Category: Leisure Travel

Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

This year, the Chelsea Flower Show takes place between 23rd and 27th May. The event, held by the Royal Horticultural Society, is held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea. The show  will present an  opportunity to see work from the world’s leading garden designers, including Jinny Blom, Chris Beardshaw, Andy Sturgeon and […]

Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort re-opens after Hurricane Wilma

Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort re-opens after Hurricane Wilma

Further to a $40 million post-Hurricane Wilma renovation, the Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort has re-opened. Already renowned for having one of the longest and widest beaches in Cancun, the Hilton Cancun’s beach was not only completely restored, but has had an additional 50 metres of soft, white sand. The Hilton Cancun Golf & […]

Enraged guest at five-star resort in Chile

Enraged guest at five-star resort in Chile

From Ananova: A couple are suing a five star resort after its swimming pool allegedly turned a woman’s hair green. Carolina Carreno and Francisco Vargas were on their honeymoon at a top resort in Quinta Region, Chile. Carolina’s waist-length blonde hair turned green after the went for a swim on the first night, reports La […]

Four Seasons Golf and Country Club Dubai

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is poised to inaugurate its eighth property in the Middle East and its first of three developments in Dubai with the opening of Four Seasons Golf and Country Club Dubai this  summer. Four Seasons took over the reigns of its first golfing facility in the Middle East, formerly known as […]

Ski chalet suites... in Dubai

Ski chalet suites… in Dubai

The brand new five-star Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai is offering ski chalet suites for $7,000 a night.   Yes, ski chalet suites.   And yes… $7000 a night. They offer views of Dubai’s artificial ski slope – the world’s third largest indoor ski resort. There are 15 such chalets, all designed […]

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe opening in 2009

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe opening in 2009

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe will be the area’s first five star-caliber hotel. The ski-in, ski-out resort is slated to have 173-rooms, and a 20,000 square foot spa at The Highlands in North Lake Tahoe, California, on Northstar Mountain. The hotel will also be an attractive venue for groups with 11,000 square feet of meeting […]

Aquapub - a floating table for your swimming pool

Aquapub – a floating table for your swimming pool

What a stroke of genius!   This table for six from Aquapub is unsinkable, meaning that you can sit around it, enjoying drinks and snacks, whilst in the pool. It comes with two large removable ice containers allowing you to keep your beverages cool. The table also accommodates a sunshade and is designed to drain […]

Twilight golf specials at La Costa Resort and Spa

Twilight golf specials at La Costa Resort and Spa

Longer Spring days mean more time for your favorite pastime – golf.   This Spring at La Costa, you’ll walk in the footsteps of golf’s greatest legends, while saving a bit of green with  their twilight specials. Twilight rates on the resort course of the day include shared cart and are available Monday-Thursday at a […]

Travel + Romance

Travel + Romance

Travel + Leisure, the world’s leading travel magazine, and The Knot, a life stage media company and premiere wedding resource,  have announced a new joint venture: Travel + Romance. Debuting today, Travel + Romance magazine will showcase the best in luxury honeymoons, destination weddings, and trips for two. The publication’s companion web site will focus […]

The Tablet 10: City Hotels

The Tablet 10: City Hotels

City breaks are ideal if you are on business or just interested in discovering somewhere new, and can provide a  great tonic for  today’s world of  over-stressed lives.  Tablet Hotels‘ city hotels top 10 gives you a first-hand insight into some of the very best places that the planet has to offer: Cape Grace Hotel […]

The Tablet 10: Beach Hotels

The Tablet 10: Beach Hotels

Beach holidays aren’t everyone’s  ‘cup of tea’ but they’re certainly popular, so let’s take a look at the very best hotels in beach locations as I enter a second week summising the  the top 10 lists from  Tablet Hotels: La Banane – St Barthelemy, French West Indies, Guadeloupe Le Sirenuse – Positano, Italy One & […]

Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception

Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception

Tomorrow’s Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception, Russia’s most exclusive tourism event, will  provide its visitors with an opportunity to meet with elite Russian travelers in the ambience of the   Pushkin Museum, Moscow. Russia is seeing more people play golf year on year, and Russian golfers are increasingly seeking high quality destinations the world […]

The Tablet 10: Best Escape Hotels

The Tablet 10: Best Escape Hotels

If you’re wanting to truly escape from it all, then this latest ‘Tablet 10’ from  Tablet Hotels  is just the ticket.  In summing up the 10 best hotels to escape, they select the following: The Lodge at Torrey Pines – La Jolla, CA, USA Amangani – Jackson Hole, WY, USA La Banane – St Barthelemy, […]

Luxury.Ski.com

Luxury.Ski.com

The luxury travel sector has gone from strength to strength in recent years and an increasing number of companies are beginning to recognise this trend, as well as the needs of luxury travellers. As a consequence, Ski.com has launched a luxury travel section to its well-known site, Luxury.Ski.com. They offer a unique portfolio of carefully […]

Experience the Adelaide Cup in style

Experience the Adelaide Cup in style

The Adelaide Cup is always a big event in Adelaide – attracting racing enthusiasts and party-goers from around Australia. Stamford Hotels and Resorts want you to celebrate the day in style.   Adelaide Cup comes early this year on 13th March 2006, so why not start celebrating early with a Champagne breakfast at TG’s Restaurant […]

Rania Experience

Rania Experience

Set sail for adventure. Unwind with an expert massage. Or simply fall under the spell of a spectacular sunset. However much – or little – you choose to do, you’ll enjoy the dedicated services of a private chef, dive instructor, spa therapist, butler and crew throughout your stay at Rania. This ultimate private island/sea escape […]