The Phulay Beach Resort and Spa in Krabi, Thailand, is to re-open next month after a major makeover. New features of the 80-room hotel include garden bathtubs and villas with private pools. This dream destination within the beautiful seaside destination of Krabi is surrounded by lush tropical forests and facing the Andaman Sea.
A judging panel of 50 industry professionals and travel media has sifted through over 600 nominations for the 2006 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence to shortlist finalists across 36 categories. The awards celebrate the best of the best in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, and the winners will be unveiled in […]
The Maldives’ Soneva Fushi & Six Senses Spa in the North Baa Atoll region has introduced a new bar to help you while away the hours relaxing. The all-day Champagne Bar offers a selection of cocktail favourites and tropical beverages, together with a light snack menu.
St. Regis Resort & Residencs Bali will be the first St. Regis resort property in Asia and is expected to open in October 2007. There will be 79 hotel suites, 22 two to four bedroom residences available for sale and 42 luxurious one and two bedroom villas available to purchase.
Stay for a minimum of two nights at Banyan Tree Bintan before 21st December 2006 and you can take advantage of their Double Tee Off package which gives you one round of golf at the Laguna Bintan Golf Course and one round at the Ria Bintan Golf Course, both inclusive of green fees and buggy […]
Last month I revealed that Mathua Kothi was to be the first lodge in India from the partnership of Taj Hotels and CC Africa. And now they’ve unveiled the property that’s to follow it: Bagvhan – located at the edge of Pench National Park in Central India – will be the second lodge from […]
Mana Island Resort in Fiji is offering honeymooners the chance to bask in the sun on sandy white beaches, relax in luxury accommodation and savour fine dining as part of their special romantic getaway package. You get to stay for five nights, but pay for just three. The offer applies to the Honeymoon Bures from […]
A full-service resort situated on Southwest Florida’s Paradise Coast, this landmark Naples property was formerly known as The Registry Resort & Club. After a multi-million dollar renovation, the 23-acre resort was recently reborn as the new Naples Grande Resort & Club. A championship golf and 15 tennis courts provide plenty of activity for those who […]
The Caribbean resort of Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands closes today, but only temporarily. And it’s not all bad news… the temporary closure is to facilitate a $35m renovation project. 24 luxury suites, 6 spa treatment rooms, a new 20,000 square foot lounge and a refurbishment to all three of its […]
Sharing an ideal location along Key West’s largest private beach, the Casa Marina Resort & Beach Club and Reach Resort are the perfect destinations for sun and water enthusiasts, as well as those looking to explore the charm and history of the “Southernmost” city. Encompassing 13 acres, the resorts offer two beachside pools, tennis, a […]
The new W Retreat & Spa – Maldives opens tomorrow! This wonderful resort has luxury wherever you look and provides the perfect respite from the ordinary. The private villas in this all-villa resort are fitted out with plunge pools, large daybeds, Bose sound systems, 42″ plasma TVs, W signature beds and wine fridges. And if […]
A true vacation paradise in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa features a celebrated European health & beauty spa, a full-service marina, an expansive three-pool waterfall oasis, and plenty of outdoor dining and entertainment options. Summer rates of $115/night are in effect until 30th September 2006. Divers can […]
If Hawaii’s on your list of places to visit, you might like to consider the state’s Five Star Diamond Award winners in the latest AAA inspection. In all, 4 properties in Georgia achieved this standard: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu Four Seasons Resort, Maui at Wailea Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Four properties in Georgia were recognised with Five Star Diamond Award status in the latest AAA inspection: Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta The Lodge at Sea Island – St. Simons Island The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead – Atlanta
Two new Ritz-Carlton hotels join the ranks of the Five Star Diamond Award winners in Florida in the latest AAA inspection. In all, 9 properties in the state reached the required standards: The Breakers – Palm Beach Mandarin Oriental – Miami Ponte Vedra Inn and Club – Ponte Vedra Beach The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island The […]
The first of Dubai’s long-awaited, three palm-shaped islands is finally about to get its first residents. The Palm Jumeirah, a 12-square-mile island group, is part of what’s billed as the largest land-reclamation project in the world, and is the culmination of five years of brute hauling of millions of tons of Persian Gulf sand and […]