Inside Ireland’s Best Hotels in 2021

With restrictions on foreign travel still continuing, plenty of holidaymakers would undoubtedly be interested in the winners at the 2021 Irish Hotel Awards. With various categories and prizes up for grabs, the main three awards can be then separated into the three, four, and five-star hotels in Ireland. Here is a breakdown of the winners: Ireland’s best three-star hotel The Great National South Court Hotel in Limerick took the honours in this field. The hotel that’s 15 minutes from Shannon Airport retained the award after winning the same accolade last year and it also won prizes for: The great Irish breakfast, great place to stay quality award and excellence in service. As per its description: “The Great National South Court

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The 10 best hotels in the world in 2021 according to TripAdvisor

After a more than gloomy year 2020, the hotel industry stands ready to welcome tourists from this summer, thanks to the progress of the vaccination campaign in certain regions of the world – mainly in North America and Europe. Of course, it will not be possible to go anywhere , and many countries around the world still have to deal with waves of new cases and a very large number of deaths, but the establishment of health passes or vaccination certificates should allow travel without going through a period of isolation. As if to invite Internet users to travel, the TripAdvisor platform has unveiled its list of the 25 best hotels in the world as part of the Travelers’ Choice

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Phoenicia Malta Wins British Airways Award

Despite 2020 being one of the most challenging years in the hospitality industry, The Phoenicia Malta has announced that the hotel has been awarded a 2020 British Airways Holidays Customer Excellence Award. Courtesy of Phoenicia Malta This is a recognition of the hotel’s consistently high Reevoo score as rated by British Airways Holidays customers. This award is a result of unbiased customer reviews and is designed to showcase the hotels that deliver the best customer experience to their guests. Reviews are collected from genuine British Airways Holidays customers. Customers are asked to score hotels based on location, service, cleanliness, and sleep quality, as well as giving an overall quality score. British Airways Holidays has gathered over 24,000 independent hotel reviews this year and

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World Spa Awards unveils nominees for 2021 programme

World Spa Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector – has unveiled the nominees for its 2021 programme. Nominees cover the entire spectrum of the industry ranging from hotel spas, wellness retreats, spa destinations and detox programmes to aromatherapy brands and wellness apps. The full list of nominees can be viewed here. Voting opens 19 May 2021 and runs until 8 September. During the 16-week voting window, both industry professionals and spa consumers are invited to vote for the brands they consider the very best of the best in the spa and wellness sector. Winners will be unveiled on 20 October at World Spa Gala Ceremony 2021 in Dubai, UAE. Organisations still

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Meet Sani Resort’s Sustainability Specialist

Under Sani Green, the company is continuously working to improve its sustainability performance throughout the resort in areas such as energy efficiency, renewable energy use, water conservation, waste minimization and sustainable procurement. Nestled at the edge of the Aegean Sea on Greece’s lush, green peninsula of Halkidiki, Sani Resort is a world-class holiday destination that features an incredible collection of five hotels – ranging from the family-focused Sani Beach to couples’ haven Sani Dunes. While many reviews of Sani Resort will compliment the impeccable service, diverse dining options or stylish interiors, there is one part of the resort’s story that is often overlooked: its extraordinary environmental program called Sani Green, which is headed by the resort’s director of sustainability, Eleni

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6 Bangkok Restaurants Among Top 50 Best Restaurants in Asia

Bangkok can count a whopping 15 entries on the Asia’s 100 Best Restaurants list, with six exciting entries within the Top 50. The best restaurant in Asia is Hong Kong’s The Chairman (followed by last year’s Odette in Singapore). Pandemic or not, overall the rankings for Bangkok restaurants are pretty high this year, with Bangkok alongside Hong Kong and Tokyo being one of the key dominators on the list. Image Credit: 80/20 Gaggan Anand is the highest new entry on the list, coming in at Number 5. “This is the most motivating thing in my entire life,” says chef Gaggan Anand. “With your love and support, we might survive this.” It’s interesting this year, and it’s nice to see many

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Capella Ubud: Campfire stories and more!

Capella Curates takes us down a barely trodden path unknown to seasoned travellers, to discover the secrets of places we think we know “I was born to be a healer, but I didn’t want to do it. I was afraid,” says I Ketut Budiasa in a slow, steady voice. “But after I filed my teeth (a rite of passage when Balinese reach adolescence), I became more open to the idea. As a healer, I don’t use modern medication to treat others. We use our hearts, energy healing and therapies that have been passed down from our ancestors.” It would be another hour or so before The Camp Fire experience at Capella Ubud ends, as I interject ever so often and

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