Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson

Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson  |  Baie Longue, Saint Martin  |  Known as the “Father of Caribbean Impressionism” this humble gentleman, born to a family whose French Caribbean heritage dates back to the 1700’s on the island of St. Martin, Mr. Richardson has recorded his culture over the past forty years with his paintbrush and palette. He paints pictures “en plein air”, working in the field, always from a living subject.  Continue reading Enlightening session with Sir Roland Richardson

Mainport Hotel sets course for Rotterdam

Mainport Hotel sets course for Rotterdam  |  by Design Hotels  |   With an envy-inducing location on the inner harbor, Rotterdam is about to get a new landmark: Mainport, Design Hotels™’ first member hotel in Europe’s largest port city. Wide glass windows wrap around the 215-room waterfront building shaped by MAS Architectuur allowing guests to see and feel the vibrancy of the harbor and see the famous cable-stayed Erasmus Bridge. Owner Karin Geurts enlisted the help of designer Feran Thomassen to create five-star interiors that make subtle nods to far-flung places, without forgetting that Rotterdam is the hotel’s ‘main’ port.

 

Wellness will be a recurring theme at Mainport and many of the rooms have facilities usually reserved for hotel spas, like oversized hot tubs with views across the city, or private Finnish saunas. And if that wasn’t enough, Spa Heaven situated on the eighth floor will invite guests to experience the sultry Turkish steam room and rejuvenating hamam complex. Guests can opt to arrive by water-taxi at Mainport’s private dock, where its quayside restaurant Down Under fuses flavors from around the world. Stay tuned for more details! Opening May 2013. www.mainporthotel.com / CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends

 

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Customer Feedback Heitor Drapier enjoying Thailand

Customer Feedback Heitor Drapier enjoying Thailand  |  Customer Feedback |   It makes me so happy when I receive this messages from either my followers or clients. Heitor and his long time partner chose Thailand as their Christmas and New Years Holidays destination, visiting Bangkok and Phuket. I was more than happy to assist them and pass all the info I was able to gather during my two month stay in Amazing Thailand. Experiential Travel at its best, this is the new and only way to travel, by the hand of experts. Special thanks to everyone at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and in particular to the Public Relations team. Sipim, you are the best.Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com

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Mate and Carlos Melia on the Stands Worldwide

20111225-134916.jpg Mate and Carlos Melia on the Stands Worldwide | Mate Magazine | Like I regulary do, I was browsing around the magazine stands this morning, one of my hobbies, and I was happy to see the Fall Issue of Mate Magazine and my full page contribution on FYI Travel by Carlos Melia. Mate is among the TOP European LGBT publications with base in the Netherlands and global distribution. Continue reading Mate and Carlos Melia on the Stands Worldwide