Summer is finally here—and we can’t stop thinking of the beach. In this edition, what better place to highlight than Mexico’s Mayakoba Resort, with its beautiful beaches and amazing amenities. While we’re talking about Mexico, we also give you the lowdown on Mezcal, a traditional drink that’s becoming popular with a new generation. And after coming back from a wonderful company retreat recently, our specialists are here to offer some advice on planning one of your own.
Erika Reategui and Fernando Gonzalez
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 rule. Attention to detail is everywhere from her specially commissioned “Friendly Flowers” curtains in the Orangerie to the colorful thread-loom installation on the lobby ceiling.
The hotel features 86 individually appointed rooms and suites, with floor-to-ceiling windows, many with private terraces. A dedicated events floor incudes a 130-seat state-of-the-art cinema.
Guests have the exclusive use of a beautiful drawing room off the lobby. A dedicated butler adds to the posh experience. There’s even an honest bar for guests to serve themselves.
Also off the lobby is the bright and airy Whitby Bar and Restaurant, which will feature modern American fare.
Contact us for booking details and specials.