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VOL U M E XX V I

An Informative Guide | APRIL 2019

The Bodrum EDITION

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H O T E L S | S PA S | R E S TA U R AN TS


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EDITOR’S NOTE

Experience the extraordinary8 South Africa

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat20

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ITALY

Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese52 TURKEY

The Bodrum EDITION54 SWITZERLAND

GREECE

Aenaon Villas24 GREECE

Athina Luxury Suites26 FRANCE

Buddha - Bar Hotel Paris28 ITALY

Castello di Guarene30 NETHERLANDS

Château St. Gerlach32 CYPRUS

Columbia Beach Resort34 FRANCE

Hôtel Bel Ami36 FRANCE

Hotel Vernet38 ROMANIA

InterContinental Bucharest40 ITALY

Kolbe Hotel Rome42 SWITZERLAND

Les Sources des Alpes44 PORTUGAL

Penha Longa Resort, Ritz Carlton46 ITALY

Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna48

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THE VIEW Lugano56 TURKEY

Brava at The Bodrum EDITION60 FRANCE

Le Vraymonde by Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris62 NETHERLANDS

Restaurant Château St. Gerlach66 FRANCE

Restaurant le V at Hotel Vernet68 ITALY

Unique Al Palatino Garden Restaurant at Kolbe Hotel Rome70 CZECH REPUBLIC

Grand Spa at Grandhotel Tatra72 ITALY

Prince Spa at Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel74 TURKEY

Pürovel Spa & Sport at Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul76 ITALY

SPA Castello at Castello di Guarene78 MONACO

INTERVIEW: Spa Métropole by Givenchy80 TURKEY

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum82 TURKEY

The Spa at The Bodrum EDITION84

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SRI LANKA

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THAILAND

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HONG KONG

Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont le Montreux Palace86 Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul88

Sun Aqua Pasikudah, Sri Lanka125 The Emerald Cove Koh Chang127 The Luxe Manor129

JAPAN

Conrad Tokyo93 PHILIPPINES

Discovery Country Suites95 JORDAN

Four Seasons Hotel Amman97 MALAYSIA

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson105 MALAYSIA

Lexis Suites Penang107 MALAYSIA

One World Hotel109 VIETNAM

Pullman Hanoi111 INDIA

Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida113 CHINA

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong115 THAILAND

S31 Sukhumvit Hotel117 MALAYSIA

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa119 THAILAND

SO Sofitel Bangkok121

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100M Wine & Bistro at S31 Sukhumvit Hotel131 JAPAN

Collage at Conrad Tokyo133 CHINA

FADO at Hotel Royal Macau135 MALAYSIA

Feringgi Grill at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa137 JAPAN

Kazahana at Conrad Tokyo141 JORDAN

La Capitale, Four Seasons Hotel Amman143 INDIA

Made in India at Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida145 THAILAND

The Cove Terrace at The Emerald Cove Koh Chang147 HONG KONG

FLOAX Floatation Therapy Spa149 JAPAN

Mizuki Spa & Fitness at Conrad Tokyo151 INDIA

neoVeda Spa at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa153 MALAYSIA

The Spa and Gym at Hilton Kuala Lumpur155

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Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara123

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NEW ZEALAND

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MIDDLE E A ST

EGYPT

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EGYPT

KUWAIT

GHANA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SOUTH AFRICA

JORDAN

RWANDA

OMAN

SOUTH AFRICA

KUWAIT

SOUTH AFRICA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SOUTH AFRICA

KUWAIT

SOUTH AFRICA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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The Spa at The Grand Ho Tram Strip157

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Conrad Beijing159

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Cleo Spa & Wellness at Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay166 Fellini Italian Restaurant at Cleopatra Luxury Resort Sharm El Sheikh168

La Villa Boutique Hotel170 Madison Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa172 INTERVIEW: Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali174

Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient176 INTERVIEW: Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa178 Simola Spa and Gym180 The Mount Knysna182

MALDIVES

Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa188 MALDIVES

Hotel Ocean Grand190 MAURITIUS

La Plage Restaurant at SO Sofitel Mauritius192 MAURITIUS

Teppanyaki at Sofitel Mauritius L ‘Imperial Resort & Spa194 MAURITIUS

SoSPA at Sofitel Mauritius L ‘Imperial Resort & Spa196 MALDIVES

The Over Water Spa, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island198

O CE A N IA AUSTRALIA

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley202 AUSTRALIA

Spa at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley204

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa206 SO/ Auckland208

Al Safa Royal Suites212 INTERVIEW: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa216 Manzil Downtown218 Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea220 Bahriyat Restaurant at Grand Millennium Muscat224 Olio Italian Restaurant226 Pachaylen at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara228 Pepper Steakhouse230 Pierchic at Jumeirah Al Qasr232 Salt for Seafood & International Cuisine234 QATAR

Three Sixty Restaurant236 QATAR

Guerlain Spa, Alfardan238 KUWAIT

Talise Spa at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa240 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers242


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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat

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|W| www.bushmanskloof.co.za |E| reservations@bushmanskloof.co.za


Hotel Where Nature Meets Luxury The ultimate wilderness experience to escape, rest, heal and be at one with nature, with wide open plains, mystical rock formations, crystal clear waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. A 7500 hectare malaria and predator free haven nestled at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, just 270km from Cape Town. This South African Natural Heritage Site is home to over 130 documented Bushman rock art sites and the

AFRICA

internationally renowned Rooibos tea.

Top reasons to visit: • Extraordinary dining experience • Ultimate relaxation retreat • Outstanding spa experience guaranteed • Multiple activities to choose from • Rich history of bushman paintings • World-renowned hospitality • Warm hearted & friendly staff • Ideal couples, family or corporate getaway Site Visit by Marinique De Wet (April 2019), President & Founder

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Aenaon Villas

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Once you visit Aenaon Villas and experience the enchanting

Blending brilliant whitewashed surfaces with the island’s age-

atmosphere and warm hospitality of this amazing place, you

old volcanic stone, Aenaon Villas created a traditional complex

will want to come back time and time again.

of luxurious villas whose beautiful stonework evokes a feeling of rough grandeur.

Aenaon Villas can be found at the top of a steep slope, in the northern part of the island where the rock was carved to offer

The result proves that respect for tradition can coexist in perfect

incredible panoramic views, including the deep blue Aegean Sea.

harmony with the luxuries of modern amenities.

Featuring the volcano’s famous caldera and the world’s most breathtaking sunset, the property is built on the ancient path that connects Oia with Imerovigli and Fira and overlooks the beautiful beaches spanning the east coast of the island.

|W| www.aenaonvillas.gr |E| info@aenaonvillas.gr

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Athina Luxury Suites

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The ancient Greek idea of philoxenia inspires hospitality,

specific needs prior to arrival. This introduction allows the hotel

generosity of spirit and warm welcomes. Athina Luxury Suites

to create an unforgettable experience for each guest during

embraces the philosophy of philoxenia in everything they

their stay.

do. From the instant you arrive, every moment will overflow with the friendliness, warmth and hospitality that Greece is so

From the upscale sophistication of the dĂŠcor, to the smallest

famous for.

of details, every aspect of Athina Luxury Suites is designed to pamper and delight. The hotel has scoured the globe for the

The hotel has a passion for offering unique experiences that

highest-quality amenities and most notable brands. The result is

are tailor-made for guests and this exceptional service starts

an atmosphere of refined opulence that is a feast for the senses.

before guests even step off the plane. Guests are encouraged to complete a quick questionnaire to inform the hotel of their

|W| www.athinasuites.com |E| resathina@gmail.com


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FRANCE

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Buddha - Bar Hotel Paris

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Located only few steps away from the iconic Buddha-Bar

in one of the 56 guestrooms is an experience that will transport

restaurant, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris is a little gem in the

you to the far-off lands of the East. There are seven different

heart of the ultra-chic Faubourg St HonorĂŠ, famous around

rooms and suites to choose from, with each overlooking a

the world for its history, luxury boutiques, haute couture

courtyard, the Parisian roofs or the beautiful and typical street.

workshops and major cultural attractions. Experience a blend of European and Asian magnificence as you enter Buddha-bar Hotel Paris, housed within a grand 18thcentury mansion, two steps away from the Champs-ElysĂŠes. Buddha-bar hotel Paris stands out in the City of Lights. Staying

S H O RT L I S T E D |W| www.buddhabarhotelparis.com |E| reservations@bbhparis.com


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Castello di Guarene

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Just a few kilometers from Alba, stands Guarene Castle, an

A wonderful view of a unique landscape can be enjoyed by

enchanting old stately home that dates to the 1700’s. The

guests while relaxing in the absolute peace and quiet of an

Castello di Guarene has been perfectly preserved over the

enchanting cave pool. The Castello di Guarene also features a

years along with all its works of art and is an important stop-off

wellness area with a finnish sauna, steam bath, dream shower

on any tour of Piedmontese Baroque.

with chromotherapy and aromatherapy, Kneipp water therapy and salt grotto.

Each of the 12 rooms has its own personality, conjuring up the historic personality it has been is dedicated to. The Castello di

Wedding receptions at Castello di Guarene are memorable

Guarene is home to a restaurant, run with masterly skill by local

events, with the romantic charm of the Castle and its gardens.

Guarene born-and-bred Chef Davide Odore, who astonishes and delights guests with his specialties.

|W| www.castellodiguarene.com |E| info@castellodiguarene.com


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Château St. Gerlach

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Located on the edge of the Ingendael Nature Reserve, just

distinctive dining experiences. Experience French savoir-vivre at

outside Maastricht city centre, the magnificent Château St.

the renowned Restaurant Château St. Gerlach and enjoy locally

Gerlach has been sensitively restored to provide an exceptional,

inspired cuisine in the gastro-pub setting of Bistrot de Liège or

luxury hotel experience.

order artisan coffee and light bites at Burgemeester Quicx.

A member of Relais and Châteaux, the historic buildings,

Located under the arches of the estate’s ancient cellar, Spa and

including original estate farmhouse, convent and grain lofts,

Wellness St. Gerlach combines a Roman-style swimming pool

have been converted to accommodate 113 guestrooms, three

with nourishing treatments to pamper both body and mind.

restaurants and a boutique spa.

Featuring opulent design and modern technology, Chateau St. Gerlach’s 16 event spaces can accommodate anything from a

Château St. Gerlach’s three eateries use organic ingredients from the estate’s thoughtfully cultivated grounds to offer

|W| www.stgerlach.nl |E| info@stgerlach.nl

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Columbia Beach Resort

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The five-star Columbia Beach Resort, located on the stunning

Quality dining is on offer at the resort with a choice of restaurants

Blue-Flag honoured Pissouri Bay in Cyprus, boasts 169 luxury,

that specialize in a cuisine ranging from fresh seafood to Italian

multi-purpose suites that offer complete comfort with hand-

fine dining.

woven fabrics, wooden furniture and accent colors that reflect the landscape and surrounding Mediterranean Sea.

Guests can relax with sumptuous treatments at HĂŠbe Spa and parents have peace of mind with the Den Kids Club and Cub Life

The resort features Junior, Executive, One- and Two-Bedroom

Crèche, brought to guests in collaboration with Worldwide Kids.

