Alfresco Dining is Coming Back!

Seagrill Restaurant and Lounge Re-opens its doors on 1st September 2017 Now the summer is coming to an end (finally), Seagrill Restaurant & Lounge is re-opening its doors for the perfect destination for that weekend late lunch, sundowner beverage or relaxing evening wind down. Located at Fairmont The Palm, the  beach side destination  offering seafood platters, market-fresh fish and tender grill favorites, provides iconic views overlooking the Dubai Marina Skyline and will be open for lunch or dinner on a daily basis. Don’t forget to try its signature favorites including, Poached Octopus Salad, Crab Cake and Fois Gras Crumble, Marinated … Continue reading Alfresco Dining is Coming Back!

Vibrant Kathmandu – The Charming city of Nepal

Exploring the city and outskirts of Kathmandu is an exciting and an intoxicating experience for visitors from around the globe with bustling streets, a large variety of flora and fauna, medieval temples and some of the best hiking and walking trails. The city has character with old charm architecture intricately carved wooden doors and windows, lively narrow streets filled with shops dedicated to small yet thriving specialist businesses full of different colours, smells with sounds of tourists mixed with locals. Although I have visited Nepal a number of times, this year I attended the Himalayan Travel Mart, organised with the … Continue reading Vibrant Kathmandu – The Charming city of Nepal

Beyond Luxury – Maldivian Resort, Velaa Private Island

It is always a delight to meet with the Velaa Private Island team and at ATM we were invited to a VIP event to get introduced to the resort’s new General Manager, Mr Michal Smejc. Having spent the past six years in South East Asia, and being the younger brother of the property’s owner, Jiri Smejc, Michal has all the premises to take over the lead of this ultra-luxury resort in the Maldives. As a family member, Michal has spent countless days at Velaa Private Island from the very beginning, witnessing the origins of this unique resort as a construction … Continue reading Beyond Luxury – Maldivian Resort, Velaa Private Island

Unforgettable Watersports Experiences

Living on an island, I was fortunate to have an amazing array of water sports to choose from as a child. After all, being brought up on the Coral Coast of the exotic Fiji Islands has its advantages and amongst a host of watersports like surfing, sailing and canoeing, people from our town and visitors enjoyed river rafting as well. It may not be as dramatic as the Futaleufu River’s Terminador rapids but still provided an exciting experience. Naturally, finding out more about the Futaleufu River brought back a host of childhood memories. Heard surging from a quarter of a … Continue reading Unforgettable Watersports Experiences

The City of Music – Nashville

The first thing I fell in love with in Nashville, the music city was Nashville’s premier hotel, the Gaylord Opryland Resort & convention center and the beautiful guitar exhibits. I went there to attend an IT conference with Epicor and expected a simple resort but the ambience, excitement and energy of the place made me feel I could live there for years and not get bored. The beautiful gardens beneath climate-controlled signature glass atriums, the meandering Cumberland River plus an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping and recreation options made me feel like this was more of a getaway and I … Continue reading The City of Music – Nashville

Beach Paradise – Grand Beach Hotel, Miami

In between meetings in New Orleans and Nashville last month, I took a short break at the Grand Beach Hotel in Miami, which is a new beachfront addition to Miami Beach with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The property is located on Millionaires’ Row, close to the excitement and nightlife of South Beach and easy to get to from both Miami International Airport and Ft. Lauderdale Airport. It was the perfect break and we are delighted to share our thoughts on the property. I stayed in one of the hotel’s 430 spacious suites that offer a balcony and two full … Continue reading Beach Paradise – Grand Beach Hotel, Miami

Cretan Hospitality:Grecotel

The successful history of the largest and most successful Greek luxury hotel brand, Grecotel oversees a collection of Greece’s finest resorts, each individually designed, crafted and inspired by its own supreme beachfront location. The brand values high standards of quality, great team and responsiveness to tourists’ needs are key to a successful future together with the unique concept of hospitality that is rooted in Greek culture and style. Hence Grecotel delivers sophisticated lifestyle experiences for travelers in the country’s most beautiful destinations. Grecotel properties are located in prime locations around Greece on the islands of Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos, … Continue reading Cretan Hospitality:Grecotel