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30 Jul 2019

Don't miss: 4 must-do holidays before the end of the year

It may be the final month for summer holidays, but there’s still time to catch a break before the end of 2019.

26 Mar 2019

Six Senses Hotels & Resorts

17 distinctive, intimate and eco-friendly luxury resorts across 14 countries are considered a platform for experiencing the simple beauty of nature, complemented by sublime experiences delivered by experts from a wide range of backgrounds to stimulat...

14 Mar 2019

City breaks:10 of the best destinations

A lack of time doesn’t need to mean lack of enjoyment. Sometimes, a stolen weekend away can provide just the right amount of unfettered culture and discovery to re-engage and re-kindle. Whether living like a local, or soaking in some of the world’s m...

05 Mar 2019

Last Off The Slopes

Heading for an end of ski season escape? Discover our top five snow-sure European destinations for those last exhilarating days on the slopes.

30 Jan 2019

Up in the clouds: 7 sought-after places to stay this ski season

Thanks to the exorbitant amount of fresh snowfall across the Alps at the start of 2019, the spirit of the ski season is firmly in the air with Europe's snow-sure slopes in fantastic condition and ready for action. With enduring appeal and superlativ...

14 Jan 2019

Festival feeling

Whether you’re looking for a slice of culture, or simply seeking a new way to experience a favourite destination, these are the go-to events for 2019 that promise to cater to your every wish and fulfill every need.

23 Nov 2018

Easter holidays: 7 ultimate family destinations for spring

Kick back, relax and enjoy two weeks of uninterrupted sun and quality time with the family. Whether you’re looking for an escape with tots or teens, these must-visit destinations for a family holiday over Easter will have you wishing it was spring no...

22 Nov 2018

7 destinations to get your dose of winter sun

Swap the chilly British weather for warmer climes this winter. How does lying on the beach with cocktails delivered by your very own private butler sound? Get your Vitamin D fix with our seven go-to destinations for a healthy dosage of winter sun. Do...

20 Nov 2018

A food lover's guide to Grand Velas

From culture-filled cooking classes to beachside tequila tasting, Grand Velas offers seasoned foodies the smart choice for all-inclusive.

09 Nov 2018

Places and spaces for art aficionados

There is a definitive synergy between art and travel and increasingly, we are finding that hotels are embracing this superlative relationship. Challenging the norm, art has become the new hotel accessory, serving to accentuate the concept that people...

24 Oct 2018

Unforgettable wildlife encounters in Uganda

Unspoilt and enchanting, Uganda is blessed with thriving rainforests and ecosystems abundant with wildlife, possessing remarkable opportunities to see everything from the Big 5 to the endangered mountain gorillas which inhabit the high montane forest...

23 Oct 2018

Winter done right: why Switzerland has it all

There's a whole world of adventure in the Swiss Alps aside from hurtling down whiter than white pistes and ploughing through powder-filled forests. What's more, besides boasting some of the most stunning scenery and best spots for snow sports in the ...

19 Oct 2018

9 must visit hotels in Dubai

Discover the mystique of Dubai's soaring city skylines, desert expanses and kaleidoscopic souks at these jaw-dropping hotels - must-visits for the discerning luxury traveller.

19 Oct 2018

Top 5 luxury city breaks

Whether it’s a leisurely week or a stolen weekend, a city break provides just the right amount of unfettered city culture, sightseeing and exploration. Wander maze-like cobbled streets in search of ancient landmarks, take in the buzz of a megacity wi...

19 Oct 2018

First look: Jumby Bay Island like never before

One of our favourite private islands has just revealed a complete design transformation in the Caribbean.

10 Oct 2018

Caribbean calm: your guide to 14 of the best beach resorts

Experience the legendary warmth of the Caribbean’s charming islands. Dazzling sands, crystal blue waters and culture-filled towns invite total relaxation. Here's our pick of the best beach resorts in the Caribbean to find your calm...

