Category: North America

Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace

Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace

It’s a whole new vision for the spa experience. Qua Baths & Spa inside Caesars Palace offers a wide array of exotic and traditional treatments from all the world over, plus magnificent facilities that include a Laconium room and the Arctic Ice room in addition to a trio of authentic Roman baths. Indulge yourself with
The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams is proud to announce the third annual Visiting Chefs Series – a new autumn tradition in New England. The popular series of culinary themed weekend events will take place this year between 24th October  and 7th December. Highlights include a special Friday night cocktail reception with that week’s featured chef(s), Saturday culinary demonstrations

Man buys $53.5 million Plaza Hotel suite, then sues

The buyer of a $53.5 million penthouse apartment in New York’s famed Plaza Hotel says the apartment turned out to be an “attic-like space” with low ceilings and obstructed views, and he is suing for a refund plus damages.   Read more at Reuters.
El Tovar's restaurant overlooking the Grand Canyon

El Tovar's restaurant overlooking the Grand Canyon

Set close to the edge of the Grand Canyon’s southern rim, the El Tovar Hotel has a restaurant where the views are to die for. Here, Southwestern flavours prevail throughout the menu, whether it be buffalo carpaccio on roasted crostini or wild Alaskan salmon tostada with a tequila vinaigrette. The best tables go quickly on

Embassy Suites: 62 hotels in the next 3 years

Embassy Suites Hotels, an upscale Hilton brand, is planning to open 62 franchised hotels in the next three years.  It currently has 192 hotels, and officials say the planned properties represent the strongest development pipeline in the brand’s 24-year history. New properties will include locations in Memphis, Denver, New Orleans, Houston, St. Louis and Miami.
You'll fall for fall

You'll fall for fall

Celebrate fall at Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa. After a long, hot summer, there’s nothing like the refreshing crisp air and legendary fall colours of the Fraser Valley. Enjoy the serenity of nearby Minter Gardens, with its inspiring views and breathtaking surroundings. Or, just relax in our hot springs pools and enjoy the incredible
Vineyard Fest 2008

Vineyard Fest 2008

Don’t miss your last chance to attend Atlanta’s Premier Wine Tasting Festival, the 12th Annual Vineyard Fest at Chateau Elan. More than 100 domestic and international wines will be available for guest tastings with wineries from Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Australia and New Zealand plus regional wineries from California, New York, Washington, Oregon,
Cuban flavour meets Miami style

Cuban flavour meets Miami style

The newly opened Havana Nines store in Miami’s Aventura Mall mixes the glamour and suaveness of Cuba with the Miami luxe lifestyle. It’s tropical yet contemporary, just like the décor: espresso wood, crisp white lines and just a few palm trees. If you’re in the area, drop by to admire their linen shirts in bright
Eagle's Eye Restaurant at Golden, BC

Eagle's Eye Restaurant at Golden, BC

Here’s a restaurant with a difference.   Diners can arrive by a 15-minute gondola ride some 7,700 feet above sea level.   Unsurprisingly, the views are to die for with the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies visible on the horizon. This is Eagle’s Eye Restaurant at the Kicking Horse Resort in Golden, British Columbia.  
New York rooftops

New York rooftops

Land is such a premium in certain parts of the world, and New York City is no exception so I found it this Flickr collection of rooftops of the rich and famous in NYC quite interesting.   Some show a suprising amount of green space, whilst others exhibit contemporary designs. Have a browse and see
Experience luxury in the leaves

Experience luxury in the leaves

Celebrate autumn with RockResorts, where you can enjoy spectacular fall foliage by day and luxurious accommodations by night! From a thrilling Jeep tour through the changing leaves in Aspen to a breathtaking hot air balloon ride over the Vail Valley – visit a RockResort and experience the Rocky Mountains’ vibrant fall colors in a whole
The Kapalua LPGA Classic VIP Package

The Kapalua LPGA Classic VIP Package

Enjoy five nights accommodations at The Kapalua Villas with VIP passes to an exclusive sky box located on the 18th hole (15th-19th October 2008 only) You’ll also get a one hour golf clinic for two with an LPGA Tournament Professional at the Kapalua Golf Academy.   See their website for further details.
Dine and dash in Seattle

Dine and dash in Seattle

Feed your sense of adventure and join Seattle Food Tours as you stay, walk and talk your way through Belltown. Join seasoned foodie tour guides for a two-and-a-half-hour cultural and epicurean adventure through Pike Place Market and Belltown. At the end of the day, fall full and happy into one of Hotel Andra‘s luxurious guest
Ski free stay free at The Osprey at Beaver Creek

Ski free stay free at The Osprey at Beaver Creek

Stay at The Osprey at Beaver Creek, the closest ski-in/ski-out hotel to a lift in North America and receive one night of lodging and one day of skiing free. Package includes deluxe accommodation and lift tickets for two to Vail or Beaver Creek. Package prices start from $788 per person.
Emirates has 58 new ultra-luxury jets

Emirates has 58 new ultra-luxury jets

This week Emirates has been showing off the luxury trappings that come with its extravagantly-customised Airbus A380s. The superjet carries 489 passengers in varying degrees of luxury.   Shower spas, temperature-controlled floors, 23″ screens with over 1,000 audio and video channels,  a bar and 14 first class suites are  among the features to look out
It's all happening in Tanglewood, Massachusetts

It's all happening in Tanglewood, Massachusetts

This year’s Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic takes place  next weekend. Festivities include a winemaker reception, a wine auction and dinner, and – of course – a Grand Tasting. Taste premium wines from over 100 wineries including wines from the leading producing regions of the world. Don’t forget also, at the end of the month,