Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel

Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand

Step back in time to a world of 18th century aristocracy and elegance at the InterContinental Bordeaux — Le Grand Hotel, housed in an imposing, historic 1776 limestone building. This heritage hotel occupies prime real estate on Bordeaux’s main square, Place de la Comédie, facing the Grand Théâtre Opera House and in the heart of Bordeaux’s golden triangle, among high-end boutiques and world-class restaurants. Refurbished by ace French Architect and Designer Jacques Garcia to luxe modern standards while retaining its 18th century splendor, the hotel offers 130 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites with exquisitely vibrant period interiors. Also, on tap is a decadently Romanesque spa, divine 2 Michelin star restaurant by renowned culinary impresario Gordon Ramsay, and an uber trendy rooftop lounge complete with jacuzzi and panoramic views of the Bordeaux skyline. If you want to experience Bordeaux like royalty, this is the place to stay.

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Raffles Dubai

Raffles Dubai

The distinctive Egyptian themed, pyramid-shaped Raffles Dubai merges Asian style with an Egyptian aesthetic and is a prominent landmark in Dubai since 2007. This stunning hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the city a mere 10 minutes from Dubai International Airport and close to the major shopping, cultural and business districts with easy access to the Dubai metro. This award-winning hotel is consistently ranked as the number 1 luxury property in Dubai as per Trip Advisor in no small part due to its sophisticated style, exemplary hospitality and impeccable service from its highly trained staff, which are probably the finest in Dubai. Beginning at 70 sqm, its 252 rooms and suites are amongst some of the largest, most comfortable and elegant in the city, with spacious balconies offering stunning views of Dubai’s skyline. While this hugely successful hotel remains a magnet for business travelers, given its huge array of gastronomic dining options, lush rooftop gardens, chic outdoor pool complex and exceptional spa, it is also a perfect residential sanctuary for families and leisure travelers looking to unwind in a convenient city center location.

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Intercontinental Paris Le Grand

Intercontinental paris le grand hotel

Although not officially classified as a “Palace Hotel”, this opulent and ornate property offers quintessential Paris grandeur and is no doubt one of the Grande Dames of Parisian luxury hotels. Proudly occupying a full city block in the most prime location in the heart of Paris, The InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hôtel faces the legendary Place de l’Opéra and is a short walk from the famous Place Vendôme and the iconic Galeries Lafayette department stores.

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Conrad Osaka

Conrad Osaka Atrium

This polished and sleek “address in the sky” is an oasis of luxury perched high above Osaka’s bustling Nakanoshima neighborhood, between the Dojima and Tosabori rivers. As soon as you step into the lobby, you are greeted by some of Osaka’s most spectacular river and city views from all the public areas and rooms.

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Conrad Tokyo

Conrad Tokyo exterior

Conrad Tokyo is a 290 room, sleek and upscale high-rise hotel with panoramic views over Hamarikyu Gardens and Tokyo Bay, and part of an ultra-modern office and shopping complex. Since its opening in 2005, its winning combination of modern contemporary design

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Grand Hyatt Tokyo

Grand Hyatt hotel Tokyo french kitchen patio

The imposing 387 room Grand Hyatt is an institution in Tokyo, the stylish occupant of the glitzy Roppongi Hills, a multi-billion dollar, upmarket shopping and dining development. The luxury hotel has been a part of the city’s fabric since 2003, loved by locals and visitors for its location and wide array of world class restaurants and bars. It’s also a popular destination for high society weddings and MICE business, with 15 event facilities spread out over 2800 sqm.

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PIWOSA media wine tasting and dinner

Paul Cluver Wine Estate

Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa (PIWOSA) is a collective of family owned, like minded, premium, independent wine producers of South Africa’s Western Cape, dedicated to the highest quality production of boutique wines. With innovative programs and events, they shine the spotlight on the flourishing premium South African category for local and global wine lovers.

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Swire Women of Wine Festival

Swire women of wine festival opening ceremony

Debra Meiburg MW said, “Wow, what an event! This was serious girl power and grapes all blended together in the most fabulous way. Along with celebrating International Women’s Day and the achievements of our leading ladies in wine, business and a cross-section of major fields, we wanted to bring together the city’s female wine importers with a large gathering of professional and lifestyle savvy women interested to know more about wine.

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