Condé Nast Traveler‘s May “Hot List” issue is the magazine’s annual guide to the newest and hottest hotels, restaurants, spas, and nightclubs opened all over the world in the past year. The editors scour the globe to check out hundreds of new properties to produce this list of exciting new establishments destined to become instant […]
United Mileage Plus members earn double miles when staying at participating Hyatt hotels in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific between 15th March and 15th June 2009. You must mention the offer code UA309 when booking and provide your Mileage Plus membership number at check-in.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts – known for its nine distinctive hotel brands – has revealed that it is set to open its 1,000th hotel in 2009. Among the brands, W Hotels is one that plans to triple in size in the next three years, opening 13 properties this year in markets that include Barcelona, […]
Still not yet decided where to go this year? Maybe luxury travel specialists ITC Classics will give you some inspiration. Here’s a selection of ideas from their January Sale: Indian Ocean Diva, Maldives Stay 7 nights and only pay for 5, plus book more than 45 days in advance and receive an extra […]
Now your nights at Hyatt are even more rewarding. Earn up to 20,000 bonus points at any Hyatt worldwide between now and 30th April 2009, and watch your bonus points add up to 20,000! You can redeem your 20,000 points to enjoy free nights with no blackout dates and upgrades at extraordinary Hyatt properties worldwide. […]
Start planning your winter vacation now and treat your family or someone special to all the charm Hyatt‘s resorts have to offer. Enjoy a free night (based upon a minimum length of stay), a 1-category room upgrade and full American breakfast for 2 daily when you book the Three for Free package. Stay between 1st […]
From early next year, the entire portfolio of hotels with Kiwi Collection (2,100 in total) will be available for online booking to visitors of Forbes Traveler. Speaking of the partnership, Kiwi Collection CEO Erik Haugen has said: This is a great fit. Forbes Traveler and Kiwi Collection are completely focused on providing luxury travelers […]
The Great Hotels Organisation has officially launched the Special Hotels of the World 2009 Exclusive Travel Collection Directory. The latest edition includes a hand-picked selection of over 50 of the world’s best hotels that offer something special or unique to the discerning traveller. The new coffee-table style directory features breathtaking photography, hotel facts and tips […]
design hotels around the world are giving you more time and space this winter. Enjoy a free night or a guaranteed upgrade to a larger room. Follow the link for further details and to discover which hotels are participating in the offers. The promotion is running from 29th November 2008 until 29th March 2009. […]
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 […]