LA MAMOUNIA, MARRAKECH TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATION IN 2020

Now, La Mamounia has announced another major renovation that will see it close from May 25 to September 1, 2020. The hotel has appointed Jouin Manku, the celebrated Parisian design studio, to oversee the refurbishment project, which will completely overhaul the restaurants and give the
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Christian Stan, on 26 Nov. 19, No Comments

LIVE LIKE A MAHARAJA! ROYAL PALACE IN JAIPUR NOW LISTED ON AIRBNB

The residence was built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the royal founder of the city of Jaipur, and still houses the city's royal family today. Distinguished guests of the palace have included Princess Diana, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton and Jackie Kennedy. Beginning November 23,
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Christian Stan, on 18 Nov. 19, No Comments

MANDARIN ORIENTAL TO MANAGE LUXURY HOTEL ON LAKE LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

The iconic Hotel Palace Luzern first opened in 1906 and is located in the heart of the city, on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Lake Lucerne, Switerland The multi-million-dollar renovation will include the restyling of all guestrooms and suites, the redesign of the public areas,
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Christian Stan, on 28 Oct. 19, No Comments

THE ST.REGIS VENICE DEBUTS ON GRAND CANAL

In total, the hotel comprises five “palazzi,” the oldest of which dates to the 17th century. The hotel has 169 guestrooms and suites, many of which have private terraces or Juliet balconies offering views of Venice’s top landmarks (think: Santa Maria della Salute Basilica and the
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Christian Stan, on 17 Oct. 19, No Comments

RING IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL FIRENZE

This holiday season, local theatres offer divine concerts and museums display unique exhibitions, from the Leonardo da Vinci themed exhibition at the Palazzo Vecchio to the classic dance shows at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Theatre. The city itself turns into a wonderful scene lit with
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Christian Stan, on 15 Oct. 19, No Comments

HERITAGE MEETS SUSTAINABILITY AT SIX SENSES MAXWELL, SINGAPORE

Singapore is a city of juxtapositions: tropical jungle meets concrete jungle. It’s a place where swatches of tower blocks sit by one of the world’s most beautiful zoos and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Botanic Gardens. A city where some skyscrapers gleam with steel and glass while
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Christian Stan, on 11 Oct. 19, No Comments

SIX SENSES OPENS ON THE LEGENDARY BOSPHORUS STRAIGHT, ISTANBUL

The former mansion was owned by and named after Ottoman Minister of Justice Necmettin Molla Kocataş, owner of Kocataş Water. Indeed, just behind is a 2.5-hectare community known for its pure spring water. The site enjoys far-reaching views over the Bosphorus as it begins its last curve
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Christian Stan, on 30 Sep. 19, No Comments

SLH INTRODUCES HOTELS IN NEW DESTINATIONS

Twinpalms MontAzure, Kamala Beach, Thailand 46 rooms from £341 per night Opened July 2019 Set on the golden sands of Kamala Beach, on Phuket’s sought-after west coast, Twinpalms MontAzure offers beautifully appointed suites, penthouses and private pool suites ranging in size from a very
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Christian Stan, on 19 Sep. 19, No Comments

AMAN ANNOUNCES AMAN NAI LERT BANGKOK, SET TO OPEN IN 2022

Under the terms of the agreement, Aman and Nai Lert Group will develop a luxury hotel and residences project, with construction works scheduled to commence in the coming months. The project is expected to welcome its first hotel guests and residents in 2022. Amanpuri,
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Christian Stan, on 16 Sep. 19, No Comments

AL BAIT SHARJAH GETS SUSTAINABLE COURSE FROM GRAND OPENING

“The U.A.E. is on a mission to reduce its carbon footprint by 70% and source 50% of its energy from renewables over the next three decades,” said Patrick Moukarzel, general manager of the Al Bait Sharjah. “We want to help them get there.” Indeed, the plastic-free resort has
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Christian Stan, on 14 Aug. 19, No Comments