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Reopened since 1 August 2021: The Lux Collective Introduces A New Concept and Identity for Tamassa Bel Ombre in Mauritius

The Lux Collective is pleased to introduce Tamassa Bel Ombre's brand-new look! Derived from the word tamasha which means party in Creole, Tamassa's three syllables evoke the pounding beat of the tam-tam drum, a rallying call to gather family and friends to experience Tamassa's fresh take on services and experiences that are designed to bring people closer and leave happier than when they arrived.

Tamassa Bel Ombre in Mauritius launches its new concept offering guests creative, vibrant and playful Together You'll Love experiences. From thoughtful, unexpected in-room treats for sharing; to children discovering the joy of friendships with back-to-basics playtime without the distraction of digital services.

Immerse in the neighbourhood spirit around the dining table where good food and drinks, and even better conservation take centre stage. With three dining establishments and three upbeat bars to choose from, banters will be kept flowing late into the night with live music and a specialty cocktail in hand.

Those looking to recharge after this extended stay-at-home period will have plenty of options at santosha spa. Wellness at Tamassa Bel Ombre is not just limited to restorative spa treatments; let go of sorrows or regrets in a healing ritual; engage in a spot of laughter therapy to get those endorphins flowing; or release stress with an aerial yoga session that will also improve flexibility, strength and stamina.

For more information or reservation, visit or email

MOONBOW features Chef Heman’s new Takeaway Selections – 6 Types of Burnt Cheesecakes

Truffle Cheesecake

Conceptualised by Chef Heman and team, MOONBOW has introduced 6 types of Burnt Cheesecakes to their Takeaway Selections.
The offerings are: Truffle Cheesecake (Seasonal), Parmesan Cheesecake, Mozzarella Cheesecake, Bacon Cheesecake, Cempedak Cheesecake and Tomato Cheesecake.

Cempedak Cheesecake
The affordable and indulgent cheesecakes are unique in taste, texture and shape, because the cheesecakes are baked lovingly as elongated stylised loaf,  which makes it an excellent takeaway or gift. This was taken into consideration that the customers would be able to share the cake and cut the slices of cake thinner or larger to their liking.
Pricing is as follows:
At $28 each: Truffle Cheesecake (Seasonal), Bacon Cheesecake
At $27 each: Parmesan Cheesecake, Mozzarella Cheesecake,  Cempedak Cheesecake
At $26 each: Tomato Cheesecake
It will be available for takeaway only and via self pick-up at MOONBOW and their delivery platform (GrabFood & FoodPanda).
Chef Heman has created and conceptualized the new Burnt Cheesecakes that he hopes diners will be able to order and takeaway the Burnt Cheesecakes, to satisfy glowing tastebuds.  And if you are not dining in, cake lovers could simply order and self-pick up their cakes and MOONBOW.
Check out their Takeaway Selections Menu for more information:
Click here for self pick-up/delivery
Address: Block 10 Dempsey Road, #01-21, Singapore 247700
Reservations: +65 9010 2717 (WhatsApp) |
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Nestled in the heart of Dempsey Hill, MOONBOW serves a delectable menu of Modern European cuisine with an Asian influence. With its cosy and intimate setting, eclectic dishes served on exquisite ceramic tableware, and a delightful bar menu to top it off, we’ll treat you to a dining experience that promises to pamper your senses.
Take a trip to MOONBOW, and learn to fall in love all over again.
About Chef Heman Tan
Chef Heman is the maestro behind the flavour of Moonbow, a passionate ceramist, triathlete and celebrated chef. With over 38 years of culinary experience, he brings his vast expertise in European and local Asian cuisine, as well as his lifelong love of the arts, together in a dining adventure that will take you over the moon.

BWH Hotel Group Launches Lifestyle Brand, Aiden in Australia

BWH Hotel Group, the parent organisation of WorldHotels Collection, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotel Group, is shaking things up with the introduction of its newest lifestyle brand - Aiden by Best Western - to the Australian market.

