First-class hotels can be found worldwide – in wonderful Croatia as well as on the terrific islands in the Indian Ocean. 100 of the most unique, unusual and luxurious tourist providers in the world will be in Frankfurt am Main from March 26 to 29, 2017, to participate in Germany’s one and only luxury fair, “loop – luxury on our planet,” and to meet with 100 high-maintenance buyers from the D-A-Ch markets. The B2B exhibition takes place for the fourth consecutive year and provides a perfect platform to establish important businesses on an international stage.
Five out of the hundred exciting exhibitors at loop are:
Adriatic Luxury Hotels (ALH) in Croatia are a premier hotel group including luxurious hotels and villas in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The 12-property portfolio includes a range of small, luxurious residences to outstanding resort facilities, professional management meeting venues to large congress services; all in Dubrovnik, one of the Mediterranean most beautiful cities.
Hotel Bellevue 5*
Carved into a spectacular clifftop above Mirramare Bay, and located within a walking distance of the Dubrovnik Old Town, Hotel Bellevue is and oasis of calm in the very city center.
Entering the hotel large panoramic windows immediately create experience similar to being on board a ship. The sailing theme is revisited in Bellevue’s 91 rooms and suites, with simple furniture and wooden floors as if on a stylish but understated yacht. The balconies have a clear glass balustrade, so there is nothing to block the view.
Villa Orsula 5*
This five-star boutique hotel is a successor of a traditional Mediterranean villa, built in 1939 and completely refurbished in 2011. Secluded by its seafront gardens, the hotel enjoys a private beach and spectacular views of the Adriatic Sea and Dubrovnik city walls – located just doorsteps away.
Magic Mediterranean charm enters the intimate interiors of villa’s 11 rooms and 2 suites. Simple and elegant furbishing is enriched with stone and wooden touches, light creamy tones and luscious fabrics, while providing all the modern comforts.
Hotel Excelsior 5*
While many Dubrovnik hotels claim to have the city’s landmarks on their doorstep, few can claim landmark status themselves. Opening its doors in 1913 as one of the first Croatian hotels, Hotel Excelsior celebrates 100-years of outstanding quality of service, hosting many celebrities that visited Dubrovnik. Just a short stroll away from the Old Town, hotel’s newly redesigned 158 rooms and suites feature breathtaking views of the city walls and the Adriatic Sea. The views also spread from each of the hotel’s four restaurants, indoor pool and spa area, as well as the Excelsior’s private beach.
Bahia del Duque in Tenerife
Inspired by the traditional Canarian architecture of the 19th century, the Bahía del Duque which stands on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, is surrounded by 63.000sqm of tropical gardens, which lead to small courtyards, intimate patios and the five swimming pools of the resort.
The elegant rooms combine warmth and luminosity with views of the ocean and the exotic gardens, whereas Casas Ducales, a more private area of the Resort, offer an independent reception area, butler services and an array of exclusive amenities; the 40 private villas each have a plunge pool, 24hour concierge service and aromatherapy baths. 8 restaurants are on offer, ranging from the new basque restaurant SUA to the Las Aguas Restaurant, run by a prestigious Canarian chef.
The resort also offers one of the biggest Spas in Spain, a unique and exclusive outdoor Thalassotherapy Spa with a treatment menu inspired by natural and autochthonous products such as Aloe Vera, Banana Leaves and Volcanic Stones.
COMO Shambhala Estate is a residential health retreat with luxury villa-style accommodation near Ubud, Bali. This ‘retreat for change’ occupies an extraordinary 23-acre location featuring The Source, a natural spring locally revered for its healing properties. As a place to relax and improve individual wellbeing, the Estate takes a personalized approach to health. Whether the goal is fitness, detoxification, stress management or just a health-boosting break, the Estate’s resident experts, including a yoga instructor, Ayurvedic doctor, certified colon hydrotherapist and Oriental Medicine consultant, work together to create purposeful healing programs for every guest to mend mind, body and spirit. State-of-the-art wellness facilities include a vitality pool fed by The Source, private treatment areas overlooking the Ayung River as well as nine indoor treatment rooms at Ojas wellness center, indoor and outdoor gyms, a rock climbing wall, yoga venues and Pilates studio. This holistic, 360-degree approach is supported by sophisticated nutritional menus from COMO Shambhala Cuisine — a healthful, flavor-rich dining experience developed over a decade — as well as classic Indonesian dishes at Kudus House. The Estate also provides specialist activity guides for mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting and other outdoor training. This is an essential facet of the Estate, making the most of the surrounding landscape, mountains, volcanoes, rivers and valleys for training and relaxation. The dramatic, well-spaced accommodation in villas and suites is suited to couples, independent travelers, groups, and families seeking a peaceful holiday focused on wellness.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has been in business for 30 years and started as an Australian domestic tour operator. 30 years later they have become a global player with sales & marketing organizations in Australia, UK, Canada and US. Scenic Group is operating 23 vessels in 2017 in Europe and Asia. Most recently they also branched out into ocean cruising with the announcement of the world’s first Discovery yacht Scenic Eclipse – the newest and most luxurious fleet of river cruise ships in Europe “Scenic”. The “Space-Ships” offer 85% private, full-sized balconies, known as “Sun Lounges”. The innovative design converts each balcony into an all-weather sun lounge at the touch of a button. New “Space-Ships” are launched year after year, with the largest suites on the rivers, and several other industry standard setting amenities. The World’s First Discovery Yacht. The point on the map where luxury meets discovery… Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a completely new level in terms of technology, size and luxury. State-of-the-art safety features allow us to unlock destinations others can only dream of.
Designed to deliver a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience for just 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously unimaginable.
Launching on August 31, 2018, Scenic Eclipse will embark on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice before sailing to the Americas; Antarctica; Europe and the Mediterranean; and the Arctic and Norwegian Fjords.
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Italy is a 5-star Grand Luxury Golf Resort, surrounded by its own three excellent 18-hole golf courses. The glamorous interiors at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel are reminiscent of an Italian palace with arches, pillars and a black and white marble floor in the lobby. Each of the 130 rooms, suites and villas are individually designed. Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, the hotel has a stunning beach club, 11 paddle-tennis courts, 2 tennis courts, an amphitheater for open-air performances, one of Spain’s top spas and a choice of six marvelous restaurants. The hotel is located only 40 minutes from Malaga Airport and 10 minutes from the charms of the ancient heart of Marbella and the worldwide marina Puerto Banús. Marbella with its cosmopolitan flair and welcoming personality provides visitors with a great diversity of attractive activities.