U.A.E. Offers 5-Year Tourist Visa as Neighbors Vie for Visitors

Tourist visas to the United Arab Emirates will be valid for five years, Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said Monday on Twitter, part of a campaign to lure holidaymakers to Gulf countries. The visas were previously valid for 30 to 90 days. Gulf nations eager to diversify their economies away from oil […]

Where to go on holiday in 2020: the alternative hotlist

Slovenia Green cycling and hiking adventures Slovenia’s landscape of mountains and lakes lends itself to outdoor adventure: nearly 60% of the country is covered in forests, and there are more than 40 parks and reserves. Some areas, such as Lake Bled, have seen an influx of tourists over recent years but much remains off the beaten […]

20 new UK attractions to visit in 2020

Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, East Sussex – March The 450-hectare Rye Harbour nature reserve, with its coastal habitats of grassland, saltmarsh, and sand and shingle shoreline, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a new visitor centre opening in association with Sussex Wildlife Trust. It aims to help visitors better experience the area’s flora and […]

Nigeria’s president Buhari promises visas on arrival for all African visitors in 2020

It’s about to become much easier for Africans to travel to the continent’s most populous country. In a major change to its current visa policy, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari announced the country will begin issuing visas on arrival for all African nationals. Buhari announced the plan while attending a peace and development summit in Egypt. […]

2020 Travel Trends: The 7 Top Things To Watch Out For

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As we get ready to head into a new decade, we wanted to look at the 2020 travel trends that will shape the way we all vacation and shape the industry as a whole. The world is an uncertain place at the moment with political factors, global warming concerns and a huge technological shift happening […]

Top 20 Travel Destinations for 2020

Looking ahead to travel planning for next year, we’re forecasting growing interest in lesser known and eco-conscious cities and countries across the world based on Airbnb booking data*. Ranging from post-industrial culture hubs like Milwaukee and Guadalajara to emerging destinations that are benefiting from an increase in sustainable tourism, this year’s list is full of […]

Lagos has been ranked the second cheapest city in the world for expatriates.

Lagos has been ranked the second cheapest city in the world for expatriates. The Economic Intelligence Unit reports on Monday that Lagos, which fell 16 places to 132nd place on the world priciest cities index joins Kazakhstan Almaty at the bottom. The report said, “Although Nigeria has been attracting significant interest and investment in recent […]

The Most Stunning Architectural Landmarks in Nigeria

There are many edifices around Nigeria that would leave you in awe of the minds that created and brought them into existence. Some of them are old – and falling into decrepitude but somehow managing to hold on to the elegance that once marked their newness – and some are spanking new. We’ve compiled a list of […]

Why everyone should visit London at least once in their lifetime

Whether your budget’s too tight for regular trips away or you’re just a homebody by nature, there’s at least one trip you need to make, and that’s to the country’s capital. London is a city unlike any other in the world, so book one of our London hotels and get away for a long weekend. Here are […]

United Kingdom: The Home of the Queen

The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities […]