Knowing that the allure of travel lies
in the experience, The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., the global
leader in luxury hospitality, recently challenged its members to devise
“Out of this World” offers that include accommodations in member hotels’
most expensive and elaborate suites, along with an array of incredibly
extravagant amenities. “Our customers are used to having the finest things in life,” noted Paul
M. McManus, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We wanted to give them
the opportunity to experience ‘the best of everything’ that our hotels can
possibly offer, because we believe that luxury travel can make dreams come
Of the entries submitted, 21 have been selected as offering the most
outstanding components for unforgettably sybaritic travel escapes—
elements that individuals would not be able to secure on their own.
Private concerts by world-renowned musicians, dinners personally prepared
by internationally acclaimed chefs, lunch in the heart of the rain forest
—with silver service and butlers, private polo matches, and rounds of
golf with famous golfers, are just a few examples.