Thursday, 9 Jul 2020


Luxury travel news this week: Coronavirus update – A Luxury Travel Blog

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […]

20 of the best travel films

REAL-LIFE ADVENTURES Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this uplifting film starring Reese Witherspoon as the inexperienced hiker who turns her life around. Director Jean-Marc Vallée was adamant that the movie be shot entirely on location: the journey starts in […]

Britons in Peru miss rescue flights and face months stuck in hostel

A group of Britons stranded in Peru will miss rescue flights put on by the Foreign Office after two travellers at the hostel they are staying in tested positive for coronavirus. Around 140 guests in the Pariwana hostel in Cusco, including nine British citizens and one Irish one, have been told they could be quarantined […]

IBTM Connect to showcase industry knowledge online

IBTM Events has launched a new online platform, IBTM Connect. The service is a resource hub for business events professionals to access and share knowledge and practical guidance.  The launch is part of a three-step plan to keep exhibitors, hosted buyers and the wider industry connected as they collectively navigate the impact of Covid-19. IBTM […]

WATCH: Family Recreates Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Home

A Utah family is going viral after hilariously recreating Disney’s iconic Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at home while the theme parks remain closed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Inspired by a homemade Splash Mountain video posted to Facebook by Chip and Co. last week, the Thornock family went to work while […]

10 essential travel books to read during self-isolation – A Luxury Travel Blog

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are,” according to Mason Cooley. This idea is especially poignant at this time in our history. Myriad global authorities are advising social distancing and self-isolation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, most of us find ourselves with some time to […]