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Yoga Offerings at Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts
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Committed yogis need never miss a class, even on vacation, when visiting Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts. In honor of September being National Yoga Month, we wanted to share info on the collection’s yoga offerings. …

Israel Vacation: Keeping the Promise
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Israel Vacation: Keeping the Promise

Keeping the Promise
By: Dr. Mark S. Goodman
 
A few thousand years ago a man named Moses with plagues and miracles in hand, made a promise. He took a people through a desert, parted a sea, climbed …

TURNBERRY ISLE MIAMI UNVEILS END OF SUMMER GETAWAY PACKAGES
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TURNBERRY ISLE MIAMI UNVEILS END OF SUMMER GETAWAY PACKAGES

Iconic South Florida resort, Turnberry Isle Miami, has unveiled three leisure packages that are ideal for those looking for a luxurious yet stimulating getaway before summer ends. Whether it’s relaxing by the pool, practicing the …

Starwood Preferred Guest® 2015 US Open Moments Private VIP clinic with Chris Evert
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Starwood Preferred Guest® 2015 US Open Moments Private VIP clinic with Chris Evert

Following Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) 2015 US Open Moments announcement earlier this week, we are excited to add that this year’s member tennis clinic with a pro tennis player will be hosted by former World …

BAHAMAS LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE ‘FINATICS’ PACKAGE
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The Islands Of The Bahamas and Floridians have a special relationship with The Bahamas being the latter’s playground. In recognition of this bond and shared passion for football, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has a …

CELEBRATE SUMMER’S END WITH THE “KIDS AND KITES” PACKAGE IN THE WINDY CITY
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CELEBRATE SUMMER’S END WITH THE “KIDS AND KITES” PACKAGE IN THE WINDY CITY

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, celebrates the end of summer with the “Kids and Kites” package. Families can choose from one of Chicago’s many world-renowned parks like the new family-friendly Maggie Daley Park, Millennium …

Buddy Dive Operation Launches in Dominica
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Buddy Dive Operation Launches in Dominica

Buddy Dive on Dominica set sail on its first voyage from the Fort Young Hotel’s jetty on August 2nd, marking the launch of the most complete dive experience in the Caribbean.

Buddy Dive on Dominica is …

St. Croix’s Legendary Buccaneer to Host Mind and Body Detox Retreat Led by Internationally Known Holistic Health and Yoga Guru Koya Webb
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St. Croix’s Legendary Buccaneer to Host Mind and Body Detox Retreat Led by Internationally Known Holistic Health and Yoga Guru Koya Webb

Escape to the St. Croix’s legendary Buccaneer Resort this summer and return with a souvenir you’ll treasure: a new you. The Buccaneer and Retreats Unlimited welcome international holistic health and certified yoga Instructor Koya Webb …

TURNBERRY ISLE MIAMI UNVEILSEND OF SUMMER GETAWAY PACKAGES
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 Iconic South Florida resort, Turnberry Isle Miami, has unveiled three leisure packages that are ideal for those looking for a luxurious yet stimulating getaway before summer ends. Whether it’s relaxing by the pool, practicing the …

FAIRMONT CHICAGO, MILLENNIUM PARK ANNOUNCES “KISS & MAKE UP DAY” PACKAGE
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No one needs the added stress of a relationship on the rocks. Make amends with the one you love this National Kiss and Make Up Day (August 25th) with a romantic stay at Fairmont Chicago, …

EAST, Miami Reveals Highly Anticipated First-Ever Photo Renderings of its Lifestyle Hotel Located in the Heart of Brickell City Centre.
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EAST, Miami Reveals Highly Anticipated First-Ever Photo Renderings of its Lifestyle Hotel Located in the Heart of Brickell City Centre.

EAST, Miami, a lifestyle hotel, is pleased to release the first-ever photo renderings of the highly anticipated hotel slated to open this winter 2015 at Brickell City Centre – Swire Properties Inc’s $1.05 billion …

&BEYOND LAUNCHES LUXURY TOUR OPERATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA
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&BEYOND LAUNCHES LUXURY TOUR OPERATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA

Following its significant growth and operating success in South Asia, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond is now expanding its portfolio to include a third continent with the launch of &Beyond South America. World-renowned for its magnificent …

RENAISSANCE CHICAGO DOWNTOWN HOTEL TO UNVEIL FRESH NEW LOOK
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RENAISSANCE CHICAGO DOWNTOWN HOTEL TO UNVEIL FRESH NEW LOOK

Set against the dramatic skyline on the banks of the Chicago River, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel will unveil its much buzzed about $27 Million lobby and guestroom transformation this April. A looking-glass reflecting the urban energy and captivating …

