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    Project Spotlight: Axor Montreux bathroom fittings at Weissenhaus Grand Village

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    The Weissenhaus Grand Village Resort & Spa, one of Europe’s most beautiful beach hotels, is located only about 100 kilometres northeast of Hamburg. The bathrooms of this exclusive retreat are equipped with fittings from the Axor Montreux collection made by the Hansgrohe SE design brand Axor. The playful elegance of the mixers and showers and […]

    Brintons delivers the best of British at Resorts World

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    World-renowned carpet manufacturer Brintons has worked in partnership with Resorts World Birmingham to create a range of stunning bespoke carpets for its luxury four star Genting Hotel. Brintons worked with the leisure and entertainment resort to create 6,424 sm2 of unique Axminster carpet to be installed throughout 4* guestrooms on the third and fourth floors […]

    Lighting Focus: Rented lighting and how to make financial, energy savings

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    As part of our 2016 monthly feature focus pieces, January concentrates on lighting — and here Simon Taylor, Managing Director of Aura Light UK, discusses new schemes using projected energy savings to finance new lighting installations… Lighting consumes approximately 20% of all electricity in the world, 30% of electricity in commercial spaces and 40% of […]

    Safari Bedstead from Gallery Direct

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    The king of all beds, Safari from Gallery Direct’s Frank Hudson range is a bold yet elegant feature to any room. Each of the two finishes available create an entirely different look; the Ebony bedstead has a masculine feel which makes a statement, while the Charcoal bed is cool and calming for a more tranquil […]

    DoubleTree by Hilton arrives in upmarket Kensington

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    DoubleTree by Hilton opened its doors to its newest property – DoubleTree by Hilton London – Kensington earlier this month, which joins a further 27 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the UK. Located just a short walk from the city’s top attractions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, iconic Royal Albert Hall and Natural History […]

    Daios Cove, Crete to open brand new premium sea-view suites

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    Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, the privately owned, five-star beach resort located on an unspoiled hillside in North East Crete, is delighted to announce plans for ten new 84m2 Premium Sea View Suites sleeping up to four adults, or two adults, two children and one infant. The suites will be available from 21st April […]

    ‘Magnificent’ makeover for The Peninsula, Chicago

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    In a city renowned for its legacy of forward-thinking design and architecture, The Peninsula Chicago continues this tradition with a guest room redesign setting a new standard for luxury accommodation and introducing the brand's most advanced guest room technology. The five-star, five-diamond hotel located on the "Magnificent Mile", within the city's premier shopping district first [...]

    Marriott set to open second hotel in Belarus

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    Marriott Hotels has announced the opening of its Minsk Marriott Hotel will be in early 2016, and will be the first 5-star internationally-rated hotel in Belarus. A signature Marriott ‘greatroom’ lobby will welcome guests to the new hotel, which will encompass a fresh and contemporary style. Many of its 217 well-appointed suites and guest rooms […]

    Lighting Focus: Luxury London destination combines form, function and the artistic touch

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    As part of our 2016 monthly feature focus pieces, January concentrates on lighting – and in this piece, we look at the work of HD Directory members Dernier & Hamlyn at The Arts Club in London…

    Travelodge opening 19 new hotels, creating 450 jobs in 2016

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    Travelodge has announced that it will open 19 new hotels in 2016, with an investment value of £140 million. This expansion is expected to create 450 new jobs and increase the company’s network to 542 hotels. The new hotels continue the company’s drive to build a greater network for corporate customers. New locations include further […]