Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, opens to first guests

Following the management agreement signed in late 2016 with RAK National Hotels, a subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, was officially flagged earlier in presence of brand and owner’s representatives. Marking the brand’s entry into the northern Emirate, the hotel joins three other Ritz-Carlton properties operating in the […]

The best hotels in Venice from luxury to budget

You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to hotels in Venice. The city has so many of them that in 2017, authorities mooted a ban on opening any more within the center of town. But not all Venice hotels are created equal — especially since the traditional (read: outré) Venetian style can be rather OTT […]

Lenovo’s Yoga 730 is a cheaper 2-in-1 with Alexa support

Mobile World Congress, for obvious reasons, isn’t really known for its laptop announcements. Lenovo is bucking that trend today, however, with three mid-range convertibles sporting the Yoga name. The most exciting is the Yoga 730, a sleek 2-in-1 that sits below the company’s flagship Thinkpad X1 line and the popular Yoga 920. It will be […]

Rare blue ice stacks ‘as high as a three-story building’ form along Michigan’s Great Lakes

In the middle of her work shift Sunday morning, Tori Burley received a text message from her father that gave her a tingle of excitement: “The blue ice is back!” It had been seven years since Burley, a photographer who grew up in Mackinaw City, Michigan, spotted blue ice chunks along the Straits of Mackinac, the waterway that flows […]

Star Alliance launches new UK-tailored website

Star Alliance is launching a new dedicated website for its customers in the UK as the organisation celebrates its 20th anniversary. “This project has been a key priority for Star Alliance in this market. “The alliance’s digital channels are fully aligned to meet the constantly changing needs of our customers and to deliver engaging, market […]

5 Greek food blogs you should follow

Fortunately we’ve got the perfect thing to tide you over until then — a selection of food blogs and vlogs that’ll keep your mouth watering, and possibly even inspire you to try a recipe or two. Here are five Greek food gurus you should be following right now. Diane Kochilas Greek food expert Diane Kochilas […]