BWH Hotel Group has approximately 4,700 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide and offers 17 brands across Australasia, which range from economy through luxury to meet the needs of travelers of all types. Aiden is the brand’s trendy new collection of modern, suburban boutique hotels, with each showcasing a cool, laid-back personality that reflects the eclectic spirit of its neighbourhood.

Aiden will make its debut in Australia with a location in the Pyrmont precinct of Darling Harbour, Sydney. After much anticipation, the property will be the first Aiden brand to enter the Southern Hemisphere whilst showcasing the lifestyle boutique brand category within the BWH Hotel Group portfolio.

BWH Hotel Group announced the arrival of the Aiden brand in 2018 representing a new lifestyle offering for the mid and upscale segments. Since then, Aiden has grown rapidly throughout the world and received international acclaim for its 14 properties located in the US, Germany, Austria, South Korea, France and Italy. Sydney, Australia will be the latest new addition to the family, continuing its impressive growth trajectory with other sister properties scheduled to open in other parts of the world.

The Aiden brand reinvigorates the city hotel experience offering affordable luxury, combined with a soulful and sophisticated boutique charm. It is designed to break the mould of the stereotypical CBD luxury hotel and the fashionable precinct of Pyrmont in the heart of Sydney is the perfect location to launch and show case Aiden in Australia.

More information around Aiden Darling Harbour available here.

Gift Now. Experience Now. Travel Later.

Spend AUD $500 or more and receive Ovolo's Box of Wonder. Full. to experience Ovolo at home. 

Your dream getaway may not be a reality right now, but that does not mean we can't plan ahead and the antidote to relieve the wanderlust we are all yearning for. For that future weekend away, special occasion, or simply to show your love, Ovolo e-Gift Cards are the perfect way to delight the special people in your life.  

Better yet, for a limited time only when $500 or more is spent on Ovolo e-Gift Cards, enjoy an extra surprise and delight, Ovolo's Box of Wonder. Full.! Valued at over $120, this cleverly curated, limited-edition box is packed full of all the little things guests love about an Ovolo stay. Jam-packed with goodies, flick through Ovolo's magazine while digging into a candy loot bag, magic-up a signature Ovolo cocktail, slip into a crisp robe and slide into Ovolo hotel slippers and more as a taster for the Ovolo experience at home. 

Ovolo's Box of Wonder. Full. can be sent to the gifter or receiver of Ovolo's e-Gift Cards. And if gifters to decide to keep it for themselves? It will remain 100% confidential.  

Redeemable to stay or play at any of Ovolo's hotels, bars or restaurants across Australia - give the gift of a Wonder. Full. experience. 

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Gift Now. Experience Now. Travel Later. The Ovolo Way.  

“Making hotel travel possible for all”: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to be the Official Partner Hotel of ITB China for the third time  

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts becomes the Official Partner Hotel of ITB China 2021, which is set to take place as a physical event in Shanghai from 24 – 26 Nov 2021, with a virtual extension from 8 Nov to 31 Dec 2021.

With over 8,900 hotels and 21 established brands across nearly 95 countries, the world's largest hotel franchising company becomes the official partner hotel of ITB China for the third year in a row. The corresponding agreement was formally signed on 29 June, by Ms. Jane Yang, Senior Director, Commercial, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Mr. David Axiotis, General Manager of Messe Berlin (Shanghai), the organizer of ITB China. The hotel industry giant will have a strong presence on both the physical and digital show floor of ITB China, introducing its brand-new products and innovative services to the industry in one place.

(Signing Ceremony: Ms. Jane Yang, Senior Director, Commercial, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Mr. David Axiotis, General Manager of ITB China in the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts' Shanghai )

The exhibitor registration of ITB China 2021 ends on 15 September 2021. Further information can be found online:  or email to

VisitPITTSBURGH Unveils KidsBURGH®, Only in Pittsburgh Promotion

VisitPITTSBURGH officially launched its 2021 KidsBURGH, Only in Pittsburgh promotion just in time for those long summer days in the three rivers city.

The promotion, slated to run through September, is an extension of VisitPITTSBURGH's Only in Pittsburgh marketing campaign and encompasses many of Allegheny County's unique, family-friendly attractions. 

