Asia & the Pacific

Krabi, Thailand – November 16, 2016 – Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve invites guests to celebrate the glimmer of the festive season and bid adieu to 2016 with a golden finale. Guests will create...
Spectacular new courses throughout the country are calling attention to the long-overlooked golf destination. Whenever the British went, golf was sure to follow. New Zealand was no exception. Claimed...
The year 2000 arrived with a flurry of panic (remember Y2K?) and ended with more than a few trials and tribulations. But the first decade of the new century (also known as the aughts, the zeros, and...
Nothing comes as close to paradise as a stay on a tropical island strewn with velvety white sand and surrounded by turquoise waters disappearing into the horizon. Nothing, that is, save for a private...
While this month marks the 40th anniversary of Robb Report , it is also a time to celebrate new beginnings with the birth of Robb Report Australia —the first issue of which will be on newsstands...
The Nineties are known for a lot of things: grunge, coffee culture, Seinfeld . But it may come as a surprise that the decade of Nirvana, Starbucks, and Monica Lewinsky was also an era of spectacular...
A private jet can make these seven alluring but remote resorts seem much closer. When Homer wrote “the journey is the thing,” suggesting that the transit is more rewarding than the destination,...
It was 1979 when Richard Branson purchased Necker Island, a pristine speck in the British Virgin Islands, for $180,000. The Virgin Records founder had a plan for the 74-acre retreat: to turn it into...
Since Robb Report first launched in 1976, the meaning of luxury travel has changed more than a few times. During the 1970s, a fancy hotel might have meant shag carpet and a vibrating Magic Fingers...
More than a year has passed since a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck near Kathmandu. While the Nepalese capital continues to rebuild, the city’s most luxurious hotel, Dwarika’s ( dwarikas...
A new safari lodge opens up the wilds of Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. The scorching subtropical sun was high and bright when Anjali lumbered her way into the Rapti River. Her giant flat feet slow...
Malaysia’s tropical archipelago of Langkawi has been called Bali without the crowds. Sure to attract a new audience is the St. Regis Langkawi ( stregislangkawi.com ), which opened in April on the...
Following renovations after the devastation caused by tropical cyclone Winston in February 2016, the Jean-Míchel Cousteau Resort in Fiji is set to reopen September 1 with a new dedicated spa,...
Guests staying at the Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas or Layan Phuket Resort in Thailand can now take a personally tailored day trip with free-flowing Krug Champagne aboard the 90-foot Sunseeker...
For the avid traveler, a long layover can seem like the seventh circle of hell. But not all airports were created equal. At these 10 over-the-top international airports , you can skip the...
For these 10 stately hotels , the term presidential suite takes on a whole new meaning. Former U.S. presidents have checked into each while traveling on business or vacation, adding to the hotels’...
Propelled by a lust for luxury and beauty, South Korea’s ultramodern megacity has become a new capital of culture. Of the many enigmatic sights in East Asia, perhaps none are as indicative of a...
On the topic of cinematic reputations, New Zealand will forever be known as the home of hobbits, elves, and the rest of J. R. R. Tolkien’s characters, since Hollywood producer and director Peter...
Suites are on the rise. Thanks to factors like an increase in multigenerational travel and the modern traveler’s desire for residential-style spaces, many luxury hotels around the world are upping...
New for 2016, French travel operator Safrans du Monde is offering a 22-day, all-inclusive tour around the world, from November 19 through December 10. Starting in Paris, passengers will board a...
On top of Motu To’opua, an islet off the coast of Bora Bora, rests the former Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa. The 114-key resort is undergoing an exciting renovation and will reopen as the...
Aman’s latest temple of luxury lies within the dense woodlands of Japan’s Ise-Shima National Park, on a windswept bluff overlooking the tranquil Ago Bay. Amanemu ( aman.com ), which was designed by...
Exceptional service, luxury, and beautiful views. For these 10 properties, perhaps the best thing isn’t the resort itself, but the breathtaking landscapes they offer.
Guests can take in the wonders of New Zealand’s beautiful landscapes in the utmost comfort.
A burgeoning destination for opulent hotels and over-the-top resorts, Australia is no stranger to glamorous living. And the island nation will further expand into the luxury market with the launch of...
The thrill of a challenge, the adrenaline of high speeds aboard AC45 catamarans, and the unpredictability of racing at sea are just a few things that make the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series...
While many yachters spend their summers exploring the Mediterranean, a wealth of under-the-radar destinations provide unique experiences. From New England to the Baltics, here are some of the best...
Six sporting ways to take your holiday to new heights.
Champagne sunset cruises, gourmet breakfast aboard a traditional dhoni, and more...

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