Category: North America

Seduction at St. Regis

Seduction at St. Regis

Embrace romance in an alluring setting where even the smallest gesture creates indelible memories. Celebrate with Champagne, and wake up to breakfast in bed surrounded by the scent of fresh flowers. Participating St. Regis Hotels & Resorts include the St. Regis Hotel, New York, St. Regis Grand Hotel, Rome, The Lanesborough, St. Regis Hotel, Beijing
The B.C. Weekend at The Benjamin

The B.C. Weekend at The Benjamin

Retreat to one of New York’s premier luxury hotels and recapture life “Before Children”. The Benjamin has a sleep concierge who will help you select from 11 types of pillows for the ultimate night’s sleep – something that every parent-to-be needs to ensure they get plenty of! Plus enjoy 20% off any spa treatment at
Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale

Very Sivilised Sale fares are now available from business class only airline Silverjet for travel up to 5th January 2009. The sale ends 31st January 2008, so book now to take advantage of £879 return fares to New York and Dubai.  The sale is unique  as flights are changeable for a small fee.
Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

The first new resort on the Las Vegas strip in nearly three years has officially opened amid an impressive music, fireworks and light show that culminated with a concert headlined by Diana Ross. The new $1.9 billion  Palazzo Las Vegas from Las Vegas Sands Corp. celebrated its grand opening  at the  weekend with a star-studded
Free Champagne for Leaders Club members

Free Champagne for Leaders Club members

Each year  The Leading Hotels of the World  select the winners of the prestigious Leaders Club Awards based on  user feedback. To commemorate these special accolades, all three honourees for 2007 will be offering a bottle of Champagne any time  Leaders Club members  stay with them until 31st March 2008.   As for the winners,
Top 10 beachside destinations

Top 10 beachside destinations

Vacations are always more fun when there’s a coastline in view, or at least so say Tripadvisor.   They’ve come up with a list outlining their top 10 favourite beachside destinations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Honolulu, Hawaii   Cancun, Mexico Surfer’s Paradise, Australia Negril, Jamaica Miami, Florida Viti Levu, Fiji Boracay, Philippines Tenerife, Canary Islands
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Where elegance comes naturally: Constance Hotels Discover  the Azure Collection New, 1960s-inspired Manhattan hotel: 6 Columbus A small hotel from an iconic shoe label: Barcelona’s Casa Camper

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, near Santa Fé

Experience a place of remarkable beauty and rich, cultural history where sunsets paint the mountains and warm breezes stir the imagination, at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa.
Win a 4-night vacation from The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Win a 4-night vacation from The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

What’s more fun than winning a luxury vacation? A luxury vacation you create.   Discover Greater Fort Lauderdale’s mix of upscale hotels, trendy restaurants and indulgent, distinctive leisure pursuits by entering the “Dream It! Design It! Win It!” vacation sweepstakes. The grand-prize winner will receive airfare for two, four-night luxury hotel accommodations and three activities
2008 Best of Wine Tourism award winners

2008 Best of Wine Tourism award winners

The 2008 Best of Wine Tourism award winners are: Bilbao-Rioja (Architecture, Parks & Gardens) Marques de Riscal Bordeaux (Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences) Planète Bordeaux Cape Town (Arts & Culture) Vergelegen Florence (Accommodation) Castello di Meleto Mendoza (Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences) Familia Zuccardi Melbourne (Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences) Victorian Alps Winery Porto (Art & Culture) The
Private beta of Kango.com

Private beta of Kango.com

Earlier this month I was invited to the private beta of Kango.com and have only just now got around to taking a look.   I must say that, from first impressions, I’m quietly impressed.   After getting around the initial geographical restrictions (a strong bias towards North and Central America), I entered a search for
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Tailor-made holidays from Bridge & Wickers Join the posh set at New York’s  Monmouth Park Stay at a converted Victorian schoolhouse in Dublin Ski and short stays in Tokyo/Kyoto from Ski in Japan
Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

If you’re dreaming of a no-stress, relaxing-on-the-beach kind of vacation, then – according to Tripadvisor – the top 10 all-inclusive resorts are  to be found mostly in the Caribbean.   Their list is  as follows: Iberostar Bavaro, Dominican Republic   Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico   Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts, Mexico   East Winds
January at The Drake

January at The Drake

Come in from the Toronto cold and experience an incendiary January with Drake. Sip refreshing Pisco Sours by the warm fireplace in Drake’s plush lounge while enjoying sizzling Jazz Peru (10th-14th January 2008). Or revel in incandescent South American music and cuisine with Chef Anthony Rose’s Peruvian 3-course, prix fixe menu (9th-22nd January 2008) for
Evian Experience from Hotel Victor at Miami Beach

Evian Experience from Hotel Victor at Miami Beach

At $5,000 a pop and available exclusively in the $6,000 per night penthouse suite of the hip Miami Beach hotspot Hotel Victor, the Evian Experience is the world’s most expensive bath, promoted here by tennis star Serena Williams. Complete with two hours of customizable spa services and a luxurious food and beverage component, the experience
J Hotels from Jay-Z?

J Hotels from Jay-Z?

News has it that yet another celebrity is getting in on the luxury hotel scene. The American rapper Jay-Z has bought a plot of land in New York from where he plans to launch J Hotels.   The land is in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, at West 22nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenue,