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Ultra-Luxury Hotel Opens in Chicago in the World’s Tallest Building Designed by a Woman

It’s an architectural wonder 101 stories high in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood that transforms the Windy City’s skyline. Eleven of those floors make up the newly-opened, ultra-luxury hotel St. Regis...

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Upgrades and Celebrations Mark the 50th Anniversary of Australia’s Architectural Icon: the Sydney Opera House

In 2023, the iconic Sydney Opera House celebrates a half-century of symbolizing not just a city, but a country and even a continent. It may even be the most famous...

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Sandals Opens its Newest Resort with the 1st SkyPool Suites in Jamaica and a Return to its Roots

A completely transformed and all-new Sandals Dunn’s River has opened on a stunning stretch of white sand beach in Jamaica: the site originally handpicked by Sandals’ founder, the late “Butch”...

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Why Belfast is the Best Place to Experience the Legend of the Titanic

Wait, Belfast? Part of the legend of the Titanic? The most famously-doomed passenger ship tale of all time? Wasn’t she a British ship, sailing from Southampton to New York, that...

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Oceania Cruises Christens 1st New Ship in a Decade and Introduces new Wine, Spirits and Culinary Experiences

Oceania Cruises has officially welcomed the 1200-guest Oceania Vista in a glittering event in Malta. She’s the cruise line’s first new ship in more than ten years, and the first...

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One of America’s Most Famous Landmarks Celebrates 100th Anniversary

It ranks right up there with the Statue of Liberty and the Washington monument. Not only is it a world-wide symbol of the United States. It’s also the country’s most famous...

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You Can Do An Underwater-Aged Dom Perignon Champagne Tasting in the Maldives

As a thousand mile-long atoll in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, it’s no wonder that most of the Maldives’ most coveted experiences relate to the sea: over water villas,...

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For the First Time Ever, a Luxury Cruise Will Sail Around the Entire Continent of Africa

It's the kind of voyage books and films and history are made of - and that travel dream will be a reality for 450 curious travelers in 2024. For the...

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Flying's Never Been so Fun: Check Out these First-Class 'Hotel Suites' in the Sky

Airlines are making it harder and harder to deny yourself the pleasure of first-class travel, especially on long-distance, overnight flights to Europe where you want to arrive feeling well-rested and...

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Avant-Garde Design and Luxury Lifestyle at the New St. Regis Resort in Exclusive Riviera Maya Enclave

A new, ultra-luxury resort brings St. Regis glamor and hospitality to a new, exclusive development at a 600+acre nature reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site on one of Mexico's most...

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New, Regal Suites and a Dior Spa For Scotland's Only Luxury Sleeper Train

An overnight rail journey through the landscapes of the legendary Scottish Highlands on the Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, is getting even more baronial. Two new Grand Suites will debut on...

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3 New Attractions That Bring New Perspective to Hong Kong's British-Era History

While travel was paused during the pandemic, Hong Kong kept evolving. Three attractions give new and returning visitors fascinating insights into the city’s British era. Two reinvent an iconic Hong...

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How These Hotels in Japan are Celebrating Cherry Blossom Season

Early spring in Japan spells ‘sakura,’ or cherry blossom season, when the entire country is awash in the lacy, pale pink blooms on millions of cherry trees lining rivers, avenues,...

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What Exactly is a Luxury Expedition Cruise? An Expert Dispels Myths About One of the Hottest Trends in Cruising

What’s the real difference between a luxury, small ship cruise and a luxury expedition cruise? Many cruise travelers don't know what they’re missing. So cruise travel journalist Lynn Elmhirst sat down...

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The Wine Region You Can’t Miss on a Danube River Cruise in Hungary

King Louis XIV of France called it the ‘wine of kings, the king of wines,’ but remarkably, this Hungarian wine remains under the radar for many wine lovers today. For...

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More Than 150 New ‘Nazca Lines’ Discovered in Peru

This ancient wonder of the world just keeps getting better – and more mysterious. Researchers have recently discovered 168 more geoglyphs carved into the ground in the Nazca region of Peru,...

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Ventures by Seabourn Give Guests a New Point of View on Luxury Cruises in Alaska

A cruise to Alaska is all about Nature. ‘Ventures by Seabourn’ let you cruise in the lap of luxury – and also get up close and personal with the dramatic...

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This is How One River Cruise Line is Marking the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, From London to Paris

2024 marks the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings of Allied troops in France to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation. For travelers with family members who served in Normandy, as...

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Be a Part of Royal Coronation History with a Visit to Great Britain

The British know how to put on a show for its monarchy’s milestones, and the Coronation of King Charles III is a once-in-a-generation chance to be personally steeped in pageantry,...

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Hong Kong Wants to Buy You a Drink - and Toast its East-Meets-West Culture

Hong Kong’s doors are open to visitors again, and to celebrate, it’s offering travelers who come to the city in 2023 some ‘welcome back’ perks – plus, it’s unveiling a...

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The 7 Most Beautiful Beaches in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is the most popular travel destination in the country, home to the legendary Riviera Maya and hot spots like Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, plus...

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First Ritz-Carlton Property in Italy Coming to Lake Como

There are over 100 Ritz-Carlton ultra-luxury hotels in 35 countries - but amazingly, none in Italy, one of luxury travel's top destinations. That's about to change. This elegant hotel brand...

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Top Food & Drink Trends Coming Soon to Your Next Cruise

If you’re like most people, dining and drinks are top factors when choosing a cruise. Cuisine is one of the cruise lines most important and expensive offerings, with the six...

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Social Media Safety Tips for Spring Break and Beyond

Spring Break is high season for family travel, and with every member of the family more digitally connected than ever at home and away, that means posting about good times...

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