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Massage seats on select Emirates flights

In addition to fine dining, wine and a 19″ entertainment screen, travellers on Emirates‘ business class service between New York and Dubai will soon be welcoming a new luxury – flat bed massage seats....

Oasis brothers launching US hotel chain

What is it with celebrities and hotels all of a sudden…? First we have Nicky Hilton… then   Richard Gere… then  Paris Hilton… and now it’s the Gallagher brothers of Oasis fame. According to...

Arabian-Wings

In a project initiated by the consulting company AaS-International AG, a business class flight service called Arabian-Wings will commence operations early next year. Flights will operate between Ras al Khaimah International Airport (in the...

Pitotubes

It must have happened to you… you arrive at your destination, tired after a long journey.   You open your case and… oh no, something’s leaked everywhere!   Not any more. Thanks to Pitotubes,...

Mövenpick Residence Karon Beach, Phuket

The Mövenpick Residence Karon Beach, Phuket is the latest Mövenpick Residence and features  30 luxurious two-bedroom apartments on a pristine stretch of beach with beautiful views of the Andaman Sea.   Available nearby are...

Guam Palace Hotel renovations

Guam Palace Hotel renovations

Guam Palace Hotel will undergo renovations and be re-flagged as Sheraton Laguna Guam as of April 2007 in an agreement struck between Premier Hotels & Resorts Guam and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The...

Where to stay in Prague?

The Telegraph has recently run an article on the best places to stay in Prague and cites the Four Seasons Hotel Prague (for luxury), Hotel Neruda (for intimacy) and Hotel Josef (for design). However,...

Great places to snack at a seafood shack

Great places to snack at a seafood shack

There were some interesting choices in today’s USA Today article on great seafood shacks. Those with websites that made the editorial are: Costello’s Clam Shack, Noank, Connecticut Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar, Cape Cod,...

The Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel attacked by arsonist

The Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel attacked by arsonist

Scotland’s The Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel – which have previously attracted two US Presidents – was last night sadly attacked by fire in what is being treated by police as a criminal act....

Live in-flight TV

Have you ever wondered why we can’t watch live television when we’re 40,000 feet up in the sky?   Why’s it always pre-recorded in-flight entertainment?   Don’t worry, it’s set to change. Virgin Blue...

Generous Silver Sailing savings from Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises has begun offering its Silver Sailing savings incentives  giving  the opportunity  for passengers to save up to 50% on a special selection of South Pacific and Southeast Asia voyages in 2007.  The...

Poseidon Resorts

With mass tourism to space seemingly still some way off, why not consider a vacation on the sea bed? Poseidon Resorts is designing a hotel on the sea floor to accommodate the desires of...

Shanghai Pudong Marriott Executive Apartments

Shanghai Pudong Marriott Executive Apartments

Marriott International, Inc. has expanded its portfolio of luxury, extended stay Marriott Executive Apartments in Shanghai with the opening of the Union Square Shanghai Pudong Marriott Executive Apartments under a management agreement with Shanghai...

Emmy swag bag

Tonight sees the 58th Emmy awards and, as per usual these days, the celebrity presenters will be in for a great selection of goodies. Among them will be a 5-day stay at Old Bahama...

Complimentary limo transfers courtesy of Gulf Air

Gulf Air is enhancing its reputation for good service by offering its first class and business class longhaul passengers complimentary limousine transfers. The service will be available  at Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Dublin, Johannesburg, London...

Phulay Beach Resort and Spa, Krabi, Thailand

The Phulay Beach Resort and Spa in Krabi, Thailand, is to re-open next month after a major  makeover. New features of the 80-room hotel include garden bathtubs and villas with private pools. This dream...

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