Tohoku Heroes Returns at Park Hyatt Tokyo
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Chef Kenichiro Ooe, Executive Chef at Kozue, is launching phase two of the Tokohu Heroes dinner series in support of the eponymous region effected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Chef Ooe is from the …

New Authentic Italian Menu Introduced At Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort
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New Authentic Italian Menu Introduced At Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

Bar Luna at Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in South Florida, recently debuted a new Italian menu, featuring Chicago’s West Loop Salumi, pizzeta, bruschetta, authentic cicchetti and other light bites. The chefs of …

FRANK SINATRA’S TREASURED VACATION DESTINATION FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH CELEBRATES SINGER’S CENTENNIAL
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FRANK SINATRA’S TREASURED VACATION DESTINATION FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH  CELEBRATES SINGER’S CENTENNIAL

Fontainebleau Miami Beach today announced that it will celebrate the legacy of Frank Sinatra and his upcoming centennial birthday with 100 days of unique programming. The 100 day countdown to Sinatra’s 100th birthday officially kicks off September 2, 2015, …

MIAMI SPICE MONTH AT THE TRAYMORE RESTAURANT AND BAR
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MIAMI SPICE MONTH AT THE TRAYMORE RESTAURANT AND BAR

The Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, is proud to make its annual participation in Miami Spice Month, with menus that …

Blue Harmony Spa at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach is celebrating Spa Month with promotions from July 1st to August 31st!
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Blue Harmony Spa at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach is celebrating Spa Month with promotions from July 1st to August 31st!

Blue Harmony Spa at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach is celebrating Spa Month with promotions from July 1st to August 31st!
 
The spa is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, please visitwww.shelborne.com or call 305-341-1366. Shelborne …

COMO SHAMBHALA URBAN ESCAPE INTRODUCES ITS 2015 MIAMI SPA MONTH MENU
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COMO SHAMBHALA URBAN ESCAPE INTRODUCES ITS 2015 MIAMI SPA MONTH MENU

Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts, invites enthusiasts and aficionados of holistic health to experience COMO’s award-winning wellness and spa concept for the months of …

Staycation in Style at Royal Blues Hotel in Deerfield Beach
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Staycation in Style at Royal Blues Hotel in Deerfield Beach

The Royal Blues Hotel, South Florida’s exceptional luxury boutique art hotel and the state’s first and only Relais & Chateaux hotel, announces the launch of the Royal Blues Staycation Package! With the purchase of two …

STAY, DINE AND SHINE IN GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE WITH 2-FOR-1 “SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER” PROMOTION
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Summer lasts longer in Greater Fort Lauderdale and with a new promotion, the deals do too. Eat, play and love your stay with 2-for-1 hotel, spa, dining and destination attractions offering summer savings through September.
 
Visitors …

MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AN ARRAY OF ULTRA LUXURIOUS PACKAGES
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Mandarin Oriental, Miami, the triple Five-Star luxury hotel, is commemorating its milestone anniversary of 15 years with an array of celebratory delights. From theMagnificent Miami 15 package and 15 Days of Beauty to #FindtheFan social media contest, there …

SHERATON, WESTIN AND STARWOOD’S ENTIRE BRAND PORTFOLIO EMPOWER SPG MEMBERS TO RECLAIM THE WEEKEND
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SHERATON, WESTIN AND STARWOOD’S ENTIRE BRAND PORTFOLIO EMPOWER SPG MEMBERS TO RECLAIM THE WEEKEND

Whether spent at home, abroad or somewhere in between, Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®), the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), believes no weekend should be wasted. SPG’s new Weekend …

Entourage Bungalow at W South Beach Hotel & Residences
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Entourage Bungalow at W South Beach Hotel & Residences

With Entourage the movie in theaters this is a great time to throw back to 2009 when W South Beach Hotel & Residences unveiled the luxurious Entourage Bungalow in the poolside garden the summer that the property opened.
 
Guests were able to vacation like …

New LGBT Packages at Dream Hotels
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June is LGBT Pride Month. For those planning trips with their partners, Dream Hotels is offering exclusive packages specially geared towards LGBT travelers. Whether you are traveling to New York or Miami, Dream Downtown and Dream South Beach has you covered …

Boca Raton Resort & Club Launches 72-Hour Promotion for Up to 30% Savings on Summer Travel
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Boca Raton Resort & Club Launches 72-Hour Promotion for Up to 30% Savings on Summer Travel

To kick off the summer in style, Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in South Florida, will run a 72-hour promotion from June 8-10 offering up to a 30% discount on its Best of …

Four Islamorada Resorts Offer Savings to Floridians This Summer
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With the start of summer just around the corner, Islamorada Resort Company’s four hotels – Amara Cay Resort, Pelican Cove Resort & Marina, Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina and La Siesta Resort – invite …

Discover The Palm Beaches Launches “Destination Champions” Program
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Discover The Palm Beaches Launches “Destination Champions” Program

Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB) has created a new “Destination Champions” program to further boost tourism to Palm Beach County. The program is designed to encourage, incentivize and reward local business leaders to recommend The …

KIMPTON’S TIDELINE OCEAN RESORT & SPA DEBUTS NEW FULL-SERVICE SPA
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Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa – Palm Beach unveiled its new spa this week during its “Turn the Tide on Melanoma” event in support of the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation.
 
