Hotels & Resorts

Relais & Chateaux: Cooking Classes in New Zealand

Relais & Chateaux: Cooking Classes in New Zealand

Relais and Chateaux: Cooking up Excitement High-class Relais and Chateaux is giving local guests another reason to cherish its luxury facilities. Executive Chef Jimmy McIntyre will be expounding his “potager to plate” philosophy, thus offering up cooking secrets first-hand, to classes of just 10 people or less at New Zealand’s splendid Otahuna Lodge. Featured in(…)

Restaurant Review: Thiptara, Peninsula Bangkok

Restaurant Review: Thiptara, Peninsula Bangkok

A Romantic Evening – Fine Dining with Your Kids We had a great dining experience at Thiptara, the signature Thai restaurant of the Peninsula Hotel, Bangkok. We also stayed at the hotel during our visit to the city so expect to see a hotel review soon too. There is so much to like about Thiptara.(…)

Opening Soon: Fairmont Jaipur

Opening Soon: Fairmont Jaipur

Fairmont turns Pink Having wowed customers around the globe, Fairmont is making Jaipur its next coveted destination. In August this year, India’s first Fairmont Hotel will be unveiled, and is already open for bookings. Boasting “delectable dining experiences” and “meticulously designed guest rooms,” the new Fairmont is intending to add perfect hospitality to the Jaipur(…)

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai (Part I)

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai (Part I)

Unrivaled Heritage, Luxury and Service Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is a luxury resort located in Chiang Mai, Thailand. A Crown Jewel of this premium hotel group’s ever expanding portfolio, the magnificent Dhara Dhevi sits on 60 acres of grounds in a scenic Chiang Mai location, and is only 5 km away from the city center.(…)

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai (Part II)

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai (Part II)

Click HERE to go to Part I: Review: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai Stylish Living There is so much to do at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi. The resort offers a wide range of facilities for both genders and every age group: the 3,100 square meter “Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre, ”an amphitheater for cultural(…)

Hotel Review: The Plaza, New York

Hotel Review: The Plaza, New York

The Plaza – New York’s Iconic Luxury Hotel What can be said about The Plaza Hotel, arguably Manhattan’s most famous luxury hotel that has not been said before? A paramount landmark of New York City, The Plaza has been around since 1907, and has been the residence of choice for traveling kings, presidents, ambassadors, celebrities,(…)

JW Marriott Introduces New Aromatherapy Bath Amenities

JW Marriott Introduces New Aromatherapy Bath Amenities

Soothing the Pressure Points Who said long distance air travel was stressful? Certainly not JW Marriott, which is unveiling a brand new line of luxury amenities for tired hotel guests. Created by Geraldine Howard, founder of Aromatherapy Associates, the top-of-the-line amenities are chiefly designed to combat skin dehydration, stimulate the scalp and boost mental alertness.(…)

Opening Soon: Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Opening Soon: Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

A Place for All Seasons Pudong’s spectacular skyline is about to get another addition this summer, in the form of Shanghai’s second Four Seasons Hotel. Affectionately nicknamed “The Jewel Box,” the Gensler-designed 55-storey structure boasts 187 state-of-the-art guest rooms and 73 fully-appointed private residences. A 41st-floor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center and 800 hours(…)