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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel's Newly Renovated Guestrooms

Apr 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Ever wonder what it takes to renovate a guestroom at a luxury hotel? A time-lapse camera captured the action on film when the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando underwent a dramatic $14 million transformation to turn the property into a... Read More

Health and Wellness Center Comes to Sofitel Philippine Plaza

Apr 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As French luxury brand Sofitel continues its expansion into Asian markets, the Sofitel Philippine Plaza has gone one step further by offering the first health and wellness treatment center located inside a hotel in Asia. With medical... Read More

W Hotel Delhi NCR Opening May 2017

Apr 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

India’s most up-and-coming commercial center is about to get a little more luxe when the W Delhi NCR opens in 2017. The hip hotel is set to become an integral part of the area's culture, offering residents and visitors the chance to indulge in spa... Read More

The Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island Reveals Multi-Million Dollar Makeover

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The next time you check into The Hilton San Diego Airport, you will be in for a pleasant surprise. The 211-room property has officially completed its multi-million dollar renovation project, including guestrooms. Guestrooms now have entirely new... Read More

Carly Rae Jespen Performs at Fontainebleau's Bleau Live Event

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Fontainebleau has a long history of bringing Hollywood to the East Coast and the luxury resort is carrying on the tradition with the announcement of a Mother's Day weekend celebration featuring Carly Rae Jespen May 10, as part of the resort's... Read More

Spring Travel Packages From Dorchester Collection Hotels

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Wherever you go around the world on your vacation this summer, The Dorchester Collection has a package for you in destinations that include London, Paris, Milan, Geneva and Los Angeles. Head to The Dorchester in London for "Laurent-Perrier Floral... Read More

Eat Healthy on Vacation With Omni Hotels & Resorts New Menus

Apr 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

It can be next to impossible to stick to a healthy diet while you're traveling. Luckily, Omni Hotels & Resorts have created a new menu with input from The Biggest Loser's Chef Cheryl Forberg to give travelers the ability to eat healthy, even... Read More

Luxury Hotel in Finland Puts on Design Contest

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at hotel design? Klaus K Helsinki made hotel design a democratic process by offering a Facebook contest to designers wanting to create the luxury hotel's lobby. Called the Klaus K Living Room, entries were... Read More

Luxury Hotel in Tokyo Receives Travel + Leisure Award

Apr 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Travel + Leisure magazine has recognized the Palace Hotel Tokyo in Marunouchi in its ‘Best Hotel, 100 or More Rooms’ in its annual Design Awards. The magazine named the property for its “understated luxury,” its “traditional grandeur” and... Read More

Nacho Figueras to Captain St. Regis Team at Royal Salute Sentebale Polo Cup

Apr 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As Polo season gets ready to start, the St. Regis has announced that St. Regis Connoisseur Nacho Figueras will captain the St. Regis Team, competing against HRH Prince Harry at the Royal Salute Sentebale Polo Cup on May 15. The special event will take place at Greenwich Polo Club in Connecticut. The St. Regis hotels have a long history with polo, beginning with the founding Astor family's participation in matches on Manhattan’s Governors Island. Since then, the St. Regis has continued to be active in the sport, hosting events around the world including the United Kingdom, United States, Thailand, Singapore and South America.... Read More

Newport Beach Luxury Golf Resort Earns Coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award

Apr 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Heading to sunny Southern California? Consider staying at The Resort at Pelican Hill, which just happens to be the first and only Five-Star property in Newport Beach, among just 76 worldwide to earn the top Forbes Five Star Award this year. The resort boasts some of the best amenities of any retreat, ranging from bungalows with private terraces to a Five-Star spa, one of the world's largest pools and even top rated restaurants and a golf course. “For the past four years, guests from near and far have counted The Resort at Pelican Hill among the world’s best for luxurious escapes with world-class amenities, personalized service and endless ocean views,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “It is the passion, dedication and professionalism of our talented staff that has place... Read More

Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York to Open 2014

Apr 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Looking for some swanky new digs? Say, Fifth Avenue? You're in luck because Starwood Capital Group and Tribeca Associates has launched sales for Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York. Yes, the same Baccarat crystal company that you'll likely decorate your new address with. The glass tower was designed by the award-winning architects of Skidmore Owings & Merrill and the 61 private residences were designed by Tony Ingrao. Living spaces range from one- to four-bedrooms, including four full-floor units and one five-bedroom penthouse duplex with outdoor terrace. The tower is also the spot for the flagship Baccarat Hotels, with a luxury hotel housing 114 rooms including 26 suites.... Read More

New Sunday Brunch Menu at St. Regis Mexico City

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Sunday brunch at the St. Regis Mexico City just got a little more festive with a new restaurant program offering guests the opportunity to try regional Mexican cuisine twice a month, at the resort's Diana restaurant. Beginning in March, brunch will feature everything from current Mexican favorites to pre-Hispanic cuisine in April. Led by Executive Chef Guy Santoro, brunch-goers will get to experience the tastes of Mexico surrounded by panoramic views of the capital’s iconic monuments including Paseo de la Reforma, the Angel of Independence, Fountain of Diana the Huntress, the Light Estela, and Chapultepec Castle.... Read More

Luxury Jamaica Resort Unveils New Farm-to-Table Menu

Apr 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Jamaica's Round Hill Hotel and Villas continues to expand its culinary offerings to delight international travelers, most recently with a new farm-to-table menu designed by Chef Martin Maginley. The See, Touch and Taste Program utilizes the bounty from the property's own organic vegetable garden and is available for guests at The Grill restaurant every Thursday and Sunday night. “Everything on the farm-to-table menu comes directly from the on-property garden or farmers in the community, including all aspects of the meal, from the meat to herbs and dressings for salads” said Chef Maginley. “Small changes such as retiring balsamic vinaigrettes from the menu and replacing them with savory, herb vinaigrettes make a big difference. Overall we are providing lighter meals but with more fl... Read More

 
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