Qatar Airways is one of the world’s 5-star airlines and operates 45 flights per week from London Heathrow and Manchester to Doha. It flies to over 130 destinations worldwide from Doha. Joining the oneworld alliance has sealed its position as a truly global carrier. Qatar Airways has an impressive Premium Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4, including deli and signature Martini Bar, and operates the 787 amid its fleet of 129 aircraft. In 2014, it will be the launch customer for the new Airbus A350.
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Edmiston specialises in the sale and purchase, charter, new build and management of the finest yachts in the world. Founded by Nicholas Edmiston in 1996, Edmiston is renowned around the world for its choice of yachts and depth of expertise.
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This former monastery is as a stunning hotel on Italy's iconic Amalfi Coast. Perched on the Cape d’Orso’s cliff edge, Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa was originally a 17th century monastery and has been respectfully restored into an exclusive boutique hotel and luxury spa. Ideally located between Positano and Amalfi, a coastline already boasting the most beautiful vistas in the world, Monastero Santa Rosa sets a new standard for breathtaking panoramas seducing guests with its heavenly allure for generations to come.
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This November Gangtey Goenpa lodge will open in the remote and spectacular Bhutanese valley of Gangtey, allowing even greater access to explore the undeveloped central and eastern part of the magical ‘Dragon Kingdom’. A hand crafted and intimate farmhouse inspired lodge offering a true flavour of rural life in Bhutan, it is situated above the imposing Gangtey Monastery and is inspired by the monastery itself. The intricate design and attention to detail reflects the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan offering the most authentic and accessible luxury hotel experience in the country. Owned and operated by Brett Melzer and Khin Omar Win, the founders of Eastern Safaris, the interior design reflects the cultural style, textures, patterns and shapes of Bhutan in a simplistic yet elegant way and has 12 beautifully furnished guest rooms. Plans are currently underway for Eastern Safaris to introduce an exclusive hot air balloon service over the valley during the first part of 2014.
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Owned and run by the Sibuet family for 21 years, Sibuet Hotels and Spa consists of some of the finest hotels in some of the most beautiful areas of France. The group is one of France’s most innovative hotel groups and owns eight hotels and spas, two chalets, one villa and fifteen restaurants in the French Alps, Paris, Lyon and in the South of France. They are characterised by their unique design, attention to detail and sensational gourmet offerings as well as Spa Pure Altitude – the group’s award winning spa brand.
Our hotels include:
Altapura, Val Thorens
Villa Marie, Ramatuelle, Saint-Tropez
La Bastide de Marie, Menerbes. Provence
Les Fermes de Marie, Megève
Le Chalet des Fermes de Marie
Hôtel Mont-Blanc, Megève
Le Lodge Park, Megève
Au Coin du Feu, Megève
Cour des Loges, Lyon
Domaine de la Baume
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Visit website www.sibuethotels-spa.com
One of the most innovative ski tour operators in the UK and the only independent operator to offer all ski chalets with flexible catering. Powder White has one of the best online booking facilities in the industry and ensures thousands of skiers have a great trip every season.
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One of the most innovative travel specialists in the UK with an incredible knowledge of India, Sri Lanka and south-east Asia. From Bhutan to Bali, from Kerala to Laos, the Ampersand Travel team have trodden the paths to find experiences for those wanting something special on a holiday. They know the most charming hotels, the best secret beaches, even the wittiest Maharajas to drop in on.
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Lower Mill Estate is an award-winning residential nature reserve – a community of private, picturesque villages located in 550-acres in the Cotswolds. The idea behind the Estate is to live surrounded by nature, enabling owners to live in complete safety among like-minded people who want to build their own beautiful homes and immerse themselves in the natural environment. The extensive facilities include a family spa and a huge expanse of pure Cotswold countryside to explore. Lower Mill Estate was established by Jeremy Paxton and his family in the mid-1990s and is one of the most successful luxury estates in the UK.
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Nestled in 20,000 acres, Swinton Park in the Yorkshire Dales is a castle hotel like no other. The ancestral seat of the Earl of Swinton, and owned and cared-for by the Cunliffe-Lister family since the1880s, Swinton Park is more of a lavish home than a hotel. It has won many awards for its Samuel's restaurant, spa, cookery school and quality of service. Each of the 31 bedrooms and suites have been individually-designed and all have generously-sized bathrooms and superb views across the estate. With so many pursuits to choose from, such as fishing, golf, riding, falconry and shooting, Swinton Park is for walkers, families, nature lovers or those just wanting peace and quiet at one of the most beautiful retreats in the UK.
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Indonesian tradition meets Western luxury aboard Tiger Blue – a 34 metre long historic Phinisi yacht that explores the Indonesian Archipelago from the Komodo Islands to North West Papua. Tiger Blue is based in the magnificent seas of Eastern Indonesia and guests can visit Komodo, Sumba, Flores, Banda, the remote Spice Islands up to North West Papua and see the dramatic landscapes, coastlines and natural history of this magnificent archipelago.
As well as unrivalled cultural and historical interest, these areas are surrounded by the richest seas in the world and offer superlative diving, snorkelling and adventure. Customised itineraries, divetrips and specialised family holidays make this the ultimate sea safari.
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Scott Dunn is one of the world's most experienced tour operators, arranging great-value holidays with exceptional service. Scott Dunn offers a wide range of travel specialists under one roof, who have visited every property in every destination they sell. From vilas in the Mediterranean to ski chalets to highly professional children's clubs in many of their destinations, Scott Dunn offers five- star service and luxury pretty well anywhere in the world.
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Alila is one of the most exciting and dynamic hotel groups currently in Asia with properties in Indonesia, India and Cambodia and is in the midst of some major developments and openings. The hotel group is recognised for its innovative design, incredible destinations and its strong and authentic eco-credentials.
Our hotels include:
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Alila Villas Soori, Bali
Alila Diwa Goa, India
Alila Manggis, Bali
Alila Ubud, Bali
Alila Bangalore, India
Alila Jakarta, Indonesia
Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman (opening early 2014)
Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur (opening late 2014)
Alila Villas Bintan (opening 2014)
Alila Seminyak, Bali (opening 2014)
Alila Purnama, Raja Ampat and Komodo Islands
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Iniala Beach House is a stunning, private retreat on the golden sands of Natai Beach in Phuket, Thailand. Each of the 10 bedrooms, within 3 distinctive villas and a dramatic Penthouse, has been individually created by some of the world's most talked-about designers. Iniala also includes Aziamendi, a restaurant overseen by 3-Michelin star chef Eneko Atxa of Spain. The experiences include Asia's first Kid's Hotel, a gym with boxing ring, and an art gallery. 10% of the room revenue will be donated to charity Inspirasia.
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Botanique Hotel and Spa is nestled amid the untouched hills and mountains of Campos doJordão, Brazil. Located two hours north of São Paulo, Campos do Jordão is seen at the 'Hamptons of Brazil' and the chalet-dotted resort town is the idyllic weekend escape for chic São Paulo city-dwellers. Botanique is set on 700 acres and offers striking and modern design and architecture with locally sourced chocolate slate, natural-coloured stone, soaring triple height glass walls, and massive wood beams that have been reclaimed from 220 year-old farms in Minas Gerais – all that blend seamlessly with the surroundings. The community of 11 private villas and six suites, named after famous botanists, are sprinkled around the spa and Miña restaurant, the epicenter of the property. Cut into the hillside, the eight-room 10,000 square foot Spa at Botanique is an all-Brazilian spa with signature treatments encompassing native healing and relaxing rituals.
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Visit website www.botanique.com.br
Some of New England’s finest hotels, located on the island of Nantucket off the coast of Massachusetts in the US. A totally unspoilt island, Nantucket is one of America’s best kept secrets.
Our hotels include:
The Inn at the White Elephant Village
White Elephant Hotel Residences
Jared Coffin House
Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin
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Visit website www.nantucketislandresorts.com
The ITC Luxury Collection incorporates nine super deluxe and premium hotels across India's key cities of New Delhi, Chennai, Agra, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore. Award-winning dining comes in the form of the acclaimed Bukhara, Dum Pukht and Dakshin restaurants whilst the home-grown Kaya Kalp Spa experience at each hotel offers a unique experience combining indigenous and international treatments.
