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Family Friendly Amenities at Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Family vacations just got a little better with the Sheraton Macao Hotel's focus on family fun. The new Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central has a ‘Stay and Play’ experience in keeping with the Asian city's switch from a gambling haven to a family friendly oasis. Try a family suite, which includes a signature king-size Sheraton Sweet Sleeper and bathroom equipped with Shine for Sheraton bath amenities for grown ups and a play area in the living room, which is filled with family friendly games courtesy of Nintendo Wii. There is also a kid's program with face painting, coloring, cooking, scavenger hunts, bounce houses, climbing equipment, and video games galore and other safely supervised activities.... Read More

Villas of Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor Offer Renewed Elegance in Cambodia

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  2 Comments

If you are in search of the lost city of Angkor Wat, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary espresso, then look no further. Who says that exploring ancient Cambodian ruins means you have to live like Lara Croft? The Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor of Siem Reap is located within eight miles of Angkor Wat (the largest Hindu Temple complex in the world) and the Siem Reap International Airport. It is truly where modern convenience meets ancient history.... Read More

Untouched Tranquility Surrounds the Aman Resorts in Bhutan

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Bhutan, the Kingdom of the Dragon, has been on my visit list for years. Travelers call it one of the last "Shangri la" destinations left on the planet. Its government refuses to measure Gross Domestic Product but instead implemented Gross Domestic Happiness decades ago. Now having been, I can attest that Bhutan is one of our planet's rare countries still suspended in untouched tranquility and traditions. Venture to Bhutan and surround yourself in its heritage by the resort group known to keep it: Aman Resorts.... Read More

Caesars Names Lily Ng President of Caesars Global Living Asia

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has appointed Hong Kong native Lily Ng its president of Caesars Global Living Asia, which is the company's non-gaming luxury hotel-management division. Lily Ng has held executive-level positions at several Fortune 500 companies in a career inclusive of experience in hotel operations, advisory roles, investments assessments, and underwriting for principal investors. Ms. Ng has been involved in hotel assets throughout China, Asia, and the U.S. that are worth more than $300 billion.... Read More

New Swissôtel to Open in China 2014

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

International hotel group Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is continuing to expand in China, with the Swissôtel Changsha due to open in 2014. The luxury hotel will feature 400 spacious guestrooms, five restaurants and bars, over 21,500 square feet of meeting and banqueting space and recreational facilities including a Pürovel Spa. Mr. Lv Dong Sheng, the Chairman of Enough Group says: “Swissôtel Changsha is our first international Five-Star hotel project in Hunan. Our goal is not only to build a global flagship property, but also to incorporate the hotel with culture industry and green industry, and to establish a new standard for hotel industry in Hunan Province and in China.”... Read More

The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort is a Tropical Oasis on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Nature lovers looking for a getaway will love The Andaman, Langkawi at the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Flanked by ocean and archipelagos, the unique geography lends itself to no end of photographic opportunities. Explore the natural wonders that surround the green property for a memorable stay.... Read More

An Authentic Nepali Cultural Experience at Dwarika's Hotel

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Some hotels eventually make history, but few preserve history from centuries past. Dwarika's Hotel is one such place. It’s a treasure trove of Nepal's most intricate and culturally significant architecture and exists both as a mecca of heritage and as a luxurious oasis amidst Nepal's boisterous capital, Kathmandu. Here are a few of the reasons not to miss this property on any escape to Nepal:... Read More

Peninsula Hotels Launches New Initiatives to Improve Guest Experiences

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Peninsula Hotels has introduced three new brand initiatives to improve guest experiences across the globe. 'Peninsula Moments' will capture the behind-the-scenes magic that is the basis of every Peninsula Hotel. PenCities is a new online luxury lifestyle journal to help travelers learn about the destination and hotel, and a HK$450 million renovation of the Peninsula Hong Kong, the brand's flagship hotel.

The Peninsula Hotels, Asia's oldest hotel brand, today ushered in a new era with three landmark debuts, the launch of 'Peninsula Moments,' a new multi-million-dollar global brand campaign, the new PenCities online travel journal and a HK$450 million revitalization... Read More

Alila Villas Uluwatu Enchants Guests With the Beauty of Bali

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Perched up high on limestone cliffs that stretch down to the sea below, Bali's Alila Villas Uluwatu is the ultimate place to get away, relax and rejuvenate. These exquisite villas are anything but ordinary with sweeping views of the ocean and luxurious features and amenities.... Read More

The Luxury Collection Debuts The Royal Begonia on Hainan Island

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The newest addition to the Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts is The Royal Begonia on the southern tropical island of Hainan. Set among lush rainforests, mountain and ocean views, the luxury resort is amongst the newest luxury properties to debut in Asia Pacific. The Luxury Collection, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide unveils The Royal Begonia, A Luxury Collection Resort, celebrating the brand’s eagerly anticipated arrival in Sanya. The Royal Begonia joins the legendary Astor Hotel in Tianjin and The Hongta Hotel in Shanghai as the first Luxury Collection resort in China. With this opening, The Luxury Collection brand continues its growth momentum globally with the debut of ten hotels and resorts in Asi... Read More

The St. Regis Singapore a Landmark of Luxury in the Heart of Downtown

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Right in the center of prominent downtown Singapore sits the glamorous St. Regis Singapore, boasting a fabulous art collection for travelers from around the world to enjoy. The hotel houses one of the best private art collections in Asia. From paintings to chandeliers, each piece has been specifically selected with a careful eye.... Read More

New $2.5 Billion Macau Casino Coming to Cotai Strip

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

What happens in Macau stays in Macau. I’m assuming they’ll start taking on that catch phrase since the Chinese city is quickly become the new Las Vegas—and with investments rolling in from billionaires like Sheldon Adelson, it’s bound to get bigger and better as the years go on.... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel in Kyoto, Japan Being Built for $318 Million

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Apparently Kyoto is craving more luxury hotels and Malaysia's RHB Bank Bhd is answering the need with the introduction of a 186-room Four Seasons Hotel. Now one of the world's most popular tourist destinations will have another high-end western style hotel in the ancient Japanese city, besides the Hyatt Regency. Malaysian property-to-retail conglomerate Berjaya Corp is building a Four Seasons Hotel and Resort in Kyoto at a cost of about 25 billion yen ($318 million), tapping demand for high-grade western hotels in Japan's ancient city.... Read More

Number of Luxury Hotel Rooms in "Oriental Hawaii" to Triple by 2013

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

If you're planning to travel to Sanya, known as China's Hawaii, in the next few years, your hotel room options are going to increase significantly. In 2009 there was a plan set to develop the area in which Sanya is located into a much larger vacation destination. By early 2013, the southern Hainan province will see 21,000 luxury hotel rooms compared to the 7,000 available last year.... Read More

Asia to Have Nearly 3 Million Millionaires by 2015

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Though many in the States are suffering from the current economic crisis, not everyone around the world is feeling the same impact. A recent report stated that Asia continues to produce more and more millionaires, and will eventually result in the wealth of those high net worth persons with assets totaling $1 million or more to triple in by 2015.... Read More

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