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Experience Venetian Luxury at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Experience Venetian Luxury at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is inspired by Venice, Italy and has manicured gardens, a private beach and 447 guest rooms and 85 private villas. Featuring Renaissance design, the luxury property of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is a 5-star hotel that includes a stand-alone spa, nine restaurants, various bars, a swimming pool, conference(…)

Langham Place Hotel near Doha, Qatar to Open in 2018

Langham Place Hotel near Doha, Qatar to Open in 2018

Langham Hospitality Group, which encompasses the global family of hotels that includes the Langham, Cordis and Eaton in Hong Kong, recently signed its first hotel project in Qatar in conjunction with prominent Qatari developer RSG (Real Estate Services Group). The new Langham Place, a mixed-use project spanning an area of 83,975 square meters, will be(…)

The Palau Pacific Resort: An Island Paradise

The Palau Pacific Resort: An Island Paradise

Leisurely lying in the midst of rich, tropical green trees and foliage on the western coast of Arakabesang Island in Palau is the Palau Pacific Resort. It lies in an expansive 64 acres of an almost natural garden with a spectacular view of the Rock Islands. It has a mile-long stretch of white, powdery-sand beach(…)

3 Family-Friendly Hotels in Seoul

3 Family-Friendly Hotels in Seoul

Seoul is a modern metropolis and is thus equipped with a wide variety of hotels that cater to all travel budgets and accommodation needs and preferences. Here are three family-friendly hotels in Seoul: Budget  Novotel Seoul Ambassador Doksan The Novotel Seoul Ambassador Doksan Hotel is located near the Gasan Digital Complex, an area which hosts several(…)

The 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards Annual Gala Event | The Harbour Grand Hong Kong

The 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards Annual Gala Event | The Harbour Grand Hong Kong

By Michelle Snyman | World Luxury Hotel Awards The 9th Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards was hosted at the prestigious Harbour Grand Hong Kong on Saturday 24th October 2015. The event was hosted by international television presenter, Desmond So. Over 300 attendees represented their hotels to receive their awards at this red carpet, black tie event. The(…)

Phum Baitang: An Authentic Cambodian Hideaway Resort

Phum Baitang: An Authentic Cambodian Hideaway Resort

Somewhere near Siem Reap in Cambodia, gateway to the renowned World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat stands Phum Baitang, a tranquil five star resort. In the midst of the country’s lush, ever-green foliage and wide paddies, Phum Baitang, which means “Green Village” in Khmer, beckons to local and foreign tourists, or people, who simply want(…)

Breaking The Traditional Mould of Luxury

Breaking The Traditional Mould of Luxury

Being established as the ultimate achievement in global hoteliering, the World Luxury Hotel Awards is recognised as the world’s leading global awards initiative for luxury hotels since 2006. This global awards initiative recognises top establishments that have taken the extra step with regards to their facilities and service excellence. While service excellence remains the staple(…)

Lofoten Opera Hotel, a uniquely beautiful hotel opens in Norway in December

Lofoten Opera Hotel, a uniquely beautiful hotel opens in Norway in December

On a stretch of a fascinating site in Lofoten, on a Norwegian island of the Norway Archipelago, in a half-embrace by a glorious mountain range will rise the new, uniquely exciting Lofoten Opera Hotel by year-end, 2015. Like a beautiful silk scarf, this complex will, almost like a breeze, meander out to the magnificent ocean(…)