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Soneva Introduces New Wellness Retreats in the Maldives and Thailand

Soneva wellness

Soneva, the pioneering barefoot luxury resort operator, has launched a series of new luxury wellness retreats throughout 2018 at its flagship Soneva Fushi resort in the Maldives, as well as at Soneva Kiri on the unspoiled island of Koh Kood in Thailand. The four-night wellness retreats offer a choice of one of three wellness journeys, each centered around yoga and…

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Enter the Majestic World of Whale Sharks at COMO Maalifushi

COMO Maalifushi whale sharks

COMO Maalifushi, the pristine island resort in the Maldives’ Thaa Atoll, is now offering guests the opportunity to get close to whale sharks in their natural habitat. COMO Maalifushi is only a 20-minute boat ride away from a whale shark feeding area. Guests can watch these majestic creatures from the deck of a boat, or take a more adventurous turn…

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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica Completes $35 Million Renovation

Four Seasons Costa Rica renovated suite

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo re-opens today following a USD 35 million renovation that has newly introduced a contemporary “Pura Vida” interpretation of eco-luxury to the only Forbes Five-Star luxury resort in Central and South America. As the crown jewel of the 1,400 acre (570 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Four…

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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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Experience laid-back Mykonos at Santa Marina Resort & Villas

Santa Marina resort

The super chic isle of Mykonos is today considered one of Europe’s most renowned holiday destinations and should be at the top of every discerning traveler’s 2018 ‘book it’ list. While for many, the mention of the Greek island brings flashes of glitz and glamour with its vibrant cosmopolitan party scene, today it draws a diverse and upscale crowd who…

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Gansevoort Turks & Caicos Opens New Villas This Winter

Gansevoort Turks & Caicos Villas

Gansevoort Turks + Caicos will open the new Gansevoort Villas, comprised of six new four and five bedroom oceanfront villas this winter 2018. Starting rates during high season are $8,900; during low season are $5,500 per night. Tucked into an elevated hillside overlooking the bay at Turtle Tail, a short drive from the resort, each villa which is ideal for corporate retreats/incentives and…

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Fusion Resort, All-Inclusive Spa Opens on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island

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Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, with 97 pool villas stretched along a pristine stretch of tropical coastline, has opened in one of Vietnam’s top up-and-coming destinations. Located in the private bay of Vung Bau, 40 minutes from Phu Quoc’s international airport, the secluded spot borders both the ocean and the verdant banks of a neighboring river. The lush 20-hectare (50-acres) plot…

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Debuts on Vietnam’s Pristine Island Oasis

JW Marriott Phu Quoc guestroom

JW Marriot Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay is located on Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc, a hidden paradise off the southern coast, and designed by award-winning interior designer Bill Bensley. The hotel offers 244 guestrooms, suites and villas for an idyllic island retreat. It is the second hotel for the brand in Vietnam, and joins a portfolio of more than…

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Silversands Grenada Joins Leading Hotels of the World

Silversands Grenada

Silversands Grenada, set to open March 2018, has joined The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., a curated collection of independent and distinct luxury hotels. Silversands Grenada is currently the only resort on Grenada to hold membership with the prestigious organization, which consists of approximately 375 hotel members in 75 countries around the world. Selected through a rigorous evaluation process,…

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The Cape, a Thompson Hotel Reveals Music Lineup for New Year’s Eve Celebration

The Cape, a Thompson Hotel aerial

The Cape, a Thompson Hotel has announced the headlining talent for its annual New Year’s Eve celebration, which invites guests to get down, six stories high atop its acclaimed rooftop lounge. Overlooking the Sea of Cortez and the glittering lights of downtown Cabo San Lucas, this storied location has been the see-and-be-seen spot for holiday revelry since its debut as…

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