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World Travel Magazine Luxury Travel Weekend Festival 2020

A CELEBRATION OF TRAVEL

MASTERCLASSES

CITY TOURS

WELLNESS JOURNEY

HEALTHY RECIPES

ISLAND ESCAPE

VINEYARD TOUR

JOIN US THIS NOVEMBER!

Home Tours

City Tours

Cooking Masterclass

Vineyard Tours

Wellness Journey

SCHEDULE

27-29 November 2020
These links will be activated when the sessions go live.

27 NOVEMBER 2020: FRIDAY

11:00 AM

LUXURY TRAVEL WEEKEND FESTIVAL 2020 OPENING

11:30 AM

LIVE LONGER AND BETTER
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SHA WELLNESS CLINIC SPAIN
Virtual tour of SHA Wellness Clinic, How to Age Well  by Dr Vicente Mera – Head of Healthy Ageing Department & healthy recipes by Head Chef Lixi Lineas.

12:00 PM

ART OF MY QUANG WITH CHEF HIEN
BROUGHT TO YOU BY FOUR SEASONS RESORT THE NAM HAI
Learn how to make authentic Vietnamese noodles with Chef Hien.

1:00 PM

THE REAL ORIGIN STORY OF ORCHARD ROAD SINGAPORE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY ORIGIN JOURNEYS
The real Origin story of Orchard Road Singapore – from a little seedling to paradise.

2:00 PM

EXPLORING GARDEN SANCTUARIES WITH BILL BENSLEY
World-renowned architect & designer Bill Bensley takes us on an unfiltered walkabout in his whimsical garden in Bangkok.

4:00 PM

FLORES OUR ISLAND HOME
BROUGHT TO YOU BY FRIENDS OF ASIA LAND & SEA
An introduction to Flores, the destination and its people and a glimpse of what’s to come in its sustainable tourism development. Home to the UNESCO listed Komodo National Park, Flores spells adventure, for dragon sightings, diving, eco-tourism, mountain trekking and visits to megalithic heritage sites and cultural expeditions.

5:00 PM

QUICK TOSTADAS WITH CHEF GABRIELA CÁMARA IN MEXICO CITY
BROUGHT TO YOU BY GOBIERNO DE LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO/ SECRETARÍA DE TURISMO
We are looking forward to visiting Mexico’s many regions when the borders open up. While we wait, here is Mexican chef, restauranteur, and author Gabriela Cámara at Circulo Mexicano whipping up a delicious, fresh crab tostada.

5:30 PM

DISCONNECT AND RECONNECT WITH NATURE IN RIVIERA NAYARIT, MEXICO
BROUGHT TO YOU RIVIERA NAYARIT TOURISM BOARD
Discover Mexico’s newest luxury tourist destination, nestled between the swish of the Pacific Ocean and the lush of the Sierra Madre mountains.

28 NOVEMBER 2020: SATURDAY

11:00 AM

STAYING HEALTHY
BROUGHT TO YOU BY PIMALAI RESORT & SPA Krabi
Kick start your day with a yoga session with Pimalai.

12:00 PM

DISCOVER SAMARKAND – THE HEART OF CENTRAL ASIA
BROUGHT TO YOU BY IRENE PLUS TRAVEL CO.
Appreciate the craftsmanship of the grand structures in Registan Square – the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand, visit the famous art gallery & meet a local designer as she brings her new ethnic style collection that she created during the lockdown.

1:00 PM

THE GILI MAGIC AWAITS
BROUGHT TO YOU BY GILI LANKANFUSHI MALDIVES
A journey to discover the story of little Robinson Crusoe island at Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives.

2:00 PM

A DAY IN WILD
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SHINTA MANI WILD CAMBODIA
Fly fishing with Mongolian guild, foraging with the chef & gardener to get your own ingredients for dinner followed by a popup cocktail on the hilltop with bar jeep and bonfire. Are you excited?

