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Red Sea Holidays is expanding into Greece and Turkey for Summer 2016 with a new destination brochure offering all-inclusive and self-catered holidays to popular Turkish resorts and the Greek Islands of Corfu, Crete and Rhodes. “Launching new Mediterranean destinations is the next step of our ambitious strategic growth plan,” said Red Sea Holiday’s Jason Hilton, “our research proved our new ‘we go further’ positioning reflects high customer satisfaction and our award-winning service and we intend to build on that as we increase our portfolio."

The company is rolling out the same, customer-led approach for the new destination as for its award-winning Egypt programme. There is a new stand-alone destination brochure show-casing the hotel portfolio, and the wide range of flexible departures available from UK airports nationwide. Lead-in prices start at £339 with launch offers including guaranteed savings of £75 per booking on every holiday and low deposits from £99. Every holiday includes 20kg luggage, resort transfers as standard, and all holidays remain fully commissionable.

“We’re delighted to be offering two new countries with an excellent variety of holidays for families, couples and groups alike – all carefully selected by our experienced team,” said Hilton. “Hotels range from ultra all-inclusive, five star spa resorts in some of the most sought after locations, to fantastic value for money four and five star family beach breaks with outstanding kids facilities, plus a handful of self catering options for more budget-minded beach holidays - there really is something for everyone.”

Turkey and the Greek Islands are the company's first new destinations with plans to add the islands of Zante and Kos, Spain and the Canary Islands later in 2016. Red Sea Holidays will be working in close partnership with the Turkish Culture and Information Office to offer agent educational trips throughout the summer, to showcase the beautiful country and product offering. 

www.redseaholidays.co.uk | 02073322670

 

Red Sea Holidays Adds Greece and Turkey...

Red Sea Holidays is going further than ever this summer with the launch of a standalone Greece and Turkey destination brochure, offering a fantastic, hand picked selection of great value holidays...

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Grand American Adventures, specialists in North American small group tours, have carefully scheduled a number of popular tours in the USA to factor in views of the 2017 total solar eclipse. Their travellers will be able to view this spectacle of Mother Nature in superb locations. Most spectacular of all, there is NO PREMIUM on the pricing for these tours. All prices are being kept as per the season - for example Best of the West is priced for the 'eclipse departure' on 13 August as it is for the 06 August departure, (which will not coincide) at the same price of £2,379 per person (excluding flights).

Tours such as Historic Route 66Best of the West and the Yellowstone Ranch & Tetonswill all offer departures positioning groups into the most spectacular locations to witness the 21 August 2017 phenomenon. From America's most iconic highway, to the glorious vistas of Yellowstone National Park, Grand American Adventures guides will ensure that guests are in the most evocative surroundings for this awe inspiring event.  

All participants will be provided with equipment for safe viewing and Grand American Adventures' highly knowledgeable and experienced tour leaders will have all the means at hand, including the latest weather reports and tracking info, to ensure some spectacular viewing. Below is a list of all tours that include eclipse viewing. For reservations call 0333 003 8245 / www.grandamericanadventures.com

Historic Route 66 - Highlights include;

St Louis Gateway Arch

Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum

Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo

Grand Canyon National Park

Las Vegas Strip

Santa Monica Pier

DEPARTS: 19 Aug (14 Days)

Best of The West - Highlights include;

Wolf and wildlife tracking with specialist guide

Navajo guided backroads tour of Monument Valley

Two days exploring Yosemite National Park

Grand Canyon sunset or sunrise

Las Vegas Strip

6 national parks and monuments

DEPARTS: 13 AUG (18 Days)

Yellowstone Ranch & Tetons - Highlights include;

Horseback riding and Western guest ranch experience

Yellowstone National Park

Hiking in the Grand Tetons

Old Faithful Geyser

Wildlife tracking

DEPARTS: 19 Aug (9 Days)

Northwestern Park Trails - Highlights include;

Wolf tracking in Yellowstone National Park

Sunset cruise on Lake Tahoe

Exploring the Cascades Rockies and Sierra Nevadas

Wildlife and bird watching

DEPARTS: 14 Aug (15 Days)

Yellowstone Wildlife Walk - Highlights include;

3 National Parks

Dedicated wolf tracking guide

Old Faithful Geyser

Touring with geology, wildlife, wilderness specialist guides

DEPARTS: 11 & 15 Aug (12 Days)

Best of the Rockies - Highlights include;

Miette Hot Springs

Lake Louise and Banff

Yellowstone National Park

Explore charming Vancouver

The Icefield Parkway

Wildlife viewing

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada and the USA

DEPARTS: 16 Aug (18 Days)

 

Total Solar Eclipse, Get One Free with Grand American Adventures...

Grand American Adventures, specialists in North American small group tours, have carefully scheduled a number of popular tours in the USA to factor in views of the 2017 total solar eclipse - with NO PREMIUM on the pricing...

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TrekAmerica hits all 50 States with new Hawaii Big Island Tour, starting April 2016. Making beautiful Hawaii accessible for more budget conscious travellers, the sensational new tour offers a truly Hawaiian, camping under the stars experience: cook dinner with the sand between your toes, fall asleep to the sound of waves lapping on the shore, then wake for an early morning swim in crystal clear waters amid breath-taking scenery. 

