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Stay at These Three Unique Resorts to Experience Every Side of Chile

Jan 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Forming a network of lodges in some of Chile’s most remote landscapes, Tierra Hotels offers travelers the chance to visit the country’s (and the world’s) most pristine, dramatic settings without sacrificing luxury. These are three of the brand’s hotels that offer a mix of desert adventures, beachside lounging and Patagonian relaxation:

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Adventures in New Zealand: A Guide to Creating the Perfect Queenstown Itinerary

Jan 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

In the far region of New Zealand’s south island is magical Queenstown. Equal parts adrenaline-charged action and jaw-dropping beauty, the city also offers pure luxury and an epicurean experience to rival the world’s best. Flying into Queenstown for the first time sets the scene. On final approach the aircraft dips into a valley between snow-covered mountains before the lake-front town comes into view. Queenstown is simply gorgeous.

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Spend New Year's Eve in The City Without the Crowds at the Knickerbocker's Private Gala

Dec 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

If standing for hours in cold, crowded, and crazy Times Square isn’t your idea of a glamorous New Year’s Eve, you’re not alone. It’s one of the world’s top bucket-list events to personally witness the iconic 60-second countdown to midnight, slow-mo ball drop. But do you really want to brave the frigid temperatures just to say you were there? If not, don't worry, The Knickerbocker has an alternative to the crowded streets of Times Square.  

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Amazing Restaurants, Historical Sites & Plenty of Sunshine: Why We're Heading to St. Kitts This Winter

Dec 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Parm Parmar

For some of us, the onslaught of winter means the perfect time to head to warmer horizons. For me, that involved St. Kitts, catamaran rides, cocktails and plenty of fresh seafood. If you book a VIP package with St. Kitts Marriott & The Royal Beach Casino, after you arrive on the island you’ll be escorted to the YU Private Lounge. The terminal, located just west of the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport, used to only offer travelers flying privately, to and from St. Kitts, this amazing service. Now it is available to passengers on commercial flights.

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The Palms Hotel & Spa is a Picturesque Oasis Minutes From SoBe

Dec 28, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

In the midst of the bustling Miami scene sits The Palms Hotel & Spa, a picturesque oasis just minutes outside of South Beach. Resting on an exclusive stretch of reserved beach, the property is surrounded by many of the area’s best attractions including Collins and Washington Avenues, Ocean Drive, high-end retail shops, cafés, art galleries and design houses.

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7 Reasons to Choose Ibiza's Hacienda Na Xamena for Your Honeymoon

Sep 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher  |  4 Comments

Ibiza, the sexy bohemian land brings images of clubs, topless beaches and hedonism. But what does the island actually have to offer? Simple; whatever you want it to, including a romantic, private getaway. The perfect blend of nature and luxury, Ibiza has long been known for its wild nightlife and parties, but it is also a magical place to relax and regroup.

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Immersive Travel: An Interview With CEO Of Luxury Frontiers Luca Franco on Experiential Sojourns

Dec 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

One of the more significant trends of the past couple of years has been the growing interest in experiential travel and destination immersion, allowing travelers to participate in more intuitive, authentic and adventurous sojourns. Luxury Frontiers has taken on this trend by offering its clients the opportunity to stay in luxury tented suites around the world to really get a feel for local living. 

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5 of San Diego's Best NYE Parties Offering More Than Just Champagne at Midnight

Dec 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

All right, party people, we’re officially two weeks away from New Year’s Day. Which means, NYE is right around the corner! If you haven’t made plans yet, there are plenty of fun happenings going on around San Diego on December 31. We gathered together some of our favorites to help you figure out which affair to attend. Here are six of America’s Finest City’s best New Year’s Eve parties hosted by hotels:

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Radisson Blu Hotel: The Longtime French Property Makes for a Relaxed Vacation in Nice

Dec 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Opened in 1979, the 331-room Radisson Blu Hotel in Nice has undergone extensive renovation costing more than $19 million in the past few years. Corridors, façades, kitchens, meeting rooms, restaurants and the rooftop terrace have all been redesigned by French architects Didier & Fabrice Knoll to give the property a fresh and modern look. 

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The InterContinental Barclay is Doing Some Serious Renovations for 2016 to the Tune of $180M

Dec 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The InterContinental New York Barclay hotel in Manhattan is in the middle of a $180 million renovation that is being spearheaded by architects Stonehill + Taylor, interior design firm and HOK Shawmut Construction. Once finished in spring 2016, the building will offer guests 704 redesigned rooms, including 31 suites—two of which will be Presidential and Penthouse Sky Suites.

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Jumpstart Your Fitness Resolution With Winter Wonderland Walks, Wellness Wonks & Whiskey

Dec 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

After the holidays, it seems that everyone is ready to kick-start their health and wellness goals ASAP. Many sign up for gym memberships, start shopping all organic or participate in detox programs right when the new year hits. But for those of us who want to ease our way back into getting fit, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite has just the kind of experience we need. 

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Napa's Yountville is the Unexpected City Drawing Wine Lovers to its Charming Destination

Dec 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Yountville, California embodies many quintessential visions you undoubtedly have when planning a Napa Valley excursion. It all started in 1836 when George Calvert Yount founded the town and planted Napa Valley’s first official vineyard. Today, vines stretch from the Mayacamas mountains to the Napa River. Yountville’s compact layout clustered around Washington St. is also perfect for biking not only on the existing street grid, but along the ever-expanding Napa Valley Vine Trail, which when completed, will extend 47 miles from Vallejo to Calistoga.

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Las Terrazas Resort Lingers In Your Memory Long After Your Belize Vacation Ends

Dec 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Kavita Daswani

The Mayan coffee that is served at a smattering of restaurants on Ambergris Caye in Belize is an aromatic blend of fresh, locally-grown coffee beans, cardamom, cinnamon and a swirl of agave syrup. It is more elixir than everyday beverage, the experience of it lingering long after it's over. This is the same sentiment you’re left with after visiting Belize, and one that was immortalized by Madonna in her 1987 song "La Isla Bonita.”

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Dream Hollywood Hotel Lands a Gig in La-La Land

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In a city where budding actors, musicians and entertainment industry hopefuls go to fulfill their lifelong ambitions, it seems appropriate that a hotel called Dreams Hollywood would move into the neighborhood. The experiential lifestyle hotel will be the brand’s west coast flagship and is projected to open in Q2 of 2016 between Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.

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AC Hotel Nice Offers the Charm of a Boutique Retreat & the Amenities of a Big Brand Property

Dec 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

A bronze statue of a goddess encased in granite along the length of the façade is the first thing that grabs your attention upon approaching the Marriott’s AC Hotel Nice. The stunning 85-foot tall sculpture is the work of an artist best known as Sosno, and is an impressive introduction to this four-star hotel. Built in 1987 as the Elysée Palace, it was taken over by the Marriott group two years ago.

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