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THE RITZ-CARLTON MALDIVES, FARI ISLANDS RESORT

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THE RITZ-CARLTON MALDIVES , FARI ISLANDS RESORT

THE RITZ-CARLTON MALDIVES , FARI ISLANDS RESORT BRINGS TO LIFE THE BEST SPIRIT OF NORTH MALÉ ATOLL WITH OVERWATER VILLAS.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands welcomes you to embrace island life.  A distinguished ‘Aris Meeha’ or butler refined by the Ritz-Carlton service tailors a journey of meaningful moments. Immerse into Maldivian stories as Sangu shells are blown, and Boduberu drums are crafted. Transition from a day full of discoveries in North Malé Atoll into an evening of indulgence in your overwater villa and the resort surroundings.

OVERWATER VILLAS IN THE MALDIVES

Set above azure waters or nestled along beach coves, the villas at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands blend island living with modern design. Blurring the line between indoors and out, each villa offers water views, an infinity pool, a sundeck and the attention of an Aris Meeha personal butler.

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Qatar Goodwood Festival 2021

Qatar Goodwood Festival 2021
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Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.

NOW OPEN: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BANGKOK AT CHAO PHRAYA RIVER WELCOMES GUESTS TO AN URBAN OASIS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

Four Seasons returns to Thailand’s capital with an all-new riverside sanctuary designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, featuring a collection of signature dining and bar experiences, an urban wellness centre, light-filled event spaces and expansive outdoor courtyards and terraces

Rising above the majestic Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok’s Creative District is an enclave of tiered buildings, connected at ground level by a series of indoor and outdoor spaces, quiet courtyards and lively restaurants. Art-filled spaces, sophisticated lounges and lush tropical greenery are surrounded by the gentle sounds of water features and inviting open-air terraces.  Welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.

“The much-anticipated return of Four Seasons to Thailand’s capital is nothing short of spectacular,” says Christian Clerc, Four Seasons President, Global Operations. “Guests will be in awe of the exquisite design, the world-class restaurant and bar options, and a state-of-the-art wellness centre. As always, the unparalleled, intuitive service from Four Seasons people will be at the centre of it all. Thanks to our visionary owner-partners at Country Holdings Group Public Company Limited, this magnificent Hotel combines everything that one has come to expect of Four Seasons in Thailand and around the world.”

Located along 200 metres (650 feet) of open riverfront just 40 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport along the famed Charoenkrung Road, the fourth location in the Four Seasons Thailand Collection offers myriad opportunities for locals and international travellers to make connections with each other and the exciting city that surrounds it.  Features include a 299-room hotel, destination restaurants and lounges, stunning event spaces, and an urban wellness centre like no other.  The complex also includes 366 Four Seasons Private Residences, opening in 2021.

General Manager Lubosh Barta, who began his Four Seasons career in Bangkok 16 years ago and was most recently opening General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, sums up the experience: “Like the city of Bangkok, our new Four Seasons is full of surprises, whether it’s the breath-taking river views, the rich design details, the perfect cocktail or a striking piece of art.  We look forward to offering personalised experiences in an environment of safety and trust as we embrace Four Seasons enhanced global healthy and safety program, Lead With Care, with uncompromising Four Seasons service in a truly spectacular setting.”

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is located within buildings design consulted by Hamiltons International architects.  In describing his vision for the interiors of Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, lead designer Jean-Michel Gathy of DENNISTON said: “Sometimes dramatic. Sometimes intimate. But always charismatic.” High ceilings and glass walls provide breathing space, while pools and flowing water echo the constant movement of the Chao Phraya River.  Thailand’s natural beauty and the city’s urbane charms come together in every aspect of the interiors, punctuated by an art collection amassed by Gathy himself.  Celebrating the country’s legendary craftsmanship and artistry, a dedicated ART Space in partnership with MOCA Bangkok running from lobby through to the river itself showcases contemporary Thai artists in changing exhibitions.

Destination Dining, World Class Mixology

In developing the food and beverage program at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, a dream team of experts in cuisines, room design and hospitality innovation came together to create a collection of original dining and drinking concepts, with a star-studded team of chefs, mixologists and sommeliers in the kitchens and behind the bars.  Led by Executive Chef Andrea Accordi – previously of the eight Michelin-starred Four Seasons Hong Kong – along with French Executive Pastry Chef Bruce Trouyet, the team includes specialist culinarians in each restaurant. Philip Bischoff, who was previously lead bartender at the landmark Manhattan Bar in Singapore, now presides over the Hotel’s beverage program.

