Posts Tagged ‘ Abu Dhabi ’

Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,



Saturday snippets: 28th April 2018

Apr 28th, 2018 | By

In a week in which a bird wanted to view impressionist paintings and Venice segregated tourists from locals, Adrian wraps up the smaller stories of the week



The Abu Dhabi Louvre

Nov 10th, 2017 | By

The new Louvre isn’t in France nor an ex-French colony. It is on an island in Abu Dhabi called Saadiyat where a ten year old project final came to fruition with the official opening this week.



What’s hot: November 2017

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



London life

Feb 12th, 2017 | By

I’d love to see you, but you live too far away says Kaye Holland



What’s hot in 2017 – according to the travel industry part 2

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
new Orleans

Advice and tips from tour operators on where to holiday in 2017 is compiled from those received before Christmas. Canada, New Orleans, Russia, South Africa and Chile feature across the lists.



Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.



Saturday snippets: 5th November 2016

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
dragon head

Never underestimate a dragon. It has been responsible for attracting visitors to heritage sites in Wales just as Taylor Swift has attracted people to New York. They are just two items that Adrian includes in his Saturday column this week.



Saturday snippets: 16th January 2016

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

Glass cars, selfies in Mumbai and why Bournemouth has something in common with Abu Dhabi are items that Adrian has spotted this week.



Saturday snippets: 12th December 2015

Dec 12th, 2015 | By
cartoon of beach and Merry Christmas

Where are we going for Christmas? Which destinations are have attracted us and will continue to do so in 2016?



Best new openings

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

Be the first kid on your block to see these brand new attractions, all slated to throw open their doors by 2016.



Life’s a beach

Feb 10th, 2015 | By

Winter getting you down? Book a break on one of these beaches and we bet you’ll feel better instantly…



A History of the World in 100 Objects

May 13th, 2014 | By

In Manarat Al Saadiyat there is already a Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and a Louvre Abu Dhabi which is described as a museum city.



Saturday snippets: 10th May 2014

May 10th, 2014 | By

In a busy week, Adrian covers eleven stories that you might not have read about includingb a new Charlie Chaplin museum, pálinka tasting in Budapest and dragon boat racing in Macau.



Saturday snippets – 15th February 2014

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

Nottingham is riddled with caves, at least 450 of them. But these are man-made and many are under pubs so that is where many entrances are. I’ll leave you to ponder why they might be there. Now a research team in Nottingham has developed a new mobile phone application to allow people to explore the city’s caves from above ground. The free app will be available by the end of February. The application would have a map function to allow people to locate the caves
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Top tips for first time expats

Jan 2nd, 2014 | By

It’s that wet, miserable time of year when thoughts turn to paradise – and plans for 2014. Thinking about a fresh start – perhaps somewhere sunny? Former expat, Kaye Holland, has some advice to help you realise those expat ambitions



The year that was

Dec 27th, 2013 | By

It’s been a busy year and it’s time to take stock. Here travel writer and enthusiast, Kaye Holland, shares her 2013 holiday highlights



Arabian sights

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

Dubai isn’t the only UAE city creating a buzz. After years in the second rank of destinations, Abu Dhabi is an emirate on the move. Kaye Holland visits the hottest new destination in the Middle East



Abu Dhabi’s (K)night rider

Nov 6th, 2013 | By

Cycling is having a boom. Everywhere. So are cycling holidays but would you cycle in Abu Dhabi? Not only is it unbelievably hot in the daytime for most months of the year, but cars rule the transport system.



Saturday snippets – 12 October 2013

Oct 12th, 2013 | By

Adrian summarises some of the stories of the week that deserve a mention – or at least that’s what he says!



Where the experts holiday: Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel

Jun 16th, 2013 | By

Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, talks travel



What’s hot: June 2013

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Entering the USA

Apr 21st, 2013 | By

One of the consistent complaints about travelling to the US is the length of time it takes to get through immigration control once you land there. If you can pass through the controls in Dublin and Shannon, why not at UK airports?



I love London, so why did I leave?

Mar 16th, 2013 | By

As regular CD-Traveller readers will know, Kaye loves London so why did she leave?



Viva Vienna!

Dec 8th, 2012 | By

Austria’s capital and largest city, Vienna, claimed top spot in Mercer’s 2012 Quality of Life survey



Abu Dhabi revealed as ultimate beach holiday destination

Sep 18th, 2012 | By

Abu Dhabi revealed as ultimate beach holiday destination



Abu Dhabi records double digit Q1 guest growth

May 7th, 2012 | By

UK remains Abu Dhabi’s top performing market
 



Abu Dhabi sizzles

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

have read a slew of articles recently on how Abu Dhabi – the UAE’s richest emirate – is about to emerge as a world class centre for the arts, culture and sport. The Abu Dhabi Festival kicks off next week (March 11) and will see Simon Russell Beale perform at the Royal Opera House while Michelin starred chef, Gary Rhodes, is set to open Rhodes 44 at the St Regis Abu Dhabi.