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Nira Montana opens in La Thuile, Italy

Nira Montana opens in La Thuile, Italy

Luxury hotel group Nira Hotels and Resorts has opened its new hotel - Nira Montana - in north Italy. Situated in the picturesque town of La Thuile, at the foot of Mont Blanc, the new property will be the only five star hotel in La Thuile, steps from the ski slopes and hiking trails of the Italian Alps.

Alta Badia Winter 2014/15 news and facts

Alta Badia Winter 2014/15 news and facts

With development and innovation at the forefront of Alta Badia’s plans, Alta Badia is offering a solution to ski holidays by focusing on customer feedback and capitalising on recent trends.

Madesimo emerges as a freeride and ski weekend favourite

Madesimo emerges as a freeride and ski weekend favourite

Over the past few years, Madesimo has enjoyed a stellar snow record and as a result, has become a mecca for anyone looking to explore off-piste, hone their freeriding skills or enjoy a lively weekend getaway.

Italy's most unusual Christmas market

Italy's most unusual Christmas market

The city of Genoa on the Italian Riviera has one of Italy's most unusual Christmas markets. Held throughout December in the historic centre, the annual Genoa Christmas market is completely themed on the medieval era.

JW Marriott to open unique luxury private island resort in Venice

JW Marriott to open unique luxury private island resort in Venice

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts will open its first Italian hotel in Venice and first resort in Europe in March 2015. The 266-room property, created in collaboration with award-winning Italian architect firm Matteo Thun & Partners, has an exceptional lagoon location on its own island, with stunning views of St Mark's Square and La Serenissima.

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

Europe's largest high altitude ski plateau - The perfect family ski holiday

You would be forgiven for comparing this place to the rolling English countryside rather than the grey, granite, sharpness associated with many Alpine ski settings.

5 walking adventures to beat the winter blues

5 walking adventures to beat the winter blues

Beat the winter blues and head on a fantastic walking holiday with CaminoWays.com.

Take a culinary tour of Italy in Alta Badia with a new twist on ‘A Taste For Skiing’

Take a culinary tour of Italy in Alta Badia with a new twist on ‘A Taste For Skiing’

Alta Badia’s gourmet initiative ‘A Taste For Skiing’ is back for the 2014-15 season…with a twist.

Explore Venice on a budget at design-led Generator Venice

Explore Venice on a budget at design-led Generator Venice

Generator Venice is part of the award-winning group of urban design hostels, located on the tranquil island of Giudecca.

Travel interest to Venice increases by 39%

Travel interest to Venice increases by 39%

Travel interest to Venice has increased by 39 per cent following George Clooney’s marriage to Amal Alamuddin, according to hotel search website trivago.co.uk.

Book now to experience a never-ending summer in Sicily this autumn

Book now to experience a never-ending summer in Sicily this autumn

Golfers, couples and spa-seekers are being enticed to the sunshine island of Sicily this autumn, with the prospect of a never-ending summer at the five-star Donnafugata Golf Resort & SPA – with rooms available from only €170 per night for bookings confirmed by October 10, plus a reduction of 20 per cent on spa treatments.

Calling all cyclists - Holiday ideas in the Dolomites & Tuscany

Calling all cyclists - Holiday ideas in the Dolomites & Tuscany

If you've been inspired by Sir Bradley Wiggins, bicycle rides out in the open countryside over the summer or the Tour de France, the cycling holidays offered by Adler Resorts are made for you. Highlights include autumn mountain biking breaks in the Dolomites and a unique road racing opportunity in Tuscany in November.

Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience

Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience

The Momentum Ski event, in the very heart of the Alps, will return on January 9-12, 2015. Heston, renowned for his multi-sensory approach to cooking, heads up the event, which will lift off from his Perfectionists' Café in the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow.

Last Minute Camino: Best Autumn Routes

Last Minute Camino: Best Autumn Routes

Head on an incredible Camino de Santiago adventure this Autumn with CaminoWays.com, the walking holiday specialists. With mild temperatures ideal for walking, October is one of the very best months of the year to experience the Camino.

Walk up an appetite on two new Italian treks

Walk up an appetite on two new Italian treks

Hedonistic Hiking has already created the perfect recipe for an idyllic, food-lovers’ holiday - a healthy and fun itinerary of walking through wonderful scenery, a generous helping of local seasonal produce, and of course an ample splash of wine to wash it all down.