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Dirk Dreyer - Photo by Stephan Lemke
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin is waiting for those who want to experience the urban jungle concept in the middle of the city. I talked with Dirk Dreyer about 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin.
by Beren Dere
Yann Gillet
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
About two months ago, I met with Yann Gillet and interviewed about the Grand Hyatt São Paulo, where he has been the general manager since 2016. This time I talked with Yann Gillet about his hotel management style.
by Melisa Kaya
JW Marriott Hotel Qufu
TRAVEL - EDITORIAL
Qufu is the birthplace of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. The new hotel established by JW Marriott in Qufu became the first representative of JW Marriott in Shandong and the 16th in China.
by Melisa Kaya
The Shelbourne
TRAVEL - EDITORIAL
The Shelbourne has been welcoming its guests at the heart of Dublin since 1824. Since now, The Shelbourne will be one of the exclusive parts of the Marriott International's distinguished portfolio Autograph Collection Hotels.
by Meryem Aksoy
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Shinichi Koshikawa, General Manager of Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo
Residence - Tokyo
Arturo Zavala Haag
Hotel - Tulum
Julia Himburg, General Manager at Provocateur Berlin - Copyright Gekko Group
Hotel - Berlin
Brendan Carlin, General Manager of Cavallo Point Lodge
Hotel - San Francisco
Shoryu Ramen Manchester
Restaurant - Manchester
Chef Daniel Rueda - Restaurante TAPEO
Restaurant - Barcelona
Raul Palomo Marugan, General Manager at nhow Berlin
Hotel - Berlin
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Ric Nicholson
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
Some cities are special because they have their own silhouettes that let you understand what the city is when you see them. With unique structures in the city, Seattle is one of those special cities that you can easily recognize. I talked to Ric Nicholson about Warwick Seattle, which is part of the skyline of this special city.
by Melisa Kaya
Cisco Tschurtschenthaler and George Gorrow
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
The Slow offers guests the opportunity to make a holiday intertwined with the art even without the need to step out of the hotel. George Gorrow and his wife Cisco came up with the idea of a hotel concept that combines art and accommodation, and they did it. I talked with George Gorrow about The Slow.
by Melisa Kaya
Don Barnett
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
The historic building, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago for almost 100 years, has been hosting LondonHouse Chicago in all its glory since 2016. I talked with Don Barnett about LondonHouse Chicago.
by Melisa Kaya
Restaurants
Chef Paolo Gallotti
LIFESTYLE - INTERVIEW
We love to experience new cuisines and taste new dishes and delicacies. We like some of them and we want to eat it again, but we do not even prefer to taste some of them again. However, Italian cuisine has a special place, everyone loves Italian tastes. I talked to Chef Paolo Gallotti about his career and Vero Italian.
by Meryem Aksoy
Johanneke van Iwaarden
LIFESTYLE - INTERVIEW
Restaurant BREDA was founded in Amsterdam by three friends, Johanneke van Iwaarden, Guillaume de Beer, and Freek van Noortwijk, who grew up in BREDA. I talked with Johanneke van Iwaarden about Restaurant BREDA.
by Meryem Aksoy
Zoya de Frias Lakhany
LIFESTYLE - INTERVIEW
The gastronomic diversity of a city is shaped by the presence of restaurants that represent the cuisines of other countries. Since 2016, Zoya has been representing Pan-African sub-Saharan cuisine, with its own restaurant Le Virunga, in Montreal. I talked with Zoya de Frias Lakhany about Le Virunga.
by Meryem Aksoy
Destinations
School photo Anne Frank, Montessori school Amsterdam, December 1940 - Photo collection Anne Frank House, Amsterdam
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
Anne Frank House is one of the few museums that contains the most important values and meanings for the Humanity. I had the opportunity to interview Annemarie Bekker about Anne Frank House and the heritage of Anne Frank.
by Meryem Aksoy
Harbin Ice-Snow World
TRAVEL - NEWS
It is also known as one of the world's four major snow festivals with the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, the Quebec Winter Carnival in Canada and the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Norway.
Source : The Information Office of Harbin Municipality
A new Sesame Street-themed land at SeaWorld Orlando is scheduled to open in spring 2019, complete with the iconic neighborhood, exciting rides, a parade and more.
TRAVEL - NEWS
From Star Wars to Sesame Street, Orlando welcomes new immersive experiences for families and fanatics of all ages.
Source : Visit Orlando
Cruises
A steel cutting ceremony was held in Finland today for Carnival Cruise Line’s new 180,000-ton ship, the line’s largest vessel to date and the first to be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas, part of the company’s green cruising platform.
