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Hôtel de Crillon

Property Style : Historic Hotel
Location : Place de la Concorde, Paris, France
Rates from : EUR 1,195
General Manager : Vincent Billiard

Hôtel de Crillon is more than just one of the world’s most majestic hotels; it is a historic landmark that personifies the poise, elegance and …

Lotte New York Palace

Property Style : City Hotel
Location : New York, United States
Rates from : US$723
General Manager : Rebecca Hubbard

Lotte New York Palace boasts a rich heritage dating back to 1882 and is one of Manhattan's most iconic luxury properties with a longstanding reputation …

Baccarat Hotel New York

Property Style : City Hotel
Location : 28 W 53rd Street, New York, USA
Rates from : US$955
General Manager : Hermann W. Elger

In constant pursuit of perfection, possessing the same attention to detail and precision as crystal craftsmen, Baccarat has honed a culture of discretion and politesse. …

Sanasaryan Han

Property Style : Historic Hotel
Location : Old Town, Istanbul
Rates from : $450
General Manager : Volkan Ozturkler

Experience the epitome of luxury at our Istanbul retreat, where opulent suites, local delights, and breathtaking views of the Bosphorus and city skyline await. Nestled …

The Ritz Hotel Paris

Property Style : Classic Luxury
Location : Paris, France
Rates from : EUR 827
General Manager : Marc Raffray

Since its opening on June 1, 1898, the Ritz Paris has been a symbol of elegance and the understated luxury of French art de vivre. …

Acqualina Resort & Residences

Property Style : Luxury Coastal Hotel
Location : Miami Beach
Rates from : US$ 1150
General Manager : Grant Friedman

Acqualina Resort Residences is a place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. Set on a pristine stretch …

Adlon Kempinski

Property Style : Luxury City Hotel
Location : Berlin, Germany
Rates from : EUR 382
General Manager : Matthias Al Amiry

The Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is the quintessence of luxury lodging in Berlin, Germany, located in Berlin's Mitte, a few steps from the …


Property Style : Luxury Tented Camp
Location : Canyon Point Utah
Rates from : US$ 1,800
General Manager : Julien Surget

Amangiri is a remote hideaway in Utah perfect for adrenaline-fuelled adventure and peaceful desert retreats. The resort is backed by a lofty rock …

Ashford Castle

Property Style : Classic Luxury
Location : Co Galway
Rates from : US$ 823
General Manager : Niall Rochford

Ashford Castle, the ancestral home of the Guinness family, is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Castle's magnificent surroundings, elegant interiors, and delectable cuisine …

The Balmoral

Property Style : Luxury City Hotel
Location : Scotland
Rates from : GBP 347
General Manager : Richard Cooke

The Balmoral in Edinburgh, Scotland is a legendary hotel and landmark clock tower, the symbol of its city. Opened in 1902, the world-renowned …