the world's best public park and green space urban centres.

World-famous New Year's Eve fireworks set to light up Sydney

World-famous New Year's Eve fireworks set to light up Sydney

Sydney is one of the most spectacular places in the world to celebrate New Year's Eve, thanks to its world-famous fireworks that light up locations across the city.

San Francisco celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in 2017

San Francisco celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in 2017

In 1967 nearly 100,000 young people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, turning San Francisco, CA into the epicenter of a cultural phenomenon known as the Summer of Love.

Seven San Francisco museums where the food is as good as the art

Seven San Francisco museums where the food is as good as the art

An art museum is as much about the experience as it is about the individual exhibits themselves. The sights and sounds - the overall ambiance - can help create a memorable visit to a place of inspiration and creativity.

Newly restored Pulitzer Amsterdam unveiled

Newly restored Pulitzer Amsterdam unveiled

Pulitzer Amsterdam, the iconic 45-year old hotel has announced that phase one of its extensive restoration project is complete, with the Keizersgracht canal side of the hotel now open to guests.

Top stopover destinations

Top stopover destinations

Annually there are over 1.8 billion transits and stopover flights that are more cost-efficient than long-haul direct flights. So instead of avoiding the extra hours, why not enjoy a longer stop and have two holidays instead of one?

From the statesman-like to the supernatural - Londoners reveal their commuting ideals

One in every eight of the Capital’s dwellers (12.4 per cent) is jealous of Harry Potter’s broomstick as a mode of transport, followed by President Barack Obama’s Air Force One jet (10.6 per cent) and James Bond’s speed boat (8.3 per cent). Beating the traffic and staying above ground – sometimes quite a way above ground – is what Londoners yearn for from their daily commute.

Now you can visit India for a weekend city break

Now you can visit India for a weekend city break

Tour operator Western & Oriental has introduced a series of short city breaks to India in response to the introduction of India’s new e-Tourist Visa service.

August Bank Holiday in the City

August Bank Holiday in the City

Fly across the pond this bank holiday weekend to enjoy the many perks of visiting New York City in August.

Sydney skyline evolves to attract more visitors

Sydney skyline evolves to attract more visitors

A host of exciting new infrastructure developments in Sydney including the biggest change to Darling Harbour in 25 years plus a spate of new hotels in the city's prime tourism areas are set to transform the city's skyline and attract even more visitors to its shores.

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Culture lovers seeking to immerse themselves in history this spring can take advantage of some fantastic breaks to the Spanish Region of Murcia – with a seven-night holiday for two people with flights available from just £660.

Zurich's iconic Baur au Lac unveils transformed lobby lounge

Zurich's iconic Baur au Lac unveils transformed lobby lounge

The renowned Baur au Lac, Zurich's location of choice for the world's elite and jet-set for 170 years, has just completed a head-to-toe renovation of its central lobby lounge, the centrepiece and heart of this iconic, family-owned hotel.

Look to Lisbon for a healthy city break

Look to Lisbon for a healthy city break

After the indulgence of the Christmas break, now is the perfect time to plan a healthy city break that won't break the bank or the healthy lifestyle promises. Lisbon boasts beautiful day spas, healthy restaurants and outdoor activities to keep travellers on track with their New Year's resolutions.