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Going The Distance At The Milestone Hotel

Going The Distance At The Milestone Hotel

Editor, Simon Wittenberg, looks back at a magical stay in the beautiful English country mansion which offers panoramic views stretching over Kensington Palace Gardens in London. The Milestone Hotel is an architecturally-magnificent five-star Grade II listed award-winning member of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection (founded by Bea Tollman who we had the pleasure of having

The Brown + Hudson Ultimate Rich List of Destinations Revealed

The Brown + Hudson Ultimate Rich List of Destinations Revealed

The rich and famous are seeking something truly different when they travel abroad. From Arctic fishing to Amazonian treks, secluded beach retreats to monastic hospitality, Brown + Hudson reveals this year’s ultimate rich list of destinations. Tromsø, NorwayNestled within the Arctic Circle is the small but vibrant Norwegian city of Tromsø, the country’s top luxury

Exploring Studio Grigio at the Intercontinental Davos

Exploring Studio Grigio at the Intercontinental Davos

Intercontinental Davos, one of the region’s most prestigious hotels is the location for Studio Grigio, a 1500 M2 destination taking the entire top floor of the iconic building, re-imagining the notion of gourmet restaurant, private dining, cocktail bar, entertainment lounge and sky terrace by combining them all into one social space. Studio Grigio is the

Velaa, the Private Island with its own Michelin starred chef

Velaa, the Private Island with its own Michelin starred chef

Velaa Private Island is synonymous with gastronomy, with three restaurants on the 500 metre long island guests are spoilt for choice. Michelin starred chef Adeline Grattard and Velaa Private Island have established a passionate partnership to create the resort's signature restaurant Aragu, blending French and Asian cuisine using fresh local produce. Having dreamt of opening

Hotels in Abu Dhabi report best half-year performance yet

Hotels in Abu Dhabi report best half-year performance yet

Figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show Abu Dhabi’s hotels and hotel apartments reporting their best half-year performance yet for hotel guests, guest nights and revenues. From January to the end of June this year some 1,700,135 guests checked into the emirate’s accommodation – a 28 per cent uplift on

Meditating In Ibiza At The World’s Third Most Magnetic Spot

Meditating In Ibiza At The World’s Third Most Magnetic Spot

Ibiza is notorious for its trance parties and hedonistic culture but this little island was known for its spirituality. In fact once upon a time, Ibiza was a spiritual and magical place. The Cathargians first descended there in 654 BC and much of the island’s magic comes from its sense of age and mythical history.

New Luxury Trends Revealed By Small Luxury Hotels Of The World

New Luxury Trends Revealed By Small Luxury Hotels Of The World

A new survey by Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) completed by over 13,000 SLH customers worldwide reveals new trends within the luxury market. Italy has been identified as the most luxurious holiday destination, Chanel as the most popular luxury brand and free Wi-Fi was favoured over free breakfast in the majority of core

Living The Highlife In Amsterdam Part Two - The Conservatorium

Living The Highlife In Amsterdam Part Two - The Conservatorium

For part two of our Living the Highlife in Amsterdam travel feature we take a detailed look at The Conservatorium The Conservatorium is located within walking distance of Amsterdam’s Museum Square and Royal Concert Hall (‘The Concertgebouw’). It occupies the same building which was once home to the Sweelinck Conservatory of Music (this has inspired the

Discover South-East Asia on the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express train

Discover South-East Asia on the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express train

We've featured the Venice-Simpleton Orient-Express a number of times over the past year, but another train that is equally as luxurious is the truly magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express. For those of you not as familiar with this spectacular train as we are, let us tell you more about it. The train was turned into

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