St. Regis Archive

Suave St. Regis in Mexico City

The St. Regis in Mexico City officially opened late last year, but it took us a while to act on that because we were caught by surprise. After all, the Ritz-Carlton there that was announced in 2007 never materialized (we hear it’s going to be an office building now) and Las Alcobas took a year […]

Mexico’s New 5-Diamond Hotels

Each year there’s a lot of anticipation about which hotels in North America will join AAA’s prestigious 5-Diamond list. This is a tough club to join as the physical requirements to meet are daunting and there are a lot of expenses involved, such as having a high staff-to-guest ratio and people who can speak multiple […]

Latin America Travel and Real Estate News

There’s a lot going on outside of what we cover in detail here, so today we’ll take a step back and look at the travel and real estate news for Latin America. – Argentina seems to have backpedaled on its unpopular decision to start soaking North American and British visitors an extra $130 or more […]

Review of New St. Regis Resort in Mexico

When there is a notable new luxury hotel opening in Latin America, we try to get one of our correspondents in there to check it out. We recently posted a review of the brand new St. Regis Punta Mita resort, north of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. For many years the Four Seasons has had this […]

Starwood Expanding into Latin America

It looks like Starwood is waking up to the growth in Latin America and has announced some major expansion plans. Some of the hotels look like they’ll be the usual ho-hum corporate cookie-cutter types, but a few may be worth a look. St. Regis Hotel, Mexico City Opening sometime in 2008 and located on Reforma […]