Category: Bars

The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai opens its doors

The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai opens its doors

The doors of The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai are now open, enabling guests to experience the glamour of the Golden Age of Old Shanghai in a unique Art Deco masterpiece. Each of the hotel’s 96 exquisite rooms and suites offers a personal sanctuary of comfort, distinguished by the opulence of Old Shanghai and the luxury
Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

The Park Hotel Group has  ‘soft opened’ their  latest property – Park Hotel Clarke Quay – in Singapore. Distinctive by its striking red-tiled roof and towers with spires, the 10-storey hotel can be found on the historic Singapore River,  exuding classic colonial architecture reminiscent of Singapore in the early 1800s. Its 336 rooms and suites

More Moroccan-bound luxury: the Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech

Marrakech is to get a new 204-room hotel which will welcome its first guests in 2011. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech is Rezidor’s third hotel under development in Morocco, following in the footsteps of the Radisson Resorts which will open in Tangier and Saïdia. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Marrakech be a unique 5 star city
Middle East hotel market turned on its head by W Hotels

Middle East hotel market turned on its head by W Hotels

W Hotels  has marked  its entry into the Middle East with the opening of the highly-anticipated W Doha Hotel & Residences.  This new hotel merges  traditional Arabian imagery with the contemporary cool design of the W brand with a hotel lobby that combines water features, ceiling-suspended seating and modern hand-blown hanging lanterns. Symmetrical designs, clean

New pool bar in Venice from Hotel Cipriani

In Venice, Hotel Cipriani has finished a second phase of refurbishments, which included the restoration of Bar Gabbiano. Located next to the hotel’s famous swimming pool, the bar aims to become the heart of the hotel, with live music and a lively atmosphere for guests and local Venetians to meet. Guests can choose from a
Interview with Laura Brady of Lux Wines

Interview with Laura Brady of Lux Wines

Our latest interview is with Laura Brady, President and Co-founder of Luxury Wine Tours, Inc. and Lux Wines. Luxury Wine Tours provides exquisite custom wine tours in Oregon’s bountiful Willamette Valley. Luxury Wine Tours was initially created out of  a desire to bring people a unique food and wine experience that showcases Oregon’s world class
Private sale from The James Chicago

Private sale from The James Chicago

The James Chicago just released a private sale you’ll receive 25% best available rates when booking at www.jameshotels.com/privatesale.   There are no minimum-stay requirements, but it’s only valid for visits booked by 25th April 2009 (for stays through until 15th September 2009). Recognized on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, The James is centrally located
Bask in the Easter sun in Jordan

Bask in the Easter sun in Jordan

The new, modern and stylish 5 star Tala Bay Resort is located 15 minutes south of Aqaba with stunning views over the Red Sea.   Facilities are excellent with 5 swimming pools, 4 restaurants and 2 bars, plenty of aquatic activities, a private beach and an outdoor fitness area.   Enjoy all that Aqaba has
The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

Rotana has announced the opening of its first property in Ras Al Khaimah – The Cove Rotana Resort  -overlooking the Indian Ocean on an idyllic water inlet at Arqoob Beach. This exquisite resort offers authentic Arabian hospitality, an elegant design and more than 600 metres of beach, tranquil azure waters and a multitude of activities.

Mövenpick Resort & Thalasso Sousse

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is to open a new upscale resort and conference property at the Tunisian holiday destination of Sousse. The Mövenpick Resort & Thalasso Sousse is the Swiss hotel group’s second resort in Tunisia and comprises 627 rooms (39 of which will be suites). This beachside hotel is located in the heart of

Formula One heads for Korea

After successfully hosting the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup and Asian Games in 2002 and being shortlisted amongst the final three contenders for the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, Korea continues to rise as a venue for major international sporting events by hosting its first F1 Grand Prix in 2010. The circuit

Capella Telluride, Colorado

Capella Telluride, the  first US  retreat for Capella Hotels and Resorts, welcomed its first guests last week. Telluride’s snow-packed terrain is a favourite this season, rated the number two ski resort in North America by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. And ski enthusiasts can satisfy their wanderlust thanks to Capella Telluride’s special introductory winter
A meal at The Ritz followed by exclusive access to the Royal Academy of Arts

A meal at The Ritz followed by exclusive access to the Royal Academy of Arts

Head for The Ritz London  and enjoy a delightful Rivoli Bar signature Bento Box meal comprising a taster of the daily four course du jour menu and a glass of wine with an exclusive visit to the Byzantium exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts for just £59 per person. Due to popularity, on selected
$50 million in renovations at Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui

$50 million in renovations at Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui

Featuring newly remodeled guest rooms, a refreshed spa and fitness centre, updated restaurant and lounges, remodeled beach and pool, and up-to-the-minute technology upgrades across the resort, Grand Wailea‘s charm and founding elements of trees, water, flowers, art, light and sound more prominent and enjoyable than ever. $50 million in renovations has seen guest rooms re-designed
New age for Bangkok's hotel and dining scene

New age for Bangkok's hotel and dining scene

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel company, has announced the official opening of their stunning new flagship hotel the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.   With sumptuous international buffets, fine dining restaurants and Thai, Japanese and Chinese favourites, the Centara Grand at CentralWorld’s 8 restaurants, lounges and bars provide a world
Special feature: Lato Boutique Hotel, Heraklion, Crete

Special feature: Lato Boutique Hotel, Heraklion, Crete

We stayed in Room 503 on the top floor of the Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion, Crete.   Being sited on the corner of the building, it offers views in two directions from a  generous L-shaped balcony with ample space for sun loungers.   From here you have the best views of the port and