Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

An adventurous, ocean-lover's paradise situated on an outlying atoll in the Indian Ocean

As the last lights of Sri Lanka’s capital of Columbo fade into the night, the vast darkness of the Indian Ocean sets in. For 600 kilometers, it’s nothing but the velvety black of the sea and a canopy of stars. Then, like a brilliant shower of sparks, the coral island nation of the Maldives appears. Arriving in the Maldives—made up of around 1,200 islands (the …

Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

The design-minded hotel offers a sophisticated, luxurious stay that brings forth the best of Japanese culture

On the 47th to 52nd floors of the new Toranomon Hills skyscraper is one of Tokyo’s newest hotels. Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills—the Hyatt-owned brand’s second property in Asia—is aiming for a sophisticated yet simple approach to a luxurious stay, removing much of the over-formality and international approach commonly found among its fellow five-star compatriots in Tokyo. As we saw with Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa …

Hotelied

The new "dating" service pairs travelers with select hotels, offering exclusive discounts based on social media and travel loyalty program influence

Zeev Sharon wrote in his elementary school yearbook, “I will own hotels one day.” While he doesn’t own a hotel yet, his passion for travel and years of experience in the hospitality industry has resulted in creating new travel startup Hotelied—with co-founder Nick Colletti—to reduce the headaches involved in the hotel search and booking experience. They’ve upped it up a notch, however, by also offering …