Monthly Archives: March 2018

This surreal hotel is not too far in the future

In a joint project between Innovation Imperative, an architectural practice in London established in 2000, and engineers from Canadian firm WSP, plans are set for a fascinating new hotel with a modular set-up comprised of concrete pods. Although the location of the project is yet to be finalised, its architecture is designed to be adaptable for anywhere around… Read More »

Roberto Cavalli: From Luxury Fashion To Hospitality Business

Roberto Cavalli, an Italian fashion designer who majored in textile print during his schooling years, thrived in his luxury business which included fashion design, perfume and leather accessories. Now, his next foray, though not his first will see Cavalli bring his designer touch on a hotel venture to Saudi Arabia. Mirabilia, is an upscale luxury hotel development in… Read More »

More luxury brands venture into hotel space

  Audemars Piguet makes the latest move amongst luxury brands, teaming up with Bjarke Ingels Group, a Copenhagen and New York-based architecture firm, and Lausanne-based CCHE Architecture. The 50-room hotel in Switzerland will be another addition to string of upscale resorts opened by fashion brands, hoping to leverage on their global prestige. Composed of five sloping, crossing slabs, with… Read More »

Ambitious stakes on Vegas with The Park MGM

Las Vegas is in the midst of some major revamps. In just these recent years, the total construction investment has poured into “Sin City” has totaled up to more than US$5 billion. Some new additions to the neighborhood includes the US$375 million T-Mobile arena (home venue to the Vegas Golden Knights) that unveiled in 2016, and underway plans… Read More »

Casio Edifice x Honda Racing Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One Collection

Casio Edifice x Honda Racing Chronograph Limited Edition Casio Edifice just launched an exclusive Honda Racing high-performance metal chronograph, the new EQS-800HR, a solar-powered watch that boasts a dial made from carbon fibre, a material more associated with motorsports and high end watches, the latest limited edition Casio Edifice Honda Racing chronograph sports the red and white image colors of… Read More »

Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts Announces Launch of Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai

A joint venture between Italian luxury brand Bvlgari and Marriott International, Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts debuts Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai – the sixth jewel in its slew of international hotels and villas. In neoclassical renaissance style befitting of Bvlgari’s Roman roots, the restored and refurbished 1916 Chamber of Commerce Shanghai houses the hotel on its top… Read More »

The Rosewood Baha Mar

After three years of planning, the much-awaited Rosewood Baha Mar is now open in New Providence Island, Bahamas. The ultra-luxury resort joins the 1800-room Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and the 300-room SLS Baha Mar, both of which opened last year under the umbrella of the uber-luxe Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. The Rosewood Baha Mar, set… Read More »