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    Leeu House in Franschhoek now open

    Leeu House, exclusive 5 star 12 bedroom hotel which is located in the heart of South Africa’s Franschhoek, has now opened it’s doors. Positioned as an oasis of luxury, that feels like a country guesthouse. Within easy distance of award winning restaurants, art galleries and boutiques, as well as the village’s many other attractions. Guests at Leeu House will be able to ...

    On December 28, 2015 / By
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    Radisson Red Glasgow To Open In 2017

    Plans for a 176 bedroom hotel in Glasgow by Radisson Red have been approved by Glasgow City Council Planning Committee. Work will start in the spring 2016 with the hotel opening in 2017. Situated in the middle of Glasgow’s entertainment hub neighbouring the Hydro Arena, SECC (Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre) and Clyde Auditorium, the hotel will sit across from the Clyde ...

    On December 22, 2015 / By
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    AccorHotels is to acquire iconic hotel brands – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel

    AccorHotels is to acquire iconic hotel brands – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel in a deal that will create a worldwide leader in the luxury sector. AccorHotels has announced the signing of an agreement with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) of Saudi Arabia and Oxford Properties, an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) company for the acquisition of FRHI ...

    On December 11, 2015 / By
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    Park Hyatt Mallorca Set To Open Spring 2016

    Hyatt Hotels have announced that the Park Hyatt Mallorca is expected to debut in Spring 2016 in the under developed east coast of the island. Overlooking the picturesque Canyamel valley, the Park Hyatt will feature the style of a traditional Mallorquin hilltop village, complete with village square, spa and wellness club and world class dining. “Mallorca is one of Europe’s most beautiful ...

    On December 8, 2015 / By
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    Michelin-Starred Eneko Atxa To Open a Basque Restaurant at One Aldwych Hotel

    One Aldwych Hotel London and Azurmendi Bilbao, are delighted to announce their partnership to launch an informal Basque restaurant and bar. Eneko At One Aldwych will open in Summer 2016 and will feature three Michelin-star Chef Eneko Atxa’s inventive interpretation of traditional Basque country cuisine, inspired by Azurmendi but delivered in a relaxed and friendly fashion. The Covent Garden restaurant is the ...

    On December 1, 2015 / By
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    Majeka House and Spa announces new restaurant team

    With arrival of a new head chef, Lucas Carstens, the team at South Africa’s Majeka House’s Makaron Restaurant is working in close collaboration with well-known consultant chef Pete Goffe-Wood to bring an inviting, and altogether more approachable, direction to dining at the Cape Winelands acclaimed property. This new food concept is being created by Pete Goffe-Wood who brings years of first-hand kitchen ...

    On November 25, 2015 / By
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    Cape View Clifton unveils ultra-luxe ‘Clifton 7’ Deluxe Apartment

    We just loved Cape Town’s über luxury guesthouse the Cape View Clifton! Our review is coming soon. So we’re pleased to share with you some news from this South African gem. Coming January 2016 is the Clifton 7, a fabulous private apartment which adds a new level of boutique exclusivity to the property’s existing seven-suite offering. The Deluxe Apartment, sleeping two has ...

    On November 25, 2015 / By
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    Mercer Hotels to Open in Seville, Spain 2016

    TLE is just back from Barcelona, and a fabulous stay at the Mercer Barcelona (more on that very soon) and we’re excited to share some breaking hotel news with you: Mercer Hotel Sevilla is set to open in Spring 2016! This new boutique hotel is to be found in the heart of the historic central district of Sevilla at 26, Calle Castelar, ...

    On November 25, 2015 / By
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    Jun Tanaka Opens His First Solo Restaurant, The Ninth, Charlotte Street London

    Celebrated chef Jun Tanaka strikes it out alone with a long-awaited and stunning solo debut, The Ninth. So called because it is the ninth restaurant Jun has worked in, although the very first he has owned. The Ninth offers relaxed neighbourhood dining at its finest. Located in the heart of Fitzrovia, the menu marries simple yet refined French-Mediterranean sharing plates with casual, ...

    On November 23, 2015 / By
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    Pulitzer Amsterdam Set To Launch 1st February 2016

    The Pulitzer Amsterdam has this month announced its launch for the 1st of Feb 2016, which is promising to bring a new interior design to the hotel that will highlight the buildings heritage and architectural splendour. This follows a phased restoration of the former 45 year-old Hotel Pulitzer to reposition its 25 interlinked Golden Age canal houses as one of Amsterdam’s leading luxury hotels. ...

    On November 21, 2015 / By