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YACHTLIFE: THE JETSET’S BEST-KEPT SECRET
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YACHTLIFE: THE JETSET’S BEST-KEPT SECRET

Based in Miami, YachtLife is opening up what was once the rarefied domain of the superrich to the masses by allowing users to quickly and easily charter fully crewed, luxury yachts for the day with just a …

The journey of WALL continues – A peek into the success of one of Miami’s longest running nightlife staples
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The journey of WALL continues – A peek into the success of one of Miami’s longest running nightlife staples

As the saying goes “what goes up, must come down” but that doesnt seem to be the case with WALL Lounge. Currently heading to its 8th year in operation with no signs of slowing down, the celeb and …

Miami Beach Sets the Table for Visitors from Across the Globe
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Miami Beach Sets the Table for Visitors from Across the Globe

Miami Beach has long been known as a nightlife hotspot, but over the past 10 years, the city has witnessed a gastronomic transformation of gourmet proportions. From the arrival of James Beard Award winning chefs to vibrant …

Paradise Beach Resort in Nevis New Packages for 2017
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Paradise Beach Resort in Nevis New Packages for 2017

1. For outdoor adventure types with perhaps “conflicting” degrees of fitness levels, we have a new package at Paradise Beach Resort on Nevis. The resort is extremely private, with only 7 villas, private butlers, and private pools. …

Experience Renowned V Art of Wellness Program at The Confidante Miami Beach
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Experience Renowned V Art of Wellness Program at The Confidante Miami Beach

Miami Beach’s popular lifestyle hotel, The Confidante, has teamed up with celebrated health and wellness group V Art of Wellness to create a dynamic program of fitness and wellness offerings for hotel guests and locals …

Exploring Azamara Quest in Port Miami
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Exploring Azamara Quest in Port Miami

Cruise lines have long mastered the upscale all-inclusive vacation concept.   Where else can travelers experience world class cuisine, visit multiple ports of call yet be assured of deluxe accommodations, and enjoy formal on-board soirees?
Still, Azamara Club …

sbe Completes Acquisition Of Morgans Hotel Group
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sbe Completes Acquisition Of Morgans Hotel Group

sbe Founder and Chief Executive Officer Sam Nazarian today announced with partners Ron Burkle and Cain Hoy Enterprises the definitive closing of sbe‘s acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group, a move that further expands its international footprint and solidifies its unique position …

Fly South and Beat the Cold at Kimpton’s Florida Hotels
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Fly South and Beat the Cold at Kimpton’s Florida Hotels

Calling all snowbirds! Escape the winter chill and holiday houseguests, and opt for sun and sand in South Florida. Heat things up with a sizzling getaway at one of Kimpton’s Florida hotels – EPIC Miami; Surfcomber Miami, South Beach; Vero Beach Hotel & Spa; The Angler’s, Miami …

Royal Caribbean’s Newest Ship Harmony of the Seas Welcomed by Sister Ships, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean’s Newest Ship Harmony of the Seas Welcomed by Sister Ships, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis-class ships, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the new Harmony of the Seas, struck a chord today, greeting each other at sea for the first and possibly only time. In a …

The New York Unveiling Of The Nobu Hotel Miami Beach
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The New York Unveiling Of The Nobu Hotel Miami Beach

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper, with architect David Rockwell, celebrated the launch of Nobu Hotel Miami Beach with the Chapur family, owners of the Miami property, its General Manager Laurence Dubey,and Nobu New York’s Drew Nieporent at an intimate cocktail reception …

JW Marriott Miami Reveals $1.5 Million Dollar Redesign of its Grand Ballroom and Meeting Space
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JW Marriott Miami Reveals $1.5 Million Dollar Redesign of its Grand Ballroom and Meeting Space

JW Marriott Miami, Brickell Avenue’s first and premier luxury hotel, has undergone an all new design of its entire meeting space (facilities, venues).  Working with the firm, Studio 5 Interior Design and Architecture, the new …

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With $35 Million Investment In Hotel Enhancements
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The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With $35 Million Investment In Hotel Enhancements

