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Guesty, a tech platform for property managers on Airbnb and other rental sites, raises $35M

The growth of Airbnb — and likewise other platforms like Booking.com, VRBO and Homeaway for listing and renting short-term accommodation in private homes — has spawned an ecosystem of other businesses and services, from those who make money renting their homes, to cleaning companies that make properties “Airbnb-ready”, to those who help design listings that will get more clicks. Airbnb has seen some wild success so far, but it turns out that being a part of that ecosystem can be a lucrative busi...
Tags: Travel, TC, Europe, Real Estate, Collaborative Consumption, Funding, New York City, Tech, Accommodation, Brooklyn, Airbnb, Rentals, Homeaway, Vrbo, Soto, Koby


Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily

There are some places in the world that everyone loves. Cefalù (pronounced ‘chefaloo’) is one of those places. People just fall in love with it. After having toured around Sicily, many return to Cefalù the following year with their extended family or friends. Some even end up buying holiday villas in Cefalù there before retiring […] The post Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Accommodation, Italy, Vacation Rentals, Sicily, Regions, Western Europe, Cefalu


All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks

Visit some of the world’s most impressive gold-themed attractions, from temples and museums that preside over the skylines of iconic cities to a lavish hotel made of gold which takes luxury to whole new heights, and a famous stretch of golden coastline which is a magnet for the A-list. After you’ve had your gold fix, […] The post All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Australia, Hotels, Russia, Colombia, Thailand, Accommodation, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Myanmar, South America, Eastern Europe, Oceania


Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels

The sun almost always shines on the Somabay peninsula, a welcoming sub-tropical finger bathing in the warmth of the Red Sea. Even in the depths of the cold and dark European winter visitors still pick-up a tan on the shores of the Red Sea. Hurghada’s modern airport quickly sends visitors on their way on a […] The post Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Egypt, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Red Sea Riviera, Red Sea Hurghada


5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip

It’s crazy to think we’re already nearing the end of March. With the months flying by and Ramadhan just around the corner, before we know it the summer holidays will be here. Take it from experience, planning the summer holidays equates happy kids. It’s like scheduling your work day, like having a monday.com app for […] The post 5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Africa, Turkey, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Resorts, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Regions, Ramadhan


Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is on the must-see list of many travellers. With its buzzy cosmopolitan culture, balmy Mediterranean climate, trendy neighbourhoods and a truly remarkable history, Cape Town is one of the world’s most enchanting cities.  It’s a city that is very easy to fall in love with, and is frequently voted among the top 10 best […] The post Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Cape Town, Mediterranean, Regions


Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia

As tourist numbers grow in Cambodia the number of elephant ‘sanctuaries’ is also on the increase. Understandably, people want to experience these majestic creatures in their natural habitat but as their numbers reduce this is becoming more and more difficult. The death of an elephant that was being used to offer tourists the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity […] The post Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Accommodation, Attractions, Cambodia, Regions, Going Out


Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays

Its not always easy to get away for a vacation with the kids, and it can be challenging to find a family friendly destination where there is a little something for everyone to enjoy. Here are our top 10 family friendly resorts, where you are guaranteed a great time and are likely only to hear […] The post Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Family Holidays, Port Elizabeth, Drakensberg, Oudtshoorn, Mossel Bay, Shamwari, Ten (10) to Inspire, Magoebaskloof, Magaliesberg, Sabie


Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats

Blessed with an abundance of luxury hotels in regions of astounding natural beauty, Latin America offers much for the discerning traveller seeking to switch off from the pressures of quotidian life. With wellness escapes and innovative spa treatments becoming an increasingly valuable element of a luxury travel experience, the natural bounty of Latin America’s unique […] The post Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Colombia, Accommodation, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, Central America, Latin America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Spas & Pampering


5 striking Alpine properties

Spending your ski holiday in a snug chalet with all the traditional furnishings is always a lovely way to enjoy your week away, but have you ever thought of going somewhere with a little more flair? A property with its own individual personality that you won’t find anywhere else? Here is a list of five […] The post 5 striking Alpine properties appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Accommodation, Switzerland, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


Best Places to Stay on the Garden Route

Time to start planning your next Garden Route adventure! Known as “God’s Own Country” by those who live here, the Garden Route attracts visitors from around the world and all of South Africa. And once you’ve been, you will understand why. One of the regions’ most popular events, The Oyster Festival, (known also as the […] The post Best Places to Stay on the Garden Route appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Wilderness, The Garden Route, Sedgefield, Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, LOVEKnysna, KnysnaRises, Events and Festivals


