Orient Express Adds New River Cruiser In Myanmar

Luxury hospitality operator Orient-Express this week inaugurated a new river cruiser in Myanmar. Built in Yangon by local craftsmen in the style of a traditional Irrawaddy flotilla ship and named after the dolphins known to inhabit the Irrawaddy River, the 25-cabin Orcaella entered service with a traditional Buddhist blessing in Mandalay.   Featuring stylish, contemporary … Continue reading

Palacio Nazarenas Opens In Cuzco

Palacio Nazarenas, one of the year’s most highly anticipated hotels, has opened in Cuzco, Peru. Housed within a former 16th century Carmelite convent, the 55-suite property is the result of 4 years of hard work and dedication from luxury hospitality operator Orient-Express.   Each luxury suite features its own defining characteristic, such as an original … Continue reading

Orient Express Offers 12-Night Voyages Onboard Road To Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay, Orient Express’ luxury river cruiser, is set to continue its legendary journeys along Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River this summer season. Throughout August and September 2011, the ship will offer a quartet of 12-day voyages designed to provide travellers an insight into a country largely undiscovered by mass-market tourism.   Departing Mandalay to head north, the vessel visits major cities … Continue reading

Cipriani Returns To Hoteling With Mr. C Beverly Hills

More than three decades after Giuseppe Cipriani sold the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice, the Cipriani family returns to hoteling with the opening of its new boutique property in Beverly Hills. Targeted at trendy individuals from Hollywood in search of style without the formality of traditional hotels, the new Mr. C Beverly Hills represents a modern … Continue reading

The Leading Hotels Of The World Unveils New Members

New York-based hotel collection The Leading Hotels of the World has unveiled the latest additions to its global portfolio of hotels and resorts. 5 new properties located in Australia, China, Italy and the USA have been accepted under the group’s Leading Hotels of the World and Leading Small Hotels of the World brands, joining more than … Continue reading