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Borgo Egnazia extends wellness experience with ‘Happiness at Home’ concept

Luxury Italian retreat Borgo Egnazia has refreshed its happiness break to start at home before arrival in Puglia. Although Borgo Egnazia has reopened to guests, its popular Happiness Break has been updated to begin at home, with a new set of pre-arrival digital consultations and classes. Borgo Egnazia’s therapists have created a new phase to their successful wellness journey which aims to create balance and increased happiness through three principles: community and social interaction, a balanced healthy diet and physical activity. ‘Happiness at Home’ is a new phase designed for each guest which...

Le Grand Bellevue refines luxury experiences for reopening

Luxury Swiss retreat Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad, has refined its curated guest experiences –  from hiking to wild swimming, mountain top yoga to al fresco private dining plus new health and safety protocols – for its reopening on 3 July. The property has implemented rigorous new health and safety protocol to ensure both guests and staff feel protected and supported throughout their stay, for example: providing hygiene kits for guests, daily temperature checks on arrival for all staff, high-tech cleaning methods and extra protective equipment for staff....

Malta’s Westin Dragonara Resort completes major renovation

The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta unveiled a chic new look when it reopened on 1 July following the completion of a €40 million makeover. Standing apart on a natural peninsula fringed by the sea, The Westin Dragonara Resort is located in the Mediterranean island’s seaside resort of St. Julian’s. Conceptualised by London based interior designer, Lynne Hunt, the newly renovated guest rooms offer a light and airy design. Taking inspiration from the location and the hotel’s passion for wellbeing, all design details champion...

In Conversation With… Elliott Grant & Joe O’Connell on launching an agency amidst a global pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has created challenging market conditions and an uncertain business outlook for events agencies across the globe. But that hasn’t stopped inVOYAGERs Elliott Grant and Joe O’Connell from launching a boutique events agency. Elliott is currently President of the SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) GB Chapter and has previously held roles at agencies including Black Tomato and Top Banana, while Joe has worked for a number of well-known agencies including OrangeDoor, First Event and Reed & Mackay. We caught up with...

Nobu Hotel Warsaw to open this summer

Nobu Hotel Warsaw will open its doors on 3 August, representing the first hotel in Poland for Robert De Niro and celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s luxury lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality. Situated on Wilcza Street, the creative hub of the city, and a stone’s throw away from the Old Town, Nobu Hotel Warsaw is surrounded by a vibrant urban scene full of trendy wine bars, independent shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants. The hotel will have 117 sleek and spacious rooms, meeting and event spaces, an expansive fitness centre and an...

Rosewood adds iconic Le Guanahani resort to portfolio

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is set to make its debut on the dreamy Caribbean island of St. Barth next Spring. The luxury brand has been appointed to manage Le Guanahani, the iconic St. Barth retreat that has been closed since it was damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth will reopen in Spring 2021 following a property-wide rebuild and refurbishment. The property’s new look will evoke the rich and authentic French Caribbean heritage of the island with its...

In Conversation With… Egg Events’ Angélique Eriksen on managing the crisis from a global perspective

The Covid-19 crisis has created enormous challenges for event agencies across the globe, particularly those operating in multiple territories, each of which is at different stages of the pandemic and subject to differing lockdown restrictions. We caught up with inVOYAGER Angélique Eriksen, founder and CEO of Egg Events, which has offices in France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Dubai and the US, on how she's found managing this crisis from a global perspective and the future outlook for events... When we spoke...

DMC Showcase – A stunning Singapore showcase

Our latest DMC Showcase shines the spotlight on a stunning farewell showcase in Singapore, created by Destination Asia Singapore... The Brief Destination Asia (DA) Singapore was engaged by one of the largest European insurance companies, a leading provider of property, health and life insurance, to organise a farewell evening which was to be the highlight of its conference programme and showcase the destination. The client has been organising this conference annually for its agents for more than 75 years, and it is the highest possible...

Green Route Africa to offer virtual safari experiences

Green Route Africa is planning to offer a series of virtual experiences to clients following the success of a Zoom safari the DMC recently hosted for a group of UK agents in partnership with Shamwari Game Reserve and Just The Letter B, it's UK representative for the MICE market. Kerry Roos, managing director at Green Route, said: “We have avoided doing Zoom product presentations during lockdown. Being in Africa is a feeling, and we wanted to give people a feeling...