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Bring Your Pearls and Pups to Celebrate The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel's 30th Birthday

Apr 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The stretch of cliffside beaches and serene surf conditions along the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California's Dana Point and Laguna Beach areas weren't always a destination for the affluent traveler, but once The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel opened in 1984, 150 feet above the sand, the area began to flourish. Soon several opulent resort properties opened: The Monarch, The St. Regis, Pelican Hill and other resorts welcome thousands of guests each year to experience the sublime and casual Southern California lifestyle. ... Read More

The Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa is a Retro Oasis in the Middle of the California Desert

Apr 29, 2014  |   Contributor: AJ Jordan

Palm Springs has been a celebrity hotspot for generations, and the Riviera Palm Springs has maintained its historic glamorous appeal by blending old and new Hollywood together. The resort was a favorite haunt of Rat Pack icons like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., and continues to attract present day stars with its rich history and famed pool parties.... Read More

Chocolate Lovers Unite at the Decadent Four-Star Hotel Hershey and Spa

Apr 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Terri Marshall

The scent of chocolate permeates the air, avenues have names like Cocoa and Chocolate, and street lamps shaped like Hershey's Kisses light up the town.  This is Hershey, Pennsylvania known as Chocolate Town, USA - the sweetest place on ea... Read More

Stay At the Four Seasons Baltimore During the Star Spangled Banner Bicentennial Festivities

Apr 27, 2014  |   Contributor: AJ Jordan

This summer, Baltimore is preparing for the largest tourism event in the history of the city as our national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner, turns 200 this year. Festivities include civil war reenactments, fireworks, air shows and other events.  At the end of the day, a welcome respite from the crowds can be found at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.... Read More

Romance Packages and a Creekside Restaurant Are Just Part of the Splendor at L'Auberge de Sedona

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

L'Auberge de Sedona has lost count of how many marriage proposals have occurred at its property; the staff tells me it happens nearly as often as guests ask for directions. For more than 30 years, couples have been lured to the resort's stunning natural setting with the Sedona Red Rock horizon, the idyllic clear creek, and the understated luxurious cottages. Now that I've stayed at the property, it's easy to understand why this desert retreat remains one of the nation's most awarded luxury properties in media outlets such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.... Read More

Vista Verde Ranch's "Plus One" Service Makes it a Prime Retreat During Any Season

Apr 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

"I've never seen so much snow," I told my travel companion. "Wow. Neither have I," she responded. Granted, we're two Southern California gals with little appreciation for 15 inches of fresh powder, but still, the beauty of Vista Verde Ranch seems to impress guests from every climate. A bucolic drive from Steamboat, Colorado leads guests to the luxury ranch, owned by the Throgmartin Family since 2006.... Read More

JW Marriott Hanoi: The New Hotel Already Making a Name for Itself in Vietnam

Apr 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Although most tourists hover around the Old Quarter — a place filled with people on motor bikes and shops that sell almost anything imaginable — the central business district of Hanoi is just as exciting and is becoming one of the city’s best locations.... Read More

Guayaquil's Hotel Oro Verde: A South American Hotel With European Service & Ecuadorian hospitality

Apr 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

Even though Guayaquil is Ecuador’s largest city with over 3.75 million people in the metropolitan area, most Americans are probably more familiar with the capital: Quito. However, Guayaquil is a logical stop and overnight stay for anyone planning a trip to the Galapagos, or for those who would like to take a few more days to experience the intimate charm of Guayaquil.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey Reimagines its Waterfront Restaurant

Apr 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

After a makeover to its waterside eatery, The Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey’s reimagined restaurant Cast & Plow has opened this past March. Using fresh, local ingredients, including a collection of organic elements, it will offer traditional Spanish-Mediterranean cuisine with Californian flavors crafted by Chef Umit Kaygusuz and Executive Sous Chef Javier Bravo.... Read More

W South Beach's "Mega Flavors, Mega Suites" Package Puts You in the Chef's Seat

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Labeled as the Mega Flavors, Mega Suites package, the W South Beach in Miami Beach just recently unveiled a partnership with James Beard Award-winner Chef Andrew Carmellini to offer a whole new way to experience a luxuriously hearty in-room dining option.... Read More

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