Luxury

Guest room inside Isla Bella Beach Resort.

Florida Keys Welcomes First New Resort Since Hurricane

The Florida Keys is set to welcome a new luxury resort in early 2019 with the opening of Isla Bella Beach Resort.
NYC

Curl Up with a Good Read in NYC

Now, your guests heading to NYC, will never be without a good book to curl up with before bed when staying at The Conrad New York.
The Treasures of the Incas itinerary will start and end in the seaside capital city of Lima, Peru.

Explore Peru with New Luxury Gold Itinerary

As Lima, Peru becomes an increasingly popular destination amongst travelers, Luxury Gold has introduced its new Treasures of the Incas itinerary to help guests discover this seaside capital city along with other popular areas of Peru.
The Main Lodge at C Lazy U luxury guest ranch in Colorado.

Colorado Luxury Ranch Gets Makeover

 C Lazy U, a luxury guest ranch in Colorado, announced the completion of a multi-year $10 million renovation of the entire property.

Scenic Cruises: Remodels, Delays and Special Offers

Scenic Cruises is redesigning eight ships, offering travelers perks on 2019 sailings, and is experiencing delays with the launch of Scenic Eclipse. Here's what you need to know now when it comes to this luxury cruise line.
paradisus

Paradisus Los Cabos: Now A Leading Hotels of the World

Paradisus Los Cabos, an all-inclusive, beachfront property in Mexico has joined The Leading Hotels of the World after completing a multi-million-dollar renovation.
Pacuare Lodge Costa Rica

White Water Raft Your Way to this Costa Rican Jungle Lodge

For an off-the-grid experience that brings your clients on an adventure through the Costa Rican jungle before settling in a luxury lodge for the night, book them on Off the Map Travel's Costa Rica Rainforests and Rivers itinerary.
Glamping

New Luxury Glamping Experiences in Utah

Summer is here, and that means many families might be planning a camping escapade. For those clients heading to Utah, suggest a more luxurious experience.
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar

Bahia Principe Closes Punta Cana Resort For Renovations

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has temporarily closed one of its Dominican Republic properties, Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue, for renovations.
The Grand Reserve Melia International Hotels

Melia to Debut New Luxury Property

This winter, Melia Hotels International will debut its newest luxury experience with the launch of The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana. 
Allure Palazzi Kotor Bay Hotel is one of several new hotels to have opened so far this summer.

New Hotels From Seoul to Montenegro

From Seoul to The Bahamas, here are just a few of the new hotels and resorts cropping up around the world.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Florida Resort Celebrates Anniversary with Luxury Packages

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, a 309-room luxury property on Florida’s gold coast, will celebrate its fifth anniversary by offering two unique packages designed to pamper your clients. 
A King Suite inside the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast, which will soon part of InterContinental Hotels Group's new luxury brand.

InterContinental Hotels Group Launches Luxury Brand

This week, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) launched Voco, its new upscale hotel brand, and announced its first signing in Australia.
Renderings of the first of three yachts in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Opens for Booking

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced the opening of reservations for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, whose inaugural season is scheduled to begin in February 2020.
Dream Hotel Group The Chatwal San Miguel.

Dream Hotel Group Expands Luxury Brand

Last week, Dream Hotel Group announced plans to launch its five-star luxury brand The Chatwal in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in 2020.
London Porsche

Explore London in a Porsche Boxter

Your clients can experience London like a VIP in a Porsche Boxter when booking The Curtain Suite at The Curtain Hotel and Members Club in Shoreditch.
BLESS Collection Hotels

Palladium Announces New BLESS Collection Hotels

Palladium Hotel Group revealed plans for a new brand targeted at the contemporary luxury market: BLESS Collection Hotels.
The new Gansevoort Villas debut in Turks and Caicos.

Gansevoort Villas Debut with Special Intro Rates

The new luxury oceanfront Gansevoort Villas—part of the Gansevoort Turks + Caicos resort—are now available for booking and are also offering special introductory rates. 
The Belmond Hotel Caruso is perched high above the town of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast.

A Royal Affair

This year’s most royal of weddings—the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at England’s Windsor Castle—reminds us all that Europe is for lovers and that now is the perfect time to plan a royal honeymoon.
Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation: The Design Differential

When I stepped onto the newly launched Seabourn Ovation a few weeks ago it felt like embarking on a gorgeous luxury yacht, elegant and modern, tactile and inviting.
Island Destinations

Island Destinations: Secret Sweepstakes

Island Destinations is rewarding travel agents with a Secret Sweepstakes to win a luxurious top-secret vacation.
Unique Hotels of Belize.

Luxury Awaits at the New Unique Hotels of Belize

Now your guests traveling to Belize can stay at some of the most exclusive accommodations, during one trip, with the launch of a new collection, Unique Hotels of Belize.
Las Vegas waldorf Astoria

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas to Become Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts plans to convert the Mandarin Oriental on the Las Vegas Strip to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in August 2018.
Ultimate Bachelor Party

La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party

Why should brides get all the fun? Perillo Learning Journeys has launched a new La Dolce Vita Ultimate Bachelor Party package, with the fellas in mind.

Travel Trends: What Your Peers Are Saying

We wanted to hear from you, the travel experts, on what’s buzzing, so we conducted a Travel Trends survey...
Amanyara in Turks & Caicos.

Trending Now in Luxury Travel in the Caribbean

For insights into how luxury is evolving, Recommend rounded up two executives at major tour packagers and three top-selling travel agents. Before we asked them about trends, though, we asked what “luxury” means nowadays.
When it debuts in 2020, the Scenic Eclipse II will sail bucket list itineraries, including to the High Arctic.

