Kempinski’s Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi crowned as a Five Star property by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide revealed this week its prestigious list of Five-Star properties, and Kempinski‘s Emirates Palace is thrilled to be included in the exclusive set of six Five-Star hotels out of thousands located in the Middle East and Africa. Forbes Travel Guide has been rating hotels since 1968—the company celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.  In addition, this is also a landmark time for Forbes Travel Guide, as it marks its debut ratings in the Middle East and Africa. The exacting process involved Forbes Travel Guide sending a team of [...]

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Eden Roc Miami Beach unveils $250 million renovation

Eden Roc Miami Beach is transformed after the creation of a re-energised brand experience that provides avid business and leisure travellers alike, and discerning locals, with a fundamentally inclusive hotel experience defined by a vibrant atmosphere, international perspective and a fresh take on luxury. The 415-room refurbished property is bringing the Beach Cosmopolitan lifestyle to guests from around the world by combining the enigmatic spirit of Miami with a beachside attitude that offers an immersive escape. “As the city of Miami Beach continues to flourish, we look forward to bringing a more distinctive and clearly [...]

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises sails to Cuba

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced Tuesday it will be adding more voyages to Cuba on two itineraries in 2019 and 2020. As the only North American luxury cruise line granted permission to sail voyages to Cuba, the line’s Seven Seas Mariner ship will offer the first immersive itinerary to the island during her October 15, 2019, voyage. The 2019 journey will feature stops in Havana, Cienfuegos, and Santiago de Cuba, which will allow passengers to engage in people-to-people activities and immerse themselves in the Caribbean island’s culture. “We are proud to have been the [...]

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Corinthia London to open new restaurant with Chef Tom Kerridge

Tom Kerridge is to open a new restaurant at what was Massimo on the ground floor of the Corinthia Hotel in London. The restaurant has been operated by the Corinthia since the hotel parted company with Italian chef Massimo Riccioli in 2012. It will close in June for a rebrand, which will include interior design by David Collins Studio, and reopen as a relaxed British brasserie-style dining room run by Tom Kerridge. It is expected to launch in September. Kerridge had been planning to open at the Rib Room restaurant [...]

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Alexander McQueen exhibition opens in New Orleans ”A Queen Within – Adorned Archetypes”

The New Orleans Museum of Art has opened a new costume exhibit, A Queen Within – Adorned Archetypes, featuring rare exclusive experimental pieces designed by Alexander McQueen, as well as other luxury houses. The exhibit is the first fashion exhibit for the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) and features 100 pieces including experimental gowns, headpieces, jewelry and shoes made by 50 designers, artists and photographers. Designers include McQueen, Prada, Chanel and Comme des Garçons, as well as Adidas, Chan Luu, Gianfranco Ferré, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, and Viktor & Rolf. The [...]

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