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Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy in Moscow Unveils New 2,927-Square-Foot Penthouse Suite

Jul 23, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Last week, Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy in Moscow unveiled their new 2,927-square-foot Penthouse Suite on the 19th floor of the hotel. Offering views of Russia’s capital, the opulent suite is both elegant and comfortable.

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Cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow for 15 Days in an All-Inclusive Russian River Trip

Jul 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Scenic Cruises has put together a 15-day Imperial Jewels of Russia River Cruise that takes guests from St. Petersburg to Moscow visiting picturesque architecture and experiencing guided tours. Guests will also enjoy accommodations aboard the brand's comfortably appointed Scenic Tsar cruise ship.

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See the World Inside a Romantic Rail Car With These 6 Luxury Train Tours

May 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s no secret around here that our Executive Editor has a crush extreme love of travel-by-train excursions. Maybe it’s the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you’re afforded with other passengers as you pass through beautiful countrysides, either way, there really is something very romantic about locomotive travel today. 

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Paul Allen and Vladimir Putin Rule the Superyacht Scene at the Sochi Olympics

Feb 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

$186M was spent to transform a cargo port into a marina capable of berthing large yachts in Sochi, site of the Winter Olympics, in anticipation of the mega rich visitors who would arrive by sea. So far, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Tatoosh is the only really recognizable vessel to have taken advantage of the pricey port.

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Russia's Outbound Tourism is Second Largest Globally

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

A report conducted by industry experts and booking site Hotels.com reveals that Russia has become the second fastest growing outbound travel market. Last year alone, Russians spent $43 billion on international travel, making it the fifth largest foreign travel market in the world. The number of tourists has jumped from 7.7 million in 2006 to 35.7 million in 2012, and is projected to continue growing an average of 7.5 percent each year to 2017.

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Marriott to Expand on Properties in Russia and CIS by 50% in 2015

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Global hotelier Marriott International, Inc., announced that it will double its portfolio in Europe, increasing it to 80,000 rooms from 40,000 by 2015. New development in Russia and the CIS countries is spurring this 100-percent initiative to grow.... Read More

Discovering the Surprisingly Modern Side of Moscow

Sep 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka  |  1 Comment

It is just over twenty years now since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and it is my very first time in Moscow. I have read about government reform and social advances, but it was my firsthand experience that amazed me of this new revitalized cosmopolitan city.... Read More

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hotel in Kazan, Russia in 2016

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts and the Riviera Tower LLC have signed a management contract for a new luxury hotel in Russia. The Swissôtel Riviera Tower Kazan, which is scheduled to open in 2016, will reinforce the hotel group’s position in the Eastern European market. The Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, in Moscow, has garnered an excellent reputation since opening its doors. Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, is located approximately 500 miles east of Moscow. The new, deluxe hotel will have 211 guestrooms and suites, a Pürovel Spa & Sport complex, numerous indoor and outdoor sports facilities, various restaurants, a ballroom, and several smaller conference rooms. "Our hotel group has had a presence in Moscow for years and we have... Read More

Cruise Russia in Luxury Aboard Amakatarina

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Want to do something a little different than the standard cruise in the expected locations? The redesigned Amakatarina is the perfect introduction to the historic views of Russia, giving you an unexpected luxury cruise experience. With a guest allowance of 212 and exciting day excursions to some of Russia's oldest cities, Amakatarina strives to bring guests the unseen world of Russian culture and beauty.... Read More

Mario Testino Photographs the First Fabergé Ad Campaign in Years

Nov 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers  |  1 Comment

Prepare for a surprise as you flip through the December issue of your favorite magazines, as legendary jewelers Fabergé have launched their first ad campaign in decades. The years spent away from the advert world gave them plenty of time to come up with a stunning concept, and the team in charge of this effort is a true who’s-who of media and fashion.... Read More

Marchak Jewelers | A Russian Dynasty

Oct 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

My recent interview with Marchak at their private salon in Paris, France defined for me what sets this jeweler apart from the others. This intimate line adds unique and delicate details to their creations, while the history and legacy of the Marchak name embodies its genesis.... Read More

E! Co-Founder Larry Namer Takes Hollywood to China

Aug 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka  |  2 Comments

As co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, now valued at $3.5 billion, Larry Namer has not only proven himself as a mogul in the American entertainment industry - he has succeeded far beyond our borders as such. Namer has created numerous prosperous business ventures in Russia since 1989, and has recently moved on to China, another land of opportunity, as co-founder of Metan Development Group. Larry Namer, aka global entrepreneur, fascinated me with his tales of international adventure much like you would find on an exotic travel show or that of a 007 movie!... Read More

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