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In the heart of the Emilia-Romagna coast in Rimini’s historical centre, the duoMo hotel addresses the needs of a young, dynamic clientele with its unconventional and exciting design. The entrance to the hotel is through giant pin-ball-flipper-like doors. Designer’s Ron Arad Associates have integrated the original façade into the interior by wrapping it all in new “skin” which meanders its way into the building and forms the back wall of the bar. The bar itself is a large island construction with fjord-like recesses for dining; the material used is polished stainless steel, creating distorted reflections which highlight the activity in the bar. The 43 bedrooms and suites of the duoMo hotel are uniquely designed with individually formed bathroom “pods” forming the backdrop to the sleeping area.

The duoMo hotel provides guests with first-class business facilities in its meeting room and hi-tech business centre. A busy day then calls for a stop in the exclusive atmosphere of the private noMi club. Aperitifs plus a wide selection of cocktails and a superb Italian wine list are all part of the experience. Teaming up with some of the local clubs, the noMi club & bar with its live DJs is a hotspot for guests and locals and the Sunday party is not to be missed.


Villazzo VillaHotels – Private Luxury Villa Rentals with 5-star Hotel Services

Villazzo’s VillaHotel Concept is a new idea in luxury villa rentals, offering the ultimate vacation experience in St. Tropez, Miami, Paris, Marbella, and beyond.

VillaHotels combine the accessories and services of a five-star hotel with spectacular, hand-picked luxury homes, giving you a level of personalized service, attention to detail, and privacy that cannot be found elsewhere.

Villazzo is not a Destination Club – there is no annual cost for membership.

Instead, Villazzo’s roster of VillaHotels lets you choose the ultimate private hotel — a magnificent estate with the highest standards of discreet hotel service, where you are the only guest. No other private luxury villa rental can offer the space, privacy, and comfort of a luxury villa, with service customized to your exact taste.

For your next vacation, why choose between a renting a villa and staying in a hotel?

Have both.

COX & KINGS, the world’s longest established travel company, organises high quality group tours, private journeys and tailor-made holidays to many of the world’s most fascinating regions. Our holidays range from the luxurious to the adventurous, and are planned by experts.

Wherever you choose to travel with Cox & Kings, you can travel with confidence. The clarity of our brochures and website; the expertise and experience of our Tour Consultants and the knowledge and enthusiasm of our guides and local representatives on the ground, all enable you to be fully informed before you book and carefree when you travel.

Eight Moorgate EC2 is a stunning new rooftop club with two floors of terraces and set out over 9000 sq.ft. Located adjacent to Finsbury Square and minutes from Liverpool Street station, Eight Moorgate combines with its sister club to offer members unrivalled facilities in the City of London.

The club’s entrance can be found in Dysart Street. Ascend in the glass lift directly to the 5th floor to the club’s main reception. It is here where members and their guests are greeted and have their membership cards confirmed. The Dining Room can also be found on this floor.

The member’s lounge and bar can be found on the 6th floor, together with the Library and a private meeting room.

The lounge is the perfect venue to meet guests, conduct meetings or relax and enjoy the spectacular London skyline.

With the opening of the latest addition to its eminent Mondrian brand, Morgans Hotel Group enchants guests with yet another innovative vision by Benjamin Noriega Ortiz, inspired by Jean Cocteau’s cinematic interpretation of the tale of “La Belle et la Bête”. With Mondrian’s design, Noriega awakens the imagination and invites guests into a fantasy that offers an escape. The hotel boasts a mesmerizing ambiance that captures the sparkling charm and romance of New York, Imperial No. Nine – a modern sustainable seafood restaurant by chef Sam Talbot, Mister H – an intimate downtown nightlife concept by Morgans’ own Sal Imposimato and Armin Amiri, and 270 guest rooms – each with stunning views wrapping around the island of Manhattan, custom-designed bath fixtures, and a clever nod to the tale here and there.

As the contracted concessioner for Yosemite, our company, Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts, is proud to provide lodging, dining and services within Yosemite National Park. We operate 1,667 guest rooms, 25 Food and Beverage units, 19 retail locations, a wide range of exciting and informative guest activities, and the support services needed to keep these operations running, including office staff, maintenance, warehouses, transportation and employee housing. Our commitment to caring for our park and our guests is reflected in ground-breaking programs such as GreenPath and GuestPath.

On the occasion of Easter, Hotel de Crillon suggests you to have brunch at the restaurant ‘Les Ambassadeurs’, on Sunday, 24th and Monday, 25th of April.

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Hotel de Crillon

Ideally located on the famous Place de la Concorde, at the crossroads of History, arts and fashion, this 5-star luxury hotel is a former private residence offering discrete luxury in the heart of Parisian life.

Consider the marble, the mouldings, the crystal chandeliers and the guest rooms with their Louis XV-style appointments.. a masterpiece of French 18th-century architecture. Hotel de Crillon boasts a sumptuous classical décor revisited in the 21st-century style.

Situated on the southwest coast of Anguilla and overlooking the mountains of St. Maarten only seven miles away, Cap Juluca is perched on 179 acres of land and inland waters. The resort has become to the discerning vacationer what the Cipriani is to Venice by offering the privacy and exclusivity that our miles of white sand beach allow. While situated only 25 minutes by boat from the shops, restaurants, gambling, and international flavors of Dutch and French St. Maarten, and 15 minutes by air or 45 minutes by boat to St. Barths, this romantic, exclusive resort remains the essence of tranquility for a Caribbean vacation getaway.

The fundamental event for the luxury travel sector
Exhibition Centre of Lugano in Switzerland

Meeting Luxury – International Luxury Travel Exhibition is the trade exhibition entirely dedicated to the luxury travel segment, the only qualified marketplace in the heart of Europe where the international offer of this exclusive sector meets the worldwide demand.

Also the next edition of Meeting Luxury, which will be held from March 31st to April 2nd 2011, will take place in the beautiful Lugano, Switzerland: an important financial marketplace and cosmopolitan city that welcomes visitors with a Mediterranean flair.

In two editions only, Meeting Luxury has managed to become the fundamental business to business event for the entire industry: the exhibition has in fact already hosted over 220 exhibitors belonging exclusively to the luxury tourism segment, more than 500 worldwide luxury buyers and over 800 international trade visitors, generating more than 30,000 meetings with representatives of 60 different countries.

The elegant design furnishing of the exhibition, the professionalism and know-how of the organizing company have helped Meeting Luxury to become an event even more exclusive, an appointment offering its exhibitors a tailor-made service always related to the needs of the sellers.

Emulating the monumental ruins of an ancient central African civilisation, the impressive stone-masonry entrance flanked by water features leads into a magnificent foyer supported by polished Blackwood columns.

Tucked into the forest canopy, 10 luxury hide-away suites are the epitome of opulent indulgence and romanticism.

Constructed of stone, wood and glass these ultimate of abodes comprise a sumptuous bedroom, an elegant sitting room with fireplace and a spacious bathroom fit for royalty. Extending into the forest is a private deck for dining al fresco and as if in emphasis of your privacy and seclusion each suite has its own infinity pool, seemingly suspended by the very air itself.

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