Category: Travel Equipment

A Mercedes C-class courtesy of wejetset

A Mercedes C-class courtesy of wejetset

Fancy getting your hands on a Mercedes C-class? wejetset, which is due to launch an online store next month selling everything from backpacks to travel apparel, is partnering with Mercedes Benz to give away a 2008 Mercedes C-class sports sedan with a set of luggage from one of their favourite brands. For a chance to […]

An $82,000 swimsuit... but you can't use it for swimming

An $82,000 swimsuit… but you can’t use it for swimming

A swimsuit made of pure gold has been unveiled in Kyoto by the Tokyo jewellery store  Ginza Tanaka. It’s a one-piece, hand-woven,  halter-neck outfit weighing 500g and can be yours  for 10 million yen (approx. $82,000).   Seems like a lot for a swimsuit that they say is not for water recreation, but I suppose […]

Get snapping...

Get snapping…

Fancy a trip to Arctic Norway or the Galapagos Islands?    National Geographic, famed for its own stunning travel photography, is running  its 19th  World in Focus photography competition. First prize is a trip to your choice of the above two destinations.   If instead you just want to gawp at the amazing images from […]

New York City guide from LUXE City Guides

LUXE City Guides have just launched  a New York City guide – their first foray onto US shores. The NYC guide is currently available online and in NYC Borders stores, as well as select travel stores around the US.

Sensational Kids from Omni Hotels

Sensational Kids from Omni Hotels

A complimentary gift bag full of sensory trinkets, cookies and milk each night, and a suitcase full of books and games – what more could a kid ask for?   Omni Hotels‘ kids program has received an extensive childlike makeover designed to create a memorable stay for its youngest travelers.   The new Omni Sensational […]

Carey Houston enable fleet with internet access

Carey Houston enable fleet with internet access

An executive limousine company is preparing to equip its entire fleet of limos with wireless internet equipment. Carey Houston will be able to connect to the internet during their travels, through either a WiFi or Ethernet connection. The move is sure to be a hit with many business executives and VIPs.

Sephora airline approved beauty

Sephora airline approved beauty

Keep your stash out of the trash with Sephora’s selection of security-friendly beauty products. These airplane-approved items from Sephora are just the ticket. With this range of make-up, skincare products, fragrances, bath and body toiletries, and hair and dental kits, your days of surrendering your favourite items at airport security are over.

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Events and more from the Latin Jazz Network Independent guide from Luxury Watches 101 Fine foods and gifts from igourmet.com   East Manhattan luxury from Blue Moon Hotel

Home Theatre Watch

Home Theatre Watch

Here’s a great little accessory for those who love gadgets and love travel.   The Home Theatre Watch – available from GadgetUniverse – retails at a seemingly reasonable $149.95.   With a capcity of 2GB, this watch supports MP1, MP2, or MP3 and WMA audio files and comes with software that can convert with software […]

Wide-Mouth Leather Weekend Bag

Wide-Mouth Leather Weekend Bag

Made with a full-grain cowhide that’s more rugged and sturdy than other common luggage, this carpenter-style bag has a frame wide enough to stay open on its own for easy packing or unpacking, and is large enough for a weekend trip or for use as a convenient carry-on bag. Its microfibre lining is easily spot […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Gourmet romance at Furore Inn Resort, Italy Try houseboat vacations with Forever Houseboats Fine  Southern living at The Goodstone Inn, VA Choose from  travel-sized goodies from Sephora

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Get your hands on some Luxe City Guides Chill out  in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, at Amuleto Find seclusion at Missouri River Breaks Lodge, ND Check out the latest yachts from Hakvoort

Dubai - New Arabian Cuisine

Dubai – New Arabian Cuisine

In the award winning new cookbook Dubai – New Arabian Cuisine, four chefs from the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai have created an innovative gastronomic genre – also known as ‘haute’ Arabian cuisine – that bridges the culinary arts of Arabia and Europe to produce a cuisine rich in flavour and heritage but with global appeal. […]

Interview with Doug Gollan of Elite Traveler

Interview with Doug Gollan of Elite Traveler

Doug Gollan is one of three founders of the Elite Traveler magazine.   While  his title is President and Editor-in-Chief,  his responsiblities include overseeing editorial, sales, marketing and distribution. What is it that  you do exactly? I would say my time is divided mainly between the  editorial, sales and marketing,  with about 10% spent on […]

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 […]

Chocolates on the pillow aren't enough!

Chocolates on the pillow aren’t enough!

Did you know that travel to the US is down 17% from pre-9/11 levels? Whilst the United States’ share of the international travel market shrinks, Jonathan Tisch, Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels, has been striving to turn the tide through his new book Chocolates on the Pillow Aren’t Enough: Reinventing the Customer Experience. As […]

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