Our hotels include:
ITC Mughal Agra
ITC Royal Gardenia, Bangalore
ITC Windsor, Bangalore
ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
ITC Sonar, Kokata
ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
ITC Maratha, Mumbai
ITC Maurya, New Delhi
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai (opened late 2012)
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Visit website www.itchotels.in
Fundu Lagoon is a barefoot luxury lodge lying on the remote and unspoilt island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar archipelago off the Tanzanian coast. Fundu Lagoon is only accessible by boat and with its relaxed atmosphere, it is the epitome of shabby chic. There are 18 spacious thatched and tented rooms, including six suites with private plunge pools, set on a raised wooden deck with wonderful ocean views. At high tide, the white sand beach is perfect for swimming, while at low tide the reef is exposed and one can explore miles of unspoilt seashore, with its unique marine and bird life.
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Situated in a 1903 Beaux Arts Building that unites cutting-edge technology with Jeffersonian style, XV Beacon in Boston is centrally located at 15 Beacon Street. Ideally situated for business and leisure travellers alike, it has 63 guest rooms - each with a gas fireplace - and is set in a historic neighbourhood with quaint brick sidewalks, authentic Federal and Greek Revival row houses and evocative gas-lit streets. It is just steps away from the gold-domed Statehouse, legendary Boston Common and Public Garden and just a few blocks from Faneuil Hall, Quincy Marketplace and the famed shopping of Newbury Street.
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Award-winning Malaysia Airlines offers two daily flights direct from London to Kuala Lumpur, with convenient connections to onward destinations including Penang, Langkawi, Borneo and Bali. From July 2012, Malaysia Airlines started flying the new A380, providing even greater levels of comfort with more space and enhanced in-flight experience. In Business Class, enjoy the luxury of fine dining, fully flat bed seats and unparalleled privacy. While in First, you can truly relax in the widest seat in the air. Malaysia Airlines flies around 37,000 passengers daily to 80 destinations worldwide.
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New Zealand is probably the world's most beautiful country. Its mix of embracing people, fascinating stories and captivating experiences awaits you. Around 200,000 British travellers visit New Zealand each year to explore some of the most stunning scenery, as well as sample fresh food and wine.
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Launching December 2013, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo set on Costa Rica's dramatic Papagayo Peninsula marks the debut of the Andaz brand in Latin America. Conceived by iconic Costa Rican architect Ronald Zurcher, the resort showcases unique Mother Nature-inspired design and will feature 153 rooms and suites, three themed restaurants and an 11,000sq. ft. Sanctuary Spa.
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From its humble beginnings in The Sabi Sand in 1993, Singita now runs 12 lodges at five locations in Tanzania, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Singita believes in "fewer beds in larger areas" and offers incredible, intimate luxury amid the wildlife. While aiming to provide the best safari experience in Africa, balancing conservation with the development of communities around the reserves has been at the heart of Singita's philosophy from the outset. Each Singita lodge employs a dedicated conservation team focused exclusively on preserving the land and protecting the wildlife. Singita's locations are at Sabi Sand and Kruger National Park in South Africa, Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania and Pamushana in Zimbabwe.
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Cape View Clifton is Cape Town’s most enchanting new luxury guest house with spectacular views of the Atlantic coastline, Twelve Apostles and the city’s iconic beaches. Tucked into the side of the cliff-face, the five-storey property opened in November 2012 and is owned and run by the South African Latimer family. Consisting of seven suites it was designed by mother and daughter duo, Frith and Jessica to create the personal feel of a private home coupled with the trappings of a luxury guesthouse. It comprises seven luxury deluxe and junior suites with 180 degree panoramic sea views from every suite and apartment, plus a beautifully designed dining area for meals with an honesty bar and a huge deck which extends the width of the building boasting a 15 square meter swimming pool where visitors can take in the property’s unique views from luxurious sun loungers. Rates start from ZAR 2700 on a B&B basis (approx £170 / $271).
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The Safari Collection is a portfolio of East Africa's finest destinations. Each of the camps and lodges is an exceptional experience, extending a unique and personal hosted stay, in the best location of their area. Each of the luxurious destinations is unique, which means that guests can enjoy a circuit that epitomises the diversity of Kenya and incorporates the country’s best topographical, wildlife and cultural experiences. The Safari Collection is also a tour operator and can organize bespoke itineraries that include everything once the guest hits the ground in Kenya including other properties if required.
