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The Chef’s 8: Chris Cummer, Andaz Wall Street

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf wrote “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” In that spirit, we’re picking the brains of those who make the latter happen: Chefs. Next in our series is Chris Cummer of Andaz Wall Street.

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10 Questions: David C. Wilson, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know David C. Wilson, of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeriah.

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Spotlight: Kimpton Style in the Sunshine State

Through a dedication to personalized service and the boutique feel of their 60 plus locations, Kimpton Hotels have been building quite the reputation in the hospitality world. Combine this with a little rest and relaxation in the Sunshine State and it’s easy to see why their Florida locations have been earning rave reviews. We take a closer look at Kimpton’s Kiwi Collection portfolio in Florida.

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The List: 11 Stunning Hotel Infinity Pools

Whether they end in blue skies or turquoise waters, there’s something remarkably luxurious about infinity pools, namely they inspire wanderlust and have us planning our next trip. Taking some of Kiwi Collection’s most spectacular hotels as our cue, we’ve pulled together a list of 11 special hotel infinity pools to drive your (and our) next getaway.

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The Chef’s 8: Michael Poutawa, The Peninsula Bangkok

In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf wrote “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” In that spirit, we’re picking the brains of those who make the latter happen: chefs. Next in our series is Michael Poutawa of The Peninsula Bangkok.

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The List: 11 Hotels with Impressive Art Collections

Once relegated to museums and private collections, art is more accessible than ever, thanks in part to the internet, and a movement toward exhibition in unusual places. Curiously, hotels have found themselves in the vanguard of this new direction, with an increasing number decorating their halls with bespoke pieces from masters of their craft. With this in mind, we’ve scoured our collection to share 11 hotels with impressive works and collections.

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Four Last Hurrahs for the 2015-2016 Ski Season

All good things must come to an end, and the waning days of ski season have arrived above the equator to remind us it’s almost time to wave goodbye to the slopes. Before the resorts turn green, there’s still time to squeeze in one last wintery jaunt. Read on as we provide some inspiration in some of the world’s most amazing resorts.

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The List: 10 World-class Spa Hotels

Spring is a time for renewal, for blowing the cobwebs off and emerging into the year ahead with a renewed focus. For many people, a wellness retreat is a central part of the strategy, but the trick is to find the right fit. As hotel spas can come in all shapes and sizes, we’ve provided some inspiration with ten of our favorites from around the globe.

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The List: Spring Break Fun in the Sun

Sun and water—be it ocean or pool—makes the quintessential Spring Break combo. Whether it’s Southern California, Florida or another warm weather staple, a week spent drinking cocktails and rubbing shoulders with beautiful people is the perfect tonic for the winter blues. Covering all the old favorites, we line up nine choice destination hotels for Spring Break.

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10 Questions: Vincent Padioleau, Kasbah Tamadot

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for personal stories and insider perspective. This week, we get to know Vincent Padioleau, of Kasbah Tamadot in Marrakech, Morocco.

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