Category: Accommodation

Sossus Dune Lodge in Namibia - on schedule

Sossus Dune Lodge in Namibia – on schedule

Namibia Wildlife Resorts is on schedule to complete the first lodge in the Namib-Naukluft Park, the Sossus Dune Lodge. Built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive ‘afro-village’ style, Sossus Dune Lodge will offer guests an evocative and life changing experience. Situated within the park, guests will benefit […]

Great Hotels Luxury Network

Europe’s Great Hotels Organisation is launching a new consortium to “fill the niche that has been created by the increasing fragmentation of the European marketplace”. The Great Hotels Luxury Network will cater for the needs of boutique hotels that continue to pop up throughout Europe.

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Construction on Hope Lake Lodge in Cortland, NY will begin shortly. The year-round family resort will include the renowned Greek Peak Ski Resort, a new 106-room Lexington Resort and Villas, an indoor water park, restaurant, and a Cascades International Spa. The second phase of the development will include an 18-hole championship golf course, a corporate […]

Windsor Court's new club floors

Windsor Court’s new club floors

The Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans has tailor-made a new level of luxury this past month with the opening of four exclusive club floors. Located on floors 19 to 22, the suites on the club level embody “The Art of Living Well” from their refined décor in a palate of Chinese yellow, Songbird blue […]

Suite of the week: Petanu Presidential Villa at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali

Suite of the week: Petanu Presidential Villa at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali

Suite name: Presidential Villa Resort: Maya Ubud Resort & Spa, Bali, Indonesia Size of accommodation: 360 sq m Cost per night: 11,000 RP. (approx. $1200) What makes it special? Beautiful scenery of river valley and private pool. Leisurely spread throughout hillside gardens, between a steep […]

Take a world tour in luxury

Take a world tour in luxury

Why not plan ahead for late spring and early summer travel? Take advantage of these great offers from Leading Hotels of the World taking you to the unique destinations of São Paulo, the Great Barrier Reef and Budapest. Fasano, Hotel e Restaurante – São Paulo, Brazil For more than 100 years, the Fasano family has […]

Oberoi Himalayan Adventure at Wildflower Hall near Shimla, India

Oberoi Himalayan Adventure at Wildflower Hall near Shimla, India

There’s no better place to soak up the distinct Himalayan atmosphere than from Wildflower Hall, a signature Oberoi resort with charming colonial heritage, located in the famous summer getaway – Shimla. Formerly an official summer retreat for India’s British rulers, including Lord Kitchener, the property is perched at around 8,300 feet with many rooms offering […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Visit Auberge des Templiers - just 1 hour from Paris! Discover the best in travel with Billionaire 500 Magazine The Oyster Circle: exquisitive luxury, exclusive places Historic hotels and restaurants in Norway: De Historiske

New Ontario resort opens with luxury cottages

New Ontario resort opens with luxury cottages

Beaver Creek Resort recently opened as the first luxury resort in the Bancroft tourist region of Ontario, long regarded as unspoiled, beautiful wilderness and a sportsman’s rugged playground paradise. And now the area has become the ideal location for a luxury vacation thanks to this new resort which offers charming and luxurious log cottage accommodation. […]

The new Sofitel Phokeethra Krabi Resort & Spa, Thailand

The new Sofitel Phokeethra Krabi Resort & Spa, Thailand

The Sofitel Phokeethra Krabi Resort & Spa has officially opened this month. Perfect for honeymooners or couples on a romantic getaway or honeymooners, the resort is home to Asia’s first LeSpa health and wellness complex. Try the LeSpa ‘Signature Treatment Package’ priced at 7,250 baht (US$215) a night, based on double occupancy of a deluxe […]

Scotland's sexiest hotel

Scotland’s sexiest hotel

The Glasshouse hotel in Edinburgh is apparently Scotland’s sexiest hotel. At least, so say the 2007 Scottish Hotel of the Year Awards. Amenities such as floor-to-ceiling guest room windows, glass bathrooms, Aveda products, complimentary personal business cards, plasma TVs and a lavender-scented rooftop garden are all on offer. The top award of Scottish Hotel of […]

Four Seasons and Disney in partnership for new luxury resort

Four Seasons and Disney in partnership for new luxury resort

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts are to build a luxury hotel and 18-hole championship golf course along the northeast border of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It’s early days and the opening of the new hotel is not expected until 2010. Meg Crofton, President of Walt Disney World Resort said: These projects are first-of-a-kind […]

Interview with Guido van den Elshout of Haagsche Suites

Interview with Guido van den Elshout of Haagsche Suites

A former tax lawyer, Guido van den Elshout is owner of the luxurious Haagsche Suites (click here for last year’s special feature on A Luxury Travel Blog) in The Hague. He is also a contributor to two travel blogs. What is it that you do exactly? I’m a 58 years young sort of Jack […]

Exclusive rates at Hollywood's Bel Age Hotel

Exclusive rates at Hollywood’s Bel Age Hotel

Make a big impression at the sizzling Bel Age Hotel – located just off the Sunset Strip amid the vibrant atmosphere of West Hollywood. Put on your hippest outfit, and stroll through their chic lobby, rubbing elbows with Hollywood’s up-and-coming. This is the place to be seen. Sit pretty in the comfort of their high-backed […]

2007 Trips for Cancer campaign

2007 Trips for Cancer campaign

As the only online travel auction of its kind, top luxury hotels such as Montage Laguna Beach Hotel (Laguna, CA), Princeville Resort (Kauai, HI), Park Hyatt Sydney (Australia), Hotel Guanahani & Spa (St Barts), Badrutt’s Palace (St. Moritz, Switzerland) as well as travel icons such as Continental Airlines have all donated packages to this year’s […]

Jade Goody checks into luxury Indian hotel

Jade Goody checks into luxury Indian hotel

Those of you that followed the latest UK Celebrity Big Brother will surely have heard about the racial controversy stirred up by the not-so-bright, big-mouthed Jade Goody. She made verbal attacks on the Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty which had India – and the Indian government – up in arms. Well now she’s checked […]

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