Sanctuaries at Sea

On a Celebrity cruise, luxury is the standard. When it comes to accommodations, that means so much more than a place to lay your head. Think onboard private retreats with the contemporary feel of a boutique hotel. The suites and staterooms are statements in design, decor, and craftsmanship, and more importantly, they enhance the cruise vacation thanks to new services, amenities, and exclusive events that accompany each class.

Ian Schrager: Hotels, Design, and Nightlife

It was way back in 2006, in the good old days of prosperity and flashy displays of wealth, when we first sat down with the man we dubbed "the king of cool," Ian Schrager. Flash forward four years later and the success of Schrager's Gramercy Park projects serve as a testament to his dynamic staying power in a fickle world of instant gratification, as well as his ability to lead the culture of modern-day America.

The Art of EPIC Residences & Hotel

EPIC Residences & Hotel has made quite a splash on the Miami scene since opening its doors in early 2009. Located at the convergence of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay, it has become one of the haute spots that is redefining the area. Contributing to the buzz of this luxury locale is the permanent art collection displayed throughout the property. Diana Lowenstein, owner of the eponymous Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts (DLFA) gallery, along with her daughter, Flavia Lowenstein-Elortegui, personally selected works from various artists.