Lifestyle

Southern California’s Ojai Valley Inn Reopens After $5 Million Renovation   LuxuryTravel/Resorts & Spas Ojai Valley Inn—named one of Travel & Leisure’s Top 500 Hotels in the World for 2021—recently reopened following a $5 million months-long renovation. The renovation focused on the award-winning 31,000 square-foot Spa Ojai and the two 1,500 square-foot, two-bedroom Spa Penthouse
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Nobu Announces Plans for New Hotel and Restaurant   LuxuryTravel/Hotels Nobu Hospitality, the global lifestyle brand founded by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, actor Robert De Niro, and film producer Meir Teper, has announced plans for a new hotel and restaurant in Hamburg, Germany. The Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Hamburg is expected to open in 2025.
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(credit: Courtesy of Velas Resorts) Mexico’s award-winning Velas Resorts, with locations in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit, and Puerto Vallarta, has partnered with Air Partner, a global leader in private aviation services, to present this once-in-a-lifetime 14-day adventure. Inclusive of private jet charters, bespoke experiences, a stay in Velas Resorts’ Presidential Suites and dining
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Photos Courtesy of Beaches Turks & Caicos In this post-pandemic world, one rarely gets the opportunity to enjoy the best of destination travel, but that’s exactly what the newly-reopened Beaches Turks & Caicos is offering. An all-inclusive, family-friendly destination that includes five magnificent villages featuring the architecture and ambiance of Italy, France, the Caribbean, and Key West,
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Baha Mar is Back and Offering Free Stays or Private Jet Flights for Guests Who Get COVID   LuxuryTravel/Hotels Baha Mar—the luxury resort development in Nassau, Bahamas, with Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood properties, plus a huge suite of restaurants and amenities—completed it phased reopening on March 4, 2021. The Baha Mar reopening comes with the
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New Seychelles Wellness Resort & Marina from Superyacht Designer Andrew Winch   LuxuryTravel/Resorts & Spas Photos by Elsa Young Winch Design—the British design studio helmed by Andrew Winch, known for his designs of superyachts, private jet interiors, and luxury residences—has designed a boutique wellness resort in the Seychelles. L’Escale Resort Marina & Spa, which recently
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Feb. 17th, 2021 Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, has appointed John Downey as President for the Americas, based in its Seattle regional headquarters. Downey will be responsible for Hurtigruten’s commercial growth strategy in collaboration with the company’s senior leadership team.  Downey’s appointment comes at a strategic juncture in Hurtigruten’s growth. Already the recognized
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Jill Weinlein Perched on a coastal bluff above the Pacific Ocean, the elegantly designed craftsman-style Montage Laguna Beach offers 30 acres of sprawling lawns, sandy beach, and a marine sanctuary. Built in 2003, all the 258 guest rooms and suites in the five story hotel have ocean and coastal views, luxury amenities, and an outdoor
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Feb. 12th, 2021 For the vast majority of travel-industry executives, the global pandemic was detrimental to their businesses and forced sweeping changes to their daily operations. But for James Henderson, CEO of the private-travel club Exclusive Resorts, business is booming. “Overall, we’re seeing higher levels of demand than we’ve seen for quite some time,” says
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Viceroy Hotels and Resorts For those in search of a quick winter getaway, ski resorts across the country are open and most are fully operating. This comes as great news to jet-setting ski buffs, as lifts in France and Italy have yet to open and Switzerland has banned entry to most countries. An even greater
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