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 […]

Dubai is Still in Business

Dubai is Still in Business

The Department of Economic Development, DED, Trader licence launched by the Business Registration and Licensing, BRL, sector, enabling start-ups in Dubai to conduct business activities online and across social networking accounts, has seen an 83 percent increase in licences issued from January to end of June 2020. Compared to the same period last year when […]

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

Riot police were showered with bottles, bricks and other projectiles while trying to break up an illegal rave in west London on Friday night. At least seven officers were injured during the hostilities. The police were called to the scene in White City following reports of a number of people gathered at an unlicensed music […]

Banyan Tree Samui Awarded Safety & Hygiene Certification

Banyan Tree Samui Awarded Safety & Hygiene Certification

Resort recognized in new Thai government initiative to create visitor confidence Banyan Tree Samui, a luxury 88-villa resort commanding spectacular vistas of an idyllic beach cove, has been awarded the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certificate by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in recognition of the hotel’s upgraded health and hygiene standards […]

Life in the ‘Virtual Travel Lane’

Life in the ‘Virtual Travel Lane’

#travel #virtual #confined #homes #nowhere #dreams #explore #imagination $coronavirus Travel is a multi-dimensional activity. People travel to the same destinations multiple times, not always physically. They travel to exotic places even before going places in their imagination. They are really not travelling anywhere outside the confines of homes. So, when not able to travel physically, […]

Prix du Bois Long History

Prix du Bois Long History

Group 3, 2-year-olds, 1,000m/5f, €56,000 Created in 1925 Last winner: Maven (f2 USA by American Pharoah ex Richies Party Girl, by Any Given Saturday), owned by Richard Ravin, bred by Wesley Ward, trained by Wesley Ward, ridden by Mickaël Barzalona. Record-time: 56’’3 by Percolator (2008) The race is run in 2020 for the 90th time The 2019 edition […]

Park Your Yacht in Front of Your Dream Home

Park Your Yacht in Front of Your Dream Home

#Thailand #Phuket #yacht #relax #enjoy #boatlagoon Thailand is definitely the perfect place to relax and enjoy the results of your labor. The Phuket Boat Lagoon features 5 villas with private yacht berths accommodating vessels of up to 25 meters. Views of the marina give a relaxing yet urban feel, and luxurious lifestyle of the lagoon […]

The Bahamas is Open for Travel

The Bahamas is Open for Travel

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is preparing for Phase 2 reopening, July 1, which allows for the resumption of international travel. All travellers visiting The Bahamas beginning July 1, must: Present a COVID-19 RT-PCR Negative (Swab) Test. Those arriving between July 1-7 must present results less than ten (10) days old. Those arriving […]

10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand – Travel Video

#TRAVEL #THAILAND July is a month of the rainy season. The atmosphere is rainy, moist and cool. Every water resource is filled again, perfect for a challenging activity which is popular among both Thai and foreign tourists: rafting. In a flooding season like this, the more water, the more fun and challenge. Our recommended places […]

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island announced today that the iconic resort property located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas would welcome guests to The Royal and Harborside Resort beginning July 7 and The Cove on July 14,  as part of a phased reopening. The resort partnered with the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and launched the Atlantis Clean & Safe […]

Prix du Muguet History: A source of great milers

Prix du Muguet History: A source of great milers

Prix du Muguet Group 2, 4-year-olds and above, 1,600m/1m, €90,000 Created in 1967 Last winner: Plumatic (h5, GB by Dubawi and Plumania, by Anabaa), owned by Wertheimer&Frère, bred by Wertheimer&Frère, trained by André Fabre, ridden by Vincent Cheminaud. Record-time: 1’35’’90 by Redmead in 1984. The race would be run in 2020 for the 52nd time The 2019 edition Last going into […]

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Still staying at home? Then do some armchair traveling in Scotland this weekend, take a train ride. 12th-Century castles, historic distilleries, Michelin-Star’d restaurants, and high-quality cashmere, there are so many reasons people vacation in Scotland.  While we cannot fly across the Atlantic yet, there are ways to experience the history-rich, culture-filled country from the comfort of […]

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

The Eiffel Tower Thursday welcomed back visitors after The China Virus outbreak caused the Paris landmark into its longest period out of action since WWII. Visitors can access the 1,062 ft tower only via staircases until early July, with elevators off-limits for the time being because of safety considerations. In addition, visitors are not allowed […]

Corona-virus Update

Corona-virus Update

#coronavirus #travel #latestnews #economy #usa More than 78,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US and in Brazil alone Wednesday, as the IMF laid out the unprecedented economic devastation caused by the global pandemic and the WHO warned the number of infections could reach 10 million worldwide within the next week. As many countries […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing

A seasoned hospitality professional with almost two decades of experience working for some of the world’s leading hotel brands has been named five-star Anam’s director of sales and marketing. Vietnamese national Mandy Tran Thi My Dung’s appointment to The Anam, overlooking Long Beach situated on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, comes after she worked as the […]

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

Dolphin Stuns Beachgoers at New Alma Resort in Cam Ranh

A large dolphin has paid a rare visit to the shallow waters right off new family resort Alma on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula. Alma lifeguard Nguyen Ngoc Tan, who took video footage of the dolphin on Tuesday last week, said the mammal seemed “fearless yet friendly” as he and his fellow lifeguards Nguyen Trung Phi […]

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

$AAL $UAL Just In: United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) announced that passengers who refuse to wear masks will be put on an internal no-fly list and will be banned from boarding future flights. The airline said the policy will start taking effect Thursday and last for a minimum of 60 days, adding that the policy is being put into […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

New Alma Resort Welcomes Commercial Director

A talented hospitality professional with rich experience in sales and marketing and a passion for volunteering has been named Alma’s commercial director. German national Martin Koerner’s appointment to the new 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula comes after he worked at The Anam, another five-star resort also situated in […]

A Balinese Resort Launches Extended Stays Away From The Crowds

A Balinese Resort Launches Extended Stays Away From The Crowds

As Bali begins the first phase of opening up for travel from June, one boutique resort has launched a long stay package for travelers keen on a tropical getaway away from any crowds. With its new two-week “Extended Stay for Greater Value,” Tanah Gajah, Resort by Hadiprana, is putting up visitors in 20 villas spread […]

UK Travel Not Far Away

UK Travel Not Far Away

Britain confirmed Tuesday it was looking at establishing “air bridges” with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting them from controversial quarantine measures. Under a plan announced last month to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, international arrivals from June 8 will be required to self-isolate for a fortnight. Ireland is currently the only […]

America’s Violent Society in Numbers

America’s Violent Society in Numbers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation reported that violent crime fell nationwide in the period from 1990 to 2018. Violent crime was at a height of 1.93 million crimes in 1992, but has since reached a low of 1.15 million violent crimes in 2014. When conducting crime reporting, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program considered murder, […]

Tour California’s Coast from Your Living Room

Tour California’s Coast from Your Living Room

Put the top down, turn the radio up and hit the road for the quintessential California road trip along State Highway 1 As far as road trips go, California’s classic Highway 1 has it all. It is an excellent route for drivers, with twists, turns and narrow bends in the road. It offers beautiful, wind-swept […]

Travel to Japan From the Comfort of Your Home

Travel to Japan From the Comfort of Your Home

For now vacation travel is largely off the table, but that’s not going to stop us from having a staycation inspired by our favorite destinations. Now, in the midst of a stunning cherry blossom season here is how to have a Japanese-inspired vacation from home.  Take a Virtual Cherry Blossom Tour Cherry blossom season in Japan can take place anywhere between […]

Thai Airways Bankrupt Needs to Restart

Thai Airways Bankrupt Needs to Restart

Thailand’s cash-strapped national carrier will look to undergo a restructuring through the kingdom’s bankruptcy court, premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Tuesday, as the stricken company is battered by the crash in tourism caused by the coronavirus. Thai Airways — which is 51 percent owned by the government — has long fought to stay afloat, registering losses […]

