From the tropical-sand beaches of Bermuda and the Caribbean to the quaint, rocky New England/Canadian coastline, the Royal Caribbean 2007-2008 cruise vacations are packed with new adventures you’ll never forget. Make your reservations now to take advantage of the $99 savings per stateroom on select Caribbean or Bermuda cruises. Offer expires on 11th June [...]
Ideally situated on the shore of Lake Geneva with snowy Mont Blanc on the horizon, the fabled five-star Hotel de la Paix operated by Concorde Hotels & Resorts, has opened its doors once again after a yearlong renovation. Preserving the soul and grandeur of its historic past, the transformation has created a “boutique hotel” feel [...]
Ynyshir Hall is an exceptional Relais & Chateaux hotel set in the heart of Wales. Once owned by Queen Victoria, this building is set in 14 acres of beautiful gardens. Its past accolades include AA Hotel of the Year for Wales, 3 AA red stars, 4 AA rosettes for food (making them among the top [...]
The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, New York, has achieved 5-star status is the Mobil Travel Guide‘s third annual hotel spa ratings. This is only the second spa to be given this accolade, the previous recipient being the Spa Montage at the Montage Resort & Spa in Laguna Beach, California. The star ratings are awarded [...]
Virginia’s The Inn at Little Washington will welcome the internationally acclaimed Michelin 3 star chef, Michel Roux, today to celebrate the publication of his newest cookbook “Eggs”. A Champagne reception will begin at noon followed by lunch at 12.45pm. In the afternoon, Roux will present a cooking demonstration. Cost for the class will be $125 [...]
Rumour has it that the 3,883 Klein Little Matterhorn is about to get bigger. Local tourist officals in Zermatt are thought to have approved plans for a 120-metre extension which will take it beyond the 4,000 metre mark, with a view to gaining greater prestige. A pyramid with viewing platforms, a restaurant and accommodation is [...]
The American Express and Sheraton have teamed up to offer a family vacation that offers free meals, movies and admission to the Kids Club for kids under 12. Just check in between Thursday and Friday with your American Express card at any participating hotel before 31st December to take advantage of this promotion.
The winners of the first ever Northern Hospitality Awards were revealed last month. These awards celebrate the successful hospitality businesses and people in the North of England. The winners are Anthony’s in Leeds (Best Restaurant), Andrew Pern of The Star at Harome (Best Chef), Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel & Restaurant in Windermere [...]
Take five scoops of the richest Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream infused with Madagascar vanilla, cover it in 23K edible gold leaf, and then drizzle the whole thing with the world’s most expensive chocolate, Amedei Porcelana, before covering it with chunks of rare Chuao chocolate, and what have you got? That’s right… the world’s [...]
London-based clothing company Thomas Pink are selling an ingenious tie with a neatly concealed iPod holder. In addition to the holder, the Cravatta iPod silk tie has a special loop to keep iPod wires under control. It retails for $85.
With Royal Caribbean Rewards every time you use your Royal Caribbean Visa credit card to make a purchase, you’ll earn points toward onboard credits, stateroom upgrades, Royal Caribbean apparel, cruise discounts and even free cruises! If this sounds like the card for you, you can get more information and apply via this link.
Lufthansa is teaming up with United on business class fare deals to Europe this summer. Book and buy your tickets by 4th July 2006 for travel between 1st July and 4th September and you could enjoy great discounts. Business Class Specials for Summer Travel include Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) to Amsterdam (AMS), $1,036; Detroit (DTW) to [...]
Sixty employees at the Ritz Hotel in Paris went on strike this week, protesting over changes made to their contracts. Hotel management claimed that service to guests was unaffected, but it is rumoured that Tom Cruise was due to appear there to promote his latest movie, Mission Impossible 3. Instead, he spent the day exploring [...]
Soaring 171m above ground level, Manchester’s Beetham Tower is now officially the UK’s tallest residential building. The project was completed yesterday and celebrated with a breathtaking firework display which could be seen for miles around. The first 23 storeys of the building will house a 5-star 285-bed Hilton Hotel due to open at the end [...]
The latest in Donald Trump’s growing empire is the Trump Ocean Club, International Hotel & Tower planned for Panama City, Panama. He had said he would develop there 3 years ago, after attending the Miss Universe pageant in the city, if the right opportunity arose. His first foray into Central America will be a [...]
For a mere $37,200 per night (!), the Exceptional 7th Floor Suite at Cannes’ Hotel Martinez can be yours. The 4-bedroomed penthouse suite covers 2,000 square feet and has all the luxuries you might expect for the price: multiple living/dining rooms, plasma TVs, terrace spa, soundproofed rooms and more.