brands, which often receive coveted four and five star ratings from systems like Forbes Travel Guide and AAA, often vie for top bookings among leisure and business travelers alike. The brands are separate, yet mostly equal in terms of service and amenities, and nearly so in terms of...

Patio season in Toronto is in full swing and I had the pleasure of taking in the sights, sounds, food and beverages at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto for the opening of Casa Bacardi at Deq Terrace and Lounge. At the event waitstaff served delicious cocktails (all with Bacardi in them, of course)...

For several years, luxe hotel and resort brand Four Seasons has been rolling out a special brand of over-the-top travel for its most elite guests. Four Seasons Private Jet Journeys take place on a customized Boeing 757 outfitted for just 52 guests, complete with a Four Seasons Chef, concierge,...

a series of monthly, hands on cooking classes highlighting seasonal fare sourced from the renowned farms surrounding the coastal resort. "I believe that as a chef you are also a teacher and I want to help share my passion for cooking with others," says Chef Kevin Tanaka, the Restaurant Chef...

and signature Four Seasons service, in-flight Wi-Fi and more amenities for travelers. The price is $119,000 per person for double occupancy and $130,000 to travel solo. The new jet, including crew and staff, can also be privately chartered for $110,000 or more a day, with a Four Seasons...

As is to be expected with a Ritz-Carlton, high-touch service and attentive staffers ensure that every need is anticipated. We'll be returning shortly.

To experience the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the Americas and the Caribbean's premier luxury resort at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, high season rates at the resort start at $1,499 per night, setting a new luxury benchmark for the Caribbean. Reservations can be made through...

Seven key factors are examined within each segment to determine overall satisfaction: reservation; check-in/check-out; guest room; food and beverage; hotel services; hotel facilities; and cost and fees. The following hotel brands rank highest in guest satisfaction in their respective...

Here are a few of our favorites: • Four Seasons Hotel Singapore offers lullabies for grown-ups. Each guest room contains a Deep Sleep 101 CD to give you a "crash course" in falling – and staying – asleep with calming ambient sounds and melodies. • At Four Seasons Resort Seychelles,...

the best customer service this holiday season and which e-commerce sites left shoppers frustrated. Sites like Amazon.com and Avon.com secured the top spots while sites like Overstock.com and at Gap.com made appearances at the bottom of the holiday study. According to the annual e-commerce...

 

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