All outlets are designed by the renowned team at AvroKo, with the exception of the signature Chinese restaurant, designed by Jean-Michel Gathy.  Experiences include:

  • Yu Ting Yuan (御庭院) – Presenting authentic Cantonese cuisine in a high style setting amid lush gardens and a shimmering reflection pond.  To learn more about Yu Ting Yuan and Head Chef Qiu Xiaogui and his highly experienced team, click here.
  • Riva del Fiume Ristorante – Head Chef Enrico Maritan and his culinary team welcome guests with the aromas and flavours of locally and seasonally-inspired Italian dishes served along riverside terraces reminiscent of Italy’s Lake Como.  To learn more about Riva del Fiume Ristorante, click here.
  • Brasserie Palmier – Also on the riverfront, the relaxed vibe of this French Tropics-inspired café sets the tone for enjoying brasserie classics with an emphasis on fish and seafood, including a wine and oyster bar.  To learn more about Brasserie Palmier and Head Chef Nicolas Raynal, click here.
  • BKK Social Club – Evoking the legendary glamour of Buenos Aires with a menu of bespoke cocktails, craft spirits, rare Champagnes and the finest cigars, this newcomer to Asia’s remarkable bar scene is set to make its mark.  To learn more about BKK Social Club and award-winning head bartender Philip Bischoff, click here.
  • The Lounge – Where international visitors mix with local patrons, The Lounge is the setting for impromptu get-togethers and a cosy afternoon tea.
  • Cafe Madeleine – A showcase for Executive Chef Bruce Trouyet and his pastry team, Cafe Madeleine is a neighbourhood pastry shop and café offering both indoor-outdoor seating and takeaway options.

Designer Rooms and Suites

Modern rooms and suites have a warm, residential character with Thai touches, balancing contemporary aesthetics with high tech function and signature Four Seasons comfort.  Each accommodation boasts high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows with river or garden views, and spa-like bathrooms.

Among the accommodations, the Terrace Suites offer the ultimate in spacious luxury with landscaped and furnished terraces large enough to host a private dinner party.  The 450 square metre (4,800 square foot) Presidential Suite may be Bangkok’s finest address, with two-storey windows framing 10th-floor views of the Chao Phraya River, a large open living area with its own bar as well as a catering kitchen, up to three bedrooms and an oversized terrace with private plunge pool.

Let’s Meet at Four Seasons

From intimate gatherings to larger events, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok offers a host of options for meeting planners, event hosts and wedding parties across more than 3,800 square metres (41,000 square feet), all designed by Jean-Michel Gathy.  Spacious, divisible rooms include adjacent outdoor terraces and gardens with panoramic river views, while the team of expert Four Seasons caterers and event planners are ready to bring each host’s vision to life in a safe setting, with every detail anticipated and executed to perfection.

The signature space is the Four Seasons Grand Ballroom at 800 square metres (8,600 square feet) featuring a private entrance, pre-function foyer, soaring ceilings within, and a dedicated outside Ballroom Terrace.  The Ballroom can also be divided in two.

In the residential-style Conservatory, a smaller divisible ballroom offers 425 square metres (4,575 square feet) of space plus a garden terrace.  The unique Conservatory Kitchen hosts up to 200 guests for creative events, or change-of-scenery meeting breaks.  Four additional studios complete the suite of meeting rooms.

Meeting planners and wedding couples may contact meeting.bangkok@fourseasons.com to begin planning.

Coming Soon:  The Urban Wellness Centre at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Across more than 2,500 square metres (26,900 square feet) of dedicated space, the Urban Wellness Centre is conceived along three streams of wellness, two floors of innovation and one holistic haven.

“Every aspect of the spa places equal emphasis on the ideas of Mind (spirituality), Body (spa), and Work (fitness),” says Senior Director of Spa Sandie Johannessen.  “With the Palm Courtyard at its centre, it’s a true oasis of wellbeing in the heart of one of the world’s busiest cities, where each guest will find peace, relaxation, renewal and even a bit of indulgence with the skilled guidance of our caring therapists and wellness experts.”

Highlighted by a lavish spa suite with its own private bath and indoor garden, plus eight additional treatment rooms, the spa also includes a spacious consultation area with retail shop, and relaxation lounges.  Additional services are provided at the in-house hair salon, barber shop and nail salon.  The fitness offering encompasses a naturally-lit state-of-the-art gym, a dedicated mind and body studio with regular open and private classes, and a 30 metre (98 foot) lap pool.

Bangkok’s Creative District

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is in the heart of the city’s most remarkable community.  Along the historic Charoenkrung Road and in myriad small streets and alleyways, the area is undergoing a renaissance as street food vendors are joined by food-forward restaurants, traditional crafts are side by side with bold contemporary art, and tiny stalls selling handcrafted wares sit next to eclectic shops filled with designer goods.

