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by Hilary Stockton on 12/10/2016
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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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10/8/2016
  A Guaranteed Upgrade at a Four Seasons or other luxury hotel is one of the most requested benefits from TravelSort clients. Upgrades are typically subject to availability at time of check-in, but there are some special guaranteed upgrade offers...
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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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9/18/2016
  What are the best luxury hotel cities? While there are plenty of cities that have one fantastic luxury hotel, such as the Four Seasons St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg, Russia, or countries such as the Maldives that have a...
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8/18/2016
  Starwood Luxury Privileges is Starwood's answer to Four Seasons Preferred Partner, providing special benefits when reserving through select luxury travel advisors such as TravelSort. Starwood Luxury Privileges benefits typically include full daily breakfast for up to two in-room guests...
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7/31/2016
  September is a great time for travel and for luxury hotel offers, since the peak summer travel season is over (and with it the crowds and most family travelers), yet the weather in many places remains warm and sunny....
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7/15/2016
  This Review of a Hidden Paris Gourmet Walking Tour is from our recent small group tour with our wonderfully charismatic guide, Eglantine. Hidden Paris also offers other small group tours as well as private tours, which I'll detail below....
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7/11/2016
  Mathieu Pacaud's Histoires Restaurant received its 2nd Michelin star earlier in 2016, while its more casual sister restaurant Hexagone received 1 Michelin star. Mathieu Pacaud is a household name in Paris, initially because of having been born to Bernard...
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7/9/2016
  This Mandarin Oriental Paris is a hotel review I've wanted to do for some time now. It's one of just 16 French hotels with the "Palace" designation, awarded to recognize the finest 5 star hotels. The Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris also has...
Square_review-paris_muse_walking_tour_for_kids-notre_dame_cathedral_western_facade
7/7/2016
  Paris is a great place to explore by foot, and Paris Muse Private Walking Tours include several family-friendly walks including the Paris Discovery Walk, which we were fortunate to be able to experience with Raquel Granda as our guide. Raquel is...
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7/6/2016
  Some great Virtuoso and Four Seasons 3rd Night Free and 4th Night Free offers are now available for Fall 2016 travel, which is a great time of year for a trip. Not only is it less crowded, since it's...
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7/5/2016
  La Cuisine de Philippe is a must on your next visit to Paris, if you enjoy souffles--it's a rare place that specializes in them. I've been meaning to go for years, but either the restaurant was closed or I...
Square_hotel_review-park_hyatt_paris-vendome-restaurant_les_orchidees
7/1/2016
  This Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome hotel review is an update of my prior Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome review from 2013. We were arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle in the early evening, so we just needed a room for the night,...
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6/28/2016
  This Pur' Paris Restaurant Review at the Park Hyatt Paris is part of a trip report including luxury hotel stays and Michelin star dining in Paris and London.  For the previous posts, please see: Review: Lufthansa First Class Lounge...
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5/9/2016
Guaranteed hotel upgrades are one of the perks my clients most request, but most hotel upgrades are subject to availability at time of arrival. Yes, Four Seasons Preferred Partner and other preferred partner programs do prioritize my clients' upgrades ahead...
Square_best_paris_luxury_hotel_3rd_night_free_and_4th_night_free_offers-mandarin_oriental_paris
4/28/2016
  The top Paris luxury hotels are some of the best in Europe, thanks to a very competitive market that includes the Four Seasons George V Hotel Paris, Mandarin Oriental Paris, Le Bristol, The Peninsula Paris and soon, the reopening...
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3/18/2016
  What is minimum connection time at airports? Where can you find minimum connecting time for a given airport? I'm sometimes asked by clients whether they'll have enough time to connect at an airport, or what is a legal connection...
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2/13/2016
  If Hyatt is selling a standard room can you book it as an award, using your Hyatt Gold Passport points? You can, thanks to Hyatt's policy of no blackout dates for free night awards, although there are times when...
Square_top_20_virtuoso_3rd_night_free_and_4th_night_free_offers_2016
1/29/2016
  These Top 20 Virtuoso 3rd Night Free and 4th Night Free Offers complement my prior post, Top 20 Four Seasons 3rd Night Free and 4th Night Free Offers, 2016 from earlier this week.  Become a TravelSort Client if you'd like to enjoy these...
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1/1/2016
  The best luxury hotels of 2015 are these hotels and resorts, selected by TravelSort clients based on the most requested properties and post-stay feedback. The Four Seasons Hualalai remained the top property, with Aman Resorts, Mandarin Oriental, The Peninsula, Belmond and...
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