Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.
Newly opened Four Seasons Hotel Nashville sits prominently in the developing SoBro district with expansive views of the Cumberland River. Top-of-the-line amenities and service are guaranteed features of the celebrated property alongside its on-site Mimo Restaurant and Bar led by Michelin-starred Chef Aniello Turco.
1 Hotel Nashville is a mission-driven urban oasis that emphasizes sustainability through initiatives and infrastructure without minimizing its luxe features. Established in 1910, Nashville’s historic crown jewel The Hermitage Hotel’s elegant grandeur exceeds expectations with recent renovations and the addition of Chef Jean-Georges’ on-site signature restaurant Drusie & Darr.
Music City’s premier accommodations extend beyond Downtown to Midtown and The Gulch where Conrad Nashville and W Nashville have been added, respectively. Visitors can enjoy an intimate stay at the exclusive Soho House, located in Wedgewood-Houston.
With more than 200 new restaurants opened in the past two years, the city’s culinary scene is booming with award-winning, chef-driven restaurants. Named Food & Wine’s Restaurant of the Year in 2022, chef Trevor Moran’s Locust boasts the innovative pairing of dumplings and Japanese-shaved ice.
Chef Julia Sullivan’s Henrietta Red specializes in vegetable-forward dishes prepared with fresh ingredients and a wide variety of oysters complemented by natural wines and craft cocktails. James Beard Award-winning Chef Sean Brock’s flagship spots, Audrey and June, honor his Appalachian roots and traditions of the rural South.
TAILOR Nashville further diversifies Nashville’s foodie offerings by way of culinary creator Vivek Surti’s South Asian American menu and dinner party atmosphere. Nearby, Rolf and Daughters’ upscale, delicious fare is a crowd favorite with its bold flavors, spearheaded by chef-owner Philip Krajeck.
Music City is rich with cultural offerings — world-class museums, performance halls and VIP experiences. The newly opened National Museum of African American Music as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum preserve the essential history of American music. Art aficionados and novices alike will delight in the prestigious rotating exhibits at Frist Art Museum.
Historic Ryman Auditorium stands as one of the most sought-after concert halls in the world. Its fabled stage, equipped with the original wooden church pews for audience seating, has seen the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Elvis to Lizzo and Harry Styles. The GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony hosts diverse performances more than 140 times a year at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. For a truly elevated experience, guests are invited to book a VIP Grand Ole Opry Experience.
Mint Julep Experiences offer premium tours in comfort and style along the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. A testament to Southern hospitality and charm, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, as well as Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, transport guests to the area’s past with grounds tours, seasonal activations and additional offerings.
With these high-end properties and experiences, visitors can hit the high notes in Music City.
Once an abandoned 1923 constructed warehouse in Asheville, North Carolina, it took a creative group of designers, artists, musicians, chefs and business folks to transform a neglected, 100-year-old structure into one of Asheville’s most interesting and daring hotel projects.
Early on, pickleball had something to do with pickles. Pickles the dog, that is. In one story, the game was named for a family dog that ran off with the ball between sets.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City Polanco recently completed renovations of its entrances, lobby, culinary concepts and meeting space. This marks the final stage of the renovation, which began in 2021 with the revitalization of its 269 guestrooms and 45 suites.
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You know what you’re going to get at an Aman hotel, and also you don’t. Expect peerless service, obsessive attention to detail, architectural elegance worthy of a fashion magazine, a holistic approach to wellness and astounding levels of comfort. But each property is also intimately connected to its setting, and that’s where the surprises lie. For instance, finding yourself on your knees on a sidewalk in Luang Prabang handing out sticky rice to Buddhist monks at 5:30 a.m. isn’t something we expected.