December 18, 2019 USA LUXURY SHOPPING CONSORTIUM WELCOMES FIVE NEW PROPERTIES TO THEIR PORTFOLIO OF LUXURY SHOPPING AND DINING DESTINATIONS
Founded in 2017, the USA Luxury Shopping Consortium is an elite collection of shopping and dining destinations located in popular vacation cities throughout the USA including New York City, Orlando, Honolulu, Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Houston, Atlanta and Washington DC. The centers not only offer a vast collection of designer boutiques, contemporary shops, signature restaurants and entertainment; they also cater to today’s fashionable domestic and international travelers by offering special amenities and experiences curated especially for luxury travelers. The USA Luxury Shopping Consortium centers and retail districts are recognized as Preferred Shopping Destinations by the Virtuoso Travel Network. In 2020, the Consortium is adding five new new luxury shopping and dining destinations to their collection; Brickell City Center in Miami, Copley Place in Boston, Fashion Valley in San Diego, and Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza in Atlanta.
- Brickell City Centre showcases three levels of unparalleled shopping, dining and entertainment to the heart of downtown Miami. The dynamic mixed-use property features a distinctive mix of unique international retail brands found nowhere else in the U.S., as well as Saks Fifth Avenue, Coach, Ted Baker, ZARA and Apple. Dining selections abound, including a 40,000 sq. ft. Italian Food Hall, while a concierge staff caters to travelers’ needs. In addition, the center is home to a contemporary urban resort named EAST, which features a popular roof top bar overlooking Miami’s skyline. Two residential towers offer travelers an opportunity to actually live the Miami lifestyle and are popular second homes to many international visitors. brickellcitycentre.com
- Copley Place is home to over 75 iconic stores located in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Luxury retailers and designer brands include Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Dior, FENDI, Versace and many more. Restaurants include Boston’s famous Legal Sea Foods. The center offers concierge services and convenient access to two hotels via pedestrian sky bridges, The Westin and The Boston Marriott Copley Place. Special group programs, incentives and customized experiences are available. simon.com/mall/copley-place
- Fashion Valley invites visitors to embrace the coastal chic lifestyle at San Diego’s trendiest shopping destination. Accented by living walls of succulent plants, palm trees and fountains, travelers can shop more than 200 stores, including international fashion boutiques such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Prada and more, including iconic departments stores Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s. A delectable assortment of dining options is available including Blanco Tacos & Tequila, NoRTH Italia and True Food Kitchen. Full service concierge, group programs, visitor incentives and customized experiences are available. simon.com/mall/fashion-valley
- Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza are located adjacent to each other in the heart of Buckhead, just minutes from downtown Atlanta. At Lenox Square, an impressive two-story glass façade welcomes visitors to nearly 250 specialty shops and designer boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, FENDI, Burberry, Louis Vuitton and more, along with a variety of full-service restaurants. Just steps away, Phipps Plaza offers over 90 additional retailers including luxury leaders such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Versace, Valentino and more. The center boasts an array of dining options as well, including Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Ecco and others. The AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead is also conveniently connected to Phipps Plaza. Both centers offer concierge services, group programs, incentives and customized experiences. simon.com/mall/lenox-square and simon.com/mall/phipps-plaza
“We are excited to add these five luxury shopping centers and new destinations to the Consortium portfolio” says Kathy Anderson, founder and director of the USA Luxury Shopping Consortium. “Shopping and dining continue to be in the top three activities participated in by both domestic and international travelers in the U.S., yet they also want to enjoy unique and memorable experiences. The Consortium centers and retail districts offer a variety of services for luxury travelers including language assistance and currency exchange, complimentary in-store refreshments, personal shopping, car service or valet parking, beauty services, package delivery to hotels, unique culinary experiences, gifts with purchase and more. Customized experiences are also created with advance notice.” For further information, visit usaluxuryshopping.com