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Luxury Holidays in Northeast Asia

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort, Jaipur, India.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Cruising

Memories that flow and flow

Hungary, Budapest, Royal Palace

These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.

Hong Kong

New heights of extravagance

Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Well tended by the ladies and gentlemen of Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton, Andrew L. Urban searches for flaws among the clouds.

China

Banyan retreat on the Bund

Banyan Tree Shanghai impression.

Banyan Tree Shanghai claims it will be the first hotel to have Shanghai River views from every suite.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: hotels opening in 2014

Shangri-La, London, will open in the Shard.

From the best address in London to the Whitsundays in Australia, here are the top six hotels opening around the world in 2014. By Belinda Jackson

World's highest hotel opens

International Commerce Centre (ICC) in Hong Kong. Occupying the 102nd to 118st floors, the world's highest hotel --  the Ritz-Carlton -- opened its doors

The world's highest hotel opens its doors in Hong Kong, housed in the city's tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Hotel club lounges: upgrade to an oasis

Unspecified

Joanna Hall finds club lounges are a great way to enjoy the high life, minus the cost.

Map of Northeast Asia

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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