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Hotel (Thailand)

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Hotel (Thailand)

$HLT Location: Google maps Hotel website: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok Tip: get complimentary VIP perks when booking via Virtuoso Blending Thai charm with luxurious comfort, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, is an iconic presence in the heart of Thailand’s capital city. Architect André Fu designed this hotel in Bangkok with bronze accents and soaring ceilings, reflecting the opulence and grandeur of […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

A seasoned professional with almost two decades’ experience in luxury hospitality in Europe and the Middle East and a passion for teaching and mentoring others has been named Alma Resort’s executive chef. German national Ingo Stöneberg has joined the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, to oversee its rich […]

Traveling to the Galápagos Islands…

Traveling to the Galápagos Islands…

…what you need to know before you go about the the 19 islands 600 miles off the South American continent that make up the Galápagos. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Galápagos Islands are 1 of the best spots in the world for wildlife adventures. Then, there is Charles Darwin, the islands inspired his theory of evolution following […]

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

You can still go to Graduate School! Since the C-19 coronavirus chaos began derailing travel plans, people have been spending more time finding ways to satisfy their curiosity and interests from home. Every day there are more livestreams and videos available that let us experience new places and things without leaving home, the virtual travel sites are listed […]

Hans Jenni Set to Retire from GHM

Hans Jenni Set to Retire from GHM

After nearly 30 years at the helm of a pioneering hotel management group, Hans R. Jenni is retiring today as president and director of GHM. The group’s current CEO, Tommy Lai, will assume responsibility for GHM’s day-to-day operations and management. Since 1992, when Jenni co-founded GHM with Amanresorts group founder Adrian Zecha, his vision has […]

Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet

Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet

While the world yearns to travel once again, meet and hug loved ones, seek new adventures and close those business deals, Emirates is busy protecting and readying the world’s largest all wide-body fleet to take to the skies. This could have proved daunting, but Emirates Engineering, a division of the airline and one of the […]

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

France with the 3rd highest rate of coronavirus infections in Europe, remains under lockdown until at least 11 May. Though some of the harshest restrictions will be lifted then, it is likely to take months before things return to normal and tourism is able to resume. So, till then, Francophiles can immerse themselves in French culture from the comfort of home. […]

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A new series of virtual tours offer you the chance to explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture from the comfort of your home. The campaign to continue educating and inspiring the public through the digital sphere is also a reminder of the importance of the physical experience of architecture, and an appeal for funding support to heritage sites all over […]

Sharjah Art Museum’s Virtual Tour

Sharjah Art Museum’s Virtual Tour

The free self-guided online tours can be accessed via Sharjah Museums Authority’s website Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) announced the launch of virtual tours and online exhibits of a few of its contemporary and modern art masterpieces housed at the Sharjah Art Museum. The initiative comes amidst a Stay Home campaign by the authorities in the […]

A Tour of the Enzo Ferrari Museum, See What ‘Timeless’ Means

A Tour of the Enzo Ferrari Museum, See What ‘Timeless’ Means

$RACE People speak of a car’s design and beauty being ‘timeless’, but have you ever stopped to ask what that means? The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy opened an exhibition a few years ago that seeks to answer that question. It’s called ‘Timeless Masterpieces’, and it is helpful when trying to understand what makes […]

Virtually Tour the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Germany

Virtually Tour the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Germany

Get ready to enjoy an exciting virtual ride in Stuttgart, Germany Car enthusiasts are likely in need of a little engine-revving now. Now, you can now take a virtual tour of the MBZ iconic car museum in Stuttgart. The museum’s website is currently functioning as a portal into all exhibits, which of course remain closed on-the-ground indefinitely due to the COVID19 coronavirus chaos. From the beginning […]

No Cost Lockdown Travel: Visit these UNESCO World Heritage Sites Without Leaving Home

No Cost Lockdown Travel: Visit these UNESCO World Heritage Sites Without Leaving Home

Yes, the COVID-19 coronavirus has travel a standstill. But in this digital age there are ways to indulge your wanderlust without leaving your home. Thanks to UNESCO, we can visit many of the world’s most awe-inspiring official World Heritage Sites in living room comfort. These tours are special is that they are designed in 360-degree […]

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

New Alma Resort Announces Herbert Laubichler-Pichler as General Manager

A hospitality veteran with life-long experience making guests feel welcome at hotels and resorts in Europe and Asia has been appointed to the helm of the new 30-hectare beachfront resort Alma. Austrian-born Herbert Laubichler-Pichler has taken charge of the opening of the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, with […]

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Since first being identified in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, PRC, the COVID-19 coronavirus has spread across the world, causing a human tragedy with tens of thousands sick and many deaths. The pandemic is having an enormous impact on the travel industry, ranging from hotel and cruise ship quarantines to airlines halting flights […]

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

$RACE The Hot automotive market began to cool in November. With good sales, but was down from Y 2018. Hang on, Y 2019 was not all bad for the sector’s Aristocrat, Ferrari. The Maranello Outfit sold and 10,131 cars, and made a record profit on each 1 of them, too, according to a new report […]

Virtual Tour of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Virtual Tour of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

$RACE The World’s 1st Ferrari inspired theme park with record breaking thrill rides, family adventures, magical journeys and world class entertainment featuring the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa, Flying Aces with its’ record breaking world tallest loop, the brand new turbo track and the forthcoming Mission Ferrari alongside family favourites such as the Scuderia challenge, […]

New math theory suggests time travel is impossible

New math theory suggests time travel is impossible

A physicist named Nicolas Gisin from the University of Geneva recently published a series of papers that could change our entire view on the concept of “time.” Gisin’s work attempts to reconcile modern-day quantum mechanics theory with an alternative math theory developed by Dutch mathematician Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer in the early 20th century called “intuitionistic mathematics.” That may […]

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s Mojo Back

Back From The Brink: How Laguna Golf Land Co Got it’s  Mojo Back

When you meet Adam Calver, it’s impossible to miss his naturally sunny disposition. Talking ten-to-the-dozen, the director of golf at Laguna Golf Lang Co, a Sir Nick Faldo design ranked among the best tracks in Vietnam, will wax lyrical on any number of subjects related to the Royal and Ancient game. Favourite topics include his […]

Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World!

Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World!

Much of the world is at standstill right now while the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has hit “pause” on our physical travel plans, but we can fulfil our wanderlust, virtually.  From virtual museum tours to online Broadway productions, to safari livestreams in South Africa, there is a virtual tour for every traveler.  Here are the “Seven Wonders of the World” to […]

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

America’s Top Tourist Destinations are ‘Ghost Towns’, This is What They Look Like Today!

The COVID-19 coronavirus pressed the Pause Button for the vast majority of Americans 19 days ago. And the nation’s favorite tourist destinations are mostly Ghost Towns. While the lights have not gone dark in NYC’s Times Square, the streets are empty. From Coast to Coast things have changed… Below is a look at what America’s […]

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

A novel coronavirus which was 1st detected in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, Hubei Province, PRC has shaken the world as it spread across continents. Global Travel Plus, a leading provider of global emergency assistance services, has compiled the latest updates regarding the coronavirus and explains how it affects travel, as follows: 1. […]

What Luxury Travelers Need to Know During this Worldwide Health Emergency

What Luxury Travelers Need to Know During this Worldwide Health Emergency

Rumours began to leak out of China about a strange illness inflicting citizens in the City of Wuhan in January. Word soon got out that a virus known as “SARS-CoV-2” was causing a disease named “coronavirus disease 2019.”  In the few weeks since it was 1st discovered, coronavirus has infected more than 125,000 people around the […]

