Category: Regions

New luxury comes to Cape Town

New luxury comes to Cape Town

Situated on the world famous Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town, the New Kings Hotel is centrally locatd in Sea Point with panoramic views of Lions Head and the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel comprises 42 designer rooms boasting all the high tech modern conveniences one would expect from such a sophisticated boutique hotel. This newly established […]

Rayavadee, Krabi

Rayavadee, Krabi

Following a tip-off from one of our readers, I’ve taken a look at the ultra-luxury property of Rayavadee in Krabi, Thailand. Accessible by boat from the mainland (how very James Bond!), this five star resort has previously escaped A Luxury Travel Blog’s radar but looks to occupy a stunning location on the edge of […]

Champagne dinner at Gleneagles

Champagne dinner at Gleneagles

If you are a lover of fantastic food and great wines and Champagne, you have the unique opportunity to join Benoît Gouez, Chef de Cave, Moêt & Chandon, who is on a rare visit to Scotland, for a gourmet evening in The Ballroom at The Gleneagles Hotel on 17th June 2009. Working with Gleneagles’ Head […]

Israel’s Hidden Gems

Israel is not a large country. You can drive from its northern border to its southern tip in less than 10 hours. From east to west it will take you less than two. But this small territory contains an unimaginable wealth of natural landscapes, historical treasures and a rich cultural heritage – many of which […]

Berlin's flying hotel bed

Berlin’s flying hotel bed

At the Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin, there’s a bed with a difference. Their “flying” bed can be found in one of the hotel’s many themed rooms. The king size wooden bed is in fact suspended from the roof but a floor with a 15-degree incline helps to complete the illusion, as does […]

Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

The Park Hotel Group has ’soft opened’ their latest property – Park Hotel Clarke Quay – in Singapore. Distinctive by its striking red-tiled roof and towers with spires, the 10-storey hotel can be found on the historic Singapore River, exuding classic colonial architecture reminiscent of Singapore in the early 1800s. Its 336 rooms and suites […]

See a mountain in flames!

See a mountain in flames!

Get ready for an incredible summer solstice display at the Tirolean Zugspitz Arena in Austria next month. On 20th June 2009, when dusk settles, over 8,000 fires will be lit on the rock faces of Zugspitze, Grubigstein, Sonnenspitze and Marienberg creating a spectacular display at an altitude of more than 200 metres. Preparations for the […]

More Moroccan-bound luxury: the Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech

Marrakech is to get a new 204-room hotel which will welcome its first guests in 2011. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech is Rezidor’s third hotel under development in Morocco, following in the footsteps of the Radisson Resorts which will open in Tangier and Saïdia. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech be a unique 5 star city […]

UNICEF support from The Luxury Collection

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts has launched a global initiative in support of UNICEF’s immunization and malaria programs for vulnerable children in developing countries. A brand package called “We Invite You to Linger” will offer guests a complimentary night stay for every two, three or four night reservation at a hotel or resort within […]

Al Bustan Palace to get Six Senses Spa

Al Bustan Palace to get Six Senses Spa

Six Senses Spas has officially signed a partnership agreement to operate a world-class spa at the Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat. Set amongst Oman’s Hajjar Mountains and adjacent to the property’s palatial grounds, the spa boasts spectacular ocean and mountain views. The Six Senses Spa, with an area of more than 3,500 square metres, will […]

A myriad of options from Raffles Taghazout

A myriad of options from Raffles Taghazout

Traditional Moroccan architectural style and sophisticated contemporary design will merge seamlessly at the new Raffles Taghazout. The resort, just 40 minutes from Agadir International Airport, will reflect the rich culture, heritage and artistry of Morocco as well as the ambience of cultured luxury that distinguishes Raffles hotels and resorts around the globe. Superbly located […]

Middle East hotel market turned on its head by W Hotels

Middle East hotel market turned on its head by W Hotels

W Hotels has marked its entry into the Middle East with the opening of the highly-anticipated W Doha Hotel & Residences. This new hotel merges traditional Arabian imagery with the contemporary cool design of the W brand with a hotel lobby that combines water features, ceiling-suspended seating and modern hand-blown hanging lanterns. Symmetrical designs, clean […]

Mount Airy Golf Club officially re-opens

Mount Airy Golf Club officially re-opens

Mount Airy Casino Resort at Mount Pocono, PA has officially re-opened Mount Airy Golf Club which had been temporarily closed for two seasons due to construction of the new casino resort. The course features spectacular vistas on more than 6,000 yards of challenging yet beautiful terrain featuring rolling, tree-lined fairways and multiple ponds, lakes, and […]

Explore Singapore package from The Fullerton Hotel

Discover Singapore by air, land, and sea with a stay at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. The hotel’s central location – on the cross-section of Marina Bay and the historic and financial districts – is ideal for easy access to the destination’s premier sights and attractions. From now until December 2009, The Fullerton is offering an […]

Win a stay at any Hyatt in the world!

Win a stay at any Hyatt in the world!

A Luxury Travel Blog has teamed up with Hyatt Hotels to offer you a great chance to win one of 5 nights in any Hyatt hotel worldwide. All you have to do to win is comment on the posts within this blog. The five readers with the most approved comments during May 2009 […]

New pool bar in Venice from Hotel Cipriani

In Venice, Hotel Cipriani has finished a second phase of refurbishments, which included the restoration of Bar Gabbiano. Located next to the hotel’s famous swimming pool, the bar aims to become the heart of the hotel, with live music and a lively atmosphere for guests and local Venetians to meet. Guests can choose from a […]

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