10 Reasons to Stay at The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles


I spent this past weekend in downtown L.A. speaking at The Los Angeles Times Travel Show. I was on two panels: the first one took place on Friday during their trade day and was titled Using Social Media to Build Your Brand. I presented alongside of Jessica Marati, Social Media Manager of Gadling.com and our […]

Fall Specials at Georgia’s Reynolds Plantation

Ritz-Carlton Lodge at night2

Unique campfire inspired spa treatments. Leaves turning vibrant red, yellow and orange. Pumpkins and unlimited ice skating. That pretty much sums up fall at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee, Georgia. Just 75 miles from Atlanta, Lake Oconee embodies tranquility with Georgia pines towering overhead. This luxury resort provides guests with everything they’d […]

Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach Presidential Package

The Living Room

Hail to the chief! The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach has a new Presidential Suite package sure to satisfy anyone who wonders what it’s like to be the most powerful man in the world. Trust Johnny Jet, he knows — he’s stayed in this suite before! From the moment you step off your plane until the time […]

Tweeter of the Week: @LuxPRLady

Allison Sitch

Allison Sitch is a real-time, luxury travel PR lady from England. She lives in the U.S. but travels often for business and pleasure. Although she works for Ritz-Carlton she doesn’t just tweet about them. For example a recent tweet was 10 hidden gems of Europe. Follow her at @LuxPRLady. You can also follow me on […]

Ritz-Carlton Singapore


Just as the hotel had promised, a driver was waiting for us at the train station. A short 10-minute drive later we were pulling into the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. I’ve heard a lot about this property, including that it’s the only six-star hotel in the world. My first impression was that it sure didn’t look […]

Ritz-Carlton Phoenix


 To get to Phoenix I flew United Express, though it was really United’s partner airline Skywest (you can always tell what airline you are on not by the plane’s paint job but by the safety card in the seat-back pocket). The sole flight attendant on the 50-seat CRJ200 was named Katie. From her innocent smile […]

Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne


A couple of days later I flew five hours from LAX to Miami on American Airlines. I chose American’s 9:30 a.m. flight since it was on a 767 and all those planes are outfitted with Wi-Fi (on domestic flights). When we landed my seatmate said to me, “You worked the whole flight,” and I said, […]

Papeete to L.A. on Air Tahiti Nui


Greetings! After Bora Bora, I went to speak on a social media panel in Santa Barbara, then did basically the same talk for Ritz-Carlton owners and GMs from around the world at their annual conference in Miami. I have tons of pictures and stories from both, in addition to part 1 of the seven-country Baltic […]