Tag Archives: travel-stay

UK imposes hotel quarantine for travelers from Covid hotspots

(CNN) — British people arriving home from 30 “high risk” countries will have to undergo a 10-day hotel quarantine at their own expense, as the United Kingdom tightens border controls to try to curb one of the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreaks. Announcing the measure, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the tougher new rules would […]

Waldorf Astoria’s new Maldives private island costs $80,000 per night

(CNN) — For those with the means, a private island in a tropical destination is the ultimate place to isolate from the global pandemic. Among the destinations most well-equipped to capitalize on this desire is the Maldives, which is made up of 1,200 small islands. Though the majority of the Maldives’ resorts are already relatively […]

Thailand’s The Sanctuary: How a hippie hideaway transformed into a top beach retreat

Koh Phangan, Thailand (CNN) — Michael Doyle started making regular trips to Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand in the mid-1980s, enjoying laid-back life in rustic beach bungalows around the island between stints as a psychiatric nurse in Australia. Eventually, he took up residence in Hat Rin, a sunset-facing beach at the southern tip […]