Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica names Michael Mestraud as General Manager

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the only Forbes Five-Star luxury resort in Central and South America, has named Michael Mestraud as General Manager. A Four Seasons veteran, Mestraud will oversee all operations for the property, which is presently underway with a $35 million re-imagination that will bring a striking new interpretation of modern […]

Pet-friendly Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort re-opens after Irma

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has re-opened after Hurricane Irma and is offering immediate occupancy with guest rooms and suites, with rates starting from $169-$269 per night. The hotel is just steps from the Atlantic Ocean through the “skywalk.” Siren’s Table, the hotel’s all-new oceanfront restaurant, serves seafood and prime steaks with an ocean view. The […]

Renovations, Troon Golf, helping Tiburón Golf Club reclaim to top spot among SW Florida golf destinations

Southwest Florida boasts an abundance of quality golf resorts and golf courses, but nowhere along the Naples to Sarasota corridor does a golf experience get any better than at Tiburón Golf Club in Naples. Since it debuted the Greg Norman-designed Gold Course in 1998 (the Norman-designed Black Course opened in 2001), Tiburón has been the […]

The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples offers guests a sense of place and relaxation

Michelle Kelthy sat outside the entrance to the spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples and smiled. “A sense of place,’’ she said when asked to describe the experience at the 51,000-square-foot spa. “We really pride ourselves on being wellness driven,’’ said Kelthy, the Tuscan-themed spa’s director. “We know people will book a hotel based on the […]