From learning new skills to staying in a new hotel to getting your social media up to standard; there is a place for every type of traveller
Island Experiences to treasure
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, offers a list of bespoke guest experiences through personalised encounters with masters of crafts and craftmanship that create meaningful and memorable experiences. Throughout the year, guests can embark on culinary journeys with Michelin-starred Chefs and artisanal gastronomic mavens, partake in exhilarating Behind the Bar experiences with award-winning bartenders from around the world, and discover total relaxation at The Ritz-Carlton Spa.
If you are planning a holiday from March 14 and 15, you can try your hand at being a mixologist with Japan’s Shingo Gokan of SG Group — a leading figure in the international bartending industry. After this, the programme continues with Singapore’s Vijay Mudaliar of Native and Analogue in May and in June, Malaysia’s Jungle Bird — listed #35 in Asia’s Best Bars, in October, Masque of India — listed #21 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and in November, the exquisite Alquimico of Colombia — listed #10 in the World’s 50 Best Bars.
Oetker Collection, the hospitality company behind names like Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes, The Lanesborough in London, Le Bristol Paris, Eden Rock and more. has launched HiNOTE, this app works in such a way that with a few simple taps hotel guests can select a bespoke visual graphic of stationery representative of each property. You can then add customised text or upload a photo and use their personalised HiNOTE that is available across messaging and social media platforms to communicate with your family and friends. The HiNOTE and Oetker Collection collaboration allows visitors to curate messages in an unexpected yet playful way while featuring each property’s unique personality in the most creative ways.
Stay in comfort
Japan, deemed the hottest holiday destination at the moment, now has its very first Hilton hotel in Japan’s Hokuriku region to welcome tourists. Located on the coast of the Sea of Japan, Toyama offers convenient access to and from the major cities of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Rest assured that at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toyama, you will be comfortable in one of its 201 rooms that features five room types, ranging from 26 sq m layouts for up to three people to a 79 sq m premium suite that can comfortably accommodate up to four people.
When hunger strikes there is the all-day restaurant, korare which takes its name from the Toyama dialect’s word for “welcome”. It features 78 seats and a private room with 10 seats, a buffet and dining area and an open kitchen serving breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner.
You will feast on fresh seafood from Toyama Bay, beef and red snow crab from the Toyama Prefecture, and a wide selection of offerings from the on-property sommelier’s wine selection.
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