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LANDINGS Escape to luxury

City Breaks

C O N T E N T S December 2019

04| SO Sofitel Bangkok

19| Marco Polo Hongko

06| akyra Manor Chiang Mai

20| The Pottinger Hong

des Arts Saigon, 07|HĂ´tel MGallery Collection

21| Naumi Hotel Singap

08| PARKROYAL Saigon

Premier O 22| Oakwood Singapore

09| The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel

23| Hilton Kuala Lump

10| Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81

24| Belmont Hotel Man

11| Sofitel Saigon Plaza

25| Crowne Plaza Vien

12| Winsuites Saigon

Grand Ja 26| Sheraton Gandaria City Hot

13| ANA InterContinental Tokyo

Blu Kaus 27| Radisson Delhi NCR

14| Conrad Osaka

28| Sofitel Mumbai BK

InterContinental 15| Grand Seoul Parnas

30| ADGE Hotel

16| Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei

a Crystalbro 31| Riley, Collection Resort

17| Kempinski Hotel Chongqing

32| Grand Hyatt Melb

Regency Beijing 18| Hyatt Wangjing

33| SO/ Auckland

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34| Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

Auckland Airport 35| Naumi Hotel

36| Grand Papua Hotel 37| InterContinental Bucharest 38| Absalon Hotel 39| Andersen Boutique Hotel 40| Hotel TWENTY EIGHT 41| SwissĂ´tel Amsterdam 42| Sofitel Luxembourg Europe Luxembourg Le 43| Sofitel Grand Ducal


44| LOUIS Hotel


45| Fraser Suites Geneva Hotel Kempinski 46| Grand Geneva

47| Brach Paris 48| EPIC SANA Lisboa Thermal Hotel & 49| Ikbal SPA

50| Gran Melia Arusha 51| Pullman Kinshasa Plaza Nampula 52| Grand Hotel

53| TAJ Cape Town 54| Burj Rafal Hotel 55|

Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Convention Center

56| Riyadh Marriott Hotel 57| Dallah Taibah Hotel 58| Royal Rose Hotel 59| The Torch Doha 60| Copthorne Kuwait City

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SO Sofitel Bangkok Bangkok - Thailand Let your imagination run wild in a world of visionary expression and multi-sensory indulgence. SO Sofitel Bangkok is introducing a new chapter of design hotel, where creativity and innovation have no boundaries. Created around The Five Elements (Water, Earth, Wood, Metal, and Fire), this stylish and luxurious design hotel with cutting-edge city living concept is located in the prime diplomatic and business district on Sathorn Road, overlooking a stunning view of Lumpini Park, with an easy access to main attractions and shopping areas. Designed by a renowned architect and five leading design firms, the hotel features 238 themed rooms and suites, four conceptualized restaurants and bars, and the latest wellness experience that enhances the city lifestyle.

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akyra Manor Chiang Mai Chiang Mai - Thailand

akyra Manor Chiang Mai is a 5-star intimate and exclusive all-suite luxury hotel. Each suite is created around a courtyard-within-a-room concept. It’s the hip downtown hotel Chiang Mai never had. Check in to pure urban style and big city sophistication in the heart of this charming northern city’s most buzz-worthy street – Nimmanhaemin Soi 9, known locally as ‘Coffee Street’. Take in the chic boutiques, galleries, bars, and coffee shops, then return to your sanctuary, warm northern Thailand hospitality and the show stopping experiences of RISE rooftop bar and Chiang Mai’s best new restaurant, Italics.

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Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection


Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection is conveniently located in the city center, only two minutes away from the main tourist attractions, popular bars, local cafes, shopping centers and entertainment complexes. This chic, yet locally-inspired five-star boutique hotel features 168 rooms and studio suites, stylish restaurants, a rooftop pool and bar, spa, fitness center, terrace, one ballroom and two meeting rooms, making it perfect for both business and leisure travelers. The chic style of ‘Indochine Francais’ and the distinguished service offer a true “home-away-from-home” experience.

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PARKROYAL Saigon Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam Land in elegance just five minutes from the airport and enjoy easy access to all that Ho Chi Minh City offers from the convenient hotel location. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, PARKROYAL Saigon is the ideal starting point to explore the sights and sounds of Vietnam’s largest city. All the 186 rooms and suites are tastefully accented in soothing tones with a full array of modern amenities. Complimentary Wi-Fi and cable internet connection in the guestrooms are also provided. Other facilities include a signature Garden Brasserie restaurant for all day dining with an eclectic mix of local and international cuisines, Lotus Bar offering signature cocktails and wines for a relaxing evening, St. Gregory Spa, outdoor pool for absolute relaxation and function rooms for meetings and events.