Advertising efforts will have a largely digital focus with radio and social promotions integrated throughout. The campaign will target families with children ages 3-17 in key drive markets including: Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus, Erie, Harrisburg, Johnston/Altoona, Morgantown, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

“We have proudly declared Pittsburgh as KidsBURGH for many years, thanks in large part to our Only in Pittsburgh attractions that help differentiate our destination,” VisitPITTSBURGH Chief Marketing Officer Tom Loftus said. “From riding thrilling coasters to discovering exotic birds, walking among the dinosaurs and much more, Pittsburgh is bursting with exciting, unique, family-friendly adventures for visitors of all ages.” 

New this year is the KidsBURGH Adventure Pass, VisitPITTSBURGH's latest gamified savings pass with Bandwango. This mobile-exclusive enhancement is easily accessible and instantly delivered via text and email, eliminating the need to download yet another phone app. Visitors who sign up for the pass and check in to five KidsBURGH attractions through the end of 2021 will be entered to win a fantastic KidsBURGH getaway to Pittsburgh including a two-night stay in a Pittsburgh hotel and four passes to the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, Gateway Clipper Fleet, National Aviary, Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Sandcastle Waterpark and the Senator John Heinz History Center.

Learn more about KidsBURGH experiences and plan your next trip to Pittsburgh at

First International Hotel Group In The World To Accept Cryptocurrency For Hotel Bookings 

In the ever-evolving world of Crypto, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts enhances its guest experiences by becoming the first global boutique hotel group to accept Cryptocurrency from any country for hotel bookings, leading the tourism industry into the future of secure online payments.

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has partnered with leading global Crypto-payment gateway, Coindirect, enabling customers to pay with Bitcoin, Ethereum and 40 other virtual currencies confidently and securely, 24/7.

The Pavilions Residences, which are available for sale at the groups Phuket and Niseko resorts, will also accept Cryptocurrencies for the sales of properties.

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts group recently announced new hotels, expanding its portfolio to 14 locations across the globe, most recently The Pavilions Anana Krabi, and The Pavilions El Nido, Palawan Island, which join properties in Phuket, Bali, Himalayas, Mongolia and Niseko in Asia, and Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon and Rome in Europe.

Unique to the luxury hotel group are Curated Journey's, which immerse the guest in the discovery of the very essence of the destination, a Pavilions Spa brand that delivers locally inspired treatments with locally sourced products to ensure authenticity, and F&B concepts derived through destination research which offer an authentic, local experience, and comprehensive focus on CSR initiatives.

Payments over Cryptocurrencies will be available for direct bookings through each hotels reservations centre from 07 July 2021. In the near future, it will be available on website booking engines as well. Visit here for a complete list of supported Cryptocurrencies.

The Cayman Islands Announces Plan for Reopening the World-Class Destination to International Leisure Tourism

Those who have been dreaming of white sandy beaches, turquoise water, and bespoke luxury in the Cayman Islands can soon make their dreams a reality: the Cayman Islands has announced plans to begin safely welcoming back tourists to Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman via an intentional phased reopening approach.

“Since March 2020, the Cayman Islands has been deliberate in all efforts to protect our people and visitors; from rapid and widespread testing, investing in the Caymanian workforce and implementing a phased strategy to safely reopen our shores to luxury-seeking visitors, the health and safety of our community was paramount in all decisions,” said Minister for Tourism and Transport, Hon. Kenneth Bryan. “My colleagues and I in government have worked tirelessly to develop this phased approach in preparation for the opening of our borders to international travellers – and we are pleased to announce the wait for paradise is almost over! Our guests will appreciate the impactful developments and enhancements we've made to the destination – surely proving that Cayman is worth the wait.” 

Beginning in early March 2020, the Cayman Islands swiftly and effectively closed its borders to international travel and cruise traffic to protect travellers and residents from the global pandemic and emerged from the crisis as a beacon of hope, preserving the picturesque sunrise, friendly stingray kisses, world-class cuisine, and warm Caymankindness for years to come. The new five-phase approach to reopening will continue to safeguard the Caymanian population, while also carefully allowing international visitors to enjoy the sun, sand, sea and safety of Cayman once again.  

