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Couples Connect at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

Seychelles couple

After the most important day in a couple’s life comes the most important vacation. As part of the new honeymoon package at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, couples can create long lasting memories and share their love with the ocean through a series of experiences dedicated to fostering eternal bonds. Designed with romance in mind, this special trip may happen only…

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Cathay Pacific to fly non-stop Hong Kong to Cape Town from November

Aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa

Cathay Pacific will launch a seasonal non-stop service to cosmopolitan Cape Town later this year, directly linking this popular business and tourism destination with Hong Kong for the very first time. The three-times-weekly service, from 13 November 2018 to 18 February 2019, will complement Cathay Pacific’s existing daily non-stop flights to Johannesburg and will be operated by state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900…

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Angama Mara Offers New Guest Experiences in Kenya’s Maasai Mara

Angama Mara

Angama Mara, the award-winning luxury safari lodge in Kenya’s famed Maasai Mara, is located in one of the iconic spots from the film Out of Africa. Now, Angama Mara has a “farm” of its own. Swahili for vegetable garden, the ‘Shamba’ is fast becoming a much-loved experience for Angama Mara’s guests. Designed by architect, Ian Dommisse, the Shamba is built…

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Savor the Flavors of Summer in South Africa at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Overlooking the mighty Atlantic Ocean, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa near Cape Town is the perfect place to eat and drink while reveling in the South African summer season’s long, sunny days and sultry nights. This award-winning hotel offers an array of food, wine and cocktail discovery evenings, delectable high teas, simmering sundowners, and more across our superb dining…

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Essaouira, Morocco Named One of CNN’s Best Places to Visit in 2018

Heure Bleue Palais rooftop

CNN’s selection of the “18 Best Places to Visit in 2018” includes Morocco’s Essaouira – the picturesque port that is home to the Hotel L’Heure Bleue Palais. Two hours west of Marrakech, the breezy fishing town is surrounded by 18th-century ramparts on the Atlantic Coast. One of only four Relais & Châteaux properties in the country (and the only one in Essaouira), L’Heure Bleue Palais is located on…

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Marie France Van Damme Opens Boutique at La Mamounia, Marrakech

Marie France Van Damme

Marie France Van Damme, the Hong Kong-based designer known for her globally influenced line of luxury resort, swim, and ready-to-wear, continues to expand her presence worldwide with the opening of the brand’s tenth boutique in December, 2017. With boutiques located in some of the world’s most iconic luxury travel and shopping capitals, Marie France Van Damme’s new boutique will be…

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Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech Opens in Morocco

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech

Luxury hotel brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, part of AccorHotels, announces the opening of Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech in Morocco, the latest addition to its exclusive portfolio of distinctive hotels worldwide. Located near the former imperial city of Marrakech and in the heart of a century-old olive grove set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, the resort evokes the…

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A Jewel in the Indian Ocean – Zuri Zanzibar to Open May 2018

Zuri Zanzibar

Steeped in culture and history, Zanzibar is stepping out of the shadow of the archetypal Indian Ocean island retreats of the Seychelles and Maldives to emerge as must-visit destination on the 2018 wanderlist. Cementing this status is the arrival of Zuri Zanzibar, a new Design Hotels™ member which masterfully draws upon contemporary design and sustainable architecture to create an atmosphere…

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Kwandwe Ecca Lodge Named Africa’s Best Safari Experience

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve’s Ecca Lodge, located in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, outshone some of the continent’s finest safari lodges and experiences at the 2018 Safari Awards on 6 November in London. Nominated as the Award’s overall winner, Kwandwe Ecca Lodge was named Africa’s Best Safari Experience. Judged by a panel of 15 of the most highly-respected, knowledgeable independent tour…

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