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Playboy Bunnies Hop to New Club Opening in Cancun

Dec 9, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Clubs: Playboy Enterprises opened the Playboy Club Cancun last week with an invitation-only VIP party for Playboy Club members. The red-carpet event marked the opening of the third Playboy Club. Playboy Club Cancun is the third club in the second rising of the Playboy Club. There is a Playboy Club Las Vegas at The Palms Casino Resort, and the Playboy Club Macao in China.... Read More

The Grand Del Mar Awarded Coveted Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond Award

Nov 30, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Resort News: Reinforcing its status as one of the country’s premier resorts, The Grand Del Mar has received a 2011 Five-Star ranking from the Forbes Travel Guide for both its Spa and fine dining venue, Addison.... Read More

Villa Group Resorts to Unveil First Hotel in Cancun

Nov 23, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: The ocean is the star at the new Villa del Palmar Cancun, where every room will have a balcony and a view of the sparkling indigo waters. This luxury beach hotel, the most recent addition to The Villa Group Resorts collection, will open Phase One December 24, 2010 with 150 rooms and suites, just in time for the holidays.... Read More

Fairmont Hotels Debuts Stunning New Property Renovations Across The Globe

Nov 17, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to unveil a series of recent renovations and restorations that keep the history and glamour of some of the world’s most famous hotels alive. After several years under wraps, 2010 saw the highly anticipated re-opening of two hotels that have each created history in their own right: The Savoy in London and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Surfboard Auction Benefits Children with Autism

Nov 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Charity Auctions: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is getting ready for the Third Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction to benefit Surfers Healing, a surf camp, which introduces children with autism and their families to the therapeutic properties of surfing. The event is part of the luxury hotel's Community Footprints Program.... Read More

24 Million Air Travelers Expected this Thanksgiving

Nov 2, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Travel News: The good news is that the increase is due to a rise in the economy. The bad news is that airport terminals will be more crowded during this year's 12-day Thanksgiving holiday period. The American Transport Association announced that it is expecting 24 million travelers to be flying during that period, which is an increase of 3.5 percent over last year's figures. The ATA also estimates that the volume of travelers taking flight over the 12 days will range from 1.3 to 1.5 million per day.... Read More

Hotel Room Rates Up 2%...Still Deals at Luxury Destinations

Oct 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Hotel News: For the first time since year-ending 2007, the average hotel room rate increased according to the Summer 2010 Hotel Price Index released by Hotels.com. The company, which is among the largest providers of lodging worldwide, is reporting an average increase of two percent overall.... Read More

The Savoy London Reopens October 10

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Hotel Opening: After a three-year ?220million renovation, The Savoy hotel has reopened following one of the most ambitious restorations in British history. More than 1,000 craftsmen, artists and artisans have worked tirelessly to create interiors that are in keeping with the hotel’s original and much-loved spirit.... Read More

The Oitavos Opens in Portugal on the Lisbon Coast

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel Opening: The Oitavos, the hotly anticipated new five-star luxury hotel and spa has opened in Portugal. Located just 20 minutes west of Lisbon overlooking the West Atlantic coastline, the hotel is set within the Sintra Cascais National Park and is the first luxury hotel developed on the Quinta da Marinha Original estate.... Read More

Halekulani Oahu Hotel Offers Exclusive New Tasting Menu

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Hotel News: Honolulu's celebrated hotel, Halekulani has partnered with the iconic Imperial Hotel Tokyo to create an exclusive tasting menu, "A Taste of Imperial" to give...... Read More

Montage Hotels & Resorts Names Hermann Elger to General Manager of Montage Beverly Hills

Oct 7, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: "We're thrilled to welcome Hermann to Montage Hotels & Resorts," said Alan Fuerstman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Montage Hotels & Resorts. "His international experience in luxury hotel management and genuine passion to deliver memorable and extraordinary guest experiences made him a natural fit for this position."... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Announces Luxurious New Loyalty Program

Sep 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Travel News: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel announced that it is rewarding travelers who frequently stay at the hotels with its Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card program. The luxury hotelier's new campaign offers extraordinary perks and incentives to loyal card-carrying patrons.... Read More

Chef Tommy Tang Teams with Thai Airways for First Class Menu

Sep 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Travel & Aircraft News: Thai Airways has enlisted the services of world-renowned celebrity chef Tommy Tang to create a menu that is equally delicious and nutritious. It will be available on flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok. Tang's new menu also will be presented to passengers on all flights from September through November.... Read More