Suites with picturesque views, some of which are home to a fireplace and a private plunge pool. Families also have the option

The resort also boasts two swimming pools and activities

of interconnecting suites.

include cycling, hiking tours, watersports, tennis, golf and cooking lessons.

|W| www.columbiaresort.com |E| bookings@columbiaresort.com


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Hôtel Bel Ami

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Hôtel Bel Ami is part of the unavoidable places in a

Hôtel Bel Ami is walking distance from some of the mythical

neighbourhood such as Saint-Germaindes-Prés. With a five-

addresses of the neighbourhood, such as Le Café de Flore and

star rating, Hôtel Bel Ami offers a service as friendly as it is

les Deux Magots. Guests who choose to stay in the Hôtel Bel

effective, because it is the only hotel in the area to offer rooms

Ami, will wake up in the heart of Paris.

with a direct view on the Saint-Germain-des-Prés Square and the church. With its 108 uniquely designed rooms, its restaurant, bar and its Carita Spa, Hôtel Bel Ami is a quintessential discreet and cosy place to stay.

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Hotel Vernet

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Housed in a Haussmann building, featuring signature clean limestone and black ironwork balconies, the Hotel Vernet

Executive Chef Richard Robe creates inventive and enticing

invites you to an intimate setting with intuitive service in the

modern French dishes. The hotel was designed to give guests the

heart of Paris.

best possible experience with everything from product launches and fashion shows to baby showers, birthdays and anniversary

Experience the feel of your own private apartment in Paris.

dinners. Life’s full of special events worth celebrating at Hotel

The Hotel Vernet features luxurious rooms and suites, drawing

Vernet.

attention to the details imagined by interior designer François Champsaur. Warm tones and modern furniture set the tone of this contemporary haven.

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InterContinental Bucharest

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InterContinental Bucharest is a luxury landmark in Romania’s

Intermezzo Lobby Lounge is the perfect place for a morning

Capital, unique for the stunning views from the guest room

coffee while at the Intermezzo Bar, guests may enjoy their

balconies and renowned for the high-quality services offered

preferred drink accompanied by live piano music in the evening.

to guests. The hotel features 257 spacious and elegantly furnished rooms and suites, with premium amenities.

The famous Ronda Ballroom, the unique Fortuna Ballroom on the 21st floor, the elegant Rapsodia Ballroom and the meeting

Designed in a contemporary style, the Club InterContinental

rooms with open terraces and natural light, are venues for

Lounge on the 21st floor offers a modern yet private setting for

memorable events.

business and relaxation. At the InterContinental Bucharest, you are in the middle of The hotel’s Corso Brasserie offers the best Sunday Brunch in

everywhere!

Bucharest and the city’s first Summer Terrace by Veuve Clicquot.

|W| www.intercontinental.com/bucharest |E| bucharest.reservations@ihg.com


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Kolbe Hotel Rome

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The Kolbe Hotel Rome, located in the heart of the historic

courtyard garden with a fountain as well as orange, lemon and

centre, occupies a splendid former convent from the 17th

olive trees that offer an idyllic oasis of calm in the busy centre

century that has many of its original features intact. The hotel is

of Rome.

a few minutes’ walk from famous attractions such as the Circus Maximus, Mouth of Truth, the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and

In the luxurious rooms of the Kolbe Hotel Rome, your senses

Trastevere.

will be enchanted by a fascination of the past, surrounded by a timeless atmosphere with all the modern comforts. The

The Hotel has been named after Father Maximilian Kolbe and a

19 meeting rooms of the congress centre are rich in charm,

Chapel as well as a Museum in the hotel are dedicated to him.

characterized by an irresistible blend of old architecture and

The hotel has a wonderful restaurant and an immaculately kept

technology, making it ideal for top class events.

|W| www.kolbehotelrome.com |E| info@kolbehotelrome.com


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Les Sources des Alpes

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A revitalizing open-air bath in the thermal hot springs of Les

The rooms are spacious and welcoming and the service

Sources des Alpes is an unforgettable experience.

authentic. Treat yourself to the menu at La Malvoisie, that shares the Italian influences of the restaurant’s young chef.

Surrounded by impressive cliffs, the hotel, nested in the small

Guests may enjoy the cosy atmosphere at the piano bar with a

village of Leukerbad, was first opened in the 19th century.

glass of Wallis wine or a carefully prepared cocktail before or

This haven of well-being allows guests to break free from their

after dinner. Whether you visit as a couple or with the family,

everyday life and to re-energize at high altitude. Hot-stone and

there is always a good reason to escape to Les Sources des

essential oil massages as well as sculpting body treatments,

Alpes.

complete the extensive menu of spa treatments on offer.

|W| www.sourcesdesalpes.ch |E| hotel@lsda.ch

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Penha Longa Resort, Ritz Carlton

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Set among rolling hills, lush gardens and tranquil mountain

World-class facilities welcome families with spacious rooms and

lakes, Penha Longa Resort, Ritz Carlton, one of the most

indulgent suites, exceptional dining that includes two Michelin

stunning luxury resorts in Portugal, offers a rare opportunity

Star restaurants, LAB by Sergi Arola and Midori, a plethora of

to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Sintra mountains,

indoor and outdoor activities and creative clubs for kids and

while enjoying elegant accommodations, first-rate dining,

teens.

championship golf and a lavish spa. Once the retreat for the Portuguese Royal Family, Penha Longa The estate of Penha Longa in Portugal, located within a 545-

lies just 16 miles (30 minutes drive) from downtown Lisbon, or

acre/220 hectare National Park, has been a place of sanctuary

a ten-minute drive from the romantic village of Sintra and the

for centuries. The Catholic fathers founded their monastery

beaches of trendy Estoril and Cascais.

here, finding peace and tranquility in its setting.

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Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna

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White sand lapped by turquoise waters, waving palms under

Even though it is tempting to do nothing but soak up the beauty

sunny skies... Neither dream nor cliché, this is Pullman Timi

of this idyllic spot, the hotel also offers outdoor sports, a natural

Ama Sardegna.

reserve rich in flora and fauna to explore and a raft of family activities for tots to teens.

Tucked away on Sardinia’s southeast tip amid the natural beauty of Capo Carbonara, this 5-star resort boasts a stunning setting

Nature’s restorative power is not confined to this 11-hectare

with 275 rooms (including four Suites), three restaurants, four

marine reserve. The state-of-the-art Thalassa sea & spa, the

bars and four meeting rooms. From the bay, an Aragonese tower

bubble of serenity that lies at the heart of the hotel, offers

watches over 11 sprawling hectares of natural park which is a

relaxing, regenerating seawater treatments to all who need a

haven for local wildlife as well as Mediterranean plants and

boost.

flowers.

|W| www.pullman-timiama-sardegna.com |E| H3040@accor.com


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The five-star boutique hotel, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese, is a

Particular attention is dedicated to the unique preferences of

Roman retreat that fuses La Dolce Vita heritage with modern

each guest in order to provide delightful surprises, thoughtful

French Art De Vivre.

gestures and unforgettable memories.

The extensive renovation, by Jean Philippe Nuel, empathizes

Combining the best of French hospitality and Roman elegance,

the dialogue between heritage and modernism, classicism and

with 78 rooms and suites, a restaurant and lounge rooftop with

design.

panoramic views, three meeting rooms with natural light and a fitness gym with wellness program, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

Sofitel Rome is situated in a historic palace, built in 1890s: a

gives guests an authentic taste to experience the Italian culture

calm prime location in the heart of the City, overlooking Villa

linked with the New French Art de Vivre.

Borghese gardens and a short walk to the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain.

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The Bodrum EDITION is located three kilometers from Yalikavak Marina at the western point of the Bodrum peninsula.

Unique food and beverage outlets include two bars, a gourmet

The hotel features 108 guest rooms, suites and villas, many

speciality grill overlooking the bay, a night club and an all-day

with views of the Aegean Sea and some with private pools,

casual dining venue. The hotel also features over 1,200 sq.

balconies and gardens.

meters of indoor- and outdoor meeting and event space that include meeting studios, a ballroom and a boardroom.

The hotel’s design includes an infinity pool, garden lounge, state-of-the art spa facilities with a Turkish Hammam and fitness center as well as an exclusive beach club with a jetty that houses private cabanas.

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THE VIEW Lugano offers an all-encompassing experience in the

‘THE VIEW experience’ begins when guests make their way up

height of luxury, where attention to detail goes hand in hand

to the first floor’s public areas that include the bar, THE VIEW

with care for the environment and the pursuit of exclusivity.

Fine Dining restaurant, THE VIEW SPA and the magnificent TreCinqueZero terrace.

THE VIEW Lugano is a boutique hotel in the heart of Lugano that pays extreme attention to the needs and preferences of guests with its 18 suites that overlook lake Ceresio. The hotel aims to provide a welcome that brings together warmth and authenticity in an atmosphere that is designed to be comfortable and aesthetically pleasing, thanks to a blend of contemporary and traditional styles.

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the Mediterranean Coast with textures and techniques from

Bodrum EDITION, is as fun, relaxed, stylish and vibrant as the

around the world. The restaurant places a strong focus on

spices from Latin America and the Middle East. By day, the

fire, grilling and authentic ingredients for diners to enjoy while

restaurant’s atmosphere is comforting, relaxing, fresh, light and

overlooking the sea and the restaurant’s private beach.

lends itself to a long lunch with stunning views of the bay. By night, it sets the contrast of raw freshness and fires amongst the 186 covers by creating a magical connection with the local terroir and its selection of fish, meat and vegetables. The

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Inspired by the fusion concept that characterizes the Buddha-

infinite perspective, lacquered ceilings gleam lustrously, and

Bar spirit, the menu of the Restaurant Le Vraymonde combines

exquisitely delicate light fittings cast a subtle glow. The setting

Eastern and Western flavours in ways that delight epicureans.

is evocative of the Orient and ideally suited to the tasting of

Its Pan-Asian cuisine, in which the brilliant blending of the

refined specialties.

gastronomic traditions of France and Asia is particularly bold, is innovative and delicious. The restaurant’s luxurious dÊcor continues throughout its five distinctive spaces. Rich with varying shades of red and saffron and hints of ancient symbols, diners are transported to the heart

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Located on the edge of the Ingendael nature reserve, just

classics, the chef and his team, use innovative techniques and

outside Maastricht city centre, the magnificent Château St.

modern influences to showcase the very best fresh, organic

Gerlach has been sensitively restored to provide an exceptional,

products derived from the estate gardens and local countryside.

luxury hotel and restaurant experience.

Flavourful herbs from the kitchen garden, golden honey from the beehives and fresh eggs from Mergelland chickens, the

Renowned for exceptional quality and outstanding service,

talented culinary team at Restaurant Château St. Gerlach create

Restaurant Château St. Gerlach’s à la carte menu is masterfully

dishes using ingredients from the bountiful estate grounds.

designed to delight both the eyes and palate. Occupying three of the Château’s traditional reception rooms, the restaurant’s visually impressive dishes are inspired by the opulent furnishings and elaborate wall and ceiling frescoes. Guided by French

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Under its monumental stained-glass dome designed by the

The dishes designed by our Executive Chef highlight the origin

famed Gustave Eiffel, the restaurant of the Hotel Vernet is

and quality of the chosen ingredients, selected to the highest

devoted to the pleasures of the senses.

standards to stimulate, amaze and surprise the taste buds by creating innovating combinations of exquisite flavours.

