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Ride an Elephant in Dana Point at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Babar and friends are marching on over to the beaches of Southern California this fall and taking up residence at the five-star St. Regis Monarch Beach. Elephant Parade®, a ten-week open-air art exhibition, is coming to the U.S. for the first time to raise money for the preservation of the Asian Elephant.... Read More

Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll

Jul 8, 2013

A lush island paradise located in the Maldives, on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, the Dusit Thani is the world’s latest luxury resort blending thai hospitality with the Maldives. Encircled by pristine white sandy beaches, a rich... Read More

Norwegian Coastal Voyage

Jul 2, 2013

Tromsø, Norway, June 2013 – Hurtigruten has announced a series of specially-priced Fly-Voyage packages on their award-winning six- and seven-day Norwegian Coastal Voyage sailings.  Named “The world’s most ... Read More

Turnberry Isle Miami: South Florida's Favorite Destination

Jun 27, 2013

AVENTURA, FL, June 5, 2013 – Turnberry Isle Miami, South Florida’s cherished vacation destination for guests of all ages, introduces a series of new experiential packages showcasing the property’s two 18-hole Raymond ... Read More

Kate Spade Things We Love Carry-On & Stowaway Luggage

Jun 14, 2013

Colorful handles are the giveaway; a brightly patterned interior is the payoff. You're the winner with vintage-style luggage with a modern twist. Made of fiberboard with leather straps. Detachable wash bag. ... Read More

Ultimate James Bond Adventure Experience in Jamaica

Jun 3, 2013

NEW YORK, NY. – May 16, 2013 –Magellan Jets and Island Outpost have announced the Ultimate Bond Adventure Experience to Jamaica.  The package will include private charter through Island Outposts’ preferred private jet ... Read More

Luxe Hotel Presents Springtime Offerings for Weekends of Leisure: Madrid

May 30, 2013

MADRID (May 23, 2013) – Springtime weather brings new options for luxury and leisure in Madrid. With its modern elegant design, 150 luxurious rooms and suites, the five-star ... Read More

Leaders Club Invitational Southern African Safari

May 16, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (May 7, 2013) -- Through a unique partnership between The Leading Hotels of the World and The Shackleton & Selous... Read More

The Ultimate Croatian Epicurean Journey

May 15, 2013

San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2013 – Zicasso.com, an online luxury travel service that matches discerning travelers with the industry's top 10% travel... Read More

Magical Marrkech Morocco

May 7, 2013

MARRKECH, MOROCCO (May 1, 2013) –La Mamounia introduces its first ever signature vintage wine named “Icône”, exclusively produced by and for the legendary hotel to celebrate its 90th ... Read More

Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao: Luxury Packages

Apr 30, 2013

How far away from reality do you want to go when you swim in a hotel swimming pool? At the Holiday Inn Shaghai Pudong Kangqiao, you can swim away to the sky. The hotel has an incredible Cantilever swimming pool in an upper floor of the hotel. As... Read More

Banyan Tree Lang Co: Romantic Getaway Package to Beautiful Vietnam

Apr 26, 2013

LANG CO, VIETNAM (April 18, 2013) – Banyan Tree Lăng Cô, nestled in the... Read More

Oh Canada: Polar Bear Tours

Apr 25, 2013

CHURCHILL, MANITOBA, CANADA – Following closely the arrival of migrating polar bears in far northern Manitoba in October and November are nature lovers who enjoy watching the spectacle. The humans are completely taken by these endlessly ... Read More

Southern Elegance: Planters Inn Charleston, SC

Apr 25, 2013

CHARLESTON, SC, APRIL 18, 2013 – Planters Inn, the 64-room luxury inn located in Charleston’s historic City Market, is celebrating its legendary restaurant, Peninsula Grill and the recent release of its cookbook,... Read More

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: Fairmont Spa

Apr 23, 2013

SONOMA VALLEY, CA April 1, 2013 – After the winter chill is gone but before the summer heat sets in, Willow Stream Spa at The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is inviting guests to freshen up for spring with... Read More

Cruise The South Of France: A-Rosa River Cruise

Apr 18, 2013

A-ROSA River Cruises invites travelers to taste their way through the famous food and wine regions of Burgundy and Provence with TRIO Restaurant of Palm Springs and HEARTY Restaurant of Chicago. Guests will have the opportunity to sample... Read More

Carlton Hotel: Exciting Themed Packages

Apr 17, 2013

Escape to the Carlton hotel’s new themed packages that bring their recently unveiled specialty suites and the hotel’s historic past to life.  Guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in... Read More

Adventurous Summer: Limelight Hotel Aspen

Mar 25, 2013

– The Limelight Hotel in Aspen is gearing up for an adventurous summer filled with wildflowers, mountain vistas and vibrant culture from two very unique mountain towns: Aspen and Crested Butte. ... Read More

