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Art in Luxury Hotels: beyond the décor

Text by Elena Taboada, Director of Southern Europe, Mason Rose It has been a while since the time when the ruling families of Italy used art in the 15th century to depict their power; to convey a particular message and to persuade. However, the concept itself still remains alive nowadays, not only in its most extreme version as propaganda, but also in a more positive

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A Quinta da Auga Hotel Spa Relais&Châteaux

A Quinta da Auga Hotel Spa Relais&Châteaux 0 /10 Our Score With Spain preparing to welcome visitors back to its sunny shores once again, this summer presents the perfect opportunity to delve deeper among the country’s lesser known regions and uncover some of its best kept secrets, starting with the historic hub of Santiago de Compostela. The capital of Spain’s north western corner of Galicia,

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Joali Maldives: Empowering Female, philanthropy and eco-art

Joali is the Maldives’ first luxury and only art resort, eco-inspired with immersive pieces. 0 /10 Our Score Joali is a castaway paradise surrounded by uninhabited islands while just 45 minutes away from Male by seaplane. The Maldives’ first and only art resort, Joali’s focus on sustainability is reflected in its trail of eco-inspired artworks by up-and-coming international designers, including a giant Manta ray treehouse

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Conservatorium Hotel, Amsterdam

The most beautiful and impressive hotel in Amsterdam 0 /10 Our Score In our opinion, the Conservatorium is one of the most beautiful and impressive hotels in Amsterdam; It is located in the former building previously occupied by the city’s Sweelinck Music Conservatorium which was also, originally built as the Rijkspostspaar bank at the end of the 19th century; the building was conceived by the

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Grantley Hall

It opened its doors last summer and became an overnight sensation for guests searching for a haven of peace amidst nature and tranquillity that only Yorkshire can offer. Grantley Hall is located in the heart of Yorkshire, just ten minutes west of Ripon. It is a sprawling, 17th century property built by the first Baron Grantley and was a favoured holiday residence of the English

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Janeiro: Front-ocean sustainable luxury

Right next to the Atlantic Ocean, but far from the bustling beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana that define the second most populous city of Brazil, stands the Janeiro Hotel, the last offering of the artist, doctor, fashion designer and philanthropist Oskar Metsavaht. A project that mixes luxury, simplicity and technology and that follows the values of Sustainable Luxury, a philosophy that Metsavaht developed even before

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Santa Eulalia: Creating Barcelona´s luxury trends

What once began as a haute couture workshop has now become a real eye-catcher when it comes to luxury. This space located in the heart of Paseo de Gracia, one of the most luxurious avenues in the city of Barcelona, is currently one of the most influential shops in the market at an international level. This boutique is formed in almost 2000 square meters and

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Travel Tips: Save more in the most fashionable way

The internet is full of neat travel tips, but what about making the most of your money? The travel experts at Revolut know the money issues that travellers normally stress about or trip up on. They’ve compiled a list of top travel tips to help you make the most of your money when you’re travelling abroad. 1. Never exchange currency before you go, or at

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Torel 1884

In February this year, the Torel Group opened the doors to its latest hotel venture. A boutique hotel with a history and a design that are worth discovering before paying it a visit.  Located right in the centre of Porto, a few metres away from renowned Avenida dos Aliados and the riverside quarter of the Ribeira. Torel 1884 is comprised of two buildings—a magnificent 19th-century

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