Category: Leisure Travel

New brand from Ritz-Carlton: Ritz-Carlton Reserve

New brand from Ritz-Carlton: Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Ritz-Carlton is launching a new brand, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, to cater for those who prefer more unusual destinations. The first such resort within the brand will be Molasses Reef in the Turks & Caicos Islands, scheduled to open in 2008 with 125 suites, 60 villas starting from $2.6 million, two restaurants and a spa. Over 50% […]

Fairmont Fit

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts now offers  Fairmont President’s Club Members  easy access to adidas training gear through Fairmont Fit. This newest guest benefit for loyalty club members will deliver workout apparel, footwear and accessories directly to your accommodation for use in your room, in the gym or to enjoy in the great outdoors. It is […]

Free active programme every day at the Evian Royal Resort

Free active programme every day at the Evian Royal Resort

Discover the patisserie secrets of  an Evian Royal Resort  chef, try wine tasting, go snowshoe walking with your family or take up golf, taste chocolate or try salsa dancing… for any stay of 5 consecutive nights at the resort’s two hotels – the  Évian Royal Palace or at the Évian Royal Ermitage, you’ll enjoy a […]

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Who loves Chaka Khan?

Let music legend and 2006 BET Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Chaka Khan show you how to add funk to your fun with W Hotels‘ Wonder Women package at a W Hotel of your choice before 20th March 2007. Enjoy Chaka’s autobiography, an exclusive CD, Chakatini cocktails, special offers and more. Get the funk!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

If you were ever in doubt about Vegas being “over the top”, then think again.   The Golden Nugget  Las Vegas has a new attraction called ‘The Tank’, its $20-million swimming pool. Here you can thrill in the excitement of swimming just inches away from sharks.   You don’t come into direct contact with them, […]

Go San Diego Card offer from Sheraton

Stay at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and receive 15% off the Go San Diego Card, giving you unlimited free admission to over 45 attractions and tours including the San Diego Zoo, wine tasting, whale watching, museums and more. Simply book online and your 15% off promotion code will be e-mailed to you.

$1 billion expansion plan for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas

$1 billion expansion plan for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will have pretty much doubled in size by 2009 thanks to a proposed investment of almost $1 billion.   The boutique resort, which sits just off the Strip and has entertained the likes of Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, will see 950 new rooms added, including […]

New website from CC Africa

New website from CC Africa

CC Africa‘s new responsiblesafaris.com website is  up and running.  CC Africa launched  the website  to celebrate their numerous conservation and community victories, and to highlight how guests can make a difference by choosing to travel responsibly with them. With growing numbers of people travelling to areas of scenic beauty and rich biodiversity such as Africa […]

Spring Spa Rejuvenation Package from the Westward Look Resort, Tucson AZ

Spring Spa Rejuvenation Package from the Westward Look Resort, Tucson AZ

Spring is just around the corner so why not go and relax and enjoy the warm sunshine and the wonders of the Sonoran desert? Rejuvenate with their revitalizing package which includes relaxing spa treatments with all-natural botanicals and the Executive Chef Jamie West’s signature AAA Four Diamond cuisine infused with regional ingredients from the Westward […]

Greenland kite-skiing expedition

I’m not sure you’d class this as luxury travel but, as someone who has been to Greenland on a couple of occasions, I find it too interesting to pass up. The footage shows a 21-day kite-skiing adventure taking a small team from Narsaq in the north-east of the country to Qaanaaq (don’t you just love […]

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Hope Lake Lodge development in Cortland, NY

Construction on Hope Lake Lodge in Cortland, NY will begin shortly. The year-round family resort will include the renowned Greek Peak Ski Resort, a new 106-room Lexington Resort and Villas, an indoor water park, restaurant, and a Cascades International Spa. The second phase of the development will include an 18-hole championship golf course, a corporate […]

Four Seasons and Disney in partnership for new luxury resort

Four Seasons and Disney in partnership for new luxury resort

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts  are to  build a luxury hotel and 18-hole championship golf course along the northeast border of Walt Disney World Resort  in Florida. It’s early days and the opening of the new hotel is not expected until 2010. Meg Crofton, President of Walt Disney World Resort said: These projects are first-of-a-kind […]

Special interest  packages at The Brehon, Killarney

Special interest packages at The Brehon, Killarney

Whether you love to golf, garden, explore or simply pamper yourself The Brehon, Killarney has the perfect getaway break for you this Spring. Why not relax and unwind in the elegant Brehon having tested your skills on one of Kerry’s many highly esteemed golf courses. Or treat yourself to a well-earned massage in the Angsana […]

Spoil someone special on Valentines Day

Spoil someone special on Valentines Day

The Ritz has two wonderful Valentines Day programs this year so you have no excuse not to spoil that someone special in your life with a romantic break in London. Both include a night in the luxury of an exquisite room and waking (with your loved one) to breakfast, served to your room or in […]

Iberostar Cozumel

Approximately 20 minutes from Cozumel’s Airport, this gem set on the southwestern side of the island of Cozumel is any vacationer’s dream. Iberostar Cozumel has 360 rooms built in a bungalow shape. These cosy places are completely surrounded by tropical gardens and they all include a nice terrace with a hammock to perceive every natural […]

Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund

Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund

If you’re inspired by the Alpine World Ski Championships 2007, which starts in Åre in  Sweden today, then take a closer look at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Östersund which lies just to the east, by Lake Storsjön. Easily reached from the airport on the nearby Island of Frösön, the hotel has two beautiful suites, one […]