The itinerary encompasses the very best of Big Island, from snorkeling with the world famous Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, kayaking with dolphins, hiking incredible trails from lush green valleys to 442ft waterfalls in the deepest rainforests, soaking up the sun on pristine beaches and watching the lava flow at one of the most active volcanoes in the world! With a maximum group size of 14 and lead by experienced and enthusiastic tour leaders, a handpicked selection of once-in-a-lifetime activities, equipment and transportation are all included in the price of £859 (not including flights). 

 The action packed, eight day new tour includes:

- Six nights of laid-back beachside and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park camping

- Visit the Kona Coffee Museum and plantation and sample some of the world’s best coffee

- Check out Pu’uhonua o Honaunua National Historic Park

- Jagger Museum Observatory overlooking the Kilauea Caldera to witness the lava flow

- Explore the inside of a lava tube at Thurston Lava Tube

- Discover the fascinating Kaumana Caves

- Drive along the Onomea Scenic Drive, then hike to the spectacular 442ft Akaka Falls

- Visit beautiful Botanical Gardens with over 5,000 species of beautiful Hawaiian flora

- Take an optional helicopter ride over Waipo Valley – famous for its dramatic views

- And stop by Kiholo Bay for the chance to spot Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. 

- Ends – 

To book or for terms and conditions visit www.trekamerica.co.uk or call 0333 999 7959. Check out the Trek social scene, search #iTrekHere / #trekamerica or visit www.trekamericalive.com

Say Aloha with TrekAmerica...

TrekAmerica hits all 50 States with new Hawaii Big Island Tour, starting April 2016. Making beautiful Hawaii accessible for more budget conscious travellers, the sensational new tour offers a truly Hawaiian, camping under the stars experience...

 

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Featuring popular designer and name brands, Tampa Premium Outlets is now open and will house an enviable collection of more than 110 retailers offering savings of 25 to 65 percent every day. Some of the well-known brands include: Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Coach, Cole Haan, ECCO, Skechers, Nike Factory Store, Samsonite and more.

This year has been extremely active and productive in further developing Simon's Premium Outlets platform.  Since May, expansions have occurred at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, San Francisco Premium Outlets, and Chicago Premium Outlets. Two centers - Gloucester Premium Outlets and Tucson Premium Outlets – have opened in the last three months. 

Tampa Premium Outlets will offer 441,000 square feet of retail and dining, conveniently located at the intersection of I-75 and State Road 56.  For more information visit www.premiumoutlets.com/Tampa.

 

A Brand New Simon® Centre - Tampa Premium Outlets... 

Now open - Tampa Premium Outlets - featuring 110 designer outlet stores at 25% - 65% off every day. The stylish village like centre in sunny Florida is set to be a big hit... 

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In celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday the St Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster is offering two new luxury stay packages. The ‘Happy Birthday Your Majesty’ kids’ discovery package including tips on Royal etiquette, such as how to bow or curtsey, 90 fun facts about the British monarchy and a Right Royal Quiz with Crown and Tiara prizes for the Prince or Princess that completes it. Just a short stroll from Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards Parade, the Queen’s Gallery, the Royal Mews and St James’s Palace families can easily explore the best regal sites in the capital from the hotel.

Adults looking for a luxury retreat in the heart of royal London can enjoy the new ‘Royal Progress’ two night stay package fit for a Queen. Staying in a Deluxe Suite at the beautiful grade II listed boutique hotel, the exclusive 'Royal Progress' includes one of Her Majesty’s favourite pastimes, a champagne ‘RoyalTEA’, breakfast on both mornings, a special collection of celebratory memorabilia as well as a visit to the magnificent Windsor Castle.

Both new stay packages are available from 1st April - 31st August. To book, or for more information visit www.sterminshotel.co.uk

A Right Royal Affair At The St Ermin's...

In celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday the distinctly individual St Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster presents two new luxury stay packages, from April...

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The charming Green Mountain State of Vermont, New England is receiving something of a contemporary luxe style makever this year with the opening of three new boutique properties - each as quirky and distinctive as the State itself.
 
Kimpton has just opened their first hotel in Vermont - the Taconic on Main Street, Manchester. An 87- room, super stylish new build with stunning views of Taconic and Green Mountain ranges, new Tavern and outdoor terrace for trying Vermont's famous local foods and artisan drinks plus three stand alone cottages. www.taconichotel.com

In the centre of famous ski town Stowe, discover Lark Hotels' brand new, eclectic luxe lodge The Field Guide. Just 30 totally individual rooms, a seasonal outdoor heated pool and funky restaurant due to open by Winter this year. www.fieldguidestowe.com. Some visuals attached to give you a flavour. 

Just outside renowned Stratton in quaint Newfane is the historic Four Columns, just reopening after a totally transformative make over. Again, small and boutique, think King beds, roaring fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. www.fourcolumnsvt.com.

For more information on all Vermont lodgings, visit www.vermontvacation.com 

 

New Boutique Hotels in Vermont...

The charming Green Mountain State of Vermont, New England is receiving something of a contemporary luxe style makever this year with the opening of three new boutique properties - each as quirky and distinctive as the State itself...