WILDERNESS SAFARI REOPENING FOR GUESTS IN NAMIBIA THIS NOVEMBER

Wilderness Safaris will ensure that guests are taken care of every step of the way, in line with the company’s stringent health and cleanliness standards. Its camps accommodate small numbers of guests and, thus, provides ample space for comfortable social distancing. The wide variety of
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Christian Stan, on 2 Nov. 20, No Comments

FCC ANGKOR BY AVANI REOPENS AFTER RENOVATION IN SIEM REAP, CAMOBODIA

The neo-colonial resort has re-opened with three new room categories: the Family Suite, Garden Suite and Riverview Suite. The Family Suite features an inviting terrace shaded by a centuries-old banyan tree. Utmost care was taken to create inviting outdoor relaxation zones for the entire family,
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Christian Stan, on 18 Sep. 20, No Comments

RETURN TO THE WILDERNESS WITH FOUR SEASONS SAFARI LODGE SERENGETI

The reopening follows the launch of the Lodge’s Private Villa Experience in August, which will remain available for guests seeking the ultimate, exclusive safari experience. At its heart, the safari experience naturally embraces physical distancing through thrilling game drives across the
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Christian Stan, on 31 Aug. 20, No Comments

COMO COCOA ISLAND, MALDIVES REOPENS AFTER RENOVATION SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

Last year, the resort underwent a major renovation that put a focus on wellbeing. To note: One-third of the private island is occupied by COMO Shambhala Retreat. Facilities are spread out to maximize feelings of privacy and quiet. There are only four treatment rooms, two of which have been
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Christian Stan, on 17 Aug. 20, No Comments

MALDIVES IS REOPENING FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ON JULY 15! US CITIZENS ARE WELCOMED!

Then, from August 1, guest houses and hotels on inhabited islands will be allowed to reopen (although some are allowed to host in-transit passengers before August 1). The destination, given its remote location and new safety procedures, is fortunate enough to reopen with limited
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Christian Stan, on 8 Jul. 20, No Comments

THE MALDIVES ARE REOPENING FOR TOURISTS IN JULY

A statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism said it will open its borders in July 2020 and that guests would not be charged any additional fees, after an earlier proposal suggested there would be landing fees and extra tourist charges. The government will issue a ‘Safe Tourism License’
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Christian Stan, on 15 Jun. 20, No Comments

FAENA HOTEL MIAMI BEACH REOPENING JUNE 12

At Faena District Miami Beach, the safety and wellbeing of all guests, residents, Faena Rose members, and associates remains the top priority. Faena has implemented new health and safety standards to reinforce the already rigorous cleaning practices. These extensive measures include
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Christian Stan, on 11 Jun. 20, No Comments

HOTEL DU CAP-EDEN-ROC TO REOPEN JULY 1

Following the guidance of the French Ministry of Health with regards to health, hygiene and social distancing protocols, upon reopening the full hotel on July 1, guests will have full access to Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc’s saltwater swimming pool, water activities, tennis courts and fitness
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Christian Stan, on 3 Jun. 20, No Comments

HOW HOTELS ARE REDEFINING CLEANLINESS AND SAFETY IN THE COVID-19 ERA

To help address this topic for the industry at large, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) this week introduced Safe Stay, a program of enhanced health and safety protocols designed to prepare US hotels to welcome back guests and employees. Developed under the guidance of an
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Christian Stan, on 12 May. 20, No Comments

MANDARIN ORIENTAL RITZ TO OPEN THIS SUMMER IN MADRID, SPAIN

King Alfonso XIII officiated at the grand opening of Hotel Ritz in October 1910, which unveiled lavish touches that delighted Madrid society (like the custom carpets from Spain’s Royal Tapestry Factory). Since that time, the Hotel Ritz has been an icon in Madrid, rolling out the red carpet
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Christian Stan, on 14 Jan. 20, No Comments