BOHEMIAN AND EVOCATIVE, THE NoMAD HOTEL OPENS IN LONDON

Tucked inside a 19th-century former magistrate’s court and police station, across the street from Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House, NoMad London marks the brand’s first international outpost. It’s also the first property without Parisian architect and interior designer
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Christian Stan, on 30 Jun. 21, No Comments

MATILD PALACE, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, DEBUTS IN BUDAPEST

Owned by Özyer Group, this iconic opening marks The Luxury Collection's debut in Hungary. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, Matild Palace has undergone a meticulous five-year transformation led by award-winning interior designer Maria Vafiadis and acclaimed local
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Christian Stan, on 29 Jun. 21, No Comments

INTERCONTINENTAL LE GRAND, PARIS REOPENS AFTER EXTENSIVE RENOVATION

The famed InterContinental Paris - Le Grand has completed an ambitious restoration to the hotel and the iconic Café de la Paix. The recent reopening marked the end of the third and final phase of renovation of InterContinental Paris Le Grand, a global flagship for the InterContinental
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Christian Stan, on 28 Jun. 21, No Comments

BANYAN TREE TO UNVEIL LUXURY TENTED CAMP IN SAUDI ARABIA

Saudia Arabia’s ancient AlUla desert is the latest destination to be developed for tourism under the kingdom’s “Vision 2030” programme, chosen for its blend of nature, culture and heritage. There are some 15 local hospitality projects in the pipeline at present and works are
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Christian Stan, on 25 Jun. 21, No Comments

MELIA KOH SAMUI UNVEILS “ISOLATION INDULGENCE” PACKAGE

Overlooking secluded Choeng Mon Beach on the north-eastern tip of Koh Samui island in the Gulf of Thailand, the resort’s “Isolation Indulgence” getaway comprises a minimum 15 nights in a Deluxe Room, Premium Pool Access Room or Boat Suite. With 50 percent off double occupancy room
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Christian Stan, on 24 Jun. 21, No Comments

FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL HOTEL ON THE PLANET OPENS IN JAPAN

Situated in the city of Kawasaki, Greater Tokyo – 50 minutes from central Tokyo by public transport – the Kawasaki King Skyfront Tokyo Rei Hotel is 30 per cent powered by hydrogen derived from waste plastics. The remaining 70 per cent of its energy comes from food
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Christian Stan, on 23 Jun. 21, No Comments

DUSIT THANI LAGUNA PHUKET REOPENS FOR VACCINATED INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS

To celebrate the occasion, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, which is owned and operated by Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will welcome guests back with a wide range of family-friendly experiences specially crafted in line with Dusit’s
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Christian Stan, on 21 Jun. 21, No Comments

UNWIND THIS SUMMER AT MINOS BEACH ART HOTEL, CRETE

Here, on the southern Greek isle, an original building from 1963 and a cluster of bungalows and villas with private pools house 121 rooms, which have been radically renovated while retaining a throwback fishing village charm. Once inhabited by local fishers decades ago, today the
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Christian Stan, on 18 Jun. 21, No Comments

KEMPINSKI CREATE FIT ROOMS WITH PERSONAL TECHNOGYM EQUIPMENT

Wellness tourism is big business. The global industry is predicted to be worth around US$1.2 trillion in 2027 – up from US$735.8 billion in 2020 – and hospitality venues and resorts are trying harder than ever to capitalise on it. Tapping into the unstoppable rise for all things
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Christian Stan, on 16 Jun. 21, No Comments

PATINA MALDIVES SETS NEW STANDARDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

The trend for purposeful, responsible travel has a new champion in Patina Maldives, Fari Islands, a luxury archipelago retreat launching later this year built on nurturing sustainable values and a “commitment to perpetuity”. While it’s easy to dismiss buzzwords, the Patina
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Christian Stan, on 8 Jun. 21, No Comments