For travelers interested in an urban getaway with a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of being in a big city, consider a stay at one of these luxury properties:
With its prime location in London’s Mayfair neighborhood, the property is the perfect home base for your London trip. Spend time relaxing in the hotel’s COMO Shambhala Urban Escape wellness facility.
This property is located in trendy West Hollywood, California. This summer, the hotel launched a rooftop pickleball court with views of the Hollywood Hills and Los Angeles skyline.
Situated in the heart of Marrakech, La Mamounia offers guests a peaceful retreat. Spend time relaxing in an on-site hammam, indulge in a treatment at The Spa at La Mamounia, and grab a cocktail at Le Churchill Bar. The property celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
This iconic property offers travelers a respite from the excitement of Singapore. Dine and drink in one of the hotel’s nine restaurants and bars. A stay isn’t complete without sampling a classic Singapore Sling cocktail in the place where it was created. Visit Raffles Arcade, a shopping and lifestyle experience, and Raffles Spa during your visit. Take a dip in the rooftop pool, complete with city views.
Located on Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, this hotel debuted a property-wide renovation in March 2023. As part of the redesign, the hotel offers guests innovative restaurants and bars and immersive experiences. Enjoy afternoon tea in The Lobby Lounge while taking in city views.
While the 372-passenger Viking Polaris expedition ship, launched in September 2022, falls midway in size between Viking Cruises’ intimate river cruise ships and large-scale ocean ships, it is operated with the same attention to detail and personalized service.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts partners with Cisneros Real Estate to construct a new Four Seasons property in the Dominican Republic. The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Dominican Republic at Tropicalia is slated to open in 2026.
In mid-September, Banyan Tree Group and Ennismore sealed the deal with Dubai Holding to bring a new Banyan Tree property to Bluewaters, Dubai. This multi-staged project will welcome new brands to Dubai, beginning with the opening of Banyan Tree Dubai this November.
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In a dramatic plot twist that seems to have emerged from one of Shakespeare’s own plays, Vicenza, Italy, recently informally accused fair Verona, Italy, of stealing the claim to the famed Romeo and Juliet. For centuries, visitors have made the trip to Verona’s Juliet House to see the famous balcony.
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There is something magical about sipping a glass of local wine while watching the sun slip into the Aegean Sea as the afterglow tinges traditional, white-washed Cycladic houses with glorious shades of rose, purple and gold. Ancient Greeks believed Helios, the Sun God, caused sunsets by driving his fiery chariot into the sea. Standing at water’s edge in Mykonos, watching the sky slowly turn from purple to inky black, you almost believe it.