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Fabulous holidays and short breaks auctioned for a good cause

England rugby player Tom Palmer has contacted me to say he is running an online auction, which includes a number of luxury holiday lots, to raise funds to help finance his close friend’s brain tumour treatment. The star lots are week-long holidays in 3 bedroom, pool villas at the 5 star resorts of Karma [...]

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Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal…

Luxury holidays from Carrier
Explore Mexico’s Riviera Maya
Stylish European cruises from Silversea
Heaven on the Algarve at the Hotel Quinta do Lago

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The top five destinations in the French Riviera

France is a great destination for a luxury holiday, whether you choose to stay at a resort or in one of the many beautiful villas, apartments and buildings. There are several destinations in France that offer a variety of luxury holiday options.  Often referred to as the French Riviera, the Cote d’Azur is one such [...]

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New luxury family holiday brochure from Carrier

Luxury tour operator Carrier has launched a new luxury family holiday brochure for the 2012 season and, what’s more, any family booking with them before the end of this month will enjoy the benefit of at least one of their children staying for free. Luxury Family Escapes 2012 includes a hand-picked selection of some of [...]

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Family-friendly five star luxury in Portugal

A visit to Portugal’s most south-westerly point takes you to the unspoilt land of Sagres. This small village, spread across the cliff-tops, played a significant role in Portugal’s colonial conquests of the 15th Century. Today, it is no more than a sleepy fishing village, its brilliant white houses wrapped around a charming square above the [...]

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Euro 2012 in Dubai

Dubai might not be the first place that springs to mind when thinking of great places to watch the football this summer – it’s possibly more likely that you might want to go there to escape it!  However, football is catching on in the Middle East. Make no mistake about that.
Abu Dhabi’s Royal family own [...]

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LuxuryPRGal: Well deserved! RT @LasVentanasCabo We are honored to be in 2012 #CelebratedLiving Platinum #Hotels List http://t.co/te99z2Wi #luxury #tra…

Well deserved! RT @LasVentanasCabo We are honored to be in 2012 #CelebratedLiving Platinum #Hotels List http://t.co/te99z2Wi #luxury #travel

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5 things you need to know about playing golf in Bermuda

Sweeping ocean views, verdant fairways, beautiful landscapes and recognised as some of the best in the world, Bermuda’s golf courses have long been enticing golfing enthusiasts.
Each of Bermuda’s nine golf courses (a whopping amount for such a small island – only 21 miles square) have been designed by some of the top names in golf [...]

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Luxuo: Cycling comes to Morgans’ luxury hotels http://t.co/GXwcxAa1 [Best Of The Best 2011] @morganshotels #hotel #hotels…

Cycling comes to Morgans’ luxury hotels http://t.co/GXwcxAa1 [Best Of The Best 2011] @morganshotels #hotel #hotels

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A little bit of luxury in Cornwall

If you are looking for a little bit of luxury, forget the myth that you need to jet off to distant shores to find it. Right here in Cornwall there are many fabulous luxury spots where you can truly relax in style. And the good news is there are many benefits to this as well – you’ll avoid long [...]

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Luxury on the sophisticated Isle of Gozo

If you are thinking luxury while you are thinking vacation, look no further than the little island of Gozo. This island belongs to the country of Malta, offers unbelievable sights, and sounds with a backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea. With its scenic hills, quaint villages, gorgeous views of the Mediterranean Sea, Gozo offers all this [...]

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LuxuryPRGal: #Luxury #Travel: Six #Hotels To Spot The Rich And Famous http://t.co/R8RJKd3g via @gadling {I would also add @BevHillsHotel @FSLosAngeles…

#Luxury #Travel: Six #Hotels To Spot The Rich And Famous http://t.co/R8RJKd3g via @gadling {I would also add @BevHillsHotel @FSLosAngeles}

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LuxuryLink: Extraordinary #vacations. Exceptional prices. Save up to 65% on the world’s best #luxury #hotels & resorts. http://t.co/7VRpxcMQ #…

Extraordinary #vacations. Exceptional prices. Save up to 65% on the world’s best #luxury #hotels & resorts. http://t.co/7VRpxcMQ #TT

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LUXURY4MEN: Inside Dubai’s Burj al Arab 7 Star Luxury Hotel -> http://t.co/VN1obwM9 #hotels #luxury #luxury4men #travel #Dubai…

Inside Dubai’s Burj al Arab 7 Star Luxury Hotel -> http://t.co/VN1obwM9 #hotels #luxury #luxury4men #travel #Dubai

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LuxuryPRGal: Don’t understand how some #hotels still use Flash for photo galleries on their sites. Anyone (everyone) on mobile device can’t see anythi…

Don’t understand how some #hotels still use Flash for photo galleries on their sites. Anyone (everyone) on mobile device can’t see anything.

