Book A Delightful Stay and Explore the City or Celebrate the Festive Season In Style at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

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Book A Delightful Stay and Explore the City or Celebrate the Festive Season In Style at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

BOOK A DELIGHTFUL STAY AND EXPLORE THE CITY OR CELEBRATE THE FESTIVE SEASON IN STYLE AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, TAIPEI Mandarin Oriental, Taipei invites you to relax with a Delightful Stay or celebrate the holiday season in luxurious style with two specially designed room offers. The hotel offers the most spacious accommodation in the city, allowing guests to retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life with an array of exquisite restaurants and an indulgent spa highlighting the Group’s award-winning spa concept and coveted holistic signature treatments. With peaceful and quiet surrounding areas, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is the perfect choice for a relaxing city getaway. Capture the festive fun in Taipei Escape to the city for a fun-filled vacation with our Festive […]

The first exclusive children’s sleepwear collection by Mandarin Oriental, Paris + Paul Smith Junior

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The first exclusive children’s sleepwear collection by Mandarin Oriental, Paris + Paul Smith Junior

The first exclusive children’s sleepwear collection by Mandarin Oriental, Paris + Paul Smith Junior   Hong Kong, 29 December 2014  – Mandarin Oriental, Paris, one of only eight hotels in the city honoured with the prestigious ‘Palace’ distinction, is delighted to announce the launch of the first children’s sleepwear collection by Mandarin Oriental, Paris + Paul Smith Junior.   Mandarin Oriental, Paris is the ideal place for magical and unforgettable family stays, with a perfect location in the centre of Paris, close to great activities for the youngest travellers: the Tuileries Gardens, fun museum art workshops and toy stores, are all within easy distance, and Mandarin Oriental, Paris is on hand to ensure a smooth stay for both parents and their little […]

Weddings at Mandarin Oriental, Sanya

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Weddings at Mandarin Oriental, Sanya

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, spread out over 12 hectares of lush tropical grounds, is exclusively situated in a secluded bay, nestled between a backdrop of verdant jungle greenery, peaceful hills and the sparkling South China Sea. Exuding luxury and refinement, and is the perfect venue for a dream wedding.

Starbucks Launches Via Latte and Participates in KL Tower Int’l Jump 2014

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Starbucks Launches Via Latte and Participates in KL Tower Int’l Jump 2014

The new beverage enriches Starbuck’s line of offerings and suitable for anytime, anywhere

10 Reasons to Visit London

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10 Reasons to Visit London

London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world’s best sights, attractions and activities. With so much to do, it’s hard to narrow down the long list of reasons to visit, but below you’ll find our top 10.

Proboscis Monkey Mascot Name Contest

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Proboscis Monkey Mascot Name Contest

MALAYSIA YEAR OF FESTIVALS 2015 (MYFEST 2015): PROBOSCIS MONKEY MASCOT NAME CONTEST   Putrajaya, 27 September 2014 – To kick off the activities for next year’s Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015, known as MyFest 2015, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia is organising a contest to select a worthy name for the official mascot, the Proboscis Monkey.   MyFest 2015 carries on the momentum of Visit Malaysia Year 2014 and is intended to give visitors a magical holiday experience and invite them to participate in the various festivals celebrated by Malaysia’s colourful multiracial communities, as well as the other colourful events that are help to promote the country’s rich treasure trove of attractions.   The Proboscis Monkey is the official mascot of Visit Malaysia Year 2014 […]

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

As one of London’s most celebrated hotels, we offer an enticing blend of elegance, style and luxury. Home to two of the city’s best restaurants, a stunning spa, beautifully designed accommodation and exquisite function rooms, we offer a fashionable, yet timeless base from which to discover the British capital. LOCATION Enjoying a peaceful, yet central location, many of London’s most famous attractions are within walking distance, while the rest are just a short tube or taxi ride away. Overlooking Hyde Park and Knightsbridge Minutes from Knightsbridge underground station Within walking distance of Sloane Street, Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Green Park Excellently located for the Royal Albert Hall and South Kensington’s famous museums ROOMS & SUITES With views over Knightsbridge, Hyde Park or […]

Relaxing beachfront living in a metropolitan city

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Relaxing beachfront living in a metropolitan city

The golden rays of an equatorial morning are a comfort to wake up to. You cannot bear to rise from the solace of your bed, yet you cannot wait to soak up the sun. For beyond your balcony, you see an idyllic Siloso Beach and the South China Sea. You’re in Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore, the only beachfront resort in this metropolitan city-state. A buffet breakfast at the Silver Shell Cafe is most satisfying. The outlet is part of Dine on 3’s cluster of restaurants and bar, which serve up a variety of dining experiences and cuisines. It’s the perfect pitstop to recharge for your next pursuit – kayaking. There is plenty to do here under the sun, from […]

Amanjena – the First Amanresort on the African Continent

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Amanjena – the First Amanresort on the African Continent

Amanjena, or ‘peaceful paradise’, is the first Amanresort on the African continent. The property is located just outside the ancient Moroccan city of Marrakech on the southern road to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. The High Atlas Mountains claim the Marrakech horizon and the Atlantic coast is just two hours away. The 27-hole Amelkis Championship Golf Course lies immediately alongside Amanjena, with a second course – the Royal Golf Course – just minutes away.

Cathay Pacific Partners with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group for Classical Twist On In-Flight Dining

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Cathay Pacific Partners with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group for Classical Twist On In-Flight Dining

Cathay Pacific Airways has joined with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to create a unique in-flight menu featuring contemporary fine-dining with a classical twist. The menu will be offered to the airline’s passengers travelling in First Class between Hong Kong and London from September to December this year.

Mandarin Oriental Taipei Launches Luxury Spa Indulgence Packages for the Perfect Getaway

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Mandarin Oriental Taipei Launches Luxury Spa Indulgence Packages for the Perfect Getaway

Located in a prime location in the city’s most established business district, the all new luxury Mandarin Oriental, Taipei introduces two tantalising spa indulgence packages for those looking for a relaxing city getaway at this world-class property.

Ultimate Spa Experience At Mandarin Oriental Prague – Rejuvenation For Body, Mind And Soul

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Ultimate Spa Experience At Mandarin Oriental Prague – Rejuvenation For Body, Mind And Soul

Mandarin Oriental, Prague invites guests to experience the ultimate in rejuvenation and wellness with the Ultimate Spa Experience. Guests can retreat from city life with an indulgent spa and yoga break that includes luxury accommodation, a private yoga class in the hotel’s Renaissance Chapel and a EUR 50 spa credit to be used towards a two- or three-hour signature Time Ritual.

Villa Kubu Boutique Villa Hotel & Spa – Stay before Christmas and enjoy low season rates

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Villa Kubu Boutique Villa Hotel & Spa – Stay before Christmas and enjoy low season rates

Villa Kubu Boutique Villa Hotel & Spa – Stay before Christmas and enjoy low season rates. Excellent rates for our luxurious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom pool villas. Relax and enjoy the holiday season with rejuvenating spa treatments, superb food and outstanding service. Affordable luxury in the heart of the Seminyak. Enquire at reservations@villakubu.com or visit us at www.villakubu.com.

Welcome to the best Luxury Hotel in Bali – AYANA Resort and Spa

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Welcome to the best Luxury Hotel in Bali – AYANA Resort and Spa

  The award-winning AYANA Resort and Spa Bali is a world-class destination resort located on 90 hectares of cliff-top land perched above Jimbaran Bay, just 10 kilometers from Bali airport. AYANA’s majestic sunsets and ocean-front views are complemented by white-sand beach and shared facilities as Bali’s only integrated resort with RIMBA Jimbaran Bali. With full access to all dining and recreation at both AYANA and RIMBA and complimentary resort shuttle, guests enjoy the most extensive on-site facilities of any resort in Bali. There are 15 restaurants and bars including the famous Rock Bar; exclusive private beach; 11 swimming pools; world-class Spa with Aquatonic Seawater Therapy Pool and Spa on the Rocks treatment; golf-putting and fitness center; and complimentary WiFi. The most spacious […]

QATAR AIRWAYS TAKES DELIVERY OF ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FIRST A380

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QATAR AIRWAYS TAKES DELIVERY OF ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FIRST A380

Five Star carrier Qatar Airways held a large press briefing along with Airbus at the Airbus Factory in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday as the airline took delivery of its highly anticipated first A380. With 10 Airbus A380-800s on order, Qatar Airways is preparing to take delivery of four of them before the end of this year. Speaking at the press conference Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “This has been a moment more than a decade in the making and we are so delighted to unveil a new passenger experience for our travellers. “The A380 that we are introducing is not just any A380; we have completely designed every element, giving it a signature touch that has never […]

