Category: Accommodation

Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands has embarked on a major reinvestment programme for its existing property, spanning hotel rooms and suites, new food and beverage (F&B) offerings and other enhancements that will position the Integrated Resort (IR) for strong growth as the recovery of global tourism continues. The US$1 billion reinvestment is the biggest since the IR’s
Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. With several new luxe hotels, Madrid is now also Spain’s capital of 5-star travel For decades, Barcelona has been Spain’s
Britain’s most Instagrammable luxury hotels outside of London

Britain’s most Instagrammable luxury hotels outside of London

London is famous for its 5-star hotels, but the quality of luxury hotels outside of the Capital is also unrivalled, with Britain boasting some of the most idyllic and Instagram-worthy resorts in the world. But with so many exceptional 5-star hotels around Britain to choose from, how do you decide? To help, Interior Designer Anne
Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff

Lionel Messi buys luxury hotel in Sotogrande, then promptly fires all the staff

It’s being reported that Paris St. Germain footballer Lionel Messi has bought a luxury hotel and then promptly fired the staff working there. Messi’s MIM Hotels Group has bought the Hotel Marítimo de Sotogrande on the marina in San Roque – the sixth propery acquired by the group. Sotogrande is a high-end holiday destination and,
Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Valentine’s Day at Çırağan Palace

Çırağan Palace, the home of many great love stories, is offering some exciting surprises with glorious romantic stay and dinner experiences on Valentine’s Day. Romance with a gourmet menu and live music at Tuğra Restaurant With a soul-soothing vista of the Bosphorus composing the background, the fairy-tale Tuğra Restaurant has unsurprisingly been chosen as the
The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newly-opened The Botanica Sanctuary is situated in the heart of Bogor’s Puncak, a popular tourist destination in Indonesia just a 90-minute drive from Jakarta. Guests staying at the 166-room property can enjoy breath-taking views of Mount Pangrango and the lush virgin pine forest nearby. The Botanica Sanctuary is also a five-minute drive to Taman
Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Costa Navarino will be home to Greece’s first Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, scheduled to open in spring 2023. The group’s first property in Greece, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will be located on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese, and 45 minutes’ drive from Kalamata International Airport. The beachfront resort will
A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

A new vision of modern luxury: The Dubai EDITION hotel

The new Dubai EDITION hotel, located in the city’s Downtown district, heralds a new generation of modern luxury and pays homage to Dubai’s passion to create something entirely new. Situated a stone’s throw from the city’s world-class retail flagships, commercial district and its flourishing art, design and culture hubs, the Dubai EDITION is the brand’s
5 best hotels of Ibiza

5 best hotels of Ibiza

Despite its status as the world’s nightlife capital, Ibiza is a small Spanish island with a tremendous following. Whatever your interests, you can find them in Ibiza. From exploring the island’s natural splendor, visiting Mediterranean coastal towns to learning about the culture, anything is possible here. Take advantage of the island’s extensive network of bike
Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 6th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Furious locals plan to hurl rotten eggs at Jeff Bezos’ superyacht Livid locals are planning to pelt billionaire Jeff Bezos’s
The best villas in Barbados

The best villas in Barbados

The definition of luxury must be being handed the keys to your own zen garden, koi pond, speedboat and $30m Caribbean beachfront mansion. And private beach. You can’t beat a bespoke Caribbean listing or a bit of ocean-edge Palladian grandeur. And some lush tropical shrubbery and lots of bougainvillea to protect your privacy as you
New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with 12.18. group to debut the Destination by Hyatt brand in Italy with 7Pines Resort Sardinia. The 76-room resort is expected to open in early July, representing several significant milestones, including the continued growth of Hyatt’s luxury resort portfolio, the first Hyatt affiliated hotel on Sardinia,
6 beautiful and immersive retreats that make Finland the ideal post-pandemic destination

6 beautiful and immersive retreats that make Finland the ideal post-pandemic destination

Recognized for its stellar reputation as a destination committed to providing healthy and safe travel for residents and visitors, Finland has proven to be the ideal post-pandemic destination for travelers looking to visit countries that provide the perfect balance between sustainable practices and immersive experiences. With pent up demand for international travel growing, Finland offers
A new boutique hotel at Sydney's Darling Harbour

A new boutique hotel at Sydney's Darling Harbour

Sydney has an exciting new boutique hotel built for travellers by travellers and inspired by the people, produce and past of its local neighbourhood, with the opening of Aiden Darling Harbour. This inaugural opening marks the debut of the Aiden by Best Western brand in Australasia within the BWH Hotel Group (BWH) portfolio representing a
Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

Top 10 luxury experiences in Rutland, the UK's smallest county

You can’t say you know the UK without knowing its smallest county. And indulged in the luxury of a private BBQ lesson from a Test cricketer accompanied by some local English blueberry wine. Under two hours from London, Rutland offers luxurious country escapes befitting its self-proclaimed status of the “County of Good Taste” and with
Short stay: Hotel Britania, Lisbon, Portugal

Short stay: Hotel Britania, Lisbon, Portugal

This charming Art Deco boutique hotel, set in the historic centre of Lisbon, is one of five Lisbon Heritage Hotels in Portugal’s capital, providing discrete but sophisticated luxury. The 32 room, one suite Britania, has been tastefully restored to a grandeur beyond that of its 1944 opening. Architect Cassiano Branco had originally planned the bold