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London Marriott County Hall Reopens With a Refreshed Look

Nov 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

When I checked into The London Marriott County Hall, I was immediately transported to another time, where British charm reigned and old world hospitality was not forgotten. As you wander through the wooden corridors of the hotel and up to the guestroom floors, you’ll notice that upstairs offers a whole other dynamic. The public spaces are more whimsical and offer a quirky vibe.

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St. Regis Abu Dhabi Goes Sky-High With New Dining Experience

Oct 26, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Talk about an elevated dining experience. Next month, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will debut its newest offering for guests looking for a one-of-a-kind event. Launching on November 11, the property will begin hosting monthly dinners on its helipad, 836 feet in the air.

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Nigel Barker Weighs In on Traveling With Kids, AC Buckhead & Creativity

Oct 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

Nigel Barker is best known as a global fashion photographer and as one of the judges on America’s Next Top Model. I caught up with Nigel at the grand opening of the AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza. Barker is the global brand ambassador for this European-style property catering to millennials and the creative class. As a guy who spends seven months of the year on the road, simplicity, function and fashion in a hotel brand are key. In our time together we discussed travel, how millennials are changing the industry and what helps him stay creative.

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Marriott Takes On Millennials With Live Hotel

Oct 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Marriott is making a play for Millennials (who isn’t?) with their newest hotel in Charlotte. M Beta, which officially opened on October 11, is the brand’s first technology-centric property designed as an innovative approach to hotel stays. I made a trip to the Queen City for the hotel’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, and to see firsthand how Marriott could engage this particular Millennial.

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This Trendy Hotel Brand Will Open Inside the SLS Vegas

Oct 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Hotels within hotels are Vegas’ jam. By the numbers, MGM Grand and Wynn Las Vegas have the most with four properties inside their resorts. Mandalay Bay and Caesars have three and Monte Carlo, Aria, Mirage and The Venetian each boast two separate hotels within their walls. While some are more discreet—The Mansion inside the MGM or the Villas at the Mirage—others are easily about like Nobu inside Caesars Palace.

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Digging Into Atlanta's Socialite Scene | Sponsored Content by W Atlanta - Downtown hotel

Sep 29, 2016  |   Contributor: W Atlanta Downtown

As the humble abode of the world’s busiest airport, several professional sports teams, and significant portion of the American entertainment industry, Atlanta is teeming with a thriving social scene. At any given time, the city’s affluent socialites can be found out and about at the many hotspots that have garnered local praise.

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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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Coachella Valley's Newest Festival Brings Renowned Artists to the Desert

Aug 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Next year, Coachella Valley Music Festival will have an opening act before it kicks off its two-weekend run in April. Called Desert X 2017, the valley’s newest event will feature contemporary art exhibitions with a focus on creating location-specific art, engaging viewers, and narrowing in on the regions natural wonders.

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Anbang Ups Bid for Starwood, Will Marriott Counter?

Mar 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Hey, Starwood, how does it feel to be the belle of the ball? We're betting pretty dang good. The brand has been at the center of a bidding war between Marriott International and Chinese-based Anbang Insurance Group to buy its entire portfolio. This morning, the latter proposed its second bid for the brand with a $13.9 billion offer.

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7 Extremely Opulent, $10K Hotel Valentine's Day Packages to Spoil Your Loved One

Jan 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Over the years, we’ve gathered together some amazing Valentine’s Day hotel packages for those who really want to show their loved one how much they mean to them. Extravagant and over-the-top, this year’s list is no different. They offer some of the world’s most lavish experiences for couples, all with starting price tags of $10,000. 

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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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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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Eat Inside a Real Life, 18-Foot Gingerbread House at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s one thing to get your family together to create a gingerbread house for the holidays, but it’s an entirely different scenario to build one large enough to eat dinner in. But that’s exactly what The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain did. On December 7, the five-star property unveiled a larger-than-life gingerbread house that is both a festive dining venue and an edible treat. It’s pretty much a dream come true.

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The Iconic Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is a Scintillating Jewel in the Heart of Orchard Road

Sep 2, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Travelers of today love to be pampered with brilliant experiences that create memories of a lifetime, and Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is the gem that will dazzle your holiday in Singapore. Located in the heart of Orchard Road, the five-star property is a welcome sight in a city that is intriguing, fast-paced and ever-evolving.

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The Future Of Luxury Hotels Includes More Tech, Less Tech & Guest Personalization

Aug 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Daniela Aroche

The luxury hotel space is competitive but players are stepping up to the plate to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer demands. Here we investigate some on the cutting edge and what’s ahead. Last month, in conversation with Robert Cheng, Group VP Marketing of the prestigious Peninsula Hotels Group, despite the plethora of exciting initiatives in the pipeline for the company, we found ourselves continuously drawn back to a particularly prevalent discussion on technology, innovation and their place in the luxury hotel space.

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