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The red-cedar door to your suite at Capella Ixtapa opens not to a room but to a view. After waving...
At 101 stories and 1,614 feet high, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the planet’s second-...
Photo by Martin Pfeiffer
Following the death of United Arab Emirates founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 2004, his...
Photo by Kevin James Day
A hospitality ambassador greets guests near a stand of bamboo at a candlelit entrance below street...
Photo by Micato Safaris/Michael Poliza
It was a perfect day to go horseback riding: The afternoon air was fragrant with acacia; puffs of...
Photo by Erika Barahona-Ede
The time is close to 2 am, and we are among the last guests of the evening. We are also the most...
One of our least attractive qualities as human beings is the pleasure we sometimes derive from the...
Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona...
Like Arizona’s InterContinental Montelucia (see "Arrival by Camelback," page 46), the new Finca...
Photograph by George Apostolidis
Thirteen years in the making—nine of them under construction—the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, finally...
Every visit to a Sense spa begins with tea. At Rosewood Mayakobá, on Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast,...
As she hurries through pecky cypress–encased hallways at the Brazilian Court hotel, Leslie...
Photograph by Eric Daigle
Without the bam of a Big Bertha behind it, my drive on the 602-yard, par-5 seventh hole at the...
Photograph by Christoph Koester and Olaf Lummer
The views at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli—which, from the rooftop of the Hotel Danieli, overlooks...
Photograph by Michael Weber
The Opposite House opened in Beijing last August as the first property from the new Swire Hotels...
Photograph by Steven Rothfeld
For more than a century, Fort Baker guarded the northern peninsula at the entrance to San Francisco...
Photograph by Basil Childers
Portland, Ore., is a walker’s paradise, and the new Nines hotel serves as an ideal base for...
David Copperfield once spent $1 million restoring an antique Orient Express train car, just so he...
Photograph by Jennifer Hall
It has not rained in the Valle de la Luna for two years, and the dusty red landscape looks...
Photograph by Christoph Koester and Olaf Lummer
At The Europe Hotel & Resort’s new 50,000-square-foot spa, an indoor swimming pool overlooks...

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