onefinestay Debuts New Collection of Luxury Villas in Greece

Onefinestay has just launched a new collection of villas in Greece, marking the first phase of the company’s expansion into 14 new destinations globally, including Europe and U.S. ski regions, due to be rolled out in the coming months. With Greece borders reopening to American travelers beginning this week—ahead of the country’s original May 14 projected reopening … Read more

What’s New in Healdsburg, CA for Spring 2021

Less than two hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, Healdsburg is located in the heart of Sonoma County and home to more than 80 vineyards throughout the destination and 40 tasting rooms in the historic downtown plaza. Among new food and wine experiences this spring, the destination is blooming with seasonal and VIP wine … Read more

Los Angeles Launches Initiative to Have All Hotels Sharecare

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board on Monday announced an initiative powered by digital health company Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide to verify the health security of all hotels with 50 or more rooms in the City of Los Angeles. By making health security verification a universal standard across this category of hotels, Los Angeles has set the … Read more

Ermanno Zanini Appointed Regional VP and GM of Burj Al Arab

Jumeirah Group has announced the appointment of Ermanno Zanini to the role of regional vice president and general manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, its flagship hotel in the United Arab Emirates. In his new role, Zanini will oversee all aspects of the hotel’s operations, while maintaining oversight for Italy and Spain. Zanini joined Jumeirah Group … Read more

Luxury Travel Advisor’s Ultra-Luxury CEO Perspective: Chris

Luxury Travel Advisor caught up with Chris Cowdray, the CEO of the Dorchester Collection recently to see how the ultra-luxury hotel group is emerging from the pandemic. The current portfolio includes the following hotels: The Dorchester, London; 45 Park Lane, London; Coworth Park, Ascot, U.K.; Le Meurice, Paris; Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Hotel Principe di … Read more

Bahia Principe Golf Partners With PGA, Rebrands Ocean’s 4

Grupo Piñero’s Bahia Principe Golf announces a second partnership with the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA of America), this time rebranding its Ocean’s 4 golf course in the Dominican Republic as PGA Ocean’s 4, becoming the second course in Latin America affiliated with the golf brand and the third in the world, outside the … Read more

Marriott Names Anthony Capuano as CEO, Stephanie Linnartz as

Marriott International’s board of directors announced Tuesday that Anthony “Tony” Capuano has been appointed CEO and has joined the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. He was previously group president, global development, design and operations services. The board of directors also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses, has … Read more

“Bridgerton:” Behind The Scenes | Travel Agent Central

Have you been swept up by the gorgeous costumes, ravishing cast and — perhaps most exciting for travel lovers — the breathtaking scenery and lavish stately homes of Netflix’s “Bridgerton?” Since its December release, some 63 million households tuned in to “Bridgerton,” the Regency-era period drama based on Julia Quinn’s series of historical romance novels, making … Read more

In Memoriam: Marriott’s President and CEO Arne Sorenson Dies

Arne M. Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 15, the company said in an announcement. In May 2019, Marriott announced that Sorenson had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and on February 2, 2021, Sorenson shared that he would temporarily reduce his schedule to facilitate more demanding treatment. Sorenson … Read more