Category: Celebrities

Oasis brothers launching US hotel chain

Oasis brothers launching US hotel chain

What is it with celebrities and hotels all of a sudden…? First we have Nicky Hilton… then   Richard Gere… then  Paris Hilton… and now it’s the Gallagher brothers of Oasis fame. According to Life Style Extra, they are launching a chain in the US and said to be using their songs as themes for […]

Imperial Jets' Manhattan Golf Classic special offer

Imperial Jets’ Manhattan Golf Classic special offer

Do you want to see Donald Trump, Tom Watson, Dennis Quaid, Annika Sorenstam, and other celebrity and professional golfers play against each other while being pampered in New York City, free? Fly to the Manhattan Golf Classic on an Imperial Jets heavy class private jet and receive two complimentary passes to the Manhattan Golf Classic […]

Fawlty Towers moves upmarket

Fawlty Towers moves upmarket

The hotel that inspired the hilarious Fawlty Towers sitcom has undergone a four-star facelift.   When John Cleese and the Monty Python checked into the Hotel Gleneagles in Torbay to a decidedly frosty welcome, and hence the Fawlty Towers series was born.   Now under new management, the hotel has 41 rooms, around half  of […]

Kenny Rogers to kick off concert at Sea Pines Resort

Kenny Rogers to kick off concert at Sea Pines Resort

Kenny Rogers, an American music icon, and country music legend will be on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina,  for a special concert at Sea Pines Resort tomorrow. Presented by High Tide Entertainment, Kenny Rogers will kick off the summer concert series on 3rd  August 2006. The concert will take place in center court of Harbour […]

Paris Hilton follows family footsteps

Paris Hilton follows family footsteps

No sooner than sister Nicky has set up the Nicky O chain of boutique hotels, it sounds like Paris Hilton is getting in on the game too.   Perhaps she doesn’t like  Nicky stealing the limelight.   Paris is said to be opening up a hotel in Las Vegas first off, which she claims will […]

Culture package at the Sydney Park Hyatt

Culture package at the Sydney Park Hyatt

The Sydney Park Hyatt recently gained media attention as it was the hotel chosen for Nicole Kidman’s and Keith Urban’s wedding night a few weeks ago, before they travelled to Bora Bora for their honeymoon. The hotel is currently running a culture package which includes a one-hour guided tour for two of Sydney’s most famous […]

Happy Birthday to me...

Happy Birthday to me…

It’s official. I turn 35 today so  now there’s no getting away from being well and truly in my mid-thirties. On a positive note, I’m exactly one year younger that Jennifer Lopez… it doesn’t sound quite as bad when you look at it that way!

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Naples, Italy

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Naples, Italy

Since 1882, the Grand Hotel Vesuvio has reflected the essence of luxurious Neapolitan hospitality. Enjoy sweeping views of the bay and the volcano over a glass of wine from your own private balcony. Looking after their guests in every detail and offering numerous services of the highest quality and refinement is the secret to the […]

A honeymoon hideaway to the stars

A honeymoon hideaway to the stars

Not only was San Ysidro Ranch the honeymoon hideaway for Sandra Bullock and Jesse James last year, and Julia Roberts and Danny Moder in 2002, but it’s also where newly weds Avril Lavigne and Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley have been spending a few days. The resort is nestled in the Montecito foothills, at Santa […]

Rick Steves joins the blogging community

Rick Steves joins the blogging community

Rick Steves – the famous and well-respected American travel writer and host of several travel shows –  has followed his son’s footsteps and joined the blogging world with his own blog  this month. Expect almost daily  updates between now and late August as he produces TV shows in Austria, updates guidebooks in Spain, Scandinavia and […]

New suncare line from MAC Cosmetics, endorsed by Pamela Anderson

New suncare line from MAC Cosmetics, endorsed by Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson and MAC Cosmetics have joined forces to promote a new suncare line. It’s claimed that the products will allow you to get a tan and stay healthy. The former Baywatch star doesn’t prescribe to the view that pale skin is interesting or healthy. She adds, “If anyone knows about spending lots of the […]

The Cateys 2006

The Cateys 2006

The Cateys 2006, dubbed the Oscars of the hospitality industry by the Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazine, were dished out this week.   Among the numerous winners were Gordon Ramsay (Restauranteur of the Year – Independent), The Soho Hotel, London (Hotel of the Year – Group) and Galvin Bistrot de Luxe (Newcomer of the Year). A […]

Richard Gere faces problems with new hotel

Richard Gere faces problems with new hotel

Yet another celebrity is trying to make in-roads into the hotel industry and this time it appears to be the turn of Richard Gere. He has purchased a 14-acre property in Bedford, New York, with a business partner for a cool $2.7 million,  but is facing problems with trying to get approval to reonvate the […]

Aniston and Vaughn at London's Dorchester

Aniston and Vaughn at London’s Dorchester

Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn – who have received a lot of media attention recently since it’s rumoured that they’re to tie the knot – are currently staying at London’s Dorchester Hotel to promote their new comedy, The Breakup. The Dorchester looks over London’s Hyde Park and is no stranger to celebrity guests since it […]

Celebrities descend on Paris

Celebrities descend on Paris

Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake have been spotted in the French capital, at the exclusive Faubourg Sofitel Demeure hotel. The three were seen leaving the hotel and enjoying an excursion on the River Seine on a bateau-mouche, the name given to cruise boats on the river.

Uma Thurman and other celebrities choose St. Tropez in the South of France

Uma Thurman and other celebrities choose St. Tropez in the South of France

Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman has been re-kindling her on-off romance with boyfriend  Andre Balazs, owner of  the exclusive Chateau Marmont hotel in LA, in St. Tropez, despite a separation having been announced back in March. Also lapping up the French  Riviera this week have been Pamela Anderson and Tommy Hilfiger… not together, I might […]