Celebrating luxury travel with Condé Nast


Once again the annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards have been held at a glittering bash in London celebrating all things to do with luxury holidays, where all the most luxurious and best valued hotels, airlines and tourist boards rubbed shoulders and vied for the ultimate accolade in their area.

As ever, awards were presented based on votes cast by the magazine’s own readers, so marks were awarded for all sorts of things, from family friendliness, location and standard to value for money, quality of food and service. More...

September 19, 2011 14:56 by Destinology
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Cape Town Dine Around

If I mentioned Five Flies or Savoy Cabbage I don’t suppose it would inspire you too much but along with Bravado, Magica Roma and Salty Sea Dog to mention but a tiny percent, they form the long list of quality restaurants to be found in and around Cape Town, South Africa


Such is the competition in the area that restaurateurs are being aggressively creative with their marketing in addition to coming up with the goods on the plate.
I’ve had a look at just a few of the menus and can hardly wait to go on a gastro-tour of the region; of course I can also bank on not falling out with my bank manager too as dining out in South Africa is not the sport of kings but superbly affordable.More...

April 21, 2011 16:56 by Destinology
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Car Transfers but not as we know them

 

Throughout the Destinology programme you will find on offer many exclusive transfer options from Seaplanes to Limmo’s, Helicopters to Bentleys but One&Only Cape Town seem to have taken this concept to a whole new level.

A performers car
The addition of the Maybach Zeppelin 62 S (successor to the original 1930’s Maybach Zeppelin) is the epitome of high-end luxury saloon transport and is being built on a 100 worldwide limited edition basis.

Ultimately stylish and elegant it features jaw-dropping capabilities under the bonnet too with a 6.0-litre V12 biturbo power unit further refined by Mercedes-AMG delivering 471 kW/640 hp (+ 28 hp) and an electronically limited peak torque of 1000 Newton metres; it completes the 0 - 100 km/h sprint in 5.1 seconds and has a limited top speed of 250 km/h. More...

August 31, 2010 10:46 by Destinology
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Chat to us; you'll love it!

We all like to chat and get immediate answers to our holiday questions; when we’re in the zone that’s where we want to stay.

If you visit Destinology you will now see a little chat logo as seen in the photo above; clicking through to this instant text messaging will give you contact with our staff who are eagerly waiting to help you.

Since its introduction this week we have seen an increase in general queries many of which we will be able to answer or give recommendations on immediately.

Questions answered yesterday 10th August included: More...

August 10, 2010 17:18 by Destinology
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Another victory for South Africa

I’m not a massive golf fan myself, but a name on many people’s lips right now is that of South African Louis Oosthuizen (try saying that after a few glasses of wine) who recently beat the Birmingham elements to claim the 2010 Open Championship at St. Andrews.

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July 21, 2010 11:44 by Destinology
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