Category: Travel Miscellany

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Let music legend and 2006 BET Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Chaka Khan show you how to add funk to your fun with W Hotels‘ Wonder Women package at a W Hotel of your choice before 20th March 2007. Enjoy Chaka’s autobiography, an exclusive CD, Chakatini cocktails, special offers and more. Get the funk!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

If you were ever in doubt about Vegas being “over the top”, then think again.   The Golden Nugget  Las Vegas has a new attraction called ‘The Tank’, its $20-million swimming pool. Here you can thrill in the excitement of swimming just inches away from sharks.   You don’t come into direct contact with them, […]

The most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas?

The most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas?

Think what the most popular tourist attraction in the Bahamas is, and you’d be forgiven for saying something like  Atlantis Paradise Island or  Long Island’s deserted beaches.   However, you’d be wrong.   Apparently, the most popular tourist attraction there right now is the grave of Anna Nicole Smith and it’s bringing visitors over in […]

Feel the Wuv with W Hotels

Feel the Wuv with W Hotels

Book a ‘Feel the Wuv’ package with W Hotels before 5th August 2007 and you’ll get a bottle of bubbly and a box of Vosges Haut-Chocolat “Exotic Caramel Collection”. You can also get a little “wuv” with a Jimmyjane “Wink” blindfold,  a 20% discount on all Jimmyjane products at W Hotels The Store,  a set […]

Go San Diego Card offer from Sheraton

Stay at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and receive 15% off the Go San Diego Card, giving you unlimited free admission to over 45 attractions and tours including the San Diego Zoo, wine tasting, whale watching, museums and more. Simply book online and your 15% off promotion code will be e-mailed to you.

‘Luxury travel’ in Google

Only a week ago, I blogged about A Luxury Travel Blog’s continued progress in the search engines. I mentioned that – now that #1 placements were now achieved across all search engines for the term ‘luxury travel blog’ – I was setting myself the much stiffer challenge of moving up the rankings for the shorter, […]

Win a luxury trip courtesy of DK Travel!

Win a luxury trip courtesy of DK Travel!

DK Travel – the  people behind the Dorling Kindersley Eye Witness Travel Guides –  have launched a competition at dkdreamtrip.com. Visitors pick their favourite destinations and are in with the chance of winning £10,000 trip of a lifetime ( £5k of flights and £5k cash).   Once you’ve entered you can double, triple or quadruple […]

British Tourism Week

British Tourism Week

It’s British Tourism Week!   From the 12th-18th March 2007 a series of inter-related events will  raise national awareness of the size, value and importance of Britain’s massive £74 billion visitor economy. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is Patron to the week-long programme. There will be many different events held, including: a photographic […]

Sylvester Stallone's hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone’s hotel room and private jet searched

Sylvester Stallone has had his luxury room at the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel and his private jet searched by Australian customs officials.   The event follows a search of luggage belonging to his entourage in which it is alleged that prohibited substances were being carried, possibly steroids.   In Australia, the unlicensed importation of a […]

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Spring in Lisbon

Spring in Lisbon

Planning a trip to Portugal?   The lovely Lapa Palace in Lisbon  offers a wealth of must see/do cultural experiences.      With their Spring in Lisbon package, you’ll enjoy a 3-night stay for two in a Garden Wing double room, round-trip airport transfers in a private chauffeured limosine, daily breakfast, one afternoon tea for […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Drench your desire with Molton Brown Indulge in Italian luxury with Villa San Michele Visit Northern Sonoma County’s Hotel Healdsberg Find exclusive luxury Croatia hotels and villas

The ultimate divorce vacation?

The ultimate divorce vacation?

I do wonder about these packages sometimes and how much they’re unveiled for the media attention they generate rather than for people who might wish to take up the offer… anyway, the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico,  is offering an ‘Ultimate Divorcee Vacation’ package for those […]

Imperial Suites at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Marvel at the luxury butler-led suites at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel in Bath, UK.

500 listings for Spas of America

500 listings for Spas of America

Spas of America has welcomed its 500th listing and their  first wine spa experience: the Bernardus Lodge & Winery  in California. It can be found among the vineyards of the  picturesque Carmel Valley, and has a well-earned reputation for its food and wine – and, of course, its spa. All three aspects are  intertwined with […]

Regular features on A Luxury Travel Blog

Some of you may have noticed a few changes to the format of A Luxury Travel Blog this year.   In particular, I’ve introduce three new things… firstly, we now have a ‘suite of the week’ every Monday morning which provides an in-depth look at some of the very best  accommodation  in the world. Secondly, […]

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