Category: Leisure Travel

And the US wonders why it has an obesity problem...

And the US wonders why it has an obesity problem…

A new follower of A Luxury Travel Blog on Twitter caught my eye this morning. Mangia  (Twitter account, @Mangia_Inc) is an online service where you can order food from your stadium seat  by cell phone and have it brought straight to you.   Sheeesh… and they wonder why they have an obesity problem in the […]

Luxury yoga retreat in Hungary

Luxury yoga retreat in Hungary

Take time out and enjoy a seven-day yoga and meditation holiday at the picturesque baroque style Castle Hotel in Szirák, just an hour outside of Budapest. This stunning castle hotel is surrounded by five acres of pristine evergreen forest and is the perfect location to relax and restore body and mind with daily yoga classes […]

Go green in Hong Kong!

In the lead up to World Environment Day on 5th June 2009, stylish, boutique hotel The Luxe Manor is launching a new Green Package. Until the end of the month, guests  will be able to  enjoy a special nightly rate in a Superior Room for just HK$1450 with 5% of the Green Package revenue being […]

Copenhagen... and all that jazz

Copenhagen… and all that jazz

Copenhagen is a long-standing favourite for Jazz enthusiasts from all over  the world. And from the 3rd to the 12th July 2009 there  will be the city’s 31st annual Jazz Festival, welcoming hundreds of artists to perform the best of all Jazz genres in the Danish capital. The main event on Saturday 4th July will […]

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

One of the world’s best beaches is now home to a luxury resort; opening on 1st June 20009, the  InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa on Natadola Beach will be  the pride of Fiji’s Coral Coast.   Spread across 35 acres of tropical gardens, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is the sole destination resort […]

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

In its continued quest to provide guests with a healthy environment to stay fit and maintain a balanced lifestyle, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced an extension of its partnership with German automaker BMW to include a complimentary hotel bicycle service featuring BMW Cruise Bikes. Beginning Spring 2009, Fairmont hotels across Canada will introduce these […]

Abama Golf & Spa Resort, Tenerife

Hidden away on a little-known corner of Tenerife is a world unlike any other. A place wehre the traditions of Spain and Africa blend together as effortlessly as nature and architecture. A subtropical paradise where tranquillity mingles with five-star indulgence. A world that’s close to home, and yet feels a million miles away.   Take […]

More Moroccan-bound luxury: the Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech

Marrakech is to get a new 204-room hotel which will welcome its first guests in 2011. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech is Rezidor’s third hotel under development in Morocco, following in the footsteps of the Radisson Resorts which will open in Tangier and Saïdia. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech be a unique 5 star city […]

A myriad of options from Raffles Taghazout

A myriad of options from Raffles Taghazout

Traditional Moroccan architectural style and sophisticated contemporary design will merge seamlessly at the new Raffles Taghazout.   The resort,  just 40 minutes from Agadir International Airport,  will reflect the rich culture, heritage and artistry of Morocco as well as the ambience of cultured luxury that distinguishes Raffles hotels and resorts around the globe. Superbly located […]

Mount Airy Golf Club officially re-opens

Mount Airy Golf Club officially re-opens

Mount Airy Casino Resort at Mount Pocono, PA has officially re-opened Mount Airy Golf Club which had been temporarily closed for two seasons due to construction of the new casino resort. The course features spectacular vistas on more than 6,000 yards of challenging yet beautiful terrain featuring rolling, tree-lined fairways and multiple ponds, lakes, and […]

The Authentic Remedy from Miraval Arizona

Miraval Arizona, located on 400 acres at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, offers the luxury, relaxation and intimate environment one would expect from Arizona’s premier destination spa and resort. “Life in Balance” is Miraval Arizona’s simple but powerful mission.     It’s rooted in the belief that when our physical, emotional and   […]

Indulgent getaways from Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

Wynn Las Vegas and Encore are now offering luxurious room packages that include the ultimate in fine dining, spa, entertainment and leisure offerings.  From now until  September, guests may book a package and experience indulgent accommodation at Las Vegas’ most exclusive address, with standard room reservations available from $169 a night. There are also five […]

La Marquise Luxury Resort Complex, Rhodes

La Marquise Luxury Resort Complex, Rhodes

The five-star La Marquise, which is scheduled to open in May 2009, is located with walking distance of the restored Italian Monument – Kallithea Springs and is just 10km from Rhodes Town. The hotel will comprise of 386 rooms ranging from guest rooms, family suites, junior suites, bungalows, villas and VIP maisonettes. There are three […]

Outrigger Serenity Terraces Resort Phuket

Outrigger Serenity Terraces Resort Phuket

The new Outrigger Serenity Terraces Resort Phuket will open  tomorrow. This full-service luxury resort will be the first property to open in Outrigger Enterprises Group’s planned major expansion into Thailand and Asia. It  is located in the quiet Chalong Bay area of Phuket and  consists of 78 luxury one- and two-bedroom apartments, most with spectacular […]

New golf course at Residence Tunis

The Residence Tunis has recently added an 18 hole golf course to its five star resort. The course designed by the award winning course designer Robert Trent Jones II is situated close to the hotel grounds and boasts an idyllic setting between the sea and salt lake with a luxurious 4000 square metre Club House. […]

Thai suites at Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia, Tenerife

Iberostar Grand Hotel Anthelia has recently opened three Thai suites as part of its Thai Zen SPAce and thermal wellness centre. Based upon traditional Asian techniques, the Thai suites are the first of their kind in Spain. Three suites of almost 100 sq m  each are equipped with a Jacuzzi, cromotherapy lighting, relaxing area, Chinese […]