Category: Speciality Travel

Will Trump get his way in Scotland?

Will Trump get his way in Scotland?

Donald Trump was in Aberdeen, Scotland, today for the beginning of the month-long public enquiry into what has been billed as “the world’s greatest golf course”, a proposed project that includes a luxury hotel and much more, and has been discussed on this blog previously. His plans for a course in the home […]

Silverjet to return to the skies

Silverjet to return to the skies

A rescue package for London-based Silverjet, which recently went into administration, is on the table. A Swiss trust company called Kingplace has made a formal offer for the airline, and the terms of the deal have been agreed with Silverjet administrator Begbies Traynor today.

Royal Highland Show anyone?

Royal Highland Show anyone?

The Royal Highland Show is one of the highlights of the year in Scotland. Taking palce on 19th June 2008, the show is now considered one of the premier agricultural shows in the country. Why not complement a visit to this four-day countryside festival with a stay at Norton House Hotel & Spa, conveniently located […]

Luxury golf package from the Inn and Spa at Loretto

Luxury golf package from the Inn and Spa at Loretto

The Inn and Spa at Loretto, a 134-room boutique hotel in the heart of Santa Fé, is beckoning golfers to come bask in the mild early summer sun and enjoy a golf excursion with their Golf Getaway Package. The packages includes one night’s lodging, two rounds of golf (with cart) at the Black Mesa […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Some of the finest hotels from The Rocco Forte Collection Head for the West Country and sample Devon’s Finest Hotels, restaurants, bars and spas from fizzyclub Nestled in a caldera cliff are Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini

Oldest hot air balloon festival in Ohio

The Frontier Power Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held next week. From 6th to 8th June 2008 launches and fly-ins will take place at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds located at 707 Kenilworth Avenue in Coshocton. Admission, entertainment and parking are free. For more information about the Frontier Power Hot Air Balloon Festival […]

Join a photographic cruise to Antarctica with A&K‏

Join a photographic cruise to Antarctica with A&K‏

Bring Antarctica’s beauty home from a special photographic cruise of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands. From the 19th November professional photographer Richard Harker joins the experts on the ‘Minerva ‘ for a 21-day journey to help aspiring photographers capture intimate images of this ultimate travel frontier. One-on-one sessions, on-board workshops and informative lectures provide […]

Beautiful Maldives

A video of the Maldives for those of you looking for a little inspiration, featuring overwater bungalows, beautiful beaches, watersports and more.

Global Traveler's Silent Auction

Global Traveler’s Silent Auction

Time is running out on Global Traveler’s Silent Auction. Don’t let the gavel fall before you bid on this year’s wide array of travel goods and services. With everything from 1,000,000 Priority Club Points to two round-trip business class tickets on Alitalia from any of its US gateways to Italy – among many other great […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Learn more about private jet membership with Sentient In Japan’s Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park: Gora Kadan Tucked away in California’s Carmel Valley is Bernadus Lodge Scotland’s finest hotels and restaurants from Luxury Scotland

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, one of San Diego’s most celebrated attractions has partnered with the city’s hippest new hotel and nightlife offering The Ivy Hotel for a special summer hotel package. Priced from $999 on weekdays and $1049 on weekends, The Summer Trifecta package includes a one-night stay in a superior guestroom with […]

Silverjet's shares suspended

Silverjet’s shares suspended

It’s been a bad year for the business class-only airlines. In December MAXjet ceased operations and last month EOS folded. Now there’s news just in that Silverjet are in urgent need for a cash injection. Their shares have been suspended but services are operating as normal – for now, at least. Soaring […]

Take a swing at The Balsams' golf packages‏

Take a swing at The Balsams’ golf packages‏

Grab your clubs and reserve your golf experience with one of The Balsams‘ most popular packages. With their Golf Free Package, you can enjoy unlimited greens fees on their acclaimed Panorama and Coashaukee courses, nightly midweek accommodations in our award-winning hotel and a delicious breakfast. All from $119 per person. Alternatively there’s the all-new […]

Silverjet Mobile

You can now book flights, view flight status and schedules, select seats and choose meals from your mobile phone, thanks to the launch of Silverjet Mobile. Their new mobile site can be accessed by entering the usual Silverjet website address – flysilverjet.com – into a mobile phone or PDA browser. You can also text ‘Silverjet’ […]

Is the customer always right?

Is the customer always right?

In an interesting story from the Associated Press, the cruise line Royal Caribbean has taken the rather bold step of banning a Cleveland couple from its ships… for serial complaining. It would seem that Brenda and Gerald Moran, despite travelling with the company on six occasions in the last three years, have got Royal […]

New international services from ExcelAire

ExcelAire has opened a new private jet gateway to the U.S., providing international travellers with a wide range of services, including on-site U.S. customs clearance, fuel, maintenance, full concierge services for passengers and crews, along with helicopter service to the New York City metro area. As operator of the largest and best-equipped private […]

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