A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Beautiful by nature: the Turks & Caicos Islands A new Mexican resort and residences: Nizuc Passionately designed jewellery from Loree Rodkin Designed for New York’s long term visitor: Bristol Plaza
Category: Travel Equipment
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… On the Baja Peninsula’s southern tip: Villas del Mar Ulysse Nardin: fine timepieces since 1846 Luxury motor yachts from Sunseeker Revolutionary jet ownership from Vitesse Flight Partners
The Great Hotels Organisation has officially launched the Special Hotels of the World 2009 Exclusive Travel Collection Directory. The latest edition includes a hand-picked selection of over 50 of the world’s best hotels that offer something special or unique to the discerning traveller. The new coffee-table style directory features breathtaking photography, hotel facts and tips [...]
Navigate the fairways in style with the Segway x2 Golf, a personal transporter that’s part chauffeur, part caddy. Step on, lean in the direction you want to travel and, thansk to innovative LeanSteer technology, the x2 Golf delivers you to your destination. The unit offers wirless control, a scorecard holder that keeps game stats, golf [...]
The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers, the Veuve Clicquot Traveller makes it easy to enjoy a glass of bubbly wherever your journey takes you. OUtfitted in signature Clicquot Yellow Label, which will stay chilled for up to two hours. Simply detach the isothermal lining and the case transforms into a stylish tote.
The Peninsula Chicago has received the highest possible rating given by Conde Nast Traveler readers in the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The top shelf, luxury property was named number one hotel on the list of the “Top 100 United States Hotels”. The awards, which were announced last Wednesday at a gala ceremony [...]
Think Louis Vuitton and you instantly think ‘luggage’. But, unbeknown to many, there is another aspect of the LV brand – Louis Vuitton City Guides – which has been running for 10 years. The 2009 edition is out now, featuring many new destinations. They will be available from LV boutiques worldwide from tomorrow.
In a return to his modelling days of more than 50 years ago, former 007 agent and screen legend Sean Connery has teamed up with Louis Vuitton for an ad campaign. Simply dressed and sitting on a wooden jetty near his home in the Bahamas, Connery – who has now turned 78 – relaxes [...]
Gwen Stefani isn’t just known for her music. She’s also a fashion designer and was recently named ‘top celebrity designer’ by In Touch Weekly magazine, ahead of the likes of Justin Timberlake, Victoria Beckham and others. And her eye for design has clearly been noted by W Hotels who have commissioned her to design [...]
The first Blackberry to have a clamshell design is the new RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flipi. Available in red or black, it weighs just 3.5 ounces and comes with a 65,536-colour, 128Ã—160 pixel display, 2-megapixel camera, global roaming, speakerphone, background noise cancellation, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0. Looks like a great device but we will have [...]
I’ve managed to get my hands on a Sony PRS-505 Reader which has been out in the US for a while now, but has only recently become available in the UK through the High Street retailer Waterstones (priced at £199). As soon as I opened the box, I was immediately struck by the look [...]
Ever worn socks with sandals or committed some other fashion no-no? Better still, do you know someone else who has? Enjoy a bit of interactive fun and the chance to win a luxury weekend away courtesy of holidaycrimes.co.uk – the site has been built by the Hotel Reservation Service (HRS) and asks those [...]
Scratchproof and futuristic, the Breitling Avenger Skyland is a tough, blackened steel watch . Thanks to a carbon nitride-based treatment, it is ultra-resistant and water resistant up to depths of 300 metres. This robust wristwear is for men who like the outdoors and want a hardy timepiece to fit their lifestyle. The price? £2,770.
Pinel & Pinel, renowned Parisian trunkmakers, have devised the ultimate carry case for iPod owners. The i-Case is made from wood and covered in a durable, luxurious leather. It comes in 51 colours, is compatible with all iPod modes (including the new Apple iPhone 3G) and has integrated Altec Lansing speakers. An essential [...]
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Maxwell Scott bags, made from fine Italian leather Why not joing the Hideaways Aficionado ® Club? Florida’s newly-renovated Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa The world-renowned Hotel Bora Bora
It’s that time of year once again when Travel+Leisure releases its World’s Best Awards. I haven’t had time to study them in detail just yet, but have noted that Singita Sabi Sand at Kruger has taken top spot in the World’s Best Hotels section, up one place from last year. Second is Oberoi Rajvilas in [...]