Along Chao Phraya River, Four Seasons guests can head to ICONSIAM, the city’s newest premium shopping mall, with direct access from the Hotel’s river dock.  Or, take a water taxi to wander the river’s canals, floating kitchens, ancient temples and charming fishing piers.

Not sure where to start?  The concierge team at Four Seasons can arrange guided tours on land and water, tailored to each guest’s particular interests.

Be Among the First to Experience the Newest Four Seasons

In celebration of its grand opening, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is extending the Staycation at Four Seasons offer through February 15, 2021, including daily breakfast for two, Hotel credit toward food and beverages, and guaranteed early check in and late check out.

Additional packages can also be booked online, or by calling +66 (0)2-032-0888.

About Four Seasons in Thailand

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River joins the brand’s renowned Four Seasons Thailand Collection, including: the coconut palm-fringed beachfront Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui in the south; Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai set amid working rice paddies just outside the northern capital; and Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, an elephant camp set in the jungle along the Mekong River.

Pair two nights in Bangkok with two additional nights at one of hotel’s sister properties with the Thailand by Four Seasons offer, including credits toward food, beverage and spa.

Living at Four Seasons: The new property is also home to 366 Four Seasons Private Residences in a 73-storey tower, opening in 2021.  For inquiries, click here.

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The Mondrian Doha: A Luxury Hotel Project by Marcel Wanders

Hotel Mondrian Doha, opened in October 2017 in the city’s West Bay Lagoon neighbourhood, brings the up-all-night intensity, energy, and Sunset Strip vibe of the original Hollywood Mondrian to the West Bay Lagoon neighbourhood of Doha, the capital city of Qatar. In collaboration with Marcel Wanders, the interior design project of this luxury hotel is a mesmerizing place that will be indifferent to none.

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The Mondrian Doha hotel was designed by local firm South West Architecture for the hospitality company SBE and is shortlisted in the Event Spaces category at the upcoming AHEAD MEA 2018 awards. Recognized as one of the best interior designers in the world, the Dutch Marcel Wanders describes the luxury hotel as an eccentric and theatrical space with a unique design.

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In addition to 270 rooms and suites with a luxury interior design, modern furniture pieces and extravagant spaces in his distinctive maximalist style, the top interior designer featured eight innovative bars and fine restaurants featuring both regional and international cuisine, an indoor/outdoor rooftop pool bar, ultra-modern meeting and conference venues and a world-class spa. Mondrian Doha, as one of the best hotels in Qatar, offers a variety of stylish and unique options for meetings and special events.

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“For the design of Mondrian Doha and everything we do, the locale is super important,” explains Marcel Wanders. “To create the hotel, we studied the city, we studied the people. We don’t create interiors, we create destinations and Mondrian Doha is a destination in itself that needs to be discovered.”

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The luxury hotel with a spectacular exclusive design features a 21,528 square feet/2000 square meter Ballroom that can hold up to 1,500 guests for a wedding or special event. This majestic Ballroom also offers a private, panoramic elevator to take the Bride and Groom or VIPs directly to and from the 6,458 square foot/600 square meter Bridal Suite. The marvelous hotel features a large atrium and lobby space filled with giant white lamps and a black helical staircase that has a balustrade with an ornate cut-out pattern, which extends up over four floors.

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The Mondrian Doha in Qatar is a 5-star destination designed by Marcel Wanders and each space possesses its own identity, allowing guests to form a collection of stories woven with the main theme that runs throughout. Bespoke designs and Marcel Wanders signature style combine to create a truly holistic, sensual and memorable experience.

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An Intimate Island Escape at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

An Intimate Island Escape at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Just steps from the waves, the Studio Beach Villa is wrapped in tropical greenery and magical sea views

Enjoy this festive season with cherished loved ones on the authentic, unspoiled island of Lanai.  With an array of seasonal spa and golf events, special holiday menus, festive décor, kids programming and more, this holiday has something for everyone.

The 90,000 acre (36,000 hectare) Hawaiian paradise is an ideal destination for a holiday escape, offering land, ocean and air activities for small groups and private parties as well as award-winning luxurious accommodations to call home during the season.  The beachfront Four Seasons Resort Lanai features 213 guest rooms in a series of low-rise buildings spread along the Pacific coastline, providing a private residential experience.  The Resort offers outdoor restaurants including NOBU LANAI, spa, golf and tennis, a kid club, beach and pool with spacious seating areas nestled among tropical gardens, a variety of complimentary classes and events and luxury retail boutiques to ensure an exclusive island adventure for guests.

