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Travel Tip: Why Hotel Spas are Growing
Health & Fitness / Spa Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Hotel Spas are Growing

Want to know one of the fastest growing trends among hotels? It’s health and wellness. The latest reports show that hotel spas earned 4.6 percent more last year than the… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Savor Spring in California Wine Country
Luxe Lavs / Luxury Travel

Luxe Lavs: Savor Spring in California Wine Country

Spring is one of the most underrated seasons in California Wine Country. The rain dissipates and the hills are blanketed in green, while the spring grapevines are just starting to… Read More…

Treat Mom to These New Spa Treatments
Spa Travel

Treat Mom to These New Spa Treatments

Ever gotten a massage only to tense up again as soon as you walk outside? Rather than just getting a treatment and leaving, make it a weekend getaway—especially with Mother’s… Read More…

Mindfulness in Miraval: How to Find Restoration at a Desert Retreat
Spa Travel

Mindfulness in Miraval: How to Find Restoration at a Desert Retreat

Can a reporter ever relax?  Armen Keteyian, lead correspondent for 60 Minutes Sports, leaves behind the New York rush to attempt to relax at Miraval Resort & Spa, a luxury wellness… Read More…

Hotel Palomar Golden Gate suite
Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Designer Hotel Suites

Fall fashion week is around the corner, but even if you’re not planning to go, there’s a way to incorporate some style into your travels. I’m talking about hotels that… Read More…

Camping vs Glamping: What Would You Rather?
Eco Travel / Luxury Travel

Camping vs Glamping: What Would You Rather?

Camping doesn’t necessarily mean roughing it. Glamping, aka “glamorous camping,” is continuing to win over travelers–especially those who aren’t typical outdoorsy types. Is it worth it to pay for the… Read More…

There’s WHAT in my Facial? Strangest Spa Treatments
Australia & New Zealand / Japan / Pop Culture Travel / Spa Travel / USA / Women's Travel

There’s WHAT in my Facial? Strangest Spa Treatments

Yes, it’s easy to get an ordinary facial. But you can also opt for one that’s a bit more interesting, and sometimes with ingredients and materials you would never expect…. Read More…

How Cruise Lines Compete for the Boomer Audience
Cruise Travel / Luxury Travel / Senior Travel / Travel News

How Cruise Lines Compete for the Boomer Audience

What makes a great cruise? Is it good food, celebrity-endorsed ballroom dancing, famous speakers? Cruise lines are trying everything under the sun to market to the boomer audience. It’s not… Read More…

A Bathtub with a View: Watch the Changing Seasons
Luxe Lavs / Luxury Travel

A Bathtub with a View: Watch the Changing Seasons

This month, our Luxe Lavs on the world’s best hotel bathrooms has the best views of every season in each hemisphere…all from your hotel bathroom.  Contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie… Read More…

Discover a New Way to Cruise…on a Barge
Cruise Travel / Luxury Travel / Travel News

Discover a New Way to Cruise…on a Barge

Going against the trend of cruising on mega-ships, barge cruising is an intimate affair. Seasoned traveler Irvina Lew explains what it’s all about in her latest report. Barge cruising is… Read More…

The Coolest Outdoor Showers from Hotels around the World
Hotels & Accommodations / Luxe Lavs / Luxury Travel / Romantic Travel / Spa Travel

The Coolest Outdoor Showers from Hotels around the World

This month, our Luxe Lavs series on the world’s best hotel bathrooms goes outside for summer to cool down in some of the best outdoor showers. Think local plants, fresh air… Read More…