Category: New York

New York rooftops

New York rooftops

Land is such a premium in certain parts of the world, and New York City is no exception so I found it this Flickr collection of rooftops of the rich and famous in NYC quite interesting.   Some show a suprising amount of green space, whilst others exhibit contemporary designs. Have a browse and see […]

Emirates has 58 new ultra-luxury jets

Emirates has 58 new ultra-luxury jets

This week Emirates has been showing off the luxury trappings that come with its extravagantly-customised Airbus A380s. The superjet carries 489 passengers in varying degrees of luxury.   Shower spas, temperature-controlled floors, 23″ screens with over 1,000 audio and video channels,  a bar and 14 first class suites are  among the features to look out […]

Pretty Woman Manhattan Getaway

Pretty Woman Manhattan Getaway

Fancy a limousine pick up, private jet to New York City, dinner in a   chic New York restaurant, the best seats in a Broadway show, a limousine back to your private jet, flight complete with Cristal Champagne and strawberries to  another awaiting limo to whisk you to your door? Me too.   Be Pretty […]

Boeing 757 OpenSkies airline

Boeing 757 OpenSkies airline

With rising fuel prices and the plight of a number of business class-only airlines in recent times, it’s perhaps a bold move for British Airways to last month launch OpenSkies, a new premium affiliate running Boeing 757s with reclining leather seats, on-demand entertainment system and a la carte meal service  for its passengers. For the […]

The Dreamlist

The Dreamlist

globrati has published The Dreamlist, debuting with a colleciton of their “favourite destinations to chill out this summer”.   Making the grade are: Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME Llao Llao Hotel & Spa, Bariloche, Argentina Amirandes, Crete, Greece The Lodge, Verbier, Switzerland The Beach House at Manafaru, Maldives La Purificadora, Puebla, Mexico The Surf Lodge, […]

Gramercy Park Hotel suite offer

Gramercy Park Hotel suite offer

Reserve a Gramercy or Deluxe Gramercy Suite and receive the second night with a 50% discount, along with a full American breakfast daily at the Private Roof Club and Garden. That’s one of the latest special offers from New York’s Gramercy Park Hotel and it’s valid for stays through until 31st August 2008. Just request […]

Great rates from the Westin New York at Times Square

Great rates from the Westin New York at Times Square

Travelzoo has some great rates for the Westin New York at Times Square until September 2008.   Rooms that normally go for more than $300 a night can be grabbed for just $199 on select dates.   You can even upgrade to a Deluxe Room for only a further $20.   Click here for more […]

4 nights for the price of 3 at Sofitel New York

Set within easy reach of Manhattan’s most celebrated attractions,  Sofitel New York is near Times Square, Broadway theatres, world-famous restaurants, famous boutiques, art museums and corporate headquarters. Book on the Chic Picnic offer before 15th June 2008 and you can enjoy 4 nights there for the price of 3. Rates start from $218 per night.

Salon de Ning from Peninsula

Salon de Ning from Peninsula

Continuing its philosophy of creating signature venues in its hotels in Asia and the USA, The Peninsula Hotels introduces Salon de Ning, an innovative new lounge and bar concept. Based on the fictitious tale of Madame Ning, a Shanghainese salonnière, these stunning new venues reflect the glamour and style of 1930s Shanghai – the “Paris […]

Take a bite out of the Big Apple this summer

Take a bite out of the Big Apple this summer

Escape to Grand Hyatt New York this summer, and save 15% off the prevailing rate when you take advantage of their 21-day advance purchase promotion available  until 31st  August 2008. Enjoy their prime location on the fashionable East Side, adjacent to Grand Central, and visit the city’s top attractions including Times Square, Broadway theatres, Central […]

Popular rooftop barbecue package returns to The Kitano New York this summer

Popular rooftop barbecue package returns to The Kitano New York this summer

A longstanding New York tradition of summer rooftop relaxation will soon return to The Kitano New York with the hotel’s special rooftop barbecue packages. With its breathtaking backdrop of the Empire State, MetLife and Chrysler buildings, and the historic Murray Hill area of New York, The Kitano New York‘s outdoor rooftop space offers one of […]

A taste of Summer at The Benjamin in NYC

Situated steps from scenic Central Park, the upscale shops of Fifth Avenue and top Manhattan restaurants, The Benjamin is an ideal location to experience New York during the summer – when the city comes alive. Join The Benjamin this summer and receive 15% off the Best Available Rate and a complimentary wine tasting flight for […]

Rates at New York hotels keep on going up

You would think that people are cutting back on luxuries such as hotel stays with the current concerns about the economy.   However, research by PKF Consulting tells us that hotels in New York are getting more expensive. In November 2007 the average price of a room in  NYC hit $292, more than its previous […]

Viceroy to debut in New York

The Viceroy hotel brand is heading for the Big Apple. In a press release, the Kor Hotel Group have said that by 2010, Viceroy will have a property in Manhattan offering 168 exquisitely appointed rooms set within the top 12 newly constructed floors of an office, retail and hotel complex being developed on a full […]

Great offer on suites at Jumeirah Essex House, New York

Great offer on suites at Jumeirah Essex House, New York

Jumeirah Essex House, which was voted America’s leading hotel at last year’s World Travel Awards and was formerly home to a St. Regis and Westin hotel, has undergone new renovations. This Manhattan landmark – with an Angelina Jolie-owned penthouse apartment at the top – has recently completed a $90 million refurbishment program that pays homage […]

Advances with in-flight internet in the US

Advances with in-flight internet in the US

Aircell has obtained FAA approval for air-to-ground mobile broadband on US domestic flights, bringing us much closer to in-flight internet.   Approval is only for Boeing 767-200 aircraft at this stage, so you can expect to see developments with Virgin America and American Airlines fleets later this year.   Routes between Los Angeles, San Francisco, […]

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