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Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona desert. Modeled after villages in southern Spain, the InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in...
Six years ago, Leslie Schlesinger, the high-energy perfectionist from Tiburon, California, embarked on a room-by-room renovation of Palm Beach's Brazilian Court Hotel, a 1920s-era property, after...
Before Steve Wynn opened Encore, interior designer Roger Thomas described the resort as “Wynn Las Vegas’ little sister who went to Macao and came back to Las Vegas a little more grown up.” It was, in...
A decade after the end of the Troubles that divided Northern Ireland in two, the region’s stability has sparked a boom in tourism and tourist developments. Among the many signs of this prosperity and...
In 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy leased the Royal Hawaiian as a rest-and-relaxation depot for sailors. The hotel reopened to the public on February 1, 1947, 20 years to the...
The Lodge and Spa at Three Forks Ranch, which doubles as an upscale fishing-and-hunting retreat, divides its stretch of the Little Snake River into 15 "beats" and limits the total number of anglers...
David Copperfield once spent $1 million restoring an antique Orient Express train car, just so he could make it disappear in front of a live audience. So the extent of his latest restoration—of 11...
What do you do when your 19th-century Heidelberg villa is too big for your family? You make it even bigger and turn it into the German university town’s first luxury boutique hotel. Owner Peter...
In person, on the course that he designed at the new Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita, Ernie Els does not look as imposing as he does on TV. But his swing—the one that, together with his 6...
The Bardessono, located on an extraordinary six acres that was once the home of the Bardessono family, whose descendants were early settlers in Yountville, California, redefines the concept of a wine...

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