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SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Las Vegas Takes Home Yet Another Forbes Five-Star Award

Apr 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

With a laundry list of awards and accolades under its belt, MGM Grand Las Vegas recently been recognized for its high standards of excellence.... Read More

Castles Around The World

Mar 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Take a trip around the globe to see some of the world's most beautiful, real life castles. From Slovakia to Thailand, these stunning palaces have stood the test of time and are still fit for a king.... Read More

Western Australia Offers Exotic Vacation Destinations

Feb 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Daniel Pott

When you think about luxury travel, you may not think about Gondwanaland, Australia. However, it may quickly become one of the best family vacation ideas as this Western Australian region is one of the most gorgeous destinations on the planet. Gondwanaland refers to one of... Read More

Luxury Hotel Collection Will Open New Resort in China Early 2014

Feb 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury hotel brand One&Only announced that its first hotel and resort in China will open in early 2014. China’s first One&Only is being raised on Tufu Bay in Sanya, Hainan, China. Tufu Bay looks out onto the South China Sea. There are several luxury hotel brands, such as Mandarin Oriental, with hotels and resorts in Sanya, the southernmost city in the People’s Republic of China.

The One&Only Sanya resort will place an emphasis on privacy and luxury while evoking a “sense of place” that showcases the natural elements of Sanya. The deluxe hotel and resort, which is being built on 40 acres of private coastline, will have 180 guestrooms and villas available on the mixed-use luxury property.... Read More

Cape Town South Africa | Adventures from a Luxury Villa

Oct 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

Ever since the FIFA World Cup took place last summer, South Africa has become a premiere travel destination. The country’s hubs of tourism have begun attracting the luxury-seeking travelers who also bring a sense of adventure. Using Cape Town as your headquarters, you can enjoy world-class surf, safari excursions into several National Parks, and enough outdoor activities to satisfy both the adrenaline-seekers and the serenity-pursuers. South Africa also has modern shopping centers and culturally-rich street markets everywhere, and with the favorable exchange rate on dollars and euros, you’ll need to pack light on your way in so you have room on the way back.... Read More

Paris Vacation Rental | Stay and Play for Weeks with Airbnb's Sublet Service

Sep 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

Just this week, airbnb launched their sublet service, allowing travelers to plan extended stays in apartments and homes around the world. One place in which visitors can rarely spend enough time is Paris, so why not spend a month or two in the city of lights? The Lutetia property is one of over 700 properties listed in Paris alone, and provides the perfect mix of luxury and homestyle comfort.... Read More

Credit Card Rewards Guru 'The Points Guy' Gives Insider Travel Tips

Sep 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers  |  2 Comments

Credit cards are complicated enough on their own, and when the companies start boasting about the bells and whistles of each card, sorting through it all quickly becomes a boring chore. In the interest of clearing the clutter for the common customer, Brian Kelly assumed the role of The Points Guy and started a blog about all things bonus points in June 2010. This tome of travel tips can be a lifesaver for both beginners and expert credit card users, he sat down with JustLuxe to give our readers some extra insight.... Read More

Medieval Mysteries | UNESCO World Heritage Sites - City of Bath

Aug 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers  |  2 Comments

The City of Bath contains a cornucopia of cultural attractions. At the center of it all is the Temple of Sulis Minerva, which features a thermal spa complex fueled by nearby natural hot springs. The steamy pools are known for their longstanding history and are believed to have mystical healing powers. From the Temple, quaint streets spiral through the town, dotted with a variety of smaller-scale attractions.... Read More

Private Residence Clubs Quintess and MonCasa Announce Groundbreaking Agreement

Aug 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Recently, in a JustLuxe article, I wrote about MonCasa Private Club Residences, a new Canadian destination club that allows members to invest in luxury vacation residences using their Registered Retirement Savings Plans, or RRSPs. MonCasa has the distinction of being the first and only club that offers members access to luxury real estate financed and purchased through an RRSP Eligible Mutual Fund Trust structure. This means members can put retirement funds to good use by investing in a portfolio of luxury residences, with the opportunity of earning a safe and conservative return on their investment.... Read More

Camden, Maine's Grand Harbor Inn: A Luxury Hotel Beyond Boston

Aug 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

As soon as the weather gets nice, every New Englander wants to spend as much time on or near the coast as possible. We are no exception, which is why we decided to head up to Camden, Maine for the 4th of July weekend for a visit to the much talked about Grand Harbor Inn.... Read More

Traveler's Checks Step Aside, the UltraTravel Currecy Card is Here

Jul 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

Traveler’s checks are obnoxious, tacky, and so easily forged that few places will still accept this archaic form of currency, so before you start your next excursion, pick up the Ultratravel Currency Card instead. Designed specifically to benefit the luxury traveler, customers can preload this card with either U.S. Dollars, Euros, or U.K. Sterling, and doing so will ensure the most favorable exchange rates.... Read More

How to Use a Concierge

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

Whether you want to visit the chicest Caribbean beach resort, reserve a table at the hottest new restaurant, find tickets for a must-see sold out concert or simply need someone to help ease the stress of everyday life, a concierge service could help you to maximize your precious free time.... Read More

Grand Wailea's Spa Grande: A Unique Oasis in Maui

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Grand Wailea Resort on Maui is home to a 50,000-square-foot spa. Servicing up to 400 people a day while keeping a tranquil and uncrowded space is no sweat for this luxury spa, cultivating a unique concept of East meets West on the Shores of Hawaii with an extraordinary staff and assembly of talented therapists.... Read More

Hotel Review: A Grand time in Beijing-The Grand Hyatt Beijing

Dec 8, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Hotel Review: In a packed and disjointed city, a hotel that makes itself a regal retreat is a must on my list. The Grand Hyatt in Beijing is so well situated and superbly accommodating that one will forget the city’s serious traffic and its... Read More

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