HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF SLH AWARDS 2017

134 Pillars Suites Bangkok The awards highlighted excellence in everything from notable staff and noteworthy suites, to their embracing of social media and the local community. Dormy House Hotel Dormy House Hotel For the first time, many of the experiential categories were voted for
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PALACIO TANGARA OPENS IN SAO PAULO BRASIL AS PART OF OETKER COLLECTION

With an exceptional location in the heart of the economic capital of Brazil - São Paulo - Palácio Tangará is now open. Built in the surroundings of the highly regarded Burle Marx Park under the auspices of architects B+H Architects, Bick Simonato and PAR Arquitetura. The hotel offers 141
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN APRIL. FROM LOS ANGELES TO KYOTO AND CASABLANCA!

Spring showers are the least of anyone’s worries in places like Casablanca, Morocco; or Brussels, Belgium, where April drops the least amount of rain all year. However, if it’s the budget you’re worried about, places like Chicago and Copenhagen—two of the most affordable places to
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Christian Stan, on 2 Apr. 17, No Comments

13 PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2017, ACCORDING TO TRAVEL+LEISURE

Madagascar Madagascar is sometimes overlooked as just another safari destination. But this massive island is home to thousands of species that are found nowhere else on earth—more than 90 percent of Madagascar’s flora and fauna are endemic—and with the threat of climate change and
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Christian Stan, on 10 Jan. 17, No Comments

THE MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD, ACCORDING TO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

ST MORITZ, SWIZERLAND With its incredible mountains, dramatic landscapes and almost fairy-tale like hotels, St. Moritz in Switzerland offers some of the world’s best romantic escapes. Whether you’re looking for a cozy chalet, a luxurious shopping experience or world class cuisine, there’s
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Christian Stan, on 7 Jan. 17, No Comments

ANDEAN AVANT-GARDE. ATIX HOTEL OPENED IN LA PAZ, BOLIVIA

Derived from the Quechua word meaning “the one who thrives,” Atix Hotel represents the new face of authentic, luxury hospitality in La Paz. Rejecting the quasi-European architecture that dominates the city’s Calacoto district, the hotel’s façade is clad in locally sourced natural
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BELMOND ANDEAN EXPLORER, YOUR LUXURY TRAIN TO EXPLORE PERU

Travelling through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, Belmond Andean Explorer is designed to connect guests with the abundant nature of the Peruvian Andes. Interior designs, by Inge Moore of The Gallery HBA, are inspired by the texture of Peru’s hand-woven fabrics and the
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Christian Stan, on 8 Jun. 16, No Comments

GRAND HYATT RIO DE JANEIRO DEBUTS AND SETS NEW STANDARD OF LUXURY

As the second Grand Hyatt hotel in Brazil, Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro is a significant addition to Hyatt’s existing portfolio in South America and the growing brand portfolio. The hotel is meticulously designed to exemplify the Grand Hyatt brand’s signature level of grandeur with an abundance
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Christian Stan, on 7 Apr. 16, No Comments

HYATT LAUNCHES THE UNBOUND COLLECTION

Carmelo Resort & Spa in Carmelo, Uruguay The properties within The Unbound Collection by Hyatt – which will include historic urban gems, contemporary trend-setters, boutique hotels, resorts, and more – will have their own individual brand identities, free from constraint or convention.
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Christian Stan, on 25 Mar. 16, No Comments

FORBES RATES THE BEST HOTELS IN THE WORLD IN 2016

Mandarin Oriental, Milan Forbes Travel Guide now rates properties in 29 countries throughout The Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region and expects to double its size again in the next year with expansion into the Middle East and Africa. The 2016 Five-Star hotel winners now total 154 —
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Christian Stan, on 2 Mar. 16, 1 Comment