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8 Original Treatments in Hotel Spas Around the World
Luxe Lodgings / Spa Travel

8 Original Treatments in Hotel Spas Around the World

In recent years, health & wellness has been a trend in spas with a move to use all natural ingredients. But how do luxury hotel spas stand out from the… Read More…

6 New Hotel Spas With Unique Treatments & Amenities
Luxe Lodgings / Spa Travel

6 New Hotel Spas With Unique Treatments & Amenities

In the world of travel, first impressions matter. When it comes to the intimate environment of a hotel spa, tangibles like the design and décor can be impressive, but the… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Hotel Suites With With Their Very Own Spas
Cruise Travel / Luxe Lavs / Spa Travel

Luxe Lavs: Hotel Suites With With Their Very Own Spas

Need some rest and relaxation after the holiday hubbub? Luxe Lavs contributor Angela Fairhurst discovered four hotel suites with spa features that can help you relax within your hotel room…. Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Can’t-Miss Glamping Sites Around the World
Eco Travel / Luxe Lavs / Luxury Travel

Luxe Lavs: Can’t-Miss Glamping Sites Around the World

Glamping or “glamorous camping” has caught on like wildfire, pairing the intimacy of camping with luxury travel. Along with the five-star safari, Luxe Lavs contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie Compagno… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism
Travel Tips / Spa Travel

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism

One of the fastest-growing trends in travel is one you probably didn’t realize had a name. It’s called wellness tourism. The idea is to incorporate health into your travels, whether… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 3
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 3

In part three of her series on the Miraval experience, TV producer and contributing writer Alexandra Gleysteen goes all in..unashamedly. Every spa has to deliver on some basic client expectations,… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation, & Well Being at Miraval: Part 2
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation, & Well Being at Miraval: Part 2

In Part 2 of her series about Miraval in Arizona, television producer and contributing writer Alexandra Gleysteen discovers the concept of mindfulness….and a new definition of wellness. Miraval is different… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 1
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 1

Can a vacation really be transformative? The answer, of course, is conditional: You either need to be open to it; you need to have the time, or… you simply don’t have a… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Luxury Travel

Travel Tip: How to See the World on a Private Jet

Have you ever wondered how the 1 percent prefer to get around? I have two words for you: private jet. In a handful of cases, you can travel that way… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Valentine’s Day Spa Treatments Around the World
Romantic Travel / Luxe Lavs / Spa Travel / Valentine's Day

Luxe Lavs: Valentine’s Day Spa Treatments Around the World

February is synonymous with love. Instead of chocolate or flowers, give the gift of spa. Luxe Lavs contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie Compagno left the hotel bathroom and discovered Valentine’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Farm To Spa Treatments
Travel Tips / Spa Travel

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Farm To Spa Treatments

You’ve heard of farm-to-table dining, but what about farm to…spa table? That’s right, more and more spas are using native ingredients, so you can get a little local flavor in… Read More…

From Active Fitness to Spiritual Growth: Spas to Visit in 2015
Spa Travel / USA

From Active Fitness to Spiritual Growth: Spas to Visit in 2015

If your New Year’s resolution has anything to do with health and wellness, you may want to start 2015 off with a trip to a spa. I’m not talking about… Read More…

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

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…

Travel Tip: How To Fly On A Private Jet
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Luxury Travel

Travel Tip: How To Fly On A Private Jet

Ever thought you could catch a ride on a private jet? Turns out, you don’t have to be a millionaire to make it happen. Here’s how to fly on a… 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
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel

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 / Summer / 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
Destinations / Women's Travel / Pop Culture Travel / Spa 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…