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.

Image of the day: Mandarin Oriental Paris


By: Five Star Alliance

Situated on rue Saint-Honoré, one of the most stylish streets in the world,
Mandarin Oriental Paris enjoys a wonderfully chic location. Surrounded
by haute couture and only steps from the Louvre, our five-star hotel is the epitome of elegant luxury.

Mandarin Oriental Paris

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The Peninsula Paris Turns Kids into Chocolatiers


By: Five Star Alliance

The Peninsula ParisYoung guests at The Peninsula Paris can indulge in a delicious day with the Fun With Chocolate Peninsula Academy program an interactive culinary class conducted by the hotel's pastry team led by Pastry Chef Julien Alvarez. This class offers a sneak peek into the secrets of the creation of The Peninsula's famed chocolate recipes. Students enjoy a tour of the kitchen and can meet the pastry department staff. The Pastry chef will teach young ones the basic techniques and methods of chocolate making, demonstrate some of his expert culinary skills, and give class members a chance to hand-make their own chocolate. Each participant will also receive a Pen Kids apron, a box of chocolates and a recipe book by which to remember this special occasion. Yum!

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Best Bathrooms: Jumeirah Carlton Tower


By: Five Star Alliance

The Spa Suite at Jumeirah Carlton Tower evokes elegance and sophistication in an
intimate and relaxing atmosphere. The bathroom is carved from marble and featuring
an egg-shaped bath and walk-in shower.
 Luxury REN bathroom amenities are the perfect finishing touch.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower

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Did You Know? Blue Palace Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Blue Palace Resort and SpaGuests at Blue Palace Resort and Spa can learn how to cook like a Greek. Join the hotel for a Greek cooking class, focusing on authentic flavors and traditional recipes of Crete. Learn how to make your favorite Cretan salad Dakos, aromatic and delicious Dolmadakia (vine wraps with rice and herbs) and enjoy a step-by-step lesson on how to make a traditional Prawn Saganaki or Sea bass fillet. Learn valuable cooking secrets, take a wonderful lesson with plenty of hands-on cooking and enjoy the meal you prepared at Blue Door restaurant. 

 

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Dining Al Fresco: Schloss Fuschl Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Schloss Fuschl Resort and Spa offers guests an epicurean journey of pleasure.
Austrian specialties which fully rival the diverse selection of Salzburg cuisine;
freshly caught fish from the on-site castle fishery; or the choice Austrian wines
from the castle's wine cellar - all enjoyed on the legendary lake terrace.

Schloss Fuschl Resort and Spa

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Dining al Fresco: Principe Forte dei Marmi


By: Five Star Alliance

Located on the upper floor, surrounded by Versilia's landscape, 67 Sky Lounge Bar at Principe Forte dei Marmi has an informal and dynamic setting, overlooking the Mediterranean shore. One of the most exclusive  rooftops around the area, where, thanks to the wide glass walls, the internal space merges into the external to form an unique space, between the sky, the sea, and the imposing Apuan Alps.

Principe Forte de Marmi

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Image of the Day: Regent Porto Negro


By: Five Star Alliance

Complimenting the posh lifestyle of the destination, Regent Porto Montenegro offers guests a superb choice of leisure activities that refresh and reinvigorate the mind and body.

Regent Porto Negro

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Armani Hotel Milano Gets a Star


By: Five Star Alliance

Congratulations to Armani Hotel Milano! Armani/Ristorante Milano with its Chef Filippo Gozzoli, has been recently rewarded with its first Michelin Star. The award-winning restaurant draws on Italy's rich culinary heritage and focuses on using fresh ingredients to produce classic Italian cuisine. Adventurous gourmands will want to try the seasonal truffle menu, which includes fois gras, potato foam, veal, and a powdered chocolate mousse. 

Armani Hotel Milan

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Image of the day: Cavo Tagoo Mykonos


By: Five Star Alliance

Nestled into a cliff side, Cavo Tagoo blends magically with its surroundings.
Cavo Tagoo Mykonos

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Dining Al Fresco: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva


By: Five Star Alliance

Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues Geneva's rooftop restaurant Izumi offers a Japanese-fusion concept of innovative Nikkei cuisine. The terrace offers a 360-degree view over Geneva, the lake and the surrounding mountain panorama.

Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues Geneva

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