Category: USA

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Get your hands on some Luxe City Guides Chill out  in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, at Amuleto Find seclusion at Missouri River Breaks Lodge, ND Check out the latest yachts from Hakvoort

Gramercy Park Hotel, New York - exclusive offer

Just in from Gramercy Park Hotel… It is our pleasure to offer you a complimentary upgrade to a suite including Continental breakfast daily when you book a Loft or Deluxe Loft. Enjoy guaranteed admission to our new private roof club and garden, Rose bar and Jade bar, and keyed access to New York’s only private
Silversea Film Festival aboard Silver Shadow

Silversea Film Festival aboard Silver Shadow

Silver Shadow will depart New York on the 22nd May 2007 and head across the Atlantic to Southampton on a 16-day long voyage, calling at Boston, Halifax, the Azores, Cork, Waterford, and Plymouth. Aboard the vessel as guest of honour will be John Cleese, actor and comedian; he’ll be hosting the Silversea Film Festival  featuring
Early summer offer from Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego

Early summer offer from Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego

Summer’s nearly here, and for a limited time, Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA is offering cool rates on its hottest season, beginning at $249 per night for Lanai guestroom, subject to availability, if booked by 15th May 2007 (and your trip must be completed by 15th June 2007). The resort features
Swim with the Dolphins Experience, courtesy of the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

Swim with the Dolphins Experience, courtesy of the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

Discover a once in a lifetime adventure with the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort‘s “Swim with the Dolphins Experience,” an exhilarating Florida resort package. This unforgettable package encompasses one-night deluxe accommodations at the Orlando resort complete with a complimentary upgrade to a pool-view room, buffet breakfast in Solaris Restaurant and one-day all-inclusive admission to Discovery
Online helicopter tour of The Sagamore's golf course

Online helicopter tour of The Sagamore's golf course

Thanks to modern technology, golfers can now take a ‘helicopter tour’ of The Sagamore’s historic and award-winning championship New York golf course without leaving their desk. The tour, available on The Sagamore website, provides a hole-by-hole overview of the famed Donald Ross course, with detailed audio descriptions of each hole’s design and challenges.

Are you overlooking certain US cities?

Travellers who prefer hidden gems to over-hyped hotspots should apparently start packing their bags for Baltimore, Louisville, and Sacramento. These are three of the most underrated US cities according to Shermans Travel. Their top 10 are: Baltimore – Boasts a revitalized Inner Harbor area, plus the backdrops for such John Waters film classics as Hairspray,
5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

5 new beachfront resort properties in Panama City, Florida

Waterstone Resorts has just introduced the new Ocean Ritz property, which joins Calypso Resort and Towers, Twin Palms, Emerald Isle, and Ocean Villa, bringing five new beachfront resort luxury properties to Panama City, Florida. In conjunction with the new opening, Waterstone Resorts is currently offering a Family Spring Break Vacation rate with gulf front condominiums
The newest member of the Starwood Luxury Collection?

The newest member of the Starwood Luxury Collection?

The Resort at Singer Island, a dramatic and modern take on Palm Beach luxury, made its grand debut last week, welcoming guests to one of the most expansive oceanfront destinations on the Eastern seaboard. The 21-story, $210-million all-suite resort is the newest member of The Luxury Collection brand from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Sofitel Earth Day organic menus

Sofitel Earth Day organic menus

Inspired by Earth Day, Sofitel is extending a special organic menu in each of  its North American properties throughout the month of April.  The Accor hotels brand is donating 10%  of the proceeds from the select food  and beverage offerings to the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Second Harvest. Enjoy anything from ‘Seared wild salmon,

Fun Budweiser commercial

A fun commercial from Budweiser on one of the differences between Spain and the US.
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Experience the luxe life at Manhattan’s 60 Thompson Discover the difference with Sanctuary Lodges Retreat to the island of Komandoo in the Maldives Fine true wilderness at Little Beaver Creek Ranch
Spa Week

Spa Week

More than 400 spas and day spas in 22 cities across the United States and Canada will be celebrating the bi-annual phenomenon known as  Spa Week between 16th and 22nd April  2007. During the promotion, all participating spas will offer at least one signature treatment, from massages to microdermabrasion, at a discounted rate of $50.
Spring happenings at The Lodge at Geneva

Spring happenings at The Lodge at Geneva

In the midst of Ohio’s wine country and overlooking Lake Erie, The Lodge at Geneva offers a fantastic setting for warm weather fun. Their lakeside resort offers spacious accommodations, an indoor swimming pool and game room, fun activities and a convenient location close to the area’s best attractions. Experience it all for yourself this spring

Shoes, bags and beds at the Renaissance Austin Hotel

The Renaissance Austin Hotel  is currently offering  guests a weekend of luxury with a shopping bonus, as part of their “Shoes, Bags and Beds” package. Beginning  this month and running until the end of 2007, guests who book a weekend stay at the 492-room hotel get to take advantage of super savings at the hotel
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007

Thousands of musicians and fans will be heading for New Orleans shortly for the city’s premier music event. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007, or the more simply known ‘Jazz Fest’, will take place from 27th to 29th April and 4th to 6th May 2007. Harry Connick Jr., Rod Stewart, Steely Dan, Norah