From self-catering cottages in the UK to luxury hotels in the Maldives, get inspired to travel in 2022 using these products and services.
Celebrate European culture in Novi Sad
The Serbian city of Novi Sad officially became one of the European Capitals of Culture on January 13 this year after a year-long delay caused by the pandemic. Novi Sad’s cultural and events program for 2022 is called “For New Bridges” and features themes that reflect key European values such as human rights, multiculturalism, intercultural dialogue, awareness of environment and the desire for peace. It will host a total of 1,500 cultural events and 4,000 local and international artists. Many events will take place in cultural centers of Novi Sad, such as a former silk dye factory, a pasta factory, a 19th century castle and a former industrial area.
For more information, visit novisad2022.rs
Explore UK Holidays with a Catering Specialist
Looking for something a little different from your stay this year? Catering specialists Cottages.com offers everything from party houses and luxurious lodges to quirky cottages and shepherd’s huts. With a diverse collection of over 21,000 homes away from home, cottages.com offers the largest selection of holiday properties across the UK. You can also choose from over 11,500 pet-friendly cabins and over 6,500 properties where pets can stay free, meaning four-legged family members can enjoy a great break too. Whether you’re looking for your next family break or something just for the two of you, you’ll find your perfect place to stay in the UK at cottages.com.
Relax in a sports paradise in the sun
Club La Santa is one of the best sports and active resorts in the world. Escape the cold, damp UK and swap it for Olympic-standard facilities in glorious Lanzarote, where you can relax and unwind or sweat it out. Club La Santa offers training grounds for athletes, groups and individuals, ranging from triathlon training to sunrise pilates or preparation for the Ironman challenge to spinning lessons under the palm trees. With clear blue skies and temperatures of up to 29°C, discover endless possibilities for sports and activities against the backdrop of stunning volcanic landscapes. Save up to 20% on Summer Break this year if you book by March 31 and you can also take advantage of an early bird offer for Winter Break 2022/2023 by booking by April 30, 2022.
Learn more about clublasanta.co.uk
Enjoy spring skiing in Austria
Once the days get longer again and the snow shines in the sun, the most pleasant time of the winter season begins. Whether beginner slopes, steep northern slopes, long descents in the valleys or a wide carving route, everyone is sure to find their own skiing pleasure on the 96 ski slopes of Kitzbühel. In spring, Austria’s Kitzbühel ski area offers beautiful corn snow slopes and rustic ski huts. Thanks to the perfectly maintained and distinct northeast slopes, the skiing pleasure can be enjoyed until after Easter. Everyone will find their terrain among the selection of slopes, whether they are beginners or ambitious sports skiers. The sunny terraces of the resort’s 60 refuges will make you want to stop for a bite to eat and really make the most of the first spring temperatures.
Learn more about kitzbuehel.com
Find eco-friendly resorts around the world
Biostays is a tourism start-up founded during the pandemic to address the climate crisis and its impact on travel and tourism. The more people who use the Biostays website, the more hectares of rainforest can be saved, ensuring that the rainforest will continue to extract carbon from our atmosphere and protect vital biodiversity. Every hotel or experience provider on biostays.com is fully eco-friendly, vetted and guaranteed to bring you closer to nature. Biostays is fully committed to having only a positive impact on the environment in order to prevent climate crises. The company’s goal is to save one million acres of rainforest by 2025 through bookings made through biostays.com.
Learn more about biostays.com
Discover Canada by motorhome
For the trip of a lifetime, look no further than a motorhome vacation in Canada. Explore the majestic Rocky Mountains, discover sophisticated cities, see breathtaking lakes and marvel at wildlife on grizzly bear and whale watching tours. Canada is the perfect destination for an RV vacation as it is home to some of the most scenic drives in the world including the alpine glaciers and turquoise lakes of the Icefields Parkway, the Cabot Trail through the New Highlands -Scotland and the Sea at Sky Highway which rises from the Pacific Ocean to the Whistler Mountains. Hit the road with a motorhome, whether it’s a converted van or a luxury motorhome, and discover some of the most amazing places the world has to offer.
Learn more about ar.camp/Canada.
Explore North India with exceptionally curated adventures
Enjoy specially curated and experiential travel adventures in North East India with ECT Travel. You can choose between the Wild Red Pandas expedition or the wonderful Bhutan with departures in April and October 2023. Observe the wild red panda in the Himalayan Singalila National Park and stay with conservationists who work to protect this habitat, which also home to black bears, barking deer and over 300 species of birds. Or choose to immerse yourself in the gentle spirituality of Bhutan, the last Buddhist kingdom in the world. Discover spiritual monasteries and fortresses shrouded in myth and magic, encounter communities prioritizing Gross National Happiness. Start your journey in Kolkata – known as the City of Joy – and discover the beautiful city of Gangtok, explore Darjeeling, the land of Buddhist monasteries and tea plantations, and travel on the World Heritage-listed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway of UNESCO.
Learn more about ecttravel.com/travel2india
Embark on an Austrian adventure
After a full renovation in 2019, Das Edelweiss Salzburg Mountain Resort now includes a mountain spa, with an indoor water park, two outdoor pools, numerous saunas, and separate areas for families and adults. Guests can enjoy award-winning cuisine based on local ingredients. Enjoying a location in the picturesque Grossarl Valley, Das Edelweiss Salzburg Mountain Resort is surrounded by spectacular views and is an ideal base for a range of activities. The station is located a few meters from the gondola station, offering direct access to the famous Austrian ski area Ski Amadé, with 470 miles of slopes. In summer, numerous hiking trails and mountain bike trails lead into the Alpine country, with its crystal clear mountain lakes and 40 huts. The historic city of Salzburg – the former home of Mozart – is located just over 40 miles north of Grossarl and well within reach for a day trip.
To book, go to edelweiss-grossarl.com
Enjoy the pinnacle of Maldivian luxury
At the St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, find yourself surrounded by woodland garden villas with secluded private pools. Its overwater villas each offer stunning ocean views and a private pool, while the overwater lounge offers signature cocktails and sunset tapas. The resort’s Iridium Spa rejuvenates and cleanses with bespoke treatments and luxury products. You can also enjoy diving, snorkeling and many water sports offered at the exceptional Vommuli Diving and Water Sports Centre. The John Jacob Astor Estate is the largest three-bedroom villa in the Maldives, with an infinity pool, two plunge pools, private gym and cinema room. Book this resort with Destinology, which offers a personalized concierge service where everything is taken care of from the beginning to the end of your vacation.
Learn more about destinationology.co.uk
Discover the gems of Iceland
Traveling Iceland is a small destination management company and operator that offers a wide variety of tours throughout Iceland. Traveling Iceland’s goal is to give the traveler the best of Iceland by traveling slowly, with a personal touch from a local guide. The company’s travel designers create bespoke itineraries, tailored to the needs and wishes of each client. By personalizing its trips in this way, Traveling Iceland contributes to making dream vacations in Iceland come true. The founder of Traveling Iceland is Helga Bára, a geologist with a PhD in micropaleontology and a passion for past climate and ocean changes. Passionate about nature and the environment and knowledgeable about her country, Helga and her team of experts will help you discover all the gems of Iceland.
To learn more, visit travelingiceland.com
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