Category: Florida

New luxury boutique hotel opens in Key West

New luxury boutique hotel opens in Key West

A $20 million boutique hotel named The Silver Palms Inn has just opened in Key West and is being marketed as an “affordable elegant” property. The hotel is just three blocks from Duval Street, so guests are within convenient walking and biking distance from Key West’s attractions such as the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, the

Luxury rental company creates Green Village on Anna Maria Island

The Anna Maria Historic Green Village, is a new development soon to get underway on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria Island, created by the owners of the luxury vacation rental company Pineapplefish, Mike and Lizzie Thrasher. The Village will consist of 8000 square feet of retail space, including café and beautiful gardens, for Islanders and
Exciting luxury vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island, Florida

Exciting luxury vacation rentals on Anna Maria Island, Florida

Following a very successful property development in the UK, for their own home and with a keen eye for interior design and their love of everything old-Florida, British couple Mike and Lizzie Thrasher took all of their ideas and leanings to the USA. Here, they have turned some of the most wonderful buildings on Anna
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Treat yourself at Le Meurice Seeing is believing at Shompole Delve into Visit Florida Luxury Insider Explore the South Pacific with Turquoise
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Tailormade tours of India from Dominion Travel For your luxe travel needs: Elite Destinations Direct Save on theme parks with Orlando Attractions Check out Suite 116 at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Witness an eclipse of a different kind

To witness the next solar eclipse, you have to wait until 11th July 2010. But if you’re in the area of Papenburg, Germany, you can see Celebrity Eclipse right now.  The third in Celebrity Cruises’ stylish, $3.7-billion Solstice Class fleet, Celebrity Eclipse showed off her sleek profile Sunday as she emerged for the first time
Multimillion-dollar renovation completed at Tampa hotel

Multimillion-dollar renovation completed at Tampa hotel

The Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore has completed its multimillion-dollar renovation and unveiled the Westshore district’s “newest” property. The 261-suite hotel has seen a facelift that has  touched virtually every aspect of the hotel, including all of the two-room suites; the eight-story tropical atrium; the innovative, modern business lounge; the 12,000+ square feet of meeting
New rooms and pools at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

New rooms and pools at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

NaplThe Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida is nearing completion of two large enhancement projects. The beachfront resort is has undergone a multi-million dollar remodelling of all 319 guest rooms and suites, and is moving and greatly enhancing its pool area. Both projects are slated for completion by November 2009, according to

Hotel Indigo grows in USA

Hotel Indigo has  announced the opening of Hotel Indigo St. Louis Central West End following a $10 million renovation by Roberts Hotels Group of the historic Bel Air West Motel, which first opened in 1958 as the city’s first motel. The Central West End property is the first of three Hotel Indigo properties planned for

Smarter Wi-Fi at the Trump International Beach Resort in Miami

It’s probably fair to say that good quality internet access is nowadays widely considered as an absolute necessity rather than just a luxury. And so it’s interesting to  learn that  Trump International has chosen Ruckus Wireless  to supply advanced Smart Wi-Fi products and technology for the four-star Trump International Beach Resort, a contemporary oceanfront resort
Lavish new spa for The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

Lavish new spa for The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach recently unveiled its new $100 million plus transformation, with the addition of a lavish 19-treatment room Eau Spa. The renovations also included redesign of all 310 guest rooms and suites, including the two-bedroom Presidential Suite, as well as the restaurants and pool areas.     The all-new Eau Spa offers a

Become a rock star at The Setai, Miami

The Setai is offering aspiring musicians the opportunity to turn their Grammy dreams into reality by rocking out in the same studio used by Beyonce, Jay Z, Timbaland and Mary J. Blige to record their own music under the professional instruction of Studio Director, Matt Knobel, at the recently opened Recording Studio at The Setai.

The Setai Great American Winter Sale

The Setai, an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach, is set amid tropical gardens and sparkling pools overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Its 85 Studio Suites and 45 Suites were designed and equipped with thoughtful intention, to bear testament to the promise of making every stay an impeccable experience. Now you too

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

2009 AAA Five Diamond Award winnners

AAA has announced the 2009 AAA Five Diamond Award winners. Ten establishments have been added for a total of 103 hotels and 59 restaurants that have achieved Five Diamond status, the travel authority’s highest rating for hotels and restaurants.  For 2009, six hotels were added to the list: The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, Beverly
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Luxury hits the beach at sunny.org The dazzling Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta Luxury motor yachts from Ferretti Yachts Luxury for the select view, from Seaside Properties Group