For a serene oasis to welcome in a New Year, Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort, nestled on 24 acres (10 hectares) encompassing rolling hills, tropical greenery and natural beauty, offers an ideal adults-only setting to commit to personal wellness and help guests learn daily practices to live longer, healthier lives.  Dine at Sensei by Nobu, enjoy a variety of complimentary fitness and wellness classes, luxuriate in private spa hales with a range of therapeutic treatments or delve deeper into paths that align with intentions in one-on-one sessions with a trained team of Sensei Guides and practitioners who hold degrees in their respective fields.

Check the online activity calendar for up-to-date listings for special events, many complimentary, during the holidays including:

Golf

Test skills in a “Hit the Green” competition at Manele Golf Course, relax with family and friends après golf at Jingle Bell Rock ‘N Range or finish holiday gift buying at the Manele Golf Shop Social.  Even non-golfers can take a swing with Merry, Merry Mini-Manele, a complimentary 6 hole, par-3 course right on the practice facility.

Spa and Wellness

Holiday treatments on the menu at Hawanwana Spa include a Festive Blossom Experience or Island Vitality Reiki along with special gifts for spa-goers. No- and low-touch treatments are also available. Spa events include Aerial Yoga (for families too), YoMassage Self Care class and Yoga and Meditation on the Greens.  Join in a selection of complimentary classes such as beach yoga, meditation, tai chi or enjoy private sessions upon request.

Love Lanai Cultural Programs

Join the Lanai Cultural Advisors for complimentary Hoolauna and Talk Story sessions and learn Hawaiian history, how to play the ukulele, leaf weaving, hula and more.  A nightly pu blowing ceremony will mark the end of the day and welcome a new evening.

Keiki (Kids)

Kids of all ages won’t be bored with the choices this season – a Keiki Garden Party, s’mores, ornament decorating are just some of the fun activities on offer.  The complimentary Kids For All Seasons program, daily for kids 5-12, also has nightly parties with themes such as Movie Night Under the Stars, Gooey Hands Slime Night, Pirates Land on Lanai and Dance & Glow; parties include dinner, gifts and more.

Air, Sea and Land Activities

Experience our unmatched diversity of activities outside the Resort: horseback riding, guided Polaris UTV tours, hiking and biking on land.  Or rent a 4×4 jeep to explore the distinctive landscapes of the island, visit the charming plantation town of Lanai City or beachcomb some of Hawaii’s most pristine sands. Take to the air for helicopter journeys around Lanai and Maui Nui or day trips to Oahu and the Big Island.  Dive into the blue sea with snorkel and sunset sails or private charters – keep an eye out for whale sightings!

Tennis

Grab a racquet and head to the Resort’s Tennis Garden, featuring two outdoor Plexipave hard courts and one Har-Tru Clay Court.  Book court time, private lessons or relax after a game with Bubbles and Doubles, combining private tennis lessons with massages to soothe tired muscles.

Spectacular Events

  • Festive Holiday Dining options at NOBU LANAI, ONE FORTY and Malibu Farm
  • Special Christmas Sensei by Nobu menu at Sensei Lanai
  • Gather at the Luau Gardens for lunch from the Resort’s Kau Kau Tin Food Truck
  • Live music nightly
  • New Year’s Eve midnight fireworks show
  • Kids can ring in the New Year with their own festive party

Contact +1 808 565 2587, exp.lanai@fourseasons.com or visit your travel professional for festive activity reservations.

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NUEVO HOTEL BVLGARI EN ROMA PARA EL 2022

Bvlgari se complace en anunciar que se ha firmado un acuerdo para un nuevo hotel en Roma, cuya apertura está programada para 2022.

El nuevo hotel romano estará estratégicamente ubicado en la céntrica Piazza Augusto Imperatore. Esto está en el corazón del barrio de Campo Marzio, a tiro de piedra de Via del Corso y Via del Babuino, los emblemáticos Pasos españoles y el buque insignia de Bvlgari en Via Condotti.

ACUERDO FIRMADO PARA UN HOTEL BVLGARI EN ROMA PARA ABRIR EN 2022
El nuevo Bvlgari Hotel Roma ocupará un magnífico edificio, propiedad de Edizione Properties, quien fue asistido por CBRE Hotels para la actividad de selección de inquilinos.

El edificio fue construido entre 1936 y 1938 con un diseño del arquitecto Vittorio Ballio Morpurgo. El edificio racionalista, que se enfrenta a dos de los hitos romanos más emblemáticos, el Ara Pacis y el Mausoleo de Augusto, el primer Imperator romano, que está actualmente en proceso de renovación, revela una arquitectura monumental y moderna enfatizada por el uso de materiales y colores romanos tradicionales. , como mármol travertino ocre y ladrillo rojo quemado.

