Jul 01

Eric Hrubant of CIRE Travel | Wellness Travel

For LuxeGetaways Magazine | Eric Hrubant is recognized for his passionate approach to his work within the travel industry. As a trained social worker, he now uses these skills to take the stress out of the travel process – making travel … Continue reading

Jun 25

See An Entirely New Side of Canada This Season

For LuxeGetaways Magazine | When looking for unique ways to further explore Canada this summer, LuxeGetaways has several unique offerings from Hurtigruten and Country Walkers. Follow along to learn more about these travel experience opportunities… luxegetaways.com/spring-2017-canada-experiences Cruising Canada Hurtigruten has two … Continue reading

Jun 25

Property Profile: A Weekend at the JW Marriott Washington, DC

For Marriott International | I recently collaborated with Marriott International by visiting JW Marriott DC, but all feedback and opinions are my own, and based on my personal experience of #JWtreatment. Washington, DC is certainly making headlines on a daily basis these days, and wanting … Continue reading

May 15

Five Hotels Invite You To Spend Earth Day With Them This Year

For LuxeGetaways | Earth Day has become increasingly popular globally, and is much more than just attending a rally, or celebrating a single day. This movement is stronger than ever, as it enters it’s 46th year of inspiring, challenging ideas, igniting … Continue reading

Feb 27

The Unmistakable Beauty of The Breakers Palm Beach

For Upscale Living Magazine | Clearly one of the most iconic properties in the United States, The Breakers Palm Beach continues to impress international guests each year. During my most recent visit, I further explored the many attributes that make … Continue reading

Feb 06

Dive Into the Art & Culture of the Florida Keys

For The Observer |  The Florida Keys‘ rich history, diverse culture and constantly evolving art scene make this unique series of islands a world-class destination. International influences, especially those from the Americas and Caribbean, have made the area a favorite getaway … Continue reading

Oct 01

Business Class – The Art of Mixing Business with Pleasure

For LOEWS Magazine | This was an interesting story to develop, thanks to the input from a very dynamic group of frequent travelers. Within the feature, travel tips and tricks to help other travelers came from philanthropist, Adrienne Arsht; golf … Continue reading

Sep 26

Marseille | A Port of Culture and Cuisine

For Montage Magazine | When approaching this story, it was important to look beyond the rough exterior often associated with Marseille and discover the amazing cuisine found among the more popular port areas, as well as the side streets well … Continue reading

Sep 02

Hidden Beaches of Puerto Rico

For Bespoke Magazine – Bahia Beach, Puerto Rico | Winner of NATJA’s Writing Contest – Finalist >> When developing this story for the guests of the St. Regis Resort Bahia Beach, it was important to not only touch on the … Continue reading

Jul 20

The International Suite Life

For World Travel Magazine | It’s always interesting to see what hotels are offering in terms of their most luxurious suites, especially in an environment that the competition is fierce. This features includes suites from a few favorite hotels around … Continue reading

Jul 16

Break Away to the British Virgin Islands

For Upscale Living Magazine | It’s no denying that the British Virgin Islands are always a great getaway for those looking for the ultimate in relaxing on the beautiful beaches and pristine pools, or challenging the waters of the Caribbean … Continue reading

Jun 12

A Timeless Watch Buying Experience in Geneva Switzerland

For World Travel Magazine | Switzerland has always been (and will always be) the capital of watchmaking. For more than 400 years, the basic elements of tradition, craftsmanship, high technologies and permanent innovation have been at the basis of the … Continue reading

May 28

Loews Hotels and Resorts Make A Splash This Summer

For LOEWS Magazine | It’s no surprise that many of the Loews Hotels and Resorts have gorgeous pools and luxurious poolside amenities, so this story was a lot of fun to develop with a number of the properties around the … Continue reading

May 27

Luxury Sailing Yachts Overtake The Caribbean Islands

For World Travel Magazine | The ClubSwan event brought all the excitement and glamor from their worldwide events to Virgin Gorda, BVI during the intimate Rolex Swan Cup Costa Smeralda. With an impressive collaboration of organizers including Nautor’s Swan, Rolex … Continue reading

