Hotels & Travel

Three Nobu Hotels Nab Condé Nast Traveller’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

Global luxury hotel brand, Nobu Hotels, has once again come out on top at this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, with three of their design-led properties earning the esteemed honors.

Thrilled at the recognition in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019, Nobu Hotels' approach to hospitality is a clear favorite amongst globetrotters, especially the Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, Nobu Hotel Palo Alto and Nobu Hotel Miami Beach properties who were the winners this year. Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay reflects Nobu Hotels’ core values within the local culture in a chic setting on the shores of Talamanca Bay. This year,...

October 10, 2019

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A Small Hotel Group with a Big Heart

Leaders in environmental awareness, AKARYN Hotel Group, celebrate their 2019/2020 sustainability achievements which have seen the luxury boutique hotel group make great strides in eco-conscious tourism in Asia in the last year.  FOUR takes a closer look at the group’s impressive list of green initiatives…

Ensuring that they keep their carbon footprint as low as possible, the group actively encourages guests and staff to responsibly care for the surrounding beaches and ocean - as well as aid local communities and wildlife. A small but dedicated group, their current initiatives include: All hotels completely single-use plastic free as of June 2019 Running the Pure Blue Foundation, their eco-foundation, to help reduce plastic in...

October 08, 2019

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New Hotel Opening: The Newt in Somerset

From the owners of famed Babylonstoren in South Africa, The Newt opened its doors at the end of August, bringing a bundle of botanic bliss to Britain. 

Celebrating all things Somerset, The Newt is set on a stunning British country estate and boasts some of the most beautiful gardens that the UK has to offer, along with a cyder bar, ancient woodland, farm shops and Garden Café, with menus honoring seasonal produce from the kitchen garden. In and amongst the greenery, there is also a 23-bedroom hotel and an incredible spa. Capturing all the essence of a Georgian country home, The...

October 07, 2019

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Especially Sensational Spas

As the end of the year draws near, FOUR takes a look at five unusual yet wickedly indulgent spa treatments in and around Europe that can give our bodies a little bit of well-earned R&R.

A new month, a new mindset, a new you - start October off on a fresh and revitalized note with one of our favorite out-of-the-ordinary spa treatments at a few of Europe's best hotels: 24k Gold Facial – Six Senses Spa at Nobu Hotel Marbella, Spain A decadent, age-defying treatment, the 24K Gold Facial invigorates the skin by its restoring balance. Using Mogra - the Queen of Jasmines' - unique healing properties in combination...

October 02, 2019

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