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The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya Opens as The Company's First in Israel

By: Carly Zinderman | Sep 13, 2013

The Ritz-Carlton has announced that it will open their first property in Israel late this year.

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Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is an Ideal Location on Fiji's Main Island

By: JustLuxe Team | Sep 12, 2013

Set on a private beach in Fiji, The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa offers a tropical escape from your daily life. With watersports, an acclaimed spa, and elegant, island-inspired rooms, this resort allows you to embrace island living and its relaxing culture. Exquisite on-site dining and access to excellent amenities and activities make the Westin Denarau a great choice for an upcoming respite.

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Autumn-Themed Packages Available at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

By: Carly Zinderman | Sep 6, 2013

Fall and winter are closing in and to get you ready for the change in seasons, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation is offering specials throughout the property. Every Saturday night in October is Halloween with The Great Pumpkin Package, complete with pumpkin, carving tools and spooky stories.

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Join The Elephant Parade at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

By: Carly Zinderman | Sep 6, 2013

Support the world's dwindling elephant population and get away to beautiful Laguna Niguel at the same time during The Ritz's elephant parade. Elephant Parade®: Welcome to America is going on through November 17, 2013. The exhibit features three life-size baby elephant sculptures and 14 smaller tribute elephants as an effort to bring attention to the world's elephant situation and showcase the works of artists.

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Hotel Review: Take a Break and Relax at The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale This Fall

By: Merilee Kern | Sep 5, 2013

As the first and only AAA Five-Diamond Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I had decidedly high expectations for my vacation experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Ft. Lauderdale. From the moment I arrived I was graciously greeted by the valet personnel who eagerly escorted me to the registration. This first interaction, coupled with the litany of stellar staff interactions that ensued, made it clear that my expectations would likely not only be met, but also readily exceeded. At the hotel, a mandate of guest-service excellence, clearly reigns supreme.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Supports Children With Autism Through Annual Holiday Events

By: Carly Zinderman | Sep 2, 2013

It's that time of year again and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is once again hosting its Sixth Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction and Fourth Annual Surfing Santa Competition with proceeds going to Surfers Healing. The organization seeks to enhance the lives of those with autism through the unique experience of surfing. The Surfing Santa Competition, held Saturday, November 23 at Salt Creek Beach is a one day competition with prizes like the Big Air “Flying Rudolph” division winner taking home a $1,000 cash prize. The Holiday Surfboard Auction is a collection of surfboards from surf legends, talented artists, celebrities and renowned musicians.

This year's boards are signed by the likes of Greg Long, Shane and Gavin Beschen, Koa Rothman, Matt Archbold, Sunny Garcia, Coco Ho, Donavon Frankenreiter, Mark Healy and Josh Kerr. Local artists Paul Bond, Steve Wan, Dana Kirkpatrick and Tee Celestino collaborated on the project as well. Boards are on display at the resort while the auction is open. Since launching the programs, conceived by General Manager Bruce Brainer, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has raised more than $120,000 for Surfers Healing.

The Four-Star Westin Portland Delivers Easy Access to All the City’s Best Attractions

By: JustLuxe Team | Aug 28, 2013

Located in the heart of downtown, The Westin Portland gives guests easy access to all of the city’s great sites and attractions.

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Go Behind the Scenes at the American Music Awards with The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an awards show? The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is offering a “Behind the Scenes” at the American Music Awards VIP-experience. The three-night package begins Friday, Nov. 22, two days ahead of the televised show on Sunday, Nov. 24 on ABC. The day before the show, guests can sneak a peek at the usually unseen goings-on at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE. Limited packages are available and include luxury accommodations at The Ritz, spa packages, tickets to the awards show, dinner at WP24, Chef Wolfgang Puck’s signature Chinese restaurant and VIP party passes to exclusive events. Guests can also tour behind-the-scenes of the AMAs as well as receive items to commemorate the once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is part of L.A. LIVE, the world's leading destination for events, award shows, sporting competitions, concerts and more.


