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Kempinski Hotel Bahia Unveils $15m Christmas Tree

By Alex Martin

It may be a long way from the North Pole, but Kempinski Hotel Bahia is going over-the-top festive this year by installing the most expensive Christmas tree you are ever likely to see. The luxury hotel, situated in Marbella, Spain, has partnered with celebrity designer Debbie Wingham to reveal a true showstopper: the world’s most extravagant Christmas tree estimated to […]

Waldorf Astoria DIFC Review: New York Glamour in Dubai

By Alex Martin

Waldorf Astoria opened its third property in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year. The new hotel promised New York glamour and ultimate luxury in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). Elite Traveler was invited to see whether Waldorf Astoria DIFC has delivered. The 275-room hotel occupies the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman, a […]

The Langham Launches Sugarplum Suite Package

By Alex Martin

The Langham Hotel in New York has created an over-the-top luxury experience perfect for those who love to indulge their sweet tooth over the holiday season. On offer throughout December, The Sugarplum Suite at The Langham will see the Presidential Suite (Penthouses also available) transformed into a luxurious candy store. Guests will arrive in a scene of wall-to-wall candy jars […]

Inside the Restored Belle Etoile Suite at Le Meurice

By Alex Martin

One of the most iconic hotels in Paris, Le Meurice, marked the beginning of a new era of luxury earlier this summer with the total transformation of its penthouse Belle Etoile Suite. Dating back to 1835, Le Meurice is a unique hotel famed for its 18th-century opulence. It has welcomed esteemed guests such as Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso in […]

Rosewood Hotels Reveals 12 Extraordinary Experiences

By Alex Martin

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has revealed a new collection of one-of-a-kind experiences worthy of its ultra-luxury reputation. The Rosewood Limited Edition is comprised of 12 inspired excursions spread across its properties around the globe. Available for purchase now in time for the holiday season, the giftable experiences range from $6,500 to $290,000. The collection covers a wide breadth of passions […]

Relais & Châteaux Reveals its First London Hotel

By Samantha Coles

Relais & Chateaux has added London hotel 11 Cadogan Gardens to its impressive roster — the first and only London hotel in the entire collection. There are currently 585 properties included in Relais & Chateaux and the association carefully vets each one before it is added to the impeccable collection. The association was first established in 1954 and has been […]

The Mark Hotel Launches Penthouse Holiday Spectacular

By Alex Martin

The Mark Hotel’s Penthouse Suite has been transformed into a winter wonderland with the installation of a skating rink on its beautiful terrace for the private use of its occupiers. Ice skating is a time-honored tradition of the holiday season, and now The Mark is offering the chance to escape the crowds with your very own rink. Guests staying in […]

Four Seasons Resort Nevis Refurb Nears Completion

By Alex Martin

Four Seasons Resort Nevis will complete its multi-year refurbishment project just in time to offer sunseekers an alternative winter wonderland in the Caribbean. The hotel has already begun reintroducing revitalized spaces and plans to unveil a brand new restaurant and swimming pool in time for the holiday season. The two openings signal the end of a huge project that has […]

The Resort Villa Honored at World Luxury Hotel Awards

By Elite Traveler

The Resort Villa, located in Rayong, Thailand, has been honored once again with the global 2019 World Luxury Hotel Award, this time in the category of Eco/Green Villa for Asia. As a 2018 winner in the category of Luxury Resort Villa, The Resort Villa has continued to engage customers and industry experts alike to further improve what the luxurious property […]

Park Hyatt New York Unveils Manhattan Sky Suite

By Alex Martin

Park Hyatt New York has taken ultra-luxury living to new heights with the introduction of its new and exclusive Manhattan Sky Suite. Located on the 59th floor of the iconic One57 luxury residential tower, it becomes the highest Central Park-facing suite in the city’s luxury hotel market. The new suite, which is reported to cost $50,000 per night, adds to […]