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The world’s most innovative, imaginative hotel system: Hyperloop Hotel

Imagine no longer having to fly to your chosen destination, but instead enjoying a smooth transit system between hotels in top cities. Maybe by 2020 you can, if the imaginative, innovative Hyperloop Hotel becomes a reality. Hotels linked by a hyperloop transit system The award winning Hyperloop Hotel concept has been developed by a graduate […]

Inside tips for exploring Galveston Island, TX, 'the playground of the South'

Inside tips for exploring Galveston Island, TX, ‘the playground of the South’

Recently named a “Destination on the Rise” by TripAdvisor, Galveston Island, Texas, with its 32-mile-long coast, is finally getting the recognition it so richly deserves. Granted, locals have always appreciated this year-round coastal spot, a stone?s throw from the Gulf of Mexico, particularly since they added seven miles of brand new beaches in 2016. After […]

Fort Worth 4 ways

Fort Worth 4 ways

Few places offer a more animated or colourful glimpse of years gone by than Texas?s Fort Worth. The Old Chisholm Trail marked this city on the map as the cowboys? last brush with civilization before they embarked on the long drive up north to Kansas. A sense of the vibrancy and romance of the cowboy […]

5 of the most female-friendly luxury travel destinations

5 of the most female-friendly luxury travel destinations

As a man who has travelled the world, I can only base my opinions of luxury destinations on my observations ? which admittedly, is much different that a woman?s point of view. So I asked some well-travelled female friends: ?What are some of the most female-friendly luxury destinations?? Great shopping and availability and variety of […]

Passenger wakes up from flight to find himself in a locked, cold, dark and empty plane!

Passenger wakes up from flight to find himself in a locked, cold, dark and empty plane!

Imagine if you fell asleep on your flight and didn’t wake up on landing. Take that a step further and imagine none of the passengers or crew had spotted you as they disembarked. They all leave, leaving you alone on the plane. Now spare a thought for Tom Wagner for whom this precise scenario happened. […]

The top 10 places to visit in 2014

The top 10 places to visit in 2014

Lonely Planet’s “travel experts” have come up with three lists for where to visit in 2014. ?The top 10 cities to visit in 2014, the top 10 countries to visit in 2014 and the top 10 regions to visit in 2014. I do feel it lacks credibility when one of the “countries” they list is […]

Top 5 North American road trips

Top 5 North American road trips

North America is the home of the road trip. Whether you?re sitting on a Greyhound bus, riding pillion on a Harley-Davidson or behind the wheel of a classic Cadillac, your vehicle choice doesn?t matter half as much as the journey itself. Our top five choices are the stuff of movies and the best way of […]

Top 10 US cities for families to visit

Top 10 US cities for families to visit

Ever wondered where to take the family on your next trip to the United States? Assessing various US cities for their family friendliness – and taking into account such things as the quality of the family attractions, weather, etc. – Parents magazine released its 2013 list of the ’10 Best U.S. Cities for Families to […]

The Joule - home to Dallas' finest collections of modern art

The Joule – home to Dallas’ finest collections of modern art

Located in the heart of Dallas? thriving Arts District and housed within a landmark bank building, The Joule features one of the city?s finest collections of modern art. From intimate to monumental, a myriad of bold works by acclaimed artists including Andy Warhol, Ellsworth Kelly and Richard Phillips, decorate the hotel. Encounter art everywhere, even […]

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

The luxurious JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa has opened its doors this week. The huge 1002-room resort is the first JW Marriott resort in Texas and offers discriminating travellers an unrivalled experience of natural elegance. Set on 600 acres of rolling hills, meandering creeks and Live Oak trees, guests can relax […]

Expansion of Preferred Hotel Group

The Preferred Hotel Group will welcome 13 new members to its portfolio next month, from the stunning Natal Ocean Club on the picturesque coast of Cabo Sao Roque in Brazil, due to open early 2010, to the majestic Leela Palace on the banks of Lake Pichola in Udaipur. ? In Barcelona, Casanova by Rafael Hotels […]

One of America's hippest, contemporary hotels?

One of America’s hippest, contemporary hotels?

Ideally located next to the flagship Neiman Marcus, The Joule has raised the bar for luxury in Dallas, TX. Designed by world-renowned designer Adam D. Tihany, The Joule is destined to be one of America’s hippest contemporary hotels. The 129 room boutique property features a fantastic restaurant from Chef Charlie Palmer (of Aureole fame; this […]

aloft comes to Texas

Texas finally has its first aloft hotel. ? The Starwood lifestyle brand has opened in Las Colinas – the first of three aloft hotels planned for the state. ? If you take advantage of their ‘Better Tomorrows’ rate (available until the end of March 2009), you can enjoy a second night at 50% off. You […]

Embassy Suites: 62 hotels in the next 3 years

Embassy Suites Hotels, an upscale Hilton brand, is planning to open 62 franchised hotels in the next three years. ?It currently has 192 hotels, and officials say the planned properties represent the strongest development pipeline in the brand’s 24-year history. New properties will include locations in Memphis, Denver, New Orleans, Houston, St. Louis and Miami. […]

Enjoy a sporting break at the Renaissance Houston Hotel Greenway Plaza

Renaissance Houston Hotel Greenway Plaza is offering guests amazing accommodation when coming to the city to experience Houston sports at its finest. Baseball season has finally begun, and the Houston Astros are at it again at Minute Maid Park. Located minutes from the Renaissance, at 501 Crawford Street on the northeast end of downtown Houston, […]

$500 off at The Greenhouse spa

$500 off at The Greenhouse spa

Devoted exclusively to women, Arlington’s ?The Greenhouse has been a leader in luxury spa life, luscious cuisine, inventive health programmes and expert staff dedicated to unparalleled and personalised attention. From 22nd to 25th May 2008, The Greenhouse invites you to ?enjoy $500 off your stay. ? Contact them for details.

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