January 2015
Contact: Arnelle Kendall
Telephone: (561) 330-0850
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Spreads Love Around the World
Private romantic in-room dinner served on the balcony of the Presidential Suite at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Whether you are in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Palm Beach or South Africa this Valentine’s DayThe Red Carnation Hotel Collection has the perfect romantic rendezvous for you and your sweetheart. From romantic turndowns, complete with rose petals, to private chocolate fountains, these decadent packages are certain to spark passionate flames while celebrating your love in unbridled luxury.London is a captivating city, with a wealth of history, entertainment, shopping and adventure. The six London-based Red Carnation Hotels are all located in desirable central locations, with close proximity to key attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, The British Museum and The Royal Albert Hall. Each hotel has its own unique character and charm, attentive service and local knowledge and expertise.The Milestone Hotel directly overlooks Kensington Palace and Gardens, is close to the Royal Albert Hall and museums and just minutes from the finest shopping in Knightsbridge.

’41’ Hotel is an intimate gem hidden away from the hustle and bustle, overlooking Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews, close to the Royal Parks and ideal for London’s finest sights and theaters.

The Egerton House Hotel is an elegant town house that occupies a quiet street within a short walk of the V&A, Natural History Museum and the fashionable shopping areas of Knightsbridge and Sloane Street.

The Chesterfield Mayfair stands graciously in the heart of Mayfair and Berkeley Square between Piccadilly, Bond Street and Oxford Street.

The Montague on the Gardens is a delightful haven of peace and luxury in the bustling heart of quaint Bloomsbury, a short walk from the British Museum.

The Rubens at the Palace is a fine British establishment in one of London’s prime locations, neighboring Buckingham Palace, while overlooking the Royal Mews. This breathtaking property is also is within easy walking distance of the Royal Parks, Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament and the West End.

Dorset is one of Britain’s best kept secrets, full of adventures and attractions, discoveries and delights. So if you like stunning views, rewarding walks, fascinating discoveries, great beaches and some of the best food and drink anywhere in the world, Dorset is definitely for you! You’ll be amazed at how much there is to see and do!
Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa is set amongst the most breathtaking grounds and gardens. This 18th century country hotel designed by Thomas Hardy is a secluded escape, ideal for exploring the unspoiled delights of Hardy’s Wessex.

The island of Guernsey may not be heaven – but you can see it from there! Gorgeous beaches, stunning cliff-top walks, a wonderfully relaxed way of life, a wealth of history and heritage, seafood and dairy products that are the envy of the world… it’s hard to think of anywhere more seductively attractive.
The Old Government House Hotel and Spa is a historic hotel in the Channel Islands, impeccably restored, and stands nobly above St. Peter Port close to the town’s superb shopping and historic harbor.

The Duke of Richmond is perfectly located in St. Peter Port. This stylish and newly refurbished hotel overlooks a quiet park and offers sweeping views over the harbor and neighboring Channel Islands. Just a short walk from the nearby shopping area and finance district, it’s the ideal base for both the business guest and holiday visit alike.

Set at the end of a crystal clear lake, and surrounded by glistening Alpine peaks, Geneva is one of the most attractive destinations imaginable. The boutiques are outstanding, it’s only about an hour from some of the world’s most desirable skiing resorts and the surroundings in summer are a delight for walkers, golfers, climbers and sailors.

Hotel d’Angleterre dates from 1872 and is acknowledged as Geneva’s best boutique hotel. This landmark is a magnificent jewel overlooking Lake Léman with spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks of Mont-Blanc.

Palm Beach has it all – 47 miles of gorgeous beaches, a shopping boulevard to rival the best in Worth Avenue, more golf courses than you can shake a putter at, a wealth of culture and entertainment as well as a year-round climate that’s hard to beat.
The Chesterfield Palm Beach is a glorious boutique hotel in the chic, dynamic heart of Palm Beach, steps from Worth Avenue and a short stroll from the white sandy beaches.

South Africa is consistently voted one of the world’s most popular destinations – and for good reason. It combines stunning scenery with a vibrantly diverse culture and an extraordinary variety of wildlife with a host of exhilarating opportunities for adventure.
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is a natural sanctuary of secluded luxury nestled at the edge of the Twelve Apostles Mountain range and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Within easy reach of Cape Town’s vibrant heartbeat, five minutes from the idyllic beaches of Camps Bay and 15 minutes from the V&A Waterfront.

The Oyster Box stands majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious seashore, overlooking the iconic lighthouse and Indian Ocean, with direct beach access. 15 minutes from Durban’s center and international airport, offering easy access to KwaZulu-Natal’s finest attractions.

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is the ultimate wilderness escape to rest, heal and discover wide open plains, abundant flora and fauna and mystical rock formations. A malaria-free haven nestled in the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, 168 miles from Cape Town.

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About The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is an award-winning collection of five- and four-star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Palm Beach, South Africa and Ireland. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities central to the Red Carnation’s ethos that win them so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.

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About The TreadRight Foundation
At The Red Carnation Hotel Collection and parent company The Travel Corporation, we understand that travel matters; it allows us to explore the world and gain a deeper understanding of each destination, its history and culture, through enriching experiences. We also recognize that it is our responsibility to help protect the places we visit and take care of the world around us.

Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant and preserved for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has donated more than USD 2.5 million to sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is proud to be active founder and supporter of TreadRight’s projects and work. Go to to learn more.

TreadRight’s guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities. We encourage each of our partners to use this principle to guide all of their actions, whether at our regional offices or when taking guests around the world. By providing grants to organizations that encourage sustainability in different destinations, we hope to maintain the natural attractions across the world that defines each unique region. Foundation priorities are set by the Steering Committee, which includes sustainability leaders like Céline Cousteau and Costas Christ.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at

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