The best things in life are free – if you visit Antigua
You can’t buy love, and now you don’t have to pay to renew your vows either. At Jolly Beach Resort and Spa, the leading all-inclusive resort in Antigua, guests staying 7 nights in a superior room (or higher) are entitled to a free renewal of vows package to celebrate their years of commitment.
Golfing kids play free at Millbrook resort
Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook resort is investing in the future of young golfers throughout New Zealand by introducing a new golf programme this summer.
Scottish island guest house wins VisitScotland accolade
One of Scotland’s top island guest house retreats has been awarded 5 Gold Stars by VisitScotland, reflecting the outstanding standards of hospitality, service and comfort on offer.
‘Small and intimate’ holidays in Croatia
With Croatia looking set to be a top favourite destination in 2010, market leader to the country – Holiday Options – has expanded its selection of carefully chosen boutique-style hotels for those seeking small and intimate properties.
Blanket Bay makes it into Conde Nast Traveler Top 100
Glenorchy’s Blanket Bay has been named the third greatest accommodation property in the world and the best hotel in Oceania by readers of the influential American travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler. It is the only property in New Zealand to have made the Top 100 List.
Save thousands on last minute luxury in the Maldives
The Hilton Family Maldives has launched a range of fantastic offers for departures to their portfolio of three resorts between now and December, with savings of over £2500 per couple and a wealth of added value including free seaplane transfers and complementary nights.
Radisson Edwardian celebrates Da Vinci with a Moaning Lisa
The acclaimed Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel is the official sponsor of the ‘Da Vinci - The Genius’ exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI). The inspirational exhibition, which opens its doors on November 14 2009 will feature the UK Premiere of the Secrets of Mona Lisa.
A star performance from Sheen Falls Lodge
5* Country House Hotel in Kenmare, Sheen Falls Lodge, has been awarded the highest possible accolade of five Red Stars in the essential 2010 AA Hotel Guide, making it one of the very best in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Idyllic honeymoons at The Majlis Hotel, Kenya
Set on the idyllic Manda Island in the romantic Lamu archipelago on Kenya's Northern Coast, The Majlis is a luxury boutique hotel with the ambience, comfort and intimacy of a private home.
Add a dash of colour to your winter weekends
Banish the winter blues with a trip to London staying at Park Plaza County Hall. The four-star deluxe hotel in central London is helping Scottish residents banish Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) this January with rooms from only £75 per night including full English breakfast and VAT.
Frightening fun at La Manga Club
There are frights and fun for the whole family to enjoy at La Manga Club this Halloween. On October 31 the luxurious resort is hosting a children’s party in its Piano Bar from 7pm including a special buffet dinner for just €18.
A hidden gem in the Dolomites
High above the valley of Merano – nestling against the sundrenched southern slopes of the mighty Dolomites and commanding the most spectacular sweeping views over one of Europe’s most enchanting landscapes this is the positioning of the Castel Fragsburg, a fine 17th century Hunting Retreat of noble origins, now the smallest luxury hotel in the region.
Gastronomic enjoyment on Cyprus
Cyprus’ finest small luxury hotel, Thalassa Boutique Hotel and Spa, has launched its pioneering ‘a la carte blanche’ dining packages, individually tailored to each guest’s tastes and preferences to create a magical evening of elegance and gastronomic enjoyment.
Cologne hotel scoops a trio of top travel awards
The Excelsior Hotel Ernst in Cologne scooped three of the top awards at this year’s Busche Gala awards held at the Old City Hall in Cologne last night. Including Hotel of the Year, Hotel Manager of the Year and Foreign Restaurant of the Year.
A drink to feel good about
From a cocktail served in a musical jewellery box, to one with a male and female version and another which must be served on a blue leather coaster with a pure silver stirrer. A collection of brand new, never-before-sampled cocktails has been unveiled, courtesy of some of London’s most historic hotels.
A new gourmet offering for South Tenerife
In its continuous quest for offering excellence to customers in all products and services, the Iberostar Grand Collection is now inaugurating “El Cenador”, the new gourmet restaurant of the Iberostar Grand Hotel El Mirador, a five star hotel situated just by the shore in Costa Adeje, on the south of Tenerife.
