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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: Majesty Club Tuana Park

By: Five Star Alliance

Majesty Club Tuana Park is where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean, where mountains reach the sea and where the sun is most generous.

Majesty Club Tuana Park 

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Just Opened: The Ritz-Carlton Herzliya

By: Five Star Alliance

Ritz-Carlton has just opened its first hotel in Israel. The Ritz-Carlton Herzliya is beach front hotel located in the Marina overlooking the Mediterranean. Ocean views are de rigeur here. The hotel features 115 guest rooms and 82 suites including studios, one-and two-bedroom suites, and the presidential suite.  All the rooms offer private balconies overlooking the Mediterranean sea, and the 12th floor outdoor rooftop swimming pool and bar is surrounded by breathtaking ocean views. The 24-hour gym overlooks the ocean, and the Ritz-Carlton Spa features 6 luxurious treatment rooms, Hammam, Swedish sauna, and an ocean view relaxation area. 

The Ritz Carlton Herzliya 

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New to Five Star Alliance: Oberoi Dubai

By: Five Star Alliance

Oberoi Dubai is located at The Oberoi Centre which is a commercial complex and includes an office tower. The hotel is located within minutes from the Dubai Mall and the Dubai International Financial Centre. The 252 spacious guest rooms and suites have floor to ceiling windows and have spectacular views of the city’s skyline.

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Your Questions Answered: What are the Options for Connecting Rooms at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus?

By: Five Star Alliance

Four Seasons IstanbulWe at Five Star Alliance work tirelessly to ensure we bring you the best luxury hotels selection and information regarding amenities, location, and highlights so you are confident that the hotel you choose will exceed your expectations and serve your needs. Sometimes, however, you are left with a few questions that go unanswered, and that’s why we’re here. Be sure to explore our new blog series Your Questions Answered" to find answers to real questions submitted to us by our clients regarding traveling with kids, pets, the best beach hotels, and much more.

QUESTION: We are a family of 6 and looking to stay at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus. What are the best connecting rooms offering the best Bosphorus views accommodations for our family?

ANSWER: On the European bank of the Bosphorus – which flows through Istanbul’s history and heart – the Four Seasons gives a 19th-century palace a fresh, eclectic spirit. Alluring facilities include a chic urban spa, fine restaurants, and pools by the quayside that overlook the Asian shore. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus offers 170 guest rooms including 25 suites. Bright and airy, blending Ottoman design details and contemporary furnishings. these rooms open to balmy sea breezes and a variety of waterfront, garden and city views. Nearly a quarter of the rooms offer views across the legendary Strait to the hills of Asia.Four Seasons Istanbul

For your party choose the Palace Bosphorus Room King plus single bed, connecting to the same or to the Bosphorus Palace Two Bedroom Suite.

Palace Bosphorus Room King: These high-ceilinged, expansive rooms measuring 45-55 sq m (484 to 592 sq ft) offer eye-catching views of the city's key landmarks, including the Strait of Bosphorus, the Asian shores, the Maiden Tower or the domes and minarets of Old Town. Maximum occupancy is 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child, A rolloway or crib can easily be added.

Two-Bedroom Bosphorus Palace Suite: These suites offer views of our beautifully landscaped gardens and the Bosphorus. The first bedroom has a king bed while the 2nd room has 2 twin beds. Maximum occupancy is 5 adults or 2 adults and 3 children. An extra rollaway or crib can be added. Suite measures 170 sq m (1830 sq ft) They are the perfect setting for meetings or entertaining.

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All rates are based on double occupancy and extra person charges may apply. Please be advised that the rates, availability, as well as any extra person charges are subject to change depending on the hotel’s policies.


Image of the Day: Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

By: Five Star Alliance

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah was inspired by the palaces of the Arabian Peninsula. The setting of this landmark destination is matched by its unparalleled facilities including stylish dining and entertainment venues, sophisticated conference and event facilities, luxurious spa experiences, an 18-hole championship golf course and a 350 meter private beach, both set against the azure water of the Arabian Sea. 

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Image of the Day: Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

By: Five Star Alliance

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa nestles alongside the sparkling bay of Al Jissah in a dramatic desert setting of rugged mountains and inviting beaches.

Shangri-la Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa

Current nightly rates at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa start at $220 per night >>

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Did You Know? King David Hotel Jerusalem

By: Five Star Alliance

King David Hotel Jerusalem
Built in 1929, the King David Hotel Jerusalem has played an important role in the history of Israel and Jerusalem. It was founded by Ezra Mosseri, a wealthy Egyptian Jewish banker. It was the site of a bombing in 1946, by the right-wing Zionist underground organization the Irgun, on the British administrative headquarters for Palestine, which was housed in hotel. It has long been popular among visiting dignitaries, politicians, government officials, and celebrities. Famous guests include Hillary Clinton, Madonna, Barack Obama, and Richard Gere. 


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Image of the Day: The Yas Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance

The Yas Hotel is set half on land and half on water, overlooking the marina and positioned
on the Yas Marina Circuit.

The Yas Hotel

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