Category: Speciality Travel

Enjoy introductory rates from Sè San Diego

Enjoy introductory rates from Sè San Diego

San Diego’s premier luxury hotel, Sè San Diego, which opened its doors in late 2008, is now offering introductory rates starting at $249 a night. The 184 room hotel is a combination of high design, elaborate accommodations and world-class service. Its 23-storey steel and glass tower is filled with hundreds of touch points, which aim […]

Hyatt Regency to return to Hong Kong

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced the return of its signature Hyatt Regency brand to Hong Kong with the opening of the 567-room Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin. The first international hotel brand to open in the New Territories, the property features spectacular Tolo Harbor views, extraordinary restaurants and meeting space, as well as […]

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Do lazy days lounging by the pool leave you yearning for some fast-paced excitement? Action-loving guests at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona can hire one of a selection of top of the range Harley-Davidson motorcycles for some adrenaline-pumping fun – what better way to discover the sunny Costa del Sol and beyond? The […]

Interview with Tom Barber of Original Travel

Interview with Tom Barber of Original Travel

Before starting Original Travel Tom Barber was a journalist for GQ and then freelance for the Evening Standard, Independent, Tatler and Brides. He went on two or three ‘honeymoons’ a year for Brides, and in 2003 set up OT with two friends – Nick Newbury, who was in corporate finance, and Alastair Poulain, a venture […]

Capella Telluride, Colorado

Capella Telluride, the first US retreat for Capella Hotels and Resorts, welcomed its first guests last week. Telluride’s snow-packed terrain is a favourite this season, rated the number two ski resort in North America by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. And ski enthusiasts can satisfy their wanderlust thanks to Capella Telluride’s special introductory winter […]

Pashan Garh Panna Wilderness Lodge, India

Pashan Garh Panna Wilderness Lodge, India

andBEYOND (formerly CC Africa) has opened its third jungle safari lodge India and welcomed its first guests last December. Pashan Garh Panna Wilderness Lodge features just 12 luxurious stone cottages and is situated a mere 50km from the renowned temples of Khajuraho – a World Heritage Site featuring erotic sculpture dating back 1,000 years. Pashan […]

$50 million in renovations at Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui

$50 million in renovations at Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui

Featuring newly remodeled guest rooms, a refreshed spa and fitness centre, updated restaurant and lounges, remodeled beach and pool, and up-to-the-minute technology upgrades across the resort, Grand Wailea‘s charm and founding elements of trees, water, flowers, art, light and sound more prominent and enjoyable than ever. $50 million in renovations has seen guest rooms re-designed […]

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver opens in British Columbia

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver opens in British Columbia

The 119-room Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver opened this week; it is set in downtown Vancouver at the intersection of West Georgia and Thurlow Street. To mark Shangri-La‘s 60th property worldwide and to celebrate the opening of this latest hotel, an “Introducing Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver” package has been devised. It is available until 31st March […]

Tennis-themed package from Crystal Cruises

Tennis-themed package from Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises is offering an unprecedented six-night, tennis-themed package to co-incide with the semi-finals and finals of the Wimbledon Championships in June 2009. As well as tickets to the world-famous Wimbledon centre court, participating guests will enjoy VIP access to Fairway Village, Wimbledon’s luxury hospitality area, where they will enjoy complimentary Champagne, a four-course lunch […]

Anantara Desert Islands Resort and Spa linked by flights directly from Abu Dhabi

Anantara Desert Islands Resort and Spa linked by flights directly from Abu Dhabi

A new air service took off in the UAE this month with twice-weekly flights linking Abu Dhabi with Sir Bani Yas Island; phase one of the Desert Islands project in the emirate’s Al Gharbia western region. The service, provided by private operator Empire Aviation, can also be chartered on demand as part of the accommodation […]

Five stars for Wynn Las Vegas - not once, not twice, but three times!

Five stars for Wynn Las Vegas – not once, not twice, but three times!

Wynn Las Vegas had made history with triple Mobil five star award wins, distinguishing the resort as one of only two in the world to receive Mobil Travel Guide‘s highest honour across all star-rated categories. The Tower Suites at Wynn Las Vegas, Alex restaurant and The Spa have each earned five star recognition for their […]

51st annual list of Mobil Travel Guide four- and five-star awards is now out

Mobil Travel Guide has unveiled their annual winners for the coveted Mobil Travel Guide four- and five-star awards. This list has defined the industry’s highest standard for excellence in hospitality for over fifty years. This year, two destinations made history by achieving the most Mobil five stars ever awarded to one destination. Sea Island Resorts […]

January Sale from ITC Classics

January Sale from ITC Classics

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 […]

Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas, Rhodes

Atrium Prestige Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas, Rhodes

Due to open in Spring 2009, the five-star Atrium Prestige is the second hotel to be opened as part of the Atrium Hotels group. It is located on Kalathos Beach in the picturesque town of Lindos providing guests with a stunning outlook over the Aegean Sea. The hotel will comprise of 254 guests rooms varying […]

SWISS’s new first class

SWISS will be gradually introducing a new First Class cabin from this Spring onwards, in parallel with its fleet renewal programme. The centrepiece of the new cabin product is the new SWISS First Seat, which offers exclusive design, top inflight comfort and extensive privacy and can be individually adjusted to travellers’ specific wishes and needs. […]

Silence is golden

Silence is golden

One issue that a number of spas sometimes have to deal with is unwanted noise. Whether it’s talking in corridors, an over-chatty aesthetician or a therapist’s heavy breathing, it has the potential to ruin a spa experience. Lots can be done with soundproofing walls but noise can of course travel between floors too. […]

Page 115 of 186« First...102030...113114115116117...120130140...Last »