Category: Regions

Bid for a great trip, and help a good cause in the process

Bid for a great trip, and help a good cause in the process

The March of Dimes Foundation – a not-for-profit organisation which aims to fight against premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality – will be holding an online auction  on eBay’s MissionFish.com from 12th to 21st February 2007.   Continental Airlines has offered an exclusive package that includes round trip first-class transportation, dinner for two with […]

It's carnival time in Venice!

It’s carnival time in Venice!

It’s carnival time in Venice!   The Venice Carnival begins on 9th February 2007 and runs until the 20th. Masquerades, theatre plays, and artistic events will bring life to the city. The event involves the whole town, its citizens and hundreds of thousands of guests.   Prepare yourself for a fabulous festival of music, ballet, […]

3 rosettes for Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, UK

3 rosettes for Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, UK

Linthwaite House Hotel & Restaurant has just been awarded 3 rosettes by the AA for outstanding food, placing  it on a par with  Gordon Ramsay’s at Claridges, Nobu and Angela Harnett at The Connaught and placing  them in the top 10% of AA restaurants. Head there from Sunday-Thursday until 5th April 2007 and you’ll be […]

Epoque Hotels and the Mastercard Premium Collection 2007 Program

Epoque Hotels is participating  in the worldwide campaign directed  at Mastercard Premium cardholders (Mastercard’s highest ranked upscale card), offering a series of upgrades and amenities. For more information, see this page on their website: http://www.epoquehotels.com/mastercardpremium.html

Interview with Tahnya Butterfield of Style Clinic

Interview with Tahnya Butterfield of Style Clinic

Tahnya Butterfield is ‘Head Honcho’ for Style Clinic by Astin Brown Inc., having previously worked in the hotel industry, human resources and organisational development consulting. She is a relentless collector of successful talent who immerse themselves in generating dynamite bespoke luxury shopping tours, style guides and precision personalised itineraries. What is it that  you do […]

Valentines at the Exedra Hotel in Rome

Valentines at the Exedra Hotel in Rome

Enjoy a Valentines break in Rome at the Exedra Hotel; 2 nights in a double room (classic, superior or deluxe)  starts from €1010 and includes one romantic gift on arrival, daily newspaper and breakfast in your room, one total massage, one aperitif and dinner. And, if available, you’ll be automatically upgraded to the next room […]

Fairmont to manage two hotels in Cairo

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced that it will manage a new hotel opening in Cairo this summer, to be named the Fairmont Heliopolis, Cairo. It  will  offer  235 rooms, extensive conference facilities, a spa, an atrium garden and a choice of restaurants.  Situated  in the central Heliopolis area of Cairo, the hotel is just […]

'Kylie: The Exhibition' tours the UK

‘Kylie: The Exhibition’ tours the UK

The changing image of Kylie Minogue, one of the most popular contemporary style icons, is being depicted in an exhibition organised by The Arts Centre, Melbourne, and now touring the UK. You can catch the exhibition  at  London’s Victoria & Albert Musem (8th February to 10th June 2007),  Manchester Galleries (30th  June to 2nd September […]

Make your Valentine's Day special with Kimpton Hotels

Make your Valentine’s Day special with Kimpton Hotels

Every Kimpton Hotel tells a story, and each one has put together a one-of-a-kind romance package. Make Valentine’s Day even more special by having the concierge arrange a custom surprise for your sweetheart. Perhaps a relaxing couples spa treatment or dinner at one of our partner restaurants. See their site to find a romance package […]

Romantic Valentines packages from Legendary Inns Of Newport, Rhode Island

Romantic Valentines packages from Legendary Inns Of Newport, Rhode Island

The Legendary Inns Of Newport, RI is offering romantic getaways this Valentines,  from quick one-night romantic getaways to grand, over-the-top weekend romance packages. The luxury bed and breakfast group consists of three AAA Four Diamond B&Bs in Rhode Island: the Cliffside Inn, the Adele Turner Inn and Abigail Stoneman Inn.   See their website for […]

New extended stay hotel in Arlington, VA

New extended stay hotel in Arlington, VA

Arlington Residence Court Hotel, an upscale extended stay hotel, opens in Arlington, Virginia today, just a stone’s throw from the seats of government, military, university and business headquarters. The hotel has 187 suites with bedrooms using premium linens, full kitchens, and oversized work areas with free high-speed wired and wireless DSL internet connections.

Suite of the week: Peninsula Suite at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Suite of the week: Peninsula Suite at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Suite name:  Peninsula Suite Hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong Size of accommodation:  4111 sq ft Cost per night: HK$46,000 What makes it special? Literally fit for a king and the views from the suite are truly breathtaking.                     The Peninsula Suite has one master bedroom with […]

Cuba: Women Artists in the Revolution

One for all the art fans out there. Des Moines’  Drake University’s Anderson Gallery  is hosting “Cuba: Women Artists in the Revolution”, a rare exhibition featuring 50 works by major Cuban artists including Jacqueline Brito, Yamilys Brito, Rocio Garcia, Elsa Mora, Sandra Ramos and Julia Valdes on loan from the Center for Cuban Studies in […]

Marley Resort & Spa in Nassau, Bahamas

Marley Resort & Spa in Nassau, Bahamas

Once the Marley family summer home (yes, we’re talking Bob Marley here), the Marley Resort & Spa has been designed to combine both African and Caribbean style. It is due to open this Spring and has 16 themed suites, each named after a  Marley song title. I doubt there’s anywhere else where you can stay […]

Valentines at The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY

Special dinner and overnight packages are being offered from the 10th-14th February 2007 at The Brown Hotel in Louisville.  Prices  range from $214 to $2,222 per couple. The lowest-priced package includes a five-course dinner in the English Grill with live music by the Highlands String Quartet. At the upper end is a stay in the […]

Borobudur in Central Java

I hadn’t heard about the World Heritage site of Borobudur until quite recently. It is a mind-blowing Buddhist monument in Central Java, Indonesia. Watch the video and see this impressive sight for yourself!

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