With Gran Canaria’s year-round good weather, tourism is its biggest industry and a well-developed tourist infrastructure caters to its steady influx of visitors. Accommodation is an integral part of this infrastructure and the island responds to demand by providing a large selection of hotels and self-catering properties. Popular resorts such as Las Palmas, Puerto Rico, San Agustin, Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles are home to the greatest concentration of hotels and there are plenty of luxury hotels to choose from on the island. Read our guide to the best luxury hotels in Gran Canaria Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia Famous for serving as a playground for the rich and famous when they visit Gran Canaria, the Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia truly lives up to its epic name. This elegant establishment can be found nestled in a pretty palm grove on the edge of Maspalomas and treats guests to a full range of luxurious amenities to take advantage of. Although the ocean is just a five … [Read more...] about Best Luxury Hotels In Gran Canaria
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Even before a big winter storm looms into the forecast, you should be aware of your travel rights for winter storm flight cancellations—which can come in sudden, widespread waves, causing airport panic that makes it hard to think clearly. Because passengers actually do have an array of rights in winter weather cancellations. The first fact you need to know is that, in recent years, airlines have adopted a policy of making widespread, preemptive cancellations in advance of an actual storm. They rely on weather reports in order to manage their planes and flight personnel more efficiently, to make sure planes and crews are in a position to re-start operations most readily, and to avoid the huge fines they have to pay if they strand you on the tarmac for more than three hours. While this approach occasionally means cancelling flights that could really have operated, for the most part, preemptive cancellations seem to work better. Related:5 Insurance Tips for Avoiding Winter Flight … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights in a Winter Storm Flight Cancellation?
Over the past few days, the Vung Tau Cable Car Tourism JSC has created thousands of square meters of land on Bai Truoc (Front Beach) beach area to construct a resort complex that includes a cable car and an aquarium. The seven-hectare Hong Nguu complex, which plans to receive 3,000 - 5,000 visitors a day, will encroach 200 meters into the sea. It will consist of two areas. In Zone A, a 22-storey five-star hotel will be built, along with restaurants and sea sports facilities. In Zone B, there will be an aquarium, a beach area and a manmade swimming pool. The $50 million project is scheduled to be completed by 2023. The history of the project goes way back to 1998 when the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province approved an urban plan for 22 hectares in the Bai Truoc area, of which 10 hectares were reserved for a tourist complex, including an aquarium. In 2003, the province gave the Vung Tau Cable Car Tourism JSC the rights to use more than 67,000 square meters of what is a special-use … [Read more...] about Vietnam beach town encroaches sea for $50 mln tourism complex
Providing a tranquil retreat in the northern part of Majorca, the small resort town of Puerto Pollensa is a great is the ideal place for families and couples to unwind in style. This former fishing village boasts a beautiful sandy beach as well as a range of amenities for those who appreciate the finer things in life. A number of very popular hotels and resorts can be found here, many of which are located right on or across from the beach meaning you are never too far away from some the sand and sunbathing. Read on to find out more about our favourite hotels in Puerto Pollensa. Read our guide to the best luxury hotels in Majorca Hotel Mirimar This charming family run establishment is set right on the main pedestrian promenade and boasts a private strip of golden sand for guests to sun themselves on. Hotel Mirimar is famous for its dining opportunities and the main restaurant takes full advantage of the abundance of freshly caught seafood while blending classic Mediterranean and … [Read more...] about Best Luxury Hotels In Puerto Pollensa
By James Jayasundera on Oct 15, 2019 in Asia, Attractions, Going Out, India, Regions India is one of the most amazing places on the planet. Rich in culture and geographically diverse, people flock to India, from all around the world, every year in search of some of the world’s greatest wonders. It holds the 2nd biggest population, not that one would doubt it by walking through the fantastically wonderful and bizarre streets of Delhi. The seventh largest country by area, there is so much across India to explore and experience. Whether you’re on a gap year backpacking, looking for an active adventure or on a luxury vacation, India has a life-affirming experience for everyone. So, here are just some of the incredible things India has to offer: Tiger tracking in Ranthambore Go in search of the elegant Bengal Tiger in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore National Park, an area of incredible natural beauty. Witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat and get up close and … [Read more...] about 37 things to do in India