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On February 2, six and a half months after first reopening, the islands of French Polynesia announced they were suspending entry for nearly all travelers.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Los Cabos at Costa Palmas is ushering in a new year on the East Cape with personalised journeys to inspire fresh beginnings and foster joyful memories in 2021. Four Seasons welcomes all travellers – whether seeking balance through healing treatments at Oasis Spa, craving unparalleled adventures on land and by sea, pining for a relaxing retreat spent poolside sipping Costa Palmas’ exclusive CP73 tequila blend or embarking on a gastronomic discovery with each vibrant bite of authentic Baja cuisine.
flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, will resume flights to Colombo with a twice-weekly service. Flights to Colombo start from 17 February as the authorities in Sri Lanka ease travel restrictions for international travel. The carrier will operate flights between Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) and Colombo International Airport (CMB) with flights now available to book on flydubai.com.
Marriott has expanded its Autograph Collection to Singapore with the rebranding of one of the best boutique heritage hotels in the city.
Owned by The Garcha Group, the 49-room hotel opened in 2018 as the first Six Senses hotel in Singapore. Six Senses ceased management of the hotel on 31 May 2020, and now Marriott has officially added the property – rebranded as the Duxton Reserve Singapore – to the Autograph Collection.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) is starting the new year with seven new member hotels, including being back on the South African map with three hotels from The Liz McGrath Collection. Together with an Italian trio and a historic hideaway on Bastia’s hilltop citadel in France, these make up the latest additions to the portfolio.
Once home to Greek gods and a favorite destination of Jackie Kennedy as well as artists, poets, designers and actors, Mykonos isn’t new to the limelight. But the whole story of the island is rarely told: enter Kalesma.
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open June 1. Upon arrival at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, guests are greeted by a Maldivian gentleman who will blow the traditional sangu horn, more commonly known as Triton’s Trumpet. This shell signifies an important piece of the ancient Maldivian culture, ceremoniously blown to announce a special arrival or news in the island communities.
Faena and Accor, which has a portfolio of more than 5,000 properties across a myriad of brands in 110 countries, have partnered to expand the Faena brand to strategic destinations worldwide—something the brand has been planning since at least 2018.
2021 is off to a sweet start at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay with the appointment of Pastry Chef Thomas Bouledin, who brings Michelin-star credentials and his French-Spanish heritage to the Resort’s world-class culinary team.
The 48-storey Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites, which overlooks the iconic Palm Jumeirah, is located close to Dubai tram and monorail stations. Dubai International Airport is just a 25-minute drive away whilst the city’s second airport, Al Maktoum International and the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020 site, are 30 minutes away by car.