Category: Celebrities

Interview with Michael Groux of justLUXE Magazine and The Privileged Collection

Interview with Michael Groux of justLUXE Magazine and The Privileged Collection

Michael Groux  is  CEO and President of justLUXE Magazine and Founder and CEO of The Privileged Collection brand. justLUXE was launched in the summer of 2004. It resides under the parent company, LUXEmont, a luxury lifestyle publication. justLUXE focuses on the affluent lifestyle of world travelers. The magazine covers, luxury air travel, mega-yachts, fine real […]

Being frivolous in Paris

Being frivolous in Paris

If you’re in Paris and want to do something frivolous, then look up Le Grand Véfour.   It’s one of the city’s oldest restaurants, dating from the late 18th Century, and still has  a  stunning interior.   Expect to burn a hole in your pocket at this haunt for many famous faces, but be assured […]

Color - a salon by Michael Boychuck

Color – a salon by Michael Boychuck

Introducing the newest beauty destination in Las Vegas: Color, A Salon by Michael Boychuck.  Boychuck has been entrusted with the locks of everyone from Paris Hilton to Kirsten Dunst. Drape yourself in luxurious experiences from head to toe with their exclusive two-night salon package.    With prices starting from $150 per night plus tax, you’ll […]

Celebrity chefs are making their mark on US airlines

Celebrity chefs are making their mark on US airlines

Should you compromise on food just because your 30,000 feet up in the air?   An increasing number of airlines in the US  think you shouldn’t if you’re travelling first class.   USA Today has an article today about how the airlines have enlisted the help of celebrity chefs to raise their profile.   United […]

New Orleans Jazz Festival 2008

New Orleans Jazz Festival 2008

It’s New Orleans Jazz Festival time again. This year the festivities run from 25th to 27th April 1st to 4th May. Those scheduled to appear include The Neville Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffett, Tim McGraw, Santana, Sheryl Crow, Widespread Panic, Dr. John, Al Green, Diana Krall, Keyshia Cole, The Raconteurs and Irma Thomas.

Paris Hilton causes a stir in Moscow

Paris Hilton causes a stir in Moscow

I suppose it would be too obvious for Paris Hilton to stay at the Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya on her recent trip to Moscow.   Instead she opted for the Presidential Suite  at the the  Ararat Park  Hyatt Moscow. But she won’t be going back in a hurry – she’s been fined and  blacklisted according to […]

Three top hotels on the quiet shores of Lake Windermere

Three top hotels on the quiet shores of Lake Windermere

I was pleased to see one of our clients gets a favourable mention in The Telegraph today, in an article accompanied with the words “Three top hotels on the quiet shores of Lake Windermere”.   Holbeck Ghyll was where Renée Zellweger stayed when filming Miss Potter. They have recently added The Gatehouse to their available […]

Great offer on suites at Jumeirah Essex House, New York

Great offer on suites at Jumeirah Essex House, New York

Jumeirah Essex House, which was voted America’s leading hotel at last year’s World Travel Awards and was formerly home to a St. Regis and Westin hotel, has undergone new renovations. This Manhattan landmark – with an Angelina Jolie-owned penthouse apartment at the top – has recently completed a $90 million refurbishment program that pays homage […]

Geejam opens in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Geejam opens in Port Antonio, Jamaica

A  stylish equilibrium between ultra-modern technology and the intrinsic grace of Jamaica’s organic vibe resonate at this new resort. Originally founded by music producer Jon Baker as a recording hideaway that played host to No Doubt, Common, India.Arie, Björk and Gorillaz, among others, Baker has now joined forces with fellow music industry veteran, Steve Beaver, […]

Naomi Campbell in a huff at Heathrow T5

Naomi Campbell in a huff at Heathrow T5

You would think Heathrow’s new Terminal 5 had already had enough bad press for one week, but it seems there’s no abating.   This time, though,  it’s due to an unruly traveller of a celebrity nature.   Short-tempered Naomi Campbell has been arrested and handcuffed after allegedly spitting at a police officer.   It sounds […]

The best bed in the world?

The best bed in the world?

How important is a really good quality bed to you?   It’s an issue that I’ve paid attention to more and more in recent times (my wife had a slipped disc that required surgery, just over 12 months ago) and so I was interested to hear that the Vi Spring is the bed of choice […]

Palms Place, Las Vegas

Palms Place, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Strip has a new condo hotel – Palms Place. The property has 600 condos, some of which will be hotel rooms,  and a spa, but no casino, yet it is connected to The Palms (and its casino) by a moving walkway.   Rapper Eminem, wrestler Hulk Hogan  and singer Jessica Simpson are apparently […]

Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

Grand opening for Palazzo Las Vegas

The first new resort on the Las Vegas strip in nearly three years has officially opened amid an impressive music, fireworks and light show that culminated with a concert headlined by Diana Ross. The new $1.9 billion  Palazzo Las Vegas from Las Vegas Sands Corp. celebrated its grand opening  at the  weekend with a star-studded […]

Family Pirate Package at Discovery at Marigot Bay

Family Pirate Package at Discovery at Marigot Bay

Discovery at Marigot Bay, the new five star hotel in St Lucia, has just launched four special packages for 2008. These include a family pirate package, an adventure holiday, diving special and new romance and honeymoon creation. With the former you get to sail just as the pirates did on the boat “The Brig Unicorn” […]

Evian Experience from Hotel Victor at Miami Beach

Evian Experience from Hotel Victor at Miami Beach

At $5,000 a pop and available exclusively in the $6,000 per night penthouse suite of the hip Miami Beach hotspot Hotel Victor, the Evian Experience is the world’s most expensive bath, promoted here by tennis star Serena Williams. Complete with two hours of customizable spa services and a luxurious food and beverage component, the experience […]

J Hotels from Jay-Z?

J Hotels from Jay-Z?

News has it that yet another celebrity is getting in on the luxury hotel scene. The American rapper Jay-Z has bought a plot of land in New York from where he plans to launch J Hotels.   The land is in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, at West 22nd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenue, […]