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Celebrations at IMG Worlds of Adventure

 

IMG Worlds of Adventure, which is owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed by IMG Worlds made history by being the world’s largest indoor theme park when it opened its doors on August 31, 2016. Having welcomed millions of guests to the park over the last year both local and international, with tourist numbers surpassing residents, IMG Worlds continues to support the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai of attracting 20 million visitors per year by 2020. A key factor in helping support this vision will be to continue to drive traffic to the park from the IMG World’s key source markets such as India, China, Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Sarovar Hotels & Resorts Signs a New Hotel in Jhansi

 
  Sarovar Group of Hotels & Resorts

At a sensational affair last recently, Sofitel Mumbai BKC hosted an exclusive fashion Sunday brunch in association with the leading designer label Karleo. The event featured a new summer/resort collection, ‘Noir Love’ that showcased a spectacular compilation of designer wedding gowns and evening dresses. The 24-hour dining outlet was transformed into a fashion runway as it presented a preview of the new collection. With various socialites & personalities from the glamour world, the afternoon was celebrated with much fanfare and elan.

Staywell is First Park Regis in Gujarat

 
  Park Regis, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, launches ‘The Art of Weddings’, a campaign created exclusively for the India market. Building on the brand’s global ‘Something Blu, A Wedding of a Kind’ concept, the initiative will run across all of India’s 34 Radisson Blu hotels. Aimed at establishing the upper-upscale brand as the venue of choice for weddings and bridal related events, ‘The Art of Weddings’ is targeted at new age Indian couples and brings together the finest names in wedding services for a truly elegant, stylish and sophisticated wedding experience. Special privileges such as food and beverage discounts and a bonus of 25,000 Club CarlsonSM Gold Points will be extended to all wedding bookings made at Radisson Blu hotels across India during the campaign period.

Portuguese Mansion Restored

 
  Portuguese Mansion

Heritage listed Portuguese Mansion built in 1879 was recently renovated into a high end boutique hotel in Panjim in the centre of Goa.Jonathan Fernandes, the New York based architect and Belgian born,renowned interior designer Isla Van Damme (aka Loulou), wove their magic wand to transform this place from its dilapidated state to its former glory.
The hotel has 9 elegantly appointed rooms. Each room is uniquely designed keeping the old Portuguese feel, with Loulou exploiting the intrinsic beauty of the little nooks, and lofts that are scattered throughout the mansion. Jonathan and Loulou have kept the old world elegance and mixed it with a splash of new and modern amenities to create a luxurious home away from home.

THE MAKING OF ALILA FORT BISHANGARH
From Warrior Fort to Luxury Resort: Rebuilding the Past for the Future

 
  Alila Fort, Bishangarh, Rajasthan

Perched on top of a granite hillock in the midst of a vast expanse of the Aravalli Range, surrounded by hills dotted with havelis, villages and temples, Alila Fort Bishangarh is the result of the adaptive reuse of a 230-year-old warrior fort into one of India’s most unique heritage properties.

Adaptive reuse offers a sustainable option for the reclamation of heritage sites, an inspiring way to preserve and revive an existing building by merging its traditional ideals with modern culture, usage, design techniques and ideas.

WelcomHotel Bella Vista

 
  Vivek Khanna, GM, Bella Vista

The Region’s most romantic Boutique Spa Hotel, with 8 rejuvenating plunge pools, 15 invigorating Jacuzzis and spectacular mountain views, WelcomHotel Bella Vista believes a great hotel must be different. It believes that a great hotel isn’t just how you feel about a place. It’s how you feel about yourself when you are in that place.
This awesome Boutique Spa Hotel offers a spectacular view of the lofty Himalaya ranges along with an easy access to all that the lively and youthful cities of Panchkula and Chandigarh have to offer is an ideal tourist destination. A real treat for both a business and leisure traveler - the hotel offers a gateway to the tricities which are a rare personification of modernization co-existing with nature’s preservation, innumerable open green spaces, parks, clean pure oxygen with pleasant weather in the beautiful city center of Panchkula.

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