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The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam Walking through the doors of The Myst Dong Khoi, guests will enter a timeless space. Hushed modern facilities sprinkled throughout the hotel provide a calm retreat in the heart of Saigon city. With smooth wooden floors underfoot and antiques and objects d’art that give a sense of place, each room at The Myst Dong Khoi reflects the Saigon of old. The spacious open-plan rooms offer Vietnamese characters – mythological paintings, teak carvings, ceramic drums and wrought iron rails – reflecting the charm of neighborhood shop houses. Venture out from this peaceful sanctuary onto private balcony, and soak in the energy of daily life unfolding in the bustling streets below. After a day of exploring the sights of Saigon city, guests can relax by the rooftop swimming pool, experience the art of rejuvenation from KL Spa, or indulge in the rich culinary experience from the unique The Nest restaurant, historic-inspired Bason Café and chic Bar Bleu.

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Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam The tallest hotel in Southeast Asia, the Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 recently opened its doors to redefine luxury in Vietnam, and offer guests an awe-inspiring ‘above the clouds’ experience. Situated in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, in the midst of a new and dynamic central business district, right beside the Saigon River, the hotel attracts business travelers, corporate clients and tourists seeking to enjoy unparalleled and breathtaking views of the city and unique accommodations. The hotel brings a whole new concept of Vietnamese hospitality to guests, with the essence of ‘Luxury defined by Vietnam’, brought to life with the bespoke design, contemporary decor, discreet yet warm service, and signature Vietnamese cuisine, created to offer guests the finest in luxury. Quickly becoming legendary amongst the Saigonese beau monde is the ‘Million Dong Pho’ - a signature Vietnamese dish, the world renowned Akoya Spa, and the Grand Sai Gon Ballroom, one of the largest in the city that can host events for up to 1,000 people. Skilled and dedicated personnel bring to life top notch personalized service to make your stay truly memorable. Welcome to Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81.

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Sofitel Saigon Plaza Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam Sofitel Saigon Plaza is ideally located on the serene and historical tree-lined Boulevard of Le Duan, a few steps from major international corporate companies and walking distance from shopping malls and touristic attractions. The hotel is embodying the French elegance and culture in Vietnam’s largest metropolis. All rooms and suites are imposing a classic yet contemporary style for leisure and business travelers. In October 2017, Sofitel Saigon Plaza unveiled a newly refurbished lobby, ballroom and function rooms with modern French design and elegant look which are set to represent a new benchmark of professional meetings and luxury wedding celebrations. Mezz - an interactive buffet restaurant entreats diners to embark on a culinary journey of European and Asian buffets; French restaurant – L’Olivier welcomes guests to savor authentic French cuisine in the heart of Saigon. S Pool Bar & Dining at the rooftop is a perfect place to enjoy a drink with breathtaking panoramic views of Saigon.

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Winsuites Saigon Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam As the closest luxury hotel to the Ben Thanh Market, the Winsuites Saigon is your best choice for luxury in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. At Winsuites Saigon, guests can enjoy a great view of the bustling city, Ben Thanh Maket as well as the Central park. The hotel has 13 floors with 80 suites and rooms, infinity rooftop pool, 2 restaurants, rooftop bar and coffee lounge.

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ANA InterContinental Tokyo Tokyo - Japan Location is everything in a busy city, and ANA InterContinental Tokyo is in an ideal location near Akasaka. ANA InterContinental Tokyo is ideally located in the prestigious Ark Hills in the heart of the commercial district, moments from the vibrant entertainment precincts of Roppongi, Ginza and Shibuya. Convenient and direct access from both the Narita Airport and the Haneda Airport is available via the Limousine Bus, taxi or private transfer. ANA InterContinental Tokyo, a 37-storey hotel, provides a total of 844 guest rooms, including a brand new Club InterContinental Room, 11 restaurants and bars including two starred Michelin restaurant Pierre Gagnaire, and over 20 banquet rooms of various sizes. Club InterContinental Lounge located on level 35 of the hotel offers an unparalleled level of service and breath-taking views of Tokyo’s skyline and Mount Fuji.

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Conrad Osaka Osaka - Japan Exuding modern chic style infused with traditional Japanese elements, Conrad Osaka “Your Address in the Sky� is located in the West Tower of the Nakanoshima Festival complex which also houses an art museum, a concert hall and a plethora of shopping and dining options. Directly connected to the subway station, and within walking distance of Osaka central stations, the hotel also offers convenient access to Kansai International Airport. Both Umeda and Namba are close by for the best shopping, food and culture. Kyoto is also only 15 minutes away by bullet train from Shin-Osak.

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Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas


Seoul - South Korea Located in the city centre, the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas is the ideal business hotel in Seoul for corporate travellers, thanks to its proximity to KWTC, COEX, CALT, DFS, department stores and theaters. With 516 spacious rooms, this luxury hotel in Seoul has completed a glamorous remodeling of the lobby, restaurants and event halls. The new Grand Ballroom, the largest in Korea, is the perfect conference venue in Seoul, while exquisite cuisines await you in all six hotel restaurants.