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3 choice picks from the Condé Nast Hot List 2012

Condé Nast Traveller have announced their Hot List for 2012 with the latest annual batch of fabulous worldwide hotels getting some coveted recognition. The publication is one of the most influential and widely read in the luxury travel industry – and from our perspective it’s nice to see some of our personal favourites taking pride of [...]

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A different Amsterdam – historical heaven at Hotel 717

Amsterdam. The very mention of the Dutch capital conjures so many different images for many different people, a vast majority will no doubt involve illicit substances or other unsavoury activities. However, this view of Amsterdam is only a small part of what makes it one of the most illustrious cities of Europe.
Amsterdam has one of [...]

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Luxuo: Stay like a star in Cannes, France #hotels #hotel http://t.co/LYQGDykM…

Stay like a star in Cannes, France #hotels #hotel http://t.co/LYQGDykM

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Luxuo: Cannes film festival: Key numbers from the most prestigious #hotels on the Croisette http://t.co/MOa15N06…

Cannes film festival: Key numbers from the most prestigious #hotels on the Croisette http://t.co/MOa15N06

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Pursuitist: Love these new spots! RT @LuxeTiffany: It List: The Best New Hotels 2012 http://t.co/8bVoCQTY @TravlandLeisure #luxury #travel #hotels #sp…

Love these new spots! RT @LuxeTiffany: It List: The Best New Hotels 2012 http://t.co/8bVoCQTY @TravlandLeisure #luxury #travel #hotels #spas

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TrumpCollection: RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7h…

RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7hc

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TrumpCollection: RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7h…

RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7hc

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TrumpCollection: RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7h…

RT @trumpsoho: The sun is starting to come out – t-minus 21 days till Bar d’Eau opens #NYC #Hotels #Rooftop #pool http://t.co/BcMia7hc

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InterContinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland: the world’s lowest high-rise hotel?

As competition around the world continues for the world’s tallest tower, architects and engineers in China have taken on a new approach and are building in the opposite direction.  Dubbed as Shanghai’s first ‘groundscraper’, construction has begun on the 19-story InterContinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland. This 380-room luxury hotel will be built almost entirely below the [...]

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Amsterdam’s ultimate luxury list

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most charming cities. Famed for its amazing 17th Century architecture with UNESCO status, romantic canals, stunning art and easy going lifestyle, it attracts A-list celebs and bon vivants from all over the world, to indulge the hottest places-to-be and a posh lifestyle. So: where to sleep, relax, eat, shop, revive and drink in [...]

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LuxuryPRGal: Asian #Hotels Raising #Luxury Care to ‘Staggering’ Levels http://t.co/Zs2l4jvJ…

Asian #Hotels Raising #Luxury Care to ‘Staggering’ Levels http://t.co/Zs2l4jvJ

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Luxury spa experiences in the Riviera Maya

The luxury spa industry has experienced an incredible growth in Mexico during the last decade. According to the Spa Latin American Association, the spa industry in Mexico has registered a 25% annual growth since 2007. Several destinations such as Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas offer state-of-the-art spa resorts.
But one destination that is considered [...]

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Luxury spa experiences in the Riviera Maya

The luxury spa industry has experienced an incredible growth in Mexico during the last decade. According to the Spa Latin American Association, the spa industry in Mexico has registered a 25% annual growth since 2007. Several destinations such as Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas offer state-of-the-art spa resorts.
But one destination that is considered [...]

