Daily Pampering: Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills adds glamour to guests stay

In Beverly Hills, everyone is red carpet-ready, all the time. Photo ops are an art form and whether you’re in jeans or a designer gown, there’s always a reason to be red carpet-ready. Thanks to the Peninsula Hotel, Beverly Hills guests can also get their glamour on with the “The Red Carpet-Ready Experience.”

Just in time for the upcoming “Awards Season” in Hollywood, this unique Peninsula Academy offering is a unique opportunity for guests to be photographed in a style that captures the glamour of celebrities on the Red Carpet at a movie premiere, the Emmys, or the Academy Awards.

The “Red Carpet-Ready Experience” begins in the privacy of the guests’ hotel room or suite, with a hair professional stylist and makeup artist. The stylist will consult with female guests, who will have the unique opportunity to borrow exquisite pieces from the hotel’s exclusive Henri J. Sillam jewelry boutique to glamorize their gowns. The guests will then be photographed by award-winning Hollywood photographer Ryan Forbes, whose work has appeared in Town & Country, Conde Nast Traveler and Elle Décor.

For the full Red Carpet experience, guests can be photographed against The Peninsula Beverly Hills’ step-and-repeat banner, a backdrop like those used at Hollywood movie premieres and awards events. A week later the guests will receive a selection of proofs from which to select the perfect portrait.

The price for your red carpet debut? This Hollywood-style pampering costs you $950.

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Daily Pampering: MINI Coopers for the holidays at Peninsula Hotels

The Peninsula Hotels of New York and Chicago are adding a little gift to their holiday bookings. Book an executive level suite in the Chicago or New York hotel and the hotel will hand over the keys to a MINI Cooper Clubman.

Forget hailing cabs and trekking through the snow in the city, now you can hop in your MINI (via chauffeur) and whip through the city streets. New York City guests taking a spin in the MINI will have three itineraries to choose from encompassing the hidden hot spots of Uptown, Midtown and Downtown. MINI passengers in the Windy City will be able to choose from itineraries created for romance, families and foodies and each experience can be paired with directions and customized tips available on the MINI’s iPhone and iPad, which guests may use during the duration of their trip.

Continuing The Peninsula Hotels legacy of offering the finest fleet of customized vehicles for their guests, the new MINIs join Peninsula’s renowned fleet of 14 Rolls Royce Phantoms available at Peninsula Hong Kong.

Want to take these little guys for a spin? Suites start at $1,375 in New York and $895 in Chicago.

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Daily Pampering: The Peninsula Beverly Hills partners with Tory Burch

What’s better than a luxury hotel room and a shopping spree? We can’t really think of anything, actually, which is why today’s Daily Pampering excites us to no end!

The Peninsula Beverly Hills has partnered with iconic American fashion designer Tory Burch to offer the “The Peninsula Girls Getaway with Tory Burch.” This luxury lifestyle experience provides a perfect way for ladies to share time together while shopping, spa-ing and sipping Champagne in gorgeous Beverly Hills.

Book a night and each guest will receive a $100 Tory Burch Promotional Card. If you’re so busy that you can’t get to the Tory Burch Boutiques in Los Angeles or Santa Monic during regular hours, The Peninsula will arrange for after-hours in-store shopping or for a personal consultation and mini-trunk show with a Tory Burch stylist in your hotel room. Your reservation also comes with daily Continental breakfast and a $50 credit toward treatments at The Spa at The Peninsula Beverly Hills. A bottle of Nicolas Feuillatte Rosé Champagne and valet parking are also included.

When: October 1 – December 15, 2010

Nightly Rates:
Deluxe, from $665/night
Grand Deluxe from $765/night
Superior Suite from $1,095/night

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Daily Pampering: Suite rides at The Peninsula Beverly Hills

Want to live like a celeb? First, you’ll need a “suite” ride. Guests at Beverly Hill’s famed property The Peninsula are finding that proposition even easier.

From now until September 30, 2011, guests who book any of the hotel’s 36 suites are offered complimentary use of their choice of three 2011 Cadillac models or a 2011 Chevrolet Corvette for the length of their stay. The Peninsula’s fleet of six vehicles includes the fastest V8 production sedan in the world (the 2011 Cadillac CST-V) , a hybrid Escalade Platinum Edition with three eight-inch backseat screens and wireless headsets and of course the famed Corvette.

“Los Angeles is all about the car,” says Offer Nissenbaum, managing director of The Peninsula Beverly Hills. “We want our guests to have the most luxurious driving option when making their way from the hotel to wherever they have to go-or want to go.”

Guests booking The Peninsula Beverly Hills’ suites-including the Villa Suites, Superior Suites, California and Deluxe Suites, Grand Deluxe Suites, Patio Suite, Peninsula Suite and Peninsula Villas-must request use of a complimentary automobile when making a reservation; they are based upon availability and guests must provide a copy of their driver’s license and proof of insurance. Tax, insurance and gas are not included.

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Daily Pampering: The Peninsula Hotels’ $20,000 tour of China

The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Beijing and The Peninsula Shanghai are offering China travelers a new way to see three of the country’s best city, thanks the “Tale of Three Cities” – the hotels’ collection of itineraries showcasing the very best of China.

Hoping to bring back the glamor in travel, the Peninsula’s are hosting above-and-beyond luxury experiences at each hotel that include accommodations, cultural tours, culinary and spa activities and sightseeing in style – via Rolls-Royce and helicopters.

The “Epic Tale” offer features Peninsula Suite accommodation and a host of benefits, while the more value-driven “Classic Tale” program also offers a range of distinctive advantages for the China traveler. Both programs include The Peninsula Academy, with its unique selection of heritage, culinary and lifestyle activities created to give guests a taste of Chinese culture.

“The Epic Tale” – starting price $20,000
Two nights’ accommodation in The Peninsula Suite (the premier suite in each hotel)
Airport transfers by Rolls-Royce Daily American breakfast
A selection of Peninsula Academy activities
Spa treatments at The Peninsula Spa by ESPA
Additional benefits in each hotel, including spa treatments, complimentary drinks, laundry, dry cleaning and more.

“The Classic Tale” – starting price $1,595
Two nights in a regular room
Daily American breakfast
Round-trip airport transfers by limousine
One Peninsula Academy program Spa credits at The Peninsula Spa by ESPA

The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai and The Peninsula Beijing “Tale of Three Cities” programs are available through Dec. 29, 2010.

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