The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Completes its $1M Renovation to The Lobby Lounge and Bar

By: Carly Zinderman | Aug 19, 2013

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has just completed a $1M renovation to The Lobby Lounge and Bar; it’s new look invites guests to linger a little while longer. Designed around a “Rhythm and Martinis” theme, the look fuses traditional Ritz elegance with modern life. The newly designed space is already becoming a locals favorite, offering light fare, afternoon tea and live entertainment. Of course, a martini menu featuring over 200 variations of popular cocktails, doesn't hurt either. Stunning luxury touches in the renovated area include gold leaf embellishments on the coved ceiling and a luxe-lacquered wall behind the stately mahogany bar. Not to mention the titanium gold granite bar top and vellum front. Also new to the bar are Deco-inspired glass screens, custom made in a region of the Czech Republic with over seven centuries of glass-making tradition. The furnishings have been updated with leather settees, barrel-back lounge chairs, and cocktail tables made of leaf and mahogany.


W New Orleans: Modern Luxuries in the Heart of NOLA

By: JustLuxe Team | Aug 19, 2013

Primed and ready to accommodate while you venture through The Big Easy, W New Orleans and its surrounding area offers guests the best of amenities, activities, sightseeing, and wining and dining in the city. Located downtown, just steps from the French Quarter, all the excitement and partying is close, but far enough away as to not disturb guests. This means a quiet night's sleep every time you visit.

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W South Beach: Florida's Playground of the Cool

By: JustLuxe Team | Aug 13, 2013

Located on the Atlantic Ocean in one of the most glamorous neighborhoods, W South Beach is a beachfront oasis that blends organic architectural elements with contemporary design. With its playful and energetic ambiance, the luxury property offers an intimate and sensual escape in the center of all the action. If you're ready for stylish luxury situated on the white, sandy shore, look no further than W South Beach.

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W Atlanta - Downtown a Statement Hotel Among Georgia's Luxury Hotels

By: JustLuxe Team | Aug 12, 2013

Head into the heart of Atlanta and enjoy one of the top-rated hotels in the city. W Atlanta - Downtown provides guests with unique furnishings, tons to do and easy access to anywhere worth heading in the city. Add incredibly comfortable rooms and suites and staying at W Atlanta - Downtown could end up being one of your favorite vacation destinations.

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Aromatherapy Associates Partner with Westin Hotels & Resorts on Four Signature Treatments

By: Carly Zinderman | Aug 7, 2013

Westin Hotels & Resorts and Aromatherapy Associates have partnered to make guest experiences smell just a little sweeter with special spa treatments at Heavenly Spas by Westin. Guests can spin the wellness wheel and choose how they want to feel with four signature treatments using essential oils, ranging from Relax to Renew.

“By partnering with Aromatherapy Associates, Westin is able to provide its guests with an elevated spa experience that physically restores and emotionally uplifts, ensuring that they leave feeling better than when they arrived,” said Jeremy McCarthy, Director of Global Spa Development and Operations for Starwood.


The Fairmont Waterfront a Home-Away-From-Home for the Savvy World Traveler

By: JustLuxe Team | Aug 7, 2013

Situated on the harbor, The Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia offers a modern getaway location with beautiful views, tremendous service and a propensity for excellence. And for those whom demand the highest in luxury and satisfaction, Fairmont Gold – a hotel within a hotel – offers an exclusive retreat frequented by celebrities and international figures.

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Surpise! The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and Bulgari have a Special Sparkling Gift for You

By: Carly Zinderman | Aug 7, 2013

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and the iconic Bulgari boutique at Dallas’ North Park Center have something special planned for hotel visitors in 2013 with the new Sweet Surprise Package. The Sweet Surprise includes a deluxe overnight stay, breakfast for two and a welcome memento from the Bulgari North Park Center boutique as well as personal shopping concierge assistance and a further in-store Bulgari gift when a visit to the boutique is arranged.

Even sweeter, a lucky guest of the package will receive a Bulgari SASSI ring from the brand’s Mediterranean Eden collection, valued at approximately $2,000. Winners of the ring have the option to exchange the piece for a different size or stone within the same collection, or for a pair of modern silver and carbon gentlemen’s cufflinks. Part of the proceeds from the Sweet Surprise stay will be given to the North Texas Food Bank to support the hungry within the Dallas community.


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