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 […]

Sneak Peek: Hotel B, Lima, Peru

Hotel B opened in Lima’s historic Barranco neighborhood, which is home to the city’s famous Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs). The hotel, which features 17 rooms and suites (from $450 to $700 a night), has been converted from an early-20th-century mansion. It is situated two blocks from the Pacific coastline and within walking […]

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