Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has given two old beauties a complete restoration as part of a remarkable conservation project in Singapore. Ideally situated in the island city-state’s central district, the project is located in the eclectic heart of Chinatown where socializing, dining and nightlife take center stage.
Now, the Oberoi, New Delhi has been reimagined as a more contemporary version of its old self and will it reopened on January 1st. The event happens following a nearly $100 million renovation that kept the property shut for more than 20 months — the first closure in its history.
In the land of spectacular beaches and pristine waters, the tropical climate of Brazil is a welcome retreat for lazy days spent lounging by the pool, boating trips, and adventurous jaunts into the jungle. West of Rio de Janeiro sits Hotel Fasano Angra dos Reis and FRAD.E residential villas.
China’s financial capital is expanding at breakneck speed, and luxury hotels designed to be far more than plush landing pads for jet-lagged executives are opening left and right. One of the latest properties to join this new generation of hospitality is the Anandi Hotel and Spa, which is slated to open in February in the city’s quiet Hong Qiao neighborhood.
In 1884, real estate magnate John Jacob Astor IV purchased what was then the largest yacht in the world. He named it Nourmahal—shortened to Norma—after the heroine in a Thomas Moore poem; he eventually passed it down to his son, and later it was loaned to the U.S. Navy during World War I. In honor of that legendary vessel, the St. Regis (which was founded by Astor) has launched a new ship as glamorous as its 19th-century inspiration.