Lower Manhattan continues to sprout with a new generation of visionary high-rises. The panoply of World Trade Centers represent the commercial side of this building boom. 30 Park Place represents the residential.
Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso is a luxurious five star boutique hotel in Cascais, just a 20 minutes’ drive East of Lisbon. The hotel stands out for its spectacular architecture and dreams (with Onyria meaning “dreams” in Greek).
Located near Cascais, one of the most richest municipalities in Portugal, The Oitavos Hotel is only a 20 minute drive from Lisbon. One reads, on the hotel website, that the Oitavos seeks to “embrace rather than compete with nature,” and it succeeds in doing just that — the ambiance of the hotel seamlessly merges ultra modern interior design with the wild natural surroundings, including the lush Oitavos Dunes golf course and the rippling Atlantic oceanfront.
Situated in Alentejo, a south-central region of Portugal, L’AND Vineyards hotel welcomes visitors to this impressive resort nestled within vineyards and enchanting landscapes. Initially drawn by its eye-catching architecture, we were blown away from first sight!
Singapore’s landmark hotel Marina Bay Sands & Casino is one of the most famous hotels on the planet. I can tell from our webserver statistics :-)
Hence I wanted to learn more about all the bells and whistles of this stunning architectural structure.
Bohol is one of the Philippines’ top tourist islands with the Chocolate Hills as one of the main attractions. Panglao is a small island just South-West of Bohol where numerous hotels offer stylish living by the beach. Think Ananyana if you’re looking for a relaxed boutique style stay…
W Barcelona is a sail shaped (Hotel Vela) 5-star hotel at the new harbour facilities. World-renowned Barcelona based architect Ricardo Bofill planned the lifestyle hotel as one of numerous new buildings that make up the Barceloneta refurbishment along the beachfront.
Come with us, guest relations manager Vera is giving us a tour!
W Hotel Singapore opened as recently as October 2012 next to the stylish Sentosa Cove marina. Conveniently located on Sentosa Island next to a whole bunch of new elegant restaurants and condominiums, W Singapore features its typical design centric approach to decoration, colors and lighting.
Not far from Singapore’s city center you’ll find an oasis of tranquility and style. Mövenpick Heritage offers a luxury hotel with a Swiss touch situated on Sentosa Island, Singapore’s entertainment and beach island.
I met renowned Dutch interior designer Marcel Wanders during today’s laying of the foundation stone of Zurich’s posh Kameha Grand Hotel that will be opened in March 2015.
I got the opportunity to pick Marcel’s brain and conduct an interview, here’s what he had to say…