Ice climbing is proving a popular choice of holiday activity for adventurous travelers. So where are the best places to do it? BD counts down the top ice climbing destinations
South Korea’s Songdo International Business District has reinvented city living with its avant-garde infrastructure ideas; even rubbish collection in Songdo is hi-tech, finds Rita Lobo
Since Nelson Mandela’s death, tourists from across the globe have travelled to South Africa to pay their respects. BD traces the leader’s life across the country
A special blend of modernity and ancient tradition, Senegal is a country well worth exploring. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar, encapsulates the country’s values, with its design based on a range of unique concepts straight from the heart of Senegal
Originally a tribute to the Hindu festival of Holi, the Festival of Colour has taken on its own special meaning. As part of a global tour, the Holi Festival will be stopping off at Vienna’s Danube Island. The Austrian event coincides with India’s own festivities. Starting at midday, colours will be thrown at intervals until its close at 9:50pm. The traditional colour powder can be bought on site.
This event brings the giants of tennis to Monaco’s most famous principality. With players such as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, this year’s tournament promises particular excitement. Held in the Monte Carlo Country Club, this is a fantastic opening for the European season. Along with the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Rolex Masters is one of Monte Carlo’s most symbolic events.
Covering 12 decades of art history under the themes Galleries, Insights, Discoveries and Encounters, Art Basel brings together over 2,000 artists from east to west. The show includes discussions and presentations, covering a range of topics and perspectives, creating an atmosphere of cross-cultural discovery. Art Basel is a platform for intellectual exchange for both emerging and established artists.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, known locally as Jazz Fest, is a celebration of the music, food and culture of the US’ southern states. This year’s line-up features big names such as Santana, Chick Corea, Chaka Khan and Eric Clapton, as well as pop icons like Vampire Weekend and Christina Aguilera. The festival’s food areas dish up Louisiana’s best-loved creole delicacies.
Having teamed up with a global hotel group, Worldhotel Bel Air is better than ever and ready to serve the needs of the world’s business elite
It’s only a tiny island, but with soft sands, clear waters and fresh seafood specialities, Anguilla is an idyllic escape in the Caribbean sun
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital offers guests from around the world the opportunity to experience falconry – an important part of the culture and tradition of the UAE
In a beautiful Finnish town, just east of Helsinki, the Art Factory offers endless creative events options in a stunningly refurbished building
The Sheraton Macao Hotel is one of the Macau region’s most glamorous hotels
With its outstanding landscapes and world-class facilities, there’s no better place to conduct business than the Dubai World Trade Centre
Unusual but beautiful, the Royal Rose Hotel is an opulent French palace in Abu Dhabi’s business district and a five-star haven for corporate and leisure visitors
One of Venice’s most beautiful hotels, the Hilton Molino Stucky has everything you need to make the most of a trip to the city
Business Destinations takes to the floor of the Business Travel Show to find out about the latest trends and developments from the world’s biggest business travel brands
Sheraton Macao Hotel, star of its city, boasts an extensive range of corporate and leisure facilities in one of Asia’s most culturally diverse destinations
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Caribbean airline LIAT puts 21 regional destinations at your fingertips
Lack of cocktails and 250 Russians come close to pushing Stuart White over the edge as he travels through the Red Sea
Acid attacks, allegations of sexual exploitation and private disputes have rocked Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet – Rita Lobo looks at what the future holds for the company
From trendsetter to bestseller, Juliana Buhring talks to Joss Wyatt about Guinness World Records, oranges and inner greatness
Research reveals the cost of public violence and social unrest to tourism revenues may be significant. With more tourists boycotting unstable locations, it is time governments of countries in conflict understand the price of unrest for the industry
What surprised many about Karl Lagerfeld’s The Little Black Jacket photo exhibition was not the celebrities involved, but the cities it toured – many of which were not considered fashion capitals
If you fancy getting fitter and you’re impressed by sleek design, this is the gadget for you
Escape south for the winter to the luxurious Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
A new report shows countries whose citizens are most content aren’t necessarily postcard paradises. Jules Gray finds out what the top ten happiest countries in the world are so pleased about