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  Butterfield & Robinson is adding three new walking trips for 2018 and revealing data that supports B&R’s growth in walking departures since 2010. Introducing Basque Country Walking, Holland Walking and Cotswolds Self-Guided Walking, B&R’s newest itineraries on foot allow travellers to slow down while immersing themselves in celebrated regions with culinary experiences and […]
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Walk through Basque Country, Holland and the Cotswolds

Butterfield & Robinson is adding three new walking trips for 2018 and revealing data that supports B&R’s growth in walking departures since 2010. Introducing Basque Country Walking, Holland Walking and Cotswolds Self-Guided Walking, B&R’s newest itineraries on foot allow travellers to slow down while immersing themselves in celebrated regions with culinary experiences and […]
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With the ever-increasing popularity of boutique hotels and expanding luxury chains, competition in the hotel industry is rife.

Spotlight on hotel design and architecture trends

With the ever-increasing popularity of boutique hotels and expanding luxury chains, competition in the hotel industry is rife.

High-end properties such as Mandarin Oriental's Excelsior in Hong Kong will face room-rate pressure as supply increases, and affluent Chinese travelers take long-haul flights to explore destinations beyond Hong Kong that might not have been on their bucket lists five years ago.
-Dennis Schaal

Mandarin Oriental Receives Bids for Excelsior Hong Kong as Chinese Luxury Travel Evolves

High-end properties such as Mandarin Oriental’s Excelsior in Hong Kong will face room-rate pressure as supply increases, and affluent Chinese travelers take long-haul flights to explore destinations beyond Hong Kong that might not have been on their bucket lists five years ago.
-Dennis Schaal

Crystal Cruises has no shortage of ambitious plans for growth, but those plans have occasionally changed. Its new CEO will need to reassure fans of the luxury brand that the company will steer a consistent course under new leadership.
-Hannah Sampson

Crystal Cruises Hires Disney Veteran In Shakeup to Replace Outgoing CEO Edie Rodriguez

Crystal Cruises has no shortage of ambitious plans for growth, but those plans have occasionally changed. Its new CEO will need to reassure fans of the luxury brand that the company will steer a consistent course under new leadership.
-Hannah Sampson

  Well what a surprise, in the nicest possible sense. As of March 2017, the top five floors of the venerable Hilton Tel Aviv have been hived off to make The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv – think Four Seasons Las Vegas or Nobu Hotel Las Vegas, both tucked into Mandalay Bay – but […]
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Mary Gostelow enjoys the five-star side of Israel

Well what a surprise, in the nicest possible sense. As of March 2017, the top five floors of the venerable Hilton Tel Aviv have been hived off to make The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv – think Four Seasons Las Vegas or Nobu Hotel Las Vegas, both tucked into Mandalay Bay – but […]
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  Regent Seven Seas Cruisesis asking loyal guests and valued travel agents: “What will be the name of the world’s next most luxurious ship?” That name will grace the hull of the line’s new ship, launching in early 2020, and three lucky participants will receive a complimentary suite aboard the christening voyage. RSSC’s new […]
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Regent Seven Seas Cruises seeks name for next most luxurious ship

Regent Seven Seas Cruisesis asking loyal guests and valued travel agents: “What will be the name of the world’s next most luxurious ship?” That name will grace the hull of the line’s new ship, launching in early 2020, and three lucky participants will receive a complimentary suite aboard the christening voyage. RSSC’s new […]
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  Sofitel Singapore City Centre will open its doors in October and will be the group’s landmark 800th hotel in Asia Pacific. Nestled amid historic shop houses and towering skyscrapers, the 223-room hotel is elegantly designed, reflecting Singapore’s rich cultural heritage with undeniable French flair. “The unveiling of Sofitel Singapore City Centre marks an […]
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Sofitel Singapore City Centre opens

