A workplace where you can hear birds chirping and see spider monkeys is something special. The dishes that Chef Carlos Bordanave and Sous-Chef Sergio Sanchez serve their guests at the Flora restaurant in the Hotel Boca de Agua in Mexico are just as special as the natural working environment. In conversation with the two restaurateurs, they talk about ice cream with fruit from the garden that their guests never forget, refreshing cocktails with tequila and its high-proof competitor, and mouth-watering tacos.

If she had a hotel, you would be allowed to walk barefoot here. There would be no bling bling, but beautiful design and interesating art. There would also be boccia! You would eat pasta and enjoy the sophisticated slow-food cuisine. And drink vino! In her hotel, you could do whatever you wanted. How good that she really does have a hotel. She is Karoline Dilitz and she has just breathed new life into her Küglerhof in South Tyrol. Curious? We asked the host for an interview.

The brothers Moritz (33) and Klaus Dissertori (41) come from a family of hoteliers in idyllic Lana in South Tyrol and now run four unique hotels in their home town and in Bolzano: the Hotel Schwarzschmied, which they took over from their parents in Hotel Schwarzschmied, which they took over from their parents in 1980, the boutique hotel 1477 Reichhalter, the romantic Villa Arnica for adult guests and the Parkhotel Mondschein in the South Tyrolean capital.
1980 bestehende Hotel Schwarzschmied, das sie von ihren Eltern übernommen haben, das Boutique Hotel 1477 Reichhalter, die romantische Villa Arnica für erwachsene Gäste und das Parkhotel Mondschein in der Südtiroler Hauptstadt.

In the legendary winter sports destination of Sölden in the heart of the Ötztal Alps, you’ll find THE SECRET, a mystical and magical resort that opened its doors in March 2022 following extensive renovation and expansion work. For guests who are looking for both a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a retreat in nature, the modern lifestyle hotel is the place to be. 

In the heart of tranquil serenity and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, lies a hidden gem that promises an extraordinary escape from the ordinary – The Wild Hotel in Mykonos. Nestled at the intersection of luxury and nature, this unique haven redefines the concept of hospitality, offering an unparalleled experience that combines opulence with the untamed wilderness. From its stunning architecture to its eco-conscious ethos, The Wild Hotel is a testament to how modern luxury can harmonize with the environment.

Everything is changing, including the hotel industry. Two people who have experienced this process firsthand and helped shape it are Michael and Philipp Madreiter, brothers and Puradies hoteliers with a passion. Reasons enough to talk to them about the past, present and future of the industry…