Category: Speciality Travel

Top 10 resorts for crowd-free skiing

Top 10 resorts for crowd-free skiing

Want to go on a skiing holiday but avoid the hordes of people with similar intentions? Then The Guardian has just the article for you. They identify the following locations as the best places to take to the slopes  if you want to avoid the crowds: Alta, Utah, USA Big Sky, Montana, USA Cortina, Italy […]

Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando partners with Give Kids The World

Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando partners with Give Kids The World

Gaylord Palms Resort, the “headquarters hotel” for the Christmas season in Orlando, has announced a new holiday partnership with Give Kids The World, an organization that provides cost-free vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families at their whimsical Kissimmee resort. As part of the partnership, Gaylord will provide a donation to the organization […]

It's all class - business class - with Emirates at Sofitel Brisbane's Melbourne cup party

It’s all class – business class – with Emirates at Sofitel Brisbane’s Melbourne cup party

The spectacle of one of the world’s great horse races returns to Sofitel Brisbane this year with the running of the 2007 Melbourne Cup next month.   On 6th November 2007, Sofitel Brisbane, in co-operation with Emirates Airline and Classic Hits 4KQ, will celebrate the great race with a party for punters, fashionistas and anyone […]

Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana

Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana

Ritz-Carlton is expanding its collection of exclusive Caribbean resorts and residential projects at Cap Cana in Dominican Republic, with a 220-room resort featuring a range of luxury amenities including a lavish 16,000-square-foot spa, private beach club, five restaurants and lounges,  and Cap Cana’s three Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses. The Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana and 194 […]

Fairfield Inn Orlando's family suites for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Fairfield Inn Orlando’s family suites for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Discover the flavours of the world until 11th November 2007 at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Vanity Fair Premium Napkins. Pair the culinary celebration of Epcot’s 25th Anniversary with accommodation at the family friendly Fairfield Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista hotel. As the first theme park to bring diverse international cuisine […]

New Aveda salon at Courtyard Sandestin Hotel

New Aveda salon at Courtyard Sandestin Hotel

With the opening of the new  Aveda concept salon and spa, Fusion Spa Salon, the Courtyard Sandestin Hotel is welcoming visitors to turn a trip to Fusion into a spa weekend getaway with luxurious rooms and suites. The new salon  offers a complete menu of services, treatments and products incorporating the Aveda lifestyle, approach, and […]

Golf Hyatt Giveaway

Between now and 30th November 2007, visit  Golf Hyatt Giveaway  for the chance to win one of eight luxury golf vacation packages from Hyatt.

New Jacuzzi suites and pool villas at Cape Panwa Hotel and Spa, Phuket

New Jacuzzi suites and pool villas at Cape Panwa Hotel and Spa, Phuket

The Cape Panwa Hotel and Spa in Phuket has added 12  brand new Jacuzzi suites and 6 two-bedroom pool villas to its already impressive line up of accommodation. The  dramatic creations offer  panoramic views of the beach  and  are furnished with stylish fixtures and fittings with opulent soft furnishings and rich and luxurious Thai silk […]

Mobile office from Nissan

Mobile office from Nissan

One for some of the business travellers among you!  Nissan is to unveil a new mobile office concept at the  40th  Tokyo Motor Show which begins this Friday. Their NV200 concept has a rugged exterior and a rear packed with features. This latest model happens to be specially deisgned for professional ocean photographers and is […]

ERMIS2 superyacht

ERMIS2 superyacht

A new 124-ft superyacht capable of speeds up to 60 knots is the latest creation from New Zealand yacht builder McMullen & Wing. Their ERMIS2 vessel is capable of speeds similar to small powerboats and is powered by three MTU16V 4000 M90 series engines, generating some 10,900 bhp. The superyacht offers true luxury also, with […]

The Spa Finder Spa Experience

The Spa Finder Spa Experience

Block time out on your calendar. Cancel your lunches. And get ready for the Spa Experience, four glorious days from 31st October 2007 when Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City  becomes the most fabulous spa destination on the planet. If you’ve been curious about what the luxury spa lifestyle is all […]

Miles promotions with Radisson

Miles promotions with Radisson

In the past week, Radisson Hotels & Resorts have announced  new incentives for those of you that like to clock up the air miles.  They have  teamed up with four major airlines, enabling members of the United Airlines Mileage Plus ® program, the American Airlines‘ AAdvantage ® program, Northwest Airlines‘ WorldPerks ® program and Air […]

Desroches Island Resort

Desroches Island Resort

A recent visit by Prince William and girlfriend Kate Middleton has boosted the popularity of this previously little-known Seychelles resort.    Desroches Island Resort  has just 20 suites,  14 kilometres  of pristine, white beaches and offers superb cuisine through a Creole style restaurant by the name of Le Veloutier.   Also on hand is a […]

Halloween scares for the whole family

Halloween scares for the whole family

Don’t miss out on a whole range of spooky events, activities and scary places to stay in England this year. It’s a great opportunity to take the family to something different during the October half term. Among the Halloween events across the county, there are the following taking place: 20th-28th October – become a Ghost […]

Cell phones on flights - yay or nay?

Cell phones on flights – yay or nay?

The use of mobile phones on planes has long  been put on hold  because it was feared that it compromised a plane’s own radio communications and safety. More recently, however, airlines have begun testing the use of mobile phones on flights. Personally, I’m not a big fan of that prospect – I’d sooner travel in […]

Briton pays  £50,000 to fly in seat 1A

Briton pays £50,000 to fly in seat 1A

A 38 year old  British man living in Sydney, Australia, who sold his internet business Direct Connection for an undisclosed sum in 2000, has paid £50,000 to fly in seat 1A in the first class area of  next week’s  inaugural flight of the Airbus A380 between Singapore and Sydney. Julian Hayward won an  online ticket […]

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