Author Archive for Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel 'Best Travel Influencer' Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted "one of the world's best travel blogs" and "best for luxury" by The Daily Telegraph.

Suite of the week: Presidential Suite, Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Suite of the week: Presidential Suite, Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Mexico

The Presidential Suite at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun provides offers an opportunity to indulge in luxury.
The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

The best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market in Dubai

I was honoured to be on the judging panel for the best stands at this year's Arabian Travel Market where the SAUDIA stand was crowned as winner of the Best Stand Design.
Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland to open magical desert destination Terra Solis in Dubai

Tomorrowland, one of the most iconic music festivals in the world, is set to open Terra Solis, a brand-new unique desert destination in Dubai.
SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

SAUDIA launch brand new in-flight entertainment system

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has officially revealed its brand-new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system, Beyond, during Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which started today, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The new IFE system will further transform SAUDIA’s onboard experience with over 5,000 hours of HD content, including, but not limited to, Western and Eastern films and
Suite of the week: Presidential Suite - Terrace Hot Tub, Radisson Collection Hotel, Magdalena Plaza Sevilla, Spain

Suite of the week: Presidential Suite - Terrace Hot Tub, Radisson Collection Hotel, Magdalena Plaza Sevilla, Spain

This luxury suite features a stunning terrace, with a personal hot tub with magnificent views of Seville’s Magdalena Plaza.
Suite of the week: The Rainforest Suite, Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler BC, Canada

Suite of the week: The Rainforest Suite, Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler BC, Canada

Overlooking Whistler Mountain, this 1,415 sq ft show-stopper pairs modern luxury with rustic alpine comfort on the shores of Nita Lake.
Review: Gusto Restaurant, Deansgate, Manchester, UK

Review: Gusto Restaurant, Deansgate, Manchester, UK

Our review of Gusto Restaurant, Deansgate, Manchester, UK
Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Short stay: Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK

Our review of the Stock Exchange Hotel, Manchester, UK
Suite of the week: Grand Riad, Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco

Suite of the week: Grand Riad, Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco

The Grand Riad is the ultimate immersion in Marrakech, where the guest is transported into a magical medina.
Short stay: Brook Cottage Shepherd Huts, near Pwllheli, Llyn Peninsula, North Wales

Short stay: Brook Cottage Shepherd Huts, near Pwllheli, Llyn Peninsula, North Wales

If you've been following the BBC series 'Interior Design Masters', you may already inadvertantly know about the site of our latest short stay review.
Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day every day with sustainable culinary dishes 'Rooted in Nature'

Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day every day with sustainable culinary dishes 'Rooted in Nature'

Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day with an enhanced ‘Rooted in Nature’ programme championing sustainable culinary initiatives.
Alpine splendour and urban opulence: the Austria Hotel Collection

Alpine splendour and urban opulence: the Austria Hotel Collection

A curated group of premier hotels, the Austria Hotel Collection exemplifies the best in Austrian Hospitality.
Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Is Etihad Airways leading the way in terms of sustainable aviation?

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is undertaking a week of intensive research to reduce carbon emissions.
Royal Caribbean Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Utopia of the Seas

Construction on Utopia of the Seas, the sixth ship in Royal Caribbean International’s revolutionary Oasis Class, is underway,
Suite of the week: Outlook Cabin, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, Canada

Suite of the week: Outlook Cabin, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, Canada

Outlook Cabin includes six bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, a full kitchen, two wood-burning fireplaces and a large private patio with a barbeque.
Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q2, 2022)

Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q2, 2022)

Hello readers! I’m trying to get into a habit of providing quarterly updates from the blog, so here goes with the second instalment for this year… Reviews We have been doing more and more reviews lately, including – amongst others – this beautiful property in the Lake District. We have at least a dozen reviews