Category: Bahamas

Top 10 most extravagant private island resorts

Top 10 most extravagant private island resorts

Privacy and exclusivity often rank high on a luxury traveller’s list of priorities. For those looking for something truly indulgent, discrete and filled with luxury, we have compiled a list of the most extravagant private island resorts in the world. These islands offer the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity. Beginning at a paltry £100,000 and […]

How to respond to a negative review... in style!

How to respond to a negative review… in style!

Post-holiday reviews have become the be-all and end-all for many hotels and resorts nowadays, and it would appear there’s no escape whether you’re at the budget or luxury end of the market.  Now, those of you in the UK will no doubt already be familiar with ‘Jordan’, more latterly known as Katie Price. And those […]

3 hidden Caribbean gems

3 hidden Caribbean gems

It’s the dead of winter in the northern hemisphere and time to think about a warm winter escape. If you’re looking at the Caribbean perhaps you’d like to check out these three smaller and less touristy islands. Each boasts beautiful geography. With limited transportation options from major hubs outside of the Caribbean, it might be a little more of a […]

Progress on the Poseidon Underwater Resort

Progress on the Poseidon Underwater Resort

It was way back in 2008 that we mentioned that Poseidon Resorts was designing a hotel for the sea floor. The idea came from the President of US Submarines Inc., L. Bruce Jones, but has taken some time to progress.  Negotiations with the American owners of Eleuthera, an island in the Bahamas, to build the resort at […]

Tragedy at Baker's Bay Golf and Ocean Club on Great Guana Cay

Tragedy at Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club on Great Guana Cay

Reports have been coming in that sadly one person has been killed and four people injured in a helicopter crash incident at the exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club. The resort is at Guana Cay in the Abacos island chain, about 150 miles off Florida’s eastern coast. The Nassau Guardian reports that the helicopter was buffeted by […]

3 spa treatments with the 'wow' factor

3 spa treatments with the ‘wow’ factor

Love spa treatments?  Looking for something a little different?  Then maybe one of these wonderful options is just what you’re looking for. Here we give a round-up on three rather different spa treatments, each with their own ‘wow’ factor, and that will each leave you feeling extra special. Bush spa treatments A relaxing holistic treatment […]

More top tips on 6 honeymoon destinations

More top tips on 6 honeymoon destinations

I blogged a few weeks ago offering tips on 5 leading honeymoon destinations, so I thought I’d continue the theme and share my thoughts on 6 further resorts with you. Mauritius A colleague of mine has recently returned from Mauritius, where she hired a car and saw most of the country’s key highlights like Chamarel, […]

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

With a name like One&Only, you really can’t afford to have too many properties in your portfolio, and true to the name, this luxury hotel brand feature just seven luxury spa hotels worldwide. Dubai is the only place in the world to boast two One&Only resorts; the distinctive Royal Mirage featuring three separate accommodation wings […]

Explore the Bahamas

Explore the Bahamas

There is a new way to explore The Bahamas: Conch Salad TV. Conch Salad TV provides the first online video magazine for visitors and Bahamians. While most websites cover current events, where to stay and what to do, Conch Salad TV will go off the beaten path and dive into the culture, natural beauty and […]

Top 10 cosy beachside hotels

Looking for something cosy and with a beach on your doorstep? Then you’re in luck as Tripadvisor have just shared their top 10 cosy beachside hotels. Making the list are hotels from all over the world so, without further ado, here you go: 1. Breakfast on the Beach Lodge, Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2. Utopia […]

That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

That luxury villa has… WHAT?!

If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation rental, look no further than these truly startling vacation homes. Taking luxury to the next level, these luxury vacation rentals each bring something new to the table that will fulfill even the most discerning tastes. Summer dreams and water fun Villa with Swim-Up Bar: The beachfront Villa Avalon in Turks and […]

Interview with Julian Carr, Managing Director of bmibaby

Interview with Julian Carr, Managing Director of bmibaby

Julian was appointed Managing Director of bmibaby on 1st April 2010. He previously held the position of commercial director for two years, responsible for marketing, revenue management, public relations, network planning, e-commerce and customer services. Prior to this Julian spent two years working for IATA in Montreal where he was responsible for marketing and business […]

Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas debuts!

Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas debuts!

After months of great anticipation, Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas officially opened its doors yesterday, welcoming guests to another new and exciting Luxury Included ® holiday destination. Following a soft-opening on 22nd January 2010, the resort additionally hosted more than 30 top tour operators and travel agents for a first-hand look at the newest […]

Private island made affordable

The Royal Plantation Collection has announced a fantastic new offer available at Royal Plantation Island at Fowl Cay, Exumas, Bahamas. For bookings made until 30th September 2009, guests can save up to 25% for travel in both 2009 and 2010. With these savings, staying on an amazing private island no longer has to be something […]

Forget swimming with dolphins… what about swimming with pigs?

This little piggy went to market, and this little piggy went…swimming in the Bahamas?! This may not be how the nursery rhyme ends, but when staying at Royal Plantation Island at Fowl Cay, it really is possible to go ‘swimming with the pigs’! Each of the six-villas on the stunning 50-acre Royal Plantation Island come […]

Interview with Michael Saxon of the Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Interview with Michael Saxon of the Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Michael Saxon lives in Penang, Malaysia where he is the General Manager of one of the Far East’s most prestigious and historic hotels – the Eastern & Oriental.   Happily married to his Malaysian wife, Beatrice, with whom he has two beautiful daughters, and working in the job of his dreams, he exudes the quiet […]

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