During his keynote address at the Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 in Bangkok on 20 January, Bill Bensley launched his open-source “Sensible Sustainability Solutions” white paper for the global Hotel Industry, incorporating over three decades of experience from designing over 200 hotels around the world and in celebration of 30 years since he created BENSLEY.

Nestled between the cascading mountains of the Sierra Madres and Mexico’s glittering Pacific, lies a new beachfront destination spanning 165 acres of Arcadian jungle and one mile stretch of pristine, untouched coastline. MUSA is for those who live in pursuit of their dreams, by those who dare to dream it. It’s more than a community; it’s an ever-evolving collaboration between cultures, disciplines and art forms that inspire better ways of living.

Previously on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art until September 5, 2022, an exhibition of “vignettes” tells the story of American style and culture. Bonaveri mannequins were selected to accompany the garments on this journey through culture and beauty…

Surprising, authentic, with its finger on the pulse – in the Linz boutique BLUMA, artistic ambience and stylish design meet fashionable zeitgeist. In harmony with the constantly changing aesthetics of the boutique – coordinated with the respective collections – Karin Hofecker and her daughter Mila create a unique shopping experience that conveys an inspiring attitude to life…

Spectacular architecture coupled with sustainable building is usually at home in urban settings. But Norway’s towering mountains are now the backdrop for contemporary architecture that is a welcome retreat after a long hike. Tungestølen is found on a plateau at the foot of Jostedalsbreen, Europe’s highest mainland glacier. These mountain cabins have far more to offer than the usual food and lodgings with a dormitory full of mattresses. And so it is no coincidence that the project was designed by Snøhetta, one of the world’s most prestigious architectural firms. Their client was Luster Turlag, a local branch of the Norwegian National Trekking Association.

Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica – If you’re still trying to find a getaway for the cold winter months, Costa Rica is the place! The best time to visit is between December and April on its Pacific Coast when the weather is at its driest and brightest, and between March and September on the Caribbean side. The Origins Luxury Lodge by Mantis is a sustainable dream for travellers and a top tip from us…

Namron was founded with the goal of perfecting the operation and development of the ultimate boutique hotel experience. 5 hotels with iconic designs have been transformed by the in-house creative team into 4 unique experience concepts. Behind the scenes, the 5 independent properties are managed as one hotel. The model is working and new exciting projects are already in the pipeline …