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.

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
Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Jersey

Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Jersey

Jersey is the crown jewel in the English Channel and the sunniest spot in the British Isles, so where better to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this June bank holiday weekend? June in Jersey is all about feeling the sand between your toes and embracing Jersey's curiously Brit…(ish) culture.
Jawaher Tent returns to Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait for Ramadan

Jawaher Tent returns to Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait for Ramadan

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will feature the popular Jawaher Tent offering seating for up to 600 guests as well as two Majlis areas housing six separate spaces, as well as three sections of elevated VIP seating. The hotel's Al Bidaa Ballroom which will be transformed into a beautiful Ramadan dining destination that embodies the holy month's most cherished traditions.
Hotel Clio, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Denver Cherry Creek

Hotel Clio, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Denver Cherry Creek

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy's portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, has announced the opening of Hotel Clio, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Denver Cherry Creek. Owned by DiamondRock Hospitality Company and operated by Sage Hospitality Group, the luxury hotel nestled in the heart of Denver's affluent Cherry Creek neighborhood debuts after undergoing a multi-million-dollar transformation, featuring a fully reinvigorated lobby experience along with refreshed interior spaces.
Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® has welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships - Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking Skaga - are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.
6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

Have you considered a yacht charter for your vacation? It’s a unique opportunity to take control of your own destiny whilst on holiday. Instead of looking out on the same view each day from your hotel or villa, you get to choose a new beautiful vista whenever and wherever you wish. We spoke to the