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NEWS | STORIES | OPINION | FEATURES | EVENTS

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Editor-at-large Mary Gostelow

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Publisher Kevin Rolfe

A spectacular journey around the world of the Top 90 New Hotels - some recently opened, some planned, and some having undergone extensive renovation.

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Ten Trinity Square is one of London’s true landmark buildings, re-created as an exclusive and harmonious arrangement of residences, hotel and club.

Discover Sun Peninsula Residence Villas, the resort’s latest luxury beachfront accommodation.

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THE RITZ PARIS

Inextricably woven into the fabric of Parisian society and culture, the Ritz Paris is renowned for its incomparable savoirfaire in making every visit exceptional.

W PUNTA DE MITA

Perched on the ocean in the heart of one of Mexico’s most gorgeous beaches, the new W Punta de Mita invites you to immerse yourself in a truly remarkable hotel experience.

ALSO IN THIS LUXURIOUS ISSUE

CITY OF DREAMS PARISIAN MACAO LISBOA PALACE JW MARRIOTT PHU QUOC THE 13 KATARA HOTELS SHERATON OMAN

186 ATLANTIS SANYA 204 FOUR SEASONS MALDIVES 226 MILAIDHOO 348 NELSON MANDELA VILLA 356 ROTANA HOTELS 368 SAXON SPA

Editor Siddharth Thaker

Designers Mike Gibas Mark Askam Editorial Team Ana Strack Christopher O’Toole Rebecca Cohen Phil Blizzard Photography Mark Hakansson Ben Roberts Anjjelo San Buenaventura

Advertising Sion Rapson Gina Reynolds Mike Sawicki Business Development Kevin Rolfe Chris Frost Andrea Roca Production team Nadeem George Rasha Akar Abid Ahmed Denis Halilaj Josiah King Juwon Adenusi Katrina Lee-Smith Orenthal Jackson Online George Cooke

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CITY OF DREAMS

FIFTH HOTEL TOWER

COTAI MACAO City of Dreams, located in the heart of Cotai in Macao, is a unique integrated entertainment resort that combines electrifying entertainment, a diverse array of accommodation, regional and international dining, designer-brand shopping, and a spacious and contemporary gaming area. The resort is now expanding with Phase 3, the fih hotel tower, featuring a luxury hotel exceeding 5-star standards.  

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The hotel design is led by Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects and recipient of the 2004 Pritzker Architecture Prize. This new development is set to become an iconic landmark for both the Cotai skyline and Macao.


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Dragages Hong Kong is responsible for the construction of this one-of-akind hotel, which represents the realisation of a “dream” building. The volume is emphasised with the use of an exposed exoskeleton mesh structure. The expressed structure defines a sensuous and intriguing form while also providing the construction advantage of contributing to the building’s lateral stability, reducing the internal structural requirements and optimising the interior layout. Featuring two central voids, this 40-storey building appears to be two separate blocks linked at a single point. This revolutionary design is sure to become an artistic centrepiece in the city.

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A comprehensive variety of facilities will be on oer at this new hotel, including a casino, restaurants, meeting and event facilities, sky pool, ultra lounge, as well as approximately 780 guestrooms, suites and villas. www.cityofdreamsmacau.com

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COTAI MGM COTAI  designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, plans to offer approximately 1,500 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience.  MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in our resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. The HK$24 billion project is expected to open in second quarter of 2017. hp://en.mgmchinaholdings.com/MGM-COTAI

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THE PARISIAN MACAO

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The Parisian Macao opened in September 2016. With approximately 3,000 rooms and suites designed with a contemporary French Flair, dazzling views from the Eiel Tower, worldclass meeting venues, luxury shopping, restaurants and bars, spa, health club and a spectacular theatre complemented by an experienced and outstanding event sta. The Parisian Macao is your ideal destination for leisure and business.

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THE PARISIAN MACAO Rooms and Suites All designed with a signature, contemporary French flair, the rooms and suites of The Parisian Macao are your personal piece of France.  Each takes its name from an iconic location of France, from the Eiffel Tower rooms to the Versailles Suite. Each layout caters to couples, groups of friends, or families, giving you one less thing to think about as you plan the perfect Macao getaway. Book now and stay from 14 September 2016 onwards! 

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THE PARISIAN MACAO Aractions From the romantic Lovelock bridge to the stunning observation decks of the Eiffel Tower and our luxury Le SPA'tique, there is so much more to The Parisian Macao than meets the eye. No stay is complete without exploring all the hotel has to offer, including a visit to the top of the Tower. www.parisianmacao.com

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WYNN PALA

Stately, spacious and sumptuous: The 1,706 rooms or suites at Wynn Palace offer a hospitality experience unlike any other.

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world luxury | DAILY | Issue 46 | ROOMS & SUITES Accommodations have been thoughtfully considered to exceed guest expectations. Quality of sleep is paramount: The custom-designed beds at every Wynn resort have been praised as the best slumber ever enjoyed. Around this essential element, a neutral palee is both soothing and refined – and with accents of metallic gold, just a touch glamorous. Convenient details, from oversized HD televisions to bedside consoles that open and close your drapery while also charging your devices, complete the sophisticated experience that awaits at Wynn Palace.

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world luxury | DAILY | Issue 46 | DINING The best of East and West converge in the culinary options you will discover at Wynn Palace. From perfect cuts of aged beef to fish caught the same day, Wynn Palace’s talented chefs gather a bounty of the freshest ingredients to create a wide array of tantalizing dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for sushi at Mizumi or prime beef at SW Steakhouse, a quick bowl of savory noodles at Hanami Ramen or a sweet treat to delight your taste buds at Wynn Macaron, the dining choices throughout Wynn Palace are designed to surprise and satisfy. Spectacular interiors and breathtaking views are also important, completing a dining experience that engages all the senses.

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world luxury | DAILY | Issue 46 | ENTERTAINMENT From the moment you arrive at Wynn Palace, our desire is simply to dazzle you. The aractions throughout this enchanted destination have been designed with this in mind, from the sensational transportation we’ve planned for your arrival to the captivating moments you will discover around every corner. Lush flowers, dancing waters, accents of glistening gold, and dragons that carry you through the sky – at Wynn Palace, spellbinding moments are our specialty.

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world luxury | DAILY | Issue 46 | AMENITIES Conceptualized as a splendid retreat, Wynn Palace offers refined, service-intensive amenities that convey a new definition in upscale resort living. Whether you choose to design your days lounging by the sparkling-blue waters of our expansive pool or indulging in pampering treatments in our opulent Spa, a choice of amenities has been planned to both satisfy and surprise even the most sophisticated traveler. An accent on personal service likewise sets these unique features apart, with a team that takes tremendous pride in making your visit feel as effortless as it is luxurious. We’ll help you to design a stay steeped in sumptuous relaxation, the height of excitement, and everything in between. www.wynnpalace.com/en/

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10 TRINITY

SQUARE Ten Trinity Square is one of London’s true landmark buildings, re-created as an exclusive and harmonious arrangement of residences, hotel and club in a vision that links, explores and expresses the cultures and achievements of peoples all around the world.

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Built a century ago with its great tower and a grand Portland stone rotunda, the existing structure of Ten Trinity Square is being comprehensively and meticulously restored and upgraded. The building will comprise a distinctive collection of spaces harmoniously arranged to provide the very best of places to live, to stay and to meet. These are the Residences, Four Seasons hotel and spa, and the Club.

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Ten Trinity Square is Grade II* listed and next to the Tower of London World Heritage Site. Tremendous care has been taken to preserve the detail and integrity of the original building. Ten Trinity Square, The Residences at Four Seasons consists of 41 spacious and classically elegant apartments designed with supremely speciďŹ ed materials and ďŹ nishes. Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square has 100 rooms, restaurants, bars and spa. It also provides all the luxury resources for impeccable services to each residence.


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The Club is being created from the sumptuous boardrooms and executive oďŹƒces of the original building, carefully retaining and restoring all the ďŹ nest features of their carved walnut panelling and high ceilings.

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THE HOTEL Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square occupies the lower ground to the third levels, with 100 guest rooms and suites, restaurants, bars, meeting salons and spa. The special way Four Seasons has with luxury combines the hospitality and grace gained from the experience of operating the ďŹ nest hotels and resorts all around the world. The spectacular Rotunda Lounge will serve light and casual fare all day. The French restaurant will be under the direction of a Michelinstar chef. The Asian restaurant will specialise in the creation of carefully curated Chinese and Japanese dishes.

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The tea service will involve preparation and serving of different teas and different traditions. The spa will also be operated by Four Seasons. It will feature comprehensive health and wellness services and treatments, a luxury hammam and sauna, and its own spa café and boutique. Taking reservations from February 13th 2017. www.tentrinitysquare.com

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LISBOA PALACE Macau casino operator SJM will spend HK$5 billion more than it originally budgeted on its new East-meets-West Lisboa Palace project in Cotai because of a labour crunch and increased construction costs. A year ago, the management had estimated the resort complex would cost HK$25 billion. It has now revised the ďŹ gure to HK$30 billion. The company hopes the project will help it regain market share once it opens in 2017.

"We don't think that we are late [for Cotai]," said Ambrose So Shu-fai, the chief executive of SJM, at the groundbreaking ceremony. "The infrastructure of the Pearl River Delta is due to [be] completed in three years. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge is [scheduled to be] completed in 2016. It's just in time to catch the traďŹƒc."

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SJM, founded by Stanley Ho Hung-sun, has been slow to develop in the Cotai area, which is dominated by Las Vegas companies. The Lisboa Palace will be the last new property of all the six casino operators to open. Macau hotels have been operating at near 100 per cent occupancy and casino operators are faced with limited growth potential until a slew of new resorts open up starting at the end of this year. The Lisboa Palace is near the airport and next to the Macau East Asian Games Dome. It is also next to Wynn's new development called Wynn Palace. However, SJM said it was not concerned about its neighbour bearing a similar name.


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"Wynn is Wynn. This is Lisboa. If you tell the taxi driver you want to go to Lisboa Palace, they won't take you to Wynn Palace, and vice versa," The SJM-owned resort will house about 2,000 hotel rooms spread across three hotels: Lisboa Palace Hotel, Palazzo Versace Macau and another fashion-branded luxury hotel that has yet to be announced. The complex, styled aer 18th century French architecture but with elements of chinoiserie, will be more than 90 per cent nongaming. It includes a wedding pavilion and a summer palace. SJM is being on its own design to aract gamblers to its property in contrast to American rivals such as Sands, which duplicates its Vegas properties, first with the Venetian Macau and with the soon to be opened Parisian resort complete with a 160-metre tall replica of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. "We are not copying others' models because you see the original design in Palace is not something that you have known before. It's not a property that you can have in any part of the world. It's very original, very authentic. We want to bring this entire experience to the people of Macau and tourists from abroad," So said. "Eiffel Tower is a very strong icon but they can go to Paris and look at the authentic one. Why do you need to go to a museum? You don't want to see replicas."

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP HOTELSNEW IN  Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, in Oman's Al Hajar Mountains, opens fully January 2017. Drive 30 minutes up to a height of 6,200 feet ASL to reach the 118-room resort, perched on the curved rim of a massive canyon. Best room is the three-bedroom, 7,100 sq  Royal Mountain Villa, which comes with a private entrance and two-car garage, a full kitchen, and absolutely outstanding 360-degree views. Hotel GM is Darren Darwin. www.jabal-akhdar.anantara.com

The Phoenicia, Malta The Phoenicia, Malta, reopens January 2017 under the guidance of Gordon Campbell Gray, who first made hotel news with the opening of One Aldwych, London. His good friend Mary Fox Linton has once again done the interiors – of the 136 bedrooms, Harbour View Suites will be most coveted. With seven acres of gardens, this iconic hotel has been a national treasure since it was built, in 1935, by Lord and Lady Strickland (it was commandeered by the UK's RAF during WWII). It still has a famed collection of original art by one of Malta's top artists, Edward Caruana Dingli,1876 – 1950. GM Charles Azzopardi. www.campbellgrayhotels.com

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 2017  Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, only ten minutes' drive north of Miami Beach, is accepting reservations from March 27th, 2017. The renovation of the historic Surf Club, opened 1930 by tyre magnate Harvey Firestone, has been supervised by architect Richard Meier, and designer Joseph Dirand: there are 77 rooms and suite, and 150 private residences.

Expect just under a kilometre of Atlantic seafront, four pools and 40 beach cabanas, and remember a 1962 society wag's comment, “When I die, I don’t want to go to heaven. I want to go to the Surf Club.” Hotel GM is Reed Kandala. www.fourseasons.com

The Oetker Collection The Oetker Collection opens its longawaited Palácio Tangará, São Paulo, on July 1st, 2017 – the late-19th century palace is named for Tangara Chilensis, a brilliant Amazonia song-bird. The 141room hotel is in Burle Marx Park, and it has been re-imagined by architects B+H Architects, Bick Simonato and PAR Arquitetura, with interiors by Patricia Anastassiadis and Bick Simonato. Jean Georges Vongerichten will be partnering on the food front. Hotel GM is Celso David do Valle, who undoubtedly will bring with him many loyal guests who went again and again to Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, overlooking the Iguazu Falls, which is where Oetker Collection's CEO Frank Marrenbach 'found' Celso David. www.oetkercollection.com

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JW MARRIOTT P EMERALD BAY R Experience Unique Luxury in Vietnam’s Hidden Pearl. Be amongst the first to discover the pristine island of Phu Quoc, a hidden lush paradise off the southern coast of Vietnam.

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Travel back to the bygone era of the early 20th century with Bill Bensley's whimsical design and exquisite detail in all 243 rooms, suites, and villas.Experience culinary wonder at the resort's 3 restaurants and contemporary bars.


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Our talented chefs source local fresh produce and the finest ingredients from the world market, masterfully preparing authentic flavors.Meetings are redefined in the impressive 1,100 square meter meeting space. Whether you are looking to organize a world-class summit or unforgeable wedding reception, our dedicated event team will ensure all requests are flawlessly fulfilled.

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A wide range of enriching experiences are waiting to be explored, from cultural events, artisanal shopping experience, ultimate indulgence at Spa by JW, to water activities at the resort's private beachfront. hp://www.marrio.co.uk/hotels/travel/pqcjwjw-marrio-phu-quoc-emerald-bay-resort-andspa/


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13 THE 13 is the brand name under which THE 13 HOLDINGS LIMITED, a Hong Kong Stock listed company (code: 577), operates its hospitality business. THE 13 is building an ultra-luxury hotel in Cotai in Macau targeted to open in the fourth quarter of 2016. The hotel houses a collection of refined and remarkable luxury experiences, including:

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200 palatial multi-level villas, an invitation-only L’Atelier offering couture, bespoke and limited edition products from selected major luxury brands, and the only branch of L’Ambroisie, the legendary Paris institution of Michelin 3-star haute cuisine. The hotel’s thirty custom-made Rolls-Royce Phantoms, the world’s largest such fleet, will provide guests limousine service, with chauffeurs specially trained in England.


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Accommodations THE 13 is a 200 room all-villa hotel (villas are large suites in Macau parlance). Villas begin at 2,000 gross s.f. (185 s.m.) rising to 30,000 gross s.f. (2,787 s.m.).

Butler Service Every villa is supported by 24-hour butler service from THE 13’s team of majordome, trained by world famous MCM Palace Consultants and certified by the English Guild of Butlers.

Privacy All guests access their villas via elevators which open directly into the villa’s private elevator lobby, like a New York style penthouse.

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Rolls-Royce Transportation All hotel guests receive complimentary transfer to and from Macau transportation hubs on checkin and check-out via THE 13’s fleet of 30 bespoke, red, extended wheel base Rolls-Royce Phantoms.

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L’Atelier The world’s first private, by-invitation-only shopping area featuring only one-of-one and bespoke products by the world’s leading luxury brands.


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Restaurants & Bars L’Ambroisie - French haute cuisine. The only outpost of the legendary original restaurant in Paris. L’Ambroisie Paris is the only Parisian restaurant to have held 3 Michelin stars continuously since 1988. Tokugawa - Japanese Kaiseki focused on the world’s highest grade of Kobe beef.

Café Blanc - Casual Asian, Portuguese and International dining. Chairman’s Bar - Rare liquors in a modern seing with a hint of baroque grandeur. L’Espace - Open-area bar in the form of freestanding sculpture. hp://www.the13.com

Chinoiserie - Cantonese haute cuisine and regional specialties presented in a sumptuous baroque Chinoiserie seing.

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SUN PENINSULA RESIDENCE VILLA EXPERIENCE. LUXURY. SERVICE Sun Peninsula Residence Villa, the resort’s latest luxury beachfront accommodation. Elite Butlers, professional chauffeurs and excellent Chefs are each carefully trained to understand the needs of the most exquisite travelers and create that unique service experience.

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2 BEDROOM SUN PENINSULA RESIDENCE VILLA Take your luxury getaway experience a notch higher with welcome champagne & canapĂŠs invilla reception, dedicated Concierge services with personal tour guide and spa therapies. Relax in the serenity of indoor and outdoor living space just steps from our private pristine beach. Each luxurious villa is furnished with 2 swimming pools and sun terrace with lush daybed. Interiors include a fully equipped kitchen, an expansive living room furnished for both relaxation or entertainment. The master bedrooms come with the 4-poster bed complete with its own elegant en-suite bathroom and private balconies surrounded by the wonders of Monkey Mountain.

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3 BEDROOM SUN PENINSULA RESIDENCE VILLA Elite Butlers, professional chaueurs and excellent Chefs are each carefully trained to understand the needs of the most exquisite travelers and create that exclusive service experience. Relax in the serenity of indoor and outdoor living space just steps from our private pristine beach. Each luxurious villa is furnished with 2 swimming pools and sun terrace with lush daybed. Interiors include a fully equipped kitchen, an expansive living room furnished for both relaxation or entertainment. The master bedrooms come with the 4-poster bed complete with its own elegant en-suite bathroom and private balconies surrounded by the wonders of Monkey Mountain. hî…&#x;p://danang.intercontinental.com/sunpeninsula-residence-villa

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BüRGENSTOCk RE LAkE LUCERNE

A UNIQUE RESORT Three luxury hotels, a Healthy Living Center, Residence Suites with hotelservice, business facilities, the unprecedented 10.000 m2 Bürgenstock Alpine Spa as well as numerous restaurants and bars, all set in a breathtaking mountain landscape. Central Switzerland is witnessing the emergence of a premier resort – the Bürgenstock Resort, perched 500 metres above Lake Lucerne. THE BÜRGENBERG In the heart of Central Switzerland, 500 metres above Lake Lucerne, the Bürgenstock Resort is awakening to a new, glamorous life.

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Only 20 minutes from Lucerne and one hour from Zurich Airport – high up on the Bürgenberg – an exclusive world of its own is being created, with private residences: suites, hotels, restaurants, shopping, an alpine spa landscape and a Healthy Living Center. PANORAMA RESIDENCE SUITES With their modern architecture, the Panorama Residence Suites are not only impressive on the outside, but in their interiors, they define the "measure of all things" as well: master bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and adjoining bathrooms, light-filled rooms and sun terraces from east to west.


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GRAND RESIDENCE SUITES With their breathtaking view over the lake and mountains, the Grand Residence Suites will set new standards of excellence. The most luxurious features of the interior match the imposing volume of the architecture. Highest-quality materials, and the presence of artworks from numerous emerging international artists, convey a feeling of modern, easy living. Room service, concierge and a private reception area hearken back to the luxury of the former Grand Hotel tradition.

LAKEVIEW RESIDENCE VILLAS 10 private villas (538 – 814m2) with a breathtaking view over the lake and mountains and all amenities one could wish for.

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UNPARALLELED EXPERIENCE The unique Bürgenstock Alpine Spa covers an area of 10,000 m2 and includes 15 treatment rooms and 3 private spa rooms. The main araction is an indoor pool and two outdoor pools, one which is heated even in winter to a water temperature of 36° C and boasts an infinity-edge enhancing the breathtaking view over Lake Lucerne. In addition, an extensive sauna landscape is also being created. A fitness area and a wide range of courses complete the diverse offers in the spa.

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TREATMENTS AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL A professional team is responsible for medical care and specific treatments for guests. In addition to beauty and relaxation treatments, the areas covered also include post-operative recovery, treatments for burnout patients, medical check-ups and nutritional consultation and weight regulation.


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THE BÜRGENSTOCK RAILWAY The Bürgenstock Railway will remain closed until the reopening of the Bürgenstock Resort. During this hiatus, the railway will be overhauled and integrated into the new Bürgenstock Resort. The Bürgenstock railway is not only an alternative transport possibility from Lucerne to the Bürgenstock Resort, but is also part of numerous daily excursions. The future arrival of the railway directly into the Bürgenstock Hotel of the new Bürgenstock Resort will become a highlight for the guests. www.buergenstock.ch/en

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IN THE HEART OF WEST BAY Hotel Park brings something different to Doha. Amid the bustle of Doha’s West Bay business district, families can now gather to enjoy abundant green spaces, child-friendly play areas, good food and modern, accessible facilities. Hotel Park's sophisticated design and distinct architecture make for unique visitor experience. Discover a secluded area to read in the water gardens, picnic under the shade of a Date Palm, or lounge under the light of West Bay’s skyscrapers.

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Hotel Park is a new family leisure destination located in the heart of Doha’s bustling business district. The serene green park, located at the top end of the Corniche, features pristine water features including mini-fountains, waterfalls and small streams. Hotel Park provides a natural relaxing landscape for city residents and visitors alike to enjoy picnics, play areas and intimate outdoor family gatherings with the backdrop of the city’s modern architecture. Stone pathways and colourful shrubbery compliment the modern garden design, with a pyramid-shaped mound offering picturesque views of the nearby Corniche and West Bay.


