Articles categorized by: Travels gourmet

First luxury ryokan Hoshinoya opens in Tokyo

Hoshino Resorts Inc. has announced the opening of the first luxury ryokan, Hoshinoya Tokyo in the capital city of Japan. A ryokan is a traditional Japanese style inn where you can relax in a tatami-floored room with hot spring baths and seasonal cuisine. Ryokans, however, are hard to find in large cities and are more […]

First private island experience at Maldives, by Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today announced Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah Baa Atoll, the first private island in the company’s portfolio and the world’s only exclusive-use UNESCO hideaway located in a World Biosphere Reserve. The seven bedrooms, Beach House, Dive Centre, Oceans of Consciousness Spa and 62-foot (18.9-metre) yacht allows experiencing the Maldives’ only […]

Diageo opens 1st Johnnie Walker House in Europe at Shipol airport

Passengers travelling through Lounge 2 of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will now be welcomed into Europe’s first Johnnie Walker House, a luxury Scotch Whisky embassy launched by Diageo Global Travel together with Schiphol Airport Retail. The Johnnie Walker House at Shipol follows other successful airport launches in Singapore, Mumbai and Taiwan. To celebrate the opening of the House at Shipol, a […]

Bulgari signs first hotel in Russia

Bulgari Hotels and Resorts signed an agreement today with Russian investor Alexey Bogachev to open the 7th hotel worldwide under the luxury goods brand. Located in Moscow, the property is placed in a luxury area, just 300 meters from the city’s landmarks such as the Kremlin and the Red Square. It is planned to open doors […]

Starwood signs first St. Regis in Belgrade

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the signing of The St. Regis Belgrade and The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade, a development project planned to open in 2019. Owned by Belgrade Waterfront LLC, the 125-room hotel will additionally feature 220 St. Regis branded residences in Kula Belgrade, the country’s highest mixed-use tower , […]