Luxury Collection Adds Vana Belle Koh Samui

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Luxury Collection has added the Vana Belle Koh Samui to its growing portfolio in Asia. Located on a serene bay fringed by lush vegetation and the clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the 80-key property joins Bangkok’s Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit and The Naka Island in Phuket as the brand’s third … Continue reading

Palacio Nazarenas Opens In Cuzco

Palacio Nazarenas, one of the year’s most highly anticipated hotels, has opened in Cuzco, Peru. Housed within a former 16th century Carmelite convent, the 55-suite property is the result of 4 years of hard work and dedication from luxury hospitality operator Orient-Express.   Each luxury suite features its own defining characteristic, such as an original … Continue reading

Peru Reopens Machu Picchu To Visitors

The South American country of Peru has reopened its top tourist attraction, Machu Picchu, following nearly 2 months of closure. Built by the sun-worshipping Incas atop a near-vertical, thickly forested mountain 2,430 meters above seas level, mudslides and flooding in late January this year damaged the railway connecting the 15th Century ruins with the rest of the country, stranding … Continue reading