Hotels & Lifestyle

Discover | Ritz-Carlton Bahrain

The edible resort is set to be a major travel trend in 2018. With diners expectations higher than ever, from farm-to-table to ocean-to-plate initiatives filling our table tops, in 2018 travellers want to travel to a destination that not only serves fresh and sustainable food but that also features a wide variety of faraway flavours.

Catering to the discerning gourmet connoisseur traveller, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain is home to seven award winning restaurants and four lounges. From an Arabian-Mediterranean fusion at beachfront restaurant, La Plage to traditional indigenous Mexican cuisine at Cantina Kahlo, exquisite Indian dishes at Nirvana or the finest steaks at Plums there is something to satisfy all palettes. Leading the way with gourmet initiatives, The...

February 25, 2018

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Design Talks | Brinkhaus

Brinkhaus has been a leading brand since 1847 and stands for the very highest quality in over 40 countries around the world. FOUR speaks to export director, Rafael Torres about what it takes to remain a market leader in luxury furnishings…

Where did you grow up? In Hamburg , the 2nd biggest city of Germany.   How did you get into your line of work? First I have to say that I’m a ‘branded guy’, so this passion began after graduation when I started my career at Montblanc in Hamburg. Secondly, ‘healthy sleep’ has always attracted my attention – and especially the products contributing to this such as duvets, pillows...

February 22, 2018

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Discover | Resort Collina d’Oro

The Resort Collina d’Oro covers an area of 250’000 sqm and is located in Agra, on a hilltop, at an altitude of 500m to the south of Lugano, Switzerland.

An enchanting landscape surrounded by lush nature and bathed in sunlight most of the year, with breath-taking panoramic views over the Alps and the lake. This magical location, where the colours and sinuous forms of the mountains merge into the pure waters of the lake, inspired many famous artists and writers such as the Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse, who lived in this area for a long time. The Italian architect Ettore Mocchetti...

February 20, 2018

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Design Talks with Hannes Tiefenthaler

FOUR speaks to Hannes Tiefenthaler, CEO of bespoke premium-quality glasses, exquisite porcelain and precious accessories company Rochini, about haute cuisine and four generations of designers. 

Where did you grow up? I grew up in a wonderful mountain landscape in Austria very close to Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany.   How did you get into your line of work? I started in 2009 as a 100% cross-company in this sector, without any customer and strategic supplier. My philosophy was always to be my own boss with my own company. Before I started with Rochini, I worked as sales manager for cheap volume business at...

February 18, 2018

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