Friday, June 30, 2017

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Luxury chain news from Dubai, Vegas (watch video), Paris and more
Patti Pietschmann

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 Dubai - A second luxury hotel and branded is slated to open late 2020. The hotel, located in downtown Dubai, will compliment Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Beach, Dubai; the Group's previously announced urban resort, which is currently under construction and due to open late 2018.  The hotel will be the anchor of a 63-story, mixed-use building, to be known as Wasl Tower. It will feature 257 guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments, as well as, 144 residences providing views over downtown Dubai and the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa.  
Meanwhile in Paris - Thierry Marx's new restaurant, l'Honoré,located in the newly deigned lobby feeds the facesof fashionista and other trendy guests.  The chef  creates detox menus for millennials featuring avocado toasts, quinoa salads, fresh juices and more. And to celebrate summer, Mandarin Oriental Paris' pop-up, the Red Garden bar, features artwork by landscape designer, Christophe Gautrand.and offers limited edition Tanqueray gin cocktails thru 16 September 2017.  Located on Bar 8's terrace, a spectacular 14-meter tall plane tree is suspended horizontally over the courtyard garden's "water mirror" pond, and decorated with red cords and Tanqueray gin bottle shards. This artwork will be one of 200 exhibits on display in the French capital during the 7th edition of Paris Design Week, which runs from 8 to 16 September 2017.  One of five signature cocktails is the 'Tokyoite Julep' made with coriander, red pepper, Tanqueray n°10 gin, sherry, lemon and soda. 

The bar scene in New York - Mandarin Oriental New York and Chicago-based co-owners Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of Alinea Group will open The Aviary NYC in August. The concept's first location outside of Chicago and will deliver a distinctive culinary and interactive approach to cocktails and service and an open kitchen with inventive cocktails and small food plates while reflecting the core principles of the Chicago flagship. The 90-seat bar is set on the 35th floor with sweeping views complemented by an adjacent space, The Office, will provide a speakeasy-style environment, with 40 seats.
Spa/Wellness worldwide--new option o get unplugged, disengage from and re-evaluate relationships with technology through a calming and soothing respite from the stress and demands of a constantly connected, digital lifestyle.   Also the Spa at Mandarin Oriental Boston offers three new innovative Biologique Recherche facials including the Remodeling Face Facial featuring Biologique Recherche's proprietary methodology. It begins with a personalized skin analysis and a customized treatment to hydrate, revitalize and protect the skin at the only spa in Massachusetts to showcase Biologique Recherche products. Remodeling Face facia luses state-of-the-art technology, combining the power and synergies of electrical and high frequency currents that reinvigorates the skin by stimulating the epidermis. Available for $290 on weekdays and $320 on weekends for a 1 hour 20 minute experience
At Atlanta - the spa, in collaboration with Natura Bissé, offers four new spa treatments.  An unprecedented sensory experience, the Diamond Rose Serenity, is a smoothing and nourishing diamond rose exfoliation designed to revitalize and purify the skin. A regenerating massage with the exquisite absolute Damask rose oil awakens the senses and transports guests into a state relaxation and well-being. This 1 hour 20 minute treatment is priced at $225 and $250 (weekends).  
In Washington D.C. - Mandarin Oriental teams up with the Mayo Clinic,  with  the "Resilient You" with Mayo Clinic Physician Matthew M. Clark, PH.D., L.P. for September 16, 2017 while "Eat Well, Live Well"withMayo Clinic Physician Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H. for November 18, 2017.  The events will consist of physician-led lecture sessions, small group activities, and a personalized wellness plan. Healthy cuisine will be provided by Executive Chef Adam Tanner to complement the program. Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at MO costs $1,895 inclusive of accommodation and meals.
 Pudong, Shanghai - An urban spa getaway  is available for the first time in the city with world-renowned cosmetic brand Natura Bissé.  To celebrate the debut, the Summer Glory Package is specially designed for today's frequent travellers who seek effective results and precious moments of relaxation with the latest medical aesthetic techniques.  Unwind in the evening with a soothing bath in their guestroom infused with Mandarin Oriental's signature oil blend. A facial masque and eye pads ensure deep relaxation before a luxurious night's sleep. The next day, a delicious in-room breakfast from The Vitality menu is served prior to enjoying a 60-minute O2 Relax purifying facial treatment. Through Sept., 4, 2017.