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From Holiday to Forever Home

Alys Beach glistens in the distance as you drive on Northwest Florida’s Scenic Highway 30A along the Emerald Coastline. The white masonry buildings dot the landscape underneath brilliant blue skies. The small-town atmosphere permeates every facet of the community, with winding pedestrian paths, small pockets of green grass, the owner-exclusive Beach Club, and unique shops and restaurants that tumble toward

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How One Resort Is Changing the Montana Ski Scene in Just Its Second Season on the Slopes

Perched on 3,530 acres of Montana’s Spanish Peaks mountain range, Montage Big Sky has managed to swiftly redefine luxury skiing in the area since opening in December 2021. Checking into Montage Big Sky this past December, I was immediately blown away by the resort’s design. Natural wood and stone blend seamlessly with modern touches to create a charming and sophisticated mountain retreat just an hour

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5 Most Luxurious Destinations to Take Your Private Jet this Summer

The world of travel is changing in 2023. Private aviation is becoming increasingly popular while commercial aviation is facing difficulties with delays, high prices, and low-quality options. In addition, innovation in private aviation, such as fractional ownership models (where multiple individuals own a single aircraft) and jet cards (which allow travelers to purchase a set number of hours or flights),

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Inns of Aurora planning next hotel project

LEDYARD — The Inns of Aurora is planning its next major project, and it’s located on the same property as the luxury hospitality company’s last one. The company plans to open a hotel inside a three-story, 6,000-square-foot farmhouse on the same property as its newly opened Spa at the Inns of Aurora. Corey Guerrette, the company’s director of facilities, presented

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Naples Beach Club presents new plans for mixed-use multifamily development

Naples Beach Club in partnership with Hart Howerton architectural firm presented a preliminary design concept for multiple buildings across what will be a Four Seasons resort at the site of the demolished Naples Beach Hotel. The Athens Group, which owns luxury hotels across the country, purchased the property in 2021 for more than $362 million, but Naples Beach Club still

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Historic Vinoy Resort unveils renovated lobby, patisserie, and veranda

One of St. Petersburg’s most iconic destinations is making quick progress on renovations to further enhance its beauty. In the fall of 2021, the historic Vinoy Renaissance began a “comprehensive transformation” of its property through a series of renovations and redesigns, and this week the hotel unveiled its newly-completed lobby, patisserie and veranda. Locals who frequent The Vinoy’s veranda and

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Is This Your New Bucket List Golf Course?

Golf writers are inundated with invitations. Many, like one I received this morning inviting me to write something about the cushioning benefits of a special new sock, are not particularly appealing. But occasionally, an invitation drops in that lifts the spirits, reminding this cynical golfing hack of what a privilege and thrill it is to cover all things relating to

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Florida’s Cabot Citrus Farms unveils a new 21-hole golf course concept

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Cabot Citrus Farms will open a new 21-hole golf course concept this winter in the rural, rolling hills of Florida just north of Tampa. The Cabot brand already has golf resort communities in various stages of development in Scotland, British Columbia and St. Lucia, but the Florida site may be its most innovative. A new course routing

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Golf Digest names the greatest clubhouses in America for the first time

A clubhouse is a three-dimensional space that is the sum of the locker rooms, the bar, the dining rooms, and more. And it exudes a certain character through its architectural forms. We asked our 1,700+ course-ranking panelists to evaluate the greatness of golf’s best clubhouses on a 1-10 scale. We instructed our panelists to disregard the club’s history and membership.

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Cabot Saint Lucia: New Luxury Golf Resort Coming to the Caribbean

It’s no wonder the French and British spent centuries fighting over Saint Lucia. The mountainous Caribbean island has all the natural splendor of an Avatar fever dream. Lush rainforest blankets the Pitons, two mountainous volcanic spires that stretch above warm-water beaches; small fishing villages dot the coastline; and a series of dramatic waterfalls and coastal mangroves are ripe for exploration. The island’s newest draw, Cabot

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Cabot Citrus Farms in Florida, formerly World Woods, to add non-traditional layout named The 21

The Cabot Collection ­– the rapidly expanding Canadian golf developer and operator purchasing or building courses in areas ranging from Scotland to St. Lucia – has announced plans for a new 21-hole non-traditional course at its Florida property, Cabot Citrus Farms. Formerly known as World Woods, with two courses originally designed by Tom Fazio and opened in 1994, Citrus Farms

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9 New U.S. Course Openings in 2023

Given the wealth of golf options in the U.S., which has more places to play than the next 10 best-supplied countries combined, new course openings are exceedingly limited. As a result, it’s only natural there’s added excitement among golfers when it comes to the latest and greatest in new design. A glance around the golf landscape shows that many recent

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Hollywood Park, an Inglewood Jewel

Since the SoFi Stadium opened in 2020, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Super Bowl champions the Los Angeles Rams, has brought much attention to a revitalized Inglewood. However, that was only the beginning. Spanning nearly 300 acres, Hollywood Park is the largest urban mixed-use development under construction in the Western United States. Developer and Rams owner

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The 18 Most Secluded Resorts in the World

From a stunning resort 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile to beautifully designed lodging in a Rwandan forest, these are the locales to visit if you need to get away from it all In a world of global connectivity, getting away from it all can seem like an impossibility. But for some travelers, there is a class of five-star

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From Holiday to Forever Home

Alys Beach glistens in the distance as you drive on Northwest Florida’s Scenic Highway 30A along the Emerald Coastline. The white masonry buildings dot the landscape underneath brilliant blue skies. The small-town atmosphere permeates every facet of the community, with

Read More >

Inns of Aurora planning next hotel project

LEDYARD — The Inns of Aurora is planning its next major project, and it’s located on the same property as the luxury hospitality company’s last one. The company plans to open a hotel inside a three-story, 6,000-square-foot farmhouse on the

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Is This Your New Bucket List Golf Course?

Golf writers are inundated with invitations. Many, like one I received this morning inviting me to write something about the cushioning benefits of a special new sock, are not particularly appealing. But occasionally, an invitation drops in that lifts the

Read More >

9 New U.S. Course Openings in 2023

Given the wealth of golf options in the U.S., which has more places to play than the next 10 best-supplied countries combined, new course openings are exceedingly limited. As a result, it’s only natural there’s added excitement among golfers when

Read More >

Hollywood Park, an Inglewood Jewel

Since the SoFi Stadium opened in 2020, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Super Bowl champions the Los Angeles Rams, has brought much attention to a revitalized Inglewood. However, that was only the beginning. Spanning nearly 300

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