New Look and Feel of Malaysia Airlines’ Golden Domestic Lounge

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New Look and Feel of Malaysia Airlines’ Golden Domestic Lounge

Malaysia Airlines recently completed renovation on its Golden Domestic Lounge to cater to our premium guests. After eight weeks of renovation, the new and improved Golden Domestic Lounge features a new design concept, consistent with the look & feel of our Journey Gateway ticket offices, and on par with the Golden Lounge at the Satellite Terminal. Guests will be greeted by a modern façade as they walk into the Lounge. The dynamic look of the Lounge is balanced with a familiar layout which reminds the airline’s loyal guests of the same comfort that Malaysia Airlines promises. The Golden Domestic Lounge has an enhanced seating capacity of 192 guests, with a new dining area with more seating tables for two and four guests. […]

Welcome to ATP World Tour,Malaysia Open Kuala Lumpur 2014 in Putra Stadium,Bukit Jalil ,20 – 28 September 2014

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Welcome to ATP World Tour,Malaysia Open Kuala Lumpur 2014 in Putra Stadium,Bukit Jalil ,20 – 28 September 2014

Welcome From The Tournament Director   Welcome to the official website for the sixth anniversary Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, an official ATP World Tour 250 tournament. It is a tremendous honor for Kuala Lumpur and for Malaysia to be hosting this tournament once again, and my team and I are extremely excited to be building upon what has already been achieved since 2009. So many persons and organisations continue to contribute to making this tournament possible. I salute and thank you all and believe that the best way to express our gratitude, is to make this tournament the absolute best it can be – a jewel in Malaysia’s sporting and social calendar. Permanent hallmarks and tournament will always be great players from […]

Mystical Caves of Gunung Mulu National Park

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Mystical Caves of Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park is one of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in East Malaysia. The Park, covering 544 square kilometres is the largest national park in Sarawak. It is also home to the world’s largest cave chamber (Sarawak Chamber), the world’s largest cave passage (Deer Cave), Asia’s longest cave (Clearwater Cave) and a treasure trove of 2,000 varieties of plants and animals, from 8 types of hornbills, 170 species of orchids to 10 species of pitcher plants.

Suite Temptations

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PLEASE CALL HOTEL, OR EMAIL MOKUL-RESERVATIONS@MOHG.COM Suite TemptationsAn extra night, a spa credit and breakfast VALID YEAR-ROUND, BASED ON AVAILABILITY DETAILS A complimentary fourth night Daily breakfast for two at the Club Lounge Use of the Mandarin Oriental Club Lounge with full Club Facilities A spa credit of USD 50 Great savings at Suria KLCC participating shops with the exclusive MO Lifestyle programme Local taxes apply BEST RATE PROMISE At Mandarin Oriental, we ensure that the prices offered on our website are thebest available anywhere. TERMS & CONDITIONS Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 6% government tax. Offer is applicable for individual bookings only and not applicable for Group Booking (leisure or corporate) and corporate meeting/conference/convention groups held at the […]

Mandarin Oriental To Open A Luxury Urban Resort In Dubai

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Mandarin Oriental To Open A Luxury Urban Resort In Dubai

 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has today announced that it will manage a luxurious urban resort in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, which is currently under development and due to open in 2017. Mandarin Oriental, Dubai will be located on Jumeirah Beach Road, with direct access to the golden sands of Jumeirah Beach – one of the most sought-after waterfront locations in the city. The resort’s 200 luxurious rooms and suites will include 12 spacious and exclusive over-the-water villas, accessible via a private bridge. Each villa will have its own infinity edge pool and a private swim platform, allowing for direct access into the calm waters of the Arabian Gulf. All accommodation will be imaginatively and stylishly designed, taking full advantage of the […]

EXPLORING EAST BALI ON ‘TOUR DE MANGGIS’

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EXPLORING EAST BALI ON ‘TOUR DE MANGGIS’

The East Bali landscape around the seaside resort of Alila Manggis is renowned for its spectacular physical beauty, where emerald-green rice terraces meet lush forested hillsides, dominated by the majestic Mount Agung, Bali’s highest mountain. As part of its extensive menu of unique destination experiences, Alila Manggis offers guests their very own, ‘Tour de Manggis’ comprising a variety of walking and cycling adventures that climb up and down mountains, cross rivers, weave through villages, past temples, and meandering down to the coast. With options for every level from beginners to experienced trekkers, they provide a fun and thrilling way to explore the Balinese countryside and experience first-hand the local way of life, customs and traditions. Walking routes in the company of Alila […]

