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17th Century Hotel Bristol Remains an Elegant Destination in One of Europe's Most Livable Cities

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It’s no wonder Vienna, the “City of Music,” attracts nearly three times as many tourists as its 1.7 million residents yearly. Immaculately intact since its 17th and 18th century glory, Vienna is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities; a title that lures international urban planners to study its layout and culture. Austria’s capital city is home to dozens of opera houses, art institutes, and Baroque-era palaces that dazzle visitors who enjoy its refined preference for luxurious style. 

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Schloss Fuschl: The Hills Are Alive at This Austrian Castle Turned Resort

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Louise Gaudern

A castle caressing the shore of a shimmering turquoise lake complete with mountain backdrop may sound like it belongs in a fairytale, but Schloss Fuschl Resort & Spa is most certainly a reality ready to be enjoyed. Located nine miles away from the Austrian city of Salzburg — best known for being the filming location of The Sound of Music — Schloss Fuschl is hidden in the heart of the mountainous Salzkammergut countryside, while still being close enough to civilization to indulge in the occasional Salzburger Nockerl dessert or a spontaneous opera performance in the city.... Read More

Vacant Storefronts Transform Into Hip Urban Hotel Rooms in Vienna

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As Vienna continues to become a top travel destination in Europe, luxury hotel brands are starting to open up properties throughout the city. While developers have been busy locating land to build on, breaking ground and constructing expansive towers, a less flashy, more personal approach to hospitality has found a unique place of its own in town.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Now Open in Vienna

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has just added to its exclusive chain of hotels by announcing the opening of a new 202-room property located in the central Schubertring Boulevard of Vienna, Austria. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna comprises four 19th Century palaces and combines traditional architecture with stylish interior design and has a spectacular view of the city’s famous landmarks from its rooms. These include heritage buildings like an opera house, concert halls and museums, which are all a short stroll from the hotel.... Read More

Newest Luxury Hotel in Vienna | The Ritz-Carlton Opens 80th Property

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has opened its first hotel in Austria in Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, is the ninth hotel in Europe for the luxury hotel company. The new hotel is a 202-room property that is made up of four historic palaces that date back to the 19th century. It offers great proximity to museums, concert halls, and is surrounded by various historic buildings and landmarks in the capital city of Austria. The boutique Guerlain Spa will offer six treatment rooms, including two specially designed for couples. Chef Wini Brugger presents Austrian cuisine on his menu at the Dstrikt restaurant. “We are delighted to open our 80th hotel in this key European capital and to offer discerning global travellers a t... Read More

Sports Cars Make Luxury European Tour Through Austria & Italy

Mar 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

This spring, Loeven Sportwagentouren, known for having some of the best luxury cars and being the sports car touring company of choice, is offering a stylish new excursion through the most picturesque parts of Austria and Italy.... Read More

European Christmas Traditions

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Europe's winter holiday traditions date back before the dawn of Christianity, and incorporate many belief systems and cultural eras under the umbrella name "Christmas." From Roman festivities to peculiar legacies like the giant straw yule goat of Gavle, Sweden (pictured), a European Christmas is actually a rich and varied mish-mash of festivities. Here's a gallery of our favorites.... Read More

Spend the Holidays in Salzburg & Vienna, Austria | European Winter Wonderland

Oct 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

My arrival to Europe for our dream-come-true, first-ever family holiday abroad was not what I had envisioned. Think snow storm, airport closing, accidental cancellation, expensive rebooking, probable lost luggage and you’ve got the picture.... Read More

Detox at a Five Star Hotel: VIVA Center for Modern Mayr Medicine in Austria

Jan 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Health & Beauty: Having indulged over the festive season and consumed one too many mince pies, I feel it’s the ideal time to give my body some TLC. If you’ve ever tried detoxing at home, you’ll know that it can be impossible because you’re surrounded by temptation.... Read More

Aurelio Spa's New Alpine Spa Treatments Spice up the Winter Season

Feb 10, 2010  |   Contributor: Gabriele Sappok-Klink

Resorts & Spas: The luxurious Aurelio Spa in Austria spices up the winter season with new treatments that revitalize the body after an exhilarating d... Read More

Aurelio Lech, Austria Opens with Exclusive Use Option of Private Chalet

Dec 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Gabriele Sappok-Klink

Luxury Hotels: Aurelio Lech, one of Austria’s newest and most luxurious ski and spa lodges has opened for its second winter season.... Read More

Capella Hotels & Resorts: Setting the Standard in Luxury Accommodations

Nov 25, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Hotels: Capella Hotels and Resorts have become synonymous with setting a high standard in the luxury travel industry, offering guests numerous choices, from property location to on-site amenities.

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