This Week's Tips For Travellers
Sunday 08 June 2008
In last week's article about gourmet Las Vegas we omitted to credit the airline bmi (0870 60 70 222; flybmi.com), which kindly provided the hospitality for the writer, Andy Lynes. bmi flies to Las Vegas from £459.
Just opened in Kenya's Samburu Game Reserve, Sasaab (sasaab.com) is a luxury lodge that works with the local community to provide safari holidays that reward both visitors and locals alike.
What a clever idea innovative travel company Black Tomato (blacktomato.co.uk/thevine) has come up with – a members' club for its loyal customers. The Vine offers exclusive rewards, from free books to discounts on holidays and more.
Book by Sunday 29 June to get a double room for £19 at a UK hotel owned by the Travelodge group (travelodge.co.uk). Some 70,000 rooms are up for grabs during July and August and can sleep a family of four sharing.
- 1 Arrest made after man is found by the side of the road with his penis cut off
- 2 Girl found in the Amazon rainforest with neighbour Grover Morales after going missing for 7 months
- 3 Tim Berners-Lee on creating the web: 'I never expected all these cats'
- 4 Malaysia flight MH370: Pitbull song lyrics bear uncanny resemblance to missing plane mystery, according to YouTubers
- 5 First Kiss viral video was just a clothing advert starring actors
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
How climate change helped Genghis Khan: Scientists believe a sudden period of warmer weather allowed the Mongols to invade with such success
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