Category: Florida

Another great $99 deal - this time in Miami

Another great $99 deal - this time in Miami

A few days ago, I explained how you could stay at The Venetian in Las Vegas for just $99.   This time it’s Miami’s turn, with an opening offer (despite the hotel in question having opened 3 months ago!) from Gansevoort South. No further details are given in the promotional email that details the offer,
Save on spa travel all over the Sunshine State

Save on spa travel all over the Sunshine State

Do you enjoy over-the-top pampering at a luxurious spa? Or is your idea of a perfect way to start the day facing the sunrise in a lion pose? Whether you want to wind down with a massage or warm up in a sauna, you can enjoy exceptional savings throughout Florida with these special offers for
Complimentary upgrades from Crystal Cruises

Complimentary upgrades from Crystal Cruises

Escape winter’s chill and explore tropical waters on a Trans-Atlantic or Panama Canal cruise with Crystal  and receive a free one-category upgrade to a verandah stateroom. Embark on one of their 10- or 11-day cruises conveniently beginning or ending in Miami. Delight in the luxury of Crystal Serenity and all of her exclusive amenities including
Imaginative stays for families in hotel in Lake Buena Vista

Imaginative stays for families in hotel in Lake Buena Vista

Springhill Suites Hotel in Lake Buena Vista Orlando, Florida in the Marriott Village is now offering imaginative and family-friendly accommodations, ideal for families coming to see Cirque du Soleil‘s resident show, La Nouba at the Walt Disney World ® Resort in Orlando, Florida. An unforgettable journey through the universe, La Nouba is an exhilarating show
Why not try a Spring getaway at Key West's newly re-vamped resort?

Why not try a Spring getaway at Key West's newly re-vamped resort?

Key West’s The Reach Resort has undergone a $37 million makeover. Home to the area’s only private beach, just 7 miles from North America’s only living coral reef,  the resort now has more of a boutique feel thanks to the design touches of Looney & Associates. It has also opened an outpost of New York’s
The spacious Gansevoort South now open

The spacious Gansevoort South now open

Bringing the pulse of New York to the heart of South Beach, the newly opened  Gansevoort South‘s one-of-a-kind features include a sleek 22,000 square foot rooftop retreat with spectacular ocean views. a 110 foot long pool and a bar and lounge – arguably the largest rooftop playground in the country. Guestrooms average over 700 square
Advances with in-flight internet in the US

Advances with in-flight internet in the US

Aircell has obtained FAA approval for air-to-ground mobile broadband on US domestic flights, bringing us much closer to in-flight internet.   Approval is only for Boeing 767-200 aircraft at this stage, so you can expect to see developments with Virgin America and American Airlines fleets later this year.   Routes between Los Angeles, San Francisco,
The "newest" hotel in downtown Miami

The "newest" hotel in downtown Miami

The remodelled Hyatt Regency Miami now boasts signature Grand Hyatt beds, ergonomic work stations, flat-screen televisions, and more. The new lobby will soothe the most discerning traveller with the glow of candles, and the relaxing sound of a new water fountain.   All this forms part of $20 million worth of upgrades to celebrate the
Spring savings at Hawks Cay in the Florida Keys

Spring savings at Hawks Cay in the Florida Keys

Spring is in full bloom and great spring deals are blooming all over. Hawks Cay on Duck Key in the Florida Keys is offering special rates through the peak of the season. Special savings are featured with up to 40% on newly redesigned resort rooms and up to 20% on two-bedroom villas during April and

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in the US, according to Tripadvisor

Signature at MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada Sofitel New York – New York City, New York Omni San Francisco Hotel – San Francisco, California Affinia Dumont – New York City, New York The Orchard Hotel – San Francisco, California Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea – Wailea, Hawaii The Villas at Grand Cypress –
Still more to come in Dubai

Still more to come in Dubai

Just when you thought Dubai already had it all, news has broken that it’s about to get four new theme parks. SeaWorld, Aquatica, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove are all to be developed there, following an agreement between Orlando-based Busch Entertainment Corporation and Dubai property developer Nakheel. Preliminary work is underway and the anticipated opening

Barrier Island's Hyatt Siesta Key Beach resort

The former Sea Castle motel has been demolished to make way for Hyatt Siesta Key Beach resort,  taking up 300 feet of the beautiful  Crescent Beach. The resort will offer 44 furnished residences, 1,600-2,600 square feet, with privileges at an adjoining beach club, and the units  are anticipated to  cost from $200,000 to $750,000. Hotel-like
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
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
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
Bal Harbour Village's first luxury property in nearly half a century

Bal Harbour Village's first luxury property in nearly half a century

The Regent Bal Harbour is the first luxury property to open in Bal Harbour Village in nearly half a century. Located just north of Miami Beach, and 15 minutes from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Airports, Bal Harbour Village has been an enclave for the affluent since the 1940s. Property highlights include the first Guerlain spa