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Meredith Gaston’s idea of travel heaven

by Saturday, July 14, 2018

I daydream about returning to Kas, a vibrant, soulful village on the south coast of Turkey. Set between the mountains and the sea, garlands of bougainvillea against blue sky, cobblestone streets with the most beautiful shops and markets nestled in, kind, welcoming people and a deliciously unhurried pace of life... my idea of heaven! We ...

Norway’s Northern Lights & memorable Istanbul, with Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

by Saturday, April 7, 2018

Michelle's favourite travel destination Of all the places I have traveled, Istanbul, the city where East meets West, is among my favourites.  This vibrant city with historical world significance has professional and personal meaning to me.  I first visited Istanbul in the mid-1990s when I was a reservation and distribution specialist with an international hotel company.  ...

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

by Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hallil Tinaztepe is the Concierge at the Shangri-La Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey. He has been a hotelier for 27 years, and lived in Instanbul for 40 years however, only recently did he start working at Shangri-La Bosphorus Istanbul. Hallil was attracted to the hotel by the Asian hospitality culture, its popularity, and its location on the shores of the Bosphorus. Let's take a trip to ...