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Hotels & Travel

Awe-inspiring Adventures: Aroha Luxury New Zealand Tours

From the bustling streets of Wellington to the lush valleys of Milford Sound, German-born Veronika Vermeulen is passionate about sharing every iota of New Zealand’s beauty. Transforming her love of this culture-rich, character-filled country into a luxury travel company, Aroha Tours now boasts over 20 years of expertise in crafting bespoke travel experiences. Veronika tells us more…

Tell us a bit about Aroha... Aroha means ‘love’ in Maori and embodies the core of Aroha Tours' philosophy. Specializing in bespoke luxury tours of New Zealand, the company prides itself on offering an authentic experience where you can get to know the country in a personal way. Aroha Tours pulls everything together to bring guests the very best of New Zealand, from luxurious private lodges to extraordinary cuisine to unique experiences. We combine all these elements to deliver a personalized Kiwi adventure to each guest, to give them a holiday they will remember for...

July 22, 2020

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Impeccable Escapes: Hommage Hotels

Creating unforgettable experiences and memories that last a lifetime, luxury hotel collection Hommage Hotels gives new meaning to 5-star service. Each property boasts unique and enchanting features that honor their region, inviting guests to enjoy every facet of the German landscape. Hommage Luxury Hotels Collection CEO Jörg T. Böckeler gives us a behind-the-scenes tour… 

Tell us a bit about Hommage Hotels and the group’s history and ethos… We created the Homage Luxury Hotel Collection last year because we felt that it was time to reflect the changing needs and preferences of modern luxury travellers in a new brand of 5 star hotels. We want to provide the perfect framework, with all the hallmarks of luxury hotels, for guests who are not looking for more marble and golden faucets but experiences that they can’t get anywhere else. Our guests are usually well travelled and live a great lifestyle so for us it is important to take...

July 20, 2020

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Living the good-good life in Baden-Baden

Fusing a highly contemporary lifestyle with a deeply-rooted history, Baden-Baden brings Belle Époque bliss to the 21st century. Promising international guests a taste of “the good-good life”, this jewel in southwest Germany delights with its vibrant character and picturesque landscapes. FOUR takes a closer look at the spell-binding destination…

The city, which was founded more than two centuries ago, has always held strong appeal for those looking to relax and reconnect with themselves. Small but thriving and impressively cosmopolitan, this German gem is brimming with life's most precious resources in their optimum forms: clean water, natural light, flourishing earth and fresh air. Over the years, Baden-Baden has evolved into an ever-popular destination, enchanting travelers with its extraordinary hot springs, sublime spas, lush nature and exceptional hotels. Offering a spectacularly diverse range of...

July 10, 2020

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Cypriot Splendour: Columbia Beach Resort, Pissouri

Bathed in the Mediterranean’s golden sun and surrounded by cascading sea views, the ultra-luxury Columbia Beach Resort on Pissouri Bay in Cyprus invites you to explore, dream and discover all the tantalizing treasures that this inimitable island beholds. FOUR speaks with Director Stelios Kizis to find out more…

Tell us a bit about Columbia Beach Resort, its history and its ethos… Columbia Beach Resort is an all-suite, five-star property situated on the 2km-long, Blue Flag-honoured Pissouri Bay, between the cities of Limassol and Paphos in Cyprus. Drawing on its stunning backdrop of green mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, Columbia Beach Resort is expressive of an understated luxury, with sincere service, quality, and guest experience prioritised above all else. The Resort first opened its doors in 2002 and underwent a landmark metamorphosis in 2017. As it stands...

July 06, 2020

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