Category: Travel Literature

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
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
Win a luxury trip courtesy of DK Travel!

Win a luxury trip courtesy of DK Travel!

DK Travel – the  people behind the Dorling Kindersley Eye Witness Travel Guides –  have launched a competition at dkdreamtrip.com. Visitors pick their favourite destinations and are in with the chance of winning £10,000 trip of a lifetime ( £5k of flights and £5k cash).   Once you’ve entered you can double, triple or quadruple
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Visit Auberge des Templiers  – just 1 hour from Paris! Discover the best in travel with Billionaire 500 Magazine The Oyster Circle:  exquisitive luxury, exclusive places Historic hotels and restaurants in Norway: De Historiske
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A  weekly  pick of luxury travel  links for your perusal… Find family-friendly properties with Ciao Bambino See New York from above with Liberty Helicopters Explore Extravagance Magazine for luxury suggestions Book Australia’s finest hotels through Luxury Down Under

The world's top 25 trains?

According to The Society of International Railway Travelers, the best 25 trains in the world are as follows: North America 1) Canadian (Canada) 2) GrandLuxe Express (US) 3) Canadian Rockies Steam Express (Canada) 4) Rocky Mountaineer (Canada) 5) Royal Canadian Pacific (Canada) 6) Sierra Madre Express (Mexico) South America 7) Andean Explorer (Peru) 8) Hiram

Pathways to Plate

Honoured in the Best for Food category of the annual 2007 Gold List prepared by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, a property managed by Delaware North Companies,  is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It  is known for serving a blend of classical French and American cuisine. Recipes created
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A  weekly  pick of luxury travel  links for your perusal… Unparalleled service from The Executive Connection Get the low-down from Dolce Vita magazine Discover the Caribbean’s finest with Definitive Caribbean Luxury villa rentals from Villas of Distinction
Lonely Planet Bluelist 2007

Lonely Planet Bluelist 2007

Bluelist 2007 is the latest instalment of the best, weirdest and wildest in the world, from Lonely Planet. It’s a great publication for those seeking a little inspiration for their future travel plans, detailing over 400 travel experiences. If you buy it now for $19.99, Lonely Planet will include a copy of the 2006 edition
Luxury Hotelier

Luxury Hotelier

Look out for a new magazine going by the name of Luxury Hotelier. Produced by Questex Media Group, Inc.  (the people behind the Hotel & Motel Management magazine) the  publication is aimed specifically at upscale hoteliers and owners, focussing on the four and five star market. It is due to be launched in 2007 but
Spa guidebook from Six Senses

Spa guidebook from Six Senses

‘Balancing Senses’ is a new book from Six Senses that educates readers to make the most of the body they’re born with. From detoxing to yoga, from body treatments to organic food, the book is packed with easy to follow recipes and guidelines for nourishing the body, both inside and out. Written by a qualified
Dooney & Bourke limited edition portable reader

Dooney & Bourke limited edition portable reader

This limited  edition Sony portable reader with custom leather case allows people to read digitally whilst on the move.   It is very lightweight and compact, so great for travelling, and comes with  software that allows you to browse thousands of electronic book titles from the Connect™ eBookstore. Purchase one for $499 before 12th February
Interview with Christine Gray of Luxury Travel Magazine

Interview with Christine Gray of Luxury Travel Magazine

Christine Gray is founder and editor of Luxury Travel Magazine, a leading global information resource for high-end travellers, featuring the “A-List of Travel” – the world’s finest hotels and ultimate travel experiences. She was formerly a Beverly Hills travel agent to the stars. What is it that  you do exactly? I’m continually traveling every day
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A  weekly  pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Dine at  Restaurant Gary Danko in San Francisco Subscribe to Luxury Travel Magazine online Have a Royal experience at Blue Palace, Crete Let Karen Brown’s Guides help plan your UK trip
European Coast and Country from Mr & Mrs Smith

European Coast and Country from Mr & Mrs Smith

Mr & Mrs Smith are giving the inside scoop on “coastal cool and countryside chic” with their newest guidebook. The European Coast and Country guidebook contains 300 pages and over 350 stunning images, featuring 22 detailed destination guides, from the Aeolian Islands to Vaucluse, as well as information on 33 favourite hotels in France, Greece,
Asia's Best Hotels and Resorts 2007

Asia's Best Hotels and Resorts 2007

HotelClub has started  its hunt for Asia’s Best Hotels & Resorts 2007. There are 1 million Air Miles, $14,000 worth of luxury hotel stays, $5,000 worth of cars, tours  and attractions, plus 100s of weekly prizes to be won. Vote now for a chance to win and  make your dream holiday in Asia come true!