Meliá Koh Samui Celebrates Its First Christmas

Meliá Koh Samui Celebrates Its First Christmas

Meliá Koh Samui is pulling out all the stops to mark its first Christmas and New Year with jolly good cheer, ushering in experiences ranging from tropical barbeques around beach bonfires and all-day tapas to lighting up a large Christmas tree, a visit by Santa Claus and plenty of Christmas activities for the kids. With […]

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Sets Its Sight On Winter 2021 Debut

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Sets Its Sight On Winter 2021 Debut

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is set to launch in the Cambodian capital in early 2021, marking the brand’s first venture into one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. With 247 guestrooms including 43 suites, the new contemporary-meets-colonial property is scheduled to open in January 2021 in the heart of Phnom Penh’s Doun Penh district with the […]

GHM Appoints Three Pivotal Players

GHM Appoints Three Pivotal Players

New moves inside hotel group anticipate robust days to come Though the pandemic has rewritten the playbooks of hotel management groups worldwide and precipitated waves of downsizing all over, GHM is ramping up for the robust growth expected once the hospitality industry is back on its feet.  The 28-year-old hotel group has moved Ilkin Ilyaszade […]

G20 Leaders Prepare for Coronavirus Vaccines

G20 Leaders Prepare for Coronavirus Vaccines

#Coronavirus #Vaccines G20 leaders said Sunday they will “spare no effort” to ensure fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines, but the united front was punctured by Germany’s Angela Merkel who said progress was too slow. At a virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, the world’s richest nations pledged resources to shore up the pandemic response, and […]

Coronavirus Vaccinations in early December

Coronavirus Vaccinations in early December

#Coronavirus #Vaccination #vaccine The United States hopes to begin coronavirus vaccinations in early December, a top government health official said Sunday, the latest positive news to emerge even as cases surge across the worst-hit nation and elsewhere around the globe. The beginning of vaccinations could be a crucial shift in the battle against a virus […]

Get the Jet, the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

Get the Jet, the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

#private #jet #luxury #travel When creating a travel itinerary, it can often be time-consuming to piece together flights and hotels. But one leading private jet management company just solved that problem for its clients.  Jet Linx just announced its highly anticipated Jet Linx Elevated Lifestyle Preferred Hotel Program, making it easier than ever to book private air travel and luxury […]

In This Age of Lockdowns Escaping Civilization Seems Ideal

In This Age of Lockdowns Escaping Civilization Seems Ideal

#escape #civilization #virus #lockdowns Here, I talk about of the mega changes tourism has endured since the start of the COVID virus chaos. Seven South by The Ritz-Carlton Having covered everything from the decline of commercial flights, to the crippling global economy, and the each nation’s innovative solutions to combat Y 2020’s unprecedented losses, it […]

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

A large gingerbread house and winter wonderland display, vibrant outdoor Christmas markets, an artists-in-residence program, Christmas choir performances, pool parties and magic shows are among an array of festivities ushering in Alma’s first season to be merry.  From Dec. 20 until Jan. 2 the five-star beachfront resort, that opened December 29 last year, will host […]

£500,000 Bahrain International Trophy

£500,000 Bahrain International Trophy

Five Group One winners feature in a final field of 14 for this month’s £500,000 Bahrain International Trophy after the supplementary stage closed. Aidan O’Brien is set to saddle 2019 Irish Derby hero Sovereign, last year’s Queen Anne Stakes winner Lord Glitters represents David O’Meara, dual Canadian International Stakes winner Desert Encounter runs for David […]

GHM Signs Agreement on a Resort in Koh Chang

GHM Signs Agreement on a Resort in Koh Chang

GHM has signed a management agreement with Aquarius International Development (AQI) to operate a 200-key resort on Koh Chang, the third largest island in Thailand. The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang will feature an all-day-dining restaurant, a cliff-edge restaurant, rooftop bar, spa, infinity pool with pool bar, and conference facilities overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.  Scheduled […]

