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FrontRunners October 2014 TRAVEL

Hamming It Up The latest whimsical creation from London’s Firmdale Hotels opened in June in the city’s Soho neighborhood, a short walk from Piccadilly Circus. Ham Yard Hotel (www.hamyardhotel.com)—the company’s eighth property in London—is expansive by Firmdale standards, with 91 guest rooms, 24 apartments, and more than a dozen boutiques. Firmdale properties (which also include the Crosby […]

Visit the World of Downton Abbey with Zicasso

With its stunning scenery and sensational storyline, the PBS Downton Abbey television series has won the hearts of millions, magically drawing viewers into an exquisite world. As the season draws to a close, fans can relive the glitz and glamor of the 1920s British aristocracy with Zicasso’s Downton Abbey Season 4 Tour. This exclusive seven-day, small-group […]

Princess Yachts Showcases Its Largest Model Yet

The United Kingdom has a new royal—the Princess 40M, which is the largest yacht to date from England’s Princess Yachts. Named for its length in meters, the 132-foot model marks the shipyard’s first foray into this size range, and the results are impressive: Balconies on each side of the salon fold down, and for hull […]