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Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei Taipei - Taiwan Experience ultimate luxury in Taipei City at Grand Mayfull Hotel Tapei. Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei works hard to create a unique experience, offering guests a most rewarding and relaxing stay with spacious and luxurious guest rooms, five exquisite restaurants, and a poolside Bar.

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Kempinski Hotel Chongqing Chongqing - China Kempinski Hotel Chongqing is a traditional European hotel. The hotel has 3 different types of restaurants, 7 advanced meeting rooms and 416 guest rooms, tastefully furnished, overlooking the Yangtze River. Kempinski Hotel Chongqing is conveniently connected to Chongqing International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hotel is only minutes away from the city’s business centre and 30-minutes’ drive from Chongqing International Airport.

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Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing Beijing - China As the first Hyatt Regency in the Capital of China, designed by the award winning architect Kengo Kuma, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing is the place that refreshes you through a journey close to nature. Inspired by the Chinese courtyard style home – “Sanhe Yuan” with a three sided compound embracing a green garden, the hotel connects every guest in this city oasis where age-old tradition merges gracefully with creative innovation. The hotel’s oriental aesthetic design concept extends to 348 tastefully appointed guestrooms. The five modern, lively restaurants and bar are essential destinations in Beijing. A total of 5,600 square meters of creative spaces are designed for inspiring Conferences and Social Events.

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Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel Kowloon - Hong Kong Overlooking the spectacular Victoria Harbour, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is located along Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, at the heart of the city’s busiest commercial, shopping and business hub. The Star Ferry and Hong Kong’s cruise terminal are at your footstep, while shopping is right next door with the hotel forming part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is home to 665 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, staying connected via complimentary Wi-Fi Internet and handy smartphone. Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool to unwind after a long day, or do a workout at the gym. Staying at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel gives you the perfect blend of warm Asian hospitality and a central location with convenient access to Kowloon and Hong Kong.

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The Pottinger Hong Kong Hong Kong

Steeped in the charming old Hong Kong’s history, The Pottinger Hong Kong, a 68-room luxury hotel situated in the city’s first historic stone slab street, welcomes visitors to experience the dynamic and vibrant neighbourhood of Central. The Pottinger Hong Kong is where east meets west, where modernity meets heritage. Rising on the uphill elevation of the Pottinger Street, The Pottinger Hong Kong is centrally located in the heart of Central, a pivotal hub of business and finance, shopping, dining, culture and entertainment.

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Naumi Hotel Singapore Singapore Naumi (pronounced Know Me) Auckland Airport officially opened on the 1st of February 2018. Designed to exude a contemporary vibe, with bold accents of colour and playful details. Located just minutes from the international and domestic airports, the hotel offers a perfect stylish stopover for leisure and business travellers. Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala, CEO of Naumi Hotel Hotels Australia and New Zealand, says “Naumi Hotels is anything but a cookie-cutter hotel brand, moving away from the sterile and impersonal by offering bespoke experiences for every guest. The hotel’s theme pays homage to New Zealand’s native Tui bird, so expect surprising design elements like a double-height lobby, a 24 – Karat gold leaf textured wall, hand-painted feather disks, textured rugs and stand out chandeliers.

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Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore Singapore Business or leisure Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore is your prime choice of accommodation in Singapore. Located in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore is a 268-unit luxury hotel and serviced apartment, offering a mix of elegantly appointed studios. The property is well connected to the city’s major entertainment and cultural districts and strategically located within walking distance to Tanjong Pagar and Raffles Place MRT stations. Blending urban style with nature-inspired elements, the Oakwood Premier serviced apartments provide sophisticated travelers a high-quality living environment, tailored with all the luxuries of a hotel. The property offers a range of premium facilities, including Se7enth restaurant with in-room dining options, The Oakwood Executive Club lounge, contemporary lobby bar, outdoor infinity pool and Jacuzzi, The Fitness Center by Oakwood, outdoor barbecue, residents’ lounge and boardroom with meeting facilities.

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Hilton Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia

Hilton Kuala Lumpur is 28 minutes from the international airport via direct high speed train. Guestrooms and suites boast panoramic views of the KL Lake Gardens and are sumptuously furnished with a unique open plan residential design, featuring luxurious native timbers, South-Asian fabrics, Italian stone and discreet technology. Executive rooms and suites include access to the Executive Lounge with a personalised service, stunning views and extensive local and international cuisines served throughout the day. The hotel features 10 award winning restaurants and bars, spa, 24-hour gym, freeform pool and 14 event spaces. Adjacent to the Nu Sentral Mall, this hotel is a destination in itself.

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Belmont Hotel Manila Manila - Philippines The Belmont Hotel Manila is a 4-star hotel strategically located in Newport City right across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 and within the internationally renowned entertainment complex of Resorts World Manila. The hotel exhibits a fine balance between sophistication and simplicity that nurtures repose from a busy, on-the-go lifestyle. It features a contemporary lobby inspired by nature and infused with modern lines, an all-day dining restaurant, an outdoor rooftop pool and bar lounge, a state-of-the-art fitness centre with sauna and steam room, atrium garden, and conference rooms.