Festive Getaways

Festive Getaways

#Holidays #Christmas The trend of booking holiday vacations months in advance has dissipated in Y2020. As the holidays draw closer, where Americans will be able to travel is still largely up in the air. That said, the data suggests that jut 40% of Americans are considering traveling this holiday season, and the majority of travelers will […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam has named a talented chef with more than a decade’s experience in luxury hospitality as executive assistant manager of the 12-hectare beachfront property. The Anam’s founder and owner Pham Van Hien has appointed Ye Chang Sheng (Peter) to coordinate all of the resort’s departments and control their operations to help ensure strong revenues […]

Alma Resort’s Staff Come Together to Help Devastated Communities in Central Vietnam

Alma Resort’s Staff Come Together to Help Devastated Communities in Central Vietnam

The new Alma resort and its staff are answering the call to help victims of the Central Vietnam floods, donating relief packs and gearing up to help rebuild battered communities. More than 600 staff at the Cam Ranh resort have contributed to 700 relief packs that include sugar, milk, canned food, backpacks, pens and notebooks. […]

Virgin Hyperloop Advances

Virgin Hyperloop Advances

Virgin Hyperloop made history today as the first passengers successfully traveled in a Hyperloop pod. The significant investment made by Dubai-based DP World, the leading global provider of smart logistics solutions, in the research and development of hyperloop technology, has played an instrumental role in today’s milestone. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop […]

New Resort Encourages Travellers to Foster Passion for Art

New Resort Encourages Travellers to Foster Passion for Art

Alma Resort is ushering talented artists on to its grounds to craft portraits of guests and teach painting classes, as well as introducing an artists-in-residence program, in a bid to make art “more accessible” to travellers. The 30-hectare resort welcomes local artists to Alma Garden every Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30am-10.30am during the restaurant’s buffet […]

Stargazing in the US

Stargazing in the US

#stars #stargazing When living in a densely populated city, we forget about the wonders of stargazing. The distracting sound of the cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire engines, police cars, ambulances, light pollution, smog and clouds the skies keep us from looking up, rendering Orion’s Belt fairly missable and pushing the Little Dipper out of sight entirely. That […]

2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

Led by this year’s Triple Crown race winners Tiz the Law,  Authentic and Swiss Skydiver; multiple Grade 1 winners Improbable and Maximum Security; and Irish Champion Stakes (G1) winner Magical (IRE), 201 horses, including 39 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The 37th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious two-day global event, consisting of 14 races with […]

Travel: “Get the Jet”

Travel: “Get the Jet”

#travel #private #jet For those who want to travel during this chaos and like national parks, consider the following trip the experience of a lifetime. This month, luxury travel brand TCS World Travel debuted 11 new itineraries, all involving private chartered jets that take intimate groups of 4 to 12 people to incredible locations in North America. Carefully tailored to each […]

Try a Dude Ranch for a Luxuriously Rustic Getaway

Try a Dude Ranch for a Luxuriously Rustic Getaway

#DudeRanch #Luxury #Getaway “Alisal awaits, disconnect and reconnect…“– Paul Ebeling Now is a great time to think about making some lifelong Alisal memories. The horses are rested and raring to go, the private lake is teaming with fish and the golf courses are groomed and waiting to challenge you. Motor to Solvang, California, just 30 […]

The Best Private Island Resorts in the World

The Best Private Island Resorts in the World

#private #islands #resorts #luxury Private islands need to be as self-sufficient as possible, which means harnessing the power of solar and finding innovative ways to use found materials on the island. These islands are constantly trying to reduce what they need to bring from the mainland. And that translates to hyper-local cuisine, as islands start […]

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

As more Americans hit the road this upcoming holiday season, Miami Beach is ready to welcome visitors, inviting them to experience a vacation – in a paradise getaway – that’s only a drive away, ideal for travelers looking to relax. With beach destinations high on travel lists this year, Miami Beach, a city like no […]