Word of Mouth: Hobart

Modern art, pub grub, fine dining and more in the tiny island state Whether you’re visiting Tasmania for Dark MOFO or simply to see what life’s like at the other end of the world, there’s a lot to do on this little Australian island. Hobart, the state’s capital, has a rich history despite a sometimes forgotten past and the undoubtedly inaccurate reputation that the destination …
Tags: Travel, Design, Australia, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Accommodation, Museums, Wine, Tasmania, Hobart, Dining


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, France, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Morocco, Cuba, Caribbean, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel, Road Travel


Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa

If you are looking to treat yourself to celebrate a special occasion or just because you feel like it, going on an ultra-luxurious safari might just be the ideal solution you’re looking for. While you’ll find a vast array of high-end safari retreats, there is just a very small bunch of lodges you could consider […] The post Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Where To Stay In Iceland: Best Hotels In Reykjavik & Beyond

The Best Places to Stay in Iceland Accommodation In Iceland Iceland has become an incredibly popular travel destination over the last few years. Learn where to stay in Iceland for your vacation including the best hotels, budget hostels, and campgrounds. As I’m sure you’re already aware by now, Iceland is an incredible holiday destination for all types of people, from families to adventurous solo travelers. While flights have become increasingly cheap, food & lodging however are not. There ar...
Tags: Accommodation, Airbnb, Northern Lights, Iceland, Aurora Borealis, Reykjavik, Mediterranean, Where To Stay, South Coast, Travelers, North Iceland, Akureyri, Ring Road, Reykjavik Iceland, Keflavik, Golden Circle


The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park

The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park ~ Staying in Addo has become synonymous with the promise of seeing herds of elephants (and the rest of the Big 5) at the national park and its surrounding reserves. And this is, of course, a massive draw card. But, the greater area […] The post The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Eastern Cape, Addo, Addo Elephant National Park, Ten (10) to Inspire, Addo Elephant Park


OUR TOP 4 FRENCH CHALETS

Staying in a chalet is your chance to relax – and with welcoming vibes, great company and delicious food made by your Crystal chalet hosts, you’ll soon feel right at home. To help you choose your next cosy getaway, here are some of our favourite chalets in France. Carlina Chalets, La Plagne Sit back and relax in the stylish furnishings of the Hugo, Juliette and Violette chalets. As with all of our chalets, you won’t have to lift a finger. Start your day with a freshly cooked breakfast an...
Tags: France, Sport, Netflix, Accommodation, Skiing, La Plagne, Val D'isere, Ski Holidays, Chalets, Alpe D'huez, Violette, Ski Chalets, Our Top Tips, Canadian Chalets, Carlina Chalets, Chalet Nightingale


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Camping, Hotels, Events, Accommodation, Vietnam, Regions, Travel Miscellany


Where to stay and eat on the southern tip of Gran Canaria

My recent trip to Gran Canaria with Hyundai UK included two amazing experiences (if you haven’t already read about them, see my posts titled ‘Climbing a via ferrata in Gran Canaria‘ and ‘Taking a helicopter ride in Gran Canaria‘) but what I haven’t yet shared with you is where we stayed and where we dined […] The post Where to stay and eat on the southern tip of Gran Canaria appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Hotels, Restaurants, Spain, Accommodation, Food And Drink, Hyundai, Gran Canaria, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Hyundai UK, Hyundai2019


Winter Wonderland at Wyoming’s Caldera House

Adventure outside and luxury inside, with experiences tailored to each guest For many adults living in a big city, snow becomes less of an enjoyable treat and more of a situation to navigate. During a recent visit to Jackson Hole‘s Caldera House, one of the newest luxury lodges there, we were reminded of why we should try to embrace the playful joy that a winter …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Accommodation, Wyoming, Skiing, Snowboarding, Jackson Hole, Backcountry, Lodges, Caldera House


