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Ani Villas set for new property in Dominican Republic

Ani Villas set for new property in Dominican Republic

Ani Villas has announced plans to debut its fourth property in the Dominican Republic next summer. Now under construction, the new resort juts into the Caribbean on a four-acre, north coast peninsula, minutes from the country’s best beaches and a Trent Jones clifftop golf course reminiscent of Pebble Beach.

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel welcomes first guests in Thailand

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel welcomes first guests in Thailand

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel has opened its doors as the first purpose-designed AVANI property, bringing the upscale brand’s contemporary style and modern hospitality to Bangkok’s Chao Phraya riverside. The 248-key hotel speaks to the spirit of the millennial minded traveller, both in its product delivery and design elements. From the top of the 26-storey hotel at the rooftop bar and pool, to the lobby, AVANI Riverside Bangkok gives guests a place to relax and unwind, and a base to start exploring nearby neighbourhoods along the river.

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula launches new spa programme

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula launches new spa programme

In a time where unplugging from a technologically-driven world seems impossible and time is no longer a friend, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort invites guests on an adventure full of purpose, power, and personal renewal with a new wellness journey. Set on the lush Son Tra Peninsula, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is the perfect setting to achieve optimal health and mentally hit the refresh button.

Talise by Jumeirah leads World Spa Awards winners at Forte Village Resort

Talise by Jumeirah leads World Spa Awards winners at Forte Village Resort

Talise by Jumeirah has led winners at the World Spa Awards, taking the title of World's Best Hotel Spa Brand at a Gala Ceremony at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Italy. During a red-carpet event, QMS MediCosmetics was also recognised as the World's Best Spa Brand by voters from around the world, while Sardinia, Italy, took the title of Europe's Best Wellness Destination.

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, to open in Vietnam

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, to open in Vietnam

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has announced that the renowned luxury resort – The Nam Hai Hoi An - will be managed by Four Seasons as of December 20th. The resort, a joint venture between Hotel Properties, a major international property group, and ASB Development, Dubai’s leading investment group, marks the much-anticipated entry of Four Seasons into Vietnam, one of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations.

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay completes beach villa overhaul

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay completes beach villa overhaul

Recognised as one of south-east Asia’s most beautiful resorts, located in a secluded bay with impressive rock formations overlooking the East Vietnam Sea, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay has launched 35 newly redesigned villas with a striking, fresh look and style, marking a full revamp for the resort. The 35 new Beachfront Pool Villas are set on a mile-long stretch of private golden sand beach, with regenerated interiors sporting lighter tones and a modern feel.

Starwood to welcome The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Armenia

Starwood to welcome The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Armenia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts will enter Armenia with the opening of The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan. The unique hotel is scheduled to open in summer 2017, underscoring Starwood's strategy to meet the growing demand for experiential luxury travel in emerging markets around the globe.

Shanti Maurice launches new Sleep Package retreat to stressed travellers

Shanti Maurice launches new Sleep Package retreat to stressed travellers

With insomnia flourishing in high-pressure environments, linked to poor lifestyle and stress, Shanti Maurice – A Nira Resort is launching a new sleep retreat, designed to reduce stress levels and overcome sleep disorders. Launching this October, the Shanti Sleep Package will offer a five or seven-night bespoke programme incorporating Ayurveda, Reiki, guided meditation, yoga practices and nutrition.

New management for Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort, Thailand

New management for Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort, Thailand

Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Marc Landgraf as the general manager of the Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort in Thailand. He will take up the role tomorrow. The resort is a 52-key all-suite and villa beachfront property in Samui that has just completed major renovations and enhancements.

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary launches group sessions

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary launches group sessions

To enhance its individual wellness programs and personalised health journeys, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa is now introducing small group retreats. Guided by distinct wellness experts, the new Life Enhancement Retreats provide a setting for guests to explore specific areas of interest in greater depth and benefit from the dynamic group energy and support network of like-minded individuals, with a maximum of 12 participants per retreat.

Seabourn to launch dedicated on-board wellness programme

Seabourn to launch dedicated on-board wellness programme

Seabourn, in partnership with The Onboard Spa by Steiner, has created a fleet-wide mindful living programme, which will offer guests a holistic spa and wellness experience that integrates physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being. Seabourn has worked with Andrew Weil, a pioneer in integrative medicine in the USA, to create the exclusive new Spa and Wellness with Dr Andrew Weil programme, to be launched in January 2017.