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OLD-WORLD GLORIOUS; HOTEL DE L’EUROPE

A scene unfolds…the director in a thick English accent yells cut, actors drop character, and the camera crew begin musing about. The only thing left unchanged is the Hotel De L’Europe in all its opulent glory. When Alfred Hitchcock shot “Foreign Correspondent” in 1940 he included this Amsterdamian dutchess as part of his vision. Built for […]

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MYKONOS BLU; ELYSIUM ON EARTH 

For those well versed in their Greek mythology – Mykonos Blu Grecotel is the Zeus of Gods and harbours the same unparalleled beauty as Aphrodite herself. Legend, myth, and tradition aside, this hotel has a spellbinding quality that will linger eons after. Mykonos Blu Grecotel is located on “the island of winds”, Mykonos. Famed for […]

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BANGKOK REVERED

Elevating yourself 61 floors above ground level may spark a certain fear of heights, however, an exception is to be made when guesting at the Banyan Tree Bangkok. Sipping dirty martinis at the lofty Moon Bar as night falls has never been so glamorous.  Famed for its views of “Asia’s Vegas”, Banyan Tree is a […]

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137 PILLARS: A NEW SYMBOL OF HOTEL OPULENCE

In traditional Thai culture, pillars (sao) were not simply architectural constructions but also a symbol of wealth. The more pillars a house has, the more prominent and important the owner of the house is. 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok, employs this age-old philosophy into its modern structure, elegant designs and impeccable hospitality. Located above […]

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THE HOXTON, PARIS, FRANCE

Several years in the making, the Paris edition of The Hoxton has finally swung open its doors, marking the fourth property for the burgeoning hotel group. Set over six buildings – including a listed 18th century hôtel particulier – CEO Sharan Pasricha and his team have transformed the crumbling site into a chic Parisian bolthole with […]

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NATURE AND DESIGN CONVERGE AT BAAN BANYAN’S PALATIAL VILLA

Upon arrival you might mistake Baan Banyan for an oriental paradise – hidden from raucous tourists and attractions, beneath lush tropical forest, this private luxury villa is exactly that. With 5,450 square metres of property, Baan Banyan is perched on the Kamala Bay hillside in an area renowned as ‘Millionaire Mile’, home to the most […]

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MONDRIAN, DOHA, QATAR

As anyone familiar with Mondrian hotels knows, understatement is not the chain’s defining trait. From outside – and especially at night – the group’s latest property in Doha resembles something dreamed up by Hayao Miyazaki, and this hallucinogenic quality continues within. The 270-key property comes with seven in-house eateries, including the craft beer and burgers spot Hudson Tavern, Japanese […]

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SYDNEY HARBOUR’S SUPERYACHT CONTINGENT WELCOMES A NEW EUROPEAN PLAYER

Sydney Harbour welcomes the latest addition to its commercial superyacht fleet with the arrival of Infinity Pacific. The only Italian-built alloy superyacht available for charter in Sydney, Infinity Pacific has been acquired by the Karedis and Laundy families, owners and operators of the Pacific Hotel Group. With a vision to create a luxury hotel and tourism […]

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BARCELONA’S MERCANTILE PAST GIVEN AN ASPIRATIONAL BREATH, THE COTTON HOUSE HOTEL

Wonder what happens when an ancient 19th century Catalan building meets sophisticated architect-designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán? Then meet this exquisite five-star property, The Cotton House Hotel. A jubilee that celebrates antiquity, Spanish culture, and modern grandeur. Marriott International restored and dare I say, succeeded, the historic building’s charm. Resurrected as part of the hotel chain’s 78th bohemian-inspired […]

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WHEN NIGHT FALLS ON AQUILA’S PRIVATE ESTATE, THE ANDAMAN SEA SEPARATES YOU FROM THE ISLAND’S ONLY OTHER VISIBLE LIGHT SOURCE.

From a string of elite private spaces all abounding in a small region of Kamala known as ‘Millionaire Mile’, The Aquila exceeds in sheer scale and splendour. Perched on 10,000 square metres of land, with 165 metres of ocean coastline, judging by size alone – this luxury villa is the point of difference. Seven bedrooms are […]

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