Archive for the ‘Hotels’ Category

Branson’s great Serengeti expansion

Branson’s great Serengeti expansion

Richard Branson has (unofficially) announced plans to open a new luxury safari camp in the Maasai Mara, in Kenya.

His resorts are some of the most exclusive in the world – and the latest, The Kenyan Safari Camp, will be no exception: just 12 tents, each sleeping two people. (more…)

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resorts is planning to open a luxury hotel in Syon Park, West London, in November 2010.

London Syon Park will be the located in the 200-acre, Grade I-listed Syon Park, the London home of the Duke of Northumberland. (more…)

Is this Delhi’s best Presidential Suite?

Is this Delhi’s best Presidential Suite?

Scheduled to open in February, Oberoi looks set to bring a new level of luxury to a city rich with opulence and style.

Located in the centre of Delhi’s business hub, The Oberoi, Gurgaon describes itself as a “jewel box”. (more…)

A luxury lodge for autumn breaks

A luxury lodge for autumn breaks

Awarding-winning country hotel the Gilpin is set to open a new six-suite lake house in early September.

The lake house – built in 1919 – has been used by the Cunliffe family for over five generations, but now guests can enjoy a stay at the beautiful house for any occasion. (more…)

Encore! Dukes’ Chapel Concerts return to Bruges

Encore! Dukes’ Chapel Concerts return to Bruges

Following the success of the Dukes’ Chapel Concerts held earlier this year, the Kempinski Hotel Dukes’ Palace – which featured in our Hot List 2009 – has announced that it will once again host evenings of classical music. (more…)

Beachfront luxury at Hayman

Beachfront luxury at Hayman

Five-star private island resort Hayman – which features in our guide to the Great Barrier Reef and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World – is unveiling new luxury beachfront villas in December. (more…)

The Lake District… but not as we know it

The Lake District... but not as we know it

For many the lure of the Lake District is very much what the scenery of the national park can offer – walks and climbs over hills and fells, sailing its giant waters, or just taking in the picturesque countryside that inspired poets like Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey. (more…)

Four Seasons opens skyscraper hotel in Beirut

Four Seasons opens skyscraper hotel in Beirut

The much revered hotel and resort company Four Seasons is celebrating the opening of a skyscraping 26-floor luxury hotel in Beirut this week.

The Four Seasons Hotel Beirut features 230 guest rooms and suites, a fine dining terrace restaurant overlooking the glistening Mediterranean Sea, a white and gold marble spa with a suede-panelled couple’s suite, and a jaw-dropping rooftop pool with spectacular 360-degree view of the bustling city below. (more…)

Ayada – a taste of Turkey in the Maldives

Ayada - a taste of Turkey in the Maldives

The Maldives – the deceptively large island nation in the northern Indian Ocean – ought to have more five-star hotels per capita than any other country in the world, but there’s always room for one more: in October, Turkey’s Aydeniz Group is opening their first outpost here, the 112-villa Ayada Maldives. (more…)

Shop around the clock

Shop around the clock

Ah, New York, the city that never sleeps. Where else can you visit the salon for an impromptu treatment in the middle of the night, and dine on worldly delights at 5am, and party straight through sunrise to lunch? (more…)

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