News has it that yet another celebrity is getting in on the luxury hotel scene. The American rapper Jay-Z has bought a plot of land in New York from where he plans to launch J Hotels. The land is in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, at West 22nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenue, [...]
Category: New York
In 2004, Hotel Gansevoort ushered in a new era of style and sophistication to New York’s once gritty Meatpacking District. Now we’re bringing the pulse of our premier property to the heart of Miami’s South Beach. Set to open this winter, this modern oceanfront resort introduces innovative style to most sought-after stretch of South Beach. [...]
The year will start in celebration with the spectacular meeting of all three Cunard Queens (Queen Mary 2, QE2 and Queen Victoria) in New York harbour for a Royal Rendezvous, on 13th January 2008. The event will mark the first time in the company’s 168-year history that three Cunard Queens have been in service simultaneously.
The new 118-room Ritz-Carlton, Westchester – a 44-story glass building designed by renowned architects Costas Kondylis and Partners – opened in downtown White Plains, New York, just before Christmas. It brings a new level of luxury and guest service to this fast-growing, cosmopolitan suburb just half an hour from Manhattan. Located at Three Renaissance [...]
The Lodge at Woodloch is more than the destination – it’s what you discover there: inner clarity and a smoother, calmer, more balanced you. This luxurious Adirondack lodge meets Asian philosophy in a spirit of wisdom without deprivation. Recalibrate with 40,000 square feet of spa possibilities plus rich choices in mind-body programming, wrapped in acres [...]
New York has a new museum called… wait for it… New Museum! It was re-opened last weekend and exhibits contemporary artwork over 7 storeys. Located in downtown Manhattan, it has seen $50 million in investment and the new building is being inaugurated with an international exhibition called ‘Monumental’. See their website for [...]
A press release just issued: The Buckingham Hotel is putting a little – or should we say a lot – of extra Christmas magic into New York City this holiday season. The Hotel is giving one flush family the chance to experience their own private winter wonderland in the quintessential holiday city with its $150,000 [...]
Apparently one of the latest trends in travel is the ‘proposal vacation’ which, as its name suggests, is when you go on a trip with the sole purpose of popping the question. MoonRings, Inc. believe they have identified the ten most romantic and creative places. “Choosing a location is not always as easy as it [...]
Lufthansa has begun flying all-business-class Boeing 737 flights between Frankfurt and Newark, arriving in the Big Apple at 11.20am local time. The planes have 44 “lie-flat” seats, power ports for notebooks, integrated reading lamps and generous tabletop areas. Passengers also get their choice of a dedicated limousine shuttle to and from Manhattan or a helicopter [...]
Sign up to win a wine party for you and up to 20 friends, staffed by Choice Productions NYC. They’ll even throw in a model and co-host for the event. For a chance of winning, visit VibrantRioja.com. If you’re the lucky winner, an expert will take you through a tasting of some vibrant Crianzas, Reservas [...]
With an exclusive special rate of $229 per night at the Grand Hyatt New York, now is the time to plan an unforgettable getaway to the Big Apple. Enjoy deluxe accommodation in this remarkable city when you book by 14th November 2007 and travel between 18th-20th November and 16th-26th December.
Orient-Express is to build a New York City hotel on the current site of the Donnell New York Public Library, located at 24 West 53rd Street. The 150-room luxury hotel will house contemporary dining, spa and wellness facilities, as well as expanded banqueting and dining space for the company’s existing restaurant and dining business, ’21′ [...]
Yep… you read that right. New York’s first ever ‘Chocolate Week’ is about to get underway! The event begins tomorrow and, as well as an exhibition, will include a number of participating restaurants offering everything from chocolate cocktails to entire chocolate menus (both sweet and savoury). Among the participating restaurants are Artisanal, Butter, [...]
The Lusso Collection – an exclusive destination club that began in June last year and provides members unlimited access to a collection of multi-million dollar residences in the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations – has announced that it has signed more than 100 members since its official launch. Destinations covered include Hawaii, Cabo San Lucas [...]
Block time out on your calendar. Cancel your lunches. And get ready for the Spa Experience, four glorious days from 31st October 2007 when Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City becomes the most fabulous spa destination on the planet. If you’ve been curious about what the luxury spa lifestyle is all [...]