Airlines tapping chefs from luxury hotels to rewrite in-flight menus

Airlines tapping chefs from luxury hotels to rewrite in-flight menus

(Relaxnews) – Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has teamed up with the Mandarin Oriental to create a series of monthly pop-up menus, the latest airline to tap top chefs from luxury hotel chains to rewrite their in-flight dining programs. Passengers flying first class will tuck into dishes prepared by celebrity chefs from across the […]

15.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Islands to visit now before rising sea levels bury them

Islands to visit now before rising sea levels bury them

(Relaxnews) – They’re jewels of the oceans, small paradisiacal islands and atolls that rise up in the middle of the sea often developed for the pleasure of holidaymakers seeking tropical getaways. But they won’t last long. Hyperbole? Not for the scientists who’ve been sounding the alarm for years on the dangers of rising sea levels; […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
Luxury hotel chain launches customizable bed service

Luxury hotel chain launches customizable bed service

(Relaxnews) – In a bid to eliminate the Goldilocks syndrome, guests at the Four Seasons can now customize their bed and pillows to accommodate their sleep preferences. Instead of complaining their bed’s too soft or too hard, guests can order their mattress the way they like at Four Seasons locations across the US, in much […]

05.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
1930s Miami Beach hot spot The Surf Club to get contemporary expansion

1930s Miami Beach hot spot The Surf Club to get contemporary expansion

(Relaxnews) – Miami Beach’s historic party resort The Surf Club is set to get a contemporary revival and expansion, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier & Partners. The 1930s property, which welcomed Winston Churchill as a guest in its heyday, will be developed and managed by luxury brand Four Seasons. The new developments will include the construction […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Photos ·
The best hotels in Europe are found in Turkey

The best hotels in Europe are found in Turkey

(Relaxnews) – A luxury hotel in Turkey which once housed sultans from the Ottoman empire has knocked Parisian landmark Hotel Le Bristol from its perch to be named the best hotel in Europe. The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul was named the leading hotel in Europe in Antalya, Turkey at the World Travel Awards Europe last week, a gala […]

03.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Videos ·
LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

LA prop emporium the go-to spot for Hollywood films

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – A ship’s wheel here, a suitcase there. Pam Elyea walks briskly through the aisles of her cavernous warehouse pointing at antiques she has rented out as props for Hollywood movies. And she rattles off the names of the flicks or TV shows in which her vintage stuff has appeared: “The Artist,” […]

25.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Midnight ‘dream snack bar’ and essential oils part of turndown service

Midnight ‘dream snack bar’ and essential oils part of turndown service

(Relaxnews) – The JW Marriott hotel chain has revamped the traditional turndown service with a program that includes an organic snack bar, essential oils for a relaxing bath, and luxury chocolates to replace the classic mint on the pillow. Designed to help guests relax and rejuvenate while on the road, the Nightly Refresh Program will […]

22.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness ·
Eat at every 3-Michelin-starred restaurant in the world for $275,000

Eat at every 3-Michelin-starred restaurant in the world for $275,000

(Relaxnews) – A luxury, British website has created a once-in-a-lifetime epic travel itinerary that will take one couple to all 109, three-Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, for the cool sum of about $275,000. It’s a six-month culinary odyssey that will take two people to the world’s top dining addresses across 12 countries, including Lung King […]

12.07.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, International Stars ·
Luxury hotel chain launches wine club

Luxury hotel chain launches wine club

(Relaxnews) – Hotel chain JW Marriott is the latest luxury property brand to launch a club for its wine-loving guests which includes home delivery of specially curated bottles and accompanying recipe ideas. The JWM Wine Club is being launched in collaboration with Treasury Wine Estates, a global wine company with an international portfolio of New […]

29.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online ·
Most popular top tier luxury hotel brand online

Most popular top tier luxury hotel brand online

(Relaxnews) – When travelers with deep pockets and expensive taste go online shopping for a room at a luxury hotel, it’s the Four Seasons they turn to most. That’s the conclusion of the World Luxury Index Hotels report, which scoured through more than 133 million searches on top search engines like Google, Bing, Yandex in […]

15.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online ·