Category: Colorado

Top 10 cold weather active North American vacations to renew your spirit

Top 10 cold weather active North American vacations to renew your spirit

For many people fall and winter vacations aren’t so much about money, they are about time and escaping the eternal screech of the smart phone ringer. Some of the best fall and winter luxury vacation spots will let you trade in the phone for a pair of skis, hiking shoes or scuba gear and come back renewed and
Privacy in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Privacy in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains

The Bella Vista, a private, gated estate located in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, is the ultimate destination for ski vacations, family reunions, corporate retreats and destination weddings. The 7-acre, sprawling estate features sweeping views of the legendary Yampa Valley and is located just minutes from downtown historic Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The resort
The top 10 skiing resorts according to Bing UK

The top 10 skiing resorts according to Bing UK

The new Ski Resorts Visual Search tool from Bing allows users to explore and snowplough their way through 486 different ski resort locations, saving them the hassle of flicking through  countless holiday brochures when searching for last minute skiing holidays. With rich colour images of the top skiing resorts, users can helpfully filter results down by region, difficulty, number of
Interview with Todd Harris, Senior Vice President at Exclusive Resorts

Interview with Todd Harris, Senior Vice President at Exclusive Resorts

Todd Harris is Senior Vice President for Hospitality and Member Services at Exclusive Resorts, a luxury destination club offering members hundreds of vacation residences around the world. He supervises all aspects of the member experience. Previously Todd spent 14 years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, serving as General Manager of some of their most acclaimed

Luxury travel auctions from Charity Buzz

Charity Buzz, an online auction site  with luxury and celebrity experiences has a large number of travel package  auctions for every type of traveller with  destinations all over the world. Not only will winners get an experience  of a lifetime, but they will also help a good cause like Gabrielle’s  Angel Foundation for Cancer Research
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
The world's most unusual hotel minibar item?

The world's most unusual hotel minibar item?

These days it seems it’s not enough to offer just a few drinks and snacks in a hotel minibar.   Hotels are going a step further, offering all manner of items from bikinis (W Retreat & Spa, Maldives) to gourmet dog biscuits (The Loews Hotel, Denver).   But perhaps one of the most unusual items

Expansion of the Viceroy brand

The first of three new-build Viceroys – Viceroy Miami –  launched last week. An ideal haven for both business and leisure travelers, the 50-story residential-hotel offers enchanting interiors by Kelly Wearstler.  A limited-time “Viceroy Miami Debut” promotion offers a third night on a complimentary basis. Viceroy Anguilla and Viceroy Snowmass are two further Viceroys that

Capella Telluride, Colorado

Capella Telluride, the  first US  retreat for Capella Hotels and Resorts, welcomed its first guests last week. Telluride’s snow-packed terrain is a favourite this season, rated the number two ski resort in North America by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. And ski enthusiasts can satisfy their wanderlust thanks to Capella Telluride’s special introductory winter

Fresh snow at The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa‏, Telluride

With over 10 inches of fresh powder and more coming down, now is the perfect time to book your Telluride vacation. Experience the world-famous slopes at their very best. The Peaks Resort is just steps from the area’s premier skiing and a place where you can be assured of  crisp attention to detail and warm
Buy 3 and get the 4th free deal at Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa

Buy 3 and get the 4th free deal at Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa

Enjoy the amazing snow and all that the Vail Mountain Lodge has to offer with their “Post Holiday” Lodging and Lift Ticket Deal. Stay four nights and ski for four days and receive the 4th free from the Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa from  now through until 12th February  2009. The deal includes 4 nights
15% off at The Osprey at Beaver Creek, Colorado

15% off at The Osprey at Beaver Creek, Colorado

Opening its doors this month, The Osprey at Beaver Creek is the closest ski-in/ski-out hotel to a ski lift in North America. This winter enjoy the mountain ambiance and contemporary furnishings at The Osprey at Beaver Creek. Rates start at $336 per night. Pricing is valid for travel January 4, 2009 – February 11, 2009.
Culinary delights reach new heights in Colorado Springs

Culinary delights reach new heights in Colorado Springs

Culinary delights reach new heights at Summit, a recent addition to The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs.   Designed by Adam Tihany, Summit is a symphony of curving windows, steel beams and wood-panelled columns, all echoing the dramatic angles of the neighbouring Rockies. Executive Chef Bertrand Bouquin’s American brasserie fare emphasises fresh, seasonal ingredients. For the holidays,

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.
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.
Boundless activities in the heart of the Rockies

Boundless activities in the heart of the Rockies

Retreat to the magnificent Rocky Mountains and unwind amid beautiful spring and summer vistas in the heart of our The Peaks Resort‘s See Forever Village. Experience the rustic mountain trails, wild flowered meadows, wide-open spaces, and endless blue sky that provide thrilling outdoor recreation for the entire family – from horseback riding, to hiking, and