TRAVEL - COMPANY NEWS
Line Also Unveils Ship's Dramatic New Hull Design And Livery That Pays Homage to Company's Legacy as America's Cruise Line
Source : Carnival Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
TRAVEL - COMPANY NEWS
New Drinks Developed in Collaboration with Master Mixologist Rob Floyd
Source : Princess Cruises
Designed and built to deliver an unforgettable vacation experience for all guests, the first in the Quantum Ultra Class of ships – Spectrum of the Seas – will boast the cruise line’s first private enclave for suite guests, innovative dining concepts, and stunning features and experiences – many of which have never before been seen at sea. Accommodating 4,246 guests at double occupancy, she will be the largest and most expensive ship in Asia when she sails from Shanghai,...
TRAVEL - COMPANY NEWS
With Newest, Largest and Most Expensive Ship in Asia, Cruise Line to Offer Exciting, New Itineraries in the Region for 2019
Source : Royal Caribbean International
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W Atlanta - Midtown
TRAVEL - EDITORIAL
W Atlanta - Midtown has been renovated from top to bottom, and one of the largest W Hotels continues to welcome its guests with its new floral concept.
by Beren Dere
The renovation of The Whitley began in the Fall 2018 and is planned to be completed very soon. The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, will reopen its doors in June 2019.
Qufu is the birthplace of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. The new hotel established by JW Marriott in Qufu became the first representative of JW Marriott in Shandong and the 16th in China.
The Shelbourne has been welcoming its guests at the heart of Dublin since 1824. Since now, The Shelbourne will be one of the exclusive parts of the Marriott International's distinguished portfolio Autograph Collection Hotels.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts expands its Trademark Collection to Latin America with Costa Blu Beach Resort located on Ambergris Caye, Belize.
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Sondergut Roll-up Travel Games
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
In order to learn more about this story and travel games, I asked Chris Wootten, Co-Founder and CEO of Pitkin Stearns, about Sondergut.
by Beren Dere
Atul Pratap Chauhan
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
Atul Pratap Chauhan is Delhi and Mumbai based Interior, Hotel, Architecture and Food Photographer. In 2007, his life changed after met with a photographer who has worked for Conde Nast Traveller. I talked to Atul Pratap Chauhan about his career and the importance of photography in architecture and hotel industry.
by Melisa Kaya
Raul Palomo Marugan, General Manager at nhow Berlin
TRAVEL - INTERVIEW
The first fully musical hotel in Europe, the award-winning venue for business events and the spectacular designer hotel that carries the signature look of star designer Karim Rashid. nhow Berlin is the place that you would like to be.
by Beren Dere
Editors' Picks

25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin is waiting for those who want to experience the urban jungle concept in the middle of the city. I talked with Dirk Dreyer about 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin.
by Beren Dere
About two months ago, I met with Yann Gillet and interviewed about the Grand Hyatt São Paulo, where he has been the general manager since 2016. This time I talked with Yann Gillet about his hotel management style.
by Melisa Kaya
The historic building, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago for almost 100 years, has been hosting LondonHouse Chicago in all its glory since 2016. I talked with Don Barnett about LondonHouse Chicago.
by Melisa Kaya
TUVE is an Art Boutique Hotel in Hong Kong. Inspired by a hidden lake in Sweden, this hotel is located in the authentic Tin Hau area, home to the Tin Hau Temple, adorned with Hong Kong culture and history. TUVE offers two different experiences to its guests with its contemporary design in the region where Hong Kong culture can be experienced closely. I talked with Marina Tsang about TUVE and Hong Kong.
by Melisa Kaya
Every guest staying at the hotel wants to feel special. One of the most important departments in a hotel that can provide this is Concierge. It is the department that the guest can get support in all kinds of matters from reaching the conference hall in time, to choosing the right restaurant or city tour. I talked with Aria Oh, Concierge Manager, about Amanti Hotel Seoul and their services.
by Melisa Kaya
São Paulo is the most populous city in South America and it is the industrial and financial center of Brazil. This makes it one of the most important cities for business travellers. Grand Hyatt São Paulo is one of the leading actors of this city, which hosts both leisure and business travellers. I talked with Yann Gillet about Grand Hyatt São Paulo.
by Melisa Kaya
Some cities are special because they have their own silhouettes that let you understand what the city is when you see them. With unique structures in the city, Seattle is one of those special cities that you can easily recognize. I talked to Ric Nicholson about Warwick Seattle, which is part of the skyline of this special city.
