Category Archives: News

Water tunnel discovered at Palenque: a route to the underworld for ancient ruler

Archaeologists at the Mayan site of Palenque, Mexico, appear to have discovered an underground water tunnel leading from a funeral chamber of Pakal, the ancient ruler. The complex of Palenque is arguably the most beautiful of all the pre-Colombian structures in Latin America. The asymmetrical Palace at the centre  was probably used as an astronomical observatory as […]

World Travel Awards 2016

The 2016 World Travel Awards for Latin America took place on 1 July in Lima, Peru. Ambergris Caye, Belize, won the leading destination for Central America and Mexico whilst Ecuador has been recognised as the leading destination for South America. Amongst other categories, some of our favourite destinations, hotels and luxury journeys were recognised: Mexico […]

New Luxury Amazon Cruise Ship

Aqua Expeditions, which operates luxury cruises on the world’s greatest rivers, the Amazon and the Mekong, have announced the addition of a new 20-suite cruise ship for 2017. This will be their third vessel in the Peruvian Amazon offering departures of three, four or seven nights from Iquitos. The new ship  will resemble the company’s award-winning Aqua Mekong, […]

Belmond announces new luxury sleeper train in Peru

Belmond today announced the launch of a luxury sleeper train, Belmond Andean Explorer, in Peru. The new train, which is expected to start in May 2017, will travel the Peruvian Andes from Cuzco up to Lake Titicaca and on to Arequipa. The new service will replace the current train which runs between Cuzco and Puno four times […]

Newsletter – Revealing Peru

British Airways launched a new direct flight between Gatwick and Lima on 4 May. This is the first direct service to Peru for over thirty years. In this newsletter we focus on the key highlights of Peru, including Machu Picchu, Cuzco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas as well as the Amazon rainforest and the train […]

What has Guyana ever done for us?

Guyana is quirky, unusual and friendly with fantastic wildlife, pristine rainforest and dramatic waterfalls.  Where else in South America can you find a passion for cricket, rum and steel drums? To mark half a century of independence, BBC News has come up with some interesting contributions that this English-speaking country has given the world. From Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World to […]

Obama in Vietnam

US President Barack Obama arrived in Hanoi last night on a visit  aimed at strengthing ties between Vietnam and the United States, four decades after the war between the two nations. He is the third US president to visit the country since they restored diplomatic relations in 1995.

British Airways to fly direct to Chile

British Airways has announced that they will start a regular direct service between London Heathrow and Santiago, Chile, in January 2017. It will be the airline’s longest flight, taking 14 hours and 40 minutes, shortening the journey time to Santiago considerably. The new service will start on 3 January 2017 and will operate four times a […]

Zika Virus – update

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office have recently updated their advice for travellers, particularly in relation to pregnant women or those planning pregnancy. It is recommended that pregnant women or those planning pregnancy postpone non-essential travel to areas with active ZIKV transmission. This is in the light of information published by the World Health Organisation and the […]

Our commitment to social responsibilty

At Revealed Travel, we strongly believe in providing support and help for social projects in the regions where we work. In South-East Asia our ground agents have introduced us to a number of social projects such as an orphanage in Cambodia and a restaurant in Laos which provides training and job opportunities for disadvantaged youths. […]