Sergey Kartashov from Roosh about professions of the future that is so near at hand

The rapid development of technologies leads to the emergence of new professions. According to Sergey Kartashov (Sergejs Kartasovs), Senior Partner of the technology company Roosh, the future is with data architects, 3D virtual reality artists, digital linguists, and IoT developers. The expert says that…

Heaven and hell clash at new Florence hotel

Heaven and hell clash at new Florence hotel

December marked the official launch of the 25hours Hotel Piazza San Paolino, located in Florence’s Santa Maria Novella district. Designed by Milan-based designer Paola Navone of OTTO Studio, the opening represents the brand’s first property in Italy. The 171-room hotel spans an…

Orient Express returning to Italy

Orient Express returning to Italy

Orient Express is poised to return to Italy with La Dolce Vita Train, set to begin operations in 2023. Spearheaded by Arsenale, in association with Orient Express of Accor Group and in partnership with Trenitalia and Fondazione FS Italiane, the service will…

First W in Italy opens in Rome

First W in Italy opens in Rome

The W Rome, the brand’s first flag in Italy, marked its grand opening Dec. 6. The 162-room hotel, which spans two adjacent 19th-century palazzos, is located on the Via Liguria next to the Spanish Steps. The property is owned by King Street…

Ireland's Cashel Palace Hotel opening in March

Ireland's Cashel Palace Hotel opening in March

Cashel Palace Hotel, a five-star hotel in Ireland’s County Tipperary, will open in March. A Relais & Chateaux member, the 42-room property includes nine suites, all set in a restored Palladian manor in the shadow of the Rock of Cashel, a historic…

One Hundred Shoreditch starts taking reservations

One Hundred Shoreditch starts taking reservations

One Hundred Shoreditch, the new London hotel from Lore Group, is now taking reservations ahead of its opening in February. Designed by Lore Group creative director Jacu Strauss, the 258-room property will reflect how the area has evolved during the past decade….

New suites at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

New suites at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, a Tuscan resort founded by Massimo and Chiara Ferragamo, unveiled 19 new suites and the renovation of the property’s Osteria La Canonica restaurant.  The new suites are located in a new complex on the estate, featuring views of…

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popular destination countries are grappling with surging Covid-19 variants, but the patchwork and last-minute nature…

Hard to say 'arrivederci' to Rome's Hotel Vilon

Hard to say 'arrivederci' to Rome's Hotel Vilon

After a three-train journey complete with screaming children and a midafternoon transfer in Italy’s summer heat, I couldn’t have asked for a better place to land than the Hotel Vilon. Just a quick taxi ride from Rome’s main train station, the 18-room…

A most satisfying stopover in Lucca

A most satisfying stopover in Lucca

LUCCA, Italy — When I checked in at the Hotel Ilaria in this ancient walled city in Italy’s Tuscany region, the woman at the desk was surprised to see my American passport. I didn’t have the time, or the desire, to research…