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Yanqi Lake Kempinski Makes Its Debut in Beijing With Oval-Shaped Structure

Sep 30, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotels these days are getting pretty creative with their designs. Gone are the days of the traditional structures and carbon-copies of the brand’s other properties. Today’s buildings are just as much a part of the allure of the destination, as the city itself. And Beijing’s newest hotel, Yanqi Lake Kempinski, is no different.... Read More

6 Reasons To Stay at Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard

Sep 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

If you’re heading to Martha's Vineyard, the classic American getaway, consider staying at the historic Harbor View Hotel & Resort. Not only a vacation destination, but also a tradition for many, here are six reasons why you should book a room here on your next trip to the island.... Read More

Iceland's Sleek and Poised ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is for the Design-Loving Traveler

Sep 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Situated less than an hour outside of Iceland's capital city Reykjavik, the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is a four-star property where unique design meets gorgeous landscapes under the beauty of the glowing Northern Lights. On clear evenings, guests can step outside to view the sparkling spectacle, while during the days, rivers, glaciers and mountains stand ready for exploration and activities.... Read More

We Explored the Belvedere Mykonos Hotel Just For You, Here's What it Has to Offer

Sep 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last September I was beachside in Santorini, Greece soaking up the sun with a Mythos beer (and/or a mojito) in hand almost daily. The little island had me swooning from the moment we met and soon a full-fledged love story had grown between us. . Santorini is known as the romantic island of the Greek isles, but having gone with four of my girlfriends, it wasn’t the kind of chocolates-and-roses vacation that it is usually meant to be.... Read More

Mirbeau Inn and Spa: A Quaint Massachusetts Property at The Pinehills

Sep 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Staying at truly unique hotels can transport you to a different time and place, allowing you to forget the real world for a bit. Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills in Plymouth Massachusetts is a great coastal escape 45 minutes south of Boston without the hassle of battling Cape Cod traffic.... Read More

Where Dreams and Reality Collide: Norway's Krystall Hotel to be a Floating Snowflake

Sep 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Possibly straight out of our childhood dreams, the upcoming 86-room Krystall Hotel shaped like a snowflake will be making its way onto the waters of the fjords of Tromsø, Norway come December 2016. Located in the arctic circle, the hotel will be the perfect viewing spot for the Aurora Borealis which can be viewed upward through rooms' glass ceilings.... Read More

Gangety Goenpa Lodge is One of the Kingdom of Bhutan's Hottest Destinations

Sep 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The ancient Kingdom of Bhutan is like a woman that outwardly seems quiet and reserved, but whose eyes glimmer with a sense of adventure and excitement, the kind of person you can’t help but wonder about. You know the type. Bhutan is like this; seductively mysterious with the kind of urging that begs to be noticed, but only if you’re willing to take a closer look.... Read More

3 of Italy's Best Hotels for Avoiding the Crowds While Staying Near Top Attractions

Sep 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Ahhh, Italia! There is a reason Europe’s boot remains one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations; many, many reasons, in fact. From sprawling museums displaying art that spans several millennia to fabulous fashions, incomparable food and wine, dynamic cities and picturesque towns and not to mention friendly people, Italy truly is a traveler’s paradise.... Read More

Experience Luxury Among the Clouds at Western Europe's Tallest Elevated Hotel

Sep 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Claire Bloomfield

With almost every corner of this beautiful property boasting floor-to-ceiling windows providing panoramic views across London, it’s not hard to see why Shangri-La’s debut London property is a hit with guests near and far. Completed in 2012, The Shard stands at 1,016-feet tall, making it Western Europe’s tallest building and Shangri-La at The Shard is the United Kingdom’s first elevated hotel.... Read More

Two Shangri-La Properties to Stay in While Jet-Setting Through Asia

Sep 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Twenty nine is a pretty big number when referring to hotel openings, but Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, the legendary Asian brand started in Singapore in 1971, is opening that many properties within the next three years. At this pace, I surely won't be able to keep up unless I commit to seeing about one hotel a month! The rapid expansion is no less a testament to the Shangri-La's nearly five decade mastery of luxury hospitality the world over. ... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka's Timeless Elegance is Topped Only by the Brand's Giving Nature

Sep 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Ritz-Carlton is on an expansion blitz. By 2017, this global luxury hotel brand plans to open 15 new properties in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Indonesia and Panama. In the last year and a half, eight diverse destinations now tout at least one Ritz-Carlton property: Japan, Israel, China, India, Kazakhstan, Aruba, Puerto Rico and Austria. ... Read More

This London Pool is Really, Really High Up in the Sky

Sep 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Having already broken the record for the highest bar in London, The Shangri-La at The Shard is setting another one with its infinity pool at Gŏng bar. SkyPool, located on the hotel's 52nd floor, is now the highest in Western Europe. Facing west, the 11x4m heated pool offers panoramic views of London from St Paul’s Cathedral on Richmond Street to Westminster Bridge Road. ... Read More

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