El riguroso atractivo arquitectónico racionalista del edificio está contrarrestado por los frescos de Antonio Barrera, que se ejecutan en el atrio de la Via della Frezza y ofrecen diferentes vistas del Mausoleo de Augusto, mientras que la cara sur está decorada con un mosaico de 70 metros cuadrados de Ferruccio Ferrazzi, quien ofreció su interpretación personal del mito de la fundación romana.

En cuanto a los otros hoteles Bvlgari en el mundo, el estudio de arquitectura italiano Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel estará a cargo tanto del proyecto arquitectónico como del diseño interior del nuevo Bvlgari Hotel Roma, que contará con más de 100 habitaciones, la mayoría de ellas suites, como así como el prestigioso “Il Ristorante” curado por el chef con estrella Michelin Niko Romito y “The Bvlgari Bar”, ambos ubicados en el piso superior para garantizar una vista incomparable de la Ciudad Eterna. El hotel de lujo también incluirá una gama de instalaciones adicionales, que incluyen un spa de alta gama con una piscina cubierta y un gimnasio de última generación, que ofrece el exclusivo método de entrenamiento Taller de Bvlgari.

Como característica única, el Bvlgari Hotel Roma también presentará una Sala de lectura que contiene una colección de preciosos volúmenes dedicados a la historia de la joyería. Dicha biblioteca estará abierta a los invitados y al público solo con cita previa.
Destacando en la fachada del edificio, encima de una espléndida fuente, una inscripción en latín dice: “Este es el lugar donde el alma del emperador Augusto vuela por el aire”.

Este vínculo único entre el nuevo Bvlgari Hotel Roma y la visión del emperador Augusto se resaltará con un diseño interior que equilibre el rigor de las piedras utilizadas en la Roma imperial, detalles concisos pero potentes, así como texturas ricas que contrastan con la esencialidad arquitectónica del edificio. . Combinando a la perfección diferentes referencias a la herencia romana única con el estilo contemporáneo y atemporal de Bvlgari, el nuevo Bvlgari Hotel Roma celebrará la extraordinaria magnificencia de su ciudad natal y dará la bienvenida a sus huéspedes en un entorno excepcional y único.

“Estamos particularmente orgullosos de haber asegurado una ubicación tan extraordinaria para el nuevo Hotel Bvlgari en Roma”, dice el CEO de Bvlgari, Jean-Christophe Babin. “Este hotel, que se inaugurará en 2022, representa un logro notable para Bvlgari que finalmente tendrá su propio ‘templo’ en la ciudad donde se fundó la Compañía y que todavía representa el corazón de la marca. Será, con mucho, la experiencia de hospitalidad más lujosa de Roma jamás vista ”.
“Junto con todas las partes, públicas y privadas, involucradas en este importante proyecto, estamos orgullosos de haber planeado y ejecutado esta gran inversión inmobiliaria de clase mundial en Roma, un lugar clave para Edizione Property”, dice Mauro Montagner, CEO de Edizione Property SpA .

Siendo la ciudad natal de Rome Bvlgari, esta apertura será una adición notable a la Colección Bulgari Hotels and Resorts, que ya cuenta con seis propiedades en Milán, Londres, Bali, Beijing, Dubai, Shanghai y que se extenderá aún más, entre 2020 y 2022, con inauguraciones en París, Moscú y Tokio. Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts, fundada en 2001, ha alcanzado algunos logros notables, ya que es la única colección de hoteles de lujo italianos con destinos en todo el mundo, y es, con mucho, el grupo hotelero más grande marcado por una marca de artículos de lujo con todas sus propiedades líderes en sus respectivos mercados

En ocasión del anuncio del proyecto Bvlgari Hotel Roma, y para celebrar su inigualable constelación de hoteles y resorts únicos y exclusivos, Bvlgari también creó una pieza de joyería especial, que refleja la creatividad y experiencia sobresalientes de la legendaria casa.
De acuerdo con la eterna magnificencia de su ciudad natal, Roma, la musa que inspira cada una de sus creaciones originales y audaces, Bvlgari presenta “El collar italiano Bvlgari Ospitalità”, un collar de oro blanco de tubogas enriquecido con 10 piedras preciosas diferentes, cada una de ellas cuidadosamente combinado con uno de los destinos de lujo de la colección Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts. Esta obra de arte, inyectada con alegría de vivir y belleza eterna, es una pieza única hecha a medida.

