In 19th-century Vienna, anybody who was anybody lived near Hofburg palace, the Habsburg family’s royal residence on the Austrian
For its inaugural property in Europe, the Hong Kong–based Peninsula Hotels has taken on a century-old Beaux-Arts building locate
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Over the past two decades, Quark Expeditions has led the way in polar travel with a fleet of seven ice-classed vessels an
Dutch liner Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has added a unique 17-day journey through Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk this summer, which crui
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in the minds of Western observers, Moscow seems to embody Russia’s dark past, bustling present, and hopeful future.
Hôtel Le Bristol occupies an enviable position among Paris’ palace hotels.
The term country house hotel can conjure up images of crumbling Edwardian piles with drafty rooms, threadbare furnishings, and a culinary
From among the cypress trees in the hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino peeks out onto the Florentine skyline.
Set high in the Swiss Alps, 800 feet from the main Médran lift station, the Lodge at Verbier is one of the few ski-in locations in town.
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A decade after the end of the Troubles that divided Northern Ireland in two, the region’s stability has sparked a boom in tourism and tour
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After opening on a hillside overlooking Zurich, Switzerland, in 1899, the Dolder Grand resort and kurhaus, or health retreat, soon became
Situated at the end of a private peninsula, at the convergence of the Mediterranean and the Maritime Alps, Le Cap consists of only eight g
A marble replica of Michelangelo’s Bacchus welcomes guests to the courtyard lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze.
Stark, whitewashed walls accentuate colorful Vietri tiles in Le Sirenuse’s guest rooms, most of which include bougainvillea-lined terraces
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The Park Hotel in Kenmare’s nine guest suites—no two of which are alike—feature open floor plans, dining facilities, sitting rooms, canopy
In 2003, the Ritz-Carlton Co. completed a $25 million renovation of Penha Longa, a resort set at the heart of Sintra-Cascais Nature Park.
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Few hotels better represent recent social, political, cultural, and economic changes than the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, which opened in July 2
It took the Rosso family, the owners of several small, exclusive hotels in Italy, several years to convince Milan’s city government to app
The 99-room Mandarin Oriental, Prague sits in the heart of the Czech city’s Malá Strana, or Little Quarter, on a slope that rises from the
Outside the Cliveden House, a stone terrace leads to a 1,000-yard parterre and the estate’s 376 acres of formal gardens and parklands.