Amanresorts is coming to Portugal, according to a recent piece from Reuters. The hospitality group’s first property on the Iberian peninsula will anchor a $121 million luxury resort project on the Alentejo coast, south of Lisbon. The project constitutes Portugal’s biggest tourism investment in a decade and marks a concerted effort to lure [...]
Singapore-based Amanresorts debuts its first Italian property when Aman Canal Grande opens June 1 in Venice, housed within an expansive 16th-century palazzo that fronts the Grand Canal near the Rialto Bridge in the San Polo district, one of the oldest parts of the city. Originally commissioned by the Coccina family of Bergamo and designed [...]
At the end of last year, it was announced that the founder of Amanresorts, Adrian Zecha, had bought back the company from its Indian owners, DLF Ltd., for approximately $300 million. The fact that Zecha is once again fully in control is reassuring for those of us who have enjoyed some of the happiest times [...]
According to Reuters, the Indian property conglomerate DLF will sell the Amanresorts resort chain back to its founder, Adrian Zecha, for roughly $300 million. The deal does not include the Aman property in New Delhi and is expected to be completed by the end of February. Previous potential buyers reportedly included Qatar Investment [...]
Most travelers visit the miraculously unspoiled Kingdom of Bhutan for its vibrant culture and remarkable Himalayan landscapes dotted with fortified monasteries. This mountainous country about the size of Switzerland is one of the last places on the planet where residents (by law) wear traditional clothing and where all new buildings are constructed in the [...]
Amanzoe, Amanresorts’ third Mediterranean property (after Aman Sveti Stefan in Montenegro and Amanruya in Bodrum, Turkey), is set to open next month. The resort is situated on the east coast of the Peloponnese, a 10-minute drive from the seaport town of Porto Heli. Featuring 38 pavilions with private pools, the hilltop resort is surrounded [...]
Highlights from Andrew Harper’s twitter feed @HarperTravel: Jao Camp reopens: http://goo.gl/XHHJN Small Luxury Hotels reports over 150,000 members: http://ow.ly/aI50b “Paris in Strides” – a wonderful new multimedia feature from Lexus based on the new Andrew Harper Paris App: http://goo.gl/MhBEA Extraordinary slideshow of South Africa’s Bushman’s Kloof: http://goo.gl/MeKla Ritz Carlton to earn 20% of its revenue from Middle [...]
Amanresorts has just added a luxurious new vessel to its small Indonesian fleet based on the island of Moyo, a nature reserve east of Bali. Amanikan is a custom-built, 105-foot coastal cruiser that fuses the romance of traditional spice trading vessels with the comfort of modern amenities. Its three expansive, above-deck cabins make it ideal for small groups and families.