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The West Coast Fishing Club , which has four resorts located in prime fishing territory, is partnering with chef David Hawksworth of Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia...
Following a three-year, multi-million-dollar renovation, the former Jalousie Plantation on St. Lucia reopened as Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort after its original incarnation as an 18th-century sugar...
Jupiter is barking. Somewhere within the thick maze of arrowroot leaves that blanket the Republic of the Congo’s Odzala-Kokoua National Park, we hear—and feel—the silverback gorilla and his dozen or...
The Four Seasons Whistler is offering the ultimate getaway for die-hard skiers and thrill seekers. The resort’s Ski the Dream package, available from $2,660 per couple now through April, takes guests...
The latest Ritz-Carlton Reserve opened on December 12 on Dorado Beach, a private three-mile stretch of the Puerto Rican coastline. Built on the former Laurance Rockefeller estate, which abuts 1,400...
The Alpina Gstaad opened on the first of December, making it the first luxury hotel to open its doors in the picturesque Swiss ski village of Gstaad in over a century. The 56-room hotel is a...
The Parisian hotel Le Meurice has unveiled three newly redesigned presidential suites, including the Dalí apartment, where the artist Salvador Dalí resided for at least one month each year from the...
The historic Café Royal reopened December 5 after a four-year renovation that infused a new contemporary spirit into the legendary landmark establishment. The hotel has 159 rooms, including six...
The Wellesley, a 1920s townhouse turned hotel, opened on December 14 in London’s Knightsbridge section. The six-floor building features 36 rooms and suites priced from $630 per night (through March...
Following an extensive renovation, Aspen’s historic Hotel Jerome reopened on December 14. Though some of its original features remain—including the antique front desk and atrium—the over 120-year-old...
The Four Seasons Hotel Toronto has opened a 55-story tower with 217 guest rooms and 42 suites starting at about $550 per night. This tower and an adjacent 26-story building houses 210 whole-owned...
To avoid the postholiday blues, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa in Yountville, Calif., is offering a food-and-wine getaway for 12 couples from January 24 to 27. Priced at $8,500 per couple, the four-day...
Situated on a cliff overlooking the bay of Cape Panwa in Thailand, just a short walk from a stretch of private beach, the Regent Phuket Cape Panwa opens this month. The property has 105 contemporary-...
The Marti Istanbul Hotel has opened in Taksim, Istanbul, right in the center of the cultural and commercial section of this ancient Turkish city. The property has 270 rooms and suites, and two...
Banyan Tree Lang Cô and Angsana Lang Cô have opened on the central southern coast of Vietnam in Lang Cô Bay. These sister resorts are situated on pristine beaches with expansive views of the nearby...
InterContinental London Westminster opened in November with 256 rooms and suites, many of which offer expansive views of the nearby New Scotland Yard and Westminster Abbey. Located in the heart of...
Seabourn is entering new territory with a series of four 21- and 24-day voyages sailing between Valparaíso, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Antarctica. Reservations are open now for the...
Twelve at Hengshan, a Luxury Collection hotel, has opened in Shanghai, making it the brand’s fourth property in China. Situated on the tree-lined Hengshan Road, the hotel offers a quiet oasis in the...
Exclusive Resorts —a members-only destination club with private residences around the world—is offering a special trip to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans with VIP tickets, along with a one-year...
Singita Mara River Tented Camp has opened in the northernmost tip of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The property can accommodate up to 16 guests in its eco-sensitive and solar-powered tents (...
Attention die-hard cyclists: Trek Travel , the Wisconsin-based company that organizes cycling vacations worldwide, is giving 20 people the chance to participate in the world’s first mountain bike...
Lara Livingston was 22 years old when her father, a New York physician, passed away, leaving her in charge of his beloved La Sardinera, a 1,700-acre grapefruit-and-coconut plantation on three miles...
The Weekapaug Inn reopened in October after being closed for five years, with 27 guest rooms and four suites all designed in classic New England style. Under new management, the property in Weekapaug...
Yellowstone National Park is closed to cars in the winter, but guests at Spring Creek Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyo.—about an hour and a half outside Yellowstone—will have the opportunity for a private...
Ladera Resort in Soufrière, St. Lucia, reopened this season with a new wine cellar and tasting room—the first in a series of new additions to the resort in celebration of its 20th anniversary in 2012...
The Leela Palace is the newest luxury hotel to open in Chennai, an Indian city that has become a major global business and technology hot spot. The expansive six-acre property has 326 rooms,...
The Oak Bay Beach Hotel in Victoria, B.C., reopened on November 15, following a six-year effort to rebuild the original waterfront property, which first opened in 1927. The new English manor–style...
Pangulasian Island opened last month in Bacuit Bay, El Nido, making it the fourth El Nido Resorts property in the Philippines. The resort, accessible via daily flights from Manila, is situated in a...
Botanique Hotel & Spa opened this month in the Campos do Jordão region, about two hours north of São Paulo, Brazil. It has six suites and 11 stand-alone villas completely surrounded by 700 acres...

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