Category: Sweden

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 […]