Easily spotted from a plane as you coast over the Mediterranean toward the airport, the W Hotel is a standout property that sits right on the beach and towers over the Barcelona playa.
Although seemingly off the beaten path, the W Barcelona is a quick bus or cab ride to the city’s best sights, or if you prefer to walk, a scenic stroll along the boardwalk. Inside the 26 floors of luxury and modernity, 473 rooms await and offer incomparable views of the Mediterranean and Barcelona’s beaches.
For spectacular sunset views and tropical cocktails, take the elevator to the top floor where the stylish Eclipse Bar serves colorful beverages and plays a variety of electronic music for late-nighters. If you prefer the open air, choose from a cocktail at Salt Beach Club or an evening of relaxation at one of the private cabanas on the sun deck.
When you’re hit with a craving for authentic Catalan cuisine, Bravo24 has your appetite covered from traditional breakfasts to extravagant seafood dinners.
The W Barcelona may have plenty of reasons to stay within the hotel walls, but the staff also plans outdoor activities to get your blood pumping, including beachside group runs and stand-up paddle boarding and yoga. After a beachy workout, head back inside to the two-story Bliss Spa for a myriad of services, and even a brownie bar!
If you’ve ever wanted to pretend you’re a cowboy for the day, here’s your chance. Step into the boots of a gaucho on Camino Pampa’s estancia experience. The day starts at 8 a.m. with a pickup at your hotel in Buenos Aires to travel about an hour and a half into the countryside via private vehicle. Your guide will meet you in San Antonio de Areco, a historic gaucho town, where you will learn about the art of silver and metal-working and walk the sleepy colonial streets.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Everyone who travels is intimately familiar with the sensation of pressure changes in airplane cabins as aircraft take off and land. Many travelers have their own methods to deal with the pain. Remedies range from swallowing to chewing gum to bringing along specialized goods to combat pressure changes.
Kish Island, 12 miles off the coast of Iran, is a former private resort that boasts a wealth of luxurious accommodations, excellent shopping and awe-inspiring beaches. Spending a day here probably won’t feel like enough, but any more than that could break the bank.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.