Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Las Brisas Ixtapa - Ixtapa, Mexico
Along the Pacific, at the foot of the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains, Las Brisas Ixtapa has a private hilltop entrance. The stone courtyard and fountain lead to 416 guest rooms and suites with modern and Mexican décor and private balconies overlooking the ocean. Six restaurants feature Mexican and Italian food and seafood.
Las Hadas Golf Resort & Marina - Manzanillo, Mexico
Featuring Arabian architecture, Las Hadas Golf Resort & Marina is situated on the Mexican Riveria. The property has 232 rooms and suites, including private terraces, from which to view the "green flash" sunsets that early sailors took for good omens. Try your hand on the par-71 course: designed by Pete and Roy Dye, the 18-hole course includes 15 holes of water. Then, among the three restaurants, spend the evening at the Legazi Restaurant & Bar, winner of the AAA Four Diamond award, which serves Mexican and international cuisine.
Hacienda Jurica - Querétaro, Mexico
Influenced by the history and culture of Jurica, named "place of well-being" for its thermal waters, the hotel's property includes its three buildings, surrounding courtyards, patios, gardens and an outdoor pool. Originally a 16th Century hacienta, renovated in 2008, the 182-rooms property retains its arches, wooden beams and volcanic stone walls, while including its restaurant, Los Hules, among its contemporary amenities.
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte - Bahia, Brazil
Combining luxury travel and environmental sustainability, Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte in Bahia, Brazil, has 292 guest rooms and suites. Amenities range in 30 different activities, featuring weekly yoga and dance classes, and three restaurants include Bahian and international buffet at Goa, tapas at Tabaréu and more formal dining at A Sombra do Coqueiral.
Las Brisas Acapulco - Acapulco, Mexico
Overlooking Acapulco Bay and Pacific Ocean, Las Brisas has 263, bungalow-style casitas with private or shared terrace pools and bay or ocean views, featuring the resort's signature pink and white decor, while forty-nine suites come king size beds and a terrace. Relax at the spa, check out Acapulco's shopping and nightlife, then return to the hotel's two salt water pools at La Concha private beach club.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel - Singapore, Singapore
The first waterfront hotel on Marina Bay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore is situated within the Fullerton Heritage, an upscale development of fine dining, shopping and entertainment. The 100-room property has guest rooms and suites with private sundecks or balconies with waterfront views. Sample the hotel's menus at the Clifford, The Landing Point and the Lantern on the outdoor rooftop, near the swimming pool.
The Russelior Hotel & Spa - Hammamet, Tunisia
In Hammamet, Tunisia, The Russelior has 237 guestrooms, including 12 suites, which feature classic and contemporary decor. Take a walk through the acre of landscaped gardens then sit out of the heat under an umbrella next to the outdoor pool. Four international restaurants provide a good springboard to take advantage of the property's meeting facilities for conferences, banquets and receptions. Then, unwind at The Russelior Spa, inspired by traditional Caribbean healing philosophies to restore balance and harmony.
The Landis Taipei Hotel - Taipei, Taiwan
In the heart of the business and entertainment district, The Landis Taipei has recently renovated 209 guest rooms, including 87 suites. Choose between three dining places featuring international dishes and local cuisine. Meeting spaces allow for 200 guests, while the Landis SPA provides traditional and modern treatments for renewal.
Grand Hotel des Iles Borromées - Stresa, Italy
Facing the Lago Maggiore, with a view of the Isole Borromées and the surrounding Alps, the Grand Hotel des Iles Borromées is housed in its original 1861 structure. Recently renovated, the five-star hotel has a private heliport and 179 guest rooms and suites in the Belle Époque era, featuring Impero or Maggiolini style, Murano chandeliers and Italian marble-tiled bathrooms. Enjoy strolling through the formal gardens, and sink into either of the two swimming pools out of the heat.
Rafaelhoteles by Casanova - Barcelona, Spain
Formerly an 18th Century limestone residence, Rafaelhoteles by Casanova is inspired by the city's Gaudi architecture and art scene. The 124-room property's features include an angular sunlit lobby, pistachio backlit bar, whimsical light fixtures and Mexiterranée restaurant.
Montebello Splendid - Florence, Italy
Once a 19th Century private villa, Montebello Splendid is now a boutique hotel, in the quiet part of town. Rececently renovated, the 60-room property features guest rooms and suites with antique furnishings and eco-compatible materials. Just outside the dining, shopping and art center, guests can spend the day walking along the Ponte Vecchio, seeing Michelangelo's David and perusing the Dolce & Gabbana outlet.
Montalembert - Paris, France
Distinctly Parisian, the Montalembert's mansard roof houses the property's 56 guest rooms, including eight suites. After a day at the Louvre, blocks away enjoy a drink at the bar then then sit down at the restaurant, which serves classic French cooking.
Summit Hotels & Resorts
Kenzi Menara Palace - Marrakech, Morocco
Located in the Red City, overlooking the Marrakech city walls and Agdal royal gardens, Kenzi Menara Palace is situated within a 10-acre park and gardens. Minutes from the city's tourist center, the property features an Arabo-Moorish architectural style, 177 guest rooms and 47 suites, international and Moroccan cusine and activities that guests can take advantage of.
Las Brisas Huatulco - Huatulco, Mexico
In view of the Pacific Ocean, Las Brisas Huatuclo has 484 guest rooms and suites of minimalist decor. Four private beaches, including one with its own coral reef, are available to guests, who can also visit the spa, check out the hotel's aquatic and athletic facilities and sample the four restaurants' Mexican and international food, including fresh seafood.
Galeria Plaza Veracruz - Veracruz, Mexico
Located in the heart of Veracruz's Boca del Rio area, connected to the Plaza las Americas mall and Veracruz World Trade Center, Galeria Plaza has 258 guest rooms and suites in blue and white. Amenities include the spa, fitness center, indoor pool, Jacuzzi and beach club, after which guests can choose to wrap up the day at either of the property's two restaurants.
Galeria Plaza Mexico City - Mexico City, Mexico
In Mexico City's Zona Rosa district, Galeria Plaza Mexico City is centrally located, a block from the Paseo de la Reforma and the El Ángel de la Independencia monument. The recently renovated 434 guest rooms and suites look out onto the city, while on-site, visitors can relax in the rooftop's swimming pool, two restaurants and fitness center.
Citrus Pune - Pune, India
In the technology, education and entertainment center of Pune, Citrus Pune has 100 guest rooms with wireless Internet access, a swimming pool and on-site health club. See India's eighth largest city, around which dining options in the hotel include five restaurants and lounges, featuring Indian food, cocktails and beverage and light snacks and sandwiches.
dellarosa Hotel Suites & Spa - Marrakech, Morocco
See the ancient city of Marrakech, from dellarosa Hotel Suites & Spa's 80 guest rooms, including 40 suites, featuring satellite TV and wireless Internet. Sit down to Café and Restaurant 500's menu of French, Italian, Thai and Moroccan cuisine. Then, spend the afternoon at the dellarosa spa, where the traditionall Moroccan and contemporary treatments include the hammam (Turkish bath), Jacuzzi, balneotherapy, massage, swimming pool, fitness center and beauty salon.
Mosaic Hotel - Noida, India
In Noida, India, Mosaic Hotel Noida has 48 guestrooms and suites, with a fully equipped work desk, Restaurant Latitude featuring Continental, Asian and local cuisine and proximity to the business and commercial centers, public transportation and shopping.