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Listings & Awards

Listings & Awards

Major Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Date Publication Description
02 January 2018 Bradt Guide 6 reasons to book flights to St Helena
 24 December 2017  The Sunday Times Travel  Fly to St Helena, all smiles on the strangest island
 17 December 2017  The Sunday Telegraph  St Helena – Where everyone knows your name
 12 December 2017  Getaway Magazine  Be one of the last passengers to board the RMS St Helena – How to sleep with a stranger.
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 13 December 2017  The Telegraph  St Helena is open for flights
 09 November 2017  The Guardian  Flights to St Helena
 05 October 2017  Bloomburg Pursuits  Flights to St Helena
 14 September 2017  Wired for Adventure  5 adventurous things to do on St Helena
July 2017 Active Traveller St Helena – a walking paradise
January 2017 Dive St Helena Dive Guide
28 July 2016 The Guardian Napoleon Bonaparte dead at St Helena – archive
21 May 2016 BBC News The vet, the tortoise and the airport
4 February 2016 Independent Basilewsky’s cranefly
30 Jan 2016 The Financial Times Matthew Engel’s report on St Helena after visiting in the beginning of January
25 Jan 2016 London Economic Travel The Islands of the British Isles Download PDF
20 Jan 2016 The Maritime Executive RMS to retire 
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08 Jan 2016 The National Geographic Jonathan’s healthy diet
07 Jan 2016 The Daily Mail World’s oldest living animal, Jonathan the Tortoise, gets a new lease of life after vet puts him on a healthy diet… at the age of 183 Download PDF
Jan 2016 Sunday Times Travel Untouched Landscapes on St Helena
Jan 2016 The Week Publication Jonathan’s Diet
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30 Dec 2015 Conde Nest Traveller Why St Helena may be overrun in 2016
26 Dec 2015 The Times Top holiday spots for 2016
02 Dec 2015 IOL Travel (South Africa) St Helena and the airport.
25 Nov 2015 Deutsche Welle (Germany) St Helena as a tourist destination
25 Nov 2015 Deutsche Welle (Germany) St Helena as a tourist destination (German version)
24 Nov 2015 Le Monde (France) St Helena, France and the airport
02 Nov 2015 The Sunday Telegraph (UK) Napoleonic Bicentenary and tourism (Cover story)
Nov 2015 ITV Meridian (UK) A variety of videos recorded by Richard Jones for ITV News during his visit in November 2015.
28 Oct 2015 International Business Times (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism.
26 Oct 2015 Paris Match (France) Napoleonic Bicentenary and tourism
28 Sep 2015 The Independent on Sunday (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism (Cover story)
17 Sep 2015 The Guardian (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism
08 Aug 2015 The Washington Examiner (US) Napoleon and St Helena

Travel Accomplishments / Travel Hot Lists

Date Publication Description
 06 January 2018  Irish Times  The best places to travel in 2018 (newly accessible/in from the edge)
 05 January 2018  IOL  Top 5 places to visit in 2018
 December 2017  Daily Beast  7 most mysteries places you should visit in 2018
 29 December 2017  Jewish Chronicle  The top travel destinations for 2018 (new flights)
 29 December 2017  Financial Times  Where to go in 2018: alternative travel destinations
 December 2017 – January 2018  Getaway Magazine Travel Bucket List – 48
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 December 2017 – January 2018  Wanderlust Travel Hot List 2018
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 12 December 2017  Frommers  18 Best Places to Go in 2018
 July 2017  Verdict  The Inspiring Travel Company’s top destinations for 2018 are surprising
 June 2017  Cruise International Magazine, Awards  Shortlisted for Best Destination (World)
Shortlisted for Best for Adventure (RMS StHelena)
26 Feb 2017 Lost Waldo The Adventurer’s Bucket List: Top 50 Places to Explore – St Helena, 26
1 Jan 2017 Adventure Travel Awards, Adventure Travel Conference St Helena Tourism shortlisted for ‘Campaign of the Year’
22 Dec 16 Conde Nast Traveller Top 10 destinations for 2017
30 Dec 2016 Forbes Exceptional Places to Visit in 2016
8 Aug 2016 Wanderlust 25 must visit remote outposts – 5
8 April 2016 Express St Helena, 2016’s hottest holiday Destination
13 Jan 2016 Ouest France Out of the box destinations for 2016 – St Helena
07 Jan 2016 The New York Times 52 Places to go in 2016Placed at 28
28 Dec 2015 The Independent Last chance to see: Why you should go to Cuba, St Helena, Nicaragua, the Serengeti, and Madagascar now
26 Dec 2015 The Independent 2016 – Top 15 Destinations
17 Dec 2015 Evening Standard Best Places to Travel in 2016
01 Dec 2015 Travel + Leisure (US) 50 Best Places to Travel in 2016Placed at 11
Nov 2015 Rough Guides (UK) Visit St Helena Now
Nov 2015 Wanderlust (UK) Travel Hot List 2016Placed at 8
28 Nov 2015 Lonely Planet (UK) Best in Travel 2016 – Top 10 RegionsPlaced at 10
25 Aug 2015 Wanderlust (UK) 23 Big Bucket ListsPlaced at 11
Jan 2017 The Times Top 20 cruises for 2017 RMS St Helena
Jan 2017 Adventure Travel Awards, Adventure Travel Conference St Helena Tourism shortlisted for ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’
Jan 2017 Conde Nest Travel Top 10 destinations for 2017

Other: Guides & Books

Date Publication Description
04 Jan 2016 Bradt Guide Exceptional Places to Visit in 2016
Dec 2015 Shakespeare’s Island: St Helena and the Tempest (UK) Book by David Jeremiah (ex-St Helena resident) making the case that St Helena is the setting of “The Tempest”
Nov 2015 Napoleon’s Last Island (Australia) New novel by Tom Keneally (Schindler’s List) about Napoleon’s time on St Helena and his relationship with Betsy Balcombe (1)
New novel by Tom Keneally (Schindler’s List) about Napoleon’s time on St Helena and his relationship with Betsy Balcombe (2)
Oct 2015 BRADT Guide to St Helena (UK) St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Travel Guide (1)
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Travel Guide (2)