From hotels to restaurants to chic beach clubs, there is perhaps no region of the world where design and culinary savvy meet stunning scenery and magnificent culture like they do in the Mediterranean region, where some of the “hottest” venues exist for those wanting to enjoy it all.
On well-known Pampelonne beach in the south of France, Bagatelle St. Tropez recently opened new additions to its restaurant and Sam Baron-designed beach club, including a trendy pool and beach bar. Bagatelle Mykonos, a new Bagatelle outpost in Greece, designed by Fabrizio Casiraghi, is an ode to the Mediterranean/Aegean region, with its Mykonos village location and incredible cuisine.
With décor inspired by the surrounding sea and white stone of the Greek landscape, Beefbar Athens, located within Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, displays craftsmanship and raw materials in its design, exuding a relaxed yet refined ambiance with, of course, breathtaking views of the Eastern Mediterranean’s Saronic Gulf.
Located just a few minutes away from the bustling Medina in the heart of Marrakech, Movenpick Mansour Eddahbi is a 5-star oasis of calm. Its fresh design revitalizes the vision and achievements of the Sultan of the Saadian dynasty.
Decorated by interior designers Marc Hertrich and Nicolas Adnet, Sofitel Marrakech is a modern take on a traditional Moroccan imperial palace. The interiors of this hotel are based around an emerald green and sapphire color scheme, paying homage to the feathers of a peacock, the sacred animal of Morocco.
After previously designing rooms in the Rivoli Wing, Studio MHNA continues its collaboration with Negresco Hotel in Nice, France, a palace that seems to reinvent modern luxury by interior design of the property’s restaurant La Rotonde.
In Cannes, on the seventh floor of the Radisson Blu hotel, Vertigo offers the most beautiful panoramic view of the Bay of Cannes. With a 100-seat dining room and a terrace with 180 seats, Vertigo is one of the most desirable venues on the French Riviera for leisure or group business dining.
Located in the beautiful Croatian town of Dubrovnik, overlooking the Adriatic coast, sits the remarkable 5-star Rixos Premium, recently renovated by interior designer Ina Rinderknecht. Inspired by the surrounding culture, architecture, art and fashion, it reflects the ethereal light of the Mediterranean/Adriatic region, as well as the vibrancy and mesmerizing history of Dubrovnik.
Global Traveler Announces the Winners of the 2022 Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Travel Awards
Global Traveler first launched awards to honor the airline, cruise line and hotel brand best representing and supporting diversity and inclusion within the travel industry last year. Now, continuing the awards for the second year, Global Traveler looked at many airlines, cruise lines and hotel brands to see which companies enacted the most changes toward promoting diversity and inclusion.
At nearly 30,000 square feet, United Airlines’ newest United ClubSM now welcomes Newark Liberty International Airport travelers with its modern design, enhanced amenities, culinary offerings, locally sourced art and furniture and Manhattan skyline views. Seek airport solace at the new location in Terminal C3, near Gate C123.
For the 12th consecutive year, Global Traveler recognizes the best of the best in the industry, naming 2022’s Airline of the Year and Hotel of the Year.
What a year 2022 has been for travel! It’s not an understatement to say travel rebounded and surged following the pandemic, and airlines, hotels, travel providers and more are ready and waiting to serve the masses returning to the beautiful art of traveling. As such, we celebrate and award those who do it best as we announce the 2022 winners of the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, our 19th year honoring the best of the best in the world of travel. Our countdown to year No. 20 begins now.
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Global Traveler, the only magazine for frequent luxury travelers, announces Singapore Airlines as the 2022 Airline of the Year and Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts as the 2022 Hotel of the Year. This marks the 12th year Global Traveler has awarded Airline and Hotel of the Year nods.
Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Austin recently announced plans to open in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas, Feb. 1, 2023. Boasting 246 guestrooms, including five suites, the hotel serves as the perfect hub for travelers.
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After successfully launching a direct route from Pittsburgh International Airport to London Heathrow three years ago, British Airways now increases the route from four to six flights a week. Currently, British Airways operate services on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.