Category: Travel Miscellany

Luxury travel group on Facebook

Luxury travel group on Facebook

I’ve been a bit slow on the uptake with Facebook. † Although I had heard about it some time back, having previously tried out MySpace †and not been †all that †impressed, I was a little hesitant about joining another social networking site. † However, Facebook doesn’t appear to focus only on teenagers with nothing better […]

Surf's up with Malmaison

Surf’s up with Malmaison

To celebrate the launch of their new, fresh and shiny website, Malmaison are giving a special rate to all the ‘summer surfers’ out there. Room only rates start from £79, whilst dinner, bed and breakfast rates begin at £125. Malmaison have hotels in Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford and, of course, […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Enjoy combining golf and gourmet? See 64 Players Andy Hayler’s excellent Michelin Restaurants Guide Boutique luxury from Gothenburg’s Elite Plaza Hotel Luxury real estate from Opus Panama

New recipe feature on A Luxury Travel Blog

Starting this month, I shall be running a new “Recipe of the Week” feature on †A Luxury Travel Blog. † A new recipe will be published every Friday morning. † Please give them a try and let me know what you think via the comments link.

Family deals at De Vere

Family deals at De Vere

With De Vere Heritage, a short break is tailor-made for every member of the family, at a price that won’t break the bank. Whether it’s well-earned relaxation, pure escapism or exciting leisure activities you yearn for, De Vere Heritage helps you meet the greatest challenge of all – keep yourself as happy as the kids. […]

Summer offer at The Jefferson Hotel

Summer offer at The Jefferson Hotel

The Jefferson is currently making a summer two for one offer – either two nights for the price of one, or two rooms for the price of one. It’s $299 for a superior room or $339 for a deluxe room. You can also customise the offer (at an additional †cost, of course) †to include dinner […]

Back from London

Back from London

I’m back from attending the Luxury Travel Fair in London and seemingly just in time, as it sounds like transport across the city †may have become increasingly chaotic due to this morning’s rather alarming news. As for the fair, well… it was very good indeed, and much bigger than last year, both in terms of […]

Don’t expect any posts today…

I’m in London, attending the Luxury Travel Fair, so don’t expect any posts from me today. † Have a read of the archive or, if you’re looking for something specific, select a category on the right, or use the search facility. † Normal service should resume tomorrow.

Do & Co Hotel, Vienna

Do & Co Hotel, Vienna

A †hip, new design hotel †has arrived †in the very heart of Vienna in the pedestrian zone opposite St. Stephen’s Cathedral. The glass and steel Do & Co Hotel is brought to us by chef and restauranteur-come-celebrity Attila Dogudan. It offers 44 guest rooms with superb views of Stephansplatz, Graben and the K√§rtnerstrasse. †At the […]

Luxury Travel Fair

Luxury Travel Fair

Don’t forget… it’s the Luxury Travel Fair at Olympia, London this week. The event is presented by Condé Nast Traveller, in conjunction with British Airways, and runs from Wednesday 27th to Saturday 29th June 2007. † This is a great event – I hope to be there on the Thursday so maybe I’ll see some […]

Suite of the week: Bedroom Suite at The Eliot Hotel in Boston, MA

Suite of the week: Bedroom Suite at The Eliot Hotel in Boston, MA

Suite name: Bedroom Suite Resort: The Eliot Hotel, Boston, MA Size of accommodation: 450 sq ft Cost per night: †$295-$485 depending on time of year Who’s stayed there? Stephen King, John C. Reilly, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, Kris Kristofferson, Geena Davis, Michael Winterbottom, Andrew Shue, Elisabeth Shue, Carly Schroeder, Charlie Kaufman, Chris Cooper, Martin Scorcese, […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find your Tuscan soul with Toscana Mia tours A taste of Italy in Baltimore from Sabatino’s Experience Morocco in London: Mamounia Lounge Greece’s new launching K2 Smart Jets

Upgrade with Design Hotels

Upgrade with Design Hotels

More than 30 Design Hotels are offering a Seasonal Spaces promotion, which allows guests to book an automatic upgrade to a higher room or suite category. Participating hotels include the Haymarket Hotel which opened in London last month, the Bel-Ami in Paris, The New Majestic in Singapore, The Omnia in Zermatt, Switzerland, and others in […]

Decennial Celebration at The Langham, Hong Kong

Decennial Celebration at The Langham, Hong Kong

Can you believe it’s been 10 years already since the hand-over of Hong Kong back to mainland China? † The Langham Hotel, Hong Kong is recognising the anniversary from 1st July 2007 through until 31st August 2007 with a special Decennial Celebration package. For $1,997 (note the amount… clever, eh?), the package includes suite accommodation […]

4th July celebrations at The Balsams, Dixville Notch NH

4th July celebrations at The Balsams, Dixville Notch NH

The 4th of July has been a longstanding annual tradition at The Balsams in New Hampshire, and this year’s celebration promises to be bigger and better than ever. Be part of the fun and enjoy †a full line-up of family-friendly activities and special entertainment. There’ll be an array of things to do and events to […]

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Yo Sushi at Heathrow Terminal 3

Opening today at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminal 3 is Yo Sushi, with seats for 56 people as well as a take-away option. Hot and cold dishes are available, all under £5 and, if you’re running late, you can pre-order your take-away online or by calling +44 (0)8701 90 80 40; the menu is available […]

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