NEW GOURMET TOUR OF LOŠINJ REVEALS CROATIAN ISLAND DELICACIES AND A TASTE OF ANCIENT GREECE

Croatia’s five-star Boutique Hotel Alhambra & Villa Augusta, located on little known Lošinj, has launched a new gourmet food break showcasing the extraordinary culinary traditions and ancient Illyrian heritage of this relatively undiscovered island gem. From tracing the island’s culture of olive cultivation back to antiquity and visiting one of the world’s best-preserved Greek statues, to a contemporary celebration of fresh local produce and traditional delicacies at the hotel’s renowned Restaurant Alfred Keller, the gourmet tour promises to take guests on an olive-oriented odyssey spanning the millennia.

 

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NEW WELLNESS BREAKS ON CROATIA’S ISLAND OF VITALITY PROMISE HEALTH ‘JUMP START’ FROM £585

Lošinj Hotels & Villas’ award-winning Hotel Bellevue has announced a series of four-night Health & Fit retreats for 2019, promising a comprehensive health jump start in the energizing embrace of Croatia’s ‘Island of Vitality’. The new fitness retreats combine exquisite accommodation with personalized wellness programmes devised and delivered by an extraordinary team of specialists and kinesioligists from the hotel’s world-class Bellevue Spa Clinic.

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AMILLA FUSHI’S NEW BLISSFUL BUNDLES ENTICE GUESTS TO ENHANCE THEIR MALDIVES EXPERIENCE

Visitors to idyllic Maldives dreamscape Amilla Fushi can now begin shaping their island adventure in advance with the launch of five new ‘blissful bundles’ – enchanting bolt-on packages that build the buzz by enticing guests to relax, discover, play and indulge through a collection of carefully curated - and substantially discounted - experiences.  The pampering parcels include a variety of additional enhancements, from foodie forays, soothing spa sessions and adrenalised adventures to complete island indulgence, inviting Amilla acolytes to play it their way in anticipation of their arrival.

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START MARRIED LIFE IN A BLISSFUL BUBBLE IN THE MALDIVES

Groovy Maldives island resort Finolhu’s Mojo Agents have concocted a rockin’ new nuptial package for starry-eyed lovers looking to enter the blissful bubble of marriage. The newly launched ‘Bubble Starlight’ package adds buckets of marital mojo magic to retro-inspired wedding celebrations, including an incredibly romantic first night cocooned under the celestial heavens in the resort’s exclusive ‘Beach Bubble’.

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THE CANOPY WALK, THE DATAI LANGKAWI’S NEW ATTRACTION IN MALAYSIA

Nestled in the heart of a 10 million-year-old rainforest, the legendary The Datai Langkawi unveils the latest addition to its unique nature experiences programme, The Canopy Walk. Led by renowned naturalist and author Irshad Mobarak, guests are invited to head out on the Rimba Trail, an informative walk that runs through the coastal forest to an 18-metre high canopy walk overlooking the surrounding 750 hectare rainforest.

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The Pavilions Phuket launches new locally and ethically sourced sustainable menus

Thailand’s intimate hilltop retreat The Pavilions Phuket is inviting guests to enjoy an enlightening epicurean experience with the launch of its new sustainable, locally and ethically sourced menus, including an à la carte option, four- and six-course tasting menus, and the ‘Plantation Journey’ - a nine-course discovery of Thailand's rich traditional cooking culture. The new menus required over a year of careful planning, which included the resort creating its own organic garden, identifying suitable local farmers and producers, and painstaking menu research and development.

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STAR CHEFS’ SHOWSTOPPING CULINARY DUET SET TO WOW DINERS AT JW MARRIOTT PHU QUOC’S PINK PEARL

Immersive art deco dining experience Pink Pearl, the theatrical beachfront restaurant at Vietnam’s fantastical JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, is set to become the stage for a mouthwatering culinary collaboration this month, as Chef de Cuisine Amine Ouameur Lakhdari teams up with award-winning, two Michelin Star French pâtissiere extraordinaire Ophélie Bares to create a unique ‘Two Chefs, Four Hands’ fine dining menu.

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DISCOVER ANDALUCIA WITH GRAN HOTEL MIRAMAR’S CONCIERGE-CURATED EXPERIENCES

Continuing to exceed guest expectations with unparalleled experiences, Gran Hotel Miramar has introduced a new curated collection of day trips, experiences and touring routes for an unforgettable holiday uncovering the culture, tradition and impressive sights of Andalucía - one of Spain’s most spectacular, seductive and sun-kissed regions.

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BUBBLE PHENOMENON REACHES NEW HEIGHTS AT AMILLA FUSHI, MALDIVES

The bubble tent concept is being elevated to a whole new level in the Maldives this year, as luxury resort trendsetter Amilla Fushi debuts its new Skyhouse with Bubble accommodation –tranquil treetop eyries with their own private transparent Bubble, breathtakingly suspended 12 metres up between a canopy of lush palms and the vast Maldivian skies. The first Skyhouse with Bubble was officially opened by the Maldives’ Minister for Tourism, Ali Waheed, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ITB Berlin today, 6 March 2019.

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LUXURY MALDIVES RESORTS AMILLA FUSHI AND FINOLHU TO TRANSFORM INTO FANTASY-FILLED WONDERLANDS FOR EASTER 2019

The Small Maldives Island Co has announced a diverse range of magical Easter experiences at luxury Maldivian maverick Amilla Fushi and retro-chic sister resort Finolhu. This year, families can escape down the rabbit hole into Amilla Fushi’s twist on Alice in Wonderland, or enter a world of pure imagination with Finolhu’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-inspired programme.

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DETOX BODY AND MIND AT AMATARA WELLNESS RESORT, PHUKET

Cleanse the body and mind with a purifying detox escape at Phuket’s first and only luxury destination spa, Amatara Wellness Resort. The Amatara Detox Retreat focuses on enhancing the body’s natural vitality and glow through a programme of fitness activities, a personalised detox diet and stimulating and purifying Ayurveda therapies, with the idyllic, relaxing setting complementing the process.

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The Datai Langkawi launches Fish for the Future to establish a sustainable ecosystem for fisheries

As the world tackles global overfishing, coral bleaching, marine pollution and unsustainable fishing practices, The Datai Langkawi is initiating steps within its Teluk Datai area and The Datai Bay to preserve and strengthen its natural surroundings, by introducing the first of one of the resort’s many sustainable initiatives – Fish for the Future.

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