British Airways has cut Club World fares by about $600 round-trip for summer travel from the United States to London, if you purchase tickets by 1st Feb 2007. The sale fares start at $2,888 round-trip New York (JFK)-London (LHR), not including taxes; there is a $30 surcharge for weekend travel. Travel dates to use these [...]
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My second interview is with Eduardo Blanco of Different Spain, an agency which he runs independently. Eduardo has worked in a number of luxury hotels (Cortijo Soto Real, Hacienda Boticaria and San Roque Club), and had airline experiences in Barcelona and London. He ocassionally writes hotel reviews, co-operates in travel websites and blogs, and [...]
Last April, I told you about the Hollywood film crew close to my neck of the woods, filming for the Miss Potter movie. Now the film is out, it looks like it could be a very successful year for tourism in the English Lake District, and it seems everyone’s out to get a piece of [...]
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Fish for barramundi at Wrotham Park Lodge, Australia Experience the 18th Century at Ahilya Fort, India Devour Spanish tapas in London, at Fino Get some retail therapy at The W Hotels Store
Under the punchline of “It’s winter – let’s hibernate!”, Malmaison are running a winter break promotion with rooms starting from £75 per night. Indulge in a morning submerged in bubbles and steam, followed by an afternoon savouring a bottle of that outstanding red your taste buds have been tingling for… Malmaison have hotels in Belfast, [...]
A luxury charter Gulfstream G550 flight between Edinburgh and Beijing is thought to have set a new world record, completing the journey in just eight hours, 47 minutes – around half the time it takes on a commercial flight via London. The £23m jet carried just 4 passengers on the journey at an estimated average [...]
Come and enjoy the festive season at the Oxford Castle ice rink – south-east England’s most magical ice skating experience! The ice rink can be found temporarily within the walls of William the Conqueror’s 1,000-year-old castle. Younger visitors can join Santa and his friends in the fabulous Christmas grotto. If you don’t want to [...]
In a review of the new business hotels that have debuted in 2006, Forbes’ Sophia Banay gives her pick of the best: Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel de Rome, Berlin InterContinental Boston The James Chicago Hotel The London NYC Mandarin Oriental, Prague Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street Traders Hotel, Kuala [...]
Enjoy one night at Leeds’ 42 The Calls in a Double Deluxe room based on two people sharing for just £199. The ‘Ab Fab Weekend’ offer includes a bottle of Champagne on arrival, a Harvey Nichols goody bag and £50 of Harvey Nichols vouchers. The offer is valid for Friday or Saturday nights until the [...]
Take to the hills and enjoy the great outdoors, exploring the Yorkshire Dales, safe in the knowledge that all the creature comforts await you at the end of the day. This is a package that allows you to walk between Swinton Park and two other luxury hotels in the area, The Yorke Arms in Nidderdale [...]
Last week I reported that the Sheraton Park Hotel in London had formed part of Scotland Yard’s investigations into the death of the former Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko. As more and more details unfold, it appears other luxury hotels are being drawn into the investigations. The Ashdown Park Hotel near Forest Row, East Sussex, was [...]
Winter… the perfect excuse to indulge. Malmaison invites you to hibernate with them from £75 per night or £120 with dinner, bed and breakfast. (Rates are actually from £120 and £170 respectively for London.) For more details of this promotion (and the opportunity to win a weekend for 2 at a Mail of [...]
One of Scotland’s finest country house hotels has joined forces with the prestigious private members’ club, Classic Car Club Scotland to offer an exclusive racy weekend for romantics this Spring. Contract Greywalls in Muirfield, East Lothian for further details.
It’s nearly Christmas… why not treat yourself? Enjoy a whole year of pampering and luxury at Nirvana Spa in Wokingham, Berkshire and, if you join before 31st December 2006, you will also save up to £100 by saving on the joining fee. See www.nirvanaspa.co.uk/4me for details.