California wine connoisseurs, mark your calendars: March 2 is the start of the third annual Berkeley Wine Festival at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, Calif.
One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico, has opened the first international outpost of the PGA Tour Academy to allow guests a unique opportunity to improve their golf game with
Hop from the city to the beach with Hotel Fouquet’s Barrière and its new Fly Me to Deauville package.
The A-Star B3’s rotors thumped rhythmically and whipped faint clouds of powdery snow around the group huddled close to the ground.
If you plan to hit the slopes this winter, Solaris Residences—a new, 79-home ski community in Vail, Colo.—is offering guests a pair of Folsom custom-made skis with one night’s sta
Brian Paul was walking off the 14th green at Kukui‘ula when he spotted the tail.
In 2003, I was among the first guests to experience the Spa Montage Surrender at Southern California’s Montage Laguna Beach.
In 1858, a french botanist named Henri Mouhot set off on a journey to Southeast Asia that began with a miserable four months at sea and continued with a trek beset by monsoons, floods, f
For his second hotel venture, Giorgio Armani headed home to Italy.
The famous grand hotel in Amsterdam reopened in June as part of Sofitel’s new Legend brand.
Now on view in Hong Kong is the future of five-star hotels. Opened in September, Hotel Icon is a 262-room tower operated by the hotel school of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Although the private club remains alive and well (see "Nightlife Ascending," page 113), at no point in history did it play so significant a part in determining one’s social destiny as in
After planning the wedding, the next big decision is the honeymoon, and Absolute Travel, a company that specializes in custom excursions, has just made that process easier and mor
Attention, thrill-seekers and advanced skiers. The Little Nell ski resort in Aspen, Colo., is offering two new heli-skiing adventures through March 25.
Those who enjoy the service and accommodations at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can now indulge in a 22-day Around the World by Private Jet vacation organized by the brand.
From January 27 through January 29, the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla., will host 550 wine enthusiasts for three days of meals and wine tastings at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Fe
The Black Diamond Ranch private golf community in Lecanto, Fla., located about halfway between the Tampa and Orlando airports,is offering two getaways for golf lovers.
For those who wish to do more than just savor Italian food and wines, Milan’s Hotel Principe di Savoia has introduced cooking and wine-pairing classes, available through 2012.
The Metropolitan London’s new spa, the Como Shambhala Urban Escape, delivers a multitude of indulgent and therapeutic options—from traditional Eastern remedies to cutting-edge tre
Spread over two jungle-covered islands in the Maldives’ southern Dhaalu Atoll, Per Aquum’s Niyama is the follow-up to Huvafen Fushi, a landmark Maldivian retreat that is home to the world’s first
As might be expected from a designer whose creative influences include comic John Cleese and fellow designer Philippe Starck, the mood set by Olga Polizzi at the Rocco Forte Hotel Abu Dhabi ranges
From the streets of downtown Frankfurt, the gleaming 25-story tower that houses the Jumeirah Frankfurt is immediately recognizable for its asymmetric form.
Owned by Heineken International, Amsterdam’s De L’Europe was the favorite hotel of the Dutch beer brewer’s engaging CEO Alfred “Freddy” Heineken.
The original residents of 701 Stone Canyon Road—one of Los Angeles’ most enviable addresses—did not have their names emblazoned on movie-theater marquees or spelled out in wrought-iron filigree ab
A lot has changed at Petit St. Vincent since the 115-acre Caribbean private-island resort closed for renovations last summer.
After undergoing a complete redesign, Botswana’s San Camp reopened in July amid a thin stand of ilala palms on the fringe of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, one of the Earth’s largest salt flats.
Traveling by boat through Bangkok’s Dusit district, one cannot help but notice the traditional Thai houses that stand on stilts at the edge of the Chao Phraya River.
Commissioned to build a five-star hotel in Marrakech, American architect Stuart Church was presented with a 124-acre site in the Palmeraie district, 10 minutes outside the Old City.
The city of Venice may be sinking into the Adriatic Sea, but it is doing so in style.
Since 1778, people have been journeying to West Virginia’s White Sulphur Springs to bathe in the city’s healing waters.