Starwood Hotels & Resorts have a new extended stay hotel brand that goes by the name of ELEMENT. Inspired by the Westin brand, modern style, smart design and state-of-the-art fitness facilities will all be key components of the new brand. Locations such as urban centres, airports, business parks, resorts and lifestyle centres will be targeted […]
A new brand of loft-style hotels is just around the corner. Atlanta-based NYLO Hotels will open its first hotel in Plano, Texas later this year, and a second in Warwick, RI in the second quarter of 2007. Rooms will have large windows, high ceilings, exposed brickwork and modcons such as large flat-screen TVs, high […]
Spoil yourself rotten on San Juan Island this autumn with a stay at Friday Harbor House. You will enjoy adventure, relaxation and amazing cuisine with their Spoiled Rotten Package. Your stay will include one night in a romantic harbour view room, whale watching or kayaking with San Juan Safaris, two one-hour massages, $75 […]
According to news just in, Golden Tulip Hospitality are introducing a new luxury brand. The Royal Tulip, as it will be known, will be a five-star brand and be first introduced to Amsterdam, Berlin, Casablanca, Mirbat and Dallas TX. Golden Tulip Hotels and Golden Tulip Resorts will continue to cater for the four […]
In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]
Orlando Florida’s newest resort – the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort – is a $300-million, 230-acre, 1,500-room resort from Rosen Hotels & Resorts. Equipped with an 18-hole golf course designed by David Harman, nine lounges and restaurants, a truly enormous ballroom, a full-service spa and no less than four outdoor pools, the resort is superbly equipped. […]
The Starwood Spa Collection – an amalgam of some of the best spas in the world – has welcomed eight new members. They are: Convento do Espinheiro Heritage Hotel & Spa, Portugal Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, Spain Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Vietnam St. Regis Resort, […]
Rated #3 Best Hotel Restaurant in the United States in the 2006 Zagat Survey and The Best Hotel Suite 2006 in the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List among many other awards, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a outstanding, secluded island just 30 minutes from Key West, Florida. This hidden treasure is situated on […]
Texan Tim Love, who made his name with the award-winning Lonesome Dove Bistro in Fort Worth, is taking his concept to New York City. From 19th September 2006, Big Apple diners will be able to enjoy kangaroo carpacchio nachos, duck and foie gras ravioli and various other wonderful delicacies.
If your budget won’t stretch as far as The Penthouse at The Pierre, take a look instead at The Ultimate Line At The Mandarin Hotel, New York. It comes with a generous living room space and formal dining room, four bedrooms including double master suite and media room, seven and a half marble bathrooms […]
The penthouse at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan is for sale. This 5-bed, 3-floor penthouse was the original ballroom to The Pierre Hotel but has since been converted and is now listed by Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC for a cool $70 million. “This is without question the most important and spectacular penthouse in […]
Sit back and enjoy a tour of the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa on Hollywood Beach, courtesy of Cristin Duren, Miss Florida USA 2006.
Book New York’s Irquois Hotel online and, at the same time, you can order a few treats to your room from their Elegant Touches menu. Wine, chocolates, cheese, fruit… there’s a number of extras to choose from. This could be a growing trend in the luxury market but I’m not sure how convinced I am […]
The Hotel Columbia in Telluride, Colorado – home to the Cosmopolitan which is widely regarded as Telluride’s best restaurant – is up for sale. Close to all the amenities such as skiing, shops, the river and a network of trails, the hotel is listed at $9 million with Sotheby’s International Realty.
Caesars Palace Las Vegas is set to open a new spa next month. The decadent Qua Baths & Spa will cover 50,000 sq. ft. of spa facilities including, of course, Roman-style baths. Other ameities will include the Crystal Room at Qua which will offer customized designs of Swarovski crystals for the body, as well as […]