In Boston, XV Beacon, has been raising the bar for business minded hotels since its opening, and is currently ranked the #2 Business Hotel in the World by Condé Nast Traveler's 16th Annual Business Travel Awards.
The results of Virtuoso's eighth annual Travel Dreams Survey show that wish-lists of the world's best travelers reach far beyond the norm, with responses like 'taking a world cruise' and 'calling on all seven continents' serving as potential next trips for these upscale globetrotters.
Lufthansa's 14th Boeing 747-8 landed in Frankfurt on June 29, at 9:17 a.m. as scheduled. As well as being the 76th jumbo that Lufthansa has received from the American manufacturer Boeing in Seattle since the 1970s, the aircraft also represents a veritable milestone in aviation history.
From a Beer Concierge in Vermont to a hip new kayak workout in South Carolina to an over-the-top picnic lunch in Ireland, luxury hotels and top destinations are ready to impress with new amenities, programs and perks.
With research indicating solitary bee populations continue to show signs of decline, and loss and fragmentation of habitat cited as a leading factor, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is stepping up to provide solitary bees with a place to rest their wings with the introduction of its first pollinator bee hotel at Toronto's landmark Fairmont Royal York.
As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced that, beginning July 2014, it will no longer procure shark fin in any of its nearly 1,200 hotels or 1,300 restaurants around the world.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd, owners and operators of 45 luxury hotel and travel experiences in some of the world's most inspiring destinations, has announced that it will market its collection under a new brand, Belmond, from 10th March, 2014.