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The first Skål Club was established in Paris in 1932. It began with an invitation from several transport companies to a group of Parisian Travel Agents to present a new aircraft destined for the Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmo flight. The idea of International friendship between Tourism Professionals grew, and by early 1934 there…

Aman destinations are renowned for space and privacy. Each welcomes guests as if to the home of a close friend, instilling a sense of peace and belonging amid some of the most diverse natural and historical landscapes.It is an approach that has changed little since 1988 when the first retreat…

Belmond is a hospitality and leisure company that operates luxury hotels, train services and river cruises worldwide. The company was founded in 1976 with the acquisition of the Hotel Cipriani in Venice from the Guinness family for £900,000. It then bought what was left of the legendary Orient Express to…

Glowing a softening white gold, the setting sun heads towards the Mae Nam horizon, paving a line of warm orange light across Bophut bay toward me. A yacht sails taut, slips across the bay, returning from a day cruising the tropical waters and islands surrounding Koh Samui. Gentle waves lap…

Launched in 2007, Aqua Expeditions is a boutique luxury river and yacht cruise line with ships offering a unique brand of expedition cruising in the world’s most ecologically and culturally significant locales: the Peruvian Amazon, the Mekong river in Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as the seas of East Indonesia,…

Nestled high among the mountains in the north of Thailand, Pai is a tiny town surrounded by secluded waterfalls and hiking trails that many consider as a backpacker’s mountain paradise. Once upon a time, it was a sleepy marketplace and although the relaxed atmosphere is still present—it is not as…

When it comes to choosing paradise on earth, one thinks of several places but top of your list should definitely be the island of Palawan in the Philippines. Travel and Leisure magazine honored Palawan the title of the “World’s Best Island” for the third time in three years—and who can…

Ever wondered what life is like within the local villages of our Prachuab Kiri Khan province? Questioned how people make their living? Pondered what their daily life looks like? Recently, I had the opportunity to find answers to those questions, and I jumped at it. But more on that in…

Quite fancy being a Russian oligarch. Pootling about on my superyacht, motoring ashore for cocktails and calamari, securing pipeline deals on deck, while staff top up my drink. Trouble is, I don’t have a superyacht, there are no pipeline deals, only an ever-expanding overdraft and 27 years left on the…

Time is our most precious resource. When you’re always connected and, on the go,, your time is the one thing you can never get back. To help you save time and get privileged access to private events that money can’t buy; a luxury concierge is your perfect companion. Built from…