Banyan Tree Unveils New Resort in Krabi

Banyan Tree Unveils New Resort in Krabi

Elevating the destination, Banyan Tree Krabi becomes the first luxury resort to open in Krabi after 11 years Banyan Tree Krabi, a 72-key luxury resort nestled on a verdant hillside with spectacular vistas of limestone cliffs rising from the sea, opened its doors on October 24 at little-known Tubkaek Beach, a 45-minute drive from Krabi […]

2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival

2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Dubai Racing Club has announced the programme for the 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival, as racing returns to the iconic Meydan Racecourse. While the Carnival opens in January, the first race meeting of the 2020-21 racing season is scheduled for November 5, 2020. Racing will be conducted under guidelines from the UAE government; further details […]

Wyoming, the New Celebrity ‘Hot Spot’

Wyoming, the New Celebrity ‘Hot Spot’

#Wyoming The Big Q: Why are celebrities choosing the 2nd most sparsely populated state in the country? The Big A: The Wyoming Office of Tourism credits several state highlights for the increased celeb interest:  the dramatic scenes of Grand Teton National Park, the starry skies of Devils Tower National Monument, and the unique ability to connect […]

Introducing Vietnam’s Coast With the Most

Introducing Vietnam’s Coast With the Most

With world class golf, new boutique hotels and stunning beaches complementing easy access from Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria-Vung Tau is a destination on the rise Of all Vietnam’s spectacular coastal enclaves, Ba Ria-Vung Tau is perhaps the country’s most underrated. While long-established beach hubs such as Danang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc hog […]

New Resort Tees Off with Golf Course to Unveil ‘Stay and Golf’ Experience

New Resort Tees Off with Golf Course to Unveil ‘Stay and Golf’ Experience

Luxurious five-star beachfront resort Alma has joined forces with Greg Norman-designed KN Golf Links to launch packages that combine a stay in an oversized suite or pavilion affording ocean views with time on the green. The two- and three-night “Stay and Golf” packages for two people are on offer at the 30-hectare resort’s contemporary one-bedroom […]

Ferrari World’s Spectacular Roof-walk and Zipline Opens in November

Ferrari World’s Spectacular Roof-walk and Zipline Opens in November

#FerrariWorld #UAE #Abu Dhabi #spectacular $RACE The Big Q: How do you add a new dimension of excitement to an attraction that already boasts record-breaking roller coasters and was created as an homage to some of the world’s most exhilarating Hypersupercars? The Big A: Add a scenic walking tour over the park’s iconic Red roof, […]

Cathay Pacific 0293 Begins Restructure

Cathay Pacific 0293 Begins Restructure

#Cathay Pacific $0293 is to slash up to 5,900 jobs and shutter its Cathay Dragon subsidiary, the Hong Kong carrier said Wednesday, joining a growing list of airlines making swingeing cuts as they reel from the coronavirus pandemic. Across the globe, airlines have been hammered by the pandemic slashing international travel and they face a […]

The Perfect Washington DC Getaways

The Perfect Washington DC Getaways

#WashingtonDC #Getaways These nearby weekend destinations from Washington DC celebrate the scenery, history, and culture of the Eastern seaboard. Washington DC is a big city, and sometimes people need an escape from the city. From Washington DC your can explore much of the Eastern seaboard on a short road trip. Here are 3 convenient weekend trips from […]

Herman Kemp Helms New Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Herman Kemp Helms New Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Hyatt has appointed renowned hospitality professional Herman Kemp as general manager of Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, the largest internationally branded hotel in the heart of Cambodia’s capital. A Dutch national with extensive experience in Southeast Asia, Kemp will oversee the pre-opening of the 247-room property, which will become the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Cambodia […]