Mar 30

The Ultimate Private Jet Tours for 2015

For Upscale Living Magazine | It’s true that over the years, we’ve seen a number of private jet tour options come and go, but this latest influx of distinctive luxury travel adventures courtesy of bespoke private jet tours is breathing … Continue reading

Mar 30

Discovering The Ultimate Travel Experiences

For Upscale Living Magazine | With so many unique travel opportunities available today, I pulled together 15 of my favorite travel experiences for 2015 for the readers of Upscale Living Magazine. Included in this collection is AKA Beverly Hills, Boca … Continue reading

Feb 22

Today’s Fashion-Savvy Travelers

For World Travel Magazine | With the abundance of travel fashion and accessories available today, this was a unique story to develop where I was able to recognize a number of products that are ideal to have when traveling today … Continue reading

Feb 02

Under The Michelin’s Stars – Spain’s Gourmet Dining Scene

For Luxury Link Lifestyle | Winner of NATJA’s Writing Contest – Gold Prize Winner >> Always a fan of the food scenes throughout Europe, and certainly enjoying the excitement surrounding this delicious trend in Spain, I was excited to write … Continue reading

Dec 31

An Ideal Day in Miami with Adrienne Arsht

For Bespoke Magazine – Bal Harbour | Knowing Ms. Arsht’s zest for life and passion for the arts, I was thrilled to develop this story with her and her team. Always surrounding herself with a great public relations firm, a … Continue reading

Dec 31

Through The Lens – A Unique Look at the Real Puerto Rico

For Bespoke Magazine – Bahia Beach, Puerto Rico | An interesting look at the authentic Puerto Rico that was brought together from a collection of photo journalists and photographers who I worked with while developing this story to show that … Continue reading

Dec 08

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Frequent Traveler

For The Examiner | The travel industry continues to be a very exciting place for both avid worldwide adventure-seekers and the occasional weekend travelers. With all of the technology, exclusive offers and memberships at our fingertips today, the love for travel … Continue reading

Sep 21

24 Hours at the Boca Raton Resort and Club

For LuxeGetaways | Winner of NATJA’s Writing Contest – Bronze Prize Winner >>There are certain destinations that simply pull you into their world the moment you step out of the car; where you find yourself forgetting any of the stress … Continue reading

Sep 13

Norwegian Cruise Lines Expands with 3 Billion Dollar Acquisition

For The Examiner | Just when you think perhaps the cruise lines might be feeling a bit of the pressure, and not performing as well as they would like, a transaction such as this takes place that puts Norwegian Cruise Lines … Continue reading

Sep 11

Wine and Dine in New York in Style

For TriplAgent.com | It’s no surprise that New York has many experiences just waiting to be discovered by residents and visitors alike. Of course, many tourists flock to the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock to get a … Continue reading

Jul 02

Four New York City Hotel Perks For The Summer

For The Examiner | At a time when it seems that nothing in life is free, the thought of a unique collection of hotel amenities and services being offered as a courtesy to their guests is always a welcomed benefit. And … Continue reading

Jul 02

24 hours in Charleston, South Carolina

For The Examiner | There is no doubting the absolute “southern charm” experienced in every aspect of a typical day in the infamous “Holy City.” Charleston is simply unlike any seaside city destination you find throughout the United States. Like so … Continue reading

Jul 02

Leave Work Behind: Five Destinations To Get Away From It All

For The Founder | There comes a time when everyone must simply leave the cares and worries behind to find solace in the beauty of a distant destination that can provide all the desired luxuries along with unique vacation experiences. … Continue reading

Jul 02

Los Angeles to London In Style with Air New Zealand

For The Examiner | It has been an action-packed few weeks while Air New Zealand spread the word in and around every part of Los Angeles about the cutting-edge Economy Skycouch™ and Premium Economy Spaceseat™ options. The promotion has been trending … Continue reading