Dorm-room-inspired hotels

If your college years were the best of your life and you’d love to relive those fond memories, there’s a way to do that without having to sign up for another four years of school — some hotel lines are mimicking the uber-cool feel of college dorm rooms for your nostalgic pleasure. But these are no hostels or college-kid bunking situations, and there’s no cafeteria food, inconsiderate roommates, or communal showers — they are luxurious and cool. If you’re ready to bring back your glory days in...
Tags: Travel, Google, New York, New York City, US, Accommodation, Amsterdam, Ada, Columbia, Stockholm, Accommodations, All, Fika, Times Square, Berkeley California, Richmond Virginia


Special feature: Teal House, Lemmington Cottages, Near Alnwick, Northumberland, UK

A pheasant scurries across the road as we turn into the drive towards Teal House, our home for a week’s holiday in the north-east of England. We are about five miles to the west of Alnwick, widely regarded as one of the top pheasant shooting locations in the UK, and the many pheasants we see […] The post Special feature: Teal House, Lemmington Cottages, Near Alnwick, Northumberland, UK appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, England, Featured, Restaurants, Accommodation, Attractions, United Kingdom, Family Travel, Vacation Rentals, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


Renting on Your Round the World Trip

When planning a long-term trip around the world, there’s boatloads to take into consideration. The flight is often the most immediate concern as it generally takes the biggest chunk out of the budget. Accommodations are usually the next heaviest expense for a long-term trip. Many travelers only consider the usual suspects – hostels, guesthouses, and hotels. People generally combine a mix of these when traveling round the world (RTW). What many travelers never consider, though, is the idea of ren...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Accommodation, Peru, South America, Guatemala, Latin America, Buenos Aires, Belize, Adam Seper, Rtw, Rtw Travel, Don


7 of the most romantic boltholes in the UK and Ireland

With it being the week of Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. From Highland castles reached by Rolls Royce, to Dartmoor thatched pavilions; here are some of the most seductive boltholes around the UK and Ireland for a surprise getaway with your loved one. Thyme Hotel, Gloucestershire Easily reachable from London but a world […] The post 7 of the most romantic boltholes in the UK and Ireland appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, London, Hotels, Restaurants, Accommodation, Ireland, United Kingdom, Food And Drink, Highland, Regions, Going Out, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Usa, Featured, California, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Tanzania, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Cruises & Boat Travel


Your own UK luxury holiday home on a stunning, private estate

Luxury bespoke homes on a private Somerset estate form a new development which offers the perfect lifestyle and getaway among an ancient landscape. Set around an idyllic mineral lake with man-made beaches, you’d be forgiven for thinking this quiet, woodland setting was miles from anywhere. Yet Cookswood is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow and […] The post Your own UK luxury holiday home on a stunning, private estate appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Real Estate, UK, Restaurants, Accommodation, United Kingdom, Somerset, Family Travel, Vacation Rentals, London Heathrow, Regions, Going Out, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering


12 baby friendly honeymoon ideas

Travelling on honeymoon with a baby needn’t be daunting. With a little preparation and a few helpful extras, it can be stress-free, and a wonderfully memorable holiday. There’s nothing quite like seeing your little ones’ face light up as you dip their toes in the swimming pool. Or when you take them for their first […] The post 12 baby friendly honeymoon ideas appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Greece, Hotels, Africa, Spain, Cyprus, Accommodation, Italy, Middle East, Portugal, Resorts, Mauritius, Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda


7 unmissable luxury hotels in South Africa

As a travel writer based in South Africa, I have the privilege of visiting some of the country’s finest hotels and lodges. Here’s a short-list of seven of my most memorable stays from the last year, all offer uncompromising luxury, food & wine experiences, and of course set in stunning locations. 1. The Old Rectory, […] The post 7 unmissable luxury hotels in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Regions


5 unique luxury hotels in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a cultural and business gateway, it is only natural there are many unique, luxury hotels across the city. In most cases, hotels are unique blends of old and new that transcend the usual definitions of hotels. They are neighborhood and historical combinations that give the traveler a unique lodging experience that combines luxury […] The post 5 unique luxury hotels in Amsterdam appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Accommodation, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Regions, Western Europe


The best new luxury hotels in Costa Rica

With Costa Rica fast becoming the hottest destination in recent years for holidaymakers the world over (largely helped in the UK by new direct flights), there has in turn been a host of new hotels opening across the country. As many people look at this tropical paradise as being the ideal location for a luxury […] The post The best new luxury hotels in Costa Rica appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, UK, Hotels, Accommodation, Costa Rica, Central America, Regions