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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........ […]

  • Syria

    Latest update: editorial amendments throughout […]

  • Paraguay

    Latest update: Summary – removal of information on violent protests in Asunción […]

  • Eritrea

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Eritrea […]

  • Uganda

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Uganda […]

  • Philippines

    Latest update: Summary – clashes are underway between government forces and militants in Marawi City, Mindanao; the Foreign and Commonwealth Office continue to advise against all travel to western Mindanao including Marawi City; if you're in the affected area you should remain indoors, monitor media reporting, and follow the advice of the Philippine authorities […]

  • Rwanda

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Rwanda […]

  • Congo

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in the Republic of Congo […]

  • Namibia

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in the Namibia […]

  • Central African Republic

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in the Central African Republic (CAR) […]

  • Zambia

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Zambia […]

  • Swaziland

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Swaziland […]

  • São Tomé and Principe

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in São Tomé and Princ […]

  • Malawi

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Malaw […]

  • Lesotho

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there's no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Lesotho […]

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in the Democratic Republic of the Congo […]

  • Comoros

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in the Comoros; Safety & security section (Air travel) – Air Madagascar has been removed from the list of airlines banned from operating within the European Union; however, staff at the British Embassy in Madagascar are advised to use an alternative to Air Madagascar if a safer mode of transport is availab […]

  • Burundi

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Burund […]

  • Angola

    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Angola […]

  • Bahrain

    Latest update: Summary – the Ministry of Interior has announced a security operation on the morning of 23 May 2017, in the vicinity of Diraz; there’s an increased security presence in surrounding areas and you should follow the advice of the local authorities; if you encounter protests or any civil disturbances, leave the area immediately […]

  • Saudi Arabia

    Latest update: addition of a Pilgrimage section to this travel advice page offering information and advice for British nationals travelling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj or Umra […]