The Secret Ingredients of Coveted Niche Beauty Brands

“Beauty wasn’t the initial idea, it was family,” says Xavier Desforges de Cauli?res, the 36-year-old founder of Maison Cauli?res–one of the most successful, under-the-radar independent beauty brands out of France. In four years, his body-care line has earned a prominent home within Rosewood luxury hotel properties around the world, from the spa at Paris’s H?tel […]

This African Safari Was Founded Before Ecotourism Was Trendy

Mombo. It’s a name synonymous with watching the world’s most majestic wildlife. The remote camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta set the benchmark in luxury lodging when Wilderness Safaris, the industry’s pioneering ecotourism outfitter, took the reins in 1999. By boldly deviating from the once-rustic standards in the delta, the company transformed the camp into an […]