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Crowne Plaza Vientiane Vientiane - Laos Conveniently located along Samsenthai Road, in the heart of Vientiane Capital and just 15 minutes from Wattay International Airport. Crowne Plaza Vientiane is the ideal address for both corporate and leisure travellers in Laos. The hotel features 198 well-appointed rooms and suites that tastefully combine traditional Lao elements with modern-day conveniences. Since opening in 2017, their philosophy has always been to define service excellence in Vientiane by providing a worldclass stay experience through their personalised services and amenities that will guarantee to satisfy those who demand the best of the best.

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Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel Jakarta - Indonesia

Located in the emerging commercial and business hubs of South Jakarta, Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel awaits you with a grand welcome. The hotel is part of the superblock Gandaria City complex with direct access to Gandaria City Mall and Gandaria 8 office building. Experience the exclusive space at the Sheraton Club which offers complimentary breakfast, all-day snacks and evening cocktails. Enjoy quiet moments at the Club Lounge. Stay fit at Sheraton Fitness at any time you wish and enjoy the morning or afternoon breeze while relaxing by the pool. Finally, admire the contemporary artworks by local and international artists around the hotel as well as at the mall.

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Radisson Blu Kaushambi Delhi NCR Delhi - India Radisson Blu Kaushambi Delhi NCR is a 5 star deluxe hotel located 0 Km from Delhi and Kaushambi Metro Station, 2 Km from Noida, 8 km from Pragati Maidan, 10 km from Connaught Place and just 30 minutes’ drive from Greater Noida. The Expo Mart which hosts the Auto Expo and is 45 minutes’ drive from Buddh International Circuit which hosts annual Formula One Indian Grand Prix. The hotel is close to various tourist attractions, such as Akshardham Temple (5 Minutes), India Gate (15 Minutes) and Red Fort (20 Minutes). The Hotel features 147 luxurious rooms and suites, which are aesthetically designed and equipped with many amenities, for example, it boasts plush beds, rain shower heads, ergonomically designed Herman Miller chairs, 40-inch LCD television and free high-speed Internet. The hotel offers a 24-hour coffee shop, 5 Multi-cuisine restaurants, Gymnasium, Swimming pool, Nilaya – The Spa, Steam room, Jacuzzi, Outdoor pool, Kid’s pool, and Fitness Centre which takes care of the recreational needs of travellers. Ten versatile and spacious conference and banquet halls are ideal for corporate gatherings, annual day celebrations or luxurious weddings with up to 3,000 guests. The halls are equipped with the latest equipment for organizing successful business and party events. There is also an on site wedding planner to make your event memorable.

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Sofitel Mumbai BKC Mumbai - India A perfect mélange of French art de vivre and warm Indian hospitality, the grandeur of the Sofitel Mumbai BKC is reflected in its unrivaled facilities and personalised service from the heart. The only French destination in the heart of Mumbai, Sofitel Mumbai BKC exudes modern luxe with its spacious 302 rooms and suites, the Club Millésime Business Lounge, a wealth of dining options, unique MagnifiqueMeetings™, So SPA, So FIT, Savio John Pereira Salon and a serene open-air pool, make this luxury hotel a haven for both business and leisure travellers.

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ADGE Hotel Sydney - Australia The ADGE Boutique Apartment Hotel offers one a collection of two bedrooms, two bathroom fully-serviced apartments in the city-fringe suburb of Surry Hills, Sydney. Only in Surry Hills will one find artistic, free-thinkers blending seamlessly with the modern sophistication of Sydney’s inner city. The ADGE Boutique Apartment Hotel was built with the modern guest in mind. Each of the apartment-suites feature open plan lounge and dining areas, smart televisions, a full kitchen with European designer appliances, as well as an internal laundry with washing and drying machines. The generous amount of light and space in these suites, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining table and living area all make the ADGE feel just like home.

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Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort Cairns City - Australia Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort, promises a fresh approach to hospitality. Residing in a prime location on the iconic Cairns waterfront boardwalk, Riley features 311 stylish rooms and suites. There are also signature spaces to mingle, relax, work and play. Add to this a 1,000 sqm lagoon swimming pool and man-made beach, ElÊme Day Spa, a 24-hour fitness centre and you’re on your way to a truly great stay.

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Grand Hyatt Melbourne Melbourne - Australia Discover a Melbourne icon. Grand Hyatt Melbourne is the city’s centre of luxury - perfectly poised on Collins Street, in the heart of the CBD and amongst Melbourne’s bustling shopping, dining and theatre scene. The hotel offers an unrivalled experience and includes 550 guest rooms, spectacular upper and lower lobbies, the exclusive Grand Club Lounge, Collins Kitchen restaurant, Ru-Co Bar, City Club – Australia’s largest hotel gym and an innovative premium events venue – the residence. Grand Hyatt Melbourne continues to be recognised as one of the city’s most superior five star hotels, an iconic Melbourne property and a world-class hospitality provider.

