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Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Sensational Spring Breaks

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Sensational Spring Breaks

Explore a different part of the country. Visit a city you’ve never been to before. See a new show. Try a new restaurant. Spring is simply the perfect time to do new exciting things, and at the UK’s Macdonald Hotels & Resorts  they can make your break all the more enjoyable as  they welcome you […]

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 […]

Wrist Worn Computer (WWPC)

Wrist Worn Computer (WWPC)

Eurotech’s WWPC computer is designed to be worn on the wrist. It comes complete with touchscreen, GPS, Bluetooth, wireless LAN, USB support, speakers, microphone and up to 1 GB of memory. It can be worn on either wrist.   Looks innovative but I’m not entirely convinced it’ll catch on…

The Tablet 10: City Hotels

The Tablet 10: City Hotels

City breaks are ideal if you are on business or just interested in discovering somewhere new, and can provide a  great tonic for  today’s world of  over-stressed lives.  Tablet Hotels‘ city hotels top 10 gives you a first-hand insight into some of the very best places that the planet has to offer: Cape Grace Hotel […]

Living on a cruise ship

Living on a cruise ship

The idea of living on a cruise ship might have long been a pipe dream for many people, but it’s slowly becoming a reality for a few. Four Seasons Ocean Residences  is a 42,500 ship with $2.5 to $15 million residences (depending on whole or part ownership), expected to be ready by 2008. This news […]

Viceroy Travel Wallet and Pen Set

Viceroy Travel Wallet and Pen Set

Looking for something a bit better than a biro and a notepad for jotting down your thoughts whilst on your travels? The Viceroy Travel Wallet and Pen Set is billed as “nostalgic writing at its finest”. This chrome plated set features a silky smooth Tornado capless, twist-action rollerball pen with a matching spring-hinged travel walled/card […]

Xtreme Cars and Stars

Xtreme Cars and Stars

In Beatty, 120 miles north of Las Vegas, a developer is planning an extravagant $2 billion project. The Xtreme Cars and Stars hotel, casino and condo complex will include a $2.1 million NASCAR racetrack, a jogging track around a manmade lake, and 18-hole championship golf course, not to mention the 27-storey towers with over 2,500 […]

Ducati luggage

Ducati luggage

Hear the name Ducati and you probably think of motorbikes.   But did you know they’ve also licensed their name to a luggage line? The Ducati Collection from TUMI includes everything from the £245 T3 Ducati Factor Carry-On Duffel (pictured) to the T3 Ducati Turn Transporter 22″ at £450. They come in a stylish red […]

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 […]

The Tablet 10: Beach Hotels

The Tablet 10: Beach Hotels

Beach holidays aren’t everyone’s  ‘cup of tea’ but they’re certainly popular, so let’s take a look at the very best hotels in beach locations as I enter a second week summising the  the top 10 lists from  Tablet Hotels: La Banane – St Barthelemy, French West Indies, Guadeloupe Le Sirenuse – Positano, Italy One & […]

Solar-powered boat

Solar-powered boat

It might look like a cheap pedalo but that canopy you see in the picture is in fact a solar panel. Safe, clean, quiet, effortless to operate, virtually-maintenance free, and requiring minimal nautical knowledge, this boat is capable of ferrying up to 4 adults. Its ergonomic seats promote pure relaxation while the 700-watt electric motor […]

More luxury hotels coming to Boracay Island, Aklan, Philippines?

More luxury hotels coming to Boracay Island, Aklan, Philippines?

Boracay Island in the Philippines could be welcoming  more luxury hotels to its shores before long. Representatives of both Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons are said to have been looking for a site, according to Samie Lim who is Chairman of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce. The island is already seeing the construction of a Shangri-La […]

Advanced limo service at The Conrad Bangkok

Advanced limo service at The Conrad Bangkok

With an investment of more than 4 million baht, The Conrad Bangkok is developing its 23-strong limousine service with new features.   All the limos are being equipped with GPS navigation systems and, thanks to a Fleet Management System, the equipment connects to the hotel’s front office, showing the locations of all the vehicles. The […]

Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa 40% sale

Sandals Negril Beach Resort & Spa – a couples-only resort located on the best stretch of Negril’s beautiful 7-mile beach  – is offering a 40% sale for minimum 3-night visits made before 31st August 2006. All-inclusive rates begin at $247 per person, per night, based on double occupancy.