Sandals Foundation launches Ocho Rios Marine Sanctuary
This month saw The Sandals Foundation officially launch their Ocho Rios Marine Sanctuary at an official ceremony attended by representatives of various Government Ministries and Sandals executives at Beaches Boscobel Resort, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
The K Club named Ireland's leading golf resort
Exclusive Irish golf and spa resort The K Club has retained its position as Ireland’s Leading Golf Resort, after receiving the award at the World Travel Awards 2009. This is the sixth time The K Club has won, making it the record-holder in this category.
Iconic New Zealand hotel launches exclusive package
One of New Zealand’s most iconic hotels has launched an exclusive package for visitors seeking a luxury getaway amidst Queenstown’s stunning scenery and world-class attractions.
May Fair Hotel to play a starring role during London Film Festival
The May Fair Hotel has been named as the official hotel of The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival. As part of a yearlong agreement with the British Film Institute, The May Fair will play host to a 15-day long celebration of cinema during October.
Credit crunch your way to luxury in Cyprus this half term
With so many of us feeling the strain of the Credit Crunch, the looming October half term will have parents wandering how to entertain the kids without breaking the bank.
The Lovat, Loch Ness makes Good Hotel Guide ‘Top 20’
The Lovat, Loch Ness has bowled over the Good Hotel Guide, featuring as one of the ‘Twenty Best British Hotel Discoveries’ in the latest edition of the reputable Guide.
Special hotel packages are just the ticket for culture lovers
WorldHotels, the group of independent hotels, is launching special Culture Packages just in time for the colder months of the year.
UK travelers rely on travel experts when choosing a hotel
For a perfect holiday it is essential to have the perfect accommodation. Many different factors play a role when selecting the ideal hotel. The hotel price comparison site trivago.co.uk asked over 4,000 travellers the factors that affected their choice of accommodation this year. The results show that 45 percent of the Brits relied on the opinion of a travel expert to select their hotel in 2009.
Sandals extend amazing autumn offers
Sandals have just announced an extension on the outstanding deals that they are offering on travel dates up until June 2010, along with the great value flight upgrades and free regional departures. These offers will be available for Antigua, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Bahamas and Turks & Caicos for a booking window of now until 21st October 2009.
Saddle up for a horseback safari in Zululand
With panoramic views from its perch on Pakamisa Mountain, in the heart of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the exclusive Pakamisa boutique lodge is perfectly placed for game viewing over the malaria-free private game reserve below.
Four reasons to escape to Puglia this autumn
Autumn in Britain brings darker nights combined with dropping temperatures. In Southern Italy however, the sun continues to shine and 25ºC is a regular occurrence.
Two’s company on Antigua
With the new term underway, now is the time to turn some attention to your partner and rejuvenate your relationship at the Jolly Beach Resort & Spa on the Caribbean island of Antigua.
Thomson Tailormade offers the Centara Baht Bonanza
Centara Hotels & Resorts will double your spending money during your stay when you book a holiday in any one of the nine resorts offered by tour operator, Thomson Tailormade. Lodge a chosen amount of spending money with the resort on your arrival and Centara Resorts will double it.
Diamond Award for Cape Town’s Azure
A long time favourite amongst local and international guests, Cape Town’s much loved Azure restaurant, at the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, recently voted the No. 1 City Hotel and No. 1 Hotel Spa in Africa and the Middle East, has for the second year in succession been presented with a Diamond Award at the ‘2009 Diners Club Winelist Awards’. This is the highest accolade awarded and recognizes the restaurant’s superior and extensive wine list.
Half Term offers at Windjammer Landing make a splash
A leading family-friend resort in Saint Lucia is offering some great last minute half term deals. Windjammer Landing Beach Villa Beach Resort is providing seven nights for the price of five with prices starting from £550 per person for a two bed villa (excluding flights).
Driftwood scoops Cornish Hotel of the Year award
Driftwood Hotel, Cornwall has been recognised by the Good Hotel Guide as the “Cornish Hotel of the Year” and awarded a prestigious César – an award presented to just ten hotels in the UK that stand out for their excellence each year.
The Gulf Hotel Bahrain opens Mexican fine dining restaurant
Bahrain’s oldest and most luxurious hotel, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain, has just opened the island’s first ever fine dining Mexican restaurant. The Gulf Hotel Bahrain officially opened its Margarita Mexicana restaurant with Margarita Tequila Bar on Saturday 2nd October 2009 for lunch and dinner.