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A QATAR ON IN THE PARK Come one and come all. Hotel Park is a community gathering place – there is something for everyone. Hotel Park is a tranquil escape steps away from West Bay, perfect for a lunch break. Dine with family and friends at one of the park’s restaurants, or grab a bite on the go from a vendor or food and beverage outlets. Hotel Park’s restaurants will serve a variety of cuisine and will open in September. VIBRANT AND FLOURISHING This is your park, and it’s alive. Explore the five water features and surround yourself with 15 species of flora from all over the world. Kids can delight in designated play areas or chase a football in the park’s open spaces. Parents need not worry due to Hotel Park’s 24/7 security, safety lighting, convenient underground parking and accessible restrooms.

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WHERE FAMILIES COME TOGETHER Hotel Park brings something different to Doha. Amid the bustle of Doha’s West Bay business district, families can now gather to enjoy abundant green spaces, child-friendly play areas, good food and modern, accessible facilities.

Hotel Park is a tranquil escape steps away from West Bay, perfect for a lunch break. Dine with family and friends at one of the park’s restaurants, or grab a bite on the go from a vendor or food and beverage outlets. Hotel Park’s restaurants will serve a variety of cuisine and will open in September. www.hotelparkdoha.com/#hotel-park-indexintro

Hotel Park's sophisticated design and distinct architecture make for a unique visitor experience. Find a quiet area to read by the water gardens, picnic under the shade of a Date Palm, or lounge under the light of West Bay’s skyscrapers.

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LUSAIL 2020

The future hospitality landmark in Lusail City. With an architectural design inspired by the seal of Qatar, this property is set to become the hospitality landmark in Lusail. The crossed swords of the country’s seal have been architecturally translated into twin arched towers that rise gracefully from the podium level, while the landscaped gardens and palm trees reect in the ocean frontage.

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KATARA HOTELS

TAZI PALACE HOTE

Under development, expected opening 2019 A former palace is being converted into a five star hotel consisting of luxurious hotel rooms, two VIP villas and one Royal villa.

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A spa fitness facilities and a business centre, in addition to state-of-the-art conference and banqueting areas complement the facilities of the future hospitality complex. The resort is expected to open in 2019.


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RENOVATED

Effortless access to the heart of Muscat Built in 1985, the Sheraton Oman Hotel is a landmark in the city of Muscat and has been a synonym for 5-star hospitality for over 3 decades. Located on top of Ruwi, the financial and business district of Muscat, the hotel is the tallest building in the city and has long been a part of the social fabric of the local community.

Built in 1985, the Sheraton Oman Hotel is a landmark in the city of Muscat and has been a synonym for 5-star hospitality for over 3 decades. Located on top of Ruwi, the financial and business distric www.sheratonoman.com

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SPAS


When wellness is part of your lifestyle, it’s part of your stay as you discover enriching new experiences. Whether your idea of a perfect spa centers on total relaxation, or includes abundant aesthetic treatments, creative diet and exercise, and bracing outdoor activities, World's Leading Spas has a daily selection of spa news, destinations and the latest health and beauty tips.

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Amanemu embraces the ancient Japanese bathing tradition of onsen, using nutrient-rich thermal springs to provide a contemplative and restorative retreat set among serene natural surroundings www.aman.com/resorts/amanemu

AMANEMU JAPAN

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SONEVA JANI MALDIVES | 80 |

An imaginative journey that began over two decades ago, the Soneva story continues with Soneva Jani, the brand’s newest luxury resort offering. www.soneva.com/soneva-jani/


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Six Senses Zil Pasyon is located on Félicité, a private island where massive granite rocks and white sand beaches create an air of drama and beauty. www.sixsenses.com/resorts/ zilpasyon/destination

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ALILA VILLAS KOH RUSSEYI CAMBODIA | 82 |

These luxury hotel and villas occupy a prized and exclusive location of 25 Hectares, nestled between the western cape and a two-kilometer beautiful beach south of the island, assuring magnificent views, exclusive beach access and absolute privacy for its future residents and guests hp://kohrussey.com/


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Boasting pristine beaches on a private island, our resort promises majestic overwater accommodations and world-class diving and recreation. www.starwoodhotels.com/stregis/property/ overview/index.html?propertyID=4315& language=en_US

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THE RITZ-CARLTON LANGKAWI MALAYSIA | 84 |

Welcome to Langkawi, where mountains meet the Andaman Sea and nature reveals its beautiful side every day. Beyond its idyllic rainforest charm, it offers much more than what meets the eye. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/ malaysia/langkawi


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"Limited Edition" usually implies something extraordinary and rare which offers something beer, more exclusive and more desirable... well, that's exactly what we do! www.virginlimitededition.com/en/ moskito-island

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AHN LUH ZHUJIAJIAO

Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao is Ahn Luh’s first luxury resort to open in China. It is backed financially by the Qinsen Group and designed by ancient architecture craers, Australian lighting company Flaming Beacon and Malaysian architect and interior designer Mr. Nicholas Fung. hp://ahnluh.com/en/

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Welcome to Kokomo Island Fiji, where pristine reefs set the scene for an unrivalled, all-inclusive experience. A world away from the world, this is a place where spectacular white sand beaches are yours for the taking, where privacy is paramount and service is superior. www.kokomoislandďŹ ji.com/

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THE OBEROI BEACH RESORT AL ZORAH | 88 |

Al Zorah is a unique, luxury eco-destination in Ajman, with long, white sand beaches, azure lagoons and lush, green mangroves. www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-al-zorahajman/


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Alila Fort Bishangarh is a heritage fortress lovingly restored & transformed into a luxury resort. The original fort is le intact, with much care given to ecological restoration and the reconstruction of new residential areas, to recreate the courtly flavour of Shahpura’s royalty. www.alilahotels.com/fortbishangarh

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F HOTELS World's Leading Golf Hotels brings you the best and most prestigious golf hotels globally. As well fantastic images showcasing the world’s most renowned hotels, you'll find some you may not have heard of yet, such as the upcoming best!

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ROSEWOOD PHUKET

The exquisite, secluded Emerald Bay is an ideal seing for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to debut its first Asia resort. Rosewood Phuket’s innovative architecture with subtle Thai influences will blend organically and sensitively into the hillside forest landscape while uninterrupted views of the Andaman Sea will be visible from 71 spacious villas and 32 residences. www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/phuket

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Masseria Le Carob is the novelty of the 2015 San Domenico Hotels group: a typical stone farmhouse to view inside and outside the whitewashed with traditional roofs tiles. www.masserialecarrubeostuni.it/it/

MASSERIA LE CARRUBE

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HÔTEL RITZ PARIS

The Ritz Paris is reborn and invites you to experience anew the City of Light. Now freshly restored, its grand décor and intimate salons welcome guests to rediscover a unique atmosphere and the inimitable French art de vivre. hwww.ritzparis.com/en-GB

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AKARYN in sanskrit means ‘rays of light’, radiance and warmth which can be felt and sensed but not seen or touched. www.akaryn.com/resort/

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W RETREAT & SPA GOA | 96 |

Visionary design and exceptionally appointed accommodations deďŹ ne our tropical paradise amid breathtaking beaches and exuberant culture. www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/o verview/index.html?propertyID=3723&langua ge=en_US


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This swanky and glamorous spa resort promises five-star, sensuous luxury in the heart of the ancient Mayan forest. hp://chableresort.com/

CHABLÉ SPA & RESORT

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL AT THE SURF CLUB SURFSIDE FLORIDA | 98 |

A vision of 21st- century luxury travel rekindles the old- Miami glamour once favoured by guests from Sinatra to Churchill at Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club. www.fourseasons.com/surfside/


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A rare jewel in the rocky contours of the Saiq Plateau on Oman’s fabled Green Mountain, our unique retreat perches 2,000 metres above sea level on the curving rim of a great canyon. hp://jabal-akhdar.anantara.com/

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World Travel News brings you the very latest breaking news from the world of travel and tourism,

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Working across a multitude of social media platforms, delivering content in an easily digestible image lead format in English, Arabic, Hindi, Chinese and Russian, we keep the world’s keen travellers and explorers supplied with all the information they need each and every day.

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PULITZER AMSTERDAM

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Discover quintessential Dutch elegance in an intricate maze of 25 connecting Golden Age canal houses. Aî…šer a full renovation, which completed in August 2016, hwww.pulitzeramsterdam.com/


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Opening in 2017 Bawah Private Island is regarded as one of the hoî…&#x;est places to watch for the near future. www.bawahisland.com/

BAWAH PRIVATE ISLAND

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ALILA ANJI ZHEJIANG | 104 |

Located in Anji County in the heart of Zhejiang province’s pristine bamboo plantations, Alila Anji is a peaceful oasis situated on a hillside overlooking a lake, surrounded by the beauty of lush bamboo groves and tea plantations. www.alilahotels.com/anji


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Freedom Bay is a stunning eco luxury ďŹ ve star spa resort where the charm and natural splendour of Saint Lucia blends with an aura of serenity and luxury at this idyllic, hidden retreat. www.freedombaysaintlucia.com/

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ACE HOTEL NEW ORLEANS

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Ace Hotel New Orleans sits on the corner of Carondelet and Lafayeî…&#x;e streets in the Warehouse District of one of the best cities on Earth. www.acehotel.com/neworleans


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Perched on the Northwest edge of the idyllic Santorini Island, Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites and Spa offers exquisite comfort, a unique design, romantic ambiance and cuing-edge services in one of the world’s best-loved destinations. www.santomaris.gr/oia/en-gb

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THE ST REGIS LANGKAWI

A Luxury Island Resort In The Heart of Langkawi Welcome to an idyllic, refined paradise that is The St. Regis Langkawi. Situated on the southern tip of the island known as ‘the Jewel of Kedah,’ this 5star luxury resort in Langkawi is the pinnacle of sophisticated island living. www.stregislangkawi.com/

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Inspired by the sea, The Sanya EDITION is an exceptional new destination on Hainan Island, just off the coast of Southern China. www.editionhotels.com/sanya

THE SANYA EDITION

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W DUBAI AL HABTOOR CITY | 110 |

W Dubai - Al Habtoor City is where style visionaries and cultural connoisseurs converge to redefine what’s new on the global stage. www.wdubaialhabtoorcity.com/


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Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya is an upscale locale on the Caribbean beachfront just north of Playa del Carmen. Located in the Mayakoba Resort complex, the resort is surrounded by tranquil lagoons and lush vegetation with nature trails winding throughout. hps://mayakoba.andaz.hya.com/en/hotel/h ome.html

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SHANGRI-LA'S HAMBANTOTA RESORT & SPA | 112 |

Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and wildlife, and allows visitors to explore Asia’s most fascinating nature sanctuaries, including the Yala and Bundala National Parks. hwww.shangri-la.com/hambantota/shangrila/


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In a landmark of power and prestige- the 1922 headquarters of the Post of London AuthorityFour Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square provides a central City location, near the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the River Thames. www.fourseasons.com/tentrinity/

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ISLAND GRACE MALOLO ISLAND FIJI | 114 |

Vunabaka is a residential and hotel development in a private tropical island paradise. This community encompasses 120 acres of hill-top, marina, ocean, and beach front sites centered around Six Senses Fiji, a luxury boutique hotel. www.vunabaka.com


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Il Sereno Brings A New Era Of Luxury To The Banks Of Italy's Iconic Lake Como. Awarded The Title Of "Most Anticipated New Luxury Hotel Opening In 2016" By Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine, Il Sereno's Ethos Of Understated Elegance Presents A Freshness To This WellEstablished Destination.

IL SERENO HOTEL

www.ilsereno.Com

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World Luxury Train News, has one aim, to bring you the latest luxury news from around the globe for the ultimate railway experience.

W O R L D T R A I N

L U X U R Y N E W S

Working across a multitude of social media platforms, delivering content in an easily digestible image lead format in English, Arabic, Hindi, Chinese and Russian, we engage with those that live and experience a luxury lifestyle each and every day.

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MIAVANA PRIVATE ISLAND | 118 |

Madagascar Is A Celebration Of The Extraordinary; A Place Where Nature’s Creative Genius Takes Flight. www.timmeandtideafrica.com/miavana


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Inspired by the works of Wang Xizhi, known as the Sage of Calligraphy from the Jin Dynasty, in his ‘Orchid Pavilion Preface’, the name for Ahn Luh Lanting is not only apt, but sets the stage for where the property will be situated. www.ahnluh.com/english/destinations/ lanting/

AHN LUH LANTING

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QT BONDI

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Designed by renowned Australian designer Nic Graham, the QT Bondi hotel has an impressive selection of 69 extra-spacious studios and apartments. www.qthotelsandresorts.com/bondi-beach/


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Santani is a place of relaxation, simplicity and serenity in nature. We oer the latest wellness innovations together with the deep-rooted Ayurvedic culture of our island, in an intelligently designed brand-new boutique resort nestled in the mountains of Sri Lanka.

SANTANI SRI LANKA

hî…&#x;p://santani.lk/

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ONE&ONLY BAHRAIN

Nestled on the northwestern coast of Bahrain, the resort will feature approximately 150 luxurious guest rooms, suites and villas, and oer access to a private beachfront. The stunning One&Only in Seef will also feature world-class dining and retail choices, along with a sublime Givenchy Spa. www.oneandonlyresorts.com/one-and-onlybahrain

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Soho House Barcelona is a members’ club with 57 bedrooms in the city’s gothic quarter, facing port vell marina www.sohohousebarcelona.com/en

SOHO HOUSE BARCELONA

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LUX* NORTH MALE ATOLL | 124 |

A short transfer from Male by luxury speedboat, the intimate LUX* North Male Atoll resort disrupts the Maldivian mould by replacing traditional thatched villas with over-sized, penthouse residences. www.luxresorts.com/en/hotelmaldives/luxnorthmaleatoll


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Set on a nearly-untouched Caribbean island within the Christophe Harbour development on Banana Bay, Park Hya St. Kis offers the unparalleled Park Hya experience for discerning leisure travelers to this idyllic destination in the West Indies.

PARK HYATT ST. KITTS

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MASSERIA TRAPANĂ€

Seen from a distance Masseria TrapanĂ  emerges from the sixty hectares of Olive groves that surround her like the majestic fortress she was built to be. Her origins date back to the late 16th Century, the oldest part being the Chapel of Santa Barbara www.trapana.com/en/

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More than three decades ago, Wilderness Safaris had its humble beginnings in Botswana, and while the company has grown significantly over the years, our roots remain here and everything we do is underpinned by the same values that inspired its conception”, says Keith Vincent, Wilderness Safaris CEO. www.luxurysafaricamps.com/qorokwe-camp

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L U X U R Y N E W S

World Luxury Car News, has one aim, to bring you the latest news from around the globe for the ultimate luxury automobile experience.

Working across a multitude of social media platforms, delivering content in an easily digestible image lead format in English, Arabic, Hindi, Chinese and Russian, we engage with those that live and experience a luxury lifestyle each and every day.

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THE WILLIAMSBURG HOTEL | 130 |

The Williamsburg Hotel is eight stories and 150 rooms encased in brick, glass, and Corten steel. www.thewilliamsburghotel.com


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Streamlined and sophisticated, Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Centre is a boutique- style sanctuary for business trips and urban getaways- just moment's from the city's best shopping and dining. www.fourseasons.com/dubaidifc/

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HOTEL EDEN ROME

Perfectly positioned with spellbinding panoramic views of Rome, luxury Hotel Eden is full of classic Italian style.Located in the heart of the Old City of Rome, the newly restored Hotel Eden is just a short stroll from the legendary Spanish Steps and picturesque Villa Borghese. www.dorchestercollection.com/en/rome/hotel -eden

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Katamama is a boutique hotel made by artisans. Every detail has been handmade or handpicked, using Indonesia’s centuries-old traditions interpreted in a modern and timeless context. www.katamama.com

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THE RITZ-CARLTON BUDAPEST | 134 |

Budapest, Hungary is known as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and a walk along the blue Danube, amid the majestic buildings and through the historic heart, illustrates why. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/europe/ budapest


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Sir Adam, the legendary music impresario and hospitality-king, is moving to town. He will inhabit the first eight floors of the iconic A’DAM Toren. Here discerning lifestyle travellers, locals and neighbours can stay in a stylish and captivating environment.

SIR ADAM HOTEL NETHERLANDS

www.siradamhotel.com/

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WILD COAST TENTED LODGE

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A luxurious camp on a secluded beach at the edge of Yala National Park, the Leopard hot spot in southeastern Sri Lanka. www.resplendentceylon.com/resorts/wildcoas î…&#x;entedlodge/


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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum is a luxury, lifestyle beachfront boutique hotel on the southwestern coast of Turkey. The contemporary property features 76 suites and villas. www.nikkibeachhotels.com/bodrum/

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JUMEIRAH AL NASEEM MADINAT JUMEIRAH | 138 |

Anchored on a stunning endless stretch of coast sits Jumeirah Al Naseem, bringing a new wave of energy, exuberance and excitement to Madinat Jumeirah. A breath of fresh air in today’s dynamic Dubai, opening before end of the year. www.jumeirah.com/en/hotelsresorts/dubai/madinat-jumeirah/jumeirah-alnaseem/


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Past, present and future collide in the modern venues and accommodations of our vibrant building that once housed a convent and a hospital. hî…&#x;p://wtelavivresidences.com/

W TEL AVIV HOTEL

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ZEMI BEACH HOUSE | 140 |

Nestled on six oceanfront acres on Anguilla's tranquil Shoal Bay East, Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa blends a contemporary luxury with experiences anchored in the rich island tradition. www.zemibeach.com


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EAST, Miami is Swire Hotels’ ďŹ rst venture into North America, following the openings of EAST in Hong Kong and Beijing. Centrally located within a 15 minute drive from the Miami International Airport, EAST, Miami is situated on top of Brickell City Centre, conveniently connected to popular districts such as Wynwood, the Design District, and South Beach.

EAST MIAMI

www.east-miami.com/en/

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Discover the latest news from 200 dierent locations around the world in an easily digestible and fun format. Discover group is the world's leading destination and lifestyle multi-channel content network. Discover your next travel destination now.

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Discover

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THE HIGHLANDS NGORONGORO CRATER TANZANIA | 144 |

The Highlands redefines the Ngorongoro experience. Set on the edge of the mountain forest hugging the Olmoti volcano to the north of Ngorongoro Crater, The Highlands strikes a perfect balance between a true wilderness experience and a high-style, contemporary escape. Experience the highlands of the wild Ngorongoro Conservation Area surrounding camp, home to leopard, buffalo and elephant. Follow ancient Maasai trails to the summit of the Olmoti crater and visit local communities to catch a glimpse into the traditional Maasai way of life that has defined East Africa for centuries. www.asiliaafrica.com/east-africasafari/tanzania/ngorongoro-conservation/thehighlands/


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Six Senses Bhutan allows guests to experience the depth of this wondrous destination of stunning natural scenery by creating five properties for the ultimate circuit experience. With a total of just 82 guest suites distributed between five intimate lodges, the project creates a Six Senses journey that comprises Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang and Paro. Opening in 2017, the five guest lodges reflect the heritage and hospitality for which positions this colorful Kingdom as the Happiest Place on Earth.

SIX SENSES BHUTAN

www.sixsenses.com/about-us/new-openings

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MEGHAULI SERAI SAFARI LODGE BY TAJ | 146 |

The Chitwan National Park is the last surviving example of the natural ecosystems of the ‘Terai’ region and covers subtropical lowland, wedged between two east-west river valleys at the base of the Siwalik range of the outer Himalayas. The core area lies between the Narayani and Rapti rivers to the north and the Reu River and Churia hills in the southern border. Perched on the edge of the Rapti river and the world famous Chitwan National Park, the riverside villas and river view rooms invite you to a serene getaway where the days are curated to thrill you with wildlife encounters and the nights are full of carefully planned surprises. hps://taj.tajhotels.com/en-in/meghauliserai--a-taj-safari-lodge/


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Mandarin Oriental, Bali, which is slated to open at the end of 2016, will be located on Bali’s southern Bukit peninsula, and will form part of the luxurious Bukit Pandawa development. Perched on a cliffside plateau, the resort will offer dramatic and spectacular 180 degree views with direct access to a secluded and protected whitesand beach. Designed by world-renowned architect and interior designer, Jean Michel Gathy of Denniston International, all accommodation will be contemporary in style, taking full advantage of the resort’s outstanding vistas.

MANDARIN ORIENTAL BALI

www.mandarinoriental.com

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THE BANGKOK EDITION

A new luxury boutique hotel with 150 keys, a collaboration between Marrioî…&#x; International and renowned hotelier Ian Schrager to create a personal, intimate, individualized and unique lodging experience with impeccable, modern and gracious personalized service. The Bangkok Edition Hotel managed by The RitzCarlton Hotel Company. www.editionhotels.com

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Enjoy uncomplicated comforts and our convenient city center location, close to main aî…&#x;ractions, business areas, and shopping destinations. www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property /overview/index.html?propertyID=3668&lang uage=en_US

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THE LANGHAM PALM JUMEIRAH DUBAI | 150 |

From the hotel’s prime location on the Palm Jumeirah, enjoy dramatic Arabian Gulf and Dubai Marina skyline views. Discover European-style grandeur and our legendary hospitality in Dubai. www.langhamhotels.com/en/locations/europe -middle-east


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Gather in Makkah at our convenient location next to the Grand Mosque. Enjoy several dining options and ample function space. www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/ overview/index.html?propertyID=3964&langu age=en_US

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL KUWAIT AT BURJ ALSHAYA | 152 |

With sleek, avant-garde luxury, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya is the stylish new centrepiece of Kuwait City – creating the most prestigious backdrop for business and the new focal point for the city’s social scene. www.fourseasons.com/kuwait/


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The Wilshire Grand Center is an upscale worldclass 73-story skyscraper in the heart of Downtown, Los Angeles. Plans for finished development are set for 2017 where the Wilshire Grand Center will not only boast the 900-room InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel, but also cuing edge restaurants, businesses, and aractive nightlife offerings.

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OMNI FRISCO HOTEL | 154 |

Scheduled to open in 2017, the luxurious Omni property will be one of the only full-service upscale hotels in the area, and serve as a cornerstone of the mixed-use development, which will be anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and the Ford Center. www.omnihotels.com/hotels/frisco


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The Pointe offers an incomparable hotel and residential experience all with one simple philosophy: create experiences guests can’t have anywhere else in the world. Savour every day at The Pointe’s spectacular properties complete with an exceptional selection of entertainment and world-class dining experiences together in one place.

THE POINTE

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THE NILE RITZ-CARLTON CAIRO | 158 |

Set in the heart of downtown, between the iconic Nile River and Tahrir Square, The Nile RitzCarlton, Cairo is a modern luxury hotel with a storied past. The hotel hosted the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra, and today guests will experience the true sense of elegance by the stewardship of The Ritz-Carlton hotels. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/middleeast/cairo /


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Boasting some of the archipelago’s finest offerings, the Zuri Zanzibar Hotel offers 300 meters of private, pristine beach, a lush spice garden, and gorgeous African sunsets, thanks to the property’s west-facing location on the northern edge of the main island of Unguja.

ZURI ZANZIBAR

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THE SILO

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The Silo Hotel is a magical space towering above the V&A Waterfront surrounded by the natural wonder of South Africa’s Mother City. www.theroyalportfolio.com/the-silo/overview/


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Lose yourself in the vastness of the Indian Ocean…and find yourself again, luxuriating blissfully under a palm tree. This is just one of the unique experiences that await you at Baglioni Resort Maldives. www.baglionihotels.com/category/baglioniresort-maldives/

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HURAWALHI MALDIVES

Set on an enchanting private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is much like your relationship: it is a perfect match of serenity and excitement, comfort and adventure; it stirs up your every atom with an intricate blend of intimacy and thrill. www.hurawalhi.com/

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W Milan—the first W Hotel in Italy—will bring the brand's signature style and sophistication to the world's capital of fashion and design. www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/o verview/index.html?propertyID=3137&languag e=en_US

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ATLANTIS SANYA

Kerzner International has conďŹ rmed the discovery of artifacts from the lost civilisation of Atlantis in Sanya Hainan, China. The site which encompasses over 62 hectares will be home to the new ďŹ ve-star Atlantis Destination Resort. www.atlantissanya.com


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InterContinental Dhaka is in the most prestigious location, just three kilometres from downtown business district, beside famous Ramna Park and National Museum. Conveniently located to Prime Minister’s OďŹƒce, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahaman Medical University, Bashundhara City Shopping Center, famous Dhaka University Campus and surrounding historical places.Welcome, we look forward to introducing you to InterContinental Dhaka.

INTERCONTINENTAL DHAKA

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THE WESTIN PERTH

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Experience a relaxing getaway steps from corporate oďŹƒces, shopping, entertainment, the picturesque Swan River, and tranquil gardens. www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/ov erview/index.html?propertyID=4010


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With retailers on site, our hotel complex faces a scenic river waterfront and is within walking distance of the Central Business District. www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/ overview/index.html?language=en_US&proper tyID=3652

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THE OWL AND THE PUSSY-CAT

Our small, luxury hotel sits at the water’s edge with 16 suites. We dreamed of a simple, fun and unpretentious place... with a sense of romance, food and dancing in the moonlight. The place is tranquil, but social too. Every detail is lovingly restored and craed by hand. www.otphotel.com/

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Spend, spend, spend at the world-famous Gold and Spice Souks. Explore vibrant streets where you’ll discover Arabic and Eastern wonders. Take an abra down the creek to see the first port of the city while enjoying the refined comforts of one of the leading hotels in Deira, Dubai. Just 4 km away from Dubai International Airport, AVANI Deira Dubai Hotel is perfectly placed for your adventures in this cosmopolitan UAE destination.

AVANI DEIRA DUBAI HOTEL

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The resort will be in Durrat Al Bahrain, the Kingdom’s second-largest island development, which has been created across a cluster of 15 islands. The hotel will be the ďŹ rst hospitality component in Durrat Al Bahrain, and will be an integrated destination project for leisure, business, and MICE guests visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain. www.hotelmanagement.net/own/minor-hotelgroup-to-develop-anantara-durrat-al-bahrainresort


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Known for its luxury shopping, vibrant nightlife, and ultramodern architecture, Dubai is truly a city that must be seen to be believed. Perfectly situated overlooking a stretch of pristine white sand, Corinthia at Meydan Beach will be a luxury beachfront resort in the heart of the Dubai Marina. www.corinthia.com/en/hotels/dubai

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RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE BERMUDA | 174 |

Inspired by the notion that the concept of luxury is ever-changing, Ritz-Carlton Reserve is brought to life by its deep focus on elements that speak fluently to connoisseurs of experience. Currently offering three ultra-luxurious, highly personalized and intimate experiences hp://news.ritzcarlton.com/2016/03/ritzcarlton-reserve-set-to-debut-in-bermuda/


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The location: exotic. The allure: intoxicating. On the crystal-blue Caribbean, in an archipelago of rainforest islands, just a short ight from Panama City, there unfolds a travel experience like no other. Viceroy Bocas del Toro Panama will feature 42 private overwater villas -- a ďŹ rst-ever for the region and the pinnacle of what makes this destination truly extraordinary. www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/panama

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Six Senses New York will occupy 10 Floors of The Eleventh in the East Tower adjacent to the High Line. The development features two soaring towers designed by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group). www.sixsenses.com/six-senses-hotels-resortsspas-takes-a-bite-out-of-the-big-apple-withits-ďŹ rst-north-american-property


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Opposite Waterloo station and beneath the railway lines, this traditional pub with contemporary rooms is 8 minutes’ walk from the London Eye and 3 minutes’ walk to famous theatre the Old Vic. hps://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/aug /18/robert-de-niro-gets-go-ahead-to-openlondon-hotel

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CORINTHIA GRAND HOTEL ASTORIA BRUSSELS | 178 |

Home to countless museums and galleries, trendy bars and restaurants, as well as the EU’s institutions, it is no wonder Brussels is known as Europe’s capital. World-famous for its fine chocolate and beer, and with a burgeoning shopping and culinary scene, this charming hub of fashion, art and Belgian culture is a veritable gem in the heart of the continent. www.corinthia.com/en/hotels/brussels


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This stimulating urban retreat is located in the city centre, steps from Queen Street Mall and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/ov erview/index.html?language=en_US&property ID=4441

THE WESTIN BRISBANE

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Dive into Brisbane’s urban paradise—a mesmerising mix of global businesses, vibrant cultures, buzzing enclaves and sun-filled days. www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/o verview/index.html?propertyID=4187&langua ge=en_US


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Have a memorable stay on Beijing’s scenic outskirts, where you can appreciate the outdoors, sample local cuisine, and stay connected. www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/ overview/index.html?propertyID=3970

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Scheduled to open in 2019, the new-build Anantara Ubud will offer a total of 70 guest offerings including suites and pool villas, several restaurants, a bar and pool lounge, meeting facilities, a gym and a spa. In addition 30 Anantara branded residences will be developed within the resort. hp://hoteldesigns.net/industrynews/minor-hotels-signs-anantara-ubud-baliresort/


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Atlantean Artifacts Found in China Kerzner International has confirmed the discovery of artifacts from the lost civilisation of Atlantis in Sanya Hainan, China. The site which encompasses over 62 hectares will be home to the new five-star Atlantis Destination Resort. Holidaymakers from across the globe will uncover a mysterious and captivating world as they explore the myth and wonder of Atlantis. Guests will realise larger-than-life experiences as they come face-toface with exotic marine life, are exhilarated by the Aquaventure waterslides and indulge in masterful culinary delights.

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A Unique Discovery The find in the South China Sea has revealed a new understanding of the Atlantean civilisation, the resorts new design combines regional architectural hues and the aquatic theme that is synonymous with the two existing Atlantis Destination Resorts in The Bahamas and Dubai. Unprecedented marine experience will be discovered in Atlantis Sanya, Hainan that will provide once-in-a-lifetime entertainment. There’s something for everyone in the Imaginative World of Atlantis. Fans of The Palm and  Paradise Island will be familiar with iconic Atlantis experience which include:

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Superb accommodation Restaurants by world-renowned chefs A vibrant range of bars and lounges Indulgent spas and luxury boutiques Extensive slides and rides at Aquaventure Waterpark • Fresh and salt-water pools, lagoons and marine exhibits • A dolphin interaction and education centre • An interactive Atlantis Kids Club • Magnificent event spaces and endless stretches of beach All of which, will be brought to life in Atlantis Sanya, Hainan. The journey has just begun - Stay tuned Come back regularly for updates on the progress of what is soon to be China’s number one destination resort. Can’t Wait? Discover your own Atlantis adventure and book your next holiday in Atlantis The Palm, Dubai or www.atlantis.com. www.atlantissanya.com

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL NEW YORK DOWNTOWN At the crossroads of Tribeca and the Financial District, just a block from the World Trade Center, Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown adds its classic architectural profile to the world’s most famous skyline. Discover a New York luxury hotel with Downtown’s creativity and confidence, surrounded by the non-stop, dynamic scenes of the new New York. DINING Share Wolfgang Puck’s innovative take on specialties such as Japanese wagyu steak, along with New York’s freshest seafood, in a stylish, convivial atmosphere designed by Jacques Garcia. With its own entrance on Church Street, CUT by Wolfgang Puck is among the finest restaurants and bars in Downtown NYC, and the place where New Yorkers and world travellers come to be part of the scene. SPA Escape to the calm of our third floor. The Four Seasons Spa in Downtown NYC offers seven treatment rooms, and one is a VIP couples’ suite. Steps from the frantic pace outside, the Spa is simple, subtle and serene, from the light-filled reception area to the urban Zen of our outdoor terrace and sun deck.

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DESTINATION Lower Manhaan has become New York City’s hoest district, and Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is in the heart of it. This is your base for things to do in Downtown NYC, your anchor for exploration. PRIVATE RESIDENCES Welcome to Four Seasons Private Residences New York Downtown, featuring 157 luxury residences and sweeping views of Manhaan, the Hudson and East Rivers, and beyond. Befiing the city it’s in, this beacon of sophistication encompasses some of the most spacious residences in New York. Wind down each day in Four Seasons serenity with renowned service and state-of-the-art amenities. The most elite living can be yours with the freedom and pleasure of full ownership. Welcome to life at its best. www.fourseasons.com/newyorkdowntown


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DUKES DUBAI Opening 2016 as the sister property of DUKES LONDON, renowned for its multi award-winning luxury and seamless service, the hotel will be centrally located on the trunk of Palm Jumeirah and will boast 273 stunning bedrooms and 227 fully-furnished serviced apartments with spectacular beach-front views and access to the resorts’ leisure facilities. DUBAI’S QUINTESSENTIAL BRITISH GEM Experience British hospitality at DUKES DUBAI, an exceptional addition to DUKES LONDON that has proudly offered premium 5 Star hospitality for over a century. With 506 luxurious rooms, the hotel will offer great food and various relaxing leisure facilities, including a private beach and an infinity pool with a view of Dubai Marina Skyline. LOCATION DUKES DUBAI is centrally located on the trunk of Palm Jumeirah – just 10 minutes’ drive from Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City and Mall of Emirates, 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 35 minutes from Al Maktoum International Airport.

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STAY The rooms, suites and hotel apartments offer a choice between views of the Arabian Gulf, Palm Jumeirah and the awe-inspiring Dubai Marina skyline. Hotel features: • 279 stunning guest rooms including 64 stylish suites • 227 fully-furnished hotel apartments including 185 studios and 42 one-bedroom apartments • Duchess Floor with rooms, suites and amenities dedicated to ladies DUCHESS FLOOR DUKES is pleased to offer our Duchess floor , where a discreet service is tailored to female travellers. GREAT BRITISH RESTAURANT (GBR) Led by a British born Executive Chef Martin Cahill, offering British cuisine in a chic and sassy environment. We are excited to be bringing some old British favorite dishes to Dubai.


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A TRUE BRITISH EXPERIENCE IN THE UAE WEST 14TH STEAKHOUSE An award-winning steakhouse serving premium cuts of beef from all over the world as well as other delicacies. The breathtaking views of the sea and the Dubai skyline can be enjoyed from the terrace, complemented by flavourful shisha. KHYBER A multi award winning restaurant offering the ultimate Indian Cuisine. DUKES BAR A signature selection of martinis for a memorable experience. THE TEA LOUNGE Sophisticated, intimate and relaxed, a classic lounge for a traditional British aernoon tea. CIGAR LOUNGE A gentlemen's favourite , the understated sophistication of a private members only club featuring fine cigars and malts.

UNWIND - RELAX - ENJOY Leisure facilities include: • Stunning indoor pool • Outdoor infinity pool • Garden River pool • Water sports • Fully-equipped gym • Dukesy Kids Club • Pristine, private sandy beach • Beauty and hair salon MEET We offer special aention to details for your events in our beautiful and confortable stylish meeting room. Meeting facilities include: • 7 British-style meeting rooms accommodating conferences, meetings and private celebrations • Capacity to host between 10 to 150 guests • Complimentary Business Centre facilities www.dukesdubai.com

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A transformation at the legendary Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain resort is complete, revealing Spa House. The private mountain home enclave offers groups of up to 16 a totally unique spa escape in Scosdale, Arizona’s desert oasis. Ideal for retreats, special occasion getaways and corporate gatherings, Spa House emphasizes the whole mind and body focus of the resort’s awardwinning Sanctuary Spa. The 3,500-square-foot home features a treatment room for massages (spacious enough for couples) and a movement studio for private classes and personal training with yoga mats, Pilates reformers, indoor cycling, free weights, and other equipment.

These complement an open-flow home design with a full kitchen and dining bar, dining room, and living room that opens to a spacious wrap-around patio, an outdoor pool and expansive lawn. The home’s four bedrooms can host up to eight travelers, and it is neighbored by four newly constructed Terrace Suites that accommodate up to an additional eight guests for a true retreat experience. Notable elements of the 900-squarefoot suites include private outdoor showers and 350-square-foot private patios with daybed (in select units), dining table and gas fireplace, framed by 12 foot high glass walls that let the Camelback Mountain views sweep in.

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Exclusive to Spa House Spa House’s private perch and unique environs on Sanctuary’s 53-acre property make it ideal for specialized programming, from water aerobics in the private pool to sunrise yoga or astronomerguided evening stargazing on the courtyard lawn. A Spa Concierge is at the ready to provide counsel and organize therapies both in-home and at the Sanctuary Spa. And a dedicated Sensei in Residence ensures one of Sanctuary Spa’s most elite healers is on-call to perform a selection of highly specialized treatments that are performed exclusively by Sensei therapists.

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Bringing wellness to the digital age, an in-home kiosk offers Skin Authority Virtual Coaching to Spa House guests. The complimentary educational chats with certified skin coaches help guests customize a skin health plan and navigate products. Conversations can continue at home thanks to the My Skin Authority mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices. This ensures the holistic impact of Spa House follows guests long aer they depart the resort. Designed for the home’s fitness center, a dedicated menu of Spa House classes includes Awake sunrise stretch, Energy cardio drum, Clash indoor cycling, Breathe meditation and more.


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In-room, there is a special menu of only-for-SpaHouse experiences and deliveries, from a bedtime aromatherapy massage for hands and feet to a meditative coloring book with pens, as examples. Guests will also find a Sanctuary Superpower minibar of specialty snacks with healthy delights like raw nuts, organic dark chocolate and coconut water. By the bath, an assortment of aromatherapy bath salts afford a restorative soak, and at the bed, custom journals are offered to jot reflections. Turndown is customized for Spa House guests, including a personal card with a calming sentiment or balancing yoga pose suggestion, as examples.

Inspired by Sanctuary Spa’s celebrated Satori Wellness Retreats, a multi-day Spa House Satori program can be customized to meet any group goal, from mental and emotional wellbeing to physical development or restoration. During a Spa House stay, all of Sanctuary’s facilities are at guests’ disposal, including the celebrated Sanctuary Spa, fitness center, championship tennis courts, world-class drinks and dining of elements restaurant and jade bar, and Arizona’s most magnificent infinity-edged pool. www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com

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ANANTARA GUIYANG RESORT REFRESHING LUxURY THAT INSPIRES IN CHINA’S STUNNING FOREST CITY.

Escape to an oasis surrounded by pristine fairways and dramatic mountain scenery. Feel inspired by the authentic luxuries of Anantara Guiyang Resort, as it opens doors to the sensations of China’s beautiful Forest City and 2,000 years of history. Find your own viewpoint as you uncover the details of this intriguing corner of southwest China at one of your favourite Guiyang hotels. Let our gurus guide you behind the scenes – or call upon their insider tips to map out your own indulgent adventures. Golfers are invited to the exclusive member’s club, just opposite, to practice their swing on the 54hole course. Nature unfolds in astonishing beauty, from hot springs, lakes and East Asia’s highest

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waterfall, to famous karst caves, serene valleys, towering mountains and seemingly endless forest. Piquing cultural interest, ethnic minority customs can be experienced first-hand. Relive bygone eras of China’s iconic dynasties through ancient sites and relics. For those who prefer to hideaway in Anantara’s luxurious surrounds throughout their stay, discover the destination within the resort itself. Expert Chinese chefs dish up the region’s authentic flavours – and reveal their secrets if you’re keen to don an apron yourself for a cooking class. Meanwhile, Anantara Spa offers the most extravagant journey into China’s intrinsic relationship with tea. 


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Accommodation An appreciation for cultural authenticity blends with world class finesse – from elegant furnishings and creature comforts to our signature amenities. Warm and understated elegance feels at ease with the natural surrounds. Windows open to garden nature, rolling fairways or awe-inspiring mountains. Effortless luxury at our Guiyang resort provides everything you expect, and more, whether you’re spending just a night or extending your escape.

Key features • 218 rooms, suites, one- and three-bedroom pool villas • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools • Anantara Spa  • Fitness Centre and Yoga • Children’s and youth club activities • 54-hole golf course opposite resort • 3 restaurants – Thai, Chinese and international all-day dining • 2 pool bars • Lobby lounge • 15-minute drive from Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport

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Anantara Spa Discover Anantara’s world class expertise, cultural passion and appreciation of nature as we pamper you at a truly unique China luxury spa. Hide away in a luxurious treatment suite of oriental elegance. Close your eyes and tune out the world, or admire vivid mountain views. Put your needs in the intuitive hands of highly skilled therapists. Choose from an extensive treatment menu of diverse appeals. Select a journey to suit your mood. Experience China’s ancient healing traditions. Reap holistic benefits with trusted age-old therapies from across Asia. Relax and beautify with modern western techniques that deliver dynamic results.

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Meeting and Events at Anantara Guiyang Resort For globetroing professionals, Anantara Guiyang Resort takes your business meeting in Guiyang to the next level. World-class facilities and inspirational seings suit all kinds of corporate and social functions. Our warm hospitality and impeccable service provide everything you expect, and more. Cultivating success, team building activities stimulate and bond. Celebrating achievements and triumphs can be as prestigious and formal as the occasion requires, with refined tastes for your most discerning guests. Corporate retreats can be carefully planned or take on a flexible approach, adapting to your group’s needs.


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Dining At Anantara Guiyang Resort, culinary journeys are diverse and distinctive – matching the tastes and curiosity of the guests we proudly serve. Curated with passion and aention to detail, menus read like a mouthwatering journey. Not all Guiyang restaurants offer authentic Thai and Chinese specialties are refined by seasoned chefs as we do. Asian and western fusion dishes excite inquisitive palates. International tastes inspire, from connoisseur dining to a casual floating brunch in the pool.

Leisure At Anantara we inspire the freedom to pursue your passions and interests – or do absolutely nothing at all. Take advantage of our resort’s exceptional leisure facilities. When you need to explore, we’ll be your insider guide and take you behind the scenes, or suggest the ideal trip for you to venture out to Guiyang aractions. hp://guiyang.anantara.com

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Expand your horizons at the world’s first exclusiveuse UNESCO hideaway, Voavah – a seven-bedroom private island Maldives resort, a luxury yacht named Voavah Summer and a marine territory that’s entirely your own. RETREAT. EXPLORE. CONNECT. CELEBRATE. COME AND DREAM WITH YOUR EYES OPEN. Voavah is a truly private island coupled with legendary Four Seasons service: seven bedrooms, Beach House, PADI 5-Star Dive Centre, whitepowder beach, vibrant reef, extreme water sports, pools and spa. Your own 2-hectare (5-acre) playground and party hideout, 19-metre (62-foot) luxury yacht, and UNESCO ocean territory. Off limits to everyone else. Limitless to you.

ISLAND LIVING Just steps from the powder sands, the ThreeBedroom Beach Villa at Voavah is a sight to behold. With a massive sunbathing pool, al fresco living room and master bedroom with ocean views on three sides, the vast beach-chic interiors ooze effortless style and an undeniable at-home vibe. The master bedroom has an aached study/ children’s room, while the two additional bedrooms are each housed in their own separate pavilion. Stilted above the fish-filled lagoon, the TwoBedroom Water Villa features a master bedroom with an aached study/children’s room, as well as a separate king-sized bedroom pavilion.

