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Capella Pedregal Named #1 Hotel in Cabo San Lucas by Travel + Leisure

Dec 31, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Capella Pedregal has reason to celebrate other than the ball dropping this New Year’s—the property has been named #1 Hotel in Cabo, Mexico by Travel + Leisure for the third year in a row, along with making the “Top 50 Hotels in the World” list. If that wasn’t enough, Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List recognized Capella Pedregal as one of the “World’s Best Beach Hotels.” ... Read More

Feel Like a Local at the New Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Costa Rica

Dec 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Hyatt Hotels Corporation recently announced the opening of Andaz Peninsula Papagayo located in the northwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica. With views overlooking the ocean, forest and the Bay of Culebra, the new property continues the brand’s mission of following the country’s “Pura Vida” concept by offering immersive cultural experiences through local food and one-of-a-kind activities.... Read More

ESPA Arrives at Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

ESPA spas can be found in Ritz-Carlton, Bvlgari, Peninsula and One&Only hotels around the world, as well as in 350 spas in 55 countries. Its newest location will be at Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas. The renowned skincare brand and all-suite resort have teamed up to offer guests a unique spa experience.... Read More

Hotel Chocolat in Boston Debuts Cocoa Bar-Café

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

It’s the holidays, which usually means indulging in tasty chocolates every now and then. And when the season is over, we’ve found a place to enjoy the dark treats year-round in Boston. Meet the Hotel Chocolat, not an actual hotel, but a retail chocoholic’s dream come true. Filled with every sort of chocolate imaginable, the store unveiled their flagship Cocoa Bar-Café last week, complete with private tasting room.... Read More

Casa Velas Boutique Hotel and Ocean Club Debuts Exclusive Handbag Bar

Dec 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Women can now worry less about packing and more about enjoying their vacation with Casa Velas Boutique Hotel and Ocean Club’s newest guest amenity. The “handbag bar” allows ladies to select from seven different purses supplied by luxury brands like Carolina Herrera, Tory Burch and Michael Kors. Once a bag is chosen for a particular evening’s ensemble, the guest simply reserves it and picks it up for a fabulous, and stylish, night on the town.... Read More

Sofitel Opens Two New Hotels in Dubai and Bali This Year

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Sofitel has brought their flair for sophisticated French hospitality to popular destinations all over the world, most recently landing in Dubai and Bali. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa opened its Polynesian-themed hotel in July 2013 and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort—the brand’s first Indonesian property—is set to open on December 20, 2013.... Read More

Anthony Ingham Named Vice President, North America of Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Dec 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide recently announced the news that Anthony Ingham would be named Vice President, North America Brand Management, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Méridien. Along with 13 years of prior luxury brand management experience, he has been busy overseeing the strategic and creative direction of these hospitality groups for the past three years.... Read More

Sunstone Hotel Investors Acquire The Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Dec 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Southern California-based Sunstone Hotel Investors has recently completed a deal to acquire the Hyatt Regency San Francisco for $262.5 million. It is the only Four-Diamond downtown hotel in the city and sits directly on the Embarcadero waterfront, close to a multitude of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Boasting 802 rooms in total, Sunstone paid around $327,600 for each.... Read More

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