Category: Europe

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find your Tuscan soul with Toscana Mia tours A taste of Italy in Baltimore from Sabatino’s Experience Morocco in London: Mamounia Lounge Greece’s new launching K2 Smart Jets

Upgrade with Design Hotels

Upgrade with Design Hotels

More than 30 Design Hotels are offering a Seasonal Spaces promotion, which allows guests to book an automatic upgrade to a higher room or suite category. Participating hotels include the Haymarket Hotel which opened in London last month, the Bel-Ami in Paris, The New Majestic in Singapore, The Omnia in Zermatt, Switzerland, and others in [...]

The world’s most expensive hotel suites

The world’s most expensive hotel suites

Forbes has run an interesting feature on the world’s most expensive hotel suites,  featuring  geographically widespread hotels and resorts,  from Mexico to the Maldives. To make their top 10, you’ve got to be charging at least $10,000 a night. Here is an abbreviated  summary of the  incredible suites that  they list: Two Story Sky Villa, [...]

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Opening today at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminal 3 is Yo Sushi, with seats for 56 people as well as a take-away option. Hot and cold dishes are available, all under £5 and, if you’re running late, you can pre-order your take-away online or by calling +44 (0)8701 90 80 40; the menu is available [...]

Renovated luxury in Mayfair, London

Renovated luxury in Mayfair, London

In  January 2008 the German hotel group Althoff Hotels will open the St. James Hotel & Club in Mayfair. The townhouse  hotel, with its 61 rooms and suites, is currently being completely renovated. The Cologne-based group expanded into France with the takeover of Villa Belrose in St. Tropez and now extends its international growth to [...]

Suite of the week: Presidential Suite at Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan

Suite of the week: Presidential Suite at Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan

Suite name: Presidential Suite Hotel: Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano Size of accommodation: 5,400 sq ft Cost per night: €14,500 Who’s stayed there? Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Woody Allen, George Clooney, President George H. W. Bush, United States, Bill Gates, President Vladimir Putin, Russia, Francis Ford Coppola and more. [...]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Yacht ownership experiences from Barton & Gray Enter to win The Starwood Grand Tour Low-priced private jet travel from Jump Jet Hire a Ferrari from Red Travel

Charity lunch at Fifteen Cornwall

Charity lunch at Fifteen Cornwall

On  22nd June 2007 Fifteen Cornwall at Newquay’s Watergate Bay would like you to join  them for a charity lunch, hosted by Jamie Oliver. As well as congratulating their trainees on completing the programme, Jamie and the Fifteen Cornwall team will be officially welcoming their second intake of trainees into the restaurant.  Their 4-course menu [...]

Iford Arts opera evenings from The Bath Priory Hotel & Restaurant

Iford Arts opera evenings from The Bath Priory Hotel & Restaurant

The Bath Priory is delighted to be able to offer a limited number of special packages for exclusive opera evenings to be staged at Iford. In the exquisite small cloister of Iford Manor, operas are performed each summer in a uniquely intimate style in the round, to an audience of 90. The gardens open for [...]

A hideaway in Seville, Spain: Hacienda de Oran

A hideaway in Seville, Spain: Hacienda de Oran

This  small cosy countryside hotel outside Seville offers comfortable accommodation  with its 19 rooms and suites, each one differently decorated with rustic details, antiques and  tiles.  Andalusian patios full of flowers, gardens and exclusive areas  offer the perfect atmosphere for a wedding or private celebration. Rates at Hacienda de Oran start from 140 euros for [...]

Luxury Travel Consultant Autumn tours

Luxury Travel Consultant Autumn tours

The six new tours in Luxury Travel Consultant‘s  Autumn schedule promise to deliver a true, deep appreciation of France and its many unique charms. The tours are designed for small groups of 8-10 people. The first two tours cater to women who like art, food, wine, and shopping, in addition to touring the region. The [...]

2007 Luxury Travel Fair in Olympia, London

Are any of you going to be at the Luxury Travel Fair at Olympia later this month?   If you’re going to be there and would like to meet up, please drop me a note.

Suite of the week: Room 211 at Hotel Claris, Barcelona

Suite of the week: Room 211 at Hotel Claris, Barcelona

Suite name: Room 211 Hotel: Hotel Claris, Barcelona, Spain Size of accommodation:  45-50 sq m Cost per night: 1,096 euros What makes it special? It is a split-level room and has a sauna, a Jacuzzi, and  several works of art.                     Room 211 is a  Large [...]

Schloss Velden, Austria – the first from Capella Hotels and Resorts

Schloss Velden, Austria – the first from Capella Hotels and Resorts

The former President of Ritz-Carlton, Horst Schulze, has launched his much-awaited chain of Capella Hotels and Resorts with Schloss Velden in the scenic village of Velden, Austria. A grand opening will take place next weekend unveiling this luxurious chateau retreat  on the banks of Lake Woerth,  dating back to 1607.   The property has 105 [...]

First time in a vegetarian restaurant?

A fun commercial for Hiltl in Zurich.

New webcam from the Radisson Edwardian Hampshire in London

New webcam from the Radisson Edwardian Hampshire in London

The five star Radisson Edwardian Hampshire Hotel at London’s Leicester Square has had  a new webcam set up.   It has 8 preset views of the area, including close ups of the Odeon cinema for movie premieres, Big Ben & Nelson’s Column, The London Eye, Capital Radio and  Leicester Square Park. You can view the [...]

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