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In the most elevated position on the island, the two Mezzanine Suites overlook the vast beach, turquoise lagoon and Biosphere Reserve beyond. YOUR VOAVAH TERRITORY Hop on Voavah Summer, your private luxury yacht, and explore your territory: a dazzling and undisturbed UNESCO domain. Swim with reef sharks, kaleidoscopic fish and neighbourhood turtles at protected Baathala to the north. Dive with mantas at world-renowned Hanifaru to the south. Be social at Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru, just 20 minutes away. Head eastfor a secluded sandbank session, or float west into blissful oblivion – and a breathtaking Baa Atoll sunset.

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THE DESTINATION Voavah is located in Baa Atoll, a remote natural wilderness that invites discovery. Exotic jungle greenery is flanked by immaculate white beaches, while the surrounding waters – some of the richest in the Maldives – offer exceptional opportunities for diving, water sports and conservation. VOAVAH LIVING Voavah days revolve around the double-storey Beach House and adjacent white sands, lagoon and reef – all exemplary even by Maldives’ standards. Laze in the shady open-air lounge. Dive the pristine waters. Celebrate in style with a moonlit banquet or pool party. Work out in the gym. Cool down in the Library. Or let the kids help the chefs while you survey the vast blueness of your Biosphere domain.


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EXTREME & EXPLORE Discover the adrenaline-fuelled depths – and extreme heights – of your ocean territory. Dive with sharks and snorkel with manta rays. Play hard with kitesurfing, X-Jetblades, jet-skis and Seabobs. RETREAT & SPA Perched over the glistening lagoon, The Ocean of Consciousness Spa offers bespoke treatments by ila inspired by the five pathways to consciousness: Truth, Wise Choices, Love, Peace and Compassion. We also offer Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama (breathing) classes, beauty treatments and on-call Ayurvedic physicians, acupuncturists and Rossano Ferrei Hair consultants to meet all your wellbeing needs. Or you can visit Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru for its award-winning Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat, just a 20-minute boat ride away. CELEBRATE & PARTY Paparazzi-free partying – any occasion, any time. From weddings, birthday bashes, milestone moments and special anniversaries to inner-circle

concerts, intimate gigs, restricted-access launches and uber-exclusive events. With 24-hour security and no neighbours, access to world-class chefs, celebrity party planners and some of the most sublime scenery in the world, let your partyplanning imagination run wild. DINE & PARTY Who’s cooking tonight? We can, you can … or perhaps the kids can? (Don’t worry – the washing up will always fall to us!) Everything from wok creations and tempting tandoors to pizza specialties and bespoke barbecues, served and enjoyed from your preferred island dining venue: the Beach House, poolside, sandbank-stranded, or a shoreline picnic. Think cocktails in the kitchen and sundowners and sashimi (hand-caught to order) on board your yacht. Or, don’t even think at all, and let us surprise you! www.fourseasons.com/maldivesvoavah

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RESORT Aloha! Bordering a marine preserve perched atop a rugged red-lava cliff above a white-sand beach, our ocean-side luxury resort in Lanai, Hawaii, will make you swoon – and the spectacular golf course with three cliff-side fairways will take your breath away.

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Perched overlooking beautiful Hulopoe Bay, Four Seasons Resort Lanai offers an innovative vision of a Hawaiian resort, a perfect base to explore your own 90,000 acre island. Experience modern luxury at its most sophisticated, discover remarkable variety for dining and drinks and explore an astonishing range of landscapes with activities to match. There’s so much to do, you can create the Lanaii that’s perfect for you.


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ACCOMMODATION Among the best resorts in Hawaii, Four Seasons Resort Lanai is located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Hulopo'e Bay, a marine sanctuary that’s a playground to spinner dolphins and humpback whales. Our luxury Resort features a main building and nine separate two-storey buildings housing 217 guest rooms, including 47 suites. Enhancing the grounds are five lush, botanical gardens, featuring cascading waterfalls and serene koi ponds.

SUITES If it’s extra comfort, privacy and space you’re seeking, we offer a wide range of luxury Hawaii hotel suites in a variety of sizes. With panoramic views of the Pacific or the stunning hillside, our suites are ideal for business meetings, entertaining or family travel.


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THE BEST ACTIVITIES ON LANAI James Dole turned Lanai into a pineapple plantation in 1922, and it eventually grew to produce three quarters of the world's pineapples. The plantation closed in the 1980s, and the island has since emerged as one of the world's most idyllic vacation destinations. View our favorite Lanai activities and suggested itineraries below. WHALE & DOLPHIN WATCHING Lanai is home to one of the largest schools of spinner dolphins in Hawaii, and within five minutes of the Resort, you can observe the calving and breeding grounds for hundreds of migrating humpback whales.

HIKING With only 30 miles of paved roads, Lanai is a hiker’s dream. Explore the island on foot, take in the sunrise aer a beachside stroll or enjoy breathtaking views from atop craggy cliffs.

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SNUBA, SCUBA AND SNORKELLING Enhance your island experience in the clear blue waters of the Pacific, which is teeming with colourful reef fish and protected marine species, including green sea turtles and spinner dolphins.

POLARIS UTVS Explore rugged, off-the-beaten-path trails on a guided UTV (4-wheel Utility Terrain Vehicle) and meander through the island’s majestic Ironwood forests, verdant valleys and inspiring scenic vistas overlooking neighbour islands. BEACHES Sunbathe, beachcomb or snorkel along the beautiful white-sand shores of Hulopoe Beach, Kaiolohia Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Polihua Beach or Lopa Beach on Lanai.

HORSEBACK RIDING Discover the timeless landscapes of Lanai on horseback. Explore wooded upland trails and hidden valleys – home to axis deer, pheasant, mouflon sheep and turkey – with The Stables at Koele.


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LANAI CITY Charming Lanai City is reminder of how the spirit of ‘Old Hawaii’ has been preserved on this unspoiled island. Shop the quaint shops surrounding Dole Park or stop into the Lanai Culture and Heritage Center for a look back in time.

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HAWAIIAN CULTURE With its own language, rich history, story-telling dance, floral gis and beautiful blend of cultures, Hawaii is a unique place to visit.

ISLAND ATTRACTIONS Discover must-see sites like Puupehe, Keakiahawelo, Keomoku and Kaunolu Village as you explore the splendour of the island. GOLF Built atop lava outcroppings on the island’s steepest cliffs, Manele Golf Course is one to cross off the bucket list.


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DINING From casual poolside American flavours, Hawaiian steak and seafood to innovative Japanese cuisine – all made using the freshest quality local and imported ingredients – an array of dining options are available for guests on Lanai.

NOBU LANAI Savour sweeping panoramic views and innovative Japanese cuisine at NOBU LANAI. The restaurant showcases Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature newstyle Japanese cuisine, as well as new creations infusing local Hawaiian ingredients. ONE FORTY AMERICAN STEAK, HAWAIIAN SEAFOOD From Lanai, take in Hulopoe Bay from beyond the colourful hedge of bougainvillea while dining on a hearty breakfast or a steak and seafood dinner that emphasises local ingredients. MAILBU FARM Overlooking Hulopoe Bay, enjoy the taste of acclaimed LA restaurant Malibu Farm, where simple ingredients sourced from local farmers and purveyors shine.

SPA Enjoy a selection of massage therapies, skin care, nail services, and body and facial treatments in one of our 11 spacious treatment rooms at this luxury Spa in Lanai. Then deepen your relaxation in our men’s and women’s red-cedar dry-heat saunas, eucalyptus steam rooms and rainforest showers. The clean, contemporary design of the spa incorporates natural wood found throughout the islands and a new slate reception desk, with a design echoing bamboo shoots. Rich wall textures are complemented by materials reflecting the hues and tones found on Lanai, anchored by distinctive Hawaiian artwork. Private lockers, personal robe and slippers are provided, along with flavoured waters, healthy snacks and a selection of teas. Select treatments are available poolside. www.fourseasons.com/lanai/

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HELENA B LODGE NEW ZEALAND In the northeast corner of New Zealand’s North Island lies Helena Bay Lodge. The property features three kilometres of pristine coastline, four private beaches and many intimate coves. National Geographic Traveler Magazine ranked this location second-equal in The World’s Top Rated Islands, Coastlines and Beaches. This magnificent lodge will open in November 2016.

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DESTINATION In 2010, a panel of global experts appointed by the respected National Geographic Traveler magazine ranked this location second-equal on a list featuring 99 of the World’s Top Rated Islands, Coastlines and Beaches. The Poor Knights Islands, which have been shortlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage site, lie 20 kilometres off the coast. These islands feature the world’s largest sea cave and are populated by orca, dolphins and hundreds of fish species.


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New Zealand’s temperate climate has four seasons, and in the Far North there is a distinctly subtropical flavour. Northland’s summers average 22°-26°C (71°-80°F) with winter only going so low as a mild 14°-17°C (58°-62°) earning the region the title of ‘The Winterless North’.

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ACCOMMODATION Helena Bay hosts a maximum of five individual couples accommodated in five Villa Suites, which are named aer New Zealand native birds. All the Villa Suites have extensive balconies with views overlooking Helena Bay beach and beyond to the South Pacific Ocean. Leica binoculars are provided for the opportunity to view bird life, visiting whales and dolphins, and vessels tracking across the bay out to sea. If exclusive use of Helena Bay is required for private parties, there are an additional five rooms within the main lodge building.

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DINING Helena Bay has brought the celebrated Michelin starred Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890 of Southern Italy to New Zealand. Under the direction and the influence of Don Alfonso’s philosophy of respecting the local food culture while incorporating the age-old traditions of the Sorrento peninsula and the Amalfi Coast, fine dining will define the hospitality experience at Helena Bay. Significant investment has been made at Helena Bay to offer guests ‘Estate to Plate’ cuisine. The menus, which change daily, are created following the Don Alfonso philosophy.


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Meals are becoming more about entertainment, to be experienced like theatre, but turning meals into a provocative spectacle is only part of the show; their contents must be a true absolute reference because we are what we eat. Here at Helena Bay, as at Sant’Agata sui due Golfi, we begin from the earth, growing everything that we use in our restaurant. In this new paradise we bring not only our know-how but our hearts.”

WINE CELLAR The wine cellar at Helena Bay houses more than 1000 boles of carefully selected New Zealand and international wines; some are true finds which, in the hands of our Sommelier, are the perfect companions for the meals served in our many dining venues.

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EXPERIENCES On the Helena Bay Estate there is a wide variety of activities available. For those who wish to relax, lounging around the pool interspersed with fossicking in the seawater rock pools adjacent to the Lodge is a great way to while-away a pleasant day. A newly-laid Astroturf tennis court is adjacent to the Lodge. Trails for hiking and biking have been cut through the bush and down to the private beaches on the property. The Lodge has the latest Trek mountain bikes (two with electric motors). When exploring the farm you will meet the alpacas, donkeys and Wagyu caî…&#x;le (all behind fences!).

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The long-term view of the owners of Helena Bay Lodge has allowed substantial investment to be made in the property. A comprehensive pest and predator management program has been introduced, with fantastic results. The native trees spread across the property that had been ravaged by possums have seen a signiďŹ cant rejuvenation. The introduction of new breeding ponds for the endangered pateke (brown teal) duck have proven very successful, with a number of breeding pairs making their home here.


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For those who enjoy being on the water, we are on hand to launch the paddle boards and sea kayaks. We also have ďŹ shing tackle available for guests to ďŹ sh from the pontoon or one of the beaches.

Using our electric four-wheel-drive buggies, with a gourmet picnic on board, is a great way to explore the property. www.helenabay.com

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Welcome to Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in St. Helena, Napa Valley where you will be pampered with the warmth of a place called home. We have encompassed all that Wine Country has to offer to curate an experience to captivate all of your senses. Our historic resort boasts 68 rooms and suites all with gracious floorplans, and most with a beautiful outdoor terrace and vineyard views. Guestrooms are spectacularly appointed with Rivolta linens, oversize bathrooms, custom designed furniture and every need aended to. Soak in the Spring Mountain sunset, take a dip in the pool, or melt in the spa with curated treatments over 2000 years old. Create memorable experiences with age old friends at our signature Acacia House by Chris Cosentino restaurant or intimate event space. Every detail has been perfected - and service to exceed every expectation. Want for nothing, be pampered in a place called home – Las Alcobas, Refining the art of hospitality.

Our featured product Naturopathica, provides a 21st century wellness experience by developing a range of face and body products as close to nature as possible. With the goal of empowering well being, Naturopathica offers a range of organic, clean, and natural products for the body, mind and spirit. Treatment ingredients are all natural.

ROOMS A magnificent 68 room historic resort featuring luxurious guestrooms, in Napa Valley. Plush bedding, 42-inch HDTVs and twice-daily maid service completes the picture of approachable elegance.

Guests are also invited to use the Fitness Center or enjoy our Fitness Spot where they can grab a juice aer a workout, a quick espresso before a class or sit and read the days news. Our wellness experience includes state of the art Life Fitness Gym, plus yoga and a meditation studio.

Aer a day of exploringt all of the things to do in Napa, retreat to our majestic resort in the heart of St. Helena, Napa Valley and sink into a king or double-sized Luxury Collection bed, featuring 350 thread count sheets, a plush duvet and down pillows.

THE ACACIA HOUSE Delight your senses with a unique and highly seasonal menu at The Acacia House. Nestled in the heart of St. Helena's in Napa Valley, this fine dining option is nothing short of unforgeable. Our menu options are a modern twist on classic fares, and when paired with exquisite wine from Napa Valley the dining experience will be unsurpassed.

MEETINGS & EVENTS Unforgeable event spaces in the heart of wine country will create a memorable experience for guests.

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THE ATRIO SPA Step into a world of wonder where scent, light, curiosity and calm come together to house a fresh Napa Valley spa experience. Atrío unveils itself between the walls of an old farmhouse, under the atrium of our relaxation area or in the rarity of an apothecary counter inspiring one´s a desire to explore. Our guests can enjoy a massage over 2,000 years old, experience a treatment for the mind or energize themselves with one of our Signature treatments illuminating the healing power of essential oils combined with ancient massage techniques.

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MILAIdH ISLANd MALdIVES Once upon a time there was a tiny tropical island; an emerald drop of paradise wrapped in so white sands, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef, lapped by warm turquoise waters and hidden in the heart of a UNESCO world biosphere reserve. Milaidhoo is that island. That time is now and this is our story. Come, join us and write a few chapters of your life in the welcoming sands of the true Maldives.

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A NEW CHAPTER OF BAREFOOT ISLAND LIVING BEGINS… Inspiring, intimate and contemporary, Milaidhoo Maldives is a place you come to relax and experience meaningful, not to mention romantic, moments. Somewhere you feel like you truly belong. Above all, we offer a taste of the true Maldives and invite you to explore the natural beauty of the country. Surrounded by a wonderfully vibrant coral reef and so sands for your bare feet to sink in to, our island offers you a place to simply be; time to simply breathe. We don’t think of our guests as just holidaymakers. We think of you as storywriters, craing your dream holiday.


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TALES OF TROPICAL BEAUTY, NATURE AND HARMONY Here you’ll watch dolphins play on the surface of the turquoise ocean. Here you’ll snorkel our house reef where – in season – manta rays have been known to visit. Or take a traditional Maldivian sailing boat and head off into the far horizon, exploring coral reefs and deserted islands, and only coming home when you want to. Dive deep into the ocean and discover the mysteries and beauty below the surface or join our marine biologist and learn about endangered wildlife. Here you’ll find yourself – and lose yourself – in the heart of nature.

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50 CHAPTERS OF ELEGANT SIMPLICITY AND LAIDBACK ISLAND LIVING Your villa: a place you may never have been before but where you instantly feel like you belong. Spacious and filled with light, outdoor living is what we do best: your villa opens up 180 degrees to allow the natural beauty of the Maldives inside. Indoors all around you are striking Maldivian elements, art pieces and contemporary custom-made furnishings thoughtfully designed for your comfort.

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VILLA FACILITIES All 50 villas and residences have been designed in a natural style to fit sympathetically with the island. All villas offer: a large private freshwater pool on the sun deck; a hanging Maldivian swing; an outsize day bed; air conditioning and ceiling fan; sea and beach views; tea and coffee machine; oversized minibar; private wine fridge; flatscreen satellite TV; en suite bathroom with soaking tub and separate rain-shower. Your own island host is available for all accommodation categories.


LUXURY HOTELS 29 WATER POOL VILLAS (245 SQM) The vast overwater deck stretches out into the secluded turquoise lagoon. There is nowhere in the world you would rather be. Private freshwater infinity pool 18 BEACH POOL VILLAS (290 SQM) It's the pure white sands and lush tropical green gardens that draw you in at first. From the private beach to the discreet butler service, this suite offers the luxury of true relaxation and outdoor living at its very best. The light-filled bed room leads to the spacious living room which opens up to the huge sun deck with its private pool. Private freshwater outdoor pool Oversized indoor and outdoor bathroom areas

2 BEACH RESIDENCES (490 SQM) From the private beach to the discreet butler service, this suite opens a new chapter of outdoor island living. Private freshwater outdoor pool Oversized indoor and outdoor bathroom areas Extensive beautiful private beach area 1 OCEAN RESIDENCE (410 SQM) Discover over-water paradise with endless ocean views from throughout the suite while your personal butler prepares everything to your wishes. Set at the very end of the overwater jey, this residence has a separate living room and bed room. This is island chic living at its very best. Separate living room and spacious bedroom, each with private sun deck Freshwater infinity pool

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LUXURY HOTELS DINING SIGNATURE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Perched on stilts over the lagoon, our signature restaurant is shaped like a dhoni (a traditional Maldivian sailing boat). Guests dine on the ‘deck’ of the restaurant where, underneath a stunning Maldivian sunset, the team of chefs deliver an island influenced menu of locally inspired and sourced dishes. Expect to find seafood and traditional local flavours intelligently reinterpreted for the 21st century. The Lounge is where you’ll find cocktails that are fresh, creative and on point while the wine list has been designed to pique the interest of wine lovers with a choice of much loved classics alongside a selection of wines from lesser-known boutique wine makers. THE GRILL This beachfront grill is where you’ll find fine cuts of meat, fresh local fish and seafood, simply cooked and beautifully presented. We think several visits will be required including at least one evening at our chef's table. Easy, simple, no fuss. ALL DAY DINING Here’s the tropical breakfast you’ve always dreamed of: siing on the deck by the ocean as you enjoy wave aer wave of treats at your table. For lunch and dinner the style remains casually comfortable with international dishes perfectly presented. Here, the key words are fresh, flavourful and friendly. MAIN BAR (POOL BAR) We love our in���nity pool that overlooks the ocean but wouldn’t it be even beer if it came with cocktails, something to nibble on and a tempting drinks list? We think so. Enjoy our poolside menu of the freshest of fresh juices, infused waters, cocktails and light snacks. The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down; find yourself a sun lounger and watch the area transform into a laid-back chillout lounge.

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SECRETS OF A SMALL ISLAND As you soon discover, you can’t judge a book by its cover. The island may be small, but this charming tropical destination offers many places to meet or simply retreat. Traditional seats hang from palm trees or are nestled in beautiful viewing spots – just waiting for you to find them, while secluded romantic areas inspire couples to fall in love over and over again. ISLAND SQUARE Here, in this informal and tranquil reception area, the stresses and worries of day-to-day life are replaced with harmony, peace and relaxation.

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SPA & YOGA / MEDITATION And breathe . . . blissful relaxation for body and soul takes place in the four over-water treatment suites where we’re inspired by the ancient healing traditions of the Maldives, which we deliver in a truly contemporary way. Find further peace with our daily complimentary yoga or meditation sessions in our open-air overwater pavilion at the spa.


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GYM, LIBRARY AND GAMES ROOM Open 24/7, the state-of-the-art fitness facility offers a place to work out and work up a sweat. For those wanting to retreat and relax, head to the library and games room. Sele into one of the comfortable armchairs and select a book or a board game. OCEAN STORIES Explore the rich exquisite beauty that surrounds you. Our experienced diving team have the keys to the best sites in the atoll and welcome everyone. On-site activities, including transparent kayaks,stand-up-paddle boards, windsurfers and catamarans, invite you to explore your sense of adventure. With the UNESCO biosphere reserve on our doorstep, this is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the incredible wildlife in the area from our resident marine biologist. www.milaidhoo.com

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Well placed in a city known for its natural island charm and bustling urban life, The Langham, Haikou exudes elegance and reďŹ ned sophistication.

The Langham, Haikou blends classic design and modern hospitality. Relax in comfort while enjoying tranquil ocean views and exceptional service.

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The Langham, Haikou's 249 stylish rooms and suites are defined by classic detailing, a timeless elegance and generous space. Designed with a delicate palee of creams and gold, these private retreats convey warmth and refinement while offering floor-to-ceiling views of the tropical landscape and Haikou skyline.

The Langham, Haikou invites guests to experience a range of international cuisines and dining concepts. While T'ang Court inspires with authentic Cantonese cuisine, Atelier serves international and pan-Asian dishes throughout the day. Star Bar and Restaurant is the venue of choice for a casual drink or barbecue dinner. Guests can experience the signature Langham aernoon tea with Wedgwood in Palm Court or visit Liquary for an apéritif or post-dinner drink.


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The Langham, Haikou is commied to your physical and spiritual well-being. Indulge with a pampering massage or rejuvenating treatment at Chuan Spa, retreat to the sixth floor pool, or maintain your personal fitness regimen at the fully-equipped health club featuring the latest cardio and strength-building equipment.

