Palm Springs

A glamorous desert escape in the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs has been a magnet for Hollywood film stars and other celebrities since the 1920s. Among those who bought homes there were Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Cary Grant and George Hamilton. Others including Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor were frequent visitors while Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned there. Palm Springs even has its own Walk of Stars downtown, honouring famous visitors and residents. The Palm Springs International Film Festival each January attracts today’s stars.

The city is a luxurious leisure hotspot boasting luxury resorts, high class shopping and more than 120 golf courses. Popular with artists since the 1800s, it also has many galleries. Beyond Palm Springs are oases in the Coachella Valley Preserve and Indian Canyons.

New York to Toronto – 2015 (Smith)

I have just returned from a tailor made holiday made possible by Jeannette Dembrey. This was the first time I had ever organised such a major holiday and as it was a gift for my children after my retirement it was really important to get things right. I went to quite a few agencies but Jeannette was way better than any of the people who I spoke to. She was so professional and wanted me to get the best from the money I could afford. The holiday was absolutely amazing and everything went like clockwork. Jeannette had thought of everything even the connections between places and the things we would do in each town. We stayed in 6 hotels altogether starting in New York and ending in Toronto. I am amazed at how smoothly it went. Even my son who has travelled all over the world was impressed with the way things had been organised. I cannot praise Jeannette enough for her professionalism. Thank you Jeannette. I would recommend you to anyone with the satisfaction of knowing that you did an amazing job. Thank you.

J Smith - Travelled New York to Toronto