Category: Resorts

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

The Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa is celebrating summer with three exciting travel packages — from spending an evening admiring the stars, to learning about Southwestern wildlife, to experiencing a luxurious spa treatment — that help guests get the most out of their vacations. The resort’s location at more than 2,300 feet of
New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

Three new Hilton Worldwide Resorts are due to open in Europe shortly. The first to open its doors will be the Hilton Evian Resort & Spa in France next month. This spectacular resort is situated on the shores of Lake Leman in the Western Alps, close to the French-Swiss border. Hilton Portorosa Sicily and Hilton
New Himalayan ski resort with five-star hotel

New Himalayan ski resort with five-star hotel

Alfred Brush Ford, a great grandson of US automobile pioneer Henry Ford, has been given the go-ahead on a new $250 million ski resort in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The resort in  the Kullu Valley  will include a hotel with  700 five-star rooms, 300 chalets, a handicrafts village and a food court. There
MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

A new resort comes to Lake Tahoe in the form of the 440-room  MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa (formerly known as Caesars Tahoe). In addition to having multiple restaurants, the Onsen Spa (with superb views of the Sierra Nevada mountains) and the Blu Nightclub.    They even have their own private yacht, The Bleu Wave,
Charity eBay auction by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

Charity eBay auction by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is planning a global eBay charity auction to benefit Care for Children on 7th June 2006. Shangri-La hotels have created 14 exclusive luxury travel experiences with a combined retail value of over US$100,000 for the 10-day online auction, which will end on 17th June. The auction packages will feature metropolitan destinations
Is Doha the next Dubai?

Is Doha the next Dubai?

According to the Qatar Tourism Authority, there’s currently over 100 buildings and towers under construction in Doha, a city with a currently modest skyline of just 20 or so high-rise properties. One notable development is the $2.5 billion  Pearl-Qatar, a residential land reclamation scheme consisting of a string of offshore islands  on the edge of
Immerse yourself in golf!

Immerse yourself in golf!

The luxurious Wild Dunes Resort, an island resort located near Charleston, S.C. – operated by Destination Hotels and Resorts – has created a week-long immersion into the game of golf just for women in honour of National Women’s Golf Week, 5th-11th June 2006. During this fun-filled week, enjoy casual golf lessons and clinics led by
InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora re-opens

InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora re-opens

Today sees the re-opening of the InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora following closure for refurbishment. However, it is only  a partial re-opening and it will take most of June to finish laying the last overwater bungalows. This beautiful resort is anchored between two white sand beaches that border the shores of Point Matira, unanimously
Millbrook Resort news

Millbrook Resort news

The Millbrook Resort in Queenstown, New Zealand, has recently received the official Qualmark report confirming them as just one of three five-star hotels in the South Island. They’re approaching winter now and the locals are tipping for a great ski season. It’s a good time to take advantage of their June and July offers: the
Napasai acquired by Orient Express

Napasai acquired by Orient Express

Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., owner and operator of 50 deluxe leisure properties in 25 countries, has announced that it has agreed to acquire a 100% interest in Napasai, a luxury hotel and villa development located on Koh Samui island in the Gulf of Siam, about one hour’s flight from Bangkok. The company will pay $25 million
Birding weekend at the Mirror Lake Inn

Birding weekend at the Mirror Lake Inn

Why not treat yourself to a luxurious weekend of birding amidst the rugged beauty of the Adirondacks? The Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa  birding weekends run from 2nd to 4th June and 20th to 22nd October 2006.  Along with your group leader, you will get the opportunity to  explore Whiteface Mountain for the rare
Madeira's largest spa to open at Quinta

Madeira's largest spa to open at Quinta

Located overlooking stunning sea views, the new Wellness area at the Quinta Splendida comprises 1400 sq. metres and is due to open June 2006. Quinta Splendida Wellness will be a sanctuary to escape the pressures of modern life. The spa facility will feature a vitality pool and a 12m x 7m indoor pool next to
W Maldives Fesdu Resort

W Maldives Fesdu Resort

Want HDTV in the Maldives? Then head to Fesdu Island, a tiny atoll ringed by white-sand beaches and coral reefs, where W Hotels is building 50 thatched bungalows that tiptoe across the turquoise-blue water, furnished with rattan daybeds, gauzy curtains and martini glasses. W Maldives is scheduled to open in June, with rooms starting at
Major expansion in China for Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Major expansion in China for Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Miguel Ko, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide‘s Asia-Pacific president has said that Starwood will sign another 50 contracts in the next three years, boosting the total number of properties that it manages in China to 100. The  group already operates 25 hotels and has another 25 under construction. China is expected to become one of
Powder Byrne's "the first night's on us" promotion

Powder Byrne's "the first night's on us" promotion

Book a holiday for 7 nights or more with luxury family travel specialists Powder Byrne and your first night’s accommodation will be free of charge for the whole family in whichever accommodation type booked. This offer is available at three of their most stunning 5-star hotels: Anassa, Cyprus; The Residence, Tunisia; and Arabella, Mallorca. Offer
Top 10 All-American Resorts

Top 10 All-American Resorts

In a bid to get US citizens to explore places closer to home, Matthew Collins of  Luxist has devised a list of the top 10 resorts in the USA.   There is a nice mix of resorts in his list, from a range of states. Of course, some in the list come as no surprise