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced a $35 millioninvestment in The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort by its owner, Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (“ARTIC”). Nearly five years after its grand opening, the resort further elevates the …

Sir Richard Branson’s Cruise Line Reveals New Name & Icon, A Signed Ship Building Contract and A World First Clean Energy Partnership
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Sir Richard Branson’s Cruise Line Reveals New Name & Icon, A Signed Ship Building Contract and A World First Clean Energy Partnership

Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson today revealed Virgin Voyages as the inspiring new identity for the company’s cruise line. Joined by the company’s President and CEO Tom McAlpin, they announced the name, and shared …

Crystal Elevates Global Luxury Travel to New Heights with Crystal AirCruises Innovative Itineraries for 2017 & 2018
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Crystal Elevates Global Luxury Travel to New Heights with Crystal AirCruises Innovative Itineraries for 2017 & 2018

On the heels of last week’s landmark announcement of Crystal AirCruises’ inaugural journey, Crystal revealed more of its 2017 and 2018 global itineraries for its privately owned Boeing 777-209LR, which are now open for booking.

“Taste of Waldorf Astoria” Culinary Competition Stirs and Shakes Up Third Year
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“Taste of Waldorf Astoria” Culinary Competition Stirs and Shakes Up Third Year

Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
December 5 – 9, 2016
Waldorf Astoria Executive Chef: Andrew Roenbeck, Executive Chef at Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
An integral part of the Resort …

Airbnb Expands Beyond the Home with the Launch of Trips
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Airbnb Expands Beyond the Home with the Launch of Trips

Airbnb today unveiled the most significant development in its eight year history as it moves beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips. Bringing together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet all in …

Escape Art Basel for Kimpton Tideline in Palm Beach
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Escape Art Basel for Kimpton Tideline in Palm Beach

Art Basel Miami is quickly approaching. A long weekend of art exhibits, live music and celeb-filled parties means the population of Miami skyrockets! Escape the crowds and the chaos for a tranquil getaway to Kimpton Tideline …

The Diplomat Beach Resort Holiday Packages
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The Diplomat Beach Resort Holiday Packages

Holiday offers from The Diplomat Beach Resort, including 3 exclusively packaged experiences that accommodate every kind of traveler. From relaxing “spa-liday” treatments to help you unwind from stressful shopping to kid friendly activities, The Diplomat Beach Resort is the perfect …

MARGARITAVILLE HOLLYWOOD BEACH RESORT CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL OFFER
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MARGARITAVILLE HOLLYWOOD BEACH RESORT  CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL OFFER

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, located on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in South Florida, is celebrating its first anniversary with a “Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Turns One! Anniversary Offer.” Valid on minimum two-night stays from October 1 …

The Diplomat Beach Resort Rekindles the Spirit of South Florida with Upcoming Debut on the Beaches of Hollywood
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A new icon is set to take center stage in Hollywood, Florida,The Diplomat Beach Resort. Currently undergoing a $100 million dollar transformation, The Diplomat Beach Resort will embrace and position the property as a high-energy …

Fontainebleau Miami Beach Introduces the Ultimate New Year’s Eve VIP Experience with Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Marshmello
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Fontainebleau Miami Beach announces an exclusive and lavish New Year’s Eve experience that allows guests to indulge in the Miami Beach celebrity lifestyle with Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Marshmello. The package includes penthouse accommodations for …

Gzella Collection Drives Boutique Hotel Movement in Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Gzella Collection Drives Boutique Hotel Movement in Fort Lauderdale Beach

Leading a new era in boutique lodging in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Gzella Collection is launching three beachside boutique hotels – Fortuna, Ikona and Mirra, following multi-million dollar renovations that combine modern interior design, smart technology and stylish amenities with historic architecture.