Sofitel Singapore City Centre will open its doors in October and will be the group’s landmark 800th hotel in Asia Pacific. Nestled amid historic shop houses and towering skyscrapers, the 223-room hotel is elegantly designed, reflecting Singapore’s rich cultural heritage with undeniable French flair. “The unveiling of Sofitel Singapore City Centre marks an […]
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  Qatar Airways this week announced that it will add four additional weekly flights to Sohar, its newest destination in the Sultanate of Oman, from 1 October. The additional frequency was added in response to increased passenger demand, and will take the number of weekly flights between Doha and the Sultanate of Oman from […]
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Qatar Airways increases frequency to Sohar

Qatar Airways this week announced that it will add four additional weekly flights to Sohar, its newest destination in the Sultanate of Oman, from 1 October. The additional frequency was added in response to increased passenger demand, and will take the number of weekly flights between Doha and the Sultanate of Oman from […]
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  Qantas this week announced its seasonal service between Sydney and Osaka starting in December 2017 will be extended to operate on a year-round schedule. The decision follows a strong response to the airline’s seasonal announcement in July and the ongoing support provided by Kansai International Airport and the New South Wales Government’s tourism […]
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New Qantas Sydney-Osaka flights extended to year-round

Qantas this week announced its seasonal service between Sydney and Osaka starting in December 2017 will be extended to operate on a year-round schedule. The decision follows a strong response to the airline’s seasonal announcement in July and the ongoing support provided by Kansai International Airport and the New South Wales Government’s tourism […]
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  The Sri Lankan family behind Dilmah Tea and the Resplendent Ceylon collection of hotels will be launching its third hotel venture, Wild Coast Tented Lodge, this November. The opening comes as Sri Lanka’s national airline, SriLankan Airlines, prepares to launch direct daily flights from Melbourne to Colombo from the 29 October, making the […]
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Wild Coast Tented Lodge to open in Yala National Park

The Sri Lankan family behind Dilmah Tea and the Resplendent Ceylon collection of hotels will be launching its third hotel venture, Wild Coast Tented Lodge, this November. The opening comes as Sri Lanka’s national airline, SriLankan Airlines, prepares to launch direct daily flights from Melbourne to Colombo from the 29 October, making the […]
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  Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel project in the heart of Beijing, that is expected to open in 2018. Located in a traditional hutong quarter, close to Tiananmen Square, the hotel will provide guests with a rare opportunity to experience luxury living in traditional and authentic […]
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Mandarin Oriental announces luxury hotel in Beijing

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel project in the heart of Beijing, that is expected to open in 2018. Located in a traditional hutong quarter, close to Tiananmen Square, the hotel will provide guests with a rare opportunity to experience luxury living in traditional and authentic […]
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  Emirates is encouraging Australians to book now and dream ahead as it releases a range of competitive fares on more than 39 destinations as part of its early-bird sale. From 11 September until 4 October 2017, Emirates passengers will be able to take advantage of Emirates’ expansive European route network and superior service […]
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Book now and dream ahead with Emirates

Emirates is encouraging Australians to book now and dream ahead as it releases a range of competitive fares on more than 39 destinations as part of its early-bird sale. From 11 September until 4 October 2017, Emirates passengers will be able to take advantage of Emirates’ expansive European route network and superior service […]
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  The Doyle Collection, the privately owned and managed group of luxury hotels in Ireland, the UK and US, has embarked on a major redesign of The Bloomsbury, a 1928 Sir Edwin Lutyens, Grade-II listed building on Great Russell Street in London. Following the successful relaunch of The Kensington in 2016, The Bloomsbury redesign […]
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The Bloomsbury relaunching November 2017

The Doyle Collection, the privately owned and managed group of luxury hotels in Ireland, the UK and US, has embarked on a major redesign of The Bloomsbury, a 1928 Sir Edwin Lutyens, Grade-II listed building on Great Russell Street in London. Following the successful relaunch of The Kensington in 2016, The Bloomsbury redesign […]
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  Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the signing of a contract worth approximately AU$463 million (€310 million ) for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship. The ship is due to join the Silversea fleet in 2020. The new ship, tentatively named Silver Moon, will be the sister ship of Silver Muse, […]
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Silversea announces a new sister ship to be built by Fincantieri

Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the signing of a contract worth approximately AU$463 million (€310 million ) for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship. The ship is due to join the Silversea fleet in 2020. The new ship, tentatively named Silver Moon, will be the sister ship of Silver Muse, […]
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  The world’s largest luxury hotel chain will open its latest property –InterContinental Perth City Centre – on 15 October. The King Street Precinct sets the scene for the 16-storey hotel which will offer 240 rooms, studios and suites as well as Club InterContinental, a collection of new dining and bar options plus a […]
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Perth’s newest luxury hotel opening in October

The world’s largest luxury hotel chain will open its latest property –InterContinental Perth City Centre – on 15 October. The King Street Precinct sets the scene for the 16-storey hotel which will offer 240 rooms, studios and suites as well as Club InterContinental, a collection of new dining and bar options plus a […]
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  Almost entirely surrounded by land, the Mediterranean comprises not only the familiar Adriatic, Aegean, Balearic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas but also the lesser known Alboran and Levantine Seas, the Seas of Crete and Sardinia, and even a Sahara Sea. It makes sense then to explore seas and surrounding lands with a local, […]
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Cruise the Mediterranean with a local

Almost entirely surrounded by land, the Mediterranean comprises not only the familiar Adriatic, Aegean, Balearic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas but also the lesser known Alboran and Levantine Seas, the Seas of Crete and Sardinia, and even a Sahara Sea. It makes sense then to explore seas and surrounding lands with a local, […]
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  Twenty-four countries are covered in Abercrombie & Kent‘s new collection of journeys through Africa, Arabia and Persia. In Africa, the portfolio is largely made up of journeys that take in the many wildlife experiences available for independent travellers and small groups. There are over 20 different safaris on offer, exploring the most important […]
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A&K releases new Africa, Arabia & Persia journeys

Twenty-four countries are covered in Abercrombie & Kent‘s new collection of journeys through Africa, Arabia and Persia. In Africa, the portfolio is largely made up of journeys that take in the many wildlife experiences available for independent travellers and small groups. There are over 20 different safaris on offer, exploring the most important […]
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 Since Hurawalhi Island Resort‘s highly anticipated opening in December 2016,guests are eagerly taking the 40-minute seaplane flight from Male and seeing firsthand what this luxurious and eco-friendly sanctuary has to offer. The resort has 90 villas (60 overwater ocean villas, 15 with private pools, and 30 beach villas, 15 with private pools) nestled among […]
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Couples discover a haven at Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives

Since Hurawalhi Island Resort‘s highly anticipated opening in December 2016,guests are eagerly taking the 40-minute seaplane flight from Male and seeing firsthand what this luxurious and eco-friendly sanctuary has to offer. The resort has 90 villas (60 overwater ocean villas, 15 with private pools, and 30 beach villas, 15 with private pools) nestled among […]
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  Elite Havens has announced that the seven villas of the Sava Beach Villas estate are now part of its exclusive Phuket holiday rental collection. Sava Beach Villas comprises seven designer villas set in a beachfront estate, just 25 minutes from Phuket international airport in Phang Nga province. These Natai Beach rentals offer a […]
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Elite Havens adds Sava Beach Villas to its Thailand Collection

Elite Havens has announced that the seven villas of the Sava Beach Villas estate are now part of its exclusive Phuket holiday rental collection. Sava Beach Villas comprises seven designer villas set in a beachfront estate, just 25 minutes from Phuket international airport in Phang Nga province. These Natai Beach rentals offer a […]
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  Ahead of its first-ever World Cruise scheduled for this year, Viking Ocean Cruises has announced Viking Sun will continue to sail the globe on the company’s second World Cruise, which will span 128 days, five continents, 21 countries and 44 ports, with 10 port overnights. Departing on 3 January 2019 this grand journey […]
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Viking announces second World Cruise

Ahead of its first-ever World Cruise scheduled for this year, Viking Ocean Cruises has announced Viking Sun will continue to sail the globe on the company’s second World Cruise, which will span 128 days, five continents, 21 countries and 44 ports, with 10 port overnights. Departing on 3 January 2019 this grand journey […]
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