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LUXURY HOTEL INSIDER
 
FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Dining Al Fresco: Al Faisaliah Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

Long considered among the best in Riyadh, the restaurants at Al Faisaliah Hotel
merge authentic Middle Eastern culture and traditions with the finest culinary
nfluences from across the globe. Offering a focus on fresh, local ingredients,
A Sense of Taste at Al Faisaliah Hotel creates exceptionally unique dining experiences in Riyadh.

Al Faisaliah Hotel

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Cool Pools: Raffles Makati


By: Five Star Alliance

At Raffles Makati, catch your breath in a luxurious spa retreat offering signature treatments designed to promote inner peace and serenity, complete with and open-air swimming pool overlooking the sleepless city.

Raffles Makati

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Adventures Await at Wyoming Inn


By: Five Star Alliance

Wyoming Inn
In 2013, Wyoming Inn completed a multi-million dollar property-wide renovation. Beginning with exterior updates to the roof, siding, stonework, and landscaping, the renovation continued indoors where the boardroom, fitness center, restaurant, and accommodations were all redesigned. Guests can nowexpect  24 guest rooms with custom designed window seats, and 17 accommodations with private stone fireplaces. Should you want to venture outside the luxurious Jackson Hole luxury proerty, there's plenty to do both on-property and off.  In warm weather, the area is well-known for wildlife viewing, hiking, biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and dining. When the seasons change, Jackson Hole becomes one of the top ski areas in the United States. 

Throughout the year guests can easily travel to nearby outdoor attractions, including:Wyoming Inn

Snow King Ski Area (1 mile) - Snow King Ski Area and Mountain Resort offers five beginner trails and six intermediate ski and snowboarding runs. 13 Expert trails coupled with Advanced and Expert tree skiing round out the ski resort's offering. Summer activities at Snow King Mountain include Jackson's only Alpine Slide, Scenic Chairlift Ride, Bungee Trampoline, hiking trails for all ages and abilities, and an extensive mountain biking trail system.

National Museum of Wildlife Art (4 miles) - Situated on a cliff overlooking the National Elk Refuge,  the Museum's location provides a rare opportunity to view wildlife in its natural habitat, as does the artwork that pays tribute to it. The building was inspired by the ruins of Slains Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Check out the sculpture trail, the Museum's newest outdoor art venue.

Grand Teton National Park (20 miles) - Explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River, or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.

Wyoming InnYellowstone National Park (57 miles) - This park features the world's largest collection of geysers, including Old Faithful. A mountain wildland, home to grizzly bears, wolves, and herds of bison and elk, the park is the core of one of the last, nearly intact, natural ecosystems in the Earth’s temperate zone.

In addition, the hotel can arrange adventures such as:

Sleigh Ride on the Elk Refuge - Sleigh rides are available in the winter months through Double H Bar.

Snowmobile Yellowstone National Park - You’ll be guided by a local expert through snowy landscapes, steamy geysers,or grand canyons, spotting wildlife along the way.

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New to Five Star Alliance: Pronghorn


By: Five Star Alliance

Set on 640 acres amidst a beautiful 1,000 year-old juniper forest, Pronghorn, a unique Bend, Oregon luxury resort, offers world-class golf, endless outdoor pursuits, and uniquely customized experiences. The accommodations are situated along the 18th hole of the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course with striking views of the Cascade Mountains.

Pronghorn

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Cool Pools: Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

The pool area at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is a sun-worshipper's delight. Covering more than 50,000 square feet, this outdoor playground offers two swimming pools, a jetted spa and ten comfortable cabanas with amenities including WiFi, phone, flat screen televisions, misters, ceiling fans, and a mini refrigerator. Guests also have access to a full-service outdoor bar and grill, WetBar.

