Hotels

By Everett Potter Three new hotels are about to debut in the Scottish capital city of Edinburgh, raising the stakes for luxury in a town that has no shortage of inventive places to stay. Gleneagles Townhouse, 100 Princes Street and W Edinburgh are raising the luxury level in the Scottish

By Larry Olmsted International Women’s Day is March 8, and for years the focus of this column, The Great Life, has been on travel. I’ve been covering the hotel and destination industry for as long as I can remember, so it seemed fitting to take this occasion celebrate the accomplishments of

By Paul Clemence A good hotel offers not only comfort but also is able to transport you to another world. That’s the case with the Hotel Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, located at the tip of sprawling Copacabana Beach and the first outpost of the group in South America. The

By Brian E. Clark A cold-weather trip to Door County, Wisconsin can mean having much of the peninsula, its parks, trails and lodging options to yourself. That’s a far cry from this past summer when it was hard to find a room at any inn on the peninsula.  According to James

By Everett Potter Panama is the sleeper destination of Central America, transited by crowded cruise ships but rarely a place that cries out for a dedicated visit. That may be about to change with the opening of the Hotel La Compañía in spring 2022 in Panama City. The setting is noteworthy,

By Everett Potter Montana got its first true luxury lodge today with the opening of Montage Big Sky. Set within Big Sky  resort’s 3,530-acre Spanish Peaks enclave, the$400 million resort  has an amazing array of experiences for every season, including ski-in/ski-out access to Big Sky Resort’s 5,850 skiable acres, three

By Everett Potter There are few American cities more glorious in the fall than Boston. That’s especially true in October, when Head of the Charles, the world’s largest gathering of competitive rowers, turns the Charles River into a race course set against the bright colors of a New England autumn

By Brian E. Clark More than 100 years ago, the terra cotta building at the corner of Woodward and Grand River avenues in downtown Detroit was the site of the Rayls’ Hardware and Department Store. In the years since, it has housed the Eastern Wig Shop and later Myers’ Jewelry

By Catherine Sabino Authentic has become a buzzword in travel in recent years, as visitors increasingly seek out unique and immersive experiences, the quest for what’s genuine revamping itineraries as travelers re-evaluate what to see and do, where to dine, and, as importantly, where to stay. This pursuit of the

By Ann Abel Near the eastern edge of Portugal’s Algarve coast, there’s a yellow pyramid-shaped hotel that’s enormous enough to see from Tavira, more than 12 miles away. You can also see it from Spain, and although you can’t see it from space, the thought did cross my mind. Not