The small but perfectly formed Balearic Island of Menorca offers families a chance to slow down and get back to nature. Holly Tuppen seeks out its family hotspots
This 26-bedroom townhouse is adorned with pollution-guzzling greenery and kitted out with locally designed interiors – entirely in keeping with the creative and eco-conscious set that live in Buenos Aires’ hip Palermo Hollywood neighbourhood.
Combine the architecture of Paris with the sub-culture of Berlin and throw in a fiery dose of Latin passion and you have South America’s most sophisticated city: Buenos Aires. We’ve pulled together our Positive Luxury guide on where to stay, eat and shop.
Last week Holly Tuppen attended the World Travel and Tourism Council’s sustainable travel awards — Tourism for Tomorrow — to find out what trends are leading the way and how we can do our bit.
Picture paradise. There you are, swinging from side to side carefree in a hammock, surrounded by white sand and azure waters and daydreaming about parrot sh and eagle rays. You’re in the Maldives, or somewhere similarly idyllic, and it’s everything that you had hoped for.
On the banks of the seasonal Timbavati River, within the 14,700-hectare Ngala Private Game Reserve, this tented camp offers all the wildlife viewing of neighbouring Kruger National Park in a more intimate and exclusive environment.
We think that having a positive impact on the planet’s environment and inhabitants is important, and when done well, tourism can be a positive force for good; hotels provide work opportunities to locals and it often encourages residents to keep their environment clean.
In November 2017 Tatler ran a sustainable travel special.
Yurbban’s design is striking – more pimped-up new build than sympathetic Spanish restoration (albeit done responsibly with an excellent sustainability rating). Elegant lighting and soft furnishings suppress any inkling of a chain hotel.