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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,...
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...
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...
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...
Be one of just 20 guests to embark on a one-of-a-kind excursion through Ethiopia, Tanzania, and the Congo, featuring a private lecture with revered conservationist Jane Goodall and photography...
The Dorchester in Mayfair, London, debuted 22 new suites overlooking Hyde Park for fall. The addition comprises eight one-bedroom Park Suites and 14 one-bedroom Dorchester Suites (from approximately...
Park Hyatt Chennai opened October 1, making it the company’s third hotel in India and first in Chennai, which is known internationally as the “Gateway to southern India.” The property has 201 rooms...
Beach House Turks and Caicos opened on October 22 in the former Turks and Caicos Club overlooking Grace Bay Beach on Providenciales. The two-acre, plantation-style property has received a complete...
On October 18, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing opened with 313 rooms and suites surrounding an atrium (from about $315 per night) and 210 private apartments, which include access to hotel facilities plus...
Now through the end of November, Bacara Resort & Spa , located on Santa Barbara’s picturesque coastline, is giving guests the chance to participate in a hands-on winemaking experience alongside...
Palacio Astoreca Hotel officially opened on October 1 in a renovated 1920s-era Victorian mansion in Valparaiso, Chile. Known as the Astoreca Palace—one of Chile’s most iconic national monuments—the...
Uma by COMO opened in September in the Punakha Valley, Bhutan, joining the brand’s sister property in nearby Paro. It has eight rooms and two villas. Among the features are Bukharian indoor-outdoor...
Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris opened Viñales Club , a private cigar club named after the Cuban tobacco region. The club opened in late September, and membership is limited to just 50 guests, who...
New York City has its share of luxury hotel suites, but the new Bentley Suite at the St. Regis Hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience. Designed in partnership with the venerable British carmaker, the...
On a sultry evening in June, a group of impeccably dressed ladies—members of the local gentry—gathered in the loggia of Castello di Casole to reminisce about the parties they attended there decades...
The Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort opened in June on central Vietnam’s lush Son Tra Peninsula, not far from the former R&R facility (nicknamed I&I, for Intoxication &...
Casa San Agustín, a new luxury hotel composed of three renovated colonial homes, opened on October 1 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Located within the 11 kilometers of walls surrounding the Old...
Now in its second year, the Napa Valley Film Festival , which takes place November 7 to 11, offers an exclusive membership pass for its five days of film and epicurean activities and a host of...
The Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas is now taking reservations for its newly remodeled Resort Rooms, the first to be completed in a $40 million renovation of its Spa Tower accommodations, which began...
Nomad Tanzania is offering just eight guests the opportunity to capture a rare view of Tanzanian wildlife in an exclusive tour led by professional photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks, who has been living...
The 45-acre Rancho Valencia , a Relais & Châteaux property located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego, has reopened this month after a massive renovation. The property refurbished 49 suites...

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