Lauren Price

Lauren Price
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Grand Sand Update

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.

International Business Hotels

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.

Park Hyatt Washington

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.

Keswick Hall

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.

LONDON NYC

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.

LONDON NYC

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.

The Fairmont Empress

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.

Anchorage

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.

Hotel Carl Gustaf

Renovated from top to bottom in 2006, the Hotel Carl Gustaf (www.hotelcarlgustaf.com) in St. Barts is guaranteeing dollar rates for the winter season that represent nearly a 20 percent savings from the usual rates.