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The Ritz-Carlton recently opened its first property in downtown Toronto. At 53 stories, the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto features 267 guest rooms, each with floor-to-ceiling windows featuring panoramic...
With only a handful of courses scattered across its parched, garrigue-carpeted landscape, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus is not the first place that comes to mind as a warm-weather golfing...
Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic has recently completed a $40 million renovation. Among its enhancements are 50 three- to eight-bedroom villas, each equipped with amenities such as a private...
Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa Valley will unveil its two newly refurbished 18-hole PGA championship Robert Trent Jones Jr.–designed golf courses in April. The 6,685-yard South Course has more...
The longest-operating Four Seasons hotel in the world and the brand’s European flagship reopened January 31 after a two-year renovation. Formerly known as Four Seasons London, this 11-story edifice...
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts opened its latest location in historic San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, on February 8. It features 67 guestrooms and suites (starting at $295 per room), as well as the...
Built in the late 15th century, the English countryside estate of Ellenborough has long been a playground of the British aristocracy, even serving as the one-time residence of the Earl of...
Raffles opened its new location on the northeastern tip of Praslin, an island in the Seychelles, on February 1. The resort features 86 villas and six dining options. Amenities include an expansive...
Nic Roldan checked on his female friend shortly after arriving in Argen­tina in mid-November. Actually, she is more than just a friend; she is a business partner and at times a confidant. She can be...
Named for a silver prospector who struck it rich in this high-alpine gulch some 130 years ago, the town of Irwin, Colo., sits in a fortuitous weather pocket for skiers. Storms en route from Utah...
Mandarin Oriental in Munich is offering the Car Package for automobile aficionados to preview, tour, and drive some of the great German brands. The four-day excursion begins with two nights at the...
Situated on privately owned Hayman Island, within Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the secluded Hayman Beach Villas offers luxury accommodations and some of the world’s best diving all...
Valentine’s Day gifts from jewelry and watches to chocolates and romantic getaways. Classic with a Twist: Polo Ralph Lauren presents its Slim Classiquetimepiece—the sleek, extra-thin, 18-karat white...
On February 1, Anantara Kihavah Villas opens its secluded retreat in the Republic of the Maldives, a largely untouched, island nation a little more than 400 miles from Sri Lanka. The resort is tucked...
Quark Expeditions , a leader in cruises to the Arctic and Antarctica (and celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2011), has just chartered its first luxury vessel, Sea Spirit , for at least three...
In celebration of its centennial anniversary, Switzerland’s Grand Hotel Park Gstaad reopened its doors December 17 after a nine-month renovation. The iconic chalet’s 94 rooms and suites have been...
On December 15, Crans-Montana in the western Swiss Alps welcomed back a classic. Originally opened in 1972, the 60-room Crans Ambassador reemerges after an expansive two-year, multimillion-dollar...
With the launch of this year’s Sojourn , the second in a trio of sister ships, the Yachts of Seabourn continues to expand its concept of intimacy and indulgence at sea, in direct contrast to the...
The Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies officially reopened on December 15, after sustaining substantial damage from Hurricane Omar in 2008. The resort, located on the West Indies island known for...
Sin City’s newest mega resort, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas , which opened December 15, boasts two 50-story towers, which provide breathtaking vantage points of the Strip, and 2,995 rooms, each with...
Pacific Crest Guides in partnership with HeliTahoe is launching Pacific Crest Heli-Guides: Lake Tahoe, Nevada’s first helicopter-ski operation. Skiers and snowboarders will have access to more than...
Opened on December 9, in Park City, Utah, the Montage Deer Valley boasts 154 guest rooms and more than 66 suites and residences. Situated mid-mountain, the Montage offers ski-in/ski-out access to the...
Built in the style of an Alpine village, the 121-room Four Seasons Resort Vail opens December 11 at the mouth of Vail Village. Paying tribute to Colorado’s rustic heritage, guest rooms and suites...
Nguyen Thanh Trung raises his finger in the air to test the wind. "It’s gusty," says Trung, sport coordinator at the Princess d’Annam Resort & Spa in Vietnam, "but we’ll be OK." Trung and I are...
November 15 marked the grand opening of the first luxury resort in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. The St. Regis Lhasa comprises eight acres and offers 150 guest rooms and 12 suites, each incorporating...
The St. Regis group added its 21st property with the opening of the St. Regis Bahía Beach in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on November 4. Located 25 miles east of San Juan, the 483-acre beachfront resort...
The Setai Fifth Avenue, a 60-story hotel and residential condominium managed by Capella Hotels and Resorts, officially opens November 5 in New York City. Located on Fifth Avenue and 36th Street just...
Scheduled to reopen November 12 after a two-year renovation, the GoldenEye Hotel and Resort in Oracabessa, Jamaica, was originally the Caribbean hideaway of world-renowned author Ian Fleming, best...
After nearly a decade-long restoration, the Falaknuma Palace opened as a Taj hotel in Hyderabad, India, on November 1. Built in 1884, Taj Falaknuma Palace (Falaknuma translates to “Mirror of the Sky...
The Castello di Vicarello , a 12th-century medieval castle in Italy’s Tuscany region that has been transformed into a seven-suite hotel, is offering its entire property for rent the week of November...

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