Native Eco Villa: Greece

Mar 25, 2013

Looking for an amazing retreat this summer? check out the impressive Native Eco Vila in Santorini - Greece. Located on the rim of the cliff at... Read More

Palazzo Margherita's: Celebrate La Dolce Vita

Mar 19, 2013

Palazzo Margherita, Francis Ford Coppola’s luxurious new property located in the Basilicata region of Italy, is proud to offer unique culinary packages that will immerse guests in Italian culture and authentic epicurean delights. Compliment... Read More

Celebrating The Bay Lights: Illuminated Cruise Package

Mar 14, 2013

Commune Hotels & Resorts, parent company of Joie de Vivre Hotels and Thompson Hotels and a lead corporate sponsor... Read More

St Lucia: The Body Holiday

Mar 13, 2013

Jump and Jive…all June (June 3 – June 29) If you prefer Zumba to the typical gym workout, then The BodyHoliday has designed the vacation for you!  The resort is introducing Jive... Read More

Visit Cape Town And The Winelands: South Africa

Mar 13, 2013

New York, NEW YORK (Feb. 27, 2013) – The custom, luxury, safari travel experts at Extraordinary Journeys (www.ejafrica.com) are combining amazing game-viewing experiences... Read More

Prince De Neufhchatel: Cruise The Aegean In Style

Mar 12, 2013

Explore the Aegean islands in style! Built originally in 1967 in Holland and fully rebuilt in 2007 in Greek shipyards with high attention to details, this yacht combines the brilliance of her kind with the comforts of a modern yacht.... Read More

Ultimate Honeymoon: 14 Day Journey Through India

Mar 7, 2013

Newlyweds looking for a culturally rich honeymoon steeped with historical sights, fine cuisine and relaxation can indulge in Geringer Global Travel’s 14-day “Ultimate Honeymoon” where they journey through India.  This ... Read More

The Statue To Stadium Package: Ritz Carlton New York

Mar 7, 2013

New York, New York March 5, 2013 – With the recent opening of the Barclays Center, travelers and locals alike are pairing their Lower Manhattan experience with a trip to Brooklyn’s new... Read More

3 Day 2 Night Luxury Golf Package: Royal Isabela

Mar 5, 2013

Royal Isabela’s three-day, two-night golf package is available April 17 through Sept. 30, and includes: two nights’ lodging for one or two guests in a beautifully designed, 1500 square foot freestanding... Read More

Entrepreneur Henry Stimler Talks Jezebel, Kosher Dining & His Love For NYC

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

JustLuxe sat down with dashing man-about-town, Henry Stimler in the midst of a chaotic week. For those that do not know of the charismatic Brit, Stimler’s history started as a wee lad who was born, raised and schooled in London. He soon left for Israel where he spent two years, working briefly at the international trading and mining company, Glencore, before... Read More

Nobu Hotel Las Vegas Opens Its Doors

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

For almost 20 years Nobu Matsuhisa has been a name associated with luxury dining. Now the restaurant mogul is attaching his honored name to the first-ever celebrity chef-branded hotel in Las Vegas. The Nobu Hotel accepted its first guests February 4th, following extensive ribbon-cutting... Read More

Travel to Rio de Janeiro for a First-Ever Offering from Crystal Cruises

Feb 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Crystal Cruises, a favorite luxury cruise line for many discerning travelers, is now offering yet another one-of-a-kind adventure. These Boutique Adventures are a way to expose Crystal passengers to exclusive cultural experiences that the ports-of-call have to offer.... Read More

Global Treasures Find a Home Inside The French Quarter's M.S. Rau Antiques

Feb 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

M.S. Rau Antiques, which first opened in 1912, is setting people apart in the New Orleans area and the world over with their unique luxury antiques. The quality antiques include masterpieces by Van Gogh, Renoir, and the Father of... Read More

The Regent Grand Resort Offers Some Killer Views of Crystal Clear Caribbean Waters

Feb 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

The best hotel properties know how to greet their guests with the “wow” factor. The Regent Grand Resort, located on the Turks and Caicos Island of Providenciales, makes a point of impressing each of their guests not once, not twice, but three times. The first time a guest’s eyes widen is when they check in at the front desk. The Regent Grand’s elegant concierge area is awash in blonde marble.... Read More

7 of the Luckiest Places to Visit in Asia

Feb 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

With people like Joan R. Ginther running around Texas winning four (yes, four) multi-million-dollar lotto jackpots, one can’t help but wonder how to get in on the action. So we sought out a few charmed Asian destinations to visit that might just bring the good fortune you're in search of; and if you're really lucky, some once-in-a-lifetime memories to boot. Plus, as the Chinese New Year looms ever-nearer, its a fitting time to see what the propitious Orient has to offer for the year ahead.  ... Read More

