Luxury hotels

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
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.
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
The world's 33 hottest new hotels are...

The world's 33 hottest new hotels are...

Posh pub and fancy fishing shack among winners as luxury vacation mag Conde Nast Traveler crowns its favorite new venues
Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Not familiar with Rotana Hotels? You might be soon. With 85 sites already across the Middle East and northern Africa, the brand wants to expand into India, Australia and Southeast Asia
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
Hotel Indigo Shanghai: The Bund gets a new resident

Hotel Indigo Shanghai: The Bund gets a new resident

IHG expands its offering in China launching the first Hotel Indigo bouquet hotel on the recently renovated, historic Shuliupu docks
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city