08 Oct 2018

Out of the Ordinary

Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Relax and look no further, we’ve travelled the world to uncover truly out of the ordinary locations and experiences to spark your imagination. These extra special boltholes will leave you utt...

04 Oct 2018

Extraordinary experience: Introducing COMO Hotels & Resorts

Representing the unique vision of contemporary by founder Christina Ong, COMO Hotels & Resorts encompasses 12 award-winning urban hotels, island and wellness resorts. Individually curated to reflect their location, each property is entirely different...

02 Oct 2018

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman – where next for your Arabian getaway?

Renowned for being big, bold and beautiful, there’s much more to Arabia than first meets the eye. Beneath the opulent splendour lies an undeniable eastern charm waiting to be discovered. Soaring city skylines, expanses of desert and colourful souks p...

25 Sep 2018

Paris Fashion Week: our hotel picks for the fashion-forward

As fashionistas, photographers and everyone who is anyone flood the French capital for front row seats at the most stylish week of the year, we’ve rounded up our top pick of hotels that exude couture beyond the runway.

17 Sep 2018

6 of the best family friendly ski resorts

From magical sleigh rides to thrilling toboggan runs, there is little that excites children more than a chance to play in the snow. We’ve picked a few of our favourite hotels that offer little touches to please younger guests – from children’s clubs ...

14 Sep 2018

6 ideas for luxury family escapes during October half term

As the days get chillier and the nights arrive earlier during autumn, October is the perfect time to escape the British weather for some quality time on a luxury family holiday. Fly and flop to destinations close to home and enjoy the last of the war...

03 Sep 2018

A nature-lovers guide to Australia’s greatest landmarks

Home to some of the most iconic natural landmarks in the world, Australia is the ultimate playground for nature lovers. Explore the enthralling aboriginal lore of Uluru in the outback, marvel at the rainbow of colours in the Great Barrier Reef or fin...

09 Aug 2018

First look: Mandarin Oriental & new kind of Caribbean luxury

In one of the most talked about takeovers of 2018, the renowned Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has finally taken up permanent residence in an iconic estate on the paradisaical island of Canouan.

06 Aug 2018

10 of the world's most exclusive adults only hotels

Say hello to peace and paradise at these adults only resorts, providing a special place to spend time with your favourites. Whether you’re seeking a romantic couple’s only retreat or simply a week away with a gaggle of friends, we’ve curated our top ...

30 Jul 2018

Best hour of your life

Sometimes, it’s not where you go on holiday that matters most; it’s what you want to experience while you’re there. Perhaps yours are simple needs: to get some sun and the odd game of tennis. Or is your idyll more multi-faceted; refined but outdoorsy...

27 Jul 2018

Nourish mind, body and soul in beautiful Bali

Close your eyes, dream of paradise, and even the most fertile imagination won’t conjure up somewhere so stunning as Capella Ubud, Bali. Situated in the artist village of Keliki, between rainforest, rice paddies as the sacred Wos River, this hidden sa...

23 Jul 2018

7 of the most unique beach experiences in the world

Dine on a sandbank 100m out into the ocean, swim with dolphins in your own private lagoon or witness Hawksbill turtles nest and their hatchlings make their way to the sea – discover some of the most breath-taking beaches in the world where you can in...

23 Jul 2018

5 reasons why Abu Dhabi is what your travel wish list needs

What was a quaint fishing village just fifty years ago is now one of the Emirates’ most bustling cities - a booming metropolis rivalling Dubai as the must visit Emirati destination. Compared to the glitz and glam that its sister city is renowned for,...

06 Jul 2018

Inspiration for that special occasion

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, retirement or honeymoon, whatever the milestone Carrier can help you mark it with an extra special holiday. Perhaps you have been working hard and are just looking to treat yourself to a lavish bre...

