The new Epicurean Package at Chatham Bars Inn offers the perfect getaway for those who love their food and wine. Until 30th March 2007 – from $1000 including tax and gratuity – you can enjoy two nights’ accommodation at the resort, a wine tasting evening in the wine cellar, a cooking demonstration and, finally, a […]
Flying from a private terminal at London Luton airport, a new British business class low-fare airline called Silverjet is offering a ‘Silver Saver’ on flights to New York, which means you get to fly for just £799 between 25th January and 31st March 2007. Other long-haul destinations are in the pipeline for future years.
Miami Heat’s Shaq O’Neal has announced the formation of The O’Neal Group, a real estate company that plans to develop properties throughout the United States. The first project will be a three-tower complex – the tallest tower south of New York City †- †with 1,100 condominiums, a hotel, and office and entertainment space in downtown […]
The Resort at Singer Island, Florida †will †soon join †The Luxury Collection from Starwood Hotels & Resorts. This 239 all-suite resort †has all of the amenities and services you would expect, including 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 8,500 sq. ft. of spa facilities and 66 residential condos. Full-time concierge, butler and valet services, and […]
According to USA Today, Iowa †is to †welcome a huge indoor rainforest and environmental centre, based upon the successful Eden Project in the UK. Known as Earthpark, it will cover 70 acres of woodland overlooking Lake Red Rock near Pella. In addition to the rainforest, there will be an aquarium, and an outdoor prairie and […]
Bottled at its source in Dandridge, TN the award-winning Bling H2O bottled water is an extravagant fashion accessory rather than a sensibly-priced drink. † Bottles come in two sizes, with prices starting at $24 for 750ml. The frosted glass bottles themselves are studded in Swarovski crystals. Definitely one for those with more money than sense […]
Vermont’s Mad River Valley is a sight to behold in the Fall and on 10th October 2006 Mad River Valley’s Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the †season in style. Enjoy †cider, cheese, apples and other Autumn foods at the Mad River Valley Peak Fall Foliage Festival, and witness the colours at 10.10am on 10/10, […]
A $110 million expansion at Las Vegas’ †Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino has just been unviled. It’s †the property‘s third major expansion since opening in December 2001 and includes †a new 22-table 24-hour non-smoking poker room, a new state-of-the-art 170-seat race & sports book, which boasts a 96-foot video wall powered by 18 […]
The global spa resource, Spa Finder, has announced its 2006 Readers’ Choice Awards. The cr√®me de la cr√®me of the awards are the six Crystal Award winners, which has one honoree on each continent. And the 6 winners †of these hotly-contested awards are: Africa: Santé Winelands Wellness Centre, Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, South Africa Asia: Chiva-Som, Hua […]
What happens when the Twin Cities area’s leading limousine service and Minnesota’s premier wine tour service partner? A luxury tour of the St. Croix and Hiawatha Valley Vineyards that will long be remembered. Cities Limousine and Vintage Ventures 4U have teamed together to offer a memorable experience in the form of Luxury Limousine Wine Tours. […]
The AAA 4-diamond Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is celebrating the area’s magnificent fall foliage with a special ‘Fall Escape’ package. It consists of a two night stay, two breakfasts, a 50-minute French aromatherapy massage, a 1-hour †trail ride and more, for as little as $407 per person for […]
Journey in luxury and romance aboard America’s premier train. GrandLuxe Rail Journeys is offering a GrandLuxe Mexico tour from Texas to Mexico, taking in Copper Canyon (pictured), Mazatlan, the Pyramids of the Sun and the ancient city of Teotihuac√°n. The first trip departs on 29th October 2006 and will cost anything from $4,490 for the […]
Happy Birthday! New York’s Waldorf Astoria reaches the grand old age of 75 today. Over those years, the hotel has entertained countless US Presidents and international dignitaries. In fact, since 1931 every single US President has stayed there, making it arguably one of the most recognised Presidential suites in the world.
Later this month, a small group of travellers will embark on an incredible 22-day journey across South America with Abercrombie & Kent, by private jet. †In †return for †$44,000 per person, you’ll depart Miami heading for Panama where you’ll board your private jet for the first time. The trip includes helicopter rides over rainforest, freshwater […]
Local treats ranging from Yoo-hoo to California Golden Pretzels await guests of Omni Hotels on both coasts of the US, as the brand’s †new Sensation Bar expands to the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza and Omni Berkshire Place in New York City, following successful introductions to the Omni Mandalay in Las Colinas near […]
Another apple festival taking place this weekend is the Arkansas Apple Festival at Lincoln, in the north-west corner of the state. The event offers a great family day out, with a wide variety of arts and crafts accompanied by lots of music and, of course, apples! †One of the highlights is the Apple Core Throwing […]