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Guests can have afternoon tea at the Salon Proust at the recently reopened Ritz Paris. (Photo credit: Adrien Dirand)

Posted on July 6th, 2016

The Ritz Returns

After a nearly 4-year restoration project, the Ritz Paris has reopened its wrought iron doors for new and returning guests.
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Finest Playa Mujeres’ multitude of palapas provided the perfect amount of shade whether poolside or beachside.

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Eye on the World: The Beloved Hotel and Finest Playa Mujeres

Romance, excitement, and cool ocean breezes were in the air at the Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts’ The Beloved Hotel and Finest Playa Mujeres properties in Mexico—and I was there to experience it all!
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The Outdoor Lounge at Karongwe River Lodge.

Posted on July 1st, 2016

South Africa From Beach to Bush

At INDABA 2016, one catchphrase that kept ringing throughout Africa’s largest tradeshow was “value for money.” While this notion could easily apply to hotels alone in South Africa (five-star lodges at less than $200 a night are just the start), value in this country goes far beyond the physical.
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Guests can enjoy paddleboarding on the St. Lucie River. (Michelle Arean)

Posted on July 1st, 2016

Onsite Review: An Athletic Transformation at Club Med Sandpiper Bay

onfession: I don’t have an athletic bone in my body. My idea of a workout is my occasional Bar Method class or biking through the neighborhood. And even that, I can’t commit to with much accountability. But during my stay at Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, Florida, I transformed into a pseudo-athlete. A
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Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort in Cabo San Lucas offers a Desert to Ocean Experience.

Posted on July 1st, 2016

Singular Experiences

We’ve put together a selection of singular experiences that can only be made in Mexico.
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Rocky Mountaineer has a 10-day journey in Canada that includes five days on the rails.

Posted on July 1st, 2016

Explore the Great Outdoors Via Rail Travel

Whether it’s kayaking with Beluga whales or glacier hiking in Alaska, rail journeys in the U.S. and Canada get travelers into the heart of outdoor exploration.
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The Marchenzimmer Raum (Fairy Tale Room) at the Boutique Hotel Schieferhof.

Posted on July 1st, 2016

At Home in Thuringia, Germany

It was a chilly December night when I settled into my seat at St. George’s Church (Georgenkirche) in Eisenach, Germany for the sold-out Johann Sebastian Bach Weihnachts Oratorium. By this time, my press trip through the central German state of Thuringia had ended, but my affable guide Cornelia insisted I take part in this cherished holiday tradition she and her husband attend annually.
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Renderring of the new Lanai building from south tower. (Photo courtesy Marco Marriott Beach Club Resort)

Posted on June 30th, 2016

Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Gets Revamped

The Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club and Spa will become the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort come January 2017. But, the name isn't the only thing that's received a facelift at this property.
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Eden Roc Miami Beach is offering special friends and family room rates through Sept. 30, 2016. (Photo credit: Nickolas Sargent Photography)

Posted on June 29th, 2016

Where to Stay and Play this Summer in Miami Part 2

Miami is the mecca for summer vacations in the U.S. and there is no shortage of exciting offerings in this tropical playground, so we thought we'd update our Where to Stay and Play this Summer in Miami roundup with a few more goodies.
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Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Florida.

Posted on June 29th, 2016

Club Med Launches Summertime Sale

Club Med is giving its guests one more reason to celebrate summer with the launch of its new WOW sale.
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