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WONDERWALL 2017 Hotel List Revealed

Wake up in a 13th-century Irish castle once owned by the Guinness family. Meet pearl-diving mermaids in Shima, Japan. Learn to feed baby sloths in Costa Rica. These are all experiences we offer on our 2017 WONDERWALL. This is the year to do it all. We’ve partnered with the best of the best in luxury…

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Nicaragua’s Divine Nekupe Resort

In our F1S Tastemaker Series, we ask innovators in hospitality how they are changing the world of luxury travel. This month, Don Alfredo Pellas, owner of the new eco-resort, Nekupe, in Nicaragua, tells how he is putting his country on the luxury tourism map. How would you describe Nekupe? There’s no other place like Nekupe,…

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The Whitby Lights Up Midtown Manhattan

Fans of Soho’s Crosby Street Hotel will be thrilled with the opening of The Whitby, its new ‘sister’ in Midtown. We were among the first to see the British-based boutique hotel on W. 56th Street last week. Once again designer Kit Kemp’s inimitable style is on display everywhere. Eye-catching and eclectic fabrics, colors, and textures…

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