NicolaProduct Manager - Indian Ocean & Arabia

Name
Nicola Sweeney

Place of birth
Chester

Time at Caribtours
7 ½ years

Favourite destination
Oman

Favourite hotel
Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah

Specialist areas
Oman, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sri Lanka

What was your most memorable holiday?
I love history, so I’d have to say Egypt or Jordan, both fascinating destinations with so much to offer.

What one thing couldn’t you go on holiday without?
My SLR camera, I don’t tend to have the opportunity to use it much at home, but when I am on holiday I love to capture the culture and the landscapes.

What destination is number one on your bucket list?
I love South America, so would probably say Brazil to see Iguassu Falls.

What is the best thing about your job?
Working with and experiencing some of the best hotels in the world.

If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would you do with the money?
Travel of course!

Recent Blog Posts

Nicola reports back from the Maldives
May 21, 2015 by Nicola

Nicola Sweeney, Product Manager for the Indian Ocean and Arabia, recently returned from the Maldives and has picked out two of her favourites from her trip...

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Mauritius - The Inside Track
April 22, 2013 by Nicola

Our product manager, Nicola, recently returned from Mauritius, where she experienced the very best that this idyllic Indian Ocean island has to offer...

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Some of the places I’ve stayed…

Six Senses Laamu
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Harnessing the innate natural beauty of the Maldives to full effect, this innovative, eco-conscious resort is infused with the spirit of the Indian Ocean..."

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Reethi Beach Resort
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"In Dhivehi, the native language of the Maldives, the word ‘Reethi’ means ‘beautiful’, and the word barely does justice to the stunning white sand beach and lush tropical vegetation of this tiny island in the Baa Atoll..."

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Sands Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"Distilling the very best of the Mauritian holiday experience and serving it up at an affordable price, this is a wonderful boutique hotel where everything centres around the guest’s experience..."

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Sugar Beach Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"Surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and with a gorgeous stretch of sandy beach, it's no wonder this resort is such a favourite..."

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Jetwing Blue
Sri Lanka

"Take in the spectacular ocean views, marvel at the divine west coast sunsets and take romantic walks along the golden sands..."

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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Luxury Holidays to Abu Dhabi

"This magnificent hotel welcomes you into a private oasis of luxurious hospitality, dedicated
to your every need. Set on a one kilometre stretch of private beach..."

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Luxury Holidays to Dubai

Carefully positioned to take full advantage of an enviable beachfront setting and stellar views of the shimmering skyline, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is quietly carving out a niche as one of the most stylish hotels in Dubai. 

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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"Exuding a timeless grace and the opulence of ‘old Arabia’, this is a palatial hotel for anyone looking for grandeur and style..."

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Contrasts Of Oman Tour
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"Great for those who would like to get to know Oman a little better, this tour reveals the gentle people and fascinating sights of the region..."

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The Chedi Muscat
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"The charm of this hotel is that it does everything simply and with great elegance and grace..."

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Kihaad
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"The comprehensive All-Inclusive plan means you can just kick back and relax, safe in the knowledge that just about everything you could want is included in the price..."

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Makunudu Island
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Life is laid-back and unhurried on Makunudu Island, a rustic, barefoot retreat offering simple accommodation, superb food and an excellent house reef..."

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Six Senses Laamu
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"Harnessing the innate natural beauty of the Maldives to full effect, this innovative, eco-conscious resort is infused with the spirit of the Indian Ocean..."

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Reethi Beach Resort
Luxury Holidays to the Maldives

"In Dhivehi, the native language of the Maldives, the word ‘Reethi’ means ‘beautiful’, and the word barely does justice to the stunning white sand beach and lush tropical vegetation of this tiny island in the Baa Atoll..."

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20 Degrés Sud
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"Located 20 degrees south of the Equator, this boutique hotel is utterly charming and a haven of refined luxury..."

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La Palmeraie Hotel
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"The intimacy and character of a Moroccan riad, enriched with a warm Mauritian welcome and dedicated service..."

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La Pirogue Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"The quirky thatched bungalows sit amongst lush tropical gardens, on a beautiful one kilometre stretch of white sand beach..."

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Sands Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"Distilling the very best of the Mauritian holiday experience and serving it up at an affordable price, this is a wonderful boutique hotel where everything centres around the guest’s experience..."

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Shanti Maurice A Nira Resort
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"A centre for sensual harmony and spiritual wellbeing, whilst also offering sublime accommodation and an abundance of activities..."

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Sugar Beach Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

"Surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and with a gorgeous stretch of sandy beach, it's no wonder this resort is such a favourite..."

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Avani Kalutara Resort
Sri Lanka

"Set on a natural peninsula with the Indian Ocean’s azure waters on one side and the mighty Kalu Ganga River on the other, this resort has a stunning location and is ideal for a relaxing holiday..."

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Essential Sri Lanka Tour
Sri Lanka

"If you don’t have many days to visit the island and you just want to see the essential highlights, then this is the itinerary for you..."

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Jetwing Blue
Sri Lanka

"Take in the spectacular ocean views, marvel at the divine west coast sunsets and take romantic walks along the golden sands..."

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Serene Sri Lanka Tour
Sri Lanka

"Let us introduce you to Sri Lanka’s warmth and charm through a collection of characterful and luxurious boutique hotels..."

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Sri Lanka Heritage & Nature Tour
Sri Lanka

"Discover the many impressive and unique cultural sites that Sri Lanka has to offer, together with its abundance of wildlife, including Asian elephants and leopards..."

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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Luxury Holidays to Abu Dhabi

"This magnificent hotel welcomes you into a private oasis of luxurious hospitality, dedicated
to your every need. Set on a one kilometre stretch of private beach..."

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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
Luxury Holidays to Abu Dhabi

"Ideal for a long weekend or as part of a twin centre with Saadiyat Island or the Indian Ocean, this hotel is refined by day and über cool by night..."

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JA Ocean View Hotel
Luxury Holidays to Dubai

"Bringing a fresh, laid-back luxury vibe to Dubai, JA Ocean View Hotel fills the gap between 5* and affordable luxury perfectly..."

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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Luxury Holidays to Dubai

"If you like a modern and innovative style, but still want all of your creature comforts, this is the hotel for you..."

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Luxury Holidays to Dubai

Carefully positioned to take full advantage of an enviable beachfront setting and stellar views of the shimmering skyline, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is quietly carving out a niche as one of the most stylish hotels in Dubai. 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Luxury Holidays to Dubai

"The lovely flowing design of the resort’s pools and gardens, with plenty of shaded spots, makes this a perfect family option..."

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Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh
Egypt

"The resort's modern take on tradition brings together cobbled courtyards, secluded palm groves, beaches and pools..."

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The Savoy Sharm El-Sheikh
Egypt

"The beach is part of the protected Ras Mohamed National Park, meaning it is wonderfully unspoilt, while the crystal clear waters are perfect for snorkelling and diving..."

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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"Exuding a timeless grace and the opulence of ‘old Arabia’, this is a palatial hotel for anyone looking for grandeur and style..."

More

Contrasts Of Oman Tour
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"Great for those who would like to get to know Oman a little better, this tour reveals the gentle people and fascinating sights of the region..."

More

The Chedi Muscat
Luxury Holidays to Oman

"The charm of this hotel is that it does everything simply and with great elegance and grace..."

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Travel Adviser

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Travel Adviser

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Travel Adviser

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Travel Adviser

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