New York Autumn Leaves Motoring Tours

New York Autumn Leaves Motoring Tours

#NewYork #Autumn #Leaves #Motoring #Tours “Stop in Saratoga Springs and celebrate the city’s horse racing history at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame“–Paul Ebeling During peak Fall foliage season, you can experience New York State’s autumn splendor on winding mountain drives through the Adirondacks and Catskills or on tours of the Hudson, Delaware, and Genesee […]

Down the California Coast on a Spectacular Road Trip

Down the California Coast on a Spectacular Road Trip

#California #Coast #RoadTrip #BigSur “This road trip begins from Carmel in the North, so let’s go.”– Paul Ebeling Carmel Valley is just 8 miles inland of Carmel-by-the-Sea, but it feels like another world. Less overrun with tourists, and less susceptible to that coastal fog, the Valley is Carmel sleepier, Sunnier neighbor. Motoring over to Carmel-by-the-Sea […]

British Pubs in Crisis

British Pubs in Crisis

Britain’s pub industry is bearing the brunt of new restrictions introduced to combat rising coronavirus infection rates, sending stock prices tumbling on Friday. Millions of people in London and across Britain will no longer be able to mix with other households from Saturday, although those from the same household will still be able to go […]

Dinners that Dial Up The Romance Factor

Dinners that Dial Up The Romance Factor

Romantic Dinner at The Anam Comes with a Complimentary Night’s stay For an extra special dining experience, The Anam surrounds a candlelit, beachfront table with blazing torches for a four-course dinner with a private waiter. Topped off with two glasses of sparkling wine and a bottle of red or white, the romantic feast celebrates Asian […]

Banyan Tree Samui Offers Complimentary Night to Healthcare Workers

Banyan Tree Samui Offers Complimentary Night to Healthcare Workers

One of Thailand’s most prestigious hotels is offering a complimentary night’s stay to any of the country’s professional healthcare workers in recognition of their sacrifice and dedication to saving lives during this year’s coronavirus crisis. Banyan Tree Samui, an 88-villa property overlooking a secluded bay of sapphire waters in the Gulf of Thailand, announced that […]

British #ChampionsDay At Home Activity Pack

British #ChampionsDay At Home Activity Pack

from QIPCO British Champions Series We sadly can’t welcome you to QIPCO British Champions Day 2020, but that hasn’t stopped us being able to bring the day to your living room! Alongside all the world-class racing action on ITV, Racing TV and Sky Sports Racing, we have also taken some of the traditional bits of […]

Five Vietnamese Resorts Lauded as Asia’s Best by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers

Five Vietnamese Resorts Lauded as Asia’s Best by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers

A handful of Vietnamese resorts have clinched spots in the Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, with The Anam coming in as the highest-ranking Vietnamese resort on the “Top 30 Resorts in Asia” list, closely followed by Banyan Tree Lang Co. The 12-hectare Anam, an Indochine-era inspired resort with 77 villas and 136 rooms […]

Four Vietnamese Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top in Asia” List

Four Vietnamese Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top in Asia” List

Four Vietnamese hotels have won coveted spots in the Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, with Azerai La Residence, Hue and Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi leading the way, placing No. 9 and No. 11, respectively, in the “Top 20 Hotels in Asia” category. Azerai La Residence, Hue landed in the Top 10 for the […]

GHM Wins Three Spots on Condé Nast Traveler Awards List

GHM Wins Three Spots on Condé Nast Traveler Awards List

Chedis Muscat, Al Bait and Andermatt shine in Middle East & Europe Two GHM hotels on the Arabian Peninsula and another in Central Europe were recognized on one of the hospitality industry’s most prestigious travel lists, the Readers’ Choice Awards published by Condé Nast Traveler. The Chedi Muscat in Oman and The Chedi Al Bait, […]

United Airlines Restarts China Service

United Airlines Restarts China Service

$UAL #CHINA #COVID19 United Airlines today announced it will start nonstop service to China four-times weekly between San Francisco and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport. Beginning Oct. 21, 2020, United will operate four weekly nonstop flights with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from San Francisco to Shanghai on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Customers traveling from Shanghai will […]

