By Everett Potter When all of this is over – and we all know what “this” is – there are hotels around the world that I can’t wait to return to. Three of the best are in Switzerland, a country where the concept of five-star luxury was more or less
By Everett Potter For nearly 50 years, the name Frontiers International Travel has been synonymous with epic fly fishing trips to exotic locales like Iceland, Patagonia, and Christmas Island, not to mention Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Maldives. But things at Frontiers are changing under Mollie Fitzgerald, co-owner of the
By Everett Potter What is the best hotel in Dublin? There’s little doubt that it’s The Merrion, which occupies a row of four understated 18th century Georgian townhouses on a quiet street close to St. Stephen’s Green. The brass signage is so discreet that you might mistake it for that
By Everett Potter Where are the most discerning adventure travelers going in 2018? You know who I mean, the ones who see the world as their oyster, who always fly private, and who only travel with friends or family on bespoke trips. Those for whom price is not an object,
By Everett Potter Luxury gets a serious upgrade this winter with the opening of The Towers at Pacifica, a remarkable resort-within-a-resort that’s set within Los Cabos’ Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort, a luxury all-inclusive resort. In fact, we’re giving away a three-night stay at this brand new all-inclusive.
When Marriott International acquired controlling interest of Ritz-Carlton Hotels 16 years ago, few consumers noticed. Ritz-Carlton remains one of the world’s most venerable luxury brands, especially in the hotel sector, and even today few travelers associate it with its parent company. Marriott hopes to change that. The luxury hospitality sector
Bigger is sometimes better, but that is not usually the case with luxury hotels and resorts. Beyond a certain size they often lose their intimacy, their hands-on service touch and the magical feeling that they know and care about guests as individuals. In short, big resorts often lose the sensation