As the popularity of gin continues to grow, establishments from San Francisco to Wellington are cropping up to cater for connoisseurs, writes Kate Powell.
The Distillery, London
Home to two bars – The Restroom and Gintonica – this building is a four-floor mecca dedicated to gin on Portobello
First-time London visitor, Cara Wagstaff, is captivated by the city’s history, traditions and fine hotels
The elevator ascends 35 floors and before I can catch my breath, the steel doors open to reveal the minimalist sky lobby of Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard. London is laid out in a patchwork beneath me; I
Traveller: Jocelyn Pride
Room: Luxury Suite 1 King Bed
Address: 47 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 8DN, England
Date: October 2017
Best for: Having the best of London on your doorstep within a village atmosphere.
Located in the middle of Marylebone, London’s most character-filled urban village, The Marylebone’s unpretentious elegance and artsy
Belmond announces three new private ‘Grand Suites’ aboard the legendary luxury train, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, launching in March 2018.
Creating new levels of luxury accommodation aboard the historic train, each suite features private bathrooms with showers, double beds and a living area, offering the ultimate in style
Signature discovers you don’t have to be the President to press the highest number in the elevator or relish in the indulgent offerings of the world’s finest suites. These exquisite presidential suites are sure to get you royally inspired.
GRITTI PALACE, VENICE
Hemingway Presidential Suite
During the late
Restaurants, sports cars, fine china and moving on from the Industrial Revolution: Amelia Hungerford discovers Birmingham and the West Midlands is one of the UK’s most surprising regions.
A mechanical ballet is taking place below me, robotic arms swinging to an inaudible beat. Within a minute,
Sue Wallace enjoys a sojourn at one of London's most desired - and eccentric - luxury hotels, The Goring.
There’s a baroness adorned in pearls, an elderly earl, a portly politician and his mini-skirted girlfriend, a popular British soapie star and a pretty Indian princess sporting a very
HOTEL ART COLLECTIONS
16 of 16
As one of London’s most legendary hotels, The Savoy has a long history of involvement in the arts. This you probably know. What you may not realise is that the grande dame of five-star hospitality has amassed a collection of contemporary
The Oetker Collection has maintained an uncompromising tradition of European luxury hospitality for almost 150 years.
Since the establishment of its first hotel, the writers’ retreat Villa Soleil (later the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc) in 1870, the Oetker Collection has passionately grown an acclaimed international presence.
In the early