Category: Travel Miscellany

Just For The Halibut!

Just For The Halibut!

Spring is in the air, the flowers are starting to bloom and the weather in Nashville is just beautiful this time of year. March means one important thing in the seafood industry; halibut season opens and there will be tons of beautiful fresh caught wild halibut available by the end of the month. Therefore the
How much would you pay for your hotel breakfast?

How much would you pay for your hotel breakfast?

According to consumer magazine Which?, the luxurious Ritz Hotel tops the list for the most expensive cooked hotel breakfast in the UK. Their £30 breakfast is followed closely by  The Lanesborough ( £28.50), Mandarin Oriental ( £28) and Brown’s Hotel ( £27).   All four hotels are situated in England’s capital, London.

Mailing list fixed

My thanks go to Courtney May of Five Star Alliance who brought it to my attention that the mailing list subscription facility wasn’t working properly. You can now subscribe to A Luxury Travel Blog’s mailing list by following this link, and I have rectified the mailing list page to reflect this.   Thanks, Courtney.
Use your preferred online RSS reader to follow A Luxury Travel Blog

Use your preferred online RSS reader to follow A Luxury Travel Blog

I have added some graphics to the bottom right of the page to make it easier for visitors of A Luxury Travel Blog to follow the posts here through their preferred reader.   My MSN, My Yahoo!, Google Reader, BlogFlux, Newsgator, Newsburst, Pluck, Bloglines and Rojo.   I think this covers most of the popular
Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception

Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception

Tomorrow’s Moscow Golf & Luxury Travel Reception, Russia’s most exclusive tourism event, will  provide its visitors with an opportunity to meet with elite Russian travelers in the ambience of the   Pushkin Museum, Moscow. Russia is seeing more people play golf year on year, and Russian golfers are increasingly seeking high quality destinations the world

Gourmet food... even at the airport

In a recent article for the Associated Press by Jacob Adelman, it’s been highlighted that, as airlines downsize their menus, luxury hotels are taking dining sky high. Many luxury US hotels are now offering their meals in takeout bags so that you can still enjoy them once outside the confines of the hotel. Here’s an
The Hay-Adams cherry blossom package

The Hay-Adams cherry blossom package

Experience the beauty of Washington DC’s cherry blossom with a stay at  The Hay-Adams between 24th March and 9th April 2006 and you can take advantage of seasonal special rates. The cherry blossom package rates start from $309 per room per night (minimum 2 night stay)and include National Cherry Blossom Festival information, a special amenity,

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If you wish to be alerted to updates in specific categories of A Luxury Travel Blog, you can do so via the RSS feeds. If you’re not familiar with RSS, you’ll first need to either download an RSS reader or use a Web-based reader such as this one from Google. Once you’re ready, you just
Dubai World Cup and where to stay

Dubai World Cup and where to stay

A week today will see the eleventh running of the world’s richest race, the US$6,000,000 Dubai World Cup. Held at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, this is one of the most significant in global Thoroughbred horseracing with a further five Thoroughbred Group races and a Group One for Purebred Arabians. They’re probably already booked up, but
FleurBurger 5000 - the world's most expensive burger

FleurBurger 5000 - the world's most expensive burger

Looking for the ultimate burger experience? Then go to Fleur de Lys at Las Vegas’  Mandalay Bay. The FleurBurger 5000 is the creation of renowned chef Hubert Keller; it’s a Kobe burger topped with foie gras and black truffles, served on a brioche truffle bun and garnished with a special sauce (containing yet more truffles).
Special rates at Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Special rates at Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Book a stay at Aspen’s Hotel Jerome and you could enjoy a Spring break at a fraction of the normal price!   Current rates for deluxe king accommodation in the hotel starts at $95 (Sunday to Wednesday) or $125 (Thursday to Saturday).   Since both are normally priced at $265, this is a substantial discount.
The Merrion Hotel, Dublin

The Merrion Hotel, Dublin

It’s St. Patricks Day tomorrow!   If you want to enjoy the festivities, then what better place to stay than The Merrion Hotel in Dublin? The hotel  offers an  elegant setting for an enjoyable and relaxing stay in the city. As Dublin’s arguably most luxurious five-star hotel, it  boasts its own period-style tranquil gardens, perfect
New dates for the International Luxury Travel Market

New dates for the International Luxury Travel Market

The International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) has announced new dates for its 2006 show. The pre-exhibition conference will take place on 4th December 2006, at the Palais des Congrès, Cannes, with the   exhibition running from 5th to 7th December 2006 in the same venue.

Partnering with Orient Express and Kuoni

I’ve added two new affiliate links today, to the Orient Express and Kuoni.   You’ll find them both in the right hand margin of the blog, regardless of which page you are on. The Orient Express should need no introduction. Kuoni may be less familiar but is, in fact, one of the largest travel companies
Special feature: Orient-Express Gift Certificates

Special feature: Orient-Express Gift Certificates

Orient-Express  offer a wide choice of options  to help you select the perfect gift,  whether it be  a journey aboard the Orient-Express, the ultimate dining experience  or a spa treatment at one of their luxurious hotels.      Gift certificates can also be purchased which is available for any journey aboard their trains and cruises,
New York City at 15% off - The Muse Hotel

New York City at 15% off - The Muse Hotel

Located in the heart of Times Square and just steps from the theatre district, The Muse Hotel is the place to stay inspired. Their exclusive offer includes complimentary evening wine reception, internet access and 15% off breakfast or lunch at District Restaurant. To take advantage of this offer, you need to book before the end