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Ever wanted to know where to get hold of that beautiful armchair in the last hotel suite you stayed in?   Or the beautiful  cabinet you spotted in the lobby?   If you have ever fallen in love with the furniture and décor in your hotel and wished that you could just take it home […]

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt's Palace Hotel

Ski St. Moritz with Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

Majestically situated amid breathtakingly beautiful and unspoiled scenery, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a haven of tranquillity. The hotel’s Ski St. Moritz package starts from 2,110 CHF for two and includes 3 nights’ accommodation in a Superior Room, daily buffet breakfast, daily set dinner at Le Restaurant or Trattoria,  a two-day ski pass valid for the […]

Wedding proposal at La Samanna?

Wedding proposal at La Samanna?

This Valentine’s Day,  La Samanna in the French West Indies is helping romantics do the expected, unexpectedly, with a creative idea for a wedding proposal packaged with a romantic getaway. Imagine the surprise of your beloved as they are lead past the restaurant seating and are instead taken to the exclusive cellar. Here, the sommelier […]

King David Hotel, Jerusalem

King David Hotel, Jerusalem

Overlooking the ancient walls of the Old City, the King David Hotel has earned its place in history as the meeting locale for diplomats, dignitaries and international travellers. The hotel is located in the heart of Jerusalem, Israel, and provides easy access to cultural and historical places of interest. It combines centuries-old traditions and the […]

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Season of Love at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

For those looking to prolong the pleasure of this romantic month, the Season of Love package is the perfect mate.   This romantic getaway includes a luxurious overnight stay at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel  in Seattle and a pair of tickets to Valentine, an innovative mixed repertory program featuring four Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres.  Also […]

Two Riverwalk luxury hotels to be acquired by Omni Hotels

Two of San Antonio’s premier hotels on the River Walk will be acquired by the Omni Hotels chain, according to a joint announcement  yesterday  by Omni and the owner of La Mansion del Rio Hotel. Patrick J. Kennedy, chairman and chief executive officer of La Mansion del Rio Inc., has agreed to sell the 337-room […]

Grand Hotel Europe being renovated

Grand Hotel Europe being renovated

In keeping with the times, the Grand Hotel Europe in  St. Petersburg  is embarking on a large-scale renovation and refurbishing project.  A total of 120 rooms has been scheduled for renovation during this winter, and will be available for booking as of 1st May 2006. The hotel will combine the elegant charm of 19th Century […]

Valentine's at Beau-Rivage Palace

Valentine’s at Beau-Rivage Palace

From 3rd-5th, 10th-12th, 14th-15th, 17th-19th and 24th-26th February 2006, you can enjoy  Switzerland’s Beau-Rivage Palace‘s special Valentine’s package. This sumptuous hotel sits in a 10-acre private garden and offers breathtaking views of Lake Geneva and the Alps beyond. The package consists of one night in a Superior (680 CHF) or Deluxe (800 CHF)  room, glass […]

Le Palais Hotel Prague

Le Palais Hotel Prague

If you’re thinking of visiting Prague out of season (now until 31st March 2006, 1st to 31st July 2006, or 1st November to 27th December 2006), then you can enjoy some fantastic rates at Le Palais Hotel Prague. Quote booking code PGKSAV and you can enjoy rates starting from 220 euros.   The hotel is […]

The Residence Tunis special offer

The Residence Tunis special offer

Until 30th March 2006, The Residence Tunis is running a special offer: 3  nights in a double sea view room, including breakfast and transfers, plus a day excursion, for 828 euros. This palace of Arab-Andalusia architecture, a real oasis of charm and serenity, offers a great opportunity to discover the authenticity of Tunisia.  

Castle on the Cliff, Plettenberg Bay

Castle on the Cliff, Plettenberg Bay

The Castle on the Cliff is a villa in a dramatic location a few minutes from Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.   It is rented out to one group at a time for exclusive use. Situated within its own private nature reserve, the property has four master bedrooms overlooking the sea. Access to the immediate coastline […]

Boost for Dubai Cruise Terminal

Boost for Dubai Cruise Terminal

Costa Crociere SpA, the leading cruise operator in Europe, will be offering cruises with departures from Dubai Cruise Terminal  starting from December 2006. The move by the  Italian group which operates the brands AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere followed a series of official meetings in Dubai. The new cruises will be offered through the 2006/2007 […]

The Four Seasons Damascus, Syria

The Four Seasons Damascus, Syria

The first 5-star hotel in Damascus for over 25 years has just opened. The Four Seasons Damascus overlooks the ancient city and serves as a symbol of Syria’s growing prosperity.  It  is situated  alongside the Barada River and offers  stunning views of the historic Tekiyeh Al-Suleimaniyeh and Farouche Shah Mosque; it has a total of […]

Banyan Tree Bintan combined golf and spa package

Banyan Tree Bintan combined golf and spa package

Located just 45 minutes leisurely  ferry ride from Singapore, Banyan Tree Bintan has just unveiled  their Golf and Spa Escape package. Guests on this package will be treated to an all-you-can-play golf session and a set lunch at the Greg Norman designed Laguna Bintan Golf Course as well as a 90-minute massage at award-winning Banyan […]

Turner Hill Golf & Racquet Club, Ipswich MA

Turner Hill Golf & Racquet Club, Ipswich MA

Recently named one of America’s Top 100 Golf Communities by Travel + Leisure Golf (January 2006 issue), Turner Hill on Massachusetts’ North Shore combines the rich history of Boston with the elegance of world-class amenities, luxurious living and championship golf. This follows the news last September that Turner Hill will be hosting the 86th New […]

Weather to Travel

Weather to Travel

Consult this book before planning your next trip and avoid extremes of weather that might ruin your holiday.   This invaluable book features weather profiles for over 205 countries, from Australia to Zambia, as well as month-by-month guides to rainfall, comfort and sunshine levels, and also advice on what to pack and when to go.