Stories to Inspire
Every destination inspires a thousand stories, each tied to indigenous experiences that make each locale distinctive. Here are a few that inspire us.
Inspired by the Seychelles
Discover Mercedes Salazar’s new homeware line, inspired by her visit to North Island.
Immerse yourself in the visual magic of sunlight, the intimacy and beauty of hotel bars, and the importance of being present while traveling with Photographer Jamie Beck during her travels to Europe with The Luxury Collection.
Explore The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale with fashion consultant, stylist and costume designer to the stars, Shiona Turini.
Calvin Royal III
In an intimate discussion, Principal Ballet Dancer Calvin Royal III speaks to travel and how it instills in him a sense of balance, a limitless bank of knowledge, and stillness in tandem with excitement.
Hotel Secrets: Prince Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Soaring 36 stories above the city, The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is a sophisticated respite in the neighborhood of Kioicho, known for its lush greenery and a thriving restaurant scene. The hotel is designed to be a serene, calm, oasis in one of the busiest cities in the world.
The former imperial capital will entrance even the most seasoned traveler in sensory overload with charming cherry blossoms, Kaiseki cuisine, and ancient teahouses.
The Okinawa Islands provide truly distinctive travel experiences of coalesced beauty.
A city where experiences await you around every corner, Tokyo is home to some of the world’s finest dining and international art.
Discover & Explore
The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice
Wanderlust is satisfied in the city of Venice, where the vistas are defined by flowing canals, grand piazzas, and contemporary art museums — the cornerstones of local culture.
Elciego is the gem of Spanish Basque Country — where wine and culture thrive — with an enchanting stone village, centuries-old churches, and the famed La Rioja vineyards.
Los Angeles, California
The City of Angels is the glittering jewel of the West Coast, where the warm sun kisses the palm trees, and the ocean breeze dances through the streets.
Sacred Valley, Peru
Peru’s Sacred Valley offers a full mind and body immersion, from the majestic history of Machu Picchu to the sublime views of the Andes Mountains. Plus, it’s home to some of the continent’s best cuisine.
Hotel Secrets: Hotel Augustine, Prague
Hotel Augustine is an unexpected enclave in the heart of the beguiling Czech city, housed within the 700-year old, still-active St. Thomas Monastery.
Local Knowledge: Cuisines of the Southern USA
The beating heart of the American South is, and always has been, food. From new takes on old classics to home-cooked meals, southern food is thriving at these three epicurean destinations.
1 City, 3 Ways: San Sebastián, Spain
San Sebastián is a sun-drenched beach town in the Basque Country of Northern Spain; it’s home to Hotel Maria Cristina and the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world.
1 City, 3 Ways: Dubai with Sofía Sanchez De Betak
Sofía Sanchez de Betak traveled to Dubai to immerse herself in the Emirate’s vibrant culture, authentic local experiences, and indigenous discoveries to inspire the designs for the Chufy Dubai Collection.
Source Of Creativity: Mexico with Mercedes Salazar
Jewelry designer Mercedes Salazar explored Los Cabos, Mexico City, and the Yucatán Peninsula to discover its spectacular sights, smells, and palette of the ancient, mystical country to gather inspiration for her capsule collection with The Luxury Collection.
Paris: The City of Light, by day and night. From romantic views to hideaway bars to Hotel de Berri and Prince de Galles and all of their artful, intimate splendor, see de Maigret’s guide to her home city.
Venice: The Floating City, straight out of a dream. From the iconic Piazza San Marco to the famed Gritti Palace, there are many reasons this Italian city is so deeply revered.
Athens: An ancient city with a modern verve. When you’re in Athens, you feel a certain power; the place has something really strong and deep emanating from its history and its people. Uncover de Maigret’s favorite spots in the city, here.