28 Jun 2018

Gili Lankanfushi's top 5 eco-friendly efforts

A barefoot utopia sitting atop its own private coral island, Gili Lankanfushi is one of the most sought after locations that the Maldives – and world – has to offer. But, beyond the splendiferous luxury of its over-water villas, the exclusive nature...

24 Jun 2018

Wild at Heart

For many, a safari is a once-in-a-lifetime trip, while for others the experience, continent and wildlife become a lifelong passion. Whether you are planning your first safari, or your fifth, we love nothing more than curating bespoke safari itinerari...

18 Jun 2018

and breathe

21st Century life is chaotic, fast-paced and unrelenting. So it’s never been more important to take some me-time and put yourself first. Whether you’re searching for retreats near or far, contemporary, adults-only escapism, or traditional healing rit...

25 May 2018

Travel with a conscience

From endangered ecosystems to local communities – let’s get serious about sustainability…

25 May 2018

A world of sensations

Taste, touch, sound, smell, sight: We’ve singled out some of our favourite hotels that stand out for their gastronomy, views and enriching experiences that make guests feel truly alive.

23 May 2018

Home from home

Where there’s a penchant for privacy but a soft spot for the frills of a five-star hotel, our edit of the very best standalone residences is your go-to. From intimate hideaway homes and spa houses to large chalets fit for global get-togethers.

23 May 2018

Travel with your tribe touring

Touring with your tribe can be one of the most rewarding and extraordinary experiences imaginable.

22 May 2018

Battle of the Beaches - Indian Ocean v. Far East Round Two

We know all about sun, sea and sand; and continue to unearth some of the world’s most Instagram-worthy hotspots. You might want access to an exclusive beach club, to practice water sports with a pro or just dreaming of remote wilderness on your very ...

22 May 2018

Travel with your tribe - fly and flop

Explore the world combining quality family time together with seeing new things and learning new tricks. We reveal some of our favourite parent-pleasing places that fulfil the dreams of young and old.

08 May 2018

Battle of the Beaches Caribbean & Mexico v. Europe Round One

From fun in the sun for families, to secluded private islands for couples, and exhilarating water sports for the most daring of thrill seekers, our portfolio of luxury beach resorts have it all. Here, our top European and Caribbean hotels go head to ...

18 Dec 2017

Introducing our new Europe & North Africa 2018/19 brochure

18 Dec 2017

Introducing our new USA, Canada & Mexico 2018/19 brochure

14 Dec 2017

Introducing our new India, Far East & Australasia 2018/19 brochure

23 Oct 2017

Baros Maldives receives Small Luxury Hotels of the World award

14 Sep 2017

Introducing our new Africa 2018/19 brochure

With a host of new and unique luxury lodges and hotels, a greater number of internal flights, and offerings that range from safari excursions to secluded beach retreats, it’s safe to say we're excited to launch our Africa 2018/19 portfolio.

13 Sep 2017

Introducing our new Indian Ocean & Arabia 2018/19 brochure

From adult-only hotspots to all-inclusive island retreats, exciting new openings to fresh renovations, we reveal all you need to know to make the most of the Indian Ocean and Arabia in the coming year.

12 Sep 2017

Introducing our new Caribbean 2018/19 brochure

Sun-draped, exotic destinations and impossibly luxurious hotels are just a taste of what's new to our Caribbean portfolio this year. As well as the new, we're still sporting our old favourites who have even more to offer.

24 Apr 2017

Barbados: Our top 5 properties

For a small island, Barbados is big on luxury. Not short of five stars, we've picked our luxury standout hotels for 2019.

20 Apr 2017

Barbados: A melting-pot of memories

Doing nothing comes easily on this relaxed Caribbean island where turtles nest, palms rustle and the sound of steel-pans fill the air. But with endless experiences to be had, activities to get stuck into and places to visit, Barbados calls to discove...

20 Apr 2017

Barbados: A taste of the island

From fresh, local seafood served at beachside shacks to elegant, chic eateries ideal for romantic meals, Barbados is peppered with an array of charming restaurants.

