I was pleased to contribute to this story with Luxury Daily about the virtual cooking opportunities with Mandarin Oriental, titled "The Fantastic Recipes." Mandarin Oriental is running this new content marketing campaign that aims to connect virtually with consumers on lockdown through its classic hospitality, keeping ties warm with its audience and hoping to resume the in-person relationship once travel...

I was pleased to contribute to this story with Luxury Daily about the expectations when travel does return in a post-covid world. The travel and tourism business has been hit hard as lockdowns and border closures to curb the COVID-19 outbreak are keeping consumers from leaving their homes. There could be a new opportunity for luxury hotels and resorts when they...

With the recent opening of the Al Bait Sharjah, this port town on the Arabian Gulf has stepped up its game on the hospitality front. The 53-key resort has forged a new anchor for the Heart of Sharjah, a redevelopment project that seeks to preserve a great swath of the city as it was in the 1950s. Understanding the importance...

Vacations are a time to relax, unwind and enjoy the spoils of our hard work. Where spa treatments and tee times are on the agenda, not conference calls and meetings. Where “I’ll have another” refers to cocktails not coffee, and suit and ties are bypassed for Bermuda shorts and boat shoes. As often the case, these vacations have a lasting impression,...

There is no denying that the Mediterranean has an infinite number of wonders just waiting to be discovered by the adventurous and curious travelers looking for the ultimate travel experience, but why not also enjoy the first-class luxury services and amenities that Regent Seven Seas Cruises provides to guests each step of the way? The fares include all-suite accommodations; round-trip business-class...

According to historians, Afternoon Tea began at the time that kerosene lanterns had been introduced, and it became fashionable to have dinner later in the evening. This left many very hungry between the primary meals at that time of breakfast and dinner, and they needed an afternoon snack. Over the years, it continued to evolve and was not only part...

Adare Manor has been one of Ireland’s most anticipated luxury hotel projects in recent years, and has now reopened – looking more amazing than ever before. This multi-phase restoration, renovation and expansion has been well documented by the team at Adare Manor; and it will honor the history of the 19th century wonder, while providing an enriched guest experience. This castle...

Kilkea Castle dates back to 1180; and this fascinating castle and estate combines history and mystical charm with the allure of timeless sophistication and luxury. One of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland, the medieval fortress and estate has undergone a five year, 30 million dollar renovation and restoration – and is nearly ready to extend a 5-star welcome to...

With this exciting opening happening in just weeks, LuxeGetaways was excited to get an inside look at Hotel Xcaret, which should be an amazing addition to this Riviera Maya region. Experiencias Xcaret Group, the visionaries behind the region's most famous eco-amusement parks and tours, will debut this 900-suite, all-inclusive resort that promises "the best of Mexico" – along with a...

Eric Hrubant is the Chief Travel Planning Officer and CEO of CIRE Travel in New York City, which is supported by the global force of Tzell Travel Group. Working with a dedicated team, CIRE Travel excels in working closely with its clients to be their allies in seamlessly developing and executing a variety of travel needs – including corporate/personal travel,...

Dave Broom is an internationally acclaimed drinks writer who has been writing on the subject for 25 years as both a journalist and author. He has won numerous awards and written ten books, including The World Atlas of Whisky, now in its second edition. He is regarded as one of the world’s foremost writers on Japanese whisky, and the perfect person to...

Born in Kenya and raised in Paris, Elizabeth Gordon was exploring the world from a young age. After graduating from Stanford, she worked in Namibia and started a business in Buenos Aires. Eventually she returned to her passion: Africa, and the safari experience. She launched Extraordinary Journeys with her mother, Marcia. She is active in the Association for the Promotion...