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Romantic Vacation Ideas Come Alive at Jumeriah's Burj Al Arab

May 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Jumeirah's Burj Al Arab has recently put its focus into giving couples the ultimate getaway, with the launch of a brand new website showcasing romantic vacation ideas to inspire them when traveling to Dubai.... Read More

Soho House Continues Global Expansion With Five New Openings by 2014

May 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Soho House, the private club with outlets worldwide, has announced the second phase of an expansion plan that calls for five new houses to be opened over the next two years. Soho House was founded in London in 1995, as a private members’ club for those in film, media and creative industries and now has outlets in New York, London, West Hollywood, Berlin, Miami and elsewhere.... Read More

A 17th Century Style Oasis at Ecuador's Hacienda Cusin

May 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

After an exhilarating but exhausting afternoon power shopping my way through the famed Otavalo handicraft market, I couldn't wait to hop a cab for the 10 minute ride back to my “oasis of calm,” the Hacienda Cusin. This restored 400-year-old Ecuadorian estate lies in an enchanted hodge-podge garden setting filled with a riotous display of color from the bauble-bright bougainvillea, roses and orchids, and painted, story-telling murals.... Read More

Westlake Village Inn Brings a Napa Vibe to Southern California

May 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Elise Edwards

Sipping a glass of Cabernet at a vineyard surrounded by mountains and bathed in the sounds of running water is an experience most equate with California’s wine country. Fortunately, a slice of Napa Valley can now be found in Westlake Village, a city 38 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. While in the past the suburb has not been known as a typical vacation spot, the introduction of The Four Seasons and the evolution of the Westlake Village Inn is about to change that reputation.... Read More

Rio de Janeiro Named World's Most Expensive Hotel City

May 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It might come as a surprise to some, but Rio de Janerio was just named the world’s most expensive major city for a hotel stay, according to a new study done by travel booking site Hotel Reservation Service (HRS). From January through March of 2012, the average cost for a night in the Brazilian capital was £192.88 (approx. $300) which is almost a 50% increase from the same three-month time period in 2011.... Read More

Peaceful Privacy at The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn

May 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

This serenely luxuriant inn, all but hidden behind lush landscaping, is the epitome of excellence. While evoking the aura and opulence that once attracted the brightest stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the inn today offers an even greater amenity to its guests: restful, pampered privacy.... Read More

Five-Star Marrakech Hotel an Exotic, Urban Oasis

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

We wind our way around one of the frenetic souks in Marrakech, sun rays beating down on our faces and traders in all directions wanting to tempt us into perusing their wares. My husband and I trek on, past the veiled women selling their henna designs, past the autumnal hued spices, and past the stalls bursting with magnificently decorated plates, glasses and teapots.... Read More

Sleep Beneath the Sea in Futuristic Underwater Hotels

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Deep Ocean Technology, founded in 2010 in the Polish city of Gdynia, is combing modern technology and visionary greatness to create a luxury hotel experience like none other. The groups of innovators behind the company are comprised of engineers and scientists who are making the dream of living underwater a dream-come-true. The mystery of the ocean depths will shortly become the scenic backdrop during a stay at one of the Water Discus submerged hotels and resorts.... Read More

La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel | An Art Lover's Escape in France

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel couldn’t be in a much better location for those wishing to soak up the picturesque, French Atlantic coastal town, La Rochelle. The recently-renovated centuries-old hotel, a former Royal mint in medieval days, lies along a narrow cobblestone street, just 200 yards from the town’s quaint horseshoe-shaped harbor and the many boats bobbing in its waters.... Read More

W New Orleans | Bask in Style in the Big Easy

May 8, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The magic of Mardi Gras, the appeal of Louisiana cuisine and the exhilaration of the sexy nightlife come together in one hotel: W New Orleans.... Read More

Indulgence for the Modern Traveler at Hotel Mira Hong Kong

May 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

For a stylish new hipster hotel, The Mira is surprisingly intimate, comfortable and user friendly. Fresh and smooth after a recent $65 million transformation, Tsimshatsui’s newest luxury lifestyle property is sporting the latest tech-savvy features, a variety of award-winning restaurants, and superb 18,000-square-foot spa and wellness center complete with a 25-meter indoor infinity-edge swimming pool.... Read More

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