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LuxuryLink: Looking for a great #travel deal? Look no further than Luxury Link’s list of #hotels & #resorts under $250/night: http://t.co/VbEcfXNA…

Looking for a great #travel deal? Look no further than Luxury Link’s list of #hotels & #resorts under $250/night: http://t.co/VbEcfXNA

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LuxuryPRGal: Condé Nast Traveler picks world’s hottest new #hotels http://t.co/lGBwIzOd #travel…

Condé Nast Traveler picks world’s hottest new #hotels http://t.co/lGBwIzOd #travel

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LuxuryPRGal: My girl @GailSimmons’ Favorite #Hotels from Tennessee to #Vietnam – I’m at the Nam Hai now! http://t.co/JWA3UFFM @anniefitz for @forbes…

My girl @GailSimmons‘ Favorite #Hotels from Tennessee to #Vietnam – I’m at the Nam Hai now! http://t.co/JWA3UFFM @anniefitz for @forbes

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Luxuo: The Best New #Hotels of 2012 http://t.co/Lj5f9BH9…

The Best New #Hotels of 2012 http://t.co/Lj5f9BH9

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Special feature: Aldemar Royal Mare, Hersonissos, Crete

When we arrived at Heraklion Airport one evening last October, our driver told us that it had rained on Crete for the last four days. We had visited at this time of year on several occasions now, though, and always found it to be a very palatable climate – warm enough to be in shorts [...]

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Luxuo: The World’s Strangest Hotel Jobs #hotel #hotels http://t.co/JPAZbO1i…

The World’s Strangest Hotel Jobs #hotel #hotels http://t.co/JPAZbO1i

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Luxuo: Intercontinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland #hotel #hotels http://t.co/eJESE2Sx…

Intercontinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland #hotel #hotels http://t.co/eJESE2Sx

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LUXURY4MEN: Majestic Palais Namaskar Hotel in #Morocco -> http://t.co/pdJ9vJU6 #hotels #travel #PalaisNamaskar…

Majestic Palais Namaskar Hotel in #Morocco -> http://t.co/pdJ9vJU6 #hotels #travel #PalaisNamaskar

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5 non-mainstream UK city hotel stays, all ranked #1 on TripAdvisor

So many of us will have sampled the delights of New York, Paris, Rome – leaving the UK somewhat overlooked, particularly beyond the bright lights of London or Edinburgh at festival time.
Here are five ideas for places to stay that have been ranked #1 on TripAdvisor in their cities, all of which are destinations you [...]

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Luxuo: W Hotels Plans for the Namaste Tower http://t.co/cvBBWO6I #hotel #hotels…

W Hotels Plans for the Namaste Tower http://t.co/cvBBWO6I #hotel #hotels

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April in Apulia, Italy – the top 5 reasons to visit

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Puglia (or Apulia as it is known in English). Although yet to be discovered by the masses, the main attractions of this charming region of southern Italy can still get extremely busy in the height of the season and are best enjoyed earlier in the year. The [...]

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April in Apulia, Italy – the top 5 reasons to visit

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Puglia (or Apulia as it is known in English). Although yet to be discovered by the masses, the main attractions of this charming region of southern Italy can still get extremely busy in the height of the season and are best enjoyed earlier in the year. The [...]

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5 of the best luxury activities in Scotland

Being home to some of the most stunning scenery in the world, Scotland is always been prime location for the pleasure seeker looking for the best getaway. Just in case you were looking to inspiration, here are five top activities for those looking for luxury with Scottish flavour.
1. Golf
Golf, every bit as Scottish as tossing [...]

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5 decadent reasons to visit Zurich

Zurich is known for banking, watches and a rather serious population that works hard. Yet, there is more to Zurich than pin-strip suits and trains that run on time. Zurich is a gracious city with many delightful nooks and crannies to explore. Like secret treasures, decadent pleasures can be found throughout Zurich. Next time, stay [...]

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LuxTravelBible: LUXURY HOTELS: @ArtSeriesHotels The Olsen, Melbourne, Australia… http://t.co/jKAOXznv – ‘clever, classy and cool’ #hotels #luxury #t…

LUXURY HOTELS: @ArtSeriesHotels The Olsen, Melbourne, Australia… http://t.co/jKAOXznv – ‘clever, classy and cool’ #hotels #luxury #travel

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LuxTravelBible: LUXURY HOTELS: @ArtSeriesHotels The Olsen, Melbourne, Australia … http://t.co/jKAOXznv #hotels #luxury #travel…

LUXURY HOTELS: @ArtSeriesHotels The Olsen, Melbourne, Australia … http://t.co/jKAOXznv #hotels #luxury #travel

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Luxuo: Four hotel chains named most ethical http://t.co/ryZdZ6Jm #hotel #hotels…

Four hotel chains named most ethical http://t.co/ryZdZ6Jm #hotel #hotels

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