Luxury hotels

Buzz worthy: 5 top luxury hotels that have taken up beekeeping

Buzz worthy: 5 top luxury hotels that have taken up beekeeping

That honey in your cocktail? There's a good chance it was made by your hotel's very own bees
Hotels with history: The world's 10 most legendary properties

Hotels with history: The world's 10 most legendary properties

Famed for hosting everyone from Hollywood superstars to U.S. presidents, these century-old institutions have set global standards for luxury and hospitality
 World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

Controversial design for 7132 Tower hotel will see luxury spa the size of the Empire State Building rise over the alpine community of Vals
7 incredible lakeside lodges

7 incredible lakeside lodges

With stunning panoramas and luxe service, these lakefront stays will make you rethink your next beach vacation
Ultimate hotel perk: A personal submarine in Fiji

Ultimate hotel perk: A personal submarine in Fiji

The exclusive Laucala Island resort gives guests access to coral reefs in a Bond-style mini-submarine as part of its all-inclusive price
Wearing pajamas in public: Italy's hamlet hotels

Wearing pajamas in public: Italy's hamlet hotels

New concept offering luxury rooms in ancient dwellings helps spare beautiful villages from falling into ruin
Waldorf Astoria sold to Chinese company

Waldorf Astoria sold to Chinese company

Hilton sells New York luxury hotel Waldorf Astoria to Chinese insurance company for $1.95 billion
11 of the world's best urban resorts

11 of the world's best urban resorts

For the business traveler who doesn't have time to take a side-trip, an hour by the pool at one of these city hotels is the next best thing
7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

From swanky island resorts to verdant desert mountains, the UAE's more subdued neighbor offers luxury experiences all of its own
Kyoto finally gets a super-luxury hotel

Kyoto finally gets a super-luxury hotel

Ritz-Carlton's arrival means high-end travelers no longer have to fight over the city's few luxury ryokans
Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort's Royal Suite is the biggest in the U.A.E.
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