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How To Pop the Question Like Donald Trump: The $620,000 Proposal Package

Jan 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We tempted lovers with seven over-the-top $10,000 Valentine’s Day hotel packages this month, but for some of you, those probably seemed like child’s play. If this is you, Trump International Hotel Las Vegas’ offer may be more along the lines of what you’re seeking.

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The Taboo Business of Rooms by the Hour

Jan 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Rent-by-the-hour hotels have gotten a bad rap over the years, but the industry is missing out on an emerging revenue stream. Stereotypically they are used for unsavory activities, and tend to be in equally unpalatable locations. Yet the concept and business model isn’t so bad. In fact, it makes a lot of sense when you look at how many hotels suffer unbooked rooms that could be generating revenue. 

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iSquare Mall + Hall Will Be Much More Than a Retail Complex, See What's In Store For the Project

Jan 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When we heard about a new hotel and mall combo opening in Orlando, Florida, our initial thought was that the development mostly likely wouldn’t cater to affluent patrons. The combo usually brings to mind Westins and Hiltons, which in themselves aren’t bad options, but aren’t especially high end. However, with the Capella Hotel Group partnering on the project alongside developer BlackMINE Group, it seems like we may have judged it too quickly.

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Park Hyatt New York Becomes 9th Hotel in NYC to be Awarded Prestigious AAA Five Diamond Rating

Jan 21, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

AAA has just awarded the Park Hyatt New York their prestigious Five Diamond rating. It is a first for the hotel which has only been open since August 2014. The property was given the title for its spacious rooms, designer furnishings and extra-large soaking tubs. In-room amenities like a custom beverage center, fine linens and media hub add to the comfort of each suite.

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The Newly-Renovated Ritz Paris Catches Fire, Further Delays Opening Set for March

Jan 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Talk about bad timing. Early Tuesday morning, the Ritz Paris’ seventh floor caught fire and spread from to the attic and roof. This comes just weeks before the renovated hotel was set to reopen on March 20. Fire crews were alerted of the fire at 7 a.m. local time, and the area was blocked off during rush hour while 60 firefighters and 15 fire engines quickly sprayed the flames. 

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Taj Opens a New Property in Mumbai, The Brand's Fourth In Its Home City

Jan 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has opened Taj Santacruz, its fourth luxury hotel in Mumbai, the hotelier’s home city. Located near the Western Express Highway and regional airport, the property offers a strategic location near the city’s financial and entertainment centers.

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The 5 Hotels Around Angkor Wat That You Need to Book For Your Next Cambodian Adventure

Jan 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Shereen Mohammed

The Angkor Archaeological Park is a place that will take your breath away. The ancient site near the charming town of Siem Reap, Cambodia spans roughly 250 square miles. It is home to the picturesque remains of capitals and temples of the Khmer Empire, which ruled between the night and 15th centuries.

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Where to Run Into Hollywood A-Listers During the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Jan 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Oscar Raymundo

Chances are your favorite indie movie of all time—whether that'd be Reservoir Dogs, Garden State, Memento, Heathers, Tangerine, or American Psycho—had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Founded by Robert Redford, this venerable indie film fest attracts not only up-and-coming filmmakers but a slew of Hollywood heavyweights. During Sundance, the quaint but fabulous ski resort town becomes a hotspot for A-listers, so you’re bound to run into someone famous.

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St. Regis Punta Mita Remains One of Our Favorite Mexican Hotels For Stellar Golf, Great Fare & Stunning Accommodations

Jan 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Mexico has more than its share of world-class beach resorts, but there is no destination that caters to both gourmands and golfers quite like the St. Regis Punta Mita. Perched on the Pacific Ocean amongst the astounding natural beauty of the Riviera Nyarit, the property has elevated the beach resort experience thanks to its unrelenting determination to provide the very best cuisine in the country. 

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Four Seasons Orlando Celebrates its Guests In Love With Couples Weeks Experiences

Jan 11, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This month, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort launched new adult-only experiences for couples to participate while at the property. The Couples Stay & Play package and Couples Weeks began last weekend and will run until February 8, each offering a slew of activities to enhance your romantic vacation.

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10 Buildings That Transformed From Historic Spaces Into Luxury Hotels

Jan 11, 2016  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

“If these walls could talk,” is never more true than when uttered in reference to hotels. Of course, if they could speak, we probably wouldn’t want to know all the spicy details of a traveler’s stay. But there are some properties whose stories begin long before they ever housed guests. These hotels once housed everyone from bankers to newspaper men and even prisoners, before being transformed into luxury properties across the globe. Here are 10 properties that went from historic spaces to four- and five-star accommodations:

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Sri Lanka's Newest Boutique Hotel Exudes Serenity Within 6 Intimate & Chic Suites

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sri Lanka is a place of serenity, beautiful landscapes and is still somewhat of an undiscovered destination. This Southeast Asian country is home to endless beaches, lush tropical forests, unique flora and fauna, endless amounts of elephants, Buddhist temples and plenty of delicious fare. Its skies are deep blue and its waters emerald green; it a place where you go to find peace.

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Champagne Trolleys, Noodle Tossing & Dancing Art Steal the Show at the New Mr. Chow

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Forget all those diva headliners on the Las Vegas main stages. There’s a grandiose new theatrical experience on The Strip, and it has a deliciously Chinese cast. Legendary restaurateur Michael Chow has just opened his signature Mr. Chow restaurant at Caesars Palace, and it’s a five-star showstopper.

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5 New Hotels Debuting in 2016 to Add To Your Travel Bucketlist

Jan 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

At the start of the year, my thoughts always turn to travel plans for the coming months. Personally, I'd like to visit Lisbon, Douro Valley, Santorini, St. Lucia and the Amalfi Coast. But if you're unlike me and are a having a hard time choosing which destinations to escape to, consider basing it around your hotel instead. Here are five new properties debuting in 2016 that should be added to your wanderlust itineraries:

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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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