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Tell Us Why You Love Sri Lanka And Win A £500 Voucher

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We’re excited to be launching new holidays to Sri Lanka, so we’re offering one lucky reader a £500 holiday voucher to tell us what they love about the place. Here’s how… Let’s face it. Sri Lanka may be tiny, but it’s big on things to do. The island – a dot in the Indian Ocean […]
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Where Is New ITV Drama ‘The Durrells’ Filmed?

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THE DURRELLS FOR ITV
EPISODE 1


Pictured: CALLUM WOODHOUSE as Leslie, KEELEY HAWES as Louisa, MILO PARKER as Gerry, DAISY WATERSTONE as Margo and JOSH O'CONNOR as Larry.
(THE DURRELLS).

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We’re still mourning the end of The Night Manager, but luckily there’s a new Sunday night ITV drama hitting our screens this weekend – The Durrells. It’s filmed in our very own resort and A la Carte hotel, here’s the lowdown… What’s it all about? The six-part series is said to be the new Downton […]
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10 Reasons Why Manatees Are The Best

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It's Manatee Appreciation Day, so to show our love for the adorable little fellas we've created a whole list dedicated to their greatness.
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Why Proposing On Holiday Is The Best Idea Ever

Everyone wants their proposal to be extra special, so getting down on one knee abroad could be the very best way to do it… It’s one of the most nerve-wracking things you may ever face, but the good folk at The Proposers have got popping the question down to a fine art. Having helped more […]
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Thomson Sensatori Wins At The Travel Marketing Awards 2016

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When it comes to industry events, the Travel Marketing Awards are right up there with the best of them. Which is why we’re so pleased to have walked away with not one, but nine awards at last night’s event… Anyone who’s anyone in the travel industry had yesterday’s date circled in their diary. Because last […]
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NEW Thomson App Launched For Apple TV

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Explore the rainforests of Costa Rica and see the glaciers of Iceland, all without leaving your living room.
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5 Honeymoon Trends You Need To Know

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Your honeymoon is one of the most significant holidays you’ll ever take – so make it count … If you’re getting married in the not-too-distant future, you’ll no doubt be thinking about where to honeymoon. The world is literally your oyster – but what if you want to spend your first few days of wedded bliss […]
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7 Ways Cuba Made History

British rock band The Rolling Stones performs during a concert of their Ole tour at Morumbi stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 24, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Nelson ALMEIDA / AFP / NELSON ALMEIDA        (Photo credit should read NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Legendary rockers the Rolling Stones will make global history as they perform the first ever open-air concert by a British band in Cuba on March 25th.  But this Caribbean island is no stranger to grabbing headlines… Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts may have a combined age of 285, but the Rolling […]
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Getting Married This Summer? Win A Second Honeymoon…

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If you’re planning a wedding in one of our destinations this year, or know someone who is, you’re going to want to know all about our new competition – Happy Ever After… We’re big fans of a good love story. Sandy and Danny. Johnny and Baby. Cheryl and, erm, Liam. That’s why we’re so excited […]
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April Holiday Deals On Sale Now

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Fancy getting away next month? We've got some incredible deals for holidays in April - here's out pick of the best...
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5 Amazing Ways To Treat Your Mum This Mother’s Day

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We should be nice to our mums all year round, but Mother’s Day is one occasion when it’s compulsory to spoil them rotten. Here’s how to make yours feel like a proper princess this Mothering Sunday…
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Why A Family Cruise Is The New Beach Holiday

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More and more families are trading their annual beach break for a cruise, but why? We spoke to three top travel bloggers who’ve been there, done that, to find out… 1. You don’t have to settle on one place If you’re the kind of family that can’t agree on what to have for dinner, let […]
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Introducing Flexible Flying, And 3 New Destinations…

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We’ve just made it even easier to book the perfect break, by offering flights with other well-known airlines as well as Thomson Airways. Here’s what that means for your next getaway…   The most important thing about planning a holiday is making sure that you have it your way. That’s why we’re now offering flights […]
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Spotlight On… Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa

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With a private beach, first-class dining and 6 pools, it’s easy to see why this 5-star hotel is part of our A la Carte collection...
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Cretan Character: The Aquila Rithymna Beach

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If you’re setting your sights on a holiday to Crete, and wouldn’t mind a little bit of luxury, check out the Aquila Rithymna Beach hotel...
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You’re Applying Your Mosquito Repellent All Wrong – Here’s Why

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We quizzed an expert dermatologist to find out how best to avoid mosquito bites on holiday. It turns out the solution might just be staring us straight in the face… When it comes to avoiding mosquito bites – or treating them once you’ve got them – there are lots of conflicting opinions. Some people swear […]
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Inspiring Places For Women To Propose This Leap Year

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Next week is leap year day, and ladies across the globe are officially expected to put a ring on it. If you love a twist on tradition, here are some alternative places to pop the question in our popular holiday destinations…
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Dubai’s 5 Most Common Myths – Busted

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When you think 'tourist-friendly holiday', Dubai might not be the first destination that springs to mind. There are lots of myths surrounding this middle-eastern metropolis, but we're here to set the record straight…
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5 Adventures To Bring You Closer Together On Holiday

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Try these top activities for couples and you’re guaranteed an instant relationship boost… 
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The UK Blog Awards, And Our Own Holiday Heroes…

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Thanks to you, our readers, we’re up for a UK Blog Award later this year. So we’ve decided to share the love and shine the spotlight on some of the people who’ve made an appearance on these very pages. Say hello to the Thomson blog’s Holiday Heroes… You may remember us asking you to vote […]
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