The original icon of the rails, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe, unveils December journeys for the first time ever. The distinct midnight-blue carriages will glide through some of Europe’s most picturesque winterscapes as it whisks guests away for a journey of a lifetime to Florence, Paris, Venice and Vienna. Writing a new chapter in […]
Ca’ Di Dio, Venice Opens
There is no better time to visit Venice. Cruise ships are now banned from entering the lagoon and 2021 marks the 1600th anniversary of the Foundation of Venice. Right on cue, in steps Ca’ di Dio, Venice’s most exciting addition for 2021. The Patricia Urquiola-designed hotel is set in a building with it’s own fascinating […]
Geraldine Dobey joins Mandarin Oriental, Paris as General Manager and Area Vice President Operations.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has appointed Geraldine Dobey as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Paris. The appointment welcomes Geraldine’s return to the Group as she was previously part of the leadership team at the Group’s Geneva property. Geraldine will also oversee the operations of Mandarin Oriental, Geneva and Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech. Originally from Ireland, Geraldine […]
Oscars 2021: Two EU-supported films won the famous awards
Photo: Freepik The winners of this year’s edition of the Oscars were announced on 25 April during the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, with two films co-funded by the EU winning three awards. ‘The Father’ by Florian Zeller took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay by Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton, as well as Best […]