5 hot new hotels open in June 2018

From the Pantheon in Rome to Palm Island in Dubai, here’s our pick of the world’s most luxurious new launches in summer 2018

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Royal Caribbean purchases majority share of Silversea Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) has found a luxury brand of its own to compete with the likes of Carnival Cruises (Seabourn Cruise Line, Cunard Line) and Norwegian Cruise Line (Regent Seven Seas Cruises). The cruise line has announced it will be purchasing a 66.7 percent stake in Silversea Cruises, a privately-owned, ultra-luxury and expedition brand, in a transaction valued at approximately $2.0 billion.

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The New York Pass is the way to go in the Big Apple

Similar to a credit card giving cash free entry to more than 90 New York tourist attractions. Passes can be purchased for one, two, three, five, seven or 10 days depending on your available time and tastes. There is no limit to the number of attractions you can visit during your ticket time-frame. The informative New York Pass app is a must for your visit. It contains a list of all the attractions, addresses, a bar code for access and you can create your own itinerary.

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Driverless shuttle launches at Australia’s first innovation district

A driverless electric shuttle linking Australia’s first innovation district with nearby public transport stops has launched in Adelaide.

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National Geographic’s only finalist in Asia: Thailand’s first luxury tented Camps

Elephant Hills are Thailand’s first Luxury Tented Jungle Camps, combining the camp idea of African national parks with the Thai tropical forest environment- and offering 2-4 day luxury adventure tours.

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