Updated on December 20, 2018 by Lorraine Loveland Dubai has been put on the map by its sleek, modern architecture, designer shopping, and knack for making the seemingly impossible, possible. This is an ever evolving city, so we’ve put together a collection of Dubai travel tips to make your next trip a breeze. This United Arab Emirates state brings together spas, international cuisine and Middle Eastern culture to create a unique metropolis ranging from mainstream luxury to serious opulence. There are many great places to visit in Dubai, from the towering Burj Khalifa to the city’s creek. Whether you want to bag a designer buy or enjoy thrill seeking adventures, here are some Dubai travel tips for affordable luxury. Table of Contents Affordable luxury travel tips for Dubai 1. Skip airport queues 2. Travel in summer 3. Use your Avios and shop around for summer flight deals 4. Champagne lunch 5. Check official … [Read more...] about 9 Dubai travel tips for affordable luxury travellers
By Paul Johnson on Jan 01, 2019 in A Luxury Travel Blog, Featured, Travel Miscellany Happy New Year! We hope all our readers have had a very Merry Christmas and are looking forward to the year ahead. We also want to thank you for your past support and take this opportunity to share with you some of our plans for the site for the year ahead. 2019 is set to be a big year for A Luxury Travel Blog and we’d like to tell you just some of the things that we have in the pipeline. We’d also like to hear from you, our readers and followers, about what changes you would like to see on the site. Do you wish to hear more about certain destinations? Would you like to see more of a personal feel to the blog? Would you like us to focus more on higher end luxury or on more affordable luxury? Are there any new regular features you’d like to see us introduce such as the luxury travel news round-ups we started last year? Whatever it is you’d like to see more of, or done … [Read more...] about 10 good intentions for A Luxury Travel Blog in 2019… plus your suggestions, please!
Friday newsletters always feature travel contests, tips, series, or news. Today (December 28, 2018): December 2018 luxury travel news. Every last Friday of the month, you can read my news round-up of what’s happening in the world of luxury travel. In this issue: Emirates unveils new Real Madrid A380 decal Hyatt announces plans for Andaz hotel in Dubai Ryanair takes delivery of its last Boeing 737-800 LVMH acquires the Belmond Hotel Group Royal Air Maroc will join Oneworld Royal Air Maroc introduces new B787 Business Class Rosewood will open a Tapei property in 2024 W Hotels opens a Costa Rica resort Malaysia Airlines launches Business Suite Marriott opens a Luxury Collection hotel in Paris 1. Emirates unveils new Real Madrid A380 decal Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and a main sponsor of Spanish football club Real Madrid, unveiled a new spectacular decal featuring action images of some of the club’s top … [Read more...] about Travel news: this month (December 2018) in luxury travel
By Paul Johnson on Dec 25, 2018 in A Luxury Travel Blog, Featured, Travel Miscellany With the New Year just around the corner, we thought we’d celebrate yet another successful year for A Luxury Travel Blog (we are now entering our 14th year of running the blog!) by looking back on the past 12 months and sharing with you our 18 most popular stories from 2018. These are the most popular posts from the past year that were also published in 2018 (much of our older content pre-dating this period still ranks well in the search engines and gets a lot of traffic but has been excluded from this summary). We hope you enjoy this quick re-cap on our most viewed posts this year and look forward to bring you lots more great content in 2019. Finally, we’d like to thank all our loyal readers by wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Stay tuned for more exciting developments… #18 5 nights of luxury in the Maldives, with two nights in Dubai ‘thrown in’! … [Read more...] about 18 of the most-read luxury travel stories of 2018
HOME » LIFESTYLE » 2018 Holiday Gift Guide For Luxury Travelers December is finally upon us! Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but if you are anything like me, you have barely scratched the surface with your Christmas shopping. Hopefully this gift guide will provide you, or a luxury travel lover in your life, with some beautiful and useful products. HP Sprocket Photo Portable Printer For me, half the fun of traveling is coming home to go through all of the photos and memories from my trip. As much as I like sharing my vacation snaps on social media, it’s just as nice to have hard copies! This portable printer is about the size of a cell phone and can instantly print photos from your phone or tablet. Find out at the end of this post how to win one! SteamLine Luggage Carry On Suitcase A suitcase is obviously essential for any trip. But do yourself a favor and get something stylish and durable for any adventure. You’ve probably seen these … [Read more...] about 2018 Holiday Gift Guide For Luxury Travelers