As long as you are at home, take a virtual tour…

As long as you are at home, take a virtual tour…

Go on a virtual tour of the World’s most famous landmarks Several iconic sights and attractions of our planet have set up incredible virtual tours dream to help you dream of your next extravagant getaway. Below are some of the best tours, as follows: Virtual tour of the Great Wall (China) Virtual tour of Machu Picchu (Peru) Virtual tour […]

Virtual Tour: Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Virtual Tour: Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

This 60-sec video includes dramatic sweeping aerial footage of the 41-sqk park and its animals including cheetahs, giraffes and gazelles. In Y 2019, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) Abu Dhabi, the capital Emirate welcomed 11.35-M international visitors, a 10.5% Y-Y increase. Of these, 2.83-M stayed in the emirate overnight, while 8.53-M […]

Soak Up Culture at Home During ‘The China Virus” Lockdown

Soak Up Culture at Home During ‘The China Virus” Lockdown

During these uncertain times, it is good to know that we can count on our love for all the beautiful things in this world.  Much of the global population is at a standstill as scientists and governments try and stem the spread of coronavirus. Happily, cultural centers including museums, theaters, and national parks, are stepping up […]

Indotrek Goes Wild with Epic Journey Linking Thailand and Laos

Indotrek Goes Wild with Epic Journey Linking Thailand and Laos

New route among operator’s “signature series” of departures for 2020/21 With a mosaic of ethnic cultures and a topography that lends itself to adrenalized activities, the highlands of Thailand and Laos have long been prime quarry for intrepid adventurers. And one of Asia’s leading active tour operators, Indotrek, is inviting travellers to take a walk […]

US State Department Warns Americans Against All International Travel

US State Department Warns Americans Against All International Travel

The Trump Administration has upgraded its warning to Americans against all International travel as the virus outbreak spreads. This is an unprecedented move. “The Department of State advises US citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19,” it said in the new advice. “In countries where commercial departure options remain […]

Australia raises restriction to highest level: “Do not travel overseas”

Australia raises restriction to highest level: “Do not travel overseas”

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Wednesday strongly discouraged the country’s residents against all overseas travel as he declared a human biosecurity emergency and banned all non-essential indoor gatherings of more than 100 people. “The travel advice to every Australian is ‘Do not travel abroad’. Do not go overseas,” he said. PM Morrison said the advice […]

The Siam Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

The Siam Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Set on 3 acres of verdant frontage along the Chao Phraya River, The Siam is a private 39-room luxury retreat located in Bangkok’s royal Dusit district. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Bill Bensley, the Art Deco inspired, Thai antique infused masterpiece is the Kingdom’s premier urban resort. Guests have an array of superlative amenities at […]

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

Warning – Level 3 Alert! CDC recommends that travelers avoid all not essential travel to the specified countries listed below, as there may be limited access to adequate medical care in the regions. The countries included in the CDC notice Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia Liechtenstein […]

The Royal Scotsman: Grand Tour of Great Britain by Train

The Royal Scotsman: Grand Tour of Great Britain by Train

Journey aboard the Royal Scotsman through ever-changing landscapes of sweeping glens, towering peaks and mirror-calm lochs on this round-Britain itinerary. Explore some of Great Britain’s most historic and noteworthy cities on this 8-Day luxury rail journey through Scotland, Wales, and England. Beginning and ending in Edinburgh, make a grand circle as you travel to Aviemore, down through […]

Stuart Lyall Appointed General Manager of Fusion Newest Vietnam Hotel

Stuart Lyall Appointed General Manager of Fusion Newest Vietnam Hotel

As Fusion grows its hotel portfolio with the opening of Fusion Suites Vung Tau, the wellness-focused hospitality group has appointed seasoned hotelier, Stuart John Lyall, to manage the new property. The new general manager is already leading the hotel through its soft-opening phase and putting plans into action for an April grand opening. Stuart’s most […]

Choose Your Yacht Flag Wisely

Choose Your Yacht Flag Wisely

For those of you who have successfully opened an offshore bank account, got a 2nd passport and is living the lifestyle of dreams traveling the world, the time has come to move on to the next level of flag theory.  This is the 1 where the focus shifts from acquisitions that are largely for diversification purposes toward purchases meant […]

Portugal is Famous for Great Food!