The Venetian Unveils 50 of National Geographic's Most Breath-Taking Photographs

Feb 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Spend your Valentine’s Day doing something a little less cliché than dinner and champagne by candlelight. Beginning this February 14th, The Venetian will host the “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” for your viewing pleasure. The exhibition, held at the 6,800 square-foot Imagine Exhibitions Gallery, will offer visitors a peek into the background of the iconic photos that National Geographic has been publishing for 125 years.... Read More

Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year: Touring Chinatowns of North America

Feb 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Chinatowns were initially formed as a place where Chinese immigrants could celebrate their culture, as well as live and work in their communities without discrimination or language barriers. The first one popped up in the U.S. in San Francisco in 1848 and has since become a huge part of the tourism industry in several other cities across the country. The many festivals, colorful shops, and authentic food attract droves of visitors hoping to get a taste of the orient without shipping off to the mainland. With the Chinese New Year just around the corner (February 10), we decided to take a tour of our favorite Chinatowns around the U.S. where the masses will surely be found ringing in the Year of the Snake.... Read More

Five-Star Bahamas Speed Week Retreat at The Cove Atlantis

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The second annual Bahamas Speed Week Revival, which took place recently on Nassau Paradise Island, was a smashing success, ensuring a glorious future for the glamorous event. Legendary British racing driver Sir Stirling Moss presided over the week-long series of competitions, festivities and scenic drives for which $100 million worth of Ferraris, Jaguars, Aston Martins and more were shipped in.... Read More

Find Romance in These Unusual "Hideouts" This Valentine's Day

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

If you are tired of all of those typical luxury hotel “romance packages” including but a few chocolate-covered pieces of fruit and a glass of champagne, you’re probably not alone. These days, most people want a unique and exciting Valentine's Day experience that creates memories to last a lifetime—especially when they are trying to pamper, impress, or connect with the one they love. To help inspire some out-of-the-box romance this February, we found some pretty special, intimate, quirky, and over-the-top "hideouts" around the world. You may just want to disappear together to one of these private and opulent retreats, or find a secluded spot to call your own for years to come.... Read More

Charming Luxury Villa in Sardinia Ready for Romance

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

The streets of Alghero are impossibly postcard-pretty—winding alleyways with cobbled pavements, colorful buildings, and a stunning view of the azure Mediterranean Sea. My husband and I are sipping cocktails alfresco, in one of the many bars lining the old town wall. There's a reason why we picked this spot; the same reason all the seats around us are taken, and that crowds are gathering along the wall overlooking the calm water: the sunset.... Read More

Perfect Your Downward Facing Dog on a Yoga Safari in the Serengeti

Jan 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Extraordinary Journeys is teaming up with ecotourism company Asilia Africa to offer a truly exhilarating, yet relaxing Tanzanian luxury vacation. During their Yoga Safari, you will experience the excitement of sleeping in close proximity to the River Mara, full of violently territorial hippopotamus and sneering crocodiles. Not to worry, twice-daily yoga should bring you back to center. Extraordinary Journeys tailors the yoga portion of your safari to fit your level of expertise, so that even beginners can enjoy a sun salutation or two, welcoming the orb as it blazes up from the Serengeti every morning.... Read More

Family-Friendly Luxury Villa in Sonoma Wine Country | Black Sterling Villa

Jan 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Set on six acres of a working Friesian Horse ranch, Black Sterling Villa overlooks the Sonoma Valley and its sprawling vineyard landscape. The privately gated luxury villa is only seven minutes from downtown Sonoma Plaza and a 30-minute drive from the Golden Gate Bridge, despite its markedly rural setting. The ivy encrusted facade gives it an antiquated and hidden feel, adding to the appeal of this family-friendly, Northern California abode.... Read More

A French Villa So Grand it Could Make Napoleon Jealous

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Located amongst some of the most prestigious vineyards in the French countryside, Château de Varennes is a palatial, 17-bedroom luxury villa, oozing with 18th century elegance. That doesn’t mean that it is antiquated, however. After 300 years of being tucked away as a family heirloom for the aristocratic Truchis family, it has been renovated to include a modern kitchen, twelve bathrooms, designer interiors, and a stunning pool. The While the Chateau is available to rent for professional or personal occasions of all sorts, the grandiose spaces and attentive service will make it feel more like a stay in a five-star hotel.... Read More

8 Indulgent Valentine's Day Packages Over $10,000

Jan 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time of year; whether you are trying to find the perfect gift for the love of your life, or trying to find the love of your life to give a gift to, it’s a turbulent day in most people’s lives. To make things a little easier-in the gift department, a number of luxury hotels are offering incredible romance packages over $10,000 to make sure that your love is expressed to its fullest extent.... Read More