Apr 02

John Paulson Continues Puerto Rico Expansion with Latest Acquisition

For The Examiner | After covering the story several months ago when John Paulson and his company (Paulson & Co.) acquired a majority interest in The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico and the Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club, … Continue reading

Mar 20

The Montage Beverly Hills Celebrates The City’s 100th Anniversary

For Montage Magazine | Always enjoyable to work with the entire team at the Montage Hotels and Resorts, this feature was especially unique as the Beverly Hills property joined with other local hotels to celebrate 100 years for Beverly Hills. … Continue reading

Mar 13

Perfectly Puerto Rico – The Ultimate Getaway

For Signature Luxury Travel & Lifestyle Magazine | When looking at the perfect way to experience Puerto Rico, I worked with the amazing properties and Puerto Rico Tourism Bureau to highlight an exciting itinerary from San Juan, east along the … Continue reading

Mar 02

Montage Hotels and Resorts Launches The Inn at Palmetto Bluff

For The Examiner | For a collection of hotels and resorts that continues to impress guests with their phenomenal accommodations, dining, spas and residential options, it’s no surprise that as of February 1, 2014, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff is … Continue reading

Jan 21

Featured Private Jets for “Best Of” Issue of Upscale Living Magazine

For Upscale Living Magazine | When asked to develop a story featuring two of the most popular private jet options for the past year, these were the obvious choices – including one of the fastest (Gulfstream G650) and one of … Continue reading

Jan 10

Ski Getaways | Destinations, Accommodations and Accessories

For Global Living Magazine | Working with Global Living Magazine, this story was developed to look at some of my favorite ski destinations in the United States. While I have many favorite ski getaways, we focused on Vail, Telluride and … Continue reading

Jan 10

Ace Hotel Los Angeles Opens Their Doors

For The Examiner | Seen as one of the most unique openings this first part of 2014, the Ace Hotel extends their reach to Los Angeles with this new property opening January 6, 2014. With so much history on this property … Continue reading

Dec 31

The Chedi Andermatt | A Masterpiece of Asian and European Design

For The Examiner | When they say that good things come to those who wait, the Chedi Andermatt is a great modern-day example of this being a very true statement. The buzz began about five years ago with this monumental property being … Continue reading

Dec 31

WestHouse New York | The Newest Manhattan Hotel to Open Their Doors

For The Examiner | It’s official, as of December 27, 2013, the newest property to join the collection of luxury hotels in New York is open to their first guests (or in the case of this hotel concept, “hotel residents”) – … Continue reading

Dec 30

Broadway Shows For All Ages When in New York City

For Global Living Magazine | It’s that electrifying energy experienced in the Theater District that is quintessential New York City, and this, combined with the insane talent on the stages today, makes for an exhilarating theatrical experience. For families with … Continue reading

Dec 25

Suite 5000 is Revealed at the Mandarin Oriental New York

For The Examiner | As of November 25, 2013, this newest exclusive offering at Mandarin Oriental New York is taking the city by storm. Located on the 50th floor of this awe-inspiring building at Columbus Circle, Suite 5000 is not only … Continue reading

Dec 25

Travel PR | When A Crisis Threatens A Travel Campaign

For O’Dwyer’s Magazine – Travel Issue | Evaluating crisis communications within the travel, tourism and hospitality industries leads PR professionals through a maze of difficult situations that must be properly — and quickly — resolved… Published: O’Dwyers Magazine

Nov 19

A Regal New York City Hotel Opening For The Quin

For The Examiner | It has finally happened after years of talk and renovations, along with a delayed opening date – The Quin has opened their doors officially as of 11:11am on November 11, 2013. The corner of 57th Street … Continue reading

Nov 03

Introducing The 2014 Louis Vuitton City Guides

For The Examiner | I will be the first to admit that these guides are a bit pretentious, but that’s the very reason Louis Vuitton is guaranteed to sell out of these 3,000 limited edition 2014 collections, complete with fifteen city … Continue reading

Nov 03

Viceroy Hotels & Resorts prepares for a grand New York City opening

For The Examiner | You can’t help but be impressed when you view the sleek exterior of this property, as the glazed black brick-and-metal window-fronted building brings the character of Tribeca to Midtown. Amazingly, Viceroy New York looks to be on-schedule … Continue reading

