Category: Sweden

The world's first Raison d'Etre Spa

The world's first Raison d'Etre Spa

Raison d’Etre has opened the doors to its first own branded spa at the landmark Grand Hôtel Stockholm in Sweden.  The Nordic-inspired Raison d’Etre spa celebrates the history and landscape of the Swedish archipelagos and expertly blends Swedish materials, design traditions and natural resources with a contemporary design. Spread over two floors in the Burmanska

Original and Best!

At last – some relief from the ubiquitous doom and gloom surrounding the luxury travel industry in the current economic climate.   While the press doom-mongers focus on specialist operators shrinking or going out of business, two independently owned luxury tour operators have joined forces, with Original Travel acquiring Tim Best Travel  yesterday (5th February
Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Interview with Joseph Amissah of Blue Cube Aviation

Joseph Amissah is  the founder of Blue Cube Aviation and decided to set up the company to meet the growing demand for International private jet travel, for clients seeking an alternative form of transportation other than commercial airlines. Recently, the company has seen a sharp rise in the number of charter request due to the
Hästens has arrived at Hotel Ändra

Hästens has arrived at Hotel Ändra

Seattle’s Hotel Ändra has joined forces with Hästens of Sweden to offer the ultimate sleep experience. Hästens beds are unique in both their construction and the quality of sleep they offer. Hand-crafted in Sweden since the 1800s, Hästens beds offer only the finest natural materials – cotton, genuine horsehair, flax and pure new wool –
Interview with Adam Healey of VibeAgent

Interview with Adam Healey of VibeAgent

Adam Healey  is CEO at VibeAgent, a site which combines user reviews, meta-search, and social networking to help you find the perfect hotel at the best available rate.   He   co-founded VibeAgent with Charles Seilheimer in 2006 on the back of over ten years of international experience in entrepreneurship, software development, management consulting and
Sweden's first floating hotel to open in time for 'black gold' season

Sweden's first floating hotel to open in time for 'black gold' season

In September this year, Sweden is to be the proud owner of its first floating hotel. The eco-friendly accommodation will open at the renowned and upmarket Salt & Sill restaurant, offering a new way to experience the beauty of the Bohuslan coast and enjoy the acclaimed seafood of this A Taste of West Sweden accredited

Attitude Hotels

Founded by Pedro Castro, Attitude Hotels is a new hotel brand specifically geared towards gays and lesbians of a discerning nature. They offer a selection of over twenty-five hotels in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the USA. By next year, the objective is to propose
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Enjoy combining golf and gourmet? See 64 Players Andy Hayler’s excellent Michelin Restaurants Guide Boutique luxury from Gothenburg’s Elite Plaza Hotel Luxury real estate from Opus Panama
Crystal Adventures Hotel Program

Crystal Adventures Hotel Program

There are some new additions to Crystal Cruises‘ 2007 European Crystal Adventures Hotel Program. Four new hotels – Venice’s venerable Hotel Cipriani and Hotel Danieli, Istanbul’s Ritz-Carlton and Athens’ Hotel Grande Bretagne – join an expanded collection of Europe’s most prestigious properties  (15 in all) offering savvy travelers luxurious options to extend their Crystal vacations
Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund

Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund

If you’re inspired by the Alpine World Ski Championships 2007, which starts in Åre in  Sweden today, then take a closer look at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund which lies just to the east, by Lake Storsjön. Easily reached from the airport on the nearby Island of Frösön, the hotel has two beautiful suites, one
Axl Rose arrested at design hotel in Stockholm

Axl Rose arrested at design hotel in Stockholm

Axl Rose was arrested  this week  after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg at the Berns Hotel in Stockholm. The Guns N’ Roses frontman  is also suspected of causing damage to the hotel. A police spokesman said that Rose was drunk during the confrontation and was not questioned by police until he had
James Bond, licensed to fly

James Bond, licensed to fly

Ever felt like donning your tux and imagining you were James Bond?   With Elan Experiential Design Inc., you can! (Sadly, their website is  rather slow to load.)   They are offering a 007 adventure as  one of their extreme luxury experience offerings. You’ll get to fly to Nice, France, by private jet or first