New suites at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

New suites at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, a Tuscan resort founded by Massimo and Chiara Ferragamo, unveiled 19 new suites and the renovation of the property’s Osteria La Canonica restaurant.  The new suites are located in a new complex on the estate, featuring views of…

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popular destination countries are grappling with surging Covid-19 variants, but the patchwork and last-minute nature…

Hard to say 'arrivederci' to Rome's Hotel Vilon

Hard to say 'arrivederci' to Rome's Hotel Vilon

After a three-train journey complete with screaming children and a midafternoon transfer in Italy’s summer heat, I couldn’t have asked for a better place to land than the Hotel Vilon. Just a quick taxi ride from Rome’s main train station, the 18-room…

A most satisfying stopover in Lucca

A most satisfying stopover in Lucca

LUCCA, Italy — When I checked in at the Hotel Ilaria in this ancient walled city in Italy’s Tuscany region, the woman at the desk was surprised to see my American passport. I didn’t have the time, or the desire, to research…

Calilo a work of art on the Greek island of Ios

Calilo a work of art on the Greek island of Ios

There are very few times when I can genuinely say that a hotel is unlike anything I’ve ever seen. But Calilo, a 30-suite resort on the Greek island of Ios, truly is in a class of its own. Walking into the lobby…

One&Only growing its European footprint in Greece

One&Only growing its European footprint in Greece

Ultraluxe hospitality group One&Only is growing its European presence, announcing plans to develop a new resort just outside of Athens.  The One&Only Aesthesis will be located in Glyfada on the Athenian Riviera, set on nearly 52 acres of beachfront. The majority of…

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on U.S. tourists

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on U.S. tourists

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States. EU members agreed Wednesday to add the U.S. to the list of countries for which they should gradually remove restrictions…

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on U.S. tourists

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on U.S. tourists

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States. EU members agreed Wednesday to add the U.S. to the list of countries for which they should gradually remove restrictions…

One&Only growing its European footprint in Greece

One&Only growing its European footprint in Greece

Ultraluxe hospitality group One&Only is growing its European presence, announcing plans to develop a new resort just outside of Athens.  The One&Only Aesthesis will be located in Glyfada on the Athenian Riviera, set on nearly 52 acres of beachfront. The majority of…