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Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Teams up With Celebrity Fitness Trainer for Exclusive Programs

Hotels are making it much easier to keep in shape while on vacations with wellness classes being offered, expanded gyms and outdoor activities to get your heart pumping. Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville is now partnering with fitness expert and celebrity trainer Erin Oprea to enhance their active amenities.

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Why Leave the Slopes When You Can Have Veuve Clicquot & Caviar Right On the Snow?

While skiing in Aspen enjoying the fresh powder, have you ever thought to yourself, “You know, I could really go for some Champagne right about now”? If not, then you’re doing it all wrong. Returning this year to the one of the nation’s best ski towns is Oasis, said to be the world’s first pop-up Champagne and caviar bar. 

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Named Best Upscale Hotel Brand

On January 19, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company was recognized as “Best Upscale Hotel Brand” during the annual Business Travel Awards in London. The highly-regarded awards event was attended by 1,300 people and celebrates the achievements of the travel industry's leading teams, individuals and businesses within a 12 month period.

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History, Location and an Artsy Vibe Make the Le Méridien Tampa a Hot Spot Near All the Action

Le Méridien Tampa, the 100-year-old-federal-courthouse-turned-luxury-hotel, has a striking stone façade and stately columns that make it a stand out in the heart of downtown. Conveniently located near Ybor and Channelside, the city’s top restaurants, shopping, art galleries, and entertainment, the hotel puts the city’s best attractions at your fingertips. With Le Méridien as your home base, you’ll quickly discover why Forbes named Tampa a "top 10 city people are moving to."

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This Four-Star Property Offers the Comfort of a Westin Hotel & the Charm of a Historic City

Situated in the heart of Back Bay, The Westin Copley Place, Boston offers guests one of the city's best locations by providing easy access to entertainment, shopping and dining areas as well as the financial district. Its central location combined with superb amenities and award-winning service make this Westin hotel a top destination for both fans of the brand and those looking for a luxury stay in the historic city.

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The Westin Playa Bonita Panama: Drink in the Scenic Views of this Relaxing Resort Getaway

Packed with amenities and located on a mile-long portion of one of Panama's legendary beaches, The Westin Playa Bonita Panama is an ideal destination for those looking to experience a resort-like destination while still being close enough to Panama City to enjoy a cosmopolitan nightlife. Beautiful, sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean welcome guests to their rooms and the property's many features provide a lovely respite from daily stresses.

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Grand Hyatt Taipei: A Pinnacle of Modern Luxury & Innovative Style in the Xinyi District

In a metropolitan setting, the Grand Hyatt Taipei hotel sits in the Xinyi district, and stands as a pillar of five-star luxury. From the grandeur of the atrium lobby to its number of fine dining restaurants and elegant suites with stunning views, the property is a true example of the splendor that comes with fine design and innovative style.

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Mud Treatments, Cozy Lounges and Scenic Views of Ireland Welcome Guests at the Coastal Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, nestled among several beaches that jut out into the Atlantic Ocean near the most-southern point of Ireland in County Cork, is reached via a winding road that skirts hillsides on one side and the sea on the other. It is comprised of a series of buildings, with the main hotel as the central, largest one and a number of houses adjoining it.

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A Hideaway for Foodies: Hotel Thierry Drapeau Has Boutique Charm and Michelin-Star Prestige

If Hotel Thierry Drapeau is anything to go by, all hotels should be run by chefs. Stylish, spacious and airy, this four-star, 14-room boutique property, opened just last year in rural Vendée. It is located a half-hour drive from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of southwest France, and is a cross between a fine art gallery and contemporary accommodation par excellence.

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White Sandy Beaches and Crystal Clear Waters Are Just a Part of the Magic of Amanpulo

The Philippines are an extraordinary set of islands. More than 200 volcanoes, 12,000 species of seashells and 488 of the 500 known coral reef species in the world are found within the 22,000 miles of the country's coastline. It's no wonder that Amanresorts, the hotel group that uses the world's most extraordinary sites for its property locations, placed Amanpulo on the tropical paradise of Pamalican Island.

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Find Out How The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is Upping the Ante For Eco-Friendly Hotels

Many hotels are making strides to go green with eco-friendly practices, but the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has always been a pioneer on the hospitality green scene. Having initiated its earth-friendly program in 2007 when it first opened, the property is well ahead of other hotels and resorts that are just dipping their toe into the social responsibility pool. Even so, this property continues to expand its cadre of eco-friendly features, raising the bar ever higher with the hope others will follow its lead.

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Celebrity Hairstylist José Eber Opens Salon at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Admirers of hair guru José Eber can now hear those famous words, “Shake your head, dahling!” at Eber’s salon at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Eber is one of the world’s most recognized hairstylists and has tended to Hollywood’s most famous tresses for four decades. He's now partnered with Four Seasons to open his eponymous salon at the iconic oceanfront property.

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Virgin Limited Edition Sets its Sights on African Vineyard with Purchase of Mont Rochelle

Virgin Limited Edition has entered into a contract with the owners of Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard to buy the 22-bedroom hotel in Franschhoek, South Africa — which sits about 45 minutes from Cape Town. The gorgeous property will join the likes of the diverse group of Virgin hotels like the British Virgin Islands' Necker Island, The Roof Gardens in London, and South Africa's Ulusaba Private Game Reserve.

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Retreat to The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles for an Urban Spa Getaway

If you’re an urban warrior seeking a luxury pampering experience, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles’ spa is a great escape from the daily grind. Downtown is a Mecca of excitement, especially now that LA Live/Staples Center is the new hub, and sitting in the heart of all the activities is the chic Ritz spa.

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Charley Akers' Unmasking the Artist Photography Exhibit Featured at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Using featured Southern California artists from the 2014 Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach as his subjects, photographer Charley Akers is bringing his photography exhibit to The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel from May 8 to August 30. Akers has been described as having an uncanny "ability to disarm the subject and catch a singular moment of who the artist is at their core."

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