Category: Hotels

Great introductory rates at the new Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation

Great introductory rates at the new Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation

The newest hotel  to open in  Hamburg is the Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation on the banks of the Elbe. This 170-room hotel gets its name by virtue of being next  to the Finkenwerder Airport and just 20 miles from Hamburg Airport. Thanks to its  crescent shape, most rooms provide a view of the river, whilst […]

Chodorow presses on, despite spat with New York Times

Chodorow presses on, despite spat with New York Times

Jeffrey Chodorow‘s  new London restaurant called Suka opens at the Sanderson Hotel today, replacing  Alain Ducasse’s Spoon restaurant. Chodorow has had no end of media attention of late, having been heavily criticised by Frank Bruni in the New York Times.   His response?   A full-page ad in the paper claiming that Bruni was out […]

Free active programme every day at the Evian Royal Resort

Free active programme every day at the Evian Royal Resort

Discover the patisserie secrets of  an Evian Royal Resort  chef, try wine tasting, go snowshoe walking with your family or take up golf, taste chocolate or try salsa dancing… for any stay of 5 consecutive nights at the resort’s two hotels – the  Évian Royal Palace or at the Évian Royal Ermitage, you’ll enjoy a […]

Ultimate Escape at The Alex, New York

Ultimate Escape at The Alex, New York

Explore the spring season at The Alex. Located in Midtown on Manhattan’s East side, close to the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler building, The Alex is a newly constructed hotel, featuring custom designed contemporary interiors and impeccable guest rooms and suites. Its deluxe accommodation includes luxurious amenities in each room or suite. […]

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Let music legend and 2006 BET Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Chaka Khan show you how to add funk to your fun with W Hotels‘ Wonder Women package at a W Hotel of your choice before 20th March 2007. Enjoy Chaka’s autobiography, an exclusive CD, Chakatini cocktails, special offers and more. Get the funk!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

If you were ever in doubt about Vegas being “over the top”, then think again.   The Golden Nugget  Las Vegas has a new attraction called ‘The Tank’, its $20-million swimming pool. Here you can thrill in the excitement of swimming just inches away from sharks.   You don’t come into direct contact with them, […]

Looking for that dream job?

Looking for that dream job?

Small Luxury Hotels are offering an opportunity that maybe you could only dream of.   If you’re the sort of person with an eye for detail, and an ability to distinguish the fine from the fabulous, then SLH might want you as one of their mystery hotel inspectors.   If you feel you have what […]

Go San Diego Card offer from Sheraton

Stay at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and receive 15% off the Go San Diego Card, giving you unlimited free admission to over 45 attractions and tours including the San Diego Zoo, wine tasting, whale watching, museums and more. Simply book online and your 15% off promotion code will be e-mailed to you.

First W Hotel coming to Italy

First W Hotel coming to Italy

Starwood is opening its first W Hotel in Italy, in Milan’s Brera district. The region is a former artists’ district and, as well as being home to galleries, is also a region with a number of popular restaurants, cafés and shops. The hotel will have 76 rooms, a signature restaurant, a rooftop bar and a […]

$1 billion expansion plan for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas

$1 billion expansion plan for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will have pretty much doubled in size by 2009 thanks to a proposed investment of almost $1 billion.   The boutique resort, which sits just off the Strip and has entertained the likes of Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, will see 950 new rooms added, including […]

British Tourism Week

British Tourism Week

It’s British Tourism Week!   From the 12th-18th March 2007 a series of inter-related events will  raise national awareness of the size, value and importance of Britain’s massive £74 billion visitor economy. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is Patron to the week-long programme. There will be many different events held, including: a photographic […]

Sylvester Stallone's hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone’s hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone has had his luxury room at the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel and his private jet searched by Australian customs officials.   The event follows a search of luggage belonging to his entourage in which it is alleged that prohibited substances were being carried, possibly steroids.   In Australia, the unlicensed importation of a […]

Spring in Lisbon

Spring in Lisbon

Planning a trip to Portugal?   The lovely Lapa Palace in Lisbon  offers a wealth of must see/do cultural experiences.      With their Spring in Lisbon package, you’ll enjoy a 3-night stay for two in a Garden Wing double room, round-trip airport transfers in a private chauffeured limosine, daily breakfast, one afternoon tea for […]

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Drench your desire with Molton Brown Indulge in Italian luxury with Villa San Michele Visit Northern Sonoma County’s Hotel Healdsberg Find exclusive luxury Croatia hotels and villas

Imperial Suites at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Marvel at the luxury butler-led suites at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel in Bath, UK.

Have a magnificent March at The Venetian

Have a magnificent March at The Venetian

Lose yourself in the high-stakes elegance of The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, where classic opulence, state-of-the-art technology, and pulsing energy blend seamlessly inside Las Vegas’ most exciting casino. All your favorite games are mere steps from your luxury suite. And what’s more, this March, suites at The Venetian start from just $159.