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Five-star hotel auctions… everything!

Five-star hotel auctions... everything!

The Howard Hotel in London is waving goodbye to its entire contents later this month.

In a two-day event which will bring together hoteliers and designers as well as members of the public eager to snap up a bargain, the luxury hotel will auction off lots ranging from the sumptuous furnishings of its 189 bedrooms right down to the knives and forks from the once-award-winning restaurant. (more…)

Soft-shoe shuffle

Soft-shoe shuffle

You may glance over your shoulder to check which royal party is following from behind – but, no, this welcoming committee is all for you. It’s the first act in a dramatic tour through the region of Marwar in Rajasthan, which from this month includes two nights at the new Mountbatten Lodge (www.indiasafariclub.com) high in the Aravalli hills near Kumbhalgarh Fort. (more…)

Stay at Ian Fleming’s hideaway

Stay at Ian Fleming’s hideaway

The Jamaican home of author Ian Fleming welcomes Bond fans following an extensive renovation by Island Records mogul Chris Blackwell.

The iconic hideaway, named GoldenEye after the book and film, includes the villa in which Fleming wrote each of the James Bond novels – the desk he sat at still remains in the original building. (more…)

A ‘curious’ addition to Amsterdam’s hotel scene

A ‘curious’ addition to Amsterdam’s hotel scene

A Curious Group of Hotels is set to open its first boutique hotel in Amsterdam this November. With stylish properties in both Britain and Paris already, the Canal House hotel in Amsterdam looks set to be one of its chicest yet. (more…)

Submerged on the South Coast

Submerged on the South Coast

It is true that traditional guidebooks can’t compete with the speed at which information on the internet can be updated. But dog-eared pages, highlighted passages and crinkly spines hold more than just sentimental value – as anyone who has ever found themselves lost and without Wifi knows. (more…)

Sochis new party pad

Sochis new party pad

Opening just in time for the Winter Olympics 2014 – it’s the city’s bright new hotel, designed for apres-luge aperitifs.

Strangely compelling, the Winter Olympics, even for those who aren’t keen on sport. (more…)

Lo-fi luxury in Colorado

Lo-fi luxury in Colorado

To many, the thought of a stay in the wilderness doesn’t immediately conjure up a luxury spa and Championship golf course. While the formula of providing uber-civilisation in a natural setting has certainly worked for the popular Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, the hotel has decided to provide a rustic alternative for those looking for something a little more lo-fi. (more…)

Foodie trip to Portugal is perfect for couples

Foodie trip to Portugal is perfect for couples

One of the Algarve’s leading five-star luxury resorts Vila Vita Parc is offering a new package for couples who enjoy great food and wine.

The three-day trip includes a VIP Champagne reception on arrival and a scenic helicopter ride along the coast. (more…)

The new Ritz-Carlton Hotel honours Shanghai’s art deco scene

The new Ritz-Carlton Hotel honours Shanghai’s art deco scene

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company celebrated the opening of its second hotel in Shanghai yesterday, which has been designed to pay tribute to the Chinese city’s vibrant art deco scene. (more…)

Luxury hotel opens on the dock of the bay

Luxury hotel opens on the dock of the bay

Rhode Island’s newest boutique hotel Forty 1? North – which opened earlier this month – has quickly become one of the country’s premier marine destinations for cool and casual luxury.

The hotel has also paved the way for the revival of the Newport area with its chic and stylish ambiance, which is described as the ultimate modern complement to the historic harbor town. (more…)

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