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Space Perspective to fly people and payloads to the edge of space

Kennedy Space Center, Fla. – Space Perspective today announced its plans to fly passengers and research payloads to the edge of space with its Spaceship Neptune, a high-performance balloon and pressurized capsule. The human space flight company plans to launch from the iconic Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, with the first un-crewed test flight scheduled in early 2021 that will include a suite of research payloads.

Space Perspective to fly people and payloads to the edge of space

Company establishes Launch Operations Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

“We’re committed to fundamentally changing the way  people have access to space – both to perform much-needed research to benefit life on Earth and to affect how we view and connect with our planet,” said Space Perspective Founder and Co-CEO Jane Poynter. “Today, it is more crucial than ever to see Earth as a planet, a spaceship for all humanity and our global biosphere.”

The company has completed extensive international market research and a new design built on 50+ years of proven technology.  Spaceship Neptune was developed from the ground up for maximum safety, accessibility, near zero-emissions and routine operations around the world.  The balloon measures the length of a football stadium and the pressurized capsule is comfortable and spacious.

Flown by a pilot, Neptune takes up to eight passengers called “Explorers” on a six-hour journey to the edge of space and safely back, where only 20 people have been before. It will carry people and research payloads on a two-hour gentle ascent above 99% of the Earth’s atmosphere to 100,000 feet, where it cruises above the Earth for up to two hours allowing passengers to share their experience via social media and with their fellow Explorers. Neptune then makes a two-hour descent under the balloon and splashes down, where a ship retrieves the passengers, the capsule, and the balloon. Neptune’s commercial human spaceflight launches are regulated by the FAA Office of Commercial Spaceflight.

“Following the return of human spaceflight from U.S. soil just a few weeks ago, people have never been more excited about space travel,” said Founder and Co-CEO Taber MacCallum. “Few endeavors are more meaningful than enabling people to experience the inspiring perspective of our home planet in space for the betterment of all, and that’s what we are accomplishing with Space Perspective.”

Opening the first research and education laboratory at the edge of space

Science and education are also core to Space Perspective’s mission, and the company is working with researchers, educators and students from academic institutions and organizations. Payloads are already being manifested to fly on the first test flight in 2021. Neptune is suited for research areas of interest including:

  • Atmospheric science that could shed light on Earth’s climate and air systems
  • Astro- and solar-physics to illuminate understanding of the universe
  • Astrobiology to explore the limits of life on the planet and beyond

Space for Humanity, a nonprofit, has chosen Space Perspective as a preferred partner for their Citizen Astronaut Program and scientific research.

“Space for Humanity is cultivating a movement to expand access to space for all of humanity, and this partnership represents a big leap in making that happen,“ said Dylan Taylor, Founder of Space for Humanity and CEO of Voyager Space Holdings. “We are excited about the possibilities this partnership opens up for us, and what it means for all the participants that will be able to view our home planet from the edge of space.”

Homebase at KSC

Space Perspective has signed a lease agreement with Space Florida, the state’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, to locate its first Operations Center at the Midline Building at the Launch and Landing Facility (LLF), formerly known as the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF). Space Florida currently operates and manages the LLF and accompanying facilities under a 30-year property agreement with NASA.

“Space Perspective is bringing a fundamentally new capability to the Cape, which will enhance the offering we have in Florida for space-related research and tourism,” said Space Florida President and CEO Frank DiBello. “Its presence here in Florida creates not just job and supply chain opportunities, but opportunities for civilian astronauts to experience this planet Earth from the Edge of Space, a privilege previously available to only a few. Its selection of our state marks a new era of spaceflight for Florida!”

Space Perspective and NASA have entered into a Space Act Agreement under which NASA may provide uniquely capable services available at KSC to Space Perspective on a reimbursable basis.

In addition to launching from KSC, Space Perspective will launch from Cecil Spaceport in Florida, and is planning to have future launch sites around the world, including Alaska, Hawaii and several international spaceports.

Leadership with decades of high-performance balloon experience

Our leadership and crew members have led, developed or operated all human balloon flights to the edge of space in the past 50 years. The serial entrepreneurs Poynter and MacCallum co-founded World View Enterprises with its innovative balloon-based Stratollite for remote sensing, and Paragon Space Development Corporation, a human spaceflight technology firm. They were also part of the team that designed the air, food and water systems for Biosphere 2 in the early 90s and were on the first two-year mission inside. MacCallum is Chairman of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation and was chief technology and safety officer for StratEx, a project that launched Google Executive Alan Eustace to 136,000 feet under a balloon and returning him safely under parachute to earth, breaking the Stratos Spacedive record in 2014. Eustace is a Space Perspective board member. Kirby Harris with Base Ventures, a Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm and Space Perspective lead investor, also serves on the board. NASA Astronaut Jeff Hoffman will serve as senior technical advisor.

