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Sneak Peek: J.K. Place Roma, Italy

The new 30-room J.K. Place Roma will open this month in the heart of Rome. Located just off of the Via Condotti, it is within walking distance of major sites including the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. In addition to its 22 standard guest rooms, which are priced from $770 per night and include daily buffet breakfast, the […]

Sneak Peek: Langham Chicago

The 316-room Langham Chicago hotel opens on September 10 just steps from the Chicago River and the Magnificent Mile of shopping on Michigan Avenue. Accommodations range from standard guest rooms, priced from $395 per night, to the $6,000-per-night Infinity Suite, which comprises a master and a guest bedroom, a grand piano, a fireplace, a dining […]

Solage Calistoga Lets Guests Explore Napa’s Vineyards from New Heights

Solage Calistoga Napa Valley is giving guests a bird’s-eye view of nearby Napa wineries—which include Château Montelena, Phifer Pavitt, Kenefick Ranch Vineyards and Winery, Kelly Fleming Wines, and Fisher Vineyards—as a part of a new helicopter-tour-and-dining package (starting at $1,540). Two guests will take a helicopter ride and land atop Spring Mountain, where they will […]

Sneak Peek: InterContinental Osaka Hotel, Japan

The InterContinental Osaka Hotel opened in June as a part of the city’s new Grand Front Osaka commercial complex, which also includes more than 250 shops and restaurants. The hotel has 272 rooms (from approximately $440 per night) 57 are designed for long-term stay and include laundry and kitchen facilities, while an additional 75 come with […]

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc Launches a Sky-Top Lounge for Champagne Lovers

The nearly 150-year-old Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, located on the southernmost tip of the Cap d’Antibes, France, has unveiled a lounge dedicated exclusively to Champagne. The outdoor space, which is open to guests and nonguests alike from mid-May through September, looks out to the hotel’s infinity pool and the Mediterranean Sea. Patrons can choose from six […]

Sneak Peek: Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai

The Shangri-La Group has opened its third hotel in Shanghai: the soaring 60-story Jing An Shangri-La. Located on the city’s west side, in proximity to the Jing An Temple and Jing An Park, the hotel has508 rooms starting at about $320 per night. Accommodations range from a 450-square-foot deluxe room to the 3,350-square-foot Shangri-La Suite, […]

Sneak Peek: Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

On August 1, Mahali Mzuri, a Virgin Limited Edition property, opens on the Motorogi Conservancy in the Maasai Mara ecosystem in Kenya. It comprises 12 tented rooms, priced from $590 per person per night, with meals and guided tours included. On the daily game drives through the Motorogi and the nearby Olare Orok Conservancy, guests […]

Beau-Rivage Palace’s $28 Million Upgrade

After embarking on a $28 million renovation, the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland, has unveiled 37 new guest rooms and two suites in its Palace Wing, with an additional 61 rooms to be completed by April. The newly refurbished rooms are more sleek and modern thanks to bathrooms with bright Italian mosaic floors, mirrors, and […]

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