Surrounded by tropical greenery and boasting multi-functional venues and waterfront views, The Langham, Haikou presents a memorable seing for corporate functions, glamorous weddings and private celebrations. Commied to service excellence, the hotel's event butlers can offer innovative solutions and professional support to ensure the success of your function. www.langhamhotels.com/en/thelangham/haikou/

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ROOMS & SUITES Evoking Miami’s golden age of glamour, the landmark hotel’s guestrooms and suites boast signature butler service and a bespoke blend of late-Deco flair and contemporary amenities.

PREMIER OCEANFRONT CORNER SUITE Showcasing prominent ocean views, these impressive suites are designed for harmonious indoor/outdoor residential living. A furnished wraparound balcony encircles the living and dining rooms that are ideal for entertaining. Bathrooms feature stand-alone soaking tubs.

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MEETINGS & EVENTS Faena Hotel Miami Beach’s one-of-a-kind meeting spaces offer personalized service in beautifully curated spaces that inspire conversation and innovation. SAXONY THEATER Inspired by Europe’s historic opera houses with its opulent gold-leaf and red velvet décor, the Faena Theater is a grand seing to host live performances, weddings, dinners, product launches and elegant receptions.


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SPA MONTH AT TIERRA SANTA Tierra Santa Healing House celebrates Miami Spa Month with four of our most popular healing treatments at special prices designed to relax, renew and rejuvenate. Miami Spa Month Treatments Tierra Santa Healing House, the spiritual center of Faena, has created four Miami Spa Month oerings designed to elevate the spirit and restore vitality.

Our custom treatments meld ancient South American healing rituals, indigenous ingredients and the latest anti-aging technologies, including shaman-developed body treatments and advanced rejuvenating facials. Treatments are available Sunday – Friday and include access to the wet spa area. Available for bookings between July 1 and August 31, 2016.

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RESTAURANTS & BARS Locally grown ingredients are masterfully prepared to create extraordinary epicurean experiences inspired by South America’s rich culinary traditions. PAO BY PAUL QUI Pao boldly reflects celebrated chef Paul Qui’s renowned brand of modern Asian cuisine drawing from his background and range of international styles, including Filipino, Spanish, Japanese, and French. Signature items include crudo specialties, original rice dishes and fresh fish and meats seared table-side over Japanese binchotan charcoal.

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LOS FUEGOS BY FRANCIS MALLMANN Born from a passion for the ancient art of South American live-fire cooking, Argentine grillmaster Francis Mallmann creates a contemporary asado experience with an open-fire kitchen, local ingredients and a gaucho’s touch to transform traditional rustic recipes into sophisticated, savory dishes. LIVING ROOM A well-appointed gathering space, the Living Room features small plates, bespoke cocktails and a broad array of wines to enjoy over live evening entertainment.


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SAXONY BAR An intimate seing steeped in golden-age glamour with live DJ calls for hushed exchanges and old-fashioned imbibing with a classic menu of time-honored cocktails.

VERANDA Veranda offers spectacular views of the pool area and ocean—a perfectly beguiling and inviting place for a morning coffee or leisurely breakfast. www.faena.com/miami-beach/

FAENA THEATER Inspired by Europe’s grand opera houses and the gliering allure of Old Hollywood, the intimate gilded theater showcases ambitious artistic productions and Faena’s very own highly-acclaimed cabaret performances.

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PULITZER AMSTE Discover quintessential Dutch elegance in an intricate maze of 25 connecting Golden Age canal houses. A hidden neighborhood featuring: intimate guest rooms, tranquil inner gardens, meeting & event spaces, a classic hotel bar and a restaurant that serves simple yet beautifully craed dishes. The Pulitzer is a unique blend of up-market, traditional and modern Dutch crasmanship hidden amongst the city’s iconic canals. A stay at the Pulitzer is a historical discovery with a long and illustrious heritage dating back to the Golden Age. The hotel is set within twenty-five restored 17th and 18th century houses that once set the scene for prosperous business deals between trade merchants and played home to the decadent and flamboyant lives of Dutch aristocrats.

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The Pulitzer overlooks the picturesque waters of Amsterdam’s historic central canal belt that has been the center of social life in Amsterdam for centuries. The UNESCO World Heritage site is located in the heart of the effervescent Nine Streets neighborhood; the ideal place to go Dutch. Rooms & Suites Enjoy the residential feel of our different room types. Each room and suite is unique and part of the exceptional heritage of Pulitzer’s canal houses.. Extraordinary Suites Discover our Extraordinary Suites. Each one is completely unique, custom craed and curated for the Pulitzer right here in Amsterdam.


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Drinks & delicacies Pulitzer has a deep passion for elegant culinary crasmanship. Restaurant Jansz. serves simple yet beautifully craed dishes inspired by classic European cuisine and the Pulitzer’s Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a immaculately mixed drink in style. Jansz. Jansz. is an effortless yet upscale all-day dining restaurant that respects the simplicity of quality ingredients. Beautifully craed modern classics get an easygoing Dutch aitude while international flavors excite and amaze in the most humble way. A new old world of simple elegance, is closer than you think. Pulitzer’s Bar Pulitzer’s hotel bar is a timeless classic. The kind of place where the glasses weigh more than your shoes and siing on the leather lounges feels like a really good man-hug. Sip on classic cocktails and the finest beverages while enjoying views over the canals.

Terrace & Gardens The Pulitzer has two secluded outdoor areas for guests and visitors to enjoy away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The gardens are under construction and closed until autumn 2016. Our terrace on the Keizersgracht is the perfect place to enjoy the best of Jansz. outdoors, we look forward to serving you under blue skies when we open in the summer of 2016. Events Ever since the Dutch Golden Ages, the canal houses of Amsterdam have been the seing for blossoming creativity, trade and meetings. Pulitzer Amsterdam is keeping this tradition alive providing the perfect location for your meetings and events. Concierge Our concierge team love nothing more than bringing you a lile closer to the Amsterdam they love. Make the most of their knowledge, they have the golden keys to the city and the best insider tips to help you discover the Amsterdam that most guests miss. Take advantage of this season’s hoest package deals and let the Concierge team to bring a lile magic and local culture to your Amsterdam adventure. www.pulitzeramsterdam.com

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IS PARIS

The Ritz Paris is reborn and invites you to experience anew the City of Light. Now freshly restored, its grand décor and intimate salons welcome guests to rediscover a unique atmosphere and the inimitable French art de vivre. Rebirth Inextricably woven into the fabric of Parisian society and culture, the Ritz Paris is renowned for its incomparable savoir-faire in making every visit exceptional, from Haute Cuisine by Chef Nicolas Sale to custom cocktails at the Bar Hemingway and indulgent beauty treatments at the exclusive new art of skin care area, "CHANEL au Ritz Paris".

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A timeless getaway A favorite destination among the famous and powerful, the Ritz Paris has faithfully restored the signature decors of celebrated guests in its Prestige Suites. Marcel Proust, Frédéric Chopin, Coco Chanel and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor all opted for furnishings that reflected their personality, a décor of absolute sophistication and the tranquility of a sweeping view over the place Vendôme. The Gallery of the Ritz Paris A unique and exclusive passageway, the Gallery of the Ritz Paris runs through the heart of the hotel and connects the legendary place Vendôme to the very chic rue Cambon. An essential feature of the hotel, this architectural treasure faces the Grand Jardin and is bathed in light by day. The new Gallery of the Ritz Paris features 5 boutiques, 95 shop windows and the Concept Store.


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Apartments Each room at the Ritz Paris is as glorious as ever, offering an incomparable ambiance and the most generous spaces in the French capital. Fine woodwork and delicate pastel hues compose an intimate décor where ultimate luxury resides in every detail, accompanied by antique objects and art. Suites Restored to their legendary splendor, the Ritz Paris Suites have re-emerged from their neoclassical seings enlarged, reconsidered to accommodate the latest technologies and dressed in subtle silks. Bathed in light, some even offer shaded private terraces overlooking the hotel’s magnificent French garden.

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Prestige Suites A favorite destination among the famous and powerful, the Ritz Paris has faithfully restored the signature décors of celebrated guests in its Prestige Suites. Marcel Proust, Frédéric Chopin, Coco Chanel and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor all chose furnishings that reflected their personality, a décor of absolute sophistication with the tranquility of a sweeping view over the place Vendôme.


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Dining at the Ritz Paris Whether you would like a quick breakfast or a leisurely experience, the flavors of brasserie cuisine or "bistronomique" dishes for sharing, a gourmet lunch or an evening of Haute Cuisine, whatever your wishes or the time of the day, a table awaits inside the hotel or in the garden. The bars at the Ritz Paris A morning coffee, around-the-clock refreshments, an anthology of mixology late into the night: the Ritz Paris has not one but three bars. A trendy and relaxed Parisian rendez-vous at the Bar Vendôme. A special evening grain de folie at the Ritz Bar. The legendary Bar Hemingway.

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À la Carte Brunches for sharing, cosy tea time and madeleines, the intimacy of the private dining room at L’Espadon, in-suite dining: the luxury of discretion, volupté of quiétude and secrets are just waiting to be discovered. Anything is possible at the Ritz Paris. The choice is yours. 17, place Vendôme At the Ritz Club Paris, every detail has been conceived to ensure that time spent here is a moment of perfect bliss. Forget the outside world. Never mind what the time is. Take a few laps in our splendid pool, follow a personalized fitness program or place yourself in expert hands and savor a unique wellbeing experience. For 27 years, the Ritz Club Paris has mastered the art of beauty and wellness. For the first time since its inauguration in 1989, it has been entirely rethought, redesigned and reborn. Today, it remains inimitable.


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The art of entertaining Entertaining at the Ritz Paris is to celebrate the art of excellence. The elegance of the hotel's private salons and the unique savoir-faire of its personnel always make receiving at the Ritz Paris an unforgeable event. Offering your guests such a special moment is a rare privilege and you can be assured that every aspect of your occasion will rise to your expectations. Reception rooms Whether decorated in Grand Siècle or neoclassic style, the salons at the Ritz Paris offer singular seings for receptions and unforgeable special occasions. Spaces range from intimate to grandiose, always offer leading-edge technology and Haute Cuisine by our Executive Chef Nicolas Sale, combine with our team’s discreet, aentive and professional service.

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Exceptional spaces Some places are so extraordinary, they seem to transport you into a dream. The Ritz Paris is delighted to fulfill your dearest wishes by making available its most exceptional spaces. Each in their own way, our Prestige Suites, private terraces, views over the Parisian rooops, private dining room, Grand Jardin and the École Ritz Escoffier perfectly illustrate the art of entertaining. An unrivaled tradition of excellence and savoir-faire in the heart of Paris. www.ritzparis.com/en-GB


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EXPLORA VALLE explora Valle Sagrado is located on an old corn plantation established in one of the most remote farms of the valley. It is sheltered and surrounded by mighty mountains that were once the home to the great Inca Empire. explora Valle Sagrado offers guests over 20 exploration activities, either on foot or by bicycle. Our guides will take travelers to experience the area’s unique geography and Andean culture in all it richness. ARCHITECTURE At explora, we introduce our guests to the vast territories of South America through exploration programs carefully designed to discover remote destinations. We use our hotels as a base to link people with the surrounding temporal space and the great mysteries of nature. explora Valle Sagrado is located in one of the region’s most remote ancient corn plantations close to the Urquillos village. It is designed in line with its surroundings, generating a dialogue with the high Andean mountains around the valley, as well as the surrounding plantations that are still today being harvested by townspeople.

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During the entire design and construction process, our archeological studies revealed many vestigial Inca remains. For this reason, we decided to change the design several times. ROOMS explora Valle Sagrado features 50 rooms designed for maximum silence and privacy to ensure a deep rest aer a long day of exploration. All our hotel rooms have views to the corn plantations and mountains surrounding the valley. In order to withdraw from everyday life, daily activities must be le behind. Thus, our rooms are not equipped with Wi-Fi, television or minibars. Standard Room 44 Standard Rooms (430 feet²) with views to the corn plantations and mountains surrounding the valley. Suite 6 suites (570 feet²) with views to the corn plantations and mountains surrounding the valley.


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EXPLORATIONS IN THE SACRED VALLEY We offer more than 20 explorations on foot, van or bike, half-day or full day, especially designed to meet each area’s must-see sites, as well as that which lies beyond what is known. We believe that in order to really immerse oneself in this destination, explorations need to take place in all three different areas: the valley, plateau, and mountain peaks. HIKES Our hikes are designed for travelers with different interests and abilities. They vary in length and difficulty. They take place between 9,186 and 15,419 f.a.s.l, this is why so some of them require prior acclimatization. We always recommend to discuss the exploration with one of our guides to make sure that it suits your preferences. BIKE RIDES explora offers the unique opportunity to bike ride along the Sacred Valley landscapes. We provide the equipment to ensure our travelers comfort and safety during the explorations. The use of helmets is mandatory as is also the use of sunglasses, sunscreen and appropriate footwear.

OVERLAND In the Sacred Valley, we use this means of transport to further explore the legacy of the Incas in the area. In order, to meet the wonders of this valley, we combine the van with hiking. We believe it is necessary to leave the van to truly know. FOOD We have designed our meals so that our guests can always feel strong and yet lightweight in their different exploration activities.Based on the luxury of our essentials, we offer authentic flavors using top quality ingredients. Our policy is to get the best of all products. Our meals will always be matched by a good wine. We also have a premium wine list for those who want to taste alternatives. SPA CASA PUMACAHUA Pumacahua House is a colonial house from the seventeenth century located on one side of the hotel’s corn terraces. Rescued by our restoration and archeology team, it contains the hotel’s spa where our guests can enjoy massages, heated swimming pools and saunas. It will be opened from October 2016. www.explora.com/hotels-and-travesias/sacredvalley-peru/

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AN INTERVIEW WITH THE ARCHITECT BEHIND EXPLORA

JOSÉ CRUZ OVALLE IN HARMONY WITH THE SURROUNDINGS

The endless works, tracks and remains in Sacred Valley are the clues around which our architecture is deployed, seeking to address both earthly and sacred dimensions. A poet, philosopher and serious minded interpreter, the National Architecture Awardee José Cruz Ovalle, briefly guides us through a dialogue with the surroundings that led him to project explora Valle Sagrado. In his own words: “For explora, a hotel becomes part of the place by following the pace of the landscape where it is located, establishing a relationship between proximity and distance.”

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In José Cruz Ovalle’s slow-paced and insightful speech every word in the sentences seems to have been carefully selected to meet a goal. This linguistic assertiveness crosses both his discourse and his work, where purpose and poetry seem to live in contradiction. Winner of the National Architecture Award 2012, it is precisely this combination which makes Cruz a conscientious interpreter of places, one of the best Chilean architects and the one in charge of designing explora Valle Sagrado.


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What role does architecture play in explora’s philosophy? explora is not simply a company devoted to the hotel-business, but something way more complex. It considers the different dimensions involved in travelling and its relationship with places. In this sense, explora´s architecture is a small-scale version of the journey itself: from the accesses to the stay and from the trips to the arriving points, it looks for a constant balance between containment and freedom. explora has always aimed at making its style of doing things apparent in every detail of its operation. The idea is to focus on all sides of an experience to help travellers discover places on their own, not by leading but simply orienting them. Architecture provides this initial guidance almost as if it were a first exploration of the surroundings.

How this understanding did took place in the case of Sacred Valley? We could say that Sacred Valley is nature exalted by the hand of men during centuries, with countless works, tracks and vestiges. Each vestige is a clue, but also something specific belonging to America: the hybridization showing up aer the Spaniard conquest between the Incan and the conquerors’ architecture. This is apparent in the house of Mateo Pumacahua –which is also part of the hotel– where Spaniards built their work precisely on top of the Incas’ platform wall, like in the case of Cusco.

Just like in a journey, explora’s architecture simply has no place for business as usual or routine. As in any of its expeditions, questions will oen be answered only through hints and clues and not by immediate answers. What process do you follow as an architect to project a work in a certain place? Each work is different depending on its purpose. In the specific case of a hotel, the first thing you need to do is showing travellers where they are to orient them. A sense of direction does not only refer to geographical coordinates but also to deeply understand and perceive the place. This is something crucial for explora: bewilderment for beauty and contemplation of the surroundings. Perceiving this beauty in its entirety is only possible in so far as you have understood the place, leaving behind any aempts to measure or obtain parameters from it, since beauty has no parameters beyond itself. This is where architecture gains relevance, since to the extent that the architect has truly understood the place he/she will be able to discover its pace through a dialogue with its history, geography, weather and other specifics, extracting the “genius locci” that distinguishes it. Following this track, the architect will shape spaces to match it, so that travellers in turn can perceive the beauties of the surroundings. That is the process experienced in every work: finding the pace of the relevant seing.

Is there any difference between works projected in Peru and those in Chile? There are of course differences. These places are completely different, but I understand that your question is more referred to borders. Both for me and for explora there are no borders but territories. So what travellers praise is the full extent of America’s vastness; and this vision of life applies to all four of explora’s hotels. They are different because of the territory, not due to the country. www.explora.com/explora-valle-sagradoarchitecture/

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The Polynesian themed resort offers you a soothing and mesmerizing stay at one of the most luxurious hotels in Dubai, and unparalleled access to Dubai’s famous theme parks. Lapita™ is without a doubt the best way to maximize both your time together and your time for fun!

Expansive pathways sprinkled with colourful flowers adorn the entrance to the Lapita™ Autograph Collection® Hotels. The Dubai Parks and Resorts’ experience continues into the guest rooms where the comfort and décor will ensure an unforgeable stay.

In between the fun Lapita™ is dedicated to the spirit of the Polynesian islands. The architecture and landscaping, as well as the use of textures, details and lighting, all contribute to the splendour and serenity you can experience here.

The warm ambient lighting and modernised Polynesian motifs take you on an exciting culinary journey at our signature dining restaurants. Savour the aroma of delicious cuisine and share good times with family and friends in a cosy and fun seing.


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Take refuge at our rooop bar that immerses you and draws inspiration from the rhythm of a tropical rain forest. Unwind and let the world stand still at our signature SPA. Lagoon style pools add splendor and serenity to your stay. Themed activities at Lapita center are designed to oer endless surprises to children and the young at heart. www.dubaiparksandresorts.com/en/hotels/ lapita

Rooms Three 3-bedroom Villa View Pool, River, Parks and Resorts Private terrace or patio with outside seating Private plunge pool Things To Do 5 restaurants & bars The Lapita Retail Shop OLA Spa Boutique

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CLIFF HOUSE

Opening August 2016, Cliff House will reemerge as one of the most captivating waterfront destinations of its kind following a landmark transformation. This iconic Maine resort, which welcomed its first guests in 1872, inspires a new community of travelers today with remarkable sightlines, intuitive amenities, and emotionally rewarding encounters.

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Located minutes from Ogunquit’s sandy beach and just over an hour north of Boston, Cliff House stretches across 70 oceanfront acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, overlooking the ocean’s edge and Nubble Lighthouse.


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For unforgeable weddings, social gatherings, engaging meetings, or corporate retreats, Cliff House offers over 25,000 square feet of event space, including the Atlantic Ballroom—from which double-height panoramic windows reveal the seemingly boundless ocean below. A luxury spa and wellness center, oceanfront restaurants, year-round activities and events, and thoughtful amenities capture the best of New England for immersive experiences in every season.

Each of its 132 inviting luxury accommodations— including guest rooms and suites—boast private terraces and incomparable oceanfront views. Custom-designed with graceful coastal style and handcraed elements, our serene Maine accommodations are richly textured yet comfortably refined.

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This iconic resort in Ogunquit, ME is presently undergoing a landmark transformation across 70 oceanfront acres. Cliff House will reopen in August 2016 with newly designed guest rooms and suites, a luxury spa and wellness center, over 25,000 square feet of new meeting and event space, including a new cliffside ballroom, oceanfront dining and bars, indigenous landscaping, and many other enhancements. Generation aer generation, as guests step out onto their private terraces, an energizing breeze sweeps up from the surf below, past the wild rose bushes, to extend a timeless welcome. Those who return each year enthusiastically report that this is when their spirits soar. Join us on the majestic cliffs of the Atlantic Ocean as we begin this momentous new chapter. We look forward to welcoming you to Cliff House Maine.

DINING Rediscover Maine dining. Native ingredients honor Maine’s indelible heritage. By partnering with local fisherman, farmers, distillers, and ranchers, Cliff House combines the region’s distinctive culture and tradition with culinary innovation and sustainable practices for authentic and nuanced dining experiences. Upscale contemporary design meets with charming rustic elements at our signature restaurant, The Tiller – a bright and inviting oceanfront dining destination surrounded by view of Cape Neddick and the Atlantic Ocean. Seasonal breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus are prepared with farm-fresh local Maine produce, line-caught fish, roasts, and homemade recipes passed down from generation to generation in our Ogunquit, ME restaurants. COFFEE HOUSE Our Coffee House partners with local roasters to bring signature blends and single brew services to Cliff House.

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NUBB'S LOBSTER SHACK Nubb's Lobster Shack offers quintessential Maine cuisine amid majestic coastal views. Nosh on lobster rolls and the vast raw bar, sample local cra beers and handcraed cocktails while lounging poolside, or gather on the side lawn for a round of croquet. THE TILLER RESTAURANT Upscale contemporary design meets with charming rustic elements at The Tiller – a bright and inviting dining destination surrounded by ocean views. Seasonal breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus are prepared with farm-fresh local produce, line-caught fish, roasts, and homemade recipes passed down from generation to generation.

TIDEMARK TERRACE Situated just beyond the double sided fireplace by The Tiller, the Tidemark Terrace offers handcraed cocktails along with fresh and regional dishes. The terrace celebrates Cliff House Maine’s exceptional location with breathtaking views and locally-inspired refreshments.

