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New & Noteworthy, November 2015

Andrew Harper points to notable luxury travel industry news for November 2015, like Aman's private jet journeys and The Mark's new penthouse suite.

New & Noteworthy, October 2015

Andrew Harper shares notable luxury travel news from October 2015, like Amanresorts' new Caribbean property Amanera and renovations at The Lanesborough.

New & Noteworthy, July 2015

Andrew Harper shares notables luxury travel news, like the opening of a new gorilla lodge in Rwanda, a new Viking Cruise and the reopening of Lizard Island.

New & Noteworthy, June 2015

Andrew Harper shares notables luxury travel news, like the launch of Belmond Grand Hibernian, the reopening of The Lanesborough and a new St. Regis in Venice.

New & Noteworthy, May 2015

Andrew Harper shares noteworthy news, like the opening of La Reserve Paris, reopening of L'Albereta Spa, a new hotel in the Andaman Islands and a new Kyoto inn.

In the News, March 2015

Andrew Harper shares notable openings, renovations and events in this collection of luxury travel news for March 2015.

In the News: La Grande Maison, Bordeaux

A venture from wine magnate Bernard Magrez and chef Joel Robuchon, La Grande Maison, debuted in December.

St. Lucia's New Capella Marigot Bay

Two-thirds of the way up the west coast of St. Lucia, it is a narrow inlet of jade-green water sheltered by steep, forested slopes.

In the News: New Luxury Spa in Bath

I have long had particular affection for the English city of Bath, with its Georgian crescents of golden Cotswold limestone. The Romans built a bathing complex over a thermal spring in the first century A.D.

In the News: Manhattan Park Hyatt

Located directly opposite Carnegie Hall on 57th Street and just three blocks from the Four Seasons, its direct competitor, the new Park Hyatt New York opened on August 19.

In the News: Tel Aviv

For a place of its size, Tel Aviv has a surprising dearth of hotels. True, there are large chain properties along the beach, plus a couple of boutique hotels in the heart of the city.

From My Notebook, April 2014

Recently, the Asian luxury hotel brands have taken Europe by storm, severely discomfiting the existing hierarchy.

Notable Openings: Matakauri Owner's Cottage

Matakauri's Owner's Cottage is now accepting reservations for 2014.

Luxury Travel News: Ritz-Carlton Aruba, Waldorf-Astoria Berlin

Luxury travel news for the week of March 28, 2013.

East Hampton Grill

This welcome addition to the Hamptons dining scene just opened in May, taking over the space long occupied by Della Femina.

A New Chapter for the High Line

The High Line opened up a new section yesterday, between 20th and 30th streets, thus doubling this remarkable park in the sky to a roughly a mile in length.