The best airport in the world? Apparently it’s Incheon International Airport in South Korea, according to the 2006 Airport Service Quality Awards held by the Airports Council International in Dubai this week. The awards are based on responses to passenger surveys conducted throughout the year.
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The newest hotel to open in Hamburg is the Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation on the banks of the Elbe. This 170-room hotel gets its name by virtue of being next to the Finkenwerder Airport and just 20 miles from Hamburg Airport. Thanks to its crescent shape, most rooms provide a view of the river, whilst […]
Sylvester Stallone has had his luxury room at the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel and his private jet searched by Australian customs officials. The event follows a search of luggage belonging to his entourage in which it is alleged that prohibited substances were being carried, possibly steroids. In Australia, the unlicensed importation of a […]
British Airways has launched an exciting series of six podcasts all about sleep. The podcasts feature one of the UK’s leading sleep experts, Dr Chris Idzikowsky. British Airways’ ‘Dr Sleep’, looks at the impact travel has on our sleeping patterns and gives useful tips to help travellers – in particular business travellers – arrive […]
Versace has teamed up with the Italy company AgustaWestland to create its own line of helicopter interiors. Recently unveiled at the Heli-Expo 2007, these private cabin interiors offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort, as well as functionality and security. Using black and white leather, it bears many similarities with the Lamborghini that Versace […]
As the only online travel auction of its kind, top luxury hotels such as Montage Laguna Beach Hotel (Laguna, CA), Princeville Resort (Kauai, HI), Park Hyatt Sydney (Australia), Hotel Guanahani & Spa (St Barts), Badrutt’s Palace (St. Moritz, Switzerland) as well as travel icons such as Continental Airlines have all donated packages to this year’s […]
There’s a special event in New York tomorrow which will feature the $200 million overhaul of Club World. As you may know, British Airways set the industry benchmark with the launch of the first flat bed for business customers in 2000. The new Club World flat bed will go some way towards re-establishing BA’s position […]
Silverjet – a new business class only airline operating between London and New York – has added some new features to their website. You can now personalise your flights online and make it different each time you fly. Choose what you want to eat, decide where you want to sit, book a chauffeur transfer or […]
There’s a new company that packs, delivers, picks up, and even dry cleans your stuff so you don’t have to. Billing itself as a remote wardrobe manager, FlyLite sends you an empty suitcase to fill with your usual travel gear which you then return for them to clean, store and catalogue. When you’re going […]
Etihad Airways now offers first and business class passengers free chauffeur service to and from JFK Airport. Etihad’s transportation partner, Empire International, provides the service within a 70 mile radius of JFK in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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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 […]
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