Category: Events

Lashings World Cricket XI at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Lashings World Cricket XI at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi

The proposed Autumn cricket festival in the grounds of the Emirates Palace Hotel featuring the world’s premier club cricket team, “Lashings World Cricket XI“, has been confirmed  for 24th  to 29th February 2008. The inaugural Lashings World Cricket XI Cricket Festival  will  enhance the status of Abu Dhabi as an innovator in the field of […]

Spa V Happy Hour

Spa V Happy Hour

Starting today, Hotel Victor in Miami will be hosting a Spa Happy Hour event every Wednesday at the Spa V Lounge from 5pm to 9pm.   During this time, guests can rejuvenate and recharge their batteries by indulging in petit spa treatments while sipping Champagne and tasting delicious food from Vix Restaurant. Here’s the Spa […]

Don’t forget… ILTM 2007

This year’s International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) kicks off in Cannes shortly… the event is being held from 3rd to 6th  December 2007.   Remember, this is a pre-registration event only… without pre-registration, you won’t get in, without exception.

Cancun International Film Festival… coming soon

El Dorado Spa Resorts and Hotels is the proud patron of the Cancun International Film Festival.   It will be held from 14th to 18th November  2007 and will feature films from around the world with a special focus on Latin American movies.

Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

Enjoy the world’s greatest racing celebration over 50 glorious Spring days in Melbourne, Australia. Whether you come for the horses or the glamour, the jockeys or the fashion, you will love the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. This year’s carnival will be bigger and better than ever before.   It is on now, and continues […]

New York Chocolate Week

New York Chocolate Week

Yep… you read that right.   New York’s first ever ‘Chocolate Week’ is about to get underway!   The event begins tomorrow and, as well as an exhibition,  will include a number of participating restaurants offering everything from chocolate cocktails to entire chocolate menus (both sweet and savoury). Among the participating restaurants are Artisanal, Butter, […]

It's all class - business class - with Emirates at Sofitel Brisbane's Melbourne cup party

It’s all class – business class – with Emirates at Sofitel Brisbane’s Melbourne cup party

The spectacle of one of the world’s great horse races returns to Sofitel Brisbane this year with the running of the 2007 Melbourne Cup next month.   On 6th November 2007, Sofitel Brisbane, in co-operation with Emirates Airline and Classic Hits 4KQ, will celebrate the great race with a party for punters, fashionistas and anyone […]

Fairfield Inn Orlando's family suites for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Fairfield Inn Orlando’s family suites for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Discover the flavours of the world until 11th November 2007 at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Vanity Fair Premium Napkins. Pair the culinary celebration of Epcot’s 25th Anniversary with accommodation at the family friendly Fairfield Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista hotel. As the first theme park to bring diverse international cuisine […]

The Spa Finder Spa Experience

The Spa Finder Spa Experience

Block time out on your calendar. Cancel your lunches. And get ready for the Spa Experience, four glorious days from 31st October 2007 when Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City  becomes the most fabulous spa destination on the planet. If you’ve been curious about what the luxury spa lifestyle is all […]

Halloween scares for the whole family

Halloween scares for the whole family

Don’t miss out on a whole range of spooky events, activities and scary places to stay in England this year. It’s a great opportunity to take the family to something different during the October half term. Among the Halloween events across the county, there are the following taking place: 20th-28th October – become a Ghost […]

An opportunity to see the treasures of Tutankhamun in London

An opportunity to see the treasures of Tutankhamun in London

Don’t miss one of the most highly anticipated exhibitions in London this year. Marking the first time the treasures of Tutankhamun have visited  the city  in over 30 years, the celebrated Pharaoh and other Valley of the Kings ancestors will visit London on the 15th November 2007. Over 2 million visitors are expected to apply […]

Eid ul-Fitr celebrations in Qatar

The end of Ramadan is nearing which means it’s time for Muslims to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr. Luxury hotels in Qatar are getting in on the act, and offering lavish meals and entertainment programmes for those looking to enjoy the  holiday to the full. Here’s just  a selection of what’s on offer: Sharq Village & Spa: […]

Experience the world's most relaxed regatta from one of six exclusive Accor resorts

Experience the world’s most relaxed regatta from one of six exclusive Accor resorts

The 7th Annual Hawaiki Nui, the only sailing regatta in the world with more lay days than races,  takes place from the 14th to 26th October 2007. It’s a chance to party with a passion, as sailing crews battle across the islands and, thanks to Accor’s six exclusive resorts in French Polynesia, you can to […]

Middle East International Film Festival

Middle East International Film Festival

The inaugural Middle East International Film Festival is to be held later this month (14th-19th) at Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Palace Hotel. This festival will screen more than 50 regional and international films. The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) hopes  that the event will further position the capital as the cultural hub of […]

In video: last night's lavish opening of the MGM Grand Detroit

In video: last night’s lavish opening of the MGM Grand Detroit

MGM Grand Detroit have issued a multimedia news release with a Windows Media download, information and a variety of hi-res images from the evening.   Looks like it was quite a spectacle with plenty of celebrities in attendance, including Kid Rock, Ashanti and Anita Baker, not to mention celebrity chefs and local dignitaries.

Oh no, not again...

Oh no, not again…

Oh dear… it’s that time of year again.   Excuse me if I take a rest from blogging today.   Shortly I shall be heading into Newcastle-upon-Tyne to take my place on the start line of the Great North Run, billed as the largest half marathon in the world.   This has become a bit […]