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SO/ Auckland Auckland - New Zealand SO/ Auckland is a rebellious urban design hotel, bursting with local energy. Enter an address where travellers and locals go to wine and dine, party or relax. Harbour Society is the hotel’s signature restaurant, and its kitchen is helmed by Michelin Starred Chef, Mark De Passorio. The restaurant highlights lofty ocean views, gorgeous food and a fun vibe, putting the “SO’ into So-cial dining. At HI-So, join the DJ and mixologist for chic city beats and signature cocktails as the sun goes down. Tone it down and unwind at SO SPA, escape the ordinary and let your skin glow. Whether you’re looking to party it up or down it tone with a spa treatment, you’ll be in your element at SO/ Auckland.

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Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour Auckland - New Zealand Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour is located in the heart of Auckland, a unique maritime experience between vibrant Viaduct Harbour and the Wynyard quarter. Inspired by New Zealand’s beautiful landscape and boasting panoramic views of Waitemata Harbour, this elegantly designed hotel is a true landmark destination. The Hotel offers 172 guest rooms and suites. All feature private balconies with floor to ceiling windows and oversized bathrooms with separate rain showers and deep soaking bath tubs. Every guest room also offers Sofitel’s famous ‘MyBed’ and the luxury of a personal espresso machine. LCD televisions and Bose sound systems entertain in all rooms.

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Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel Auckland - New Zealand Naumi (pronounced Know Me) Auckland Airport officially opened on the 1st of February 2018. Designed to exude a contemporary vibe, with bold accents of colour and playful details. Located just minutes from the international and domestic airports, the hotel offers a perfect stylish stopover for leisure and business travellers. Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala, CEO of Naumi Hotel Hotels Australia and New Zealand, says “Naumi Hotels is anything but a cookie-cutter hotel brand, moving away from the sterile and impersonal by offering bespoke experiences for every guest. The hotel’s theme pays homage to New Zealand’s native Tui bird, so expect surprising design elements like a double-height lobby, a 24 – Karat gold leaf textured wall, hand-painted feather disks, textured rugs and stand out chandeliers.

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Grand Papua Hotel

Port Moresby - Papua New Guinea

Built on the same estate as the original “Papua Hotel� the Grand Papua is encased in tradition and history. The modern building was designed by Australian architect Jon Cullen from Cullen Feng, with the contemporary colonial interiors designed by Space Studios, New Zealand. Located in the city centre of Port Moresby, the Grand Papua Hotel comprises 161 rooms and suites. The Hotel offers a blend of modern and classic cuisine from the Grand Bar & Brasserie, a rejuvenating experience in the Grand Spa & Beauty Salon and the latest in conference facilities with two levels of meeting space.

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InterContinental Bucharest


Bucharest - Romania Towering above the city skyline, InterContinental® Bucharest is a landmark of the city offering a host of luxury amenities. Immerse yourself in the beautifully designed pool, with panoramic city vistas on the 22nd floor. Dine at Corso Brasserie, offering a contemporary Romanian menu with glass walls overlooking Bucharest. The National Theatre, old city and Cismigiu Gardens are just a few minutes away from the hotel. You’re also within walking distance of Bucharest’s business and shopping districts.

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Absalon Hotel Copenhagen - Denmark A unique, modern and classic hotel. The newly renovated Absalon Hotel opened its doors on 1 May 2015, a reinvented design destination. The 161 rooms and suites are tastefully decorated and defined by international brands, designer’s guilds, creating an exciting and colourful universe. Experience harmony in a relaxed, cosy and homely atmosphere. All of Copenhagen’s sights and attractions and the city vibe are right at the guests’ feet. Core values like home, helpfulness, hospitality and service that exceed expectations define the team and they will help make the guests stay a memorable experience.

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Andersen Boutique Hotel Copenhagen - Denmark Andersen Boutique Hotel is situated in the heart of Copenhagen. Andersen Boutique Hotel is completely renovated, and all 69 rooms and suites are decorated with textiles and wallpapers from award-winning English Designers Guild, known for its use of vibrant colours and exclusive wallpapers. The urban and bold colours are extraordinary and come to life through the rooms, restaurant and into the hip lobby lounge. Rooms at Andersen Boutique Hotel are stylish and luxurious with Philippe Starck items and exclusive Molton Brown toiletries. The hotel offers free WI-FI, 24-hour reception, bike rental and well-equipped rooms with air condition, fridge, safe and bathtub in most rooms. At this hotel they believe in design, service that exceeds their guest’s expectations and in creating an ambience that amplifies the vibe of the city.

