Category: North America

New Capital View ballroom Key Bridge Marriott, Washington DC

The legendary 582-room Key Bridge Marriott, Marriott International’s longest operating hotel,  has announced  that the Capital View Ballroom on its 14th floor is now open following a $5 million upgrade.   The new ballroom has a total of 6,000 square feet of ample function space and has floor to ceiling windows with unobstructed, panoramic views […]

Renovations completed at Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel

Renovations completed at Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel

The beautiful Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center at Grand National, Alabama, nestled on 2,000 acres of lakefront countryside,  has unveiled  a new look. Overlooking the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, this Auburn hotel offers 54 holes of championship golf, a stunning location for a business retreat, a peaceful, serene atmosphere, and is only […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Get your hands on some Luxe City Guides Chill out  in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, at Amuleto Find seclusion at Missouri River Breaks Lodge, ND Check out the latest yachts from Hakvoort

Gramercy Park Hotel, New York – exclusive offer

Just in from Gramercy Park Hotel… It is our pleasure to offer you a complimentary upgrade to a suite including Continental breakfast daily when you book a Loft or Deluxe Loft. Enjoy guaranteed admission to our new private roof club and garden, Rose bar and Jade bar, and keyed access to New York’s only private […]

Silversea Film Festival aboard Silver Shadow

Silversea Film Festival aboard Silver Shadow

Silver Shadow will depart New York on the 22nd May 2007 and head across the Atlantic to Southampton on a 16-day long voyage, calling at Boston, Halifax, the Azores, Cork, Waterford, and Plymouth. Aboard the vessel as guest of honour will be John Cleese, actor and comedian; he’ll be hosting the Silversea Film Festival  featuring […]

Dine & Unwind in Whistler

Whistler’s extremely popular Dine & Unwind program, presented by Visa, returns this May through to the end of June, offering more delectable deals at a wide range of restaurants and spas. Some of the restaurants participating in the Dine & Unwind program include, Araxi, Bavaria Restaurant, Cinnamon Bear Bar & Grille, Crêpe Montagne, The Den […]

Early summer offer from Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego

Early summer offer from Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego

Summer’s nearly here, and for a limited time, Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA is offering cool rates on its hottest season, beginning at $249 per night for Lanai guestroom, subject to availability, if booked by 15th May 2007 (and your trip must be completed by 15th June 2007). The resort features […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Elegant luxury from Vancouver’s Wedgewood Hotel Taste the Med  with GourMed The Luggage Club  – changing the way people travel Dine at Osteria dell’Acquasanta in Genoa

Swim with the Dolphins Experience, courtesy of the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

Swim with the Dolphins Experience, courtesy of the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

Discover a once in a lifetime adventure with the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort‘s “Swim with the Dolphins Experience,” an exhilarating Florida resort package. This unforgettable package encompasses one-night deluxe accommodations at the Orlando resort complete with a complimentary upgrade to a pool-view room, buffet breakfast in Solaris Restaurant and one-day all-inclusive admission to Discovery […]

Online helicopter tour of The Sagamore's golf course

Online helicopter tour of The Sagamore’s golf course

Thanks to modern technology, golfers can now take a ‘helicopter tour’ of The Sagamore’s historic and award-winning championship New York golf course without leaving their desk. The tour, available on The Sagamore website, provides a hole-by-hole overview of the famed Donald Ross course, with detailed audio descriptions of each hole’s design and challenges.

Are you overlooking certain US cities?

Travellers who prefer hidden gems to over-hyped hotspots should apparently start packing their bags for Baltimore, Louisville, and Sacramento. These are three of the most underrated US cities according to Shermans Travel. Their top 10 are: Baltimore – Boasts a revitalized Inner Harbor area, plus the backdrops for such John Waters film classics as Hairspray, […]

5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

Waterstone Resorts has just introduced the new Ocean Ritz property, which joins Calypso Resort and Towers, Twin Palms, Emerald Isle, and Ocean Villa, bringing five new beachfront resort luxury properties to Panama City, Florida. In conjunction with the new opening, Waterstone Resorts is currently offering a Family Spring Break Vacation rate with gulf front condominiums […]

The newest member of the Starwood Luxury Collection?

The newest member of the Starwood Luxury Collection?

The Resort at Singer Island, a dramatic and modern take on Palm Beach luxury, made its grand debut last week, welcoming guests to one of the most expansive oceanfront destinations on the Eastern seaboard. The 21-story, $210-million all-suite resort is the newest member of The Luxury Collection brand from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. […]

Sofitel Earth Day organic menus

Sofitel Earth Day organic menus

Inspired by Earth Day, Sofitel is extending a special organic menu in each of  its North American properties throughout the month of April.  The Accor hotels brand is donating 10%  of the proceeds from the select food  and beverage offerings to the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Second Harvest. Enjoy anything from ‘Seared wild salmon, […]

Fun Budweiser commercial

A fun commercial from Budweiser on one of the differences between Spain and the US.

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Experience the luxe life at Manhattan’s 60 Thompson Discover the difference with Sanctuary Lodges Retreat to the island of Komandoo in the Maldives Fine true wilderness at Little Beaver Creek Ranch

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