The Sushi Bar at Resorts World Bimini, The Bahamas
Situated on a beachfront complex in The Bahamas, the expansive Resorts World Bimini is surrounded by the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea — which means fresh seafood. The hotel’s Sushi Bar offers a variety of nigiri, sushi rolls and more. Guests who dine at the restaurant are in for a treat as Top Chef’s season three winner Hung Huynh curated the menu. Huynh has an impressive resume: In addition to winning Top Chef, he served as executive chef at worldwide restaurant CATCH; is the culinary consultant for Resorts World Bimini’s Sushi Bar; and also owns a couple other Asian restaurants around the country.
Dirty Rascal at Thompson Buckhead, Atlanta
Although the brand-new Thompson Atlanta isn’t open yet, the restaurant Dirty Rascal is one to look out for. Atlanta chef Todd Ginsberg and Rye Restaurants curated the Italian-American restaurant. The vibe consists of an old-school New York feel, featuring dim lighting, oversized booths and an atmosphere perfect for any occasion. The restaurant’s name plays homage to the chef’s childhood, when his mother would lovingly call him “dirty rascal.” The menu includes Italian classics such as fresh-made in-house pasta, veal parmigiana, king crab scampi and osso Bucco.
Brass Boer at Delfins Beach Resort, Bonaire
Surrounded by turquoise waters, Delfins Beach Resort is an ideal getaway. From relaxing by the pool to learning how to scuba dive, the possibilities are endless. Foodies should check out the property’s al fresco restaurant Brass Boer. Jonnie Boer, the owner, is a renowned Michelin-starred chef, and the food will send your taste buds on a trip. The trendy new restaurant serves delicious dishes with fresh, local produce, alongside stunning seaside views. Jonnie is known to make an appearance from time to time, so don’t be surprised if he takes a seat at your table.
W Punta de Mita, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
W Punta de Mita is a foodie’s paradise, with dishes ranging from traditional Mexican plates and coastal-inspired seafood spreads by Jean Georges, a Michelin-starred chef. Jean Georges took inspiration from his travels and eating his way through the food stalls and night markets in Southeast Asia for the restaurant’s menu. Guests can enjoy the delicious dishes with oceanfront outdoor seating and glittering twinkle lights.
Hyatt Centric Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale’s newest skyscraper is home to Harborwood Urban Kitchen & Bar, as well as a guestroom turned speakeasy called 901. Chef Greg McGowan is the head of the hotel’s food and beverage department. McGowan, who has won numerous awards and competitions over the years, brings a curated menu of dishes that perfectly complement the cocktail menu.
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.
IHG Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the launch of a new mobile product feature for members: IHG Wi-Fi Auto Connect. This feature is now available exclusively in the IHG One Rewards mobile app for both iOS and Android users and will automatically connect IHG One Rewards members to WiFi upon arrival at more than 5,000 IHG hotels worldwide — no separate passwords or log-ins needed. This is in addition to the exciting benefits of being an IHG Business Edge member. IHG Business Edge provides small- and medium-sized businesses access to a user-friendly portal that displays comprehensive spending and savings data while providing the convenience of direct booking with a guaranteed discount.
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.
Reconnecting the World: GBTA Convention 2023 Spotlights the Vital Role of Business Travel and In-Person Connection
In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention remains an indispensable platform for business travel industry professionals seeking to make the most of the power of face-to-face connections. Taking place August 13–15 in Dallas, the 2023 GBTA Convention provides the unique opportunity for professionals and companies to join visionaries, thought leaders and industry experts for meaningful networking, cutting-edge insights and inspiring innovation.
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.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Medellín, Colombia, with us.
The Islands of Tahiti are among the most beautiful and sought-after vacation destinations in the world. The endless images of overwater bungalows with Bora Bora’s majestic peak towering over waters of every shade of blue have an intrinsic pull. But with 118 islands and atolls to explore, there is so much more to this spectacular region of the Pacific.
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.