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SIGNATURE TOUCHPOINTS Enhance your experience with authentic touches that are genuinely true to place—and distinctively Destination Hotels. Our Signature Touchpoints invite you to discover the many ways you can immerse yourself in our destination. As our guest, you’ll experience these authentic experiences —Destination Suitcase, Destination Discovery, and Destination Taste—to help you create and truly enjoy a memorable experience that is as unique as our location on the coast of Maine. MEETINGS Cliff House offers over 25,000 square feet of event space, including the Atlantic Ballroom— from which double-height panoramic windows reveal the seemingly boundless Atlantic Ocean. A luxury spa and wellness center, oceanfront restaurants and bars, year-round recreation and activities, and thoughtful amenities capture the best of New England for immersive meeting and event experiences in every season.

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INTRODUCING THE SPA AT CLIFF HOUSE This tranquil oceanfront spa sanctuary, situated high atop the majestic cliffs of Maine’s south coast, is scheduled to open in mid-August 2016. Inroom massages will be available in the meantime, along with poolside manicures. The traditions and natural environment serve as the inspiration behind the 9,000 square-foot luxury spa at Cliff House. The spa combines time-honored techniques and an array of treatments featuring four lavish product lines: Elemental Herbology, Sciote, Red Flower and Zents, which provide unparalleled renewal. Embracing “wild and free” elements of coastal Maine, the spa channels the transformative interplay of water, stone, sky and sand. It will serve as an oasis forguests to rejuvenate and recharge through a circuit of saunas, steam rooms and aroma showers, as well as services. Unwind before a treatment in the luminous cliff side sun lounge sanctuary surrounded by sweeping views of the cliff and cove.Showcasing the best wellness and beauty practices, The Spa providesenergy, therapeutic and salt stone therapy.


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THINGS TO DO AT CLIFF HOUSE Guests will have lile trouble staying entertained and active at Cliff House. In addition to having countless wonderful spots to simply relax and enjoy the remarkable ocean views and expansive Maine coastline, we also have many options for those who crave a more engaging experience, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a beautiful luxury spa, and exclusive access to the challenging course at the adjacent Cape Neddick Golf Club.

We also offer great seasonal options for coastal Maine recreation and team building activities including tennis, golf, biking, hiking, sea kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, helicopter tours of the lighthouses and coastline, and more. www.destinationhotels.com/cliff-house

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An imaginative journey that began over two decades ago, the Soneva story continues with Soneva Jani, the brand’s newest luxury resort offering. Inspired by a word that means 'wisdom’ in Sanskrit, Soneva Jani encompasses a collection of Water Villas and Island Sanctuaries set within a lagoon of crystal clear waters, fringed by pristine beaches and blanketed in lush tropical greenery.

Soneva Jani, located in the Medhufaru lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, comprises five islands, the largest of which is Medhufaru, which is 150 acres in size. The resort can be reached by a scenic 40 minute seaplane flight direct from Malé International Airport, a 60 minute speedboat ride from Soneva Fushi, or by a leisurely halfday cruise from Soneva Fushi onboard Soneva in Aqua.

The highlight of the islands that the resort calls home is the 5.6 kilometre private lagoon that surrounds it; an awe-inspiring azure spectacle that inspires a sense of calm.

The resort’s so opening is planned for October 01, 2016, while the official opening date is fixed at November 05, 2016. Bookings are now available from October 01, 2016 onwards.


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VA JANI Crystal clear waters, white sand beaches and a breezy tropical climate. Welcome to Soneva Jani. Arriving by our private seaplane from the international airport in Malé, you glimpse the string-of-pearl islands– the breathtaking rings of islands that make up the Maldives – their gleaming ivory sands contrasting with the turquoise blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Along the equatorial line that runs through the Indian Ocean lies an archipelago of 26 atolls made up of 1,190 coral islands that barely break the surface of the waters.

Soneva Jani is located on the island of Medhufaru, located in the Maldives’ Noonu Atoll. One of the largest islands in the Maldives and highly accessible, Medhufaru is only 40 minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport and one hour by speedboat from Soneva Fushi.

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Villas The resort is where the embrace of nature is enhanced by the caress of luxury. Guests will be treated to a unique ‘castaway’ experience within the spacious villas, which feature beautifully designed interiors made from the highest quality sustainable materials. Each Water Villa opens to its very own stretch of sparkling lagoon and is complete with a private pool and a retractable roof to stargaze from the master bedroom. What’s more, some of the villas feature slides from the top floor straight into the lagoon.

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1 Bedroom Water Retreat Spread across two floors, the One Bedroom Water Retreat comes with its own private pool surrounded by ample areas for sunbathing and taking in ocean vistas. In addition to a spacious master bedroom and a kids’ sleeping area, there is also a study, walk-in minibar, bathroom, dressing room, outdoor shower, and living area with sunken seats perfect for lounging. Head upstairs for more seating and a dining sala with roof deck and a curved water slide delivering you to the waters below.


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2 Bedroom Water Retreat With a pool, catamaran net, sunken seat and daybed, the Two Bedroom Water Retreat affords a wealth of tropical lounging opportunities. The first floor offers a spacious bedroom, bathroom, dressing room, outdoor shower, walk-in minibar, TV lounge and kids’ sleeping area. The second bedroom is located on the upper floor, along with an additional dressing room, bathroom, seating area, dining sala with roof deck and your own private water slide. Learn More. 3 Bedroom Water Retreat At the Three Bedroom Water Retreat you can choose from the tropical sun or the cooler shade with two outdoor sunken seats, one protected with a gazebo roof. The lower floor offers a master bedroom with dressing room, study room, bathroom, pool and catamaran net, outdoor shower and daybed, TV lounge, walk-in minibar and a sleeping area for the kids. Venture to the second floor for two more bedrooms, a bathroom, dressing room, seating area, dining sala with roof deck, water slide and breathtaking vistas out to sea.

3 Bedroom Water Reserve This is over-water living at its finest, with a huge 1,066 square meters of luxurious living space and uninhabited views in every direction. This huge villa features three private bedrooms, in addition to a study room, a fitness room, an outdoor shower and daybed, TV lounge, walk-in minibar and a sleeping area for the kids, as well as a waterslide from the top deck into the lagoon below. 4 Bedroom Island Reserve An expansive beachfront suite, the Four Bedroom Island Reserve affords a wealth of luxury while allowing for personal customisation depending on your requirements. Spacious indoor-outdoor living areas abound, including a steam bath, changing room, sauna, master bedroom, TV lounge, dining room, private pool, kitchen and wine cellar. The second floor is home to a further three bedrooms with bathroom and dressing room.

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Soleni Dive Centre The Soleni Dive Centre’s multi-lingual PADI instructors as well as the small dive group sizes ensure that you get the best service at all times. There are many dive sites with rich marine life around the resort, sure to tempt all marine enthusiasts. Cinema Paradiso The al fresco, over-water cinema is the first ‘silent cinema’ in the Maldives, where you can enjoy classic and modern movies under a blanket of stars while listening on high quality headphones. Indulge in popcorn, snacks, ice cream and beverages, as well as the chef’s special dining menu.

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The Observatory A sophisticated telescope rises up through the floor of the observatory deck, offering enchanted views of the starry sky. The deck is surrounded by four dining tables equipped with screens linked to the view from the telescope. The Gardens & Labyrinth Medhufaru island was home to a farm for 10 years before Soneva Jani was conceptualised, and the extensive gardens on the isle are still supplying the fruits, vegetables, herbs and mushrooms to the resort’s kitchens. Wander through the Labyrinth, a meditative maze created out of ficus hedge that follows an ancient circular paern.


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The Den A playground for the imagination where children can dress up, play Lego, and participate in activities around the island, including snorkelling, gardening, protecting turtles and much more. Boutique and Gallery The boutique includes a range of beautiful clothing, jewellery, handicras, books, home wares and gis that reflect the beautiful island. Library The library is located on the top deck of The Gathering and offers an inspiring and informative selection of literature on the Maldives and its magnificent underwater world.

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The Gathering The heart of the resort, here the day begins with a generous selection of hand-picked fruits, creative juices from the Juice Bar and comforting classics. During the day, guests can indulge in freshlybaked pizzas from the wood-fired oven, tandoors and grills at live cooking stations, and freshly caught and grilled-to- order seafood. So Cool Indulge in over 60 flavours of ice cream, handmade chocolates prepared by the in-house chocolatiers and gourmet charcuterie, cheese and preserves, all offered complimentary. So Imaginative Trick your mind and taste buds with culinary chemistry within So Imaginative, Soneva’s experimental tasting room. The sommeliers create inspired wine tasting and wine dinners, selecting the perfect pairings from the cellar. Wine Cellar Housed in the extraordinary wine tower within The Gathering, the Wine Cellar features a selection that includes mostly organic or biodynamic wines.

So Fresh and So Engaging Be inspired as the Chef takes the stage in the central open kitchen at So Fresh, preparing a variety of dishes. At So Engaging, the Chef’s table offers a mystery menu for a private group of five guests. Alternatively, unwind above the water at Deck-adence. So Starstruck Enjoy an exclusive dining experiene in the company of the stars as you savour fresh flavours at The Observatory’s dining area. Dine at one of four tables equipped with screens linked to the view from the telescope and be mesmerised by the celestial bodies. The Beach Tucked away on the secluded North Island, set in the lagoon close to the Water Villas is the perfect spot for swimming, snorkelling and time in the sun. Enjoy a delightful lunch on our private beach, prepared by the Chef using only what he can catch or pick. The Gathering Bar Enjoy refreshing coolers, cocktails and tapas any time of the day at the daybeds and overwater catamaran nets overlooking the sparkling waters and the breathtaking sunset. www.soneva.com/soneva-jani

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NOBU HOTEL R NOBU ROYAL SUITE

NOBU RESTAURANT

The luxurious Royal Suite at the Nobu Hotel Riyadh combines an over sized sleeping area with bath house, emphasizing the food experience component with a grand show kitchen adjacent to the dining room. Hand-selected natural craed materials, paerned carpets and textured fabrics, juxtaposing with timber screens, provide an exclusive environment within the Nobu lifestyle. Contemporary furniture pieces and organic lighting fixtures over the rooms, contrast with geometric paerns and wooden screens, bringing together the best of Japanese tradition and Saudi Arabian culture.

The Nobu Restaurant Riyadh is the ideal destination to enjoy the world-famous unique cuisine of celebrated Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

• Ultra-sleek show kitchen with private Nobu catering available • State of the art entertainment center • Separate dining area • Sweeping view of King Fahd Road • Separate Rain Bath Shower • Private Steam Room • Customized Ladies Make-up console • Exclusive Natura Bissé toiletries

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The arrival experience to Nobu restaurant is done through a wooden path and framed by two large Japanese Gardens; at the entry a Juice Bar welcomes guests, a natural stone piece where they can enjoy fresh juices and a wide variety of local and imported teas. The main design feature at Nobu, is a fish scale wooden structure that surrounds and encloses the space, creating intimate areas for group dining, and opening up on the window façade to let natural light in. Long banquees, several group seating with colorful textiles, along with a combination of local stones in warm colors and wood, textured wall finishes, provide an inviting surrounding to dine in. A few live edge furniture pieces scaered along the space bring in the Japanese crasmanship touch to the overall design.


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RIYADH Guests are welcome to sit at the sushi bar to enjoy one of the many experiences of eating at Nobu, or eat at one of the two large private dining rooms.

ABARIz SPA The Abariz Spa and Fitness is exclusively available to our hotel guests for pampering, in a seing resplendent in rich wood and gold embellishment. The Abariz Spa offers an array of comprehensive spa treatments, featuring our signature Shiatsu massage, fused with techniques and philosophies, delivered by our skilled therapists in a tranquil ambience. Abariz, meaning pure gold, is a sanctuary for renewal and revival of the sprit. Its so wooden tones with golden accents create an environment of piece and relaxation. Our Hair Salon is the ideal location for a trim, shave or perhaps a new style.

Our stylists are also trained on a member of “mini” spa treatments delivered from the comfort of your chair. Our spa menu is as innovative as Nobu itself. Featuring products from NATURA BISSÉ has been a leader in innovation and development of facial and body cosmetics whose formulations are able to allow the maximum concentrations of highly efficient ingredients and new textures. Throughout the years, NATURA BISSÉ has been working to guarantee maximum quality, research into new formulas, the best customer service, the most qualified professionals and the most selective and exclusive products. All in all, NATURA BISSÉ is a pioneering brand as it offers the best and most efficient skincare treatments.

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THE OBEROI SU RESORT & SPA

An exquisite luxury spa resort surrounded by over 8,000 acres of protected natural forest. With verdant views on all sides, our elegant resort is a delightful harmony of traditional Indian architecture, aesthetically landscaped gardens and beautiful water features. The spa at The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa occupies a secluded space surrounded by the forest on three sides. Embellished with elegant glass, fire and water features, the spa is a spectacular seing to experience massage therapies, Ayurveda, hydrotherapies, a steam, an ultraviolet sauna, a Turkish Hammam and a Roman tepidarium.

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Accommodation is arranged in small clusters to afford privacy for couples, and convenience for families or small groups travelling together. Dining options include speciality and multi-cuisine restaurants, with indoor and al fresco seating. The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa is located just thirty minutes from Chandigarh city centre and a 45 minute drive from the airport. The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa will open in the third quarter of 2016.


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DESTINATION Aî…šer the partition of India in 1947, the former British Punjab was split between India and Pakistan. As the former capital, Lahore, was now in Pakistan, India required a new capital, so Chandigarh was formed. The ďŹ rst Prime Minister of independent India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru wanted Chandigarh to be a model city for the deluge of refugees coming daily across the new border.

As a result, when the Swiss architect Le Corbusier was commissioned to design Chandigarh in 1950, he imagined a people-oriented city of comfortable housing and health centres, with tree-lined boulevards, lakes and gardens, all embellished with his signature "Open Hand" sculptures; symbols of peace and reconciliation.

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ROOMS & VILLAS Refreshed with forest views and filled with so, natural light, our spacious accommodations epitomise luxury. Exquisitely adorned, with hand craed design features, all rooms and villas are equipped with Oberoi E'nhance, an exclusive iPad interface which allows guests to navigate through movies, web radio, room lighting controls, air conditioning and place their order with in-room dining.

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Kohinoor Villa The Kohinoor Villa comprises of three large bedrooms, expansive living and dining spaces set around a central courtyard. The Luxury Villa and Kohinoor Villa have private, landscaped gardens with temperature controlled swimming pools.


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Luxury Tent with private pool Our Luxury Tents evoke the times of the British Raj, when travelling caravans of royalty would rest overnight under magnificent canopied shelters. Spread over 800 square feet (74 square metre) each, our temperature-controlled Luxury Tents feature spectacular bathrooms with private garden views and private, heated swimming pool (33 feet/10 metre long). Luxury Villas The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa also has onebedroom Luxury Villas with separate living rooms spanning 1,500 square feet (140 square metres).

Premier Room Spanning 700 square feet (65 square metre) each, our forty six Premier Rooms are arranged in small clusters that afford privacy for couples. With high ceilings and large windows, the Premier Rooms are filled with natural light and forest views. Furnished with exquisite hand craed furniture and featuring Oberoi E'nhance, a state of the art in-room technology and modern conveniences, each Premier Room features a spectacular bathroom overlooking a private landscaped garden.

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dINING Offering verdant views during the day and caressed by the fragrant forest breeze at night, each of our dining spaces has a unique and unforgeable charm. The Restaurant Our multi cuisine main restaurant is ornate with traditional fireplaces, spectacular crystal chandeliers and traditional wall frescoes. Guests can enjoy forest views while savouring the finest international delicacies inside the dining room, or enjoy live folk music and dance performances over dinner in the al fresco dining space.

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Indian Speciality Restaurant Our Indian speciality restaurant sits nestled within the trees at the end of a charming forest trail. From the restaurant's elevated position, guests will delight in the fragrant forest air and fantastic views of the surrounding natural landscape. The Bar While relaxing in comfortable armchairs near the grand fireplace, guests will delight in the traditional frescoes of brave warriors and epic bales that adorn the walls of our bar. This is a wonderful place to savour a single malt whisky, sip on a cocktail or indulge in the aroma of a cup of fine tea or single-origin coffee.


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SPA Our exquisite spa is a tranquil, light-filled space secreted within 8,000 acres of protected, natural forest. Large windows offer refreshing forest views, while the interiors are elegant with glass, fire and water features. Our spa is a spectacular place to experience massage therapies, Ayurveda, hydrotherapies, a steam, an ultraviolet sauna, a Turkish hammam or a Roman tepidarium.

Guests can experience a unique spa journey at The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa. Receive a warm welcome from your personal spa therapist, before being guided through extensive hydrotherapy facilities that include a crystal steam sauna, an infrared sauna, lifestyle showers with ocean mist, a vitality pool, a Turkish hammam and a Roman tepidarium. Follow this with a Western, Eastern, signature Oberoi massage or Ayurvedic therapy and conclude with a relaxation session in your private wellness garden with a cup of herbal tea or a healthy salad.

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EVENTS Rock Garden - Weekend Getaways in Chandigarh - The Oberoi Sukhvilas The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a fabulous 40 acre park filled with unique sculptures made from recycled boles, glass, bangles, pots, kitchen sinks, electrical waste and other discarded items. Built in secret, the park remained undiscovered for 18 years, until 1975, by which time it had grown into a vast labyrinth of interlinked courtyards punctuated with sculptures of people and animals.

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Pinjore Garden - Weekend Getaways in Chandigarh - The Oberoi Sukhvilas Pinjore Garden (also known as Yadavindra Gardens) is a Mughal style garden created in the 17th century by the rulers of the Patiala dynasty. Laid out in terraces doed with water features, towering trees and abundant flower beds, the garden features four distinct palaces - "Shish Mahal", a palace of glass, "Hawa Mahal", a palace of air, "Rang Mahal", a painted palace and "Jal Mahal", a palace of water, as well as an open air theatre and a zoo.


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Sukhna Lake - Weekend Getaways in Chandigarh - The Oberoi Sukhvilas Sukhna Lake is a tranquil water body fringed by the Chandigarh Golf course and the Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Limited vehicular access allows walkers to stroll and children to rollerskate along its promenade, while anglers catch ďŹ sh and painters capture atmospheric skies from its shores. A variety of watersports and boating can be enjoyed on Sukhna Lake. It is also the venue for various cultural festivals throughout the year.

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Mary Gostelow’s TOP 5FORTHCOMING

Pultizer Amsterdam The rebuilt Pultizer Amsterdam re-opens August 15th, 2016, as a 225-room  independent hotel. 25 canal houses form this 1971-vintage hotel, which also has a lovely private garden (this will be transformed into a park-like hideaway). Today's designer Jacu Strauss has brought 21st century design together with historic elements in the rooms on the Keizersgracht-side rooms. Cassidy Hallman is chef of Janz restaurant, where best-sellers include beef tartar with quail egg, and Morano-spiced salmon.

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Le Barthélemy Le Barthélemy, St Barth, opens October 1st, GM Marc Dobbels. The 46-room hotel has two restaurants overseen by French chef Guy Martin, long time at Le Grand Véfour, Paris. Le Mer is partnering in Le Spa by Le Barthélemy.


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Archer Hotel Austin Archer Hotel Austin, Tx opens 12 September – 171 rooms. GM Maria Skubal . Owner LodgeWorks Partners, L.P.: it has already opened Archer Hotel New York and Napa is under way.  Each room in the Austin hotel is unique (architect and designer is LK Architecture Inc). Expect the eight-floor hotel to have a light-filled 35 foot-high atrium,  a Texan themed restaurant (chef David Bull), an outdoor fire pit and a pool patio.

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Trump International Hotel, The Old Post Office, Washington, D.C opens September 12th, 2016 – it is the 1899-vintage Old Post Office Building, at the junction of 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Soaring above the nine-floor structure, a square built around an open courtyard, is the Clock Tower, which houses the official Bells of Congress, a bicentennial gi from the UK Parliament: tourists will still be able to go up the Tower, which offers amazing 360-degree views of the beautiful city. Hotel has 263 rooms and suites opening off the wide ongoing corridors that look down into the open atrium, formed from glassroofing that central courtyard. As can be seen from

the photograph, the entire atrium speaks 'space', both horizontally and vertically – ceilings on all floors are about six metres high. There is no fixed atrium furniture so what is generally the lobby lounge can quickly be converted into a party venue, say for the Inauguration on Friday January 20th, 2017. Expect bedrooms with similarly high ceilings, and tall windows with royal blue damask curtains. Beds and other furniture items are of the mid-brown wood with lots of peripheral gold edging type; bathtaps are gold, and even in the – marbled – bathrooms there are elaborate clear crystal light fiings,  HBA has been working with Ivanka Trump.


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Four Seasons Hotel London Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square is expected to open December 19th, 2016 – GM Charlie Parker. This is the 1912vintage Port of London Authority building, now leased to Thai-Chinese business tycoon Dr Chanchai Ruayrungruan, whose China rights for Red Bull has given him the opening to building a full-scale replica of Milan's La Scala in his Beijing complex that includes The Fairmont Beijing and, here in England, he has become somewhatcontroversial owner of Wentworth. Conversion architec Au Ke Swanke, interior designer Bruno Moinard,  100 bedrooms, one restaurant by French three-star Michelin Anne-Sophie Pic, an integral members' club with a Ch Latour-themed dining room. The building is, by tradition, ceremonially inspected by beefeaters every three years – next due 2017.

