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Easter - Hatching Out All Over Europe

Mar 19, 2015 12:29 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Easter bunnies and eggs will be much in evidence throughout the UK this Easter (3 – 5 April 2015) but there are many other fascinating customs in other countries celebrating this enduring Springtime festival.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests eagerly await the total solar eclipse on board Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar

Mar 18, 2015 17:59 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Guests on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ three ships Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar are eagerly awaiting the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse on Friday 20th March 2015. The ships are all heading for the exact co-ordinates off the coast of the Faroe Islands – 64.26.3N, 6.39.0W – that will give guests the very best chance of witnessing this spectacular natural phenomenon.

Colfosco – Superb Walking in the Heart of the Dolomites

Mar 16, 2015 11:11 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – are offering 7, 10 or 14 night holidays in Colfosco in the heart of the Dolomites.

Strong growth and improved profitability characterized 2014 for Scandic Hotels

Mar 16, 2015 06:30 GMT Scandic Hotels 2014 was characterized by strong growth in revenue mainly as a result of the acquisition of the Nordic hotel chain, Rica Hotels, which added 10,600 hotel rooms and 71 hotels. At the same time, the good organic growth of 10.0% in the hotel portfolio confirms that the Group’s investments in its portfolio and customer offering yielded the desired results.

Amble Rather Than Ramble to Savour South Africa’s Western Cape

Mar 12, 2015 10:10 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays The best way of savouring any destination is on foot and a gentle stroll through one of Africa’s most stunning destinations is offered by Adagio – more ambling than rambling – in this awe-inspiring region.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates record-breaking launch of its news 2016/17 itineraries

Mar 10, 2015 18:20 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating breaking its record for the highest-selling day ever, taking an amazing £2.1 million in revenue on Friday 6th March 2015, following the launch of its new 2016/17 cruise programme, which went on sale on 5th March 2015.

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Contribution to Commonwealth Day

Mar 09, 2015 13:49 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Today, (9 March 2015) marks ‘Commonwealth Day’ which will be celebrated across the Commonwealth by young people, schools, communities and organisations.

Sail scenic seaways, discover the world and get ‘closer to the destination’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2016/17, to a record 253 ports in 84 countries

Mar 05, 2015 17:42 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2016/17, its fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 253 destinations in 84 countries around the globe – more than ever before! The new 2016/17 itineraries will be unveiled to existing guests today [5th March 2015], and will go on general sale from 10th March 2015.

Gorillas Nearly Missed

Mar 04, 2015 10:59 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​According to an article in ‘The Independent’ one of the most famous sequences ever captured on television, was nearly axed by producers as being ‘too trivial’. It featured Sir David Attenborough’s landmark ‘Life on Earth’ natural history film where he becomes a ‘plaything’ for a baby gorilla.

Scandic to open an international city resort in Stockholm – a unique destination & meeting place for the travelers of 2020

Mar 02, 2015 07:00 GMT Scandic Hotels In the spring of 2017, Scandic will open a completely new type of hotel in Stockholm – a city resort. The hotel will be a playful and beautiful oasis in the middle of the vibrant concrete jungle of the city. The design of the hotel is a long-term collaboration between Scandic Hotels, and the property owner, Stena Fastigheter.