by Melisa Kaya
Mykonos is an Aegean island known for its cobblestone roads, white buildings, unique beaches, and vibrant nightlife. We would like to stay at a hotel where we can experience all these features while on holiday on this beautiful island. I spoke with Pavlos Psychogios about Branco Mykonos, located on the beach of Platis Gialos and offering the privileges of Mykonos.
by Melisa Kaya
When we start making holiday plans, we look at cities and hotels from all over the world. But the idea of ​​vacationing in the middle of the Amazon does not even come to our minds. Interesting but this is really possible. Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica is located in the Amazon rainforest of Southern Peru. I talked with Percy Ccopa about Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica.
by Melisa Kaya
You have decided to go to Belgrade but you want to experience a different stay. Located on the shore of the Danube River, Boatel Charlie is a different alternative for those who want to collect memories in Belgrade while nestling with nature. I talked to Aleksandar Cvetanovic about Boatel Charlie.
by Melisa Kaya
It is not difficult to understand why tourists who go on holiday in Mykonos continue to come here again and again. A peaceful white island where you can find three treasures together, Sea, Sun, and Sand. Bay Bees Sea View Suites & Homes has been welcoming its guests at since 2015 as part of this island. I talked with George Sotiropoulos about Bay Bees Sea View Suites & Homes.
by Melisa Kaya
Each city has its own mysteries, but even if you have visited many of them once, you don't need to put these cities on your trip plan again. But there are cities like Paris, even if you have visited ten times, you plan your eleventh visit before leaving there. I talked to Nicolas Gerschel about Hôtel La Nouvelle République and Paris.
by Melisa Kaya
The historic building, which was built in 1929 and hosted many important meetings behind closed doors, is now home to the SAINT TEN Hotel. It offers a different experience to its guests every time with unique rooms, each of which is designed without distorting the historical structure. I talked to Sara Simovic about SAINT TEN Hotel, Belgrade.
by Melisa Kaya
The Slow offers guests the opportunity to make a holiday intertwined with the art even without the need to step out of the hotel. George Gorrow and his wife Cisco came up with the idea of a hotel concept that combines art and accommodation, and they did it. I talked with George Gorrow about The Slow.
by Melisa Kaya
With its beautiful canal houses, Amsterdam always has a different place in the heart of tourists. The combination of canals, bridges, museums, and different cultures makes it different. Sir Albert Hotel is also part of this unique city. I talked with Sophie Huisman about Sir Albert Hotel and Amsterdam.
by Melisa Kaya
Amsterdam is a city adorned with canals, and one of the most famous is Keizersgracht. The Dylan Amsterdam is located on this prestigious canal and offers both the comfort of a five-star boutique hotel and a Michelin-starred restaurant experience together. I talked with Robbert van Rijsbergen about The Dylan Amsterdam.
by Melisa Kaya
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, you want to feel the historic texture if you go to Florence. Rodo Hotel Fashion Delight offers this privilege to you in the Ancient Tower built in the 11th century. I talked with Beata Korbut about Rodo Hotel Fashion Delight and Florence.
by Melisa Kaya
Tulum is one of the most popular tourist attractions, with its natural beauties, being home to Mayan ruins, and shopping & entertainment experiences that you can live in there. Tata Tulum is located in the middle of all these features. I talked Mario Ochoa about Tata Tulum.
by Melisa Kaya
Carrying a name that has a historical significance and heritage brings responsibility. In this case, Hotel EMC2 and the Albert have accepted responsibility for making what has not been done before and for providing unforeseen experiences. I talked to Mark Shouger about Hotel EMC2 and its concept.
by Melisa Kaya
From the first moment you step into Mykonos, the Aegean Sea, the cobblestone streets and the white painted houses tell you hello. Since 2006, Rocabella Mykonos welcomes its guests as part of this Aegean island. I talked with Vasia Theochari about Rocabella Mykonos Hotel.
by Melisa Kaya
Seeing the design of The Godfrey Hotel Chicago building is enough to understand the different experiences that it offers. Its location, interior design, and I|O Rooftop Lounge​ are also integral parts of this experience. I talked with Sandi Robinson about The Godfrey Hotel Chicago.
by Melisa Kaya
Mykonos, formerly a fishing island, is one of the most famous islands in the Aegean Sea. Now hosts celebrities from all around the world in its sunny summers. I talked to Stella Andronikou about Ostraco Suites and Mykonos.
by Melisa Kaya
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