Category: Speciality Travel

The first voco hotel in Germany opens in Dusseldorf

The first voco hotel in Germany opens in Dusseldorf

IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, has announced the opening of its first voco hotel in Germany; voco Dusseldorf Seestern. Located in the Lörick district of the city, voco Dusseldorf Seestern is a great premium option for those visiting Dusseldorf for business or leisure. The hotel is within walking to
Top 50 spas in Canada

Top 50 spas in Canada

Travellers in Canada were drawn to the outdoors last year, as country, ocean, and mountain spa and wellness experiences proved the most popular. Spas of America’s annual ranking of consumer preferences found people sought out outdoor fresh air, outside of most cities, but close to home. Ontario captured the top three Canada Spas in 2021:
Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

Historic bridge re-opens in the Florida Keys

A section of the landmark Old Seven Mile Bridge, paralleling the famous Overseas Highway, has just reopened in the Florida Keys – once again allowing visitors to use it for cycling, walking, running, watching sunrises and sunsets and to access the historic island of Pigeon Key. The frequently photographed 2.2-mile section of the bridge reopened
Did you know that today is National Plan for Vacation Day?

Did you know that today is National Plan for Vacation Day?

National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday of January (ie. today!), is a day that is designed to encourage Americans to plan their time off. In 2020, American workers left an average of 33% of their paid time off on the table according to the United States Travel Association, which is a
Win a luxury Winter trip to Whistler!

Win a luxury Winter trip to Whistler!

This is your chance to win a Winter trip to Whistler, Canada, in Tourism Whistler’s ‘The Thrill Runs Deep’ contest. The lucky winner will stay six nights in the heart of Whistler’s magnetic Village, just steps away from the gondolas. It’s your opportunity to ski unmatched alpine terrain, après alongside Whistler’s passionate community, soak up
The very best from the world of skiing

The very best from the world of skiing

The winners of the World Ski Awards – now in their ninth year – were announced recently and, whilst there are also many national awards, here is a round-up of the worldwide winners. As you will see, it was a great year for Switzerland! It was a double celebration for the Swiss resort of Verbier,
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Saudi Arabia to convert palaces to luxury hotels Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud has launched Boutique
Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for 4!

Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for 4!

Win a $10,000+ Los Angeles, CA theme park trip for four people! This amazing prize includes four tickets to Southern California’s largest theme park in Anaheim, CA, courtesy of DirecTV, a digital satellite service serving the USA. The prize also includes roundtrip travel, a 3-night hotel stay, a $1,000 bank card, a guided tour, and
6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

This year, why not embrace each other and the giant spirit of Northern Ireland at the same time in the country’s wide selection of ultra-romantic hideaways? Choose from quiet hotels and snug cottages with log burners to cosy self-catering apartments and glamping pods all offering romantic backdrops and Valentine’s Day inspiration. Here are six new
Is now the best time to book your flights?

Is now the best time to book your flights?

Wherever you plan on travelling in 2022, it could just be that now is the best time to book your flights. The delta and omicron variants have brought about significant volatility in flight prices but it could just be that we are currently experience low prices that might not be around for much longer. Cheap
Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

There’s nothing better than escaping the stresses and strains of daily life, and a holiday in the UK is just the solution, whether a trip to the seaside, a walking holiday in a National Park, or even a cruise on one of the UK’s waterways. English Holiday Cruises operate trips along the River Severn, beginning
Private jet journeys from Four Seasons

Private jet journeys from Four Seasons

In late 2021, leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced its first Private Jet journeys taking flight in 2023. More recently, more opportunities to enjoy a five-star experience in the sky have been unveiled, with three more journeys in 2023, as travellers look to resume plans to explore the world. The seven
Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

This is your chance to win return flights from London to Budapest, transfers and 7 nights on a full-board basis on a Viking River Cruise along the Danube Sail to charming cities and villages, visiting Budapest’s Castle District and crossing the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centres. Visit
New romantic beach bubble experience at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

New romantic beach bubble experience at Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

Spending the night under the stars in a state-of-the-art Beach Bubble on a secluded private beach in the Maldives is a truly magical bucket list experience for the romantically adventurous. Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives by Seaside Collection, is delighted to announce an exciting new upgrade to its exclusive Dream Eclipse Experience; with the introduction of
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from
Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Another year has flown by, and before you know it winter will be a distant memory beneath the scorching summer sun. Make sure that you’re ready to leave behind roasting city pavements and work to your own schedule (or not at all!) on a luxury yacht charter in the exceptional Eastern Mediterranean charter grounds. The