GIRLS GETAWAY AT LEBUA
For a short break with all the essentials a girl needs – luxurious accommodation, five-star dining, relaxation and entertainment – Tower Club at lebua Bangkok has a range of packages to ensure an unforgettable girls getaway.
Tower Club at lebua is Bangkok’s place to see and be seen. From its decadent all-suite, multi-room accommodation and attentive service to the glamorous restaurants of the Dome and uber-chic Skybar – this is an ideal location to enjoy a little time out in style.
The ‘Luxury Tower Club’ package includes accommodation in a Tower Club River View Suite, breakfast daily, three-course dinner at Mezzaluna, discounts, transfers and a half day tour of Bangkok. The ‘Stay & relax’ package includes massage and Sky Train tickets.
THE ULTIMATE TIGER NZ TOUR
The tour begins on 11 March 2013 at Cape Kidnappers and includes nine nights’ accommodation across the three properties in Hawke’s Bay, Queenstown and the Bay of Islands, with private jet and helicopter transfers included.
The tour is limited to just four couples and includes a choice of quintessential Kiwi experiences such as quad biking, horse riding, jet boating, sailing and winery tours.
INSIDER ACCESS TO HONG KONG
Hong Kong’s trendsetting, Philippe Starck designed J Plus Boutique Hotel has launched an ‘Insider Access Card’, providing guests with an ‘insider’ ticket to the city. The access card allows hotel guests to enjoy priority admission to Hong Kong’s hottest private members’ clubs as well as special privileges and discounts at hip restaurants, bars, fashion and lifestyle stores, and exclusive spas and salons. The card is presented to guests on check in and is valid throughout their stay at the hotel. J Plus Boutique Hotel was re-launched earlier this year under the new ownership of CSI Properties Limited, the parent company of luxury lifestyle residential developer Couture Homes. The hotel has 56 guest rooms, suites and studios which resemble trendy apartments. The hotel also has a Michelin-star restaurant, The Drawing Room.
RADISSON BLU FIJI INCLUSIVE
Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island has launched its first all-inclusive group package which includes return Air Pacific airfares from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Auckland, return transfers and three nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily. Prices start from AUD995 pp.
Full day delegate packages can be added from AUD45 pp including room hire and catering while additional nightly rates for an extended stay start from AUD168 per room inclusive of breakfast.
The 270-room property has a dedicated meeting room, an executive boardroom, as well as outdoor event locations with island archipelago backgrounds that provide a truly different destination for corporate meetings.
The hotel is also rewarding meetings and event planners with one complimentary room and one complimentary upgrade to a one bedroom suite for every 25 rooms booked. The Radisson Blu Resort Fiji is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
CRUISING FOR CHRISTMAS WITH CRYSTAL
This holiday season, families have two ultra-luxe opportunities to celebrate Christmas and New Year with stylish Crystal Cruises. The award-winning line will offer a brand new 16-day exotic option through Australia and New Zealand aboard the newly redesigned Crystal Symphony, or a 14-day round-trip from Miami stopping at eight Caribbean ports aboard Crystal Serenity. The award-winning ships will be lavishly outfitted creating a nostalgic winter wonderland. Santa Claus will be on hand for any last minute wishes from junior cruisers, along with other specially planned activities. Christmas Day is celebrated with traditional culinary delights, and New Year’s Eve with dinner and champagne countdown. Until 31 August, all inclusive Book Now fares are on sale.
FAMILIES ARE SPECIAL AT ANANTARA
The Maldives’ Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa teaches children about essential coral reef conservation, has a coral nursery, resident marine biologist and glass-bottom kayaks. There are also cooking classes, s’mores on the beach and campfire treats. Their ‘Family Special package’ is valid until 9 January 2013 and includes four nights’ accommodation in a luxurious villa. Families can also choose the Dining by Design occasion, complete with a private chef and butler or ‘grown-up time’ with complimentary babysitting.
SYDNEY’S NEWEST DESIGN HOTEL
QT Hotels & Resorts has announced the latest in its luxury portfolio collection, QT Sydney, will open its doors in September this year.
QT Sydney is the only Sydney hotel to be a member of the exclusive Design Hotels group. The property is set above the State Theatre and old Gowings building on Market & George Streets, and features a completely restored exterior embracing the latest technology, while retaining the historical features of the building. The 200 rooms all have different quirks and nuances adding a sense of intrigue to the guest accommodation.
Other properties currently in the portfolio for QT Hotels and Resorts include the QT Gold Coast and QT Port Douglas, with more hotels flagged to open in the next two years.