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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Celebrate Saturday night amid the luxurious surroundings of The Jefferson and treat yourselves to Richmond’s finest Sunday Brunch in the morning. Includes Sunday Champagne Brunch for two, brunch gratuity, and valet parking. (Taxes not included.) A deluxe room on the Saturday night costs $275, or $375 for a studio suite.
You still have time to plan a summer getaway to Lakedale Resort, an 82-acre resort on San Juan Island. Prime dates are still available at this romantic island resort, in both July and August. Summer rates are currently $219 per night for lodge rooms and $310 per night for cabins, or $469 per night for […]
Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman has been re-kindling her on-off romance with boyfriend Andre Balazs, owner of the exclusive Chateau Marmont hotel in LA, in St. Tropez, despite a separation having been announced back in March. Also lapping up the French Riviera this week have been Pamela Anderson and Tommy Hilfiger… not together, I might […]
A month ago I blogged that Nicky Hilton was possibly going to be opening her own line of boutique hotels. It appears this is now becoming a reality. The chain will be called Nicky O and the first hotel will open in South Beach in November 2006. The second will follow in Chicago a month […]
If you’re someone that likes to take good care of yourself when you travel, you’ll be interested to hear that Health magazine and AOL CityGuide recently listed the healthiest hotels in America. Details such as fitness facilities, healthy food offerings, spas, and stress-reduction services were all taken into account to produce the following list: Four […]
According to Al Fayed, Dubai could soon be welcoming a Harrods 102 convenience store. These are a new addition to the well-known Harrods brand, getting their name from the first outlet which opened at 102 Brompton Road in London. The shops sell signature Harrods products, including a range of delicatessen goods. Paris, Berlin and New […]
The $75 million Ivy Hotel, a new luxury urban resort in San Diego, is due to open later this year. In an annoucement released by Kelly Capital, the hotel will open in the Autumn, be managed by MTL Luxury Lodging and will be a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts collection. The 159-room luxury […]