Theme suites can be a mixed bag but the Nine Nations Suites in Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel are meant to be true expressions of some of the world's great nations and cultures. The Nine Nations Suites, several of which were a part of the original hotel—then known as The Cathay Hotel-- when it opened in 1929, were the creation of the founder Sir Victor Sassoon. Sassoon, a businessman from a famous banking family, was a bon vivant who lived in Shanghai and often hosted known figures such as Charlie Chaplin, Bernard Shaw, and Noel Coward, who wrote "Private Lives" while in residence. It was a heady time to live in Shanghai as the city rose to global prominence. The Cathay Hotel was conside... Read More
A new icon, The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami Beach, has arrived. Opening on January 19, 2012, the elegant oceanfront property boasts unwavering taste, anticipatory service and an exclusive location across from the Bal Harbour shops in South Beach. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and miles of quiet beaches, the exclusive island of only 3,300 people is a haven for Florida vacationers.
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‘Secluded hideaway’ may be an understated phrase in describing the location and ambiance of the luxury-hotel-award-winning Lough Eske Solis Castle Hotel & Spa in the heart of one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions.... Read More
Party like a rock star, experience the hottest Casino in the Dominican Republic and sleep in luxury accommodations infused with a legendary rock and roll vibe. With their grand opening in January 2011, The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana has become the first all-inclusive Caribbean hotel and casino property. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana is anything but ordinary, providing the best in thrilling gaming action, exhilarating nightlife and tantalizing culinary options.... Read More