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Go for the Vacay, Stay for the Art

More than ever, travelers desire immersive experiences. To satisfy that craving, hotels are curating cultural environments, with art as a significant ingredient. Many local artists, galleries and museums now partner with hotels as a way to create a dialogue between destination and traveler. Whether it’s waking up to a celebrity portrait by the legendary Andy Gotts or a conversation with an artist-in-residence, guests depart with a resounding connection to place that goes beyond the traditional hotel experience.


Out-of-the-box Architectural Hotels

According to legendary designer Milton Glaser there are three responses to a piece of design: Yes, No, and Wow. This week, we look at hotels displaying one-of-a-kind architecture.


Proust Travel Questionnaire: Lotte Davis, AG Hair

Lotte Davis has lived in four countries and visited a further 40. Her job titles—co-founder of AG Hair, and CEO and founder of registered charity One Girl Can—routinely takes her around the globe, but she devotes much of her free time to travel too. Cumulatively, this makes her an ideal candidate for our questionnaire.

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10 Questions: Herman Kemp, Park Hyatt Siem Reap

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Herman Kemp of Park Hyatt Siem Reap in Cambodia.


The Best Cities for Street Art

Although around for a millennia, street art has only recently shed its clandestine reputation and bounded into the mainstream. Cities around the world are embracing the art form, turning city streets into vibrant urban canvases, while lionizing the artists responsible. We take a closer look at some of the world’s best cities for street art.


5 Unforgettable Mother’s Day Getaways

The Best Mom Ever deserves The Best Weekend Ever. But you don’t need months of planning to make it a memorable Mother’s Day, you just need a good idea and we’ve got five. City, country, beach, desert or mountain—pick her fave setting and set off.


Hotels Decked Out in Greenery, Pantone’s Color of the YeaD

Each year, the Pantone Color Institute meets in a European capital for two days of strenuous deliberation regarding “Color of the Year.” Pantone asserts that color is an integral part of how a culture expresses the prevailing mood of the times. With the selection of greenery as 2017’s color, Pantone has gone for a revitalizing shade, one symbolic of new beginnings and a reconnection with nature. We explore hotels best dressed in the hue.


Proust Travel Questionnaire: Travel+Style

For their online magazine Travel+Style, Luiza Zadros and Daniel Laskowski explore the globe together and visit luxury hotels along the way. Naturally, the nomadic couple knows a lot of about what makes or breaks a trip, so we had them take our travel questionnaire. Have you ever checked-in via paraglider? They have.

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Hotels on the Front Lines of Climate Change

For hotels located in some of the world’s most fragile settings, Earth Day is everyday. In the wake of April 22nd, we take a closer look at a few vacation destinations that delve deep into sustainability and conservation.

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Seeing the 7 Natural Wonders

Mother Nature is astonishing, to say the least. No artist or architect could compete with the flora, fauna and formations she’s dreamt up, so fittingly an alternative list to the classic, human-centric Seven Wonders of the World was created. From sky-high Mount Everest to the undersea Great Barrier Reef, herein are the best ways to see our blue and green globe’s most notable natural wonders.

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