There are accommodations in every price range, offering every level of inclusion or abandon, at nearly every destination around the world. What makes a hotel stay outstanding instead of just good and fine is the level of attention to detail. At a macro level, these standout details are things like over-sized towels, spacious and uncluttered rooms, great wine and food, a multitude of amenities and, of course, an unbeatable location.... Read More
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is rolling out its new JWM Wine Club for VIP guests. The gourmand-centric collaboration is a joint effort with Treasury Wine Estates. The purpose of the exclusive club is to add value to the experience for JW Marriott guests, complementing their passion for the grape with in-home tasting experiences. Many of the varietals come from several of California's most awarded luxury estates.... Read More
While bound by the commonality of their rich heritage, culturally and linguistically, the countries of Scandinavia—Denmark, Norway and Sweden—each offer unique sights and sounds for travelers (Though some debate the inclusion of Finland and Iceland, we’re simply going with the historical context, rather than strictly geographical). With so much to see and do, it’s important to find the right accommodations in order to explore the area’s famous landmarks in the height of luxury. Here are six of our favorite Scandinavian hotels from which to take in these alluring countries and their capital cities.... Read More
Nothing quite says “summer” like going for a nice relaxing swim. But with these hotel pools, don't be too quick to jump in. Making a splash for their unique take on the classic swimming pool, from gravity-defying swim spots set atop skyscrapers to illusive infinity pools, prepare your inner daredevil for a dive as this list dips into some of the world's most insane hotel watering holes that are sure to keep you on your toes.... Read More
Way up in the deep north woods of Maine lies a magical place where the state’s natural splendor and beauty abounds. It’s where stressed out travelers (and even celebrities) come to find solace and an escape from their hectic routines.
After a near six-hour trek from Boston, we finally arrived at The Lodge at Moosehead Lake. We walked up to the massive front door and were quickly greeted by friendly innkeeper Linda Bortis, who runs the property along with her husband Dennis.... Read More
Multi-colored villas boasting large verandas with dipping pools; wicker chairs and soft lounge seating; lush vegetation and melliferous flowers; palm tree branches bowing elegantly over a small lagoon—this is the essence of Eden Roc at Cap Cana, a tranquil retreat on the far east coast of the Dominican Republic.
Not just catering to individuals and families seeking a self-contained holiday, Eden Roc also boasts meeting and event space, suitable for destination weddings or corporate functions.... Read More