Latin America – Other

Sumaq Hotel Introduces New Machu Picchu Tours with Shaman

Sumaq, a modern boutique hotel at the foot of Machu Picchu, is offering new private tours of Machu Picchu with a shaman and his translator. Guests will experience the history of the ancient Incas from the most sacred source possible, and develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between Pachamama, or “Mother Earth” and the […]

Sumaq Machu Picchu Offers New Culinary Experiences

Sumaq Machu Picchu Luxury Hotel offers innovative and authentic Peruvian culinary experiences for guests.  With new local Peruvian chef, Carlos Pardo Figueroa, the property has introduced exclusive “Pisco Classes” where guests create three different types of Pisco Sours, along with the opportunity to attend Ceviche School and create their own ceviche with locally sourced ingredients. […]

FrontRunners: Hotel B

During the 1920s, Lima’s cliffside Barranco district found favor with the Peruvian elite, both for its proximity to the sea and its isolation from the gritty city center. But the neighborhood eventually fell into disrepair, and many of its brightly painted casonas were left abandoned. The district’s recent reemergence gained momentum last April with the […]

JW Marriott Debuts Five-Star Luxury Hotel in Cusco, Peru

Marriott International takes the world-class JW Marriott hotel brand to new heights with the opening of JW Marriott Cusco, the brand’s first hotel built at its altitude of 11,154 feet above sea level in the South American Andes, satisfying the needs of luxury travelers who value a rich dose of culture with their vacation and/or […]

The Cloud Forest’s New Luxury Accommodations

Deep within a 3,200-acre private reserve in Ecuador, Mashpi Lodge opened in April with 22 rooms and suites providing visitors a private sanctuary for nature hikes or for simply observing the flora and fauna of a vast ecosystem. About two and a half hours northwest of Quito, the lodge is surrounded by the Tumbes-Chocó-Darién bioregion, […]

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