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Belmond Launches Good Living Experiences for 2020

By Alex Martin

Belmond is aiming to take the meaning of wellness to a new level in 2020 with the launch of its ‘Good Living’ concept. The luxury hotel group has announced a series of amazing experiences designed to deliver authentic and timeless experiences. Wellness travel has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years and is expected to grow further in 2020. In […]

Inside the Revamped Raffles Singapore

By Kristen Shirley

When Raffles Singapore closed in 2017 for a complete renovation, its dedicated guests were worried. Would the hotel retain its colonial charm? Was it possible to respect its heritage and compete with the slate of new-build hotels that tower around it? Two years later, Raffles emerged transformed and renewed, ready to delight repeat guests with its historic sense of place […]

Marriott Bonvoy Launches Loyalty & Love with Rankin

By Alex Martin

Marriott Bonvoy, the travel program from Marriott International, last week launched a new and exciting concept, Loyalty & Love, at a star-studded event in one of London’s most exclusive hotels. The hotel group has collaborated with world-renowned photographer Rankin to produce a series of stories that celebrate the deeply human stories of loyalty and love around the globe. Fifteen couples, […]

Inside Mandarin Oriental Geneva’s New Royal Penthouse

By Alex Martin

Mandarin Oriental Geneva is now home to one of the biggest and most luxurious suites in the city following the launch of its brand new Royal Penthouse. The 1,066-square-foot suite is naturally situated on the hotel’s highest floor, making it the perfect spot to absorb Geneva’s incredible mountain views. Designers BUZ Design dedicated 574-square-feet to the suite’s private terrace to […]

Inside the Spectacular Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

By Alex Martin

The Maldives welcomed a new member to its incredible array of luxury hotels last week with the grand opening of Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Set on the southern tip of the Maldives in the remote and pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll, the palm tree-lined private island on which the hotel’s main facilities are located was soft-opened in May. Last week, the final […]

The Transformation of Twin Dolphin Los Cabos

By Alex Martin

When Hotel Twin Dolphin opened its doors in 1977, it was one of the few luxury resorts in Los Cabos. Offering sunshine, sand and seclusion, it became a getaway for Hollywood’s elite. Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Lucille Ball and John Wayne all frequented to the 50-room resort at one time or another. But the hotel was a victim of its […]

Inside the Ultra-Luxury Rosewood Bangkok Hotel

By Alex Martin

Luxury hotel group Rosewood has added to its growing portfolio with the opening of a new destination in Bangkok, Thailand. The 30-story standalone property is the 27th in Rosewood’s global network and its second in Thailand. With a striking architectural design, the new hotel is a dramatic addition to Bangkok’s skyline. The building is formed from two connected structures, which […]

A First Look Inside Nobu Hotel Barcelona

By Alex Martin

Nobu Matsuhisa’s rapidly expanding hotel empire has added another major city to its esteemed list of destinations with the official opening of the very first Nobu Hotel and Restaurant in Barcelona. The hotel opened its doors to guests Thursday following an extensive refit of a building that formerly housed Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya in the Eixample district. The 259 rooms […]

Luxury North Pole Hotel to Open for One Month Only

Visiting the North Pole was once the pinnacle of polar exploration with only the most experienced and committed adventurers capable of reaching it. Now, anyone with deep enough pockets can spend a comfortable night in this extraordinarily hostile location. In April 2020, a unique hotel will open at the northernmost place in the world for just one month. The North […]

Drink Like a Shogun at Palace Hotel Tokyo

By Alex Martin

Palace Hotel Tokyo is offering guests the opportunity to experience the highest quality tea at the best time of year as part of an exciting collaboration with the specialist tea company Maruyama Nori. Throughout Fall (September-November), The Palace Lounge is offering an afternoon tea presentation featuring creative infusions of Maruyama Nori’s prestigious Jugetsudo line of teas. This will include a […]