Easter is upon us. “A time for treats, bunnies and chocoholic indulgence” as Malmaison put it. They’re offering accommodation on a room only basis from just £75 ( £120 in London) and dinner, bed and breakfast from £120 ( £170 in London) throughout the festive period. Can I your Easter travel plans hatching…?
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American Express is offering more than 25 amazing travel packages, including a luxury RV trip across America, an adventure in Antarctica and a South African safari. Travellers daydreaming about their next luxurious getaway need look no further. From 17th to 27th April 2007, US and UK American Express card holders will have the opportunity [...]
On 21st April 2007 there will be a rare chance to see a master at work! Just eight privileged guests will join John Williams in the kitchens of The Ritz to witness the creation of a spectacular five course dinner, and then retire to one of the magnificent new banquet rooms in William Kent House [...]
At Heathrow Airport, off-duty England stars Michael Owen and Theo Walcott have this morning unveiled the latest solution to the team’s recent dip in form. The English FA have purchased and customised an Airbus A380, complete with its own 5-a-side AstroTurf playing surface inside. This huge, state-of-the-art plane will offer the ultimate environment to ensure [...]
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The 4th Wear Valley Food Festival promises to be a bigger and better event than ever before. Held at Auckland Castle in the north-east of England, the event celebrates local produce and crafts through an exciting and diverse programme. In addition arts and craft stalls, there is a farmers’ market, exhibitions and demonstrations, [...]
There are some new additions to Crystal Cruises‘ 2007 European Crystal Adventures Hotel Program. Four new hotels – Venice’s venerable Hotel Cipriani and Hotel Danieli, Istanbul’s Ritz-Carlton and Athens’ Hotel Grande Bretagne – join an expanded collection of Europe’s most prestigious properties (15 in all) offering savvy travelers luxurious options to extend their Crystal vacations [...]
Enjoy the fabulous floral and garden displays at the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show, just a short walk from The Draycott. The offer includes an overnight stay in a spacious suite, a pair of all-day tickets to the show, a signed book by Alan Titchmarsh and a full English breakfast. Package is £455 per suite per [...]
There’s an interesting read in today’s Scotsman outlining the current successes that the Scottish tourist industry is currently enjoying. Apparently, hotel rooms in Scotland are among the most expensive in Europe. Edinburgh and Aberdeen rank 3rd and 4th within the UK, with average room rates of £95 and £93 per night respectively. For those [...]
The Cliveden House Hotel near London’s Heathrow Airport has created a very expensive sandwich, with visitors asked to cough up £100 for the treat. So… what do you get in a £100 sandwich? It comes complete with Iberico ham, air-cured for 30 months, poulet de Bresse, quail eggs, semi-dried Italian tomatoes, 24-hour fermented sour dough [...]
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Rumour has it that Michael Jackson is staying at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower at London’s Cadogan Palace in fashionable Knightsbridge. No doubt he’ll being staying in the hotel’s 170 sq. m. Presidential Suite which offers panoramic views of the city, has a separate living room, bedroom, spacious dressing room and superbly equipped kitchenette. Amenities in [...]
To compliment a selection of superb Burgundy wines especially chosen by Ritz Sommelier Bruno Murciano, a special menu for this fabulous dinner on the 21st March 2007 has been created by Executive Chef John Williams. Savour a Terrine of Bresse Chicken and Foie Gras, Fricassee of Scallop and Langoustine and Fillet of Lamb accompanied by [...]
Jeffrey Chodorow‘s new London restaurant called Suka opens at the Sanderson Hotel today, replacing Alain Ducasse’s Spoon restaurant. Chodorow has had no end of media attention of late, having been heavily criticised by Frank Bruni in the New York Times. His response? A full-page ad in the paper claiming that Bruni was out [...]
It’s British Tourism Week! From the 12th-18th March 2007 a series of inter-related events will raise national awareness of the size, value and importance of Britain’s massive £74 billion visitor economy. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is Patron to the week-long programme. There will be many different events held, including: a photographic [...]
Marvel at the luxury butler-led suites at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel in Bath, UK.