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

flydubai RESUMES FLIGHTS TO COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

With the resumption of flights to Colombo, flydubai will grow its network to more than 70 destinations. The airline has been steadily increasing its operations and has recently announced the start of flights to a number of destinations including Doha, Istanbul and the Maldives as well as
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Christian Stan, on 9 Feb. 21, No Comments

HIGH AESTHETICS AND LOCAL FLAIR AT KALESMA MYKONOS, WHICH OPENS IN APRIL 2021

With 25 suites and two villas, the hotel opens on April 29 to introduce a luxury experience that balances fun and privacy with genuine insider knowledge of off-the-beaten-path sites. The seasoned trio behind the project - who also established Athens hotspots Sea Spice, Pere and Ubu - are
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Christian Stan, on 3 Feb. 21, No Comments

THE RITZ-CARLTON MALDIVES, FARI ISLANDS TO OPEN JUNE 1

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, a 100-villa resort on the beautiful beaches of the North Malé Atoll opening in Q2 2021, is focusing its attentions on cultural immersion in the Maldives. Every decision in the resort’s design and development has been made by looking at it through a
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Christian Stan, on 1 Feb. 21, No Comments

WHILE IN MEXICO TAKE A UNIQUE RIDE ON THE TEQUILA TRAIN

The Jose Cuervo Express—nicknamed the Tequila Train for reasons that will become obvious—has been chugging through the untouched Mexican countryside for the past eight or so years, but has recently started offering a new elevated experience fit for the most discerning tequila
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Christian Stan, on 22 Jan. 21, No Comments

BEST CITIES IN THE WORLD FOR REMOTE WORKING IN 2021. TALLINN RANKED AS NO.1

Tallin, Estonia  Now, remote working or digital nomading is quickly becoming the norm and, with no end to the pandemic in sight, the future. This trend has prompted Big 7 Travel to compile a list of the best cities to work from remotely in 2021. The magazine’s assessment
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Christian Stan, on 14 Jan. 21, No Comments

CASA DI LANGA ECO BOUTIQUE HOTEL COMING TO ITALY’S PIEDMONT REGION

Ingrained in every aspect of the 39-room luxury hotel is a deep respect for the natural world and its sustainable future. The hotel will be carbon neutral with: 100 per cent recycled water for irrigation geothermal heating throughout zero single-use plastic PV cells and solar
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Christian Stan, on 22 Dec. 20, No Comments

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BANGKOK AT CHAO PRAYA RIVER IS NOW OPEN

Rising above the majestic Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok's Creative District is an enclave of tiered buildings, connected at ground level by a series of indoor and outdoor spaces, quiet courtyards and lively restaurants. Art-filled spaces, sophisticated lounges and lush tropical
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Christian Stan, on 21 Dec. 20, No Comments

MANDARIN ORIENTAL JUMEIRA, DUBAI UNVEILS A PIAGET CHRISTMAS TREE

The six-metre high tree stands on the hotel’s outdoor terrace and immerses guests in the world of Piaget’s traditional craftmanship while incorporating elements of Mandarin Oriental’s signature fan symbol and the contemporary feel of the luxurious resort with unparalleled beachfront
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Christian Stan, on 16 Dec. 20, No Comments

MALDIVES TO BE THE FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO START A LOYALTY PROGRAM

Fairmont Maldives The Maldives has been one of the canniest luxury destinations in responding to the pandemic, pivoting to focus on private jet arrivals as it reopened; its already socially distanced resorts enacted stringent, but efficient, protocols—see Soneva, which bought its own PCR
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Christian Stan, on 14 Dec. 20, No Comments