Hotels & Travel

The £12Million Christmas Tree

In partnership with celebrity designer Debbie Wingham, Kempinski Hotel Bahia revealed 2019’s most decedent Christmas tree, embellished with diamonds and worth £11.9 million.

With balmy temperatures all year round and an array of festive offerings, Marbella - Estepona offers a majestic Mediterranean Christmas. This year, Kempinski Hotel Bahia partnered with celebrity designer Debbie Wingham to reveal a festive showstopper; the beachfront escape is housing the world’s most extravagant Christmas Tree, worth a total of £11.9 million and nothing short of spectacular. Fashioned from high-value stones, the tree...

December 25, 2019

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Festive Season Delights at Le Meurice

Transformed with glorious finery, the very first Parisian Palace invites guests into the fairyland setting, with the promise of an unforgettable festive experience in true French tradition.

Wondrous festive interiors, special Christmas menus, and gourmet tea times await guests. The hotel’s talented team will create a magnificent programme of celebrations to welcome in the year 2020 with the well-known French elegance. Chefs, Jocelyn Herland and Cedric Grolet, will introduce the festive season at Le Meurice with the best of gourmet menus in the style of the haute cuisine of Alain Ducasse, guaranteed to bring exciting...

December 24, 2019

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Behind the Scenes | Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai

FOUR catches up with Hadi Vazir, the Cluster Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications at Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai, to find out more about the esteemed luxury hotel located in the heart of Dubai Media City.

Tell us about Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai: when did it open, what was the goal of the hotel when it opened, how has it changed since opening, etc.? Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City opened its doors for guests on 01st April 2008. The goal of the brand was to offer a first-class residence, with an added personal touch developed primarily for long-term guests and families. Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai is the pinnacle of the Rotana...

December 16, 2019

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Best Bites in Budapest

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus in Budapest is as luxury as hotels come, and as part of their holistic approach to hospitality, the exclusive hotel has an impressive array of culinary offerings. FOUR catches up with the hotel’s Director of Food & Beverage, Alexandre Puylagarde, to find out more about their dedication to gastronomy greatness… 

Tell us about Kempinski Budapest’s Food & Beverage philosophy and how it’s incorporated into the F&B offerings... The concept has several pillars and dimensions. On the one hand, Budapest is part of Kempinski’s first worldwide holistic Food & Beverage concepts, which pays homage to the company’s founder, Berthold Kempinski, and his daughter, Frieda Kempinski. They encouraged a symbiotic relationship between...

December 13, 2019

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