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2014 Young Travel Leaders Conference to Be Held Dec. 8 in Las Vegas

NEW YORK (Feb. 19, 2014) ─ The fifth annual Young Travel Leaders Conference (YTLC), produced by Questex Hospitality + Travel, will be held  Dec. 8 at The Palazzo® Las Vegas in conjunction with Luxury Travel Exchange International  (LTX). 

The Young Travel Leaders Conference,...

 

Design Hotels Welcomes Nine New Members

Design Hotels is kicking off 2014 with nine new members in its portfolio. The new additions span three continents, from North America to Europe to Asia. The new additions bring the Design Hotels portfolio to more than 260 member hotels in 170 destinations.

Miss Clara, Stockholm, Sweden

One of...

 

Skiing: The Best End Of Season Parties

Tom Metcalf, The Daily Telegraph, March 21, 2014

The Brits
Where Tignes, France
When March 29 – April 5, 2014
Cost Seven nights accommodation, six day lift pass and festival wristband from £290
What's it all about? Now in its 25th year this week-long bash attracts thousands of...

 

Tech Buzz: Google Glass Partners With Ray-Bans for Fashion Specs

Here's some exciting news for high-tech travelers: CNN is reporting that Google Glass is "trying to shed its nerdy image" through a partnership with the company behind Ray-Bans and Oakley sunglasses.

Google announced this week that it is joining forces with eyewear giant Luxottica to...

 

The Gstaad Palace Turns 100

Catherine Weakley, The Daily Telegraph, March 26, 2014

A horse-drawn carriage clip-clops up a driveway. Snow is spiralling gently through the spotlights illuminating fairytale tall green pines and the windows and turrets of the Gstaad Palace hotel. The scene is instantly uplifting, and marks my...

 

Luxury Lunch in a Yurt in the French Alps

Skiing in the French Alps this winter? Here's an original experience you'll want to note in your little black book. Le Savoie, a five-star hotel in Val d’Isère that's part of the Relais & Chateaux collection, can arrange a decadent gastronomic lunch in a mountaintop...

 

First Look: Gstaad Palace Unveils New Suites

More fun news from Switzerland: Gstaad Palace recently renovated its Deluxe and Tower Suites—take a peek:

The details: Each bedroom has a completely new walk-in closet, with plenty of hanging space, shelves and drawers. Interior Designer Marina Nickels added old wooden beams and details to...

 

Ski Update: Fairmont Hotels Offer Family Ski Deals

If there's an upside to the crazy winter we've had so far, it's that skiing season will probably last for a good while (until July, we'd imagine). Fairmont Hotels & Resorts throughout North America are offering some top ski deals. Take a look! 

The Canadian...

 

Solis Sochi Hotel & Suites to Open in Time for Russia’s Olympics

The Winter Olympic Games will soon arrive in Sochi. Just in time for Russia’s big 2014 event, a swank new property from the Capella Hotel Group will make its debut in the Caucasus mountains. Located in Gorky Gorod 960, the new luxury village, Solis Sochi Hotel & Suites will have direct...

 

First Look: The Oetker Collection's Upcoming L’Apogee Courchevel

Ski fans headed to France next month will have a new reason to visit the Courchevel region of the French Alps: The Oetker Collection is set to open its newest hotel, L’Apogee Courchevel, on December 11. The opening is especially remarkable as it is Oetker's first ski resort, and...

 

Grace Hotels Takes Over La Margna in St. Moritz

Great news for ski fans this winter: Grace Hotels has acquired the historic La Margna hotel in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Even cooler: Next year, the company will a renovation that will turn the hotel into the Grace St. Moritz and Grace St. Moritz Residences.
La Margna, built in 1906, is one of the...

 

InterContinental Davos Opens Soon in Switzerland

Just in time for the World Economic Forum in January, the new InterContinental Hotel Davos is slated to open its doors this month in Switzerland. Not only will the property add 216 guest rooms to the hotel inventory in Davos, but it’s also getting a lot of buzz because of its architectural...

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