Category: USA

Twice as Nice package from The Jefferson, Richmond VA

Twice as Nice package from The Jefferson, Richmond VA

Enjoy a no-hassle summer weekend getaway. Whether you prefer a lazy weekend by the indoor pool and a massage, a sports enthusiast’s weekend of whitewater rafting, golfing and a baseball game, a site-seeing weekend full of historical sites and museums or a shopper’s weekend at the boutiques, malls and antique stores, you can have your […]

A year of island hopping: June

A year of island hopping: June

This is post †six of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For June, the following are recommended: British Virgin Islands Capri: Grand Hotel Quisisana and Villa Brunella Gal√°pagos, Ecuador Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts: The Edgartown […]

Wine tasting of the century?

Wine tasting of the century?

Vinography – a great wine blog, by the way, if you’re not already familiar with it – has revealed what could arguably be described as the wine tasting of the century. For $17,500 you get to enjoy a three-night dinner extravaganza in October at three of Manhattan’s very best restaurants (Per Se, Daniel and Cru) […]

Relaxation Getaway Package from Sabal Palm House, Florida

Relaxation Getaway Package from Sabal Palm House, Florida

Lake Worth’s Sabal Palm House is offering a Relaxation Getaway Package until 31st October 2006 †which consists of two nights in select rooms and a relaxing one hour Swedish Massage in the privacy of your room for only $60 or a Deep-Tissue Massage for $70 from a licensed massage therapist. Sabal Palm House is one […]

A year of island hopping: May

A year of island hopping: May

This is post †five of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For May, the following are recommended: Azores, Portugal: Pousada da Horta Java, Indonesia: Amanjiwo Long Island, New York: The Chequit Inn Mauritius: The […]

New air taxi service from DayJet

New air taxi service from DayJet

DayJet, a new Florida-based air taxi service with a fleet of Eclipse 500 aircraft, has announced that its offering will start by serving Gainesville, Boca Raton, Lakeland, Pensacola and Tallahassee (all in Florida). The cities have been selected owing to “strong business climates and limited transportation infrastructures”. Four more cities in Florida and 12 cities […]

Spa programs for kids with Hilton Hawaii

Spa programs for kids with Hilton Hawaii

Spas are more normally regarded as kid-free zones but that’s not true of †Hilton Hawaii. On the contrary, the Kohala Sports Club & Spa at the Hilton Waikoloa Village positively encourages younger visitors with its Summer at the Spa for Keiki & Teens package where children can enjoy anything from a Coco-Mango Tango Scrub to […]

Finger Lakes Wine Festival

Finger Lakes Wine Festival

The Finger Lakes Wine Festival is one of the largest showcases of New York State wines. Enjoy one-stop tasting and shopping of over 500 wines from unique boutique wineries to the popular industry giants. The 2006 festival will be from the 14th to 16th July and the signature event will be the Great Western Chardonnay […]

‘Upmarket’ New York hotel suites not always what they seem

Prospective visitors to New York are being warned about a hotel swindle in which run-down apartments are sold on the internet as luxury hotel rooms. Landlords are posting advertisements for rooms in “upmarket hotel suites” on popular travel websites and conning tourists out of hundreds of dollars. “Tourists are being lied to and tenants are […]

Richard Gere faces problems with new hotel

Richard Gere faces problems with new hotel

Yet another celebrity is trying to make in-roads into the hotel industry and this time it appears to be the turn of Richard Gere. He has purchased a 14-acre property in Bedford, New York, with a business partner for a cool $2.7 million, †but is facing problems with trying to get approval to reonvate the […]

New York’s most expensive cocktail

On A Luxury Travel Blog, I’ve already brought you a $1000 sundae, a $5000 burger and a $90,000 bottle of white wine, so now it’s the turn of New York’s most expensive cocktail. Created by the head mixologist at Duvet, the cocktail is called the Duvet Platinum Passion and has at its heart L’ésprit de […]

New website for Premier Limousine, Inc.

New website for Premier Limousine, Inc.

Connecticut’s own Premier Limousine, Inc. – winner of five ‘Best Limousine Company’ awards from the Hartford Advocate – has recently completed a full website upgrade harnessing the Internet’s global reach technology to provide each client with unmatched service. The website is equipped with Live Chat, and an online reservation tool. Premier Limousine’s network reaches 450 […]

Opera on the Lawn Getaway

Opera on the Lawn Getaway

Why not get away next week (18th July 2006) for the Opera on the Lawn Getaway at the Relais & Chateaux †Meadowood Napa Valley? This memorable experience will include one night’s accommodation on a private estate, breakfast for two (in the privacy of your room if you wish) and two Al Fresco tickets to Tosca, […]

$38 million makeover at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Georgia

$38 million makeover at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Georgia

Located in the heart of Peachtree Center, the award-winning, legendary Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel is a leader in Atlanta’s emerging trend to continue the revitalization of one of the most popular convention destinations in the country. †The †has just unveiled a cutting-edge, $38 million renovation to all of its 1,675 rooms and suites with †the […]

NYC Summer Restaurant Week 2006

NYC Summer Restaurant Week 2006

It’s ‘Summer Restaurant Week‘ in New York City. From 10th-14th and 17th-21st July 2006, New York’s finest restaurants work in unison, †serving up three-course lunches for a fixed price of †just over $24 and/or three-course dinners for $35, excluding drinks, tax and gratuities. Visit the website to search for participating restaurants across the city.

UnderSea Resort planned off the coast of Miami

UnderSea Resort planned off the coast of Miami

UnderSea Resort and Residences is †a new, ocean-living concept incorporating the elegance of a luxury cruise ship atmosphere. †The $400 million resort †will be anchored 3 miles off the Miami coast line and claims that it will include the largest spa ever built. There will also be a large casino, some 600 suites, a golf […]

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