Wellness retreats need to be all about luxury, ongoing pursuit to improve one’s wellness and with access to unique wellness experiences. We take a look at some of the best luxury wellness retreats globally and their uniqueness that enhances the overall guest experience where it counts.
The historic Tower of London just became more interesting, as it received a new neighbor, the citizenM hotel. Even though the brand already has eight other hotels across the globe, including New York, London Bankside, Paris, Glasgow and other big cities, the citizenM Tower of London is now the flagship representative of the brand. [image_gallery images="9081:http://www.wtravelmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/02a-citizenm_tower_uk-0355.jpg,9082:http://www.wtravelmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/02b-citizenm_tower_uk-0161.jpg," ][/image_gallery] Known for their hospitality and for delivering a unique experience to their guests, the brand has found a successful formula to mix streamlined technology with contemporary design, and the citizenM Tower of London continues that tradition. The new flagship hotel comes with a few new twists that will probably indulge the taste of savvy business travellers. For instance, guest have a chance to experience a brand new retail concept. In the coffee area, you can taste freshly made pastries and brewed coffee, while in collectionM, guests are able to buy an exclusive collection of books, art, and accessories from over 20 highly creative brands. However, the best is saved for the top, where guests have a chance to soak in the beautiful panoramic view of the Gherkin and The Shard, legendary skyscrapers, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London itself, in the CloudM area, while relaxing with a cup of hot tea in their hands. For those who are all about business, the hotel offers an effective meeting-room area, known as SocietyM. Other CitizenM projects that are scheduled for launch in 2017 include the Hongqiao MixC development in Shanghai and a property in Taipei near Ximending Shopping district. Both locations are in their final stages and will unveil the brand’s unique design concept to Asian travellers. If you would like to comment on this story or anything else you have seen on World Travel Magazine, head over to our Facebook page or message us on Twitter. And if you liked this story, subscribe to our bi-monthly World Travel Magazine, a handpicked selection of editorial features and stories from Global Destinations, Inspire Me, Insider, Style File, Wellness & Travel, City Travel, Suite Life, At Leisure, Short Breaks and much more.
There is something simply enchanting about sailing off into the sunset. Pink skies, an endless horizon of sea and an incomparable sense of freedom. You would think life couldn’t get any better – and you would be wrong. What if you could watch your sunset on-board the first-ever Asian-based luxury cruise? And what about enjoying your ocean view from a lavish villa at sea? Genting Hong Kong has taken its extensive experience in the Asian cruise industry and is redefining luxury at sea with its new cruise line, Dream Cruises, debuting in November with its maiden ship, Genting Dream. [image_gallery images="9086:http://www.wtravelmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/02-Dream-Bed-Experience.jpg," ][/image_gallery] Highlights on-board include a luxurious Johnnie Walker House, two spas, three casinos, and a pair of submersibles ready to take you on an underwater adventure. An eclectic array of restaurants and bars satisfies all tastes with the finest Chinese regional, Asian and international cuisine. The entertainment includes the usual recreation options plus the first-ever “China’s Got Talent” show at sea. When it’s finally time to call it a night, guests will be delighted to return to their elegantly furnished staterooms. For the ultimate luxury cruise experience, the Dream Mansion features two floors of lavish suites and offers special guest privileges, including a 24-hour Dream Butler service. A pioneer in the luxury cruise industry in Asia, Genting Dream takes the concept of luxury and is ready to run – rather, cruise – with it. Guests can expect nothing short of exceptional service, spacious comfort and the finest entertainment for a transformational dream voyage at sea. If you would like to comment on this story or anything else you have seen on World Travel Magazine, head over to our Facebook page or message us on Twitter. And if you liked this story, subscribe to our bi-monthly World Travel Magazine, a handpicked selection of editorial features and stories from Global Destinations, Inspire Me, Insider, Style File, Wellness & Travel, City Travel, Suite Life, At Leisure, Short Breaks and much more.
Featuring Amanoi, Vietnam, Amatara Wellness Resort, Thailand, Ananda In The Himalayas, India, Aro Ha Wellness Retreat, New Zealand, Banyan Tree Lijiang, China, Chiva-Som International Health Resorts, Thailand, COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali, ONCRI Furuyu Onsen, Japan, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Australia, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa, Thailand, La Mamounia, Morocco, Peninsula Hot Springs, Australia, Rancho La Puerta, Mexico, The Green Leaf Niseko Village, Japan and Villa Stephanie – Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa, Germany.
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