The campaign elegantly connects Mandarin Oriental’s well-recognised symbol, the fan, with international celebrities who regularly stay at the group’s hotels.
Rosewood Luang Prabang opens today as an ultra-luxury escape within an idyllic hilltop forest in north central Laos, where guests are able to immerse themselves in the rich cultural history, spiritual heritage and diverse tropical landscape of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Kempinski Hotel Muscat has opened its doors to guests from around the world. As a key part of Kempinski’s Middle Eastern growth strategy, the hotel aims to blend the brand’s timeless European elegance with Omani traditions and hospitality.
Sandals and Beaches Resorts’ UK trade business has increased an impressive 20 per cent, just a year since the launch of in-house tour operator, Unique Caribbean Holidays.
Ayana Hotels launch the largest specially built Phinisi cruise ship, Ayana Lako di’a, in July. With a name meaning Safe Journey in Balinese language, the craft draws on ancient techniques passed down from generation to generation.
A new resort set on the coast overlooking the azure waters of the Aegean, Gennadi Grand Resort opens in May 2018 and will set a new standard for five-star hospitality in the Greek islands. Part of Lindos Hotel Group, this eco-friendly luxury resort redefines modern luxury, offering a true sense of locality and with an emphasis on bringing the outside in.
Almost seven years since opening as Bristol’s first boutique townhouse accommodation, Number 38 Clifton has reopened, almost 50 per cent bigger. This smart double-fronted Georgian merchant house overlooking Bristol’s iconic Downs now spills seamlessly into the next-door building.
Emaar Hospitality Group has appointed Mehdi Morad as general manager of Address Boulevard, a city lifestyle resort in Downtown Dubai. Address Boulevard opened in 2017 under Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels + Resorts, the premium luxury hotel and serviced residences brand.
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island in Belize featuring magnificent oceanfront estates, private residences and overwater bungalows.
Marriott International has reported its most successful year for signing development contracts in Europe, adding 35 hotels and signing 12,000 rooms in 2017. The company now operates or franchises more than 547 properties and over 110,000 rooms in 40 countries and territories in Europe, representing nine per cent of Marriott’s global room distribution, across 23 of the company’s 30 brands.
Banyan Tree Seychelles, nestled in Intendance Bay, is launching upgraded villas and a number of new food and beverage offerings, including farm to fork dining and a Beatles inspired destination dining option, as well as a partnership with Takamaka Rum.
The Acquaforte Spa at Forte Village has long been renowned as a pioneer of thalassotherapy and the health benefits surrounding it. A circuit of six pools of varied salt densities – created with the help of the Thalasso Research Centre at Milan University – lies at the heart of the spa, set in lush gardens on the southern Sardinian coast.