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ALEXANDRIA AT SAN STEFANO WELCOMES EMAD EBEID AS NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF

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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ALEXANDRIA AT SAN STEFANO WELCOMES EMAD EBEID AS NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano announces Emad Ebeid as the new Executive Chef to oversee the whole operation of nine upscale outlets and banquet events as well. Chef Emad studied at the Hotel and Tourism Institute and started working with Nile Hilton after his graduation as of 1992, until 1997. During this time, he was privileged to have several cross exposures to learn the techniques of different cuisines including French, Japanese and Asian with Hilton Brussels, Tokyo and Singapore respectively. In addition, he was selected to represent Egypt in the competition of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs that was held in California 1996, where he won the silver medal. In 1997, Chef Emad decided to discover the world so he moved to the USA, where […]

Now Open: Amanoi – Vietnam

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Now Open: Amanoi – Vietnam

Amanresorts makes its debut in Vietnam with a contemporary beachside resort alongside a full-service Aman Spa. Named for the Sanskrit-derived word for ‘peace’ and noi meaning ‘place’, Amanoi is a tranquil retreat situated on a beautiful white-sand beach overlooking spectacular Vinh Hy Bay. Shaped like an elegant seahorse with its back to Laos, its tail embracing Cambodia and its belly curving into the western waters of the East Sea, Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most fascinating countries. Its scenic coastline stretches in a sinuous s-shape over 3,200 kilometres from China in the north, to the Mekong Delta and beyond in the south. Famed for its cuisine and its rich history, Vietnam is increasingly gaining recognition for its natural beauty and biodiversity. […]

China Bar & Lounge at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Showcases Dominique Bodin

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China Bar & Lounge at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Showcases Dominique Bodin

PUTRAJAYA, 5 March 2012 – China Bar & Lounge is pleased to showcase a talented pianist, Dominique Bodin performing from 19 to 25 March 2012. Dominique, a renowned French pianist has performed in various International venues, entertaining audiences with his chord melodies.

Semara pampers parents and keeps kids entertained

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Semara pampers parents and keeps kids entertained

Boutique Bali property Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak has launched a new package that pampers parents and keeps kids entertained.The resort’s Play Date & Pampering package allows mum (or dad) to bliss out with an indulgent 90-minute Balinese massage at Semara Spa while their child enjoys two hours of quality, supervised play time at Cubby HouseKids Club.Priced from just Rp350,000++(approximately AUD$36.30) the offer is the perfect way for parents to totally relax knowing their children are being cared for and having fun.

Singapore, The Ultimate Ride

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Singapore, The Ultimate Ride

You’ll have a thrilling time with TRANSFORMERS The Ride, one of many world renowned brands recently arrived in Singapore. With celebrated brands like American designer Michael Kors setting up shop here, legendary chef Joël Robuchon bringing his Michelin star expertise to town with L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Joël Robuchon Restaurant and one of the biggest American megaclubs, Avalon, bringing on the party atmosphere (see elsewhere in this Guide for more on all of these), a visit to Singapore these days is a chance to sample the world at your doorstep. It’s a fun ride and we do mean that quite literally.

Weifang Beda gets licence to rebuild Malaysia Pavilion in China

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Weifang Beda gets licence to rebuild Malaysia Pavilion in China

PUTRAJAYA, 7 March 2012 : The Malaysia Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010 that showcased a unique Minangkabau-style rooftop in batik painting is set to be rebuilt at the tourism zone in Weifang Binhai Economic & Technological Development Area (BEDA), China.

A gentle sea breeze is blowing on Le Grill at the Hôtel de Paris in Monte-Carlo

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A gentle sea breeze is blowing on Le Grill at the Hôtel de Paris in Monte-Carlo

A gentle sea breeze is blowing on Le Grill at the Hôtel de Paris in Monte-Carlo The Monte-Carlo SBM group has updated the décor in Le Grill.

200 taxis launched at Berlin during ITB 2012

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200 taxis launched at Berlin during ITB 2012

BERLIN, 8 March 2012 – A taxi campaign involving 200 taxis wrapped and branded with Malaysian images, was launched at the world’s biggest travel trade exhibition, International Tourism Bourse (ITB) here Thursday.
The eye-catching images, showing the sunny beach paradise and orang utans in a stunning jungle setting with the rafflesia – the largest flower in the world, give Malaysia the opportunity to stand out from the other more than 188 countries which are exhibiting at ITB.