Category: New York

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in the US, according to Tripadvisor

Signature at MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada Sofitel New York – New York City, New York Omni San Francisco Hotel – San Francisco, California Affinia Dumont – New York City, New York The Orchard Hotel – San Francisco, California Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea – Wailea, Hawaii The Villas at Grand Cypress – […]

The Plaza is back!

The Plaza is back!

The Plaza in New York has re-opened after $400 million of investment and a two-year break. Now with 282 guest rooms, including 102 suites, the hotel offers one or two special services such as touch panel access to a personal butler. Retail outlets will open later in the Spring and the official grand opening of […]

What’s on the menu?

Ever wondered what food you might be served on a business-only airline?   Here’s what’s on the menu with Silverjet,   created by the London restaurant Le Caprice, for the month of March: London – New York daytime menu This month’s  daytime menu consists of salt beef and green bean salad or  endive salad with […]

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

From  the end of this month, a new airline – Porter Airlines – will begin flying between Newark (EWR) and downtown Toronto’s City Centre Airport (YTZ).   This allows passengers wanting to fly to Toronto to actually fly to within minutes of the downtown area of the city, rather than have to go to Pearson. […]

Emirates and the A380

Emirates and the A380

Emirates has 58 of the huge, double-decked  A380 planes  on order, and has announced that it will be flying from Dubai to a number of destinations before the end of the year. Flights from Dubai  to New York begin in October 2008 and  will be  followed by Dubai-London Heathrow flights from 1st December 2008. Routes […]

Third time lucky for Alain Ducasse in New York?

Third time lucky for Alain Ducasse in New York?

World-renowned chef Alain Ducasse has opened a French restaurant in the Big Apple, with a focus on wine. Adour at The St. Regis, New York is named after the river in southwest France where Ducasse was born, and where he had his first culinary inspirations. Traditional French cooking will be accompanied by an interactive goatskin […]

Romantic views at Mandarin Oriental, New York

Romantic views at Mandarin Oriental, New York

One of the most  romantic spots with stunning, sky-high views of Manhattan, would have to be the Lobby Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental, New York. Reservations are now available for  their new  Champagne Tasting Menu debuting just in time for Valentine’s Day. Toast your delighted valentine with fine Champagnes, savoury delicacies and the Manhattan skyline […]

Affinia's sizzling Passion Package

Affinia’s sizzling Passion Package

Get cozy with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and surprise them with Affinia‘s sizzling Passion Package. Affinia have hotels in Chicago, New York and Washington DC. With this package you will get to enjoy a rose petal turn-down service, Champagne for two, a ‘Let’s Get Frisky’ gift basket which includes items such as Chocoholics Body […]

Four Seasons to open hotel near Ground Zero

Four Seasons to open hotel near Ground Zero

Four Seasons is heading for downtown Manhattan.   It will retain its midtown location but will also occupy the first 22 floors of an 80-story residential tower that is planned near Ground Zero.   The plans form part of a proposal from World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein. The new tower will be Robert A.M. […]

The Rihga Royal is now The London NYC

The Rihga Royal is now The London NYC

The iconic, all-suites Rihga Royal New York is now The London NYC, having been thoroughly re-invented from lobby to penthouse, in design and detail. Aiming at the cosmopolitan modern luxury traveller, it now has 561 elegant suites and flats  (with interiors by the renowned David Collins) and  a Gordon Ramsay restaurant (Ramsay’s US debut), in […]

Seduction at St. Regis

Seduction at St. Regis

Embrace romance in an alluring setting where even the smallest gesture creates indelible memories. Celebrate with Champagne, and wake up to breakfast in bed surrounded by the scent of fresh flowers. Participating St. Regis Hotels & Resorts include the St. Regis Hotel, New York, St. Regis Grand Hotel, Rome, The Lanesborough, St. Regis Hotel, Beijing […]

The B.C. Weekend at The Benjamin

The B.C. Weekend at The Benjamin

Retreat to one of New York’s premier luxury hotels and recapture life “Before Children”. The Benjamin has a sleep concierge who will help you select from 11 types of pillows for the ultimate night’s sleep – something that every parent-to-be needs to ensure they get plenty of! Plus enjoy 20% off any spa treatment at […]

Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale fares are now available from business class only airline Silverjet for travel up to 5th January 2009. The sale ends 31st January 2008, so book now to take advantage of £879 return fares to New York and Dubai.  The sale is unique  as flights are changeable for a small fee.

Free Champagne for Leaders Club members

Free Champagne for Leaders Club members

Each year  The Leading Hotels of the World  select the winners of the prestigious Leaders Club Awards based on  user feedback. To commemorate these special accolades, all three honourees for 2007 will be offering a bottle of Champagne any time  Leaders Club members  stay with them until 31st March 2008.   As for the winners, […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Where elegance comes naturally: Constance Hotels Discover  the Azure Collection New, 1960s-inspired Manhattan hotel: 6 Columbus A small hotel from an iconic shoe label: Barcelona’s Casa Camper

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Tailor-made holidays from Bridge & Wickers Join the posh set at New York’s  Monmouth Park Stay at a converted Victorian schoolhouse in Dublin Ski and short stays in Tokyo/Kyoto from Ski in Japan

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