KAA News Roundup

We are thrilled to announce the following clients made the list of the Top 50 Hotels in the World from Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards. The Lodhi in New Delhi debuts at the #2 spot, and another city hotel, The Reverie Saigon took the #4 spot. The new Faena Miami Beach took the #11 spot and Finca Cortesin on Spain’s Costa del Sol is #43. See full list >>

A separate list of the Top 50 Resorts in the World featured many clients as well. Sister boutique hotels Bahia Vik and Playa Vik in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay shared the #3 spot, while the newly opened Chable Resort outside Merida in Mexico’s Yucatan debuted at #38. The top luxury ranch on the list, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch was named #7 in the world. See full list >>

Regional winners include Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa in Nicaragua at #9 in Central & South America, and Pikaia Lodge in the Galapagos was named #8 in South America. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers came in at #3 in all of Australia and New Zealand, and was the highest-ranking property in all of New Zealand.

In Barcelona, Almanac in ready to welcome visitors as of November 1st, and starting this spring, a new Caribbean luxury resort will be unveiled in Grenada, Silversands.

To all females traveling solo, check out 27 of the best destinations for you from Forbes featuring Chable Resort in Mexico’s Yucatan. More on Chable in The Dallas Morning News, “Few resorts marry authentic Mayan culture with modern sophistication like Chablé.”

We love this article by Town & Country on 15 Incredible Places to Visit Before They Disappear featuring Pikaia Lodge in The Galapagos, Bhutan, and many more.

Beautiful article on Vik Chile in NUVO Mag, a must read for must visit destination.

Malibu and the stunning Malibu Beach Inn in Architectural Digest, This Coastal Town Thrives by Tapping into Its Nostalgic “Surfurbia” Roots.

From the New York Times, gain insight into the mind behind art and design hotel Faena Miami Beach in their article, Take a Tour of Alan Faena’s Living Room in Miami Beach.

Leaves have peaked and Twin Farms is ready to welcome guests into November with their Naked Table Project, as featured in Departures Magazine. The boutique hideaway also makes the list from Indagare for Top 10: Fall-Inspired Long Weekends.

5 Yoga Retreats in Asia’s Most Stunning Places features Ananda Spa, tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Over in Jaipur, Rajmahal Palace is featured in this article, “How a revamp of a historic Indian palace gave rise to a beautiful, bespoke wallpaper brand.”

In The Maldives, Gili Lankanfushi is featured in an insightful article, “Travel: Experience Barefoot Eco Luxury in The Maldives.”

A private tour of New Zealand’s best luxe lodges with the Tiger Tour in Forbes, Kauri Cliff’s Tiger Tour Is an Exclusive, Insider’s New Zealand Experience.

Great Plains Conservation and their Wild Studio is in Travel + Leisure, This Safari in Kenya Can Turn Total Amateurs into Skilled Wildlife Photographers.

Advice from The Beaumont GM, on how to London Like a Local from Luxury Travel Advisor.

Check out this great article from Rake Magazine on one of Spain’s best hotels, Finca Cortesin, #43 Hotel in the World from Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards.