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Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC and Tesla provide a way to recharge vacations to the nation’s capital with the new Electrifying Getaway offer. From September 8 to December 15, 2015, guests who book the package will enjoy exclusive use of a Tesla Model S, luxurious accommodations and much more. An orientation by a Tesla product specialist is offered to familiarize the guest with the world’s first premium electric sedan and its state-of-the-art functions. The orientation will be scheduled as part of a pre-arrival call by Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC’s Guest Relations team.
Source: Luxury Insider
A special stay experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore over the exhilarating Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1 weekend is now available as "Race After-Party" room package that includes stay at a Premier Room, breakfast and a pair of complimentary tickets to The Podium Lounge on September 20, 2015! A minimum three night’s stay is applicable from September 18 through 20.
Source: Luxury Insider
The rather-fancy Dh55 million waterfront residences will be on Sweden Island, which is one of the World Islands and is 4km off of the coast of Dubai.Each of the seven-bedroom villas will be furnished by Bentley Home – an interiors brand from the luxury car company that has the “spirit of the British gentleman driver”. So, if buying, be prepared for the possibility that your cushions will have car logos on them...
Set in the heart of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Mkombe’s House Lamai is a self-contained resort home, built among the rocks of Kogakuria Kopje. Envisioned by the award-winning designer Joanna Cooke, the private house features two en suite rooms with adjoining en suite children’s rooms and bathrooms. The abode was named after Nomad founder Mkombe Mniko, a guide who cherished introducing families to the wonders of nature. The home—which accommodates 10—is ideal for families who want to experience.
Grace Bay Club, a Grace Bay Resort, a high-end tropical getaway in Turks and Caicos on Providenciales Island, recently debuted three private beachfront villas that are now available for booking. Located on a long stretch of powdery white beach, the Grace Bay Resorts Residences villas each feature five bedrooms, 18-foot ceilings, and Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. With 6,400 square feet of interior elegance and plenty of outdoor space, the villas are well suited for families and large groups.
The nautical festival SAIL Amsterdam 2015 from Aug. 19 to 23, will host 43 tall ships, including 13 first-timers from around the world. The free event, held every five years in the Netherlands’ capital since 1975, begins with the 7.5-mile-long Sail-In parade.
Source: New York Times
New York’s John F. Kennedy international airport will soon be adding pools, massages, and spa treatments. But before any humans readers get too excited, there’s a catch: those amenities are exclusively for pets. The New York Post reports that JFK’s new $48 million Ark terminal will be used exclusively for shipping animals and include many of the amenities of a five-star hotel. Dogs will be free to frolic in a 20,000-square-foot “resort” that will include bone-shaped pools, massage therapy, and “pawdicures,” while cats can spend their pre-boarding hours lounging in a specially made jungle featuring bespoke climbing trees.
Source: Travel and Leisure