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Kimpton Opens Fourth Property in South Florida: The Angler's Hotel

Nov 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

In addition to EPIC, Surfcomber, and Vero Beach Hotel and Spa in sunny South Florida, Kimpton Hotels & Resorts has recently introduced its new property, The Angler’s Hotel. The boutique property was first built in 1931, restored in 2007 and reopened under the Kimpton brand on November 21, 2013. Spread out over four separate buildings, the pet-friendly Angler's has 48 rooms, 660 Restaurant serving Nuevo Latin Cuisine, indoor-outdoor meeting space, pool with cabanas, and seven spa suites. In 2014, a project to expand the new space will begin, adding 83 more rooms, a lobby lounge and rooftop pool.... Read More

The London NYC Converts GM's Executive Quarters Into London Residence Suite

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The London NYC has unveiled the newest addition to their Luxury Suite Collection, The London Residence Suite. What used to be the general manager’s executive living quarters is now a 1,400-square-foot apartment designed by renowned architecture and interior design firm David Collins Studio.... Read More

Olympus Real Estate Partners Sets Record in Sale of Calistoga Ranch

Nov 27, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Olympus Real Estate Partners developed Napa Valley’s Calistoga Ranch 10 years ago and just announced its sale on November 20, 2013. As part of this effort, the resort’s marketing team has already sold all of the property’s 22 residential units.... Read More

Napa Valley's Five-Star Calistoga Ranch Acquired by Auberge Resorts

Nov 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Last week, an agreement was made between Auberge Resorts, Adventurous Journeys Capital Parnters, and vintners Bill Foley and Michael Uytengsu to acquire Napa Valley’s award-winning Calistoga Ranch. Auberge has been operating the five-star property since it opened in 2004, which has frequently been named as one of the best resorts in the world and featured on coveted lists by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.... Read More

Own a Piece of the Legendary Lanesborough London at Their Auction This December

Nov 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As the iconic Lanesborough gears up for a refurbishment, it's giving the public a chance to keep a part of its legacy alive by owning a part of the property. From December 9-13, 2013, the hotel will hold an auction with over 3,000 lots featuring period furnishings, artwork and artifacts that have made up the property’s signature 18th century style and sophistication.... Read More

Rosewood Phnom Penh Opening in the Cambodian Capital in 2015

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

A new addition to the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Asian portfolio will be coming to the capital of Cambodia in 2015. Rosewood Phnom Penh will join current high-end offerings from the brand in Beijing, Chongqing, Bangkok, Phuket, Jakarta and Bali. Located in the tallest building in the city, the new property will reside in the top 14 floors of Vattanac Capital Tower One in the center of the business district.... Read More

Adam Lambert to Perform at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Since opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach has been a destination for live entertainment, with such legends as Elvis Presley, the Rat Pack and Lady Gaga gracing its stage over the years. On November 30, 2013, American Idol alum Adam Lambert will be the next star to perform as a part of the hotel’s BleauLive series, which gives guests a weekend stay, concert tickets and a meet and greet with the featured artist. The Miami Beach hot spot is offering guests two Thanksgiving weekend packages starting at $299 a night.... Read More

Two New Triplex Suites at The New York Palace Complete its $140M Renovations

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As if The New York Palace could get any more glamorous, they decided to undergo a $140 million renovation and completed the project this November with the addition of two new specialty triplex suites. The full transformation resulted in a hotel that topped itself with its updates to the lobby, the Towers suites and guestrooms and the addition of new restaurant bars and a 50th street entrance.... Read More

New Head Chef Takes Over Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris' La Cuisine Restaurant

Nov 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Michelin-starred restaurant La Cuisine at Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris recently welcomed a young, new chef into its culinary family. Thirty-year-old Paris native, Hans Zahner began building his resume at an early age, cooking in restaurants in Burgundy and Lyon at 14.... Read More

Westgate Resorts Honored Veterans With 1,000 Free Vacations

Nov 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Westgate Resorts celebrated Veteran’s Day in a big way by offering 1,000 free vacations to U.S. military personnel and their families. On November 8, the first 1,000 people to call who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and The War on Terror received a complimentary three-day stay at the company’s recently renovated Florida property, Westgate River Ranch Resort.... Read More

Fontainebleau Miami Beach Opens Luxury Watch and Jewelry Boutique: Timeless

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Another addition has been made to The Shops at Fontainebleau with the opening of Timeless, a high-end watch and jewelry boutique. The new retail store is located in the Miami Beach hotel’s lobby and sells styles for men and women of all ages with brands including Cartier, Chanel, Kimberly McDonald, Loree Rodkin, Renee Lewis, Vacheron, Patek Philippe and Rolex. ... Read More

The St. Regis New York Opens The King Cole Bar & Salon Under Chef John DeLucie

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Under the direction of renowned chef and restaurateur John DeLucie, The King Cole Bar & Salon opened inside the iconic St. Regis New York on November 4, 2013. Served in a glamorous sophisticated lounge on Fifth Avenue, he debuted a menu of modern classics with his international spin. Chef DeLucie worked closely with the hotel’s Executive Chef Baasim Zafar to develop dishes inspired by their world travels featuring flavors from India, Morocco, the Mediterranean and Japan.... Read More

Hôtel Castel Brando: A 19th Century Mansion in Cap Corse

Nov 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

More a walled Mediterranean-style chateau complex than a classical medieval fortress, Hôtel Castel Brando near the picturesque Cap Corse harbor town of Erbalunga leaves one with the feeling of having stayed in the familiarity of someone’s home.... Read More

Hotel Arts Barcelona's Enoteca Restaurant to Feature Truffle Tasting Menus

Nov 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Hotel Arts Barcelona is giving diners a chance to take full advantage of truffle season and all its delicious possibilities with two different tasting menus at the hotel’s own Enoteca restaurant. The white truffle is grown under oak trees in the Piemonte region of northern Italy. Because they are only harvested in the months October and November, they tend to be the most expensive ingredient for sale during that time.... Read More

 
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