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by Hilary Stockton on 3/18/2017
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3/18/2017
  Paris is a wonderful spring and early summer destination, and I have a number of clients heading there this year for anniversary trips, couples' getaways, and family vacations. Paris is also a top luxury hotel city, given the incredibly...
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3/16/2017
  Are Michelin-star restaurants off limits to kids? Not necessarily. If you're a foodie and now have a family, you don't have to relegate yourself to cafes, family-friendly restaurants, take-out and room service when traveling, any more than you have...
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2/18/2017
  Starwood Luxury Privileges is Starwood's preferred partner program, available exclusively when reserving through TravelSort or another Starwood Luxury Privileges travel advisor. Benefits are similar to Virtuoso and Four Seasons Preferred Partner, and include an upgrade if available at check-in; daily...
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2/11/2017
  L'Oiseau Blanc is one of The Peninsula Paris Hotel's 3 main restaurants, along with LiLi and Le Lobby. It has the most spectacular setting of the three, on the hotel's glass atrium enclosed rooftop, with a view of the...
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2/9/2017
  This Review of Le Royal Monceau-Raffles Paris is from my recent stay at the hotel while doing Paris hotel site inspections. While I tend to more frequently reserve The Peninsula Paris and Four Seasons Paris for guests, Le Royal...
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2/2/2017
  This Review of David Toutain in Paris is from my recent visit, when I stayed at The Peninsula Paris. David Toutain has worked with the best of the best, from Alain Passard (Arpege) to Bernard Pacaud to Pierre Gagnaire, and many diners...
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1/31/2017
  My Shangri-La Luxury Circle Program Benefits post resulted in quite a bit of interest and bookings from existing and new clients alike, along with some questions, the most common being "Are there any Luxury Circle upgrades to suites or...
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1/28/2017
  This The Peninsula Paris Review is from my recent stay at the hotel, which has quickly become one of the best Paris luxury hotels and a client favorite. A great advantage of reserving it as a TravelSort Client is...
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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...
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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...
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