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by Hilary Stockton on 1/10/2017
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1/10/2017
  Langham Couture Benefits are exclusively available when reserving a Langham Hotel as a TravelSort Client or with another Langham Couture travel advisor. Langham Couture is not a well known preferred partner program, but it has a couple of great benefits: guaranteed one-category...
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1/7/2017
Shangri-La's Luxury Circle Benefits are exclusively available when reserving as a TravelSort Client or with another Shangri-La Luxury Circle travel advisor. This is a quite new preferred partner program, and has a great built-in benefit: guaranteed one-category upgrade at time...
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12/21/2016
  This Cheval Blanc Randheli Review is from our recent stay at the resort, during our third visit to the Maldives. I shared some early photos of the resort in my post, Wow! Style and Substance: Can You Guess the...
Square_review-cheval_blanc_randheli_lounge_male_maldives
12/19/2016
  This Cheval Blanc Randheli Lounge Review is part of our recent return trip to the Maldives. Visiting the Maldives and interested in the best possible stay? To date, we've stayed at 6 different Maldives luxury resorts--see our posts tagged Maldives. For...
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12/18/2016
  I'm not a trendy person, but I do know a thing or two about luxury travel, both by planning luxury trips for TravelSort clients, and as a guest, because I personally have stayed at most of the luxury hotels...
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12/10/2016
  There's plenty I love about France, where I'm wrapping up work meetings in Cannes and Paris, but as I prepare to leave to return home, here are 6 things I love about France, in no particular order, and not...
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12/5/2016
  This Raffles Dubai Review is part of a trip report on the Maldives. Raffles is an iconic brand, particularly properties such as Raffles Singapore and Raffles Le Royal Monceau Paris, yet I haven't stayed at Raffles properties before, so...
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12/1/2016
  Buy Four Seasons Gift Cards with a 20% Bonus: Each $500 Four Seasons Gift Card will earn you a $100 Four Seasons Gift Card. For readers and clients wondering how to book Four Seasons hotels and resorts with all...
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11/29/2016
  JetBlue is offering 20% off Flights today and tomorrow only, in celebration of its inaugural flight from NYC to Havana, Cuba. Here are the details: Travel December 7, 2016 to February 15, 2017, except for blackout dates December 16-January...
Square_where_to_go_in_december-_best_luxury_travel_destinations_and_where_to_stay
11/26/2016
  What are the best places to visit in December? For anyone looking for Christmas and New Year's, I advise planning a year in advance for popular resort destinations, although city breaks can be planned with less lead time. And...
Square_guess_the_resort-infinity_pool_and_ocean
11/16/2016
  I'll admit that if resorts market their style, I immediately start suspecting that style will trump substance. Perhaps this is from a few bad experiences with stylish boutique hotels where everything seemed designed for a photo shoot but not...
Square_review-four_seasons_washington_dc-swimming_pool
11/8/2016
  Washington, DC is on our mind today, Election Day, making it a good time to review the Four Seasons, Washington, DC from our recent visit to our nation's capital. Visiting Washington, D.C.? See all our posts tagged Washington, DC....
Square_review-ritz-carlton_hong_kong_club_lounge_corner_seating
11/4/2016
  This Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Club Level Review is from a recent Hong Kong trip that included Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Vietnam. Visiting Hong Kong? See all our articles tagged Hong Kong. For other posts in this trip...
Square_review-ritz-carlton_hong_kong-club_grand_victoria_harbour_room
10/31/2016
  This Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Review of a Club Grand Victoria Harbour Room is from a recent Hong Kong trip that included Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Vietnam. Visiting Hong Kong? See all our articles tagged Hong Kong....
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10/26/2016
  This Amanoi Restaurant Review and Menu post covers our food and dining experiences at Amanoi, by Vinh Hy Bay, Vietnam. The post is part of a trip report including Cathay Pacific First Class, Cathay Pacific lounges in Hong Kong, and Vietnam and...
Square_top_ritz-carlton_3rd_night_free_and_4th_night_free_offers_with_virtuoso_benefits
10/25/2016
  Several Ritz-Carlton 3rd Night Free and 4th Night Free offers are available and combinable with Virtuoso or AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) benefits. They are also combinable with Ritz-Carlton STARS, Ritz-Carlton's preferred partner program, but since these benefits aren't...
Square_amanoi_review-cliff_pool_and_loungers
10/22/2016
  This Amanoi Review is part of a trip report including luxury hotels in Vietnam and Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific First Class. Amanoi is by Vinh Hy Bay in Vietnam, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind with beautiful...
Square_hotel_review-the_reverie_saigon-reception
10/20/2016
  This The Reverie Saigon Review is from a recent trip to Vietnam, with stays in luxury hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh Hy Bay and Hong Kong. For prior posts in this trip report, see Review: The Centurion Lounge New...
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10/1/2016
  My clients are a well-traveled bunch, and while I've personally stayed at many of the luxury hotels and resorts they go to, it's relatively rare that I stay at a resort that none of them has been to. But...
Square_which_four_seasons_hotels_have_the_new_four_seasons_bed
9/21/2016
  The New Four Seasons bed, with its customizable mattress topper, was introduced back in 2014, and all newly built Four Seasons hotels offer the new bed. But existing Four Seasons hotels are in the process of phasing in the...
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