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Sea Island Opens Highly Anticipated Golf Performance Center

By Emma Reynolds

Sea Island off the coast of Georgia is known for attracting the who’s who of golfing (many presidents, Master’s winners and professional golfers) have teed off at one of its three world-class, award-winning golf courses, Seaside, Plantation and Retreat. Now the golf resort has opened a Golf Performance Center. The newly renovated and expanded center is a state-of-the-art 17,000-sq-ft facility […]

Forage and Fire Itinerary at Fogo Island Inn

By Samantha Coles

Fogo Island Inn is a favorite of intrepid travelers (and a regular entry in Elite Traveler’s Top Hotels). As the name suggests, it is located on Fogo Island, the largest of the offshore islands of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Its striking architecture and remote location (“an island off an island”) make for an unforgettable experience. The modern structure has 29 guestrooms with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that bring in […]

The Balmoral, Edinburgh Introduces a Cashmere Butler

By Emma Reynolds

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland recently introduced The Balmoral Cashmere Butler. However, this butler isn’t just for anyone. Only guests of the recently renovated Scone & Crombie Suite (the hotel’s largest and most opulent suite) will get a chance to have bespoke cashmere pieces made for them during their stay. The Balmoral Cashmere Butler service is […]

The Best Places to Go for Memorial Weekend

By Emma Reynolds

For most Americans, Memorial Weekend in the US marks the start of summer. The long weekend is the first taste of summer vacation for friends and families around the country that honors our fallen soldiers. To enjoy a weekend of great weather and even better company, whether you’re staying local or seeking a weekend getaway, we’ve rounded up the most […]

Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris Opens Pop-Up Japanese Restaurant

By Emma Reynolds

What started as a small activation for Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris and chef Nobu Matsuhisa (founder of eponymous Nobu Restaurants and Nobu Hotels) has launched into a full-blown pop-up for the summer season at the palatial Parisian hotel. The storied hotel is not only a resplendent place to rest your head during your Paris travels, but it’s known […]

The Best Art Exhibitions in New York in May

By Emma Reynolds

New York City plays host to thousands of exhibitions per year, but this May we are looking forward to three different types of exhibitions that are equal-parts beautiful, equal-parts cultural. Learn a thing or two about these historical pieces, whether they’re being auctioned off to a lucky new owner or hanging for a limited amount of time. In Bloom Jewelry Exhibition, Sotheby’s […]

British Airways Business-Class and First-Class Get ‘Suite’ Upgrades

By Emma Reynolds

British Airways has recently introduced a series of updates to its business-class and first-class cabins – and this year it will add its first A350 Airbus to the fleet complete with these new changes in July. British Airways’ business-class cabins will get entirely new suites, called Club Suites, complete with a suite door and direct-aisle access. Not only do these Club […]

Abercrombie & Kent Launches ‘Design Your Day’

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent has announced the launch of their new Design Your Day service, which will be included in all of their Small Group Journeys from 2020 onwards. The company’s Luxury Small Group Journeys already offer some of the highest levels of service in the industry, with a strict limit of no more than 18 guests on […]

Inside Hôtel Lutetia’s 7 New Signature Suites in Paris

By Emma Reynolds

Hôtel Lutetia (part of hotel group The Set) opened July 2018 and soon became one of the city’s most exciting hotels in Paris, sitting pretty in St Germain-des-Pres on the Left Bank. The hotel dates back to 1910 and spent the last four years in renovations and restoration. Despite its opening last summer (which included inviting guests into rooms and […]

Crystal Cruises Launches ‘Grand Journeys’ and ‘Getaways’

By Emma Reynolds

More and more people are seeking ways to see multiple off-the-beaten-path destinations in one go, and Crystal Cruises is listening. The cruise company recently announced new ocean voyages for its 2019, 2020 and 2021 seasons called ‘Grand Journeys’ and ‘Crystal Getaways.’ Grand Journeys are designed for travelers who want longer global trips – the company will combine existing worldwide itineraries […]