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...

The season is off to an early start in many of the ski resorts around the world, and in preparation of your very own ski holiday, we have developed this collection of the best locations and hotels for world-class skiing, and first-class services. From grand hotels to boutique chalets, this bespoke collection of accommodations provides guests with exclusive services, customized...

The cruise industry is better than ever, as we see our favorite cruise lines continue to evolve to find more ways to develop greener ships while always improving the luxury in terms of the design, amenities and ways to provide more personalized services each year. Regardless of where you are in the world, there is a luxury cruise option just...

I am almost ashamed to admit this, but after all my years of personal travels through Florida and numerous assignments in more recent years, I had yet to venture into Naples, Florida. It was time to remedy this with a weeklong getaway at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. To have the best of both worlds, I chose to stay at the primary...

Würzburg may be one of Germany’s most overlooked destinations, but for wine lovers, this city holds a truly unique and enjoyable experience. Located in northern Bavaria, in Franconia, Würzburg sits majestically on the Main River. And with numerous sights to see and places to eat and drink revolving around the region’s wine, visitors can get a true taste of everything...

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...

Al Bait Sharjah is part of the United Arab Emirates’ largest and most ambitious historical preservation and restoration project known as Heart of Sharjah, which should be completed by 2025. The architecture and design will sensitively reflect Arabic culture that is in tune with its surroundings, and blend harmoniously with the heritage buildings in the district. Al Bait Sharjah translates...

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,...

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...