Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk Included in the Top Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii

Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk

Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk is ranked No. 5 on the Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Awards 2014’ list of Top Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii. Travel + Leisure readers rated hotels based on the categories of rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food, and value. “We are honored that Travel + Leisure readers have bestowed this prestigious award upon us,” says Scott Ingwers, […]

Vancouver Island’s Wickaninnish Inn Ranked Top Canadian Resort in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 Readers’ Survey

Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2014

The Wickaninnish Inn was named the #1 resort hotel in Canada by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, which announced its 2014 World’s Best Awards today. Situated in Tofino, on Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast, the Wickaninnish Inn, a member of Relais & Chateaux, is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean with an old growth temperate forest as a […]

Beverly Hills Hotels Partner Together to Offer “Fall into Luxury” Hotel Promotion

It’s so cool to see so many great companies, luxury hotels at that, to partner together to put on such a great promotion. According to a post over on the site of the Beverly Hills Courier, a good number of luxury hotels in Beverly Hills (are there any other kind here?) have partnered to put […]

Bid for a Travel Companion on eBay!

Buy Your Own Travel Companion on eBay!

Perhaps you know someone who would love to do a lot of traveling this summer, but really cannot manage all the luggage, transportation and details.  You should tell this about this auction on eBay, where a Bellevue-based entrepreneur has put himself up for auction for the entire month of August.  His suggested tasks during the […]

Travel + Leisure World Votes Crystal Cruises World’s Best Again

Crystal Cruises has once again been voted as World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line in the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards readers’ survey — making the win Crystal’s seventeenth consecutive triumph. The ultra-luxury vacation company is the only cruise line, hotel, or resort to win its category every year since the awards began. Crystal’s […]

Santa Clara to Negotiate Hotel Deal with Joe Montana – led Group


According to an article by Mike Rosenberg over at the Silicon Valley, the City Council in Santa Clara has agreed to negotiate exclusively with a group led by NFL Hall of Famer and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Joe Montana for the rights to build a new hotel/entertainment complex on city land directly across […]

Scuba Dive in the Cook Islands and French Polynesia with Son of Jacques Cousteau for Only $5,395 Per Person


According to an article over at Robb Report, the son of legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, Jean-Michel, will host four different cruises in 2013 aboard a luxury liner called Paul Gauguin.  He will give a series of lectures and go on several dives with guests. For a limited time, prices have been reduced from $10,790to only […]

Mt. Bachelor to Open Back Up for Skiing and Boarding June 29 – July 1


Mt. Bachelor has announced that it will open for skiing and snowboarding Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1, with intermediate and advanced terrain off the summit, snow and weather conditions permitting. The official kick-off for summer activities, including scenic chairlift rides and Sunset Dinners, will remain Friday, July 6.

Everything But Water to Open Resortwear Retail Shop in Bellevue Square Mall

Everything But Water logo

Everything But Water will open its Bellevue Square store in Bellevue on April 21. The newly designed store provides a luxurious, modern, easy-to-shop experience and an exceptional collection of well-curated designer looks – from bikinis and cover ups to sundresses, jewelry and tote bags – for the head-to-sandy-toe resort lifestyle.

A Cruise to Consider: Take the World’s Oldest Registered Passenger Ship on a Cruise Through the Gota Canal

MS Juno World's Oldest Registered Passenger Ship

This morning I am reading about Gavin Bell’s adventure aboard the MS Juno, cruising through the 120 mile long Gota Canal which he wrote about for the The Telegraph.  It turns out that the MS Juno launched in 1874 and is currently the world’s oldest registered ship.  That’s a very interesting fact, I’m not sure […]