JUMEIRAH GROUP ADDS CAPRI PALACE TO ITS EXPANDING INTERNATIONAL PORTOFOLIO

Designed in the style of an eighteenth-century Neapolitan palazzo, Capri Palace has attracted the great and the good since it first opened its doors in the 1960s, swiftly establishing itself as the island’s most iconic hotel. Under Jumeirah’s direction, the property is set to continue to go
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Christian Stan, on 12 Dec. 19, No Comments

TOP 10 EXPERIENCES FOR 2020 BY VIRTUOSO

1. Surfing Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Bondi is just outside the city center and extremely popular with locals and visitors alike. Serious surfers hang out at the southern end of the beach, while novices occupy the northern stretch, where waves are often smaller. (Bonus: Live like an influencer at
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Christian Stan, on 14 Nov. 19, No Comments

RING IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL FIRENZE

This holiday season, local theatres offer divine concerts and museums display unique exhibitions, from the Leonardo da Vinci themed exhibition at the Palazzo Vecchio to the classic dance shows at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Theatre. The city itself turns into a wonderful scene lit with
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Christian Stan, on 15 Oct. 19, No Comments

ENJOY THE COLOURS OF FALL AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, LAGO DI COMO

Available from 30 September 2019, the Colours of Fall package includes a signature therapy treatment at the resort’s state-of-the-art Spa, Chef’s signature Afternoon Tea and other benefits, in addition to the art class. Lake Como is a mesmerising location at any time of year, a tranquil,
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Christian Stan, on 17 Sep. 19, No Comments

CHAPTER ROMA, A VIBRANT CREATIVE HUB IN THE HEART OF ROME

When considering the visual concept of Chapter Roma, award-winning Johannesburg-based designer Tristan du Plessis drew inspiration both from Regola’s current incarnation as a thriving art hub, and its past life as a center for blacksmithery. The structure of the original building has been
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Christian Stan, on 8 Jul. 19, No Comments

ROME CAVALIERI, A WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT LAUNCHES NEW EXCITING EXPERIENCES

Tea with Tiepolo More than a luxury hotel, Rome Cavalieri is a living art gallery and home to a museum-worthy collection of masters’ paintings, French period furniture, rare tapestries, exquisite sculptures, and other artifacts. Rome Cavalieri invites guests to dive into the collection
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Christian Stan, on 27 Jun. 19, No Comments

SAY CIAO TO THE NEW MANDARIN ORIENTAL LAGO DI COMO

But as soon as you go through from the new glassed-in entrance, you can tell that you’re in a very different place. CastaDiva celebrated its former resident with vividly theatrical décor—heavy velvet drapes and chairs in deep jewel tones. But Mandarin Oriental’s designers have changed
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Christian Stan, on 26 Jun. 19, No Comments

COMO HOTELS AND RESORTS DEBUTS IN ITALY IN A CASTLE NEAR FLORENCE

COMO Castello Del Nero, Tuscany, is an exceptional 740-acre, historic estate in the world-famous Chianti wine region of Italy. The Renaissance cities of Florence and Siena are both within a 30-minute drive. At the property’s heart stands a twelfth-century castle featuring 50 rooms and suites
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Christian Stan, on 24 Mar. 19, No Comments

MASSERIA TORRE MAIZZA FROM PUGLIA TO BECOME A ROCCO FORTE HOTEL

Masseria Torre Maizza is a luxury five-star hotel housed inside a 16th-century masseria (farm) located near Savelleteri di Fasano, about halfway between Bari and Brindisi on the coast. The existing facilities get high marks: A spa, a nine-hole golf course, kids club, swimming pool,
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Christian Stan, on 10 Sep. 18, No Comments

SMALL LUXURY HOTELS ADDS NEW HOTELS IN EUROPE AND ASIA

Crans Ambassador, Crans-Montana, Switzerland Located in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Crans Ambassador provides alpine views from the comfort of a luxury hotel. Guests can go skiing in the winter or rock climbing, trail-running and golfing in the summer. The property includes a spa,
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Christian Stan, on 21 Aug. 18, No Comments