Category: Speciality Travel

Moneymoons

Moneymoons

Forbes is running a feature called ‘Moneymoons‘ which I assume are just honeymoons that cost a lot of money. Anyway, as usual they’re running ‘top ten’ slideshow, and this time is no exception. The “ten luxury honeymoon destinations” featured are: Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia Canoe Bay, Chetek, Wisconsin Château de la Chèvre d’Or, Eze, France […]

Very Important Baby Program at The Langham Boston

Very Important Baby Program at The Langham Boston

The Langham Boston  has announced  a new V.I.B. “Very Important Baby” Program which offers special packages for babies and small children. The hotel – which is located near Boston’s historic sites and attractions –  invites families to leave stress at home and stay at the luxury property. The VIB Concierge ensures that Very Important Babies […]

World Cup 2006 - Group A: Ecuador team hotel

World Cup 2006 – Group A: Ecuador team hotel

The 2006 World Cup  team  of Ecuador  will be staying  at the four star Bristol Hotel Bad Kissingen.   It’s a family run hotel with a young team of staff, equipped with a Finnish sauna, beauty spa and physio centre.   There’s also a good-sized heated pool (measuring 12m x 6m). As far as the […]

New Jurlique Spa at the Caleo Resort & Spa in Arizona

New Jurlique Spa at the Caleo Resort & Spa in Arizona

The Caleo Resort & Spa, recently acquired by Kimpton Hotels, has just opened Jurlique Spa, a distinctly organic, nature-based experience using Jurlique products, that is available to guests on a priority basis as well as the public, subject to availability. Try ‘The Travelers Tonic Bath’ which  is designed to encourage circulation and stimulate the mind […]

American Spa Expo

American Spa Expo

Today and the next two days  sees the premier show dedicated to skin and spa professionals and the companies that serve them. Held in New York at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, the American Spa Expo is co-located with the International Beauty Show. The event attracts top-level buyers from around the world.

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

The Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 is no ordinary watch.   It comes with a compass, altimeter, and barometer. In addition, it’s solar-powered (so no need for batteries), has  a world time feature and a great backlight for night visibility.   While it might not be the most elegant-looking watch in the world, it would be great […]

New InterContinental Resort in Bora Bora

New InterContinental Resort in Bora Bora

The InterContinental Resort and Thalasso Spa Bora Bora in French Polynesia will make its debut tomorrow. Everything from the thalassotherapy treatments at the Deep Ocean Spa by Algotherm (designed by the acclaimed Dr. Yves Tregger and opening in September) to the 80 generously-sized overwater villas is influenced by the sea. Most notable is the environmentally […]

Spa Minerale officially opens at Lansdowne Resort, VA

Spa Minerale officially opens at Lansdowne Resort, VA

Spa Minerale – a new 12,000 sq. ft. destination spa at Virginia’s  Lansdowne Resort – has officially opened. It is one of the largest luxury spas in the Washington DC area and is part of the results multi-million dollar renovation and expansion program. There’s a total of 13 treatment rooms offering everything from facials and […]

$99 off Caribbean and Bermuda 2007-2008 with Royal Caribbean

$99 off Caribbean and Bermuda 2007-2008 with Royal Caribbean

From the tropical-sand beaches of Bermuda and the Caribbean to the quaint, rocky New England/Canadian coastline, the Royal Caribbean 2007-2008 cruise vacations are packed with new adventures you’ll never forget. Make your reservations now to take advantage of the $99 savings per stateroom on select Caribbean or Bermuda cruises.   Offer expires on 11th June […]

Mandarin Oriental, New York's spa praised by Mobil

Mandarin Oriental, New York’s spa praised by Mobil

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, New York, has achieved 5-star status is the Mobil Travel Guide‘s third annual hotel spa ratings. This is only the second spa to be given this accolade, the previous recipient being the Spa Montage at the Montage Resort & Spa in Laguna Beach, California. The star ratings are awarded […]

Little Matterhorn about to get bigger?

Little Matterhorn about to get bigger?

Rumour has it that the 3,883 Klein Little Matterhorn is about to get bigger. Local tourist officals in Zermatt are thought to have approved plans for a 120-metre extension which will take it beyond the 4,000 metre mark, with a view to gaining greater prestige. A pyramid with viewing platforms, a restaurant and accommodation is […]

American Express Sheraton Family Vacation

American Express Sheraton Family Vacation

The American Express and Sheraton have teamed up to offer a family vacation that offers free meals, movies and admission to the Kids Club for kids under 12. Just check in between Thursday and Friday with your American Express card at any participating hotel before 31st December to take advantage of this promotion.

Experience the benefits of a Royal Caribbean Visa credit card

Experience the benefits of a Royal Caribbean Visa credit card

With Royal Caribbean Rewards every time you use your Royal Caribbean Visa credit card to make a purchase, you’ll earn points toward onboard credits, stateroom upgrades, Royal Caribbean apparel, cruise discounts and even  free cruises! If this sounds like the card for you, you can get more information and apply via this link.

Lufthansa teams up with United on business class fares to Europe

Lufthansa is teaming up with United on business class fare deals to Europe this summer. Book and buy your tickets by 4th July  2006 for travel between 1st July  and 4th September and you could enjoy great discounts. Business Class Specials for Summer Travel include Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) to Amsterdam (AMS), $1,036; Detroit (DTW) to […]

St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco special offers

St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco special offers

Experience the best address in the City By The Bay at St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco with these great special offers.  The hotel  is located directly next door to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and across the street from the serene tranquility of Yerba Buena Gardens, and is home to the signature restaurant […]

Aviator laptop stand

Aviator laptop stand

Are you someone that likes to take a laptop on your flights, but feels constrained by space?   The Aviator laptop stand from Keynamics – designed specifically with airplane tray tables in mind – could be just what you’re looking for. Weighing in at just nine ounces, the stand is easy to assemble and will […]