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.

The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar

The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar

Sandwiched between desert and sea across a 66,000 sq m plot, the design of The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort is heavily inspired by Mughal architecture and features elements of Ottoman heritage.
New 50-storey luxury hotel in New York

New 50-storey luxury hotel in New York

The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, has announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad.
The most-viewed tourist destination on TikTok

The most-viewed tourist destination on TikTok

Dubai is the most-viewed destination on TikTok with views for videos featuring the hashtag #Dubai totalling over 81.8 billion.
Win a luxury weekend in Ibiza for two people!

Win a luxury weekend in Ibiza for two people!

This is your opportunity to win a three-night luxury stay on pretty Balearic island of Ibiza, courtesy of Condé Nast Traveller and Hotel Riomar.
Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Whispering Pine Lodge, Spean Bridge, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Originally built as a hunting lodge in the 1800s, The Whispering Pine Lodge didn't become a hotel until the mid-1900s when it was known as Letterfinlay Lodge.
Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Short stay: The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Highlands, Scotland, UK

Situated in the remote wilderness of the picturesque Glen Shiel, which lies along the route to the Isle of Skye, The Cluanie Inn oozes rustic Scottish charm and character, but with a rather unique Indian-inspired twist.
One of the world's most beautiful luxury vintage yachts

One of the world's most beautiful luxury vintage yachts

Make a break for it on Maid Marian 2 – a renowned 33-metre luxury liner acknowledged as one of the most beautiful vintage yachts in the world.
The Chatsworth Prestige Escape: 2 nights of unparalleled luxury

The Chatsworth Prestige Escape: 2 nights of unparalleled luxury

Chatsworth House has teamed up with the four red star Cavendish Hotel at Baslow to offer a luxurious, bespoke two-night escape package like no other.
Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q3, 2022)

Latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog (Q3, 2022)

Here is our third instalment of the year, updating you on some of the latest news from A Luxury Travel Blog.
LUX* South Ari Atoll welcomes the world's first solar-powered vessel

LUX* South Ari Atoll welcomes the world's first solar-powered vessel

Award-winning luxury eco-friendly resort LUX* South Ari Atoll is proud to welcome the world's first vessel powered solely on renewables by solar, wind and hydrogen energy.
The best resort in the Maldives

The best resort in the Maldives

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has been acclaimed as “Best Hotel in the Maldives” by the Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia Awards 2022.
5 travel gadgets for your next trip

5 travel gadgets for your next trip

Most people I know who love to travel also love their tech and, in particular, their travel gadgets - accessories that make travel that little bit easier, more comfortable, or simply a little more fun.
11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

IHG Hotels & Resorts have shared with us 11 of their coolest pools that will have you pulling out your swimsuits and packing your bags.
10 of the best vacation homes in the USA

10 of the best vacation homes in the USA

Vrbo has revealed its list of Vacation Homes of the Year to recognize the ten best-in-class vacation homes across the USA.
10 reasons to fall in love with Athens

10 reasons to fall in love with Athens

Athens has hit a new stride thanks to a glorious revival in art, food and architecture that has been underway for the last decade.
Silversea Cruises now fully operational

Silversea Cruises now fully operational

Since Silver Moon℠ first set sail on June 18, 2021, Silversea has led the global restart of ultra-luxury cruising.