agencies & guides

Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay

Bradt Guides
Hilary Bradt has been publishing travel guides for 30 years and has now clocked up over 90 titles

British Airways

Cadogan Guides

Definitive Caribbean

Caribbean Islands, Carribean Islands
A Caribbean Hotel Directory and Travel Guide since 2001.

Cazenove & Loyd

Delicious Italy
Italy food, travel and culture – features itineraries, recipes, events and where to stay and where to eat reccommendations from North to South Italy together with local tour guides and operators.

Train journeys, ocean and river cruises

Kirker Travel
For cultural tours and short breaks (especially Italy) Kirker has a reputation based on pampering clients with portered luggage and smoothly-conducted transfers.

Nomadic Thoughts

Steppes Travel

The Hotel Guru
Genuinely independent, no kickback list of the top ten charming hotels for any given destination. 

The Man in Seat Sixty-One . . . 
Simply the most marvellous and compelling travel site for those wanting to plan rail and ferry journeys. Thank you Barry Cole, the afficionado of London to Rome travels, for suggesting it.

Tim Best

Travel Intelligence