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Champagne Trolleys, Noodle Tossing & Dancing Art Steal the Show at the New Mr. Chow

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Forget all those diva headliners on the Las Vegas main stages. There’s a grandiose new theatrical experience on The Strip, and it has a deliciously Chinese cast. Legendary restaurateur Michael Chow has just opened his signature Mr. Chow restaurant at Caesars Palace, and it’s a five-star showstopper.

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5 New Hotels Debuting in 2016 to Add To Your Travel Bucketlist

Jan 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

At the start of the year, my thoughts always turn to travel plans for the coming months. Personally, I'd like to visit Lisbon, Douro Valley, Santorini, St. Lucia and the Amalfi Coast. But if you're unlike me and are a having a hard time choosing which destinations to escape to, consider basing it around your hotel instead. Here are five new properties debuting in 2016 that should be added to your wanderlust itineraries:

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Snow Bunnies & Cold-Weather Lovers, The Ritz Has Your Wintertime Experiences Covered in Lake Tahoe

Dec 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite destinations in California. Growing in NorCal, trips to the lake were just another part of the summer and winter meant snowboarding and hot cocoa by warm fires. With the cold weather officially underway, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is gearing up for its winter travelers by offering new and enhanced amenities and experiences for 2016 (which means I’m already picking out my snow clothes).

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The Beverly Wilshire: One of The City's Most Glamorous Hotels is the Perfect Backdrop for an LA Getaway

Dec 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The city of Beverly Hills seems, fittingly, right out of a movie. There are no telephone wires, power lines, cemeteries or billboards. The police headquarters looks like a five-star resort, and there’s a 24-hour cupcake ATM. Stunning people from A-list celebrities to millionaires leisurely stroll the streets there. And then there’s the Beverly Wilshire hotel.

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Secluded, Romantic & Lavish: Conrad Koh Samui is What Traveling Well is All About

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sometimes I wonder if I chose a life of traveling or if it chose me; the age-old “What came first?” question. At five it was El Salvador, at 16 it was all about Costa Rica, and later Spain sealed my love for the world. A plethora of destinations followed over the years. Twenty five years after that first overseas trip, Thailand brought me right back to that same place of awe and discovery.  

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Surprise Your Love With a Romantic 7-Night South African Valentine's Day Trip & Safari

Dec 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We know, it’s barely Christmas and here we are already talking about Valentine’s Day. But stay with us. When it comes to showing your loved one how much they mean to you, putting a little forethought and planning into your gift is never a

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Four Seasons' Overwater Pavilion Has a Glass-Bottomed Aisle & Our Wedding Dreams Just Came True

Dec 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

For many of us women, growing up day dreaming about our wedding day was just another part of our daily lives. Of course, we’re sure plenty of men also secretly fantasized about their nuptials as well (even if they don’t admit it). Now, as adults, those reveries can actually become a reality, and Four Seasons Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru has just the location for the perfect ceremony you’ve always wanted.

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Do Travelers Really Love The World's Best Luxury Hotels Or Is It All Just a PR Myth?

Dec 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Daniela Aroche

Affluent travelers have never been so sophisticated, savvy and opinionated; pushing luxury hospitality to new heights. Here, via a fresh study, we look at which hotels have passed the test in the eye of the consumer. Generally speaking, when it comes to luxury, we are familiar with the industry’s pantheon of leading brands, which are viewed by hospitality experts as the foremost exemplars of luxury. 

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Four Seasons Casablanca Opens in Morocco Within the New Anfa Place Development

Dec 2, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

In November, the Four Seasons Casablanca opened along the Atlantic coastline in Morocco’s Anfa neighborhood. The property is part of the new Anfa Place development which will be home to retail, entertainment and residential projects designed by London architects Foster + Partners. Just 10 minutes from the city center, the five story, five-star hotel offers 157 guestrooms and 29 suites, four restaurants and lounges, a spa, fitness center and an outdoor pool.

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Partake in One of London's Oldest Traditions at These 6 Swanky Hotel Tea Lounges

Dec 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Kavita Daswani

Afternoon tea is to Britain what apple pie is to the U.S., an enduring staple of the culture. But that doesn't mean that the tradition of afternoon tea hasn't had to change over the years to accommodate new tastes and shifting requirements. A buttery scone with clotted cream and rose petal jam? Sure, but that scone can now be gluten-free. Egg and watercress finger sandwiches are made even better with organic, vegetarian-fed eggs. And give some of London's top tea specialists a little notice, and they'll come up with a fantastic vegetarian or nut-free spread, if so requested.

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From Elegant Resorts to Tableside Tortilla Soup & Recording Studios Within Hotels, This is the New Los Cabos

Dec 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Knowing that last year’s Hurricane Odile did its best to crush the seaside tourist hotspot, I didn’t quite know what to expect on my very first trip to Cabo San Lucas. It turns out that aside for some residual hotel renovations, the city has almost completely recovered from the weather disaster. It became pretty obvious within my first day there that locals and business owners are still trying to get the word out that Cabo is bigger and better than ever, with fun desert adventures to be had and gourmet food to be devoured. 

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Live the Rockstar Life at Eden Rock St Barths' 16,000-Square-Foot Villa

Nov 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Sarah Gilbert

Our puddle-jumper flew over pool-blue water and red-tiled rooftops before threading its way through two jagged, green peaks, and as I gave a sharp intake of breath, landed perfectly on the second shortest runway in the Caribbean. An equally short drive later and we were being greeted by our personal butler at the door to Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar.

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100 Years Later, The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is Still the Jewel of Lake Como

Nov 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Twin sweeping stone entrance stairways hug either side of at Grand Hotel Tremezzo, and a vintage walnut-paneled elevator offers panoramic views over Lake Como, making your arrival to the five-star property nothing less than enchanting. The immediate sense of romantic, old world charm is fully realized as the elevator doors slide open on to the second floor lobby.

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Inside the Newly-Renovated Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco Inspired by The City's Iconic Fog

Nov 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The fog in San Francisco is a much talked about occurrence. Writers, artists and photographers, including Arthur Ollman and Mark Twain, have been inspired by the city’s ephemeral mist for decades. The Beautiful Unseen: Variations on Fog and Forgetting, a book by Kyle Boelte, was published this year.

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8 Best NYC Hotels to Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The famed Macy’s Day Parade attracts hundreds of visitors each year to its festive celebration which started back in 1924. Instead of battling the crowds for the perfect spot along the parade route, watch the three-hour event directly from your hotel room. These properties provide the best views for watching the second oldest Thanksgiving procession in the U.S.

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