Qatar boasts a long tradition of luxury – from its days as a pearl diving settlement to the present day, where its hospitality, culture and retail offerings are steeped in extravagance, and its architecture seamlessly melds tradition with modernity. The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) returns from 24-29 February for its seventeenth edition, encapsulates the country’s dedication to craftmanship and luxury. Over 500 jewellery and watch brands, with 127 local and international exhibitors representing 14 countries, are welcoming visitors on a journey of wonder in Qatar, while Turkish and Indian Pavilions bringing a taste of those countries to Qatar through their jewellery. DJWE provides a platform for both established brands and smaller niche designers to exhibit thei...Read More
Its spring time and lower Himalayas are laden with beauty!
I have always felt that spring is the best time to go to hills, specially in the lower Himalayan region. And, that's not just for adventure trips, but also for the leisure trips to hill stations. It's about weather, it's about brightness, it's about colours, it's about nature and its about views. Everything in abundance. It gives such a jovial feeling when you are here during this time. As soon as the winter freeze gives way to the some warmth, the new life comes out of the earth. The whiteness of winter turns colourful with all types of flowers. Peach blossoms are this region's answer to Cherry Blossoms in East Asia during most this time. Peach blossoms turn the surroundings pink in the spring time. Although it's not so as of now, I think that it won't be too long when pe...Read More
Romancing at the most exclusive suite on sea
Well, its just two days to the Valentine. So, too late to plan for now, but not too late to plan for something for the next valentine’s day. And actually it is so grand the you will literally need a year to plan. And, the idea is that you can promise your love on this valentine to give him or her a ‘big’ surprise on the next one. No more mystery, but it is real big. We are talking about a suite on board a cruise ship. The new most luxurious residence at sea will be perched on the 14th deck of Seven Seas Splendor, above the bridge and overlooking the ship’s bow when she sets sail in February 2020. The custom-made Treesse minipool spa is perfectly located on the front balcony. As the largest suite ever constructed on a luxury cruise ship with more than 3,000 square-feet of interior ac...Read More
Jagmandir- island palace meant for fun and recreation
Udaipur is famous world over as City of Lakes and is among the top cities in India to attract foreign tourists. Owing to its natural beauty, serene calm and rich heritage, it has also been most popular among loving couples for their most affectionate moments. So much so, that when the trend of destination weddings picked up at the start of this century, Udaipur was one of the top picks. People even started to call it as wedding capital of India. For many celebrities across the world, a wedding or engagement or a pre-wedding or post-wedding event or a Mehendi ceremony or a Sangeet ceremony at Udaipur is an essential part of their nuptial ceremonies. The trend continues with the about to happen wedding in Ambani household when a pre-wedding event is scheduled in December at an Udaipur Hot...Read More
Your own ‘Haven’ at Norwegian Cruise Line’s private sanctuary at sea
Hidden away at the top of the ship is The Haven by Norwegian®, an exclusive enclave accessible by private keycard with Norwegian Cruise Line’s most luxurious and well-appointed accommodation offering. It’s like your private abode within the cruise ship, with access to all that the ship has to offer along with additional benefits such as personal service of a concierge and 24-hour butler throughout your stay. On top of that, complete privacy and tranquility are just steps away on a sundeck reserved exclusively for guests of The Haven. From embarkation to disembarkation, boarding of tenders to shore, award-winning shows to unique specialty restaurants; The Haven will make for a unique and unforgettable experience! Haven Observation Lounge Also read: When hulk of a ship becomes an artw...Read More
8 reasons to have Dead Sea in Israel in 2018 #BucketList
Head to the world’s oldest and most popular natural health resort - the Dead Sea in Israel and if you are wondering why, than here is a reason, and actually eight of them. 1. The Dead Sea is 3 million years old and the lowest point on earth at 1,388 ft below sea level. 2. The lowest point on earth is also home to the lowest road on the planet, Highway 90 located 1,289 ft. below sea level on the Israeli shore. 3. One of the saltiest water bodies on the planet, the Dead Sea has 10 times the salt concentration of ocean water creating the bucket list experience of floating on water. Other side of Dead Sea! Read: Five things not to miss in Jordan! 4. What if we told you that the Dead Sea isn’t a sea at all but actually a hypersaline lake ranked as the wo...Read More
Ladakh, a land of myriad influences never ceases to amaze travellers with its iridescent colours. Ancient picturesque monasteries adorned with fluttering prayer flags, cobalt blue lakes merging into blue skies, grazing Pashmina goats in the backdrop of mineral rich snow-crowned mountains - every setting here is a dramatic performance with stunning colours. Nestled in the quaint hamlets of Ladakh, The Ultimate Travelling Camp's widely popular Chamba Camp Thiksey and Chamba Camp Diskit is inviting travellers to fully immerse in the thin airs of Ladakh while being cushioned by luxuries of a glamorous abode. Known to have introduced 'glamping' in challenging landscapes of India, TUTC's seasonal camps in Leh and Nubra Valley is beginning operations from 15th May 2017 until end of Septemb...Read More
Now Maharajas’ Express comes with ‘buy one, get one free’ offer!
Desperate times need , desperate strategies! Believe it or not, but the 'buy one, get one free' marketing strategy has reached to most unlikely of places. At a time, when other illustrious luxury trains in the north are finding it difficult to sustain themselves, India's premier luxury train Maharajas' Express has come with this unique offer. And, that is not all. They have come up with a few more. The Indian Railway PSU, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) has decided to start two new circuits of their flagship luxury train Maharajas’ Express, this year. These two new trips have been named as “Southern Sojourn” and “Southern Jewels” which will cover prominent destinations in West and South India. The Southern Sojourn will cover Goa, Hampi, Mysore, ErnaRead More
Bali itself is a dream destination and staying in Melia Bali adds zing to this dream! Its an ultimate Balinese hospitality and captures all the aura & beauty that can be associated with this beautiful island. It is a big beach resort and actually staying here is itself a complete holiday with there being a private beach and all sort of activities. Also read: Bali is the top destination in the world Hotel is in Nusa Dua area, which itself is a calm and secluded area reserved for top class hotels, quite far from tourist frenzy at Kuta or what is like in Ubud. That might not be of liking to all, but certainly favourite for those who love to be in calm and serene place. Also read: Bali from the sky - few captures Once you enter the hotel, you will feel how it is like to be in a high endRead More
Want to Two hundred fortunate visitors will get a chance to book themselves in hotels which will vanish gradually. These boutique hotels will emerge at three spectacular secret locations across Wales. This unique concept is a part of Welsh Tourism Planner as a part of Welsh 2017 “Year of Legends”. The concept is a perfect blend of luxury and adventure, where eight bespoke cabins pop-up in unheard of places; in a mystical and epic land of entailing tales which is called Wales. Only a select few will be able to access these privilege sites. The guests will be treated to exclusive Welsh experiences during their stay inspired by their location, ranging from fishing, to beer tasting, to Welsh cuisine prepared by top chefs of the region. The cabins are specially designed for the project byRead More