The new Hotel Fouquet’s BarriÃ¨re, a veritable Parisian palace on the Champs Elysées, and home to the equally spectacular U Spa (which includes one of the largest indoor hotel swimming pools in the capital city) is currently offering guests a deluxe two-night spa package called ‘Sparis’ – it includes the following: Personalized spa program with […]
Get carried away, and pack an extra outfit! Guests who book before 31st March 2007 get to enjoy a 4th night free at Azul Blue Hotel + Spa. Created for stress-free tranquillity, this 96-suite hotel at Tulum overlooks the Mexican Caribbean, affording calming views of the ocean.
The Grand Canyon Skywalk opened just a few hours ago. This horseshoe-shaped, glass-bottomed structure juts out 70 feet beyond the canyon rim, offering superb views of the Grand Canyon, not to mention a 4,000-foot drop below. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was the first to walk out on to the platform and declared it a “magnificent […]
The Setai Club: an exciting and visionary new way to own and enjoy the unparalleled luxury, services and amenities of the world-renewowned Setai Hotel, South Beach, Miami.
Doug Gollan is one of three founders of the Elite Traveler magazine. While his title is President and Editor-in-Chief, his responsiblities include overseeing editorial, sales, marketing and distribution. What is it that you do exactly? I would say my time is divided mainly between the editorial, sales and marketing, with about 10% spent on […]
In honour of the launch of its new brand Villa Escapes, Luxury Retreats is announcing their “Be Pampered Like a Celebrity” contest. The winner will receive a fabulous vacation package in Maui including all the trappings that the stars enjoy on holiday – a prize valued at over $17,500. Just head to the contest page […]
According to the gourmet-related travel site foodvacation.com, the most overlooked luxury vacation destinations are: Canada’s Atlantic provinces (including Nova Scotia, P.E.I., and New Brunswick) Bordeaux, France Granada, Spain San Sebastian, Spain Bocas del Toro, an archipelago of Caribbean isles in Panama The list considers factors such as the location’s scenic beauty, availability of luxury-level accommodations […]
Intoxicating sunsets, pearl white beaches, aquamarine waters, and the warmth of the Mexican people are all part of the El Encanto En Punta Mita‘s luxury resort development in Mexico being presented by Keller Williams Realty‘s International Premier Properties Team in Houston. El Encanto is an exclusive and private 18 acre gated enclave located in the […]
A Luxury Travel Blog made it into the top 20,000 blogs on Technorati over the weekend. It might not seem like much but, when you consider that this has been achieved in a little over a year and that Technorati currently tracks 71.8 million blogs, that’s no mean achievement. That puts it in […]
Suite name: Presidential Villa Hotel: Inkaterra Machu Picchu, Peru Size of accommodation: 3,000 sq ft Cost per night: US $ 1350.00 for 2 people for 2 nights What makes it special? Unique and exclusive, and located in a secluded setting, overlooking the orchid garden at Machu Picchu. […]
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CC Africa’s award-winning Bateleur Camp at Kichwa Tembo in Kenya now boasts a second exclusive and intimate luxury tented camp. Featuring nine tented suites, spacious guest areas and its own access areas, the camp offers the epitome of tented luxury in the renowned Masai Mara. The camp overlooks the massive Masai Mara plains, where lion, […]
Escape from your daily routine at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok from just THB 6,300. Arrive on a Friday or Saturday for two nights or more and you’ll get to enjoy complimentary BTS Skytrain pass, 15% off treatments at The Grande Spa and daily buffet breakfast.
Pizza is one of things that you normally associate with being inexpensive, but that’s not necessarily the case at Nino’s Bellissima Pizza on Second Avenue, New York (near 47th Street). The restaurant is laying claim to the title of ‘world’s most expensive pizza’ by selling pizzas for $1000. Of course, these are no ordinary […]
A member going by the name of long_jess on the Aardvark Travel Forums recently aroused suspicion among the board moderators there, following her so-called excitement on the news of new ships from Royal Caribbean. A little bit of investigation showed posts from the same IP from multiple members on the board, including mishette, thelittlepixie, […]
Shamwari Game Reserve, in the malaria-free Eastern Cape of South Africa, has added three ultra-luxurious tents to its deluxe tented camp, Bayethe Lodge. Boasting all the creature comforts, the tents are air conditioned and heated, include teak floors, canvas sides, thatched roofs, fold-away aluminum doors and fireplaces. The bathrooms feature two basins, separate indoor baths […]