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Which Is Better – A Small Resort Or A Large Resort?

Which Is Better – A Small Resort Or A Large Resort?

August 18, 2021 | By

When you’re looking for authentic experiences and extra perks for your next luxury vacation, it’s wise to weigh the pros and cons of small resorts vs. large resorts to decide which one is right for you. A boutique hotel can be a hidden gem that allows you to immerse yourself …

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Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale Hotel Review

Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale Hotel Review

June 22, 2021 | By

When most people think of a hip escape in Florida they think of Miami. But if you’re looking for something a little quieter than Miami, then you need to check out the Hyatt Centric Las Olas in downtown Fort Lauderdale. This stunning hotel is located in the heart of Fort …

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Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Pura Vida in Costa Rica

April 6, 2021 | By

“Pura Vida”. The saying and motto of Costa Rica.  One of Central America’s most prosperous and progressive countries. Travelers have flocked to Costa Rica for decades to experience Pura Vida, which is defined as a way of life of the people. Live life to the fullest and connect to the …

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Triple Creek Ranch – Exceeding All Expectations

Triple Creek Ranch – Exceeding All Expectations

February 16, 2021 | By

After learning of Triple Creek Ranch years ago, it has been on “my list” of places I wanted to visit.  I wasn’t really sure why as typical ranch activities are not my favorites, but something about the presentation just caught my attention.  Although getting to Missoula, MT isn’t that difficult, …

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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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