Two years ago, an 18th-century palace in the center of Lisbon closed for construction — the building is ready to re-open as a luxury boutique hotel.
In occupying the space of a former royal palace, Hotel Barrio Alto exudes elegance from the original elements that were preserved and restored, such as the 18th-century architecture.
Situated between two of Lisbon’s most invigorating neighborhoods — Barrio Alto and Chiado — the best of Lisbon is right outside the hotel doors. However, the interior of Hotel Barrio Alto is accommodating and enticing enough to make it hard to rationalize leaving.
Classic rooms, junior suites and suites feature Le Labo bathroom amenities, a welcome drink upon arrival, pillow menus and laptop safes.
The hotel will feature the first Lisbon eatery from Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes, which will serve unique takes on local dishes. Grab a seat at BAHR, the rooftop terrace that rises high above Luis de Cameos to offer views of the square, the Tagus River and beyond.
The Hyatt Regency brand returns to Cairo with the anticipated 2020 opening of Hyatt Regency Cairo West. The property is aimed at both business and leisure travelers with its close proximity to Pyramids Heights Business Park, diverse corporations and landmarks such as the Pyramids of Giza.
Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.
Wild Women Expeditions is bringing women to the forefront of the tourism industry as it becomes more socially acceptable for Peruvian women to serve as porters and guides on mountain treks on the Inca Trail. Previous culturally held stereotypes assumed the strenuous work was too difficult for female professionals.
Six Senses Galapagos plans to provide travelers with unique experiences that embrace the destination’s one-of-a-kind natural environment. The resort, which opens in 2021, is situated in Cerro Verde on the coast of San Cristobal Island. The island is known as the quietest of the main Galapagos Islands. Resort plans focus heavily on doing its part to restore the original endemic ecosystem, eradicate invasive species and maintain native plants.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
The AAA Four Diamond Hotel Concord in downtown Concord, New Hampshire, claims it offers exactly what business travelers require for a luxurious and productive stay. According to the property, it all comes down to its renowned concierge service that takes comfortable and accommodating to another level.
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
The approach to Sonora Resort in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands archipelago is a far cry from a simple drive to a hotel lobby. To get to Sonora Island, one must either boat or fly in a helicopter or float plane past massive mountains topped with glaciers and over a slew of pristine islands harboring old-growth forests and rich marine parks.