Conde Nast Traveler has announced the results of its 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts worldwide. The awards will appear in the November issue of the magazine which is available from newsstands tomorrow. Below are results for the top three winners in each category: Top Cities- United […]
Peninsula Hotels has launched a new website. The new site has been designed so that it is more user-friendly, so that it is easier to navigate through the various pages, and so that the new text and photography “will almost make you feel like you’re already staying at one of our hotels”. There’s extensive information […]
The second annual Ultratravel 100, a consumer-driven survey in Ultratravel magazine (distributed monthly with The Daily Telegraph in the UK) has announced the following winners: Tour Operator Winner – Kuoni www.kuoni.co.uk Runners-up Audley Travel www.audleytravel.com Bales Worldwide www.balesworldwide.com Cox & Kings www.coxandkings.co.uk ITC Classics www.itcclassics.co.uk Cruise Company Winner – Cunard www.cunard.co.uk Runners-up […]
New York and its beautiful department stores… Paris with its boutiques… the elegance that is Milan… or the huge choice offered by London? If you were going on a lavish weekend shopping trip, where in the world would you choose and why? To share your shopping secrets, please click on the comments.
This week Forbes Traveler has run a feature entitled “10 Gorgeous Glaciers“. It caught my eye not only because of the beautiful pictures but also because I have a particular interest in this subject. Few of you will know this, but my PhD was in glaciology. Alas, Greenland – where I worked – doesn’t […]
Enjoy the serenity of your own private world, courtesy of Rikki Davis Yachts at Churchill Yacht Partners. Their elite luxury yachting experiences are set in the world’s most beautiful locations. They’ll pamper you with a discreet, personal service with every amenity with their chartered yacht services, working with partners in the Caribbean, New England, Italy, […]
Travel+Leisure have published their third annual It List - their picks of where in the world we should be visiting next. Making the shortlist, from beach resorts to city hideaways, are the following 30 places: Banyan Tree Maldives Madivaru J.K. Place Capri, Italy Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya, Mexico Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi, Thailand Qualia, […]
Guests at Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts get to design their own personalised and unique hotel stay experience through Preferences by Pan Pacific. Preferences by Pan Pacific is a new service initiative designed to deliver personalised and genuine care. Guests enjoy guaranteed late check-out and a choice of an additional preference offered by the […]
In an article published in USA Today, it’s being suggested that wealthy travellers are undeterred from changing their luxury travel habits. Households earning $100,000 or more have been taking a larger share of hotel rooms since 2000 and now account for about a third of hotel stays, according to D.K. Shifflet & Associates in McLean, […]
Hilton Hotels recently launched a website dedicate to spa lovers. It’s apparently not reached the press yet, but I got the tip-off via a newsletter I subscribe to. To view the site, click here.
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Some of the finest hotels from The Rocco Forte Collection Head for the West Country and sample Devon’s Finest Hotels, restaurants, bars and spas from fizzyclub Nestled in a caldera cliff are Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find seclusion at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia Savour exclusive dining with Restaurant Guy Savoy Begin a heavenly journey: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Escape to Switzerland’s fabulous Park Hotel Weggis