Global Hotspots


Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Not on the usual tourist track, Bolivia is finally opening up their luxury offerings. Cox and Kings are booking trips to this landlocked country that includes stays in the famed Salt Hotel or in Airstream trailers docked out on the salt flats at high altitude as well as private boat trips on the beautiful Lake Titicaca.

Belmond Miraflores Park, Lima, Peru

After an extensive renovation the Belmond Miraflores Park now offers ocean view suites and a business floor for some privacy in the city’s finest neighborhood. The hotel also finally offers a circuit perfect for Peru travellers with hotels in the country’s hot spots: Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and on board the Belmond Hiram Bingham train.


Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru.

Bunn House, Asheville, USA

A small mountain town, known for liberal arts college Black Mountain College, just welcomed a perfect place to stay – the Bunn House. With free snacks, and self-check in facilities the family run Home is right downtown. And so the city is reviving its long-standing commitment to the arts and worth exploring for more than a weekend – make sure the Biltmore Mansion is on the itinerary.

Bunn House

Boutique bliss – Bunn House.

Edition Hotels, Miami, USA

One of the latest incarnations of Ian Schrager’s Edition hotels opened on Miami Beach. With a bowling alley and nightclub down below, various pools to choose from, fabulous dining and rooms overlooking the ocean there really is nothing better to enhance a shiny Miami trip. Valet your cabriolet and be poolside immediately.


Edition Hotels’ Miami Beach property – very Miami and more.

The Norman, Tel Aviv, Israel

The food is still the best thing about this now, ever-cosmopolitan city. But recently The Norman opened its doors and finally the city has a boutique heaven to rest your head. Converted historical buildings host this 50-roomed hotel that comes equipped with a pool and decked with two restaurants.

The Norman

Clean lines and bold colours create a stylish home away from home at The Norman, Tel Aviv.

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