Making light of it

Good lighting can dignify indifferent design and used creatively can transform hospitality spaces. Zara Horner looks at developments in the industry and speaks to...

The View in Focus

Conrad Samui delivers what it promises: the ultimate escape with the ocean firmly in view, writes Neetinder Dhillon. The slogan ‘Stay Inspired’ underwrite the Conrad...
Moon Bar

The Sky’s the Limit

Roof top bars are de rigeur as prime tourist attractions in Asia’s key destinations. Rebecca Lo discovers more about life at the top. Having the...

When vision and know-how combine

With a promise to deliver an experience of the old Indochine era in modern and luxurious facilities, Zara Horner discovers The Anam showcases Vietnam...
Soleil

Touched by Gold

Gold is a most sought-after accent this year and also the top design trend. The good thing is, gold never really goes out of...
zieher-trees

Dramatis personæ

From Zieher come these trees, 13 and 25 levels, that double up as installation art as they showcase finger food, Petit Fours and other...

A way with water

Swimming pools are increasingly showcases for hotel design firms to exercise their creativity, writes Rebecca Lo In the past five decades, hotel design has matured...

Buffets

Representing a substantial financial investment, buffets play an integral part in hotel and restaurant food service, allowing for creative meal presentations alongside the feeding...

Product placement

Hotels are increasingly capitalising on their captive audience by stocking guestrooms with designer products for them to try – and purchase, writes Rebecca Lo Film...

Beautiful baths

Hotel bathtubs are becoming increasingly sophisticated, with ‘anything goes’ being the trend for boutique and international operators, writes Rebecca Lo For travellers, the two most...
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