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Monaco is the second smallest country in the world yet one of the most vibrant. With a population of just 33,000 it continues to shine as the place to be seen in Europe. This iconic country is known for its amazing Palace, its fine hotels including The Metropole and Hotel De Paris, and for the incredible Grand Prix race around its streets in May each year.
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Visit website www.visitmonaco.com
Silversea is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the regal expedition ship Silver Explorer, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions and over 400 fascinating destinations in between.
The ships include:
The inaugural ship for Silversea Cruises, Silver Cloud is designed to provide the most intimate of sailing experiences for 296 guests, many of whom return time and time again and view Silver Cloud as their ‘own private yacht; their home away from home’.
Second in the Silversea fleet, Silver Wind also offers 296 passengers an intimate, elegant cruising experience in surroundings as spacious as a grand hotel. Facilities include an ocean-view spa and a 60-seat observation lounge.
Built with proportions slightly larger in size than Silversea’s two earlier ships, Silver Shadow welcomes 382 passengers to the next generation of Silversea cruising, while maintaining all-suite luxury and the trademark intimate ambience.
Silver Shadow’s sister ship, Silver Whisper features amenities usually found on larger ships, including boutique shopping; a wellness spa with beauty salon, fitness centre and sauna and full-scale productions in a multi-tiered lounge.
The newest vessel in the Silversea fleet, Silver Spirit has capacity for 540 passengers and boasts exclusive dining in the Stars SupperClub and Asian fusion restaurant, Sieshin, an expansive 8,300sqft spa, resort-style pool, and the largest suites by Silversea, 95 per cent of which have private verandas.
Silversea’s purpose-built, 132-guest expedition ship can navigate waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both of the earth’s polar regions. A fleet of Zodiac boats enable access to even the most off-the-beaten-path locations and Silver Explorer’s expert Expedition Team provides insight and understanding to each unforgettable adventure.
Leading cruise operator Silversea launched its new expedition ship Silver Galapagos on September 28. It will be the only luxury expedition ship offering socially and environmentally responsible ecotourism to the Galapagos archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Through complimentary expeditions, guided by an experienced expedition team (certified by the Galapagos National Park Service), Silversea guests will be able to experience close encounters with an abundance of wildlife including sun-basking land iguanas, giant tortoises, blue and red footed boobies, colourful marine iguanas and Darwin's famous finches.
Silver Discoverer - to launch March 2014
Silversea, the leading ultra-luxury cruise operator, is to launch their eighth ship, Silver Discoverer. The ship is due to sail to even more remote and stunning destinations throughout Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Russian Far East, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand including one of the areas hidden treasures, the Kimberleys. This vast area in North West Australia is three times the size of England and three-fifths the size of Texas. As part of the the Silver Expeditions fleet, including Silver Explorer and Silver Galapagos, Silver Discoverer enables guests to view extraordinary scenery, get closer to marine life and wildlife and view first hand some of the world’s last wildernesses in a manner that is sympathetic to the environment. All this is offered aboard authentic expedition ships with some of the world’s leading expedition experts. Silver Discoverer is undergoing a major refurbishment prior to entering service on 1st March 2014 and will consist of five suite categories, accommodating up to 128 guests and will have extensive facilities onboard including 12 Zodiac boats and a glass-bottom boat for unique exploration of marine life.
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Oetker Hotel Collection is an inspiring selection of masterpiece hotels. Each property is one of a kind reflecting a unique European heritage. The Oetker Hotel Collection is owned by the Oetker family and continues to lead the way in terms of quality of service provided by any hotel worldwide.
Our hotels include:
Le Bristol, Paris
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, Cap d'Antibes
Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa, Vence
Brenners Park Hotel and Spa, Baden Baden
Palais Namaskar, Marrakech
Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France
Visit website www.oetkerhotels.com
Hidden away on the Southern-most tip of the Cap d'Antibes, the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is acknowledged as one of the most beautiful properties in the world. The hotel consists of two very different parts, the grand Hotel du Cap and the Eden-Roc located directly on the Mediterranean sea. The hotel has recently reopened after a 4 year €48 million restoration project.