The kitchen is visibly accessible through a large window,

The seasonal tasting menu allows you to experience favourite

creating discrete and uninterrupted activity. The eye is drawn

seasonal dishes, hand-picked by the Chef.

around the room, attracted by the many original works of art from contemporary artists, as if wandering in a true Parisian collectors’ residence. The Iconic Room, an addition to the restaurant is a piece of art by itself; for private events, for your breakfast, lunch, dinner be surrounded by copper, an amazing feel of warmth.

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Unique Al Palatino Garden Restaurant at Kolbe Hotel Rome The indoor spaces of the Unique Al Palatino Garden Restaurant,

brimming with flowering trees, century-old olive and citrus

with its magnificently conserved brick groin vaults and unique

trees, as well as a beautiful fountain. Retreat to the private

architectural elements, creates an enchanting environment for

courtyard garden which reflects calmness, tranquillity and peace

guests.

to savour a good glass of wine and a gourmet meal or to gather with friends and family.

With its one-of-a-kind atmosphere, the restaurant offers a place to taste the best delicacies and to enjoy gourmet meals that

Both the courtyard garden and the wonderful roof terrace with

offer an unforgettable tasting experience.

a view on the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, offer the perfect setting for your special events.

There is no better place to get away from the buzz and unwind a little in the private courtyard garden, a lush open-air oasis

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Let yourself be pampered by the surrounding nature and

with the panoramic sunny terrace with its stylish loungers which

explore the power of local herbs at Grand Spa at Grandhotel

offer an excellent place to relax on summer days.

Tatra. All guests are able to rest in the relax zone and enjoy its unique This modern wellness centre invites both hotel and external guests to relax and recharge, whether it be at the fitness centre, the experience showers or in the four different types of sauna (Finnish, infra, steam and herb). The wellness centre also offers a swimming pool with water attractions and two external whirlpools with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. Guests are sure to fall in love

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Prince Spa at Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel The 2,000 square meter Prince Spa is a veritable oasis of

The half-Olympic-length heated outdoor pool is open to

relaxation for both the body and soul. The Spa is open to hotel

hotel guests, day guests and Prince Spa members from May

guests and day guests alike and its elegant dĂŠcor combines

to September, allowing guests to lose themselves in complete

natural colors with materials such as precious woods, stone

serenity. Loungers, sun umbrellas and shady gazebos are

and bamboo, to create an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

scattered around the pool in the beautifully maintained garden.

This temple of wellness in the heart of Rome spans three levels and is divided into a spacious beauty area, wet area, fitness area and a relaxation room. The 25-meter indoor pool is an absolute gem and a star-studded ceiling with dreamy lighting sets the mood in the ozone-purified pool area.

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Pürovel Spa & Sport at Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul Set amongst landscaped gardens and overlooking the

The Pürovel philosophy is derived from the origin of wellbeing

spectacular Bosphorus, lies over 4000 square meters of Pürovel

and uses resources such as stone, wood, water, flora and the

Spa & Sport facilities. Pürovel Spa & Sport offers serenity and

pure invigorating Alpine air that reflects the changing seasons

rejuvenation with a full range of relaxing treatments offered

of the Swiss mountains. Signature Pürovel Spa treatments

in 14 treatment rooms, which include three suites for couples,

using essential oils organically produced in Switzerland, work in

two Turkish hamam and relaxation lounges.

symmetry with the well-designed and modern sports training facilities, having both been created to invigorate and vitalize in

Additional facilities such as a steam bath, sauna, indoor and

rhythm with the seasons.

outdoor swimming pools, pilates studios, group fitness classes, and personal training, all ensure that guests feel invigorated and revitalized.

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SPA Castello at Castello di Guarene is ideal for a pleasant

hammam reproducing mystical atmosphere of Oriental bath.

stay dedicated to quiet, relaxation and wellbeing, away from

Comfortable loungers, relaxing music and soft lights will invite

the stresses of everyday life. From 2pm till 8pm. You will be

you to relax after a sauna session, to read, and dream.

surrounded by an intimate and refined environment. SPA Castello at Castello di Guarene has emotional shower, From the indoor swimming pool, entirely excavated in the rocks,

Finnish sauna, steam bath, jacuzzi, Kneipp and salt cave.

you can enjoy a unique landscape in absolute peace and quiet, with panoramic view on Alba, Langhe and Roero.

The treatments available are customized to individual needs and include different types of massages and body or facial

In the Wellness Center, you can try the healthy interaction of heat

treatments. Inside the hotel is also active a hairdressing service

and cold, water and steam, scents and colors chromotherapeutic.

upon reservation.

Magic caves, saunas drenched by the scent of wood and

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William Cardelin Director of the Spa

“We are not just looking into increasing revenue but also receiving the recognition of being the best Hotel Spa in the world.” What is your current biggest challenge competing on a global scale in a highly competitive industry? Our main challenge is to maintain a high quality, warm and genuine service. This is possible thanks the know-how and

HAUTE COUTURE : The House of Givenchy has many stories

social skills of our collaborators who anticipate and discreetly

and anecdotes allowing us to take our guests beyond the

and go beyond our guests expectations.

basic treatments through storytelling by letting them enter the world of fashion, for a “well-being” experience with an Haute

We also offer innovative and personalized services of an

couture twist to it.

exceptional quality that surprise and enchant our guests. TAILOR-MADE : For a touch of luxury, guests may discover What is your secret to staying competitive?

the three main assets of the Givenchy brand, the world of perfume, skincare and make-up and an unprecedented “tailor-

In order to stay competitive, we focused on four different points:

made” well-being experience.

UNIQUENESS : The Spa Metropole by Givenchy is the third

What is a “FUN FACT” about Spa Metropole by Givenchy?

Spa in the world of the brand. When the guest arrive a therapist hands out an Ipad, the DESIGN : Designed by famous French architect Didier

guest can choose their own playlist, created by famous sound

Gomez, the Spa Metropole by Givenchy reflects the House’s

designer Beatrice Ardisson who created an exclusive music

sophistication and modernity down to every last detail. The

environment inspired by Givenchy codes. To continue with

entrance sets the tone with its marble finish and proportions

the personalization, and for a touch of glamour, guests may

accentuated by sleek, bold black lines. Contemporary materials

choose a fragrance selected through an exclusive line “L’Atelier

can be found alongside a digital plant wall throughout the

de Givenchy” to accompany them throughout their experience.

interior, for absolute serenity.

This is sprayed on a pocket square in their bathrobe or on the massage table. After each treatment, a flash make up is offered to prolong the beauty experience.


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How do you see the association with Haute Grandeur Global

Rewarding positive attitudes

Hotel Awards may improve your hotel’s revenue, how will you

By giving them the chance to make a mistake

be using the news to your advantage?

By helping employees to grow according to their personal and

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professional goals We would be very proud to be able to share with our

By integrating some of them into operational decision for a

collaborators and guests our association with Haute Grandeur

better involvement

Global Hotel Awards but also emphasize this with national and

Respecting the balance between personal and professional

international medias. We are not just looking into increasing

life is also important in order to keep people motivated and

revenue but also receiving the recognition of being the best

efficient.

Hotel Spa in the world. What is your property best known for in the industry? What is your short-term goal for the hotel in general and do you feel this Award will assist to achieve this?

The Spa Metropole by Givenchy is located in the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, the only independent hotel in Monaco. The Hotel

The team would be very proud and honored and it would be

Metropole Monte-Carlo is a rare place, a genuine creation

the recognition of their work and appreciation by a worldwide

uniting the world’s finest signatures in narrative design, top-

Award.

notch fashion, star-rated gastronomy and sound. Here, these recognized leaders in their fields have each contributed their

How do you as manager keep the employees motivated to

own histories and emotions to offer you a memorable hotel

ensure award winning service is always delivered?

experience with an exclusive “club” atmosphere.

By sharing and celebrating our successes Learning from our failures

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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum captures the essence

used in spa treatments are made from the highest quality

of its beautiful coastal setting with an idyllic atmosphere of

organically grown plants, known for their purity, potency and

healing and calm. Offering the most comprehensive range of

therapeutic qualities.

wellness, beauty and massage programmes on the Bodrum Peninsula, the spa uses natural, handmade ingredients from

With the emphasis on tailoring the experience to their needs,

the resort’s own gardens. Guests can discover invigorating,

guests are provided with customized programmes that

century-old Turkish water therapies in authentic hammams as

incorporate treatments and fitness classes.

well as a wealth of fitness facilities. The spa boasts nine treatment rooms, three beauty rooms and four outdoor private cabanas where guests will feel connected to the stunning natural world around them. Skincare products

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Located near The Bodrum EDITION’s infinity pool and beach

is the Turkish Hammam, which encapsulates both tradition and

club reception area, The Spa is easily accessible to both in-

minimalism and welcomes guests to enjoy a process of cleansing

house and day guests. The Spa’s design features a balance of

that is spiritual as much as it is physical.

earth and water elements and offers a wide range of services in a soothing, tranquil environment.

Various massage journeys are offered in eight treatment rooms, private suites and outdoor cabanas with a patio and views of the

This harmony is created by using pale oak and white timber

Aegean Sea. Guests are also invited to enjoy the stillness of time

finishes, whilst crystal clear water meandering across the main

in The Spa’s Quiet Zone or savor a unique blend of teas, specially

floor serves as a symbol of vitality and serenity.

created for The Bodrum EDITION at the Vitality Lounge.

Separated for privacy, ladies and gents may each rejuvenate in salt and steam rooms as well as saunas. The epicenter of the Spa

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Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont le Montreux Palace Nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Willow Stream Spa

in our thermal areas including saunas, steam rooms and baths,

instils wellbeing and a deep feeling of relaxation. Connecting

highlighted by an ambient sound and a luminous atmosphere.

you with the water elements in an inspiring decor, this haven

Keep your heart rate up on the road with our brand new fitness

of peace truly reflects the tranquility and purity of the Swiss

equipment and classes supported by a team of professionals.

Alps. Indulge yourself with a relaxing and rejuvenating visit to the Willow Stream Spa throughout an expansive 2,000-square-

Then immerse yourself in our indoor or outdoor pool and end

metre (21,500-squarefoot) facility.

your journey with a rest in the relaxation area or in the gardens, to let the spirit of the lake and the Swiss mountains soothe

Experience treatments designed to restore your body and mind,

you to the very core. You leave the Willow Stream Spa feeling

from invigorating facials using natural ingredients to time-

rejuvenated, though you only wish to come back.

tested massages crafted to melt away your stresses. The climax of your experience remains, as you face the comforting smile

Discover serenity and your energy at Willow Stream Spa.

of our expert therapist, ready to lovingly apply the signature massage or treatment of your choice. Reinvigorate your body

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Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul is located in the city center

Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul features Pürovel Spa &

adjacent to Dolmabahce Palace. Nestled within 65 acres of

Sport that offers luxurious holistic spa treatments from all

historical gardens with world-class shopping and vibrant

over the world. The hotel also features Café Swiss that serves

nightlife nearby, it offers 566 guest rooms and suites, featuring

Turkish, Swiss and world cuisines with a healthy touch, 16 Roof

state-of-the-art technology and exclusive amenities.

whereguests can embrace the sound and sights of Istanbul, GABBRO that brings a new life to the eating and drinking

In addition to various meeting spaces that can accommodate 5

experience in the heart of the Bosphorus and Chalet Restaurant

to 1200 people, including function rooms, ballrooms and three

that offers an Alpine experience.

event gardens ranging from 300 sqm to 1100 sqm, a team of event planners is on hand to help you plan the perfect wedding.

