Category: Hotels

Colombia's Hilton Cartagena 25th anniversary

Colombia’s Hilton Cartagena 25th anniversary

Celebrating its  25th anniversary with a $2 million makeover, the Hilton Cartagena in Colombia is offering special discounts  to guests. The silver anniversary offer includes a 25% (25, get it?)  discount on room rates,  as well as 25%  discount on hotel dining, not to mention a commemorative souvenir. It  is valid until 31st May 2006. […]

Valentine's Day in style with Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Valentine’s Day in style with Four Seasons Hotel Austin

If you’ve got $5,700 to spare  and are looking to  get it  right this Valentine’s Day, book the ‘Four Seasons, Five Senses’ package  at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin in Texas. The package includes a one-night stay in the presidential suite, FOUR dozen roses, a round-trip limousine service from the airport, a bottle of Louis […]

Overberg fire rages in South Africa

Overberg fire rages in South Africa

A devastating fire is raging in the Overberg region of South Africa’s Western Cape. It started on a farm but rapidly spread to over areas destroying hundreds of acres. Sadly both the luxury guest lodge Farm 215 and the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve are both affected. Waterbombing helicopters have been activated to fight the blaze.

HoteLuxury

HoteLuxury

Ever wanted to know where to get hold of that beautiful armchair in the last hotel suite you stayed in?   Or the beautiful  cabinet you spotted in the lobby?   If you have ever fallen in love with the furniture and décor in your hotel and wished that you could just take it home […]

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt's Palace Hotel

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

Majestically situated amid breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled scenery, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a haven of tranquillity. The hotel’s Ski St. Moritz package starts from 2,110 CHF for two and includes 3 nights’ accommodation in a Superior Room, daily buffet breakfast, daily set dinner at Le Restaurant or Trattoria,  a two-day ski pass valid for the […]

King David Hotel, Jerusalem

King David Hotel, Jerusalem

Overlooking the ancient walls of the Old City, the King David Hotel has earned its place in history as the meeting locale for diplomats, dignitaries and international travellers. The hotel is located in the heart of Jerusalem, Israel, and provides easy access to cultural and historical places of interest. It combines centuries-old traditions and the […]

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

For those looking to prolong the pleasure of this romantic month, the Season of Love package is the perfect mate.   This romantic getaway includes a luxurious overnight stay at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel  in Seattle and a pair of tickets to Valentine, an innovative mixed repertory program featuring four Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres.  Also […]

Two Riverwalk luxury hotels to be acquired by Omni Hotels

Two of San Antonio’s premier hotels on the River Walk will be acquired by the Omni Hotels chain, according to a joint announcement  yesterday  by Omni and the owner of La Mansion del Rio Hotel. Patrick J. Kennedy, chairman and chief executive officer of La Mansion del Rio Inc., has agreed to sell the 337-room […]

Grand Hotel Europe being renovated

Grand Hotel Europe being renovated

In keeping with the times, the Grand Hotel Europe in  St. Petersburg  is embarking on a large-scale renovation and refurbishing project.  A total of 120 rooms has been scheduled for renovation during this winter, and will be available for booking as of 1st May 2006. The hotel will combine the elegant charm of 19th Century […]

Valentine's at Beau-Rivage Palace

Valentine’s at Beau-Rivage Palace

From 3rd-5th, 10th-12th, 14th-15th, 17th-19th and 24th-26th February 2006, you can enjoy  Switzerland’s Beau-Rivage Palace‘s special Valentine’s package. This sumptuous hotel sits in a 10-acre private garden and offers breathtaking views of Lake Geneva and the Alps beyond. The package consists of one night in a Superior (680 CHF) or Deluxe (800 CHF)  room, glass […]

Le Palais Hotel Prague

Le Palais Hotel Prague

If you’re thinking of visiting Prague out of season (now until 31st March 2006, 1st to 31st July 2006, or 1st November to 27th December 2006), then you can enjoy some fantastic rates at Le Palais Hotel Prague. Quote booking code PGKSAV and you can enjoy rates starting from 220 euros.   The hotel is […]

The Residence Tunis special offer

The Residence Tunis special offer

Until 30th March 2006, The Residence Tunis is running a special offer: 3  nights in a double sea view room, including breakfast and transfers, plus a day excursion, for 828 euros. This palace of Arab-Andalusia architecture, a real oasis of charm and serenity, offers a great opportunity to discover the authenticity of Tunisia.  

The Four Seasons Damascus, Syria

The Four Seasons Damascus, Syria

The first 5-star hotel in Damascus for over 25 years has just opened. The Four Seasons Damascus overlooks the ancient city and serves as a symbol of Syria’s growing prosperity.  It  is situated  alongside the Barada River and offers  stunning views of the historic Tekiyeh Al-Suleimaniyeh and Farouche Shah Mosque; it has a total of […]

Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

Looking for quality in Montevideo?   Then look no further than the Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel. As well as being home to Montevideo’s only luxury spa, the hotel offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere and topnotch services sure to please business and leisure travelers alike. It is also conveniently  situated  in the […]

Luxury hotel chains expanding

Luxury hotel chains expanding

It has emerged today that Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Colony Capital will pay $3.9 billion to buy Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Inc. in order to  expand  upon an  international luxury chain. Last year, Colony Capital bought the hotel business of Raffles Holdings for $859 million, gaining several historic hotels in Asia including […]

Spice up your Friday nights in Budapest

Spice up your Friday nights in Budapest

Spice up your Friday night and discover the special tastes of Hungarian paprika cuisine and the great diversity of Hungarian wines at the Apicius Restaurant in Budapest’s Corinthia Aquincum Hotel. Sample from the different appetizers and main courses prepared from all kinds of Hungarian paprika, be it small or big, sweet or hot, red, yellow […]