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Ireland's Ashford Castle Recreates Prince of Wales' 1905 Hunting Party

Dec 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The prestigious Ashford Castle in County Mayo, Ireland, one of the United Kingdom’s most impressive historic estates, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary as a luxury hotel. It did so by recreating a famed hunting party held for the Prince of Wales on the castle’s grounds in 1905. Now a five-star member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the castle was first built on the estate in 1228 by the Anglo-Norman family, House of Burke. It has been rebuilt several times over the decades and ultimately becoming a world-class hotel in 1939.

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Sofitel Opens Two New Hotels in Dubai and Bali This Year

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Sofitel has brought their flair for sophisticated French hospitality to popular destinations all over the world, most recently landing in Dubai and Bali. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa opened its Polynesian-themed hotel in July 2013 and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort—the brand’s first Indonesian property—is set to open on December 20, 2013.

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Book a Luxury Hotel In New York City At Bargain Prices During Hotel Week NYC

Dec 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Staying in a luxury hotel in New York City can be out of reach for some, but not during Hotel Week. From January 3-12, 2014, 30 high-end properties around the city will be offering rooms for $100, $200 and $300 a night, as opposed to their typical $500 per night rates. Whether visiting the city for the first time, or just in need of a staycation, this is a great opportunity for people to save some cash after the holidays and spend it out on the town. Here are a few of the best participating hotels:

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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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Historic Hotels of America Adds 21 New Properties

Dec 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

During the 24th annual Historic Hotels of America Conference, 21 new members from 14 states were welcomed into the distinguished group. The luncheon was held in their honor at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Each of the hotels is 50 to 247 years old and has a unique charm like The Jefferson, Washington, D.C which celebrates the third president, and American Queen Steamboat, the only steamboat in the U.S. that guests can stay overnight in.

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Abu Dhabi: UAE's Booming City Quickly Becoming a Desert Oasis of Luxury

Dec 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield  |  1 Comment

Like a lottery player who dreams of the beautiful things money could buy and finally hits the big number, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates revels in its wealth. Abu Dhabi has been on a mission to create a city of incredible architectural beauty ever since oil was found off its shores in 1958. It boasts cultural and educational institutions, healthcare, and luxury accommodations rarely seen these days in any other part of the world. Some call Abu Dhabi the “baby city” because it’s so new, having risen up out of the desert with stunning speed. High-rise buildings seem to appear on a daily basis.

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Olympus Real Estate Partners Sets Record in Sale of Calistoga Ranch

Nov 27, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Olympus Real Estate Partners developed Napa Valley’s Calistoga Ranch 10 years ago and just announced its sale on November 20, 2013. As part of this effort, the resort’s marketing team has already sold all of the property’s 22 residential units.

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Missoni Hotels' Designer Toiletries Line Now Available at Limited Luxury Hotels

Nov 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff  |  2 Comments

Don’t have travel plans to the Missoni Hotels in Edinburgh or Kuwait? No worries. You can now get a sample of the Missoni Hotels experience at dozens of luxury destinations that are the first to provide the designer’s hotel line of toiletries to their guests.

 

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Ritz-Carlton to Open New Property in Nanjing, China in 2015

Nov 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Another big name in the luxury hotel industry has announced its plan to continue expansion into Asia. Ritz-Carlton revealed they would be opening a new hotel in first quarter 2015 in Nanjing, China, one of the country’s four great ancient capitals.

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Napa Valley's Five-Star Calistoga Ranch Acquired by Auberge Resorts

Nov 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Last week, an agreement was made between Auberge Resorts, Adventurous Journeys Capital Parnters, and vintners Bill Foley and Michael Uytengsu to acquire Napa Valley’s award-winning Calistoga Ranch. Auberge has been operating the five-star property since it opened in 2004, which has frequently been named as one of the best resorts in the world and featured on coveted lists by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

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Tips on What to Explore While Visiting Cape Town, South Africa

Nov 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

With picturesque Table Mountain as the backdrop and a variety of things to do ranging from cage diving with great white sharks to hanging out with adorable penguins, Cape Town, South Africa is a great destination for adventurers. There are enough exciting things to do and see to jam-pack a two-week stay, but for a shorter trip, here are some tips on the city’s highlights…and then some.

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The St. Regis Singapore Defines World-Class Accommodations With Every Stay

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The St. Regis brand is no stranger to world-class accommodations and top-notch quality service, and its Singapore destination has been winning awards since its opening in 2007; proving that the company knows luxury and does it extremely well.  Making Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List 2013 and making Travel + Leisure’s Top 500 list and World's Best 2013, it’s no wonder this five-star hotel is a favorite among travelers and locals alike.

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Own a Piece of the Legendary Lanesborough London at Their Auction This December

Nov 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As the iconic Lanesborough gears up for a refurbishment, it's giving the public a chance to keep a part of its legacy alive by owning a part of the property. From December 9-13, 2013, the hotel will hold an auction with over 3,000 lots featuring period furnishings, artwork and artifacts that have made up the property’s signature 18th century style and sophistication.

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The St. Regis San Francisco Partners with Neiman Marcus for Holiday Package

Nov 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The St. Regis San Francisco, a paragon of modern luxury, is partnering with legendary retailer Neiman Marcus on a new holiday “Wish List” Aficionado package as part of the hotel brand’s signature Aficionado program. Those booking the package, which is priced at $7,500, will enjoy a two-night stay with daily breakfast at The St. Regis in one of the property’s top-notch Metropolitan Suites.

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Rosewood Phnom Penh Opening in the Cambodian Capital in 2015

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

A new addition to the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Asian portfolio will be coming to the capital of Cambodia in 2015. Rosewood Phnom Penh will join current high-end offerings from the brand in Beijing, Chongqing, Bangkok, Phuket, Jakarta and Bali. Located in the tallest building in the city, the new property will reside in the top 14 floors of Vattanac Capital Tower One in the center of the business district.

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