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Yanqi Lake Kempinski Makes Its Debut in Beijing With Oval-Shaped Structure

Sep 30, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Hotels these days are getting pretty creative with their designs. Gone are the days of the traditional structures and carbon-copies of the brand’s other properties. Today’s buildings are just as much a part of the allure of the destination, as the city itself. And Beijing’s newest hotel, Yanqi Lake Kempinski, is no different.

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Largest Yacht Ever Built in China is Officially Off the Market

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Earlier in the month Pride Mega Yachts announced the sale of their massive vessel, Illusion, which is almost 300 feet long. While the company didn't make any mention of who bought it and for how much, the delivery date is for 2015 and they affirmed that Illusion is the "largest yacht ever built in China," so the price tag was probably pretty steep. 

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Beijing Hotel Debuts Suite With the City's Only In-Room Private Pool

Aug 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Inspired by the ultra-modern designs so prevalent in Miami, Éclat Beijing has produced an art deco suite that promises to deliver a summery Floridian experience all year long in the Chinese capital. With striking  features like a white grand piano as well as a '30s-inspired glass and  brass lamps, this independent luxury hotel has created a one-of-a-kind Miami Suite.

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5 of The Most Unique Hong Kong Luxury Hotel Amenities

Jul 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

As a major metropolis at the crossroads of China and the Pacific, Hong Kong has one of the highest per-capita numbers of luxury hotels in the world. With all that competition, some of the city’s top properties are providing a slew of unique amenities and offerings to separate themselves from the pack and to woo luxury travelers. Here are five Hong Kong hotels offering exclusive experiences you can expect on your next stay.

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See the World Inside a Romantic Rail Car With These 6 Luxury Train Tours

May 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s no secret around here that our Executive Editor has a crush extreme love of travel-by-train excursions. Maybe it’s the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you’re afforded with other passengers as you pass through beautiful countrysides, either way, there really is something very romantic about locomotive travel today. 

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La Bordeauxth?que Beijing: China's First Bordeaux-Only Wine Cellar and Bar

Feb 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Bordeauxthèque wine bar in Galeries Lafayette Paris has been a favorite among French Bordeaux enthusiasts since it opened in May 2010, and in November of 2013 they brought the same concept to Beijing. The expansion into China shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone serious about fine wines, because according to the Wall Street Journal, interest in wine has skyrocketed across the country — they just may be the "world's largest consumer of red wine" now. 

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Celebrate Chinese New Year With Special Offerings From InterContinental Hong Kong

Jan 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

January 31, 2014 marks the Chinese New Year and InterContinental Hong Kong wants to make sure guests get a truly authentic experience while ringing in the Year of the Horse. Customized culinary offerings at the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and special spa treatments for two at the luxurious I-Spa will be available throughout February.

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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.

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Chinese Tourists Spent Half a Billion Dollars in New Zealand Last Year

Nov 11, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

New Zealand is a popular destination for many travelers around the world, but one country in particular recently showed a highly increased interest in the South Pacific island.

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Angsana Spa Tengchong • Hot Spring Village Opens in China

Oct 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

We recently reported on the Banyan Tree’s first hot springs resort opening a spa in southwestern China, and now its sister brand is following suit. Angsana debuted its eighth spa, Angsana Spa Tengchong • Hot Spring Village, located in the western part of the Yunnan province. Adjacent to the Tengchong Wetland Nature Reserve, guests can enjoy the stunning scenery and tropical climate while indulging in the all-natural geothermal pools and signature spa treatments.

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Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Celebrates 50 Years With Glamorous Gala

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Proving their unwavering status in the luxury hotel industry, the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong celebrated their 50th anniversary with an over-the-top gala on October 18, 2013.

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Give Someone a Passport to the Whole World For a Mere $1.5M

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

The holidays aren’t a competition, they’re all about love and giving and those Fa-la-la-la-las.  But say for one second, that they WERE a competition. You’d want to win, right? It just so happens that Flexjet and Abercrombie & Kent really want you to come out on top as well by offering this year’s Ultimate Holiday Gift.

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Design Hotels' Mira Moon to Open in Hong Kong in November

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Design Hotels are known worldwide for their individually designed boutique properties that integrate the culture of the area in which they are located.... Read More

The Chinese city of Enshi Gets its First Five-Star Hotel Courtesy of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The city of Enshi, in central China’s Hubei province, is about to get its first five-star hotel. Mövenpick Hotel Enshi is located near the city's bustling business district.

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Banyan Tree's First Hot Springs Resort Opens Spa in Southwestern China

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Award-winning Banyan Tree continues to expand its offerings by opening the spa in Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei, the first hot springs resort for the brand.... Read More

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