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Recommended by HotelsCombined: Ten Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2015

As tourism industry specialists, we here at HotelsCombined follow numerous travel blogs in order to keep up-to-date on what’s happening throughout the travel world. This year, we wanted to celebrate 10 especially outstanding blogs we feel confident giving our official seal … Continue reading

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The World’s Top Hotels for Viewing Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis – or “dawn of the north” – is a stunning natural phenomenon that every traveller should have on their bucket list. From Greenland (home to one of the world’s most northerly hotels) to Finland’s Lapland (where cosy … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Family-Friendly Hostels

Once predominantly associated with the 20-something backpacker, hostels around the world are now recognizing the demand for affordable family accommodation and have been adapting their facilities accordingly. After all, hostels are an ideal lodging option for families on a budget: … Continue reading

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Cosy Country Getaways: Australia’s Ten Best Hidden Gems

Australia is about so much more than its major city centres – from beaches to deserts, we lay claim to some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on the planet. With over 12,000 diverse Aussie accommodation options on our site, we … Continue reading

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The 10 Best New Hotels of 2014

As 2015 steadily approaches, we here at HotelsCombined have once more looked back at the world’s most incredible hotel openings over the last 12 months (see our picks for 2013’s best here). With hundreds of exciting new properties added to … Continue reading

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Small Screen Escapes: Ideal Getaways for our Favourite TV Characters

Is it just us, or does Scandal’s Olivia Pope really need a vacation? When the poor gal’s not burning the candle at both ends sorting out other people’s professional and personal disasters, she’s struggling with her own messy love life … Continue reading

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Greener Pastures: The Globe’s Top Five Luxury Farm Stays

As the farm-to-table movement grows in popularity, people are becoming more mindful about how food – the very soul of our existence – ultimately gets to our plates. Recognizing this surge of interest in sustainable produce and cultivation, a number … Continue reading

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The World's Top 10 Hotels to Have on Your Bucket List for 2014

Here at the HotelsCombined offices, we can”t help but consider ourselves accommodation connoisseurs – after all, we have a database of over 800,000 hotels in over 120,000 destinations worldwide. When all is said and done, we”re quite happy to admit … Continue reading

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Exploring Taiwan’s Top-Rated Hotels

Taiwan is a fast-growing tourism destination with a breadth of natural and historic attractions to enjoy – and for shopping fanatics, it boasts some of the best night markets on the planet. But with thousands of accommodation options available across … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Us: Meet our Turkish Marketing Manager Cemine

Available worldwide in over 40 languages and in 120 currencies, HotelsCombined is a thoroughly global company – and if you popped by our offices one day, you’d see that our employees are just as international, hailing from all four corners of … Continue reading

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