A Porsche Cayenne picks you up at the Birmingham, Ala., airport and whisks you to the new Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa (800.593.6419,
From a helicopter, the sea surrounding the Exuma island chain resembles a giant jigsaw puzzle: all bright green swirls and crescents interlocking with pieces of grayish blue.
Views of Santa Monica Bay and the Southern California coastline from Shutters on the Beach (310.458.0030, www.shuttersonthebeach.com
Barbuda is not overtly glamorous, which is exactly why some people favor this mostly barren, 64-square-mile island north of Antigua in the Caribbean.
Churchill, Manitoba, has been called “a town built in the wrong place,” not because it is located 700 miles from its gateway city, Winnipeg, or because no roads lead there.
When the winter olympics begin this month in Turin, the world will discover what Italians long have known about this industrial hub: Turin is built for speed.
The challenging terrain at Aspen Highlands (800.525.6200, www.aspensnowmass.com) helps the resort lure expert skiers away from Aspen Mou
At Paris’ Hôtel de Crillon (+22.214.171.124.01, www.crillon.com), the elephant in the room cannot be ignored.
“Try to come early for the heat experiences!” This line jumps out as I read the e-mail confirmation for my upcoming Gentleman’s Retreat at the Spa at Mandarin Oriental in New York City.
Four decades is a long tenure in any position, but in the hospitality industry, such a stint is a true anomaly.
Sitting at the Long Bar of the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1962, John and Valerie Kent and their son, Geoffrey, devised a radical concept.
For the first time in history, people with the means to do so can go anywhere on Earth—and even places beyond Earth.
Bill Fischer, founder and president of Fischer Travel Enterprises in New York, advises some of the world’s most discerning travelers.
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels.
Strokes Of Genius
The mere mention of the name Pebble Beach conjures up images and emotions in golfers and nongolfers alike. For some, the dramatic ocean view from the seventh tee comes to mind.
Cunard came to my notice in November 1969 when the Queen Elizabeth 2 arrived at Kingston, Jamaica, not long after it had made its maiden voyage in May of that year.
On a moonlit winter’s eve in Villingen, one of those quaint villages that abound in Germany’s Black Forest, you decide to go for a stroll.
Within the next five years,