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Conrad Tokyo Situated 37 floors above Shiodome, a thriving business district,

views in the city. The interior, inspired by traditional Japanese

the Conrad Tokyo is a masterpiece of contemporary Japanese

residences, combines beautifully crafted natural materials in a

design. Traditional Japanese symbols and motifs feature in the

modern design that blends the old with the functional beauty of

subtle yet distinctive design.

the new. Together with the view of Tokyo Bay and the Hamarikyu Gardens, it creates a link between the interior space and nature.

Each of the 290 spacious guest rooms are modelled on either a city, garden or bay concept. The ambience created by the height of the ceilings in the guest rooms and the hotel’s public areas is a welcome feature in a city where space comes at a premium. Located on the 37th floor, the Executive Lounge extends as far as the Tokyo Bay side of the hotel, giving it one of the finest

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Discovery Country Suites Sitting right at the ridge with the beautiful Taal in sight,

in-room picnic with cold cuts, pate, and sausages, while the kids

Discovery Country Suites is your charming seven-suite Bed

enjoy a comfy indoor camping experience with their own tee-

and Breakfast in Tagaytay. The cool weather of Tagaytay and

pee and snacks.

the naturally relaxing vibe of the house, makes it a perfect destination for those looking for romantic getaways, intimate

The property also features Restaurant Verbena that is sure to

gatherings, or a quick breather from the busy city life.

turn your mornings from good to great with its contemporary country cuisine that uses farm-fresh ingredients.

The breathtaking sunsets are a must-see during each stay. Afternoons are welcomed with a glass of house wine and a cheese platter. For a pre-bedtime snack, guests are greeted with a glass of warm milk and cookies at their bedside. Couples can also upgrade their wine and cheese platter to their very own

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Four Seasons Hotel Amman With its central location in Jordan’s capital city close to

concierge team happy to make arrangements for guests to enjoy

upmarket residential areas, Four Seasons Hotel Amman offers

an array of exciting excursions.

the ideal base for discerning travellers seeking to explore the Kingdom’s myriad attractions.

With a casual, stylish atmosphere, Four Seasons Hotel Amman welcomes you with a variety of restaurants and lounges.

Enjoying a commanding position on the highest of Amman’s

Guests may enjoy a buffet breakfast and family brunch at Olea

seven hills, the 15-storey Hotel is a beacon of elegance at the

Restaurant, meet for local cuisine, light meals or high tea at The

heart of one of the region’s most welcoming cities. The historic

Foyer Lounge, visit FIVE Grill & Lounge for relaxed summer

sites of Petra and Wadi Rum, the spectacular landscape of

dining on the terrace or experience true French style at La

the Jordan Valley and the storied waters of the Dead Sea are

Capitale, Amman’s first real brasserie.

all within easy reach, with the knowledgeable Four Seasons

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A R I YA N A C O N V E N T I O N CENTRE DANANG Located in the centre of the 5 star Ariyana Danang Tourism Complex comprising Furama Resort, Furama Villas and Ariyana Beach Resort & Suites, the Ariyana Convention Centre Danang (ACC) has been built to the requirements of APEC 2017 attended by 21 leaders of member countries as well as 15,000 representatives of major enterprises and 6,000 members of international medias.

4,390 sqm of multi - function indoor meeting space plus 12,000 sqm ocean- front outdoor area in combination with Furama’s Situated on the

International Convention Palace (ICP), the ACC and ICP is Vietnam’s largest convention and exhibition complex with total capacity of 5,000 people. Providing two large grand ballrooms and 20 break-out rooms and 200 slot parking for cars and coaches with advanced technologies, sophisticated interiors and supreme facilities, truly delectable cuisine and superb selection of menus, not only it is suitable for conferences but also ideal for wedding ceremonies, themed parties, concerts, fashion shows, or even indoor and outdoor exhibitions.

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Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson The iconic Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson resembles the national

fresco pool bar overlooking the ocean.

flower of Malaysia and each of its 639 pool villas are equipped with a private pool and steam room, giving guests convenience

A stay at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson will de-stress you and make

and total privacy.

you feel fresh and completely rejuvenated. Leisure pursuits include sunset cruises, helicopter rides, a karaoke bar, relaxing

Whether you are visiting family, on a couple’s getaway, a group

treatments at LexSpa, a waterpark and watersports activities at

vacation or a corporate retreat, you will enjoy warm, gracious

Hibiscus Beach.

hospitality. Choose from a diverse range of superb dining options that include fine dining at UMI Japanese Restaurant and Wave Dining or visit the hotel’s stylish lounges or the hotel’s al

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Lexis Suites Penang Lexis Suites Penang stands out as the only hotel on the Penang

The dining options range from local and regional flavors to

Island that offers guests the luxury of an individual private pool

Japanese and international cuisines, while the banqueting

and steam room in each of its 222 suites. Located at the idyllic

facilities cater for events and meetings.

Teluk Kumbar, Lexis Suites Penang is about ten minutes’ drive from Penang International Airport.

Apart from the therapeutic treatments and massages at the spa, Lexis Suites Penang also offers a range of recreational and

The guest rooms feature two king-sized beds and a host of

leisure activities, suitable for families and friends, as well as

practical amenities in a spacious enclave, with a magnificent

corporate team building.

view of the sea.

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One World Hotel The 5-star One World Hotel features 438 rooms that offer a

rooms to choose from. These rooms are further enhanced with

new dimension in service and quality by providing grandeur,

a giant retractable LED display screen to create an immersive

elegance and unequalled amenities and facilities. Adjoined

visual experience.

to one of the biggest shopping malls in the world, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, the hotel is strategically located at the fringe

The hotel displays a fine culinary parade of four innovative

of Kuala Lumpur, a 3-minute walk to the MRT Station and only

restaurants and bars, skillfully fusing the cuisines of both the

minutes away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

East and the West. Luxuriate at the hotel’s Clark Hatch Fitness Centre, which includes a sophisticated gymnasium and an

One World Hotel showcases world-class conference and

outdoor swimming pool or indulge in a relaxing massage at

recreation facilities with 5000 sq metres of space. This space

LifeSpa by Clark Hatch.

includes the pillar-less Imperial Ballroom that can accommodate 2000 people (banquet style) and 15 other versatile function

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Pullman Hanoi The Pullman Hanoi recently metamorphosed into one of the

Pullman Hanoi has been designed to accommodate meetings,

city’s premiere business hotels, close to corporate headquarters

business seminars as well as friends gathering for a drink.

and government offices and an easy 10-minute drive to the

The interior is cosmopolitan, timeless and stimulates social

charm of Old Quarter.

interaction.

Located in the middle of Hanoi, Pullman Hanoi’s 242 impeccable

Pullman Hanoi is also pleased to offer unlimited access

rooms and suites, La CheminĂŠe Restaurant and Mint Bar offers a

to PressReader, a cosmopolitan connection to download

perfect blend of business and leisure.

newspapers and magazines from around the world. Globetrotters can stay up-to-date with current events on their own smart phone, tablet or computer.

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Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida Radisson Blu MBD Hotel, Noida in the heart of NCR, has been

The hotel offers a range of amazing food and beverage

established as the finest and the most revered hospitality

outlets like ‘SXVIII’ (All Day Brasserie), ‘Made In India’ (The

benchmark for anyone travelling for business or pleasure. The

Indian Restaurant), ‘RED’ (The Pan Asian Restaurant) and ‘The

hotel is a place where the tradition meets innovation and where

Chocolate Box & Lounge’.

classical meets the contemporary. Furthermore, the spa and fitness club ‘Espace’, offers a range of Fully owned and managed by the MBD Group, in its fifteen years

relaxing treatments.

of existence, the Radisson Blu MBD Hotel, Noida has quietly, but distinctly defined itself as a trendsetter.

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Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong Adjacent to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,

The hotel’s banqueting and conference facilities, including two

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong is a 860-room

versatile function rooms and nine boardrooms, comprise over

hotel that showcases panoramic views of Victoria Harbour.

1,400 square metres. The Concord and Oasis Rooms can be divided into four separate rooms to cater for intimate to large-

The hotel offers stylish guestrooms, a private club lounge as

sized events. With diverse facilities and an excellent range

well as authentic and sophisticated restaurants and a bar. The

of recreational facilities, the hotel is the perfect choice for

Dynasty restaurant is renowned for indigenous Cantonese

discerning travellers.

cuisine, CafĂŠ Renaissance is the perfect place to savour a wide range of international delicacies, while Mirage Bar & Restaurant will indulge you with intriguing cocktails and its delectable Western and Asian flair.

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S31 Sukhumvit Hotel Myriad luxuries await you at S31 Sukhumvit Hotel which is

Expect to revel in utmost pleasure in its modern minimalist rooms

located in Sukhumvit, an exclusive residential and commercial

that carry a seamless fusion of elegance, style, and functionality.

district in Bangkok. The Prompong Skytrain Station is only 0.6

The signature Duplex Suite is a stylish and chic 2-storey suite

km from the hotel, while the Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi

that offers a stunning view of the city, especially at night. S31

International Airports are both 20 km away.

Sukhumvit Hotel also boasts food and beverage selections that create a remarkable culinary experience with 100m wine and

Meanwhile, a few major shopping centers are merely a few

bistro, S café and Café Uno.

minutes’ walk from the hotel. This 5-star retreat is the flagship property of S Group Hotel, which is known for providing the quintessential luxury urban accommodation experience in the Thai capital.

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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa A 45-minute drive from Penang International Airport, Shangri-

Facilities include a Health Club with male and female bathing

La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa is an iconic resort in Penang,

sections, a mini par pitch and putt golf course, three tennis

nestled between century old trees and Batu Feringgi beach.

courts equipped with flood lights, swimming pools and five restaurants and bars offering an array of international, seasonal

This five-star premier resort with a beautiful 30-acre landscaped

and local cuisines.

garden, is easily distinguishable by its Malaysian inspired architecture.

Spread along a secluded corner of the resort is CHI, The Spa which offers a blend of Asian healing rituals and therapies.

The resort has two separate wings that feature 304 guestrooms including 16 suites with views of the Andaman Sea or the finely crafted garden. The most popular are the Rasa Premier rooms with their own private soaking tub on the balcony.

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SO Sofitel Bangkok Whether you are looking to party it up in the Thai capital, or

Guests are invited to enjoy the hotel’s six food and beverage

tone it down with a spa retreat, you will feel right at home and

outlets, including one of the most gorgeous rooftop bars in

in your element at SO Sofitel Bangkok.

Bangkok.

With a stunning design collaboration by Thailand’s top five

The hotel is centrally located and features panoramic views of

designers and fashion icon Christian Lacroix, SO Sofitel Bangkok

the lush Lumpini Park, from which the hotel draws its design

is one of the best hotels in Bangkok.

inspirations, as well as the city’s MRT subway system.

