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The Ritz-Carlton Brand Launches Family-Friendly Children's Programs Worldwide

Dec 19, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It isn’t enough for Ritz-Carlton to pamper its adult guests, now they want to ensure its littlest visitors leave with a memorable experience of their own. Ritz Kids, a new children’s program in partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, has been launched in 84 hotels around the world based on the wonders of traveling.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Entirely Edible Gingerbread Spectacular on Display Now

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

‘Tis the season for gifts, snow angels, singing carols and of course, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s annual Gingerbread Spectacular. This year’s theme “Spirit of Giving” has been named in honor of the hotel’s Community Footprints partners: Surfers Healing, Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets, Canine Companions for Independence, Socks for Heroes, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Orange County Rescue Mission, Olive Crest, Operation Helping Hands, and Second Harvest Food Bank. ... Read More

W Hotels Worldwide Opens Its First-Ever Ski Retreat in Switzerland

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

W Hotels Worldwide opened its 45th location with the W Verbier Hotel & Residences. This is a twofold first for the deluxe hotelier, as this is its only location in Switzerland and its first-ever ski resort.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton to Open New Property in Nanjing, China in 2015

Nov 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Another big name in the luxury hotel industry has announced its plan to continue expansion into Asia. Ritz-Carlton revealed they would be opening a new hotel in first quarter 2015 in Nanjing, China, one of the country’s four great ancient capitals.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Debuts Circus-Themed Spa Treatment

Oct 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

While a relaxing spa treatment and a day at the circus may seem like two completely different experiences, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota is out to prove the two can be successfully combined to create something luxurious. The Southern Florida city is the winter home of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, so to play off of its whimsical spirit, the Ritz-Carlton property has developed the Aerial Silk Massage.... Read More

Experience The Spirit of Southern California at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As the first luxury coastal beach resort in Orange County, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel has maintained its position as a top California destination with ease. With a lighter approach to luxury than many hotels at this level, the property shows the playful nature of the SoCal lifestyle while keeping true to The Ritz-Carlton brand of lavish amenities, gorgeous guestrooms and suites. For the last 28 years straight, the resort has earned AAA Five Diamond status as well as a long list of other accolades and awards.... Read More

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa: Family-Friendly Fun in The Sun in Fort Lauderdale

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Sitting on a beautiful beach in Hollywood, FL, The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa welcomes guests to one of the best hotels in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area. Rooms and suites are furnished with plush, comfy beds, and complete with views out over the brilliant blue seas or the sparkling canals and cityscape.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas' In-Room Dining Makes Coveted Saveur Magazine List

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

When you pick up the phone and call for room service, you don’t necessarily expect fine-dining worthy meals to appear at the door…unless you’re staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Showcasing Texas’ finest and most popular fare, the luxurious uptown property was recently named among the top 15 in-rooming dining experiences around the world in the Saveur magazine Culinary Travel Awards 2013.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto Slated to Open its Doors in February 2014

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Japan just got even better with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto. Due to open in February 2014, the luxury property is an urban resort that pays tribute to the city's rich culture.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Sets its Sights on The Beaches of Bali for 2014

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton is planning to open a new hotel in Bali in 2014. The hotel will be ideally situated amongst the island's most beautiful beaches and will offer specially created activities and experiences.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya Opens as The Company's First in Israel

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton has announced that it will open their first property in Israel late this year.... Read More

Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is an Ideal Location on Fiji's Main Island

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Set on a private beach in Fiji, The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa offers a tropical escape from your daily life. With watersports, an acclaimed spa, and elegant, island-inspired rooms, this resort allows you to embrace island living and its relaxing culture. Exquisite on-site dining and access to excellent amenities and activities make the Westin Denarau a great choice for an upcoming respite.... Read More

Join The Elephant Parade at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Sep 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Support the world's dwindling elephant population and get away to beautiful Laguna Niguel at the same time during The Ritz's elephant parade. Elephant Parade®: Welcome to America is going on through November 17, 2013. The exhibit features three life-size baby elephant sculptures and 14 smaller tribute elephants as an effort to bring attention to the world's elephant situation and showcase the works of artists.... Read More

Autumn-Themed Packages Available at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

Sep 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fall and winter are closing in and to get you ready for the change in seasons, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is offering specials throughout the property. Every Saturday night in October is Halloween with The Great Pumpkin Package, complete with pumpkin, carving tools and spooky stories.... Read More

Hotel Review: Take a Break and Relax at The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale This Fall