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Hotel TWENTY EIGHT Amsterdam - Netherlands TWENTY EIGHT is an upscale 4-star apartment hotel which balances the style and hospitality of an intimate hotel with the space and comfort of a fully furnished residential style apartment. TWENTY EIGHT delivers a warm and inviting guest experience that is infused with character, making it an ideal sanctuary for corporate travelers, urban dwellers, weekend retreaters or families on holiday. TWENTY EIGHT offers fully furnished apartments available for short or extended stays. All of the apartments have a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bathroom, extremely comfortable bed(s) and a beautifully decorated living room. You’ll find plenty of thoughtful touches such as chilled mineral water, seasonal fruits and complimentary newspapers to name a few. A variety of useful services is also offered including housekeeping and a 24-hour front desk. The energetic ‘service professionals’ are available to make your stay as pleasant as possible!

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Swissôtel Amsterdam Amsterdam - Netherlands Swissôtel Amsterdam is a four-star boutique hotel located by Dam Square, in the heart of Amsterdam’s historic city centre and a short walk from Amsterdam Central Station. The hotel is surrounded by shops, museums and restaurants and is a 20-minute drive from Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport. Behind its historical facade of 19th century buildings, Swissôtel Amsterdam offers 111 luxurious, sound-proofed guest rooms and suites in a contemporary and sophisticated style. All guests enjoy complimentary wireless internet, free access to the Swissôtel Amsterdam Fitness featuring state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment, and to the business centre which offers complimentary internet access and small snacks.

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Sofitel Luxembourg Europe Luxembourg

Delight in modern life at Hotel Sofitel Luxembourg Europe the Kirchberg Plateau’s only 5-star hotel. Luxembourg organizations and attractions including the Kirchberg Conference Centre Mudam Art Museum and the Philharmonic are some of the highlights of this prestigious area. Inside this Luxembourg hotel activity revolves around a stunning central atrium that bathes the hotel in rays of natural light. Spacious guest rooms and two chic cosy restaurants and bars in which to dine, drink and socialize, transform Sofitel Luxembourg Europe into a place of comfort.

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Sofitel Luxembourg Le Grand Ducal Luxembourg A striking design hotel in Luxembourg’s historic center, Sofitel Luxembourg Le Grand Ducal gazes magnificently over the picturesque Alzette and Pétrusse valleys and Luxembourg’s UNESCO Old Town. A grand modern glass structure of dramatic lines and curves, this 5-star hotel in Luxembourg is a landmark amid a tapestry of cultural historical and natural sites. Sleek contemporary design by Philippe Capron pays tribute to Luxembourg’s blend of business and creativity.

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LOUIS Hotel Munich - Germany

People who love style, long to stay at the LOUIS Hotel in the heart of Munich. Munich at its best - at the Viktualienmarkt, the famous open-air gourmet market, the heartbeat of this metropolis is most noticeable. This is where the Bavarian “joie de vivre� meets the flair of city life. At this pulsating spot in the city is a hotel that has become a magnet for international fans of a modern lifestyle: the LOUIS. In addition to its attractive location, this building attracts guests with its thorough and unique design - numerous details have been integrated so thoroughly that even experts must take a second look to appreciate the extent of their depth and beauty. With a modern fireplace in an inviting lobby, subtly designed to slow you in your pace, and numbers printed on designer lamps, fashioned after old gas lamps, guide you to your room. You will love not only the aesthetics, but the practical finesse of your stay in one of the 72 rooms. Small details such as the pull-out closets accessible from both sides styled like old travel chests, complementary W-Lan or the iPhone docking station make a difference. The view of the towers of the Marienkirche is unique, the extension to the terrace in the summer is a must see! Comfort and the feeling of having come home - the LOUIS Hotel provides its guests with something that is more sensual than physical. This is where design meets the heart, and a distinguished lifestyle merges with an atmosphere of discovery.

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Fraser Suites Geneva Geneva - Switzerland Fraser Suites Geneva**** sits among Geneva’s hidden gems, only a stone’s throw from the famous Jet d’eau fountain, while being within close proximity to other notable attractions such as the Quays of Lac Geneva, Geneva Old Town, Palais des Nations Geneva and St Peter’s Cathedral. Well placed in the city centre, this upmarket serviced accommodation open since 2015, is located in the prestigious shopping and business district of Rue Du Marché. Offering 67 units of Gold-Standard fully-furnished luxury serviced residences, Fraser Suites Geneva is the choice accommodation that caters to both business and leisure travellers. The 540 ft2 studio apartments are a great choice. With an abundance of in house amenities to enhance your stay, the spacious apartments are fitted with separate kitchen, dining and living areas so you feel at home while staying in town. The property offers free high speed wifi, 24 hour reception and concierge service, breakfast room and 24 hour fitness room.

