Category: Hotels

Top 5 sustainable hospitality businesses in Scotland

Top 5 sustainable hospitality businesses in Scotland

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, will host COP26 from 31st October to 12th November 2021. The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties takes place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC). The COP26 summit will bring together delegates from all over the world to discuss how best to speed up worldwide action towards […]

Short stay: Burleigh Court, near Minchinhampton, Cotswolds, UK

Short stay: Burleigh Court, near Minchinhampton, Cotswolds, UK

Virginia creeper branches, as thick and sinewed as a farm worker’s thigh, grow across the weathered Cotswold stone of Burleigh Court.  This is a hidden gem, a charming country hotel with a superb restaurant, where old world charm marries with contemporary comfort. Featuring 18 rooms, this boutique hotel, looks out across Gloucestershire’s Golden Valley: named […]

When Steigenberger and Porsche Design join forces: Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels

When Steigenberger and Porsche Design join forces: Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group are joining forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment. Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels will bring together design, technology and lifestyle at the very highest level. The result will be a unique brand experience created from the design […]

The 5 best hotels in St Tropez for next Summer

The 5 best hotels in St Tropez for next Summer

St Tropez is a fashionable southeastern coastal town on the French Riviera in the Cote d’Azur, Provence region. Once a quaint industrious fishing village that attracted artists and writers, it became a magnet for global celebrities in the 1960s. Today it is world-renowned for luxury resorts. Yachts of the glitterati have mostly replaced fishing boats, […]

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

Short stay: SO/ Sotogrande, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain

SO/ Sotogrande is the tenth and newest addition to Accor’s SO/ hotel brand, with fifteen more scheduled to open. Set in an exclusive gated community in Sotogrande, this is a luxury brand but with a distinctly rebellious twist – each SO/ hotel has its own unique identity and flair, whilst still acknowledging its roots. In […]

The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

The sophistication of Sotogrande: the very best of Andalusian style

Hidden away in eight square miles of Andalucia is arguably the most exclusive resort in the whole of Spain – Sotogrande. This upscale destination on the Costa del Sol is a haven for the rich and famous and ten times the size of Monaco. Development of the resort began in the 1960s when Filipino-American entrepreneur […]

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

Italy, a land that has always been a major attraction for tourist from around the world, and for good reasons. Who doesn’t love a country where the most amazing food is always around the corner, historic buildings, sites and names are more frequent than the Piccadilly line in London and where people always seem to […]

Guilt-free green luxury in Aruba

Guilt-free green luxury in Aruba

Mind-boggling travel rules and the ever-pressing environmental dilemma over holidays makes a winter sun break look like a minefield. But help is at hand with the Caribbean’s leading environmentally-friendly destination, Aruba, which can promise winter-green-luxury and guilt-free stays to set the eco-conscience at rest. This Dutch Caribbean haven is well-recognised as a green pioneer in […]

Hotel Do Placa Reial in Barcelona

Our favourite luxury hotels in Barcelona

Any time of the year is ideal to take a holiday in Barcelona. However, if you are chasing the sun then the months of May through to September would probably suit you better. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain, and the capital of the region of Catalonia.  Located on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona […]

5 best hotels to stay in Paris this Fall

5 best hotels to stay in Paris this Fall

Paris, the City of Light, is one of the world’s most charming and romantic destinations. This fall, Paris is reopening to all the joys of this time of year in France’s beautiful capital city. The cool misty mornings and balmy evenings invite walks along the Seine or in the fall colors of the parks and […]

The hottest new opening in the Maldives

The hottest new opening in the Maldives

Cora Cora Maldives will open on the 1st of October 2021 and will be the hottest new opening in the destination! Cora Cora Maldives is a truly innovative concept resort and unlike anything the Maldives has ever seen, giving guests the unmissable opportunity to experience the Maldives like never before. Cora Cora Maldives is the […]

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2021’s best eco-luxury hotels

Sustainable travel will ensure the destinations we cherish will be around for future generations. Sustainable luxury tourism applies to using local guides, using energy-efficient transport, dining at restaurants that source organic and local produce, and of course eco-luxury accommodation. Amid a pandemic and ongoing environmental issues such as global warming, travel is increasingly important, and […]

5 trendy hotels in Arizona

5 trendy hotels in Arizona

The Arizona Desert may not sound like a place for vacation, but it is now one of the top destinations for travelers. The state of Arizona is geographically diverse, with hot, dry areas to the south and mountains, forests, and canyons in the cooler north. Arizona also has several national parks, including the Grand Canyon […]

Short stay: Whittlebury Park, Northamptonshire, UK

Short stay: Whittlebury Park, Northamptonshire, UK

Whittlebury Park is the refined late twentieth century successor to the great English country house. This time though, the contemporary nirvana, elegantly sat in 700 acres of parkland, comes with spacious rooms, instant hot-water and essential air-conditioning. Not a headless ghost, fraying Elizabethan tapestry or uneven floorboard in sight. Although the decor harks back with […]

Gran Hotel Son Net, Mallorca

Grand first impressions at luxury hotels in Mallorca

They say that first impressions are lasting impressions.  The drive (or walk) up to the hotel or into the main entrance gives an expectation of what guests can anticipate to experience when exploring the hotel further after checking in. Here are some of our favourite ‘first impressions’ at luxury hotels on the Spanish Balearic Island […]

5 must-visit hotels from around the world

5 must-visit hotels from around the world

We all travel for different reasons. Some are looking for those unique locations, others want to travel back in time. And then there’s those who travel for a particular hotel, just because it’s unique or iconic….or possibly even both. Below is my favourite top 5 when it comes to hotels which I like to categorise […]