Category: Travel Literature

Europa recognised by Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2007

Europa recognised by Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2007

For the seventh consecutive year, Europa, the luxury Hapag-Lloyd Cruises flagship, attained the highest scores in the most categories to top the list in Berlitz Publishing‘s annual cruising guide: Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2007, due in bookstores this month. The book carries a retail price of $24.95.
The Six Senses Cookbook

The Six Senses Cookbook

Get your hands on a copy of The Six Senses Cookbook. This beautifully illustrated book has been photographed entirely on location at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Gili in the Maldives, Evason Resorts and Evason Hideaways in Thailand, and at Evason Ana Mandara Resort in Vietnam by the award-winning photographer Jorg Sundermann. The volume includes some
Special feature: The Big Black Book

Special feature: The Big Black Book

The good people at Esquire have sent me a copy of their  latest product, The Big Black Book.   Billed as ‘the style manual for successful men’ (ahhhhh… so that’s why they sent me a copy – joke!), this book-come-magazine is full of all manner of snippets of useful information.   Complete with a short

Win 5 hours of private jet travel!

September marks the 5th anniversary of the Elite Traveler magazine. To celebrate, they are offering you the chance to win five hours of private jet travel for you and up to five friends! Join the party and see if you can win!
Fido Friendly

Fido Friendly

Americans apparently spend nearly $40 billion a year on their pets, and the travel industry is starting to take notice. Fido Friendly – billed as the travel magazine for you and your dog – showcases resorts that add the golden paw of excellence to their pet clientele. Check out the current issue which lists the
Holidays for Couples Readers' Choice Awards 2006

Holidays for Couples Readers' Choice Awards 2006

The Australian magazine Holidays for Couples has unveiled the winners of its Readers’ Choice Awards for 2006. Here’s a summary of the gold award winners: Best Hotel/Resort South East Asia: Conrad Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia Best Hotel/Resort Indian Ocean: Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Ihuru, Maldives Best Hotel/Resort Pacific Islands: Sofitel Fiji Resort &
The Luxury Travel Fair

The Luxury Travel Fair

From today until Sunday, Condé Nast Traveller presents The Luxury Travel Fair in conjunction with British Airways. This is a new event, held at Olympia in London. A good mix of exhibitors will be in attendance, including the likes of Cox & Kings, Kuoni Travel, Relais & Chateaux, Small Luxury Hotels of the World and
7th Annual Epicurean Escape

7th Annual Epicurean Escape

The 7th  Annual Epicurean Escape, in conjuction  with Food & Wine Magazine,  is just around the corner.   It will take place from 29th June  to 3rd July, 2006 and is this year subtitled  “Flavours of the Mediterranean” meaning that you can enjoy everything from Greek octopus salds to Italian prosciuttos. The venue is the
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

A Hedonist's guide to…

A Hedonist’s guide to… (or Hg2, for short) is a series of sleek, sophisticated black books that give the low-down on the best places to sleep, eat, drink, shop  and more in cities throughout the world. A range of cities are covered, from Berlin to Beirut, with the London edition launching today. Filmer Ltd. –
Simply The Best magazine

Simply The Best magazine

Simply The Best magazine is South Florida’s most complete chronicle of the good life. It caters to a high-end readership in Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Miami. Stories of local importance and national relevance – from people to places, food to fashion – keep  its devoted readers abreast of what’s new. The magazine is available
Da Vinci Code tourism?

Da Vinci Code tourism?

It’s the official premiere of the The Da Vinci Code starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou this evening, and many corners of the globe are bracing themselves for Da Vinci Code tourists.   Tours of Paris and the Louvre are the obvious first port of call, with the likes of London, Scotland and Rome also
Best airport in Asia?

Best airport in Asia?

Changi Airport has been voted ‘Best Airport Asia’ for an impressive 20th time on the trot in  an annual survey conducted by the Hong Kong-based publication CargoNews Asia. It’s also received awards recently from both DestinAsian magazine, a luxury travel publication, and from the the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.
Europe's favourite wine bar

Europe's favourite wine bar

Travel + Leisure have identified five favourite spots in Europe where you can simply go out, have a drink and enjoy  a great atmosphere.   They are Le Sommelier (Copenhagen), La Taberna de Cien Vinos (Madrid) [if my Spanish serves me correctly, that one sounds good!!], Legrand Filles & Fils (Paris), Enoteca Cantinone Già Schiavi
Travel + Leisure add restaurants to website

Travel + Leisure add restaurants to website

Published monthly by the American Express Publishing Corporation (a subsidiary of the American Express Company), Travel + Leisure is a highly respected magazine, with an excellent online presence.   They have recently added restaurants from all over the world to their site.   For now, the bulk of the content focuses on the US (1287
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