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Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva Geneva - Switzerland

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva enjoys a privileged location on Lake Geneva with stunning views of the Jet d’Eau fountain and Mont Blanc. With its perfect combination of elegance and first class service it is the premier address for discerning guests around the world. The Hotel features 412 rooms and Suites and homes 3 gourmet restaurants: Italian cuisine at Il Vero, expertly prepared steak at Le Grill and traditional Chinese cuisine at Lou One, a bar and a Night-Club. The indoor pool and Valmont Spa are two highlights. A luxury shopping gallery and Le Théâtre du Léman complete the offer.

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Brach Paris Paris - France Brach Paris - Un style de vie Ă Paris Intelligent, cultivated, romantic, BRACH is a real Parisian, with his own codes, a personality, a healthy mind in a healthy body. There is energy and culture in his name, extravagance and rigor. Generous, family, it illustrates the values of sharing and balance.

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EPIC SANA Lisboa Lisbon - Portugal Boasting a prime strategic location in Lisbon, next to the historical city center and a premium shopping area. The EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel offers 311 bedrooms of various types. The comfort of its rooms and a service which is personalized down to the last detail make this hotel the ideal place to stay when visiting Lisbon, whether on business or on holidays. The hotel includes 1 restaurant, 2 bars and a SPA & Fitness Centre. The Upscale Bar, with its infinity pool crowns the hotel. The hotel is already a reference for meetings and events with 1760 m2 that are able to host events of up to 1300 people.

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Ikbal Thermal Hotel & SPA


Afyonkarahisar - Turkey

The Ikbal Thermal Hotel & SPA offers a total of 286 rooms consisting of 3 disabled access, 195 deluxe, 48 family (two interconnected) rooms, as well as 12 prince suites, 8 princess suites, 16 queen suites, 2 king suites, 1 Penthouse Suite and 1 Penthouse SPA Suite. Guest rooms come with a variety of services and amenities, such as LCD television and satellite broadcasts, telephone, central heating and air conditioning system, minibar, free tea or coffee and kettle setup, electronic safe deposit box, vanity table, work desk, wireless internet connection, room service, modern marble bathroom, magnifying mirror, adjustable heat hair dryer, and towel warmer.

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Gran Melia Arusha Arusha - Tanzania

An oasis within Arusha set out on 18 acres of beautiful landscaped coffee and tea plantations, experience tranquility with spectacular views of Mount Meru. Gran Meliå Arusha has a natural river running through the property, with several natural springs. Staying in line with the company’s pledge to ban all single use plastic, all the water at the hotel is bottled in-house to utilize in the guests rooms and the Conference Centre. An herb and vegetable garden hidden between the plantations, supplies the specialty restaurant with fresh and in season produce on a daily basis. Pamper yourself in the beautiful Spa or relax at the heated outdoor pool where you will feel totally rejuvenated and ready for your once in a lifetime Safari experience

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Pullman Kinshasa Kinshasa - Congo The fully renovated 5-star Pullman Kinshasa hotel is in the administrative and diplomatic center of the city of Kinshasa. Guests will love its bright and modern design, its comfortable rooms, the vibrant atmosphere of its bars, and sophisticated cuisine of its gourmet Okapi restaurant. The hotel also offers large outdoor spaces with luxuriant gardens. Visitors will enjoy relaxing moments at the pool and have tasty meals at the Paillottes pool restaurant. In the evening, the bar l’Etoile will mesmerize with its breathtaking views over the Congo River and “Kin La Belle”.

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Grand Plaza Nampula Hotel Nampula - Mozambique Tourism is classically associated with pure pleasure but the Grand Plaza wants to catapult the city of Nampula to the forefront of business tourism and events in northern Mozambique. With a total of 117 rooms spread over six floors the Hotel is equipped to provide attractive work days with the feeling of being at home. The conference rooms, located on the top floor of the building are all equipped with AC, projection system, WiFi and sound system and have a capacity up to 180 people. In the Panorama Restaurant, also located on the top floor of the building with a magnificent view over Nampula, guests can taste the flavors of the cuisine. On the ground floor is the Bar Plaza Lounge where guests can relax over a drink or a small meal. For the pleasure and comfort of guests there is also a beauty center, a swimming pool, a gymnasium and private parking.

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TAJ Cape Town Cape Town - South Africa Taj Cape Town is a luxury hotel in Cape Town’s city centre. Taj Cape Town’s unique location affords travellers the perfect base from which to explore, discover and experience all the vibrant ‘Mother City’ has to offer! City-wide cultural activities, eclectic shops and street markets, and the hip and happening restaurant scene combine to give guests an experience unlike any other.

