In Shanghai, the Fairmont Peace Hotel takes a different spin. over run by communists many years ago, it now represents peace. The hotel is the product of new- age technology and modern day luxuries.
In Vietnam, the new Six Senses Con Dao encourages living close to nature. Each of 50 beachfront villas includes canopy beds, ocean-facing walls of sliding glass doors, private plunge pools and bathrooms featuring open-air showers. Inspired by local villages, a craft shop, art gallery and library line a row of wood-frame dwellings. There's a market-style restaurant nearby that has wok-fried noodles as well as a bakery and deli.