Luxury Cruise Bookings: What Travel Advisors are Saying

What are your clients’ expectations when they go on a luxury cruise vacation? We posed this question and a handful of others to two travel advisors who specialize in cruise bookings.
Accommodations at Baur au Lac in Zurich.

Hotels Add Urban Experiences to Luxury Amenities

Luxury travel keeps taking off in new directions in Europe.
Elewana Kifaru House

Luxury Accommodations Join Elewana Collection

Anantara’s sister brand in Africa, Elewana Collection, has announced the latest addition to its portfolio: Elewana Kifaru House.
The master bedroom in the Scone & Crombie Suite at The Balmoral. (Photo courtesy of The Balmoral Hotel.)

Edinburgh’s Top Suite Gets a Makeover at The Balmoral Hotel

One of Edinburgh's top suites, the luxurious Scone & Crombie, gets a makeover at The Balmoral Hotel. This suite is...
Georgia

A New Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel in Georgia

The McLemore Resort Lookout Mountain, the latest addition to the Curio Collection by Hilton in Georgia, is set to open in 2020.
guestrooms at Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland.

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland Opens

Blue Lagoon Iceland completed the expansion of the Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland featuring a subterranean spa, a geothermal lagoon, and a 62-suite hotel.
Beverly Hills

Treat Your Mom in Beverly Hills for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and for those clients who might be looking for a mom and daughter getaway, this ultra luxe offer in Beverly Hills might just seal the deal. 
Awasi Iguazu Iguassu Falls

Awasi Iguazu: Upping Argentina’s Luxury Falls Experience

Located just 20 minutes from the Argentine side of the Iguassu Falls, the newly opened Awasi Iguazu is bringing luxury accommodations in an eco-friendly package.
LEX-Suite-Centerfield-Living-Room NYC

Home Run: The Lexington NYC

Yankees fans, listen up: The Lexington NYC is offering guests the opportunity to hit a grand slam with its exclusive Home Run Package.
The Presidential Suite at Windsor Court.

Royal Wedding Weekend Getaway in New Orleans

Windsor Court in New Orleans' Royal Wedding Weekend Getaway package will have your guests experiencing some royal treatments of their own.
Reef 28

The Reef 28: Playa del Carmen’s New Adults-Only Haven

The all-suite Reef 28 is Playa del Carmen's newest hotel, slated to open May 12.
Amanvari Aman Mexico

Aman, Mexico: Twosome Made in Heaven

Amanvari, located in the Eastern Cape of the Baja Peninsula, will debut in Mexico in 2020. It will be the country's first Aman property.
Lobby at Cheeca Lodge & Spa.

Cheeca Lodge & Spa Reopens

Located in Islamorada, the 27-acre Cheeca Lodge & Spa is reopening on March 30 after a 6-month closure due to the impact of Hurricane Irma.
Views of Hotel Paseo's Backyard Lawn. (Photo Credit: Daniel Collopy.)

Hotel Paseo Opens in Palm Desert California

Hotel Paseo, a Marriott Autograph Collection, in Palm Desert, California opened its doors this week.
The Villa Norma.

3 Experiences to Travel Like a Royal Through Europe

With the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just around the corner, travelers are invited to tap into Europe's aristocratic legacy for their own royal fantasy.
Design Hotels

New Mallorcan Hideout by Design Hotels

Design Hotels has announced the opening of the Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel Port de Sóller in Mallorca set to open in June 2018.
Tarangire Treetops Tanzania

Oscar Swag Bag’s Getaways

Maybe your clients weren’t nominated for an Oscar, but recommend one of these getaways nominees received in their goody bag.
Scenic Eclipse

The Scenic Group Embraces the Travel Agent Community

"Travel partners are unequivocally the single most important factor in determining the long-term success of The Scenic Group in the U.S. market."
Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Get Your Om on in Beverly Hills

Tell your clients to de-stress, eat right and seek out Nirvana at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills’ new wellness-themed guestrooms and suites.

A New Uber Chic Getaway in Baja

Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Golf & Spa and Grand Solmar The Residences at Rancho San Lucas have opened their doors in Mexico's Baja peninsula.
Royal Afternoon Tea at The Arch London (1)

A Royal Wedding for the Ages

Your clients might not have Ed Sheeran serenading them on their wedding day, but The Arch London is offering the ultimate luxury getaway to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan.
Lounge away and enjoy the Pacific Ocean views at Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge.

Enjoy Privacy and Luxury on a Volcanic Island

Your clients can enjoy the privacy and luxury of staying at the Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, a private archipelago of 14 volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean.
The Setai Tel Aviv

Setai Sets its Eyes on Tel Aviv

Opening this spring and overlooking the beaches of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, The Setai Tel Aviv is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
Crystal Bach

Crystal River Cruises’ New Moselle Itineraries for 2019

Crystal is introducing brand-new 10-day Enchanting Moselle itinerary aboard Crystal Bach for 2019.
Grand Palace Suite at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia’s Joya Spa.

Wellness Trends in the U.S.

Wellness travel and spa escapes are more than the buzz words du jour. According to Virtuoso, there are six wellness travel segments that are here to stay for 2018
Costa Rica volcano

Costa Rica: Wonder of Nature

Costa Rica offer a complete country, where visitors can spend three to four days in a different area. It’s not just about a volcano, a waterfall, etc., it’s about a whole country—you participate in the Pura Vida lifestyle.
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