09 Mar 2017

Top 10 All-Inclusive Family Hotels

Going on holiday with your family is the perfect opportunity to relax and spend quality time together. So why not experience a luxury getaway where everything is completely taken care of? Our curated selection of hotels and resorts that offer all-inc...

28 Feb 2017

Top 10 rooms for families

From the best interconnecting rooms to entire villas and chalets, we've handpicked the finest luxury rooms, suites and villas for you and your family with space, location and benefits in mind.

07 Oct 2016


Are you looking for the best beach on the island or a foodie favourite? Perhaps you need a family suite that will comfortably accommodate the whole tribe, or somewhere with a raft of activities to keep everyone entertained. Our travel specialist, Ame...

07 Oct 2016

Segera Retreat Kenya & North Island Seychelles

Small touches often make the biggest impact. Miles from the bustle of daily life, travel specialist Lindsey reconnected with nature and was coaxed into relaxation and indulgence at both these retreats. Here, she highlights the exceptional tailored se...

20 Sep 2016

Paragliding into Six Senses Zighy Bay

Carrier's Product Coordinator Amy tell us all about her exhilarating entrance into the authentic Omani resort.


05 Sep 2016

Voted 'Favourite Tour Operator'

This month, we are very proud to announce that Carrier was awarded the highly coveted accolade of ‘Favourite Tour Operator’ at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards for the fifth time; more than any other travel company.

17 Jun 2016

Exploring South Africa and Botswana

Our Africa Product Manager, Vanessa Dean has just returned from an unforgettable luxury safari holiday touring South Africa and Botswana, we couldn't wait to hear about her adventures and share her favourite highlights.

15 Apr 2016

Destination Wedding

The enduring appeal of the Maldives is instantly recognisable in the vibrant blue lagoons and colourful reefs wrapped around picture-perfect atolls; paradise islands seemingly designed for romance.

15 Apr 2016

A Royal Visit

The royals have incredible travel opportunities with their worldwide public duties. Last week William and Kate started their tour of the Indian Subcontinent; they have enjoyed lunch with the Indian Prime Minister, taken an open-air safari at Kaziran...

15 Apr 2016

Trending: Portugal

Portugal is known for its pleasant climate, swoon worthy beaches and dramatic coastline. Its spicy peri peri cuisine and the warmth of its people. Portugal is paradise found.

14 Apr 2016

Privileged Access: South Africa

Expect lunch in the home of a celebrity chef, exclusive entry into the best museums and private viewings at renowned art studios.

14 Apr 2016

Star Wars filming locations

Destinations across the globe have been used to present the spectacular planets that make up the Star Wars universe since 1976 - here we highlight some of our favourites. The third and final instalment of the Star Wars prequel trilogy saw the crew he...

12 Apr 2016

Finnish Lapland - Julie Barker

Julie, Carrier's Head of Reservations & Operations, enjoys a snowy adventure with a traditional Finnish Lapland escape and a magical visit to meet Father Christmas.

08 Apr 2016

Trending: Spain

Spain sizzles. Whether it is because of the year-round sun or fiery flamenco, Spain is a unique, one-of-a-kind place just calling to be explored.

22 Mar 2016

Traditional Rwandan Dance

Carrier captures a traditional Rwandan dance while on a Gorilla tracking trip in Rwanda.


19 Feb 2016


Offering an authentic Arabic experience which you may not get from the UAE, Oman retains a traditional look and feel and provides some of the most remarkable backdrops within the Middle East. Our Travel Specialist, Sally has recently returned from th...

18 Feb 2016

Botswana Safari Review

Carrier Sales Consultant, Steph Bates, recently returned from her first trip to Botswana. Here she shares with us her safari recommendations and how to choose which lodges to stay at.

