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TOP 2006 U.S. HOTEL OPENINGS
new American hotel is all about high concepts, new classics
and, of course, condominiums. New York City made our list
of top hotel openings with two properties, including one
that claims to be an "entirely new genre of hotel."
Seattle also gets a nod, as do Scottsdale, Minneapolis
CHINA AND THE HOTELS OF TOMORROW
hotel industry is exploding in China, the world’s
fourth-largest business travel market. Mega-hotels for
folks with suits and expense accounts have become ubiquitous
in the dense silhouettes of Chinese metropolises, and
now they're building sprawling luxury retreats as well.
Best by Location
OF" HOTEL LISTS
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wrap in Palm Springs, our "Best of" lists are
an invaluable resource. We've selected the top hotels
in the categories of business, value, hip, spa, boutique,
romantic and more in destinations---big and small---around
the country, as well as Paris and London.
Best by Category
WORLD'S BEST HOTELS
Whether you enjoy scuba diving, golfing or yoga, or want
to learn where the top castles, ranches and health resorts
are, consult our compilations of the World’s Best
Hotels. We've culled the finest digs for travelers of
all types, from extreme adventurers to wine country connoisseurs.
There's a lot more a business traveler needs than just
reservations at the right hotel. Our guides, which span
the globe, will not only tell you where to stay but
where to take a client to dinner to seal the deal, and
much more. We realize you can't work 24/7, so we even
include where to celebrate when the day is done.
a passion for personalized service, Sofitel hotels
in North America feature expertly trained Romance
Concierges who will set the mood for l'Amour.
Indulge in our in-room romance menu for your honeymoon,
anniversary or any special night. Choose from one
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HOTELS: Whether it's located in the countryside of
Southern France or the mystical red rock landscape of
Sedona, every hotel has a story to tell.
& TRAVEL NEWS: Is your favorite hotel closed for
renovations? Will that great seaside hotel be open in
time for your next vacation? Keep up with the newest openings,
plans and trends.
HOTEL RATINGS: From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., Paris
and London, find the highest-rated hotels where you want
SPAS & FEATURED
SPAS: It's so much nicer to unwind at your local hotel
spa instead of losing that good feeling trying to drive
through a strange town. These spas---hotel or independent---are
definitely worth the trip.
& TRAVEL SPECIALS: Discover luxury at value prices,
from weekend escapes designed with themes to reduced-rate
packages at your favorite properties.
Our ranking of the decor, service, amenities and ambience
of each hotel is expressed in Golden Keys, from one to
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