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Donnington Valley in Newbury, Berkshire is the perfect escape for couples. Boasting an 18-hole golf course, spa, swimming pool and gym with classes aplenty it’s a great escape for those wanting to recuperate...

Once upon a time, the Maharaja of Pilibhit lived in what is the Hotel Naini Retreat today, in Nainital, North India. With it’s fantastic location on the Ayarpatta slopes, at an altitude of 1,995 meters,...

In the month of August I was invited by Sanjay Sharma, Market Vice President, North India, Bhutan & Nepal, Marriott Hotels to visit and write about the two Le Meridien hotels in Bhutan. My first visit...

Win a two night stay at Bovey Castle, located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. This 5 red star luxury hotel rests in 275 acres of beautiful countryside and rolling valleys, boasting two...

Every time I visit the Cornish coastline I am astounded by its vast beauty. With each new place I visit I feel that there is even more to discover around the corner and I don’t know if I’ll ever see...

The opulent and luxurious MGM Cotai, the latest addition to the MGM’s portfolio in China and the integrated resort is a seamless mélange of art, entertainment, food cutting edge technology and hospitality....

Kishore and Smita Iyengar sing along with the birds, waltz with the breeze and chill out in the open green at the nerve-stilling Jehan Numa Retreat in India. NATURE’S BOUNTY We stood still on the sit...

In the month of August I was invited by Sanjay Sharma, Market Vice President, North India, Bhutan & Nepal, Marriott Hotels to visit and write about the two Le Meridien hotels in Bhutan. The first...

Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Magazine’s Best Boutique Hotel in Britain this year, a stay at Meldrum House is the perfect combination of luxurious accommodation and inspired, relaxed fine dining. Steeped...

My recent visit to the city of joy Kolkata proved to be a fabulous one owing to the JW Marriott Kolkata. The first hotel in Kolkata & East India by Marriott International, JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata...

Enter now for your chance to win a two-night stay at the UK’s first Radisson RED hotel in Glasgow. The prize includes bed and breakfast for two plus dinner on one evening in the hotel’s OUIBar + KTCHN. Located...

As one of America’s premier hospitality hotbeds, the city of Scottsdale hosts as many as 4.5 million overnight U.S. visitors in a given year with as many as 3.1 million of those visitor nights spent...

The winners of the AA hospitality Awards 2018 were announced at last night’s glittering ceremony at Grosvenor House in central London. The prestigious awards, which were presented by BBC’s Strictly...

Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao finds a stay at Radisson Bengaluru City Center, a new age boutique hotel mixes business and pleasure seamlessly in a hotel that is high on its design quotient. Located on...

One can go on holiday in Australia’s state of Victoria for a year and never run out of amazing new sights and places to explore. Less than two hours south of Melbourne is one of the area’s most enchanting...

For all its iconic British beauty, the Cotswolds isn’t really the type of place to visit if you want to be surprised. You go to admire its unique upmarket-yet-pastoral appeal – honey-coloured cottages,...

As I spiral (far too rapidly for my liking) towards my 30th birthday, I’m frantically attempting to tick things off of my bucket list. And it dawned on me that, despite considering myself well-travelled,...

Words by Raj Gill When philanthropy and luxury suites come together you know it will be a lethal combination. Throw into the mix heavy weight legends such as Sir Terence Conran, founder of acclaimed architecture...

Words by Priya Joshi The strains of the theme tune to the Godfather drift on the air against the setting sun. It could only be Sicily. But the Club Med luxury resort is a world away from the drama of the...

For the hotel that is named for royalty (les trois rois= the three kings) – and has hosted some too – the five star Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel is the epitome of luxury. With palatial interiors,...

At Sula Vineyards, India’s number one winery and largest wine producer in the country, there is so much to do that it makes for a holiday like no other. Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao checks in to...

Leading travel and food writer Smita Iyengar wallows in regal opulence laid out in pristinely alluring environs of one of India’s finest, bespoke contemporary luxury hospitality addresses. UNIQUE IDENTITY Set...

Words by James Wong In celebration of Fashion Week, Booking.com (booking.com) will partner up with alice + olivia to bring the very first fashion yacht this September, one that you can actually stay at...

If your idea of a good vacation involves water as the prime attraction, then Marina del Rey is for you. Billed as Los Angeles’ “coastal playground,” this city boasts water activities abounding year-round....

It’s official – the Swiss are good at everything. We sent Pippa Park to one of Europe’s finest medical spas to discover the art of relaxation… Sometimes you just need to run away and recharge your...

If you’re visiting Vienna and consider yourself an adventurous, independent traveller – who also just happens to enjoy the finer things in life – then staying in one of the city’s many five-star...

The Ultima Collection, famed for their ultra-luxury properties in Switzerland, has announced the addition of two new chalets set to open in Crans-Montana in December 2018. Bridging the gap between the...

Ever fancied a chic villa holiday in the south of France, but been put off by the prices? Peak season can be pretty ‘exclusive’ but end of the season rentals are worth seeking out. We asked the south...

For casino enthusiasts the world over, there’s no greater thrill than visiting some of the finest establishments out there to try your hand at a spot of gaming, and these are no longer limited to the...

Travel writer Sophie Ibbotson checks out the best places to spend Christmas on safari. In the midst of this long, hot summer, it can be hard to imagine a time will come when the days are short, cold, and...

Whilst Australia might not be the first destination that springs to mind when you’re planning your next casino getaway, it’s fast becoming a destination for gamers, and is the perfect place to combine...

Heading to the French Riviera this autumn? The only way to do it is in style, and thanks to the affluence of this beautiful coastal region of France, you’ll never have to look far to seek out a taste...

Amsterdam, the city of bicycles, canals, museums, boats and so much more. Despite what captures many people’s attention when you mention an upcoming visit to the city, it’s not all about the red light...

In a world where we’ve become resigned to steadily getting less and less in return for what we pay (‘budget’ airlines, ‘small plates’ in restaurants, ‘self service’...

From an intimate beachfront eatery to the recently renovated boutique hotel it is today; Let’s Sea Hua Hin Al Fresco Resort has travelled a culinary evolution led by female Head Chef Supanee J Ketbumrung....

Each year, thousands of visitors flock to Monte Carlo, Monaco, to get a taste of that luxury lifestyle – from perusing the super yachts that line the harbour, to dining at some of the very finest restaurants...

Words by Kris Griffiths While London is blessed with several prestigious, high-end hotels, from The Ritz on Piccadilly to The Savoy on Strand, there’s something about Mayfair that just dials up the...

Stepping out of the gleaming doors of a Rolls-Royce Ghost II transfer to a VIP private island check-in and the most opulent travel experiences, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain presents an unparalleled royal...

Words by James Wong Perched on the 39th floor of the Shangri-La, at The Shard, inside the most lavish suite, with champagne and canapes, I couldn’t imagine a better setting for the launch of the world’s...

Opening its doors to guests this November, Cabot Lodge provides a chance to understand the complexities of New Zealand sheep farming within the comfort of a secluded luxury lodge. Set in a stunning landscape,...