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TURKS & CAICOS The Ritz-Carlton Residences, located at worldfamous Grace Bay, are the first luxury-branded homes to be built on the islands of Turks and Caicos. This sumptuous beachfront development will feature a contemporary design, with access to the amenities of The Ritz-Carlton hotel. The property spans 688 linear feet of ocean frontage.

owner of the most exclusive development of the island with five-star luxury beachfront, 60 private condominium, contemporary design, spanning 688 linear feet of ocean front property and breathtaking views. A truly unrivaled Caribbean experience waiting for you. FIRST CLASS SERVICES

ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE OF LIVING IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BAY IN THE WORLD The Residences, at the world famous Grace Bay, invites you to live The Ritz-Carlton experience as

Nothing compares to this exclusive lifestyle and legendary service that only The Ritz-Carlton can offer.

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AN UNFORGETTABLE SPA EXPERIENCE THAT IS TRULY YOUR OWN Indulge in the next evolution of the Spa experience at The Ritz-Carlton. Every one of our spas around the globe combine world-class expertise with local flavors to deliver a bespoke experience that is undeniably unique for every guest. Our highly trained spa technicians listen to your specific requests and concerns to provide a level of personalized service that is unmatched. From the moment you make your appointment, each step of your time with us will be tailored to you.

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Location The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays, 8 of which are inhabited. The islands are located 550 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, just below the Bahamas chain. Redefining Luxury The Ritz-Carlton redefines luxury for a new era through standard-seing comfort, services and amenities.


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Leading Lifestyle A breakthrough in our thinking was understanding that we are not only a hotel brand; we are a unique lifestyle in a residence format. An exceptional place you will call home The Ritz-Carlton Residences provide fullownership, luxury living, care and warm sense of home. Also you can enjoy the spa, casino and 124guestroom hotel. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/residences/grace-bay

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A REFRESHING TWIST ON RESORT TRAVEL LOCATED IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT OUT DESTINATIONS Perched on the ocean in the heart of one of Mexico’s most gorgeous beaches, the new W Punta de Mita invites you to immerse yourself in a truly remarkable hotel experience.

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Our Punta de Mita resort pays homage to the area’s profound cultural history. Here, Colonial grandeur blends seamlessly with the extraordinary artistry of the indigenous Huichol peoples. These elements exist in harmony with a very modern sensibility that extends throughout the resort, seing the stage for an unforgeable visit.

Light-filled rooms and suites provide a sophisticated oasis on the shores of the Pacific. Laze on a lounge chair at WET Pool and Deck as you enjoy a cool ceviche, or indulge in some “me time” at Away Spa. Celebrate the sensuality of South Asian cuisine at Spice Market, JeanGeorges Vongerichten’s imaginative restaurant concept. Let our concierge help you book an exciting excursion – or slip away to the beach and enjoy the fine art of doing nothing.


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ACCOMMODATIONS Traditional elegance and contemporary flair is yours to discover in our Punta de Mita hotel accommodations. All of our 119 rooms and suites feature modern amenities and captivating Huichol accents – not to mention breathtaking views.

Book an Oceanfront Haven suite, and gaze out from your private plunge pool to the pristine beach, just steps away. Or splurge on our lavish Extreme Wow Suite, with its innovative design and luxury chic. Need anything during your stay? Press the Whatever/Whenever® buon on your phone, and let our team assist you. Your wish is our command.

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BEACHES If you like the beach, you’ll love it here. Our hotel in Punta de Mita is right on the ocean – and as a guest with us, you’ll enjoy direct beach access. FIT (FITNESS CENTER) Work it! With the latest in fitness technology and equipment, as well as personal training sessions and group classes, FIT is the place to go for shaping up and boosting your mood.

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WET POOL Our sparkling pool is the coolest place to be on warm days. Add in private cabanas, drinks and nibbles on the sun-drenched WET Deck, and a DJ spinning music in the evening, and you might be tempted to spend all of your time here. AWAY SPA Feel your tension melt away as you spoil yourself with a massage or treatment at our peaceful spa. Choose one of our spa packages, and re-center your body and spirit.


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MEETINGS & EVENTS Plan your event here in paradise. W Punta Mita boasts a wealth of airy, flexible venues, capable of accommodating up to 200 guests. Whether you’re hosting a small seminar in one of our studio rooms or a grand corporate gala, you’ll have all of the tools at your disposal to impress your colleagues and inspire productivity. Some of our venues can be opened up to the outdoors in more temperate weather, providing a unique take on the meeting concept.

Enhance proceedings with audio-visual services, as well as exceptional catering, courtesy of our talented culinary team. Elevate the teambuilding experience with a whale-watching excursion or a trip to the jungle. And place your trust in our event planners, willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that your event is as successful as it is tasteful.

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PUNTA DE MITA RESTAURANTS At W Punta de Mita, we believe that food is more than just fuel. It should be transformative, appealing not just to your taste buds, but to all of your senses. As such, we take our food very seriously. Transport yourself to the streets of Southeast Asia on an unforgeable culinary journey at Spice Market, or try your hand at making your own mole at The Kitchen Table. Learn more about our Punta de Mita restaurants – we look forward to dazzling you.

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SPICE MARKET BEACH - OFFICIALLY OPENS AUGUST 1ST Born in New York and with outposts in Doha and London, Spice Market proudly brings its innovative South Asian cuisine here to W Punta de Mita. VENAzÚ RESTAURANT Our all-day restaurant encourages interaction, with an open kitchen, live cooking stations, and an exciting make-your-own-meal area. Wake up to a bountiful breakfast buffet, with a fresh jugo verde bar, tropical fruit, and fluffy omelets, cooked to order in front of you.


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WET® DECK Flavorful ceviche and an open grill with tacos and other casual snacks are on the menu at WET Deck’s poolside restaurant. Quench your thirst with one of our famous mojitos, or sample our adult ice cream, made with alcohol infusions. LIVING ROOM Meet, greet, flirt and play in the Living Room. Sip a Mexican margarita, a vintage Caribbean rum or a sparkling champagne as you lose yourself in chill vibes and hot beats, from progressive house to scintillating live DJ mixes. Tantalize your taste buds with chips, salsa and guacamole, or fill up on fabulous finger foods.

Aer sunset, the lights go down and the music goes up. Gather in lounge booths with divan sofas, or get cozy on the sun-soaked terrace with magnificent ocean views. Play specially designed board games for hours of retro fun.

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THINGS TO DO IN PUNTA DE MITA Nestled within the Pacific coast in the Mexican state of Nayarit, Punta Mita has established itself as one of the country’s premier vacation destinations. And it’s no wonder, given the area’s stunning natural beauty and countless activities and aractions – from seaside marketplaces brimming with Huichol art and cras to worldrenowned dining and nightlife and terrific outdoor adventures. Below, we’ve listed some of our favorite places and things to do in Punta de Mita and the surrounding region. Happy exploring!

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PUERTO VALLARTA Stroll the colonial streets of this fascinating town and browse the shops for a memento of your time in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is only 50 minutes from Punta Mita, making it perfect for day trips. SAN SEBASTIÁN Journey into the Sierra Madre Mountains, and discover an unspoiled world, rich in history and culture. Once a mining town, San Sebastián is home to the Huichol people – one of the world’s last remaining indigenous tribes.


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THE MARIETAS ISLANDS Nature lovers will be enchanted by these majestic, uninhabited islands, which were designated a national park in order to maintain its diverse marine and bird population. It’s a wonderful spot for whale watching, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

JUNGLE EXCURSIONS Looking for an adrenaline rush, or simply a great workout in the Great Outdoors? Hike, zip line, or mountain bike along lush jungle trails. www.wpuntademita.com

SAYULITA This bohemian town is home to amazing surfing, one-of-a-kind local art, and funky boutiques. Stop by one of the many delicious eateries that dot the ocean aer a day of catching the waves. Or challenge yourself to a hike up Monkey Mountain.

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Rooms Our 453 locally inspired guest rooms and suites are designed to ensure reinvigorating stays, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering unbeatable views of Nashville. Each room features the Heavenly® Bed and a Heavenly® Shower, which is complemented by White Tea by Westin™ bath amenities.

Local Area Conveniently located downtown, The Westin Nashville is next door to Music City Center and blocks from Nashville’s best artistic, cultural, and entertainment options. Take a short walk to admire the creative exhibits and talent at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Ryman Auditorium, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Ascend Amphitheater, and Lower Broadway. Also downtown are the Nashville Predators’ Bridgestone Arena and the Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium. The Grand Ole Opry can be easily reached by car. Nashville International Airport (BNA) is 8 miles away.

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Features Indulge yourself at our resort-style spa, whose pampering treatments range from manicures and pedicures to hot stone massages for couples. Dining Two signature restaurants provide unique dining experiences by offering traditional Southern and American cuisines with innovative twists. Join us for a cra cocktail or live entertainment at Decker & Dyer, our glam-inspired lobby bar and restaurant, or at L27, our premier rooop pool lounge that allows spectacular views of downtown Nashville. Cabana rentals are available for those who want to transform a daytime pool experience into an evening VIP party.

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Meetings & Weddings The Westin Nashville offers 20,000 square feet of flexible event space and pre-function areas, including 12 meeting venues located near each other. Spanning 7,038 square feet, our state-ofthe-art Grand Ballroom can host up to 600 seated guests for a banquet and more than 1,000 guests for a reception. Number Of Guest Rooms: 453 Number Of Meeting Spaces:12 Largest Meeting Space: 7,038 sq  (653.85 sq m)

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ARTS & CULTURE Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 0.0 km/0.0 miles Frist Center for the Visual Arts 0.6 km/0.4 miles Ryman Auditorium 0.8 km/0.5 miles Grand Ole Opry 14.5 km/9.0 miles

RECREATION Bridgestone Arena 0.3 km/0.2 miles Broadway 0.6 km/0.4 miles Schermerhorn Symphony Center 0.8 km/0.5 miles Ascend Amphitheater 1.0 km/0.6 miles Nissan Stadium 2.1 km/1.3 miles First Tennessee Park 2.4 km/1.5 miles

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HAMBANOTOTA Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa will open its doors in June 2016, welcoming guests with Shangri-La’s renowned warmth and hospitality paired with Sri Lanka’s unparalleled charm. Overlooking the pristine southern coast of beautiful Sri Lanka, the resort is located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in rich history. Hambantota is known for its natural beauty and wildlife, allowing visitors to explore Asia’s most fascinating nature sanctuaries like the Yala and Bundala National Parks. The luxury resort spans 53 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka, and boasts 300 spacious rooms, including 21 suites, all surrounded by stunning tropical gardens. It is home to an 18-hole golf course, an expansive spa and an artisan village that celebrates local arts and cras. Shangri-La’s signature CHI, The Spa is a place of personal peace, enchantment and wellbeing that features exceptional Chinese and Ayurvedic treatments. A health club, a 30metre sunset pool and an additional free-form lagoon pool offer recreational opportunities and facilities unparalleled in Sri Lanka.

A wide variety of vibrant dining destinations can be found throughout the resort. Bojunhala serves local food, while the stunning Sera, inspired by the famous hawker stalls of Southeast Asia, provides a variety of comfort foods. With the natural beauty surrounding the area, a wedding at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is the ideal place to tie the knot. In addition to the main ballroom, the resort boasts five conference rooms excellent for conventions and meetings. Families are given a warm welcome at the resort with a range of services designed especially for them. The Cool Zone Kids Club is open every day and there are plenty of other activities to keep younger guests happy with a 7m high trapeze, a drone flying area, outdoor water park, childrens' pool and childcare facilities. Feel reconnected, energised and enjoy the great outdoors. Discover the true spirit of Sri Lanka at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa.

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Engage with Sri Lanka's fascinating cultural heritage

CHI, THE SPA Pampering for the body & soul

The Village is a space dedicated to supporting and preserving Sri Lanka's unique artisan communities. All guests can interact with local crasmen to learn about traditional arts & cras through a daily schedule of activities.

CHI, The Spa, at Shangri-La draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend; a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being. Guests can enjoy a bespoke wellness experience by undergoing a private consultation with nutritionists and ayurvedic doctors to develop personalized programmes.

In the evenings, the village transforms into a special dining venue, where guests can immerse themselves in traditional Sri Lankan music and watch awe-inspiring performances of Angampora – Sri Lanka’s indigenous martial art and one of the oldest fighting disciplines in the world. Tee off amidst natural beauty Sri Lanka's premier 18-hole* golf course is set amid a vast coconut palm plantation within the resort, offering spectacular views and distinctive challenges for both casual and seasoned players. The beautifully landscaped par-70 course takes you on a memorable golf experience through three landscaped zones, each with its own unique character.

Located in a secluded area of the resort, CHI, The Spa offers twelve treatment rooms decorated in Shangri-La’s signature CHI style complimented by local design elements. The spa menu includes Chinese and Ayurvedic treatments, a specialty of Sri Lanka, and our therapists use 100% natural spa products. In traditional Chinese philosophy, ch'i or "Qi" is the universal life force that governs wellbeing and personal vitality. For good health to be maintained, it is believed that ch’i must flow freely within the body and, when blocked, disease and illness follow. Movement is therefore a key element of our signature therapies. Body massage, exercise, stretching, hydrotherapy, and movement of the mind through relaxation and meditation combine to assist the body’s natural renewal and form the basis of the CHI spa philosophy.

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ROOMS & SUITES Open Up To Your Own Piece of Paradise All 300 luxury rooms and suites offer magnificent views of either the manicured golf lawns, the sparkling lagoon, beautiful landscaped tropical gardens or the rugged waves of the Indian Ocean. The furnishings have been carefully curated to complement the surrounding natural beauty and local culture. Indigenous materials and contemporary style are seamlessly mixed to create a beautiful and personal atmosphere. Janapathi Suite Our exclusive Janapathi Suite is refined and stylish - mirroring the discerning guests who stay there. This expansive and extraordinary retreat is the pinnacle of luxury and offers those that stay there the highest level of aentive service and exclusive privileges in an atmosphere of authentic Sri Lankan sophistication, with exceptional views over the Indian Ocean.

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Indulge by staying in this exclusive haven. The Janapathi Suite is fied with refined furnishings, contemporary authentic, chic décor and state-of-the-art technology and offers the ultimate in luxurious resort-style living. Experience a level of service and aention to detail that reaches beyond your expectations. Features: • Magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. • Glass-enclosed shower, deep, soaking tub, designer bath amenities, plush linens and extra-large towels. The master bathroom is equipped with a waterproof TV. • The suite offers a powder room, massage room and outdoor Jacuzzi. • Complimentary broadband Internet and WiFi access. • Each room offers 240 sqm / 2,580 sqf of luxury.


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Fresh island tastes & flavours of the world Shangri-La's Hambantota Resort & Spa offers guests a wide variety of dining options to satisfy any craving. Enjoy local Sri Lankan food at Bojunhala and dishes inspired by the famous hawker stalls of Southeast Asia at Sera. In addition, Gimanhala and Ulpatha provide a fine selection of refreshments throughout the day. BOJUNHALA - The local flavours of Sri Lanka Sample the finest authentic Sri Lankan cuisine along with a variety of international dishes at this all-day dining restaurant. From mouthwatering stringhoppers to delectable pol sambol, the real cuisine of Sri Lanka is here whenever the craving for it strikes.

SERA - Essential tastes of Southeast Asia Comfort foods from the streets of Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and China, all made with locally-grown produce, are on the menu at Sera. The restaurants dishes are freshly prepared before guests' eyes. Sample sambals ground on stone grinders or dig into som tom at the hawker stall. In addition, Sera's family-style seating allows guests to make new friends. To wash everything down, enjoy our refreshing aperitifs, a selection of sangrias, homemade iced tea, freshly squeezed juices or a variety of bubble teas. www.shangri-la.com/hambantota/shangrila/

At Bojunhala, we invite our guests to learn how to cook some of our signature dishes, such as mud crab jaffna curry, or to get involved with one of our many theme nights. Our interactive food stations go beyond the traditional buffet, and our a-la-carte menu will take you on a culinary journey across Sri Lanka.

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SIX SENSES KR The portfolio of inspiring destinations that create the seings for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is to expand to an exciting island location in Cambodia, a country steeped in history and reemerging onto the world stage of exotic destinations. Six Senses Krabey Island is scheduled to premier in 2017. From its beginnings in 1995, Six Senses quickly became recognized as the hospitality industry’s pioneer of sustainable practices, demonstrating that responsibility can be successfully wedded to uncompromised high-end facilities. Six Senses Krabey Island further reinforces this dedication to the environment and the community.

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Located on the island of Krabey, the resort is comprised of 40 pool villas set around the naturally landscaped 30-acre island, with its highest point being 137 feet (42 meters) above sea level. Guests arrive at the mainland reception before the short water transfer to the island. Sihanoukville Airport is less than a 10 minute drive from the mainland jey, Phnom Penh International Airport is a three-and-a-halfhour drive and Siem Reap International Airport is a scenic eight and a half hours. Sihanoukville Airport has domestic as well as international flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, and also has the capability to facilitate international private jets and helicopters.


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RABEY ISLAND “We are delighted to add this gorgeous gem to our portfolio of island escapes,” said Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas President Bernhard Bohnenberger. “It is a great pleasure to align with a like-minded and commied owner when it comes to sustainability and wellness. RPB Investment company based in Cambodia has taken careful steps to preserve and protect the island of Krabey and is also employing thoughtful and conscientious design into the project’s building practices. We are eager to offer an enticing holiday option and new destination to travelers bound for Cambodia and Southeast Asia.”

The resort’s private pool villas exemplify Six Senses’ commitment to using sustainable material while embracing modern technology for total guest convenience and comfort. Living rooms will include a day bed that can be adapted to an additional bed, minibar and working desk. The master bedroom will feature a bed with a neing canopy while the bathroom includes a generous bathtub. Some villas will also feature outdoor showers. All units include a private plunge pool and decking. The resort will offer the Sleep with Six Senses experience which includes Naturalmat maresses and dedicated sleep ambassadors to guide guests in achieving the very best night’s sleep. Retreat and Reserve villa categories will offer mini wine cellars.

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An all-day restaurant will serve a fresh breakfast buffet and a la carte selections, a la carte casual lunches and seasonally themed dinners. Snacks, refreshments and light meals are presented poolside plus and a deli complete with ice cream parlor is also planned. An elevated bar will offer the choice of stunning views out to the sea or a cozy sunken area to relax and enjoy evening libations. Indochine is the resort’s specialty dining restaurant which will also include a communal dining table in front of the show kitchen. Handson cooking classes will introduce budding chefs to some of the finer points of Indochine-inspired cuisine.

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Six Senses Spa Krabey Island will feature the Six Senses specialty menu as well as several ancient Cambodian healing traditions and multiday rejuvenation journeys, Six Senses Integrative Wellness, detox, yoga and workshops. The Alchemy Bar is a fascinating extension to spa personalization first developed at Six Senses Spa Douro Valley in Portugal. Visiting practitioners will bring a range of alternative and acclaimed treatments to those offered by the skilled spa therapists. The spa will also feature a meditation cave, nail bar, gym, outdoor yoga sala and outdoor treatment sala. A beautifully-appointed retail boutique will include a range of resort wear, yoga wear and natural body and beauty products. A spa library and juice bar will incorporate the rich varieties of fresh fruits and herbs from the island.

The resort will also include a full-service boutique with clothing, beachwear, accessories and local products for men, women and children. Experiences abound at Six Senses Krabey Island from a range of under and over-water activities that include a snorkeling, diving and kayaking. Cinema Paradiso is a poolside outdoor cinema featuring classic movies to be enjoyed beneath a blanket of starlight. An observatory is planned that will house an astronomical telescope and stargazing sessions with expert talks on the universe - an exciting venue for adults and children to explore, learn, and spend quality time. Six Senses Cambodia has been created to further and reinforce the Six Senses mission: To help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.

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JW MARRIOTT PHU QUOC EMERALd BAY RESORT & SPA OPENING IN DECEMBER 2016 CURATED UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS Asia’s most luxurious new resort designed in French colonial style, creating unforgeable moments through curated experiences and genuine care. JW Marrio Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in conjunction with Lamarck University by Bill Bensley.

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The king of exotic luxury resorts transforms Emerald Bay into a world class blended French colonial style luxury resort with a Vietnamese soul and the love of a naturalist. 243 colonial style guestrooms designed by Bill Bensley, including 11 suites. All rooms with private balcony and spectacular view of the sea.


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THE OBEROI BEACH RESORT AL ZORAH


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AL ZORAH IS A UNIQUE, LUxURY ECO-DESTINATION WITH LONG, WHITE SAND BEACHES, AZURE LAGOONS AND LUSH, GREEN MANGROVES. Nestled within 247 acres (one million square metres) of protected forest, Al Zorah boasts exceptional biodiversity, and is home to almost sixty species of bird, a fish nursery and off-shore coral. Al Zorah also offers a championship golf course, kayaking, dune driving, sky-diving, exclusive retail experiences and much more.

The resort is situated just 30 minutes from Dubai International airport and is entered on private roads.

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Occupying a prime location within the Al Zorah eco destination is The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah.

A sophisticated design set within mangrove forests and caressed by the gentle sea breeze, our luxury resort is in harmony with nature.

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The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah boasts spacious rooms and suites with private balconies, while the villas have private, temperature controlled pools.

In the hotel's chic indoor and al fresco restaurants, guests can enjoy the ďŹ nest, nutritional, international cuisine while taking in panoramic ocean vistas.

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Our magnificent spa offers Western, Eastern and signature Oberoi massage therapies, Turkish hammams and Ayurveda. We also have a children's activity area and a shallow swimming pool for toddlers and young children.

The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah will open in the fourth quarter of 2016. www.oberoihotels.com/hotels-in-al-zorahajman/

We offer indoor and outdoor recreational activities to refresh the mind and re-energise the body, as well as modern conveniences and intuitive service.