Sep 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As the first and only AAA Five-Diamond Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I had decidedly high expectations for my vacation experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale. From the moment I arrived I was graciously greeted by the valet personnel who eagerly escorted me to the registration. This first interaction, coupled with the litany of stellar staff interactions that ensued, made it clear that my expectations would likely not only be met, but also readily exceeded. At the hotel, a mandate of guest-service excellence, clearly reigns supreme.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Supports Children With Autism Through Annual Holiday Events

Sep 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

It's that time of year again and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is once again hosting its Sixth Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction and Fourth Annual Surfing Santa Competition with proceeds going to Surfers Healing.... Read More

The Four-Star Westin Portland Delivers Easy Access to All the City’s Best Attractions

Aug 28, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Located in the heart of downtown, The Westin Portland gives guests easy access to all of the city’s great sites and attractions.... Read More

Go Behind the Scenes at the American Music Awards with The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an awards show? The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is offering a “Behind the Scenes” at the American Music Awards VIP-experience.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Completes its $1M Renovation to The Lobby Lounge and Bar

Aug 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has just completed a $1M renovation to The Lobby Lounge and Bar; it’s new look invites guests to linger a little while longer.... Read More

W New Orleans: Modern Luxuries in the Heart of NOLA

Aug 19, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Primed and ready to accommodate while you venture through The Big Easy, W New Orleans and its surrounding area offers guests the best of amenities, activities, sightseeing, and wining and dining in the city. Located downtown, just steps from the French Quarter, all the excitement and partying is close, but far enough away as to not disturb guests. This means a quiet night's sleep every time you visit.... Read More

W South Beach: Florida's Playground of the Cool

Aug 13, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Located on the Atlantic Ocean in one of the most glamorous neighborhoods, W South Beach is a beachfront oasis that blends organic architectural elements with contemporary design. With its playful and energetic ambiance, the luxury property offers an intimate and sensual escape in the center of all the action. If you're ready for stylish luxury situated on the white, sandy shore, look no further than W South Beach.... Read More

W Atlanta - Downtown a Statement Hotel Among Georgia's Luxury Hotels

Aug 12, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Head into the heart of Atlanta and enjoy one of the top-rated hotels in the city. W Atlanta - Downtown provides guests with unique furnishings, tons to do and easy access to anywhere worth heading in the city. Add incredibly comfortable rooms and suites and staying at W Atlanta - Downtown could end up being one of your favorite vacation destinations.... Read More

Surpise! The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and Bulgari have a Special Sparkling Gift for You

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and the iconic Bulgari boutique at Dallas’ North Park Center have something special planned for hotel visitors in 2013 with the new Sweet Surprise Package.... Read More

Aromatherapy Associates Partner with Westin Hotels & Resorts on Four Signature Treatments

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Westin Hotels & Resorts and Aromatherapy Associates have partnered to make guest experiences smell just a little sweeter with special spa treatments at Heavenly Spas by Westin.... Read More

The Fairmont Waterfront a Home-Away-From-Home for the Savvy World Traveler

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Situated on the harbor, The Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia offers a modern getaway location with beautiful views, tremendous service and a propensity for excellence. And for those whom demand the highest in luxury and satisfaction, Fairmont Gold – a hotel within a hotel – offers an exclusive retreat frequented by celebrities and international figures.... Read More

Israel's First Ritz-Carlton Hotel to Open in Late 2013

Aug 6, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company confirmed that its first hotel in Israel will open officially in late 2013. The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya, which is located in a residential seafront town north of Tel Aviv, will be the first global luxury branded hotel in the country, according to the deluxe hotelier.... Read More

New Mobile Barber Service Takes Shaving to Another Level at The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow

Jul 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The newest spa treatment at The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow has men in mind with a new Mobile Barber service, courtesy of the hotel and barber spa The Art of Shaving.... Read More

Georgia's W Atlanta - Buckhead a Southern Playground for the Elite Traveler

Jul 30, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Opened in 2008, W Atlanta - Buckhead is a modern and elegant retreat situated a few minutes north of downtown Atlanta. With the Buckhead area being so packed with upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment, this wonderful destination provides everything you could want in a posh hotel and then some. Lush accommodations and high-end amenities mean a comfortable stay for you and your loved ones. Whether you are there for business or pleasure, W Atlanta - Buckhead has you covered.... Read More

W New Orleans - French Quarter Shines With a New Multimillion Dollar Transformation

Jul 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Behind historic facades on cobblestone streets sits the incredibly modern and luxurious W New Orleans - French Quarter. Easy access to some of New Orleans' best attractions, posh rooms and an air of casual refinement await those ready to have one of the easiest Big Easy vacations imaginable. Sporting a recent multimillion dollar renovation, W New Orleans - French Quarter has everything you could want in a contemporary Louisiana getaway.... Read More

The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa First Fully Solar Powered Luxury Property

Jul 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa has become the first Westin property and first major Caribbean resort to use solar power. Although many small boutique hotels that encourage ecotourism have used solar power, the new installation at the Westin St. Maarten marks the first time a large luxury resort has made a major green initiative.... Read More

Florida's W Fort Lauderdale a Hip Retreat for the Modern Traveler

Jul 22, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Ranked as one of the area's top hotels, W Fort Lauderdale provides excellent service amenities, and accommodations, all while being in close proximity to the city’s best attractions. Following the distinction associated with W Hotels, their Fort Lauderdale location is packed with luxurious furnishings, clean lines and a cool atmosphere.... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Soars High Above the Rest in British Columbia

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Lovingly referred to as the 'Castle in the City,' The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver offers one of the most memorable stays in British Columbia. Great on-site amenities and accommodations await those ready to get to an amazing vacation in Vancouver.... Read More

The Diamond Ball Seeks to Raise Funds for Animals at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Dance the night away in the name of charity at The Diamond Ball taking place at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. On November 9, the ball will raise funds for charities that help save the lives of animals.... Read More

Discover Southern Luxury at the Newly Remodeled Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa

Jul 17, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Located on the western side of South Carolina's Hilton Head Island, this addition to the Westin family of resorts is a wonderful island getaway packed full of southern charm. Following a $30 million renovation, the hotel’s new design features coastal-inspired color schemes and nods to its Southern roots.... Read More

New Dog-Friendly Program at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte During Summer

Jul 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

This summer you can bring the whole family on vacation, including the family pet, because now four-legged friends are welcome at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Prepares for Their 30th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel gets ready to celebrate 30 years of luxurious hospitality, the resort has added enhancements to all 396 guestrooms as well as outdoor fireplaces on first floor patios.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Guarantees Full 48-Hour Stay

Jul 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

No matter when you arrive, you can now stay a full 48 hours at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte as part of their new weekend stay package. The Stay and Play 48 offer ensures a full 48 hours of luxury for those spending Friday and Saturday nights at the hotel, no matter what time you check in on Friday.... Read More

Honey Festival Sweetens up the Summer at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Summer travel is getting even sweeter at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte with the beginning of its Honey Festival.... Read More

Ritz Carlton Residences, Lake Tahoe, Unveils Inaugural Summer Season of Activities

Jun 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Summer fun is just heating up at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Lake Tahoe, which has announced a full season of activities.... Read More

Charley Akers' Photo-Illustrative Art Exhibit at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Jun 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Laguna Niguel has long been known as an artistic community and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is paying tribute to history with a new Photo-Illustrative Exhibit by Palm Springs-based artist Charley Akers.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Introduces Summer Family Adventure Series

May 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua has long been a favorite getaway for families, many returning year after year.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh Hosts World Luxury Expo January 2014

May 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

There's no more fitting place for the World Luxury Expo than a luxury hotel, and as such, the World Luxury Expo Riyadh 2014 will be hosted at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh from January 28 - 30, 2014.... Read More

Exclusive Art Event For Rewards Members at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

May 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The art of fine dining just got more literal with the introduction of the new Ritz-Carlton Rewards Member Exclusive Event, Dinner with Picasso.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples to Close for Extensive Makeover

May 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For the first time in its decades-old history, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples has announced that it will be undergoing a "re-mastering," this summer, giving old and new guests a new appreciation of the classic property.... Read More

New Fairmont Hotel to Open on Arabian Gulf

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Looking for the perfect place to stay on the Arabian Gulf? If you can wait until later this year, the Fairmont Ajman is set to open.... Read More

Fishing for Charity at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Want do something good on your summer holiday? The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just announced a new Give Back Getaway program, as part of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints program.... Read More

Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan Set to Open Spring '13 With Stunning Design

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan is set to open later this spring but it has already drawn award-winning attention from its stunning design.... Read More

In-Room Dining Options Expanded at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

Apr 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas has introduced new in-room dining options to bring the flavors of the larger than life city to guests' rooms.... Read More

