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  • Great Hotels of the World welcomes new members

    London-based sales and marketing alliance announces new members in Germany, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, has added eight new properties to its collection......... […]

  • Great Hotels of the World announces the latest news from its member properties

    Sandymount Hotel announces extensive refurb Dublin’s much-loved Sandymount Hotel is undergoing a detailed refurbishment this winter on 60 bedrooms, to be ready this spring. A million euros has been earmarked for the upgrade, which will be launched to celebrate the hotel’........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World – USPs in Spain

    08 December 2014 Great Hotels of the World – USPs in Spain From the audiovisual equipment to celebrated dining and an architect-designed tower, these hotels all have something unique to offer. NH Collection Eurobuilding – the largest LED ........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World announces winner of second MICE draw

    03 December 2014 Great Hotels of the World announces winner of second MICE draw ‘Enquire to win a holiday’ competition takes our lucky winner and friend to Athens Great Hotels of the World , the London-based hotel sales and market........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World MICE news

    Great Hotels of the World MICE news Hesperia Madrid hosts charity gala, translate meetings into holidays with Dom Pedro, book some movie-star glamour in Brussels and more A round-up of news from Great Hotels of the World (www.ghotw.com), the Lond........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World announces winner of first MICE draw

    Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, has announced that Grace Lee from Carat Global Management, has won its inaugural MICE prize draw. Grace Lee will be enjoying a luxury three-night break at the glamorous ........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World welcomes new members

    London-based sales and marketing alliance announces new members in Vienna, Marrakech, Dublin, Brussels and Fuengirola Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) the London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance, has added six new properties to its co........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World MICE news

    Great Hotels of the World MICE news Member hotels host ground-breaking summit, exclusive wine event, Buddhist meditation and beehives! A round-up of news from Great Hotels of the World (www.ghotw.com), the London-based hotel sales and marketing........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World announces the latest news from member hotels

    Restyling at Hotel Quinta da Marinha Quinta da Marinha, located in Cascais near Lisbon, has recently reopened following an extensive restyling which has seen improvements in a number of key areas in the resort. The reception has been redesigned, while the guest rooms hav........ […]

  • Great Hotels of the World announces the latest news from member hotels

    Vidago Palace Hotel receives a World Luxury Spa Award Great Hotels of the World member Vidago Palace Hotel has won Best Luxury Destination Spa in the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014. Voted by guests and industry consultants, the awards celebrate the high achievers in the ho........ […]

  • Zimbabwe

    Latest Update: Summary - Following reports of disruptions to flights between Zimbabwe and South Africa we advise those intending to travel to check with their airlines first. […]

  • South Africa

    Latest Update: Summary - Following reports of disruptions to flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe we advise those intending to travel to check with their airlines first. […]

  • Lebanon

    Summary and Terrorism – You should be particularly vigilant at this time following the Lebanese Army's announcement on 19 August that it has launched an operation to remove Daesh extremists from Lebanon's north east region. Daesh and other extremists may attempt retaliatory attacks throughout Lebanon. […]

  • Finland

    Latest Update: Summary - On 18 August 2017, several people were stabbed in Turku. Police have arrested one person and have declared the incident over […]

  • Uganda

    Latest update: Entry requirements section – you’ll require a visa to enter Uganda; you can apply for a visa at the Ugandan High Commission in London or apply online for an e-visa, full details on how to apply can be found on the website of the Ugandan High Commission […]

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • St Kitts and Nevis

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • Italy

    Latest update: Summary & Natural disasters section – removal of information on volcanic eruptions from Mount Etna […]

  • San Marino

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • Andorra

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • Czech Republic

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

    This advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • Bahamas

    minor editorial amendments […]

  • Canada

    this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment […]

  • Sierra Leone

    Latest update: Summary – removal of information on widespread flooding on the Freetown peninsula […]

  • Spain

    Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice following incidents in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona, and Cambrils, near Salou; the Spanish authorities have set up a helpline for people affected by the incidents - the number is 0034 93 214 21 24; addition of a link to information about support available to you if you've been affected. […]

  • USA

    Safety & Security section - on 12 August 2017, one woman died and around 35 others were injured in Charlottesville, VA, when a car was driven into a group of protesters who were opposing a white supremacist rally against the removal of confederate monuments; further protests and counter-protests are expected in the coming weeks; you should monitor local media reports and follow the advice given by local security authorities […]

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Latest update: Summary – protests may occur in Kinshasa and surrounding areas on Monday 21 August; you should avoid areas where demonstrations may take place and monitor local media and this advice for updates […]

  • Saudi Arabia

    Latest update: Pilgrimage and Local Laws and Customs sections - updated 24-hour emergency hotline number for the 2017 Hajj; binoculars should not be brought into Saudi Arabia and may be confiscated at the port of entry; in 2018, the holy month of Ramadan is expected to start on 15 May and finish on 14 June. […]

  • Bahrain

    Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - calls for unauthorised protests in Sanabis and Abu Saiba on Friday 18 August from 8pm. […]