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New to Five Star Alliance: The Brewhouse Inn and Suites


By: Five Star Alliance

The Brewhouse Inn and Suites is part of Milwaukee's visionary, LEED certified, Platinum rated sustainable neighborhood, The Brewery. The hotel was home to the Pabst brewhouse for more than 150 years. Now it's an all-suite hotel with generous amenities and thoughtful, first-class accommodations. It is the perfect location for memorable one night as well as extended stays. From the more than 300 beautifully arched windows throughout to the exposed, original cream city brick, to the original exposed timbers and the historic Carnegie Steel beams, the curved staircase with forged iron barley inlays to the original Pabst copper brew kettles, the property is a feast for the eyes and an architectural marvel.

The Brewhouse Inn and Suites

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New to Five Star Alliance: Doria Hotel Bodrum


By: Five Star Alliance

Doria Hotel is a hip new boutique hotel in Bodrum, an historic once-upon-a-time fishing village that has evolved into a jet-set haven. The open and airy hotel features an extensive collection of contemporary art as well as innovative cuisine and spectacular views of the Aegean Sea. Doria Bodrum's Mediterranean inspired rooms and suites welcome with their simple and comfortable style. 

Doria Hotel Bodrum

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Cool Pools: Baccarat Hotel New York


By: Five Star Alliance

 

Even the pool at Baccarat Hotel New York is fabulous. Crystal sconces and mirrors line the walls. A luminous wall of glass allows light to cascade between the pool and fitness area. The daybeds are inspired by the cabanas of the Cote d'Azur. The frescoed Japanese paper-covered walls have been hand-painted in India ink to evoke the forested region where Baccarat crystal is made. Renowned French artist Franccois Houtin painted the entire space from memory, using a traditional calligrapher's brush to recreate the trees that are essential to the creation of Baccarat crystal in the company factory's wood-burning ovens. 

Baccarat Hotel New York

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Image of the Day: Indura Beach and Golf Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Indura Beach & Golf Resort is situated on the northern coastline of Honduras in an area known as Tela Bay, a setting rich in biodiversity with its protected national parks, pristine coral reefs, and blue lagoons. Indura was designed to merge with the area's scenic landscape, where a spectacular backdrop of mountains and tropical jungle meet the beauty of golden beaches that stretch for 26 miles along the Caribbean Sea. 

Indura Beach and Golf Resort

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Boating Opportunities at The Capri Palace Hotel & Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Capri Palace Hotel & Spa is a luxury hotel of refined elegance that recalls, with arches, vaults and columns, an ancient Neapolitan palace of 1700's. The Resort is just steps away from the small and charming center of Anacapri, authentic village in the most exclusive, charming island of Capri, where you can admire a wonderful panorama of the sea and the Gulf of Naples. The Capri Palace Hotel & Spa operates several spacious and comfortable speedboats perfect for private transfers and excursions.

Capri Palace

Boating Choices Include:

Baia 50-The Capricorn provides guests with a dining area and kitchen corner. Adjacent you will find a charming king bedded main cabin with shower and toilette. The comfortable sun decks are the perfect spot to spend unforgettable moments under the Mediterranean Sun. 

Length: 15 m
Engines: 2 x 735 HP
Max speed: 34 knots
Cruising speed: 27 knots
Fuel tank: 2000 lt
Water tank: 500 lt
Capacity max: 6 + 1 skipper - from 7 to 10 pax with 2nd skipper at extra cost
Beds: 2
Toilets: 1

Itama 40
Length: 12 m
Engines: 2 x 450 HP
Max speed: 34 knots
Cruising speed: 27 knots
Fuel tank: 1500 lt
Water tank: 500 lt
Capacity: 6 + 1 skipper - from 7 to 10 pax with 2nd skipper at extra cost
Toilets: 1

Imago 32
Length: 9,75 m
Engines: 2 x 315 HP
Max speed: 34 knots
Cruising speed: 27 knots
Fuel tank: 500 lt
Water tank: 100 lt
Capacity: 4 + 1 skipper
Toilets: 1

Capri Palace

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