UAE 2020: Towards the next 50

UAE 2020: Towards the next 50

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched ‘Designing the Next 50’ project to involve the public in shaping the future of the UAE. The project will bring together all members of the society to establish the pillars and components of the UAE […]

The Palm Fountain

The Palm Fountain

The Pointe, Dubai’s premier lifestyle and dining destination by Nakheel Malls, is gearing up to launch the world’s largest fountain. ‘The Palm Fountain’, Palm Jumeirah’s latest waterfront attraction, will attempt to break a Guinness World Records, GWR, title on Thursday, 22nd October during its inaugural launch event, and the public is invited to witness the […]

Get Foreign Citizenship and a 2nd Passport in as Little as 2 Yrs

Get Foreign Citizenship and a 2nd Passport in as Little as 2 Yrs

#foreign #citizenship #passport “You have to move to 1 these countries 1st, but you do not have to trace your genealogy to them to qualify.” — Paul Ebeling If you have given consideration to securing citizenship and a 2nd passport, here are several countries where the process of citizenship-by-naturalization is relatively quick. Argentina: 2 years […]

The World’s Best Ski Resorts

The World’s Best Ski Resorts

#ski #resorts #luxury #world’s #snow A luxury snow experience begins and ends off the slopes. That means offering all the information guests need to track conditions, the highest-end amenities to keep their equipment dry and warm, and of course, a super breakfast before heading out to the mountain. In terms of actual on-snow experience, we like […]

Ingré Chase France: The Grand Steeple

Ingré Chase France: The Grand Steeple

The autumn at Auteuil this year is like no other since it combines two classic programs into one, leading to the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris (Gr1) rescheduled this year on October 18, and its usual Autumn counterpart, the La Haye Jousselin Chaser (Gr1), which will take place this time on November 29, slightly is later […]

Owners to return to Irish racecourses from Monday

Owners to return to Irish racecourses from Monday

The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners is delighted that the Government’s recently published Living with Covid-19 plan has paved the way for the return of owners to racecourses around the country. It has been an extremely difficult period for all owners who have been unable to be present to watch their horses run since mid-March but […]

Travel Review: Rediscover Kuala Lampur

Travel Review: Rediscover Kuala Lampur

#KualaLampur Most trips to this Malaysian metropolis begin at Petronas Twin Towers, a postmodern, set of buildings that have epitomised Kuala Lumpur’s skyline since Y 1999. That same year, base jumper Felix Baumgartner set a world record when he jumped off the towers, but most tourists opt for a much tamer experience, traversing the 42nd-storey […]

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Two-Michelin-Star Chef Sung-Jae Anh’s recipes in the limelight from Sept. 25-Oct. 11 Le Club at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is kicking off a two-week celebration of modern Korean gastronomy on September 25 with a special lunch and dinner menu, available à la carte or as a five-course set, featuring exclusive recipes from two-Michelin-star Chef Sung-Jae […]

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

The new Alma resort has welcomed two senior Vietnamese recruits who bring four decades of rich industry experience to the executive team at the helm of the 30-hectare beachfront property. Alma’s general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler named Vu Thi Huong Giang and Tran Quoc Dat as the executive assistant manager of food and beverage and executive […]

Meliá Hotels in Koh Samui and Chiang Mai Welcome Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing

Meliá Hotels in Koh Samui and Chiang Mai Welcome Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing

A hospitality veteran with three decades of industry experience across Europe, Asia and Africa has been named cluster director of sales and marketing for the first two Meliá Hotels International properties to be launched in Thailand. In his new role, German-born Christian Lueke will oversee sales and marketing at luxury hotels Meliá Koh Samui, which […]

Private Jet Company Partners With Luxury Hotels for the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

Private Jet Company Partners With Luxury Hotels for the Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

