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: 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
Suite of the week: Sultan Suite, Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey

Suite of the week: Sultan Suite, Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey

One of the largest and most expensive suites in the world, the Sultan Suite is a one-of-a-kind accommodation where visitors can feel the soul of a historical palace that Ottoman sultans once called home.
Travel to Spain just got easier - the latest on the SpTH Health Check Form

Travel to Spain just got easier - the latest on the SpTH Health Check Form

There's good news for travellers to Spain! From today, the SpTH Health Check Form is no longer needed to enter Spain for all passengers, regardless of their country of departure, who have an EU Digital COVID Certificate.
What's new in The Bahamas this April

What's new in The Bahamas this April

The spring break season is in full swing, and visitors seeking warmer weather should head to the Bahamas.
Where to stay for every match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - the definitive guide

Where to stay for every match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - the definitive guide

This year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar will run from Monday, 21 November until Sunday, 18 December and, with the Final Draw now made, maybe you are thinking of attending some of the games...
Lexus-curated wellness experiences from Miraval Resorts and Spas

Lexus-curated wellness experiences from Miraval Resorts and Spas

Lexus is hitting the road for health and wellness. For those striving for a better self and looking to incorporate more balance and mindfulness into their lives, the luxury automaker is