Enjoy a pampering, relaxing spa vacation at this desert oasis retreat. Guests of the hotel are just steps away from Old Town and unlimited shopping options at the Waterfront. You can even head over to the Arizona spring training stadiums to check up on your team (or your team’s competition). Back at the hotel, book a Triple Oxygen Facial or head to the chic pool for a dip.
Volunteers will monitor wildlife like the Arabian oryx, Gordon's wildcat, and other desert species as part of a conservation initiative at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Volunteers will stay in a comfortable field camp and travel to the site by Land Rover and on foot. The trip is from January 15-23 and costs $1,490 per person.
Attend Teddy Bear Tea at The Bristol Lounge restaurant in Boston, held afternoons from December 1–23. Four Seasons delivers hundreds of teddy bears to children in need through local nonprofit organizations and hospitals. Families attending Teddy Bear Tea are invited to place donated teddy bears under the tree.
A Deloitte & Touche survey showed that US households with incomes under $100,000 plan on spending about 12 percent less this holiday season whereas households above that income bracket expect to spend about 3.5 percent more than last year.
Travelers or New Yorkers can also opt to stay at the Plaza with a New Year’s Eve package, which includes accommodations for two in a guestroom or suite for a minimum of two nights, two New Year’s Eve celebrations, $100 food and beverage credit to be used in The Palm Court, The Rose Club or The Champagne Bar and a $200 spa voucher.