Archive | March, 2013

The UK’s Best Entertainment Hotspots

It may be a small island but the UK has a wealth of rolling countryside, expansive history and amazing entertainment hotspots. With the summer season approaching, many of the tourist guides are focussed on the larger entertainment complexes like Alton Towers, but there are numerous small hidden gems nestled across the country; so here are our top picks for this year and many summers to come!

Casino in UKA Flavour of Las Vegas at Grosvenor Casinos

The UK has many small casinos, but Grosvenor casinos are one group of British establishments that stand out from the rest. Of course, they have a wealth of traditional games, awesome slots and nail biting poker matches; but they also offer so much more entertainment that they are up there with the casinos of Sin City. There are many Grosvenors dotted around the country and they each offer their own, diverse range of specialised evenings and casino packages that can be used during your entire holiday. As an example, last year in the City of Manchester, Grosvenor sported a chilli contest – how much chilli can you eat; covered in the local media, this was a great way  to integrate the casino with the community. Wherever you decide to stay this year, make sure you take a trip to you local Grosvenor casino for some fast paced blackjack, amazing food and incredible atmosphere. Continue Reading

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Choosing the best resort for your Summer Vacation

Summer’s can be regarded as the best season for planning a vacation trip with the family as this is the time when most of the people are free and looking to rejuvenate. Majority of the families take up extra effort in planning the summer vacation because this is one of the idyllic time that can be spend with one another.

Choosing the best resort
Choosing the best resort

If planning a trip with either family or close friends it is absolutely important to consider the personal views of each and every family member or friends while selecting the travel destination. Every person will have different likes, for instance, some may like an adventurous location like mountains or hill stations, kids may like to go to a fun filled location like beaches or similar other places. In such a situation, a unanimous decision is needed so that every member of the family feels happy about the place they select for vacation. Continue Reading

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International travel guide recognizes Boracay as top destination

Boracay has, for the third year running, topped the list of TripAdvisor.com’s Travelers’ Choice 2013 – Best Beaches in Asia 2013, according to the Dept. of Tourism Wednesday.

Boracay Beach ResortsTripAdvisor, one of the world’s popular online travel guides, conducts regular polls of favorite vacation places and properties through its Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Known for its white sand beach, Boracay was described as “a stunningly beautiful white powder sand beach [with] crystal clear, warm water that you can laze on for days on end.”

The Secret Lagoon of El Nido, Palawan also made it to the list of 25 great beaches in Asia at number 9 as well as Boracay’s Yapak Beach at number 10.

Secret Lagoon Beach was tagged for its “wonderful view”, while Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) was acclaimed for its “big waves.”

Previously coming in as second in the 2012 Best Beaches in the World Awards, Boracay has consistently made it to the poll results of the travel website.

In 2012, Boracay was also cited by Travel + Leisure Magazine in its World’s Best Awards as the Best Island Destination and one of the Top 10 Best Beach Party Destinations by Cheapflights.com.

Boracay’s protection and preservation is a main concern being addressed by both national and local authorities and stakeholders.

“In order for us to continue reaping the benefits of development and great publicity, we ought to seriously address the environment challenges,” Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez said.

“We call on all stakeholders to come as one in preserving our country’s jewels,” he added.

The Philippines also recently made it to the Lonely Planet Traveller’s Choice 2013 and rated as one of the Top 10 popular destinations to go to for meeting locals (ranked 6th) and value for money (ranked 8th). Continue Reading

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