Category: Massachusetts

Explosion at Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel near finish of Boston Marathon

Explosion at Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel near finish of Boston Marathon

Tragic news just in that there have been two explosions close to the finish of the Boston Marathon. The full picture is still emerging but one of the explosions appears to have been in the vicinity of the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston and the other at another location on the same street (Boylston Street). News of
5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

Have you ever felt yourself feeling exhausted after returning from a vacation? It could be due to post-vacation blues and facing the daily grind or perhaps, that holiday was really just a benefit for the kids. Often times, jam-packed itineraries also leaves us feeling worn out and in need of yet another holiday. To ensure
The world's top 10 islands to visit

The world's top 10 islands to visit

National Geographic has come up with a top 10 islands to visit. Now you might expect to see the islands of the Maldives or maybe one or two of the Greek islands, but no… this list is quite different. There’s no Fiji, no Seychelles, and it seems that even the Galapagos don’t make the grade
The top 10 places for stunning Autumn colours

The top 10 places for stunning Autumn colours

It’s that time of year again when the foliage on the trees begins to take on all manner of dramatic colours, and budding photographers the world over try to make the most of the myriad of different hues. Tripadvisor have come up with a ‘top 10 spots for stunning Autumn colours’ list (see below). What
Top 5 places to celebrate Independence Day

Top 5 places to celebrate Independence Day

American Independence Day is one of the most universally celebrated events in America where the people get together and celebrate the 1776 Declaration of Independence from the British Empire. You can find yourself in many different places all over the country so here is a list of the top 5 places around the country to

Top 10 unusual vacation rentals

Looking for something a little bit different and not just another hotel? Perhaps Tripadvisor’s list of the top 10 unusual vacation rentals will tempt you… 1. Unique Hilltop Windmill Rental, Odemira, Portugal 2. Hawaii Volcano Genuine Treehouse, Volcano, HI 3. My Sedona Place – Unique Dome Home, Sedona, AZ 4. SUITABLE DIGS…cool green lodgings, Santa
Top 10 restaurants in Cape Cod

Top 10 restaurants in Cape Cod

If you are looking to spend some time away from your responsibilities and truly relax, there is no destination more therapeutic than the Cape Cod Islands, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket Island. While you are working up- a sweat on the back 9 of the Hyannis Golf Club, shopping for art at The Schrimshander Gallery, or
That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation rental, look no further than these truly startling vacation homes. Taking luxury to the next level, these luxury vacation rentals each bring something new to the table that will fulfill even the most discerning tastes. Summer dreams and water fun Villa with Swim-Up Bar: The beachfront Villa Avalon in Turks and

Luxury in Boston: The Langham

The Langham Hotel Boston blends the legendary hospitality of the original Langham grand hotel with the classic architectural elegance of Boston’s former Federal Reserve Bank building. A tranquil haven of luxury in the center of Massachusetts’ economic and cultural heartland, The Langham is assuredly among Boston’s finest hotels. Explore the city’s cultural scene and indulge
Luxury in the Berkshires: Blantyre

Luxury in the Berkshires: Blantyre

Blantyre is a beautiful country house, recognized as one of the finest hotels in the world, where guests can stay and experience the life and service of a bygone era. Blantyre was voted #1 Small Hotel in the U.S. and #66 in the World in the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2010. There are
Stash Hotel Rewards

Stash Hotel Rewards

There’s a new hotel rewards program that has been designed specifically for luxury travelers. It’s called Stash Hotel Rewards – a first-of-its kind points program for independent hotels. That is, one rewards currency shared by many different upscale, independent properties. 65  hotel properties launched with them late last week, making it already the largest independent

Ski packages at Canyon Ranch, Lenox, Massachusetts

Not quite ready to get back into the daily grind? Rue La La makes planning the perfect retreat at the nation’s most coveted escape possible with affordable stays at Canyon Ranch spa resort, located in Lenox, Massachusetts. For readers who would like to get their fitness fix outdoors, the hotel’s exhilarating ski packages will be
Book a 'room with a boo' at Omni Hotels this Halloween

Book a 'room with a boo' at Omni Hotels this Halloween

This Halloween, guests at Omni Hotels will be sipping on spooky signature cocktails, such as the Red Widow, Trick ‘R’ Treat, Bond’s Eye and Red Eye, while potentially sleeping in an ominously spirited suite from the luxury hotel brand’s “ghost-folio” of properties. Read on if you dare… The historic, and some say haunted, Omni Parker
Freedom Trail Suite for families at Omni Parker House

Freedom Trail Suite for families at Omni Parker House

Young travellers and their parents can now experience the new Freedom Trail Suite at America’s longest continuously operating hotel. Along with the brand’s irresistible Omni Sensational Kids program, the Omni Parker House now provides another great ways for children and their families to travel in a unique kid-friendly style while also learning about Boston’s vital
More luxury comes to Boston

More luxury comes to Boston

The Inn at St. Botolph is a new hotel opening in Boston’s historic Back Bay next month – a sister hotel to the already established XV Beacon in the same part of the city, a hotel that has been widely regarded as the best in Boston (it was by T+L Magazine, at least). The Inn

Now open: Mandarin Oriental, Boston

The Mandarin Oriental, Boston  was formally  opened in a celebratory ribbon-cutting and feng shui ceremony that took place last week.  Perfectly positioned  in the prestigious Back Bay, the new hotel combines New England elegance with Oriental touches to create  an unique  hospitality experience.  It has  136 guestrooms and 12 suites, offering some of the most