To learn more about Space Perspective, visit TheSpacePerspective.com. Visit this link to view the electronic media kit, including leadership headshots, conceptual imagery and video

About Space Perspective
Space Perspective is a human space flight company committed to fundamentally changing people’s view and perception of Earth. Using a high-performance balloon and pressurized capsule technology that gently travels to and from the edge of space over a six-hour period, the spacecraft offers opportunities for groundbreaking research and life-changing travel experiences for world explorers. Space Perspective is led by a team of professionals that have developed or operated all human balloon flights to the edge of space in the last 50 years. For more information, visit TheSpacePerspective.com. Follow Space Perspective on social media for updates, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.

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!Tendremos dos eclipses lunares en el mes junio de 2020!

!Tendremos dos eclipses lunares en el mes junio de 2020!

Uno de ellos será penumbral y el otro anular, este último que provoca los llamativos anillos de fuego o luz, también conocidos como rings of fire

En junio de 2020 tendremos dos eclipses lunares, el primero de ellos, conocido como Strawberry Moon Eclipse. Tendrá lugar el viernes 5 y sábado 6 de junio y será el segundo eclipse penumbral del año.

Será visible en gran parte de Asia y Europa, Australia, África y el sudeste de América del Sur.

Un eclipse penumbral se produce cuando la Luna pasa a través de la pálida periferia de la sombra de la Tierra. Es tan sutil que quienes miran al cielo con frecuencia no notan que está ocurriendo un eclipse.

El 21 de junio tendremos un eclipse anular de sol, que ocurre cuando la Luna está en su órbita más alejada de la Tierra: el apogeo lunar. Una Luna en apogeo a veces se conoce como Micromoon si está en su fase de Luna Llena. Debido a que la Luna está más lejos de la Tierra de lo habitual, no puede cubrir toda la cara del Sol.

Esto produce un anillo brillante de luz ardiente que siluetea la Luna. Los eclipses anulares tienen un encanto especial que les es propio. Durante un eclipse anular, los haces de luz se convierten en pequeños anillos de luz (o rings of fire).

Más adelante en el año, el 5 de julio y el 30 de noviembre se registrarán otros eclipses lunares penumbrales.

¿Por qué no tenemos un eclipse lunar todos los meses?

Es cierto que la Luna da vueltas alrededor de la Tierra todos los meses, pero no siempre se interpone en la sombra de la Tierra. Esto ocurre porque la trayectoria lunar alrededor de la Tierra está inclinada en comparación con la órbita de la Tierra alrededor delSsol. La luna puede estar detrás de la Tierra e incluso así recibir luz solar.

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ASTROLAND AGENCY – Toda una experiencia de lujo por Marte

Se parte de ese reducido número de personas que tienen la capacidad de cambiar su propia vida y el rumbo de la humanidad. Te invitamos a unirte a este desafío que nos permitirá testar en 2019 todo lo que necesitaremos en el 2035 en Marte.

UNA EXPEDICIÓN ÉPICA POR EL BIEN DE LA HUMANIDAD

ASTROLANDERS

Personas extraordinarias que abandonan su mundo ordinario para ser protagonistas de la segunda carrera espacial desde el minuto cero.

UN PROGRAMA DE ENTRENAMIENTO QUE UNE DOS MUNDOS

Un programa que hibrida lo presencial y lo virtual. Durante la primera parte de tu misión recibirás formación acompañado en remoto por un mentor personal. Junto con él podrás ver y evaluar cómo está progresando tu plan de preparación para la misión antes de atravesar las puertas que dan entrada a Ares Station.

UN PUNTO DE INFLEXIÓN

UN ANTES Y UN DESPUÉS EN LA VIDA DE LAS PERSONAS QUE PARTICIPAN EN LA MISIÓN

Perfeccionaras tu inteligencia intrapersonal e interpersonal. Mejorarás tus capacidades adaptativas y aprenderás a gestionar tus miedos, relativizar y priorizar potenciando tus habilidades a través de llevar las herramientas de desarrollo personal al máximo nivel.

UN EXCLUSIVO ESPACIO ONLINE

Desde el que podrás realizar un detallado plan de entrenamiento físico adaptado a tus posibilidades y diseñado para afrontar las necesidades de nuestro cuerpo en una atmósfera como la de Marte. Además de poder conectar tus dispositivos para seguir tu evolución, recibirás consejos dietéticos y dispondrás de un amplio repositorio de conocimiento y cultura espacial.

ASTROLAND AGENCY

ASTROLAND AGENCY

¿Cuánto cuesta la experiencia de AstroLand?