18 Feb 2016

Five reasons to go to Botswana for your next safari

Carrier Sales Consultant, Steph Bates, explains why Botswana is one of her new safari favourites.

15 Sep 2015

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

Happy 10th anniversary to our friends at One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives.


21 Aug 2015

Time For Tea

A meditator, a tradition, a national treasure, a legacy: a cup of tea goes far beyond simple enjoyment.

20 Aug 2015

A Winter of Content

Winter is on the horizon and, as the nights draw in and temperatures drop, it is easy to drift off on thoughts of travels around the world. Whether it be the comforting simplicity of a holiday to sunnier climes, the thrill and adventure of a safari e...

17 Aug 2015

Inside Arabia

Renowned for being big, bold and beautiful, but there’s much more than first meets the eye.

14 Aug 2015

Beyond The Vine

Fully charged or deliciously mellow, the world is full of inspiring locations producing fantastic vintages and offering unique experiences for wine lovers.

14 Aug 2015


Many of the hotels and resorts that we work with are actively involved within their communities and are genuinely committed to creating opportunities which nurture and develop the welfare and long-term good of the local people.

13 Aug 2015

Exploration and Adventure Tanzania

Travel nourishes the soul, and never more so, we believe, than when the opportunity is taken to really get under the skin of a destination and begin to understand the rich tapestry of culture, traditions and natural wonders that make it so unique.

13 Aug 2015

Exploration and Adventure Indonesia Aman Resorts

Aman is an experiential brand, capturing the imagination of the global travel cognoscenti. Their innovative approach to luxury travel, where the experiences of guests take centre stage, complements its philosophy of opening up remote and less explore...

13 Aug 2015

Welcome Home

The best of both worlds, a home-from-home, signature living – however you phrase it, standalone residences with all the benefits of a luxury hotel are fast becoming essential for those seeking privacy and space, without compromising on style and serv...

12 Aug 2015

The Year of Mauritius

Celebrating a milestone in March, the island of Mauritius is preparing to mark its 50th Anniversary of Independence.

12 Aug 2015

Privileged Access Italy

Imagine standing alone in the heart of the Colosseum, we have the network of contacts to make these imaginings reality.

12 Jun 2015

Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Thailand, Cambodia, Laos. Three destinations that, even to the most seasoned traveller, bring a pang of anticipation. Our Reservations Manager, Vicki Holding experienced each distinctly different destination, here are her top five highlights.

20 May 2015

Ski - various

These European resorts are firm-favourites with snow-bunnies across the world, so prime piste is a given here. Luxury hotels, the allure of après-ski and powder-soft snow all factor, but I share my own personal highlights from the trip.

08 May 2015

Andrew Burton USA

I had always wished to pick up a car and drive care-free along the picturesque Golden Coast. I twisted and turned into the iconic boltholes of Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, San Diego and Laguna Beach to discover spectacular vistas, glittering beaches ...

29 Apr 2015

Sarah Lancashire, South of France

The French Riviera. Three words that conjure up images of sophisticated glamour, refined elegance and, oh, so much more. Our Senior Marketing Executive, Sarah Lancashire, discovered that life really is beautiful on the Côte d’Azur.

23 Apr 2015

Review: Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

"An uber cool resort"

22 Apr 2015

Cyprus top highlights

Neither Greek nor Turkish, this beautiful island has its own distinct and lovable identity - epitomised by the warmth of its people. Reservations Consultant, Claire Howes stayed at Anassa and here are her highlights.

12 Jan 2015

Thailand (1)

Motorbikes darting through traffic in bustling city centres, picture-perfect beaches and sumptuous cuisine are synonymous with Thailand. I had always wanted to experience the true essence of this exotic and historic destination and my recent trip did...

23 Apr 2013

Jackson Hole

I was lucky enough to discover Jackson Hole in the late summer-early autumn, but quickly learned that this is a true year-round destination, equally as enchanting from one season to the next, captivating the visitor with its natural charms and cool c...