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2014 Travel Guides praise Carrier

26 Mar 2014

Hotels and resorts from Carrier’s collection feature in the annual 2014 travel guides.

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort in St Lucia and The St Regis Mauritius Resort are both listed in the ‘101 Best Hotels’ in the Tatler Travel Guide 2014 for their perfect beach locations.

  • Sugar Beach ticks all of Tatler’s boxes: elegant villas on a crescent of creamy sand, fabulous food and great for families.
  • Tatler also loves St Regis’ kite-surfing school which adds style to the signature St Regis sophistication of midnight Champagne suppers, elegant afternoon teas and a slick Iridium Spa and butler service that sets the standard.
  • The Majestic Kuala Lumpur also features following the addition of a new Tower Wing.

House & Garden’s Gourmet Travel 2014 seeks out fine fare in destinations that on first glance, might not seem like the obvious choice; introducing Six Senses Zighy Bay as a luxury hideaway among desert fjords in Oman boasting an oasis-like kitchen garden and a revamped mountaintop restaurant under the stars.

Whilst, Conde Nast Traveller’s Deputy Editor, Sarah Spankie travelled to Muscat with Carrier earlier this year and recommends a stay at The Chedi to escape the gloomy British weather.

As one of Carrier’s preferred partners, Ultimate Destinations works closely with Carrier to bring you a wealth of superb luxury holidays. Carrier has more than 30 years experience creating luxury tailor-made holidays, worldwide and offers a bespoke and superior service which requires first-hand knowledge, expertise and a personal touch. These are not necessarily holidays that can be booked at the click of a mouse.

For more details about the hotels featured in this blog or Carrier’s excellent portfolio, call us on 01923 284148 or email us at We will be delighted to help.

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