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Luxury Hotels Elevating Guest Experiences by Creating Mini-Getaways

July 16, 2017 -

As the ever-competitive hospitality market continues to heat up, hotels are looking for new ways to attract travelers and expanding on the way they do business—even with other hotels.

Hotels are now elevating guest experiences by creating mini-getaways or “vacations within a vacation,” by partnering with other hotels and destinations, in order to offer travelers a two-in-one deal and maximize their cultural and immersive experience.

Here are some examples of hotels making it easier for travelers to cross destinations off of their bucket list:

Two-night, NYC to country-side escape in Bedford, NY

Hotel residence collection AKA partnered with Richard Gere’s Bedford Post Inn to give their guests a two-night, city-to-country getaway. In this offering, guests will receive VIP seating at its restaurant The Barn, guaranteed space at the on-site yoga classes and more. See more here: http://www.stayaka.com/bedford-post-inn

Two Cultures in One: Island Hopping from Anguilla to St. Barths

Zemi Beach House, Anguilla’s luxury boutique hotel on world-class Shoal Bay Beach, has partnered with Hotel Christopher St Barths to give guests a multi-island experience. Travelers can stay at these two Preferred hotels in one vacation, for a minimum of three nights per property, and experience the diverse cultures of the British and French Caribbean islands. Guests receive complimentary breakfast daily during their stay.

Travel to the “Mysterious” Island of Cuba from Key West

Sunset Key Cottages, a boutique luxury hotel just off mainland U.S.'s southernmost point, is taking advantage of its location ninety miles from Cuba by offering private tours of Havana’s best attractions on daylong hops over to the island. Sunset Key and its affiliates handle all the logistics for you, including visas, ground transfers, and tour/restaurant reservations.

Venture all over Florida via seaplane

As the only hotel in Key West to offer seaplane service directly to and from the resort’s beach (the largest private beach in town), Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort allows guests the freedom to jet off to different Florida locales for the day. For example, guests can arrange a high-end shopping trip in South Beach via seaplane, and return to the resort in time for happy hour.


 

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