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…
The W Istanbul Hotel is located in the historic Akaretler Row Houses that used to house the emperor’s staff in the old days. The hotel now is at the heart of the vibrant Besiktas neighborhood filled with restaurants, cafes, and design & art galleries. Go-getting events and hospitality marketing manager Ilker Topdemir was so kind to show me around the stylish premises, come with us on tour!
Andaz Amsterdam is a design hotel venue on the elegant Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam’s Jordaan district. Nestled in the former Public Library the hotel boasts 122 rooms, but you wouldn’t tell from outside since it nicely fits in the surrounding historic canal architecture. Inside, though, we are talking a completely different world. Step in and enjoy opulent design at its best!
The boutique hotel Algodon Mansion is located in the heart of Buenos Aires’ most elegant residential neighborhood, Recoleta, where you will also find exclusive designer boutiques, nice restaurants, and art galleries.
The Relais & Châteaux property Cavas Wine Lodge is located in the heart of Argentina’s wine land Mendoza.
Inspired by Spanish rural architecture the lodge is set amidst a vineyard with an overwhelming view of the Andes mountain range providing a delightful and unique experience for wine lovers and romantics.
Awasi is an exclusive resort in the charming town of San Pedro de Atacama — surrounded by Chile’s vast Atacama Desert. It is a Relais & Chateaux property, boasting all of the careful detailing that comes with such a prestigious ownership. The decor is that of traditional stone, adobe and wood, carefully combined to celebrate the natural resources the region has to offer. It’s close proximity to the main village — just a few short minutes on foot — combined with pampering services that promote total relaxation, makes it an ideal oasis for comfort and convenience.
Eolo is a luxurious ranch-style lodge nestled in a remote valley — on route to the Perito Moreno glacier, near El Calafate. It is a stunning establishment where unspoiled nature can be explored or a relaxing holiday can be spent. Savor the delectable cuisine whilst enjoying the breathtaking landscape views.
When we talk about Rajasthan, the first thing that comes into mind is the rich and royal culture that flourishes there. The state has been the center of attraction for people all over the world due to the royal heritage.
Lavish Finca Cortesin Hotel & Golf Club is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, the Costa del Sol aka Costa del Golf. The hotel’s palatial design is inspired by traditional Andalusian architecture and gives every area a big, bright and luxuriously spacious feel. Check out our full travelogue!
The state of Rajasthan is one of the most desirable tourist destination spots in India. The royal heritage as well as the rich and colorful culture of the state is what attracts people from places all over the world. Samode Palace near Jaipur is one of the best places you can opt for as an option for stay.
The Starwood Luxury Collection’s Gritti Palace is an awesome Venice hotel right next to a Canal and near San Marcos Square.
The royal state of Rajasthan is well known all over the world for its rich cultural heritage, enticing music and dances, grand monuments, colorful fairs and festivals, beautiful pieces of art and of course there is ‘The Palace on Wheel’. Consider staying at the Oberoi Udaivilas when you plan your Rajasthan roundtrip!