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THE WESTIN DUBAI AL HABTOOR CITY Serenity stands 41 stories tall, with The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City; ideally resting along the iconic Sheikh Zayed Road and on the banks of the upcoming Dubai Water Canal, the hotel offers you a vibrant stay, with every aspect of your visit transformed into a revitalizing experience.

As the newest and grandest Westin in the region, every detail – from your peaceful guestroom with Westin Heavenly® Bed and Westin Heavenly® Bath to the six delicious restaurants with cuisines from around the world - is designed to ensure an enlivening stay. Urban Retreat, Endless Choices at the Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City - Opening 15th September 2016

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Energize in the Heavenly Spa by Westin with 20 treatment rooms, hammam and dedicated male and female wet decks or ďŹ nd peace in the dedicated yoga studio. Host your important event or celebration in one of our 16 meeting rooms or our Al Joud Ballroom, which can accommodate everything from small meetings to grand galas.

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Entertainment for all ages abounds, with the nearly-completed 1,400 seat Dragone theater within walking distance and the beloved Westin Family Kids Club on premises. We look forward to welcoming you to this enclave created with a beî…&#x;er you in mind.


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WORK WELL AT THE WESTIN DUBAI As a global economic hub, Dubai is renowned for its outstanding business environment. We offer all of the amenities and facilities that enable you to be productive and at your best. With 16 flexible meeting rooms of various sizes, including the 1,425 sqm Al Joud ballroom, we are well equipped to host a variety of gatherings from small meetings to large galas.

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1,425 sqm Al Joud ballroom Space available for 1200 people 15 meeting rooms with flexible connectivity Pre-function hall and separate guest entrance to the ballroom available • Wedding facilities available www.westindubaialhabtoorcity.com

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A social media guide of whats hot and whats happening on The Palm, this exclusive destination in the heart of Dubai

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W HOTELS IS BUILDING AGAIN ON PALM JUMEIRAH OPENING MARCH, 2017


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This luxury resort, situated on the Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, is a world class hotel resort and residential complex with a spa, pool areas, water features and other amenities comprising of approximately 100,000 m² of accommodation including 300 hotel rooms and 45 super luxury duplex, triplex apartments and penthouses. The undulating building form takes full advantage of the views in this unique location by opening up vistas to the waterfront and creating intimate court spaces along the water edge. Restaurants, retail outlets and function facilities are mostly located on the ground floor of the hotel wing, with a destination bar and restaurant at high level to take full advantage of the dual aspect views. If W Amsterdam and W Milan are examples of what W Hotels is up to in the heart of historic European cities, here is one that exemplifies the other end of the brand’s spectrum: W Dubai – The Palm.

First announced in 2006, the project was put on hold like so many others when the 2008 financial crisis hit – and hit hard it did in Dubai. Seven years later, that seems to be a distant memory, with mindboggling levels of construction everywhere around town. Shaped almost like a W, the hotel will have 283 rooms and suites on the western crescent of Palm Jumeirah, while a residential component will include a range of luxury apartments.

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Out of the 283 rooms, 102 will be suites, including five WOW suites and two Extreme WOW suites. Expect a W lounge, WET pool, SWEAT gym, AWAY spa, and eight restaurants and bars too. www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/directo ry/newhotels/all/detail.html? language=en_US

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A COMFORTABLE ELEGANCE

SUITES – SERENITY WITH STYLE

Slip comfortably into St. Barth’s newest hotel, Le Barthélemy. Set on a perfect crescent bay, the hotel is refined and fresh, as elegant and restorative as its stunning beachfront location. Offering 46 rooms and suites with interiors by celebrated designer Sybille de Margerie and cuisine by Michelin-starred French chef Guy Martin, the hotel embraces its chic Parisian pedigree while reveling in its relaxed St. Barth seing. It is perfection without the unnecessary pretense. So build sandcastles, snorkel or do nothing at all, at Le Barthélemy, the experience is yours.

At Le Barthélemy, interiors reflect the sea and natural beauty of its spectacular St. Barth’s seing. Supremely luxurious, comprised of natural materials and bathed in light, accommodations are serene and stylish, designed with a de hand to conjure an emotional response that complements and never competes with its island backdrop. Invisible drop-down screens easily transform outdoor terraces into private enclaves, shady and comfortable but without disturbing the view. Adding to this modern interpretation of tranquil Caribbean style, is the thoughtful integration of technology and in-room amenities by Hermès.


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ÉLEMY DINING – DAY AND NIGHT We dine as you do, differently by day and night. At Le Barthélemy, two dining experiences have been created in one spectacular seaside seing. By day, the menu at Le Barth is light, fresh and carefree, the perfect accompaniment to an aernoon at the beach, with scrumptious homemade pizzas and crusty stuffed baguees. As the sun sets, Aux Amis surfaces, sending a ripple through the daytime calm

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and offering island-inspired French cuisine in a casual seing that is elegant but never staid. All day, enjoy Le Café, for expertly brewed coffee drinks, the pool bar, Le Turquoise, for light snacks and organic juices, and at any time, ring for whatever you might wish, prepared to your liking and served wherever you would prefer to enjoy it – in-room, by the pool or beach.

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WATER WATER EVERYWHERE Where is the joy in island living if it cannot be experienced beside the sea? At Le Barthélemy, the ocean becomes your back yard. Here, the sea is celebrated, a part of every moment of your stay from meals enjoyed seaside to our sleek infinity pool that seems to effortlessly end where the sea begins. And of course, our trained and devoted team will help you enjoy its many delights. Our Grand Cul-de-Sac location offers the ideal conditions for watersports of every kind, from sunfish sailing and paddle boarding, to kayaking and more. Water, water everywhere and sand between your toes…

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LE SPA – WHERE WELL DWELLS Le Spa at Le Barthélemy, is an oasis of peace aimed at restoring the mind, body and spirit to its natural, best and most authentic self. More than simply a spa, this haven of holistic healing encapsulates all the senses, beginning with its soothing Caribbean seing and open-air atrium that invites the outdoors in. In partnership with world-renowned luxury skincare brand, La Mer, a dedicated team of highly-trained therapists and skincare estheticians harness the healing powers of the sea for the ultimate rejuvenation. Other amenities at Le Spa include a blow dry bar,

hammam, and a signature rain shower with essential oils experience. In addition, Le Barthélemy offers a spacious 24-hour Fitness Center which provides the latest in high-tech equipment and a yoga room. Enjoy a post workout refreshment at Le Relax, an intimate lounge offering soothing teas, fresh-squeezed juices and healthy snacks. www.lebarthelemyhotel.com/en

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THE NELS MANDELA Situated in the heart of the pristine Waterberg Mountain Range, just 2½ hours’ drive north of Johannesburg, lies the magnificent 10,000hectare Shambala Private Game Reserve. And tucked away in this vast landscape of African bushveld is a place like no other. A place for serene contemplation and inner reflection. A place for reconciling with nature, with family and friends, with oneself. A special place we call, The Nelson Mandela Villa. The Centre was built for Nelson Mandela as a personal retreat by his good friend, Douw Steyn, and opened in 2001. A haven of tranquility and peace, here President Nelson Man-dela could receive guests, and parties could meet in the spirit of friendship against the backdrop of secluded natural beauty that is Shambala. It was also a place where Mandela and his family could rest.

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SON A VILLA AT SHAMBALA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

STRIVING FOR RECONCILIATION AND TOGETHERNESS. I AM DELIGHTED TO SHARE MY HOME HERE WITH YOU AND HOPE THAT YOU WILL FEEL REFRESHED AND INSPIRED BY YOUR VISIT TO THIS SPECIAL PLACE.” NELSON MANDELA

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For the first time, the homestead in its entirety will be open to bookings for small groups and families visiting Shambala. The house offers its guests an undercover heated pool overlooking a private waterhole, an expansive outdoor deck and lounge area, a large formal siing room with a fireplace, a boardroom, a presidential suite with his and hers dressing rooms, private dining area and large living room, and five luxury bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Of course, being on the grounds of Shambala, guests will also have access to the Douw Steyn dam and views of the Big Five and other game.

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At the specific request of Nelson Mandela, the house is deliberately simple in its design. Using natural materials and fibres to create a uniquely African look and feel, hints of local motifs can be found throughout. As guests arrive, wooden palisade fencing is reminiscent of a traditional kraal, while the thatched roof has the iguana elbow paern woven into it, a symbol of good fortune. Pillars, fashioned from Leadwood trees,

stand at the entrance, supporting the roof of the port-cochère. The intricately carved Rhodesian teak door frame at the entrance is Mozambican in style, carved by master crasman Matsemela ike Nkoana and introduced as a tribute to Mrs Graça Machal’s heritage. Using Mandela’s book, Long Walk To Freedom, as a reference, the interiors draw inspira-tion from his nostalgic reminiscences of his childhood in Qunu and the importance of his African upbringing. Cool and harmonious, they are filled with neutral tones and fabrics, quietly elegant, but always with the rich roots of tribal design. Some of the furniture was imported from Italy and the Italian designers were so enthusiastic they created a bespoke Mandela range. Not to be overshadowed, handwoven carpets make a bold African state-ment. The art is feminine, the key piece being a large canvas of a gazing African woman, her contemplative mood reflecting all she has witnessed.


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The house is a true masterpiece of understatement, warm and welcoming – and a fiing tribute to an exceptional, yet humble, human being. With a visit to the Centre, guests reserve their place in history, while enjoying an unforgeable experience in these very spe-cial surroundings. The Nelson Mandela Centre Villa can be rented for between ZAR 70 000.00 per night (low season) and ZAR 80 000.00 per night (peak season) for up to 12 people sharing six double rooms. The price includes the following: • Luxurious en-suite accommodation • Breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by your private chef • Butler service • All so drinks, South African wines, spirits and liqueurs • Daytime and spot-lit night game drives and bush walks accompanied by an experi-enced guide • Sundowner cruises on the Douw Steyn Dam • Bush picnics • Star-gazing • Complimentary WiFi Available at a surcharge: • Transfers to and from the game reserve • Telephone calls • Certain special meal requests • International wines and spirits available at a surcharge • Spa treatments • Big Five interaction and White Lion introduction • Game monitoring and research (minimum 18 years old) • Fishing • Guided bush walks

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About Shambala Private Game Reserve Shambala means ‘Paradise on Earth’. Covering almost 10,000 hectares of natural bush in South Africa’s Limpopo province, Shambala Private Reserve is home to a rich diversity of magnificent game including the Big Five. Shambala aims to maintain an ideal ecosystem throughout the wider reserve area, and to achieve a harmonious and ecologically sound environment. The Reserve is actively involved in wildlife conservation and a comprehen-sive anti-rhino poaching programme. In addition to the Big Five, Shambala Private Game Reserve is home to the endangered sable antelope, black impala, tsessebe, and black rhi-no, as well as disease-free buffalo and white lions. The population of each species is care-fully monitored to maintain a combination that not only ensures unique game viewing, but also creates a natural and beneficial balance between species. This malaria free paradise is a mere 2½ hours’ drive north from Johannesburg in the Limpopo Province. With a helicop-ter landing pad situated alongside the Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation, the 55 minute helicopter flight is an alternative mode of transport. www.thesaxon.com/en/shambala-gamereserve/

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ROTANA

HOTELS ROTANA HOTEL MANAGEMENT CORPORATION IS A COMPANY WHICH HAS CLEARLY IDENTIFIED ITS OWN OBJECTIVES.

As a management team, they are dedicated to raising the standards within the hotel industry, having set their own targets. Rotana will continue to achieve measured growth and realistic expansion throughout the Middle East and Africa, bringing their expertise to future hotels, convention centres, clubs, serviced apartments and prime resorts.

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Rotana is determined to pursue new openings and opportunities, fresh challenges and partners who seek similar goals and share in the same aspirations.

Rotana strives to oer new levels of quality and service to its partners, clients and, most of all, to the many thousands of patrons who enter the doors of a Rotana property. The signature Rotana trademark of warm Arabian hospitality and luxurious splendour is steadfastly appearing across the region. New properties are currently under development in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and UAE. hî…&#x;ps://www.rotana.com/upcomingopenings


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AMMAN ROTANA

Located in the central business, social and residential destination, Amman’s new downtown, Al Abdali, Amman Rotana is the first tower hotel in Jordan offering 412 lavish rooms and suites, housed across 50 floors at 188 metres high. the hotel offers a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of the capital and its seven hills.

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CENTRO CAPITAL DOHA

Centro Capital Doha is the fourth Rotana Hotel to open in Qatar. Designed for and around today’s smart travellers, who demand functionality and affordability without compromising on comfort. Centro is a contemporary brand that is young and fresh in its approach, original in its presentation, and dynamic in its offerings.

The current wave of luxury hotel development in Saudi Arabia is aimed at providing top-quality accommodations for both business and leisure travelers. Luxury and comfort, however, do not astronomical price tags. Indeed, Centro Shaheen Jeddah, Rotana’s new lifestyle hotel, is designed to appeal to smart travelers, who demand functionality and affordability without sacrificing comfort and style.

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DOWNTOWN ROTANA Downtown Rotana is the latest five-star hotel to open in the heart of Bahrain’s capital, Manama. Rising amidst the traditional backdrops of the Manama ‘suq’ and the modern skyline of the Kingdom’s central business and financial district, this 26-storey stylish luxury property is the third in the Rotana Group Bahrainbased portfolio, and offers stylish, luxury accommodation and a host of facilities catering to the growing needs of the modern business community and leisure travellers looking to be at the centre of commerce, culture and entertainment.

ROSH RAYHAAN BY ROTANA

Tastefully designed in sync with the modern-day context and in harmony with the heritage, the hotel offers luxurious rooms and suites spread over eight floors ranging from standard rooms to royal suites, making the hotel the best option for both business and leisure travelers to Riyadh.

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ERBIL ARJAAN BY ROTANA, IRAQ Characterised by modern architecture and state-of-the-art facilities, Erbil Arjaan will cater to both long-term guests and business travellers. The property will feature 168 fullyfurnished hotel apartments, two outstanding restaurants and five fully-equipped meeting rooms. Moments away from the airport and in close proximity to the local shopping malls, Erbil Arjaan is ideally located.

CENTRO OLAYA, RIYADH With its central location, guests staying at Centro Olaya will be a few minutes away from the everexpanding business area of the city. The hotel will feature 156 spacious rooms, three dining outlets and three meeting rooms. A contemporary and stylish property, Centro Olaya will offer affordable accommodation and hospitality which the Centro brand is best known for.

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CENTRO WAHA, RIYADH Centro Waha offers 290 stylish rooms located on the popular Olaya Street and in close proximity to the King Abdullah Financial District. Business travellers will benefit from the hotel’s state-of-the-art meetings and conference facilities, three dining outlets, 24-hour in-room dining service and Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Centre.

CENTRO CORNICHE, AL KHOBAR Offering an impressive location, this Centro hotel sits on the Al Khobar Corniche and boasts unobstructed views of the sea. Featuring 253 rooms and suites, Centro Corniche’s amenities are specifically geared to the needs of the travelling executive including well-appointed meeting rooms, three dining outlets, gymnasium and swimming pool.

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CAPITAL CENTRE ROTANA, ABU DHABI

Capital Centre Rotana, located within the Capital Centre development, is the perfect base for business travellers, with its unparalleled location close to the National Exhibition Centre and only 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The property will feature extensive luxury facilities including 315 studio rooms and suites, four dining outlets, swimming pool, and recreation and fitness facilities.

SUNDUS ROTANA, MUSCAT The first property under the Rotana brand to launch in Muscat, Sundus Rotana will boast outstanding views of the Sea of Oman and the Al Hajar Mountains. Designed to cater to business travellers, the hotel sits adjacent to Muscat’s International Exhibition Centre and features 215 rooms, a ballroom, six meeting rooms, an executive lounge and a fully-equipped business centre.

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CENTRO SALAMA, JEDDAH Alongside Centro Shaheen, this is Rotana’s second property under the Centro brand to open in the heart of Jeddah. Centro Salama is located just minutes from premium shopping centres, national embassies and business districts. The hotel features 189 rooms and suites, Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club, swimming pool and extensive meeting facilities

THE COVE ROTANA RESORT, RAS AL KHAIMAH The Cove Rotana Resort is currently undergoing a significant expansion, adding to its five-star offering. Due to be completed in Q2 2017, 112 well-appointed standard and superior rooms will be added, along with 10 upscale junior suites and 21 executive suites. The expansion will also include the addition of an all-day dining restaurant, an outdoor pool with pool bar and three slides, and a kids club and pool.

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SAADIYAT ROTANA RESORT & VILLAS Located on the world-class Saadiyat Island, this five-star resort will boast a modern and elegant design, and is just a few minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Ideal for both business and leisure travellers, Saadiyat Rotana will feature 327 upscale rooms and suites, 13 beach villas, a private stretch of beach and large conference facilities. Guests will have a choice of eight dining outlets serving a wide range of cuisine and access to the Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Centre.

BEACH ARJAAN BY ROTANA, ABU DHABI Siing next to the Beach Rotana resort, Beach Arjaan is mere minutes from the capital’s cultural heartbeat Saadiyat Island, the new Central Business District and the Corniche, offering guests easy and convenient access to popular shopping malls, cinemas and multiple tourist aractions. The property will feature 326 well-appointed apartments, 4 dining outlets, conference facilities, swimming pool, kids club, tennis courts, Zen Spa, and Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Centre.

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CREEK ROTANA, DUBAI Creek Rotana is set in the heart of Dubai’s business district, just a short distance from Dubai Creek and high-end shopping malls. This five-star property will feature 190 luxurious rooms, four dining outlets, swimming pool, Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Centre, sauna, steam rooms and massage room.

CREEK ARJAAN BY ROTANA Situated adjacent to Creek Rotana hotel, Creek Arjaan is just a short drive from Dubai Airport and in close proximity to the shopping districts of the city. Featuring 90 modern and cosy rooms, conference facilities, fitness centre and a choice of four dining outlets, Creek Arjaan is set to become a sought-aer property for both business and leisure travellers.

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RAYHAAN IMAM REZA, MASHHAD, IRAN The first Rotana property to open in Iran, as part of the Rayhaan brand, this fivestar hotel is located in Mashhad. Guests will be conveniently located next to the city’s main cultural aractions including the shrine of Imam Reza. The hotel will feature 272 rooms and suites, and a modern design that complements the values of Islamic culture.

SULAYMANIYAH ROTANA, IRAQ

Sulaymaniyah Rotana is conveniently located in the bustling heart of Sulaymaniyah city. Complete with 240 modern rooms and suites, business centre, fitness facilities, five meeting rooms and a choice of four dining outlets, Sulaymaniyah Rotana will provide premium hospitality and impeccable service.

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CENTRO ISTANBUL, TURKEY Situated on the European side of Istanbul, in the Günesli neighbourhood, this 152room hotel offers a prime location, within close proximity of Istanbul International Airport and commercial districts of the city. Designed with corporate guests in mind, Centro Istanbul’s amenities include three dining outlets, Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Centre, indoor swimming pool, business centre, and meeting rooms.

ARJAAN ISTANBUL BY ROTANA Connected to Centro Istanbul, this Arjaan property will include 153 fully-furnished hotel apartments, three dining outlets, recreation and fitness facilities including a swimming pool – ideal for business travellers and holidaymakers alike. Located in the highly sought-aer Günesli neighbourhood, guests will be able to enjoy all the benefits of the surrounding conveniences including shops, restaurants and a vibrant café culture.

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SAXON SPA

The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg has disclosed details of its new spa. Launching in November, the new 700sqm twooor Saxon Spa will be an oasis of wellness, taking the guest on a holistic journey incorporating sound, touch and sight.

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Tipped to be the most luxurious spa in the city, the space will comprise eight new treatment rooms including an all-glass couple’s treatment room, manicure and pedicure areas, hair spa, sleep zone, spa dining area, juice bar, steam room, heated hydro pool, wet treatment zone, hammam centre, heated outdoor plunge pool, sauna and outdoor treatment zone.

Designed by internationally-acclaimed interior designer, Stephen Falcke, Saxon Spa has been created as a sanctuary of the senses with dark wood, copper, linen and water featuring throughout. Central to spa journey will be the healing properties of Himalayan salt, incorporated into the design as well as therapies.


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Each treatment room will be ionised by a locally handcraed Himalayan salt and recycled glass chandelier created by a local conservation and sustainability project. As well as making a striking centrepiece, the chandeliers will actively purify the air, stimulate circulation and increase energy levels. The sauna will also have three walls constructed entirely from the precious mineral. The upper level will feature a spacious pedicure area with treatments from the highly acclaimed Margaret Dabbs; a tranquil sleep zone, stocked with relaxing teas and nutritious snacks; a hair spa offering cocooning treatments including a caviar hair mask as well as a dining area serving nutritious and delicious dishes, using fresh fruit and vegetables grown in The Saxon’s own rooop vegetable garden.

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The lower level will be themed around hydrobased therapies, comprising wet treatment zone where the invigorating Rasul treatment will take place; a floatation pod; unisex steam room; Himalayan salt sauna; heated outdoor plunge pool and relaxing day bed area; heated hydro pool; cold plunge pool for Kneipp therapy and hammam centre. There will also be four stylish manicure stations and a juice bar serving refreshing fresh juices and smoothies including orange, carrot and raw honey and green apple, celery and spinach. Couples can look forward to some down time in the tranquil glass-enclosed double treatment room, set amongst The Saxon’s lush gardens, offering a choice of indulgent experiences à deux including options to enjoy treatments under the stars. hp://www.saxon.co.za/spa-home/


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