VOYAGER STATION, WORLD’S FIRST SPACE HOTEL, SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN 2026

Back in 2019, Californian company the Gateway Foundation released plans for a cruise ship-style hotel that could one day float above the Earth's atmosphere. Then called the Von Braun Station, this futuristic concept -- comprised of 24 modules connected by elevator shafts that make up a
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Christian Stan, on 8 Mar. 21, No Comments

MANDARIN ORIENTAL BARCELONA REOPENS FOR BUSINESS

An array of tempting offers and personalized experiences are now available, including gifts and delights for children, complimentary transfers to and from the hotel and courtesy nights. When booking a Staycation by M.O., guests can enjoy the charm of Barcelona through this dream-like
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Christian Stan, on 5 Mar. 21, No Comments

ALOFT TULUM DEBUTS IN MEXICO’S BOHEMIAN PARADISE

Aloft Tulum is as impressive as it is expressive. Next-gen travelers enter the hotel’s lobby to be greeted by urban art that changes seasonally, modern furniture and floor-to-ceiling windows. While guest rooms boast 10-foot-high ceilings, plush platform beds and light airy décor infused
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MANDARIN ORIENTAL TO DEBUT IN DA NANG, VIETNAM IN 2024

Mandarin Oriental, Da Nang sits on a spectacular 30 km stretch of beach which links Da Nang in the north with Hoi An in the south. It is well located for guests to explore the attractions of the surrounding area, notably Hoi An, My Son and the royal city of Huế, all of which are UNESCO World
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Christian Stan, on 25 Feb. 21, No Comments

flydubai PREPARES FOR BOEING 737 MAX TO REJOIN ITS FLEET

This follows an exhaustive 20-month review which has involved the manufacturer, regulators, engineers, scientists, researchers, mechanics and pilots whose sole objective has been to safely return the aircraft to service. Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, commenting
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Christian Stan, on 23 Feb. 21, No Comments

HILTON ABU DHABI YAS ISLAND IS NOW OPEN

Abu Dhabi’s newest leisure resort opened on Yas Island on Sunday, granting hotel guests access to the island’s waterfront shops and restaurants and complimentary access to some of the UAE capital’s leading tourist attractions. Guests will receive complimentary access to Yas
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Christian Stan, on 22 Feb. 21, No Comments

EXPEDIA GROUP RELEASES TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS FOR 2021

“Our latest research demonstrates that people miss traveling and long to reconnect with their friends, family, and colleagues,” said Anni Murphy, Corporate Communications Manager at Expedia Group. “Once circumstances related to the pandemic have stabilized, people plan to take more
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Christian Stan, on 17 Feb. 21, No Comments

MOXY SOUTH BEACH CELEBRATES MIAMI’S COSMOPOLITAN CULTURE

With a design that blends the glamour of midcentury Havana, the artistry of contemporary Mexico City and a tropical vibrancy that’s unmistakably Miami, Moxy South Beach offers the dining, drinking, and lounging options that modern travelers crave, all located steps from the sand. The
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Christian Stan, on 15 Feb. 21, No Comments

SIX SENSES BOTANIQUE DEBUTS IN BRAZIL

Space for guests to flourish The property currently offers seven suites in the main hotel and 11 private villas dotted in the hills around it. A further 16 villas are planned, constructed off-site in a modular manner using local materials and sited to minimize their impact on the
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Christian Stan, on 12 Feb. 21, No Comments

BORA BORA AND TAHITI CLOSED THEIR BORDERS TO TOURISM UNTIL APRIL

Bora Bora The border closure for islands like Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Mo'orea is an attempt to protect Polynesians from contagious new variants of COVID-19 and prevent a full lockdown like last spring's. Instead, locals and residents on the 67 inhabited islands are allowed to move around freely
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Christian Stan, on 11 Feb. 21, No Comments