Portugal is Famous for Great Food!

Portugal may have introduced hot chiles to Asia, tea to England, and tempura to Japan, but the country’s cuisine still remains a mystery to most food lovers outside of its borders. Only custard tarts, the ubiquitous pastéis de nata have broken into the larger food-obsessed culture. The roots of Portuguese food lie in both native peasant cookery and […]

Hottest Instagram Accounts This Week: Kate Upton, 𝐁𝐚𝐝 𝐆𝐢𝐫𝐥𝐬 𝐃𝐨 𝐈𝐭 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞, Jennifer Lopez

Hottest Instagram Accounts This Week: Kate Upton, 𝐁𝐚𝐝 𝐆𝐢𝐫𝐥𝐬 𝐃𝐨 𝐈𝐭 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞, Jennifer Lopez

It has been another sizzling hot week on Instagram with some posts almost sending the photosharing app into meltdown. Kate Upton Kate Upton joined the barrage of celebrities hitting Instagram to honor its weekly thirstythursday hashtag. The 27-year-old new mum, model and actress has lit up Instagram with her minishorts and Orange bikini posts lately […]

Motoring Around Europe, Then Be Sure to Stop in These Seaside Towns

Motoring Around Europe, Then Be Sure to Stop in These Seaside Towns

Europe has some of the most picturesque coastline in the world, especially the crystal clear turquoise waters along the Mediterranean. Below are 3 European coastal towns that are worth seeing 1st hand, as follows: Biarritz, France Elegant villas and residences line the shores of Biarritz, France, while surfers cannot get enough of the wild waves […]

Sharjah’s Most Astonishing New Resort Attracts Worldwide Acclaim

Sharjah’s Most Astonishing New Resort Attracts Worldwide Acclaim

Travel + Leisure puts GHM debut on its 2020 IT List as resort announces new name A year after Al Bait Sharjah opened in the U.A.E. as an antidote to the towering hospitality ambitions of nearby Dubai, the resort has won acclaim as one of the most remarkable new hotels in the world. Travel + […]

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

– Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is dressing its staff in a runway-worthy collection of apparel that brings a bold, contemporary layer to Vietnamese culture, after joining forces with a sustainable fashion house. The 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram beach has teamed up with Hanoi-based Chula Fashion to put a Spanish spin on the traditional […]

The 10 Best Restaurants in London

The 10 Best Restaurants in London

London is a city of diners that are adventurous to a fault. Beyond the gimmicks the best restaurants focus on ingredients and craft, whether it’s hand-rolled pasta or fiery clay-pot cooking. Our latest picks for where to eat runs from Michelin-Starred dining rooms to neighborhood places, some serving exquisite tasting menus, some serving versions of […]

Meliá Koh Samui Announces Ernesto Osuna as General Manager

Meliá Koh Samui Announces Ernesto Osuna as General Manager

A seasoned professional with two decades of luxury hospitality experience across Europe, North America and Asia has been appointed to the helm of the new nautical-themed beachfront resort Meliá Koh Samui. Spanish-born Ernesto Osuna has taken charge of the opening of the 159-room and 31-suite luxury resort overlooking Choeng Mon Beach, on Koh Samui’s north-eastern […]

GRAND-HÔTEL DU CAP-FERRAT, FRANCE

GRAND-HÔTEL DU CAP-FERRAT, FRANCE

TIMELESS ELEGANCE AND ICONIC GLAMOUR ON THE COTE D’AZUR With a guestbook signed by everyone from Elizabeth Taylor to Winston Churchill and an enviable location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the palatial spread of the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel has been the epitome of Côte d’Azur chic for more than a hundred years. […]

