Bahrain holidays: Pearl diving, Arabian horse riding and untold luxury in this hidden gem | Beach Holidays | Travel

Bahrain is somewhat of a pearl in the Middle Eastern tourism offering, if a slightly less cultured one that its Middle Eastern counter parts. But, for those looking for a cheaper version of the luxury of Dubai, Bahrain might be just the ticket. The region offers the same stunning weather at a fraction of the price of accommodation and food, making it attractive for those whose holiday dreams revolve around a sun lounger and a cocktail. State of the art, modern hotels are one large draw and the Rotana offerings…

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QE2: Iconic ship transformed into luxury floating hotel in Dubai  | Cruise | Travel

The QE2 is re-opening its doors as a luxury floating hotel, restaurant and exhibition space later this week.  The iconic cruise ship, now permanently docked at Dubai’s Mina Rashid, was formerly owned by Cunard but now belongs to PCFC hotels, part of Dubai government’s Ports, Customers and Free Zones Corporation.  Having undergone a multimillion pound makeover, the new ship has been restored to its sumptuous and former glory, with a twist of modern touches bringing it into the 21st century.  Guests can still expect period furniture and famous memorabilia, along…

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Cruise news: around the world Silversea luxury cruise | Cruise | Travel

A cruise allows passengers to travel the world in style and comfort, experiencing breathtaking views from right outside their cabin door with everything needed for a luxurious holiday under one roof. Whether reaching far-flung corners of the globe or exploring waterways slightly closer to home, cruise lines are growing in popularity. In fact, there was a record number of almost two million British passengers that booked a cruise last year and this figure is expected to rise throughout 2018. To celebrate this rise in popularity, one cruise line is taking…

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