As if the words extravagant and Dubai didn’t already fit together, the 24th annual shopping spree begins again in the lavish city during Dubai Shopping Festival, Dec. 26–Feb. 2, 2019. Known as a shopping extravaganza (for good reason), this year marks the longest official festival in

Ukraine International Airlines continues its fleet renewal program with the retirement of its last Boeing 737-300 aircraft. Now, all the airline’s medium-haul aircraft are 737 NextGen planes. The new aircraft accommodate 186 passengers across two classes. The aircraft appears on flights to and from Ukraine,

Virgin Atlantic is updating its in-flight and lounge dining options through a new partnership with Irish food writer and TV host Donal Skehan. The new dishes are offered in the Upper Class cabins and airport Clubhouses as of last month. New economy and premium economy menus

Perched above the James River in Williamsburg, Virginia, The Estate at Kingsmill opened as part of the Kingsmill Resort. The mansion, originally built for the Busch family, was formerly known as Pettus House. After undergoing a $3 million renovation, including interiors reimagined with textiles, lighting,

Luxury travelers looking for something different on their next trip to Valencia, Spain, needn’t look any further. After experiencing Sea Saffron on my recent visit to the city, I can highly recommend the tour. Eduardo Aguilar was our guide for the evening; he also happens to

Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator and world’s greenest cruise company, announced plans to harness fishery remains and other organic waste for power. The liquefied biogas is fossil-free, renewable gas produced from dead fish and other waste. Renewable biogas is the eco-friendliest fuel currently

American companies have strict policies about business travel compared to their international colleagues and U.S. business travelers tend to understand and follow their employers’ rules, according to a new report from American Express Global Business Travel. The 2018 Global Business Travel Report is based on surveys

Do something worthwhile with the family on your kids’ next school break. Somerset Serviced Residences throughout Asia and the Pacific offer the chance for families to escape during the holidays. The promotion is available until Dec. 31. The offer spans eight properties throughout Asia and the Pacific.

When staying at Sofitel properties in Asia and the Pacific, enjoy a number of relaxing perks. Stays include complimentary one-hour massage treatments for two guests on each day of the stay. The therapy sessions combine local healing traditions and French cosmetology to completely renew guests. Book the

Guests can book a deal to commemorate the newest Anantara property in Vietnam. The all-villa Anantara Quy Nhon Villas is a private resort in Vietnam. Recently opened, it features 26 spacious villas, butler service, private pools and stunning views. Guests who book the Best Flexible with Breakfast

The Ascott and Indonesian developer Ciputra entered into an agreement making The Ascott one of the largest lodging owner-operators in Indonesia. Following the formation of an alliance between Ciputra and The Ascott, The Ascott will manage and operate properties developed by Ciputra in Indonesia and China

Enjoy high tea with a botanical twist at Ovolo Woolloomooloo hotel’s Alibi cocktail bar. Located in Sydney, the intriguing menu can be paired with Perrier-Jouët Champagne and features options by Matthew Kenney, known for his revolutionary forays into the realm of plant-based dining, and Michael