Fairmont Hotels' Top Fitness Experiences

Apr 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If your favorite yoga routine is starting to get stale, liven it up with a trip to a Fairmont hotel.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation Finishes Upgrades in Time for The Masters

Apr 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Just in time for The Masters starting April 11, Reynolds Plantation will be amongst the first to enjoy new changes on the property, including refurbished guestrooms as well as golf course upgrades, new dining venues and Masters-inspired spa treatments.... Read More

Eco-Friendly Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Recycles Wine Bottles at enoSteak

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

enoSteak at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just upped their dedication to sustainability a little bit more.... Read More

Travel Specials at The Westin Los Cabos to Celebrate Award-Winning Resort

Apr 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos has once again won the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award in 2013, thanks to luxurious services and abundance of amenities.... Read More

Pet-Friendly Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Brings Back Yappy Hour Specials

Apr 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Yappy Hour, part of The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Community Footprints program, is coming back this summer.... Read More

Local Artist Opens Curling Art Exhibition in Fairmont Empress

Apr 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

From March 30-April 7, The Fairmont Empress will host curling artist Jayne Childs during the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championships.... Read More

Guests Enjoy Free BMW Shuttle Service at North American Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Mar 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Now drivers at North American Fairmont resorts will be able to have access to the same complimentary chauffeur service as at other resorts.... Read More

New Luxury Residences Come to Fairmont Heritage Place, Mayakoba in Riviera Maya

Mar 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Fairmont Hotels & Resorts eco-luxury Caribbean property has expanded its accommodations with 30 brand new residences.... Read More

Fairmont Continues Eco-Friendly Initiatives With Green Partnership Program

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

In an effort to continually renew their dedication to the environment and the communities they are in, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts established the Green Partnership Program at their Canadian properties in 1990.... Read More

Westin Opens Second Property in Birmingham, Alabama

Mar 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Westin Birmingham has opened in the heart of the Southern city's bustling business and entertainment center, making it the second Starwood property in the city.... Read More

Westin Chennai Velachery Brings Inspired Well Being to South India

Mar 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Located in the cultural capital of South India, the Westin Chennai Velachery brings trusted Westin amenities to the region.... Read More

Westin Sacramento to Open April 2013

Mar 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As Westin hotels continue to expand all over the globe, the Westin Sacramento is set to open in April of 2013, in the space formerly known as Le Rivage Hotel, located right on the Sacramento River. The hotel promises many luxury Westin features including a spa, fitness center, restaurant, pool and Westin Heavenly bed and bath products.... Read More

3 New Sofitel Properties Opening in Asia Pacific: Bali, Wellington and Shenyang

Mar 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Sofitel continues to expand its elegant, French-style hospitality in the Asia Pacific region, with three new hotels in the works in prime locations: Bali, Wellington and Shenyang.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton & Asprey Partner to Bring Travelers the Best Hotel Amenities

Mar 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel chain just got a little ritzier, thanks to a new partnership with Asprey Purple Water. The two legendary luxury companies have joined forces, which means that guests of the Ritz properties around the world will get to experience Asprey Purple Water amenities in their well-appointed guestrooms. Asprey Purple Water dates back to 1781 and holds a royal warrant.... Read More

Eco-Friendly Event at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel This March

Feb 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Show you care in the comfort and luxury of the The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The hotel is hosting Stories of the Cosmos as a way to celebrate Earth Hour with guests and local residents. The complimentary event will take place from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 on the Eco-Adventure Center’s Connect the Dots outdoor game board. Earth Hour is an international event that encourages awareness about climate change by having people and businesses around the world turn off their electronic devices at the same time. “By holding Stories of the Cosmos outside by candlelight, we are supporting the Earth Hour mission, as well as offering a fun, educational experience for guests of all ages,” said Eco-Adventure Center Director Lyn Evins.... Read More

Family Travel Made Easy with Chicago Hilton Worldwide Hotels' Kid-Friendly Packages

Feb 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Traveling with children isn't the easiest task, but Chicago Hilton Worldwide Hotels’ Kid-Friendly Chillcation is making it a little simpler.... Read More

