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Salt of Palmar – a luxury homegrown experience

Date: September 27, 2018
Category: Travel News
Holiday trends are changing, and the latest getaway is an immersive one, brought to South African travelers by a collection of Homegrown Hotels that offer guests a completely different experience...
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DUBAI TO HOST WORLD EXPO 2020

Date: September 26, 2018
Category: Destinations
In October 2020, Dubai will become a global destination for millions of people who will get together to share ideas, showcase their innovation, collaborate and celebrate human ingenuity. Expo 2020 will open on 20 October 2020 in the south o...
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Penthouse paradise retreat to open February 2019

Date: August 30, 2018
Category: Travel News
LUX* North Male Atoll will open on 1 February 2019, offering a superlative Maldives experience with all the trimmings – literally luxury beyond boundaries...
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Thompsons keeps on giving

Date: August 14, 2018
You too can donate to assist the people of Lombok following the recent earthquakes…...
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Fantastic achievement for Red Carnation Hotels

Date: July 19, 2018
Category: Travel News
We are proud to announce that The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, which is owned by the Tollman family and forms part of the international Travelcorp group, was voted No.2 Top Hotel Brand in the World according to luxury US travel magazine,...
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Thompsons Holidays gives back on Mandela Day

Date: July 18, 2018
Category: At Thompsons
Throughout the country, Thompsons Holidays had teams working overtime on Mandela Day, 18 July, to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s legacy as the former president would have turned 100 years old...
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Congratulations are in order

Date: July 12, 2018
Category: Travel News
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, which is owned by the Tollman family and forms part of the international Travelcorp group, scores the Number 2 spot in the latest top 20 Hotel Brands in the World according to Travel & Leisure magazin...
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Where to take the family on holiday

Date: July 9, 2018
Category: Destinations
Thompsons always offers lots of great specials at holiday time. Here is our list of the top 3 destinations to visit when school’s out...
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All you need to know about Ashford Castle

Date: June 14, 2018
Category: Destinations
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan might be spending their honeymoon in a luxury castle in Ireland – and Thompsons has all the information!...
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Tantalising Thailand

Date: June 7, 2018
Category: Destinations
Magnificent beaches, great shopping, delicious food and a diverse range of experiences make Thailand the perfect location for a holiday...
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Visiting Dubai?

Date: May 23, 2018
Category: Destinations
A new sightseeing innovation, the Dubai Pass, offers a world of experiences and takes the hassle out of exploring a new city…...
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The best time to visit the Great Wall of China

Date: May 8, 2018
Spring in the Northern Hemisphere (March to June) or Fall (September to November) are the best times to visit the Great Wall. So if you’re planning a visit to China, let Thompsons make your arrangements for you...
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Cruise the world...

Date: March 5, 2018
Category: Destinations
Step aboard a stylish and ultramodern ship and discover your dream destinations all in one incredible itinerary...
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Dip into Perfect Paradise

Date: March 2, 2018
Category: Destinations
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean....
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Adventurous New Zealand

Date: February 5, 2018
Category: Destinations
We invite you to experience some of our best things to see and do on this lively island....
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Chinese New Year

Date: January 30, 2018
Celebrate the Chinese New Year this February! February is the ideal time to visit China and be immersed into the colourful and energetic Chinese New Year celebrations. Feel the energy as you explore the temples, sample the delicious foods...
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Do Cuba like the Cubans do

Date: January 15, 2018
Category: Destinations
2015 heralded a new destination for holidaymakers – captivating Cuba, which was reopened  by U.S. President Obama and now Cuba is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in the world...
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Auzzi Adventure

Date: January 8, 2018
Category: Destinations
Let’s go on an Auzzi adventure, mate!...
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MICHELIN GUIDE BANGKOK 2018

Date: January 2, 2018
Category: Destinations
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has celebrated the opening of an exciting new chapter in Thailand’s dynamic culinary evolution with the launch of the first Michelin Guide Bangkok....
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Season of the Force

Date: November 28, 2017
Category: Destinations
STAR WARS SEASON back in FORCE at Disneyland Paris...
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​Thompsons Top Seychelles Islands

Date: November 8, 2017
Category: Destinations
The archipelago of the Seychelles consists of 115 islands in total. These islands are categorised into two distinct groups: the Inner Islands and the Outer Islands. We’ve compiled a list of our top islands for you to explore in this t...
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London Rooftop Gardens

Date: October 27, 2017
Category: Destinations
Thanks to the hunting habits and extravagances of the English royals, London is today blessed with vast parks which double up as green lungs for this bustling city. ...
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Mauritian Paradise

Date: October 25, 2017
Category: Destinations
The perfect time to travel to paradise. Explore this island treasure....
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A South American Adventure

Date: October 24, 2017
Category: Travel Reviews
South America invites visitors to explore this continent of natural splendour – showcasing the likes of - breathtaking valleys, volcanoes, forests, and glaciers....
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Disneyland Paris Festive Season

Date: October 23, 2017
Category: At Thompsons
From 11 November 2017 to 07 January 2018, Disneyland Paris will be transformed to celebrate the arrival of Christmas,...
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