Category: Asia

The best airport in the world... for five years on the trot

The best airport in the world... for five years on the trot

The ACI annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award has been won by Incheon International Airport once again and voted the world’s best airport for 5 consecutive years. Repeating its first place finish in the previous years, Incheon International Airport (IIAC) once again scored the highest marks in the ACI’s ASQ survey in three categories to

A new African safari resort in Taiwan

Asia’s only African safari resort has opened in Hsinchu County to offer visitors a unique African experience in north west Taiwan. The Leofoo Resort Guanshi boasts African-themed rooms and the opportunity for guests to get up close and personal with a variety of wild animals. The Leofoo Resort Guanshi has a total of 164 rooms
Swissôtel offers access to the most exlusive clubs in Berlin, Istanbul and Shanghai

Swissôtel offers access to the most exlusive clubs in Berlin, Istanbul and Shanghai

Guests taking advantage of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Finest Clubs Package can now gain admission to top clubs. The first hotels in the international hotel chain to offer this exclusive package are Swissôtel Berlin, Swissôtel The Bosphorus in Istanbul and Swissôtel Grand Shanghai; other hotels are to follow shortly. The package was created especially for
W Hotels' first retreat in Southeast Asia

W Hotels' first retreat in Southeast Asia

W Retreat-Koh Samui, the first W Retreat in Southeast Asia, will open in the Summer of 2010. An all-villa beachfront resort that will be a sublime architectural tribute to Maenam Beach on Samui Island’s pristine northern coastline, W Koh Samui will offer an “escape within an escape”. Located adjacent to W Koh Samui will be
A Capella first in Asia: Capella Singapore

A Capella first in Asia: Capella Singapore

The first Capella property in Asia, Capella Singapore has set a new benchmark for personalised service in a region already known for its outstanding service standards. Personal assistants, a Capella hallmark, are well equipped to facilitate individual needs – from planning a culinary tour of Singapore specialties, to booking a corporate meeting, to arranging a

Epicurean series at Amber Restaurant at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The two-star Michelin Amber Restaurant at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, has  announced its 2010 Epicurean series, celebrating the finest of food and wine. Each Epicurean dinner is preceded by an hour-long apéritif and introduction of fine wines by visiting winemakers and wine masters. Upcoming dinners this Spring include: 14th April 2010 Spanish Wine

New Phuket website from Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Asia has launched a dedicated website for its two resorts in Phuket. OutriggerPhuket.com makes it easy for holidaymakers to exchange information and comments about the two resorts on social media sites as well as get detailed information, browse photo galleries, and book latest offers from the two resorts.  To celebrate

New luxury hotel in Guilin offers luxury cruises on Li River

The Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin opened in Guilin, China this week. The newly opened hotel is also offering guests a luxury cruise experience along the Li River – the only luxury hotel in the city to provide this exclusive waterborne journey. From now until 31 October 2010, guests can book the Suite Cruise package and enjoy

New boutique art hotel in Taipei

Discreetly located in a quiet part of Taipei’s most fashionable district, Da-An, is Hotel Éclat, an eclectic, elegant new boutique art hotel which is the first new luxury hotel to open in the city for many years. The French word “Éclat” literally means “glorious accomplishment and honour”, and this aptly describes this stylish, avant-garde new
A Slow Life with Six Senses

A Slow Life with Six Senses

Soneva Fushi and Soneva Gili by Six Senses have long been pioneers in their celebration of Slow Life and Slow Life Cooking. Both Maldivian resorts along with their new sister, Soneva Kiri in Thailand, have organic gardens, world class chefs and take enormous pride in offering the freshest of ingredients, sourced locally and cooked to
New Pool Villas from Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa

New Pool Villas from Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa

Unveiling brand new Maldivian lifestyle experiences that appeal equally to friends, families and couples, Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa launches an exclusive quartet of two-bedroom Pool Villas, culminating in the hottest accommodation choice of the season. Landing in the world’s most famous natural paradise is undoubtedly a dream come true. But consider the wider allures

A prestigious new address on Millionaires Mile, Phuket

Andara Resort & Villa Phuket, a new luxurious hideaway owned by Dr Allan Zeman, is Phuket’s prestigious new address on Millionaires Mile. The private beachside paradise is nestled in the lush tropical hillside above Kamala Beach on the pristine west coast of the Island, with breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea.  With Thai-inspired design and

Relais & Châteaux officially launches in India

Relais & Châteaux has announced its official India launch at a press briefing.  Three new Indian properties – Sher Bagh in Ranthambore (Rajasthan), The Serai in Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) and Neeleshwar Hermitage in Malabar Coast (Kerala) were accepted as members of the association, in addition to Malabar House (Fort Cochin) and Mahua Kothi (Bandhavgarh Park), already

Wynn Macau's newest and most ambitious restaurant, Golden Flower

After a successful two-year search for mainland China’s best chefs, an exhaustive multi-million renovation, and months of culinary research, Wynn Macau launches Golden Flower, its most ambitious and exclusive restaurant to date. Set in an opulent and exclusive dining room, Golden Flower celebrates the life of the historic Cantonese Qing dynasty official Tan Zongjun with
New 'Deep Sleep' concept from Vie Hotel Bangkok

New 'Deep Sleep' concept from Vie Hotel Bangkok

VIE Hotel Bangkok, one of Asia’s trendiest hotels, introduces a new guest concept – “Deep Sleep” bringing together all the essential elements to help guests revitalize their mind and body through a better night’s sleep. A good sleep is vital for a person’s wellbeing, ensuring the mind and body rejuvenates and restores itself. Studies indicate

The untouched beaches of Phang Nga

Located just 20 minutes north of Phuket airport lay the untouched beaches of Phang Nga West Coast. Described as “The Hamptons”, this up and coming area in Thailand offers tranquil luxury a stone’s throw away from the tourist hub of Phuket. There are three untouched beaches in Phang Nga that offer the perfect escape. Natai