Visit website www.hotel-du-cap-eden-roc.com
One of Europe’s finest hotels located close to the Elysee Palace in Paris, Le Bristol is part of the Oetker Collection including Hotel du Cap Eden Roc in Antibes, Chateau St Martin in Venice and the Brenner’s Park in Baden-Baden. Seen as the finest palace hotel in the city, this iconic hotel underwent a multi-million Euro refurbishment in 2010 and 2011, added a new wing and was awarded a 3rd Michelin Star in the Gastronomic Restaurant. The new Bar du Bristol opened at the end of 2012 to widespread acclaim.
Visit website www.lebristolparis.com
Situated on top of the hills behind Vence in the heart of the South of France, Château Saint-Martin & Spa offers sumptuous luxury and style backed up with stunning views over the Mediterranean coast. The hotel is famous for its culinary expertise and superb spa. Le Saint-Martin, a highly-refined restaurant, celebrates the talent of the two Michelin star chef, Yannick Franques, who blends the best of traditional and modern cooking. The Italian restaurant La Rosticceria is to die for.
Visit website www.chateau-st-martin.com
An idyllic location in the middle of a private park makes Brenner's Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden an amazing destination. The prestigious Park-Restaurant, which has been awarded two Michelin stars, with unforgettable views over Brenner's private park. Brenner's Park-Hotel & Spa, which dates back more than 135 years.
Visit website www.brenners.com
A unique hotel in a stunning setting in Marrakech, Morocco. Palais Namaskar opened in early 2012 and is located in a picturesque location between the Atlas Mountains and the mysterious Djebilet Hills. The hotel offers 41 villas and suites, including a host of palaces, a spa, two restaurants and a bar lounge, all spread over an incredible 6 hectares. Exquisite architecture, with cascading water features and lakes, offers Feng-Shui inspired architecture with delicate touches of the Moorish and the Andalusian.
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Fregate Island Private in the Seychelles is the newest addition to the Oetker Collection, having joined the portfolio of masterpiece hotels in July 2013. The luxury retreat occupies an entire private island in the middle of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Beautifully crafted and nestled into the coastline, its 16 residences are naturally secluded – all have their own luxurious terrace, large private infinity pool and jacuzzi. On the island (which is the size of Monaco) guests can also enjoy seven stunning beaches with the option to 'exclusively hire' their own, including the beach acclaimed amongst the 10 best beaches in the world. In addition to the amazing coastline, lush forest and world-protected fauna, the resort is a secluded haven of peace – a true masterpiece and a jewel of conservation in the Seychelles: Fregate Island Private is home to the second largest population of Giant Aldabra Land Tortoises and is the nesting home to endangered turtle species.
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Deep in the heart of the second largest atoll in the world, Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is untouched, unspoilt and authentic Maldives. Unlike other resorts close to the capital Male, this luxurious 50-villa landscape is totally peaceful, gentle, completely idyllic with its crystal blue waters and silky, white sand and a paradise for those exploring the stunning coral reef which rings the island. For couples seeking relaxation or even an adventurous diving holiday, the Maldives doesn't get any purer than Hadahaa. A beautiful new spa, the new Island Grill, expert diving team and lush gardens complete the paradise. Hadahaa is now even easier to reach following the opening of Kooddoo Airport just a 20-minute speedboat ride away.
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Visit website www.maldives.hadahaa.park.hyatt.com
Launched in early 2012 and set on two acres overlooking the ocean on the west coast of Bali, Jiva Puri is a beautiful, new private residence with five bedroom pavilions, a large ocean-front swimming pool and its own gym and spa. Jiva Puri has a large dining room and lounge, extensive tropical gardens and its own herb and vegetable garden. The property is just 15 minutes away from the famous Nirwana Golf Course and is ideal for anyone wanting to hire a private and relaxing home for special occasions – birthdays, wedding anniversaries or just a very memorable party.
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Visit website www.jivapuri.com
Bom Bom is situated on a tiny islet off the north coast of Principe, in west Africa's Gulf of Guinea. This small hotel resort, of just 20 beautiful bungalows, extends across two golden sand beaches and is nestled at the base of lush rainforest. Bom Bom is one of the most tranquil spots in the world, with magnificent views of Principe and the surrounding ocean, and where you can see stunning wildlife including whales, leatherback turtles and rare birds or explore the unique Portuguese culture of San Antonio, the smallest city in the world.
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Visit website www.bombomprincipe.com