The latest in luxury lodging in the always dynamic city of Berlin is the newly opened Orania.Berlin, located in the creative Kreuzberg District. Housed within a historic 20th-century building restored by Dietmar Mueller-Elmau with Hilmer Sattler Architects, the Small Luxury Hotels of the World property has 41 rooms with wood floors, luxury furnishings and a minimalist design. Guests can also enjoy a literary salon and living room fitted with a cinema screen, open fireplace, Steinway B piano and soaring windows with views of Berlin’s skyline. The Oranienpalast Café includes a restaurant and bar, with a stage for frequently planned live events including curated nightly classical and jazz performances, DJ nights, poetry slams and readings by Berlin artists and authors. The open kitchen in the on-site restaurant is the domain of Michelin-starred chef Philipp Vogel.
There’s a modern gym and a menu of soothing, restorative spa and beauty treatments. Sister property to the iconic Schloss Elmau in the Bavarian Alps, the Orania.Berlin coddles guests with standard amenities in every room including complimentary WiFi, Nespresso machines, silent heating and cooling systems, soundproof doors, oiled oak floor boards, Samsung flat-screen HD televisions with Apple TV connections and oversized mattresses handmade by Schramm. Other features setting the hotel apart from other luxury properties are handmade Kushkali carpets from Iran; elegant golden lights by designer Enzo Catellani; furnishings from B&B Italia designed by Patricia Urquiola and Antonio Citterio; India-made linens and fabrics designed by London’s Andrew Martin; furniture created in Indonesia for Lambert Home; switches made by Berker in Italy; and bathroom fixtures designed by Antonio Citterio and made by Hans Grohe in Germany.
Guests staying in Rosewood properties in 2020 should be on the lookout for limited-edition experiences properties are preparing for guests.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Delta Air Lines will move all Beijing flights from Capital Airport (PEK) to the new Daxing Airport (PKX) by March.
Emirates boarding passes act as My Emirates Passes through March 31. A My Emirates Pass gives passengers benefits and discounts at leisure destinations across the United Arab Emirates and more than 500 retailers. The pass provides passengers with as much as up to 50 percent savings in some instances, including at hotel spas and fine-dining restaurants.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
In an effort to highlight women working in the industry, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is hosting a fun celebration of the leading ladies in cuisine. The AAA Five Diamond resort, located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, offers an idyllic locale to celebrate four female, Mexican chefs to showcase their culinary prowess during the first event of its kind: the Women & Traditional Cuisine showcase, Jan. 31–Feb. 1.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.