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Five-Star Hotel in Ecuador, First and Only to Receive Prestigious Award

Oct 22, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While the quality of tourist facilities varies greatly in Ecuador, there’s no doubt that one of its finest five-star hotels is offering the best in service and accommodations—mostly because they have the awards to prove it. For the second year in a row, Casa Ceibo Boutique Hotel & Spa has been recognized by Ecuador's Ministry of Tourism for helping to promote the country’s tourism and better the experience for travelers. During the ceremony at the San Francisco Plaza in Quito, the luxury resort also took home the Green Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Making this an even bigger achievement is the fact that Casa Ceibo is Ecuador’s first and only five-star resort to be given this recognition for two consecutive years. Since its opening in October 2009, the... Read More

The James Royal Palm Arrives in South Beach in Style

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The James Royal Palm in Miami has arrived in style. It was named “One of the 10 most anticipated openings of 2012” according to Forbes Magazine. The oceanfront property is situated in the heart of South Beach where the scene is always vibrant and full of life. The James Royal Palm Hotel will keep many signature elements of the original architect's design intact.... Read More

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort is a Tropical Oasis on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island | Presented by The Andaman

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: The Andaman a Luxury Collection Resort

Nature lovers looking for a getaway will love The Andaman, Langkawi at the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Flanked by ocean and archipelagos, the unique geography lends itself to no end of photographic opportunities. Explore the natural wonders that surround the green property for a memorable stay.... Read More

Palazzo Manfredi is a Historic Gem in the Heart of Rome

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Surrounded by breathtaking views of Rome including the Coliseum, the Imperial Forum and the Domus Aurea, Palazzo Manfredi is a bastion of timeless elegance for visitors to the ancient city.... Read More

An Authentic Nepali Cultural Experience at Dwarika's Hotel

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Some hotels eventually make history, but few preserve history from centuries past. Dwarika's Hotel is one such place. It’s a treasure trove of Nepal's most intricate and culturally significant architecture and exists both as a mecca of heritage and as a luxurious oasis amidst Nepal's boisterous capital, Kathmandu. Here are a few of the reasons not to miss this property on any escape to Nepal:... Read More

Monastery Turned Luxury Hotel on the Amalfi Coast | Monastero Santa Rosa

Oct 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Melanie Votaw

When you think of a monastery turned into a hotel, you might think Spartan rooms with nothing on the walls, hard mattresses, and cold floors—basically the last place you’d want to be unless you’re a bargain-hunting backpacker. But lately, the trend is to convert these historic properties into luxury hotels that are anything but Spartan.... Read More

Vacant Storefronts Transform Into Hip Urban Hotel Rooms in Vienna

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As Vienna continues to become a top travel destination in Europe, luxury hotel brands are starting to open up properties throughout the city. While developers have been busy locating land to build on, breaking ground and constructing expansive towers, a less flashy, more personal approach to hospitality has found a unique place of its own in town.... Read More

Farm-to-Table at its Finest at New Mexico's Los Poblanos Inn

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

There's a new trend in travel simmering across the States: luxury farm stays. That is, splendid and charming accommodations right on property where grapes and cabbage grow and goats and cows graze. It's dining so close to the farm that you could take your fork, lean out the window, and pluck the berries for the house-made granola. It's rooms so cozy and cared for that every soap, linen, and candle is made just steps away. I couldn't be more pleased.... Read More

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