Savvy technology with IPTV smart TV’s in all rooms, allow guests to connect with super high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

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Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara Strategically located midway between Kuala Lumpur and

It is also home to the country’s first spa that offers a hammam,

Petaling Jaya with close proximately to Kuala Lumpur Sentral,

a naturally-lit fitness club and a swimming pool with sundecks.

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is a 312-room hotel located in

The hotel’s interior blends the local heritage with a sophisticated

the heart of affluent Damansara Heights.

feature wall depicting the country’s Wau Bulan, otherwise known as the moon kite, as well as French art vivre through

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara offers a range of state-of-

an Eiffel Tower sculpture. Stunning art and sculptures were

the-art meeting and event facilities in exceptional settings to

specially created for the hotel, paying homage to the its rich

accommodate business or social occasions. The hotel showcases

Malaysian and French heritage and culture.

exceptional local and international cuisines through its five food and beverage outlets.

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Sun Aqua Pasikudah, Sri Lanka Sun Aqua, Pasikudah is a boutique five-star luxury property

The Sun Aqua Spa’s highly trained team specializes in eastern

located on the East Coast of Sri Lanka. Experience ultimate

treatments and uses organic local ingredients to create speciality

luxury with 32 beautifully designed suites and two gorgeous

packages. The spa also offers signature treatments such as the

duplex family suites that offer stunning views of the ocean or

Hideaway Spa Dining Experience which combines full body

beautifully landscaped gardens.

treatments and delicious cuisine to ensure complete bliss and relaxation.

The suites, some of which have private pools, fill with light as the sun rises and have been decorated with drapes and cushions to make your stay even more comfortable. Plasma screens feature alongside traditional Sri Lankan artworks, as two worlds collide to create an indulgent tropical retreat in one of the best luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.

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The Emerald Cove Koh Chang Your next perfect getaway lies against a backdrop of swaying

Those planning events in Koh Chang can take advantage of

coconut palms on the golden sand of Klong Prao Beach.

the hotel’s elegant venues and outstanding catering services. The hotel’s prime location also encourages exploration, with

The five-star Emerald Cove Koh Chang welcomes you with

a fisherman’s village and buddha temple only a short distance

luxury amenities, extraordinary service and an unparalleled

away.

beachfront location which feature private 50-metre beachfront pools and awe-inspiring views.

Paradise awaits at the Emerald Cove Koh Chang Hotel.

Guests may dine at one of the hotel’s restaurants, enjoy a workout in the fitness centre, take a swim in one of the hotel’s pools or experience a massage at The Emerald Spa.

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The Luxe Manor The Luxe Manor is a stylish boutique hotel located in Hong

FINDS, Hong Kong’s iconic Nordic restaurant and bar, is an

Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Conveniently situated in the vibrant

acronym for the Nordic countries; Finland, Iceland, Norway,

business and shopping district of Kowloon, the hotel is a five-

Denmark and Sweden. Inspired by the Dadaism art movement

minute walk from the Mass Transit Railway station.

of the early 20th century, Dada Bar and Lounge is a living example of contrast and imagination. Dada ignites the senses

Nuzzled amidst the bustling nightlife of Knutsford Terrace, The

with daring drinks and gastronomic delights in an atmosphere

Luxe Manor boasts 153 stunning guest rooms and six themed

of inspired jazz melodies.

suites that offer a distinct feeling of adventure within Hong Kong’s urban jungle. All guestrooms and suites are well-equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi and a smartphone for unlimited local and international calls to ten selected countries.

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Restaurant

100M Wine & Bistro at S31 Sukhumvit Hotel Perhaps the finest rooftop restaurant of any Sukhumvit hotel,

Allow 100M Wine & Bistro at S31 Sukhumvit Hotel to treat you

diners at 100M Wine & Bistro will be treated to a panoramic

to a memorable and unforgettable evening with a selection of

270-degree view overlooking the area around the EM Quartier

premium beers and wines from across the world. Stimulate your

and Emporium shopping malls.

appetite with the wonders of the tasty menu and the varieties of meat and fresh seafood on offer.

This intimate and chic restaurant sets the right mood for an enjoyable evening, whether you wish to enjoy sunset, happy hour drinks or dine in and enjoy the restaurant’s international cuisine.

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Collage at Conrad Tokyo Being both French and modern, the dining experience at

Collage’s delicate and unique approach has resulted in dishes

Collage combines the very best of European culinary style with

that are expressed as contemporary art on a plate.

a Japanese touch. Situated on the 28th floor with a breathtaking view of Tokyo, The restaurant is located at Conrad Tokyo and provides exquisite

Collage also houses a modern and comfortable private room

cuisine with creative and artistic visuals. One of the restaurant’s

suitable for business entertainment as well as a gathering space

features is that its guests can enjoy dishes made with the rare

for family and friends. The kitchen prides itself in meeting any

ingredients that have been personally selected by the chef.

special requests from its guests.

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FADO at Hotel Royal Macau A visit to Macau would only be complete after savouring a

Guests may enjoy this authentic Portuguese dining experience,

Portuguese meal at FADO, one of the most popular restaurants

with dishes made mostly with imported ingredients, with the

in town. FADO, a music genre that originated from Portugal in

luxury utensils from Cutipol & Vista Alegre.

the 1820s, represents the rich Portuguese colours and aroma the restaurant hopes to bring to every epicurean. Heartily designed by internationally renowned chef Luis AmÊrico, FADO’s menu aims to bring its guests the authentic taste and charisma of Portuguese cuisine with contemporary twist. FADO at Hotel Royal Macau offers a tantalising selection of dishes prepared with high-quality ingredients, careful flavour pairings and imaginative presentation.

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Feringgi Grill at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Exclusively situated on the mezzanine floor of Shangri-La’s

Wine connoisseurs can indulge in the restaurant’s extensive

Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, the Feringgi Grill offers diners with

selection of vintages from both the Old and New World, and

a bird’s eye view of the resort’s lush tropical greenery.

cigar aficionados are spoilt for choice with Feringgi Grill’s worldclass selection of cigars. Two private rooms are available to

The cuisine served is impeccable, where gourmands savour

accommodate gatherings for 10 and 20 people respectively.

exquisitely-prepared modern grill cuisine, complemented by attentive service amidst a warm and cosy ambience. Not only offering classic favourites such as tomato soup and Caesar Salad to the finest Chateaubriand, we offer a delightful culinary adventure of new flavours and textures, providing a modern fine dining experience that can’t be found anywhere else.

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Kazahana at Conrad Tokyo Kazahana at Conrad Tokyo is a modern interpretation of a

Every dish has been carefully prepared with a combination of

Japanese cellar, “Kura�, and features a traditional Japanese

colors to stimulate your appetite and the sushi counter offers

Sumie painting as its motif. The restaurant offers a tranquil

the opportunity to enjoy sushi that have been made with the

atmosphere with panoramic views over the Hamarikyu Gardens

very best ingredients from the local fish market.

and Tokyo Bay. Kazahana offers exceptional and traditional Japanese cuisine with three private dining rooms that are available to guests. The restaurant offers some of the finest Japanese food in Tokyo, prepared using fresh and seasonal ingredients that have been personally selected by the Head Chef when visiting the market.

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La Capitale, Four Seasons Hotel Amman La Capitale at Four Seasons Hotel Amman is a classic French

Chef de Cuisine, Arthur Vonderheyden’s open-air kitchen dishes

brasserie that offers a comfortable location to enjoy a business

out classic brasserie favorites such as purée de pommes de terre

lunch, a dinner with family or friends or a drink at the bar.

à l’ancienne, indulgent foie gras au torchon with pain d’épices

The restaurant is the first real brasserie in Amman that serves

and duck parmentier that have all been “garnished with a pinch

authentic French brasserie meals.

of love.”

The attentive and engaging service, as well as the attractive setting, designed by internationally-recognized design firm AvroKO, sets a new standard by re-inventing the traditional brasserie in a way that blends timeless elements with modern, fashionable details.

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Made in India at Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida Radisson Blu MBD Noida’s fine dining speciality restaurant,

of Basil, Paprika Infused Chicken Tikka as well as Saffron and

Made in India, combines long forgotten masterpieces with

Rosemary Mushroom Brochette.

an artistic interpretation of futuristic Indian cuisine. The restaurant’s décor features an unique amalgamation of art

The ‘Royal Buffet on a Plate’ is a tailor-made set menu by Master

which creates a spectacular equilibrium of colour and texture

Chef Mohd. Khursheed that features the best signature dishes

from the old and modern Indian era.

from the royal families of India.

Signature recipes include Dora Kebab, Galouti Kebab, Behari

Signature whisky- and wine paired menus are also on offer and

Kebab, Navratan Kebab, Nahari, Homemade Malai Kulfi and

if you wish to truly feast like a king, book the privacy of the

Gulkand Jamun. The restaurant’s New Age Cuisine menu

Maharaja Table, the restaurant’s private dining area.

features specialties like Cottage Cheese Steaks with a Hint

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The Cove Terrace at The Emerald Cove Koh Chang The Cove Terrace is situated along The Emerald Cove Koh

This all-day-dining restaurant offers a breakfast buffet as well

Chang Hotel’s stunning beachfront swimming pool and

as an a la carte menu for guests to enjoy both in the restaurant

accommodates up to 180 guests.

or outdoors. The restaurant also offers weekly specials and live acoustic music in the evenings.

The restaurant offers a fusion between Mediterranean elegance, Chinese cuisine and Asian heritage and features Thai and local

Surrounded by lush tropical greenery, crystal clear water and

seafood. The newly refurbished restaurant provides an exciting

remarkable sunsets, The Cove Terrace at The Emerald Cove Koh

dining experience with a contemporary designed live cooking

Chang offers its guests a spectacular dining experience.

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FLOAX Floatation Therapy Spa FLOAX Floatation Therapy Spa is tucked away in the heart

FLOAX Floatation Therapy Spa is the only floatation spa in Hong

of Tsim Sha Tsui in Hong Kong. The spa was created out of

Kong that offers a private suite experience. To further enhance

passion and enthusiasm with the aim of providing guests with

the experience, house-blended organic amenities by certified

an absolute calm and tranquil environment to allow deep rest.

aromatherapists are available in each room. Every visit to the spa is an intimate and exquisite experience, leaving guest with a

The spa offers distinct floatation spa treatments that calms the

well-rested mind, body and soul.

mind and body and helps guests to achieve the restful effect of four to eight hours of sleep with an hour of floating. The 550 kilograms of Epson Salt mixed into the water, not only allows the body to float effortlessly, but also carries a long list of benefits that include relaxation, improved creativity and the relief of muscle pain.

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Mizuki Spa & Fitness at Conrad Tokyo Mizuki Spa & Fitness is located at Conrad Tokyo, in the heart of

Sprawling over 1,400m2 on the 29th floor with ten private

Tokyo’s bustling Shiodome district.

treatments rooms, Mizuki Spa boasts Tokyo’s only true Hinoki (Japanese cypress) bath. Mizuki Spa offers a complete line of

At Mizuki Spa & Fitness, water and the moon, two of nature’s

facials, body treatments and spa rituals that are performed by

most powerful yet calming symbols, have been integrated into

skilled therapists.

the design of what is the largest hotel spa facility of its kind. The spa also offers a fitness facility that features the latest

Mizuki Spa’s signature treatment, “Mizuki Spirit” has been

equipment as well as a 25 metre pool.

designed to bring the body into balance using bamboo sticks.

