Hotels & Travel

Winter Wellness Wonder

Taking to the slopes for its second year, Our Retreat – a luxury retreat brand with balance at its heart – has announced a new set of dates for its esteemed ski-based escape in Chamonix.

The six-day retreat, set in a luxury Alpine chalet in the foothills of Mount Blanc, includes an expertly curated itinerary of mobility lessons, meditation sessions, skiing, snowboarding and a menu of nutritious meals, personally prepared by the private Chef. This year, two-time Olympic snowboarder Aimee Fuller will guest co-host a retreat alongside Strength and Mobility coach and Head of Circuit & Mobility at Core Collective – Tom...

January 06, 2020

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Château de Mercuès Launches Black Truffle Culinary Experience

Four-star wine estate Château de Mercuès in France’s Lot Valley has launched an immersive black truffle Toques ‘n’ Truffles experience in winter 2020.

Native to southern Europe the black truffle is one of the most expensive edible mushrooms in the world. Paired with Michelin star cuisine and a winery tour, guests will explore a world-famous truffle market and scent-out black diamonds, as the delicacy is locally known, with truffle hunter dog Iago. Taking place on selective dates in February 2020, the two-night package includes accommodation at 13th century castle Château de...

January 01, 2020

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Six Senses London to Open in 2023

The sustainability-rooted brand, Six Senses, is opening its first London home that will focus on arts, wellness and community. Located at the Former Art Deco Whiteleys Department Store, the property will pay homage to the building’s history, while adding a modern feel and a sustainable touch.

With its proximity to Hyde Park and Palace, Bayswater in West London is famous for its streets lined with grand terraces of white stucco houses and garden squares. Among these is the iconic building and former department store – Whiteleys –which will soon become home to Six Senses London. The property, which will include a hotel, wellness club and spa, is the brand's first venture in the UK. Boasting 110 guest rooms and suites,...

December 31, 2019

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Belmond welcomes a new decade with “The Party” of a lifetime

Roar into 2020 on board the world’s most stylish train – Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. With a new immersive 1920s journey from Venice to London, “The Party” is sure to start your year off with a bang.

Belmond’s iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is set to put the roar into 2020 with the launch of “The Party”. Harking back to the parties of a bygone era and personifying the carriages’ legendary history, guests are invited to step into an exceptional 48 hours of magic and drama on a 1920's themed trip from Venice to London. Set in the golden age of glamour; surrounded by red hot jazz and hedonistic encounters. The journey...

December 27, 2019

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