Take a peek at rooftop pools at hotels in urban areas. This article recommends the Omni San Diego Hotel, the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills and the pool at Warwick Denver Hotel (a rarity in that city), among others.
SLS LUX, a new guest experience service of SLS Hotels, is launching over Labor Day in Las Vegas, providing clients with personalized attention and upgraded amenities. The new brand offers residences and suites, along with extras such as a rooftop pool, wine cellar and cigar room.
Raffles Dubai has transformed the 14th floor of the Wafi hotel from the hotel owner's home into a private accommodation worth $27,600 a day. The floor, accessible via private elevator, has a nine-seat cinema, three kitchens, a spa and hair salon, and six suites.
Several restaurants and bars are opening up in London this month. Oblix at The Shard is serving up a menu inspired by New York City grills and Kaspar's at The Savoy will make its debut with a luxurious yet casual atmosphere.
Isla Palenque in Panama combines luxury with eco-focused adventures -- and sweeping views of the Gulf of Chiriqui. The six-room inn garnered positive reviews and many of the initial guests received discounts to buy homes at the private-island resort.
The wine inventory is tight these days, with some people calling it a shortage. As a result, the price of wine has skyrocketed. Restaurant Sciences says the biggest increase in wine prices was from the family dining sector, where costs soared 8.4%.