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neoVeda Spa at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa neoVeda Spa welcomes you to a new dimension in the world

neoVeda Spa offers an exclusive paradise filled with exotic

of health, wellbeing and fitness. Based on the concept of New

aromas, essential oils, spice and floral fragrances, designed to

Ayurveda, neoVeda Spa showcases the modern translation of

enhance and optimize the total “mind-body experience� and

the ancient Indian knowledge of life and wellbeing.

peel away the layers of daily stress.

The spa is a haven of peace and tranquillity set in a contemporary

Offering an unparalleled personal care concept, neoVeda

ambience, for those who wish to relax, restore and rejuvenate

Spa incorporates an array of classic and modern treatments,

their body, mind and spirit.

massages, scrubs, wraps, facials, baths, foot and hand care as well as slimming, toning and firming techniques.

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The Spa and Gym at Hilton Kuala Lumpur The Spa and Gym at Hilton Kuala Lumpur offers gym and spa

music, The Spa ensures a rejuvenation experience unlike any

lovers the best of both worlds with a redefined concept of

other. The Spa’s facilities include a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a steam

complete physical health and well-being combined with total

room and six treatment rooms.

relaxation. A refreshing sensory feast of soothing lavender, lemongrass The Spa highlights designs reflecting the Asian philosophy of

and peppermint welcome all guests. What follows can best

wellbeing that promotes both outer and inner health. The

be described as a journey of five senses, as guests enjoy their

generous use of warm sandstone, rich Italian marble flooring

preferred therapeutic experience from the extensive spa menu.

and honed granite, heightens the sense of serenity and organic wholeness. Adding to the mood-enhancing lighting and soothing

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The Spa at The Grand Ho Tram Strip From the moment you enter The Spa at The Grand Ho Tram

to be savoured. Led from here to the private tranquillity of the

Strip, with serene music in the background and a smiling face

treatment rooms, guests are left in the hands of professionals

in the foreground, you are presented with a menu of offerings

who embody Vietnam’s sense of hospitality and encompass the

that include four signature Ho Tram Massages, a choice of

spa’s sense of luxury.

specialist massages, body wraps, scrubs and rituals, traditional reflexology, facials, manicures and pedicures.

Each member of the treatment team has been extensively trained by GOCO Hospitality, a leading wellness consultancy

The spa exclusively uses all natural Pevonia products for its

located in Thailand, ensuring that the team leave no sense

treatments ensuring that even though you are in the hands

unturned.

of the therapists, you remain in the hands of Mother Nature. Guided into the wet areas flanked by two steam rooms, the walkthrough showers and heated-stone recliners offer an experience

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Conrad Beijing Conrad Beijing is strategically located in the Chaoyang District

The hotel’s 289 spacious contemporary guest rooms with

and enjoys close proximity to the central business and embassy

oriental

district as well as preeminent dining, entertainment and

windows with picturesque views of Tuanjie Lake Park, the

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complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails.

Airport and is a short drive from Beijing’s most famous attractions, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City

More than 1,000m2 of meeting space as well as six creative

and Temple of Heaven.

restaurants and bars, bring guests innovative culinary experiences as well as authentic and passionate service.

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Cleo Spa & Wellness at Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay |W| www.cleopatraluxurymakadi.com |E| reservation@cleopatraluxurymakadi.com

Whether you have a moment to recharge, an hour to rejuvenate, or a day to relax, immerse yourself in Cleo Spa’s tranquil sanctuary where professional spa attendants are fully dedicated to the comfort and well-being of each guest. Cleo Spa’s facilities include a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a Hammam which will allow you to drift away to a world of total rejuvenation for your body and soul. Guests are treated to an extravagant variety of state-of-art therapies and unique treatments that include partial and full body massages, neck extension treatments, sports massages, therapeutic treatments and hot stone massages. Cleo Spa’s décor reflects the Asian influence, with most of the furniture and artwork made of dark wood. Dimly lit candles spread throughout reflects the spa’s cosy atmosphere.

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Fellini Italian Restaurant at Cleopatra Luxury Resort Sharm El Sheikh |W| www.cleopatraluxurysharm.com |E| reservation@cleopatraluxurymakadi.com

Fellini Italian Restaurant at Cleopatra Luxury Resort Sharm El Sheikh is well known as one of the finest Italian restaurants on Sharm El Sheikh. The restaurant’s exceptional Italian chef ensures that guests are served only the finest meals and original Italian delicacies. Enjoy a taste of Italian culture with a variety of traditional dishes and a premium selection of international beverages, Italian wines and grappa. Fellini Restaurant’s ambiance, service and rich flavors will come together to create a truly memorable Italian experience. Its unique architecture with its inspiring celebrity images from the 60’s and its black and white décor, makes the restaurant different and exceptional. Fellini Italian Restaurant offers a la carte dinner with elegant indoor and outdoor seating areas to choose from.

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La Villa Boutique Hotel |W| www.lavillaghana.com |E| info@lavillaghana.com

La Villa Boutique is a small and intimate hotel situated in Osu in Accra, about ten minutes’ drive from the Kotoka International Airport and five minutes’ drive from both the International Conference Centre and the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre. The hotel’s design was inspired by the owners’ shared Italian roots and immense love for all things African. Each of the 35 standard rooms, three suites and two apartments are uniquely decorated with individual colour schemes, chic furnishing and inviting Queen-size beds to make guests’ stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Guests and their visitors are invited to enjoy some of the best Italian and Continental cuisine, expertly prepared by the hotel’s team of professional chefs at the Soprano restaurant. The hotel prides itself in offering excellent customer service and complete privacy, in a peaceful and quiet setting. Key features include a soothing swimming pool and lush green trees that naturally complement the property’s architecture, a state-of-the-art gym to keep fit and an event space for meetings, conferences and parties.

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Madison Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa |W| www.madisonmanor.co.za |E| info@madisonmanor.co.za

Madison Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa is an exclusive, owner-run establishment, uniquely situated at the top of ‘town-hill’ with a 180˚ view of Knysna, the lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads. A 5-minute brisk walk will get you to the town centre where you will find the Knysna Mall as well as all major banks. Seventeen individually decorated suites offer luxury and comfort for all tastes. An aura of grandeur and old-world charm are displayed in the antique pieces of furniture made of the famous Yellow-wood, Stinkwood and Blackwood trees indigenous to the Knysna forests. Although taken back in time in your surroundings, every room is equipped with 21st century amenities. The fully-fledged licensed pub and restaurant overlook the pool with panoramic views of the town and lagoon. For those reluctant to leave the exclusive environment of the hotel, the swimming pool and tanning deck will be the perfect spot to appreciate the warm summer and mild winter days as well as the magnificent views.

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Denis J. Dernault General Manager

“We are responsive to market demand, always on the lookout for guest expectation and ways to better improve our services and products” What is your hotel’s secret to ensure you can rely on your returned guest each year? How do you keep them coming back? Our service moto is ‘Every Moment Matters’ and we work as a team to ensure our guest receive personalized service, tailored

On-job-trainings, recognitions and awards for outstanding

to their needs and requests. It Is also of utmost importance to

performance, positive working environment where employees

us, as a hotel, to encourage culture of excellence among our

feel empowered and trusted to execute their duties, keep the

staff. Constant training and employee appreciation programs

team motivated.

keep our staff motivated, which directly reflects on the quality of service they deliver.

What sets you apart from other hotels in your region?

How do you keep your property competitive & your staff

The architectural marvel, that has very elegantly created a

motivated?

continuation of Rwanda’s culture and traditions with a modern twist, is what meets the eye first, with the dome shaped Kigali

We are responsive to market demand, always on the lookout

Convention Centre, which draws inspiration from the Kings

for guest expectation and ways to better improve our services

hut and the Radisson Blu Exterior, a reference to the traditional

and products. Weekly and monthly promotions in different

basket weaving in Rwanda. We give equal emphasis to guest

restaurants and bars, Spa by Amani and customized package

experience and ensuring consistency in quality of service to

deals, throughout the year, encourage guests to frequent the

meet our guests’ expectations.

hotel and Kigali Convention Centre. We also acknowledge our repeated guests through Radisson Rewards loyalty program,

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali is also

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one of our main competitive advantages as it eases the process of planning events and accommodation for international event planners. How do you aim to utilise the Haute Grandeur association and why how do you feel this Award will benefit your brand? To be associated with such prestigious awards such as Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards, adds to the trust and confidence our guests have in the hotel and convention centre, as it indicates our determination to deliver the ultimate in comfort and service. It is a vote of confidence that we aim to retain.

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Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient |W| www.restaurantmosaic.com |E| reservations@restaurantmosaic.com

Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient Boutique Hotel is set in the heart of the tranquil Francolin conservation area in Elandsfontein, Pretoria. The restaurant commissioned renowned South African Impressionist artists and interior decorators to step back in time to the romantic early 1900s to create a restaurant that is both romantic and unique. The restaurant offers an intimate feel with its booth-type seats, two private dining rooms and Belle Epoque style. Apart from its exceptional wine list and the personal attention given to guests by chef Chantel Dartnall, the restaurant also places a strong focus on art. Guests can enjoy two Museums during their visit, a Sculpture Museum by Tienie Pritchard as well as an Impressionist art Museum.

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Richard Jones General Manager

“We have an open-door policy were every one of the teams input is welcomed on a daily basis”

What is your current biggest challenge competing on a global scale in a highly competitive industry? South Africa’s state and regional Tourism authority’s effectiveness and ability to compete with alternative longhaul destinations from main source European markets.

What is your short-term goal for the hotel in general and do you feel this Award will assist to achieve this?

What is your secret to staying competitive? We are looking to work with other private individual golf Daily rate offerings and revision in accommodating local and

destination resorts to pool S&M activities and the award

regional markets

coupled with official grading 5-star status could potentially broaden the opportunities.

What is a “FUN FACT” about Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa?

Tell us more about your culinary team & why the culinary experience at your hotel play such an important role to the

“Stay and Play while wife gets Spa Spoilt”

guest experience?

How do you see the association with Haute Grandeur Global

We pride ourselves in employing the entire team from the

Hotel Awards may improve your hotel’s revenue, how will you

local area who are dedicated to sourcing locally produced

be using the news to your advantage?

vegetables, fruits, dairy, fish and meat. Simola is a proud sponsor of Knysna community and have chosen quality local

Highly credible association with world class establishments

suppliers to ensure only the freshest seasonal produce is part

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How do you as manager keep the employees motivated to ensure award winning service is always delivered? We have an open-door policy were every one of the teams input is welcomed on a daily basis, we operate as a collective team with collective responsibility whilst also working in advancing upskilling to ensure improvement in earnings with well equipped staff that if and when they were to leave are employment would be an asset to any other hotel. What is your property best known for in the industry? The Jack Nicklaus Signature designed Golf Course was the first to be designed by the affectionately known ‘The Bear� in South Africa and remains one of the top 10 courses in the country.

