The American Express and Sheraton have teamed up to offer a family vacation that offers free meals, movies and admission to the Kids Club for kids under 12. Just check in between Thursday and Friday with your American Express card at any participating hotel before 31st December to take advantage of this promotion.
The winners of the first ever Northern Hospitality Awards were revealed last month. These awards celebrate the successful hospitality businesses and people in the North of England. The winners are Anthony’s in Leeds (Best Restaurant), Andrew Pern of The Star at Harome (Best Chef), Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel & Restaurant in Windermere [...]
Sixty employees at the Ritz Hotel in Paris went on strike this week, protesting over changes made to their contracts. Hotel management claimed that service to guests was unaffected, but it is rumoured that Tom Cruise was due to appear there to promote his latest movie, Mission Impossible 3. Instead, he spent the day exploring [...]
Soaring 171m above ground level, Manchester’s Beetham Tower is now officially the UK’s tallest residential building. The project was completed yesterday and celebrated with a breathtaking firework display which could be seen for miles around. The first 23 storeys of the building will house a 5-star 285-bed Hilton Hotel due to open at the end [...]
The latest in Donald Trump’s growing empire is the Trump Ocean Club, International Hotel & Tower planned for Panama City, Panama. He had said he would develop there 3 years ago, after attending the Miss Universe pageant in the city, if the right opportunity arose. His first foray into Central America will be a [...]
For a mere $37,200 per night (!), the Exceptional 7th Floor Suite at Cannes’ Hotel Martinez can be yours. The 4-bedroomed penthouse suite covers 2,000 square feet and has all the luxuries you might expect for the price: multiple living/dining rooms, plasma TVs, terrace spa, soundproofed rooms and more.
Experience the best address in the City By The Bay at St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco with these great special offers. The hotel is located directly next door to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and across the street from the serene tranquility of Yerba Buena Gardens, and is home to the signature restaurant [...]
IFA Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to manage The Palm Golden Mile and their two shoreline buildings, Al Nabat and Al Haseer, IFA Hotels & Resorts’ residential projects, located on the trunk of The Palm, Jumeirah. The Golden Mile will encompass some of The Palm’s [...]
The Ruinart UK Sommelier of the Year 2006 award has been won by Claire Thevenot of the Hotel du Vin et Bistro, Winchester. Claire is the first woman to have won the title, presented by President of Champagne Ruinart, Bernard Peillon. Nicolas Clerc, of the Milestone Hotel, London, came second, and Jean-Marie Pratt of Le [...]
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is poised to inaugurate its eighth property in the Middle East and its first of three developments in Dubai with the opening of Four Seasons Golf and Country Club Dubai this summer. Four Seasons took over the reigns of its first golfing facility in the Middle East, formerly known as [...]
Enjoy your honeymoon in Athens with a romantic stay in a city view room at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Sparkling wine and flowers upon arrival, daily breakfast in your room. Rates start from â‚¬395,00 per night. The 132-year-old hotel recently underwent a $100 million restoration, re-opening in 2003 in time for the Olympic Games in [...]
Hotel Hana-Maui is offering a rare opportunity to have a “learning vacation” in a beautiful, secluded location with award-winning photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum. Robert was widely considered one of the two finest photography teachers in the country in Outside magazine’s national survey. The 4-day workshop (1st – 6th May 2006) includes 5 nights’ luxury accommodation, [...]
When guests check in to a luxurious Oberoi hotel in India they don’t want to leave. And now, this summer, Oberoi is making it exceptionally attractive to stay, with their Exotic Vacations rates, which offer free bonus nights at seven of the group’s hotels in India. Book a 5-night stay for $2,900 and you’ll be [...]
In the beautiful Back Bay area of Boston, the Lenox Hotel is offering an “Eco Chic Package” in celebration of last Saturday’s Earth Day. The package includes one night in a deluxe room, breakfast and several Earth-friendly perks including four one-day passes for Boston’s “T” mass transit system, Ranger Rick magazine for the kids and [...]
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has unveiled that it will manage an exclusive resort on China’s second largest island and most southern province, Hainan Island. The 292-room resort is currently under development and will open later this year. It will be named Mandarin Oriental, Sanya.
The brand new five-star Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai is offering ski chalet suites for $7,000 a night. Yes, ski chalet suites. And yes… $7000 a night. They offer views of Dubai’s artificial ski slope – the world’s third largest indoor ski resort. There are 15 such chalets, all designed [...]