#privatejet #luxury #hotels #travel When creating a travel itinerary, it can often be time-consuming to piece together flights and hotels. But one leading private jet management company just solved that problem for its clients.  Jet Linx just announced its highly anticipated Jet Linx Elevated Lifestyle Preferred Hotel Program, making it easier than ever to book private air travel […]

Business Travel is Critical

Business Travel is Critical

#travel #business In Y 2018, business-travel spending exceeded $1.4-T, that is 21.4% of the global travel and hospitality sector. More than 50% of business travel is concentrated in 2 economies, the US and China. Business travel encompasses transient travel and travel for meetings, incentives, conferences, and events from large-group offsite gatherings to industry-wide exhibitions. Corporate […]

Travel: Rediscover Singapore

Travel: Rediscover Singapore

#Travel #Singapore Singapore At the Southernmost tip of the Malaysian Peninsula lies the world’s 2nd most open economy and pro-business regime whose thriving manufacturing and logistics industries, coupled with booming new industries such as fintech and cybersecurity, have proved alluring to expat workers that have flocked to the country in droves. Singapore has become known […]

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

Mamma Mia! Alma Resort’s ‘Singing Waiters and Cooks’ Delight Diners

It’s no secret that good music enhances the flavor or any dish, as readily as the right dash of this, the right teaspoon of that. No wonder executive chefs the world over have a lot to say about the playlists on their dining room speakers. In Vietnam these days, they’re doubling down on the enhancement […]

Take a Virtual Tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Current Exhibition

Take a Virtual Tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Current Exhibition

#travel #virtual #Louvre #AbuDhabi #exhibition Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West from Home Louvre Abu Dhabi is back open to the public and those under the age of 18 can currently visit for free. Alongside the permanent collection, the current exhibition at the museum has been extended until 18 October so you do not miss out on seeing […]

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

History of Horse Racing in Deauville France

#Deauville #France #Horseracing “Mornyville”: this was the name used in 1864 by Le Sport newspaper to refer to the small town of Deauville, separated by the La Toucques river from her twin town of Trouville-Les-Bains. Over one hundred and fifty villas, a casino and a grand hotel had already been constructed there when the Duc […]

SCUBA Diving in Fiji is an Unparalleled Experience

SCUBA Diving in Fiji is an Unparalleled Experience

#Fiji #SCUBA #PADI The Fijian archipelago is a well traveled destination, thanks in part to its pristine azur blu waters, abundant wildlife, and scenery. But 1 of the country’s biggest draws is its unparalleled SCUBA diving.  With 333 islands, the South Pacific nation is a SCUBA diver’s dream. Fiji’s largest neighbors, Australia and New Zealand, are 2,800 miles […]

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

Alma Bolsters Health and Safety Standards In Response to Vietnam’s COVID-19 flare-up

The new Alma Resort has upped the ante on its efforts to protect guests and staff from COVID-19 following a flare-up of the virus in Vietnam, introducing a second round of stringent health and safety measures. The beachfront resort’s latest changes range from temporarily closing its 13-villa spa, 170sqm gym and yoga room, suspending buffet […]

Visit With Majestic Birds of Prey at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California

Visit With Majestic Birds of Prey at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California

#BirdsofPrey There’s a reason travelers are fascinated with Birds of Prey: Falcons are widely considered to be the fastest creature on the planet. These birds, reaching speeds that exceed even the likes of a cheetah, can get up to 240 mph when diving.  Luxury hotels, particularly in the UK and Ireland, are now working to facilitate […]

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Buffalo power reaps record rice harvest at Laguna Golf Lang Co

Laguna Golf Lang Co’s world famous family of water buffalo greenskeepers have helped the club reap a record rice harvest: the fruits of which are going towards feeding members of the local community in Central Vietnam. The bovine brood has been bolstered by the birth of Lulu, a new baby daughter, who joins fellow recent […]