Cheap holiday destinations for autumn breaks
Autumn holidaymakers can now book cheap hotel accommodation in many popular holiday destinations.
A new era for luxury travel in Australia
The much-anticipated Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Australia’s first luxury conservation-based resort and Emirates Hotels & Resorts’ first development outside Dubai, welcomed its first guests today.
Taking the restaurant out of The Rutland
The award-winning Restaurant at The Rutland’s head chef David Haetzman is taking his kitchen to Edinburgh’s Farmer’s Market on Saturday, 10 October 2009.
Keep a sporting edge at La Manga Club this winter
Club golfers and tennis players wanting to maintain their competitive edge during the winter months can do just that when La Manga Club hosts open tournaments in December.
Von Essen acquires The Forbury Hotel, Reading
The Forbury Hotel is a luxury five star hotel in the heart of Reading, located within the peaceful setting of the Forbury Gardens. The hotel will be the first hotel in the Metropolitan set of von Essen hotels, to be followed early next year with the launch of Hotel Verta in London.
Feast your eyes on the May Fair Hotel this London Restaurant Week
The May Fair Hotel is to present Eat Film – a celebration of food on film from the London Restaurant Festival.
An unforgettable musical encounter in Florence
The Stradivariuses of the Nippon Music Foundation, one of the most important collections of stringed instruments in the world, will be made available on Saturday 7 November 2009 to Florence's Teatro del Maggio Musicale for an extraordinary fundraising concert held at Galleria dell'Accademia, in front of Michelangelo's David.
Highland hotelier trials carbon footprinting initiative
A Highland hotelier has been the inspiration for the application of a ground-breaking American web project to travel and hospitality businesses.
1001 rooms, 7 restaurants, 1 unique experience
Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises has announced the much anticipated opening of its largest hotel development on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, the luxury five-star Iberotel Aquamarine Resort, located just outside Hurghada.
New boutique hotel offering for Slovenian capital of Ljubljana
The Allegro Hotel has recently opened in the old town square in Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana. The location is just minutes away from cafés, restaurants, bars and tourist sites.
Winter wellness at the Med’s largest spa resort
Winter is approaching and with rising energy costs, bitter weather and recession depression taking over the nation, it’s no wonder more and more Brits are choosing to spend the cold and gloomy months overseas.
Wild swimming and stone skimming on Scotland's West Coast
Holidaymakers and short break tourists to the West of Scotland can enjoy a new range of sea-based activities when they stay at a leading country house hotel near Oban.
Wine, dine and then stay for free at award winning Cotswolds hotel
An historic inn which is situated in one of the most idyllic villages in the Cotswolds is offering guests an autumn treat in the shape of a trio of rooms which can be enjoyed for free when a three course dinner for two is booked in the award-winning restaurant.
South African winery plays host to a Hollywood legend
Beau Bridges, whose illustrious career in the film industry has spanned several decades, first dropped in to the specialist wine estate, Alluvia, near Stellenbosch in South Africa looking for accommodation in February 2009, during filming for Free Willy South Africa, the latest movie in the Free Willy series.
Chill out at the Swiss way at London’s winter hotspot
This autumn, Swissotel The Howard, London, will be embracing the arrival of the early nights with the addition of a traditional Swiss Chalet.
Lights, camera, action at Park Plaza in London
Park Plaza Hotels in London are paying homage to the stars of the silver screen by introducing a blockbuster cocktail menu for the BFI London Film Festival 2009.
Sing for your supper at Park Plaza County Hall
Fancy yourself the next singing superstar? Or just looking for a bargain at dinner time? Spectrum Restaurant at Park Plaza County Hall London is encouraging wanna-be popstars with a new ‘Sing for Your Supper’ promotion.
Special offers mark the opening of new luxury Bahamas resort
The grand estate of Sandals Emerald Bay is set along a one-mile stretch of white sand beach on Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas. This all-suite resort will offer a selection of 183 "magnificently-appointed" luxury suites with styles that range from beachfront villas to charming bay house settings - all oceanfront, all extremely spacious and all serviced by your personal Butler.
Ponta Dos Ganchos voted “Resort of the Year 2010”
Ponta Dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort, located on the Emerald Coast of Brazil has been awarded the title of “Resort of The Year 2010” by Guia 4 Rodas, the most prestigious Brazilian Travel Guide.