W Los Angeles-Westwood Presents M. Dot Design Studios Spring Popup Boutique

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

M Dot Design Studio is launching their Spring 2013 Collection with a pop up boutique at W Los Angeles-Westwood on March 16th, 2013 from 12pm to 9pm. The pop up boutique will be filled with hand sewn garments by Designer Michelle Aquino, handmade jewelry from Miss Wax and Elisa Gonsalves. World renowned makeup artist, Marisol Garcia will demonstrate techniques for new spring looks and the latest trends from Paris Fashion Week, New York, Milan, Zac Posen and more will be showcased during the event. Attendees can also check out rotating art installations by Justin Atallian and artist collaboration pieces inspired by the interior design of Japanese house Tugu Malang in Indonesia. Enjoy light bites paired with champagne while rocking out to a musical backdrop provided by M Dot’s resident DJ, J... Read More

Limited Time Vacation Package From Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s exciting new package deal 'Famously Fontainebleau' is now available for a limited time only. Head to the legendary resort now through April 30th to bask on the sun-drenched pool deck, delight in decadent dishes and drinks from one of the 12 restaurants and lounges, and unwind in the 40,000-square-foot Lapis Spa.... Read More

Hilton Chicago's Newly-Renovated Conrad Hilton Suite Reopens

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Conrad Chicago, one of Hilton Worldwide Hotels' most iconic properties, announces the newly renovated Conrad Hilton Suite. This winter season, Hilton Worldwide is featuring exclusive Chillcation packages throughout the winter season.... Read More

Introducing W Los Angeles-Westwood's New W Insider: Melissa Chinchilla

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Melissa Chinchilla has joined W Los Angeles - Westwood as the new “W Insider” (aka head concierge).... Read More

Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris Turns 100 April 2013

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Hôtel Plaza Athénée opened its doors on Paris’ Avenue Montaigne in April of 1913. Since then, the building has become a symbol of the iconic Champs-Elysées and the surrounding neighborhood, creating a microcosm for fashion’s elite, international diplomats and discerning travelers alike.... Read More

Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa Unveils Extensive Renovations

Feb 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is pleased to unveil a multi-million dollar resort renewal project. The oceanfront resort on the sparkling sands of Seven Mile Beach has introduced additions through all guest rooms, suites, public spaces, meeting spaces, the fitness center, as well as the pool and beach experience. Stretching across eight acres along Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman Island, the 343-room resort is the ideal spot to unwind. With the surf's gentle rhythm and whispering palm trees to set the mood, this inspiring resort features every vacation and corporate meeting amenity. Most guest rooms offer breathtaking ocean-views. The grounds are home to the island's largest fresh water swimming pool, the full-service Hibiscus Spa, an engaging kids' club, exhilarating... Read More

Chef Michael Aguilar Debuts French-Inspired Dessert Menu at WP24

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

We find any excuse to dine at downtown LA's WP24. A magical city view, sexy decor and Puck's scrumptious Asian fusion make this Ritz-Carlton restaurant one of LA's finest. Recently our excuse for a treat was the newly curated dessert menu, created by WP24's latest addition, Pastry Chef... Read More

Spend Valentine's Day at The St. Regis Aspen Resort and Give Back to Charity

Feb 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Valentine’s Day, February 14, The St. Regis Aspen Resort has committed to show their love for the local community by donating 10% of revenue generated for the day to select Aspen-based charitable partners.... Read More

Fairmont Opens Residences on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah

Feb 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced the newest addition to its private residence club offering with the launch of Fairmont Heritage Place, The Palm, Dubai. The property features 10 residences sold in 1/13th fractions.... Read More

Whiskey Blue at W Hotel New Orleans Debuts Super Bowl Cocktail Menu

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Whiskey Blue inside The W New Orleans is getting itself in gear for the upcoming Super Bowl. Playoff games are in progress and football fans across the United States are either already pretty angry their teams... Read More

W Fort Lauderdale is a Magical Oasis on the South Florida Coastline

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Known for its effortlessly hip hotels and even hotter locations, W Hotels continues to impress with its Fort Lauderdale property. Only four years old, W Fort Lauderdale has quickly become one of the most popular destinations in South Florida. A playground for fun and modern luxury, this world-class resort offers gourmet cuisines, exquisite shopping, and picture perfect beaches.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh to Host American Express 2013 World Luxury Expo

Jan 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The American Express World Luxury Expo will take place at the palatial Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh on Feb. 10-12, 2013. The Expo is the result of a new joint venture between World Luxury Group and Nayyara Exhibitions, with American Express exclusively selected as the title sponsor. The American Express World Luxury Expo, Riyadh will feature carefully selected exhibitors from luxury categories including fine art, high-end jewelry, fashion, hand-crafted time pieces, designer furniture and exquisite table settings, fine dining, luxury executive cars and sports cars, private aviation and luxury travel.... Read More

 
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