First JW Marriott Opens in New York City

JW Marriott Essex House
The JW Marriott Essex House, the first JW Marriott in New York City, has opened on Central Park South. The 509-room Art Deco-style hotel includes the restaurant South Gate, the former restaurant of... read more

Sheraton Macao Hotel, Central Cotai to Open

Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central
Macau’s largest hotel, the Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central will open its doors on the Cotai Strip, a clutch of glittering casinos and hotels in the former Portuguese enclave Macau, on Sept... read more

'Iron Chef America' Challenger Lee Hillson Heads to The Phoenician

Lee Hillson
Former Iron Chef America challenger Lee Hillson has been named executive sous chef at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hillson was the executive chef at T. Cook's at the Royal Palms Resort and... read more

Designer Digs: QT Sydney Opens

Gowings Bar and Grill
QT Sydney, the result of a renovation of Sydney's historic Venetian, Gothic, and Art Deco-influenced State Theatre and the former home of the Gowings department store, has opened in Sydney’... read more

Bahamas Luxury Resort Breaks Ground On Marina Residences

Three six-story towers containing 35 residences will be built around the Albany Marina in the Bahamas. The real estate project, the Marina Residences of Albany, will be completed by 2014. The... read more

WEST Kitchen & Tavern Opens at Loews Annapolis

WEST Kitchen & Tavern
WEST Kitchen & Tavern has opened at the 216-room Loews Annapolis Hotel. Chef Kevin Relf’s regional, seasonally changing menu includes American fare inspired by the Chesapeake Bay. WEST... read more

Oetker Collection Adds Hotel Saint Barth Isle de France to Its Portfolio

Hotel Saint Barth Isle De France
Oetker Collection has a new addition to its Collection of Masterpiece Hotels, Hotel Saint Barth Isle De France. Situated among tropical gardens overlooking the beaches of Flammands Bay in St. Barth... read more

Windham Hill — A Garden, a Chef, and a Table

Windham Hill Inn
As we pull into the drive to Windham Hill Inn, two notable items come into view: a sizable garden bursting with herbs and vegetables and a grand inn set in the rolling hills of Vermont. Originally... read more