It is safe to say that Mallorca is well known as a massive party island. Every year, thousands of youngsters, usually turning up in droves, make way to Mallorca to enjoy the vibrant festivities. If you are no longer a party animal at heart, and are looking for a more peaceful existence, Mallorca may not be your first choice for a holiday home destination. If you feel Mallorca is not the right destination for you because you don’t want to join in on the party, you should think again, things have changed in Mallorca and there is a wealth of luxury residences, in tranquil and beautiful surroundings, for you to make the most of.
Deluxe 5 star resort Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba Ideally located 20minutes from Haneda International Airport, Tokyo and a mere 15minutes from the central business area, Grand Pacific LE Daiba is the perfect place to stay whether your trip is for business or leisure. Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba has spent about 10 million yen to convert a 84-square-meter two-room suite (around 900 square feet) into a very special Gundam-themed suite for fans of the popular Japanese anime series. The hotel in collaboration with the Gundam Front Tokyo complex is next to the life-size, 1:1 Gundam statue. The only disappointment is that the statue will not be viewable from the themed room, despite the hotel being so close. The âRoom-G, special typeâ guestroom decorated with paintings, cutouts, the bedding, room keys and other items featuring the anime characters.
Asia’s largest cruise ship Voyager of the Seas, arrived in Jeju Island on Saturday. The ship was carrying 3,470 passengers, including 3,120 Chinese tourists. More than 80 buses were required to shuttle them through the southern resort island — a number so big that half of the tour guides had to be hired from other parts of the country. The visitors spent six hours touring the island, including Seongsan Sunrise Peak and Jungmun Tourist Complex in Seogwipo city, and Yongduam, a volcanic rock shaped like a dragon’s head in Jeju city, before shopping at the duty free shop.
The world’s leading cruise brand, Royal Caribbean International, is targeting the Chinese market, where it might cooperate more broadly with domestic companies, including work on ship renovation and maintenance. The largest cruise ship in Asia, Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas, arrived at the Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal on Tuesday to start its summer cruise itinerary. The ship will sail to Japan and South Korea. Tickets for the maiden voyage sold out months in advance. Many other sailings are being offered by travel agencies.
The official opening ceremony of Maldives first nine-hole recreational golf course at Shangri-Laâs Villingili Resort & Spa in presence of His Excellency Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, minister of tourism, arts and culture. His Excellency was accompanied by Rene Egle, general manager at the property. The Villingili Golf Course sits on seven and a half hectares of previously undeveloped land at the southern end of Villingili Island.
Emirates Airlines has been previously hailed for providing top-of-the-line in-flight entertainment. The airline has now gone a step ahead to entertain its passengers, packing its aircraft with 12.1-inch seat-back television screens in the economy class, the largest used in the aviation industry today! Thatâs not all. Those travelling by premium classes are in for a bigger treat, with the airline including 27-inch displays in the First Class and 20-inch screens in the Business Class! The screens, manufactured by leading electronics maker Panasonic, support High Definition content and will be hooked on to a new GUI developed together by Emirates and Panasonic for a hassle-free experience.
From crafted storefront to handles carved in pure leather, from tailor made luxury to palm wood and steel interiors. From suede walls to mohair embellished furniture. Kept in natural, muted and matte and in accents of brown and tan, the fourth Bottega Veneta shop in Shanghai is here to mesmerize. The Italian luxury label belonging to the PPR group recently opened its fourth flagship store in Shanghai and itâs the biggest yet in China, occupying a sprawling 21 stores or 530 square meters stretched over 2 floors. Situated in Bund, a famous, historic quarter of Shanghai and nestled within Yifeng Galleria shopping center, a house that caters exclusively with fashion and luxury brands, this store might make you feel a bit lost. The first level houses exclusively the brandâs products: handbags, luggage, menâs and womenâs ready-to-wear, as well as footwear, eyewear and small leather goods and accessories.
In honour of the 65th Cannes Film Festival taking up quarters at JW Marriott, an after party named âDark Roomâ will be taking place, unveiling an area as a Studio Shoot, a terrace bar concept and a gallery lounge during the period May 16-27, 2012. The event dubbed âDark Room by Belvedereâ taking place in JW Marriott, one of the premier luxury suite hotels in Cannes will have a Studio Shoot made available to personalities and leaders in Cannes by photographer Eric Mercier. The opulent JW Marriott La Croisette Cannes hotel will also host Belvedere Vodkaâs Terrace Bar Concept dedicated to cocktail tasting comprising of five mixes aptly named, âThe Dark Roomâ, âThe Masterâ, âThe Argentiqueâ, âThe Flashâ and âThe Negativeâ, all of which will add special charm to the event.
Virgin Atlantic is soaring high with the introduction of its new Upper Class suite on Airbus A330 planes. Raise a toast with Richard Branson-shaped ice cubes to Virgin Atlantic being the the first airline in Britain to offer full mobile access in the air. Earlier we did mention that Upper Class suite is equipped with AeroMobile system that allows passengers to make and receive cell phone calls in flight. But today we have more details to it. Along with making calls, fliers will also be able to access web and send text messages when the service will be available. The A330’s London to New York route will be the first to feature this service followed by other 17 planes on at least ten routes by the year end. And such a high-flying connectivity service will not come at sky-rocketing prices as it will cost the same as normal roaming charges that exist on land.
If you are in Cannes to witness the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival, then do make some time for checking out some rare art by famous artists such Picasso, Warhol, Kandinsky, and Basquiat to be at the JW Marriott Hotel Cannes. The exhibit will put up works of Impressionist and Modern Art alongside Post-War and Contemporary Art. This will be followed by Christieâs major London auctions schedule to be held in June.