Category: Clubs

Formula One heads for Korea

After successfully hosting the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup and Asian Games in 2002 and being shortlisted amongst the final three contenders for the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, Korea continues to rise as a venue for major international sporting events by hosting its first F1 Grand Prix in 2010. The circuit […]

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa launches exclusive whisky club

With a vision to add zest and zeal to the lives of passionate whisky drinkers in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa  is launching its very own exclusive Whisky Club today at the resort’s Borneo Lounge and Bar. The essence of the resort’s Whisky Club is to give its members the opportunity […]

Encore, Las Vegas

Encore, Las Vegas

Encore, the new signature resort in the Wynn collection, is now accepting reservations from 22nd December  2008. Those looking to be among the first to experience Encore’s luxury accommodations  can reserve online by visiting their site. Located at Las Vegas’ most exclusive address, Encore is situated next door to flagship property Wynn Las Vegas and […]

Club of the Rising Sun

Club of the Rising Sun

East travels West at Shoko Madrid, a lounge club in the fashionable La Latina region of Madrid. The party starts at midnight, Thursday to Saturday, when the in-crowd dances the night away to House tunes. Watch out also for the Med-Japanese fusion restaurant.

Major renovations for Las Brisas Acapulco

Major renovations for Las Brisas Acapulco

Last week Las Brisas Acapulco completed a two-phase, $20-million renovation. The iconic 1960s hotel, with its pink and white facade, has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for 2009 and has been honoured by both Expedia and Celebrated Living as one of Mexico’s best hotels. The renovations have included new flat screen TVs, glass ceilings, […]

Nightlife in Las Vegas

Kate Maxwell presents for CondéNast Traveler, giving an insight into what’s available on a night out in Vegas.  

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

Del Mar Racetrack and Ivy Hotel promotion

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, one of San Diego’s most celebrated attractions has partnered with the city’s hippest new hotel and nightlife offering The Ivy Hotel for a special summer hotel package.   Priced from $999 on weekdays and $1049 on weekends, The Summer Trifecta package includes a one-night stay in a superior guestroom with […]

Coco clubhouse, Verbier

Coco clubhouse, Verbier

The latest luxe skiing holidays are about everything but snow. Coco, a new clubhouse that’s opened in Verbier, couldn’t be more OTT. Guests can sip £500 cocktails, stroke the white fur curtains or dance to tunes spun by the resident DJ from Harry and Will’s London hangout, Boujis.

Escape to the Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez

Escape to the Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez

If you are looking for the perfect escape this summer, the Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez is the place for you. Nestled in the stunning Provencal village of Saint-Tropez that comes back to life every year between April and September, it is the paradise for an unforgettable journey to the South of France. From Saint-Tropez devotees to […]

Encore Suites in Las Vegas

Encore Suites in Las Vegas

The latest enterprise from Steve Wynn is to be Encore Suites in Las Vegas, billed to open in December 2008. It’ll consist of 2,034 spacious suites with “a cosmopolitan style and sophistication ensconced in a comfortable, residential feel”. Suite sizes vary from 700 square feet (Resort Suites) up to 5,800 square feet (VIP Suites). In […]

New hotel in New York for Orient Express

New hotel in New York for Orient Express

Orient-Express is to build a New York City hotel on the current site of the Donnell New York Public Library, located at 24 West 53rd Street. The 150-room luxury hotel will house contemporary dining, spa and wellness facilities, as well as expanded banqueting and dining space for the company’s existing restaurant and dining business, ’21’ […]

Playboy Passport

Playboy Passport

Do you aspire to a Hugh Hefner lifestyle?   If so, you might be interested to hear about the Playboy Passport concierge service that was launched earlier this year.   With a $10,000 annual membership fee, you get access to private jet and yacht services, upgrades at hotels and resorts, and discounted car rental.   […]

In video: last night's lavish opening of the MGM Grand Detroit

In video: last night’s lavish opening of the MGM Grand Detroit

MGM Grand Detroit have issued a multimedia news release with a Windows Media download, information and a variety of hi-res images from the evening.   Looks like it was quite a spectacle with plenty of celebrities in attendance, including Kid Rock, Ashanti and Anita Baker, not to mention celebrity chefs and local dignitaries.

MGM Grand Detroit debuts tonight

MGM Grand Detroit debuts tonight

The MGM Grand Detroit opens tonight amid a display of fireworks at the luxury casino.   The Vegas-style resort has 400 rooms and suites, a full-service spa and three restaurants operated by celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and Michael Mina. It is the first of three major casinos in the city, with Greektown Casino and MotorCity […]

The most technologically-advanced bar in the world?

The most technologically-advanced bar in the world?

twentyfour london (argh… it’s a bit of a pet hate of mine when people use all lower case like that) is a bar and nightclub that opened near Oxford Circus in central London earlier this month.   But this is a bar with a dramatic difference where the walls take varying forms according to your […]

 £105,805.28 bar bill

£105,805.28 bar bill

Media reports claim that a businessman’s bar bill at a London West End club totalled no less than £105,805.28. The man and his circle of friends polished off some 80 bottles of Champagne, including a six-litre methuselah of Cristal worth £30,000 and a £9,600, three-litre jeroboam. The celebration took place at Crystal in Marylebone, a […]