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Step Inside Paris' Chic Le Cinq Codet Hotel

Dec 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

For the discerning traveler who prefers a more intimate and customized experience, a luxury, boutique hotel is the way to go. Vying for a clientele with an unlimited budget, boutique hotels attract savvy guests by focusing on style, design, lighting, technology, music and personalized experiences. What began as a niche market in the 1980s, the boutique concept is now a global phenomenon that appeals to Millennials and Empty-Nesters alike. According to a recent boutique and lifestyle report conducted by Hotel Analyst, a growth in demand for boutique rooms is expected to exceed that of traditional hotel rooms by the end of 2017.

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Kempinski Hotel Bristol Remains a Berlin Favorite 65 Years Later

Dec 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Located on the corner of Kurfurstendamm and Fasanenstrasse, Kempinski Hotel Bristol Berlin, which opened in 1951, was the brand’s first-ever property. When it opened, it symbolized the rejuvenation of post-War Berlin itself. Today, the property still remains one of the city's best hotels for discerning travelers seeking top-notch accommodations, great service and a prime location. 

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Things to do In New York City During the Holidays

Dec 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

As a general rule, it’s hard to beat New York City at any time of year. And of course, the holiday season in the Big Apple is no exception. From the Radio City Christmas Spectacular to the Bryant Park Winter Village, the city dazzles with holiday splendor. There’s Christmas caroling, tree lighting ceremonies, nightly light shows across retail stores, and ice skating in Central Park. Here are some of the best ways to enjoy the holiday season in NYC this year:

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5 of Bali's Most Luxurious Villas

Dec 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In a couple of weeks we’ll finally be ushering in 2017, which means it’s time to start mapping out your travel plans for the year. Although most of the country has experienced a warmer than normal winter, if you’re like us, you’re probably itching to escape to a sunny locale in the coming months. 

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A Closer Look at Spain's Garnacha Wines From Aragon

Dec 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

The Aragon region of Spain is filled with castles, cathedrals, monasteries, and UNESCO World Heritage sites dotting the Pyrenees foothills and the bustling city of Zaragoza. In addition to being a major cultural and agricultural powerhouse, Aragon's vineyards are renowned not only for their Tempranillo but for increasing Garnacha's popularity.

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Andaz Hotel Officially Opens in Scottsdale

Dec 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you live in Scottsdale, chances are that you’ve probably passed by the Andaz hotel without even realizing it. That’s because the luxury property is tucked away behind Enclave at Borgata, hidden from plain sight. This perk alone is one of the many reasons why the newly-opened hotel will do well with travelers who value discretion and privacy.

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The SLS South Beach: Miami's Most Seductive Hotel

Dec 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

There is a sexy crowd of models, business moguls, and artsy types gathering at Hyde Beach, Miami’s place to see and be seen in the SLS Miami Beach. The centerpiece of this orgy of colors, patterns, and sculpture is a 12-foot silver duck, reminiscent of the yellow ones found in baths. Anywhere else in the world it would be completely out of place, but not here. This is the SLS South Beach and this scene was created by one of the most renowned designers Philippe Starck.

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UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya Promises a “No Itinerary Necessary” Vacation

Dec 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

Opening in March 2017, the all-inclusive UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya, is aiming to specialize in “no itinerary necessary” vacations and redefine the all-inclusive landscape. When you enter the lobby, you’re greeted by a custom scent, a trend that has been catching on over the last few years. 

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Is The Luxury Of Owning A Vacation Home Becoming Passé?

Dec 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Holly Ashby

It’s easy to fall in love with a particular holiday destination. Whether it’s a luminous corner of Cornwall, the green Tuscan hills or a scorching Thai beach, people can find themselves drawn to the same locations again and again. Buying a second home in a place like this is a luxury that offers convenience, privacy and the chance to escape whenever the owner pleases. However, with environmental issues, bad press and the sometimes stressful responsibilities of homeownership, it could be argued that having a vacation home has lost some of its sheen.

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The World's Best Hotel Suite is Located In...

Dec 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

For a second year in a row, The Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan, Italy, won the World Travel Awards’ best suite category. Beating out accommodations at properties such as Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the Raj Palace, Belmond Hotel Cipriani and Emirates Palace, the Katara Suite’s victory was no easy feat.

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Sirenalia's Mermaid Retreat Is What Ariel Dreams Are Made Of

Dec 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last year, we introduced you to mermaid workouts as a new fitness craze. The exercise included donning mermaid tails and swimming around in pools to work on your core, all while feeling a little like Ariel in your new attire. This year, adventurous swimmers can take their mermaid love to the next level by going on a trip specifically-designed for the water-dwelling creatures.

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Book a Room at Necker Island This January for $4,000/Night

Dec 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The infamous Necker Island has been a Caribbean playground for affluent travelers and the world’s most notable people for many years. Thanks to Sir Richard Branson’s vision for the isle, visitors have been coming to this destination to experience over-the-top luxury with that effortlessly-cool Virgin vibe.

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Reach Mount Everest's Base Camp Without Any Hiking Required

Dec 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Some of the Himalaya’s most iconic hiking trails can be found in Nepal, the country considered one of the ultimate destinations for adventurous travelers and outdoor lovers. But if you’ve always been curious to check out the locale, yet haven’t wanted to bother with all the hiking, Remote Lands has created a new itinerary just for you.

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7 Festive Hotels Getting Guests Into the Holiday Spirit

Dec 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

In just a couple short weeks, Christmas will be here. And no matter where you are in the world, business, homes and cities are turning into colorful and festive displays for the holiday. If you need a little extra dose of holiday cheer this December, step into one of these eight hotels around the globe. With dazzling lights, decked out trees and intricate designs, these seven festive properties have just the right amount of spirit you’re looking for this winter.

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Singapore for the Untourist | Sponsored Content by The St. Regis Singapore

Dec 12, 2016  |   Contributor: The St. Regis Singapore

Singapore—as a global financial center, luxury shopping destination, and cultural hub—is one of the most unique places in the world. Don’t let the luxury of this city let you think it’s out of touch with its roots, however. Often called “The Garden City,” the region is home to a wealth of flora and outdoor experiences that can often be hard to find in such a vibrant urban area. While there are a myriad of different attractions to visit while in the city, take the opportunity to follow the path less taken:  

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