Category: North America

Autumn spa treatment from Four Seasons Resort Aviara

Autumn spa treatment from Four Seasons Resort Aviara

You don’t often hear the words “do it yourself” and “spa treatment” in the same sentence. And thank goodness! Wandering into a treatment room to prep the table and massage your own shoulders isn’t quite the blissful spa experience one might imagine. But at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Aviara, just 30 minutes north

RIU's Mexican resorts after Hurricane Jimena

Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas and Riu Santa Fe have both emerged from the Hurricane Jimena unscathed, and are currently operating under normal conditions and continue with business as usual. The resorts did not incur any major damages and guests are reportedly back to enjoying themselves as they did before the storm.

Rock balancing like you've never seen before

Sit back and admire the work of San Francisco, California balanced rock sculptor Bill Dan and the art, discipline and craft of rock balancing and balanced stone stacking around the world.
The Pierre re-opens in New York following $100 million re-design

The Pierre re-opens in New York following $100 million re-design

The Pierre, the iconic hotel on New York’s Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street that is the U.S. flagship for Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, has re-opened following completion of the final phase of its meticulous $100 million overhaul. With the re-opening comes 11 Grand Suites including the Presidential Suite. In total there
New hydrothermal experience at Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico

New hydrothermal experience at Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba, located in the vibrant Riviera Maya and just 40 minutes’ drive from Cancun International Airport, is home to the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa set in a perfect synthesis of modern Asian and Mexican tropical design.  And in another first, Banyan Tree Spa introduces The Rainforest concept to this resort. The Rainforest presents
Freedom Trail Suite for families at Omni Parker House

Freedom Trail Suite for families at Omni Parker House

Young travellers and their parents can now experience the new Freedom Trail Suite at America’s longest continuously operating hotel. Along with the brand’s irresistible Omni Sensational Kids program, the Omni Parker House now provides another great ways for children and their families to travel in a unique kid-friendly style while also learning about Boston’s vital

Congress to spend $200 million on three private jets

Watch the video and tell us what you think of US taxpayers’ money being spent on private jets that will be used, at least in part, to fly members of Congress in luxury. Are you concerned by this? Post a comment and let us know!
Group incentives at Chateau On The Lake Resort, Branson, Missouri

Group incentives at Chateau On The Lake Resort, Branson, Missouri

Chateau On The Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri is offering unique incentives for group bookings.  The AAA Four-Diamond resort, which sits on an Ozark mountaintop overlooking Branson, is offering many enticing incentives for groups booking and holding a new program by 1st May 2010. The 301-room resort boasts one of Missouri’s
The Waldorf Astoria Collection: Dakota Mountain Lodge

The Waldorf Astoria Collection: Dakota Mountain Lodge

Scheduled to open this Summer and nestled among the pristine Wasatch Mountains, Park City, Utah, Dakota Mountain Lodge is a mere 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Founded in 1870 as a mining town, Park City retains its charm, sense of community and great appreciation for the outdoors. Located at the base
New rooms and pools at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

New rooms and pools at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

NaplThe Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida is nearing completion of two large enhancement projects. The beachfront resort is has undergone a multi-million dollar remodelling of all 319 guest rooms and suites, and is moving and greatly enhancing its pool area. Both projects are slated for completion by November 2009, according to
Hit the heights of fine dining, Hawaiian style

Hit the heights of fine dining, Hawaiian style

Chef Robert McCormick of the Hotel Hāna Maui takes pride in his ability to source just about all he needs to create his acclaimed cuisine right from Maui itself — and often from within just a mile or two of the isolated, idyllic resort. To host an ideal evening featuring a five-course dinner paired with
Interview with Shira Lazar of NBC et al.

Interview with Shira Lazar of NBC et al.

Shira Lazar currently hosts Mahalo’s This Week In YouTube and is the Editor-At-Large for CondeNast’s Jaunted.com travel blogging from around the globe. Previously, Shira hosted NBC’s 1ST LOOK and OPEN HOUSE, DirecTV’s HAVOC ON THE 101 and was a correspondent on Reelz Channel’s DAILIES. She has developed and hosted online video content for Movies.com, Hollywood.com,
Own your own Colorado ranch for a week

Own your own Colorado ranch for a week

For the first time, Spring Creek Ranch is offering a limited number of one-week stays at its exclusive working ranch over the winter holidays. This one-of-a-kind, private cattle ranch offers state-of-the-art amenities and activities for guests accustomed to high levels of luxury and comfort. Just a little over an hour outside of Aspen, the 1,200-acre

Enjoy Arizona's natural wonders

The Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona, Arizona, is having a special travel package which allows guests to enjoy two natural wonders of Arizona – Sedona Red Rocks and The Grand Canyon –   for the price of one. The Amara Grand Canyon Adventure package includes two nights’ accommodations, breakfast for two each morning at

Special package from two private luxury villas in Mexico

The Riviera Maya in Mexico is an idyllic paradise that offers white sand beaches, Mayan culture, lazy strolls under palm trees and pulsating, salsa-filled nights in Playa del Carmen.   And now there are great packages at private luxury villas such as  Casa del Agua and Villa Zacil Na.   Both villas offer the ultimate
New family fun at Camp Hyatt

New family fun at Camp Hyatt

Experience the ultimate kid friendly vacation at Hyatt Resorts. Camp Hyatt, offering supervised activities for kids 3-12, has now teamed up with National Geographic Kids to feature all-new adventures loaded with eco-friendly activities, animal crafts and facts, photo safaris, and tons of locally inspired activities.