What it’s Really Like at a Luxury All-Inclusive Resort

Let me begin by saying, up until recently, I’d never been a fan of all-inclusive resorts. I once stayed in one in Europe and found it to be a bizarre experience akin to an adult summer camp complete with forced interactions, wristbands and very … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 by Lauren Burvill

5 of the Best Family Hotels in the Caribbean

What makes a great family hotel in the Caribbean? Great pools, good family entertainment and kids’ clubs – not to mention sunshine and blue sky, says Flight Centre’s Ruth Ringwood. We take family fun very seriously… “A great family resort is where the children … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 by Flight Centre UK

The Best Hotels in Europe

We’re still trudging through cold, dark winter and, I don’t know about you, but I’m dreaming of escaping to sunnier climes. And while a long-haul trip to destinations like Thailand, Australia and the Caribbean is appealing all year round, there are a host of … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 by Tessa Watkins

The Best Hotels in Dubai and Beyond

I don’t know about you, but I am already thinking about my holiday for 2017. I’ve been lucky enough to visit some mesmerising countries this year, but the one destination I am yet to tick off my list is Dubai. Dramatic desert landscapes, dazzling … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

Best Hotels in the Indian Ocean

I don’t know about you, but at this time of year, you’ll usually find me dreaming about my next holiday. Desperate to Escape the dark mornings and gloomy weather, I begin planning exactly when and where I can find that elusive sunshine; and the … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

The Best Places to Stay in Thailand

Limestone karsts, crystal-clear waters and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world; Thailand has all the ingredients you need for a paradisiacal retreat. Couple that with jaw-dropping hotels and you’re guaranteed an unforgettable holiday. But while the destination is a no-brainer, choosing … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

10 of the Best Rooftop Pools in the World

That first toe-dip in the hotel pool when you go on holiday is pretty seminal. After all, that refreshing feeling of the water under the beating sun is something you’ve been looking forward to for weeks. And when you know that swim is high up, … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

7 of the Weirdest Buildings in the World

Some are fun, some are wonderful and some are downright BIZARRE. In a bid to challenge the wealth of natural wonders our planet possesses, humanity has done a pretty good job at designing some of the weirdest buildings you could ever think of. Here … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

Dream Travel Jobs: A Flight Centre First & Business Travel Expert

Being a consultant, or as we like to call it, a Travel Expert, isn’t the easiest of jobs. While you have the joy and excitement of tailor making someone’s incredible holiday for them, there’s always the downside that you’re not the one going! Working for Flight … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

The Best Boutique Hotels in New York City

There are a million or so reasons to visit New York City, but the question of where to stay can be a littler harder to answer. Most first-timers will head to one of the typical tourist-stays in Time Square, and while they do offer a … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 by First & Business