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach Connects With Kind Traveler, Empowering Guests To Give Back To The Community
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COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach Connects With Kind Traveler, Empowering Guests To Give Back To The Community

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach, the inaugural U.S property by COMO Hotels and Resorts, has become one of the first hotel properties to join Kind Traveler – the newly launched “Give + Get” hotel booking platform – enabling travelers …

ME by Melia Debuts First U.S. Destination, ME Miami, in Heart of Booming Downtown
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ME by Melia Debuts First U.S. Destination, ME Miami, in Heart of Booming Downtown

Marking a historic moment for Meliá Hotels International, one of the world’s largest hotel and resort groups, its ME by Meliá brand officially opened its first-ever U.S. destination — ME Miami — today in Downtown Miami. The hotel bursts onto …

Kimpton’s EPIC29 Offers the Right of Touch of Luxe at EPIC Hotel
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Kimpton’s EPIC29 Offers the Right of Touch of Luxe at EPIC Hotel

Kimpton’s EPIC hotel in downtown Miami has launched a hotel within a hotel for guests looking for an added touch of luxe. Featuring VIP perks, accommodations and amenities, EPIC29 offers the very best of EPIC, and more, at great …

Boca Raton Resort & Club Aims High with 2nd Annual Stars & Stripes Festival with Fireworks 4th of July Celebration
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Boca Raton Resort & Club Aims High with 2nd Annual Stars & Stripes Festival with Fireworks 4th of July Celebration

This 4th of July weekend the Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort invites families to celebrate the nation’s independence with its 2nd annual Stars & Stripes Festival with Fireworks freedom jubilee. After last year’s explosive success with over 1,000 families in …

SPA & WELLNESS MONTH IN THE PALM BEACHES OCTOBER 2016
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Renowned for its award-winning spas and unique wellness offerings, The Palm Beaches of South Florida will host its inaugural Spa & Wellness Month in October 2016. Organized by Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the official tourism marketing …

Best 4th of July Firework Displays in the Nation
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Best 4th of July Firework Displays in the Nation

Independence Day is less than 20 days away! What better way to help your readers celebrate than by sharingBooking.com’s roadmap to the best and brightest firework displays this nation has to offer?
 
There are 6 jaw-dropping spectacles that …

Miami’s Must-See Summer Packages | 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach
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Miami’s Must-See Summer Packages | 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach

With summer right around the corner and 4 new experiential packages available, 1 Hotel South Beach is offering all you need for a stress-free and affordable luxury vacation.
Miami’s pristine sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters and a brand driven by …

MIAMI Spa Month at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape
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MIAMI Spa Month at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape

COMO Metropolitan, Miami Beach, the inaugural property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, announces its Miami Spa Month menu being offered at the hotel’s COMO Shambhala Urban Escape for the months of July and August.
COMO Metropolitan, …

Napa Valley’s The Meritage Resort Announced 2016 Winemaker Dinner Series
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Napa Valley’s The Meritage Resort Announced 2016 Winemaker Dinner Series

The Meritage Resort and Spa, in Napa, Calif., is proud to announce its prestigious 2016 Masters Winemaker Dinner Series. Already this year The Meritage has hosted numerous guests for dinners with HALL Wines/St. Helena, Joseph …

2016 St. Kitts Music Festival
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2016 St. Kitts Music Festival

The St. Kitts Music Festival Committee has finalized the lineup of artists to appear on the 20th Anniversary production of the Festival, which takes places June 23 to 25, 2016.

The newest addition to the lineup of …

St. Kitts Smells Sweet at Tommy Bahama’s NYC Flagship Store
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St. Kitts Smells Sweet at Tommy Bahama’s NYC Flagship Store

To celebrate St. Kitts’ developing partnership with iconic lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama, the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce, paid a visit to the brand’s flagship retail and restaurant …

The Gentleman’s Guide to a Bachelor Party Weekend in Cuba
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The Gentleman’s Guide to a Bachelor Party Weekend in Cuba

Visiting Cuba recently got easier for Americans due to a lift on travel restrictions, and the beautiful city of Havana is becoming an increasingly popular destination for bachelor parties.
Bobby Rossi, one of NYC’s top hospitality and …

