Category: Speciality Travel

Silverjet continuing to soar?

Silverjet continuing to soar?

Some have questioned whether the likes of Silverjet can survive in the aftermath of MaxJet’s bankruptcy, yet the business class only airline has áannounced its átraffic figures for February 2008 which show another record month. Out of the 13,800 available seats in the month of February, 64% were filled – up almost 10% when compared […]

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme gets new spa

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme gets new spa

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme is a truly luxurious Parisian hotel, located in the heart of the city on the prestigious Rue de la Paix. It is within walking distance of the Place Vendôme, the Place de la Concorde, the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay are also nearby. This is the place to be seen in one […]

What’s on the menu?

Ever wondered what food you might be served on a business-only airline? á Here’s what’s on the menu with Silverjet, á created by the London restaurant Le Caprice, for the month of March: London – New York daytime menu This month’s ádaytime menu consists of salt beef and green bean salad or áendive salad with […]

Golf Vacation Getaway from Cable Beach Resorts' Golf Club in the Bahamas

Golf Vacation Getaway from Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club in the Bahamas

Nestled among more than 6,000 yards of spectacular tropical greenery and beautiful lakes, the Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club – Nassau, Bahamas – offers generous fairways and mounds that will appeal to today’s golfers. Offering gorgeous vistas, lush greenery, spectacular water features, and a fully-stocked pro-shop, the Cable Beach Resorts’ Golf Club is making it […]

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

Flying Refined with Porter Airlines

From áthe end of this month, a new airline – Porter Airlines – will begin flying between Newark (EWR) and downtown Toronto’s City Centre Airport (YTZ). á This allows passengers wanting to fly to Toronto to actually fly to within minutes of the downtown area of the city, rather than have to go to Pearson. […]

Emirates and the A380

Emirates and the A380

Emirates has 58 of the huge, double-decked áA380 planes áon order, and has announced that it will be flying from Dubai to a number of destinations before the end of the year. Flights from Dubai áto New York begin in October 2008 and áwill be áfollowed by Dubai-London Heathrow flights from 1st December 2008. Routes […]

Unlimited golf at MonteLago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas

Unlimited golf at MonteLago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas

MonteLago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas is offering an Unlimited Golf Package with ábig savings. The package includes one night’s lodging in a luxurious studio condominium and unlimited golf from just $214 per person, a saving of $150! Golfers have the choice to play at one of two spectacular golf courses; the Jack Nicklaus-designed […]

Norwegian Jade to remain in Europe

Norwegian Jade to remain in Europe

For the first time in more than 40 years, Norwegian Cruise Line áis going to deploy one of its ships in Europe for the whole year round. The 2,400-passenger Norwegian Jade will remain in Europe until the spring of 2010 – a change from the original plans to sail back to the US áin November […]

A stunning Norwegian cruise

Enjoy this seven-minute clip of “the world’s most beautiful sea voyage”, courtesy of Hurtigruten.

A new hotel on Boston's waterfront

A new hotel on Boston’s waterfront

The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, the first Renaissance property in downtown Boston, opens this week. á The $165 million hotel project is the next chapter in the fast-paced development story of the South Boston Waterfront’s Seaport District. á áIt has 471 guestrooms, including 21 suites, and features over 21,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, […]

Balloon bliss in the Serengeti

Balloon bliss in the Serengeti

Experience the Serengeti from a totally new perspective at Grumeti River Camp. Exhilarating hot air ballooning safaris have recently been launched, offering a life-changing opportunity to experience the sheer enormity of the Serengeti and its magnificent wildlife from 1,000 feet above.

Culloden Estate and Spa opens new wing

Culloden Estate and Spa opens new wing

Belfast’s 5-star áCulloden Estate and Spa áopens a wing of 26 bedrooms this month, bringing the property’s total to 105 rooms. áHalf the bedrooms overlook the formal gardens, and the remainder face the Belfast Lough. The style is sympathetic to the original Culloden House.

A carry-on case for photographers

A carry-on case for photographers

Travelling by air isn’t always easy for photographers these days – not with the new airline baggage restrictions. A company called CaseCruzer has tried to address their plight and come up with the Photo StudioCruzer 1510 – a really tough, airline-legal carry-on case. The case’s modular interior gives photographers flexibility for storing and transporting equipment […]

64 WallyPower from Wally Yachts

64 WallyPower from Wally Yachts

Renowned as a yacht maker, Wally Yachts has unveiled its latest model, the 64 WallyPower. This vessel integrates design and function, and combines large interior volumes with high performance, sea keeping, and wide open air areas. Capable of reaching speeds of up to 50 knots and with a 300 mile range, the 64 WallyPower features […]

Fairmont makes its mark in Cairo

Fairmont makes its mark in Cairo

Fairmont Towers, Heliopolis is a new high-rise hotel in Cairo with 247 rooms and suites, three restaurants and more than 30,000 square feet of function and meeting space. It has a large atrium with tropical gardens and palm trees, and will have a spa added by the end of the year. á Next door is […]

Crowne Plaza comes to Costa Rica

Crowne Plaza comes to Costa Rica

InterContinental Hotels áhas opened a 213-room Crowne Plaza hotel in the city of San Jose. The áCrowne Plaza Corobici San Jose Costa Rica is the third IHG hotel in the city, following in the footsteps of the Real InterContinental Costa Rica and the Holiday Inn Aurola San Jose. Formerly affiliated with Sol Melia, it has […]

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