From Corsica and Karnataka to snug sleeping bags and new hotels
Saturday 22 June 2013
Inntravel's new tours include the 10-day "Hills and Coast of Karnataka". The lesser-visited Indian region – south of Goa and north of Kerala – is a patchwork of spice plantations, hill stations and palm-fringed beaches. It costs from £1,625pp with hotels, meals and flights (inntravel.co.uk).
Manhattan's latest digs, The High Line Hotel, opens in Chelsea on Wednesday, with luxurious modern rooms and views of either the park or buzzy neighbourhood (thehighlinehotel.com).
The Big Feastival, presented by Jamie Oliver and Alex James on the Blur bassist's farm in the Cotswolds, has music from Basement Jaxx and chefs such as Bruno Loubet from 31 August-1 September (jamieoliver.com/thebigfeastival).
The Austrian resort of Innsbruck, gateway to the Tyrol, has a new design hotel. Adlers has 75 sleek rooms with pendant lamps and charcoal hues, and a 12th-floor restaurant that looks down over the resort's rooftops (www.deradler.com).
Corsican Places is offering customers the chance to fly on a new direct BMI Regional charter from Bristol. The flights take off tomorrow for Bastia in the north of the island and can be booked on their own or as part of a package (corsica.co.uk).
The Vietnam Open Festival is on London's Southbank today and tomorrow, with music and 30 stalls selling Vietnamese street food (bit.ly/VietOpenFest).
Olpro's new camping range of waterproof tents, vintage plates, colourful windbreakers and snug sleeping bags is now available to buy online at olproshop.com.
The lowest price, in sterling, of a three-night short break at the new Woburn Forest Center Parcs, which opens next year. Bookings are now being taken for stays between 1 September and 18 December 2014.The resort will feature 625 forest lodges, a 75-room hotel and the signature Subtropical Swimming Paradise (centerparcs.co.uk/woburn ).
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