Can megaships save the global cruise industry?

Megaships industry

Changing expectations and demographics of cruise passengers have fuelled demand for vast liners offering countless on-board experiences, and competition is starting to heat up

City of Culture boost gives Hull new life

City of Culture Hull Minster royal ballet performance

Hull has successfully reinvented itself as a sustained city of culture and tourist destination

The least visited countries in the world

With so many countries in the world to travel to and explore we can be spoilt for choice. But which countries have been the least popular amongst travellers?

Glastonbury to Bestival: the UK festival scene goes from strength to strength

They have matured and grown in popularity to the point that festivals are now major contributors to local economies and are even considered annual holiday

Switzerland is the place to meet

Stage your conference kick-off meeting on a private train carriage as you skirt around Lake Geneva or inspire delegates at 10,000ft in the Alps – Switzerland’s rich diversity extends far beyond its breathtaking scenery

The timeless sex appeal of Paris

Author and long-time resident of Paris Stephen Clarke offers his take on a much-loved city for lovers

Boom in five-star luxury

With a heritage of luxurious hospitality to exacting standards, top Swiss hoteliers are countering economic slowdown with an accelerated programme of investment, writes Haig Simonian

The world is your oyster

The worldwide hospitality market is growing rapidly – investing in the best education offers a great return, says the Swiss Education Group