What Oscar Nominees Will Get in a $200,000 Gift Bag

February 22, 2017 News, Uncategorized

Golden Door Spa Retreat? Check. Vaporizers? Check. Walking tour of Japan? Check. Vampire breast lifts, sex toys, vaporizers and underarm sweat patches are just a few of the things this year’s A-list crop of nominees will receive in a luxury gift bag, valued at more than $200,000. The bags — not affiliated with the Oscars … Continue reading

World-renowned Austin spa and resort opens to public like never before

February 22, 2017 News, Uncategorized

  Nestled in a quiet bend of the Colorado River, Lake Austin Spa Resort is rich in Hill Country charm, modern amenities, healthy dining options, and fitness sessions that explore the importance of the outdoors. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the world-renowned wellness destination has introduced a few changes to its award-winning offerings, including opportunities for the … Continue reading

Arizona Biltmore’s $35-million makeover keeps Frank Lloyd Wright close

January 29, 2017 News

If you’re going to the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix anytime soon, expect things to be a little different. The geometric patterns of the Frank Lloyd Wright-style block exterior haven’t changed at the Waldorf Astoria resort, which opened in 1929, but its 740 guestrooms and common areas have. This spring, the hotel will complete a $35-million face-lift that … Continue reading

A World-Renowned Futurist Reveals The Hotel Of The Future

January 29, 2017 News

World-renowned global futurist Dr. James Canton envisions hotel experiences that include supersonic travel and DNA-driven spa treatments, so what can we expect in the next decade? Canton, a former Apple Computer executive, author and social scientist, worked in conjunction with, to present the Hotels of the Future Study at a recent conference in San Francisco. In the study … Continue reading

This over-the-top luxury cruise ship is built to create wows — for the one-percenters !

January 29, 2017 Articles, News

Luxury cruise ship features spa by Canyon Ranch Its menus are laden with lobster, caviar, foie gras and escargot. The main dining room is lit by a $200,000 chandelier of hand-blown glass; its walls are decked with $7 million in art. And the entire front of Deck 14 aboard the Regent Seven Seas Explorer is taken … Continue reading

Hyatt Acquires Miraval to Bring Wellness to Business Travel

January 27, 2017 News

In a sign that the wellness trend that’s taken the world by (a calm, mindful) storm shows no signs of slowing, Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation has acquired the Miraval Group, a leader in the category of wellness hospitality, in a deal announced Wednesday morning. Under terms of the deal, Hyatt will pay $215 million for … Continue reading