Expect two new Meliá hotels to grace the Middle East this year. Meliá Hotels International recently announced a new hotel opening in Morocco and the United Arab Emirates in 2018.
Located just 20 minutes from center city, the all-new Desert Palm Dubai is an exclusive property catering to first-class guests. Choose from 38 lavish rooms, high-end suites and exquisite villas and a myriad of dining rooms boasting exceptional cuisine to a long list of health and wellness offerings.
Get out on the 5-star polo field riding horses or watch the professionals take to the green. Enjoy the luxury boutique hotel’s Spanish flair, Mediterranean inspirations and high-end facilities.
As the fifth hotel in Morocco, Meliá is a well-known name for luxury business travel and exceptional family vacations.
Right in the action, but completely private and upscale, the fully renovated Sol Marrakesh in Palmaraie is just close enough to the airport and Marrakesh — easy access in, out and around town.
Take your pick of the 25 family rooms available or more than 200 luxury guestrooms and relax on more than 14 acres of outdoor and indoor space. Relax, roam and enjoy the full swath of lux details, from the swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness facilities, soccer field, kid’s club, nightclub and golf course. Spend the day at the spa or lay out on the sundeck.
Alaska Airlines recently debuted its new Pixar-inspired, special-edition aircraft livery. On both sides of the Pixar-themed Boeing 737-800 aircraft, travelers spot recognizable faces from the Toy Story franchise, including Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie. Rex the Tyrannosaurus appears on the boarding door and the little green aliens show up on the aircraft’s winglets.
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.
Chef Philip Guardione used to spend his days and nights on Manhattan’s Prince and Spring streets, where his popular restaurants Piccola Cucina Enoteca and Piccola Cucina Osteria attract locals and tourists who love his Sicilian-inspired cuisine as well as the street scene in the vibrant SoHo neighborhood.
The New InterContinental San Juan is officially reopening next month. The opening marks the completion of the property’s first major renovation in more than 20 years.
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.
FOR THOSE OF US PASSIONATE about wellness pursuits and who feel most at peace close to the sea, there’s nothing quite like the synergy offered by a floating spa integrated into the setting of a luxurious cruise ship. I’m sailing through the Mediterranean from Rome to Barcelona, discovering along the way that the Crystal Life Spa & Beauty Salon on board the Crystal Serenity provides not only the element of high-end indulgence but also the cruise line’s signature commitment to attention and service.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city of Greece and the most important center of the area. Built near the sea, elegant and refined, the Greek “Lady of the North” is a modern, vivacious city that welcomes visitors eager to learn about its history and culture, and at the same time have fun, relax, go shopping or simply explore the cityscape by the sea.
CONSIDERING THAT JUST A LITTLE more than a century ago — 1910, to be exact — Miami’s population was only about 5,400 people, it’s easy to see why this South Florida hot spot has long been considered a boomtown. And the evolution continues to impress as the city gears up to welcome an array of new services, amenities and experiences.