Alo Yoga Thrive Event at The Grove

We talk about The Grove a lot here at Glitterati Tours – and it’s for good reason. This shopping and dining mecca definitely does it up right with events and fun ways to spend your afternoon. Their next major event is no exception as they are partnering with one of their newest and top L.A. stores,​ Alo Yoga​. Alo Yoga popped up within the last year at The Grove and has been killing the game with their yoga wear and easy athleisure style. Top it off with a kombucha or an espresso drink at their in-store coffee counter and you’ve made a great afternoon of shopping and relaxing. If you are feeling ambitious and want to get your sweat on 

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2018 Top 10 City Hotels in Greater Los Angeles

Congratulations to our friends at these venues for making it into the 2018 Top 10 City Hotels in Greater Los Angeles from Travel and Leisure.  From the concierge desk and front desk, to the valets, and housekeeping, the following hotels should enjoy their well-deserved rankings. It’s referred to “Greater Los Angeles” for some of these hotels are in cities that are separate, such as Beverly Hills.  The ratings were based on service, food, overall value, facilities, and location. The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, a Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills Located at the intersection of Wilshire and Rodeo Drive.  Restaurants include The Blvd. and Cut. (For more on this property, see our previous “Hotel Spotlight” blog post). Petit Ermitage, West Hollywood Nestled 

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Hotel Spotlight: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel

A legendary property in one of the most recognizable cities in the United States!  The Beverly Wilshire Hotel was completed in 1928.  Its name has changed slightly over the years, and some visitors still refer to it as The Regent Beverly Wilshire.  Since 1992, it’s commonly called A Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Wilshire (not to be confused with its sister hotel a few blocks away, The Four Seasons Los Angeles Hotel at Beverly Hills). The Beverly Wilshire Hotel’s guest list is long and impressive.  Notable names include Warren Beatty, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, President Barack Obama, and countless royal families from around the globe. The hotel sits perfectly centered in the 90210 zip code.  Its intersections include Wilshire Blvd. and 

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Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles

Best Tour Experiences in Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills ______________________ With apps and technology, it seems like nowadays everyone can be a hotel owner (home rentals), a chauffeur (ride-sharing), and a tour guide (local experiences).  There’s certainly some great advantages to these services, especially when it comes to price points and convenience, but there’s also the mystery of what lies ahead. You can certainly get what you pay for. There’s no surprises when sticking with a 5-star company.  Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills is tried-and-true.  We’ve been in business for 10-years, and we’ve conducted 1000’s of private tours.  We are proud of our outstanding reputation with the top concierge desks throughout Beverly Hills, Bel Air and L.A., as well as 

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The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood

For over 84 years, The Original Farmers Market in Hollywood has been a local favorite.  Even their tagline is “Meet Me at Third and Fairfax.”  It’s at this intersection in 1934 that local farmers were invited to sell their goods off the back of trucks.  Soon after, merchants and grocers joined in, and opened permanent kiosks or stalls that acted as their restaurants and stores. Since that time, it’s remained a must-visit for neighbors, celebrities, and of course travelers to our city.  Everyone has visited this corner including Frank Sinatra, President Dwight Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Shirley Temple, and The Beatles. To this day, you can still see your favorite celebs.  In fact, there’s a handful of tables by Bob’s 

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Private Sightseeing Tours Departing From LAX Airport

  Glitterati Tours offers private sightseeing tours departing from LAX Airport.  It’s a great way to take in the best of L.A., Hollywood and Beverly Hills during an extended layover.  We can pick you up directly at your terminal, and return you back to the airport for your return flight.  Or, we can pick you up, conduct a wonderful city perspective and drop you off at your local hotel.  Our SUV’s have cargo space in the rear for a nice amount of luggage. We are fortunate to be one of the few private tour companies in Los Angeles with permitted special access to the terminals.  Glitterati Tours has a 3.5-hour tour minimum with any tour involving LAX. If you’re concerned 

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L.A. Summer Vacations for Dads and Grads

It’s that time of year for L.A. summer vacations for dads and grads! Look no further than our connected cities to provide a wonderful excursion for every member of the family, both old and young! If you’ve got car lovers in your family, June is the perfect month. Check out the FREE 25th Anniversary of The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance  (Nothing is ever free on Rodeo Drive, so this is a real treat). It’s on Father’s Day, June 17th, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM.  Look for new product launches as well as classics, such as a 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom. This event has even been named one of the 300 Unmissable Events or Festivals…worldwide. Whether or not you can make it this particular day, 

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Live Music Venues in Los Angeles

Live music venues in Los Angeles are everywhere!  After all, many of the world’s top musicians live in or around our city.  We’ve got everything from small rock ‘n roll stages to outdoor venues to massive stadiums. Here’s just a few: Travel down the Sunset Strip and enjoy a bit of rock history.  It’s where bands like Motley Crue, Jim Morrison and The Doors, Van Halen, Guns n Roses, and Frank Zappa played to excited fans. Spots like Gazzarri’s, Pandora’s Box, Billboard Live, and Starwood are long gone, but The Whisky A Go-Go, The Viper Room, The Roxy, and The Rainbow Bar and Grill are still going strong. One of the venues on this stretch that’s been reincarnated from past clubs is the 

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Los Angeles Summer Things to Do

Los Angeles Summer Things to Do, Including the Areas of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica ________________ In just about a week when we hit the U.S. holiday of Memorial Day, summer officially starts in the minds of many.  Temperatures will start to rise, and everyone will seek the comfort of pools, dips in the ocean, outdoor restaurants with a cross-breeze, and air-conditioning. Summer temps in Los Angeles usually hover around the 80’s or 90’s, but we typically get short term heatwaves in July, August and September that could hit about 105F (41C).  At least it’s normally a dry heat with very low humidity, unlike places such as Hawaii, Florida or New York, where you can dry off from a 

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Hollywood Bowl 2018 Season

The Hollywood Bowl is up and at again for their 2018 season, and tickets are now on sale for all of their upcoming events for this Spring and Summer season. The Hollywood Bowl line-up is always one of variety, and there is something for everyone. This year is no exception with shows from Annie the Musical, to viewings of the original Star Wars with a live orchestra! Sprinkle in some Diana Ross, Kevin Hart, and Sing-a-Longs of some of America’s favorite movie musicals (think Grease and Sound of Music!) As always the L.A. Philharmonic will be playing throughout with some of the great conductors of our age. If the amazing entertainment isn’t already fantastic enough, remember that you can bring 

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