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Experience the Adelaide Cup in style

Experience the Adelaide Cup in style

The Adelaide Cup is always a big event in Adelaide – attracting racing enthusiasts and party-goers from around Australia. Stamford Hotels and Resorts want you to celebrate the day in style.   Adelaide Cup comes early this year on 13th March 2006, so why not start celebrating early with a Champagne breakfast at TG’s Restaurant […]

Cape Grace, Cape Town

Cape Grace, Cape Town

The gentle elegance of a luxurious small hotel, combined with the allure of one of the world’s most beautiful cities, provides a unique experience of hospitality at Cape Grace. This  impressive hotel has 122 guest rooms, an interestingly named one.waterfront restaurant and  a spa, not to mention the popular Bascule Whisky Bar.

Solitude noise-cancelling headphones

Solitude noise-cancelling headphones

This latest offering from  Plane Quiet  provides top-of-the-line  active noise cancelling headphones. The release of the Solitude headphones represents a major development with an exceptional quality product at a very  competitive price of $200. (The similar Bose Quiet Comfort 2 headphones are priced at around $300.) I wonder if Bose, acting on a claimed patent […]

Sun Village Resort and Spa

Sun Village Resort and Spa

A new spa has been created at Sun Village-Cofresi, a Canadian-owned resort in the Dominican Republic. It has indoor-outdoor treatment rooms, tropical gardens, and a spa-only pool and sundeck. There are also 25 Oasis Spa rooms that offer private Jacuzzis and views into the Spa gardens, pool or ocean. And for $299, you can treat […]

Inflatable kayak in a bag

Inflatable kayak in a bag

This purple & white fun Sevylor boat is good for all kinds of paddling, whether it be  oceans, lakes,  or streams. Once deflated, it can be packed into a special carry bag and carried with the included paddle. Also included are 2 seats (one removable, one fixed), a repair kit, a hand pump  and a […]

Forbes Luxury Family Resorts 2006

Forbes Luxury Family Resorts 2006

Another great article from Forbes’ Sophia Banay is accompanied by their summation  of family resorts for 2006. Making the shortlist (actually, there’s 14 of them so it’s not so short!)  are: Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas Badrutt’s Palace, St. Moritz, Switzerland The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado Club Med, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Disney World, Orlando, Florida […]

iBoxer... for girls

iBoxer… for girls

Last month I revealed one of the latest iPod must-haves… iBoxer boxer shorts. If you’re female and feel as though you’ve been missing out, then worry no more. Popgadget has unveiled that they are now available for women. Made from a cotton/spandex bland, they come in black, pink, turquoise, white and yellow,  and are available […]

Fido Luggage

Fido Luggage

No more lugging your luggage around! With Fido Luggage, your luggage follows you instead. The case is the brainchild of architect Peter Yeadon and follows its owner thanks to a wireless signal that connects with a special watch controller, or in response to voice commands. It’s still in prototype at the moment, and may never […]

Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces and CC Africa joint venture

Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces and CC Africa joint venture

CC Africa  is partnering with Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces to provide  luxurious lodges in the best wildlife destinations in India. A circuit of five lodges will be built in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, Pench Tiger Reserve, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Kanha Tiger Reserve and Panna Tiger Reserve. Construction of the first lodge has already begun and […]

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome acquisition

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome acquisition

Global Hyatt Corporation have announced the acquisition of full ownership interest in Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome, the prestigious five-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Paris on Rue de la Paix. Global Hyatt’s outright ownership of the 178-guestroom property comes as a result of the purchase of the hotel from Bouygues Immobilier and Credit Foncier. […]

13 historic palaces and villas in Venice for sale

13 historic palaces and villas in Venice for sale

13 historic palaces and villas on the Grand Canal, the Lido and the island of Murano, Venice, are being auctioned by the Italian government. Among the properties for sale will be the Bonfadini-Vivante palace, famous for its neo-classical frescos, and the Foscari Contarini villa, which overlooks the Grand Canal near the Rialto Bridge. Locals are […]

Hesperia Tower, Barcelona

Hesperia Tower, Barcelona

The new Hesperia Tower in Barcelona is 107 metres tall (one of the tallest buildings in Barcelona) and has 280 luxuruious rooms. Two bars and a restaurant are already open, but Evo – the hotel’s signature restaurant situated in the glass-topped cupola at the top of the building – is not expected to open until […]

Hotel Yasmin, Prague

Hotel Yasmin, Prague

The four-star Hotel Yasmin opens on Politických vězňů, Prague 1 this month, just around the corner from Wenceslas Square.   This new design hotel in the Czech capital has a total of 198 rooms, including 11 fully air-conditioned suites. It’s a neoclassical building  that has been turned  into a super-modern, Asian-inspired hotel, complete with red-themed […]

Luxury jet charter services from Island Air

Luxury jet charter services from Island Air

Island Air is spreading its wings beyond the Hawaiian skies with a new luxury jet charter service allowing Hawaii travelers to book their own private intercontinental corporate jet to any destination worldwide. Service begins with a limousine pick-up followed by a Bombardier Challenger jet accommodating up to nine passengers served by a flight crew and […]

Partnership between Maserati and Baglioni Hotels

Partnership between Maserati and Baglioni Hotels

Maserati and Baglioni Hotels, two brands who share a prestigious Italian heritage are joining forces in the UK to provide their clients with the very best in design, comfort and elegance. This unique partnership will provide guests of the Baglioni Hotel London with the opportunity to travel around the city in the luxurious new Maserati […]

Sleepless in LA

Stay two nights or more nights at the Mosaic Hotel in Beverly Hills, just two blocks from Rodeo Drive and enjoy complimentary breakfast for two, each morning of your stay.  All Mosaic rooms include free high speed internet access, Frette linens, Wolfgang Puck coffee, BVLGARI ® bath products, Rain Forest showerheads and an oversized workspace.

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