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Middle East

Burj Rafal Hotel Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Burj Rafal Hotel blends the Arabian values of hospitality with remarkable European flair to bring you 349 rooms and suites with inspired, tasteful and stylish modern Najdi architecture. The hotel offers a wide range of outstanding services. These begin with an exquisite variety of dining experiences in exceptional restaurants, including award-winning Restaurant, TuÄ&#x;ra that serves authentic Ottoman cuisine, and go on to include exclusively distinguished lounges. Resense Spa at Burj Rafal Hotel is the first Resense Spa in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It features separate male and female wellness areas, saunas, steam rooms and indoor plunge pools, alongside a total of 11 sumptuous and calming treatment rooms perfectly up for the job of reducing stress.

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Middle East

Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Convention Center Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Based within the center of Riyadh’s corporate, financial, and governmental district, and just minutes from downtown, the Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh offers a centrally located haven within Saudi Arabia’s capital city. The 118 spacious, fully furnished serviced apartments come equipped with kitchens, housekeeping services, storage, and 24-hour staffing – each boasting the space, ambience, and intimate privacy of home living. These luxury residences prompt exploration, discovery, and unwinding at will, no matter what brings you to Riyadh. Equally ideal for extended stays for business, relocations, and family holidays, each fully serviced apartment offers quiet refuge in a city that excites and inspires at every turn.

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Middle East

Riyadh Marriott Hotel Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Set against the backdrop of Riyadh’s flourishing business district, this hotel places many of the city’s most renowned landmarks right at your fingertips. From museums and cultural attractions to luxury shopping and 5-star entertainment, you’re truly spoiled for choice. Make yourself comfortable in your exquisitely decorated room or suite, with its modern accents and deluxe amenities. Allow the Riyadh Marriott to help you organize a successful conference, business gathering, or social event in the remarkable venue space; when your event is over, enjoy a relaxing swim in the indoor pool, or indulge in a massage at the hotel’s on-site spa. Creative dining options include Mediterranean cuisine and a cozy steakhouse, as well as a casual cafe. Whether you visit for business or pleasure, you’ll be delighted with the 5-star Riyadh Marriott Hotel.

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Middle East

Dallah Taibah Hotel Medina - Saudi Arabia Set within the illuminating city, Dallah Taibah Hotel offers personalized service, and it is situated adjacent to Haram Al Nabawi. Its unique location is a glimpse away to the forecourt of the Mosque of the Prophet (S.A.W.) Dallah Taibah and is the best place to stay in this blessed city. Dallah Taibah believes that their success as a unique hospitality venue is grounded in their purpose, values, and conduct, demonstrated each day through their personalized service. The hotel offers easy access to nearby malls and local shops, business district area and is located near the major historical sites such as Mount Ohud, Quba, Qiblatain, and Baqi Mosques. Among Dallah Taibah’s many unique features is its architectural splendour. The elegant and plush décor in the hotel’s lobby creates an instant haven after the guests return from their city excursions. The serene environment further transcends into the 473 luxurious rooms. A versatile choice of room styles is available to suit every family’s requirements including eight diplomatic style suites with two bedrooms plus dedicated dining and living areas.

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Middle East

Royal Rose Hotel Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

In a class and style all its own, the Royal Rose is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. The Royal Rose Hotel embodies both a sense of style and luxury. Its exterior hints to a 17th century French Palais. Its interior is equally opulent with walls overlaid in intricate gold-leaf designs and accented with ornate chandeliers to match its plush furnishings. All 355 guest rooms and suites are elegantly appointed. Its state-of-the-art meeting rooms are designed to accommodate various groups and events. Whether business or leisure travellers, you are sure to experience a pleasant and memorable stay at this unique hotel.

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Middle East

The Torch Doha Doha - Qatar At 300m high and with 360° panoramic views across Doha, THE TORCH is the centerpiece of Doha’s vibrant Sports City – Aspire Zone. The iconic 5-Star hotel features 51 floors, a revolving restaurant on the 47th floor and a cantilevered swimming pool anchored to the 19th floor. All rooms feature a mood-lighting system with 12 different colours, a unique iPad in-Room Solution and LED TVs. The hotel has been recognized as the Global winner in the “Luxury Design Hotel” category in 2014 and as Global Winner in the “Luxury Rooftop View Hotel” in 2013 at the World Luxury Hotel Awards. THE TORCH DOHA is located on Al Waab Street, 40 minutes away from the new Hamad International Airport and 20 minutes away from the city centre. Guests have private walkway access to Doha’s largest shopping mall Villaggio.

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Middle East

Copthorne Kuwait City Kuwait City - Kuwait

Copthorne Kuwait City is a towering high-rise in Kuwait’s thriving business district, easy to reach from Kuwait International Airport. The hotel is ideally suited for business and leisure travelers looking for a quality hotel experience, where they can relax and simply be themselves. All of the 149 Standard Rooms, Executive rooms and 20 Suites are tastefully furnished with superbly comfortable beds complete with choice of pillows. Each room is fitted with direct dial telephones, LCD Televisions, Hi-speed Internet connection and many more comforts to make you feel at home. The Executive rooms gives you an access to the Executive lounge where you can have a complimentary afternoon tea, evening canapes and cocktails.

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