Spring Busker Festival Brings a Bizarre Cast of Characters to Seaport Village

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

There’s just a bit more time left until spring will be upon us and the beautiful 75 and sunny San Diego weather will return. This March, Seaport Village will be holding the Spring Busker Festival—the only festival of its kind in Southern California. What’s a Busker you ask?...... Read More

Air Travel Just Got a Little Easier With Tailored Arrival

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

We all dread the airport—all of those rules and regulations, invasive technology, consolidation of liquids, and of course the hassle of waiting at baggage claim. And you don't even want to think about what happens when they mistake that innocent souvenir for something more menacing. Seattle-based company, Tailored Arrival seeks to change the way we think about luxury travel by taking some stress out of the process.... Read More

Super Bowl XLVII Brings More Than Football to The New Orleans Community

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

New Orleans has been gearing up for months in preparation for Super Bowl XLVII, which the Southern city will be hosting for the tenth time this year. The 2013 game will tie New Orleans with Miami for the most... Read More

San Francisco Hosts The Biggest Chinese New Year Festival Outside of Asia

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

San Francisco is a city of festivals, from art to gay pride the residents of San Francisco are as colorful as the parties they throw. However, one of the most vibrant San Francisco events continues to be... Read More

Explore Chile's Patagonia Sur Reserves on an Exclusive A&K Adventure

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Patagonia Sur Reserves, host of many extraordinary wilderness adventures, welcomes Abercrombie & Kent’s Marco Polo Club this March for an 11-day, all-inclusive luxury vacation through Chile’s dazzling landscapes and culturally rich locations. Travel by land, sea and air, experiencing to the fullest of your ability the country's traditions and natural beauty, without sacrificing the comforts of home.... Read More

Exclusive Interview with Highlife Asia’s Founder and CEO Mark Byrne

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

On a constant search for all that is opulent around the world, JustLuxe came across an opportunity for an exclusive interview with Mark Byrne, founder and CEO of Highlife Asia Concierge & Lifestyle Management. The luxury concierge and lifestyle management company is based out of Shanghai, and offers assistance to affluent clients in their day-to-day lives, as well as for special occasions. Whether it is chartering a private jet, planning the perfect proposal, or merely getting their names on exclusive guest lists, Highlife Asia offers a diverse range of personal and professional services for Asia's elite.... Read More

Get Your Drink On Inside The Palms Casino Resort's Hot New Venues

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Las Vegas Palms Casino Resort is amping up their social factor with the addition of two new venues— Scarlet and SOCIAL. Scarlet, which has been created by 9Group Las Vegas, is opening on the 25th of January and will feature a space that is seductively lit with deep... Read More

Lady Gaga Looks To Buy Gianni Versace's Former Milan Apartment

Jan 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Lady Gaga has a love for all things Italian, from becoming buddies with Italian designer Donatella Versace to rumors of hunting for Italian sperm donors. The latest rumor is that the headline-making performer is looking for a bit of Italian real estate to call home. To be exact, Gaga is reportedly looking to purchase a place near 12 Via Gesu, an apartment inside which Gianni Versace lived and worked out of. Italian magazine Di Tutto is speculating... Read More

When in Tuscany Live as the Medici's Did at Villa Poggio Bartoli

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Villa Poggio Bartoli, like many Italian buildings, is filled to the brim with centuries of torrid stories and intriguing historical elements. First built as a defensive outpost during the rule of the Medici's, the luxury villa later became an elegant country home, famed for its hunting prowess. Though its days of harboring nobility are long past, Poggio Bartoli seems to be frozen in time in its grandest age of elegance.... Read More

Find Out U.S. Presidents' Favorite Foods & Dine Like a White House Resident

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Ever wanted to know the favorite meals of some of our U. S. Presidents? The tale about President Washington and the cherry tree wasn’t all fable— George Washington really did have penchant for cherries as well as fancy, Thursday dinners. Jefferson liked exotic cuisine, especially French dishes and... Read More

Wedding Secrets From Hawaii's Premier Nuptial Resource The Wedding Café

Jan 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Hawaii is a dream luxury wedding destination that seems beyond reach to many people because of its distance, potential hit on the pocketbook, and potential for logistical problems (it’s hard to decide on a minister from 3,000 miles away). Many rely on a hotel’s in-house wedding service or an island-based wedding planner to work out details...but couples in the know start in one place: The Wedding Café, in Ward Warehouse, Honolulu.... Read More

Contemporary Hotel in a Quaint Irish Town | Westport Plaza Hotel

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

What began as a small family bed and breakfast operation in 1972 has now turned into not one, not two, but three hotels in and around the pretty coastal town of Westport in County Mayo, Ireland. All built by members of the Doran clan, the four-star, 87-room Westport Plaza is one of the three, located as it is in the downtown area of this once bustling port, now a thriving tourism center, a short 10-minute drive from the blustery Atlantic Ocean.... Read More

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