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Have You Heard About the Bentley Giveaways at the New Virgin Hotel Chicago?

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

I heard that each night, adorable puppies are delivered to your room before bed along with canteens of hot cocoa at the new Virgin Hotel Chicago. It’s also been said that every 1,000th guest receives a new Bentley as personal thank you from Richard Branson himself. It’s true, I heard it with my own ears. Okay, for those of you doubting me, there’s a slight chance that I could be wrong, unless I’m not (then you’ll really look silly).... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Unveils New Worldwide Olfactory Experiences

Aug 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Delving into the notion that scent is the best trigger of memories, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is unveiling a new program to please the oft-neglected sense. With some of the world's best food, arts and comforts throughout the brand's world-renowned properties, the addition of custom fragrances allow guests an even deeper emotional connection to their travels.... Read More

Beijing Hotel Debuts Suite With the City's Only In-Room Private Pool

Aug 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Inspired by the ultra-modern designs so prevalent in Miami, Éclat Beijing has produced an art deco suite that promises to deliver a summery Floridian experience all year long in the Chinese capital. With striking  features like a white grand piano as well as a '30s-inspired glass and  brass lamps, this independent luxury hotel has created a one-of-a-kind Miami Suite.... Read More

2 Brands for 1: Manila's Raffles & Fairmont Hotel Combine for Ultra-Luxe Property

Aug 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is preparing to host the prominent 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' summit next fall. All of the world's leaders from US President Barack Obama to China’s President Xi Jin-ping are expected to attend. To host such a global event, a city typically needs the appropriate accommodations for the political elite, and thanks to Manila’s newest dual hotel property: Raffles Makati and Fairmont Makati, the city fits the bill.... Read More

JW Marriott Zhengzhou Becomes the Tallest Hotel in Central China

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

In Zhengzhou, the capital of the Henan Province in China, the 60-floor, 918-foot Millennium Royal Plaza towers above the city and stands as the majestic home of the new JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou. Occupying the top levels of the towering structure, this new 416-room hotel offers unparalleled city views and skyscraping accommodations.... Read More

Palace Hotel Tokyo Invites You to Learn about Sake, Sushi & Everything Japanese With Celebrated Personalities

Aug 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Nowadays, affluent travelers are becoming less and less concerned with choosing the very best hotel based on looks, and more interested in booking a property that includes unique experiences with notable personalities. Across the globe, we’re seeing more and more resorts up their standard level of activities by offering exclusive classes and programs that really make them stand out.... Read More

10 Hotels With Private Marinas & Yacht Docking Perks

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The yachting lifestyle offers unparalleled escape from crowds and access to obscure destinations, but often at a tradeoff for other creature comforts. After several days of confinement in close quarters, dining on whatever the ship’s kitchen can offer, and becoming over-familiar with the limited recreation the ship can provide, just about everyone craves a stretch on dry land. In coastal or island destinations, “yachties” are a familiar niche of traveler, and many of the finer private hotels encourage them to dock at the resort marina and avail themselves of guest facilities.... Read More

 
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