Stylish stays without the designer price tag
With Paris fashion week kicking off this week, ebookers.com, one of Europe's largest online travel agents has uncovered some super chic hotel specials for those budding fashionistas.
Top Egyptian resort to host special anniversary celebrations
One of the world’s top Egyptian resorts is set to play host to the country’s most lavish oasis gig in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
The perfect break for chocolate lovers
The luxurious Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel is launching a new two night ‘Chocolate Lovers’ Break’ during National Chocolate Week in October.
Belly dancing in Jersey
Have fun and get into shape on a 'Baubles and Bellydance' short break, courtesy of Modern Hotels in Jersey.
Exciting new additions to Barcelona’s gourmet circuit
The opening of the exclusive Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona late this year will add an exciting range of restaurant and bar venues to the Catalan capital’s gourmet circuit.
Edinburgh voted top city to ‘see before you die’!
Walking out of Waverley Station and seeing the iconic silhouette of Edinburgh Castle against the skyline is enough to stop most visitors in their tracks.
Special packages for the Jersey Half-Marathon
There can be few long-distance runs that can boast the scenery of the Jersey Half-Marathon - the one-lap course on the east of the island offers superb views across the sea to the French coast.
Experience the magic of Christmas in Europe
Christmas is one time of the year when we all allow ourselves to indulge just a bit. So, if kisses under the mistletoe, or wearing a snowflake sweater fail to get you in the Christmas spirit, why not head to some of Europe’s finest festive markets, and spoil yourself with one of these irresistible deals, without breaking the bank.
Stratford hotel shortlisted for tourism Oscars
The Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Heart of England Excellence in Tourism Awards.
Sample a taste of Norfolk at The Globe Inn
Between September 6 and December 17 why not pack your bags and head for the The Globe Inn at Wells-Next-the Sea, to take advantage of the fantastic autumn room rates they have on offer.
Cornish hotel offers private island nuptials
'Islands in the Stream' is widely recognised as a first dance for many a couple across the UK. Cornish bolthole hotel, Barclay House, is quite literally putting the lyrics into action with the chance for couples to take their vows on their very own private island.
A new dimension to Sri Lanka’s luxury hospitality
A new collection of exclusive, highly personalised pavilions are to open in Sri Lanka. Serene Pavilions Ltd will launch 12 highly styled, luxurious pavilions positioned on the West coast offering a new dimension to luxury hospitality on the island.
Fairytales do come true at The Levin
The Levin Hotel is offering to pamper brides to be, at this exclusive 12-bedroom boutique hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge, and take away the stress of searching for that perfect wedding dress.
Enjoy cool Copenhagen without spending a fortune
If you like good quality design, but don’t like to spent a fortune on hotel accommodation, then the Arp-Hansen Hotel Group’s new luxurious 2-star hotel “Wakeup Copenhagen” in the centre of the city is the place to stay this autumn.
Afternoon tea with a difference at The Howard
Big Ben, the Crown Jewels, the London Underground, black cabs, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye will give London visitors not only something to feast their eyes on, but also something on which to feast their appetite.
The Landmark London takes luxury to a new level
The magnificent five-star deluxe Landmark London in fashionable Marylebone is renowned as one of the UK’s truly stunning luxury hotels. With the introduction of its spectacular new “Lifestyles Suites” The Landmark London is now taking luxury and guest experience to a new level.
K West Hotel & Spa launches the ultimate A-list treatment
Guests can leave K West Hotel & Spa looking fabulous with a slimmer body ready to walk the red carpet, with the latest celebrity beauty trend, the Universal Contour Wrap.
Sandals Resorts launch Martha Stewart wedding packages
Sandals & Beaches Resorts, the leading innovators in destination weddings have announced details of the newly themed wedding packages designed exclusively by Martha Stewart which will go on sale 1st October 2009 for all new and existing 2010 Weddings.
Literary city breaks in Edinburgh
Edinburgh hotel group The Town House Collection are now celebrating the city’s rich literary history with a new package for book lovers.
A chic new hotel for fast living urban travellers
Showcasing cutting-edge contemporary design styled for “today’s fast-living urban travellers,” chic new lifestyle hotel The Mira Hong Kong celebrates its Grand Opening this month.
All Saints festival fun on the Costa Blanca
This October half term, treat the family to a sunshine break staying at the five-star Barceló Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, set in the foothills of the Costa Blanca's Sierra Cortina Mountains and take in some festival fun as the neighbouring town of Denia celebrates All Saints.
