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The Best Time to Book Holiday Travel

Getty New York City’s Rockefeller Center during the holidays.

When it comes to holiday travel 1 , most of us book well in advance over fears that seats will fill up and flight prices will spike.

Yet new data from global travel search engine Skyscanner 2 shows that this isn’t actually the case in fact, it’s almost the exact opposite.

Our Andalusian escape act at the Hurricane Hotel: DOM JOLY averts a family holiday disaster in Seville by heading south to the exotic town of Tarifa…

Comedian Dom Joly had booked family in to the Silken Al-Andalus Palace But was surprised to arrive and find the pool area was closed to the public So he managed to book into the Hurricane Hotel, 90 minutes away in Tarifa | View comments Never go back, it stops you going forward.

I abandoned this travel maxim of mine when I booked flights to Seville for a family break.

Hotel suites with spectacular views

It’s a given that luxury hotels’ best suites offer incredible comfort and a host of special amenities, so sometimes it takes a truly incredible view to set these abodes apart.

Capitalising on the properties’ enviable prospects, all of the suites shown here offer panoramas that provide an immediate sense of place and instantly distinguish the accommodation as world-class.

New hotel openings around the world

Our guide to the latest hotel and resort openings around the world Gallery by John O’Ceallaigh Set on the site of the former Loisaba Lodge, Kenya’s Loisaba Tented Camp sits on an escarpment that provides views of the Laikipia Plains and towards Mount Kenya.

Game-viewing drives might reveal reticulated giraffes and grevy zebras, as well as wild dogs.

Facilities on site include a bar, restaurant and infinity pool.

How 11 Howard Turned a Former Holiday Inn into a Vibrant Homage to SoHo

Real estate mogul Aby Rosen reinvigorates SoHo as a nexus of creativity with a new hotel.

It all starts with art for real estate mogul and RFR cofounder Aby Rosen, whose latest venture, the 221-room hotel 11 Howard 1 , is a vibrant reflection of Soho s cultural history.

For the famous collector, the property provides a gallery to showcase his personal favorites eclectic works that include a neon art piece by Dan Attoe, a limited-edition Alexander Calder mobile, and a hand-painted silk mural by Holly Fowler