Opened in April 2006, THE JAMES Chicago is a 297-room hotel that provides a stylish choice for the discerning business and leisure traveler. The hotel features a JBar lounge, The Spa, The Gym, an exceptional restaurant, state-of-the-art technology, unique event spaces, beautiful guest rooms, and above all, classic ‘guest-centric’ hospitality. The partners behind […]
Domestic wildlife safaris and geocaching are two of the newest adventures awaiting guests at the 1,000-acre Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Offered year-round by the ranch’s resident naturalist, the wildlife safaris will give you close encounters with native animals such as bison, elk, bears and wolves. Geocaching, on the other hand, is […]
Ring in 2007 at the Hotel Gansevoort‘s rooftop soiree with dazzling city and river views. The Manhattan hotel’s New Year’s Eve Rooftop Retreat Package includes accommodation for two, one bottle of MoÃ«t & Chandon Champagne, two tickets to the private rooftop party, access to a premium open bar from 10pm to 1am and one or […]
The Nicky O South Beach which was originally scheduled to open in November 2006, now looks set to grace Miami in the Spring of 2007. According to its website, this 95-unit condo hotel from Nicky Hilton (sister of Paris Hilton) promises “fashion, glamour… and an unparalleled social environment”, but the site so far seems to […]
The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, an Adirondacks resort which I’ve blogged about a few times before, has launched a ‘Your Best Mirror Lake Inn Memory Contest’, an interactive competition that encourages former guests to share their best memories from the inn… for prizes! If you’ve stayed before, visit the Mirror Lake Inn Memories […]
Remember the $70 million penthouse in The Pierre Hotel in New York that I mentioned a few months back? Well now Yves St. Laurent and his business partner Pierre Bergé are selling their apartment in the same hotel. In fact, it’s been on the market since 2004, but price reductions (most recently to $7.75 […]
Thanks to Inna Shamis from journeyPod who’s just made me aware of their new site aimed at “tastemakers, trendsetters and die-hard travelers” in search of the best places to go. They feature only 4 and 5 star hotels, have a weekly podcast and provide ‘VIP access’ to exclusive offers and tips. Sign up to their […]
You may recall me writing about the UnderSea Resort off the coast of Miami earlier this year. Well now UnderSea Resorts is heading for Europe. Qawra Bay in Malta is looking to be the most likely location, with talks with Malta Shipyards Ltd. currently underway. Similar resorts could also become a reality in the Bahamas, […]
Have you been wondering where Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymooned after their lavish wedding in Bracciano, Italy? Well, in case you have… they spent two weeks in the Maldives at the exclusive Kurumba Resort, on a private island, and relaxed on board a yacht owned by James Packer (heir to his late father’s […]
A cellar in Paris or a sky bar in Bangkok? Effortless Mediterranean white or midnight samba in downtown Rio? Guardian deputy travel editor Isabel Choat on her favourite bars of all time. Those making the shortlist in this Guardian article are: Chez Georges, 11 rue des Canettes, 75006, Paris Mary McBride’s, 2 Main Street, Cushenden, […]
In an aim (presumably) to get media coverage rather than any serious buyers, the Buckingham Hotel in New York as a Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Package for… wait for it… a mere $75,000. Needless to say, you’ll get to stay in the hotel’s Martinelli Penthouse, be driven around in a ‘winter white’ vintage Rolls […]
A beacon of luxurious hospitality in New York, London and Dubai…
Avoid the crowds and enjoy holiday shopping Downtown with the Hotel Santa Barbara Shoppers Package. What better way to unwind than by visiting this beautiful hotel, just steps from the open air mall of Paseo Nuevo and numerous other specialty boutiques. Package prices start from $259 and include Continental breakfast, a bottle of wine, chocolates […]
Enjoy 15% off the Best Available Rate from now through to 24th February 2007, with select Kimpton Hotels. Participating hotels are in Alexandria, Boston, Cambridge, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New York, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Vancouver and Washington DC.
Based in Sacramento, CA this luxury hotel has been designed exclusively for dogs and cats… includes aquaria for cats, and webcams for suites so owners can check up on their loved ones… whatever next?!
Save 35% at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA with the Holiday Traditions Package, featuring accommodation, daily breakfast, complimentary half-day Kidtopia registration and more, with rates from just $335 per night (plus taxes and $20 daily resort charge). A great place to enjoy a unique and magical holiday vacation experience!