Category: Travel Miscellany

Picture Perfect Package from Eldorado Hotel & Spa

Picture Perfect Package from Eldorado Hotel & Spa

Here’s another of those packages where you wonder if it’s truly just for media consumption rather than with the expectation of a likely buyer. Eldorado Hotel & Spa is offering a Picture Perfect Package for $100,000. Whilst that might sound a lot for a 3-night stay, the reason is that the guests are […]

Luxury & Premiere at Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino

Later this month, the brand new Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino will host Luxury & Premiere, a 3-day event marvelling at luxury jewellery. More than 275 jewellery retailers will enjoy networking lunches, cocktail parties, dinners and other activities and presentations. The event runs from 26th to 29th May 2008.

Balance Package from Hyatt

Balance Package from Hyatt

Being frivolous in Paris

Being frivolous in Paris

If you’re in Paris and want to do something frivolous, then look up Le Grand Véfour. It’s one of the city’s oldest restaurants, dating from the late 18th Century, and still has a stunning interior. Expect to burn a hole in your pocket at this haunt for many famous faces, but be assured […]

Blog upgraded to latest version of WordPress

Further to the successful server move last week, A Luxury Travel Blog has also been upgraded so that it is using the latest version of WordPress (2.5.1). Everything is working as normal for the most part, although there are some minor issues that need attending to. I am first, though, giving serious consideration […]

Decoding Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià, of El Bulli fame, takes you on a mouth-watering journey.

Changing server

Changing server

We’re getting a fourth server at work today in order to cope with our growing empire of travel sites. This means that we’ll be moving a few sites on to this server to alleviate the load of the other three. One of the sites due to move is A Luxury Travel Blog and […]

See your Michelin-starred meal being cooked at five-star Celtic Manor

See your Michelin-starred meal being cooked at five-star Celtic Manor

Luxury hotel Celtic Manor Resort is now giving guests the opportunity to watch their Michelin-starred meal being cooked via a plasma screen at the head of chef’s table for ten! The five-star Celtic Manor Resort, located in the Usk Valley, Wales, has teamed up with The Crown at Whitebrook, Monmouthshire, and its Michelin star Chef […]

Agave The Arizona Spa, Westin Kierland Resort

Enjoy a relaxing day at Agave The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale Arizona.

$500 off at The Greenhouse spa

$500 off at The Greenhouse spa

Devoted exclusively to women, Arlington’s The Greenhouse has been a leader in luxury spa life, luscious cuisine, inventive health programmes and expert staff dedicated to unparalleled and personalised attention. From 22nd to 25th May 2008, The Greenhouse invites you to enjoy $500 off your stay. Contact them for details.

De Vere’s 29 offer – I wouldn’t bother

I received a card in the post from DeVere Venues today, pushing an offer for stays throughout May, from just 29 per room per night. There are 25 hotels listed on the card. Fantastic, I thought – I’ll go and book one. I went on to the website and, lo and behold, it […]

Quintessential Taj

A wonderful video from Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces.

Color - a salon by Michael Boychuck

Color – a salon by Michael Boychuck

Introducing the newest beauty destination in Las Vegas: Color, A Salon by Michael Boychuck. Boychuck has been entrusted with the locks of everyone from Paris Hilton to Kirsten Dunst. Drape yourself in luxurious experiences from head to toe with their exclusive two-night salon package. With prices starting from $150 per night plus tax, you’ll […]

Is the luxury travel industry taking advantage of its customers?

Is the luxury travel industry taking advantage of its customers?

There’s a thought-provoking article over at livemint.com which quite rightly suggests that those paying that little bit more ought to get that little bit extra, but that sometimes this isn’t the case. Should guests staying in five-star hotels be entitled to free WiFi internet access? Should a free Coke be out of the […]

Summer at the Pines, Austin TX

Summer at the Pines, Austin TX

Book the Summer at the Pines package at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa to receive a $50 resort credit for family activities and dining, two opulent Lost Pines beach towels, two “Old Buck’s Place” water bottles for bottomless non-alcoholic beverages and 20% savings on spa and golf green services.

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… The travel collection from Nature & Kind Relax in the elegance of Amsterdam’s College Hotel 180 degrees from ordinary: Windstar Cruises Experience Flexjet fractional ownership

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