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The Trump Hotel Collection Expands to the Lively City of Rio de Janeiro

Jan 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The stylish Jardim Oceanico district of Rio de Janeiro will soon have a new luxury property in its midst with plans for a Trump Hotel to open on its grounds in 2016, just in time for the Summer Olympics. Having worked with LHS Barra S.A. and Polaris Brazil to get the development underway because of their expertise on the surrounding area and hospitality, the property is expected to go beyond the normal scope of luxury hotels

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Editor's Choice: JustLuxe Lists Their Dream Destinations for 2014

Jan 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s a rare day for me when I’m not dreaming about travel. Sometimes it’s jet-setting to a small exotic island in Fiji, other times it’s the city streets of Tokyo or to South American countries where dancing reigns supreme; whatever the daily choice, my passport is always close at hand. With the new year looming over our heads, many of us are making resolutions and lists of things we’d like to accomplish this year. 

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TravelAdvisor Names Traveler's Choice Top Destinations on the Rise for 2014

Dec 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

TripAdvisor released their yearly Travelers' Choice Awards and not only are they letting us know the best places we love to travel, but also where we’re we'll be heading in the future. Along with categories like "Hotels for Romance," "Islands," and "All-Inclusive Resorts," they revealed their top 10 choices for what they believe are Destinations on the Rise. Fifty-four locations around the world made the coveted list after receiving positive feedback year after year.

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Discover Everything From Spectacular Locales to Black Rhinos With These Exotic Treks Below the Equator

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Two of the world's most exotic countries, South Africa and Brazil, will be intriguing travel destinations in 2014 for travelers who enjoy extensive, pre-planned schedules. Travel services Audley and Elevate Destinations are making it easy to visit these countries with tailor-made trips to help tourists experience the local culture and venerable history. 

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Oceanfront Brazil Hotel Kenoa Exclusive Resort & Spa Will Awaken Your Senses

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Brazil is perhaps best known for its barely-there bikinis, but second on the list of Brazilian treasures would have to be its beautiful beaches. Kenoa Exclusive Beach Spa & Resort offers to help elite travelers make the best of that famed coastline with their state-of-the-art facilities. Instead of experiencing those beaches with other cooler-toting tourists stepping all over your tranquility, Kenoa promises to “expand your journey, while ensuring your privacy.” The Design Hotels resort was built with the surrounding natural environment in mind, using fragrant woods and calming colors to engage all of your senses in luxury.... Read More

Rio de Janeiro Named World's Most Expensive Hotel City

May 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

It might come as a surprise to some, but Rio de Janerio was just named the world’s most expensive major city for a hotel stay, according to a new study done by travel booking site Hotel Reservation Service (HRS). From January through March of 2012, the average cost for a night in the Brazilian capital was £192.88 (approx. $300) which is almost a 50% increase from the same three-month time period in 2011.... Read More

Ernesto Neto Invites You to Enter His Artistic Labyrinth

Apr 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is commonly recognized as the heir to the "Neo-Concreto" art movement in his home country. Neo-Concreto is a splinter of the Concrete art movement, which was formed in Brazil in the 1950s. The movement calls for greater sensuality, color and poetic feeling than Concrete art, translating to three-dimensional works that encourage the viewer to experience, and not just look upon, art.... Read More

Campos do Jordao | The Swiss Alpine Village with a Brazilian Twist

Oct 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge  |  1 Comment

There is nothing quite like it anywhere else in the world. Campos do Jordao, located in the state of Sao Paulo, is known as the Brazilian Switzerland for good reason. A recent visit there revealed a unique Swiss alpine-type experience albeit with a Latin twist.... Read More

Waterfalls Around the World

Aug 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Stuck at your desk? Tired of looking at news about record-breakingly hot/humid/hail-storming summer weather? We've got your escape. From natural waterslides in the tropics to thundering walls of "smoke that thunders," waterfalls around the world remind us that, while heat might define the summer, water is the substance that comprises the world.... Read More

Latin America Sees Boom in Luxury Lodging Market

Aug 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Latin American luxury lodging market may prove that certain destinations always thought to be "emerging" or even third world are on their way up in the world. From beach boutiques to big brands, these new developments are showing North Americans that it's time to go south.... Read More

Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte: A Brazilian Paradise

Mar 11, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Resorts: Nestled between a semi-private beach and 2,000 hectares of Atlantic Rainforest, the Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte is one of Brazil’s finest five-star resorts.... Read More

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