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Charleston, US

Get yourself to Charleston, frequently billed as America’s most friendly city, on British Airways’ first direct flights from the UK, launching on April 4. South Carolina’s genteel port city has had a host of hotel openings in the past three years, and in January the Hotel Bennett opens with 179 stylish, bright rooms. Overlooking the city’s Marion Square, its rooftop bar is poised to become the best place to go for a sundowner. [Photo: Getty]

The 2019 holiday hotlist: The overseas destinations to book a trip to this year

Ellie Ross

Wondering where to book for your next holiday?

With anniversaries, new flight routes and sporting events, there are plenty of must-visit overseas destinations to choose from, whether you’re keen to soak up culture or simply a bit of sunshine.

From the deserts of Jordan to the ice cap of Greenland, these are the hottest destinations to visit this year.