Giant Turtle Lays Eggs on Samui Beach

Giant Turtle Lays Eggs on Samui Beach

Hotel acts act to protect nest Khun Veeraphat, a waiter at Sands beachfront restaurant on Koh Samui, made a startling discovery on 13 February when he spotted what appeared to be tracks coming from the sea. CCTV footage at Banyan Tree Samui clearly showed a giant sea turtle laying eggs on the beach the night […]

ROSIE, the New and Trendy Brasserie in the Bastille Area

ROSIE, the New and Trendy Brasserie in the Bastille Area

Brasserie Rosie has opened in Paris 11th arrondissement, a stone’s throw from the Place de la Bastille. On the menu find traditional brasserie dishes provided for a very reasonable price and paired with vintage wines and delicious cocktails. On 53 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine used to stand an Irish pub, and now stands brasserie Rosie all pink and blue. […]

GHM Lures Kretschmann Back to Lead Chedi in Maldives

GHM Lures Kretschmann Back to Lead Chedi in Maldives

One of the ‘first generation’ of general managers to open GHM properties from the Far East to the Middle East is flying the Chedi flag again as he prepares to introduce a new resort on Kudavillingili Island in the Maldives later this year. André Kretschmann, who started with GHM in 1995, has assumed pre-opening responsibilities […]

Some Super Places to Visit in France

Some Super Places to Visit in France

The French call their beloved homeland “l’Hexagone” because of its distinct 6-sided shape. Each corner of France has its own unique character: the rugged and French Alps, Sun-drenched Provence, the glamorous and gorgeous Côte d’Azur coastline, and Alsace with picturesque hamlets nestled in vine-covered hills. Paris and Versailles are must-see destinations for a 1st trip to France. Other classic travel […]

Exploring the United Kingdom

Exploring the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is on lots of people’s ‘where to visit’ lists. Historic cities, picturesque villages, majestic country houses and years of heritage and culture make the island Kingdom a very diverse place to visit. From discovering Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon to hiking through the Scottish Highlands, the UK has it all.  With 2020 marking 120 yrs of The […]

Peninsula Paris: The World’s #1 Luxury Hotel

Peninsula Paris: The World’s #1 Luxury Hotel

At the 26th World Travel Awards, The Peninsula Paris was designated the World’s Leading Luxury Hotel, while other French winners included the champagne house G.H. Mumm, which took the prize for the best wine tourism visit. For its part, Disneyland Paris was honoured not for the quality of its theme park, but for its resort. […]

Memories Group Ring the Changes in Myanmar

Memories Group Ring the Changes in Myanmar

Experienced hotel managers take up the reins in Yangon, Mergui Archipelago Myanmar tourism trailblazers Memories Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Thibaut Stettler as Hotel Manager at Awei Metta hotel in Yangon, while outgoing GM Mr Eric Laurent takes over as General Manager at the firm’s sister resort, Awei Pila, in the Mergui Archipelago. […]

Secret Beaches

Secret Beaches

Fact: the most famous and beautiful beaches are typically overrun by tourists. The lesson here is to try to bypass those frequented beaches and discover someplace new. Below are a few that are off the beaten path and delightful, as follows: Pyla Sur Mer, France The Atlantic coast of France has a romantic oceanside resort known as […]

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Paradise Grand Cruise in Emerging Lan Ha Bay

Paradise Vietnam Debuts Paradise Grand Cruise in Emerging Lan Ha Bay

One of Vietnam’s leading providers of luxury hospitality services has sailed into uncharted waters with the launch of its inaugural cruise in Lan Ha Bay, situated just south of famed Halong Bay. A UNESCO biosphere, Lan Ha Bay is a geological extension of Halong Bay minus its large tourist numbers and home to 300-odd towering […]

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Yoga fans and wellness enthusiasts will learn to master essential poses while calming their minds and re-energizing their bodies with new, multiple-day healthy yoga retreat packages at Azerai Can Tho. The retreats are for experienced practitioners and newcomers alike, and include 6 day/5 night (“Ultimate Yoga Retreat”) and 4 day/3 night (“Essential Yoga Getaway”) options. […]

