How to Conquer Long-Hauls and Arrive Refreshed: Kristy Watson of Erno Laszlo

HOW TO CONQUER LONG-HAULS AND ARRIVE REFRESHED: KRISTY WATSON OF ERNO LASZLO

Skincare company Erno Laszlo has a storied history: Dr. Erno Laszlo opened his first institute in 1927 in Budapest, and then opened...

Unconventional Family Travel Trends: Iceland, Botswana, and Japan

UNCONVENTIONAL FAMILY TRAVEL TRENDS: ICELAND, BOTSWANA, AND JAPAN

As the busy summer travel season approaches, Virtuoso surveyed its travel advisors in the 2018 Virtuoso Luxe Report on destinations...

 
 
 

A NEW SWISS SPA.FOR KIDS

In homage to the beloved fictional Swiss miss Heidi, the 263-room Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in Switzerland 's Rhine Valley - the setting...

Do You Collect Hotel Room Keys?

DO YOU COLLECT HOTEL ROOM KEYS?

Shelby Donley, a Phoenix-based Virtuoso agency owner, has been collecting hotel room keys from about ten years of travel around the...

 
 
 

SHOULD YOU PAY IN EUROS OR DOLLARS? 4 TRAVEL TIPS TO KNOW NOW

Travel intel to know now from Virtuoso editors and experts. ● Euros vs. Dollars “Would you like to pay in euros or dollars?” It's the...

‘Always at The Carlyle' Hotel Documentary Premieres Tonight in NYC

‘ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE' HOTEL DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES TONIGHT IN NYC

Few hotels can claim true icon status, but The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel , on Madison Avenue, certainly qualifies. This gilded and...

 
 
 
Travel Advisor Tips: Best Hotel Margaritas

TRAVEL ADVISOR TIPS: BEST HOTEL MARGARITAS

In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo, is more ceremonial and commemorates Mexico's surprising victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May...

Where would you send Prince Harry & Meghan Markle on their honeymoon?

WHERE WOULD YOU SEND PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE ON THEIR HONEYMOON?

With Royal Wedding fever at a high, we asked three Virtuoso advisors: Where would you send Prince Harry & Meghan Markle on their honeymoon? “Knowing...

 
 
 

THIS NYC LOBBY IS A MAJOR SOCIAL HUB

The mark of a great hotel is that it's woven into the fabric of its surroundings, serving as a social hub not just for its itinerant...

6 Standout Hotel Cocktails You Need to Try

6 STANDOUT HOTEL COCKTAILS YOU NEED TO TRY

A great cocktail tells a story. Hotel bars are elevating their game with tequila goddesses , recovery concierges , and innovative bartenders...

 
 
 
Best Places to Eat in Portland

BEST PLACES TO EAT IN PORTLAND

Seriously sustainable, wildly locavore, and with its own brand of offbeat fun, Oregon's culinary capital is leading the way toward...

Gear Guide: 6 Travel Musts for Kids

GEAR GUIDE: 6 TRAVEL MUSTS FOR KIDS

Transporting tiny travelers - and their stuff - is a breeze with this ingenious travel gear. 1. Hitch a Ride Terminal to terminal with...

 
 
 
We Love: Queen Cookies in London

WE LOVE: QUEEN COOKIES IN LONDON

Today, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Kate Middleton, to the rest of us) welcomed their third baby , a healthy...

Sustainability: What Matters Most to Travelers?

SUSTAINABILITY: WHAT MATTERS MOST TO TRAVELERS?

As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22, Virtuoso surveyed its network of travel advisors to share how they are seeing rising...

 
 
 

BEST CRUISES FOR MULTIGENERATIONAL TRIPS

Tips from Virtuoso advisor Phyllis Samowitz on where to “seas” the day. Interviewed by Susan Hanson. “For every family type - sporty,...

IN PRAISE OF THE BASIC MASSAGE

One day at a five-star hotel in Cambodia that will remain nameless, my friend Ruth and I decided to celebrate her birthday with massages....

 
 
 
Back to School: A Morning at the Banyan Tree Spa Academy

BACK TO SCHOOL: A MORNING AT THE BANYAN TREE SPA ACADEMY

While guests at Thailand's Banyan Tree Phuket lounge by their villas' private plunge pools, watch the sunset at Bang Tao Beach, and...

TRAVEL ADVISOR TIPS: MONTREAL

For memorable family experiences, Québec's largest city is in a class of its own. Europe will forever be a favorite destination for...

 
 
 
Fall in Love in Paris: La Vie en Rose

FALL IN LOVE IN PARIS: LA VIE EN ROSE

STORY AND PHOTOS BY EVAN UPCHURCH After living in Paris for more than four years, I had stopped seeing it as the City of Love and had...

NEW FIRST-CLASS SUITES FROM EMIRATES

Emirates' new, fully enclosed suites are the talk of the tarmac in first class. The 40-square-foot sanctuaries include customizable...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

A photo of Meghan Markle posing outside Buckingham Palace 2 decades before...

A photo of Meghan Markle posing outside Buckingham Palace 2 decades before the royal wedding has resurfaced - and people are losing it

Ben Birchall/WPA Pool/Getty Images A vintage photo of Meghan Markle posing outside Buckingham Palace resurfaced during the royal wedding . The picture, which was apparently... Read more ...

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for...

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for building wealth, and you can start doing it today

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Saving early and consistently is the most powerful financial advice for young people offered by Katie Nixon, the chief investment officer at Northern... Read more ...

The African sports tourism summit takes place on the African Day

The African sports tourism summit takes place on the African Day

The African sports tourism summit will be organized on African day. The African Sports Tourism Week is a 4-day event. Around 5-activity gathering of eggheads related to the... Read more ...

Princess Charlotte was caught sticking her tongue out at the royal wedding...

Princess Charlotte was caught sticking her tongue out at the royal wedding - and she was clearly living her best life

WPA Pool/Getty Images Princess Charlotte was one of six bridesmaids at the royal wedding on Saturday. The 3-year-old upstaged all others, including Meghan Markle and Prince... Read more ...

Prince Harry asked his mom's good friend Elton John to perform at the royal...

Prince Harry asked his mom's good friend Elton John to perform at the royal wedding lunch reception and he sang 4 of his biggest hits

Aaron Chown/pool photo via AP, Chris Radburn - WPA Pool/Getty Images Sir Elton John was among the celebrities who attended the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle... Read more ...

Pippa Middleton arrived at the royal wedding - and it's the first big...

Pippa Middleton arrived at the royal wedding - and it's the first big fashion moment of the day

Ian West/AP Images Pippa Middleton had one of the first big fashion moments of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding . She wore a pastel green summer dress by Fold... Read more ...

The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country

The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country

Manish Swarup/AP The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all located in India, according to the World Health Organization. The city of Kanpur topped the list, while Delhi... Read more ...

Here are the 20 funniest memes from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal...

Here are the 20 funniest memes from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding

WPA Pool Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married on Saturday at St George's Chapel in Windsor, UK. People made a lot of jokes ahead of the royal wedding, But on Saturday... Read more ...

Texans defensive end JJ Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 Santa Fe...

Texans defensive end JJ Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 Santa Fe High School shooting victims

Bob Levey/Getty Images Early Friday morning at Santa Fe High School , a gunman opened fire inside an art class, killing nine students and one teacher. Houston Texans defensive... Read more ...

Meghan Markle wore a 16-foot long, embroidered veil for her wedding

Meghan Markle wore a 16-foot long, embroidered veil for her wedding

WPA Pool/Getty Images Meghan Markle wore a veil as she walked down the aisle at the royal wedding Saturdat at England's St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. This decision... Read more ...