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Dorado Beach and Puerto Rico – A Wonderful Place to Create Memories

Dorado Beach and Puerto Rico – A Wonderful Place to Create Memories

May 30, 2019 | By

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is a 115 room boutique hotel nestled within a 1,400 acre tropical sanctuary. This haven is built to accommodate even the most discerning travelers. It’s truly left it’s mark on me and the memories we made, I will forever cherish.  There is so much to share, …

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Luxury Hotel Review – Los Cabos, Mexico

Luxury Hotel Review – Los Cabos, Mexico

May 9, 2019 | By

While it’s always been a sought after destination for my personal travels, Cabo has seen a tremendous expansion within the luxury market in the past 3 years allowing my clientele to experience this destination with a variety of high end options. I took the opportunity to set up site inspections at 11 properties …

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A Great Escape In Apia, Samoa

A Great Escape In Apia, Samoa

February 22, 2019 | By

A room isn’t just a room, when you upgrade to a beautiful suite where tropical fruit is delivered at your door to welcome you. Or when the view of the ocean is available from every room.  This was our experience at the Sheraton Beach Resort in Apia, Samoa. Every detail …

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Valverde Hotel in Lisbon: an oasis of charm

Valverde Hotel in Lisbon: an oasis of charm

November 15, 2018 | By

An unexpected treat in Lisbon! When looking for a centrally-located hotel in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal, I happened upon a Virtuoso Member property called the Valverde Hotel. A former home, this cozy townhouse-style hotel opened in 2014 and is a luxury boutique property with personal service, charm and elegance. It is …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Luxury Hotel Review: Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

August 2, 2018 | By

On our last trip to D.C., we had walked past the Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Ave. – a grand structure with a clock tower making it the third tallest building in the city. It was under redevelopment to be transformed into the luxurious 260-room Trump International Hotel. Opened …

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Luxury Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

Luxury Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

July 19, 2018 | By

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne was a quick getaway with easy access from most major gateways on the east coast. After touching down in Miami, you’ll have just a short 20 minute drive from the airport and your vacation begins! The staff really takes the time to make sure travelers of …

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Destination Review: Grand Cayman

Destination Review: Grand Cayman

July 17, 2018 | By

I have just returned from yet another visit to beautiful Grand Cayman. This was my ninth trip to the island, and my third time staying at the Westin Grand Cayman. This property just completed a $50 million renovation and the resort looks lovely. The updates to the lobby, pool area, …

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Luxury Hotel Review: The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Luxury Hotel Review: The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

March 27, 2018 | By

I lay in the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in and listen to the waves crash outside. I am completely relaxed. My biggest worry when I wake up in the morning is should I go for a plunge in my private pool to watch for whales or …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Baccarat Hotel, New York City

Luxury Hotel Review: Baccarat Hotel, New York City

March 1, 2018 | By

I recently stayed at the beautiful Baccarat Hotel in Manhattan for four nights.  The first two nights were just me, and then my wife joined me over the weekend, so I booked a Classic King and then upgraded to a Grand Classic King. The property opened in March 2015, and …

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Hermitage Bay – Antigua’s Natural Paradise

Hermitage Bay – Antigua’s Natural Paradise

December 19, 2017 | By

Located in a hidden cove on the southwest coast of Antigua you will find Hermitage Bay. This 5-star truly boutique, adult-only, all-inclusive property only has 30 suites (17 built into the hillside and 13 on the beach). The privacy level and breathtaking views increase (along with the price of the …

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