Robert V Matthews: Luxury Real Estate Lake Como Italy

Real Estate genius and the mind behind some of Palm Beach’s best real estate Robert V Matthews shares some of his inspiration. “it is a buyers market now, if you ever wanted to acquire something special real estate wise the timing has never been better” says Robert V Matthews. Today he takes us for a […]

Meliá Koh Samui Unveils Menus by Award-Winning Chef

Meliá Koh Samui Unveils Menus by Award-Winning Chef

Azizskandar Awang, who’s won a string of coveted awards during his 20-year career, has crafted a host of remarkable new menus at luxury beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui. Awang, the resort’s executive chef who clinched the Chef Hotelier of the Year award at the Hotelier Awards Asia, has created degustation, vegan, afternoon tea and Sunday […]

COVID-19 The Vaccine is Here

COVID-19 The Vaccine is Here

#COVID10 #CORONAVIRUS #Vaccine With Russia’s announcement Tuesday that it had become the first country to approve a vaccine against COVID-19, here is a look at the more than two dozen other candidates currently in development. – ‘Sputnik’ – Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked the international community by claiming the new vaccine — dubbed “Sputnik V” […]

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car, Motorcoach or Virtually

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car,  Motorcoach or Virtually

#travel #car #motorcoach #family #CDC Experts agree that the safest way to travel after being pent up for months in quarantine and isolation is by private car or motorcoach. That’s the opinion of medical, travel, and statistical experts consulted to examine and weigh the relative risks when traveling by commercial airline, Amtrak, or private cars […]

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

A professional with more than 15 years of hospitality wellness experience and a passion for motivating her staff has been named Meliá Koh Samui’s wellness manager. Thai national Kantima Chompoolad joins the 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort, on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand, after working for a decade as the spa […]

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic has applied for bankruptcy protection in the United States, court filings show, as the British airline — which has not flown since April because of coronavirus — seeks to tie up a rescue deal in the UK. The company — part-owned by Richard Branson — grounded its planes in April because of the […]

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will discuss their recently completed SpaceX Demo-2 test flight mission to the International Space Station during a news conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 4. The news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be broadcast live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website. This will […]

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

#C19Cronavirus #nutrition #diet #immune #disease #prevention #morbidity IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Poor metabolic health is linked to underlying conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease that create major complications for people fighting coronavirus, confirming the critical link between C-19 and nutrition. Chronic health conditions such as hypertension, […]

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

#soap #water #CDC #C19cronavirus #washing #hands IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Studies have shown that good hand hygiene can help slow the transmission of C-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that using soap and water is the best way to kill germs. If […]

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Group announces organic farm partnership with Michelin 2-Star Chef James Noble The Banyan Tree Group, one of Asia’s leading hotel brands for sustainability and environmental awareness, has announced that it will launch a range of organic, plant-based menus at its resorts around the world, starting in Thailand later this year. The Singapore-based Group said it […]

International Airlines Cut C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Recovery Forecast

International Airlines Cut C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Recovery Forecast

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, global airlines cut their C-19 coronavirus recovery forecast saying it would take until Y 2024 for passenger traffic to return to pre-chaos levels. In an update on The China Virus’ crippling effect on air travel, the IATA (International Air Transport Association) cited slow virus containment in the US and […]

Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

#coronavirus $AAL $DAL $UAL #Airlines #Travel Global air traffic will not return to levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic until at least 2024, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday. Uncertainty about the timing of border reopenings is the main factor, IATA’s chief economist Brian Pearce told a news conference. “We now are expecting […]

Thailand Travel: Sleep in Bubble Tents Among Elephants in Chiang Mai

Thailand Travel: Sleep in Bubble Tents Among Elephants in Chiang Mai

#Thailand #travel, #ChiangMai #Elephants #luxury Bubble Tents have popped up all over the world, giving people incredible views while relaxing comfortably, and a property in Thailand is situating their transparent rooms among Elephants. The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Chiang Rai set up transparent dome suites that are the epitome of luxury. They were […]

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Welcomes Back Guests Officially on 29 July

