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Belmond’s Road to Mandalay

The Belmond Company was established in 1976 when American James B. Sherwood purchased the legendary Hotel Cipriani on the island of Giudecca in Venice, northern Italy. Long considered one of the leading luxury hotels of the world, its room rates begin at USD $1,400 per night. Today the Company’s collection…

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The Battle For Bragging Rights Heats Up In The World Of Private Jets

Flying high on a private jet is the ultimate height of luxury. However, some jets are much more fabulous than others. Gulfstream, a division of General Dynamics, has always taken the crown in the jet industry, as the symbol of status among the world’s wealthiest. Leaving aside VIP versions of…

Places
Sri Lanka Named Top Destination In The World

Celebrating 70 years of independence, Sri Lanka has just been named Lonely Planet’s Top Destination for 2019. With untouched golden beaches to discover, a kaleidoscopic landscape and its eclectic mix of different religions and cultures, Sri Lanka is finally coming on to its own. “Already notable to intrepid travellers for…

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Riding The World’s Most Luxurious Rails

Luxury train travel, where getting there is more pleasurable than reaching your destination, is gaining in popularity. Japan’s famous luxury train Seven Stars is in such demand that prospective riders must enter a lottery. Winners are then invited to purchase their place on an upcoming itinerary. The Seven Stars offers…