Life is Magnifique at Sofitel

World Class Hotels & French Elegance Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries (more than 30 000 rooms). Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. I enjoyed my one night stay at Sofitel Dubai so much that I wanted to try another Sofitel to see if all their properties are really as magnifique as my first experience Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New … Continue reading Life is Magnifique at Sofitel

Breathtaking Views: Hassler Roma

One of the most insightful encounters I had recently was with the team from Hassler Roma. Set atop the Spanish Steps and featuring a panoramic view of the entire city, the Hassler Roma is owned by President and Managing Director Roberto E. Wirth, fifth generation of a famous Swiss hotelier dynasty. Hospitality is in the DNA of the owners. For more than a century, the Hassler Roma continues its legacy as Rome’s five-star lodging of choice for the world’s elite and discerning travelers. Its rooms and suites, its terraces and its 1 starred Michelin panoramic restaurant offer the most breathtaking … Continue reading Breathtaking Views: Hassler Roma

Transforming Modern Indian Hospitality

Amruda Nair, Joint Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer AIANA Hotels and Resorts L.L.C Recently I ventured into a trendy Cafe at Al Serkal Avenue to meet with the young and charismatic Amruda Nair, the Joint Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AIANA Hotels & Resorts. AIANA Hotels & Resorts is a global hotel management company with an Indian service ethos aiming to be a leading operator of hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in the Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent and South East Asia. It is a hospitality brand of upper upscale hotels that offers fresh and relevant product design, facilities … Continue reading Transforming Modern Indian Hospitality

Mystical Himalayas

Nepal is a country that offers a lifetime experience for everyone from around the globe. My adventure in Nepal began with my honeymoon in Kathmandu and Pokhara as a holiday in Nepal offers romance and adventure from the spectacular Himalayas to exotic wildlife safari, exhilarating white water rafting, mystifying variety of flora and fauna, charismatic arts and cultures and some of the best walking trails on earth. A Himalayan Kingdom, precisely known as the “Land of Mount Everest” and the “Land of Living Goddess-Kumari”, Nepal is dignified by the heroism of its brave warrior ancestors-the “Gorkhas”. As there are so … Continue reading Mystical Himalayas

India Palace announces its Ramadan offerings

Celebrating the heritage and the richness throughout the holy month of Ramadan India Palace, the award winning fine dining restaurant with outlets across the UAE, announces its special Ramadan offerings for this holy month. With most of its outlet open for delivery throughout the day, India Place also has an exceptional Iftar Buffet, across selected outlets. The Salam outlet will see a special ‘Chef’s Selected Tasting Menu’, which is an unlimited menu served on the Table with the dishes changing weekly. Apart from these delicious offerings, complimentary dates, fresh fruits and drinks would be available across all India Palace outlets … Continue reading India Palace announces its Ramadan offerings

MALAYSIA – TRULY ASIA

One of the many reasons why I keep going back to Malaysia after living there for nearly ten years is for the mouth-watering food, diverse cultures, the lush green nature, enchanting islands, the beaches and the retail therapy. It is now an accepted fact that if you want to visit Asia, all you have to do is visit Malaysia. Apart from its geographical location, right smack in the centre of Asia, strong economic base and stable political situation, Malaysia is an attraction for the tourist who wants to taste Asia but do not have the luxury of time and money. … Continue reading MALAYSIA – TRULY ASIA

Enjoy Istanbul during a stopover

With more and more travellers flying with Turkish Airlines these day, Istanbul is often a stopover but instead of staying at the airport, I suggest taking some time out to enjoy this vibrant city where the East meets the West and every street corner is a delight to the senses. If Turkey is your destination, then you are in for a treat. From mouth-watering delicacies, historic monuments and traditional bazaars, Istanbul has something to offer to travellers of all ages. I go to Istanbul regularly, often a few times a year and often start my excursion from the historic Sultanahmet … Continue reading Enjoy Istanbul during a stopover