Mandarin Oriental Istanbul

Mandarin Oriental has announced they will manage a second luxury hotel in one of our favourite destinations, Istanbul. Scheduled to open in 2022, it will incorporate 251 branded residences. UN Studio from Amsterdam has been appointed planners and architects. Based on the artist impression the complex will have amazing city views, but will they introduce street level Dutch 'window'shopping" to Turkey's great city.

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Posted in 'istanbulluxury hotel,Wentworth Travel News' on Saturday 08 June 2019

Bill Bensley designed ROSEWOOD resort in Luang Prabang

Immerse yourself in nature - enjoy a lush forest on the banks of a gushing waterfall all with ten minutes drive of the UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Luang Prabang. On the headwaters of the Mekong river in Laos. architect, Bill Bensley, who we have written about elsewhere here,  has delivered delicious rooms ranging from riverside, to luxury hilltop tents. Each guest room is dedicated to an imaginary traveller from the early 20th, who according to Bill's fertile imagination may have stayed at the resort had it existed.      

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Another Bill Bensley creation in the Golden Triangle.

Here are some more Bill Bensley images we can't wait to show off. Luxury FOUR SEASONS camping in Thailand.   Interact with rescued elephants on the border of  Northern Thailand, Burma and Laos. Unwind in luxury tents and let the 19th century explorer's spirit play out. Just 15 tents and one 'Explorer's Lodge". Arrive with strangers, go home with friends.       Take home textiles by hill tribes, handmade silk scarves and other local handicrafts.

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Posted in ',Four Seasons,Hotel News,Wentworth Travel News' on Thursday 06 June 2019

Tented camp in Ubud

Introducing a beautiful new tented hotel in Ubud, Bali Here is one of the newest members of Leading Hotels of the World. Capella Ubud - a hideaway nestled in Ubud's rain forest between rice terraces and the Wos River. An ultra-luxurious tented camp that brings the wonders and myths of Bali's exotic past to life. Tented living has never been so glamorous! Wow!   The 'camp' was designed by legendary hotel architect Bill Bensley. The artist who has been described as "serious, inquisitive and wacky", believes that "luxury is dead". We at Wentworth agree with his view that "guests are looking for a unique experience and we know that environment and societal sustainability is a growing part of that...

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Posted in ',Leading Hotels of the World,Wentworth Travel News' on Thursday 06 June 2019

Exclusive Mediterranean cruise Italy/Croatia this July.

Mediterranean cruise aboard Seadream II Only 112 guests, 95 crew, 5 star food, inclusive fares. Just released! Phenomenal 9 day voyage July 2019. Italy/Croatia. Contact us for this and many more cruising options.

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Posted in ',exclusive cruise,Hotel News,Travel News,Wentworth Travel News' on Tuesday 04 June 2019


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