3:00 PM

VINEYARD VISIT IN CHÂTEAU DE FERRAND
BROUGHT TO YOU BY MILLÉSIME PRIVÉ
Exploring centuries of uninterrupted history in Château de Ferrand & visiting Ferrand, one of the highest vineyards in the Saint-Émilion appellation of South West France. Stay in a three centuries-old château, a vineyard tour, wine tasting & making your blend!
HOME TO COGNAC DISTILLERY IN CHÂTEAU MONTIFAUD
BROUGHT TO YOU BY MILLÉSIME PRIVÉ
Visit Cognac distillery & vineyard in Château Montifaud in the north of Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France.
IN SEARCH OF FRESH OYSTERS
BROUGHT TO YOU BY MILLÉSIME PRIVÉ
Visiting the region of French Oyster farming villages & tasting by the sea at l’herbe village in Cap Ferret and ArcachonBay.

4:00 PM

GALICIA: WALKING THE CAMINO
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SPAIN TOURISM BOARD & GALICIA TOURISM BOARD
An emotional journey – enchanting region of Galicia in the eyes of the pilgrims who have walked the Camino de Santiago.

4:10 PM

A DAY IN COSTA DEL SOL
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SPAIN TOURISM BOARD & COSTA DEL SOL TOURISM BOARD
One of the most beautiful destinations in Mediterranean through the eyes of locals.

4:20 PM

BASQUE CIDER HOUSE EXPERIENCE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SPAIN TOURISM BOARD & DEVOUR TOURS
Discover why adding a visit to a traditional Basque cider house is a must in your future visit to Spain.

5:00 PM

MOROCCAN CUISINE WITH CHEF HAYATE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY FAIRMONT ROYAL PALM MARRAKECH
Learn how to make Moroccan Lemon Tagine with a local chef.

29 NOVEMBER 2020: SUNDAY

11:00 AM

RECONNECT IN MACAU
BROUGHT TO YOU BY MARIANA DE OLIVEIRA
Reconnect in Macau with holistic wellness consultant, nutrition coach, raw vegan food chef & author Mariana de Oliveira.

12:00 PM

HOME COOKING WITH CHEF PETTY ELLIOTT
Indonesian chef & food writer Petty Elliott shares a tropical Indonesian dish recipe.

1:00 PM

A SHORT TEA HORSE ROAD CHINA JOURNEY
BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LUX COLLECTIVE

2:00 PM

EXPLORE HIDDEN CHARM OF HANOI OLD QUARTER
BROUGHT TO YOU BY CIAO TRAVEL VIETNAM
Exploring hidden alleys of old Hanoi quarter, visiting the home of the famous painter & tasting Vietnamese street food.

4:00 PM

A DAY IN ROME
BROUGHT TO YOU BY IMAGO ARTIS TRAVEL
Walking along the neighbourhoods in Rome– some familiar & some lesser-known sights. Visit a coffee shop that started serving expressos since 1938 and find out why Romans love their 2,700-year-old city!

5:00 PM

RECREATING A ROMAN DISH WITH CHEF FABIO CIERVO
BROUGHT TO YOU BY HOTEL EDEN ROMA, A DORCHESTER COLLECTION
Fabio Ciervo, executive chef at Hotel Eden, Dorchester Collection in Rome, welcomes you to his kitchen perched above Rome’s rooftops to show you the secrets of one of his signature dishes, his reinterpretation of the Roman’ cacio e pepe’, and a staple of every Italian kitchen, spaghetti al pomodoro (spaghetti in tomato sauce).

6:00 PM

PERFORMANCES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
BROUGHT TO YOU BY YOUNG PEOPLE’S CHORUS OF NEW YORK CITY
A selection of performance choruses from Canada, Japan, Spain, Germany & USA. Yes, you can SINGALONG!!

PREVIEWS

VIDEOS

LUXURY TRAVEL WEEKEND FESTIVAL 2020 OPENING

LIVE LONGER AND BETTER

ART OF MY QUANG WITH CHEF HIEN

THE REAL ORIGIN STORY OF ORCHARD ROAD SINGAPORE