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!
One of London’s most beautiful and luxurious hotels, Claridge’s is offering a special Thanksgiving experience with three nights’ accommodation for the price of two. The offer is available from the 20th to the 26th of November 2006. And you don’t have to be American to partake in this little central London luxury… the […]
The ultimate culinary entertainment in Cleveland, Ohio takes place next week, from 10th-12th November 2006. The Fabulous Food Show offers cooking demonstrations and plenty of choices for curbing your appetite, including wine and dessert showcases. And with the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel‘s See, Taste & Stay package, you can enjoy deluxe accommoation, two one-day passes to […]
Destination host Erik Hastings travels to Scottsdale, Arizona to experience a few of the world-famous spas and resorts there.
Tomorrow’s opening of the InterContinental Boston will be the first ever hotel Boston, Massachusetts for the InterContinental brand. Situated on the site of the Boston Tea Party, this luxurious hotel has 424 guest rooms and suites overlooking the city’s beautiful harbour and skyline. An eatery, a sushi bar, a rum and Champagne bar, a generously-proportioned […]