Thailand’s Most Luxurious Hotels

Thailand’s Most Luxurious Hotels

The Top 10 luxury hotels & resorts in Thailand. Synonymous with white sand, turquoise waters, and tropical scenery, Thailand’s beaches are renowned world wide for their beauty. Despite being a magnet for budget and backpacker travelers, Thailand is home to some of the world’s most ultra-luxurious resorts, whether it be beach enclaves, urban hotels or […]

Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion Launches Wellbeing Retreat Programmes

Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion Launches Wellbeing Retreat Programmes

The hot springs resort in Central Vietnam tunes guests health with detox and Reiki Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion is getting into the flow of things with new retreats that tap the healing powers of a geothermal spring at the resort’s heart. A Reiki Training and Sound Journey in March, a Hot Springs Detox Retreat […]

Traveling Is Good for Our Health

Traveling Is Good for Our Health

Americans are known for their work ethic, working on average more than most other western countries and taking fewer vacations.  In fact, Americans are 50% as likely as Europeans to travel to more than 1 country, and 29% have never been abroad. Travel is good for us, and here are studies that prove it, as […]

Walk Around Paris

Walk Around Paris

The French capital may well be the ultimate city for romance, but Paris impresses travelers for reasons that stretch beyond its cafés and amorous air. There is always an undiscovered secret waiting for you in Paris and no other city can match the soul of Paris. The next time you’re visiting Paris, I the believe […]

Italy’s Liguria Region, a Trip to the Italian Riviera

Italy’s Liguria Region, a Trip to the Italian Riviera

Brightly painted houses hanging off of cliffs that jut from the sea, the scent of basil, glamorous seaside resorts, and boats bobbing around small coves, this is Liguria. Nestled between Tuscany and Piedmont, this region, known as the Italian Riviera, is worth visiting if you love beautiful scenery, good food and wine, and La Dolce Vita. The […]

Metropole Hanoi Awarded 5-Star Rating from Forbes Travel Guide

Metropole Hanoi Awarded 5-Star Rating from Forbes Travel Guide

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has been awarded a Five-Star rating—the top level of recognition—from Forbes Travel Guide in the independent ratings agency’s assessment of luxury hotels, restaurants and spas in Vietnam. “Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a supremely beautiful hotel, inside and out. Every corner is a compelling photo opportunity, especially in the gleaming historic […]

Heritage Line to Chart New Waters on Upper Mekong

Heritage Line to Chart New Waters on Upper Mekong

Luxury cruise operator schedules September launch for latest vessel One of Southeast Asia’s leading boutique cruise operators Heritage Line, is making progress on its sumptuous new ten-berth ship Anouvong, which will be the first luxury boat to ply the upper-Mekong river in Laos upon its launch later this year. “We are well on course to […]

Four of the World’s Most Romantic Hotels

Four of the World’s Most Romantic Hotels

For some travelers, a romantic escape is about real luxury, private dining, and poolside spa treatments. For others, it means a getaway into remote wilderness spot surrounded by pristine scenery. Whatever your preference, below is a list of 4 favorite romantic hotels in the world  where lovers connect. Soneva Jan, Maldives Located on an uninhabited […]

When in Paris, the Dos, the Don’ts

When in Paris, the Dos, the Don’ts

Paris’s seductive charms are legendary; inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, lots things to do, and its fabled food and restaurant scene make Paris the model of cities, beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn. But to enjoy it you must learn how to avoid the Top 10 mistakes 1st-timers make in the […]

Retreat & Recharge

Retreat & Recharge

In today’s high-stress world, we all need to take some time to relax. Retreats are a fantastic way to do this, as they get you away from the things that tend to make you feel anxious or overwhelmed every day, and get you into a place of serenity. Below are 7 retreats to recharge your […]

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