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luxury travel

Canada's Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

Owner's Suite terrace at Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim

By WAHEEDA HARRIS

Want to live the life of an A-lister in Canada? In addition to the de rigueur European vehicle and the haute couture clothing labels, those who live well travel well, too.

A night's stay in one of these exclusive hotel suites may cost more than a monthly mortgage payment.

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How To Travel Like a Canadian Federal Cabinet Minister

By SHANNON KELLY

With what some ministers spent on travel, you could buy a private island (Photo: Andrew Massey)

After Bev Oda’s pricey five-star hotel upgrade made headlines this week, news gatherers have been digging up travel totals for all federal cabinet ministers since March 2010. Here are some ways, you, too, can jet-set like a Canadian federal cabinet minister—without taking two years to do it. (more…)

The Most Extravagant Hotel Perks in Canada and Around the World

By SHANNON KELLY

Silver Screening Room at the Hazelton Hotel, Toronto (Photo: courtesy Hazelton Hotel)

You’ve probably heard of—or even experienced—hotels with luxury perks like pillow menus, elegant spas and golf pros, but what about a soap concierge, in-room mixologist or (for the morning after) a hangover recovery concierge? Departures magazine has a list of some of the world’s most outrageous hotel amenities.

We also found some serious luxury perks at Canadian hotels: (more…)