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Checking Into the American Trade Hotel in Panama City

As the “crossroads of the Americas” and the “Miami of Central America,” bustling Panama City has plenty of great hotels these days. There weren’t any full-service luxury hotels outside the business district, however, until American Trade Hotel opened in Casco Viejo. Casco Viejo is the oldest surviving section of this city that served as the […]

The First Luxury Hotel in the Town of Tequila: Solar de las Animas

Tequila is not just the name of a fine spirit from Mexico; it’s also the name of a real Mexican town. Yes, that’s where the liquor got its name. In the past this pueblo magico has mostly been a day trip destination since good lodging options were scarce. The house of Cuervo took matters into […]

A Sure Bet on Romance at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

Sure, cozying up by a fireplace can be romantic, but then you have to bundle up to go outside. How about escaping to a romantic beach in the Riviera Maya of Mexico instead and cozying up with less clothing on at Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa? Getting in the mood for romance is easy when […]

Dramatic Arakur Resort in Ushuaia, Argentina

At the end of the Earth it has been hard to find a great hotel, but Arakur Resort changed all that. Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world and would probably still be a place only embraced by miners and sheep farmers if it weren’t for one certain claim to fame: it’s the jumping-off […]

A Luxury Boutique Mexico City Addition: Stara Hamburgo

A while back we reviewed the Stara San Angel hotel located in a little served neighborhood away from the main corridor, but sister hotel Stara Hamburgo is right in the thick of things. Named after the street it is located on, this stylish 60-room property is just off Paseo de la Reforma, near many financial […]

A New Luxury All-inclusive Resort in Los Cabos

While the best-known beach resort area on the other side of Mexico is filled with upscale all-inclusive resorts, there haven’t been many in Los Cabos until now. Grand Velas All Suites and Spa Resort opened with a splash recently and staked out a spot as the top choice for paying just one amount. Grand Velas […]

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