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Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | 6:00 am
Though the global financial meltdown marked the end of conspicuous consumption for many travelers, ultra luxury is on the mend these days.
One clear sign of the times is the re-emergence of opulent one-off designer suites at posh upscale hotels.
In many ways the new mantra of luxury hotel is smaller is better when it pertains to the number of rooms in a given property, but sizes does seem to matter for an individuals home away from home,
The trend is not only in Asia but also across the world, where one-o-a-kind offerings command sky-high rates.
Hoteliers say the marketing benefits and public relations generated often translate from hardware into helping the property position itself at the top of the market.
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