TRAVEL: AIRONE JETS

Anyone who’s seen the first Iron Man movie remembers the scene where Tony Stark boards his plane and his friend Rhodes informs him that he’s late and Stark’s response was “I thought that was the whole point of owning a plane it leaves when you’re ready.” No truer words were said in regards to owning … More TRAVEL: AIRONE JETS

Andaz Re-Positions Itself as One of SD’s Best Luxury Hotels With $4M Renovation

When you live in San Diego, you tend to feel like you’re on vacation 365 days a year. The weather is perfect, the beaches are only a 15-minute drive from most every neighborhood and our rooftop bars are the reason happy hours exist. Because of this, locals love their staycations since it means mixing up … More Andaz Re-Positions Itself as One of SD’s Best Luxury Hotels With $4M Renovation

Indonesia’s Exotic New Private-Island Resort

It has been a decade since the Australian banker turned hotelier Andrew Dixon and his partners opened Nikoi Island, Indonesia’s picturesque private-isle resort in the  Riau archipelago. Now, Dixon has unveiled his next big project, a second private island just a short speedboat away. Cempedak Island debuted in March on more than 42 acres of … More Indonesia’s Exotic New Private-Island Resort

Exploring Northern Italy’s Luxurious Cristallo Hotel

Henry McIntosh discovers the luxurious Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf, a true gem nestled in Northern Italy’s Southern Alps. Cortina d’Ampezzo is a beautiful little town nestled in the Southern Alps of Northern Italy. Known for its abundance of winter sports opportunities, luxury lifestyle and stunning views over the alps, it’s a highly desirable getaway … More Exploring Northern Italy’s Luxurious Cristallo Hotel

An Inside Look at Bora Bora’s First Luxury Opening in a Decade

Fifty years after the debut of the first overwater bungalow, the stilted accommodation remains the pinnacle of tropical luxury. The latest example of the overwater phenomenon—French Polynesia’s new Conrad Bora Bora Nui—is certainly no exception. Opened April 3, the resort is making history as Bora Bora’s first five-star luxury opening in a decade. The sprawling … More An Inside Look at Bora Bora’s First Luxury Opening in a Decade

Historic Hotel Eden Reopens in Rome This Spring

In April, Hotel Eden will officially reopen following an 18-month restoration project overseen by architect and interior designers Bruno Moinard and Claire Betaille of 4BI & Associés and Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku from Jouin Manku. The property, located in the heart of the old city of Rome, now holds 98 guestrooms and suites (formerly … More Historic Hotel Eden Reopens in Rome This Spring

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon Gets its First Luxury Hotel

If you’ve been to Iceland, chances are you’ve visited the Blue Lagoon. One of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, the geothermal spa gets around 700,000 visitors a year. Even celebrities can’t resist it’s healing powers. Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates have all made their way to the natural pool. Yet, with so … More Iceland’s Blue Lagoon Gets its First Luxury Hotel

Opening June 2017: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts are opening the brand’s first new build on the West Coast, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, in June 2017. Located adjacent to The Beverly Hilton on the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards in Beverly Hills, this 12-story, 170-room luxury hotel will join the legendary Waldorf Astoria portfolio of … More Opening June 2017: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills