Category: North America

Orlando's new Rosen Shingle Creek Resort now open

Orlando’s new Rosen Shingle Creek Resort now open

Orlando Florida’s newest resort – the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort – is a $300-million, 230-acre, 1,500-room  resort from Rosen Hotels & Resorts. Equipped with an 18-hole golf course designed by David Harman, nine lounges and restaurants, a truly enormous ballroom, a full-service spa and no less than four outdoor pools, the resort is superbly equipped. […]

New members of The Starwood Spa Collection

New members of The Starwood Spa Collection

The Starwood Spa Collection – an amalgam of some of the best spas in the world – has welcomed eight new members. They are: Convento do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel & Spa, Portugal Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, Spain Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Vietnam St. Regis Resort, […]

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida

Rated #3 Best Hotel Restaurant in the United States in the 2006 Zagat Survey and The Best Hotel Suite 2006 in the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List among many other awards, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a outstanding, secluded island  just 30 minutes from  Key West, Florida. This hidden treasure is situated on […]

Lonesome Dove Bistro is Big Apple bound

Lonesome Dove Bistro is Big Apple bound

Texan Tim Love, who made his name with the award-winning Lonesome Dove Bistro in Fort Worth, is taking his concept to New York City. From 19th September 2006, Big Apple diners will be able to enjoy kangaroo carpacchio nachos, duck and foie gras ravioli and various other wonderful delicacies.

The Ultimate Line At The Mandarin Hotel, New York

If your budget won’t stretch as far as The Penthouse at The Pierre, take a look instead at The Ultimate Line At The Mandarin Hotel, New York.   It comes with  a generous  living room space and formal dining room, four bedrooms including double master suite  and media room, seven and a half marble bathrooms […]

The Penthouse At The Pierre

The Penthouse At The Pierre

The penthouse at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan is  for sale. This 5-bed, 3-floor penthouse was the original ballroom to The Pierre Hotel but  has since been converted and is now  listed by Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC  for a cool $70 million. “This is without question the most important and spectacular penthouse in […]

Tour of the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa on Hollywood Beach, FL

Sit back and enjoy a tour of the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa on Hollywood Beach, courtesy of Cristin Duren, Miss Florida USA 2006.

Hotel booking gets more sophisticated

Hotel booking gets more sophisticated

Book New York’s Irquois Hotel online and, at the same time, you can order a few treats to your room from their Elegant Touches menu. Wine, chocolates, cheese, fruit… there’s a number of extras to choose from. This could be a growing trend in the luxury market but I’m not sure how convinced I am […]

Telluride's Hotel Columbia up for sale

Telluride’s Hotel Columbia up for sale

The Hotel Columbia in Telluride, Colorado – home to the Cosmopolitan which is widely regarded as Telluride’s best restaurant – is up for sale. Close to all the amenities such as skiing, shops, the river and a network of trails, the hotel is listed at $9 million with Sotheby’s International Realty.

St. Regis Bal Harbour

Promotional video for the St. Regis Bal Harbour by The 7th Art.

New spa at Caesars Palace Las Vegas

New spa at Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Caesars Palace Las Vegas is set to open a new spa next month. The decadent Qua Baths & Spa will cover 50,000 sq. ft. of spa facilities including, of course, Roman-style baths. Other ameities will include the Crystal Room at Qua which will offer customized designs of Swarovski crystals for the body, as well as […]

Wireless internet access at US airports

Wireless internet access at US airports

The good people at TravelPost.com have just put together an extensive chart of wireless internet access at 130+ U.S. airports. There are a lot of wi-fi airport resources out there, but this one gives a lot of detail such as pricing information and coverage area information for multiple service providers at each airport. A great […]

The changing positions of luxury hotels in the Big Apple

The changing positions of luxury hotels in the Big Apple

There’s an interesting article in the New York-based Business Travel News about how luxury hotels in Manhattan are sprouting up in what appear to be less than likely locations, and not necessarily in the highly desirable locations that you might expect. The article cites the Hotel on Rivington on the Lower East Side, the Hotel […]

Portable GPS for hotel guests

Portable GPS for hotel guests

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is the latest luxury hotel to follow the growing trend of providing their guests with portable GPSs.   It’s already done in the US by the Rosewood Hotel Group (that’s New York’s The Carlyle, Dallas’ The Mansion on Turtle Creek and Hotel Crescent Court) who provide  Garmin’s iQue M3 device. Times are […]

World Business Class seat from Northwest

A Northwest Airlines commercial showcasing its new World Business Class seat.

Escape to Elegance at The Venetian, Las Vegas

Escape to Elegance at The Venetian, Las Vegas

The Venetian in Las Vegas is offering two-night packages in the Rialto Suite (and other premium suites) for just $259 a night. As well as the accommodation, the package includes a private gondola ride, a gondala ride picture and gondola ride line passes. The offer is valid on bookings made before 19th September 2006.

Page 85 of 107« First...102030...8384858687...90100...Last »