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The Lanesborough, one of London’s most luxurious properties and part of Oetker Collection, offers a romantic afternoon tea experience alongside a hotel stay just in time for Valentine’s Day. Available Feb. 11, 12 and 14, Valentine’s Afternoon Tea features Rosé Champagne and a rose cake to share with that special someone.
A deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Türkiye and Syria Feb. 6, with more than 11,000 fatalities thus far reported. That number is expected to grow as rescue operations continue.
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to start thinking about romantic getaways to spend some quality time with your special someone. Chile has been recognized as one of most romantic destinations in South America, making it an ideal Valentine’s destination. Of course, you don’t need to wait until Valentine’s Day to make a romantic trip to Chile.
Ever wonder what could be more relaxing than a cruise at sea? I found the answer when I embarked on the inaugural sailing of Princess Cruises’ brand-new Medallion Class Discovery Princess. An indulgent massage and hours spent in the Enclave, the onboard spa’s thermal suite, brought both my mind and body to a state of blissful contentment, the ideal complement to active days in port.
Awareness about fair and sustainable travel continues to grow around the globe, with travelers everywhere considering a destination’s eco-friendly options before visiting. As public consciousness for this important aspect of tourism strengthens, tourists also look beyond just ecotourism and delve deeper into types of travel that allow them to respect the local culture, interact with locals and distribute benefits fairly.
London’s newest hotel, The BoTree, announced its grand opening for July 2023. The property, in the center of London’s West End, features 199 rooms and 29 suites, as well as two destination restaurants, one featuring panoramic rooftop views of the city.