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As Namibia’s borders open up to international travelers, Wilderness Safaris Namibia will start welcoming guests to Doro Nawas from November 3, the new Little Kulala on November 6 and Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp from November 16.
There’s nothing like a wave of new luxury coming on board in Europe to make any travel and hospitality executive feel optimistic, and we’re feeling might good right about now with lots of news this week on new hotels and massive refurbishments to existing properties.
AC Hotels by Marriott®, Marriott International’s design-led lifestyle brand, has expanded its Europe, Middle East and Africa footprint with the opening of its first property in the Swedish capital, AC Hotel Stockholm Ulriksdal. Built with a perfect blend of form and function, the hotel offers travellers the ideal base to discover the striking architecture and Scandinavian design Stockholm has to offer.
Cradled in beautifully-manicured working rice fields overlooking the majestic Doi Suthep, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai naturally lends itself to wellbeing and serenity – much-needed antidotes to the year gone by. A short drive away from the city’s bustling centre, the Resort provides a calming tropical getaway with a promise of seclusion, space and privacy.
Banyan Tree Krabi, a 72-key luxury resort nestled on a verdant hillside with spectacular vistas of limestone cliffs rising from the sea, opened its doors on October 24 at little-known Tubkaek Beach, a 45-minute drive from Krabi International Airport. Launched by Banyan Tree Group, one of the world’s leading independent, multi-branded hospitality groups known for sustainability and wellbeing, this latest 5-star hotel is owned by Thailand-based Asset World Corporation (AWC).
The Lanesborough hotel is all set to reopen it rooms and suites to guests starting October 29. Situated adjacent to the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the hotel is one of the most remarkable properties in London that commands a prestigious location and includes both Knightsbridge and Mayfair. It is located just a short walk from Harrods, Harvey Nichols and the most exclusive shopping districts.
Emirates is rolling out a redesigned onboard experience. The celebrated A380 Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa have resumed operations with the introduction of additional health and safety measures. The airline has also enhanced its offering, introducing a nutrient-rich welcome drink for the winter season.
Luxury beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui has introduced packages designed to reconnect loved ones and foster quality family time, combining a getaway in a remarkable “Family Suite” with a host of recreational, culinary and wellness experiences for all ages.
Overseas professionals can now apply for a one-year remote working visa to live in Dubai while remaining employed abroad. Dubai Tourism announced the new visa, which appeals to people who are due to be working virtually from home for the foreseeable future.
The risk of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus) aboard an airplane is low, according to an updated tally of published cases and compiled by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).