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Welcomes Back Guests Officially on 29 July

#FerrariWorld #AbuDhabi #reopens $RACE Ferrari World Abu Dhabi announced plans to reopen its doors to guests starting on 29 July. The long-anticipated reopening will see all theme park observe stringent C-19 coronavirus chaos precautionary measures.  Ferrari World Abu Dhabi announced plans to reopen its doors exclusively to annual pass-holders with valid online bookings starting from […]

Meliá Koh Samui Awarded ‘Amazing Thailand SHA’ Certification In Wake of COVID-19

Meliá Koh Samui Awarded ‘Amazing Thailand SHA’ Certification In Wake of COVID-19

Meliá Koh Samui has been granted the Thai government’s new ‘Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA)’ certificate, recognising the resort’s health, safety and hygiene measures designed to prevent the spread of the pandemic. The first Meliá property launched in Thailand, the 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort overlooking Choeng Mon Beach on Koh Samui’s north-eastern […]

Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, in Bali Expands Guest Offering With Duadari

Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, in Bali Expands Guest Offering With Duadari

As Bali starts to welcome travelers back, the former family retreat of a noted Indonesian architect is launching with a new name and a new offer as a lure to its mystical grounds. The two-villa sanctuary Duadari, a Residence by Hadiprana, was originally designed as a spacious family holiday home, resulting in a low number […]

How hotels are helping the community in the wake of COVID-19

How hotels are helping the community in the wake of COVID-19

Switching from farm-to-table to farm-to-staff-table during Covid-19 The team at the Bali property, Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, has always placed high importance on farm-to-table (most of the produce served is grown on the grounds and interactive dining/cooking experiences play a big part in their offering). With Covid-19 they’ve now switched to a farm-to-staff-table […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

People fleeing town, widespread joblessness, a rising crime rate: the coronavirus pandemic has plunged New York into crisis, deeply concerning for many, but for others a chance for this famously dynamic city to reinvent itself. “We may be going through one of the most painful and exceptional moments in our history,” Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

#BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER #TERRORIST #JESUSMATTERS A man has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into a series of fires, which are believed to have been started deliberately, at the Cathedral of St. Pierre and St. Paul in the western French city of Nantes. The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home on Saturday […]

British Airways Drops Boeing 747

British Airways Drops Boeing 747

$BA UK flag carrier British Airways is retiring its entire Boeing 747 “Jumbo Jet” fleet, it said Friday, following the huge hit to international air travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are proposing to retire our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect,” the airline said […]

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

It’s become a familiar mantra: masks, hand-washing and physical distancing can slow the spread of the coronavirus while work continues on developing the vaccines and treatments needed to rid the world of its threat. But as tens of millions of people return to public transit, their workplaces and schools, are these interventions enough? Researchers are […]

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is Looking to the Future

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is Looking to the Future

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) has purchased the remaining shares of Silversea Cruises, a pioneer and leader in ultra-luxury and expedition cruising. The move to full ownership comes two years after Royal Caribbean Group acquired a two-thirds share of the cruise line in July 2018. “Silversea has been a great fit for our company from […]

These 5 Airports take Private Luxury Travel to the Next Level

These 5 Airports take Private Luxury Travel to the Next Level

#airports #luxury #private #travel #jet #airplanes #FBO The Big Q: What could be better than settling into a luxurious lounge at the airport? The Big A: Here is what, finding yourself a private jet with access to a private airport, and settling into a luxurious private lounge. When you get the opportunity to fly private try to make […]

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

#Private #Jet #Charter #1stClass #flying #World #opensup #US #Europe, #ownership #luxury #pets #business #personal #virus #travel Most of the US and Europe is out of lockdown and in a few weeks, open travel for business and pleasure will be an option again. But, no matter how much we want things to be completely back to normal, it is not […]

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7th July. The forum provided a first-hand insight into current and post-pandemic strategies that will help accelerate tourism momentum and position Dubai as a […]

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