Glasgow welcomes first luxury spa
The Spa at the new five star Blythswood Square Hotel is set to become the first luxury spa in Glasgow following development of one of the city’s most famous and historical buildings, the former Royal Scottish Automobile Club.
Swissôtel to open first property in India
For the first time, the international hotel chain Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is to open a Swissôtel in India.
Exotic spa experiences on the Costa Blanca
For a taste of the exotic without leaving Europe the new Thai Spa at the chic 5 star Barceló Asia Gardens, which opened on the Costa Blanca in February 2009, brings together the traditional Thai philosophies of peace, calm and harmony to create one of the most authentic Thai spa experiences in the whole of Spain.
Breathtaking luxury at Glasgow’s Blythswood Square
One of Glasgow’s most famous and historical buildings is being transformed into the breathtakingly luxurious five star hotel, Blythswood Square.
Enjoy an Indian summer for less on Jersey
Prolong the summer and enjoy fantastic savings at the acclaimed Hotel De France in Jersey. From 25th September until the 31st October 2009 the Hotel De France is offering a fabulous 25% discount per night on all shared occupancy or family room bookings (this offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer or promotion).
ebookers.com launches new hotel review tools
ebookers.com, one of Europe's largest online travel companies, today announced the launch of new advances in its hotel offering. The innovations provide consumers with quick and easy-to-review tools enabling a fast and informed hotel booking decision.
Grand Hotel Anthelia - A golf lovers paradise on Tenerife
The Grand Hotel Anthelia, located on the southern coast of the island of Tenerife, is the perfect destination for all those golf lovers who wish to enjoy first-class facilities and quality services within a unique environment close to the golf course.
Martinis, margaritas and massages in Saint Lucia
A new ‘diva package’ is being launched at Windjammer Landing Villa beach Resort in Saint Lucia for girls who want to have fun.
Family friendly mini breaks in Cornwall
Enjoy a fun-filled family mini break to Cornwall for less this Autumn with a choice of two great value offers in Newquay or Mid Cornwall with St Austell Brewery.
Gold River Hotel opens at PortAventura
Yee-ha! Don your Stetson, spurs and waistcoat and head to Spain’s glorious Costa Dorada to experience a hotel like no other: PortAventura’s Gold River Hotel.
Frighteningly fabulous fun at PortAventura
From 26th September to 22nd November 2009, fear descends upon the popular family resort, PortAventura. An hours drive from Barcelona, and situated on Spain’s glorious Costa Dorada, PortAventura will be overrun with legions of the living dead this Halloween.
Luxury breaks on the doorstep of Castle Combe
New luxury accommodation is now available in Castle Combe, courtesy of The Old House @ Home, a traditional freehouse which has branched out into accommodation by developing six beautifully appointed bedrooms.
An Aruba resort where it pays to get pregnant!
Hoping to hear the patter of tiny feet in the near future? The Westin Resort on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has just announced a very special offer for would-be Mums and Dads.
A lighter walk on the Cornish side
Barclay House, Looe, is offering guests a luggage service to encourage them to explore the coastal walks of South East Cornwall.
Rotana's Centro Hotels to open in October
Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the opening of the first two ‘Centro Hotels by Rotana’ in October 2009 - Centro Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and Centro Barsha in Dubai.
Enjoying falling prices this autumn at Four Pillars Hotels
This autumn, Four Pillars Hotels is offering up to 45% off Weekend and Half Term Breaks throughout the months of September, October and November, with rooms from just £40 per person, per night. Plus, children stay and eat for free*.
A holiday in the Lakes families can’t afford to miss
Stay at the 4 star Low Wood Hotel on the shores of Lakes Windermere, with its Beauty Salon and Water Sports Centre, from October 23rd to 1st November 2009 and children will get free accommodation, breakfast and evening meals, drinks, a leisure club pass and a welcome pack.
Diwali lights up gastronomy at Le Méridien Al Aqah
Swaad Restaurant will celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, during October with mouth-watering sweets, reflecting each region of India, from October 16 to 31, while Taste Thai Restaurant will offer Asian healthy hot pots from October 1 to 15.
Winter golf awaits at The Duke’s St Andrews
The Duke’s St Andrews is already looking forward to a full season of golf as winter approaches and unlike many other courses in Scotland, the championship heathland course will allow golfers to play the full length of the course from a choice of four sets of tees to full greens and directly from the fairways (as opposed to from mats).
