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Clarke appointed head chef at No.15 Great Pulteney

No.15 Great Pulteney has announced the appointment of Oliver Clarke as head chef. The 30-year-old brings his enthusiasm for great-tasting, simple food done well and locally-sourced ingredients to No.15 Great Pulteney, fresh from his most recent role as sous chef at the Abbey Hotel, Bath. Clarke began his career at …

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Carnival debuts new St. Maarten shore excursion

Carnival Corporation has welcomed the official grand opening of Rainforest Adventure’s Rockland Estate eco-park attraction in St. Maarten. To mark the occasion, a ceremony was attended by esteemed government officials, including prime minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and governor Eugene Holiday, as well as Rainforest Adventures president Josef Preschel and key Carnival …

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8 Quick Activities to Do in Atlanta with the Kids

Many families are hitting the road this summer for vacation, and one of the most exciting parts is choosing which cities to add to the itinerary. Atlanta is appealing for a quick visit because a large number of tourist attractions are in close proximity to one another in the Centennial …

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UK arrivals drive tourism sector in Mauritius

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has announced a nine per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the UK market for the first quarter of 2018. For the period from January-March, the UK growth can be attributed to the widespread refurbishment of many of the island’s products and services. With 2018 …

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NYC & Company welcomes new low-cost flights from UK

With new affordable flight options, NYC & Company, New York City’s destination marketing organisation, is inviting travellers to discover the value of a visit to New York City this year. New flights include the launch of low-cost carrier Primera Air flying to New York’s Newark Airport from London Stansted from …

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Costa Rica welcomes opening of new Convention Centre

The Costa Rica Convention Centre has just opened its doors – a futuristic and sustainable 15,600-square-metre space located just ten kilometres away from the capital city of San José. The country’s first purpose-built convention centre aims at positioning Costa Rica as a serious player in the international events market. With …

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Diageo reveals £150m investment in Scotch whisky tourism

Diageo has announced a £150 million investment, over three years, to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector. The centre-piece of the investment will be a new state-of-the-art Johnnie Walker immersive visitor experience based in Edinburgh, bringing to life …

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