The big interview: Boris Duhamel, founder and CEO of Baseline

Imagery courtesy of Baseline. In a TOPHOTELNEWS exclusive, Boris Duhamel, the founder and CEO of Baseline Lighting Design Studio, reveals how he and his team are building a profile in hospitality off the back of the business’ leading reputation in retail. Hong Kong’s Eastern District boasts a dynamic gem in the lighting design sphere: Baseline. … Read more

Lucie Mohelnikova, Founder, Other Way Holiday Travel Company – Hotelier Maldives

Lucie Mohelnikova founded the Other Way Holiday over ten years ago in Czech Republic. The travel agency and tour operator offers travel to local islands, resorts, combined packages as well as guided sightseeing tours in the Maldives. Lucie is a talented multi-tasker who is involved in every aspect of her business, from being the manager … Read more

There’s no party, like a FIVE party

Luxury lifestyle hotels are becoming more than just a place to relax, dine, and pamper yourself. A comfortable room with a view is no longer enough to meet the expectations of guests, especially the next generation guest. In a hotspot for leisure and entertainment like Dubai, both tourists and residents alike are always looking for … Read more

5 Unique Things to Expect from Waldorf Astoria Kuwait

Connected to The Avenues, the country’s largest retail, entertainment and lifestyle destination, the highly anticipated Waldorf Astoria Kuwait is gearing up to open its doors to the public this summer. From its prime location, timeless luxurious design, to its bespoke wellness offering and world-class dining experiences, here are five things to know about the highly … Read more

Bishop Design completes ECOS Hotel in Dubai

Bishop Design has revealed the design concept for ECOS, a new lifestyle hotel development in Al Furjan, Dubai. Intended to be the first of its kind, a forward-thinking social hub within the area, ECOS needed to share the same functional qualities as any other midscale hotel whilst also facilitating the tech and physical connectivity, with … Read more

How Soneva Inspires a Lifetime of Rare Experiences – Hotelier Maldives

Along with barefoot luxury and Slow Life philosophy, the three Soneva resorts in the Maldives and Thailand are known to host unique experiences that go beyond bespoke. From an annual program of rare experiences to the first Jaipur Literature Festival and TEDx event in the Maldives, Soneva aims to be a leader for guest experiences. … Read more

Retreat from the heat to a private pool villa at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, or escape to a serene island-inspired haven at Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach this summer

With temperatures rising and the summer months fast approaching, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah resorts invites guests to escape the heat and take refuge at a private pool villa at the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, and sister resort, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. The beautifully appointed properties are less … Read more

Best Business Lunch Offers in Dubai

Mix pleasure with Business at Basko Basko, the retro-style Mediterranean restaurant that curates masterful dishes, from beautifully thought-out influences from Spain, France, The Basque, and Lebanon, is offering an impressive business lunch throughout the working week from 12 pm to 4 pm for only AED 135 per person. Guests get a chance to mix pleasure, … Read more

AHEAD Asia 2022 shortlist announced

After receiving over 100 entries spanning 13 countries, the AHEAD Asia judging panel has revealed their shortlist, comprising projects that span the length and breadth of the region. The winners will be revealed at AHEAD Asia where leading hoteliers, architects and designers from across the region will gather for an industry reunion. The ceremony will … Read more

The inaugural MICHELIN Guide Dubai 2022 revealed with 11 MICHELIN-Starred and 14 Bib Gourmand restaurants

Michelin has unveiled the 2022 selection of the MICHELIN Guide Dubai — the first-ever edition in the United Arab Emirates — celebrating Dubai’s spectacular culinary map, that is as vibrant and diverse as it is energetic. A total of 69 restaurants, which covers 21 cuisine types, have been selected and recommended by the anonymous MICHELIN … Read more