Lauren Price

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To meet the needs of travelers, Dubai International Airport’s will increase its capacity to over 70 million people by year’s end and to over 210 million by 2010.
Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai (www.shangri-la.com), on Sheikh Zayed Road, is near business centers and tourist attractions. For your master-of-the-universe types, book the butler-serviced, two-bedroom Horizon Club Presidential Suite, overlooking the Arabian Sea from both the 40th and 41st floors. In addition to offering a terrace big enough to throw a cocktail party, this duplex tops out at 4,600 square feet and features a receiving room, office/den, living room and dining room.
The 215-room park hyatt washington had a $24 million makeover in 2006, and the result spells luxury in capital letters. Designed by the famous designer Tony Chi, the hotel, at the corner of 24th NW and M Streets, is understated modern, yet warm and welcoming in style and ambiance.
The award-winning Keswick Hall (www.keswick.com), sits right outside of historic Charlottesville, VA, one of the nation’s most beautiful cities, where visitors can experience a slice of small town life with the Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop. The Keswick is less than two hours from Washington, D.C., and one hour from Richmond, VA.
Open since November 2006, The London NYC, on 54th Street, off Seventh Avenue, rises 54 stories above the streets of Manhattan. For clients who can’t visit the city without looking out over iconic sights, such as the Hudson River and Central Park, book floors 37 through 54.
Open since November 2006, The London NYC, on 54th Street, off Seventh Avenue, rises 54 stories above the streets of Manhattan. For clients who can’t visit the city without looking out over iconic sights, such as the Hudson River and Central Park, book floors 37 through 54.
Although anchorage is nestled in the heart of alaska's wilderness-you might see moose meandering through town-it's a modern metropolis surrounded by miles and miles of mountains, lakes and almost 20 state parks.
Celebrating its 100th birthday this year, the 477-room Fairmont Empress (www.fairmont.com/empress), on flower-filled Vancouver Island in British Columbia, is set along Victoria's inner harbor.
THE TRAVEL BUSINESS got into Mickey Weill's blood in 1987, by way of a casual happenstance with his own travel agent that led him to realize he loved the business and yearned to have his own shop. Two decades later, with a blue-chip Rolodex some 5,000 contacts strong, he is known not just for his outstanding achievements but also for his grace and integrity.