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Look inside the luxury hotel built out of 1950s train cars that will sit atop a historic bridge in the heart of South Africa’s biggest national park

Safari lovers, take note: A first-of-its-kind luxury hotel, suspended 50 feet above South Africa’s Kruger National Park, is taking reservations for 2021. The “Train on the Bridge,” scheduled to open in December 2020 or early next year, will consist of 24 rooms built in converted train carriages atop the historic […]
Look inside the luxury hotel built out of 1950s train cars that will sit atop a historic bridge in the heart of South Africa’s biggest national park
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What it’s like to stay at the all-inclusive Mexican resort from ‘Love Is Blind,’ which even offers an ‘experience’ based on the Netflix show

The beachfront Mexican hotel couples stayed at on the Netflix hit “Love Is Blind” has launched a special package for couples wanting to recreate the romance of the show. The all-inclusive experience at Grand Velas Riviera Maya includes a private suite, sparkling wine and chocolate truffles, and romantic experiences like […]
What it’s like to stay at the all-inclusive Mexican resort from ‘Love Is Blind,’ which even offers an ‘experience’ based on the Netflix show
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I got a drink at one of NYC’s most iconic cocktail bars, which serves a $190 signature cocktail and claims to have invented the Bloody Mary — but its elegant ambience wasn’t quite worth the pricey drinks

The St. Regis New York, New York City’s top-rated hotel, is home to an iconic cocktail bar: the King Cole Bar. It claims to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1934. Over the years, the bar has attracted businesspeople and celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Salvador Dali, and Joe […]
I got a drink at one of NYC’s most iconic cocktail bars, which serves a $190 signature cocktail and claims to have invented the Bloody Mary — but its elegant ambience wasn’t quite worth the pricey drinks
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One of Kentucky’s premier 4-star hotels is a castle on the side of a highway. I spent a night there, and its bourbon bar and Versailles-inspired decor didn’t make up for what it lacked in sense of place.

The Kentucky Castle is a luxury boutique hotel in Versailles (pronounced “ver-say-elles”), Kentucky. It’s a literal castle that sits on a hill right off the highway on the outskirts of Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city. Nightly rates range from $US295 to $US695 on weekends during the high season. The hotel has […]
One of Kentucky’s premier 4-star hotels is a castle on the side of a highway. I spent a night there, and its bourbon bar and Versailles-inspired decor didn’t make up for what it lacked in sense of place.
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The 12 best luxury hotel chains in the world

LTI – Luxury Travel Intelligence – recently released its latest ranking of the world’s best luxuryhotel brands. LTI’s extensive algorithm is based on 123 criteria. The company analysed luxury hotel brands with 10 or more properties worldwide to find the 12 best. The top spots included well-known names like Six […]
The 12 best luxury hotel chains in the world