Category: Celebrities

Aultmore House - bought by Bob Dylan?

Aultmore House – bought by Bob Dylan?

Rumour has it that Bob Dylan has bought Aultmore House in Nethy Bridge, near Aviemore in the Scottish Highlands.  Until recently,  the property  served as an upmarket B&B and wedding venue. The £2.2 million home offers views of the Cairngorms and Abernethy Forest.    The purchase is thought to come  from the man whose lyrics […]

Britney splashes out in Vegas

Britney splashes out in Vegas

Britney Spears  reportedly splashed out on the Hugh Hefner Fantasy Tower Suite at The Palms Casino Resort at the weekend, after a night at the Vegas gay club, 8 ½. For a mere $40,000 per night, she was able to impress her new boyfriend, Isaac Cohen, will the villa suite  with its own Jacuzzi pool […]

Relax like a rock star in the Grenadines

Relax like a rock star in the Grenadines

The Japanese-style residence that goes by the name of Stargroves Villa, on the island of Mustique in the Grenadines, is in fact owned by Mick Jagger.   The 6-bedroomed beachfront property offers wonderful views of scattered islands for a typically weekly sum of $16,000. Now you can truly can get satisfaction by relaxing like a […]

Interview with Michael Winfield of Cambridge Beaches

Interview with Michael Winfield of Cambridge Beaches

Michael Winfield, President and CEO of Cambridge Beaches and the Frascati Hotel Company, the organization that owns Cambridge Beaches and other assets, which makes  him responsible for the overall success of both companies. What is it that  you do exactly? My daily objective is to position Cambridge Beaches as an inimitable resort getaway to upscale […]

No tempations for Kylie Minogue

No tempations for Kylie Minogue

Like to be greeted with a bottle of bubbly when you arrive at a hotel?   Or maybe a few chocolates?   Not Kylie.   Apparently she has requested that all chocolate, crisps and booze be removed from her £450-a-night Moulin Rouge suite at the Malmaison in Manchester. She’s also said to have booked the […]

Interview with Eduardo Blanco of Different Spain

Interview with Eduardo Blanco of Different Spain

My  second interview is with Eduardo Blanco of Different Spain, an agency which he runs independently.   Eduardo has worked in a number of luxury hotels (Cortijo Soto Real, Hacienda Boticaria  and San Roque Club), and had airline experiences in Barcelona and London. He ocassionally writes hotel reviews, co-operates in travel websites and blogs, and […]

Interview with Randy Antin of Perfect Escapes

Interview with Randy Antin of Perfect Escapes

My first interview is with Randy Antin, Director of Interactive and Social Media at Perfect Escapes, a luxury hotel start-up focussing on 4- and 5-star hotels. Randy previously worked at Travelocity for 8 years as a travel writer/editor and then progressed into Search Engine Marketing. What is it that  you do exactly? Mostly, I spend […]

Celebrity sightings

Celebrity sightings

Ever wondered where the rich and famous spend their Christmas and  New Year celebrations? Well, here’s a handful of sightings from over the festive period: Shore Club, Miami (Woody Allen) Batemans Bay, NSW (Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban) El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa, Puerto Rico  (Derek Jeter and Jessica Biel) LaGuardia International Airport, […]

Britney checks into Arizona spa

Britney checks into Arizona spa

Britney Spears has checked herself into Scottsdale’s Sanctuary spa at Camelback Mountain (which you might recall me blogging about last summer) after her alleged collapse at a New Year party at the Pure nightclub in Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas. Media speculation is suggesting that she’s visiting the Arizona resort for more than just a pedicure […]

Amanpuri in media spotlight

Amanpuri in media spotlight

Kate Moss and Pete Doherty are rumoured to have married in Thailand, at Amanpuri (from Aman Resorts) in Phuket.  Fergie, the Duchess of York, and her daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, are also said to be staying at the resort. Apparently, all  are guests of David Tang, a multi-millionaire socialite who  has been  hosting […]

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymoon

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymoon

Have you been wondering where Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise honeymooned after their lavish wedding in Bracciano, Italy?   Well, in case you have… they spent two weeks in the Maldives at the exclusive Kurumba Resort, on a private island, and relaxed on board a yacht owned by James Packer (heir to his late father’s […]

Golfing greats club together to form Albany Golf & Beach Club in the Bahamas

Golfing greats club together to form Albany Golf & Beach Club in the Bahamas

Three of the top names in golf, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Tavistock Group have partnered together to create Albany Golf & Beach Club,  destined to become one of the world’s finest resort communities that will feature the highest level of luxury, quality and amenities within an oceanfront club community. It will be just seven […]

Devi Garh Fort Palace to host celebrity wedding

Devi Garh Fort Palace to host celebrity wedding

Devi Garh Fort Palace, a luxury hotel in India, is reportedly going to be the venue for the marriage of Elizabeth Hurley and boyfriend Arun Nayar in February 2007. Expect a lavish affair, possibly involving camels, elephants and an exchange of vows on a mandap (a flower-decked platform). A manager at the hotel is believed […]

Which spa retreat for UK celebrities?

Which spa retreat for UK celebrities?

Ever wondered where the likes of Victoria Beckham, Hugh Grant and Jodie Kidd retreat to for a little pampering?   All three have been seen at The Grove which lies in 300 acress of landscaped gardens in Buckinghamshire. The Sequoia Spa at this stylish country retreat offers treatments such as  hot stone massages to help […]

The O'Neal Group

The O’Neal Group

Miami Heat’s Shaq O’Neal has announced the formation of The O’Neal Group, a real estate company that plans to develop properties throughout the United States. The first project will be a three-tower complex – the tallest tower south of New York City  –  with 1,100 condominiums, a hotel, and office and entertainment space in downtown […]

Fake tan made with gold dust

Fake tan made with gold dust

From Female First: Mariah Carey is developing a new fake tan made with 24-karat gold dust. The singer is insisting she is beautifully bronzed on every night on her current ‘Emancipation of Mimi’ tour and has hired a personal tanning assistant, Jenny Phillips, to spay her before going on stage. Mariah and Jenny, of Beverly […]