Oct 22

Hotels Going Pink In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For The Examiner | Breast Cancer Awareness is in full swing, and many hotels have joined the movement to further support the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM.org). For 25 years, the NBCAM has been at the forefront of promoting … Continue reading

Sep 07

There’s Still Time To Rent An Entire Caribbean Island Resort This Year

For The Examiner | It’s that time of the year when many are trying to schedule just one more getaway before winter is officially upon us. If it’s not already on your radar, perhaps consider the British Virgin Islands. With … Continue reading

Aug 28

The Different Levels of Luxury Hotels in Scottsdale & Phoenix

For JustLuxe | Always a getaway that leaves you inspired, relaxed and only wanting to find more time to enjoy such an awe-inspiring destination, the combined destination of Scottsdale and Phoenix is simply one-of-a-kind. With a hint of the old … Continue reading

Aug 28

YOTEL New York Creates “Only in New York” Experiences for Guests

For The Examiner | A great hospitality partnership when visiting New York. Always looking for additional ways to revolutionize the hospitality industry and the guest experience, YOTEL New York has partnered with Surprise Industries to curate a series of unique … Continue reading

Aug 28

Last-Minute California Getaway Packages For The Entire Family

For The Examiner | Already being faced with back-to-school shopping and the harsh reality that summer is quickly winding down; it’s not too late to make time for a final family getaway. Though I am also a fan of the … Continue reading

Jul 04

A New York Weekend With The Waldorf

For Seven Star Magazine | Though New York is a city I know extremely well, it’s also a city that is always enjoyable when included in an assignment. With the amazing restaurants, sensational hotels, excitement of Broadway, world-class shopping and … Continue reading

Jul 04

Discovering The Hidden Jewel On Board Norwegian Cruise Line

For Global Living Magazine | For someone who is not an avid cruiser with the standard cruise mega-ships, it was a pleasure learning of the many luxury options on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Jewel for an Alaskan adventure… The entire team … Continue reading

Jul 04

A Whisky Journey On Board The Royal Scotsman

For JustLuxe | If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a unique travel experience that doesn’t necessarily include a 10-mile hike into a remote corner of the world. I am from a generation that travels often, but rarely has … Continue reading

Jul 04

New York City | A Fashionable Getaway

For Eat Love Savor Magazine | Fashion and New York just go together for travelers looking to experience the most fashion-forward city in the United States. The fashions change drastically within a few short blocks, and the uptown fashion and … Continue reading

Jul 04

Doing St. Martin & St. Maarten In Luxury

For LaCure Villas | The island of St. Martin / St. Maarten has long been one of the premier worldwide destinations for a perfect combination of relaxing beaches, adrenaline-pumping adventure and delicious cuisine. Relatively small in size and rich in … Continue reading

Jul 04

Sensational Celebrity Getaways

For Destinations Travel Magazine | Celebrities, personalities and political figures love to getaway; most likely with the media and paparazzi close behind. These four exclusive destinations have been favorites for those seeking both privacy and luxury. Featured is the luxury … Continue reading

Jul 04

Discover Paradise in Fiji

For Eat Love Savor Magazine | Even with a questionable government history, Fiji still holds a tremendous amount of attractive qualities; from the local’s hospitality and generosity to the beautiful beaches, championship golf and award-winning hotels and spas. The InterContinental … Continue reading

Jul 04

The Suite Life Around The Globe

For Destinations Travel Magazine | This amazing collection of presidential suites and villas gives you a glimpse into these luxury options at some of the hottest destinations and properties in the world today… Features Trump Soho, Park Hyatt Vendôme, Beverly … Continue reading

Jul 04

The Kimberly Hotel | Manhattan’s Suite Deal

For Destinations Travel Magazine | With cities like New York, I always tend to have my favorite hotels for a variety of occasions and reasons: the size of the rooms, best brunch, afternoon tea service, rooftop bars, staff, amenities and … Continue reading