Como si de un paquete turístico de lujo se tratase, la experiencia de la Agencia Astroland . El precio del viaje es de 6.000 euros, y en caso de ser seleccionado, formarás una colonia humana con otros exploradores con un tamaño máximo de 10 personas. En caso de no formar el grupo mínimo, la empresa reembolsará la cantidad abonada. El programa estaría formado por la siguiente planificación:

  • 26 días de formación on-line antes de la misión (Astroland Virtual Campus)
  • 3 días de formación intensiva en Santander 4 días (3 noches) dentro de Ares Station (Cueva)
  • 1 última noche (después de abandonar la Ares Station) en el hotel de Santander, con cena de gala, photocall y ceremonia de entrega de diplomas
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FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS CELEBRA EL 29 ANIVERSARIO CON LA REVELACIÓN DEL NUEVO Y EXCLUSIVO RON CROWNED MONKEY

FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS CELEBRATES 29TH ANNIVERSARY WITH UNVEILING OF EXCLUSIVE NEW CROWNED MONKEY RUM

Four Seasons Resort Nevis ha presentado un ron exclusivo a medida en el crowned monkey RUM BAR, , llamado apropiadamente Ron de mono coronado. Finalmente, se está lanzando un proyecto que lleva años preparándose junto con el 29º aniversario del Resort, y para conmemorar la ocasión trascendental, la primera botella se venderá por USD 29,000 para representar los 29 años desde la apertura de la propiedad..

FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS CELEBRA EL 29 ANIVERSARIO CON LA REVELACIÓN DEL NUEVO Y EXCLUSIVO RON CROWNED MONKEY

El legendario resort caribeño lanza una mezcla única de ron caribeño

FOUR SEASONS RESORT NEVIS CELEBRATES 29TH ANNIVERSARY WITH UNVEILING OF EXCLUSIVE NEW CROWNED MONKEY RUM

NEW CROWNED MONKEY RUM

Exclusivo del bar de ron con corona de mono, solo se produjo un barril de ron de mono con corona, con un total de 345 botellas de etiqueta privada. La “Botella 001”, que viene adornada con el sello original de la barrica, seguramente se convertirá en un objeto de colección instantánea, brindando la oportunidad a los amantes del ron y los fanáticos de Four Seasons Resort Nevis de comprar una historia.

“Queríamos crear algo especial que hablara de la historia de la propiedad y su importancia aquí en Nevis”, dice Pasquo King, Director de Alimentos y Bebidas. “Desde su rico color caramelo y ligeras notas de vainilla hasta los toques de aromas florales aromáticos que flotan sobre los sentidos a medida que se vierte en el vaso, este es un ron que representa el legado del Resort al tiempo que muestra la historia del destino. “

Crowned Monkey El ron fue producido por Foursquare Rum Distillery en Barbados y envejeció durante 14 años en un solo barril de bourbon Jim Beam. El ron pasó sus primeros ocho años en los trópicos antes de ser transferido durante cinco años para envejecer en climas más templados y finalmente regresar a la región para su último año antes de su llenado, etiquetado y embotellado local en Nevis.

Como ron sin filtrar, todos los maravillosos aceites desarrollados a lo largo de los años le permiten al Crowned Monkey Rum tener una sensación suave y cremosa en la boca con notas de caramelo quemado, toques de vainilla y pasas doradas ligeras, lo que le da un delicado equilibrio en todo momento con un dulce retrogusto en el final de toffee ligero y notas de miel y florales aún más ligeras. El ron disfruta de un maravilloso acabado prolongado que contradice su 46% ABV, que también sirve para elevar el equilibrio entre más sabor con más fuerza.

“Era importante obtener el ron correcto, algo que fuera un ron suave”, dijo Mark Theron, Master Rum Blender. “El ron da vida a la cálida sensación del Caribe y ejemplifica la artesanía, por lo que es el complemento perfecto para cualquier colección de ron”.

Para simbolizar a Nevis, la etiqueta Crowned Monkey Rum fue diseñada específicamente para rendir homenaje a la exuberante belleza de la casa de la isla del Resort,

así como para resaltar los monos verdes verdes que son los embajadores no oficiales de la isla y el homónimo de la barra de ron en Four Estaciones. Además de la Botella 001, los huéspedes también pueden comprar un número de botella que sea significativo para ellos por USD 288 o por inyección (45 ml) por USD 22. El ron también estará disponible en el nuevo cóctel exclusivo del bar, llamado The Peak. La bebida se mezcla con azúcar de vainilla y amargo de cereza para complementar el ron antes de ser ahumado con madera de cerezo para mejorar los perfiles de sabor.

For reservations, book online, call (869) 469 6238 or contact your travel professional (chain code FS).