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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.

Image of the Day: Excelsior Hotel Gallia

By: Five Star Alliance

Excelsior Hotel Gallia  was first opened in 1932. It has been fully renovated by renowned Milanese architect Marco Piva. Behind this sparkling hotel’s iconic Art Deco facade are elegant restaurants and lounges, an expansive spa, and stunning meeting venues.

Excelsior Hotel Gallia

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Explore Memphis from River Inn of Harbor Town

By: Five Star Alliance

River Inn of Harbor Town
Anyone desiring a walk in Memphis would do well to check in to River Inn of Harbor Town. Overlooking the Mississippi River near downtown, this charming hote has impressive architecture, accented by gas-lit lanterns, decorative wrought iron, blooming window boxes and a panoramic view from the Terrace on the roof top. In addition to 28 luxury boutique and upscale lodging accommodations and suites, River Inn offers two dining options: long time Memphis favorite, Paulette's Restaurant with its cozy Little Bar, casual Tug's neighborhood grill,and the Terrace with drinks, small plates, and an unsurpassed view. 

A beautiful nature trail meanders through Harbor Town, and Greenbelt Park runs along the banks of the Mississippi River offering walking, hiking, and running opportunities along a 1 1/2 mile paved path.

The Concierge will be happy to arrange the following tours for guests:

Elvis' Graceland Tour
Graceland Platinum Tour
City of Memphis Tour
Elvis/Memphis Tour
Mud Island (Mississippi River Museum and Beach)
After Dark Dinner Tour (Beale Street artist best with live music, food and drinks)
Memphis Music Tour (Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Sun Studio, Rock N Soul Museum)
National Civil Rights Museum Tour
Downtown Loop Tour

Other don't-miss sites and activities include The Orpheum Theatre, home to Opera Memphis and Ballet Memphis, and the world-class Cannon Center for the Performing Arts which is home to the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. For sports enthusiasts, Memphis’ own NBA team, the Grizzlies, offer courtside action at the FedEx Forum.

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Dine Well at May Fair Kitchen

By: Five Star Alliance

The May Fair London was first opened by King George V in 1927 and has been known as one of London's quintessential luxury hotels ever since. Part of the luxury experience here should include a visit to the May Fair Kitchen. Nestled in the heart of London's West End, the refined menu and sophisticated ambiance compliments the elegance of the luxury hotel's elegant location. 

At the May Fair Kitchen, chefs have sourced all ingredients from the farmer, fisherman, or grower who originally produced it. Every member of the staff is trained to tell diners the provenance of those ingredients. Even better, the open kitchen provides a show with dinner. 

May Fair London

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Cool Pools: Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

By: Five Star Alliance

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai's outdoor swimming pool, set amidst lush landscaping, offers a serene respite from the city. Guests can also unwind on chaises longues beside the relaxation pool near the open-air pool deck, where light snacks and beverages are served. For added convenience, the pool is equipped with telephones and wireless Internet access.

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

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Best Bathrooms: Fairmont Jakarta

By: Five Star Alliance

At Fairmont Jakarta, luxurious Le Labo bath amenities can be enjoyed in the Japanese inspired marble spa bathroom with separate rain shower and bath tub.

Fairmont Jakarta

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Cool Pools: Naumi Hotel Singapore

By: Five Star Alliance

Let the glistening waters of the rooftop infinity pool at Naumi Hotel Singapore tickle your fantasy. If you are not down for some casino action at the Marina Bay Sands or Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, you may want to visit this tranquil oasis where you can just sit back, soak up, and get away from it all. 

Naumi Hotel Singapore

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Image of the day: 6 Columbus

By: Five Star Alliance

Discover downtown chic in midtown Manhattan, at 6 Columbus - a SIXTY Hotel,
located on the cusp of Central Park, Broadway's Theater District, Museum Row, and
uptown's many Michelin-starred restaurants. Featuring a sleek 1960s-era design
with modernist decor, this NYC luxury hotel-is both of another time and future-forward.

6 Columbus - a SIXTY Hotel

This luxury hotel near Central Park is just a short walk away from
New York City's most beloved green space. Pack a picnic, soak up the
sun at Sheep's Meadow, or catch one of the many free concerts and
events that happen throughout the year in this storied outdoor space. 

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Special Offers at Tower Club at lebua

By: Five Star Alliance

Tower Club at Lebua
No matter the length of your stay, Tower Club at lebua has a special offer for you. Tower Club at lebua is a luxurious five-star hotel in Bangkok, one where every moment is memorable, personal, and exceptional. On the 51st through 59th floors, the views from the 221 gigantic suites are even more extraordinary, the separate bedrooms, living room, and kitchenette complemented by the infinite thoughtful touches that reflect the personalized, intuitive service that pervades every floor.

Current Offers Include:

-Bed and Breakfast
The package includes Accommodation in a Tower Club Cityview or Riverview Suite. Daily breakfast for 2 guests at Cafe Mozu. In-suite 12 mbps internet access (wired and wireless). Tower Club Lounge access and benefits.Tower Club at lebua

-Relax at Tower Club
The package includes acommodation in Tower Club River View Suite. Guaranteed late check-out until 16.00 hrs. Daily one drink voucher @ Distil up to 2 registered guests. Daily BTS one-day pass up to 2 registered guests. 60-minute Thai Massage up to 2 registered guests (once per stay). Welcome fresh fruits and flowers.

-Experience Bangkok
The package includes: Upgrade to Tower Club Riverview Suite. One way trip airport transfers by Toyota Camry (maximum 3 persons). Complimentary one drink voucher @ Ocean 52 up to 2 registered guests (once per stay). Choice of private half-day luxury temple or palace tour with private transportation. Welcome fresh fruits and flowers. Tower Club Lounge access and benefits.

-Save up to 25% on Longer Stays
This package includes accommodation in a Superior Suite Balcony or Riverview Suite Balcony. Daily breakfast for 2 guests at Cafe Mozu. In-suite 12 mbps internet access. 

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Indiana Jones and The Jefferson Washington DC

By: Five Star Alliance

The Jefferson Washington DC boasts a prime location in downtown DC. The luxury hotel has teamed up with its neighbor, the National Geographic Museum, to bring a special summer offer featuring Indiana Jones. Starting at $365, the Indy For All package includes:

- Overnight accommodations
- Two tickets to the Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology exhibit at The National Geographic Museum
- Two of our signature Indiana Jones cocktails in Quill
- Indiana Jones-themed welcome amenity (one per room)

This offer is based upon availability, some blackout dates may apply. Must book 24 hours in advance.

The Jefferson Washington DC

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Dining al Fresco: The Rome Cavalieri

By: Five Star Alliance

The Rome Cavalieri hosts the 3 starred Michelin restaurant La Pergola. Whether
you are wanting to enjoy a nice romantic dinner on your room terrace or sit by
the pool and enjoy the spoils of La Pergola all this becomes in your reach at Cavalieri.

Rome Cavalieri

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