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Aquapub - a floating table for your swimming pool

Aquapub – a floating table for your swimming pool

What a stroke of genius!   This table for six from Aquapub is unsinkable, meaning that you can sit around it, enjoying drinks and snacks, whilst in the pool. It comes with two large removable ice containers allowing you to keep your beverages cool. The table also accommodates a sunshade and is designed to drain […]

The Elysian Hotel opens in Bali

The Elysian Hotel opens in Bali

design hotels has just opened The Elysian in Bali, the newest addition to the group. The villa style property offers luxurious contemporary living blended with a unique Balinese design. Located in the fashionable Seminyak neighbourhood, the hotel is a stone’s throw from boutiques, beaches and the vibrant nightlife that Bali has to offer. With 26 […]

Hotel Providence, Rhode Island

Hotel Providence, Rhode Island

The elegant Hotel Providence in downtown Providence, Rhode Island offers an ideal location in the heart of Providence’s Arts and Entertainment District within easy walking distance of all the city’s major attractions. From Providence’s vibrant theatres and shopping district, to its world-class educational institutions and bustling convention center, The Hotel Providence puts all the excitement […]

Twilight golf specials at La Costa Resort and Spa

Twilight golf specials at La Costa Resort and Spa

Longer Spring days mean more time for your favorite pastime – golf.   This Spring at La Costa, you’ll walk in the footsteps of golf’s greatest legends, while saving a bit of green with  their twilight specials. Twilight rates on the resort course of the day include shared cart and are available Monday-Thursday at a […]

Amari Coral Beach Resort & Spa special package

Amari Coral Beach Resort & Spa special package

A specially designed romantic escape package has been designed for lovebirds looking to relax and indulge themselves at the luxurious Amari Coral Beach Resort & Spa in Phuket. Situated neat Patong one of Phuket’s most popular beach, the resort offers unspoilt views of the bay. The current package on offer is priced at $US675 and […]

Uppal's Orchid - an ecotel hotel

Uppal’s Orchid – an ecotel hotel

Uppal’s Orchid is a luxurious five-star hotel in the heart of the capital of India. Spread over 10.5 acres, this sylvan property integrates all aspects of its operation in an environmentally sensitive manner, offering luxury with responsibility. Located near  New Delhi’s  business suburb of Gurgaon, Uppal’s Orchid provides an ideal gateway for business or pleasure.

Benmiller Inn & Spa maintains CAA/AAA rating

Benmiller Inn & Spa maintains CAA/AAA rating

A member of Ontario’s Finest Inns, Benmiller Inn & Spa, located one hour north of London, and two hours from Toronto, has been honored for the eleventh consecutive year with a CAA/AAA four-diamond rating. According to CAA/AAA, the four-diamond rating is awarded when a hotel or restaurant “delivers a luxury experience, complete with a high […]

McDonald sandwich - the world's most expensive sandwich?

McDonald sandwich – the world’s most expensive sandwich?

Despite the name, this sandwich doesn’t come with Coke and fries.   Rather than being of golden arches fame, the McDonald sandwich is named after Scott McDonald,  a chef at the London department store Selfridges. And, at £85, it probably wouldn’t be considered as cheap fast food! In a bid to justify the price tag, […]

Special rates for April and May at Hotel Martinez, Cannes

Special rates for April and May at Hotel Martinez, Cannes

In the South of France, enjoy  Canne’s legendarily deluxe Hotel Martinez, near chic shopping areas and cultural attractions. Guests enjoy exclusive leisure facilities that make for an unforgettable stay. Special rates for April & May are  from 250 Euros per night. Don’t miss La Palme d’Or, the award-winning restaurant with a terrace overlooking the bay […]

Chongwe River House in Zambia

Chongwe River House in Zambia

Blog reader Mitch – who I know from the Aardvark Travel Forums – has kindly brought it to my attention that Chongwe River House opened last month for a press trip and should now be open to the public. The property can accommodate up to 8 people in four large en suite bedrooms. The design […]

Freedom of the Seas in Hamburg

Freedom of the Seas in Hamburg

The world’s biggest cruise ship, the Freedom of the Seas, has drawn a crowd of thousands in Hamburg ahead of its maiden transatlantic voyage.   The Finnish-built vessel and flagship of Royal Caribbean International, Freedom of the Seas, will have a thorough check and final polish at Germany’s Blohm and Voss shipyard. The crew had […]

New Marriott hotel in San Francisco

Marriott International, Inc. announced today that the Pan Pacific Hotel in San Francisco, California, has become the JW Marriott Hotel San Francisco. Situated at San Francisco’s upscale Union Square and within walking distance of the city’s many world famous destinations, the hotel is located at 500 Post Street. The 338-room luxury hotel, managed by Marriott […]

London suite for  £150 per person per night

London suite for £150 per person per night

Treat yourself and your partner to an indulgent night out in London in a one bedroom suite on 2 floors.   in natural calming surroundings of your beautiful suite featuring a king-size bed, a downstairs lounge, television, individual air-conditioning and a fully stocked mini-bar. A  complimentary bottle of wine and a box of chocolates will […]

Think ahead to the Cricket World Cup 2007

Think ahead to the Cricket World Cup 2007

The International Cricket Council’s World Cricket Cup will be held 11 March through 30 April 2007 in the Caribbean.   Fraser Yachts Worldwide, a leading travel charter vacation company, has been busy keeping up with the demand for private charter yachts for the World Cricket Cup. Experienced charter clients often book a year or so […]

Kasbah Tamadot

Kasbah Tamadot

Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson has created a wonderful retreat in the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas mountains.   Kasbah Tamadot is the newest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio, emerging as a divine hideaway where the spirit and charm of traditional Moroccan design is beautifully infused with contemporary elements, creating an ambience of luxurious serenity […]

Starwood Hotels enter the world of blogging

Starwood Hotels has entered the world of blogging with the rather nicely designed, TheLobby.com.   In their own words, TheLobby is… …a content-rich daily travel blog designed to create an emotional connection and foster a sense of belonging among the uber travelers that participate in Starwood Preferred Guest, as well as all travelers in search […]

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