Now Open: Fairmont Jaipur

Luxury Canadian hotel group Fairmont Hotels & Resorts marked its entry into India today with the opening of the highly-anticipated Fairmont Jaipur. Created from the ground up to pay tribute to the city’s glorious history and heritage, the 255-room hotel is a sensitive reimagining of the traditional Mughal palace.   The meticulously-designed guestrooms and suites feature … Continue reading

Now Open: Dusit Thani Maldives

Thailand’s Dusit International has expanded into the Maldives with the opening of its first resort on the island nation, blending its graceful Thai hospitality with unsurpassed luxury. Located on Mudhdhoo Island encircled by white sandy beaches, a rich house reef and turquoise lagoon, the 100-key Dusit Thani Maldives is 35 minutes by seaplane from Male and … Continue reading

Oberoi Opens Gurgaon Hotel

Luxury hotel group Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has opened The Oberoi Gurgaon, its latest property in its home market of India. Located in the prime business and entertainment district of Gurgaon, the hotel is 15 minutes from Delhi International Airport and a short 30-minute drive from the New Delhi city centre and attractions.   The 202 spacious … Continue reading

Pan-Indian Maharajas’ Express Luxury Train Launched

Travellers exploring India now have a new option to see the country, its people and cultures by rail in luxury previously exclusive to royalty. The Maharajas’ Express, a 84-passenger luxury train from Royale Indian Rail Tours, has been traversing the country since January 2010 and transports its guests back in time to experience the subcontinent as its namesakes did … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading