The world of travel moves at lightening speed - don't let the latest news pass you by! Keep reading to learn about great deals on Australia's newest luxury train, dining tips from celebrity chefs, and Bangkok's first ALOFT Hotel.
Explore Australia by Rail on The Southern Spirit
Are you thinking of traveling Down Under in the new year? Why not do it in style! Australia’s newest luxury train, The Southern Spirit is offering an early bird promotion to launch it’s first full season. Travelers who book now through March 31, 2012 will receive 20% off their Gold Service reservation—a savings of over $800 per person. The Southern Spirit travels in luxurious style between Adelaide, South Australia and Brisbane, Queensland over six days and five nights. Exploring the path less traveled, the Southern Spirit winds through the Great Dividing Range and along Australia’s Eastern Seaboard. The Southern Spirit offers two classes of elegant accommodations (Platinum and Gold Service) with full-sized bathrooms, plush beds, a welcome reception and personalized service. Similar to cruise ship excursions, the Southern Spirit makes a number of whistle stops along the way, providing guests with the opportunity to explore coastal Australia along their journey. These whistle stop tours, along with gourmet food and beverage experiences on-board, are included in the fare.
Food Travel Month on Gogobot
Don't we all wish that we had a celebrity chef on speed dial to give us restaurant recommendations? Well, Gogobot may be the next best thing. The world's largest social travel site is featuring exclusive travel guides from well known chefs on where to eat and drink in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and more. Get the inside dish from Giada De Laurentiis, Sam Talbot, Marcel Vigneron and an array of Food Network stars, Iron Chef veterans, Top Chef finalists and James Beard Award winners.
Style at a Steal at the ALOFT Hotel in Bangkok
Thailand for the holidays? Stay in style without going broke at the new ALOFT hotel. Scheduled to open December 1, 2011, the ALOFT in Bangkok-Sukhumvit is offering rates starting at $69 USD per night. With loft-inspired design, the hotel will feature 297 rooms, custom amenities by Bliss Spa, free WiFi, and an outdoor swimming pool.