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.

Win a luxury short stay in Santorini!

Win a luxury short stay in Santorini!

Dreaming of your next holiday? Country & Town House have partnered with OMMA Santorini to offer one lucky winner a two-night stay and breakfast for two. Perched magnificently on a secluded hilltop, OMMA Santorini officially opened on 1st June 2021, following a soft launch in 2019. Located in a spacious area of astounding natural beauty,
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. International travel expected to jump after Europe relaxes restrictions Some industry executives are predicting international travel will reach 90 percent
Win a luxury holiday for two to St. Lucia!

Win a luxury holiday for two to St. Lucia!

Looking for a tropical holiday destination that has it all? Then Saint Lucia should be at the top of your list. Some holiday destinations are ideal for lounging on the beach, others are great for sightseeing and exploring. Some are perfect for partying the night away, others more suited to quiet, low-key evenings. Some are
Rare sighting off Lady Elliot Island, Queensland

Rare sighting off Lady Elliot Island, Queensland

Master Reef Guide and Marine Biologist, Jacinta Shackleton, has seen in the New Year in style with a once-in a-lifetime experience, coming face to face with a rare blanket octopus in waters off Lady Elliot Island on 6 January 2022. The blanket octopus is so-called because of the sheets of webbing between its arms which,
Win a luxury five-star holiday for two to Mauritius!

Win a luxury five-star holiday for two to Mauritius!

Blue Bay Travel are giving you the chance to win a five-star holiday for two at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort. You could be jetting off to a magical Mauritius escape like no other where you will stay in an Ocean View Room, plus your return flights and transfers will be included. About Outrigger Mauritius Beach
Win a luxury 7-night cruise on board Celebrity Edge!

Win a luxury 7-night cruise on board Celebrity Edge!

It’s competition time and Celebrity Cruises are very excited to be offering one lucky person the chance to win an incredible FREE 7-night cruise for two aboard Celebrity Edge® with a Balcony Stateroom. The winner will get to choose their preferred sailing in 2022, subject to availability. About Celebrity Edge® Celebrity Edge® marks a turning
Win a luxury trip to New York!

Win a luxury trip to New York!

You and a friend could be jetting off to New York with United Airlines, where you will enjoy three glorious nights at the W New York, Times Square, a luxury 5 star hotel, courtesy of Destinology. Take in the famous landmarks, go shopping and soak up the atmosphere of this unforgettable city that never sleeps.
Are you struggling to keep up with international travel rules?

Are you struggling to keep up with international travel rules?

A new survey carried out by Jack’s Flight Club has found that the ever-changing rules around international travel are posing a serious concern to would-be fliers everywhere – even more so than COVID-19 itself. Jack’s Flight Club, Europe’s largest cheap flights club with over 1,500,000 members, found that: 73% of travellers said that they’d cancelled
New 'Keen on Green' concept introduced by The Lux Collective

New 'Keen on Green' concept introduced by The Lux Collective

Vegans, vegetarians or reducetarians on vacation do not have to limit their diets to salads whilst at LUX* Resorts & Hotels, SALT and Tamassa. This Veganuary, all restaurants operating in the three hospitality brands under The Lux Collective’s umbrella launched their Keen on Green concept that everyone (regardless of dietary preference) will love. Under the
Win a luxury Rick Stein's Cornwall experience!

Win a luxury Rick Stein's Cornwall experience!

To celebrate the return of Rick Stein’s Cornwall to the BBC, Rick Stein is giving you the chance to win your very own experience by the coast in Cornwall this year. You can watch the series every week night at 6.30pm to follow his travels around this beautiful county. In this new series Rick Stein
Win a 7 night ultra-luxury cruise!

Win a 7 night ultra-luxury cruise!

Experience a 7-night ultra-luxury cruise for 2 onboard the brand new Regent Seven Seas Grandeur, sailing from Miami to Mexico and the Caribbean in 2023. Sister ship to Seven Seas Explorer and Seven Seas Splendor, Seven Seas Grandeur will host only 750 guests, providing an unrivalled and staff-to-guest ratio. Inspired by the past and stunningly
New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

New opening: Rosewood São Paulo

Rosewood São Paulo opens its doors today, heralding Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® entrance into South America. Located in the heart of the city, Rosewood São Paulo is a metropolitan oasis set within the historical enclave of Cidade Matarazzo, a complex of elegantly preserved buildings from the early 20th century that have been transformed into a
Win a luxury holiday to Corfu!

Win a luxury holiday to Corfu!

Here’s your chance to win a five-night luxury holiday for two, including return flights, five-nights in a Junior Suite Sea View room at Angsana Corfu, as well as two spa treatments. Angsana Corfu stands proudly as the first Banyan Tree property in Europe, and this impressive resort lives up to its prestigious name. With the
What's new in Mississippi

What's new in Mississippi

No other place embodies the heart and soul of the true South like Mississippi: From the Gulf Coast to the Delta, Mississippi has produced many of the world’s most renowned musical artists of all time. Tupelo, in the northeast, is where Elvis Presley was born and raised, and Meridian, the current home of Peavey Electronics
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Which luxury island escape is right for you? Six new trips for 2022 Given we’ve been cooped up for months,
Win a luxury 5-star family holiday to Turkey!

Win a luxury 5-star family holiday to Turkey!

Want to be in with a chance of bagging an amazing 7-night All Inclusive holiday to Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa in Dalaman, Turkey? This dreamy destination is not to be missed. Experience a world of pure indulgence with the breathtaking architecture and opulent interior of this beachfront hotel. You will enjoy an extensive