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The 2 Resorts You Shouldn't Miss in the Dominican Republic

Aug 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

More than five million tourists flock to the Dominican Republic’s serene beaches, lush jungles, and pristine golf courses each year. Since 2014, the island destination has seen a 12 percent increase in visitors. The laid-back country is only a two-hour flight from Jamaica, Turks and Caicos, and Cuba, making it an easy stop on a Caribbean tour. I recently hopped over to the Dominican Republic to enjoy two of the nation’s most exquisite resorts.

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Finding Restoration at Sardinia's 5-Star Ma&Ma Grand Hotel & 8,600-Sq.-Ft. Spa

Aug 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Nestled amidst more than 20 scattered Sardinian islands and islets that make up the Archipelago of La Maddalena along the Bonifacio Strait, Ma&Ma Grand Hotel Resort & Spa could hardly occupy a more scenic maritime corner. Owned by Manila Salvati and Mario Mela (whom the hotel is named after), this coastal property is comprised of 92 rooms, suites and villas, some in private ownership.

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5 Luxury Hotels With Fashion Designers Behind Their Runway-Chic Uniforms

Apr 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Luxury hotels typically pull out all the stops when it comes to designing their property, deciding on which furnishings to use and what amenities to provide. But those looking to set themselves apart go even farther by hiring fashion designers to create their runway-style staff uniforms. 

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Waldorf Astoria Heads to the City by the Bay

Aug 11, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Come 2020, the City by the Bay will feel just a bit more sophisticated with the opening of a new Waldorf Astoria property. The Hilton brand announced it will be debuting its iconic hotel on Mission Street between Ecker and 1st streets. It will occupy the first 21 floors of a mixed-use development that will include entertainment, retail and office space near the Transbay Transit Center.

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Peninsula Beijing Offers the City's Largest Guestrooms Following $123M Remodel

Aug 11, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

To celebrate The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels’ 150th anniversary, the Peninsula Beijing is undergoing a $123 million transformation. Set for completion in February 2017, all guestrooms and public spaces have been redesigned, offering a combination of ancient and contemporary Chinese artistry.

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Montigo Resort Nongsa Showcases Stellar Service in the South China Sea

Aug 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

The Montigo Resort Nongsa is an impressive resort for the well-heeled traveler, offering breathtaking villas with panoramic views of the South China Sea and stellar service. Batam Island, Indonesia, where the hotel is located, is a 45-minute ferry ride away from Singapore. In fact, the city-state’s coastline is visible from the property and locals flock to the property on the weekends to join the throngs of international travelers that visit.

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The 10,000-Room Abraj Kudai Will be the World's Largest Hotel

Aug 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Often times when a hotel is described as “the world's…best, biggest, coolest, most luxurious, etc.,” it’s a pretty subjective statement. But when the Abraj Kudai opens in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, it will undeniably be the largest property in the world.

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DC's Century-Old Post Office Transformed Into a Trump Hotel

Aug 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

On September 12, the iconic Old Post Office on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C. will be reborn as the Trump International Hotel. The 127-year-old landmark underwent a $200 million restoration to be transformed into the 263-room property.

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A Royal Experience at Jaipur's Rajmahal Palace

Aug 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

What happens when you take a maharajah’s 18th century pleasure palace, open up the royal art collection and give a world-renowned designer the job of fixing it up? You get one of the world’s best-decorated new hotels: Jaipur’s Rajmahal Palace. Originally built in 1729, the Suján Rajmahal Palace is now one of India’s most stunning city hotels. And with just 14 rooms and suites (though more are planned) and round-the-clock service, staying there feels like a royal experience.

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5 of Hawaii's Best Adults-Only Pools

Aug 2, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for family vacations, but sometimes there’s something to be said about spending a little good old fashioned adult time on a tropical island somewhere. One of our favorite destinations for a quick grown-up retreat are the beautiful islands of Hawaii. If you’re traveling in child-free mode, you’ll definitely want to look into hotels with adults-only pools. Let’s face it, you know that’s where you’ll post up for most of the trip. Here are five of Hawaii’s best resorts with pools designated for the 18 and over crowds:

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Fairmont The Palm: Dubai's Crown Jewel

Aug 2, 2016  |   Contributor: Richard Crawford

Located on the Palm Jumeirah, a collection of islands constructed in the shape of a palm tree and set in the Arabian Gulf adjacent to the city center, is the Fairmont The Palm Dubai hotel. This five-star resort property is one of the jewels of Dubai.

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Spainís Largest Hotel Chain Opens Second US Location

Aug 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

New York City’s Restaurant Row has a stylish new eatery dressing up the recently-opened Riu Plaza in Times Square. "Fashion" is a chic breakfast, lunch and dinner spot for hotel guests and locals hungry for a pre-theater dinner or late-night bite. The $310 million Riu Plaza New York Times Square is RIU Hotels & Resorts’ first foray into NY, and Fashion’s menu is inspired by the hotel’s Spanish roots and global destinations. 

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The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah: A U.A.E. Watering Hole for the Well-Heeled

Jul 27, 2016  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

When you hear the name Waldorf Astoria, the image of a spectacular and grand hotel instantly comes to mind. A place of dapper gentlemen and regal ladies dashing about without a care in the world. One envisions men in tuxedos and tails and women in sequined dresses off to a gala as they did in 1900s when the Waldorf and the Astoria hotels opened in New York City.

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The World's Most Expensive Suite is Now Located in NYC

Jul 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When it comes to wanting the best of the best, how much would you pay for a stay in the world’s most expensive suite? The Mark Hotel in New York City thinks that number is $75,000 a night, at least that’s what they’re banking on. The property’s 12,000-square-foot suite takes first place among the globe’s most lavish accommodations. Previously the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Geneva in Switzerland was the most expensive with a price tag of $60,000 a night.

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A Guide to Exploring Cambodia's Ancient Siem Reap

Jul 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Even with all the photographs in the world and the plethora of guide books on Siem Reap, there’s a sense that nothing can really capture the beauty and intrigue of the destination without experiencing it firsthand. The stunning Cambodian city is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a place where tuk tuks rule the streets, getting lost in the Old Market all afternoon is encouraged and striking temples serve as reminders of this city’s deeply religious history.

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