Portugal-April 2024

Having just spent the last 3 days in the Algarve, we stayed at the new 5โญ๏ธ Domes Villamoura. Recently refurbished to a very high standard of luxury the property sits in a perfect location in Villamoura just minutes walk from the amazing sandy beach ๐Ÿ–๏ธ which stretches for miles and then on the other side […]

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Barcelona-March 2024

I was fortunate enough to visit Barcelona in March, which was kindly hosted by EasyJet Holidays who now have a new flight route from Birmingham to Barcelona. I was fortunate enough to visit many hotels in and around Barcelona. My Top 3 favorite hotels were: Hilton Diagonal Mar This hotel is beautifully furnished and located […]

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Dubai-March 2024

โ€˜I was lucky enough to experience Dubai in March 2024. I had previously visited Dubai 12 years ago and itโ€™s a destination that continues to evolve. One of the things that struck me the most was how itโ€™s become such a great destination for a family break. With its incredible city skyline, beaches and countless […]

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Amsterdam-December 2023

Day One I was fortunate enough to travel to Amsterdam with JTA travel. After an early morning flight with KLM airlines, we arrived in Amsterdam bright and early.  We then had a tour of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol which amazed me how large the airport is!  We then headed to the hotel we were staying at […]

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P & O Cruises Training & Ship Visit – April 2024

Five members of staff from Holiday Lounge have just returned from a training session and ship visit on P & O Britannia, here is a report from Georgia Benedict – Team Birstall. I have just got back from my P & O ship visit on Britannia, I was away in Southampton for 2 days. P […]

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Holiday Lounge Conference-November 2023-Paphos Cyprus

Holiday Lounge hosted its first overseas conference in Paphos, Cyprus at the Athena Beach Hotel, here is the day to day summary of our event! Conference Hosts: Constantinou Bros Hotels – Paphos, Cyprus Headline Sponsor: JTA Travel Associate Sponsors: Riviera Travel, If Only, Sandals Resorts UK, Celebrity Cruises & Jet2.com & Jet2holidays ๐—›๐—Ÿ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—™๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ […]

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Ponant Cruise-Caribbean-November 2023

What a great way to spend a Monday! A morning familiarising ourselves on this fantastic Ponant yacht. This is truly a unique concept and gives the feel of a very personal cruise experience. Spacious areas, excellent food and service. A call to Bequia, one of the many islands in the Grenadines, totally unspoilt with stunning […]

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A Great Client Review-Australia & New Zealand!

Just to say a great big thankyou to You and your team at holiday lounge and If Only for putting together an amazing trip and experience which we both thoroughly enjoyed. It all went seamlessly from start to finish .Singapore Business class top drawer and Virgin Australia excellent. All 9 flights on time and no […]

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Italy-Emilia Romagna-September 2023

What a wonderful trip to experience the Emilia Romagna region of Italy with Typically Italian. Day 1:  We enjoyed a walking city tour of Bologna (the Fat City )with lunch in a local restaurant, good job we did over 15000 steps! Then onto the  Grand Hotel Cesenatico, 5-star luxury hotel on the Cesenatico canal port, […]

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Wendy Wu Client Evening-March 2024

๐—›๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—ช๐˜‚ ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜‡๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐˜. Wendy Wu tours specialise in a wide range of destinations, featuring; China Japan India Southeast Asia (Plus Latin America, The Middle East, Europe & Africa) Together with Chris from Wendy Wu, we hosted 50 of our clients at the Royal […]

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Cruise Training Day-March 2024

On Friday 8th March, seven staff from the ๐—›๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜†. This was a great day where our team expanded their knowledge on some of the amazing products that they have available Many thanks to our Cruise Line partners for a great informative day: Riviera Travel Uniworld Boutique […]

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Rhine Cruise-October 2023

Ship Oscar Wilde.- Switzerland to Germany Guests 169 Passengers. Crew 44 4 x Deluxe Balcony Suites, other cabins consist of Superior Suites with French Balcony, Standard suites on lower deck (Emerald Deck) fixed windows. I stayed in a Superior Suite on the Diamond Deck (upper), including a drinks package, red, white, Rose and sparkling house […]

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Sandals Barbados-June 2023

๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—•๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿš๐Ÿข๐Ÿฅฅ๐Ÿ๏ธ Located directly on Maxwell Beach, this luxury all-inclusive resort is equipped with 20 restaurants and 6 bars to choose from. With a wide selection of cuisines, you will not go hungry. Try the Indian restaurant Bombay, the steakhouse Butchโ€™s, or even a quick lunch snack at Jerk Shack. […]

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Corfu-May 2023

I was fortunate enough to experience luxury on the emerald island of Corfu during the last week of May, courtesy of the Holiday Lounge, Jet2 Holidays & Domes Hotels. Hotel Domes Corfu I stayed with a group of agents at the beachfront Domes of Corfu Autograph Collection Hotel. This stunning hotel is set in the […]

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Dubai-May 2023

I was fortunate in the last week to stay at the new Iconic landmark of Dubai Atlantis The Royal. โ€˜ The Most Ultra Luxury Experimental Resort in the Worldโ€™ Situated on the Palm next to its sister hotel Atlantis The Palm, this is truly a breath-taking hotel , 3 swimming pools The Royal Pool for […]

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