The frosted-glass windows and leather walls at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street may seem strikingly modern, but the concept behi
Mark Neukomm, the soft-spoken general manager of the Ritz-Carlton in Osaka, boasts that a number of his hotel’s guests are Tokyo residents
Throughout Georgetown, pine-shuttered brick storefronts line streets lit by iron lamps, and steel bridges span the picturesque Chesapeake
Like the city itself, the Ritz-Carlton in Santiago, Chile, is a fine orchestration of classical and contemporary elements.
Tokyo is the global capital of luxury consumerism, and The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo is well-positioned for those who want to experience the cit
Designed to resemble the grand lodges of Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Yosemite national parks, Bachelor Gulch is a soaring structure of t
San Onofre in South Orange County, Calif., is an ideal break for novice surfers because of its mostly gentle and consistent waves.
Parking valets at the new Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe, abscond with your ski equipment the moment you arrive at the resort.
A host of soothing spots for medical, massage, Ayurvedic, water, and wine treatments.
The Kapalua Resort community, on Maui’s northwest coast, appeals to visitors seeking either tranquility or a cure for boredom.
At the new Eau Spa at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach, you will find something called a MENu, which, instead of listing low-calorie appetizer
Ritz-Carlton Reserve, the hotelier’s new collection of small boutique hotels in secluded and exotic locales around the gl
Swimming Pool: Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc
A cantilevered, fluorescent-blue swimming pool juts from a rooftop deck at the Joule, a Starwood Luxury Collection hotel that opened in do
Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Keowee in the Blue Ridge Mountains of South Carolina is the Cliffs at Keowee Springs
From the guest rooms at the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, visitors can gaze across Red Square to the Kremlin, the city’s iconic onion domes, and o
The 16th tee of the Powerscourt Estate’s West Course invites lingering.
As they migrate between Africa and northern Europe each spring and fall, flocks of flamingos stop to rest at a natural lake on the golf co
Few hotels better representrecent social, political, cultural, and economic changes than the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, which opened in July wi
Just beyond the walls of the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans, Bourbon Street, the St.
Ricco Deblank,general manager of the new Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo, likes to tell the story of a couple who spent an evening sipping Diamond Is
The recent surge of residential development in downtown Seattle is part of mayor Greg Nickel’s plan to create a vibrant, walkable urban co
The 99-room Mandarin Oriental, Prague (+420.233.088.888, www.m
By the time the torch ceremony commences the XXIX Olympiad in August 2008, China’s capital will be home to several upscale hotels.
Istanbul’s Swissôtel The Bosphorus (www.istanbul.swissotel.c
When Canadian developer Michael Ryan acquired the old Holiday Inn on Seven Mile Beach in 1997, along with an adjoining parcel that gave hi
As you take in the view from the elevated tee box at the par-5 11th hole of the recently opened Ritz-Carlton Members Club golf course in B
The hotels and resorts built by America’s turn-of-the-20th-century tycoons became the new gathering places of the affluent class.
Rick Smith does not have a particular style to imprint on his pupils.