Archive for December, 2013

Sea views and city chic

Sea views and city chic

The reputation of Mallorca has come a long way in recent years. Palma, its lovely ancient capital, is not short of fabulous places to stay in its historic buildings – Puro Hotel and the Convent de la Missio are two favourites – but we’ll always welcome a new one. (more…)

Valley of the grapes

Valley of the grapes

Soak up all the heady flavours and natural beauty of Mendoza’s winelands from a modern new resort.

Set in a natural oasis more than twice the size of Hyde Park with a backdrop of snow-capped Andean peaks, the ambitious new Valle de Uco Golf, Wine & Country resort in Mendoza is near completion. (more…)

Armani to open first hotel in Dubai skyscraper

Armani to open first hotel in Dubai skyscraper

The Italian designer Armani is opening its first hotel in Dubai early next year – at the heart of what will be the world’s tallest building.

The Burj Dubai is to be the latest skyscraper addition to the emirate’s skyline, standing at 818 metres and with more than 160 storeys. (more…)

Combine beachlife in the Maldives with city sights in Singapore

Combine beachlife in the Maldives with city sights in Singapore

Here’s a trip for those of you who want to luxuriate on a desert island but fear you might get bored after a few days: luxury hotel group Shangri-La has just launched a ‘journey’ package that combines a five-night stay at the Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives with a two-night break at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore. (more…)

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