For more information on leisure travel to the Cayman Islands visit

Hilton to Debut New Flagship-Branded Hotel in Singapore as Largest in Asia Pacific

Hilton, one of the world's fastest growing hospitality companies, is set to launch its largest hotel in Asia Pacific with the opening of the 1,080-room Hilton Singapore Orchard in January 2022.

Now open for reservations, the hotel will debut in the heart of Singapore's downtown Orchard Road and represent Hilton's flagship presence in the country following an extensive refurbishment. A conversion from the current Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Hilton Singapore Orchard is owned by OUE Commercial REIT and will be managed by Hilton.

Paul Hutton, vice president, operations, South East Asia, Hilton, said,  “As a hub and key city destination for business and leisure travellers, we are optimistic about the growth potential of Singapore's hospitality scene as recovery begins and travel resumes over the long-term. We are delighted to start a brand new year with the launch of a significant addition to our regional portfolio through the opening of Hilton Singapore Orchard, which will represent a true landmark Hilton hotel in an important gateway city for South East Asia, and look forward to continue delivering our renowned levels of Hilton hospitality to everyone who passes through the doors of the hotel.”

For more information on the hotel, visit

Oakwood Embarks on Second Year of Global Community Outreach to Provide Meals for the Underprivileged through 'Give with Oakwood'

As the pioneer of serviced residences with over 50 years of hospitality expertise, Oakwood today announced the launch of Give with Oakwood, its commitment to effect positive social impact in every destination in which it serves. Following the heart-warming success from last year's inaugural campaign, Give with Oakwood continues as an annual initiative for the 2nd year to spread kindness and compassion to vulnerable members of society. Designed to cater to the specific needs of destinations that Oakwood operates in, this global outreach is a reflection of the group's commitment to caring for all guests, associates and communities. From 19 July to 30 September 2021, 58 properties across the United States and Asia Pacific will contribute rice as a staple food, towards a local community, charity organisation or food bank with every direct reservation received.

During the height of the pandemic in 2020, the inaugural Give with Oakwood campaign was launched to alleviate hunger for impoverished families. The successful campaign last year saw a contribution of over 11,000 kg of rice for 67,059 beneficiaries in Asia and a distribution of over 2,700 meals in London as part of a partnership with The Felix Project.

This year, in continuing with global efforts to give back to the community, Oakwood has partnered with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in the U.S. to support their food distribution programmes which serve over 900,000 people every month.

Give with Oakwood will culminate in global community events and delivery of rice to beneficiaries at each Oakwood destination in conjunction with World Food Day 2021 in October 2021.

For the list of participating Oakwood properties and their respective charity partners, please click here.

Staywell, Stay Confident, Stay Local

On the back of the latest round of rolling lockdowns across Australia, StayWell Holdings, one of the largest hotel management groups in Asia Pacific, has announced their Flexible Getaways campaign.

Offering even more flexible booking options so people can plan a trip - and then plan it again, if they need to - the offers are available to book now across participating Park Regis and Leisure Inn hotels.

The “Flexible Getaways” campaign targets midweek getaways with savings of up to 25% when travellers book a minimum of 2 nights. But with the ongoing level of uncertainty around any kind of travel currently, StayWell is also offering a Rebook opportunity, allowing free date changes to allow travellers to book with confidence. Flexible booking conditions also give people the option to reserve now and pay later, so guests can plan a trip with complete peace of mind. 

The Flexible Getaways offer from StayWell also highlights the great reasons to explore local areas, which, prior to travel restrictions, were often overlooked in favour of international destinations. Giving locals a great reason to escape their homes and work from new scenery, or even be a tourist in their own town (when allowed to do so), the Flexible Getaways gives travellers a safe option to start dreaming and planning a quick local escape now.

Full details can be found at
Terms and conditions apply, with offers subject to availability.
For more information about StayWell Holdings properties visit

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