Tap into some of the upcoming luxury travel trends with these five luxury winter 2020 getaways, inspired by Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s top travel trends insights for 2020.
More luxury travelers are demanding hotels consciously address sustainability. While many properties are removing plastic from guestrooms and hotel operations, some take efforts to protect the planet a step further. At Harbour Village Beach Club in Bonaire, this winter you can dive below the Caribbean waters to learn how to maintain the world’s coral reefs and receive your PADI certification in coral restoration.
Dispersed luxury hotels spread out the hotel experience over multiple buildings or a destination for a unique experience and a community vibe. Enzo Ango Fuya II is Japan’s first dispersed hotel. Situated in Kyoto, it’s a winter getaway set across five buildings on one street, with each building serving a different function.
Luxury travelers want to learn something new on vacation. You can channel your songwriting skills thanks to private songwriter sessions now being offered at the new 121 Hotel in Nashville, with sessions led by hit songwriters. If music isn’t your strong suit, but you still want to appreciate art, check out Nashville’s new 21c Museum Hotel.
If what you really need in 2020 is just a good nap, you can get that at Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa in California. The hotel offers the world’s first sleep fitness program, as the importance of sleep begins playing a larger role in hotel and spa wellness offerings.
Tel Aviv is one of 2020’s up-and-coming destinations and with new air service and the luxury boutique hotel opening of The Norman Tel Aviv, now is the perfect time to go, as globetrotters scramble to be the first of their friends in the next big destination.
Anantara Chiang Mai’s spy-themed The Service 1921 Restaurant and Bar introduced a healthy, nutrient-rich, cannabis-infused menu, with signature dishes like deep-fried seabass with crispy cannabis leaves and cannabis tamarind sauce; braised pork spareribs with a shitake mushroom and cannabis soup; and grilled river prawns with a spicy lime cannabis sauce.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
Today marks a somber day in American history as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. We remember and honor the heroes who passed away, were injured and who risked everything to help on that September day in 2001.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
With travel and cruising making a comeback, it is time to start planning your next cruise vacation. An actor from the popular movie Mean Girls, Jonathan Bennett and his partner Jaymes Vaughn created their own LGBTQ+ cruise company to make members of the community comfortable while hitting the high seas.