Leading Hotels of the World Welcomes the Knickerbocker

The Knickerbocker, a legendary Beaux Arts building and registered New York landmark, is the newest property to join The Leading Hotels of the World’s luxurious collection of authentic, distinct and independent hotels worldwide. Enviably situated on the southeast corner of 42nd Street overlooking the heart of Times Square, between Broadway and Bryant Park, The Knickerbocker […]

Leading Hotels Caters to the Passionate Golfer

The Leading Hotels of the World has exercised its international clout in the world of golf to create a multi-platform, global golf initiative. Created in collaboration with Perry Golf, one of the world’s most popular golf and travel experts, the newly established Leading Golf program offers luxury travelers a variety of customized options to suit […]

Grand Openings: Czech Inn

King Wenceslas II of Bohemia founded Prague’s St. Thomas Monastery in 1285, and the structure, which was rebuilt in the 1700s after numerous fires, still serves as the home of an order of Augustinian monks. Today, however, the holy men share their sanctum with followers of London hotelier Sir Rocco Forte, who in May opened the […]

Best of the Best 2008: Midsize Destination Clubs: Quintess

Since its august 2006 merger with DreamCatcher Retreats and its acquisition of Leading Residences of the World four months later, Quintess has grown from 280 members and 49 homes to more than 425 members and over 80 homes. Its recent growth has placed Quintess in a position to provide both the services of a larger […]

The Robb Report 100 Hotels: Venice Bauer Il Palazzo

During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boots. Sirens warn residents and visitors to move to higher ground as rising Adriatic tides creep into the streets, often for a few hours each day. Francesca Bortolotto Possati, owner of the Bauer Il Palazzo hotel, […]