Category: Celebrities

Nicky O, from Nicky Hilton

Nicky O, from Nicky Hilton

A month ago  I  blogged that Nicky Hilton was possibly going to be opening her own line of boutique hotels. It appears this is now becoming a reality. The chain will be called Nicky O and the first hotel will open in South Beach in November 2006. The second will follow in Chicago a month […]

Hacked off Hasselhoff

Hacked off Hasselhoff

In a bizarre-sounding turn of events, David Hasselhoff has been released from a London hospital after injuring himself in a shaving accident at the Sanderson Hotel in London. He is said to have banged his head on a chandelier in the gym changing rooms, causing a shower of glass to fall on his arm and […]

New private jet for Oprah

New private jet for Oprah

You may recall this story from earlier in the year when Oprah Winfrey had a bit of a scare with her GulfStream private jet earlier in the year. Well now apparently she  is splashing out on a new jet: a Global Express XRS from Bombardier Aerospace. She’s opted for the 10-seater model with a custom-designed […]

Red-carpet launch at Sofitel LA

Red-carpet launch at Sofitel LA

Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars   – including Cindy Crawford, Kevin Spacey, Alicia Silverstone, Vin Diesel and a host of TV celebrities from shows including The OC, West Wing and Baywatch, as well as musicians including members of ‘N Sync and Guns & Roses – came out to play for the red-carpet launch of the […]

Axl Rose arrested at design hotel in Stockholm

Axl Rose arrested at design hotel in Stockholm

Axl Rose was arrested  this week  after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg at the Berns Hotel in Stockholm. The Guns N’ Roses frontman  is also suspected of causing damage to the hotel. A police spokesman said that Rose was drunk during the confrontation and was not questioned by police until he had […]

Nicole Kidman's honeymoon not quite so exclusive afterall

Nicole Kidman’s honeymoon not quite so exclusive afterall

Moments after touching down in Tahiti, it emerged that Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s honeymoon reported here earlier isn’t quite so exclusive afterall. For 31-year-old Eva Longoria of Desparate Housewives fame, and her French boyfriend, are staying just metres away at the same St. Regis resort in Bora Bora. Staff are said to be regularly […]

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban honeymoon in Tahiti

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban honeymoon in Tahiti

Newlyweds Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are honeymooning at the luxurious and brand new  St. Regis resort in Tahiti after arriving by private jet. The resort offers 24-hour butler service, private beach overlooking a stunning Bora Bora lagoon and round-the-clock security to keep away the prying lenses of the paparazzi.

Mick Jagger at Vienna's Imperial Hotel

Mick Jagger at Vienna’s Imperial Hotel

If you’re in Vienna today, look out for Mick Jagger.   He’s performing a concert and has booked the $8,600-a-night Royal Suite at the Imperial Hotel, plus all the other rooms on the same floor.   What’s interesting about this reservation is that, just days after he made it, George W. Bush’s men tried to […]

Nicky Hilton following in her father's footsteps?

Nicky Hilton following in her father’s footsteps?

Not wishing to have sister Paris steal all the limelight, Nicky Hilton has supposedly expressed an interest in going into the hotel industry with her own line of boutique hotels.    Her manager Paul Fisher recently told the  NY Daily News that she is exploring possible locations in Miami, Chicago and San Francisco.

Naomi Campbell's birthday bash at Burj Al Arab

Naomi Campbell’s birthday bash at Burj Al Arab

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is currently celebrating her 36th birthday at the 7-star  Burj Al Arab in Dubai. Incredibly she has hired all 18 floors of the hotel for 3 days at an estimated cost of $1.8m. Among the guests will be boyfriend Badr Jafar, David and Victoria Beckham, and supermodels Linda Evangelista and Eva Herzigova.

Nicholas Cage buys private island

Nicholas Cage buys private island

Oscar-winning actor Nicholas Cage has reportedly bought his own pristine 40-acre island in the Bahamas. The island was listed at $3m and  is currently undeveloped but has celebrity neighbours in the form of fellow island-owners Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. Situated 85 miles southeast of Nassau, the island is part of the Exuma archipelago of […]

Preparing for a World Cup

Preparing for a World Cup

So where do footballers go if they want to unwind before a World Cup starts?   Well…  the England players and their families are staying at the exclusive Vale do Lobo golf and beach resort in Portugal’s Algarve, before moving on to their hotel in Germany. This luxury resort has exclusive accommodation and top-of-the-range facilities, […]

The all-new Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

The all-new Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

The new celebrity waxworks attraction Madame Tussauds Hong Kong will open at The Peak  Tower tomorrow. It has undergone a six month renovation at a cost of HK$20 million, and with its new look now has over three expansive floors with five themed areas. There are over 100 wax models of celebrities, ranging from world […]

Rolling to recovery

Rolling to recovery

Keith Richards, who I reported fell out of a palm tree  about 2 weeks ago, has only just been discharged from a  hospital in New Zealand.   It turned out that his fall at the luxurious  Wakaya Club in Fiji  proved more serious than was first thought and Richards had to undergo brain surgery to […]

World Cup 2006 - Group C: Ivory Coast team hotel

World Cup 2006 – Group C: Ivory Coast team hotel

Klostermannshof Hotel, Niederkassel, is no stranger to hosting national and international football teams and will this June host Didier Drogba (pictured)  and the rest of the  Ivory Coast national side for the 2006 Fifa World Cup in Germany. This 4-star hotel is a listed building with 66 bedrooms, 2 restaurants and an 18-hole golf course […]

What's happening with The World?

What’s happening with The World?

If you’ve not already heard about The World, then allow me to put you in the picture… it’s a collection of 300 private islands in the shape of continents located off the coast of Dubai, offering “the ultimate in privacy and luxury”. Michael Jackson, Madonna, Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart and Angelina Jolie are all […]