Category: North America

The most romantic hotel in Mexico?

The most romantic hotel in Mexico?

The exclusive Hacienda de San Antonio áhas been ánominated for The Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence as the Most Romantic Hotel in Mexico. Built as a casa grande in áColima, Mexico in the 19th Century, today the property serves as a model boutique hotel emitting exclusivity and passion. It is áat the foot of […]

Q&A: Music in Los Angeles

Randi I. has been in touch with a query on LA: Hi Paul, I am looking for a hotel in Los Angeles that has good musical entertainment. I am just overnighting there and I will be by myself, but I’d like to hear some good jazz, folk, or classical music if possible. I’m not really […]

Ultimate Executive Golf Getaway Package in Alabama

Ultimate Executive Golf Getaway Package in Alabama

Have the ultimate executive golf getaway in Alabama, at the Presidential Cottage at the Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center at Capitol Hill. á After sampling the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, áyou will be áwhisked away by helicopter to a five-bedroom executive cottage where private chefs and a butler await. The Ultimate Executive […]

Taj Boston opens on Arlington Street

Taj Boston opens on Arlington Street

Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces unveiled their second hotel in the US this week. The Taj Boston on Arlington Street in Boston is áan 80-year classic Beaux Arts landmark hotel, with 273 rooms, áthat faces áthe Boston Public Garden. The opening follows Taj Hotels’ 2005 lease agreement to operate and manage The Pierre in New […]

Hotels getting healthier?

Hotels getting healthier?

I’ve already reported about the non-smoking policies adopted by Marriott and others. á Now it appears that hotel chains are getting more health-conscious in other areas too. á As of 1st February 2007, Loews Hotels will ban artificial trans fats in the food that it offers, and will become the first hotel chain to do […]

Five best places to re-tox

Five best places to re-tox

The Guardian has a ábrief article on the five best places to re-tax (as opposed to de-tox)… the shortlist includes: an Ecole du Vin weekend in March at Birmingham’s Hotel du Vin multi-course feasting at Li Licci in Sardinia a night out in London followed by a sleeper to Penzance and a stay at Rick […]

Luxury hotel for Grand Avenue in LA

Luxury hotel for Grand Avenue in LA

Following an agreement made yesterday, áthe Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is to manage the hotel within the prestigious Grand Avenue development in downtown Los Angeles. The hotel will occupy the first 20 floors of a 48-story tower designed by Frank Gehry that will feature luxury for-sale residences on the upper floors. The 275-room hotel, expected […]

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa re-opens

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa re-opens

After taking a direct hit from the flood surge in Hurricane Katrina, the Grand Hotel at Point Clear in Alabama áis back to full glory, thanks to an army of construction workers, landscapers and resort associates. Originally opened in 1847, the Gulf Shores hotel’s historic buildings have been methodically preserved, an additional restaurant created and […]

2007 Oregon Truffle Festival

2007 Oregon Truffle Festival

The second annual Oregon Truffle Festival will commence in Eugene tomorrow and run for three days. The state of Oregon has become renowned for its truffles and this is celebrated by the festival which brings together “harvesters, chefs, growers and gastronomic aficionados”. Among the events there will be a Grand Truffle Dinner, a Truffle Grower’s […]

Silverjet begins London-New York service

Silverjet begins London-New York service

Silverjet á- a new business class-only airline – has begun offering its London-New York service today. á One flight a day is going from London’s Luton Airport to Newark, with a second expected to be in operation from July 2007. The airline joins the likes of Maxjet and Eos which both átarget business travellers áand […]

Interview with Bjoern Koch of The Tides Playa del Carmen

Interview with Bjoern Koch of The Tides Playa del Carmen

Bjoern Koch is an international specialist when it comes to real estate in Mexico. á He is currently Sales Manager for the Tides Playa del Carmen, who áI am áproud to have on board as an advertiser on A Luxury Travel Blog. What is it that áyou do exactly? I am the Sales Manager for […]

Best Valentines deals according to Shermans Travel

Best Valentines deals according to Shermans Travel

The editors at ShermansTravel.com have sorted through the ever-increasing number of Valentine’s Day travel promotions and picked their five best Valentine’s getaway deals… á including one for singles! Celebrate Love in the City of Lights for $569 La Dolce Vita in Venice this Valentine’s from $439 Valentine’s Sojourn on the Snow for $595 Romantic Beach […]

My Suite Valentine Package at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Ohio

My Suite Valentine Package at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Ohio

Enjoy a romantic getaway with your valentine at the Grand Dame of Cleveland – the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. The luxury hotel is offering a My Suite Valentine Package, with rates starting at $279 per room per night, to accommodate your celebration of love Book the package for a stay between the 8th and 17th February […]

Banff Winter Festival

From 26th January to 4th February 2007, celebrate the best of winter activities in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains; as the region enjoys one of áits best snow seasons ever, get ready to join in the fun at the 90th annual Banff Winter Festival when ávisitors átravel áfrom around the globe for a […]

Super Bowl XLI packages

Super Bowl XLI packages

It’s only 12 days until the Super Bowl áin Indianapolis, between the Bears and the Colts, but it’s not too late to pick up a last minute luxury package. á However, be prepared to pay the price. For $16,095 per person from Fine Things Packages áyou can stay 4 nights at the Ritz Carlton Key […]

Valentines Indulgence Package at the Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid

Valentines Indulgence Package at the Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid

For a special indulgence, the Mirror Lake Inn in the Adirondacks, NY is offering a Valentines Day Indulgence Package to really spoil couples. á It includes Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, a special dinner menu prepared by Chef Sorgule, a áSwedish massage for two, and overnight accommodation in a Noonmark Room. It’s available from 11th […]

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