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Friday 17
February 2017
LATTE Luxury News Volume 255
The mysterious wildlife of Madagascar: chameleons, lemurs and the haunting song of the indri
Signature Luxury Travel & Style explores how we can help preserve the magic of this elusive Indian Ocean island by supporting its ecotourism industry.
Uncover the mystery
Earn Qantas Points on A&K’s Hosted Small Group Journeys
Clients booking any Hosted Small Group Journey of seven nights or more before 31 August 2017 for travel anytime can now earn 1 Qantas Point per dollar spent.
Start earning
Hong Kong through the eyes
of locals
The new global marketing campaign titled ‘Best of All, It’s in Hong Kong’ has been launched in Australia.
Read more
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to launch ‘Turbo Track’
The new, heart-pounding roller coaster gives riders a taste of being a Ferrari test driver and is set to open at the end of March.
Rev your engines
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts In Changsha
Crown Hotels harnesses growing MICE market
Songbei Shangri-La, Harbin opens its doors
Which resort brand is celebrating 50 years of the overwater bungalow?
One Bora Bora retreat is celebrating the 50th anniversary of overwater accommodation, first built in French Polynesia in 1967.
A golden anniversary
The Maldives’ newest adult sanctuary
Grand Hotel Kronenhof unveils new rooms
A new skyline icon for Cape Town
Amatara Wellness Resort's new health programme
The Thai escape has joined with Bangkok Hospital Phuket’s Brain Health Institute to realise a world first in integrative health care.
Brain happy
Discover Ancient Sicily with the experts
Travellers seeking to delve deeper into the history of Sicily can uncover the ancient island’s past and its culture on a 14-day adventure with cultural tour specialist Peter Sommer Travels in May.
See Sicily
What exactly is Belmond’s ‘Rolling Canvas’?
Watch the video to learn all about the Eastern & Oriental Express’ new artistic initiative on the rails and the significance of ‘The Koi Pond’.
Art aboard
Even more seats on Cathay Pacific
The Hong Kong-based airline announced plans to increase capacity into Sydney with the introduction of a third daily Boeing 777-300ER.
When do the new flights start?
SeaDream your way into the French Riviera
The boutique SeaDream II sets sail across the western Mediterranean coast this April, from Málaga to Monaco.
Where else will she call?
Oceania Cruises delves into one of the world’s hottest destinations
Oceania Cruises announced a series of journeys this in-demand destination in November and December 2017, and a host of exclusive on-shore excursions.
Where is she cruising?
Who is behind Honolulu's most sought-after new restaurant?
From the local inspired dishes and cocktails to the world-class vibrancy of Ward Village, thanks to this new addition, Hawaii’s dining and entertaining scene just reached a new level of sophistication.
Hawaiian fusion
Luxury in London
In a city known for its pomp and ceremony as much as its street cred it is surprising that so many top hotels welcome families with open arms.
Hop over the pond
Wow, what a wonderful Koh Samui Escape!
Mary Gostelow writes the monthly Gostelow Report market intelligence newsletter, a weekly column for HOTELS, and the daily travelogue. Here, she visits W Escape Koh Samui.
The W factor
ASIA DMC to unveil ‘Spirit Of Travel’ at ITB Berlin
The regional tour operator is preparing to roll out its new unique brand of luxury tailor-made travel experiences to global buyers at ITB in Berlin, Germany.
What’s in store?

Melbourne, Australia
21— 22 February 2017

  ILTM Japan
Tokyo, Japan
27 February — 1 March
World Travel Market Latin America
São Paulo, Brazil
4 – 6 April 2017
  ILTM Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
21 — 23 April 2017
Click here for further upcoming events
Business Insider
Take a look inside 10 of the most luxurious superyachts
Yachts Miami Beach began on Thursday and runs until 20 February. The in-water yacht display will cover nearly 111,500 square metres of space. Business Insider rounded up the 10 most impressive luxury yachts coming to this year’s show.
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