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Set high in the hills above Knysna, Simola commands an awe-inspiring view its surroundings, taking in rolling hills, valleys and the vast shimmering blue expanse of the Knysna lagoon leading to the famous Heads etched on the horizon. Simola Spa & Gym at Simola Hotel Country Club offers an exhilarating sense of boundless space where guests can indulge in specialised body therapies and beauty treatments. Swim in the spa’s curved, glass-enclosed heated pool or work out in the gym whilst enjoying the view. The spa’s holistic focus is on balancing body, mind and spirit with an understanding that relieving stress, through the use of massage, encourages one to focus leaving you relaxed and energised to enjoy life and all the gifts it has to offer.

Top reasons to visit: • Indoor heated pool open daily until 21:00 • Friendly & well trained therapists • The spa can accommodate group bookings • Treatments are reasonably priced

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The Mount Knysna |W| www.mountknysna.co.za |E| bookings@mountknysna.co.za

The Mount Knysna is set in a tranquil environment where modern sophisticated living and relaxation combine. The Mount Knysna caters to each guest’s individual needs and ensures that they get the personal attention that will make their stay a truly pleasurable and memorable one. Each one of the four magnificent suites offer spectacular panoramic views of the Knysna heads and the massages, manicures and facials that can be arranged on site, will ensure that guests relax and feel at ease. The constantly changing mood of the sea and skies greet guests from all bedrooms and public areas. The on-site restaurant (offering Seasonal International cuisine), wine cellar and 12-seater Movie theatre also adds to the experience. The Mount Knysna offers a place to pause, relax and enjoy the good life.

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Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa Nestled in lush vegetation surrounded by crystal water and mesmerizing sunsets, 103 spacious villas, that offer unmatched privacy and bespoke hospitality, awaits you at Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa.

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The Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa is located on the crescentshaped island of Dhonakulhi in the north of the Maldives, 180 miles from the capital Malé and belongs to the Haa Alifu Atoll. Characterized by its intimate ambiance and remote location, the island resort stays true to its name and offers guests a “true Hideaway”. The region’s culinary diversity is reflected in the resort’s four restaurants. Famous for its outstanding ‘double coral reef’ that features a vibrant underwater world, Hideaway has the only operational private marina in Maldives. It offers the finest champagnes in exclusive partnership with Taittinger® and is home to ‘The Hideaway Spa’, the Meridis Dive & Relax diving school, Deep Blue Watersports, professional Recreational Tennis Coaching (RTC) as well as a supervised Kids’ Club. Site Visit by Isabel de Wet, Independent travel consultant (April 2019)

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Hotel Ocean Grand The Ocean Grand Hotel is a luxurious four-star boutique hotel that features breath-taking views of the Indian ocean.

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The hotel’s accommodation is ideal for business travellers, honeymooners or families and offers the best of the Maldives - whether it is excursions, snorkelling, diving or island hopping that peaks your interest. The Ocean Grand Restaurant aims to satisfy guests with its multi-cuisine fine dining restaurant and the hotels’ staff will always be available to ensure that your visit is as enjoyable as possible. 191 The hotel aims to go the extra mile in giving you the comfort you deserve and looks forward to welcoming you to the hotel to build beautiful memories while serving you as their next amazing guest.


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The seasonal menu is based exclusively on fresh ingredients such as fresh market vegetables and seafood from the lagoon. The restaurant features fare that has been adapted to the climate and the spirit of the restaurant’s location. Signature dishes include stir-fried vegetables and la plancha sauteed fish cooked in a wok or teppanyaki. Mauritian influences are seen in the use of small touches of spice, condiments and local fruits. Chic, relaxed and facing the lagoon, La Plage Restaurant at SO Sofitel Mauritius is the ideal place for memorable meals.

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Discover a unique live Japanese dining experience at Teppanyaki, located at Sofitel Mauritius L’Impérial Resort & Spa. The word ‘Teppanyaki’ is derived from ‘teppan’, meaning iron plate, and ‘yaki’, meaning grilled. Through this extraordinary culinary journey, guests will discover the skills and dexterity of the restaurant’s chef, who will masterfully whip up their dishes during a live cooking demonstration. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience with its imperial decor of reds and bronzes. Guests may choose from the Sake, Ikebana, Samurai or Wasabi menus, each highlighting the best produce of the island. Watch as knives twirl, flames gush and food sizzles. Let yourself be dazzled by the talent of the chef, the master of Teppanyaki.

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SoSPA at Sofitel Mauritius L ‘Imperial Resort & Spa

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Worldwide Ancient Traditions meet the refinement and skill of the latest in French cosmetology to create SoSPA, an exhilarating and rejuvenating experience. Awaken your senses and feel reenergized with a selection of health and beauty treatments. Explore a new kind of spa experience with a wide range of poetic treatments. Discover all the ingredients to supplement your natural glow and make the stresses and strains of daily life fade away. Inspired by its stunning location on the west coast with magnificent sunsets, SoSPA Sofitel Mauritius L’Imperial Resort & Spa invites you to experience exclusive treatments in our Spa cabins, combining contemporary elegance in a natural setting for an unforgettable moment of Beauty and Wellbeing. The Spa represents an Asian temple overlooking a lush Japanese garden.

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The Over Water Spa, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island A unique experience in the Maldives, The Over Water Spa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is comprised of four thatched-roof treatment rooms set on stilts over the Indian Ocean.

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Three of these treatment rooms have glass floors, showcasing entrancing views of the colourful coral reef below, whilst a secluded serenity deck with open-air whirlpool provides the perfect finale to the spa rituals on offer. A spa ritual begins with a soothing cup of herbal tea in the iconic thatched-roof reception area that is followed by a signature treatment during which colourful fish swim amongst the coral below. An altogether different experience, guests will take part in colour rituals which are unique and have been designed to correspond with the chakra systems of the body to bring physical, emotional and spiritual enlightenment.

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Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury

The Country Kitchen, a providore-style casual restaurant; the

conservation-based resort, located two and a half hours’ drive

Valley Bar & Terrace; a walk-in wine cellar with over 150 carefully

from Sydney (190kms) in the World Heritage-listed Greater

selected wines and the Creekside Room, a private dining area

Blue Mountains region. Set on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral

for up to 12 guests.

conservation and wildlife reserve, the resort combines absolute luxury with a quintessentially Australian bush experience.

The resort’s unique blend of native wildlife, dramatic landscapes and heritage, can be explored through a range of activities

Occupying just one per cent of the total land area, the resort

including wildlife safaris, nature walks, heritage tours, mountain

features 40 elegantly appointed villas reminiscent of the

biking and horse riding. Guests are also invited to take part in

Federation period, each with its own swimming pool, double-

conservation work alongside the resort’s expert field guides.

sided fireplace and private verandah with stunning valley views. A Main Homestead features various dining settings including the magnificent Wolgan Dining Room with panoramic views;

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Spa at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Discover One&Only Spa, a sanctuary of wellbeing that

pure therapeutic-grade ingredients, to guide you through a

embraces the essence of the Wolgan Valley. In this truly unique

truly holistic experience. Additionally, they offer clinical facial

environment, the One&Only Spa invites you to indulge in

treatments by Australia’s Ultimate MD.

their spa experiences, choosing from specialised therapies or personalised spa journeys based on your desired needs.

Each of the six spa treatment rooms are designed for privacy in a serene setting offering individual baths to take in the peace

They have created a collection of results-driven experiences to

and comfort of the valley. Enhancing your One&Only Spa

nurture the mind, body and soul. Collaborating with Sodashi,

journey are the hot and cold outdoor pools, steam room, sauna

Australia’s finest 100% chemical-free spa range, their expert

and relaxation areas

therapists use intuitive touch and the healing qualities of

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InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa is a 266-room

Club InterContinental is the premium ‘resort within a resort’

resort that is situated on a two-kilometer beach at Natadola

concept that offers a semi-inclusive experience with its

Bay. The resort was designed to cater for guests who are

sophisticated one and two bedroom suites with personalized

purveyors of luxury and unique experiences.

services. Guests may enjoy three swimming pools, four restaurants and bars, a watersport centre, Planet Trekkers

The resort’s concierge team, which is unique to Fiji, is always

children’s club, Spa InterContinental and the Natadola Bay

looking to enrich guest experiences by taking guests off the

Championship Golf Course.

beaten track to discover the diverse Fijian culture and heritage.

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SO/ Auckland SO/ Auckland is a rebellious lifestyle hotel where locals and

As one of the most anticipated hotel openings in New Zealand,

travellers can stay, eat, spa and play in style.

this luxury 130 room hotel comes to life with avant-garde design elements inspired by Auckland’s volcanic origins. These iconic

On point and on trend, SO/ Auckland is the city’s hippest hot

elements have been created by the hotel’s signature design

spot and the place to be and to be seen. Experience chic beats

partner, WORLD Brands, a renowned New Zealand fashion

and signature cocktails at the rooftop HI-SO and lobby MIXO

house.

bars, wine and dine in Harbour Society helmed by Michelinstarred Chef Marc De Passorio and unwind and revive your vibe

Situated in the heart of the city in the downtown Britomart

at SO/ Spa.

district, guests are within walking distance of fashionable boutiques and galleries, as well as nightlife located along the picturesque waterfront.

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Al Safa Royal Suites Al Safa Royal Suites is located in the Heart of Doha with

Al Safa Royal Suites also offers their guests International

easy access to a number of attractions in the area. From the

Cuisine and Chinese Restaurants as well as a Coffee Shop and

moment that guests enter the grand reception hall, they will be

high-speed internet access throughout the hotel. The Banquet

welcomed by elegant surroundings and courteous staff.

Hall and Meeting rooms can be used by guests for parties or business functions.

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Savino Leone General Manager

“The Jumeirah “Stay Different” experience is definitely the secret to our success.” What is your secret to staying competitive? Exceeding guests’ expectations by delivering the Jumeirah “Stay Different” experience at any visit is definitely our secret to success. Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has celebrated a number of milestones in 2018 as we continue to set the standards as leaders in hospitality. It was an honor to collect more than 10 awards including the “Best International Luxury Hotel Resort Chain 2018”, “Luxury Family Friendly Hotel of the Year 2018” and “Leading Business Hotel”. In addition, our renowned Talise Spa, signature Steakhouse Pepper and Olio restaurant all collecting awards. These awards are a testament to the hard work of our teams across the property and our commitment to high-quality service, luxury and overall customer experience. What is a “FUN FACT” about Jumeirah Messilah Beach? We are excited to announce that this summer we will be featuring many outdoor activities including Water Walker which will be the first-of-its-kind in Kuwait. Very soon as well we will offer Shisha Lounge on the beach. Also, did you know Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Spa had fireworks for the first time this 2018/2019 New Year’s Eve? How do you see the association with Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards may improve your hotel’s revenue, how will you be using the news to your advantage? Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards is a globally trusted awards initiative dedicated to support and encourage excellence amongst hotels worldwide whilst aiming to strengthen the market share of outstanding hotels like Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel &

Spa. Winning this award is a great opportunity to showcase our luxurious resort experience and increase awareness on different channels. This collaboration would facilitate our networking and foster partnerships with other stakeholders to inspire and improve the hotel industry as well as premium lifestyle brands that collaborate with the hotel industry. What is your short-term goal for the hotel in general and do you feel this Award will assist to achieve this? As the winter months draw to an end, the cooler travel season for leisure and corporate travelers begins, we are looking forward to increasing numbers of guests from different markets. We will continue to drive new initiatives and promotions to accommodate their needs and demands in our efforts to maintain our position as the leading hotel in Kuwait and to always exceed guests’ expectations by delivering the Jumeirah “Stay Different” experience. With consumer tastes and preferences constantly changing, a guest’s perception of luxury may well change during the course of their stay. Which is why, at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, we ensure that we offer luxury and authenticity every step of the way – from our well-appointed, luxurious and comfortable rooms, to our excellent service throughout the hotel, to our extensive leisure and dining options. We strive to ensure that we have something to appeal to all tastes and provide a holistic luxury travel experience.