Following a top-to-bottom renovation and re-design …

New Tennis Getaway Package at South Florida’s Boca Raton Resort & Club
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New Tennis Getaway Package at South Florida’s Boca Raton Resort & Club

Ranked number five of “The 50 Greatest Tennis Resorts in the United States” by Tennis Magazine, Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in South Florida, presents its new Tennis Weekend package. A three-night tennis camp getaway at …

Jack Nicklaus Villa Unveiled at Trump National Doral
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Jack Nicklaus Villa Unveiled at Trump National Doral

Donald J. Trump, Chairman and President of The Trump Organization, along with Ivanka Trump, Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, unveiled today the Jack Nicklaus Villa at Trump National Doral Miami®. Golf icon Jack Nicklaus …

Florida Resident Rate Now Offered at Waldorf Astoria’s Boca Raton Resort & Club
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Florida Resident Rate Now Offered at Waldorf Astoria’s Boca Raton Resort & Club

Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in South Florida, is pleased to extend to Sunshine State residents low rates and a $25 property credit for their stay with its “Florida Resident Package” offered for the first …

President Obama should have been Charlie
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President Obama should have been Charlie

President Obama should have been Charlie
Dr. Mark Goodman
 
“Give me liberty or give me death”,  but never during a playoff game.  It seems our President could not find the time and/or develop the logistics to attend the historic …

Sad Day in Paris
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Sad Day in Paris

Sad Day in Paris
By: Dr. Mark Goodman
 
… So I scored my first solo piece from my comrade McNaughton.  She told me to write about champagne. I got 100% authority to write whatever I wanted, no ad …

YVE Hotel Miami Launches In Downtown Miami
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YVE Hotel Miami Launches In Downtown Miami

 Host Hotels & Resorts, the nation’s largest lodging real estate investment trust, in conjunction with Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels and resorts in North America, announced today the opening of YVE Hotel Miami. A completely …

The Miami Beach EDITION: A City Comes Of Age
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The Miami Beach EDITION: A City Comes Of Age

There is a moment that comes in the life of a city. With the arrival of a single new project or development, forces that have been building for years suddenly become clear, and the city …

@thompsonmiami Modern Miami Meets Art Deco Glamour With Debut Of Thompson Miami Beach
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@thompsonmiami Modern Miami Meets Art Deco Glamour With Debut Of Thompson Miami Beach

Thompson Hotels today announces the official opening of its namesake property in the Miami market and the flagship for the brand: Thompson Miami Beach, located at 4041 Collins Avenue. The 380-room upscale beachfront property debuts with a collaborative dream …

Tommy Bahama Brings its Relaxed Style to Harbourside Place in Jupiter
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Tommy Bahama Brings its Relaxed Style to Harbourside Place in Jupiter

Tommy Bahama unveils its latest retail and restaurant concept at Harbourside Place, Jupiter on November 20 which is sure to become a favorite destination for those who celebrate relaxed and refined living. Tommy Bahama shares a long and proud history …

THE SPA AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MIAMI LAUNCHES PERSONALIZED WELLNESS RETREATS
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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami, a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Spa, debuts a series of wellness retreats to improve mind, body and spirit. Each customized retreat includes luxurious accommodations for two nights, healthy breakfast, …

KIMPTON’S SURFCOMBER MIAMI, SOUTH BEACH RINGS IN 2014 WITH SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE PACKAGE AND PARTY
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With the New Year right around the corner, Kimpton’s Surfcomber Miami, South Beach is kissing 2013 goodbye with a glamorous 1920s themed New Year’s Eve party, offering travelers an equally exciting hotel package to start …

Hilton Bentley Miami Debuts Newly Renovated Penthouse Suite
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Hilton Bentley Miami Debuts Newly Renovated Penthouse Suite

The AAA 4-Diamond award winning Hilton Bentley South Beach this week debuted a newly-renovated 3000 sqft penthouse suite with gorgeous wrap-around views overlooking the ocean at the beautiful southern tip of South Beach, where the …

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