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Top 10 European ‘Poshtels’

Top 10 European ‘Poshtels’

Once upon a time, hostels were thought of as dirty, crowded, cheap refuges for students as they backpacked around Europe. These days, they have come into their own: no longer just a cheap alternative to hotels, hostels have become the preferred choice for travellers looking for a unique experience – giving rise to the popularity of poshtels.

Welcombe Hotel offers ‘brain food’ for delegates

Welcombe Hotel offers ‘brain food’ for delegates

The Welcombe Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire has developed a new range of conference lunches designed around “brain food” to help keep delegates productive for after lunch sessions.

New Laura Ashley Hotel celebrates multi million pound refurb in glitzy Gatsby style

New Laura Ashley Hotel celebrates multi million pound refurb in glitzy Gatsby style

Laura Ashley's new luxury hotel showcased its multi-million pound refurbishment this weekend in a glitzy Great Gatsby extravaganza.

Official: Great beer and beds at BQA

Official: Great beer and beds at BQA

The Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms (BQA) Hotel is enjoying a double celebration after being listed in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland 2015, and receiving a listing in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2015 just six months after its relaunch.

Winter Breaks in an Irish Castle

Winter Breaks in an Irish Castle

In a hillside position overlooking Dublin Bay and dating back to 1740, Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a grand yet welcoming choice for winter breaks by car with Irish Ferries.

Art lovers package celebrates launch of new Mr Turner feature film

Art lovers package celebrates launch of new Mr Turner feature film

To celebrate the release of the new 'Mr Turner' moviestarring Timothy Spall, an historic inn just moments away from a famous scene immortalised by the 19th century painter J.M.W Turner is launching a new 'Art Lovers' break.

Summer never ends at Dream Gran Castillo

Summer never ends at Dream Gran Castillo

This year’s summer may be a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean you have to relegate your flip flops and shorts to the depths of your wardrobe just yet.

Five hotels featured in horror films

Five hotels featured in horror films

While most of us think of hotels as relaxing places to unwind and get away from it all, many have inspired ghost stories, myths and urban legends that persist to this day.

Outdoor Irish adventures with Lough Eske Castle, Ireland

Outdoor Irish adventures with Lough Eske Castle, Ireland

You can relax in the luxurious surroundings of Lough Eske Castle with a glass of brandy in front of a roaring fire, having eaten from the tantalizing menu that features fresh local ingredients, but that's not until the evening!

Colombo's top ten

Colombo's top ten

How much do you really know about Sri Lanka's capital city Colombo? Since 2009 – the culmination of the island's long-running civil war – Colombo has come on leaps and bounds.

A boutique coastal retreat

A boutique coastal retreat

The Crescent Turner Whitstable, a new 18-bedroom boutique hotel, opens this week in the historic market town of Whitstable.

Autumnal break to the New Forest

Autumnal break to the New Forest

It is a nice coincidence that autumn is not only one of the best times of the year to visit the New Forest, it is also one of the cheapest with many properties offering mouth-watering deals.

Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

From new hotels and renovations to world class food and spa experiences, Copenhagen hotels offer more than a place to rest your head.

Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

Jumeirah Group announces three new hotels in China

Jumeirah Group has announced three new management agreements to operate luxury hotels and resorts across China.

LUX* Belle Mare is unveiled to redefine luxury in Mauritius

LUX* Belle Mare is unveiled to redefine luxury in Mauritius

Over the last three years, LUX* Belle Mare, the flagship property of LUX* Resorts & Hotels, has been undergoing an exciting transformation by award-winning designer, Kelly Hoppen.