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ULU CLIFFHOUSE, A NEW BEACH CLUB CONCEPT, SOON TO BE UNVEILED IN BALI

ULU CLIFFHOUSE, A NEW BEACH CLUB CONCEPT, SOON TO BE UNVEILED IN BALI

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Ulu Cliffhouse, a new beach club concept curated by a community of creative talent, has announced it’s launching in Bali in August 2017. Commanding jaw dropping panoramic views, the 50,000ft² getaway sanctuaries will offer an unparalleled new beach club experience in Uluwatu – 35 metres above sea level. With direct access to the beach, Ulu’s ‘cliff top playground’ will feature a 25-metre infinity pool, an onsite spa, a boutique store and tantalising food and drink options – from its terraced restaurant to a stunning Cliffside bar, perched over the ocean. Created by Shed London, the cutting edge, design-led beach club will enhance its natural environment with modern edges, effortless style and a youthful playfulness. Redefining the tradition...
THE RITZ-CARLTON SET TO BECOME THE FIRST LUXURY HOTEL BRAND TO OFFER LUXURY YACHT EXPERIENCES

THE RITZ-CARLTON SET TO BECOME THE FIRST LUXURY HOTEL BRAND TO OFFER LUXURY YACHT EXPERIENCES

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On Thursday, June 22th, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to the sea. Named The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the venture represents a unique foray into the cruise industry for a luxury hotel operator. The first of three lavish cruising yachts is scheduled to put to sea in the fourth quarter of 2019, and will distinguish Marriott International as the only provider of luxury accommodation on both land and sea. Through their voyages, guests will enjoy a cruising style unparalleled in the ultra-luxury cruise and private yachting sectors. Each Ritz-Carlton yacht will feature a restaurant by Sven Elverfeld of Aqua, the three Michelin-starred resta...
AIRASIA EARNED TWO PRESTIGIOUS ACCOLADES AT THE SKYTRAX AWARDS

AIRASIA EARNED TWO PRESTIGIOUS ACCOLADES AT THE SKYTRAX AWARDS

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Once again Asia’s largest low-cost carrier recently won accolades in the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards held in the Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace at Le Bourget Airport. This marks the 9th time AirAsia has won this prestigious award. AirAsia Group Cabin Crew Head Suhaila Hassan, who has been with the company for 20 years, accepted the award, flanked by AirAsia ambassador David Foster and Brazilian football player Roberto Carlos. Dubbed the “Oscars of the Aviation Industry,” the Skytrax Awards are the global benchmark of airline excellence with over 19.9 million customer surveys completed worldwide representing more than 105 nationalities and measuring standards across 49 key performance indicators of an airli...
The Star AT CANDLENUT

The Star AT CANDLENUT

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Awarded a one Michelin Star in the 2016 Singapore Michelin Guide,The Star AT CANDLENUT has become one of the most talked about restaurants in Singapore.   Neatly tucked in the lush greenery of the Dempsey Hills, Candlenut is the first of four dining venues to open at COMO Dempsey serving Peranakan cuisine. Designed by world-renowned architect and designer, Paola Navone, The Star AT CANDLENUT restaurant decor features modern interior design concepts blended with touches of rich Peranakan heritage. As the world’s first Michelin-star Peranakan restaurant Candlenut, under the leadership of chef Malcolm Lee Ocean, serves contemporary Peranakan cuisine preserving the essence and complexities of traditional food but, through the use of clever augmentation, raises the often rich d...
DODDY OBENK AND FRIENDS PRESENT “SATYAN SITA”; A PHOTO AND VIDEO EXHIBITION OF BALINESE CULTURE

DODDY OBENK AND FRIENDS PRESENT “SATYAN SITA”; A PHOTO AND VIDEO EXHIBITION OF BALINESE CULTURE

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On April 22nd, 2017, the “Satyan Sita” Photo and Video Exhibition opened for public viewing. Inspired by the immense strength and energy of the people from Tejakula in the preservation of their tradition and culture in its pure, sacred form, a group of artists decided to create an art exhibition dedicated to the dance form which only survives in a few places in Bali. The exhibition documents this sacred art form, and consists of art, photographs and video capturing images of the people, their masks and their dance during religious ceremonies and dance performances. Artists participating in the exhibition include: Doddy Obenk, Tjandra Hutama, Jelena Vuksanovic, Kass Sudrajat and Stefanus Bayu. During the day the Wayang Wong dance group from Tejak...
PADMA HOTELS BALI PRESENTED UNOAKED 2.02 FEATURING CHEF YONO

PADMA HOTELS BALI PRESENTED UNOAKED 2.02 FEATURING CHEF YONO

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Last March, Padma Hotels welcomed Chef Yono, a well know Indonesian chef who has made a name in United States, at two of their properties, Padma Resort Legian and Padma Resort Ubud where he prepared a prestigious dining experience. The culinary adventure specially created by Chef Yono took place at Padma Resort Legian’s S.K.A.I Beach Club on 17-19 March 2017 as well as Padma Resort Ubud’s The Puhu Restaurant on 20 March 2017. 5-course dinner pairing with cocktail and wine upon request was served to satisfy all guests. Chef Yono owns Albany, a premiere restaurant for world class fine dining located at 25 Chapel Street, known as one of the top 100 restaurants in the US. Owned and operated by the Purnomo family, it has been the resta...