ESPA

The spa and skin-care brand Espa recently opened a spa at the Vdara Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas—its first outpost in the western United States. While the British company has more than 350 spas in 55...
"Can i take a picture of your iris?" naturopath Louise Westra asked as I arrived at her office at the Gleneagles resort in Perthshire, Scotland. It was not the first question I expected to hear at a...
On May 3, The Ritz-Carlton will open a hotel atop the Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed International Commerce Center (ICC) in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Occupying the tower’s top 12 floors (106 to 117), The Ritz-...
The Peninsula Shanghai is the first new building in the city’s riverfront Bund district in more than 60 years. The 15-story Art Deco–style hotel sits across the Huangpu River from the Pudong district...
From the supermodels pacing its catwalks to the shoppers strolling its Via Montenapoleone, Milan marches to the beat of the fashion world. Not surprisingly, Italian jeweler Bulgari chose the city as...
Contemporary design meets royal Rajasthan at the Leela Palace Kempinski Udaipur, an 80-room resort on the banks of northwestern India’s Lake Pichola. Opened in October, the Leela affords views of the...
Ritz-Carlton Reserve , the hotelier’s new collection of small boutique hotels in secluded and exotic locales around the globe, has announced its first property off the coast of Thailand’s Andaman Sea...
The city that never sleeps now offers several alternative means of rest and recuperation, thanks to new spas at three of Manhattan’s premier hotels. Set on three floors of the Peninsula New York on...
The healing power of mineral-rich deep-sea water is harnessed at Algotherm’s Deep Ocean Spa Bora Bora ( www.boraboraspa.interconti.com ) in the new Inter-Continental resort that opened last year in...
When the U.S. military closed its supply base on the South Pacific island of Bora Bora after World War II, many American personnel reportedly were hesitant to leave, and some had to be removed by...