NU Hotel Brooklyn - New York City, NY, USA
Nestled in the heart of one of New York City’s most creative boroughs, NU Hotel Brooklyn is a reflection of the neighborhood’s originality and thriving art scene. Accommodation is offered in trendy, loft-inspired rooms that range from Urban Suites fitted with contemporary décor, plush bedding, and hi-tech amenities to special guestrooms decorated with cool floor-to-ceiling murals by ingenious Brooklyn-based artists. The design is a fresh mix of style, comfortable simplicity, and quirky details, so expect anything from a blackboard in the bathroom to a swaying hammock in the sleek sitting area.
Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama
Housed in Central America’s tallest building and offering stunning views of Panama Bay and the Pacific, the high-end Trump Hotel Panama is the epitome of oceanfront luxury and sophistication. Appointed with all the five-star necessities, the rooms and suites boast crisp, modern décor, floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that open onto glorious balconies, as well as a stylish, upbeat vibe that makes you feel good. Needless to say, the hotel is a gourmet’s delight, with a wonderful variety of dining experiences. A very special feature is the spectacular rooftop terrace with its 5 glittering pools, elegant restaurant, and sweeping ocean vistas.
Farm 215 Nature Retreat - South Africa
Tucked away in a remote corner of Western Cape, South Africa, Farm 215 is a private nature reserve with comfortable eco-friendly accommodation, countless outdoor activities, and a restaurant serving wonderful, locally sourced food and wine. Guests can choose to stay either in the homestead’s inviting and traditionally decorated guestrooms, or in the contemporary fynbos suites. These spacious freestanding structures have a light, open-plan design with high-end finishes and sweeping views of the Agulhas Plains.
Built by Benetti in 2012, Ulysses is a 183.73ft / 56m luxurious motor yacht with sumptuous interiors, bold exterior styling by esteemed naval architect Stefano Natucci, and high-end amenities that range from water toys to deck Jacuzzi, Wi-Fi, and outdoor cinema. Designed to accommodate up to 12 guests, the vessel features lavishly furnished living and dining areas as well as 6 luxurious staterooms decorated in a grand, classic style. The yacht is currently available for charter in the Caribbean during the winter and Western Mediterranean in the summer months with Fraser Yachts.
Le Méridien Taipei - Taiwan
Ideally located in the bustling Xinyi District, Le Méridien Taipei oozes contemporary sophistication with its classy, art-infused interiors, exquisite dining scene, and upscale amenities. Refined custom-made furnishings along with unique textiles and subtle, earth-inspired shades bring a sense of timeless elegance to the beautifully decorated rooms, while the high-tech amenities provide the utmost comfort and convenience for the guests. Dining options range from chocolate indulgence to Le Méridien Signature Breakfast.
Praktik Bakery Hotel - Barcelona, Spain
Situated in the Eixample district of Barcelona, in a beautiful, traditional building, the one-of-a-kind Hotel Praktik Bakery has all the perks you’d expect to find in one of Europe’s most creative cities. A unique and innovative concept, the property is themed around an esteemed, traditional bakery and welcomes its guests with modern, impeccable interiors designed by award-winning Lazaro Rosa-Violán. Accommodation is offered in crisp, white rooms with sleek bathrooms and statement light fittings.
Four Seasons Beirut - Lebanon
Conceived by Paris-based interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, Four Seasons Beirut stands out for its unparalleled services and sophisticated accommodations overlooking the sea, the mountains, or the twinkling lights of the Lebanese capital. Completed with marble bathrooms, hi-tech amenities, and furnished wraparound balconies, the rooms and lavish suites are beautiful and supremely comfortable. Definitely one of the hotel’s highlights, the spectacular rooftop pool area welcomes guests with live DJ music, classy cocktails, and an assortment of tapas and Asian-inspired bites.