A Chic Retreat

By Lisa Loverro If you like immaculate rooms, three outdoor pools with varied temperatures and a hotel that has been referred to as one of the “Sexiest Hotels In America,” then get online and book a room at the beautiful Setai Hotel in South Beach. Be warned, all this sexiness doesn’t come cheap but it’s…

The ORIGINAL Chic and Elegant Ritz Carlton Hotel

By Norah Bradford The Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers its guests a sublime mixture of old and new. The only hotel in Quebec to be granted the CAA/AAA’s prestigious Five Diamond Award, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal has also been named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s Best New Hotels and Robb Report’s Top 100 Hotels for 2013. During an extensive $200 million restoration, the building’s façade was preserved…

Hotel Quintessence is Canada’s Best Kept Secret

By Norah Bradford Located at the base of Mont Tremblant and directly on the shore of Lake Tremblant, Hotel Quintessence is an exquisitely located luxury boutique hotel. Sean O’Donnell and Steve Courey, the duo behind this rare gem executed their vision to  create a five star hotel that exudes extravagance while managing to flying under the radar, ensuring unparalleled opulence within an intimate setting.…

Chic Modernity Meets UWS

By Peizhao Sun New York is a beacon. While to each their own interpretation of the glimmer and shine, this sleepless beacon has brought in countless pilgrims for whom the light of New York is the guiding star on the path to urban enlightenment. Rather than the kindness of heart and good intentions, however, boutique…

A West Village Hideaway

By Jenifer Pelaez Greenwich Village, or as New Yorkers refer to simply as “The Village” is home to some of the city’s best old-time jazz clubs, pubs, restaurants, and now a new boutique hotel which has become a destination in the heart of this rich and vibrant part of New York City. The Jade Hotel…

The Pearl of the Adriatic

By Michael Travin & Jenifer Pelaez At the foot of Croatia’s sun-kissed southern tip, overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Excelsior, part of the spectacular Adriatic Luxury Hotels, proudly stands – a modern glass building sculpted onto the cliffs of the charming seaside village of Dubrovnik. This five-star, design-conscious haven has been a magnet…

Elegant Parisian Getaway At the Hotel de Vendome

By Norah Bradford Though Paris is home to many fabulous hotels, Hotel de Vendome’s charming and convenient location make it a standout choice for visitors to the City of Lights. This exclusive boutique hotel perfectly embodies the notion of Parisian chic. Located in the heart of Paris’s most fashionable district at 1 Place Vendome, this elegant five-star luxury hotel features attentive service, fine cuisine,…

Ultimate in West Coast Glamour

By Norah Bradford The Four Seasons Los Angeles, known as the epicenter of West Coast glamour and luxury, is the perfect place to stay in Southern California for business and leisure travelers alike. Recently renovated, this fivestar luxury hotel is nestled in a vibrant and leafy residential enclave between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. During the early year awards season and later in…