The Suite Experience at Mandarin Oriental, Miami Offers a Pampered and Tranquil Retreat
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The Suite Experience at Mandarin Oriental, Miami Offers a Pampered and Tranquil Retreat

The triple Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Miami announces the new Suite Experience package combining a luxury stay in a stunning waterfront suite with a personalized wellness program. Guests will enjoy daily treatments at the hotel’s award-winning Spa and a host of exciting …

2016 ArtCrush Summer Benefit Honoring Gabriel Orozco | August 3-5
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2016 ArtCrush Summer Benefit Honoring Gabriel Orozco | August 3-5

The Aspen Art Museum (AAM) is pleased to announce the twelfth annual edition of its ArtCrush Summer Benefit, Wednesday, August 3 through Friday, August 5, 2016. Each year, ArtCrush is one of the international contemporary art world’s most important …

TRAVEL CHANNEL NAMES THE TOP 10 SWIMMING HOLES IN THE UNITED STATES
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TRAVEL CHANNEL NAMES THE TOP 10 SWIMMING HOLES IN THE UNITED STATES

From the best natural diving platforms and hidden slides, to crystal-clear water with colors that change from blue to a golden crimson, Travel Channel announces the top 10 swimming holes in the United States – …

Miami Vice, Twice: W Hotels Expands Presence with Opening of W Miami
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Miami Vice, Twice: W Hotels Expands Presence with Opening of W Miami

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), announced the expansion of its Florida portfolio with the opening of W Miami, formerly Viceroy Miami. W Miami is located on Brickell Avenue at the …

Just for June: Crystal Offers Upgrades with Sizzling Summer Special
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Just for June: Crystal Offers Upgrades with Sizzling Summer Special

On 14 of its celebrated luxury voyages this fall through spring of 2017, Crystal Cruises is enhancing the plush accommodations for its well-traveled guests. For travelers who book by June 30 a Deluxe Ocean View …

Turn a Trip into an Experience with Fairmont Chicago’s New Room Add-Ons
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Booking a vacation can be a long, exhausting process. There’s booking the flight or mapping the drive, finding a place to stay and figuring out activities. Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is making it easier this …

Top Tips for Solo Travel – Discover Latin America with Hilton Worldwide
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Many who travel on their own find it is the best way to try new things, keep an open mind and return from vacation with an expanded worldview. With solo travel on the rise, Hilton Worldwide in …

unnamed-34Welcome. My name is Daedrian McNaughton, Jamaican born and bred, Miami-based, a full time flight attendant, student pilot, blogger and founder of Premier Guide Miami. I am honored to be the Miami blogger to cover the 1972 Miami Dolphins honored by President Barack Obama at the White House. I have also covered Art Basel in Miami Beach, the Dalai Lama's visit to Miami, the Clinton Global Initiative, various television shows including, The X Factor, The Voice, American Idol, Glee, multiple Bravo series and interviewed over 100 of entertainment stars and celebrities including Dwyane Wade, former vice-president of the United States, Al Gore; Kelly Rowland, Betty White, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Keith Urban, Trace Adkins, Nene Leakes, John Stamos, Kathy Griffin, Nigel Lythgoe, Anthony Bourdain, Sir Richard Branson and son, Sam Branson; Simon Cowell, Suze Orman, Eva Longoria, Jane Lynch, Rosie O'Donnell, Dr. Oz, Joan Rivers, Donald Trump, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Kournikova, Blair Underwood and Vanessa Williams. During my leisure time, I enjoy test driving luxury cars and traveling to exotic and luxurious locales like Ian Fleming's Goldeneye, Jamaica. Connect with me on Twitter @Daedrianm or @PremierGuideMe unnamed-82 vanessa williamsSuze OrmanAl_GoreDonald-Trump hqdefaultchris-tucker-339-569x377 daedrian-150x150 daphne-guinness Forest-Whitaker-569x426 John-Walsh-with-Daedrian-McNaughton-150x150 outlistevent-150x150 sean-penn-checking-out-my-boobs timthumb.php owen-wilson-569x426 sean-penn-checking-out-my-boobsclive-davis-569x426