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New Opening: The ila Spa at Lotte New York Palace

11 February 2020
New Opening: The ila Spa at Lotte New York Palace

An exciting partnership has been announced between luxury spa brand, ila, and Lotte New York Palace, a luxury hotel in Midtown, New York. Due to open in Spring 2020, the spa will be spread across an entire floor of the hotel, occupying a vast space of 7,000 sqft, and will be ila’s first branded spa to open in the United States.

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The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland

27 January 2020
The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland

Experience the Swiss Alps a little differently at the wonderful Chedi Andermatt, a stunning 5-star hotel that offers a luxury mountain escape with a strong Asian influence, which shines through in the hotel’s extraordinary style, outstanding hospitality, and incredible spa and wellness offering.

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Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland

22 January 2020
Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland

I absolutely loved my stay at Baur au Lac. This is a truly beautiful property in the centre of Zurich, set in its own park with spectacular views overlooking Lake Zurich and the Alps. The location is perfect, only a few minutes’ walk from the financial district (perfect for anyone travelling on business and looking to enjoy a beautiful weekend escape), as well as the Bahnhofstrasse for excellent shopping and high-end restaurants. It’s also a great place to stop en route to the Alps or on your journey home from a skiing holiday.

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Sarah Mason

Every time I explore a new destination, whether it’s on an adventure holiday in Peru or a luxury beach escape in the Indian Ocean, I return home full of excitement to share the amazing sights I have seen. Through my own experiences I have developed a love of helping others experience the great wonders of the world; truly getting under the skin of the extraordinary destinations that are at your fingertips. Getting the details right, from which hotel is perfectly located for exploring away from the crowds, to which local guide is most knowledgeable on history or culture or art, is of paramount importance to me. I am constantly seeking out new and exciting experiences and exploring off the beaten track to ensure my clients are receiving the best and most honest first-hand advice.

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