New luxury hotel prepares to open in Hong Kong
The Upper House, Hong Kong, has joined Preferred Hotels & Resorts, a collection of more than 700 of the world’s most desirable destinations.
Blanket Bay named as among world’s best hotels
Readers of one of the world’s most influential travel magazines have named Glenorchy’s Blanket Bay lodge as the best leisure hotel in Australasia and the South Pacific.
Front row seats to fun at the Mayor’s Thames Festival
The Mayor’s Thames Festival kicks off 12 – 13 September, transforming the waterfront into a spectacular celebration of live music, fabulous food and lively entertainment.
Katy Perry to perform at The Mira Hong Kong
The Mira Hong Kong, a chic new lifestyle hotel in the heart of Tsimshatsui, is celebrating its official “Grand Opening” on September 17 with a live performance by award-winning American pop icon Katy Perry.
European hotel prices are on the up
After a steady decrease over the summer, average European hotel prices have increased by 18 percent in September in comparison to the previous month. Nearly all of the most popular European cities have seen an increase in hotel rates.
Luxury Mediterranean resort to open this Autumn
Borgo Egnazia, the Mediterranean’s newest luxury resort will open this Autumn, with a soft opening in October followed by an official launch in Spring 2010.
Capturing the true essence of a city break
Eight Hotels has launched Eight Residences – A boutique collection of apartment style living with hotel services, located in gateway cities all over the world.
Fortina Spa Resort to sponsor Sheffield United
Sheffield United Football Club has today unveiled Malta’s luxurious five-star, Fortina Spa Resort, as a platinum sponsor of the club, which will see the hotel’s brand logo displayed across the Bramall Lane Evolution Family Corner Stand.
La Manga Club to host ICC tournament
The prestigious La Manga Club resort in Spain will once again cement its reputation for providing first-rate facilities and attracting world-class sports events, when it hosts an International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament later this month.
Credit crunching breaks in the Lake District
Celebrated as one of the Lake District’s finest country house hotels, with a coveted Michelin Star for its cuisine, Holbeck Ghyll delivers exquisite luxury in an idyllic setting. This autumn, guests can indulge for less as the hotel has introduced an all-inclusive ‘Credit Cruncher’ break from £145 per person, per night.
Tee-off in style at an idyllic Caribbean resort
An idyllic Caribbean resort is providing golfers with the opportunity to tee-off in tropical surroundings thanks to an attractive all-inclusive package.
Surf’s up on the Turks & Caicos Islands
This month, Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa has unveiled a brand new “Body Glove Waves” surf simulator as part of its 45,000-square foot Pirate’s Island Waterpark.
Chicago to perform at Island Resort & Casino
The Island Resort & Casino, Michigan, has announced a series of national acts – Chicago, Brad Garrett, Rodney Atkins and Dierks Bentley – scheduled to headline the Island Showroom, the Upper Peninsula’s hottest entertainment destination.
Sandals Resorts roll out the red carpet to top Caribbean athletes
Hon. Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, Founder and Chairman of the Caribbean’s leading resort chain, Sandals Resorts International, has announced that he will extend a special invitation to top Caribbean athletes such as Usain Bolt.
Hotel Del Faro opens new luxury suites
Hotel del Faro, within the exclusive Pugnochiuso Resort, Puglia, is celebrating the successful launch of its new Luxury Suites and Superior Rooms which have been available for the 2009 season.
Rotana opens new hotel in Saudi Arabia
Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has officially opened the Al Marwa Rayhaan by Rotana, Makkah (Mecca), Saudi Arabia. The launch took place on Saturday 22 August 2009.
Bookings open for new Sydney Harbour YHA
Reservations have now opened for the new Sydney Harbour YHA which will open in November and offer quality budget accommodation with sublime Sydney Harbour views from just $42.00 - the price of a cocktail at the nearby 5* hotels in a similar location.
Culinary stars shine at top hotels around the globe
Travellers in search of five-star cuisine are in for a treat this autumn as ultra-luxury travel company, The Leading Hotels of the World announces a series of outstanding gourmet events at its Member Hotels in the coming months.
A retreat for the senses in Phuket
Banyan Tree Phuket is introducing a new ‘Retreat For The Senses’ package, a holistic experience of rejuvenation, wellness and discovery.
