Luxury Tropical Escapes – W South Beach

By Shereen Shabnam Miami is a playground for celebrities and on the boardwalk of the coast area where the elite converge, sits W South Beach, a beachfront oasis in the heart of Miami’s most famous and visited coastal line. I stayed there to experience not just their room but their cuisine and enjoyed walking through…

Impeccable Hospitality – The Langham, London

By Shereen Shabnam Creating exceptional guest experiences since it opened as Europe’s first grand hotel in 1865, The Langham, London continues to enhance its offerings more than 150 years later. Despite visiting London for years, I finally visited the property last year for an afternoon tea and it is indeed a hotel that gives you…

Vibrant Kathmandu:The Charming city of Nepal

Exploring the city and outskirts of Kathmandu is an exciting and an intoxicating experience for visitors from around the globe with bustling streets, a large variety of flora and fauna, medieval temples and some of the best hiking and walking trails. The city has character with old charm architecture intricately carved wooden doors and windows,…

Orlando Adventures

Orlando is home to a thriving nightlife scene, with exciting options for those looking to extend their fun beyond the theme parks. With world-class restaurants, theme parks and high-energy dance clubs providing entertainment all day, Orlando’s playful energy kicks it up a notch more once the sun goes down. Orlando has so much to offer…

Spectacular Ambience – The Chedi Muscat

The Chedi Muscat, Oman is located by the Al Hajar Mountains with its own private beach, twenty-one acre garden’s featuring six dining options, a spa, a health club and three swimming pools. The resort’s design combines contemporary Asian style with subtle Omani nuances that lend an Arabian charm to the ambience of the property. Dining at The Chedi Muscat…

Relive 700 years of history – The Widder Hotel in Zurich

Over 700 years of history make the Five-Star Widder Hotel, situated in the historic district of the financial metropolis Zurich special. It is a glamorous location for social events and numerous important conferences and with its unique art collection and architecture, the Widder Hotel is also the meeting place for many creative people who feel at home and…

The original winter – Switzerland

Switzerland has a lot to offer. From palm-lined lakeshores to sparkling glaciers, medieval villages to buzzing cities and an incredible number of tourist attractions that stand unrivalled worldwide. In the past year the number of winterguests in Switzerland from the Middle East has increased, as they love to discover the winter magic in the snowy landscape of Switzerland. With the increasing demand…

Masters of Luxury Hospitality

The landmark Al Habtoor City, a fully integrated urban resort development on the banks of the upcoming Dubai Water Canal, located on Sheikh Zayed Road, is minutes away from main attractions such as Burj Khalifa, beach side attractions and The Dubai Mall. The Hotel Collection at Al Habtoor City will be The St. Regis Dubai,…

Land of the Legends – Mongolia

Mongolia, often associated with Genghis Khan, has held a deep fascination with people abroad for centuries and continues to inspire journalists, students and authors even today who are keen to write and study about the Mongol tribes, the Mongol Empire and modern Mongolia. The fascination lies with the founder of the largest empire the world has ever known,…

Journey of Transformation – Shangri-La Dubai

My second home, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai has embarked on a journey of transformation in an exciting AED 70 million renovation across its 302 guest rooms and public areas – including the hotel’s impressive, atrium-style lobby and Lobby Lounge and Dunes Café. The remodelling will be reflective of a contemporary haven of elegance that blends modern…