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    Wilderness Safaris’ Qorokwe Camp to open in December

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    Qorokwe Camp, a new Wilderness Safaris Classic Camp due to open in the private, wildlife-rich 26,180-hectare (64,692-acre) Qorokwe Concession in Botswana in December 2017, will offer the perfect blend of luxury eco-chic within a beautiful Okavango Delta setting. Designed by lead architect, Joy Brasler and interior designer, Michelle Throssell, Qorokwe Camp is situated along the […]

    Project Spotlight: Areen Design – Sheraton Madagascar

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    Located in Madagascar’s capital city Antananarivo, the 25-storey Sheraton hotel is being transformed with all guest rooms and public spaces undergoing major refurbishment, with interiors by Areen Design’s award-winning hospitality team. The 224-bed hotel is the latest project where Areen Design has been commissioned to offer a full design and procurement package, providing interior design […]

    First ‘swim-up’ rooms to launch at Mauritius’ Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa

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    From January 2018, Beachcomber Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel group with eight properties in Mauritius, is set to open a new accommodation concept, Victoria for Two, at the award-winning Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa. Designed exclusively for couples, this new adults-only wing will consist of 40 two-person terraced rooms, each opening onto a private […]

    Wilderness Safaris opens Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

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    Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce the opening of Bisate Lodge, situated next to the renowned Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Comprising just six spacious forest villas, Bisate offers a luxurious base from which to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and life-changing journey to this beautiful region. Situated within the amphitheatre of an eroded […]

    Project Preview: Areen Design – twin win in Nairobi

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    Areen Design’s award-winning hospitality division has been working on two new hotels in Nairobi, both under Marriott’s Four Points by Sheraton brand. At Nairobi’s international airport, the new 172 room hotel is scheduled to open later in the year and is expected to set a benchmark of contemporary design, with all the quality and functionality […]

    Steigenberger Alcazar-Sharm El Sheikh opened its doors

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    The Steigenberger Alcazar-Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, a new built five-star resort located in the Nabq Bay directly on the Red Sea coast, opened for business this week. Each of the 610 luxurious rooms is at least 46 square metres in size, 99 of them are swim up rooms with direct access to the pool. […]

    Guest Blog: Why treetop hotels are growing in popularity…

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    Travellers can now live the luxury treetop dream with a little help from the Hotels.com. Loved by guests awards and the millions of genuine guest reviews they’re based on, ten amazing hotels have been crowned winners in the brand new Best for Treehouse category, and they’ll be climbing straight to the top of your wish […]

    LHW introduces eight new members to its ‘curated collection’

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    The Leading Hotels of the World is pleased to announce the addition of eight new members to its curated collection of over 375 luxury hotels. From the blue water and pristine white sand of Bali’s south-western coast, to the snow-capped peaks of the French Alps, each new member is as authentic and vibrant as the […]

    Leeu Collection to open first London property in 2019

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    Leeu Collection has acquired its first London property, due to open in 2019. The company now owns 55 Newman Street, Fitzrovia which is a former office building. Leeu will be transforming the offices into a 100-room luxury hotel. Carrie Wicks, CEO of Leeu Collection, said: “The purchase of a London property is a very exciting […]

    Swiss-Belhotel International continues expansion in Egypt

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    Global hotel management company, Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI), has announced its further expansion in Egypt with the signing of Swiss-Belresort Marseilia Beach 4 on the country’s north coast. The agreement was formalised at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai in the presence Mohamed Yehia Rashed, Minister of Tourism for Egypt. Swiss-Belresort Marseilia Beach 4 is the […]