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Second Palazzo Versace Hotel to Open in Dubai Come March 2016

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re a hotelier wanting to make a bold statement, you open a property in Dubai. The United Arab Emirates destination is just the place to plant your roots when your audience is the one percent. Especially because everything there is bigger, better and more luxurious—a veritable playground for the rich and famous.

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5 Under-the-Radar Cities in South America Worth Skipping the Crowds For

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 2014, all eyes were on Brazil for the World Cup and come 2016, it will again sit in the spotlight with the Summer Olympics taking place in Rio de Janiero. In any year, travelers heading to Peru typically plan on visiting Machu Picchu, while in Argentina, lovers seek out Buenos Aires for a romantic vacation. So what do these destinations have in common? They are some of South America’s most sought-after cities and are in turn, flooded with tourists from all over the world.

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A Top Chef Throwdown Where the Audience Gets To Eat, Finally

Jul 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Pack your fork and head to Las Vegas on August 19 to attend the Top Chef Masters Reunion Dinner at Border Grill kitchen at Mandalay Bay. Chefs/owners Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger will host fellow alumni of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters.

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Design Your Own Mandarin Oriental Full-Floor Apartment in Atlanta

Jul 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Atlanta’s Mandarin Oriental hotel is in the process of building a full-floor penthouse-style apartment that will span 5,955 square feet and cost around $4.1 million once finished. Though the five-star hotel already has its top 27 floors full of residences, this newest addition will definitely be the building’s crowned jewel. 

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The Ritz's Head Concierge Discusses His 42-Year Career, the Society of The Golden Keys & Elaborate Requests

Jul 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Paul Edwards

You know a hotel has made it when it is named in the dictionary and people start writing songs about it. Of course, we’re talking about The Ritz London. And when it comes to Putting on the Ritz, the property’s Head Concierge Michael de Cozar is in a class of his own.

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How to Throw the Ultimate Vegas Bachelorette Party When You Have $100K to Blow

Jul 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s wedding season, which means for many of you, your big day is almost here. By now you’re (finally) finishing up the last details of your lavish affair. The only thing left is your bachelorette party, and let’s face it, this is probably what you’re most excited about after months of cake tastings, flower arrangements and pre-nuptial workouts.

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Pine Cliffs Resort: One Property, Six Sections & an Abundance of Activities in Portugal

Jul 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Spread over 178 acres, Pine Cliffs Resort in the Portuguese Algarve is so vast it has even developed a special botanical handbook and walking tour for its guests. 

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Pageant Season Has Arrived in Laguna With The Ritz at The Forefront of it All

Jul 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It's pageant season in Southern California, but not the kind that requires high-heeled beauties to strut their stuff across stages. In Laguna Beach, "pageant" means the grand annual showcase of live stage masterpieces dubbed the Pageant of the Masters. From early July to the end of August, thousands of art aficionados and culture enthusiasts will fill the coastal town of Laguna Beach and its neighboring communities to watch still artworks reenacted in live scenes. Edgar Degas, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, John Sloan, and Leonardo Da Vinci are a handful of the famed artists that usually have a piece or two "brought to life."

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One Visit to Montréal Will Begin Your Lifelong Love Affair With the Canadian City

Jul 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Many people fly into Montréal for business, or they are on a pre/post cruise trip in or near this island metropolis, but they often neglect making the Canadian destination a part of their journey. One of the most inviting, vibrant, diverse and stimulating cities in the world, if Montréal isn't on your travel list, it should  be. If it is, here are suggestions on where to stay, dine and go while there:

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Jumeirah Sirius Asks, "How Loyal is a Brand to Its Guests?" With New Rewards Program

Jul 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Jumeirah is already a world-renowned brand known for its extravagant hotels and ultra-luxe experiences. This June, they made their hotels a little bit sweeter by the introduction of their newest rewards initiative. Jumeirah Sirius is a loyalty program designed to recognize repeat travelers and acknowledge them with exclusive perks.

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3 Dana Point Resorts That Are the Perfect Pairing to Your SoCal Getaway

Jun 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Nestled beside Laguna Beach and Laguna Niguel, and 60 miles from Los Angeles, is the quaint city of Dana Point. Coined “the soul of Southern California,” this coastal town is full of charm and offers an array of summer fun from relaxing on its sandy beaches to participating in water sports and whale watching. 

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Singapore's St. Regis Hotel is the Difference Between a Good Trip & and an Excellent One

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’ve ever made the 19 to 24-hour journey from the states to Singapore, you know how important it is to have an amazing hotel awaiting your arrival. You need a property that starts pampering you from the second you leave baggage claim until you return to the airport days later. When that hotel is The St. Regis Singapore, then you can rest assured you’re in good hands (even if you’ve only traveled for an hour).

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Lisbon's Biggest 5-Star Hotel Boasts Even More Renovations

Jun 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

As the largest five-star hotel in Lisbon, the Corinthia has long attracted many corporate travelers, but more recently it has focused more of its on leisure guests. The building had been a hotel for more than 19 years before the Pisani family of Malta, founders of the brand, took it over in 2004. And while it had already gone through radical renovations to raise its status from four to five-star, it is doing so again. Last year they revitalized their Tempus Bar and lobby area, and this year, more rooms are being remodeled.

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Outdoor Adventures, Wine Tastings & a Michelin 3-Star Restaurant, Meadowood Knows How to Vacation

Jun 18, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tucked away in the heart of Napa Valley, completely enveloped in all directions by ush greenery, Meadowood is a secluded hideaway of opulent proportions. You won’t find any flashy signs or over-the-top amenities here. Meadowood takes a different approach to luxury with simplistically elegant suites, private, intimate spaces, and seemingly-endless leisure activities that connect guests with nature and more importantly, their travel companions.

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Is a Ritz-Carlton Coming to Downtown San Diego? Here's What We Know

Jun 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

One thing we’ve been saying for awhile now, is that San Diego needs a Ritz-Carlton. Our beautiful city is a prime location for the luxury brand. Well, this week, we came across Cisterra Developments’ current project list which includes a new Ritz at 7th and Market downtown.

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