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Travellers seek new and exciting destinations

Travellers seek new and exciting destinations, the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market has announced the biggest growth markets in the travel industry during the past year.

Worldwide walking holidays prove popular for 2010

HF Holidays, the UK’s largest walking and leisure activity holidays company, is highlighting the success – despite recession, BA strikes and ash-clouds – of its expanded Worldwide programme, reporting sales up almost ten per cent on 2009, making this the best year ever for walking holidays in destinations as diverse as Bhutan and Patagonia.

TAM Airlines joins Star Alliance

TAM Airlines, the leading Brazilian carrier, has this month joined the Star Alliance network, thereby putting the world’s longest serving airline alliance firmly back on the South American continent.

Covent Garden goes nuts for Brazil

To celebrate the wonders of Brazil, Wildlife Worldwide and the Brazilian Tourist Board are hosting a special evening in London.

Festival of Wildlife heads for Brazil

Wildlife Worldwide’s seventh annual 'Festival of Wildlife' trip will take place in the Pantanal, Brazil from 10-18 September 2010.

Paragliders discover Pipa – Brazil’s hippest hang-out

Paragliders discover Pipa – Brazil’s hippest hang-out

Famed for its reliable weather, superb flying conditions and welcoming locals, Pipa in northeast Brazil is emerging as a paragliding paradise. Particularly whilst Europe is under the cloak of winter, crowds of brightly coloured fabric wings dot the skyline taking in the stunning coastal scenery as they fly.

The hottest nude beaches, literally

Swap the snow suit for your white bits in places where the sun does shine. As the UK plunges below freezing, Melbourne sizzles under a sweltering 94 per cent humidity rate.

Overland adventure takes in Brazil and Venezuela

Adventure travel specialist Kumuka Worldwide has devised a unique, one-off overland adventure offering those with time on their hands – 49 days of it – the chance to explore Brazil and Venezuela.

Ponta Dos Ganchos voted “Resort of the Year 2010”

Ponta Dos Ganchos voted “Resort of the Year 2010”

Ponta Dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort, located on the Emerald Coast of Brazil has been awarded the title of “Resort of The Year 2010” by Guia 4 Rodas, the most prestigious Brazilian Travel Guide.

Safari lovers should look out of Africa

Reef and Rainforest Tours, the operator specialising in upmarket wildlife viewing holidays, suggests that travellers in search of premier safari experiences should look beyond Africa.

Five reasons to get excited about football in Brazil

While England were losing to France in Paris last night, the Brazilian national team were treating the Emirates Arsenal stadium to a preview of what football fans can expect at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with a 1-0 win over old rivals Sweden. Preparation for the World Cup is already well under way.

Giant rats and dinosaurs in Latin America

Uruguayan paleontologists are celebrating their own “Year of the Rat” in style, having recently unearthed the fossilized skull of a pre-historic giant rat. This fearsome beast, the latest amazing dino-discovery in Latin America, is thought to have grown to the size of a bull and weighed in at a mind-boggling 1000kg.

Top 10 Latin American destinations for 2008

Top 10 Latin American destinations for 2008

This week Journey Latin America unveils its new Bespoke Brochure showcasing some of the hottest new destinations in Latin America and their predictions for what we feel will be the most sought-after holidays in the region for 2008.