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How do you as manager keep the employees motivated to

experience at your hotel play such an important role to the

ensure award winning service is always delivered?

guest experience? We ensure that no work goes unnoticed. All our hard-working Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is not just a stay

employees receive public recognition, rewards, feedback and

experience. We take pride of our vast array of food and

encouragement in a trusting environment that involves two-

beverage choices to guests seeking mouth-watering cuisines.

way communication, training and development plans. It is the

Meals offered in the hotel are of different cultures varying from

ability to see potential and capabilities in each employee and

Arabesque’s aromatic Arabic food, Olio restaurant’s Italian

help them fulfill their potential, make the most out of their

cuisines, to relaxing afternoon tea and Middle Eastern delights

skills through empowerment and healthy communication.

at the Tea Lounge and much more. The hotel homes award

We depend on our team and we let them know that we

winning Pepper Steakhouse and Salt restaurant that offers

trust them as partners in success. At the end of the day, it is

classy fine dining experiences and has added new expertise

not management that brings out the best in employees, but

and talent to its already extensive list of cuisine specialists,

leadership.

in order to add on to its luxurious cutting edge in the future. Olio, the Italian restaurant now has Paride Noviello, the Italian chef, while Pepper Steakhouse now has the talented and self-motivated chef, Jasheer Valiya. The experience of such chefs does not only come into play with the food served, but it contributes to the very ideation and intricate planning of MIDDLE EAST

menus from scratch in order to deliver meticulously created thoughtful meals on the table. At Kuwait’s idyllic resort, our cuisine is luxury served with exemplary leadership and the warmth of love to our guests. It is also important to highlight that we recently participated in Kuwait’s biggest hospitality and food industries event HORECA and won a total of 31 awards in various categories. Social media is increasingly playing a greater role in our industry and we have capitalized on this trend by reaching out to influencers across Kuwait and beyond and working with them to promote the luxury experience, the wide range of spa treatments and captivating dining options awaiting guests at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa. We are also increasingly receiving requests from a large number of

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Manzil Downtown is a culturally inspiring upscale lifestyle

Standing apart across all touch-points, the hotel focuses on

boutique hotel offering distinctive guest experiences. It is a

engaging guests meaningfully and assuring them authentic

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home away from home offering comfort and convenience at its

must-return lifestyle experiences. With three lively eateries,

heart. This contemporary Arabesque hotel has been designed

seven superb meeting rooms, a fully equipped gym and a

for global urban travellers and the culturally attuned.

luxurious pool with sun deck, Manzil Downtown is the ideal

Manzil Downtown

place for business and pleasure. The hotel celebrates the warmth of Arabian hospitality in a culturally stimulating tech-savvy setting. It is ideally located in Downtown Dubai, within walking distance of The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa and in proximity to Dubai Opera and Dubai’s top attractions.

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Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea

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On the north-eastern shore of the Dead Sea in Jordan, lies a

The Resort offers 346 tastefully designed rooms, most with a

five-star resort of a special kind, one that offers unique and

balcony or terrace, featuring sea, garden or mountain views.

stunning views. The Mรถvenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea enjoys

The resort features a private beach, two outdoor tennis courts,

one of the most extraordinary locations in the world.

ten uniquely themed restaurants, a health club and freshwater pools. The resort also features Zara Spa, the most advanced and

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unique spa complex in the Middle East and Jordan.

banks of the historic Dead Sea, the resort was built in the style of a traditional Arabic village using local stone and lush gardens to seamlessly reflect the natural wonder of the surrounding desert landscape.

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Bahriyat Restaurant at Grand Millennium Muscat Bahriyat, meaning “fruits of sea”, takes you on a gastronomical journey with its selection of signature seafood delights, straight

The dishes available on the menu include Lobster Ravioli made

from the Gulf of Oman.

with fresh, hand-rolled pasta, Squid Ink Black Risotto, Tuna Tartare prepared with the morning’s catch and a Lobster Bisque

Hand selected from the fish market by the restaurant’s

Soup infused with fresh strawberries.

connoisseur roster of chefs, the restaurant’s delectable array of seafood creates an unforgettable one-of-a-kind

From a select variety of seasonal favorites to signature dishes,

dining experience. The restaurant promises an inviting dining

Bahriyat brings to Muscat a new form of Mediterranean cuisine,

experience for the entire family, with a variety of homemade

suitable for every preference or palate.

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Located at Jumeirah Messilah Hotel & Spa

Olio Italian Restaurant is Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel &

The restaurant also offers a contemporary and rustic charm

Spa’s authentic Italian restaurant that offers both traditional

with a warm and inviting Mediterranean ambiance that makes

and contemporary Italian food. Cheesy pizzas from the wood-

the restaurant ideal for romantic occasions or for dining with

fire stove and fresh pastas in aromatic Italian herbs are prepared

friends and family. The restaurant’s ambience will also capture

with passion by the restaurant’s native Italian chef.

guests’ senses and immediately engulf them in a relaxing mood.

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Be enchanted by the lush green mangroves swaying in the light

recreates the exotic splendour of the Eastern Kingdom, where

afternoon breeze and unwind in an exclusive setting, while

every experience pays homage to the legacy of a mystic dynasty.

enjoying the convenience of close proximity to the bustling

A traditional Khim player sets the tone, while private rooms are

city of Abu Dhabi.

perfect for corporate dinners. Feast on aromatic curries and spicy salads and indulge in a harmonious balance of flavours at

Discover a luxury haven of tranquillity that blends natural

the best Thai restaurant in Abu Dhabi.

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Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa’s premium steakhouse

Guests can sample an array of prime meat cuts from baby short

restaurant, Pepper Steakhouse offers some of Kuwait’s most

ribs and succulent brisket to juicy steaks smoked or grilled

delectable steaks in a classy and extravagant surrounding.

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Located opposite Salt for Seafood Restaurant at the lower lobby level of the hotel, this stylish themed restaurant offers two floors of seating, with a private dining room on each level. Combining quality ingredients with a vibrant atmosphere, Pepper Steakhouse is the ideal option for business and leisure.

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Situated at the end of the pier at the esteemed Al Qasr Hotel,

dishes such as French blue lobster and Patagonian toothfish,

Pierchic offers a stunning ‘over-the-water’ dining experience

and surprising guests with a touch of the unexpected, such as

unparalleled within the Emirate.

passion fruit caviar.

With views stretching to the famous Burj Al Arab and beyond,

With both alfresco and indoor dining options, and stylish

Pierchic sets the seafood standard with an enchanting culinary

rickshaws that transports guests elegantly from pier to door,

offering inspired by the world’s oceans carrying guests through

every experience at Pierchic is unique and magical whether its

a magical dining experience highlighted by avant-garde seafood

sundowners, a relaxing weekday lunch, weekend brunch or a

choices, freshly sourced produce, and service par excellence.

candlelit dinner.

The legendary team captivate diners with stories behind the creation of the meticulously curated menu, featuring signature

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Located at Jumeirah Messilah Hotel & Spa A specialized internationally-inspired seafood restaurant, Salt

The restaurant’s exquisite interior with dark wood panels,

Seafood & International Restaurant offers an unique menu

crystal chandeliers contrasted against aquamarine carpets

with the freshest ingredients.

and upholstery, enhances the eclectic dining experience. The

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restaurant also has its very own specialized sushi chef presenting Every delectable item on the menu is carefully designed by

innovative and classic rolls at the live sushi bar.

experienced chefs to deliver the best in taste and quality. Guests can enjoy dishes inspired by global contemporary and

The restaurant also has a private romantic dining area that

classic cuisines, and watch their food being prepared in the

offers exclusivity, luxury and privacy that is complimented by

open show kitchen.

Salt’s personalized set-ups for any special occasion.

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is the only revolving restaurant in Doha. The restaurant offers

combinations of fresh, local ingredients, surprising even the

breath-taking panoramic views of the city and an inventive

most challenging palettes. The most serene restaurant in Qatar

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Three Sixty opens its doors to visitors and locals for a dining

modern in a cylindrical setting providing a full 360-degree

experience that can not be missed.

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Guerlain Spa, Alfardan

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Enter the world of Guerlain Spa, Alfardan where cutting-edge

Every treatment is transformed into a unique and personal

innovation unites with customization. Guerlain Spa, Alfardan is

occasion, a moment for each guest to experience the perfect

the first Guerlain Spa in the Middle East where the prestigious

union of effective know-how and aesthetic expertise. The

Guerlain name carries 180 years’ worth of experience in beauty

spa’s beauty coaches prepare each treatment with a systematic

and relaxation.

analysis and precise skin diagnosis to achieve the best possible results for each guest.

Guests are invited to slip into a state of tranquillity when choosing from the full range of spa treatments.

Luxury, emotion and sensuality yield to the magic of an ultimate Guerlain experience.

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Talise Spa at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa Talise Spa at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is one of

and signature concepts incorporating internationally known

the most prestigious spas in Kuwait. It covers 3 500 square

luxury brands such as Natura Bisse, Aromatherapy Associates,

metres and boasts of 17 treatment rooms and two private

ILA Organics and NEOM Organic oils.

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gym and fitness studio, hydrotherapy baths, steam room, snow

In addition, the spa has Kuwait’s first-ever Himalayan salt

room and sauna. The treatment rooms are designed to create

room, the first of its kind in the Middle East and provides an

the perfect environment for a tranquil experience.

exclusive treatment using the purest and most beneficial natural salt on earth. The pure crystal salt in its natural state has been

The spa is an embodiment of comfort, relaxation and tranquillity

compressed for over 250 million years and helps re-balance the

that has been artistically designed to provide a calming effect

body’s minerals and strengthens the immune system.

on the body and mind. The spa offers a diversity of treatments

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Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers

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Elegant and contemporary with a warm ambience, Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers is located in the vibrant Jumeirah

The 35-story tower features 354 rooms that includes 76 suites

Lakes Towers, overlooking the impressive Sheikh Zayed road

and apartments and offers premium accommodation in an urban

and the Dubai Marina’s breath-taking skyline.

contemporary design that combines modernity and comfort for the new generation of business travellers.

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The hotel also features a comprehensive food and beverage

that include the Dubai Marina, the JBR Walk, Emirates Golf

offering, wellness experience, pool, spa and meeting facilities.

Club, IMG World, Dubai Parks & Resorts as well as Dubai’s main shopping centres that include Dubai Marina Mall, Ibn Batutta Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Mall.

|W| Pullman-dubai-jumeirahlakestowers.com

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