Named by Travel + Leisure as the ‘next Caribbean hotspot’ and featured in the New York Times’ ‘where to go in 2007′ map could indicate that St. Lucia is in for a successful 2007. If it forms part of your travel plans, don’t forget to consider Jade Mountain, a new resort high on Morne Chastanet […]
As if by magic, a replica of an old-fashioned Jamaican village welcomes you, with gingerbread architecture, a town square, skilled craftsmen and coconut vendors of selling their treasures on the cobble-stoned streets…
You may recall me writing about the UnderSea Resort off the coast of Miami earlier this year. Well now UnderSea Resorts is heading for Europe. Qawra Bay in Malta is looking to be the most likely location, with talks with Malta Shipyards Ltd. currently underway. Similar resorts could also become a reality in the Bahamas, […]
A cellar in Paris or a sky bar in Bangkok? Effortless Mediterranean white or midnight samba in downtown Rio? Guardian deputy travel editor Isabel Choat on her favourite bars of all time. Those making the shortlist in this Guardian article are: Chez Georges, 11 rue des Canettes, 75006, Paris Mary McBride’s, 2 Main Street, Cushenden, […]
Three of the top names in golf, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Tavistock Group have partnered together to create Albany Golf & Beach Club, destined to become one of the world’s finest resort communities that will feature the highest level of luxury, quality and amenities within an oceanfront club community. It will be just seven […]
St. Thomas’ Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort has just finished being renovated. With its new Reef Health Club, casual on-site restaurants and a beach with wonderful, soft white sand, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better location for a stay in the US Virgin Islands. Voted “Best Resort Hotel and Best Resort […]
The Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino St. Maarten is investing more than $2.5 million in order to renovate 115 rooms and suites, with the utmost in guest comfort in mind. The new Premiere Rooms, located in the resort’s main building on the top three floors, will be perfected with contemporary design, teakwood furniture, cool […]
There is sad news just in that there has been a helicopter crash in the Dominican Republic, tragically killing four people. One of those on board was the hotel tycoon Howard ‘Butch’ Kerzner, son of Solomon Kerzner. He is said to have been scouting sites for a new One & Only resort, the five star […]
Epoque Hotels are running a number of special promotions for the month of October. Here’s a selection of them: Hotel St. Paul, Montreal – Rooms starting at CAD 209.00 per night Golden Apple Boutique Hotel, Moscow – Rooms starting at RUB 6048.00 per night Hotel 987 Prague, Prague – Rooms starting at EUR […]
If you enjoy golf, sunshine and unadulterated luxury then the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica is the place for you to be. The club are currently offering four free green fees for those booking holidays at the exclusive resort for the end of this year. The club treats its guests to house villas, […]
In response to online travelers’ demands for upscale, luxurious accommodations, CheapCaribbean.com has introduced the Ultra-Luxury for Less product line, which promises lavish accommodations, sumptuous gourmet dining, and pampering service throughout Bermuda, the Caribbean & Mexico, for a price that you won’t find anywhere else. Among its partners are the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, The Palms […]
Jamaica has picked up the award of Caribbean’s Leading Destination at the 13th World Travel Awards. The Hon. Aloun N’dombet Assamba, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Entertainment & Culture accepted not only this award but also the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau, won by the Jamaica Tourist Board. Further success for Jamaica came in the […]
It’s the 13th Annual World Travel Awards ceremony tomorrow so watch this space for further news! The event is this year being held in the idyllic Turks & Caicos islands.
In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]
Wearing flip-flops in 50-degree weather? You obviously can’t let go of summer. And why should you, with sensational Royal Caribbean Interational savings to hot spots like the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas. They’ve got lots of deals on at the moment so you might want to take a look.
Jade Mountain, St. Lucia is scheduled to open next month. The brainchild of a Russian-Canadian architect, Nick Troubetzkoy, and owner of the Anse Chastanet Resort, this new resort has its own private spa, beaches and concierge desk. Like the Ladera resort also on St. Lucia, rooms are designed so that they have three walls, and […]