Jack's Camp in Africa Ranked No. 1 in the World

Sep 15, 2010  |   Contributor: Gabriele Sappok-Klink

Hotel News: Jack's Camp in Botswana won the 'gold medal' in the UK Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards 2010. The camp was awarded the no.1 position in their 'Top 25' hotels and destinations in the world. Jack's Camp is part of Uncharted Africa Safari...... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai-Pudong Now Open for Luxury Travelers

Jun 28, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, opened newly on June 21 and is the luxury hotel brand’s second property in the city, and its seventh in China. Located in Shanghai ifc, the prime real estate in the Lujiazui financial trade zone is the work of architect Cesar Pelli.... Read More

Park Avaiara Hyatt Carlsbad Now Open for Luxurious Accommodations

Jun 21, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News:Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today the opening of the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., just north of San Diego. Park Hyatt now has 25 properties worldwide. A true California retreat, designed in the Spanish colonial style, Park Hyatt Aviara is set off by palm trees, expansive gardens, rolling hills, and views of the Pacific Coast. First opened in 1997, the resort spans 205 acres set on the northern shore of the Batiquitos Lagoon, which is one of California’s most precious, untouched wetlands with more than 13... Read More

L’Auberge de Sedona Completes $25 Million Expansion During 25th Anniversary Year

May 21, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Travel News: L’Auberge de Sedona, located in the most beautiful place in America according to USA Today, has just completed its $25 million Project Elevation, making it truly the place where new luxury accommodations, personalized service and the... Read More

Hollywood Does Dallas; Belmont Hotel Sees You In The Movies

May 11, 2010  |   Contributor: Bijan Bayne

Hotel News: Dallas and Hollywood have enjoyed happy marriage made long before Oliver Stone's controversial blockbuster "JFK". Fans of football films will remember "North Dallas Forty," and who could forget J.R. Ewing?... Read More

Splendens Awards Gala for Romania's Tourism

May 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Gabriel Arsene

Travel News: The Tourism Press Club from Romania recently inaugurated the "Splendens" trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the public figures deeply involved in the promotion and development of the Romanian tourism destinations.... Read More

Miraval Arizona Introduces New Loyalty Program

Apr 7, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: Miraval Arizona, the top-rated destination spa resort located in Tucson, today announced the launch of a new loyalty program called Authentic Circle.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles Opens

Apr 2, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: The highly anticipated Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles opens on April 2, 2010 as the first luxury hotel of its caliber in Downtown Los Angeles. The opening of the hotel is the final piece of L.A. LIVE, the $2.5 billion sports, residential and... Read More

AYANA Voted World's Best Spa by Condé Nast Traveler Readers, Following Re-branding

Mar 31, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Travel News: Thermes Marins Bali Spa has been awarded the World’s #1 Spa at the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Spa Awards 2010, in the latest accolade bestowed upon AYANA Resort and Spa Bali following its re-branding.... Read More

Visa Signature Luxury Hotel Collection

Mar 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Travel News: The Visa Signature Luxury Hotel Collection (VSLHC) gives Visa Signature cardholders the benefit of luxury travel. The new premium travel tool allows cardholders to find, book and enjoy unique benefits at a hand-selected group...... Read More

New Lounge at El San Juan Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico

Feb 24, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotel News: Located along San Juan’s fashionable Isla Verde district, El San Juan Hotel & Casino... Read More

The Mayapada Group & Carlson Hotels to Bring Luxury Regent Brand to Indonesia

Feb 2, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Hotels: Carlson Hotels and The Mayapada Group have recently announced their new partnership to bring the luxury brand Regent® to Indonesia.... Read More

Best Luxury Hotels in Vancouver

Jan 27, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Vancouver Hotels: Preparations for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games have long been underway, as an estimated 350,000 visitors are expected to infiltrate the streets of Vancouver this coming February.... Read More

EPIC Earns Top National Ranking In 2010 Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Jan 26, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Travel News: Kimpton’s EPIC, a downtown Miami luxury lifestyle, waterfront boutique hotel, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Luxury Hotel, a Top 10 Trendiest Hotel, and a Top 25 Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor® in its 2010 Travelers’ Choice® Awards.... Read More

Pillars Hotel, Fort Lauderdale Offers Luxury Yacht Charters for Guests

Jan 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Small Luxury Hotels: Luxury hotels and resorts around the world are making every effort to entice travelers to choose their particular hotel.... Read More

 
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