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The Great Wonders of China with Viking River

Jun 12, 2017  |   Contributor: Alison Abbott

The law of averages indicates that most of us will probably only make one trip to China in a lifetime.†The country is vast, the language barrier real and the population overwhelming.

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Hong Kong's Artsy, Jewel Box Boutique Hotel

Apr 25, 2017  |   Contributor: Kavita Daswani

It was a telling sign that the concierge at the J Plus Hotel by YOO in Hong Kong offered to wait outside its doors to wave us down so we wouldn't miss it (which we did anyway, three times.)

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Celebrate Earth Day With These 5 Eco-Friendly Hotels

Apr 3, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This year marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day, a 24-hour period dedicated to spreading awareness of environmental concerns and how we can work to create more sustainable environments. 

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10 Hotels Opening in 2017 That Are Calling Our Names

Feb 10, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Half the fun of any vacation is the hotel you stay in; and many of today’s properties are so chic that often times, they’re the sole reason for the trip itself. And in 2017, there are so many luxury hotels opening that we barely know where to begin when planning our next trip. If you love unique properties, high-end amenities and immersive experiences, be among the first to book one of these 10 properties opening this year:

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China's Newest Hotel Has Its Own Man-Made Ocean

Jan 25, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Lest you call it “just another luxury hotel,” the new Sanya EDITION has one amenity you may not expect: its own man-made, five-acre private ocean. Headed by American hotelier Ian Schrager, the Marriott-branded property opened this past December in what China considers its answer to Hawaii, the city of Sanya on Hainan Island.

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Has LVMH Unleashed China's First Great Red Wine?

Oct 20, 2016  |   Contributor: The LuxeNomad

While we’re all familiar with the LVMH luxury goods conglomerate (what’s up Marc Jacobs), it’s the latter half of the acronym – the MH (Moët Hennessy) who are making some bold moves into the land of the red dragon hoping to capitalize on the Chinese penchant for French wine and collectors looking for an exotic but decent bottle.

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Meixi Lake Hotel Sets Down Roots in China's Emerging Hunan Region

Oct 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Once a center of agriculture in China, Changsha, located on the Xiang River, was known as an important commercial city in the first millennium BC. Yet after the Sino-Japanese War and 1938 fire, the town was destroyed and captured by the Japanese in 1944. In the years following, the city was rebuilt and its population nearly tripled by the 1980s. Today, it is a major port for rice, cotton, timber and livestock and is once again an energetic city with magnolia-lined streets and a hub for the arts.

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Peninsula Beijing Offers the City's Largest Guestrooms Following $123M Remodel

Aug 11, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

To celebrate The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels’ 150th anniversary, the Peninsula Beijing is undergoing a $123 million transformation. Set for completion in February 2017, all guestrooms and public spaces have been redesigned, offering a combination of ancient and contemporary Chinese artistry.

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Italy Tops the List for Fall & Holiday Travel in 2016

Aug 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This week, hordes of travel agents, industry professionals, journalists and bloggers have descended upon Las Vegas for Virtuoso Travel Week. The yearly event is put on by the luxury travel network which is comprised of over 380 agencies with more than 11,400 elite travel advisors in 30 countries. With a few more days left, the by-invitation-only organization has released its findings for the upcoming travel season.

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Bellagio Hotel to Bring a Touch of Italy to Shanghai

Aug 5, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

MGM Hospitality has announced its plans for a 2017 grand opening for the brand's next luxury hotel in China, the Bellagio Shanghai. Its hip, urban location along the Bund in Shanghai, on the banks of the Suzhou River and next to the Waibaidu Bridge, will offer exceptional views of the Bund and the Lujiazui district.

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Can China be a Driving Force in the Superyacht Industry?

Jul 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Luxify Asia

Last fall the world-leading, Chinese superyacht manufacturer Pride Mega Yachts launched a new 88.8 meter superyacht called Illusion at the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show.

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Remote Landsí 18-Day Private Jet Journey Offers an Intimate Asian Experience

May 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Private jet journeys are all the rage these days. Of course, it makes perfect sense, why would you travel any other way? One of the newest itineraries to hit the market is Remote Lands’ 18-day excursion for only eight couples.

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Billionaire's Love Project Could Become World's Most Luxurious Hotel

May 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Macau is no stranger to glitz and glamour, and with the introduction of a The 13 hotel created by Chinese billionaire Stephen Hung, that reputation for extravagance isn’t going anywhere soon. Said to have cost investors $1.4 billion, the 200-villa property will open later this summer.

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Luxury Market to Hit Low Point in 2016

Apr 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The luxury goods market has hit a bit of a slump. This year growth of the €250 billion euro (USD $282 billion) sector is expected to slow to only one percent as opposed to the 1.5 percent growth rate in 2015.

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7 Non-Touristy Things to Do During Art Basel Hong Kong

Mar 23, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

So you’re heading to Art Basel in Hong Kong this weekend. Your wardrobe is picked out, you’ve mapped out your must-see galleries and chosen which parties to attend over the three days—but have you considered what to do during down times? With a city as big and exciting as Hong Kong, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to navigate your way through it. Instead of relying on typical guidebooks, we put together a list of seven off-the-tourist-path attractions, restaurants and activities to experience while in the Pearl of the Orient.

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