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11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

11 epic hotel swimming pools to escape the heat

IHG Hotels & Resorts have shared with us 11 of their coolest pools that will have you pulling out your swimsuits and packing your bags.
Silversea Cruises now fully operational

Silversea Cruises now fully operational

Since Silver Moon℠ first set sail on June 18, 2021, Silversea has led the global restart of ultra-luxury cruising.
Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day every day with sustainable culinary dishes 'Rooted in Nature'

Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day every day with sustainable culinary dishes 'Rooted in Nature'

Shangri-La celebrates Earth Day with an enhanced ‘Rooted in Nature’ programme championing sustainable culinary initiatives.
Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® has welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships - Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking Skaga - are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
The world's most expensive Airbnb

The world's most expensive Airbnb

Comparison site Casino Bee compiled a list of the world’s most expensive luxury listings on the vacation website Airbnb, to find that the most expensive stay in the world is Casa Tau in Punta Mita, Mexico, which costs a staggering £27,599 per night – or £193,197 for the entire week. Casa Tau is located on
Top 10 cheapest cities in the world for five-star hotels

Top 10 cheapest cities in the world for five-star hotels

Research by LuxuryHotel.com has looked at the cost of a one night stay at five-star hotels across the world to reveal the cheapest cities in the world for a night of luxury. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the list is dominated by hotels in Asia, and is devoid of any hotels from Europe. Here are the 10 cheapest
Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Furious locals plan to hurl rotten eggs at Jeff Bezos’ superyacht Livid locals are planning to pelt billionaire Jeff Bezos’s
The very best from the world of skiing

The very best from the world of skiing

The winners of the World Ski Awards – now in their ninth year – were announced recently and, whilst there are also many national awards, here is a round-up of the worldwide winners. As you will see, it was a great year for Switzerland! It was a double celebration for the Swiss resort of Verbier,
Accor welcomes 2022 with a diverse array of spectacular new properties

Accor welcomes 2022 with a diverse array of spectacular new properties

Accor is pleased to reveal some of its newest properties and upcoming destinations that guests and world travelers can look forward to visiting in 2022 and beyond, including a number of new luxury hotels. Many of the world’s most exciting destinations – such as London, Doha, and Moscow – will welcome multiple new Accor hotels
Private jet journeys from Four Seasons

Private jet journeys from Four Seasons

In late 2021, leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced its first Private Jet journeys taking flight in 2023. More recently, more opportunities to enjoy a five-star experience in the sky have been unveiled, with three more journeys in 2023, as travellers look to resume plans to explore the world. The seven
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Which luxury island escape is right for you? Six new trips for 2022 Given we’ve been cooped up for months,
Top 10 best passports for quality of life

Top 10 best passports for quality of life

Global Citizen Solutions, an immigration investment company based in the UK and Portugal, has released its first-ever ‘Quality of Life Index’. They assessed several criteria using a quantitative scoring system to determine the overall standard of living that a nation can offer, focusing on the aspects that make a country ‘desirable’ for expats, international retirees,
Are these the 22 best holiday destinations for 2022?

Are these the 22 best holiday destinations for 2022?

Some of you have already seen the clock strike midnight and welcomed in the New Year, but most of us aren’t quite there at the time of writing. But wherever you happen to be in the world, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all readers of A Luxury Travel Blog a very
Where have you visited? The travel app that does it all for you

Where have you visited? The travel app that does it all for you

Like many people who love to travel, I’m sure at some point in time you have probably sat down and counted how many countries you have visited. But what you’ve possibly not been able to do so easily, is use this information – and more – to learn more about your past and future travel