Category: Regions

Europe's first design hotel celebrates 50th birthday

Europe’s first design hotel celebrates 50th birthday

Europe’s first complete design hotel, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in the heart of Copenhagen, is to celebrate its 50th birthday.  This unique five-star hotel is as fashionable and interesting now as it was on its opening day on 1st July 1960.  The man behind it all was the famous Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen. […]

New medical health check service from Swiss Diamond Hotel

New medical health check service from Swiss Diamond Hotel

Lugano-based Swiss Diamond Hotel‘s recently opened Diamond Medical Aesthetical Centre is offering a new medical treatment in which doctors are able to predict future health problems through a simple blood sample. From the blood sample, doctors are able to understand how certain organs are ageing and from this, can predict possible future health problems and […]

Vamizi Island, Mozambique

Vamizi Island, Mozambique

Move over the Maldives and Mauritius… there is a new player in Indian Ocean luxury and it’s coming in the form of a rather unique Mozambique.  Something of a hidden gem, this sparkling coastline has only been visited so far by ‘those in the know’. Powder white sands and azure blue seas abound, but this […]

Renovation of Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, Puerto Rico

Renovation of Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, Puerto Rico

Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa in Guanica, Puerto Rico, has recently undergone a renovation of its 106 guest rooms, suites and villas. The upgraded rooms include flat screen LCD televisions, new decor as well as new pool and beach furniture. Weekday specials currently start from $145 a night for a Garden Room.

The best hotel to see the Northern Lights?

Hotel Ranga in Sudurlandsvegur, Iceland, a member of Special Hotels of the World, has been recommended by The Sunday Times as the best hotel in the world from which to view the northern lights. The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora borealis, are one of Hotel Ranga’s biggest attractions and can be best seen […]

Marbella’s Hotel Puente Romano to host the Andalucia Tennis Experience

Hotel Puente Romano in Marbella, Spain, is to host the Andalucia Tennis Experience, part of the Women’s Professional Tennis Tour (WTA) from 3rd to 11th April 2010. The clay courts of the Puente Romano Tennis Club will be staging the second edition of the WTA tournament featuring 32 of the world’s top 100 women tennis […]

Best of spring in the snow, at Badrutt’s Palace

Badrutt’s Palace has created a last-minute spring snow package for a 4-night stay at St Moritz in the Swiss Alps. It will be a perfect blend of breathtaking view of the Swiss Alps, exquisite meals, and a chance to hit the slopes and explore St Moritz. 4-nights special ­ available between 28th March ­and 6th […]

Beckhams put Turku in Finland on the map

David Beckham’s recent visit to the Mehilainen Clinic for an operation on a torn Achilles tendon, and a subsequent visit from his wife, has put the Finnish city of Turku well and truly on the map, visiting prior to the crowds that are sure to visit in 2011 when the city is a European capital […]

New boutique hotel in the heart of Paris

Spring is coming and soon its bright days will greet the opening of a new deluxe boutique hotel in the heart of Paris.  Ideally located where the rue Duphot meets the rue Saint-Honoré, Le Burgundy Paris, the new intimate, confidential address brings elegance and delicacy to hotel luxury.  Architects and decorators have crafted a refined, […]

Ski with an Olympian in Whistler

If you were glued to the TV for the Winter Olympics and wishing you were part of the Olympic party, there’s no need to feel like you missed out. Long after the flame’s been extinguished and the athletes have returned to their home countries, the Olympic spirit is burning bright in Whistler – especially at […]

London's only hotel suite with a retractable glass roof

London’s only hotel suite with a retractable glass roof

The only London hotel suite to feature a private roof terrace with retractable glass roof – making it an unspoiled location for even the most typical English summer day – is making its debut this summer. Recognised as Soho’s first boutique hotel, Hazlitt’s has become noted for its subtle take on the established traditions of […]

10 reasons to visit Toronto this Spring

10 reasons to visit Toronto this Spring

Toronto is the perfect destination for urban adventurers this spring. Whether hiking through Toronto’s best scenic trails or lively shopping districts, this year-round city rings in the season with heart-warming festivals, captivating cultural events and fun attractions. Come and see for yourself why Toronto is a celebrated cultural and entertainment capital of Canada. 1. This […]

First ever over-the-water suites in St Lucia

Sandals has revealed its plans for the first ever over-the-water suites in St Lucia which will begin construction in early 2011 and welcome guests in 2012. The Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort will consist of  26 brand new over-the-water suites in three luxurious categories. They will feature see-through glass floors offering views […]

Epicurean series at Amber Restaurant at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The two-star Michelin Amber Restaurant at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, has  announced its 2010 Epicurean series, celebrating the finest of food and wine. Each Epicurean dinner is preceded by an hour-long apéritif and introduction of fine wines by visiting winemakers and wine masters. Upcoming dinners this Spring include: 14th April 2010 Spanish Wine […]

My Yacht Monaco at the Monaco Grand Prix

My Yacht Monaco at the Monaco Grand Prix

The first race of the highly-anticipated 2010 F1 season is on 14th March 2010 in Bahrain. New teams and driver combinations will fill the grid in what’s sure to be an epic season and the must-attend race of the season – the one every driver wants to win – is the Grand Prix of Monaco. […]

Chopin Museum in Warsaw

2010 will signal a number of important cultural events in Poland, one of which is the opening of a new museum in Warsaw, dedicated to the life and works of Frederic Chopin. The world’s largest collection of Frederic Chopin related items includes musical manuscripts, printed scores, Chopin’s correspondence, personal items (such as cufflinks and diaries), […]