Patek Philippe presents ‘The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition’ in New York

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe celebrates its long history and prowess in watch making with a 10-day exhibition. The show, titled ‘The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition New York 2017’ is slated to take place from July 13 to 23 at Ciprani 42nd Street. A showcase of the Swiss watchmaker’s 178-year-old history, the exhibition covers the tradition of haute horologerie and the brand’s heritage, giving visitors the chance to peak into the world of the last privately family owned Geneva Watch Company. Watches and timepieces from 1530 will be put on show in a space of 13,218 square feet. [...]

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Galle Hotel Sri Lanka to launch L’Occitane later this year

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel is set to unveil its new L’Occitane spa later this year following a 30-month restoration across the hotel. Spanning 12,000 square feet, the space will pay homage to the property’s glamorous love affair with Hollywood. The spa will be home to eight therapy rooms, a nail spa, fitness center, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, and indoor-outdoor relaxation rooms. A romantic palette of alpine and teal hues combine with soft textures and a crisp and clean aesthetic. Natural, darkly ash-stained wood will accent the cool palette along with Oriental-style rugs, [...]

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Park Hyatt to open in Los Angeles in 2019

Oceanwide Plaza, the first North American development by prominent international developer Oceanwide Holdings, is set to become one of the most significant mixed-use developments in the history of downtown Los Angeles. Oceanwide Plaza will encompass a variety of lifestyle offerings including a new five-star Park Hyatt hotel, a collection of curated retailers and restaurants and a refined residential offering bringing a new level of sophistication to L.A.’s sports and entertainment district. Located directly adjacent to the Staples Center and L.A. Live, Oceanwide Plaza will comprise three residential and hotel towers along with [...]

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Latest novelties at Ananda in the Himalayas

Revive your well-being this summer at the world renowned Ananda in the Himalayas, which is introducing a series of fresh initiatives. New for 2017 the destination spa is launching an Ayurvedic cuisine and recipes app, is collaborating with UK fitness guru Matt Roberts on a new autumn retreat, and has also renovated 75 of its guest rooms and suites. Ananda Launches New Healthy Cuisine App Ananda’s wellness cuisine incorporates key principles from Ayurveda, which takes into consideration not just taste, but suitability to body type.  The team now offers the convenience [...]

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Shangri-La opens Hotel Jen in Beijing

The 450-room Hotel Jen Beijing opens its doors to guests today as the city’s new destination for work, play, and travel. Conveniently located in the centre of Beijing’s central business district (CBD), the hotel features a vibrant co-working hub, the only gastropub with its own brewery in the Guomao area, and an expansive, industrial-chic world-class gym catering to fitness enthusiasts and road warriors. This debut is an important milestone for Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd., as it marks its 98th hotel globally and second Hotel Jen branded property in mainland [...]

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