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Asilia Africa's Luxury Safari Camp Relocates for the Great Migration in Tanzania

Jul 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Asilia Africa's latest glamping destination offers up an enriching safari that moves with the great migration through Tanzania in an outdoor experience that's embracing luxury living on the open Serengeti. Opened July 1, the Kimondo Migration Camp relocates to offer adventurous travelers the best access to wildlife herds year round. 

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Westgate Resorts Honored Veterans With 1,000 Free Vacations

Nov 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Westgate Resorts celebrated Veteran’s Day in a big way by offering 1,000 free vacations to U.S. military personnel and their families. On November 8, the first 1,000 people to call who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and The War on Terror received a complimentary three-day stay at the company’s recently renovated Florida property, Westgate River Ranch Resort.

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The Game Lodge at The End of The World: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

If you think that taking an African safari might be roughing it, you haven’t taken one with the South African company andBeyond. Sure, you may get a little dusty out in an open land cruiser on the Serengeti, but when you arrive back at camp, and enter your enormous state-of-the art suite bathroom with its mahogany walls, stone floor, Oriental rugs and chandelier over the freestanding bathtub, you’ll be put at ease by seeing that your personal butler has drawn your bath and surrounded your robe and slippers with rose petals.... Read More

$800K African Safari Via Private Plane From Extraordinary Journeys

Jun 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxury bespoke safari company Extraordinary Journeys is offering a 36-day African expedition of a lifetime for four people at a total cost of $810,000. The extravagant experience includes travel via private plane and the exclusive services of renowned private guide Mark Homan, one of the most sought after safari leaders on the continent.... Read More

East Hampton Homeowners Go Glamping For Summer Cash

Jun 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Glamping has become pretty popular over these recent years, particularly among those who would like to fill that camping itch without sacrificing any luxury comforts. While many resorts cater to this kind of vacation, people in East Hampton are taking the glamping idea and applying it to their home turf — bringing in a tidy profit in the process.... Read More

Glamping in Galapagos: Santa Cruz Island's Only Luxury Tent Resort

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Many on the island thought they were crazy. Who, particularly non-native European transplants, would ever build a luxury camp resort in the highlands of the Galapagos? Who would build a resort on a farm with no roads, no water, and no electricity, away from the beaches, far from the docks, and nowhere near tourists?... Read More

Singita Launches The Serengeti House In The Grumeti Reserves

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Grumeti Reserves, a 350,000-acre property in northern Tanzania, is now home to the Singita Serengeti House. The facility is an exclusive-use retreat designed for intimate vacationing for family and friends.

Itineraries, activities and meals are tailor made and tweaked as guests dictate the day-to-day pace and rhythm of their vacation according to their interests and needs. Early morning and late-afternoon game drives may be interspersed with vigorous swims or lazing around the pool with a good book, a game of tennis, a cooking lesson in the private kitchen from the resident chef, spa treatments or mountain biking. Making it up as one goes along is part of the magic of taking up residence at Singita Serengeti House. There is a waterhole right in front of the house, whi... Read More

Luxury Camping at Pet-Friendly The Resort at Paws Up

Feb 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Montana’s premier luxury ranch resort debuts its most luxurious glamping accommodations for Summer 2013, Cliffside Camp at The Resort at Paws Up. Cliffside Camp will feature a dining facility and lounge, as well as six safari-style luxurious tented accommodations ranging from 605 to 977 square feet. Each tent will be privately nestled in groves of the surrounding pine trees. Four tents will feature two-bedrooms with a king bed in one and two twin beds in the other, making them ideal for families.... Read More

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Now Open in Tanzania

Jan 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania is now open for visitors looking to experience wildlife up close and personal. The Lodge is the first Four Seasons in Sub-Saharan Africa, with more properties to follow.... Read More

Fly Free to Montana's The Resort at Paws Up in October

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

It turns out that fall foliage isn't just on the East Coast, it also occurs in Big Sky Country out West. To celebrate, Montana's premier luxury ranch resort, The Resort at Paws Up is offering airfare credits up to $1,000 per person for guests that stay in the month of October 2012. While the leaves turn colors, take the opportunity to engage in Paws Up wilderness adventures like horseback riding, fly fishing on the legendary Blackfoot River, clay shooting, rappelling, ATV touring, and more. Or take it easy with a treatment at Spa Town at Paws Up, a hot tub soak on the deck of your private Big Timber Home, or getting lost in a novel by the stunning stone fireplace. Reservations made by October 8 for travel before October 31 will receive airfare credit and round-trip airport transfers on th... Read More

Glamping & Luxury Safaris in Kenya | Kichwa Tembo Tented Camps

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Glamping has become one of the hottest luxury travel trends over the past few years—up-scale tents nestled into the natural surroundings; eating meals under the stars; getting acquainted with the great outdoors and its indigenous wildlife. Thrill-seekers, families, couples and solo travelers alike have all gotten on board with this new fad. These types of resorts are located on nearly every continent, but if a trip to Africa (and a real safari that doesn't take place at an amusement park) is still on your bucket list, the tented camps of Kichwa Tembo, Kenya are a great place to cross it off.... Read More

Al Maha Resort & Spa Gives Guests an Authentic Dubai Desert Experience

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury resorts in Dubai come in all shapes and sizes—sky-high towers in the heart of the city, expansive properties along the shoreline, and even boutique hotels set amidst lush green palms. However, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa is showing guests a different side of Dubai, away from the bright lights and big city.... Read More

Glamping in Top Travel Destinations Around the World

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  2 Comments

Tree houses, yurts, modified Airstream trailers and other alternative shelters are making a big-city comeback as the “glamour camping” trend moves into urban centers around the world. As to the appeal of urban glamping—well, any child of the city or the suburbs who ever “camped” in the back yard on a summer night can understand.... Read More

Urban Glamping Around the World

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Tree houses, yurts, modified Airstream trailers and other alternative shelters are making a big-city comeback as the “glamour camping” trend moves into urban centers around the world. As to the appeal of urban glamping—well, any child of the city or the suburbs who ever “camped” in the backyard on a summer night can understand. You’re right in the middle of it all: hearing snatches of city noise, grazing on easy-to-replenish food supplies, and sleeping under the stars, in a comfy bed that someone else will make up the next morning.... Read More

Camping Gets a Facelift With Glamorous Tents By Shelter Co

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Remember how fun it was to camp in the great outdoors or even just the backyard when you were a kid? Endeavoring to relive that nostalgia comes a grown-up dose of luxury camping from Shelter Co. Shelter Co. provides fully furnished, European style canvas tents and all necessary amenities, anywhere you want. Group camping trips, weddings, family reunions, corporate... Read More

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