Luxury hotels

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
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.
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
All aboard! China to open luxury hotel on Soviet aircraft carrier

All aboard! China to open luxury hotel on Soviet aircraft carrier

Play by day and stay overnight on a revamped Kiev-class carrier from May 1
China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

Would you spend $300 a night to sleep underground? You might, once you see the jaw-dropping designs for China's latest hotel project
Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

How jealous is Mumbai? Pune is to get 228 Philippe Starck designer apartments by 2014
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Destination Berlin

From a casino restroom to a park in Seoul, the striking symbol of war and freedom has ended up in some strange places. November 9 is the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall