If you’re one of those who have always declared that you’ll never ever go on a cruise, then watch this 3-minute ad from Royal Caribbean and maybe you’ll think again. Post a comment and tell us if changes your views at all.
Category: Speciality Travel
When flying Icelandair to one of their European destinations such as London, Paris or Copenhagen, stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights at no additional airfare. For more information, see http://www.icelandair.com/icestop/ - go for Saga Class if you want to fly in style and comfort, have more leg room and the usual perks.
Discovery at Marigot Bay, the new five star hotel in St Lucia, has just launched four special packages for 2008. These include a family pirate package, an adventure holiday, diving special and new romance and honeymoon creation. With the former you get to sail just as the pirates did on the boat “The Brig Unicorn” […]
Guests at Heritage Auckland can now escape to the rooftop Pool Bar for stunning summer sun and views across the harbour. Located adjacent to the hotel’s Health Club, you can relax with a tall exotic cocktail, order lunch poolside and lose yourself in the views. The new Pool Bar is open from 4-7pm on Fridays […]
Earlier this month I was invited to the private beta of Kango.com and have only just now got around to taking a look. I must say that, from first impressions, I’m quietly impressed. After getting around the initial geographical restrictions (a strong bias towards North and Central America), I entered a search for […]
Last year Norwegian Coastal Voyage Inc. changed its name to Hurtigruten to reflect their new global identity. What started as the world’s most beautiful voyage along the Norwegian coast has expanded to incredible journeys to the Arctic, Greenland and Antarctica, and even an incredible 67-day Arctic to Antarctic voyage. Visit their site to learn more.
Surely it’s not that difficult, is it? Try this fun, interactive game from easyCruise and get an insight into just how difficult it might really be. I got as far an attempt to dock in the Grenadines but was scuppered by strong winds. Hats off to easyCruise for a great idea for […]
iExplore, named the Best Adventure Travel Website by Forbes Magazine and Travel + Leisure, has announced a list of top 10 world travel destinations as determined by purchases made by adventure and experiential travellers. Egypt retains its number one spot, but South Africa jumps to the number 2 spot (from 19th position the year […]
Just when you thought you’d seen everything possible on a cruise ship, whether it be an aquapark or a $39m penthouse, then along comes something completely new. P&O Cruises are claiming they’ll have the first circus school at sea. Whether there’s truly a market for this, I have no idea, but Ventura, which is to […]
Baccarat Hotels And Resorts to debut in Anguilla with The Baccarat Hotel and Residences at Temenos, Anguilla. It will include a 114-key ultra-luxury hotel and an 18,800-square-foot world-class spa and fitness centre. Within the hotel there will be 50 oceanfront residences. Guests and residents will enjoy personal exclusive services and signature Baccarat aesthetics. The 286-acre […]
Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Panna have won the ‘Best Maintained Tourist Friendly National Parks’ award, a national award given by the Government of India’s Ministry of Tourism. Why not have an unforgettable break and explore the timeless magic of Madhya Pradesh’s jungles, known as the Tiger State of India and also where the inspiration for the […]
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Tailor-made holidays from Bridge & Wickers Join the posh set at New York’s Monmouth Park Stay at a converted Victorian schoolhouse in Dublin Ski and short stays in Tokyo/Kyoto from Ski in Japan
If you’re dreaming of a no-stress, relaxing-on-the-beach kind of vacation, then – according to Tripadvisor – the top 10 all-inclusive resorts are to be found mostly in the Caribbean. Their list is as follows: Iberostar Bavaro, Dominican Republic Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts, Mexico East Winds […]
The Regent Bal Harbour is the first luxury property to open in Bal Harbour Village in nearly half a century. Located just north of Miami Beach, and 15 minutes from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Airports, Bal Harbour Village has been an enclave for the affluent since the 1940s. Property highlights include the first Guerlain spa […]
In 2004, Hotel Gansevoort ushered in a new era of style and sophistication to New York’s once gritty Meatpacking District. Now we’re bringing the pulse of our premier property to the heart of Miami’s South Beach. Set to open this winter, this modern oceanfront resort introduces innovative style to most sought-after stretch of South Beach. […]
The year will start in celebration with the spectacular meeting of all three Cunard Queens (Queen Mary 2, QE2 and Queen Victoria) in New York harbour for a Royal Rendezvous, on 13th January 2008. The event will mark the first time in the company’s 168-year history that three Cunard Queens have been in service simultaneously.