Maldives resort invites you to ‘catch it and cook it’
For those seeking an authentic holiday experience rather than just sun, sand and sea, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort (olhuveli.com) in the Maldives will not disappoint as they have launched the Catch It And Cook It programme.
Celebrates summer with Champagne in the afternoon
The luxurious Cavendish Hotel is celebrating summer by offering a complimentary glass of Champagne with every Afternoon Tea.
Fiesta of fun at La Manga Club
Visitors to La Manga Club are never stuck for things to do but anyone staying at the award-winning resort this October will be even more spoilt for choice.
Rotana on track for eight new openings in the UAE
Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has eight new openings in the UAE scheduled for 2009, including two properties on Yas Island, home to the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.
Norfolk Food Festival breaks at Titchwell Manor
Foodies going along to the Norfolk Food Festival between 19 September and 4 October can treat themselves to an overnight stay at Titchwell Manor Hotel, near Brancaster from just £110 B&B per night for two sharing a double/twin room.
Hilton tops website experience survey
Hilton.com has come top of a survey of hotel websites for the second consecutive year. Independent research by customer-experience benchmarking company Global Reviews, reveals that the international hotelier remains No.1 in its ‘Comparing the Hotel Websites’ league table.
A pool with a view
A pool is not always just a pool - trivago has researched the top hotel pools that offer much more than just water. Whether located with a panoramic view of the Alps, in close proximity to dolphins or with a view of the Hong Kong skyline, the top 10 pool hotels offer their guests an unforgettable holiday experience.
New hotel offers autumn incentives in Puglia
To celebrate the recent opening of Borgobianco in Puglia the hotel is launching ‘Field to Fork’ - a new package for the corporate and incentive markets.
Internet surfers head for Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo
WorldHotels, one of the world’s leading groups of independent hotels, has announced the top ten most popular hotels in terms of visitor numbers to its website, worldhotels.com.
Change your seasonal habits and reap the health benefits
Autumn and winter were traditionally seasons of hibernation and restoration, yet modern lifestyles leave little time to slow down and recharge.
Anyone for a spot of fungi foraging?
Lovers of the countryside and fine food will have a field day on the 10th October during a Fungi Foray at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa.
A sweet addition to Antigua’s collection of luxury resorts
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has announced the launch of a new luxury property, Sugar Ridge Antigua. Due to open in the first week of November, Sugar Ridge is a uniquely designed, contemporary four star resort, situated on the west coast of the island.
YHA Australia leads the way in eco-tourism
Awareness of ecological issues has always been part of the YHA ethos and for a number of years now YHA Australia has been taking action to combat the effects of tourism on climate change.
Extended breaks in Miami compliments of The Setai
Presiding over Collins Avenue, with Miami’s South Beach on its doorstep, The Setai hotel is offering guests the chance to enjoy an extended getaway with its 3 for 2 promotion across all room nights.
A great British tradition at Hyatt Regency London
Something special is happening in the heart of London’s Portman Village in Marylebone. With true British spirit, the luxurious five-star hotel, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is supporting Breast Cancer Care with a cup of tea and slice of cake.
Doggy dreams at The Bonham
Do you find it a struggle to leave your trusty four-legged friend at home or at kennels when going on holiday? If so then Edinburgh hotel, The Bonham now has the perfect solution with its Doggy Dreams package.
A musical tour of Manhattan
Experience Manhattan’s culture and music history with this great package from participating Hilton Family of Hotels in New York City.
Frieze frame at Hyatt Regency London
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is celebrating its position as the Official Hotel Partner of Frieze Art Fair (15-18 October 2009), a world- renowned contemporary art event.
Ten hot hotels from Hyatt
It is a well known fact that Hyatt is expanding across the globe with a number of remarkable luxury hotels opening year upon year. In celebration of this fact we have picked some current short-haul Hyatt hotels that really showcase what the Hyatt brands already have to offer, setting a high standard for what is to come.
Surfs up in the Maldives
Sun Hotels & Resorts in the Maldives offers a wide variety of watersports activities in its two luxury resorts, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in South Male Atoll and Vilu Reef Beach & Spa Resort in South Nilandhe Atoll.
A brand new Crowne Plaza hotel for Las Vegas
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world's largest hotel groups has announced its plans for a new-build 386-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Las Vegas. The hotel is expected to open in 2010.