Category: Speciality Travel

Harrods to open at London Heathrow's Terminal 5?

Harrods to open at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5?

It’s been rumoured by the press that Harrods – one of the most famous stores in the world –  is the frontrunner in the race to a 12,000 sq ft centrepiece site at terminal 5 of BAA’s London Heathrow Airport, ahead of Slefridges and Harvey Nichols. Harrods stores already exist in a variety of other […]

S Medical Spa, Bangkok

S Medical Spa, Bangkok

Escape from the hustle and bustle from one of world’s liveliest cities at the S Medical Spa, located right in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district. S Medical Spa aims to create a luxurious spa experience for guests to remember through a number of beauty and health services.  Various packages including room suites or […]

Best hotel in the Snowy Mountains of Australia?

Best hotel in the Snowy Mountains of Australia?

Following the completion of a $3 million renovation, The Denman at Thredbo  has been given a four and a half star rating from AAA Tourism, making it the highest rated hotel in the Snowy Mountains.   The addition of the new Thalgo Day Spa has no doubt been instrumental in the increased rating, as perhaps […]

Special feature: Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano, Italy

Special feature: Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano, Italy

I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the exclusive and historically-unique  Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano  earlier this month.  This member of  the Dorchester Group is one of just two Milanese hotels that make it into the Condé Nast  top 700 hotels in the world. Occupying a great location on Piazza della Repubblica, it is  just […]

Westin Boston Waterfront opens

Westin Boston Waterfront opens

Now that Boston has a new convention centre, new hotels are opening to serve it. The latest is the Westin Boston Waterfront which officially opens today. The 793-room hotel is less than 3 miles from Logan Airport (BOS) and is connected to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in South Boston. Guestrooms are equipped with […]

Kids’ Weeks at Yasawa Island Resort, Fiji

Fiji’s exclusive Yasawa Island Resort is preparing for a whole month of fun this winter as the resort repeats its popular Kids’ Weeks. Between June 16 and July 15, Yasawa will welcome kids of any age, making it one of the only five-star retreats in Fiji to accept children.   The minimum age is usually […]

DoublePool Villas at Banyan Tree Phuket

DoublePool Villas at Banyan Tree Phuket

Following the launch of 12 Deluxe Two-Bedroom Pool Villas in August 2005, Banyan Tree Phuket unveils its new and exquisite DoublePool Villa. To be launched next month, 22 stunning DoublePool Villas featuring ten-metre-long private infinity pools have been built along and into a beautiful lagoon with rates starting from US$2,000+ per night per villa. To […]

Venice's San Clemente Palace

Venice’s San Clemente Palace

Beat the crowds by staying at this sumptuous former monastery on your own private island in Venice, just 10 minutes by gondola from St. Mark’s Square. Dine at the world-class Ca’ dei Frati Restaurant and watch the sun set over Venice every night from any of the palace terraces. There’s also two further restaurants, a […]

Beach resort cycle boat

Beach resort cycle boat

The same water recreation vehicle found in fine beachfront resorts worldwide, this pedal-powered water cycle gives the rider a vigorous aerobic workout as it skims the waves. Made of high-density polyethylene, the ocean-duty hull is seamless and leakproof, with precisely-balanced pontoons for a stable, smooth ride. Its shaft-driven propeller, activated by a beaded belt drive, […]

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

Swing Into Summer at the Omni Tucscon National Golf Resort & Spa

The Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa is celebrating summer with three exciting travel packages — from spending an evening admiring the stars, to learning about Southwestern wildlife, to experiencing a luxurious spa treatment — that help guests get the most out of their vacations. The resort’s location at more than 2,300 feet of […]

Luxury Spa Finder magazine

Luxury Spa Finder magazine

Luxury Spa Finder magazine is  your source on luxury spas and associated lifestyle pursuits, covering the full spectrum of spa travel, design, fashion, beauty and wellness. The magazine reflects the lifestyle approach of affluent spa goers integrating “luxury away” into luxury at home. Unique to the magazine is a special section devoted to the convergence […]

New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

New Hilton Worldwide Resorts in Europe

Three new Hilton Worldwide Resorts are due to open in Europe shortly. The first to open its doors will be the Hilton Evian Resort & Spa in France next month. This spectacular resort is situated on the shores of Lake Leman in the Western Alps, close to the French-Swiss border. Hilton Portorosa Sicily and Hilton […]

MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

MountBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe

A new resort comes to Lake Tahoe in the form of the 440-room  MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa (formerly known as Caesars Tahoe). In addition to having multiple restaurants, the Onsen Spa (with superb views of the Sierra Nevada mountains) and the Blu Nightclub.    They even have their own private yacht, The Bleu Wave, […]

SuperStar Libra

SuperStar Libra

Star Cruises’ SuperStar Libra – the latest addition to the Star Cruises Asia fleet – is due to arrive in Valletta, Malta today, completing the final leg of her relocation cruise ready for her inaugural season in the Eastern Mediterranean.  The new 42,000-gross tonne world class exclusive floating resort will offer an interesting diversity of […]

Immerse yourself in golf!

Immerse yourself in golf!

The luxurious Wild Dunes Resort, an island resort located near Charleston, S.C. – operated by Destination Hotels and Resorts – has created a week-long immersion into the game of golf just for women in honour of National Women’s Golf Week, 5th-11th June 2006. During this fun-filled week, enjoy casual golf lessons and clinics led by […]

Inflatable private island

Inflatable private island

A private island available in minutes, this multi-use dock system inflates to a large 8′ x 8′ platform that holds eight adults and can serve as a mooring station for small boats, kayaks, and wave runners. For mobile water adventure, a durable strap in one corner hooks to a towrope for towing up to four […]