Tourism

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2019

Explorer Ben Fogle on taking his Celebrity Cruises adventure series to the cutting Edge

As one of Britain's best-known explorers, and a self-described journeyman with 30 years of world travel experience, Ben Fogle is the man to go to when it comes to finding the experiential travel o... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Mar 2019

As Colombia becomes the must-visit destination of 2019, boutique hotel Cannúa shares why sustainability is key

For 50 years, Colombia has been largely off limits thanks to a civil war that only officially ended in 2016. But now the country – including the once-infamous capital Bogóta – is be... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Feb 2019

Back in vogue: this year's most surprising luxury travel destinations

When it comes to this year’s top luxury travel destinations, don’t expect to see the usual suspects on any expert’s list. While exclusivity has been the most steadfast trend of recen... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Feb 2019

Experience island paradise without the plastics as Barbados announces landmark ban

The Caribbean island of Barbados has banned the importation, retail, sale and use of single-use plastic in a landmark effort to protect the island's natural resources and marine life. The remarkab... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 31 Jan 2019

Editor’s Letter: discover the future of luxury in the Tempus Travel edition

The luxury travel industry is in a state of transition. Extravagant, gilded hotels and private jets are no longer the defining aspirations. Instead, conscious, experience-led travel is becoming the no... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 31 Jan 2019

The five essential private jet adventures that will take your holiday to new heights

Round-the-world trips were once the remit of gap-year backpackers, but as the trend of private jet tours continues to rise, the concept is enjoying a much-needed face-lift, with bespoke private jet ho... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Jan 2019

Explore breathtaking culture and community with Ulagalla by Uga Escapes

In recent years Sri Lanka has become the destination du jour for trendy travellers thanks to its miles of sandy beaches, dramatic surf and scenic train routes but, high in the central hills, the ancie... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Jan 2019

Leo Trippi MD Oliver Corkhill tells Tempus how the wellness trend is hitting the slopes

With one in five travellers set to book a wellness trip in 2019, Oliver Corkhill, managing director of luxury travel company Leo Trippi tells Tempus how the trend has found its way into the ski indust... Read More

By Rose Adams | 06 Sep 2018

Relaxation by design: A stylish stay at Hôtel Metropole Monte-Carlo

Few destinations epitomise style and glamour quite like Monaco. The principality – just a short drive from Nice, St Tropez, and Cannes – is home to some of the most pre... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Aug 2018

Tempus puts the Dorchester's definitive five-star experience to the test

Opened in 1931 in the heart of Park Lane, The Dorchester is a storied affair – Prince Philip held his stag do here in 1949, for example – but one that has moved with the times. A look arou... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Aug 2018

Heaven on earth: how to find the ultimate private paradise in Mauritius

Mark Twain famously wrote that “Mauritius was made first and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius”, and it’s pretty hard to disagree. If we made a checklist for paradis... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Aug 2018

Sabi Sabi Safari Lodge remembers how Nelson Mandela won a stand off with an elephant

The incredible life of Nelson Mandela – trailblazing civil rights leader, political prisoner and South African president – has been well remembered this year, with an international day of ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Aug 2018

How Wilderness Safaris is helping HNWs travel with purpose

Many African safari tours have long eschewed their not-so-humble beginnings as extravagant big-game hunts for the Victorian elite in favour of building a contemporary history providing luxur... Read More

By Rose Adams | 30 May 2018

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park completes exciting multi-million pound restoration

Nestled in bustling Knightsbridge, one of London’s most exclusive hotels, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel, has completed its most ambitious restoration since it was established 115 years ago &... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 May 2018

How the Isle of Man has taken conservation to an island-wide enterprise

When the Isle of Man was named a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 2016, its community's already commendable approach to sustainable development and environmental protection was welcomed onto the ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 18 May 2018

107 beaches of Costa Rica are awarded the Blue Flag status for 2018

Bordered by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, with its pristine coastlines and crystal-clear oceans, it will come as no surprise that sustainability is of paramount importance to popular travel... Read More

By Rose Adams | 17 May 2018

Royal Windsor Horse Show celebrates another memorable year

The UK’s largest outdoor horse event, Royal Windsor Horse Show is renowned as being one of the most prestigious affairs in the equestrian calendar and this year was no different, with ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 03 May 2018

Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui on conserving Thailand's rich shoreline

When a hotel talks about ethical or sustainable tourism, visitors can often find themselves faced with a difficult decision – to ignore questionable excursion in favour of experiencing new cultu... Read More

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